This Weekend: Outdoor Concerts, Movies, Food Fests and More for All Ages

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BY KAREN YOUNG

Movies on the Green Warner Center

Make sure to check out the LA Street Food Festival and Galco’s Soda Pop Shop events this weekend.

Also, keep this Outdoor Cinema for weekend screenings all over L.A. list handy.

SATURDAY

Wonderworld Puppets at the Sherman Oaks Galleria: Sit back and have a blast as a colorful cast of puppet characters take the stage in an interactive performance. All Kids Club shows are FREE for children and their parents. Saturday, July 21, 10:30 a.m. – 11a.m.

Razors, Reels, & Resources: Travel through time from the Talepop Chumash Village to the razor baron King Gillette, with a stopover in Hollywood history, culminating with the epicenter of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Accessible 1-mile walk. Meet in the parking lot to left of the pond. Sat, July 21 at 10 a.m.

Movies on the Green Come watch Tangled, the animated feature starring the voices of Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi at Warner Center. When the kingdom’s most wanted – and most charming- bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn’s curious captor, who’s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she’s been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs. Saturday, July 21, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills.

Eat|See|Hear Comes to NoHo: The traveling movie, music and food truck festival is in the hood this weekend. See Tommy Boy starring the late Chris Farley and David Spade on Saturday, June 21. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Nightmare & The Cat play at 7 p.m; Tommy Boy 8:30 p.m. North Hollywood Recreation Center, 11430 Chandler Blvd @ Tujunga.FREE PARKING: This park has multiple parking lots available. Food Trucks: Fatmobile, Ta-Bom!,Yalla Truck, Cambalaches Gourmet, Dosa Truck, Philly Please, VCHOS, Mangia Ristorante, Random Treats Truck.  Leashed dogs welcome. Bring chairs and blankets.  Buy tix online here.

SUNDAY

Starlight Bowl: Enjoy a picnic and music with The Long Run, a tribute band to the Eagles,  on Sunday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. The Long Run  was formed in 1999 in Los Angeles by a group of well-rounded professional musicians with a love of harmony and deep respect for one of the greatest rock bands of all time. Sunday, July 22, 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Starlight Bowl, 1249 Lockheed View Dr., Burbank. Adults: $10 Children (3-12): $6 Seniors (60+)/Disabled: $6 Children 2 and under free (excluding box seats) Tickets purchased at the gate on the evening of the performance will be an additional $2 per ticket. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. (818) 238-5300

Concerts on the Green at Warner Center: “Elton” as portrayed by Kenny Metcalf has the voice and appearance of Elton John when he was young; from rhinestones to sequins, every detail has been meticulously recreated. For those desiring to step back in time to experience the sights and sounds of this amazing artist, Kenny Metcalf as Elton delivers.  Gates open at 5 p.m., concert 6-8 p.m. Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills.
Concerts on the Lawn:  This Sunday, July 22, the first Concert on the Lawn for 2012 is featuring the awe inspiring Billy McLaughlin, in his only Los Angeles appearance. You may have seen this brilliant world class guitarist on PBS as the subject of a compelling documentary called “Changing Keys.” Billy was diagnosed with Focal Dystonia in 2001 – an incurable neuromuscular disease leaving him unable to play his own music. In 2006, he was doing the unthinkable, relearning his songs left handed. Concert is from 5:30 – 7 p.m. with a cash donation of $15. Please bring your lawn chairs. If interested, please RSVP to lawnconcerts@aol.com and address and details will be e-mailed to you. Concerts on the Lawn is a backyard house party event located in the Noho/Toluca Lake area. Check Billy out at www.billymclaughlin.com  or Facebook.
Silents Under the Stars: It’s the 25th anniversary of the Silent Film Festival at Paramount Ranch of Sunday, July 22 at 8 p.m. Watch Mantrap (1926) directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clara Bow as a flirtatious manicurist juggling for a husband, an aviator and a divorce attorney during a camping trip in the woods. Enjoy your evening of silent film by beginning early – bring a picnic dinner and relax before seeing the films. A flashlight is recommended due to limited lighting in our parking area. Sponsored by the National Park Service, Hollywood Heritage, and the Silent Society. Tickets are $6.00 for the general public, $3.00 for children under 12, and $5.00 for Hollywood Heritage Members. For More Information Call: (323) 874-2276 or email  silents@hollywoodheritage.org
Karen Young is the Founder/Editor of My Daily Find. Got news? Email karen@mydailyfind.com

 

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