Go Metro Weekends, May 21st – May 23rd

Another week comes to a close which means another weekend is just beginning – and there’s some great stuff to do this weekend. The Dodgers are facing the Detroit Tigers, so make sure to hop on the Dodger Stadium Express to save yourself the hassle of driving and parking. Saturday is packed with events including the Silverlake Jubilee, the MBT Lifestyle Festival (part of the Amgen Tour) and the Inner City Sports Festival – all these events offers special deals for Metro riders, so be sure to attend!

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.

Friday, May 21st

Dodgers vs. Detroit Tigers
Website: //www.dodgers.com
Type: Sports
When: 7:10 p.m.
Price:
$12 and up
Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line/Gold Line Union Station then transfer to Dodger Stadium Express.

California LOL! Comedy Jam 2010
Laugh out loud with Dat Phan, champion of Last Comic Standing at California LOL! Comedy Jam 2010. This one-night benefit for A3M, will also feature today’s brightest and funniest Asian-American comics, including Tina Kim, Paul Ogata, PK, and Room To Improv.
Website: //www.jaccc.org/californialol.php
Type: Comedy
When: 8:00 p.m.
Price:
$30
Where: Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street
Nearby Rail: Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

The National at The Wiltern
Brooklyn based indie band performs at The Wiltern Friday and Saturday night.
Website: //www.livenation.com/edp/eventId/418197
Type: Music
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard
Nearby Rail
: Purple Line Wilshire/Western Station

OK Go w/Debate Team at The Henry Fonda
You’ve seen their wild YouTube music videos, now see OK Go live in Hollywood.
Website: //www.ticketmaster.com/event/0900443CC78795E7?artistid=838823&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1
Type: Music
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Music Box at the Henry Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station

Check out the rest of this weekend’s events, including the Silverlake Jubilee with a special deal for Metro riders, after the jump.

Saturday, May 22nd

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Silverlake Jubilee
A two-day music and art celebration in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. The festival features more than 20 musical acts, comedy shows, local artists and crafters, food and merchandise vendors, and children activities.
Website: //silverlakejubilee.com/
Type: Cultural
When: 10:00 a.m. – 1-:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Price: $5, Metro riders get two admission tickets for the price of when they show their valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or TAP card at the entrance gate.
Where: Myra Ave. in Silver Lake (between Santa Monica Blvd. to Fountain Ave.)
Nearby Rail: Red Line Vermont/Santa Monica Station

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Amgen Tour: MBT Lifestyle Festival
Celebrate day seven of Lance Armstrong and North America’s largest cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California, with a day of festivities at the MBT Lifestyle Festival.
Website: //www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/Tour/festival.html
Type: Festival
When: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Where: L.A. Live, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Blue Line Pico Station, Red/Purple Line 7th Street Metro Center Station

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Inner City Sports Festival
The event will include a health fair, cultural entertainment, food, carnival rides and safety awareness activities.
Website: //richesbiz.com/cityweb/
Type: Festival
When: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Where: Jesse Owens Park, 9651 S. Western Ave.
Nearby Bus Stop: Western/Century 117, 207, 757

Dodgers vs. Detroit Tigers
Website: //www.dodgers.com
Type: Sports
When: 4:10 p.m.
Price:
$12 and up
Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line/Gold Line Union Station then transfer to Dodger Stadium Express.

Sunday, May 23rd

Dodgers vs. Detroit Tigers
Website: //www.dodgers.com
Type: Sports
When: 1:10 p.m.
Price:
$12 and up
Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave.
Nearby Rail: Red/Purple Line/Gold Line Union Station then transfer to Dodger Stadium Express.

Frightened Rabbit at The Henry Fonda
Indie rock from Scotland.
Website: //www.ticketmaster.com/event/0900444FDFED5A92?artistid=1097391&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=60
Type: Music
When: 7:00 p.m.
Price:
$15
Where: The Music Box at the Henry Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station