Animanga; Comedy Shows​; Fairs; Concerts In Dome: SoCal Weekend –

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — Patch has rounded up fun, interesting and entertaining events throughout Southern California — from the southernmost tip of San Diego, through Orange and Riverside counties, to the beaches and valleys in Los Angeles.

Some are free. Some have a fee.

Whether you opt for an activity close to home, a mini day trip or a virtual event, see what’s slated this weekend from Saturday, July 31 to Sunday, Aug. 1.

Find out what’s happening in Encinitas with free, real-time updates from Patch.

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A Faery Hunt Magical Adventure: Crestwood Hills Park, Los Angeles

A Night of Brewmance: Liberation Brewing Co, Long Beach

Barnsdall Arts Sundays on Zoom: Virtual via Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles

Bonnie Murray Tamblyn & Blue Heaven: TR!P Santa Monica, Santa Monica

Comedy Friendzy: Family-Friendly Improv Show: Burbank Moose Lodge, Burbank

DJ Sidekick’s Favorite Comedians Brunch and Comedy Show: TenTen Wilshire, Los Angeles

Multi-Family Garage Sale: Chelsea Avenue, Santa Monica

Parks After Dark: Various parks, Los Angeles County

Red Bull BC One Cypher Los Angeles: The Avalon, West Hollywood

Running Hot: The Greatest Rolling Stones Tribute: Point Vicente Park, Rancho Palos Verdes

Street Food Cinema: “Goonies” Screening: King Gillette Ranch, Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority, Calabasas

Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome: Mount Wilson Observatory, Los Angeles

The Painkillers: TR!P Santa Monica, Santa Monica

Victorian Seance Revisited: The Underground Theater, Los Angeles

Wayback Daddies: The Warehouse Restaurant, Marina Del Rey


1930s Drive-In Double Feature: Mess Hall Market, Tustin

“American Mariachi”: Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

Kids Give To Kids Open House Event: Kids Give To Kids, Tustin

Mimosa Girls Drag Brunch: STRUT Bar & Club, Costa Mesa

Orange County Fair: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

Pop-Up Night Market: Park & Paseo, Santa Ana

Trunk Show: LoveShackFancy, Newport Beach

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”: Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano


Community Block Party: Centerpoint Church, Murrieta


Animanga: Ontario California Convention Center, Ontario


Beatles vs. Stones: Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach

Dirty Confetti: The Barn Bar and Dining, Ramona

Gone Blonde: Ebullition Brew Works LLC, Vista

Hands of Peace Closing Ceremony: The Grauer School, Encinitas

Kilowatt Brewing Anniversary Party Beer Festival: Kilowatt Brewing Kearny Mesa, San Diego

Little Italy Summer Film Festival: Amici Park, San Diego

Marine Band San Diego Summer Concert: Piazza della Famiglia, Little Italy, San Diego

#PawtyInThePark DOGust Celebration: Little Italy Dog Park, San Diego

Project Out of Bounds: Music Box, San Diego

Ramona Country Fair: Ramona Outdoor Community Center, Ramona

“The Last Five Years”: The Lamplighters Community Theatre, La Mesa

Wayward Sons with Wag Halen: Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach

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