Palos Verdes Events

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  • Terranea Sound Series

    Every Friday & Saturday: July 2 – September 25 2021

    Terranea Resort kicks off summer with the Terranea Sound Series starting Friday, July 2 and running through Saturday, July 31 from 6 to 10 p.m.

    Celebrate Independence Weekend with live music at Nelson’s cliff-side perch overlooking the deep blue. Local bands and musicians will play everything from Country and Reggae to Classic Rock.

    Friday, July 2 – 80-DO
    Saturday, July 3 – Kevin Sousa
    Sunday, July 4 – WaisMusic
    Friday, July 9 – Hugo Fernandes*
    Saturday, July 10 – Identity Theft
    Friday, July 16 – Christina & Gene*
    Saturday, July 17 – Emperors

  • Malaga Cove Concerts in the Park

    Select Wednesdays: July 14 – August 25, 2021

    The Malaga Cove Business & Professional Association, in cooperation with the Palos Verde Police Officers Association, is proud to present Concerts in the Park.

    The concerts will take place on select Wednesday evenings at Farham Martin’s Park adjacent to the Malaga Cove Library. The music starts at 6:30 p.m. but concert goers may arrive at the park as early as 3 p.m. to spread a blanket and claim a prime parking spot. The concert schedule is as follows:

    July 14: Classical Jim – Sitterly Memorial Quartet
    July 28: Andy, Renee & Hard Rain – Rock Classics
    August 11: Driftaway – Soulful ’70s
    August 25: John Brown Band – British Invasion

    For additional information, visit the website at

    The Malaga Cove Library is located at 2400 Via Campesina in Palos Verdes Estates with the Library parking lot off Via Pinale.

  • DiscOasis @ SCBG

    July 16 – September 6, 2021

    Constellation Immersive presents DiscOasis starting Friday, July 16 and running through Monday, September 6, 2021 starting at 5 p.m. each night at South Coast Botanic Garden.

    What if a garden were watered by music? Welcome to The DiscOasis – a glittering roller-disco paradise for the soul, growing within the beauty of the South Coast Botanic Garden.

    Groove through a garden of pure rhythm and celebration with music curated by Grammy® winning producer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame™ inductee, the legendary groovemaster, Nile Rogers! Rogers has produced Chic’s Good Times and Le Freak, Madonna’s Like a Virgin, Daft Punk’s Get Lucky and Sister Sledge’s We Are Family.

  • Malaga Cove Summer Lawn Shows

    July 24 & 25, 2021

    The Palos Verdes Art Center presents the Malaga Cove Summer Lawn Show on Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn in Malaga Cove.

    The event features paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photography, wearable art and prints from artists from the seven art groups affiliated with Palos Verdes Art Center: Artists Open Group, Pacific Arts Group, Paletteers, Palos Verdes Painters, Peninsula Artists, Photographic and Digital Artists, and Third Dimension.

    For additional information, visit the website at

    Malaga Cove Plaza is located at the entrance to the City of Palos Verdes Estates on scenic Palos Verdes Drive West between Via Chico and Via Corta. There is plenty of free parking.

  • Dog Walking Hours @ SCBG

    July 25, 2021

    Grab a Leash! The South Coast Botanic Garden has scheduled Dog Walking Hours for Sunday, July 25 starting at 9 a.m.

    Are you looking for more space and time for you and your four-legged friend to take a stroll? The special dog walking hours will allow you to enjoy the Garden with your best four-legged friend. The Dog Walking Hours will be from 9am to 5pm on the third Sunday of the month (May 16).

    Members are free! General Ticket Prices: $15/adult, $11/senior, $5/child. All Dogs: $5 each. Advance reservations are still required, so be sure to get them before they sell out!

  • Garden Concert Series

    July 25, 2021

    St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church presents the Garden Concert Series on Sunday, July 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the lawn.

    Attendees should plan to arrive early and picnic on the lawn. Dessert and coffee will be hosted by St. Luke’s.

    Due to the pandemic, seating will be limited, so please RSVP for the concert by sending your name and the number of people in your party to

    There will be another concert on August 22.

    This event is FREE to attend and there is ample free parking available.

    For additional information, call 310-377-2825.

    St Luke’s Presbyterian Church is located at 26825 Rolling Hills Road in Rolling Hills Estates.

  • Women’s Voices in Tech: Women in Health IT

    July 29, 2021

    Women’s Voices in Tech present Women in Health IT on Thursday, July 29 from 3 to 4 p.m. via Zoom.

    Join Women’s Voices in Tech for this insightful and informative look into the booming health IT industry with special guest Joanne Ortiz, VP of Application Technology at Molina Healthcare.

    Joanne has more than 25 years of experience implementing and managing technology in the health IT industry. She will be sharing her story of success in this industry, its shifting landscape, and new technology trends like:

    •The rise of mobile-optimized patient assessments for managed care organization

  • PVPLC Activities for August

    August 1 – 31, 2021

    The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special activities and monthly events.

    For additional information and registration, visit the website at

    Here’s what’s on tap for August:

    Special Events

    Family Nature Club – Birds, Saturday, August 7th, 9am. Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for the next Virtual Family Nature Club as we fly into the exciting topic of birds! Learn about local birds on the Peninsula, how to be a birdwatcher and enjoy a fun bird craft. Sign up at

  • Temple Emet open House

    August 6 & August 20, 2021

    Temple Emet will host an Open House on Friday, August 6 and Friday, August 20 at 5 p.m.

    What if you could have a Synagogue with everything that synagogues provide – PLUS the fun of a family-like a social club that shares lunches, dinners, concerts, theater, movies, and other events?

    You can have it ALL at Temple Emet – a community that cares, and is there for you when needed, in addition to doing lots of fun social activities together. Temple Emet is inclusive, spiritual, musical and believes in quality – not quantity. Many schedule their lives around the two services each month; the first and third Friday, along with the lunches and dinners.

    All are welcome!

    For additional information, visit the website at

    Temple Emet is located at 051 West 236th Street, Torrance, CA 90501.

  • White Light White Night

    August 21, 2021

    Walk With Sally presents White Light White Night on Saturday, August 21.

    White Light White Night is a great event for a great cause. Benefiting Walk With Sally, an organization that provides mentorship to people who’ve experienced loss through cancer, this night is a celebration of goodwill and support. With a “taste of LA” food festival, auctions, live music, and more, it is also a spectacularly good time!

    In addition to a live concert, attendees will enjoy gourmet bites from over 20 restaurants during the Taste of Los Angeles. The festivities will also include beverages and specialty cocktails from local craft breweries and boutique wineries.

    The Beacon of Light Award honors individuals who go above and beyond, year after year to help grow Walk With Sally’s mission.

    General admission tickets are on sale now.

    For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at or

  • Portuguese Bend National Horse Show

    September 10 – 12, 2021

    Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital Los Angeles presents the annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show Friday, September 10 through Sunday, September 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ernie Howlett Park in Rolling Hills Estates.

    For three days, this highly regarded A-rated Horse Show has two fully scheduled rings offering a wide variety of classes, including the prestigious PCHA Horsemanship Medal Finals. The weekend’s activities will include an array of food booths, boutiques and activities for children, including puppet shows, pony rides, and face painting.

    All proceeds will benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; in particular, The Associates Endowed Chair for the Chief of the Children’s Orthopaedic Center and The Associates Chair in Liver and Intestinal Research.