When you are seeking entertainment among the many things to do in San Fernando Valley, here are some fun suggestions:
Yelp’s Baked and Brewed
Tuesday, October 17 at 6:30 PM
Arts District Brewing Company, Los Angeles
FREE for those ages 21 and over to celebrate National Donut Month, a historic celebration of a combination of bakeries and beer. There will be complimentary beer, and Cafe Dolce will provide an assortment of donuts while you mix and mingle with beer lovers, other Yelpers, and donut worshipers.
Strut Your Mutt in Los Angeles
Saturday, October 21, from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Exposition Park, 701 State Drive, Los Angeles
Raise money for homeless pets in L.A. Last year 2,700 dogs and close to 3,600 people raised almost $560,000 to help save pets’ lives.
Nottingham Festival Renaissance Faire
Civic Center Park in Simi Valley
Saturday November 4, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
This will bring to life a village during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Experience the sights, sounds and history along with encountering street performers, the Queen herself, and more than 1,200 costumed participants. There will be a brave knight, a lady of the court, a wandering minstrel, and other free entertainment on five stages along with food vendors, three ale stands, crafty artisans, and others. This was ranked the best new Renaissance Faire in the United States in 2014.
Bakersfield Christmas Town
Friday, November 28, at 5:00 PM to January 3 (Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
Next to Sam Lynn Ballpark.
General Admission $15, children 3 to 9 years $12, seniors $12, and under 2 years of age FREE.
This magical world of an Elf Village and winter wonderland celebrates by having a St. Nick’s Lighting Spectacular, a 40-foot lit Christmas Tree, the Under the Mistletoe Skating Rink, a snow-covered 100-foot Jingle Bell Sledding Hill, Santa Claus in his Cozy Cottage entertaining the children, the Candy Cane Post Office, the Down the Chimney Fire Department, the Elf Bros. Bakery, the Law Offices of Donner and Blitzen, and others.
The HollyJolly Hayride tours the entire city as it goes through the village, past Santa’s house and reindeer stables, with the sounds of Christmas music filling the night air.