Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.
September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30: Make, look, and talk about art at Andell Family Sundays. In artist-led workshops, learn simple hula dance, and create patterned textiles.
September 22 – October 31: Pick your own pumpkin right off the vine, take a wagon ride around the 30-acre farm, and visit the corn maze and petting zoo.
Weekends, September 21 – October 28: Gather friends and family to celebrate Oktoberfest with German food, dancing, kids’ activites and crafts.
September 23-October 31: The farm features all fall activities including pumpkins, digging in the Peltzer Mine, pig races, train rides, pony rides and a petting farm.
September 16 – November 30: Can you locate the bird houses inhabited by parrots, owls, blue birds and hawks to collect their clues and find the missing pumpkin patch?
Weekends: The Newport Bay Conservancy offers a two-hour guided kayak tour of the Back Bay.
Saturday and Sunday: Join an hour-long tour that features fascinating stories about how the pier has changed over 100 years, the apartments over the Merry Go-Round, hidden nooks and crannies and more!
September 23: In celebration of California’s statehood, Rancho Los Cerritos invites you to join in on 19th-century dance lessons and live music.
September 23: STEM3 Academy’s Very Special Innovation Fair is a free, family-friendly showcase of discovery and imagination that is equal parts science fair, high-tech exhibition, art show, and community carnival.