L.A. Weekender: Technology, Films, Fair and Farmers Market

SoCal MakerCon (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. We’ll have robot wars, drone demonstrations and some of the top entrepreneurial minds in the region. This one-day event is perfect for families! For more information, visit socalmakercon.com.

AFI Festival (Nov 6-12): The 29th annual AFI Festival will be happening in Hollywood now through November 12. Come see future box office hits as well as niche, indie gems. Each day, a mix of films, lectures and special discussions will be offered at a variety of venues, including Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the Chinese 6 and the Egyptian Theatre. The complete schedule of events is listed online, but highlights include centerpiece galas; special screenings; as well as a world cinema, short films, breakthrough films and a competition for first- and second-time filmmakers. More information HERE

Jackalope Art & Craft Fair (Nov 7-8): This fair features over 200 artists, crafters, and designers, who have been hand selected by a group of jury members. Shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods including original fashion and jewelry design, ceramics and paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art and photography, plus much more. More information HERE.

Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market (Ongoing): Every Sunday come to Claremont’s Farmers and Artisans Market. Come hang out with local farmers selling some of the best fruit and vegetables in the area! Admission is free and runs from 8 am to 1 pm. Visit http://www.thevillageclaremont.com/market.html for more information.

The Fairplex L.A. Weekender is a calendar of weekend events throughout Los Angeles County, from the heart of downtown to the beach cities to the IE. Additional information about all listings can be found at the event’s official website. If you have suggestions for an event, leave a comment in the box below or email us at madrigal@fairplex.com

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