This weekend has so much fun in store, we hardly know where to begin! Keep reading for family-friendly fun, epic festivals, and perfect events for your next night out! Enjoy.
3. Festivals and Performing Arts
Valley Baroque Ensemble
WHAT: The next wonderful episode within the Concerts in the Library series includes a trio of violin, flute, and cello. Enjoy classical selections by Bach, Vivaldi, Corelli, Tartini, and Handel.
WHEN: Saturday, May 18th at 2 pm
WHERE: ES Library- 111 W Mariposa Ave, El Segundo
DETAILS: All concerts in the Concerts in the Library Series are free and open to all ages.
Weaving and Fiber Festival
WHAT: Weave a necklace, rug, or learn to create adorable stuffed animals at LA’s only weaving and fiber festival. In addition to fun workshops, vendors are selling beautiful, handwoven items.
WHEN: Sunday, May 19th from 10 am – 4 pm
WHERE: Torrance Cultural Arts Center- 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance
DETAILS: Admission is only $6. Tickets available for purchase at the door or on online.
Armed Forces Celebration
WHAT: The City of Torrance is all about Armed Forces Day this weekend. First up is an annual military concert by Navy Band Southwest, followed by a 5K Run/Walk to pay respects to veteran Louis Zamperini. Last but not least is the 60th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade, spanning from Crenshaw to Madrona Ave on Torrance Boulevard.
WHEN: Concert is on Friday, May 17th at 1:30 pm. Armed Forces 5K will follow on Saturday, May 18th at 8 am, with a parade at 1:30 pm.
WHERE: See links below for location details on each Armed Forces event
DETAILS: Read more about the Armed Forces Concert, 5K, and Parade for more information.
Hot Wheels Legends Tour
WHAT: Hot Wheels is searching for a custom car to become a special edition Hot Wheels die-cast car. Last year’s event had over 3600 entries! Finalists will meet in Las Vegas for the ultimate cool car showdown.
WHEN: Saturday, May 18th from 9 am – 1 pm
WHERE: Hot Wheels HQ- 2031 E Mariposa Ave, El Segundo
DETAILS: Event is free to attend. See the event Facebook page for details.