Long Beach Restaurant Week
Participating locations, Long Beach
Long Beach finally gets their own restaurant week to celebrate the entire city, after decades of “Tastes” of just communities within Long Beach. Participating locations throughout Long Beach during this week will provide lunch and dinner specials, so refer to the website for a full list of locations and their specials.
Bottle Logic Brewing 1st Anniversary Celebration Week – The Week of Logic
Bottle Logic Brewing, Anaheim
Orange County craft beer fans have looked forward to this for a year, and the time has finally arrived. In anticipation of a massive turnout, Bottle Logic will celebrate their first anniversary with a full week of beer festivities. Starting on Sunday, Bottle Logic will release a new barrel-aged beer daily, culminating with the release of Ideation, a Bourbon-Aged Wheat Wine, on Saturday, March 28th. Throughout the week, Bottle Logic will also bring back some old favorites, as well as opportunities to win merchandise. None of the days require a cover or admission fee – simply show up, and drink away.
Geek Fashion Week 2015
Various locations, Los Angeles County
Come see geeks turned chic all week at various fashion shows throughout Los Angeles County. Various events will take place that each showcase the latest in geek fashion trends, culminating with a large fashion show on Saturday. Check the website for the full list of ongoing events.
Silva Stout Release
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, March 24
Green Flash Brewing, San Diego
Check out some exclusive brews on tap at the Green Flash tasting room in San Diego this Tuesday evening. Visitors may also get the chance to take home bottles of Silva Stout.
IPA & Curry Night
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, March 26
Beachwood BBQ, Seal Beach
Beachwood BBQ returns with another special food night. This time, they will serve five variations of curry for you to choose from. In addition, catch special IPA pairings for each curry variation. No reservations required – simply show up, have a seat, and order!
Hawthorne Heights – Stripped Down To The Bone Tour
6:00 pm – 12:00 am, March 26, Porter’s Pub, La Jolla http://www.showclix.com/event/HawthorneHeights0326
7:00 pm – 12:00 am, March 27, The Feberal Bar, Long Beach http://underground.thefederalbar.com/tw-event/?event_id=5550155
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, March 29, The Mint, Mid-City, Los Angeles http://themintla.com/event.cfm?id=187077
Remember “I can’t make it on my oooooooooooooown, because my heart is in Ohiiiiiiioooooooooooooo”? They still play music, and their current tour will swing through Southern California this week.
San Diego Burger Week
March 27 – April 6
Participating locations, San Diego County
Enjoy select specialty burgers from participating locations all over San Diego County during this 10-day period for just $5 each!
12th Annual Los Angeles Golf Show
11:00 am – 5:00 pm, March 27
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, March 28-29
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach
Check out all things golf at this golf expo this weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center. Admission costs $13 for adults, $11 for seniors, and children 12 and under enter free with a paid adult’s admission.
Modern Times Tap Takeover
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, March 27
Select Beer Store, Redondo Beach
Select Beer Store in Redondo Beach will have a bunch of San Diego’s Modern Times beers on tap this Friday evening. Head on over and enjoy a cold one with some wings.
Bootlegger’s Brewery Tap Takeover
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, March 27
Alpine Village, Torrance
Orange County’s Bootlegger’s Brewery will have a handful of beers on tap at Alpine Village in Torrance this Friday evening. No admission required – simply show up, and pay as you go.
Noche de Estrellas
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm, March 27
Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
This all-ages Latin-themed party celebrates the sea stars of the aquarium. Live bands, DJ’s, dancers, and more will keep the Latin music going all throughout the night. Entry into this party comes with the cost of admission into the aquarium.
The Adolescents: Live in Thousand Oaks
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, March 27
Borderline Bar & Grill, Thousand Oaks
Legendary punk rock band The Adolescents will headline a show in Thousand Oaks this Friday night along with a few Nardcore bands. Tickets to this show cost $15. No one under 18 may enter.
Naked Aggression: Live in Ventura
8:00 pm – 1:00 am, March 27
Gigi’s Cocktail Lounge, Ventura
A bunch of local punk bands will perform in Ventura this Friday night. Tickets for this show cost $8. No one under 21 may enter.
The Dirty Little Secrets Rock Burlesque in Long Beach
10:00 pm – 1:00 am, March 27
Pike Restaurant & Bar, Long Beach
These lovely ladies will perform some burlesque shows for FREE this Friday night in Long Beach. No one under 21 may enter.
Tough Mudder Los Angeles 2015
7:00 am – 6:00 pm, March 28-29
Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino
Tough Mudder needs no introduction – its legacy alone describes it in ways that words cannot. Expect to train hard this week, all leading up to madness this weekend.
10:00 am – 6:00 pm, March 28-29
Whimsic Alley, Los Angeles
Check out this FREE and all-ages event going on this weekend in Los Angeles. Visitors will find plenty of arts & crafts from local designers with a passion for geek culture.
Hello Kitty Cafe Truck – Glendale Appearance
10:00 am – 7:00 pm, March 28
Glendale Galleria, Glendale
SoCal Hello Kitty fans will not want to miss this rare opportunity to experience the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck. This Saturday, visitors to the truck will enjoy macarons, minicakes, and other Hello Kitty treats not found anywhere else.
Stone 2015 Homebrew Competition & AHA Rally
11:00 am – 2:00 pm, March 28
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Liberty Station, San Diego
Admission to this homebrewing event costs $38, and includes a one-year membership to the American Homebrewers Association, unlimited tastings of this year’s homebrew entries, a souvenir glass, and raffle drawings.
2015 Hammerhead Release Party
11:00 am – 12:00 am, March 28
Hangar 24 Brewery, Redlands
Hangar 24 will release another strong beer from their Barrel Roll series this Saturday. Head over to the tasting room in Redlands, where you can order an 8oz pour of Hammerhead for $8, no admission fee required.
2015 Los Angeles Ramen Yokocho
11:00 am – 6:00 pm, March 28-29
Santa Anita Park, Arcadia
Guests can try different styles of ramen from all around the world at this all-ages ramen festival this weekend at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Parking per vehicle costs $4, and entry to the festival costs $5 per adult, or free for children under 18. All ramen bowls within the festival cost $8 each.
Anaheim Citrus Fest 2015
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, March 28
Anaheim Packing District, Anaheim
Check out this FREE and all-ages event in Anaheim this Saturday afternoon, filled with lots of family-friendly activities.
Sanctum Brewing’s 1 & 1/6 Anniversary
12:00 pm – 9:00 pm, March 28
Sanctum Brewing, Pomona
Sanctum Brewing turned a year old a few months ago, and they finally have a chance to celebrate it with a beer tasting event this Saturday. The $30 admission grants visitors access to one of two 4-hour beer tasting sessions at the tasting room in Pomona, one from 12-4pm and another from 5-9pm. Admission comes with a souvenir 5oz glass, ten beer pours, and first access to buy anniversary products, including their first bottled beer.
Color Fun Fest 5K San Bernardino
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm, March 28
National Orange Show Events Center, San Bernardino
Subject yourself to another color run at this color 5k this Saturday in San Bernardino. This event features two running events: one during the day, and one at night. Registration for this run costs $60 presale or $75 on the day of the event, if any tickets remain.
San Diego CityBeat Beer Club’s 8th Birthday Bash
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm, March 28
SILO in Makers Quarter, San Diego
This local beer club turns eight this week, and to celebrate, they will hold a beer tasting event this Saturday afternoon. For just $25 admission, gain access to unlimited 2oz beer tasters, as well as the souvenir glass it comes in.
Mac’s 40th Birthday Party – Punk Rock Show
5:00 pm – 1:00 am, March 28
The World Famous Doll Hut, Anaheim
A bunch of local punk rock bands will perform at the Doll Hut in Anaheim this Saturday night. The cover for this show costs only $5. No one under 21 may enter.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, March 28
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
Food and art cross over at this sophisticated event. Admission costs $40, and includes one food tasting portion from each of the five participating chefs, plus complimentary drinks.
Slow Children – Live in Riverside
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, March 28
Inkonsiderate Boardshop 2, Riverside
Enjoy some local punk rock at this FREE and all-ages show this Saturday night in Riverside.
Radioactive Chicken Heads – Tanksgiving Special
8:00 pm – 12:00 am, March 28
Steve Allen Theater, Hollywood
In a strange turn of events, the Radioactive Chicken Heads in their first-ever theatrical stage show this Saturday night in Hollywood. Tickets to this show cost $12.