Special Events

  • SOAR @ South Coast Botanic Garden

    October 1 – November 30, 2021

    The South Coast Botanic Garden presents SOAR: Monarch Migration opening on Friday, October 1 and running through November 30.

    Monarchs are one of only a few butterfly species that migrate. At this brand-new exhibit, visitors are invited to come learn why, how and where they travel. The immersive pavilion, which will be replanted inside, will showcase not only Monarchs, but also a few mimics (other butterflies that may look like a Monarch but aren’t actually). SOAR guides (both our in person guides and our educational materials) can help you become a butterfly detective so you can tell the difference between the species in the pavilion. Plus, the host and nectar garden outside the pavilion will be replanted with everything our Western Monarchs love, including milkweed, which helps repopulate this very special butterfly.

  • Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair

    October 2 & 3, 2021

    The annual Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair takes place Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    A longstanding South Bay tradition, the Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair is a fun-filled, family occasion featuring live music, entertainment, arts and crafts, games and rides. The Hometown Fair merchants offer an extensive assortment of quality craftsmanship. Exhibitors are by invitation only so as to provide a unique selection of items. With over 200 vendors, there’s something for everyone: from ceramics and clothing, oil and water paintings to photographs and sculptures made from glass, wood and metal.

  • The Village Market

    October 2, 2021

    Style on the Spot presents The Village Market on Saturday, October 2 from noon to 4 p.m.

    Enjoy some fresh air, music and unique vendors in the new Plaza at the Manhattan Village shopping center. The Village Market will run from February to December with live music performances and unique, local vendors spaced out in the Village’s outdoor plaza.

    Guests are asked to RSVP in order to stagger check-in times so the experience can be the safest for everyone coming to enjoy their Saturday afternoon. Along with an outdoor venue and staggered arrivals, safety is ensured by mask requirements, social distancing reminders, and designated eating/drinking areas. The first 100 guests to register will receive a FREE Village Market jute bag, perfect for carrying their market purchases.

    There will be only 100 tickets that include a gift bag. These are allocated to one per person RSVP with a ticket, and one per email address that has been submitted.

  • Gardena Food, Wine & Brew Festival

    October 2, 2021

    The City of Gardena is proud to announce the 11th annual Gardena Food, Wine & Brew Festival on Saturday, October 2 from noon to 7 p.m. on the lawn of Gardena City Hall.

    A ticket to the festival will assist in raising funds for the Gardena Senior Citizens Bureau and the Senior Day Care Center and Alzheimer’s Clinic. All attendees will receive a Wine Festival Ticket as well as a wine glass to keep.

    Come and enjoy the sounds of musical guests DW3 and other local bands. During the festival you can visit food, wine, beer and retail vendors throughout the day. There will also be a Cigar Lounge for cigar enthusiasts that will be open for all to enjoy.

    Tickets are $25/$80.

  • Hermosa Harmony Festival

    Otober 2, 2021

    World of Sound Productions (WOSP) presents the Hermosa Harmony Festival, the first-ever silent beach festival where attendees enjoy an immersive experience of live music, DJs, and wellness experiences through high-fidelity headphones. The unprecedented, all ages, unique concert event kicks off on Saturday, October 2 from 2 to 9 p.m. near the Hermosa Beach Pier.

    With five stages to choose from – including DJs, live performers, dancing, and wellness experiences – each concert goer will receive unique headphones with five channels, allowing them to dial in to the experience of their choice. The crystal-clear audio has a range of nearly a quarter mile in each direction, allowing visitors to even to be able to dance with their toes in the ocean. Performers include Cubensis (Grateful Dead tribute band), Acoustic Graffiti (Led Zeppelin tribute band), Kat Hall, Barley, and Latchkey Kid. There will be 15+ DJs, including participation from Neon Beach LA, Ecstatic Dance LA, and Better Together Records. Wellness experiences include Shine Kids Dance, Yoga, meditation, breath work, and shamanic fitness. Non-alcoholic food and drink will be provided.

  • Palos Verdes Pastoral

    October 3, 2021

    The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy in partnership with Terranea Resort present the annual Palos Verdes Pastoral: A Garden-to-Table Dining Experience on Sunday, October 3 at 5 p.m. on the Catalina Terrace at Terranea Resort.

    Imagine 200 dinner guests seated at long tables in an exclusive coastal setting… linen tablecloths with exquisite natural décor and wine glasses sparkling in the sunlight… the sounds of the ocean, and a gentle breeze inspiring the feeling of standing in a field of coastal grasslands. The first of multiple courses is served and an evening of fine wine, beautiful food and dining at sunset begins.

    Acclaimed Chef de Cuisine Andrew Vaughan will present the event’s garden-to-table menu using the finest local sustainable seafood, grass-fed meats and the freshest ingredients and flavors to create delicious and thoughtful Low Carbon Footprint courses paired with an inspired selection of wines.

  • Seaside Heroes Park Community Beautification Event

    October 9, 2021

    Join volunteers at Seaside Heroes Park for the monthly Community Beautification Event every second Saturday of the month (October 9) from 8 to 11 a.m.

    All are welcome to get down and dirty and lend a hand cleaning, weeding, and dead heading – including groups or individuals who need community service hours. Even though the park is small, it’s a huge job to keep it looking good. As of October 2020, volunteers have put over 2300 work hours into the project. This is a labor of love and the organizers are immensely grateful to anyone who gives their time.

    COME MAKE FRIENDS! DO GOOD! HAVE FUN! BE SURE TO BRING YOUR MASK TO WEAR. There will be waivers for everyone to sign so please arrive by 7:45 am, if possible, so you can begin the work at 8 am.

  • The Fair on Richmond Street

    October 9, 2021

    The El Segundo Kiwanis Club presents the annual Richmond Street Fair on Saturday, October 9 from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m.

    Historic Richmond Street is located in the center of El Segundo’s downtown business district. Known for its architecture, quaint shops, eateries, studios and vintage theater, Richmond Street has been the anchor of this charming community for over 100 years. Where better to commemorate this delightful little town and all it has to offer? But this year, the Fair is expanding to Main Street!

    Expect six big blocks of fun with arts & crafts, rides, live entertainment, beer garden, music, dancing, raffle prizes and more.

  • VERTE 2021

    October 9, 2021

    LAcarGUY will host the annual Verte 2021 on Saturday, October 9 at 5:30 p.m. at Audi Pacific in Torrance.

    Join Grades of Green for VERTE 2021, an unforgettable evening of food, drinks, dancing and fun to celebrate Mother Earth and the student environmental leaders who care for her. Founded 11 years ago in Manhattan Beach, Grades of Green has grown to inspire and empower more than 670,000 students across the world to make astounding environmental impact. VERTE is Grades of Green’s number one funding source, allowing the nonprofit to continue providing students with its award-winning brand of mentorship and support at no charge.

    Verte is a celebration to benefit Grades of Green, an environmental education non-profit whose vision is to make environmental protection second nature in young minds, which is achieved by inspiring and empowering kids and the broader school community to care for the environment.

  • Halloween Scare Down in Downtown

    October 9, 2021

    The Downtown Torrance Association presents the annual Halloween Scare Down in Downtown on Saturday, October 9 from 5 to 9 p.m.

    Head to downtown Torrance for this family friendly, fun-filled Halloween event with activities for all ages. The evening features pumpkin painting, music, haunted boo-tique, photo booth, games, tarot card reader and more!

    Stroll down the decorated streets of historic downtown Torrance and see which business gets your vote for best decorations. Most stores will be open late with candy for the trick or treaters and scary good sales! At the Torrance Historical Society Museum located at 1345 Post Avenue, there will be an antique car show, Day of the Dead altar exhibits and candy and tattoos for the kids.

    All the downtown restaurants will be offering Halloween themed drinks and specials! Party into the late, late night with live music at Tortilla Cantina, Madre! and Keegan’s.

    For additional information, call 310-328-6107 or visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/scaredown.

  • 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.

  • Furbaby Lovefest

    October 10, 2021

    The City of Gardena presents the Furbaby Lovefest on Sunday, October 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. on the lawn at City Hall.

    This fundraising event benefits homeless animals by providing low cost services, entertainment and education. Available services include: low cost spay and nueter; pet licensing; pet adoptions; contests, vendor booths, snacks, raffle, silent auction and more.

    The event is Hawaiian themed and will feature live traditional and contemporary island music by Island Style. Hawaiian attire is recommended!

    This is a complimentary event but donations are appreciated.

    Gardena City Hall is located at 1700 West 162 Street, Gardena, CA 90247.

  • 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

  • Shop Small Biz Pop-Up Shop

    October 16, 2021

    Shop Small Bizz will host a Pop-Up Shop on Saturday, October 16 from noon to 7 p.m. at Del Amo Fashion Center.

    Calling all goblins, ghosts and creatures of the night! It will be an evening filled with monstrous fun! Shop from 30+ vendors varying from clothing, jewelry, home decor, candles, DIY and more.

    It’s going to be a terrifyingly good time!

    For additional information, visit the website at https://www.shopsmallbizz.com/.

    Del Amo Fashion Center​ is located at 3525 West Carson Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 511, Torrance, CA 90503.

  • The Halloween Ball

    October 17, 2021

    Chef Shafer presents the annual Halloween Ball on Sunday, October 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Depot.

    This spooktacular evening is attended by hundreds of costumed guests and features a ghoulish feast by Chef Shafer, hosted bar, live music, dancing, the infamous wine wall, a costume contest, live and silent auctions and lots of eerie fun.

    Benefitting the Torrance Police Foundation, the Ball will take place under a ghostly white tent located in The Depot parking lot.

    You know those things that go bump in the night? They’ll all be there.

    Tickets are $125 per person or a table of 10 for $1,500. This is an adults only event (21+).

    For additional information and ticket purchase, call (310) 802-7830 or email JOLVERA@GHMP.com.

    The Depot is located at 1250 Cabrillo Avenue in Torrance.

  • 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

  • The Best of Manhattan

    October 21, 2021

    The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce presents The Best of Manhattan on Thursday, October 21 at 5 p.m. at The Westdrift Hotel.

    The Best of Manhattan strives to recognize those businesses and leaders who make Manhattan Beach the tremendous city it is. Each year the community has an opportunity to vote for their favorites in several categories. The evening will begin at the reception area located outside of the ballroom at the Westdrift Hotel. Guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne, entertainment, and a special experience to celebrate the Chamber’s 80th anniversary. Guests are encouraged to dress in cocktail attire. For the remainder of the night, guests will be treated to a sit-down dinner, more entertainment, and a fantastic lineup of events as the winners are announced in each category.

    Tickets are $135/$165 per person.

    For additional information, visit the website at http://www.manhattanbeachchamber.com/BOM/.

    The Westdrift Hotel is located at ​1400 Parkview Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

  • Torrance Antique Street Faire

    October 24, 2021

    The monthly Torrance Antique Street Faire takes place on Sunday, October 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Join the hunt for vintage treasure when 150 sellers transform the streets of downtown Torrance into an eclectic open-air antique flea market! The Antique Appraisal Booth offers appraisals for only $3 per item. Many local, award-winning restaurants are still open for take-out.

    Rain or shine, free admission and pet friendly! Masks and social distancing required.

    For additional information, call (310) 328-6107 or visit the website at http://www.torranceantiquefaire.com/.

  • Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk

    October 24, 2021

    The annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk takes place on Sunday, October 24 at 9 a.m. in Manhattan Beach.

    Support local education and children with special needs by signing up for this special walk which goes from the Manhattan Beach Pier to the Hermosa Beach Pier and back. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with the walk starting at 9 a.m.

    The annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk is an awe-inspiring event that brings together all walks of life for one common purpose; to support children with special needs and education. The walk is sponsored by Skechers USA and Nickelodeon.

  • Dog Walking Hours @ SCBG

    October 24, 2021

    Grab a Leash! The South Coast Botanic Garden has scheduled Dog Walking Hours for Sunday, October 24 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.

    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!

  • Celebrate Wellness

    October 24, 2021

    The community is invited to join Cancer Support Community-Redondo Beach for the annual Celebrate Wellness food and beverage tasting event on Sunday, October 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. at South Coast Botanic Garden.

    Reserve your seat at this extraordinary garden party celebration that will amaze and delight food and wine enthusiasts or anyone who appreciates an opportunity for a great culinary experience. Leisurely stroll through the garden on a summer afternoon, while sampling delectable cuisine and beverages from some of the finest South Bay restaurants, wineries and breweries.

    Mingle with old friends and new, and bid on the many valuable live and silent auction items offered at the event. Choose among a variety of fabulous trips, health and beauty, entertainment and sports items, and much more.

    Tickets are $150/$175 per person (guests must be 21 and older).

  • 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.

    Topics include:
    •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!

  • Las Candalistas Fall Fundraiser

    October 30, 2021

    Las Candalistas presents the Fall Fundraising Party: A Night at the Ranch…. Under the October Moon on Saturday, October 30 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the Empty Saddle Club.

    This festive event is the best kept secret on the Peninsula! The evening includes live music by South Bay favorites Andy and Renee & Hard Rain playing your classic rock favorites and more. Dance the night away or just relax and enjoy! Delicious appetizers and dinner (served buffet) by Entertaining Friends; Welcome Harvest Beer Taster with keepsake glass; Photo-ops by the Hay Wagon; A festive fall ambience; A full cash bar; Exciting live auction; Bid and possibly win: An African Safari Experience; A Stay in Ireland; Golf in Sedona; Beach Vacation (choose out of 4 destinations), and more; Wine Pull; Silent Auction; and surprise free giveaways!

    Doors open at 5 p.m. You won’t want to miss a thing!

    Covid Policy: LA County health guidelines at the time of the event. Thank you for understanding. Hand sanitizers will be placed throughout the club.

  • Movie in the Park

    October 30, 2021

    The City of Torrance Community Services Department will host a Halloween-themed Movie in the Park on Saturday, October 30 at Wilson Park, which will take the place of the City’s traditional Halloween Carnival.

    Grab your costumes, blankets, and lawn chairs for a special viewing of The Addams Family.

    The event will be free of charge and no registration is required.

    Schedule:
    5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Music provided by DJ Ozzie, Photo Area
    5:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Food Booths (food available for purchase)
    6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Costume Parade
    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Special viewing of The Addams Family (2019, rated PG)

    For additional information, visit https://www.torranceca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/24548/18.

    Wilson Park is located at 2200 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90503.

  • Lomita Halloween Celebration

    October 30, 2021

    The City of Lomita will celebrate Halloween on Saturday, October 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lomita Park.

    The event features carnival games and a costume contest for all ages!

    For additional information, call (310) 326-0140.

    Lomita Park is located at 24428 Eshelman Avenue, Lomita, CA.

  • Halloween Classic Car Show

    October 31, 2021

    GasRatz presents the Halloween Classic Car Show on Sunday, October 31 starting at 10:30 a.m. at The Brew Hall in Torrance.

    Alright car peeps…this is the last show of the season! There will be a trunk or treat, so bring out the little ones cause there will be candy for them.

    Valve Cover Races happen at 12 noon and Best of Show awards at 12:45.

    This event is FREE for spectators!

    For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/368428528158340/.

    The Brews Hall is located at 21770 Del Amo Circle East, Torrance, CA 90503.

  • 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.

  • TEDx Manhattan Beach

    November 6, 2021

    The next TEDx Manhattan Beach event, FUTURE REiMAGINED, will take place on Saturday, November 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mira Costa High School.

    TEDx is about ideas worth spreading, the concepts that change our community and change the world. Meet 14 visionary presenters from diverse fields; inspiring speakers who will amaze, educate, envision, and share the FUTURE REIMAGINED.

    Speakers include a Society Reimaginer, Connectivity Scientist, a Stress Reliever, Humanoid Builder, a Mentor Advocate, Student Perspective Seeker, Space Tourist Activist, and Community Artist are just a few presenters. Explore the interactive Expo, sample delicious food and beverages and enjoy new experiences shared with our community.

  • Westside Food-Wine-Spirits Festival

    November 7, 2021

    The Westside Food-Wine-Spirits Festival will take place on Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Automobile Driving Museum.

    Festivities will take place both inside the museum and outside and attendees will have full access to the Museum and the incredible collection of automobiles.

    This 6th edition of the festival will showcase a variety of Southern California’s best culinary talent, finest wines, and spirit makers. An abundance of 25+ food, wine, craft spirits and beers, and non-alcoholic drink exhibitors will be serving delicious tastings.

  • Lomita Holiday Tree Lighting

    December 3, 2021

    The City of Lomita hosts the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. in front of City Hall.

    The City Hall tree will be lit and the lawn will be decorated with several different holiday displays available for families to take their holiday picture.

    The displays will be available from December 3 through New Year’s Day 2022.

    For additional information, call 310-326-0140 or visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/.

    Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Avenue in Lomita.

  • 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.

  • Torrance Antique Street Faire Holiday Edition

    December 12, 2021

    A very special holiday Torrance Antique Street Faire will take place on Sunday, December 12 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Antiques make great gifts and the event will feature Christmas carolers, Santa, DJ Ozzie and special entertainment.

    Join the hunt for vintage treasure when 150 sellers transform the streets of downtown Torrance into an eclectic open-air antique flea market. The Antique Appraisal Booth offers appraisals for only $3 per item. Many local, award-winning restaurants are still open for take-out.

    Rain or shine, free admission and pet friendly! Masks and social distancing required.

    For additional information, call (310) 328-6107 or visit the website at http://www.torranceantiquefaire.com/.

    The Torrance Antique Street Faire is located at 1317 Sartori Avenue in downtown Torrance.

  • Senior Comedy Afternoons: Holidays Happen!

    December 12, 2021

    Senior Comedy Afternoons presents Holidays Happen! on Sunday, December 12 at the Los Verdes Golf Course.

    This show is for anyone looking for a great afternoon full of laughs, a delightful lunch and a chance to socialize. Doors open at noon, a 3-course served luncheon starts at 12:30 and the show starts at 1:30.

    The line up includes comedians Marty Ross, Fritz Coleman and Karen Rontowski. The event also features music and dancers, a senior mini-expo, free parking, birthday celebrations and surprises.

    Tickets are $75/$85 and include lunch, the show, taxes and tip. Senior Comedy Afternoons loves celebrating birthdays so don’t’ forget to mention it when purchasing tickets.

    Tickets are available online at http://www.seniorcomedyafternoons.com or by calling 714.914.2565.

    For additional information, contact Bonnie Barchichat at 714-914-2565 or via email at bonnie@seniorcomedyafternoons.com.

  • NextStep Charity Poker Tournament @ The 900 Club

    February 19, 2022

    NextStep presents the annual 900 Club Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday, February 19 starting at noon.

    The 900 Club is a members-only establishment located in Manhattan Beach and this is your chance to gain entrance to this exclusive retreat! The event will bring together members the 900 Club, celebrity guests, local businesses and friends in support of NextStep.

    Check-in starts at noon with cards flying at 1 p.m. The buy-in is $100 pre-purchase or $150 at the door, and rebuys will be available. Players will enjoy free cocktails, fireball shots, and food!

    There are only 70 seats available so you have a real chance to win! Hey, it’s fun, it’s for a great cause and it’s tax deductible!


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