Today is the first official day of Autumn. Football season is in full swing, new seasons for our favorite shows are premiering, and the holiday seasons are just around the corner. Fall Festivals are already starting, so check out our updated Long Beach weekly calendar of events!
Long Beach Motorama Kustom Car Show & Cruise:
Long Beach Motorama is a modern indoor and outdoor Car Show & Cruise steeped in tradition! The first car show to be back in the Long Beach Arena in 32 yrs. Long Beach Motorama pays tribute to the Renegades Car Club formed in 1941 in Long Beach. In early 1950 through 1957 the club was producing Kustom car shows on high school football fields. This new craze grew into the show being held in Long Beach Municipal Auditorium from 1958-1960. This was the “Premiere” Kustoms show on the West Coast back then, with the National Roadster Show (Oakland) being the equivalent for hot rods to the North.
Friday – Sunday, September 24 – 26, 2010
Long Beach Arena, Rainbow Lagoon & Marina Green
Admission: $17 for Adults, $5 for Kids (13-17), Under 12 FREE
Friday: 12-10 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
For more information, please go to: http://www.showcaseofkustoms.com/venue Or Call (714) 846-7121.
Long Beach Museum of Art, Free Fridays:
Long Beach Museum of Art located at: 2300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA. Every Friday is FREE at the museum with generous support from L.A. County Arts Commission. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join us for FREE Fridays with art making activities for everyone.
Friday, September 24, 2010
For more information please go to: http://www.lbma.org/index.html or call (562) 439-2119
Long Beach Downtown Farmers’ Market:
The Downtown Long Beach Farmers Market at City Place is held every Friday. This weekly Certified Farmers Market is held on both sidewalks of Promenade N. between E. 5th & 4th Streets and on a small lot near Pine Ave. Featuring fresh fruits (some organic), vegetables (including many Asian & organic), cut flowers, eggs, honey and other bee products, plants (including cacti and bonsai), herbs and much more.
Friday, September 24, 2010
City Place Center at Promenade N. and E. 4th St.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For more information please go to: http://www.farmernet.com/events/one-cfm?venue_id=841 Or Call (866) 466-3834.
Baja Splash Cultural Festival at the Aquarium:
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its ninth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival featuring live entertainment, crafts, educational programs, ethnic entrees, and much more. The Aquarium’s weekend festival will celebrate the beauty and diversity of Hispanic cultures through song, dance, art, and cultural displays. Mariachi music, Mexican folkloric and Aztec dance troupes, interactive mural painting, Salvadoran dance, and other special programs will be featured. Guests can also learn more about the amazing animals of Baja, Mexico and how they can help protect them.
Saturday – Sunday, September 25 – 26, 2010
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Admission: $23.95 for Adults (12+), $20.95 for Seniors (62+), $11.95 for Kids (3-11), FREE for Kids under 3.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information, please go to: http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/newsevents/eventsdetail/baja_splash/ Or Call (562) 590-3100.
Latin American Parade and Festival:
The 2nd Annual Latin American Parade & Festival will return to Downtown Long Beach on Saturday, September 25th. Join us for the parade at 1PM on Pine Avenue and then follow the parade to the East Village Arts District at 1st & Linden. Entertainment will include: Ballet Folklorico dancers, African samba music, marching bands, dance lessons, a children’s activity area sponsored by the Museum of Latin American Art and the Long Beach Arts Council and delicious Latin American cuisine.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Festival: 1st, between Elm and Linden; Linden between 1st and Broadway.
Parade Route: Pine Ave., starting at 6th St. and heading southbound to Broadway; Broadway eastbound to Elm; Elm southbound to 1st St.; 1st St. eastbound to Linden, where it ends at the Festival.
1 p.m. – 10 p.m.
For more information, please go to: http://www.downtownlongbeach.org/LAPF Or Call (562) 436-4259.
Target Free Sundays at MOLAA:
MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach / MOLAA’s mission is to educate the public about contemporary Latin American art and culture through the presentation of a significant permanent collection, dynamic exhibitions and related cultural and educational programs.
Sunday, September 26 2010
1:00-3:00 p.m. Art Workshop: The Future is Now – Cityscape workshop
2:00-3:00 p.m. Docent Tours of Siqueiros Paisajista
For more information please go to: http://www.molaa.org/Programs-and-Events/events-calendar.aspx Or Call (562) 437-16890.
If you happen to go to one of these events, we would love to hear from you. Please take a photo and submit it to our Fall Activities Photo of the Week Contest or leave us feedback on the event. The winning photo will be published on our Blog and the winner will receive 2 FREE movie tickets! Please submit all photos to email@example.com and write Fall Activity Photo on the subject line. Please DO NOT submit any obscene or indecent photos.
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