EVENTS

Los Angeles Times - - The Guide - Com­piled by Ja­son Gelt

Santa & Mon­ica Col­lectibles Air­port Mar­ket Out­door An­tique

Fur­ni­ture, rugs, paint­ings, cloth­ing and more on the first and fourth Sun­days of each month. Santa Mon­ica Air­port, 3223 Don­ald Dou­glas Loop South, Santa Mon­ica. To­day, 6-8 a.m., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; next Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. $3-$7. (323) 922-2511.

Wig­gle Wig­gle Wag­gle Walk Join thou­sands of an­i­mal lovers for this 12th An­nual fundraiser for the Pasadena Hu­mane So­ci­ety. www.wig­glewag­gle­walk.org. Brooke­side Park, 360 N. Ar­royo Blvd., Pasadena. To­day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. (626) 792-7151, Ext. 167. His­toric Hollywood Boule­vard Walk­ing Tour Hollywood Her­itage presents this two-hour weekly trek through clas­sic Tin­sel­town from a preser­va­tion­ist point of view. Con­ve­nient to Metro­Rail. Weather per­mit­ting. To­day, next Sun. 9 a.m. $5-$10. (323) 465-6716.

Mel­rose Trad­ing Post More than 200 eclec­tic ven­dors sell records, fur­ni­ture, arts and crafts and more in the Fair­fax High park­ing lot. Also fea­tures food ven­dors and live en­ter­tain­ment. www.mel­rose­trad­ing­post.org. Fair­fax High School, 7850 Mel­rose Ave, Los An­ge­les. To­day, next Sun.9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $2, chil­dren $1.

Pump­kin Fes­ti­val Cel­e­brate fall with pig races, a corn maze, pony rides, train rides, a pet­ting farm and plenty of farm-grown pump­kins, gourds and squash. peltzer­farms.com. Peltzer

Farms, To­day-next 39925 Calle Sun., Con­tento, 9 a.m.-8 Los p.m. An­ge­les. Pump­kin (951) 695-1115. patch free. Rides $4-$5.

Food Tast­ing Walk­ing Tours In­dulge your taste­buds on a tast­ing tour of the orig­i­nal Farm­ers Mar­ket and eclec­tic W. 3rd Street. Guests graze con­tin­u­ously along the tour route at eth­nic eater­ies, gourmet gro­cers and bak­eries. Ad­vance pur­chase re­quired. www.melt­ing­pot­tours.com. Farmer’s Mar­ket, 3rd and Far­i­fax Blvd., Los An­ge­les. Fri.-next Sun., 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults $49, chil­dren $25. (800) 979-3370.

24th An­nual Ok­to­ber­fest Ger­man mu­sic and dancers, a beer-tast­ing pavil­ion fea­tur­ing Cal­i­for­nia and Ger­man brews, wine tast­ing and Bavar­ian con­tests, plus dis­plays of vin­tage World War II air­craft in the Com­mem­o­ra­tive Air Force Mu­seum and dare-devil fly­ing demon­stra­tions. Com­mem­o­ra­tive Air Force Mu­seum, 445 Avi­a­tion Drive, Ca­mar­illo. To­day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $10. (805) 701-7248.

Sil­ver Lake Art, Craft and Vin­tage Dive into the Ghet­togloss-spon­sored craft fair that fea­tures vin­tage cloth­ing, tarot read­ings, plants, pet cou­ture and more. For ven­dor info please email info@sil­ver­lake­craftv­in­tage. www.sil­ver­lakeartcraftv­in­tage.com. Citibank Park­ing Lot, 2450 Glen­dale Blvd., L.A. To­day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. (323) 467-0623.

Big Bear Lake Ok­to­ber­fest This week­end fes­ti­val fea­tures Ger­man mu­sic, food and beer, log-saw­ing com­pe­ti­tion, kids’ con­tests, arts and crafts and much more. Free shut­tle. big­bearevents.com. Big Bear Lake Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake. To­day, next Sun., noon-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 12:30 p.m.mid­night. Sat. Adults $12, se­niors $9, chil­dren $6. Sun. Adults $6, se­niors $4, chil­dren free. (909) 585-3000.

Com­mu­nity Drum Cir­cle All ages and skill lev­els are in­vited to a drum cir­cle with Ron Pow­ell, drum­mer for the Kenny G. band and per­cus­sion chore­og­ra­pher of the Dis­ney Lion King Pa­rade. Pomona First Bap­tist Church, 757 N. Garey Ave., Los An­ge­les. To­day, 2 p.m. (909) 629-5277 Ext 3014.

Leon Trot­sky: His Life and Ideas Par­tic­i­pate in a lively ex­plo­ration of the life of one of his­tory’s fore­most rev­o­lu­tion­ar­ies. Dis­cuss how the key el­e­ments of Trot­sky’s thought can be used by to­day’s ac­tivists for rad­i­cal change. www.so­cial­ism.com. Sol­i­dar­ity Hall, 2170 W. Washington Blvd., L.A. Mon., 7 p.m. Free.

Grif­fith Park Night Hike The Sierra Club leads fun and in­struc­tive twohour hikes through Grif­fith Park. Wear com­fort­able shoes and meet at

the up­per merry-go-round park­ing lot. Grif­fith Park, 4800 Carousel Drive, L.A. Tue.-Thu., 6:45 p.m. (213) 387-4287. Ac­tivist Sup­port Cir­cle Group Vent­ing The theme of this com­mu­nity meet­ing is “Shar­ing Our Ac­tivist Frus­tra­tions, Keep­ing Our Ac­tivist Spirit.” Ac­tivistSup­port­Cir­cle.org. Friends Meet­ing Hall, 1440 Har­vard St., Los An­ge­les. Wed., 7 p.m. Free. (310) 399-1000.

Har­vest Fes­ti­val Browse more than 24,000 hand­made items at this orig­i­nal art and craft show. Food booths, con­certs, kids’ area and more. www.har­vest­fes­ti­val.com. Long Beach Con­ven­tion & En­ter­tain­ment Cen­ter, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; next Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $9, se­niors $7, chil­dren 13-17 $4, Chil­dren 12 and younger free. (800) 346-1212.

Clare­mont Vil­lage Art Walk Cen­tered at Bonita and Yale av­enues, the art walk en­com­passes a three square block area in his­toric Clare­mont Vil­lage. Fri., 6 p.m. Free. (909) 621-4494. The Fuller­ton Ar­bore­tum Sup­per

Club En­joy an in­ti­mate three-course meal that’s de­signed to in­form din­ers about their food’s jour­ney from earth to plate. Co-spon­sored by 5 Bar Beef, which will pro­vide an ed­u­ca­tional tour of the plants and soil that grew din­ner, pluis cook­ing in­struc­tions and sea­sonal recipes to take home. www.fuller­tonar­bore­tum.org Fuller­ton Ar­bore­tum, 1900 As­so­ci­ated Road, Cal State Fuller­ton Cam­pus, Fuller­ton. Fri., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mem­bers $55, Non­mem­bers $65. (657) 2783407.

Twi­light Hikes Hike along the trails in the Santa Mon­ica Moun­tains. Meet at the east end of the cen­ter’s park­ing lot. Stoner Recre­ation Cen­ter, 1835 Stoner Ave., West­wood. Fri., 6:30 p.m. Free. (310) 253-9840.

John Muir PTA flea mar­ket An­tique fur­ni­ture, paint­ings, vin­tage house­wares, cloth­ing, jew­elry and kids en­ter­tain­ment and much more. John Muir Ele­men­tary, 2510 Lin­coln Ave., Los An­ge­les. Sat., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Adults $1, chil­dren free. (310) 570-6483.

The Wooden Boat Fes­ti­val Stars of the show are the brig­an­tine Irv­ing John­son and the 85-foot P-520, a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps crash boat, plus the yacht Chee­rio II, for­merly owned by Er­rol Flynn. www.the­wood­en­boat­fes­ti­val.com. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 291, 215 15th St., New­port Beach. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $10. Chil­dren yougner than 8 free. (949) 673-5002.

So Cal Para­nor­mal Con­ven­tion Lec­tures and ac­tiv­i­ties from lead­ers in

the ghost hunt­ing field, celebrity ap­pear­ances by para­nor­mal per­son­al­i­ties. Guest ap­pear­ances by the Syfy chan­nel doc­u­men­tary film mak­ers, the Booth Broth­ers, Des­ti­na­tion Truth’s Rex Wil­liams, and more. Los An­ge­les Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, 1201 S. Figueroa St., L.A. Sat., 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. $35.

Bromeliad Plant Show 2010 Learn all about the art of grow­ing epi­phytic and ter­res­trial Bromeliad plants in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia. www.tiachucha.com. Tia Chuchas, 13197-A Glad­stone Ave., Los An­ge­les. Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Ceme­tery walk­ing tour Karie Bi­ble hosts this year-round tour, which high­lights the var­i­ous his­toric tales, scan­dals and mys­ter­ies of the Hollywood For­ever ceme­tery. www.ceme­tery­tour.com. Hollywood For­ever Ceme­tery, 6000 Santa Mon­ica Blvd., Hollywood. Sat., noon; next Sun., 2 p.m. $12. (818) 517-5988.

B.A.M. Fes­ti­val Beer, art, and mu­sic are the fo­cus of this cel­e­bra­tion of craft brews. 10 brew­eries, four bands, food tents, and open artist stu­dios. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit 18th Street Arts Cen­ter. 18th Street Art Cen­ter, 1639 18th St., Santa Mon­ica. Sat., 1-6 p.m. $33. (310) 453-3711, Ext. 106.

PCC Flea Mar­ket More than 500 ven­dors gather on the first Sun­day of ev­ery month to sell ev­ery­thing from an­tiques, col­lectibles, books, toys, clothes and more. Vinyl record en­thu­si­asts will de­light in the more than 50 used-record and mu­sic sell­ers, lo­cated on the third floor of the park­ing struc­ture. www.pasadena.edu. Pasadena City Col­lege, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd, Los An­ge­les. Next Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. (626) 585-7906.

Amer­i­cana Mu­sicFest Fifty groups or solo mu­si­cians will per­form on three stages. Mu­si­cal gen­res in­clude folk, blue­grass, Ca­jun, coun­try, gospel, blues, jazz and honky-tonk. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Ki­wa­nis Club of Thou­sand Oaks Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion. www.amer­i­cana­mu­sicfestkw.org. Para­mount Ranch, 2813 Cor­nell Road, Agoura Hills. Next Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $12, chil­dren $10, chil­dren younger than 5 free. (805) 584-0694. Adobe to Atomic: Glen­dale’s Ranch Her­itage Home Tour The Glen­dale His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety of­fers a rare, up­close-and-per­sonal look at one of the cvity’s old­est ranch homes, built in 1871 and re­stored in 1932. Last tour at 3:30 p.m. www.glen­dale­his­tor­i­cal. Casa Adobe de San Rafael, 1330 Dorothy Drive, Los An­ge­les. Next Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $30. (818) 242-7447.

Bunny Expo Bun­nies, chin­chillas and guinea pigs are avail­able for adop­tion. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude free nail trims for your rab­bits and guinea pigs, bunny games, bunny photo con­test, a huge silent auc­tion and raf­fle. www.bun­ny­bunch.org. The Bunny Bunch Bur­row, 4601 Brooks St., Los An­ge­les. Next Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. (909) 626-3946.

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