It’s the countdown until Christmas and the shopping frenzy continues for many. Check out this list for some alternative warehouse sales and trunk shows, plus make room for some entertainment along the way.
TONIGHT! Celebrate the Holidays at the Music Center’s Annual Free Holiday Sing-Along: Warm up your vocal chords and sing favorite holiday songs with live musical accompaniment tonight, December 17 from 6:30-8pm. Lyric sheets will be provided, and no experience is necessary. Enjoy old favorites and learn new ones at the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Stern Grand Hall, 135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. Tickets are free and distributed starting at 6 pm. One ticket per person in line.
Epicure Imports Warehouse Sale: This epicurean warehouse is only open a few times a year to the public for sales. The last sale of the year is today, December 17, from 1:30-6pm and tomorrow, December 18, from 9:30am-2pm. Stock up for your holiday parties or gift baskets. Save 35%-40% on a huge selection of imported gourmet foods (mostly from France) including meats, sausages, pates, French cheeses, truffles, chocolates, cookies, macarons, lemonade, spices, wines, vinegars, oils, jams, candies and more. Dress warmly because the main part of the warehouse is a refrigerated cooler. 6900 Beck Ave., North Hollywood. (818) 985-6800.
LTH Studio Trunk Show: Stop by for treats, drinks and jewels today, December 17, and tomorrow, December 18, for a trunk show just in time for Christmas at this My Daily Find fave. Stormie with Native American bracelets and necklaces will be there both Friday and Saturday. Toltec Gypsy arrives on Saturday with amazing jewelry from Nepal, Tibet, and other far away countries. Also on Saturday, see Patricia Hurley’s 14 kt whimsical charms. New in stock are rose gold pieces from Ginger Peachy. And not to be missed, stacking rings, layering necklaces, and much more. LTH Studio 12182 1/2 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA, 818-985-1278. Open 11-6 Tues-Sat. (Street parking). Located just west of Vantage.
Flapper’s Two Milk Minimum Comedy & Magic : Check out Flapper’s, the 818’s newest comedy club in Burbank. It’s sure to be a ton of laughs this Saturday, December 18, when comedian Raul Fernandez brings his mult-talented act of magic, juggling and music that is perfect for the entire family. Doors open at 11:30 am and the show begins at noon in the Main Room. Cost: $10 per ticket (kids lunch available for $5 extra and full menu for adult lunch at reasonable prices). 102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502
Trunk Show at Kingfisher Road: Another My Daily Find fave, Kingfisher Road in Woodland Hills, will be featuring a Vanessa Mooney Trunk Show on Saturday, December 18 from 10am-6pm with 10% off her collection all day. Glamorous or classic, rock or bohemian, Vanessa Mooney’s jewelry lends itself to casual or cocktail fashion, day or night and at a reasonable price point. Piled on, mixed and layered or just on its own, you’ll never feel like you are wearing something ordinary! Come meet Vanessa herself between 1-3 pm and get a free gift with purchase of her jewelry. www.kingfisherroad.com 4922 Topanga Canyon Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (south of Ventura)
Giant Warehouse Sale: The nation’s largest traveling warehouse sale is at the LA Convention Center this weekend. Over 40,000 items for men, women and kids at up to 80% off. Rock and Republic, Michael Stars, BCBG, C&C, English Laundry and more. 12/18 and 12/19 10am-6pm. LA Convention Center South Hall G. 1201 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles. www.thewarehousesale.com
CC Skye Happy Holidays Warehouse Sale: Get the “It Girl” look with strong and edgy jewelry,handbags and accessories for women. Save 60%-70% on all current merchandise through Saturday, December 18 from 10am-6pm. 5355 Cartwright Ave., #203, North Hollywood 91601. For information: (818) 506-3235 or email@example.com
Food Truck Frenzy: The trucks are rolling into the North Valley on Sunday, December 19. Crepin’ Around, Fishlips. Gourmet Genie, Komodo, Papas Tapas, Mandoline Grill and a slew more are heading out to Granada Hills at 1 pm. There will be live music, dancing and a full bar. Proceeds benefit Veterans of Foreign Wars. 17522 Chatsworth St. Granada Hills.
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