The Weekend in LA: BBQ & Unique Crafts
Saturday2nd Annual West Coast BBQ Classic - Queen Mary, Long Beach 11am - 6pm
It's National BBQ month (yes, it's true) and the Queen Mary is hosting a BBQ classic to crown the 2013 West Coast barbecue champion. The BBQ Classic brings pitmasters from across SoCal who will be grilling and smoking Texas, Memphis, Kansas City and Carolina-style barbecue. Tastings are $2 and there is a $15 admission fee but if you purchase online now you save $5.
Saturday & SundayUnique LA Spring Show - California Market Center - 110 E. 9th Street, Los Angeles11am - 6pm
The Unique LA Spring Show features 350 local designers and artists who have create items that will make you and your house smile. If you are in the market for clothes (baby, children, men & women are all available), art, posters, pet items, gourmet food, home decor, accessories and beauty products, look no further. Tickets are $10 or you can buy it now and gives you unlimited re-entry for both days, along with cocktails, DIY workshop and SO much more. Echo Park Craft Fair - 821 E. 3rd St, Los Angeles 12 - 7pm on Sat, 12 - 6pm on Sun If the Unique LA Show seems too daunting for you, there is the smaller, more intimate and FREE Echo Park Craft Fair. The Echo Park Craft Fair, which has now moved downtown, features 50 local artisans hawking their crafty wares. Get your shop on, people!
- Adam Hanin