El Segundo Events

South Bay By Jackie is your source for information about fun and interesting El Segundo events.

South Bay Farmers’ Markets Schedule

South Bay farmers' MarketsThe South Bay has several terrific Farmers’ Markets throughout the week.

These are great community amenities that provide an opportunity to shop locally for the freshest, seasonal produce available.

Here’s a schedule by day of the week:

ESMoA Drawing Club

Every Friday

ESMoA - Just DrawEl Segundo Museum of Art hosts the Drawing Club every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

In this informal drawing club, attendees will start with warm-up drawing exercises and then take inspiration from the featured artworks. No artistic experience is required and all supplies will be provided. This program is for adults.

Kid’s Club @ The Point

Third Thursdays, May through December

Kids-Club-The_PointThe Point hosts the Mommy & Me (and Daddy’s, too!) Kid’s Club the third Thursday of every month, May through December, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Parents of pre-schoolers know it’s not always easy to keep kids stimulated and occupied, and it can be downright exhausting. Luckily, The Point is kicking off a monthly Kid’s Club to provide nothing but fun activities and good times for South Bay families, at no charge. Parents and their pre-school aged kids are welcome to come to The Point for arts and crafts, live entertainment, face painting, stilt walker, Smitten Ice Cream tastings and more!

Athleta FREE Workouts @ The Point

Every Sunday

AthletaAthleta presents FREE Workouts every Sunday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at The Point in El Segundo.

Join the Athleta crew for a FREE workout taught by local instructors on the grass in the Plaza. The schedule includes Yoga, Couples Yoga, Yoga Cycle, Pilates, Sweat & Sculpt and more. Get ready to get your sweat on during these fun workouts! All you need to bring is your mat, water and a friend!

prAna Community Yoga @ The Point

Every Saturday

prAna_YOGAprAna offers FREE Community Yoga every Saturday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. in store at The Point.

Tight, tense, and not flexible? The answer is Yoga. This class is designed to sculpt your body making tight areas more agile It also improves and makes many functional activities a lot easier on your muscles and joints. Variations and modifications are given to accommodate all levels and abilities.

Enjoy food and drinks after class, prAna provides the yoga mats, and it’s open to all ages and skill levels!

Twisted Tales: Haunted House

October 17, 2019

The City of El Segundo Recreation and Parks along with the El Segundo Rotary Club and El Segundo Masonic Lodge are proud to present Twisted Tales: Haunted House at the El Segundo Teen Center.

Twisted Tales takes classic fairy tales to a whole new level! Fall down the rabbit hole into famous fairy tale stories with a dark twist! Guests will encounter an alternate timeline from Hansel and Gretel’s not-so-sweet adventure, to Beauty & the Beast’s happily never after, as well as a diabolical operation replacing tea time for Alice and her friends!

This exciting attraction will open on Thursday, October 17 and operate until Halloween on Thursday, October 31. There will be special, kid-friendly shows on October 24 and October 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. and October 20 and 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. The house lights will be left on and the monsters are tamed or taking a nap.

During regular event nights, the monsters will be wide awake and ready to leave you shivering in your shoes! Hours are on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 to 10 p.m., Sundays, 6 to 9 p.m. with an extra special, scary night on Halloween from 6 to 11 p.m. Don’t worry, there will be various exit points along the maze just in case it gets a little too scary!

Harvest Festival

October 19, 2019

The International Garden Center presents the annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.

It’s time to pick out your pumpkins! The event features a petting zoo, all ages scavenger hunt, edible pumpkin treats, gardening classes and a BBQ with hamburgers, hot dogs and soda for $1.50.

For additional information, visit the website at http://igardencenter.com/.

International Gardening Center is located at 155 North Pacific Coast Highway, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Lunch & Learn

October 23, 2019

The El Segundo Chamber of Commerce presents the monthly Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, October 23 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at R6 Distillery.

Make your reservations for a wonderful lunch event and tour of the R6 Distillery with lunch provided by the El Segundo Catering Company.

The featured speaker is Rob Rubens, Founder and Head Distiller.

Tickets are $25 for Members and $35 for guests. Reservations required. Call the Chamber at 310-322-1220 to make your reservation.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.elsegundochamber.com/.

R6 Distillery is located at 909 East El Segundo Boulevard, El Segundo, CA.

ESMoA Experience #43: PLANT

October 24, 2019

ESMoA is excited to present Experience 43: PLANT opening on Thursday, October 24, 2019 and running through January 25, 2020.

PLANT invites visitors to peek inside the studio of Amely Spoetzl, as well as explore her artworks, urban interventions, photographs, drawings, sculptures and more. Photographs of her artworks are created in collaboration with Bernd Zoellner.

The Experience will include an interactive component Thicket, where the visitor can actively contribute to its formation using drawing tools created by the artist.

The ESMoA Experience Award recipient for PLANT is Jasmine Nyende, a LA-based new media artist, whose work includes poetry, fiber art and experimental performance.

El Segundo Museum of Art

Open to the public Friday through Sunday

ESMoA - sbbjThe El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA) opened its doors in January 2013 with the intent to make art more accessible through creative and interactive experiences designed to engage the community.

Founded by Brian and Eva Sweeney and curated by Bernhard Zuenkeler, ESMoA is a non-profit art space located in a new building next to the former post office on Main Street.