Weekend Events: April 22 – April 24

Add a dose of fun to your weekend! Enjoy local events happening this April 22 through April 24 around town. From the Festival of Books to the Lombardi Trophy Tour Block Party, we have a range of fun for your to check out and enjoy!!


Festival of Books

When: April 23 – April 24

Where: USC/Exposition Park

What: Calling all bibliophiles! The Festival of Books returns to USC for its annual LA-Times curated event. Roam through stalls from booksellers galore and enjoy live readings and panels from the biggest names in literature. 

Taste of the Eastside

When: April 22 – April 24

Where: Various locations

What: Eastside-ish food festival returns in multiple restaurant form for this year’s event. Enjoy delicious bites at qualifying restaurants with signature dishes and unique offerings available for diners. In addition, 25% of proceeds will go to Friends of the LA River and Silver Lake’s Rose Scharlin Cooperative Nursery School.

Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse

When: April 22 – July 3

Where: LACMA | Miracle Mile

What: The late Alexander McQueen’s designs changed the face of fashion. Through July 3, you have a chance to take a look at the designer’s most prolific works of fashion art. LACMA’s latest exhibit showcases the inspiration behind McQueen’s designs along with a display of the designer’s garments. 



The Big Bounce America

When: April 22 – April 24

Where: Orange County

What: Get your bounce on this weekend for The Big Bounce America! With a giant assortment of bounce houses, this inflatable field of fun is not to be missed! Tickets are available for age-specific slots and are guaranteed to sell out fast.

Dog Walking Hours at South Coast Botanic Garden

When: Until April 24 

Where: Rancho Palos Verdes/Rolling Hills Estates

What: Take your furry friend on a stroll through South Coast Botanic Gardens this weekend. The dog-friendly series returns to Palos Verdes every third Sunday of the month. Your lovable pet can enjoy 87 acres of nature, while you also get some time outdoors.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

When: Until May 22 

Where: Geffen Playhouse | Westwood

What: The classic Edward Albee 1962 masterpiece, ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ takes to the stage at Geffen Playhouse. Directed by Gordon Greenberg, the cast includes Aimee Carrero as Honey, Calista Flockhart as Martha, Graham Phillips as Nick, and Zachary Quinto as George.


The Meadow Collective Spring Boutique

When: April 23 

Where: 25660 Oak Meadow Dr | Stevenson Ranch

What: If you haven’t gotten a gift for Mom yet ahead of Mother’s Day, this weekend is your chance. The Meadow Collective invites you to join them for a fun spring event. With over 30 vendors, you’ll find unique gifts while enjoying sweets, drinks, and more!

Chatsworth Nature Preserve Earth Day Open House

When: April 23

Where: Chatsworth Nature Preserve | Chatsworth

What: Celebrate planet Earth in Chatsworth! Join the Chatsworth Nature Preserve for a special earth day celebration this weekend. The preserve is only open to the public one day a year so this event is not one to miss. Event Highlights Include: Opening Ceremony with Native American Blessing, Guided Nature Hikes, Live Animal Exhibitions, & Community Resource Fair.

California’s Finest Barber Battle

When: April 24 

Where: Paul Mitchell The School | Sherman Oaks

What: An exciting FUN-raising event for the whole family! Paul Mitchell the School will host “California’s Finest Barber Battle” (All Ages) this Sunday. Likewise, the barber battle will also include food, vendors, education, raffles, live music, and more! 


25th Annual Neal Taylor Nature Center Fishing Derby 

When: April 23 

Where: Cachuma Lake Recreation Area | Santa Barbara

What: After postponing in 2020, the Annual Neal Taylor Nature Center Fishing Derby returns. This year’s fishing derby will include prize categories for multiple types of fish. In addition, the prize pool dollar amount has increased this year meaning more chances to win!

Vintage Books & Vinyl LP Sale at the Newbury Park Library

When: April 23 

Where: Newbury Park Library | Thousand Oaks

What: If you are a fan of rare books, you won’t want to miss Newbury Park Library’s Vintage Book & Vinyl Sale this weekend. The rare book collection will be available for sale with varied books to choose from dating back to the 20th century. In addition, there will be vinyl’s available crossing all the musical genres from early Beatles to Jascha Heifetz.

Lombardi Trophy Tour Block Party 

When: April 23 

Where: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

What: Celebrate the Rams this Saturday! From 12-4 pm locals are invited to the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks as the Lombardi Trophy makes its first stop. The ongoing celebration will be touring around town. Likewise, the event includes an opportunity for fans to have their photo taken by a professional photographer with the trophy, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!