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Thursday, September 1

First Thursday Artwalk

5:30-9 p.m.

Downtown San Pedro’s arts night out. Galleries and studios open, dining specials, entertainment. Between 4th & 9th Streets and Palos Verdes Street and Pacific Avenue, Downtown San Pedro. www.1stThursday.com

 

Friday, September 2

Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fruits and vegetables from certified, small family farms. Get a head start on weekend meals with fresh options. Beacon Street between 6th and 7th Streets. 310-732-4545, www.SanPedroChamber.com

 

Game Night

10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pick out a board game and have fun with friends and new friends. Kitchen open until 10 p.m. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com

 

First Fridays at the Museum

6-10 p.m.

Focusing on Normal Rockwell and the American Homefront exhibition. Guided paint experience from 6-8 p.m. Screening of “Normal Rockwell: An American Portrait” at 8 p.m. Catalina Museum for Art & History, 217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island. 310-510-4650, www.CatalinaMuseum.org

 

Saturday, September 3

Guided Nature Walk

10:30 a.m.

Naturalists lead a walk to discover wildlife in their coastal sage scrub habitat presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. George F Canyon Preserve, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, Peninsula. www.PVPLC.org

 

Salt Marsh Open House

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Learn about the Salinas de San Pedro wetlands habitat at Cabrillo Beach. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro Waterfront. 310-548-7562, www.CabrilloMarineAquarium.org

           

Art Lab

1-3 p.m.

A science lesson about pollution and how it impacts seals and sea lions then a workshop to create small lure sculptures to be used in a community sculpture. All ages. Marine Mammal Care Center, 3601 S. Gaffey Street, Peninsula. Register at http://ow.ly/m5Q850Kmeht. Free

 

Irish Music

7 p.m.

Ken O'Malley Irish Music and Padraic Conroy perform live at San Pedro’s Irish pub. The Whale & Sale, 327 W. 7th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-832-0363, www.TheWhaleAndAle.com

 

Sunday, September 4 & September 18

Muller House Museum & Gift Shop Open

1-4 p.m.

Historic house of a ship builder operated by the San Pedro Bay Historical Society. Tours available. Muller House Museum, 1542 S. Beacon Street, San Pedro Waterfront. 310-831-1788, www. SanPedroBayHistoricalSociety.com

 

Monday, September 5

Conquer the Bridge

7 a.m.

A 5.3-mile race across both ways of the Vincent Thomas Bridge. Race starts on Harbor Blvd., San Pedro Waterfront. www. conquerthebridge.com. $65 day of race/$55 through September 4

 

Tuesday, September 6

Wilmington Certified Farmers Market

Noon-6 p.m.

Hometown style farmers market with certified California-grown fruits, vegetables, assorted plants, and flowers. Fresh cooked food vendors along with arts, crafts, and jewelry. On L Street between Avalon Blvd. and Marine Avenue, Wilmington. www.Providence.org/Locations/Community-health/Wilmington-Certified-Farm…

 

Friday, September 9

Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fruits and vegetables from certified, small family farms. Get a head start on weekend meals with fresh options. Beacon Street between 6th and 7th Streets. 310-732-4545, www.SanPedroChamber.com

 

The Black Market Trust

6 p.m.

Pop/vocal/jazz group. Part of the Cabaret Jazz Summer Picnic Series. Bring a picnic. Wine, cocktails, and soft drinks available for purchase. Outdoor Pavilion Amphitheatre, 501 Indian Peak Road, Rolling Hills Estates, Peninsula. www.PalosVerdesPerformingArts.com. $82 plus $10 facility/health fees

 

Game Night

10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pick out a board game and have fun with friends and new friends. Kitchen open until 10 p.m. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com

 

Saturday, September 10-Sunday, September 11

Annual Catalina Channel Crossing – US Outrigger Championships

All day

On Saturday, see the women and coed teams finish the longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S. After-race Hawaiian festivities in the center of town. On Sunday, the men begin their race back to Newport Beach from Lovers Cove. Casino Point, Avalon, Catalina Island. www.CatalinaCrossing.org

 

Saturday, September 10

Guided Nature Walk

9 a.m.

Naturalists lead a walk to discover wildlife in their coastal sage scrub habitat presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. George F Canyon Preserve, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, Peninsula. www.PVPLC.org

 

Sunday, September 11

Walk Cabrillo

2:15-4:15 p.m.

 A walk guided by Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s education staff to see the native garden, salt marsh, beaches, and tidepools. Meet in front of the aquarium. Bring a hat, sunscreen, & water. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro Waterfront. 310-548-7562, www.CabrilloMarineAquarium.org

 

Tuesday, September 13

Wilmington Certified Farmers Market

Noon-6 p.m.

Hometown style farmers market with certified California-grown fruits, vegetables, assorted plants, and flowers. Fresh cooked food vendors along with arts, crafts, and jewelry. On L Street between Avalon Blvd. and Marine Avenue, Wilmington. www.Providence.org/Locations/Community-health/Wilmington-Certified-Farm…

 

Friday, September 16-Sunday, September 18

63rd Annual Catalina Festival of Art

One of California’s longest running arts festivals. Along Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island. 310-510-2788, www.CatalinaArtAssociation.org

 

Friday, September 16

Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fruits and vegetables from certified, small family farms. Get a head start on weekend meals with fresh options. Beacon Street between 6th and 7th Streets. 310-732-4545, www.SanPedroChamber.com

 

Game Night

10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pick out a board game and have fun with friends and new friends. Kitchen open until 10 p.m. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com

 

Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18

Malaga Cove Art on the Lawn Show

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Art show featuring paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photography, wearable art, and prints from artists from the eight art groups affiliated with Palos Verdes Art Center. Malaga Cove Plaza, entrance on Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates, Peninsula. www.PVArtCenter.org

 

Saturday, September 17

White Point Nature Walk

10:30 a.m.

Naturalists guide participants along a trail to discover a unique variety of wildlife in their coastal sage scrub habitat with amazing views across to the ocean. Meet in front of the Nature Center and come inside to explore after the hike. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 Paseo del Mar, Peninsula. 310-541-7613, www. pvplc.org/event/nature-walk-jul16/all/

 

Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Festival

1-4 p.m.

Island style wine tasting and silent auction with appetizers. M Restaurant, 205 Crescent Avenue, Avalon, Catalina Island. 323-686-2493, www.TheCIWF.org/wine-fesstival-3. $100

 

Grand Grunion Gala 2022: A Shark Soirée!

5-11 p.m.

Aquarium transformed into a “JAW-some place” to celebrate sharks. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro Waterfront. 310-548-7562, www.CabrilloMarineAquarium.org

 

¡Viva! Sail

5:30-8 p.m.

A themed sail on one of the City of Los Angeles’ Official Tall Ships & Maritime Ambassadors with a sail around the Harbor. Los Angeles Maritime Institute, Berth 73, San Pedro Waterfront. 310-833-6055, www.LAMITopSail.org. $60/$30

 

Eliza Gilkyson

8 p.m.

Twice nominated for the Grammy Award singer-songwriter and activist performing folk, roots, & Americana. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org. $152-$132/$28/$16 add on for pre-show wine tasting

 

The Texas Tenors

8 p.m.

Performing a patriotic and Broadway show. Outdoor Pavilion Amphitheatre, 501 Indian Peak Road, Rolling Hills Estates, Peninsula. www.PalosVerdesPerformingArts.com. $115/$110 plus $10 facility/health fees

 

Sunday, September 18

Paul D. Smith

4 p.m.

The acoustic-folk singer/songwriter and guitarist whose music is intertwined with his Christian spirituality performs with vocal trio and string quartet. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org. $132/$112/$23

 

Tuesday, September 20

Wilmington Certified Farmers Market

Noon-6 p.m.

Hometown style farmers market with certified California-grown fruits, vegetables, assorted plants, and flowers. Fresh cooked food vendors along with arts, crafts, and jewelry. On L Street between Avalon Blvd. and Marine Avenue, Wilmington. www.Providence.org/Locations/Community-health/Wilmington-Certified-Farm…

 

Thursday, September 21- Sunday, September 25

Catalina Film Festival

Times vary

Almost 200 films, nightly events and entertainment. Voted one of the world’s top 50 film festivals. Avalon Theatre, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island. 818-787-1946, www.CatalinaFilm.org

 

Friday, September 23

Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fruits and vegetables from certified, small family farms. Get a head start on weekend meals with fresh options. Beacon Street between 6th and 7th Streets. 310-732-4545, www.SanPedroChamber.com

 

Heart of Recovery

6 p.m.

Fundraising dinner and auction to support Beacon House Association recovery programs. Elks Lodge San Pedro, 1748 Cumbre Drive, Peninsula. www.TheBeaconhouse.org/events

 

Game Night

10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pick out a board game and have fun with friends and new friends. Kitchen open until 10 p.m. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com

 

Sunday, September 25

Summer Whale Watch

8 a.m.-Noon

A search at sea for blue, fin, & humpback whale, who spend part of their summer in the region to feed on huge amounts of krill. Begins at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro Waterfront with boat leaving from San Pedro. 310-548-7562, www.CabrilloMarineAquarium.org. $50/$45

 

Tuesday, September 27

Wilmington Certified Farmers Market

Noon-6 p.m.

Hometown style farmers market with certified California-grown fruits, vegetables, assorted plants, and flowers. Fresh cooked food vendors along with arts, crafts, and jewelry. On L Street between Avalon Blvd. and Marine Avenue, Wilmington. www.Providence.org/Locations/Community-health/Wilmington-Certified-Farm…

 

Friday, September 30

Farmers Market

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fruits and vegetables from certified, small family farms. Get a head start on weekend meals with fresh options. Beacon Street between 6th and 7th Streets. 310-732-4545, www.SanPedroChamber.com

 

Game Night

10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pick out a board game and have fun with friends and new friends. Kitchen open until 10 p.m. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com

 

Saturday, October 8 & Sunday, October 9

Malaga Cove Art on the Lawn Show

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Art show featuring paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photography, wearable art, and prints from artists from the eight art groups affiliated with Palos Verdes Art Center. Malaga Cove Plaza, entrance on Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates, Peninsula. www.PVArtCenter.org

 

Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16

Tour d'Art

Times vary

Self-guided tours of artist studios located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula hosting more than 40 local artists. Refreshments at each location. Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, Peninsula. www.TASPV.com

 

Thursday, October 13

Open Mic Night

7-9 p.m.

Acoustic singers, singer-songwriters, poets perform. To perform sign up at 6:30 p.m. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org

 

Thursday, November 10

Open Mic Night

7-9 p.m.

Acoustic singers, singer-songwriters, poets perform. To perform sign up at 6:30 p.m. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org

 

Thursday, December 8

Open Mic Night

7-9 p.m.

Acoustic singers, singer-songwriters, poets perform. To perform sign up at 6:30 p.m. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org

 

The information in this calendar comes from a wide range of sources and may not necessarily have the most current details. Please contact the producers for the latest status on their events