What’s up, El Segundo? With Thanksgiving just 2 weeks away, this weekend is the perfect time to get ahead start on the holidays. Take your annual Christmas card photo, grab a gift at the Torrance Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, or visit the mall in Palos Verdes for a tree lighting, ice skating, performances, and great food. For lots more to do in the South Bay this weekend, keep reading!


3. El Segundo Family Fun

South Coast Botanic Garden- Social Irrigation

WHAT: Social Irrigation is South Coast Botanic Garden’s new program featuring live music, tasty treats, craft beer, and lots of family fun. Plus, visitors will get to see the gorgeous garden after hours!
WHEN: Friday, November 15th from 6 – 9 pm
WHERE: South Coast Botanic Garden- 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes
DETAILS: General admission price is $16 for adults and $12 for kids ages 5-12. Members get in for a discount! Find out more here.

ESMoA: A Living Library

WHAT: Books are treasures, but they’re nothing compared to living books! Meet one-on-one with a “living book”. Spend 20 minutes learning about each other, fostering empathy, understanding, and respect between people from all walks of life.
WHEN: Saturday, November 16th from 1 – 3 pm
WHERE: ESMoA- 208 Main St, El Segundo
DETAILS: This event is 100% free, and no library card is required. Children 10 and under must have a chaperone present to participate. Sign-ups available here.

Concerts in the Library: The Mighty Cash Cats

WHAT: On the third Saturday of every month, El Segundo Public Library hosts a live concert. This time, the show will star the Mighty Cash Cats, a band covering everything Johnny Cash.
WHEN: Saturday, November 16th at 2 pm
WHERE: El Segundo Public Library- 111 W Mariposa Ave, El Segundo
DETAILS: The concert is free and appropriate for all ages.

ESMoA’s Living Library sparks conversation between people of all backgrounds.