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- South Bay Water Wise Garden Tour
October 10, 2021
The annual South Bay Water-Wise Garden Tour will take place on Sunday, October 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This a self-guided driving tour of 8 private gardens and one marsh. These gardens showcase a variety of drought tolerant and helpful features: rain gardens, rain barrels and rain catchment systems, grey water system, wild life certified gardens, and ocean friendly gardens.
About 1 week before the tour, you will receive the addresses of the gardens so you can create a route. If you pack a lunch, you can eat in 2 of the gardens. The gardens are in Hawthorne, Torrance, Redondo Beach and Gardena. It’s a lovely way to spend the day!
Tickets are $10. Children under 12 are free.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.southbaywaterwisegardentour.com.
- Rocktoberfest @ Seaside Lagoon
October 15 – 17, 2021
Ragin Cajun will host Rocktoberfest Friday, October 15 through Sunday, October 17 at Seaside Lagoon.
It will be a weekend of beer, brats, burgers and rock and roll!
Tribute bands will cover the greatest rock and roll music in the world from Queen, The Eagles, Pink Floyd to Led Zepplin, Oingo Boingo, Van Halen, U2, ZZ Top and more!
Proceeds to support the American Cancer Society & the Beach Cities Relay For Life.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page or http://www.rocktoberfestival.com.
Seaside Lagoon is located at 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
- Riviera Village Garden Concert Series
October 17, 2021
The Village Garden in Riviera Village will host The Garden Concert Series on select dates this fall.
The Garden Concert Series is an exciting new performance venue located one block from the beach in Redondo. GCS is an intimate chamber concert performed by the Constellation Quartet with a selection of popular, film, and world music, and a new special guest each month.
•Sunday, October 17, 6:30 to 9 p.m. – Constellation Quartet + Rosy Nolan
•Sunday, October 31, 6:30 to 9 p.m. – Constellation Quartet EP Release Party with Cliff Beach
•Friday, November 12, 7:30 to 10 p.m. – Constellation Quartet + Lucy Clearwater
•Saturday, December 4, 7:30 to 10 p.m. – Constellation Quartet + We Are The West
- Halloween Costume Contest & Dance Party
October 25, 2019
The Redondo Pier Association presents Halloween on the Pier on Friday, October 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Wear your most horrific costume and plan to dance the night away. There will be prizes! Free Halloween themed balloons, boat rides (free admission for anyone in costume between 5 and 8 p.m.), DJ, selfie wall, sponsor giveaways, trick-or-treat on the boardwalk and pier (between 5 and 8 p.m.)
The event is FREE to attend and all ages are welcome.
♫It’s a dead man’s party….who could ask for more???♫
For additional information, visit the website at https://redondopier.com/halloween-on-the-boardwalk/
Redondo Beach Pier is located at 100 – 500 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
- Redondo Beach Community Awards
October 28, 2021
The Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Redondo Beach Community Awards on Thursday, October 28 at 11:30 a.m.
There are so many amazing individuals in the community and the Chamber invites you to submit nominations for both the “Man and Woman of the Year” Awards which will be presented at the Chamber’s annual Community Awards Ceremony.
Nominees do not have to be Chamber members and political figures are not eligible for the award.
The award is presented to two individuals who have distinguished themselves by significantly contributing to our community in the following areas:
- South Bay Economic Forecast Conference
October 28, 2021
Cal State Dominguez Hills will host the South Bay Economic Forecast on Thursday, October 28 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Loker Student Union Ballroom.
Take part in this annual event and take the opportunity to network with the Forecast speakers and attendees in virtual sessions. The Emcee and Moderator is Frank Mottek, Mottek on Money, KABC 790.
•What economic changes did COVID-19 accelerate?
•Is inflation here to stay?
•Are we seeing a housing market bubble?
•What innovations will shape our region’s future?
A complimentary craft brew and wine reception will start at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets are $110/$125/$150.
- Haunted Halloween Movie Night & Costume Contest
October 29, 2021
The Redondo Beach Police Department will host the Haunted Halloween Move Night & Costume Contest on Friday, October 29 at 6 p.m.
Be sure to dress in your best costumes for a screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Attendees will enjoy candy and popcorn, games and a photo booth.
Bring your own beach chairs!
Mystery location will be revealed soon!
- South Bay’s Got Talent Auditions
Application Deadline: November 5, 2021
The South Bay’s Got Talent competition is returning to the James R. Armstrong Theatre on Saturday, January 8 at 7 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to win the next South Bay’s Got Talent? Every year some of the best talent in the South Bay compete to win South Bay’s Got Talent. From dancers to magicians, bands to solo performers… ALL talents and ALL ages are welcome!
•Audition application due date: Friday November 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm
•Audition dates: December 6 & 7, 2021
•Competition date: Saturday January 8, 2022
First place winner receives a scholarship to the next World Championships of the Performing Arts, a small cash award and trophy. Additional awards given include 2nd and 3rd place and Judge’s Favorite.
- Let It Snow!
December 4, 2021
The Redondo Beach Police Department presents Let It Snow! on Saturday, December 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Seaside Lagoon.
The community is invited to Seaside Lagoon for an afternoon frolicking in REAL SNOW!
Enjoy cocoa, cookies and crafts, and photo ops with Santa. Take a ride down the snow hill, test your aim with snowball throwing and make a craft at Santa’s workshop. There will also be a Crazy Holiday Hat Contest with prizes!
Attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy, coat or gift card for children and families in need.
Seaside Lagoon is located at Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA.
- Holiday Concert & Santa at the Redondo Beach Pier
December 11, 2021
The Redondo Pier Association presents the annual Holiday Concert & Santa on the Pier on Saturday, December 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.
The event features live music and attendees are encouraged to sing along to all the most popular holiday favorites.
Santa will be holding court on the pier, so be sure to bring your list and be on your best behavior. The event also features giveaways and surfing Santa photos. Attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Love in the Mirror Toy Drive.
Holiday tunes performed by a surf rock band on the Pier overlooking the deep blue…..this is how the South Bay celebrates the season!
For additional information, visit the website at https://redondopier.com/holiday-concert-on-the-pier/
The Redondo Beach Pier is located at 100 – 500 Fisherman’s Wharf in Redondo Beach.