The First Annual Taste of Hawthorne is a Free Fun Food Festival celebrating the people and businesses of the South Bay area. Attendees are sure to enjoy 40-60 local restaurants and foodie vendors, 30 local artisans and an Artesian Beer Garden. Entertainment will include cooking demonstrations from Food Network and the Travel Channel personalities in addition to live music all day long. Kid friendly cooking demonstrations and activities will be located at the Kitchen Kid Korner.
12101 S. Crenshaw Blvd, Hawthorne, 90250
10:00am to 6:00pm
People will be walking running, biking, riding the Metro, driving or flying into the TASTE of Hawthorne Food & Music Festival on May 19th at the Hawthorne Municipal Airport, 12101 S. Crenshaw Blvd, from 10M -6PM.
On May 19th Local restaurants, eateries and foodies will set up booths with tastings of their specialties. This event will bring the South Bay an annual culinary festival that’s designed to celebrate the southland’s fabulously diverse range of food, from nutritional and healthy to the indulgent naughty but oh so nice!. This event promises to be “The Family Fun Event of the Year” offering a family-friendly atmosphere with something for everyone.
This TASTE of Hawthorne & Music Festival will be served into mouth-watering portions. Food Tastings, Wine & Beer Tasting, Kitchen Kid Korner hands on cooking demo, Trackless Train, The Soozi Show, community talent show, face painting, Balloon artists, Car Show from vintage cars from the El Segundo Driving Museum, to TESLA and the #1 Selling FORD cars on display, LA Galaxy street team, Food Trucks & the famous Yarn Truck and Artisans. Food Network star Chris Cognac the Food Detective & Travel Chanel personalities Al Mancini & John Curtis from the show “All Forked Up” will be hosting the Music Feeds Main Stage. Award Winning musicians will be playing throughout the day featuring the GRAMMY AWARD Winning band OZOMATLI!
This most delicious day won’t stop there. Locals will be able to taste the many gastronomic delights cooked and supplied by local restaurateurs and chefs and presented as street food. You’ll be able to munch your way around the southland's world of flavors.
The TASTE of Hawthorne’s global route will take you from Indian curries, to Italian pizza and pasta, Mediterranean kebabs, Barbeque, Spanish paella, Thai, Japanese sushi; African, and Mexican flavorful cuisines, and that’s just for starters.
Don’t miss out on the Second Stage where the Festival will host an open air culinary workshops and cookery demonstrations lead by familiar faces and the new kids on the gastronomic block.
At the recent volunteer training councilperson Olivia Valentine said “The TASTE of Hawthorne is a fun food festival that will nourish the spirit and the economy of Hawthorne.”
Proudly Presented by the Economic Development Council of Hawthorne and California Produced.
For a full list of events keep checking the festival website www.TASTEofHawthorne.com or the Facebook Page by searching "TASTE of Hawthorne"
Abbot Kinney Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Don't miss the 34th anniversary of the Venice Art Walk & Auctions, benefitting Venice Family Clinic, a community health system that provides quality care to 24,000 low-income, uninsured, and homeless families and individuals on the Westside of Los Angeles.
The 2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions will feature exclusive studio and architecture tours, silent art auction and community celebration at Google Los Angeles, bike tours, gallery show and special exhibitions, live entertainment, fabulous fare and more—all set against the backdrop of beautiful Venice, California.
The 2013 Venice Art Walk and Auctions proudly honors the achievements of two signature artists: Larry Bell and John Van Hamersveld.
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
9:00am to 6:00pm
The Aquarium of the Pacific is a world-class aquarium, exploring the waters of Southern California and Baja, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific. In addition to the three main galleries highlighting the major regions of the Pacific, the Aquarium features exhibits outdoors, including Shark Lagoon, the Lorikeet Forest aviary, and Our Watersheds: Pathway to the Pacific. Our special exhibits gallery features changing exhibits, and visitors can learn more about veterinary care at the Molina Animal Care Center. Meet our colony of Magellanic Penguins in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, and engage with current science in the Ocean Science Center featuring NOAA’s Science on a Sphere®.
15601 W. Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
There is an unsung hero right here in the midst of the Los Angeles area. As a female leader in an uprising, her story
is remarkably like Joan of Arc’s. Her name is Toypurina and she was a Kizh/Gabrieleno Indian. Learn more about this
woman unique to Native American and American history. Presented by Dr. Gary Stickel, Archaeologist. Meet at Woodland Hall, 1.5 hours. Parking is free for the evening.
27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
The Norris Center for the Performing Arts presents Broadways Finest, a concert featuring three Broadway legends. The performance stars the original Maria from West Side Story, Carol Lawrence, along wi...
18400 S Avalon Blvd, Carson, 90746
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Date: Friday, May 24
Time: 8:00-11:00 PM
Location: Home Depot Center
Electric Run, the country's brightest and most outrageous nighttime 5K run/walk, is coming to Los Angeles on Friday, May 24.
Electric Run is like no other run: the spectacular event features amazing, artistic light displays, an energized crowd and premiere live musical performances, attracting more than 100,000 participants to date, including Carmen Electra and Seth Rogan. Participants dressed in their brightest running gear will travel through a neon wonderland, with mesmerizing light art installations, glowing neon trees, rainbow-hued tunnels and lip-up lakes.