Chinatown in Los Angeles. MyNewsLA.com Photo by John Schreiber.

Enjoy Chinatown First Fridays, Craftoberfest or one of the major food and movie options this weekend. General Lee, Wonder Bakery and Pho 87 are some of the many great food options opening their doors for Chinatown First Fridays, but also RedBird and Eataly have epic pre-fix meals to enjoy this weekend. Everything from Love & Basketball to Jurassic Park and the debuts of Bardo and Bones and All are screening this weekend. 


FRIDAY 

Chinatown First Fridays: Enjoy the galleries, restaurants and shops of Chinatown at night. 

Lisa Says Gah! Store Opening: The online retailer is opening their first brick and mortar store in Echo Park. 

Alexandre Salmon Champagne Dinner at RedBird: Chef and RedBird Owner Neal Fraser and Wine Director Matthew Fosket have paired a four course meal with champagne tastings. 

Love & Basketball: American Cinematheque will screen the movie followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood.

2001: A Space Odyssey: The New Beverly will screen the Stanley Kubrick classic. 

SATURDAY

Art and Nature Family Festival: The Laguna Art Museum will host this festival celebrating the intersection of art and wildlife. 

Craftoberfest: Head out to the Rose Bowl for an Octoberfest celebration. 

Ventura County Farm Day: More than 15 farms and ranches will welcome families to tour their land and experience agricultural life. 

Self-Help Graphic and Arts Dia de Los Muertos: The Boyle Heights gallery will host a Day of the Dead celebration. 

Superman with Live Orchestra: The American Youth Symphony will accompany the Man of Steel in concert. 

Friends with Fits: Friends with Benefits will host a fashion party. 

Pink Flamingos: The New Beverly will screen the John Waters’ classic. 

SUNDAY

Party on the Pier: UCLA Children’s Hospital will host a fun day of celebrating on the Santa Monica Pier. 

The Jackie Robinson Story: The Academy Museum will screen Ruby Dee starring vehicle about Jackie Robinson. 

ALL WEEKEND

AFI Fest: TCL Chinese Theatres will host the American Film Institute originals, and festival circuit films like Bardo and Bones and All

On Air LA Annex: This podcast and streaming festival features Paul F. Thompkins, Lauren Lapkus, Chelsea Devantez and more hosts and producers. 

Eataly Restaurant Fest: This weekend kicks off Eataly’s Restaurant Fest, featuring a two-course prefix menu and wine pairing. 

Punk in the Park: Bad Religion, Anti Flag and Dropkick Murphys will all perform. 

In Todo Craft Fair: Boyle Heights will host this artisan fair. 

Brewery Art Walk: Lincoln Heights will host this brewery tour and art walk. 

Circus Vargas Express: A circus complete with acrobats, clowns, trapeze artists and more. 

L.A. Fall Fair: Head out to El Monte to enjoy rides, carnival games, fair food and more. 

Jurassic Park: For their matinee series, the New Beverly will screen the Spielberg classic. 

Bullitt: The New Beverly will screen the Steve McQueen classic. 

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