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May 24, 2017
Join sommelier Grace Giovannetti and guest Matthew Lapides as they take you through all the great sparkling wines of Italy. Guests will enjoy 5 sparkling wines and perfectly paired bites served family style.
The price is $75 per person (does not include tax and gratuity). Tickets are on sale now and if you purchase more than one wine event, you get 10% off. As always, wines tasted will be available for purchase.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bites-bubbles-wine-tasting-tickets-34281800789.
Primo Italia is located at 24590 Hawthorne Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90505.
May 25, 2017
The public is invited to attend the event which honors the South Bay law enforcement and fire protection agencies. The annual luncheon will recognize the conspicuous acts of bravery of our police officers and firefighters who selflessly serve and protect our communities.
The event begins at 11 a.m. with no-host cocktails followed by the luncheon and awards at noon.
The South Bay Police and Fire Memorial Foundation represent the cities of El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach and Torrance.
May 27, 2017
Kick off the Memorial Day weekend with smooth sounds and cold, craft beer. Corn Dog Gone Wild – a gourmet corn dog stand – will be on site with food for purchase.
For additional information, visit the website at http://www.drinkscholb.com/.
Scholb Brewery is located at 2964 Columbia Street, Torrance, CA 90503.
May 28, 2017
The event features 200+ sellers offering antiques, collectibles, vintage clothes, jewelry, LP’s, toys, tools, plants, home decor and more. Have your antiques appraised for only $3, enjoy a free crafting activity with Karen’s Krafts 4 Kids and live music.
Rain or shine, free admission, free parking and pet friendly – can’t beat that!
For additional information, call (310) 328-6107 or visit the website at http://www.torranceantiquefaire.com/.
The Torrance Antique Street Faire is located at 1317 Sartori Avenue in downtown Torrance.
May 28, 2017
This free, docent-led tour begins at the Torrance Historical Museum (1345 Post Avenue) at 1:30 PM, and will point out many historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance (founded 1912).
May 29, 2017
The event recognizes Torrance service personnel who gave their lives in U.S. military actions. The program will take place at Memorial Plaza and will include the reading of the 146 names on the wall. Those names include war losses from World War I to those in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.
June 3, 2017
It’s sure to be a night of fun, games, fast cars, and prizes – all to benefit a great cause! Guests can play blackjack, craps, roulette, and bingo with $100 of “play money” included with admission; tour Toyota’s Car Museum showcasing Toyota vintage cars, new cars, and race cars; convert play money to tickets for the opportunity drawing and win great prizes; bid in a spectacular silent auction; get lucky in the “Wine Surprise”; nibble on hors d’oeuvres (included with admission) and a cash bar.
June 4, 2017
Torrance hometown hero, Louis Zamperini, would have turned 100 in 2017, and in celebration of his centennial year, the Torrance Historical Society will host a Guided Bus Tour of Zamperini’s old stomping grounds on Sunday, June 4.
The tour will begin at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum with a 9:30 check-in, with the bus leaving the museum at 10 a.m. sharp. A continental breakfast will be served at the museum, water and snacks will be provided on the bus and attendees will receive a special gift at end of tour.
In addition, the bus will cruise along the two mile stretch of the 405 Freeway, between Redondo Beach Boulevard and Western Avenue, which will soon be dedicated the Zamperini Memorial Highway. The new signage will be installed the day prior to the bus tour.
One lucky winner will go home with a copy of Louis Zamperini’s book, Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In (completed two days before his death) signed by his son Luke Zamperini.
June 4, 2017
This popular event features bourbon, beer, BBQ and blues bands! There will be performances by the All-Nighters featuring San Pedro Slim, Dennis Herrera Blues Band, Blue Daddy, Nasty Bad Habit, Tres Hombres and other special guests. If you’re not a bourbon drinker, never fear – microbrews, wine and alternative libations will be available!
Gold Level tickets are $100 and includeS all you can eat, drink & jam, with front table seating and cocktail service. Silver Level Tickets are $75.00 for all you can eat, drink and jam. No refunds or exchanges and all sales are final. You must be 21 to attend. Proceeds benefit the Torrance Del Amo Rotary.
June 17, 2017
A new performance venue, the Wilson Park Gazebo will host a variety of entertainment year round and will be inaugurated with the first concert of the summer. Pack up some chairs, blankets and picnic baskets and gather family and friends for a beautiful summer evening in the park!