This Weekend In LA: Holiday Spirit, Ugly Sweater & Santa
FridayHoliday Spirit on the Big Screen - Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA7:30pm
"Every time you hear a bell ring, it means that some angel's just got his wings." The Christmas classic, It's A Wonderful Life will be shown on the big screen at the Aero as part of their Holiday Spirit series. If you don't make it in on Friday, they will be screening it again on Monday night.
SaturdayThe Ugly Sweater Run - LA Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring St, Los Angeles11am
Yes, there are multitudes of 5k runs throughout the year, but this is the only one that you get to wear an UGLY SWEATER for and receive 2 beers at the end of the course. There is still time to register ($44 now or $50 at the door if packets are still available). Don't forget to bring a new toy, since the event is helping to collect for Toy For Tots.
SundayDowntown Flea - 246 S. Spring St, Los Angeles10am - 4pm
If you are still looking for last minute presents, then Downtown Flea can help you out. Their vendors are armed with antiques, collectibles, vintage gear and home made goods. Santa will also be making an appearance from 12 - 2pm. Admission is $5 but Downtown Flea is offering a deal on their Facebook page.
- Adam Hanin