Mile Marker 60: Clos Pepe Vineyard Experience @ Clos Pepe Estate Vineyard located on Route 246
Mar 5 all-day

WALT Wines, one of the leading luxury Pinot Noir producers in the country, has announced plans to host the official kick-off event for the 20th Anniversary of the World of Pinot Noir at the Clos Pepe Estate Vineyard located on Route 246. The event – coined as Mile Marker 60 referencing WALT’s 1,000 Miles of Pinot concept – includes a vineyard tour, a high-profile moderated panel conversation alongside a unique vertical tasting. Guests will embark on a guided shuttle from the The Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara to the Clos Pepe Estate Vineyard for an experience focusing on vineyard site, winemaking from the coveted vineyard and the ageability of wines produced from the site. Upon arrival guests will stroll through the Clos Pepe vineyard and learn about the distinct characteristics of this special site. Guests will then be seated for a private panel featuring Ambassador Kathryn Walt Hall, WALT Winemaker Megan Gunderson, Winemaker Adam Lee, and Clos Pepe Vineyard Owner Stephen Pepe. The conversation will be moderated by WALT General Manager, Jeff Zappelli. The panel conversation and wine tasting will showcase a selection of both library, current release and barrel sample wines. Afterward, guests will then be invited to enjoy a hosted backyard BBQ catered by The Hitching Post and boogie down with a country music performance by Country music recording artist, Anderson Daniels. All guests will leave with a signed copy of Kathryn Hall’s New York Times Bestseller, A Perfect Score.

POPSUGAR Grounded @ Goya Studios
Mar 7 all-day

POPSUGAR, the leading digital lifestyle brand for women globally, announced today that it will continue to grow its experiential offerings with a new one-day Grounded Fitness event on Saturday, March 7 at Goya Studios in Los Angeles to kick off International Woman’s Day. Building on the two-year success of POPSUGAR’s Play/Ground created with partner Reedpop, the number one producer of pop culture events across the globe, POPSUGAR is creating “Grounded”. On the heels of Play/Ground’s massive success, Grounded will expand its wellness and fitness villages to create an offering that is tailored to a laser focused fitness and health-obsessed audience. The day will have two sessions with tickets priced at $25 for either the morning or afternoon session or $40 for the entire day. MORNING RISE: 9 A.M.-1 P.M. | AFTERNOON SHINE: 2 P.M.-6 P.M. FULL-DAY RISE & SHINE: 9 A.M.-6 P.M.

Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders @ Japanese American National Museum
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

A free one-day event exploring the visible and invisible borders in our world through music, dance, art, speaker series, and interactive activities. Also, this will include New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen to deliver a keynote speech.

OC Restaurant Week Launch Party @ Marriott Irvine Spectrum
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kick off OC Restaurant Week! Join us on the red carpet for an upscale experience of Food, Spirits, and Wine at the beautiful Marriott Irvine Spectrum. Valet parking is available. Ridesharing, Uber or Lyft strongly encouraged. Tickets are non transferable and non refundable. Cocktail Dress Attire. This event is for guests 21 and over only. The event takes place rain or shine. 21 and over means No Children and No babies. Restaurants and drinks are subject to change. General Admission 2pm – 5pm ‘ VIP: 1pm – 5pm

OC Restaurant Week @ Varied Locations
Mar 8 all-day

The 2020 Orange County Restaurant Week will be held Sunday, March 8th through Saturday, March 14th with more than 150 restaurants participating in the weeklong event. Restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus within the following price categories: lunch for $10, $15 or $20, and dinner for $20, $30, $40 or $50. Participants involved are listed online at Sponsors for this year’s event include Melissa’s Produce, Destination Irvine, 95.5 KLOS, Orange Coast Magazine, The Fork Report, Chambord, Ketel One Vodka, Maker’s Mark, Hornitos Tequila, El Tesoro, Celebrity Cruises, Arctic Glacier and OCfoodies.

The “Real Social Proof: LA Edition” Entrepreneur Mixer @ All In Co-Working of Inglewood
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mixer and Panel Discussion with Successful LA-Based Entrepreneurs & Influencers! Start, Grow and Scale your business in Los Angeles! All In Coworking of Inglewood Presents: The “Real Social Proof: LA Edition” Entrepreneur Mixer, a Kick-off event for the “Real Social Proof ” Conference coming to LA!!!!! Join us MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020 for a dynamic Mixer and Panel Discussion with LA Based Entrepreneurs and Influencers!6:30 PM Mixer | Panel Discussion/Q&A | 7:15 – 9:00 PM —Wine and Hors D’oeuvres— Moderator: Matthew Newman, Founder & CEO, All In Coworking of Inglewood | @Mr_CatchOnFire, Special Guest Panel: David Shands | IG: @SleepIs4Suckers , A.D. Dolphin | IG: @ADDolphin, Sarah Fontenat | IG: @MSSarahFontenot, and Melvin Nunnery | IG: @Melvin_Nunnery. There is FREE Valet Parking.

PaleyFest (CANCELED) @ Dolby Theater
Mar 13 – Mar 22 all-day

(CANCELED) PaleyFest Los Angeles is Hollywood’s ultimate TV fan festival, March 13-22, at the DOLBY THEATRE in Hollywood. PaleyFest LA 2020 will celebrate television’s most acclaimed series and grant fans access to special screenings, exclusive conversations, and behind-the-scenes scoops and breaking news from the stars and creative minds behind their favorite shows.

South by Southwest (CANCELED) @ Austin, Texas
Mar 13 – Mar 22 all-day

(CANCELED) South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual set of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas.

Greylin Sample Sale @ Greylin
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE! Our two-day sample sale is back from Friday, March 13th | 8am – 5pm and Saturday, March 14th | 9am – 3pm. Come shop exclusive New Season styles + classic pieces from past collections. Styles starting from at $5 with discounts of up to 80% off all merchandise. Grab your friends! We can’t wait to see you there! Credit card and cash accepted. All sales are final.

PopSugar “Little Fires Everywhere” @ The Grove
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

PopSugar, the leading digital lifestyle brand for women globally, partnered with Hulu to promote the series premiere of “Little
Fires Everywhere” with a “Behind the Door” Activation for the Public in Los Angeles at The Grove on Saturday,March 14th.The activation will capture the essence of the plot by allowing guests to create their own adventure moment that starts with something simple: two distinct yet perfectly trimmed front doors. The experience shows how different the truth can look depending on where you stand and your choices along the way. Little Fires Everywhere will premiere
Wednesday, March 18th, only on Hulu!

Power to the People! The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard (CANCELED) @ Walt Disney Concert Hall
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm

(CANCELED) The Movie Music of Spike Lee & Terence Blanchard showcases the long and fruitful collaboration between the uncompromising filmmaker and the brilliant trumpeter and bandleader whose lush scores augment the humanitarian spirit and political heart of Lee’s movies. This incredible music comes to life at the hands of Blanchard’s E-Collective and guest vocalists, with specially curated images of the films projected throughout the performance.

Terence Blanchard and The E-Collective
Anthony Hamilton, special guest
Ben Harper, special guest
Valerie June, special guest
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Damon Gupton, conductor

“Meet the Makers” dinner series @ Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Farmhouse Owner and Executive Chef Rich Mead is pleased to present the “Meet the Makers” dinner series. Among the olive trees in the restaurant’s unforgettable garden setting, the monthly dinners will continue through fall. Celebrating local winemakers, farmers, fisherman, distillers and industry innovators, the Meet the Makers series will forge a deeper connection between the restaurant guests and the food and beverages they enjoy, highlighting the impact of supporting local and sustainable businesses. The first event in the series will take place on Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 p.m. and spotlight friends of Farmhouse, Co-founder Robin Christenson and Head Distiller Ryan Friesen of Blinking Owl Distillery, and Communications Manager Sherry Mandell of the Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project. Learn about the two local projects while experiencing the unique ingredients they produce within a special menu of small plates and beverage pairing courtesy of Chef Mead and Farmhouse’s cocktail specialists led by Chef de Swigs, Anthony Laborin. Space is limited. To purchase tickets to the March event, please call (949)640-1415. For updates on future events in the Meet the Makers dinner series, sign up for the restaurant’s newsletter at $130 per person, tax and gratuity included

Kid’s Choice Awards (CANCELED) @ The Forum
Mar 22 all-day

(CANCELED) Kids’ Choice Awards 2020 will be larger than life! Massive musical performances, colossal celebs and super-sized surprises, all served up to the biggest fans in the world! Slime, Blimps and everything in between… This year’s show is kind of a BIG DEAL.

Los Angeles Fashion Week (LAFW) (CANCELED) @ Varies in Los Angeles, CA
Mar 26 – Mar 29 all-day

(CANCELED) Showcasing new design collections from all over the world, media, buyers, stylists and more.

Palm Desert Food & Wine (CANCELED) @ Palm Desert’s iconic shopping district The Gardens on El Paseo
Mar 27 – Mar 29 all-day

(CANCELED) Calling all food and wine lovers: The 10th annual Palm Desert Food & Wine, taking place March 27–29, 2020, will feature a diverse selection of mouth-watering eats, premium wines, hands-on cooking demonstrations, and much more.

OC Wine Fest (CANCELED) @ A Stone’s Throw Winery San Juan Capistrano
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

(CANCELED) Perfect for anyone with an interest in wine and craft beer – from the newbie to the oenophile ready for a blind taste test – OCWineFest will introduce guests to award-winning wines from around the globe, including wines from Israel, Croatia, Hungary, Greece and France, as well as those you might be surprised to learn were grown and made right here in Orange County. OCWineFest celebrates the craft beer phenomenon of Orange County and Los Angeles as well, with plenty of brews on tap.

Mountain Adventure Experience (CANCELED) @ California Science Center
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

(CANCELED) To celebrate the opening, they are creating a super cool event that is FREE to the public called “Mountain Adventure Experience.” Mountain Adventure Experience is an exposition highlighting the latest in snow activities and educational resources in conjunction with the release of the new 3D giant screen IMAX movie, Mountain Adventure, opening at the California Science Center March 27. Participants will be on hand to display the newest technology in avalanche safety, ski/snow sport fashion and sustainability, slope safety and more. North Lake Tahoe and Big Bear representatives will be present to provide information about their accommodations and services as well. There will also be several big-ticket giveaways including a ski weekend to Squaw Valley (including two ski passes for Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and snow wear. All of this is free and open to the public! This experience will take place on Saturday, March 28th at the California Science Center and include some super fun things including:

-An avalanche rescue dog and trainer
-Ice Sculpture demonstrations
-Photo opportunities in the snow
-Snow and avalanche safety demonstrations by REI
-Samples from the latest snow sport fashions by ROXY
-And Giveaways that will include a weekend at Squaw Valley, 2 for 1 IKON ski passes, The Quiksilver and Roxy Ultimate Head Snow Gear pack and day packs and trekking poles from REI

***As of Monday, March 16, the California Science Center will be closed until further notice.

EMSCULPT Lunch & Learn (CANCELED) @ The Hilton in Glendale, CA
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Join us for a Weekend Lunch & Learn with fun and games on March 28th from 2PM – 4PM. We’re Hosting a private room at The Hilton in Glendale with some very special guests.

We’ll be featuring the EMSCULPT, the #1 FDA-Approved treatment for building muscle and reducing fat. You’ll see live demos, find out exactly how Emsculpt works and if you’re a candidate so that you can see if it’s right for you!

Bring a friend, enjoy lunch and parking is on us!

iHeartRadio Music Awards (CANCELED) @ The Forum in Los Angeles, CA
Mar 29 all-day

(CANCELED)The 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards will be held on March 29, 2020 at The
Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and will be hosted by Usher.

Los Angeles International Dance Festival (LAIDF) @ Varied locations
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm

Los Angeles International Dance Festival (LAIDF) – a 16-day dance experience across 12 venues and 30 performances – set to take place April 11 – 26, 2020. Presented by Nigel Lythgoe O.B.E. and Debbie Allen, LAIDF will entertain, educate and inspire audiences of all ages with performances, films, workshops and master-classes in both traditional and alternative venues around Southern California.The Los Angeles International Dance Festival (LAIDF) will shine a light on the achievements of both the local and international dance community, showcasing the talents of Angeleno dancers and choreographers, while bringing internationally acclaimed dancers and dance companies to Los Angeles venues. LAIDF aims to unite artistic and creative forces that have made Los Angeles the entertainment capital of the world. The program of the week will include performances, workshops, opportunities for non-profit arts organizations and students, dance access for all, and community mixers.

The Other Art Fair (CANCELED) @ Barker Hanger
Apr 16 all-day

(CANCELED) The Other Art Fair is thrilled to return to Los Angeles this April 16-19, 2020 presenting a handpicked selection of next-generation art stars and thousands of original paintings, sculptures, drawings, and limited edition prints across a variety of styles. Celebrated for its unique and immersive visitor experience, The Other Art Fair Los Angeles will continue to delight and inspire art lovers with appearances from a distinguished Guest Artist, immersive art projects, interactive workshops, DJ sets, a premium artisanal food truck garden, handcrafted cocktails served fresh at a full-service bar, and much more.

Simply diVine! (CANCELED) @ Hollywood Forever
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

(CANCELED) Celebrating its 15th delectable year, the premier food and wine event in Los Angeles for LGBT people and their allies known as Simply diVine takes over the iconic Hollywood Forever on Saturday, April 18, from 6–9 p.m. Guests will sample extraordinary food and drinks from L.A.’s best food, wines, craft beers, cocktails, juices, specialty coffees, and much more at the fascinating landmark best known as the final resting place to more of Hollywood’s founders and stars than anywhere else on Earth. All proceeds support the Center’s vital programs and services. Guests looking for a more intimate experience can enjoy a one-hour exclusive early entry to the main event at 5 p.m. with a CLUP VIP ticket which includes access to the CLUB VIP Lounge all evening with private bartenders; exclusive acoustic live music; tastings of rare wines; celebrity chef experiences; and more. Complimentary drive-on VIP parking included. To date, some of the restaurant partners include Bourbon Steak; Crossroads Kitchen; Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt; Friends and Family; My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream; Nomad Ice Pops; Rao’s Hollywood; Red Bird; Salazar; Salt’s Cure; and Valerie’s Confections. Current beverage partners include Austin Cocktails, J. LOHR Vineyards and Wines; Kikori Whiskey; MiddleBar; Obvious Wines; Rekorderlig Cider; Wooler Brands, Inc.; and Zonin Prosecco.
Sous Chef sponsor is Hollywood Forever; Sommelier sponsors are idobi Network, RideYellow, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka; Pastry Chef sponsor is Keller Williams. Media sponsor is The Fight Magazine. In addition to Susan Feniger and David Bailey (HGTV’s Selling L.A. and Keller Williams Beverly Hills), Simply diVine will be helmed by Amy Gordon Yanow—all of whom serve on the Center’s Board of Directors—and Laurie Deddens, beverage steward at Pavilions West Hollywood. Jory Burton from Sotheby’s International Realty returns as Host Committee Chair. Music and entertainment at the main event will be provided by The Brandon Brown Collective and DJ Asha. NOTE: All online ticket sales end on April 18 at 5 p.m. Tickets available at the door ($170 per FOODIE general ticket) on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out. Also, 5 – 6 p.m.: CLUB VIP Early Entrance. 6 – 9 p.m.: FOODIE General Admission. FOODIE General Tickets: $125 through February and $150 beginning February 15. CLUB VIP Tickets: $500 through April 18.

Los Angeles Times FoodBowl (CANCELED) @ Grand Park
May 1 all-day

(CANCELED) From May 1st-31st, for the fourth year in a row, the heart and soul of Food Bowl will be the one-of-a-kind happenings dreamed up and executed by the very best of the Los Angeles food scene. From long-table feasts to chef collaborations, parking lot pop-ups to Night Market in Grand Park, Food Bowl is a month-long celebration of the extraordinary people and cuisine that make L.A. the most exciting food city in the world. This citywide festival features over 100 events across Los Angeles, with a mix of local favorites and world-renowned chefs. Spanning all of May, L.A.’s largest food festival encompasses a mix of culinary events, collaborative dinners, parties, tours, pop-ups, educational talks, and classes.

Milwaukee’s Summerfest 2020 @ 639 E. SUMMERFEST PLACE
Jun 24 all-day

Additional headliners for the American Family Insurance Amphitheater stage and full line up for all 12 STAGES /days will be announced in the next few weeks. Summerfest Milwaukee, WI takes place June 24-June 28 and June 30-July 5, 2020 just ahead of the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee this summer. Summerfest is one of the most affordable festivals out there with daily passes starting at $15 and full festival powerpass for $120. The festival features over 1000 acts, over 1,000 performances, 12 stages all in a world-class permanent grounds festival setting. Celebrating it’s 53rd year, Summerfest will reveal the new American Family Insurance Amphitheater which just underwent a two year $50 million renovation.

24 – Justin
Bieber (with Kehlani and Jaden Smith)

25 – Luke
Bryan (with Morgan Wallen)

26 – Sam
Hunt (with Kip Moore)

27 – Khalid
(with Jessie Reyez)

28- blink-182
(with Special Guests Coheed and Cambria, The Used, and grandson)

30 – Chris
Stapleton (with Sheryl Crow + other special guests)

2 – Dave
Matthews Band

3 – Halsey

4- Guns
‘N Roses

California Wine Festival @ Dana Point
Aug 28 – Aug 29 all-day

California Wine Festival, Southern California’s premier wine festival event producer, is thrilled to return to Dana Point on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 with nearly 250 wines from over 70 wineries, 30 of Orange County’s fine dining restaurants, gourmet food purveyors, live entertainment, and lifestyle exhibitors in an oceanfront setting. Guests are invited to the Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting on Friday, April 17 to sip on fine wines and taste a variety of delicacies overlooking the ocean at the beautiful Laguna Cliffs Marriott. This elegant VIP event for true fine wine lovers includes a champagne reception and an evening of sampling hard-to-find trophy wines. On Saturday, April 18, the quintessential California wine tasting experience continues with the Beachside Wine Festival that pairs sun, sea, food, wine and music at Dana Point’s grassy, palm-lined Lantern Bay Park.
The two-day festival shines a light on rare and reserve vintages as well as fan-favorite pours from California’s best vineyards based in Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Paso Robles, Santa Barbara, Temecula and more. California’s most awarded California sparkling wine producer, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, will be pouring its critically acclaimed sparkling wines from Sonoma County. Bernardus Winery from Monterey County will be sampling its specialty Bordeaux and Burgundy styles that flatter the palate and stimulate the imagination. Award-winning, sustainably produced wines will be flowing from Paso Robles’ Halter Ranch. Summit Lake Vineyards & Winery, a small, family-owned and operated winery in Howell Mountain will be serving its outstanding red varietals produced from the distinctive red soils and micro-climate of the region. Mendocino County’s Navarro Vineyards will be pouring its delicious and hard to find limited production wines. Unlimited tastes of nearly every type of wine will be available for guests to learn about the unique and delicious wines from all of California’s distinct wine regions. California Wine Festival also highlights culinary education and exploration through one-on-one conversations with world-class professional chefs serving complimentary gourmet appetizers. Chefs from Trevor’s at the Tracks, Glasspar, Waterman’s and H.H. Cottons will be in attendance and are proud members of The Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Restaurants program. The program offers criteria for restaurants to make sustainable choices for the ocean including proper recycling practices, eliminating plastic bags for taking out or to-go orders, eliminating expanded polystyrene use and more. Proceeds from auctions at the California Wine Festival Dana Point benefit Surfrider Foundation of South Orange and Sandy Feet Initiative, an organization dedicated to recognizing and supporting siblings of children with special needs, through instructional and safe beach days. While pairing wine with samples of artisan cheeses, fresh-cut fruits, bread, olive oil, chocolate and more, guests can listen to live music and take in views of California’s beautiful coastal landscape. Friday’s Rare & Reserve Tasting features live entertainment from Adam Lasher, a 2016 season finalist on FOX’s “American Idol.” Upstream, SoCal’s premier live reggae, calypso, soca and steel drum band will perform at Saturday’s Beachside Wine Festival. California Wine Festival is a 21+ event.

16th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance @ THE LOT La Jolla
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day

2020 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance will be held September 19-20, 2020.

La Jolla California is excited for the new September dates and is proud to welcome the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty back to the jewel of the West Coast on Saturday September 19th, and Sunday September 20th, 2020 to celebrate its 16th year of automotive excellence. Earning the reputation as one of the finest internationally renowned classic automobile showcases in the United States, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance continues to attract discerning car enthusiasts from around the globe. The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is an incredible weekend of prestigious events that takes great pride in appreciating the outstanding specimens that make up the automotive industry as we know it. With such a rich history and ever-growing population of vehicles in the world, the La Jolla Concours has made it a standing tradition to select a marque each year to honor throughout the weekend of events. The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance is pleased to announce that Bugatti has been chosen as the 2020 honored marque.

The year 2020 marks 110 years since the first Bugatti automobile was produced for the public so it is only natural that 2020 is the year that the La Jolla Concours will showcase Ettore Bugatti’s impact as a designer and founder of the small family-run company in Molsheim, which is in the Alsace district of North Eastern France that rose to become the legendary brand it is today. 2020 also celebrates the 60th anniversary of the American Bugatti Club founded in Southern California in 1960 as well as 100 years since the first Brescia Bugatti was delivered and the La Jolla Concours is honored to take the opportunity to celebrate the Bugatti legacy.

The 16th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, in addition to Bugatti, will also celebrate the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupé dubbed the sportscar of the century along with an exquisite showcase of over 150 spectacular automobiles from around the world. This celebratory automotive weekend will begin on Saturday, September 19th and continue through Sunday, September 20th with themed parties, extravagant social clubs, and showstopping vehicles all with the breathtaking views of La Jolla.

The 16th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance proceeds will go towards La Jolla Historical Society, which preserves the history of the gem known as La Jolla. In addition to the La Jolla Historical Society, The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance benefits several additional local community nonprofit partners each year.

Los Angeles Magazine’s Whiskey Festival (New Date) @ California Science Center
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

(New Date) Los Angeles magazine’s 5th annual Whiskey Festival is back! Take a deep dive into the world of whiskey, meet master distillers, sip from the finest selections, learn fresh cocktail recipes and experience new labels. Enjoy gourmet bites, live music, and unique experiences that will complement the bespoke tasting atmosphere.