Whether or not you are feeling like consuming, procuring, watching some flicks or vibing out to music over the weekend, we’ve obtained one thing for all of that. From the Uptown Jazz Competition in North Lengthy Seashore returning for its eleventh yr, to the Style of Downtown meals sampler occasion.
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TASTE OF DOWNTOWN (Wednesday & Thursday)
Check out among the grub from a few of Downtown’s hottest eating places in the course of the two-day meals occasion, Style of Downtown, occurring on the waterfront Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25.
A number of the 10 collaborating eating places providing a style of their signature meals and drinks embody Mexican bites from Padre, American fare from The Ordinarie, beer from Beachwood Brewing and desserts from Ladie Kakes. The occasion additionally options pop-ups from native companies akin to Ash Bay Cleaning soap Co., Brushstrokes & Drinks, Everytable and extra.
The occasion is free to attend, however so as to pattern you’ll have to buy $1 “style tickets.” The samples on the menu value between $2-$8 and will solely be bought with the tickets. Click on right here to buy tickets, or purchase them on-site on the occasion.
Style of Downtown is between Shoreline Village and Pine Avenue Pier, near Rainbow Harbor off of East Shoreline Drive.
THE ECOLOGY CENTER: FARMERS MARKET & PIZZA POP-UP (Saturday)
Compound, an artwork gallery and wellness heart within the Zaferia district, has teamed up with The Ecology Middle, to host a small farmers market Saturday, Aug. 27.
Guests can store a wide range of contemporary produce, particular pantry gadgets and floral preparations. Plus, a choose variety of pizzas from Peace Pizzas might be accessible for buy.
The occasion is free to attend however reservations are extremely inspired. Click on right here for extra info and to register.
Compound is at 1395 Coronado Ave.
11TH ANNUAL UPTOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL (Saturday)
North Lengthy Seashore’s leisure spotlight of the yr, the Uptown Jazz Competition, is returning for its eleventh yr to Houghton Park Saturday, Aug. 27 with a meals, distributors, a beer backyard and jazz music all day lengthy.
This yr’s headliner is Grammy-award-winning Stephanie Mills, the unique Dorothy within the Broadway manufacturing of “The Wiz,” and a multi-gold and platinum album bestseller. The pageant may even characteristic units from DW3, Take Me Again To Chicago—which incorporates two Chicago band members together with authentic drummer Danny Seraphine—Biscuits & Gravy, the Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Band, the Paulie Cerra Band and DJ Mr. Fast.
The pageant is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free to attend. Click on right here for extra info.
Houghton Park is at 6301 Myrtle Ave.
WE ARE LONG BEACH: OUR STORIES, OUR FUTURE (Saturday)
This distinctive neighborhood arts occasion goals to interact, uplift and amplify the voices of our metropolis’s Khmer neighborhood by way of private tales and documentary screenings made by and for Lengthy Seashore’s Cambodia City.
The 2-hour occasion will characteristic three short-film documentary screenings together with the brand new 2022 movies, “Conversations on the Register” and “Cambodia City Thrives” and the 2019 movie “Cambodia City: Not For Sale.”
This system may even embody group discussions and actions led by neighborhood leaders, plus a small mixer with lunch.
The occasion might be held on the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library and is free to attend, however RSVP is required. Click on right here to be taught extra and RSVP.
Mark Twain Neighborhood Library is at 1401 E. Anaheim St.
SNOCORNER ONE YEAR CELEBRATION & RAFFLE (Sunday)
It’s been one yr since Ashley Monconduit opened her New Orleans-style sno-ball store, SnoCorner, and in honor of the achievement, the Poly Excessive Faculty alum is internet hosting a celebration and back-to-school raffle.
To enter the raffle patrons want solely make a purchase order on the enterprise and can mechanically be entered. Twenty winners will obtain a brand new Nike backpack stocked with college provides. Whereas the occasion could also be geared towards college students, Monconduit says you don’t have to be one to enter.
The occasion is from midday to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Winners might be introduced the next morning. Click on right here for extra info.
SnoCorner Snoballs & Cream is at 1701 Atlantic Ave.
PLANT PROPAGATING WITH PLANTIITAS (Sunday)
Take your plant care to the following stage with this workshop by native plant store, Plantiitas, all about propagation, on Sunday, Aug. 28.
On this two-hour class with the Plantiitas group, you’ll discover ways to create new crops from a wide range of sources together with seeds, cuttings and different plant components, in any other case referred to as plant propagation. The workshop will educate you all the pieces step-by-step and supply all of the supplies you’ll want. Gentle refreshments and snacks may even be supplied.
The category is from Sept. 11 a.m. and prices $32. Click on right here for extra info and to buy tickets.
Plantiitas is at 2011 E. Fourth St.