South Bay By Jackie is your source for Hermosa Beach events
The 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:
January 17 – 31, 2020
DineLA Restaurant Week is a bi-annual dining event established to introduce diners to the extensive assortment of restaurants in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. DineLA Winter Restaurant Week takes place over 14 consecutive days and runs from January 17 through January 31.
Local foodies and visitors to the area will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced prix fixe menus from some of LA’s best restaurants during this this period.
Restaurants from El Segundo to Palos Verdes will be participating in this culinary event. Some of the restaurants will feature lunch, some will offer dinner and some will present both so be sure to check the website at http://discoverlosangeles.com/restaurantweekv2/. Diners may make a reservation online at Open Table or contact the restaurant directly. Due to the popularity of this event, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-ins are welcome but there is no guarantee they can be accommodated.
This is a great opportunity to sample something different and it’s sure to whet your appetite without emptying your wallet!
January 18, 2020
The BeachLife crew wants to stay busy in the off season, while giving back to the community. They’ve partnered with Tito’s Handmade Vodka to throw some BeachLife Backyard Games for charity.
It’s always FREE to enter, super FUN, and they’ll donate $1,000 to local non-profits every time.
In addition to the games, the events will feature live music and after parties!
January 18 – February 15, 2020
Be immersed in the Industry of Meaning. This exhibit reflects an observation of the surf, skate, street and beach mediums and presents a 100 year retrospective of the creative ripple effect which surf, skate, street and beach mediums have had on culture and artists. This exhibit brings together fine artists, cultural icons and and a range of cultural artifacts.
There are over 50 participating artists in this exhibit, including cultural icons like Skip Englom and Jim Gonzer, both of whom have over 50 years in their respected mediums. Show curators Matt Wessen and Skip Engblom, both prolific surfers and founders of LA County Historical Society.
This event is FREE to attend!
For additional information and to RSVP, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/industry-of-meaning-over-1000-years-of-culture-tickets-88924492551.
January 21, 2020
Attendees will learn just how easy it can be to fundraise enough to give a child hope for their future despite the impact of cancer. The goal is to raise enough funds to create a satellite office in Downtown Los Angeles so they can reach and support families impacted by cancer throughout L.A. County.
Wine flights and complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available as guests mingle and chat about what this year’s fundraising campaign means for Walk With Sally.
This event is FREE to attend!
For additional information and RSVP, visit the website at https://donate.walkwithsally.org/event/friendship-bowl-2020-kick-off-party/e265088.
Uncorked is located at 302 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA.
January 22, 2020
The event features an award ceremony for the Man & Woman of the year, John Horger and Merna Marshall. The cocktail/appetizer hour will start at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:15 p.m., the awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. and the comedy show at 8:15 p.m.
Tickets are $70 per person. This event is open to the public.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-chamber-installation-dinner-gala-tickets-86180224371.
The Comedy & Magic Club is located at 1018 Hermosa Avenue in Hermosa Beach.
January 25, 2020
Initiated as part of the Hermosa Beach Safe Access Sidewalk Education Program, the goal is to provide the community with opportunities to make space in their garages to reduce the number of vehicles parking over sidewalks.
The event provides the added benefit of cleaning up unwanted items from homes and garages, extending the useful life of items by reusing and recycling, and ensuring the proper disposal of household hazardous waste items.
For additional information and to register your garage sale, visit the website at http://www.hermosabch.org/index.aspx?page=921
January 25, 2020
After an open art call spanning all galaxies and solar systems, the ShockBoxx crew has narrowed down the field to the best of the best. All mediums, all styles, they’ve got it covered.
For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1386362734875955/.
ShockBoxx Gallery is located at 636 Cypress Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.
February 23, 2020
San Pedro band The Wingtips, along with Redondo Beach favorites Nasty Bad Habit, have joined local multi-genre cover band Carla D & Sonador to create the South Bay Music Express.
Tickets are $10.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.saintrocke.com/.
Saint Rocke is located at 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.
April 25, 2020
Participants will walk from the Manhattan Beach Pier to the Hermosa Beach Pier and back. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the event getting underway at 8:30 a.m. The Walkathon is uniquely different from other walks as live music will take place along the route as well as food and beverage vendors, fitness trunk shows, photo-booth and more. The Pet Parade begins at 7:45 a.m. The Opening Ceremony and Awards for Top Fundraising Teams, Individuals/Pets and Best Dressed Pet is at 8 a.m. This is a family friendly event and children of all ages are welcome.
All proceeds benefit the Richstone Family Center child abuse treatment and prevention programs. This is a very popular event and everybody will be there! Don’t miss this opportunity to take a few steps to help prevent child abuse.