First-ever Newport Beach Restaurant Month: Eat. Drink. Win. starting on Sept. 1-30, 2020. It’s always a great time to dine in Newport Beach, but September is bound to serve up double the deliciousness with all of the ways to dine to win. Created to bring together the crème de la crème of the region’s best culinary community, the inaugural Newport Beach Restaurant Month features a one-of-a-kind digital Dine Pass that houses an all-inclusive epicurean directory to the best bites in town. After signing up, patrons will unlock a variety of exclusive offers and opportunities to win daily foodie prizes and weekly grand vacations. Inclusive of all the ways to dine: outdoors, grab-and-go or for take-out at participating establishments, guests win by earning “check-ins” to win.
Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI announces the first rescheduled concert for fall with country artist Sam Hunt and special guests Kip Moore, Travis Denning, and Ernest. The concert originally scheduled for June 26, 2020 will now take place on Friday, September 4, 2020 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater. Summerfest previously announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will take place over 3 weekends – September 3-5, 10-12, and 17-19th. Sam Hunt recently announced that out of an abundance of caution for fans, crew, and venue staff, he has rescheduled June dates for The Southside Summer Tour with special guests Kip Moore, Travis Denning and Ernest. Ticket holders are asked to hold onto their original ticket, as it will be honored for the September 4th rescheduled concert. Refunds will be available from the original point of purchase. Please note, that due to Governor Evers Safer At Home order, the Summerfest Box Office is closed until further notice; the Box Office will reopen when possible. Festival officials are currently doing everything possible to reschedule as many artists for Summerfest – we appreciate your patience; more information will be forthcoming. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 12 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting.
The 146th Kentucky Derby will be rescheduled from May 2, 2020, to September 5, 2020.
The Los Angeles Times today announced a new series of dinners that will bring curated menus and online gatherings to Angelenos hungry for a unique at-home experience. The Times Dinner Series, hosted by its acclaimed Food staff, will feature two types of events that combine specially-created takeout meals with a rotating virtual supper club: chef collaboration meals and celebrity dinner parties. The collaboration meals will each include three-course takeout menus created by chefs from two Los Angeles-area restaurants, plus a virtual dining experience. The celebrity dinner parties will offer a three-course menu developed by a local chef, and an online get-together with special guests. A pair of The Times’ 101 Best Restaurants of 2019, Kato (#1) and Nightshade (#52), will kick off the series with a collaboration dinner on Saturday, Sept. 5. Chefs Jon Yao of Kato and Mei Lin of Nightshade will design a dinner that brings the Taiwanese and Chinese influences of their respective restaurants together for a one-time-only takeout meal. A member of The Times Food staff will host the dinner guests and chefs, via video chat, for a lively discussion to accompany the meal. The series event lineup, including additional participating chefs and restaurants, will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets for each dinner event are $175 per person and include a three-course meal. Dinners will be available for pick up on the day of the scheduled event. Ticketholders will receive instructions for any preparation required at home and for joining the virtual supper club to dine together, via email the week of the event.
Moderated by FIDM Museum Curator, Kevin Jones, this panel discussion celebrates the 2019 – 2020 television season and highlights the work of Emmy-Nominated Costume Designers, Costume Supervisors and Assistant Costume Designers for a variety of television costume genres: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Contemporary, Period and Variety/Nonfiction/Reality Programming.
Festival of Fall Comes to You presented by Chubb Insurance will bring the spirit of the live food and drink festival – including a community-centric atmosphere – into your home! Join for an interactive, virtual version of Festival of Fall, and enjoy gourmet cuisine prepared by top chefs, featuring Celebrity Chef Michael Hung of DTLA’s Faith & Flower paired with a signature cocktail from barman Nathan Baker from Pasadena’s The Raymond/1886 all while raising funds for AbilityFirst programs supporting people with disabilities. VIP tickets, Table Hosts and Sponsors receive an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Laurabelle A. Robinson estate in Pasadena (the home for Festival of Fall the last several years) and rarely open to the public. The event goes live on Sunday September 13, 2020 @ 6pm on the AbilityFirst YouTube channel, Facebook and at various homes across Los Angeles County…and beyond!
The 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ has set a new air date, Wednesday, Sept. 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will stream live and on-demand on CBS All Access.
The 14th annual EcoLuxe Lounge, produced by Debbie Durkin, proudly returns to The Beverly Hilton Hotel for a COVID-safe, drive thru experience in celebration of the PrimetimeTV Awards to honor film award nominees, directors, producers, other VIP talent and more! The eco-friendly luxury drive thru is happy to align with the following sponsors:
§ Meraki Allure
§ MO’ Eyewear
§ KOZ Water
§ John Paul Pet Products
§ The Beverly Hilton Hotel Celebrity Brunch-in-a-box To-
(DISCLAIMER* Durkin Entertainment & EcoLuxe Lounge are not associated with EMMYS Sponsors)
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.
Catalina Film Festival (CFF) is thrilled to announce two ways to celebrate their 10-Year Anniversary: CARPOOL CINEMA and DRIVE-THRU RED CARPET on Sept 25 & 26, plus a Virtual Film Fest Sept 18-27, streaming globally on the Catalina Film Fest Channel via FilmFestivalFlix.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. for drive-thru RED CARPET experience with step-and-repeat “socially-distant” paparazzi photos and park-and-watch films. Guests will have access to food vendors & cash bar. Official programming piped right into your car speakers, sponsored by FilmFestivalFlix.com.
A virtual experience presented by Kástra Elión Vodka, hosted by acclaimed Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress Stephanie Beatriz with a musical performance by Kongos on Saturday, September 26 at 7:30pm PT. The evening will include a cocktail demonstration from Matthew Biancaniello of Eat Your Drink, a three-course paired meal by celebrated celebrity chef Jennifer Naylor, a sip and chat with the Kástra Elión founders, and a performance by alternative rock band Kongos. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Art of Elysium – a nonprofit artist organization.
“Nights of the Jack” will return to King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas from October 1 – November 1. Out of an abundance of caution, this year’s one-of-a-kind Halloween experience will be reimagined as a contactless drive-thru trail filled with thousands of hand-carved Jack O’ Lanterns, creating a safe environment while still allowing families to celebrate the year’s spookiest holiday! Nights of the Jack will be open to the public from October 1 through November 1. Times for this event are listed below:
October 1 – October 25: Thursday-Sunday, from 7:00pm – 11:00pm
October 26 – November 1: Monday-Sunday, from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
Friday, October 9 through Saturday, October 31, 2020 @ : 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time, 7 days a week is HAUNT’OWEEN LA. 1st Annual “Haunt’Oween LA” drive thru experience!
Organic Spa Media’s inaugural Wellness Experience has been confirmed as a virtual event this fall, taking place October 21-22. Powered by 6Connex, the two-day summit will feature leading wellness experts worldwide with interactive live-streaming experiences. This robust two-day virtual summit will feature WELLNESS content and experiences from leading experts and influencers worldwide, and is designed to provide travel, natural beauty and wellness living brands easy access and engagement with top-level media, travel advisors and wellness consumers globally. Registration will open in September!
Vulture Festival will be bigger and better than ever this year, with a full week of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site to life. From October 26th-30th, for the first time ever, fans around the world will be able to experience an incredible lineup of actors in conversation, table reads, cast reunions, and unique surprises as only Vulture can create – right from their living rooms.
The “2020 American Music Awards®,” will air SUNDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. The broadcast will bring fans together with surprising musical performances and celebrate the artists who make it happen. Additional details regarding production of the show will be announced at a later date.
(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.
The Critics Choice Association (CCA) is pleased to announce that the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards will air LIVE on The CW Network on Sunday, March 7, 2021, with acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs returning to host for his third consecutive time.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the 93rd Oscars® ceremony will move to Sunday, April 25, 2021, as a result of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. The show, which will air live on ABC, was originally scheduled for February 28, 2021. Coinciding with the Oscars celebration, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, initially scheduled to open to the public on December 14, 2020, will now open on April 30, 2021, also as a result of the health crisis.