Go Metro Weekends, July 23-25

Tons of great Metro accessible events this weekend! Free concerts all weekend at Levitt Pavillion, the California Design Biennial in Pasadena, street food fests galore and more. Don’t forget to take advantage of events that offer Destination Discounts to Metro riders.

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.


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Friday, July 23

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Sarazino at Levitt Pavilion
Reggae, Latin and African grooves, Arabic music and catchy, international pop.
Website: //www.levittpavilionpasadena.org/summer-calendar-2010.html
When: 8pm
Price: FREE
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (264/267)

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Classic Rock Night at the L.A. Zoo
Enjoy a delightful evening of musical entertainment under the stars at Music in the L.A. Zoo!
Website: //www.lazoo.org/
When: 6pm
Price: $12.50
Where: L.A. Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Western Heritage Museum/Los Angeles Zoo (96)

California Design Biennial 2010 at PMCA
See the best in California design, including Metro’s Neighborhood Poster series.
Website: //pmcaonline.org/
When: 12-5pm (event runs to October 31)
Price: $7
Where: Pasadena Museum of California Art, 490 East Union Street
Nearby Metro Rail
: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Los Robles/Union (264/267, 686/687), Colorado/Oakland (180/181, 256, 686/687)

Robyn, Kelis at The Music Box
Robyn and Kelis kick off a North American co-headlining tour.
Website: //www.henryfondatheater.com/
When: 6:45pm
Price: $30
Where: The Music Box at the Henry Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Gower (180/181, 217)

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

Saturday, July 24

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Perla Batalla at Levitt Pavilion
Grammy nominated vocalist performing Spanish folk, soul and pop
Website: //www.levittpavilionpasadena.org/summer-calendar-2010.html
When: 8pm
Price: FREE
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (264/267)

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
American Heroes Air Show
Catch the parade of vintage fire emergency vehicles, get up close to top-speed, high-tech helicopters and their crews, and learn about helicopters’ critical role in law enforcement, fire service and national defense with aerial demonstrations from celerity and media pilots.
Website: //heroes-airshow.com/
When: 9am-4pm
Price:
FREE
Where: Hansen Dam Recreation & Sports Complex, 11480 Foothill Boulevard
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Foothill/Terra Bella (233, 290), Glenoaks/Osborne St. (166/364, 292)

Renegade Craft Fair at Los Angeles Historic State Park
Expect to find all sorts of incredible handmade goods at the Fair!
Website: //www.renegadecraft.com/
When: 11am-7pm, Saturday and Sunday
Price: FREE
Where: Los Angeles Historic State Park
Nearby Metro Rail
: Gold Line Chinatown Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Alameda/College (76)

The Game at Club Nokia
Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper signed to Geffen Records.
Website: //www.clubnokia.com/
When: 7:30pm
Price:
$26-$56
Where: Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Olympic (28, 81, 439, 728, Silver Line)

B-Movies and Bad Science at The Natural History Museum
Enjoy thrills, chills, and, yes, all the goofiness of those vintage sci-fi and horror flicks, and get there early for a light-hearted discussion with science experts.
Website: //www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/bmovies-bad-science
When: 7:30pm
Price: FREE
Where: The Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Vermont/Exposition (102, 204, 550, 754), Figueroa/Exposition (1o2, 442, 445, Silver Line)

Outdoor Cinema Food Fest at Exposition Park
Watch “Pulp Fiction” on a massive outdoor movie screen with food trucks!
Website: //www.outdoorcinemafoodfest.com/
When: 6pm
Price: $8
Where: Exposition Park
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Martin Luther King Jr/Hoover (40, 42), Martin Luther King Jr/Figueroa (81, 200), Martin Luther King Jr/Vermont (204, 740, 754), Vermont/Exposition (102, 204, 550, 754), Figueroa/Exposition (1o2, 442, 445, Silver Line)

Long Beach Street Food Fest
Enjoy top SoCal gourmet food trucks in one place.
Website: //lbstreetfoodfest.com/
When: 10:30am-5pm
Price:
$8
Where: Rainbow Lagoon Park
Nearby Metro Rail
: Blue Line 1st Street Station

Cinespia – “High Noon”
Watch “High Noon” in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Website: //www.cinespia.org/
When: 7:30pm
Price: $10
Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Santa Monica/Gower (4, 156/656)

Sunday, July 25

DESTINATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Barbara Morrison at Levitt Pavilion
Her breathtaking interpretations are rich, unique, soulful and highly spirited.
Website: //www.levittpavilionpasadena.org/summer-calendar-2010.html
When: 8pm
Price: FREE
Where: Levitt Pavillion
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Walnut/Raymond (264/267)

Reggae Night IX at The Hollywood Bowl
Annual reggae night under the stars returns with roots legend and 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Cliff.
Website: //www.hollywoodbowl.com/
When: 7pm
Price: $12 – $131
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)

Hollywood Walk of Fame 50th Anniversary
Spend a day in Hollywood this summer and join in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Website: //www.walkoffame50.com/
When: 11am-6pm
Price: FREE
Where: Various locations along the Walk of Fame
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station, Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station