South Bay By Jackie is your source for information about fun and interesting El Segundo events.
- Sunsational Sandcastles: A Summer Sand Sculpture Contest
June 8 – July 6, 2021
The Roundhouse Aquarium will host Sunsational Sandcastles to celebrate World Oceans Day starting June 8.
Sunsational Sandcastles is a sandcastle building contest that invites people from across the United States and around the world to join a summer fun contest designed to raise critical funds to support the Roundhouse Aquarium’s education programs on marine science. People can create their sandcastles wherever they are with any type of sand or soil they have access to.
Voting will take place online. Detailed directions will be announced on July 9th. You can vote for a winner in each category for a $10 donation!
- Summer Swing Nights: Drive In Edition
June 12, 2021
Aaron Jacobs Productions presents Summer Swing Nights: Drive In Edition on Saturday, June 12 from 8 to 10 p.m. at El Camino College.
Put on your dancing shoes and turn back the clock to the 30s, 40s and beyond! Attendees will enjoy the jazzy vocal stylings of The Swing Tones with special guest singers, accompanied by a live 7-piece big band, plus swing dance lessons with the Los Angeles Swing Dance Posse and top tap performer Chester Whitmore.
Vendor booths specializing in vintage wear and accessories, plus local specialty food trucks, will be on site. Attendees are encouraged to attend in their own vintage cars, with VIP ticketing options.
Tickets are $50/$275. Additional Summer Swing Nights will take place on August 7 and September 4,
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-swing-nights-2021-drive-in-edition-tickets-141231127103?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.
El Camino College is located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90506.
- Los Cancioneros Master Chorale Virtual Concert: Happy Together
June 13, 2021
Los Cancioneros Master Chorale presents its third virtual concert of the pandemic, Happy Together, premiering Sunday, June 13 at 4 p.m.
It is free to watch and available anytime after the premiere. Donations are gladly accepted.
The concert features highlights from previous concerts, including songs from Hamilton. Two new songs were taped outdoors and an additional two songs were done virtually.
Los Cancioneros Master Chorale has been providing quality concerts to the South Bay for 72 years….. not even a pandemic can stop them!
To watch the concert, visit https://www.lcmasterchorale.com/.
- Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle
Ticket Purchase Deadline: June 18, 2021
A Hilltop Estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean or $5,000,000 is just a $150 raffle ticket away for the lucky winner of the 2021 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle. The first and oldest house raffle licensed in California, proceeds help fund the Palos Verdes Art Center’s education, exhibition and outreach programs, keeping them available, accessible and affordable during these challenging times.
Tickets are $150 each or a 3-pack for $400 or a 5-pack for $600. The drawing will take place on June 25, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Ticket order forms, complete rules and further information about the raffle are available at http://cadreamraffle.com/.
- Father’s Day Mini Golf @ The Point
June 19, 2021
LA Pop-Up Mini Golf will host Father’s Day Mini Golf on Saturday, June 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Point.
Get To The Point for a “hole in one” kind of day! Dine, shop and enjoy a Father’s Day inspired Mini Golf Pop-Up on the grass at The Point Plaza.
This event is FREE!
For additional information, visit the website at https://thepointsb.com/2021/05/04/fathers-day-mini-golf-pop-up/.
The Point is located at 850 South Pacific Coast Highway, El Segundo, CA.
June 19, 2021
The Mira Costa End Epilepsy Club presents Epipalooza on Saturday, June 19 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at South Bay Customs.
Enjoy tunes by local teen bands – Radio Rebels, PennyRoyal, Salem Meade, The Dropoffs, Redacted, Cooper Jones and Emma Powell-Wyse. The event also features a silent auction and food for purchase.
All proceeds benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Los Angeles.
Tickets are $25. There are only 100 tickets are available!
To purchase tickets, Venmo @Epipalooza.
For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/2855037568043937/.
South Bay Customs is located at 115 Penn Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.
- Kontrapunktus: OPUS SIX: The Magic of Handel
June 19, 2021
KONTRAPUNKTUS is set to premiere its third virtual concert, OPUS SIX: The Magic of Handel, on YouTube Live via their Kontrapunktus Baroque YouTube channel on Saturday, June 19 at 7:00 PM PST.
Entitled OPUS SIX: The Magic of Handel, KONTRAPUNKTUS will be performing four richly nuanced, yet seldom played concertos by the immortal Baroque composer, George Frideric Handel.
The movements to the music contain a full range of compositional styles, including airs, fugues, themes, and dance variations. It would be one of Handel’s last compositions in the Italian style.
- Father’s Day Sunday Drive & Beer Tasting @ The ADM
June 20, 2021
The Automobile Driving Museum will host a Father’s Day Sunday Drive & Beer Tasting on Sunday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Treat Dad to an epic ride in a classic car and a complimentary beer tasting.
Bring the entire family as this event is appropriate for all ages. Ride cars TBA. Must be 21 and over to drink. Children must meet height requirements of 55″ to take a ride in a car.
Tickets are $5/$10/$15. Children under 10 get in free.
For additional information and ticket purchase, call (310) 909-0950 or visit the website at https://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org/event/fathers-day-rides/.
The Automobile Driving Museum is located at 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245
- Father’s Day Brunch: Cigars & Cognac
June 20, 2021
The Automobile Driving Museum will host a Father’s Day Brunch: Cigars & Cognac on Sunday, June 20 from 12 to 4 p.m.
This Father’s Day Brunch is designed for the Distinguished Gentleman! Enjoy amazing food catered by Chef Will Bly, live music and entertainment.
Bring the entire family to celebrate dad as this event is appropriate for all ages.
Brunch includes a full buffet brunch, cognac, mimosas and cigars.
Tickets are $75 if purchased before the event. Add discount code Brunch2021 to receive a $10 discount.
For additional information and ticket purchase, call 310-363-3060 or visit the website at https://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org/event/fathers-day-rides/ .
The Automobile Driving Museum is located at 610 l”airport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.
- El Segundo Summer Concerts in the Park
July 11, 2021
The City of El Segundo Recreation & Parks Department presents Summer Concerts in the Park sponsored by Chevron on Sunday, July 11 at 4 p.m.
These free concerts take place on select Sunday evenings at Library Park located in the 600 block of Main Street in beautiful downtown El Segundo. Activities begin at 4 p.m. with the music starting at 4:30 and running until 6 p.m. Gourmet food trucks will be on site and kids can stop by the gazebo for free face painting and arts & crafts provided by Camp Cowabungo Day Camp.
The concert schedule is as follows:
July 11 – Tom Petty/Stevie Nicks Cover Band
July 25 – CJ Simmons – Country
- El Segundo E-Waste and Mulch Event
July 31, 2021
The City of El Segundo will host an E-Waste and Mulch Event on Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works Yard.
There will be certified shredding trucks and all items will be shredded ONSITE! Limited to two bankers boxes (10x12x15) per household.
Unwanted electronics will also be collected including TVs, computer monitors, printers, fax machines, VCRs, etc. However, no household hazardous waste material will be accepted.
Also available will be free mulch for residents (while supplies last). This is a self-serve, self-loading service, so please bring your own cans/bags and shovel. Limit of 3 cans/bags per vehicle. If you plan to haul your mulch in an open truck or trailer, please remember to bring a tarp to cover your material.