November 11, 2012
Sunday @ 8am
13th Annual Cruizin " E" Street Veteran's Day Parade & Car Show
Historic Route 66
Original McDonald's Museum
1398 Noth "E" Street
909 885 6324
Salute our troops at the 13th Annual Cruizin "E" Street Veterans Day Parade and Car Show.
All veterans will be honored – past and present.
Sunday @ Noon Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein Craft and Folk Art Museum 5814 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles 323-937-4230 www.cafam.org Let's look at art! Celebrating the Studio Glass Movement's 50th anniversary, the Craft and Folk Art Museum presents Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein. This is the first museum survey in Southern California of Long Beach-based sculptor Steve Klein, a distinguished sculptor and teacher who interprets original works of architecture, visual art, and natural landscapes as stylized contemporary glass sculptures.
Sunday @ 10am Indiana Jones & the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition Discovery Science Center 2500 North Main Street Santa Ana 714-542-2823 www.discoverycube.org There's Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: the Exhibition is waiting for you at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana. This innovative exhibition, made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd., presented by the National Geographic Society and produced by Montreal's X3 Productions, features an extensive collection of Indiana Jones film materials from the Lucasfilm Archives, along with photos and videos from the National Geographic Society and artifacts from the Penn Museum.
Sunday @ 8a.m. JDRF Los Angeles 2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes Dodger Stadium 1000 Elysian Park Avenue Los Angeles 855 453 7352 www.jdrfla.org/walk Join thousands of friends and family fundraising to find a cure at the annual Walk to Cure Diabetes.
According to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, approximately 80 people per day – are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the U.S.
Sunday @ 7a.m. Pan Pacific Park 7600 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles 888 704 6178 www.runforher.kintera.org Support Ovarian cancer research and awareness at the "Run for Her" 5K Run and Friendship Walk.
This is the largest event of its kind in the country, with more than five-thousand participants in all 50-states, plus five countries.
Sunday 48th Annual Auto Club NHRA Finals Auto Club Raceway @ Pomona 2780 Fairplex Drive Pomona 800 884 NHRA www.nhratix.com If you have a need for speed, then, race over to Pomona for the no holds barred battle for the prestigious NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.
Free! Sunday @ 11a.m. West Hollywood Auto Show The Sunset Strip 8950 West Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood www.frontiersla.com Looking for a new ride? Cruise over to the famous Sunset Strip for the West Hollywood Auto Show.
This car show is free! Find it across the street from the Roxy Theatre.
Sunday Weekend Scenic Excursions Cab Rides Fillmore and Western Railway Fillmore 805 524 2546 www.fwry.com Let's ride…locomotive style! We can take a four hour round trip "Weekend Scenic Excursion" with the crew of the Fillmore and Western Railway. We can have lunch, tour Santa Paula, and shop.
For the more adventurous, ride in the cab of the locomotive with the train engineer. Feel the power of the train under feet.
Sunday @ 9am Day Out With Thomas Orange Empire Railway Museum 2201 South "A" Street Perris 951 943 3020 www.oerm.org While we're on the subject of trains, spend the "Day Out with Thomas", and meet Sir Topham Hatt, at the "Mystery On The Rails Tour 2012."
For more than 65-years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of Thomas and his engine friends.
Sunday @ 9am Great Park Food Drive Visitors Center, Historic Hangar 244 Great Park Farmers Market Irvine 866 829 3829 www.ocgp.org Fight hunger this Fall by supporting the Great Park Food Drive in Irvine. We're encouraged to take non-perishable canned or packaged food items to the special collection bins inside Hangar 244 or Great Park Farmers Market.
The donations will stock the shelves at the Second Harvest Food Bank and the Orange County Food Bank, making sure the need will have a Thanksgiving meal this holiday season.
Sunday Bob Baker's Nutcracker Bob Baker Marionette Theater 1345 West First Street Los Angeles 213 250 9995 www.bobbakermarionettes.com
This is a Los Angeles holiday tradition. It's the 52nd season of "Bob Baker's Nutcracker", the marionette version of the ballet classic. "Bob Baker's Nutcracker" is an hour-long production. After the show guests are invited to visit with the puppeteers and have refreshments in the famous Party Room.
The historic Baker marionettes that have been entertaining children since 1960.