Events for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011

October Weekends! Steam Weekends Fillmore & Western Railway 351 Santa Clara Street Fillmore (805) 524-2546 Get aboard the 1913 Baldwin Steam Locomotive for the Fillmore and Western Railway's Pumpkinliner and Search for the Headless Horseman special Halloween train rides every October weekend. Do your "trick or treating" and pumpkin picking following a historic train ride and barbecue feast.

All Weekend! Paddles & Pumpkins Southern California Sand Drag Association Soboba Casino Motor Complex 24335 Soboba Road San Jacinto (951) 665-1000 This is "Paddles and Pumpkins" weekend in San Jacinto, the site of the southern California Sand Drag Association's drag racing, described as the "fastest vehicles on the planet" drag racing three-hundred feet in the sand!

Saturday @ 1:30pm Willie Brown Rod Woodson Autograph Signings Raider Image Store 1000 Universal Studios # G104b Universal City (818)763-4000 Oakland Raiders and Pro Football Hall of Famers Willie Brown and Rod Woodson visit the Raider Image Store at Universal City Walk for an autograph signing session. I'm told fans should get to the Silver and Black store early because a long line of fans are expected.

Saturday @ 8pm African American Firefighters Annual Fundraiser & Networking Party African American Firefighters Museum 1401 Central Avenue

Los Angeles (866) 663 5860 www.aaffmuseum Meet and greet members of the African American Firefighters Museum. The museum is having its' fundraiser and networking party Saturday night. All proceeds benefit the museum and its' educational programs.

Saturday @ 7am Topagana Community Club Fairgrounds 1440 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard Topanga (310) 592 2509 The goal is to bring the largest, most diverse Yoga community together for a day in one of L.A.'s most tranquil settings. It's Yoga Day LA at the Topanga Community Club Fairgrounds. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit NextAid, a Hope for Africa charity.

Saturday @ 9am 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Exchange Party 18430 San Jose Avenue, Unit B Industry (626) 363 8500 Take your gently used children's Halloween costumes – for infants up to the age of 12 – to the 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Exchange Party, where you can trade in last year's look – get paid and buy something new!

Now through Halloween The Halloween Store @ 10am Western Costume Company 11041 Vanowen Street North Hollywood (818) 508-2147

And, don't forget the Western Costume Company's Halloween Store. Rent a costume from a famous movie or television show and keep it all month! So, what's going on in your world? Let me know! Snail Mail! E-Mail! Call! Tweet! Or Facebook! Just don't wait until the last minute! Have a great Saturday!