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Saturday, October 4

Whittier Walnut Tree Festival

Roadside Rest Park

12352 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA, 90602

9:00am to 4:00pm

WHITTIER, CA - The Whittier Cultural Arts Foundation, in partnership with King Richard's Antique Center, will host the 2nd Annual (revived) Whittier Walnut Tree Festival on Saturday, October 04, 2014 from 9:00am - 4:00pm at Roadside Rest Park (San Gabriel Valley) on the 12000 block of Whittier Blvd. Admission is free.

The Walnut Tree Festival is the place where art and antiques merge under Whittier’s most historic tree. The tree was planted in 1907; the tree is now about 14 feet in circumference and has a spread of 100 feet. It is a living reminder of the once flourishing walnut industry in this part of Southern California. The Tree, a National Landmark, and designated in 1959 as State Historical Landmark 681, is on the Local Official Register of Historic Resources.

The event will feature the 2nd annual walnut cookie-baking contest along with entertainment; an array of gourmet food trucks, and vintage fashion trucks will also be present. Various local non-profit and special organizations will be present such as the College For Appraisers (appraisal clinic).
It will be a day to enjoy, appreciate and purchase art and antiques all in one place.

Art, antique, and vintage vendors are welcome to participate. Space fees are tax deductible and limited so act now. Please visit http://whittiercaf.org/walnuttreefestival for more details and applications.

Let's go nuts…see you there!

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Mega Family Festival: Presented By Mega 96.3FM and Galpin Honda

Galpin Honda

11151 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Mission Hills, 91340

10:00am to 4:00pm

Galpin Honda and Mega 96.3FM are proud to present the Mega Family Festival to the San Fernando Valley. This free community appreciation live broadcast event will feature an autograph session and live performance by Latin Grammy nominated reggaeton duo Alexis Y Fido. There will be free food, live music, giveaways, photo booths, and fun activities for the kids. This is a FREE music event you don’t want to miss!

Event Time, Date, Place:
10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 4 at Galpin Honda
Event address: 11151 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Mission Hills, CA 91340

Shuttle Service and Event Parking Info:
Free off-site parking and shuttle to event will be at San Fernando Senior High School.
Address location: 11133 Omelveny Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340

Event Contact:
For more information about this event, please call 818-778-2067 or e-mail us at [email protected].

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Renowned Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at Pottery Barn Kids in Pasadena!

Pottery Barn Kids

511 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, 91101

10:00am to 5:00pm

Karl will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits by appointment at Pottery Barn Kids in Pasadena. Each portrait is a one-of-a-kind, original work of art. Karl simply looks at each subject and within minutes cuts out their exact likeness in shadow creating a keepsake you will treasure forever. All ages are welcome, even the squirmy ones! Please call the store to reserve your appointment!
Karl's work has been featured in over 30 magazines including The O List in Oprah Magazine, People, and Elle Decor. He also has a large celebrity following and has created silhouettes for Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Lopez, Secretary of State John Kerry, Tom Cruise and many more. His art work is also currently carried by Restoration Hardware Baby & Child and specialty children's boutiques.

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Hot Wheels Garage

Automobile Driving Museum

610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, 90245

10:00am to 1:00pm

(El Segundo, CA) The Automobile Driving Museum (ADM), a non-profit automotive museum that preserves and educates of historic automobiles will be hosting a Hot Wheels® Garage event on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hot Wheels® will be hosting the grand opening of their life-size garage located at the ADM for kids and fans of the iconic brand.

Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products such as the Hot Wheels® brand. The event will be featuring a Hot Wheels® display of life size cars and a build your own Hot Wheels® car workstation. Legendary Hot Wheels® designer Larry Wood will be the Grand Marshall of the event. In addition, a special DVD screening of newly released movie Team Hot Wheels®: The Origin of Awesome animated movie. Kids will also receive a Hot Wheels® car with paid entrance to the museum (while supplies last). The ADM will also be featuring a special Hot Wheels® kids sundae in their new Ice Cream Station ice cream parlor.

Contributing sponsors include the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA) who will be sponsoring an art workshop for kids and Jersey Mike’s, who will be contributing some of their famous sandwiches.

The Hot Wheels® event will be sponsored by the Automobile Driving Museum on October 4th, 2014, at their location 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245. The event is free to attend, although a $10 donation is requested to tour the museum. For more info visit: www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org.

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SOUND OFF: An Experience for Every Musician

Los Angeles College of Music (LACM)

300 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91105

10:00am to 6:00pm

Los Angeles College of Music hosts SOUND OFF on Oct 4. A free event meant to educate and inspire, the day offers workshops and activities for the music community. Hear from special guests including Linda Perry, learn about music production or sharpen your playing skills. Guests will have the chance to handle gear by Line 6 and witness the unveiling of LACM’s new recording studio. The event will also host live performances, food trucks and more.

Attendance is limited. RSVP at lacm.edu/soundoff or call 626.568.8850.

Following the event, THE BRICKS will perform and release their new EP at 7pm (thebricksla.com).

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World-Renowned Indian Slide Guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya Connects Past And Future With His Music

Herrick Chapel at Occidental College

1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles (Eagle Rock), CA 90041

11:00am to 2:00pm

Born to musician parents, Debashish Bhattacharya as a child prodigy was initiated into Indian classical vocal music. He was quickly attracted to the slide guitar by its musical appeal, akin to the voi...

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Watson Adventures’ Secrets of the Huntington Library Scavenger Hunt

Huntington Library

1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, 91108

11:00am to 1:00pm

Put the Hunt in the Huntington Library on a unique scavenger hunt for adults!
No, don’t call it a library. Call it an eye-popping mansion filled with wonders! Call it a treasure house of amazing art! Call it a botanical garden of spectacular specimens, or a conservatory of exotic micro-climates, with a rainforest and a “Cloud Forest”!
Railroad magnate Henry E. Huntington spared no expense in creating his personal Eden, and we’ve created a hunt that reveals all of its quirks and secrets, from art masterpieces (hello, Blue Boy and Pinkie!) to nature’s marvels (no thanks, orchid that mimics a fly’s hairy abdomen!).
If you haven’t been to the Huntington Library near Pasadena, then it’s time you treat yourself to an incredible adventure. Price includes venue admission. Advance purchase is required via our website. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

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The 21st Angel Festival

Memorial Park (Sierra Madre)

222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA

11:00am to 4:00pm

The 21st Angel Festival
Saturday, October 4, 2014
11am - 4pm
Memorial Park
222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
(626) 794-4458
Candace Frazee
[email protected]

If you wear an ANGEL COSTUME, you get a $5 off coupon redeemable at any booth!

If your name is "ANGEL", go to the INFORMATION BOOTH and show your I.D. to receive a FREE ANGEL BOOK!

Everything and anything to do with ANGELS, whether arts & crafts, religious, or silly fun! This festival promises something for everyone, from the exhibit booths featuring an amazing diversity of angel products, to fascinating angel lectures, and fun angelic demonstrations.

Memorial Park allows pets. The Angel Festival loves pets! Angels especially love birds! Bring all your animals to the festival with you!

THE ANGEL FESTIVAL features angel book signings, angelic musicians, angel mural chalk artists, a children's angel craft area with angelic face painting, and angelic caricature drawings.
Celestial-like atmosphere in outdoor park.

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