KTLA 5's Gayle Anderson profiled the following events for the weekend of Sept. 10, 2011:
29th Annual Lomita Fair
St Margaret Mary Church
255th & Eshelman Avenue
1 310 835-2715
This is the weekend of the 29th Annual Lomita Fair, described as fun for the entire family because of the carnival rides for all ages, carnival games, international food, a craft and vendor expo and live entertainment.
You will find Rachelle Ferrell, Kindred, Paul Taylor and more at the 9th Annual BB Jazz Festival outdoors in Huntington Beach at Central Park. The world class artists and their music begins at 9:30am.
This Weekend @ 3pm
Double Roller Derby Weekend
Saturday, Los Angeles Sirens vs Arizona Derby Dames
Sunday, Los Angeles Derby Dolls vs Seattle's Tilted Thunder Railbirds
The Doll Factory
1910 Temple Street
It's a double roller derby weekend at the downtown Los Angeles Doll Factory. Saturday the Los Angeles Sirens take on the Arizona Derby Dames. The Sirens are undefeated. Then, Sunday the Los Angeles Derby Dolls will rock around the banked track with Seattle's Tilted Thunder Railbirds.
Saturday @ 10am
Chrysanthemum Flower Arranging
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, & Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
Take a class this weekend! Saturday, learn the art and the symbolism of chrysanthemums in Chinese culture at the Huntington Library. Students will work with a variety of fresh cut Button, Daisy, Spider, and China mums to create fabulous Fall arrangements
Saturday @ 1pm
Children's Flower Arranging The Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
Children can get into the act Saturday afternoon at their own special flower arranging class where children will transform flower pots into bumble bees and lady bugs and filled with bouquets of fresh blooms in a creative workshop for kids, ages 7-to-12.
Saturday @ 4pm
Calabasas Music Festival
De Anza Park
3701 Lost Hills Road
Rhythm and Blues legend Jeffrey Osborne is the headliner at the Calabasas Music Festival. Along with Osborne, electric violinist Noel Webb, the first lady of Smooth Jazz Gail Jhonson, and the Latin Jazz Group the L.A. Mambo Combo.
The Original Lobster Festival
Get your bib and drawn butter! This is the weekend of the Original Lobster Festival at Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach. Bristol Farms is serving mouthwatering steamed Maine Lobster, plus lemons, cole slaw, dinner roll and watermelon. If you not too busy enjoy all of that, there's also entertainment, arts and crafts booths, and you can watch your favorite sports at the live sports tent courtesy Direct TV. Admission is FREE to all United States active military, when a valid military ID is presented at the ticket box office. Admission does not include the Lobster Feast. That is sold separately.
And, don't forget the KTLA Special, HEAL THE BAY PROTECT WHAT YOU LOVE to learn what you can do to save our environment from pollution not just along our coast, but in town as well.
What's going on in your world? Let me know.
Gayle On the Go
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Also on Facebook and Twitter
Gayle on the Go! Events for the Weekend of 9/10/11
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more about the new features.