Are you ready to party? This weekend, the South Bay is all about festivals and the arts, including an Antique Faire, Wine Festival, Comedy Show, and more! Read on for more ideas on what to do this weekend near El Segundo.
2. Arts and Entertainment
Comedy Night and Silent Auction
WHAT: The South Bay Music Association presents the 10th annual Comedy Night & Silent Auction! The fun and funny event typically raises $20K-$25K for El Segundo’s award-winning high school music program. This event is the largest fundraiser event for organization of the year and will feature headliner Dwayne Perkins, as seen streaming on Starz.
WHEN: Saturday, February 23 starting at 5:30 p.m
WHERE: The El Segundo Performing Arts Center- 640 Main Street, El Segundo
DETAILS: Bites will be available from Britt’s BBQ. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Dancing with the South Bay Stars
WHAT: Watch 9 local “celebrities” join professional dancers in a friendly competition to raise funds for the participants’ nonprofit organizations of choice.
WHEN: Saturday, February 23 at 7 pm
WHERE: James Armstrong Theater- 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance
DETAILS: Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased online or by calling the box office at (310) 781-7171.
Opening Art Exhibition Reception: TWO by Two
WHAT: Two local artists, Amelia Amell and Jesús Chaidez, present Stories Beneath the Surface. The new exhibit examines the work of artists living in two worlds, and the impact of global politics, personal histories and cultural symbolism and how it relates to living in the United States.
WHEN: Friday, February 22nd from 5 – 9 pm
WHERE: Manhattan Beach Art Center- 1560 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach
DETAILS: Before you go, read more about the backgrounds of the artists and the inspiration behind their work.