Weekend Events: October 8-10, 2021

This weekend, enjoy some well-deserved fun in your neighborhood. With so much fall fun happening around town, we’re rounding up our favorite picks. Read on for this week’s weekend event guide!


Family Style Food Festival

When: October 10, 2021

Where: Fairfax District

What: Enjoy 50 different culinary offerings and fashion brands for this one-day-only food festival. Family Style Food Festival will be taking over Fairfax for an epic day of food, fashion, and fall fun.


When: until October 15, 2021

Where: Various locations

What: Everyone’s favorite semi-annual two-week dining event returns this weekend for its fall session. Enjoy prix fixe menu offerings at some of the best restaurants in town for take-out and dine-in. It’s a foodie event you won’t want to miss!

New Original Works Festival

When: until October 23, 2021

Where: 631 West 2nd Street | Los Angeles

What: Fans of fine art won’t want to miss this cutting-edge display of Redcat’s vibrant performing art scene. The summer festival comes to a close this fall, where varying creative arts collide. See daring and distinctive performances from dance, theatre, and music to multimedia performance art.



“Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds”

When: Oct 7, 2021Feb 20, 2022
Where: Skirball Cultural Center | Los Angeles

What: Calling all Trekkies, here’s an event for you! Begin your voyage upon this traveling pop-culture exhibition of “Star Trek: Exploring Worlds.” The exhibit’s final stop on its journey home will be at the Skirball Cultural Center until early 2022.

No Humans Involved

When: October 10, 2021Jan 9, 2022

Where: Hammer Museum | Los Angeles

What: Get your dose of weekly art with ‘No Humans Involved’ at the Hammer Museum.  Featuring installations and sculptures from a group of seven artists, the exhibit focuses on 

Danish String Quartet

When: October 8, 2021 

Where: 1310 11th St. | Santa Monica

What: Enjoy the Danish String Quartet as part of the triumphant return of live chamber music to the Broad Stage. Heralded by the New York Times as “prodigiously gifted musicians,” the concert will feature a curated suite of dances, Mozart favorites, and Nordic folk music.



San Fernando Valley Halloween Drive-In

When: until October 30, 2021

Where: Lake Balboa Complex, Lake Balboa, CA

What: Get your spook on at the Halloween edition of San Fernando Valley’s beloved drive-in for some fall fun. While this weekend’s screening has been canceled, it’s all the more reason to book your tix in advance. Catch Teen Wolf or the Nightmare Before Christmas as the first screening of this limited seasonal series.

Haunt’oween LA

When: until October 31, 2021

Where: 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd | Woodland Hills

What: It’s spooky season, so you know there’s a bounty of Halloween and fall fun around town. Enjoy this family-friendly on-foot adventure in Woodland Hills. ‘Haunt’oween LA will feature a pumpkin patch, a scarecrow garden, trick or treating, and more!

USC Marshall Golf Club Annual Fall Tournament

When: October 10, 2021

Where: DeBell Golf Club | Burbank

What: Head to the green for USC Marshall Golf Club’s Annual Fall Tournament. You’re invited to enjoy a day on the golf course, with a shotgun start beginning at 10 am. Tickets for the tournament include a continental breakfast, buffet lunch, open bar, and on-course drink tickets.


2021 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K

When: October 9, 2021

Where: 1583 Spinnaker Drive | Ventura

What: It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and your chance to give back. Participate in this weekend’s 2021 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K fundraiser and pancake breakfast for Ventura County.  The event serves as a celebration of survivorship, an occasion to express hope, and a shared determination to end breast cancer for good!

Santa Paula Rotary Pumpkin Patch

When: October 9-10, 2021

Where: 12471 Foothill Rd | Santa Paula

What: Make your way to the Santa Paula Rotary Pumpkin Patch. The two-day event will be filled with music, delicious fall food, and of course, pumpkins.  Other activities include a corn maze, pony rides, face painting, the “Pumpkin Chucker,” and more for a weekend of fall fun.

“Voices of Old Conejo” Living History Performance

When: October 9-10, 2021

Where: 51 S Ventu Park Rd, Thousand Oaks

What: Travel back in time to 1870 with “Voices of Old Conejo” Living History performances. The play will guide visitors through the history of Conejo Valley from the 1800s to the present day.