EAT – SHOP – SMILE: All Week: Hello Kitty / Sanrio Birthday + Food Trucks
Been there done that, and it’s fun if you have the least affinity for Hello Kitty. A vast and creative array of Hello Kitty and friends paintings: Smart Hello Kitty cars, tons of gamd crafts, and a few good food trucks.
At Barker Hangar, at the Santa Monica airport.
EAT: November 12-13: LA Tamale Throwdown
The LA Tamale Throwdown will feature Tamale Vendors, representing various regions of Mexico and the Central America. (more on Facebook)
LEARN: Nov 12-13: Learn Urban Farming in Pasadena
Ditching your acting dreams? Want to sell at farmer’s markets? Take workshops weekend at the Huntington Ranch – a laboratory for studying and experimenting with sustainable urban agriculture. (more at LA Times)
ART & EATS: Nov 14: Monster Drawing Rally + Food Trucks, Eagle Rock
Got the tip for this wacky fun event from Dave, who I met while “relaxing” at Little Flower Candy. (See, LA’s a friendly place!)
Over 100 artists drawing live while beer by New Belgium Brewing Company will be poured. The Coolhaus [awesome ice cream sandwiches!!], Fresh Fries, and Slice Truck food trucks will be parked outside for your dining pleasure. (more info)
GET SWEET: Valerie Confections
Head downtown via Valerie Confections where Tasting Table notes they’re having an open house. Valerie’s chocolates and jams made from local fruits will make your day and let you take care of your Thanksgiving house gift shopping.