Westside Events | The Argonaut Newsweekly

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Farmers Market in Marina del Rey

Saturday February 5th

This weekly outdoor event allows Westside residents to support local produce sellers and other vendors. Groceries from a variety of companies can be purchased. Masks are compulsory and only 40 people are allowed to shop at the same time. In parking lot 11.

14101 Panay Way, Marina del Rey, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (senior citizens), 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (general public), beachs.lacounty.gov/mdrfarmersmarket

Restoration at the LAX Dunes event

Saturday February 5th

Please attend the monthly restoration event at LAX Dunes which is home to a variety of unique plants and animals. Volunteer to help remove alien and invasive vegetation and learn more about this historic site. Limit of 30 participants. Face masks and social distancing are required. answer online.

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.,


Astrology of 2022 event

Saturday February 5th

IntoMeSea, a state-of-the-art Quantum wellness studio, will welcome veteran astrologer and author Gahl Sasson for Astrology of 2022 – A Sacrifice for Love Workshop + Book Signing. This workshop is a magical mystery tour into astrology for the coming year, and guests will leave with all the tools they need to achieve their aspirations, when they need to do it. Space is limited, tickets are $36 and include a shield copy of Gahl’s book. Register online.

1812 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., intomesea.com

Wayback fathers

Saturday February 5th

Enjoy two sets of great classic rock, favorites and surprises from the Wayback Daddies at The Warehouse Restaurant. Beatles, Steely Dan, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aerosmith, Doobie Brothers, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton and more. $10 coverage.

4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 9 p.m., 310-823-5451, mdrwarehouse.com

Farmers’ Market on Santa Monica’s Main Street

Sunday February 6th

Buy local fresh produce and ready meals from local restaurants. You can also enjoy musical entertainment from the weekly featured bands, face painting, balloon designs and, if you catch it on the right week, a cooking demonstration using local produce.

2640 Main St., Santa Monica, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m

Mar Vista Farmers Market

Sunday February 6th

This vibrant year-round market features local produce, ready meals, children’s crafts and live events.

12198 Venice Blvd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., marvistafarmersmarket.org

Motor Avenue Farmers Market,

Sunday February 6th

The Motor Avenue Farmers Market improves the farm-to-table connection and availability of fresh, local produce to residents of Palms, Cheviot Hills, Beverlywood and the surrounding communities. The market is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through its operational and educational programs. The market always provides a wonderful opportunity to create synergy between local businesses and residents while promoting a healthy city and vibrant community. Open every Sunday, rain or shine.

10418 National Boulevard, Los Angeles, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., motoravenuemarket.com

Westchester Farmers Market

Sunday February 6th

The Certified Farmers’ Market brings together some of the area’s best small and micro farmers from Central Coast and Ventura counties with over 30 local food businesses, children’s activities and live bands. Hosted in the heart of downtown Westchester alongside many new and thriving local businesses, from an independent bookstore to local restaurants with plenty of free parking. Every Sunday rain or shine!

6200 W. 87th St., Los Angeles, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., westchesterfarmersmkt.com

Lunar New Year at Santa Monica Place

Until February 8th

Santa Monica Place will commemorate the Year of the Tiger with a variety of offerings to honor the Lunar New Year. Guests will enjoy red and gold lanterns draped over Center Plaza, red envelopes featuring special offers from participating stores and restaurants, craft kits and fortune cookies to take home. Well-wishers have the opportunity to participate in a New Year’s tradition by hanging their wish on the cherry blossom wishing trees for prosperity and renewal for the New Year. On February 4th, the Gourmandise School is also offering a Date Night: Lunar New Year Celebration class, where participants will learn how to prepare special cocktails and dishes, and on February 10th, a 90-minute virtual Lunar New Year celebration with chef Katie Chin will take place.

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, santamonicaplace.com

Virtual Wine Tasting with DAOU Vineyards

Thursday February 10th

Gelson’s offers customers an impeccable virtual wine tasting with owner and winemaker Daniel Daou of DAOU Vineyards. Paso Robles Winery’s selected wines include Daou Discovery Rose and Daou Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. The wines are paired with a custom Gelson cheese and charcuterie platter, which serves two and is available for $24.99. The Zoom link will be made available to all customers the day before the event. The special prices for the wines and the collection of the cheese and sausage platters will take place on February 9th and 10th. The last day to register for the virtual tasting is February 6th. To register for the virtual event, customers must prepay for the panel online.

Virtual, gelsons.com/daou

Off the Pitch Charity Fashion Show by the Players’ Wives Association

Friday February 11th

Santa Monica Place will proudly host the Players’ Wives Association’s 21st Annual Charity Fashion Show. This prestigious event was created to support the charities of the Super Bowl host city and to pay tribute to NFL wives who have made remarkable strides in improving the lives of women and children. This year’s event benefits the HollyRod Foundation, a 501©(3) foundation founded by actress Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL player Rodney Peete. In honor of the foundation’s mission, this year’s event is themed “Fashion on a Spectrum”. Models will strut the runway presenting a wide range of looks from athleisure to evening wear. Sherice Brown, one of the founders of Off the Field and the inspiration behind the Super Bowl Fashion Show, will serve as fashion show chair this year. Peete and Cookie Johnson will serve as honorary co-chairs this year. Emmy Award-winning Entertainment Tonight co-host Nischelle Turner will host this year’s charity runway show. Tickets for the show are publicly available and can be purchased at bit.ly/3s4yMva

395 Santa Monica Place, 2:30 p.m., offthefieldpwa.org

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