Fall festivals, genre films, New Wave and Elote: what to do this weekend in Los Angeles

On Friday, you can take the family to decorate gourds and pick pumpkins at the Brentwood Country Mart Fall Festival, then browse props and TV and movie memorabilia from horror and sci-fi classics at Icons of Darkness. .

On Saturday you don’t want to miss eating and drinking at Guerilla Taco’s Big Brown Beautiful Backyard Bash, then you can decide if you want to rush out and buy tickets to Cut Copy, New Order and Pet Shop Boys or The Black Keys with Band of Horses.

Sunday may be football day with the Rams vs. Cowboys, or if that’s not your pace, catch the grand opening of Dear Bella Creamery in Costa Mesa while the weather is still perfect. for ice cream.


Fall Festival at Brentwood Country Mart: This family-friendly festival will include a pumpkin patch, gourd decorating, cocktail tastings and more.

Free First Fridays at the Kidspace Museum: Over in Pasadena Kidspace Children’s Museum will invite guests to explore for free.

Darkness Icons: Check out hundreds of horror, sci-fi, and genre film and TV props and memorabilia on display.

Encanto Huntington-style: This outdoor projection will be completed by food trucks.

TUMBAO Latin Dance Party: For their first anniversary, TUMBAO brings Miami to LA at the Ace Hotel.

Italian horror classics with Secret Movie Club: SMC will display Blood and black lace and kill baby kill in 35mm.

Princess Mononoke at New Beverly: The acclaimed Studio Ghibli film will screen at the Tarantino Theater.


Bob Baker Puppet at Hollyhock House: This free show by the famous puppet troupe will take place at 10 a.m.

Dreaming Land returns to reality: Clockshop, a local non-profit organization, will launch a series on the return of land to black and indigenous populations.

Culver City Art Walk and Roll Festival: Enjoy beer and wine gardens, food trucks, music and more on Washington Blvd.

Archeology Day: The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Calabasas invites families to enjoy shows and artifacts for Archeology Day.

Big Brown Beautiful Backyard Bash: Guerilla Tacos will sell elote, street dogs, margaritas and mimosas.

Grand Park 10th Anniversary Concert: Artists include Maya Jupiter, Tolliver and more.

Scare: Head to downtown Torrance for this family-friendly event of tricks, mazes and more.

UCLA vs. Utah: See both football teams play at the Rose Bowl.

Olvera Muertos Street Art Walk: More than 35 artists will gather on Olvera Street to sell art, clothing and homemade goods in this market for all ages.

BirdyFest: Amazon’s PrimeVideo will hold an event celebrating its new series Catherine called Birdy at the Grove.

LA Kings vs. Anaheim Ducks: This pre-season hockey showdown will take place at the Crypto.com Arena.

Copy cut at Novo: The electropop group will perform.

Black Keys at the Kia Forum: Band of Horses will be the first part of the group Country-Rock.


CivilLAvia: 7 miles of free urban park space in Echo Park, Downtown and Boyle Heights, including the newly reopened 6th Street Bridge, to encourage walking and exploration in the city.

Indigenous Peoples Day Music Festival: Lineup includes Dakota Bear, Dekoy and Bird Singers.

African American History March: As part of Pasadena Walktober, the Pasadena NAACP will guide walkers on a 3-mile exploration of Pasadena’s black history landmarks.

Boy Group Brunch: This themed brunch takes you back to the 90s and early 2000s for $50.

Inauguration of Dear Bella Creamery: Head to Costa Mesa for a scoop of Dear Bella ice cream.

Home cooking festival: Streetwear brand The Hundreds has curated some of LA’s trendiest restaurants, including Osteria Mozza, Mother Wolf and Jon & Vinny’s to serve at this food festival.

World Sake Day at OTOTO: Select a tasting from more than 40 different sakes and try some snacks.

Hammer Museum Fall Exhibition Celebration: Join the Westwood Museum in welcoming the start of their Picasso Papercuts, Joan Didion and Bob Thompson exhibitions.

Rams vs. Cowboys: Los Angeles will face Dallas at SoFi Stadium.

Mary J. Blige at Kia Forum: The R&B artist will perform in Inglewood.

Zedd at the Dolby Theater: See the DJ perform alongside a live orchestra.

Get a salty comedy show: Mateo Lane, Rory Scoval and more will perform in this comedy fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


New Order and Pet Shop Boys at the Hollywood Bowl: The new alternative wave of the 80s arrives in the historic hall of Hollywood this weekend for two nights.

Orange County Museum Grand Opening: OCMA opens its doors this weekend with a 24-hour celebration featuring music, movies, yoga and more.

Highland Park Film Festival: Sci-Fi and Horror in the Hood shorts, a screening of reservoir dogs and tons of original movies to boot.

Tom of Finland Arts and Culture Festival: Celebrate the famous homerotic work of art by Scandinavian artist Tom of Finland and local artists this Saturday and Sunday at the Tom of Finland Foundation.

Hispanic Ballet: The New York-based dance company will perform Saturday and Sunday at The Wallis in Beverly Hills.

Flea Market Oddities: Everything from taxidermy to dark ephemera for sale at this transplanted Brooklyn flea market.

Benny Boy Brewing Company Oktoberfest: Head to Lincoln Heights at your Vindels and Lederhosen for $1 off mugs of 3 different German beers.

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