The weekend has arrived, and so has your list of fun things to do locally. Enjoy all that this August 5 through August 7 has to offer with our roundup of community entertainment. Read on for this weekend’s most exciting events!
LOS ANGELES WEEKEND EVENTS | August 5 – August 7
When: August 7
What: Join the most decorated U.S. track athlete in history, Allyson Felix for her retirement sprint this weekend. Felix invites you to the Arts District for an Athleta-presented event at ROW DTLA. The August 7 event will also feature a community street race to raise awareness for accessible child care and live music.
When: August 5 – August 7
Where: USC/Exposition Park
What: Westeros comes to the Natural History Museum for a Game of Thrones-inspired dragon-filled exhibit. The in-person promo for the upcoming release of the prequel series House of Dragon invites you to view props and customs from the HBO show. The exhibit will also include tutorials on the Valyrian language, dragon eggs, and a replica of the House of Dragon version of the Iron Throne.
When: August 5 – August 6
Where: The Hollywood Bowl
What: ‘Great, Scott!’ Join Marty McFly and travel back in time this weekend only for the LA Phil’s screening of ‘Back to the Future’. The Steven Spielberg-produced hit will be accompanied by the LA Phil’s orchestra and David Newman.
WESTSIDE AND BEACH COMMUNITIES WEEKEND EVENTS | August 5 – August 7
The Actors’ Gang Free Shakespeare in the Park
When: August 5 – August 28
Where: Culver City Media Park
What: The Actors Gang brings a fresh take on the Bard’s greatest works. Join the Culver City theatre for its unique take on Shakespeare at this family-friendly, high-energy production. This summer will feature a Halloween-inspired adaption of ‘As You Like It’, dubbed ‘As BOO like it’, so you get the jest.
When: Until September 29
What: Summer is better with KCRW Summer Nights. Enjoy open-air tunes on select nights from July through September at various locations. Some of the spots for sounds include the Hammer Museum, CAAM, and more!
US Open of Surfing
When: July 30 – August 7
Where: Huntington Beach
What: The US Open of Surfing rides the waves into Huntington Beach this weekend for a week-long competition. Bringing together the world’s elite surfers, thousands of competitors will face off for the big prize. The event will also feature live bands, a sports expo, and after-parties.
CONEJO VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS | August 5 – August 7
When: August 3 – August 14
Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds | Ventura
What: It’s time for the 145th annual Ventura County Fair, “A County Fair with Ocean Air.” This year’s fair takes place at the Ventura County Fairgrounds for two weeks of fun! Enjoy arts, crafts, food, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, farm animals, petting zoo, carnival rides, games, and entertainment.
When: August 6
Where: Warner Ranch Park | Woodland Hills
What: Enjoy the instant Disney classic ‘Encanto’ on the Green at Warner Ranch Park. Spend your Saturday evenings with family-friendly flicks in Woodland hills for a night of fun and film. Make sure to bring your own blankets and lawn chairs to settle down comfortably.
Heritage Square Concert Series
When: through August 19
What: With the arrival of summer you can always expect one thing…summer concert series! Heritage Square invites you to join them for the return of their 10-week music series run. Enjoy musical styles ranging from Reggae to Latin, Jazz, and rock.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS | August 5 – August 7
When: until August 27
Where: Fashion Square Mall | Sherman Oaks
What: Westfield Fashion Square invites you to a joy-filled alfresco film series this summer. Catch flicks like Austin Powers and Shrek, and with ticket sales, support Hope of the Valley.
When: August 6
Where: The Nitecap | Burbank
What: Treat yourself to some comedy and laughs this weekend. Head to The Nitecap for Moonlit Saturdays. The comedy show features LA’s best comedians, many of whom have appeared on HBO, Netflix, and Showtime. Don’t miss out!
Valley Relics Museum Experience
When: Every Saturday and Sunday
Where: 16781 Stagg Street Hangar C3 & C4 | Van Nuys
What: Visit the Valley’s beloved museum of Pop Culture this weekend! The Valley Relics Museum invites you to join them for a day full of nostalgia and fun. Their one-of-a-kind museum features neon signs, classic cars, a playable retro arcade, and more! Tickets for Valley Relics Museum can be purchased on Eventbrite.