Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Weekly What To Do: Thanksgiving Weekend Wonder

Turkey Trot Los Angeles
Thanksgiving morning – November 23, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
Downtown Los Angeles.
The race starts and finishes in front of City Hall at 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
The fifth annual Turkey Trot Los Angeles. Participate in the 5k, 10k, or 1 mile Widdle Wobble for kids. Everyone gets a rockin’ t-shirt, sparkly finisher medal, and bib.

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Thursday, November 23, 8pm
New Bev
7165 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation 20th Anniversary Screening
Friday, November 24, 11:59pm

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary! In 35mm! w/Intro from Co-Writer Bryce Zabel

The Mutilator & Pie Eating Contest
Fri, Nov 24, 7:30pm
Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Before the film, The Mutilator even starts you'll have an honest to goodness pie eating contest. Brought to us from the people behind Cinematic Void. After seeing how much people can eat up, you'll see how much you can hold in when watching the Thanksgiving themed horror film.

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Nov 24 – Jan 7
Universal Studios
Park Admission

*Special holiday shows and merch
This holiday season, celebrate Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter where Hogsmeade is transformed in wondrous spirit. And, experience an all-new holiday spectacle with dazzling lights and music cast against the majestic backdrop of Hogwarts castle.

Escape Room LA - The Pyramid
Begins November 24
120 E. 8th Street (between Main and Los Angeles Streets)
Downtown Los Angeles 90014
$32 per person weekday evenings
$37 per person weekends

Set out on an expedition to a hidden jungle pyramid in search of The Mask of the Jade Warrior, a fabled lost treasure of the Maya. The mask is hidden in a secret tomb deep within the ancient pyramid. But to find it, you must solve the pyramid’s perplexing puzzles, riddles and challenges. Will you find the jade mask and escape? Or will you be trapped inside forever?

Bitch Screenings
Begins November 24
Music Hall
9036 Wilshire Blvd.

A woman snaps and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog as her checked-out, philandering husband tries to keep the family together.

LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink 
Begins November 24
Ends Dec 21
LA Live

Skating outdoors downtown next to the Staples Center.

7th Annual We Heart Eagle Rock Shop Small
Saturday Nov 25, 10 AM - 7 PM
Eagle Rock
Art, Crafts, Games, Face Painting, Live Music, Merchant Raffle Giveaways, and More!

Gremlins Holiday Tiki Party
Saturday Nov 25, 2017

Doors: 12:00 PM
Show: 1:00 PM
The Regent Theater
448 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 
On Saturday and a little early for Christmas is Gremlins, but it's a special showing with the director, Joe Dante in person. Making it even sweeter is that there will be a pre-party with free cocktails served in Mondo’s Gremlins Tiki mug, which attendees get to keep.

The Three Stooges Big Screen Event!
Saturday, November 25th at 2:00 & 8:00 PM
Alex Theatre
216 North Brand Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91203

"Twenty years ago, we thought we'd take a chance and put together a selection of Three Stooges® comedies and see whether anyone would show up. We never imagined that it would become wildly successful, with a fanatical fan base that would return year after year. So this year we'll revisit some of the most popular 2-reelers from past years with The Three Stooges® Big Screen Event: "Creme de la Cream Pies: Celebrating 20 years of Delicious Madness!"

The Hollywood Christmas Parade
Sunday, November 26th 2017 at 5:00 PM
From the Heart of Hollywood! Starting on Hollywood Blvd. at Orange Drive the U-shaped parade route will travel east to Vine, south on Vine St to Sunset Blvd. and west on Sunset Blvd. back to Orange Drive.

Check out LA's Christmas Parade filled with special guests and floats along Hollywood.

Black Sunday: Holiday Market Launch with Land Rover

ROW DTLA 777 Alameda St, Los Angeles

Howl’s Moving Castle Back In Theaters
Nov 26, 27 and 29
Multiple Theaters

From the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki comes "Howl’s Moving Castle", the story of Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, who finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl.

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Hero Complex Gallery
2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D, Los Angeles, CA 90034

Marvel legend STAN LEE appears at the Hero Complex Gallery  for the EXCELSIOR! art show celebrating over 75 years in the comics industry.

L.A. County Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Monday, November 27 at 5 PM - 6 PM
The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles
135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012

"The Holiday Season is ON. Usher in this festive time of year with the official lighting of L.A. County's Christmas tree in Grand Park. 🎄 Join us on Monday, November 27 at 5pm for chamber music, performances, holiday cheer and hot chocolate for all in Grand Park! ✨"