CategoryFamily Entertainment

Your “Un-Mall” Holiday Shopping Experience

December 2, 2009

If you want really special, one-of-a-kind holiday gifts (you can include yourself on the list of recipients), the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show, Dec. 4-6 at Fairplex 4 is your shopping destination. Choose from folk art, jewelry, ornaments, clothing, candles, homemade candies, vintage items, woodcrafts, ceramics and more. One ticket is good for…

Bird’s the Word

November 24, 2009

First, there’s turkey, of which you can eat an abundance at McKinley’s Grille family style Turkey Day feast. Then there are birds of the pet variety at Everybody’s Bird Mart, Sunday, Nov. 29 (Please be respectful. Don’t mention that you ate turkey on Thanksgiving). Thanksgiving at McKinley’s Grille* Thursday, Nov. 26 4 – 9 p.m.…

It’s a “Petstravaganza” at West Coast Pet Expo

November 12, 2009

Rescue and adopt a new four-legged friend, audition for The Dog Whisperer TV show, meet Pabst, the World’s Ugliest Dog and Brewster, the World’s Tallest Puppy, meet the Wildlife Waystation’s exotic residents, including a bobcat and a Golden Eagle,  meet Disney’s Air Bud, USC’s white horse mascot, Traveler, marvel at the agility cats and the handicapped Valley View Vaulters. It’s…

All Aboard for Southwest Garden Railroad Show

October 30, 2009

The small world of garden railroads is a hobby the whole family can enjoy. Everything you need is at this show, including tools, parts, clinics and authentic railroad items, along with dioramas and displays. You’ll meet some nice garden railroad enthusiasts who will be happy to help you get started. The Fairplex Garden Railroad operates during…

Flat Track Motorcycle Races Sat. at Fairplex

October 22, 2009

AMA/Gene Romero Grand National Flat Track Championship is ON for Saturday, Oct. 24 in the Grandstand infield. This is the deciding race for AMA Champion and it’s the first time in 10 years that AMA’s Pro Grand National Twin Flat Track Series has come to So Cal. Buy tickets online, at local Harley dealerships or…

Adios L.A. County Fair, Hello Yearling Sale, Twilight Cruise & Off Road Expo

October 5, 2009

The dust has barely settled in the Big Red Barn. The last semi-trailer has rolled through the gates with its Fair cargo on board while busy Fairplex events staff start the preparations for the next great Fairplex year-round event. Barretts California Cup Yearling Sale starts things off the day after the Fair closes. Monday, Oct. 5,…