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OCTOBER 3 - NOVEMBER 6: See the most extensive, privately-owned collection of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror film artifacts from your favorite films including Dracula, Frankenstein, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more.
SEPTEMBER 24 - NOVEMBER 6: In this hour-long, family friendly revue, over 100 spirited puppets rally to regale you with silly things on strings.
NOW THRU NOVEMBER: Mr. Rex (Supersaurus) and Dinny (Pumpkinsaurus) are decked out in their fall costumes until the first week of November.
OCTOBER 18 - NOVEMBER 12: Learn about the interesting history, folklore, and art of monumental brasses. Choose from more than 100 reproduction-engraved plates of brass to do a rubbing. A trained instructor will provide rag paper, metallic waxes, and instructions for you to create your rubbing masterpiece
NOVEMBER 1-6: Join a celebration at life with Kidspace's six-day festival with music, art, and a community ofrenda.
OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 30: This season, South Coast Botanic Garden on the Palos Verdes Peninsula has something for everyone and every scare level with All Things Wicked & Wonderful.
SEPTEMBER 7 - NOVEMBER 18: Meet zoo staff for a fun time of exploration and discovery at a local park. Each week features a new theme, activities, and animal friend.
OCTOBER 14 - NOVEMBER 7: Don’t miss the final two locations of Circus Vargas’ 2022 production, The Circus Vargas Express, in Torrance at Del Amo Fashion Center October 14 – November 7 and in Lakewood at Lakewood Center November 11–28! The Circus Vargas Express delivers the ultimate entertainment experience! An amazing adventure guaranteed to thrill and enchant you with moment after fun-filled moment of world-class performers, aerialists, acrobats and comedic characters … all under the big top!!
OCTOBER 21 - NOVEMBER 11: Movies are complimentary to the community; self-seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Oct 21: Hotel Transylvania • Oct 28: Disney's Coco (plus pre-show entertainment) • Nov 4: Maleficent • Nov 11: Monsters Inc.
NOVEMBER 4 - JANUARY 8: Holiday magic starts at Irvine Spectrum Center with the return of the Ice Rink sponsored by the Anaheim Ducks. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
SELECT DATES, NOVEMBER 4-18: Enjoy a sumptuous feast as the public house comes alive, with countrymen far and wide, for a harvest celebration. Witness a duel, enjoy 18th century dancing, live colonial music, drama, and fun activities like tomahawk throwing.
NOVEMBER 4-20: Forget everything you thought you knew about this classic! Snow White is reclaiming her story and acting out what really happened after her new mother took over as queen. Two incredibly talented actors take on all 14 roles in a super-fast, whip-smart, hilarious game of switcheroo that tickles your imagination and delights at each twist and turn.
SEPTEMBER 18 - NOVEMBER 27: Walk among spiders and their magnificent webs in this unique, open-air experience. Talk to educators and see enclosed habitats of tarantulas, wolf spiders, and jumping spider.
FIRST FRIDAYS: Experience Kidspace Children's Museum for free! Advanced reservations are required.
DAILY, THROUGH DECEMBER 31: The seasonal Christmas Boutique at Roger's Gardens is now open. Discover new treasures of festive decór, whimsical ornaments, and gifts for all ages.
SEPTEMBER 24 - JANUARY 16: Children help Thomas and his friends solve a variety of challenges, from a simple sorting and shape identification activity to more complex engineering obstacles.
NOVEMBER 4 - JANUARY 8: From acres of lavender, to century-old olive grove and towering oaks, the farm turns into a festive event with over one million lights. Enjoy food and drink, horse-drawn carriage tours, s'mores pits, and Santa.
OCTOBER 7 - FEBRUARY 3: It's a farmer's market meets street fair. Enjoy family games, over 75 vendors, axe throwing, food trucks, live music, sweet treats, and more. Free.
NOVEMBER 4: Wildlife Wendy and her tropical birds provide an up-close and personal encounter with the most entertaining species of the bird world. Families and friends will be instantly intrigued by the majestic macaws as they present incredible physical abilities as well as their vivacious personalities. Be ready to laugh out loud at the antics of the talking and singing parrots.
NOVEMBER 5-6 and 11-13: Take a ride with Thomas, meet Percy and Sir Topham Hatt, and enjoy a day of family fun.
NOVEMBER 5-18: Follow the swashbuckling adventure of a young peasant woman, Anahit, and her remarkable journey as she transforms into a royal warrior, inspires her people, raises an army of women, and rescues the King and entire kingdom from evil forces.
NOVEMBER 5 - JANUARY 24: This new exhibition from artist Sean Kenney features more than 40 sculptures made from LEGO® pieces. The sculptures, sprinkled throughout the garden’s 87 acres, explore the beauty of nature through contemporary, stylized and colorful displays that stand in striking contrast with their surroundings.
NOVEMBER 5: More than 15 Ventura County farms, ranches and agricultural organizations will invite the public to experience a day of free agricultural activities and tours.
NOVEMBER 5: The performance pays tribute to traditional music and dances from different regions, along with music from Coco, plus an homage to artists Juan Gabriel, Selena, Pedro Infante, and more.
SATURDAY & SUNDAYS, NOW - DECEMBER 31, 2022: Have a blast making art from upcycled materials. Your table is stocked with curated recycled materials and "rediscovered" offcuts and scraps from local manufacturers, along with freshly sanitized crafting tools and kid-friendly fasteners.
OCTOBER 8 - NOVEMBER 26: On select days, the Academy Museum screens films for families of all ages. Oct 8: Kubo and the Two Strings • Oct 22: Box Trolls • Oct 29: ParaNorman • Oct 30: Coraline & ParaNorman • Nov 5: Coco • Nov 12: James and the Giant Beach • Nov 26: The NeverEnding Story
NOVEMBER 5: Go on a a docent-guided tour from the Main Beach Cobblestones through Heisler Park to view Pyramidon and back to the museum, plus enjoy hands-on activities and educational stations.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5: More than 100 local and regional artisans will showcase unique handmade gifts for purchase, including holiday decorations, hand-blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, folk crafts, clothing, and more.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5: The public is invited to view ofrendas honoring the dead, and enjoy live performances, Mexican cuisine, and shop from local artisans. The event is free.
NOVEMBER 5: Rainbow Lagoon will transform into a spectacular celebration and street extravaganza with a festive parade, arts and crafts, dance, world-class music and entertainment, and food and drinks.
SEPTEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 27: It's a farmer's market meets street fair. Enjoy family games like giant Jenga and Connect Four, shop from vendors, slime making, axe throwing, Nerf court, live music, beer garden, and more.
NOVEMBER 6, 13, and DECEMBER 4: Celebrate the oldest book of the Americas by creating your own accordion-style manuscript. Learn more about Indigenous bookmaking materials and the zigzag folding structure unique to ancient Mesoamerican books.
NOVEMBER 6, 13, and DECEMBER 4: Get hands-on experience cutting glass in your style and design of choice to make your very own festive ornaments, coasters, or dishware. Participants will be guided through the process from start to finish.
NOVEMBER 6: Enjoy live performances, art making, face painting and more.
SELECT DATES, NOVEMBER - JUNE: During a Discovery Day, “farmers” are stationed around the farm available to answer questions and provide information. They also offer an opportunity for children to pet a chick, plant a radish seed and see a milking demonstration at 9:30 a.m. (provided our cow is giving milk).
Nov 11: Veterans Day • Nov 12: Native American Storytelling • Nov 13: World Kindness Day • Nov 13: Baby Steps • Nov 16: America Recycles Day • Nov 17: Family Autism Night • Nov 23: Celebrate Thanksgiving • Nov 26: Family Friday
NOVEMBER 11-13: Enjoy a corn festival parade, corn eating contest, live performances, vendors and more.
NOVEMBER 11 - JANUARY 8: Wander through dazzling displays of color, light and sound that include the spectacular Winter Cathedral.
NOVEMBER 11-28: Don’t miss the final location of Circus Vargas’ 2022 production, The Circus Vargas Express, in Lakewood at Lakewood Center. The Circus Vargas Express delivers the ultimate entertainment experience! An amazing adventure guaranteed to thrill and enchant you with moment after fun-filled moment of world-class performers, aerialists, acrobats and comedic characters … all under the big top!!
NOVEMBER 11, 18, 21-23 AND 25: Veterans Day Mini Camp, Thanksgiving Baking Camp, Black Friday Mini Camp, Parents Night Out & more. Lil’ Chefs will be making holiday goodies, while learning basic cooking skills, working together as a team to complete delicious recipes. All Lil’ Chefs will taste everything they make.
OCTOBER 10, NOVEMBER 11 & 21-23: Fall camps will be held during holidays and school breaks for children 6-14 years of age from 7am-6pm. Field trips, arts and crafts, games and more are included.
NOVEMBER 11-12: Come join the original cast for a miracle of a concert as they sing your favorite songs accompanied by a full orchestra and 50 person ensemble.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11: Skatedogs is throwing a pizza party/skate clinic on Veterans Day and are excited to introduce Rock-n-Skate as part of the fun!
NOVEMBER 12, 20 & 26: Two-hour camel encounter includes a formal, 1 hour tour and show plus an hour to enjoy your favorite farm attractions.
NOVEMBER 12: Enjoy live music, food trucks, and this special movie under the stars. Ticket reservations required.
OCT 8, NOV 12, DEC 10: Visit the Petersen Automotive Museum for workshops (ages 3-6) that explore the history, science, and art behind the car.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12-13: The festival will feature traditional craft demonstrations, music, dance, cultural arts exhibits, and storytelling.
NOVEMBER 12: Learn how to dye your own bandana with pomegranate skins, make your own plant-based pigments, enjoy drop-in art activities and art cart plus lots more. All activities are first come, first served and while supplies last. Free with paid admission.
OCT 8, NOV 12, DEC 10: Visit Petersen Automotive Museum for labs that explore the history, science, and art behind the car.
NOVEMBER 12: Heroes Hall Museum will host a Veterans Day Celebration. The event will feature a groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming serenity walk, music, kids’ activities and food.
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