It’s the last weekend to see what’s happening at the 5th San Pedro International Film Festival, and there’s still a robust menu of cinema to digest through Sunday. Surf Tribes: Evolution of Surfing, a documentary short that captures an idyllic surfing California landscape before the tide of commercialism arose features footage about the early days of surf culture and screens Saturday afternoon (4:00 p.m.) at The Space. Pre-purchase tickets and check out film schedules at www.spifffest.org.
Below are a list of South Bay Events happening this weekend.
Rejoice In Art! Fine Art Fair & Exhibition: Friday, October 14, 2016 – Saturday, October 15, 2016 For the second consecutive year Rejoice in Art! Fine Art Fair and Exhibition, scheduled for Friday October 14 and Saturday October 15, 2016 at Riviera UMC, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach. On Friday Rejoice in Art! opens to the public from noon to 9:00 p.m. and then again on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.The free public event features more than 30 artists in tents and booths, inside and outside, selling their artwork in a family-friendly, fun atmosphere. www.rejoiceinart.com
Grand Opening: Zymurgy Brew Works & Tasting Room: Friday, October 14, 2016 – Noon – 4:00 PM The Beer-Muda triangle locale in Torrance’s never-ending craft beer brewery expansion adds another element of interest when new, do-it-yourself Zymurgy Brew Works & Tasting Room makes an official opening on Friday. Zymurgy mixes user experience and craft beer education to create an operation where you can brew your own batch of beer with the help of a brewmaster. During grand opening celebration Zymurgy will be offering $1.00 off flights and full pours as well as 15% off brew sessions booked for later dates. Location: 22755 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 9050. more info
Young Dubliners at Saint Rocke: Friday, October 14, 2016 – 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM The Young Dubliners sound is most commonly called ‘Celtic Rock’, that label is misleading. The Irish influence is there, certainly, but it’s not the only influence that rears its head on their albums, or in live shows. Hear their hybrid sound of Celtic and American rock live at Saint Rocke Friday night. tickets
The Best of Big Fish Low-Rider Car Show: Saturday, October 15, 2016 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM A Day with Big Fish is a company that creates and produces videos dedicated to the low-rider community and will be at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo Saturday promoting their low-rider coloring and activity book: Childhood Dreams. Stick around to watch some hopping low-riders and vote for your favorite. ADM is located at 610 Lairport St, El Segundo, CA 90245. more info
Impressions Workshop – Feathered Friends: Saturday, October 15, 2016 – 10:00 AM – Noon Feathered Friends Family Nature & Art Workshop presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center and Terranea Resort. Bring your family to enjoy a morning outdoors to participate in bird-related activities, a short guided hike along the coast and painting in in outdoor art studio. $25 per family. All ages welcome. RSVP online in advance or view flyer for more information. Meet in front of the statue at Pelican Cove Parking area, 31300 Palos Verdes Dr. South (Rancho Palos Verdes).
Freedom 4U Arts Expression Night: Saturday, October 15, 2016 – 6:00 PM Join Freedom 4U as they host a live performance show by South Bay high school students featuring music, Hip-Hop, song, Photography, live art and more inside Hermosa Beach’s Clark Building. Cost is $5 at the door. Clark building is located at 861 Valley Drive in Hermosa. more info
Autumn Sea Fair at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium: Sunday, October 16, 2016 – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Celebrate the bounty of the sea with fun-in-the-sun games and hometown spirit during Autumn Sea Fair at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Children of all ages will enjoy ocean-related activities throughout the day, including face-painting, origami lessons and gyotaku, the Japanese art of fish printing. Dig out your inner pirate and join in the search for a buried treasure, learn how to cast a fishing rod, and use recycled materials (provided by CMA) to compete in the Ocean Monster costume contest. CMA is located at 3720 Stephen M White Dr, San Pedro, CA 90731. more info
BRAIN, Exploring the Faces of Nobel Prize Winners, Opens at ESMoA: Sunday, October 16, 2016 – 10:00 AMThe art laboratory located on Main Street in El Segundo will be opening eyes to the under-appreciated phenomena of typology in art through portraiture of some of the sharpest intellects of our time with Art Experience 25: BRAIN, featuring iconic works of photographer Peter Badge exploring the faces of Nobel Prize recipients. BRAIN opens at ESMoA at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October with an introduction by Marc Pachter, Director Emeritus, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, scheduled at 2:00 p.m. The art experience will run through February 12, 2017. ESMoA is located at 208 Main Street, El Segundo, California. more info