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Saturday, October 4

2014 Off-Road Expo

Pomona Fairplex

1101 W Mckinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768


(OCT. 4-5) The 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire rolls into Fairplex with hundreds of the hottest off-road vehicles, toys, live-action entertainment and more. From racing demos by the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series to fan Ride Alongs in
purpose-built Pro-Comp off road rigs, this action-packed weekend offers something for everyone! Hop into an ATV with a
professional driver for a thrilling ride with DragonFire Racing, or cruise the ATV Ride & Drive off-road course in a hot new KYMCO
ATV or UTV. Attendees are also invited to test out the coolest RC cars at the Horizon Hobby "Try Me" Track! This off-road
extravaganza will feature more than 300 exhibitors, off-road racing demos, live music, celebrity appearances from SCORE Baja
Legends, autograph signings, movie screenings, bikini contests, prizes and more!

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Grist & Toll Fall Class: Elegant Cooking with Whole Grains

Grist & Toll

990 South Arroyo Parkway #1 , Pasadena, CA

10:00am to 3:00pm

Grist & Toll has announced their first class for fall. It's called "Elegant Cooking with Whole Grains" and it's on Saturday, October 4th from 10a-3p. Nan Kohler is featuring Joseph Shuldiner (from the Institute of Domestic Technology). You can find buy tickets via eventbrite here (tuition is $175)

This hands-on "Cook the Book" class will feature whole grain recipes both sweet and savory from Joseph Shuldiner's cookbook: Pure Vegan: 70 Recipes for Beautiful Meals and Clean Living, using grans and freshly milled flour from Grist & Toll. Together they will cook and explore the versatility of heritage wheat and grains, shedding new light on how you can incorporate them into your home cooking repertoire. Class tuition includes take home goodies including a signed copy of Joseph's book and 2 of the featured grains.

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The 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture

Grand Park

135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

12:00pm to 5:00pm

Contemporary and traditional Filipino food, music, dance, crafts and culture will be celebrated at the 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) on October 4-5, 2014 at a new venue, Los Angeles County’s Grand Park.

Southern California’s largest and longest-running Filipino cultural celebration will welcome tens of thousands of family, friends and fans in its new home, Grand Park. Admission is FREE. This marks the first time in 19 years the event is celebrated in the heart of Los Angeles.  

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World’s First Vegan Oktoberfest


12:00pm to 6:00pm

You’re invited to experience the World’s First Vegan Oktoberfest in Santa Monica, California on October 4, 2014 from 12pm – 6pm.  Nestled next to the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, CA, attendees will receive a traditional taste of Germany with a vegan twist, for a true Oktoberfest experience with a clear conscience.  Vegan Oktoberfest will recreate the feel of a genuine German beer hall featuring live Oompah bands, Bavarian maidens, and of course, delicious food from many of LA’s most acclaimed vegan restaurants, and refreshing vegan craft beer poured to perfection by dozens of great breweries.  Guests will be provided a beer stein with admission to be used for their beer(s) of choice all day with unlimited refills. 

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Sunday, October 5

Kids in the Courtyard: Pie Day

Fowler Museum

North Campus at UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095


In conjunction with KCRW’s 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest at the Fowler, make your own mini pie; take a thirty-minute, food-themed tour of Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives; and create a kitchen accessory. Tours will commence at 1:15 pm, 2:00 pm, and 2:45 pm; sign up for a time slot in the Fowler lobby.


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Fowler Museum

North Campus at UCLA, Los Angeles, 90095


Join KCRW for the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest at the Fowler Museum. The celebrated event returns this year on Sunday, October 5th to Wilson Plaza, adjacent to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. For the sixth year in a row, home cooks and professionals alike will be judged by some of LA's best chefs and food writers. Enter a pie, cheer on the competitors, visit the Fowler galleries, or just come by and enjoy a slice. Good Food's Evan Kleiman will preside over the afternoon pie festivities which will include music provided by KCRW DJ Anne Litt, pie tasting, food trucks, kids activities and more!

Not a baker? Come by and cheer on the contestants, tour the galleries, participate in family day activities and of course, taste some pie.

12 noon Fowler Museum Galleries open (until 5pm)
1-4pm Kids in the Courtyard at the Fowler Museum
2pm Pie Tasting Begins
3:30pm Winners Announced

The event is free and open to the public.

For pie tasting, guests are asked to find the KCRW Welcome Table at Wilson Plaza. Tickets are limited based on the number of entries and will be given to guests on a first come, first served basis. Pie tasting begins at 2pm, but the line forms early, so arrive in advance to secure your pie tasting ticket.

The Fowler Museum is hosting a special Kids in the Courtyard event from 1 to 4pm. Kids can make their own mini pie, take a food-themed tour of Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives, and create a kitchen accessory. The museum galleries are open from noon to 5pm on the day of the contest. Entry to the museum and the Kids in the Courtyard event is free.

The lawns surrounding the Fowler Museum are ideal for picnics. Bring a blanket and grab food from the food trucks on site or any of the campus eateries close by. 

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