Go Metro Weekends, Sept. 24-26

Here’s a weekend itinerary if you can’t decide: Feast of San Gennaro in Hollywood on Friday, Glow in Santa Monica on Saturday and the West Hollywood Book Fair on Sunday.

Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at thesource@metro.net. Time and space constraints limit us from listing every accessible event in this city, but this curated list represents what we think is cool and easy to get to.

To plan your trip and to check all other transit options, please consult Google Transit or the Metro Trip Planner.

Go Metro Weekends, Sept. 24-26. Legend: Blue icon (Friday), Red icon (Saturday), Green icon (Sunday).

Friday, September 24

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Feast of San Gennaro
Inspired by New York City’s oldest street festival, the event features food from LA’s greatest Italian restaurants.
Website: http://www.feastofla.org/
When: 11am-11pm, September 24-26
Price: $5 (save $1 off admission when you show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card)
Where: 1651 N. Highland Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Dirty Projectors at The Wiltern
Brooklyn-based experimental rock band.
Website: http://www.livenation.com/The-Wiltern-tickets-Los-Angeles/venue/73790
When: 8pm
Price:
$28.50 – $35.25
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail
: Purple Line Wilshire/Western Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/Western (20, 66, 207, 209, 710, 757)

2010 L.A. County Fair
This HUGE annual fair includes entertainment, concerts, attractions and competitions.
Website: http://www.lacountyfair.com/2010/
When: September 17, 12pm-12am; September 18, 10am-12am; September 19, 10am-10pm
Price: $17
Where Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Nearby Rail: On Saturday and Sunday Metrolink is adding a L.A. County Fair stop on the San Bernardino Line. Click here for schedule.

The rest of this weekend’s Metro accessible events, after the jump.

Saturday, September 25

Glow Santa Monica
Glow is an all-night cultural experience featuring original commissions by artists that re-imagine Santa Monica Beach as a playground for thoughtful and participatory temporary artworks.
Website: http://glowsantamonica.org/
When: 7pm-3am
Price:
FREE
Where: Santa Monica
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/4th (20, 720, 920) Santa Monica/4th (4, 704), Ocean/Santa Monica (4, 20, 33, 534, 704, 733)

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2010 Polish Festival
This year’s festival celebrates Fredric Chopin, Poland’s most famous pianist, with “Year of the Chopin” and special activities. With two days of folk dancing, games, raffles, food and vendors, you’ll find fun for the entire family.
Website: http://www.polishfestla.com/
When: 12pm-8pm September 25, 10am-5pm September 25
Price: $5 (save $2 off admission when you show your valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card)
Where: 3424 W. Adams Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Adams/Arlington (14/37, 209)

Smithsonian Magazine Free Museum Day
Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket.
Website: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-search/?keyword=los+angeles&c=y&page=1&state=California
Price: FREE w/ ticket from website
Where: Various museums across L.A. County, see website for full list
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Wilshire/4th (20, 720, 920) Santa Monica/4th (4, 704), Ocean/Santa Monica (4, 20, 33, 534, 704, 733)

Autumn Lights L.A. 2010
Los Angeles and International artists presenting various forms of performances. sculptures, installations, projections utilizing the medium of light.
Website: http://site.autumnlightsla.com/
When: 7pm-1am
Price:
FREE
Where: Pershing Square
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Olive/5th (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 714, 770, Silver Streak) Hill/5th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 68/84, 81, 83, 90/91, 94, 794, 728)

Chinatown Moon Festival
Los Angeles and International artists presenting various forms of performances. sculptures, installations, projections utilizing the medium of light.
Website: http://www.chinatownla.com/
When: 5pm-Midnight
Price:
FREE
Where: 943 N. Broadway
Nearby Metro Rail
: Gold Line Chinatown Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Broadway/College (45, 68/84, 83)

Sunday, September 26

West Hollywood Book Fair
The West Hollywood Book Fair was founded by the City of West Hollywood in 2002 to promote reading, writing and literacy in the West Hollywood Community and throughout the Southern California region.
Website: http://www.westhollywoodbookfair.org/
When: 10am-6pm
Price: FREE
Where: West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: San Vicente/Melrose (10/48, 305, 550) Santa Monica/San Vicente (2/302, 4, 704, 105, 550, 705)

Vampire Weekend at The Hollywood Bowl
New York City’s most lovable genre-bending indie-rock band, Vampire Weekend celebrate their success with their Hollywood Bowl debut.
Website: http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/
When: 7:30pm
Price: $23.75-$94.75
Where: The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Avenue
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station (Transfer to Bowl Shuttle), Red Line Universal City Station (Transfer to Bowl Shuttle)