Westside Events | The weekly Argonaut

Compiled by Kamala Kirk

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Marina del Rey Farmers Market

Saturday February 5

This weekly outdoor event allows Westside residents to support local produce vendors and other vendors. Foods from a wide variety of companies are available for purchase. Masks are mandatory and only 40 people are allowed to shop at a time. Held in parking lot 11.

14101 Panay Way, Marina del Rey, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (seniors), 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (general public), beaches.lacounty.gov/mdrfarmersmarket

Dining at LAX Dunes Event

Saturday February 5

Please join the monthly restoration event at LAX Dunes, home to a variety of unique plants and animals. Come volunteer to help clear non-native and invasive vegetation and learn more about this historic site. Ceiling at 30 participants. Face masks and social distancing will be required. RSVP online.

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.,

santamonicabay.org/events

Astrology of the 2022 event

Saturday February 5

IntoMeSea, a state-of-the-art quantum wellness studio, will host expert astrologer and author, Gahl Sasson, for “Astrology of 2022 – A Sacrifice for Love Workshop + Book Signing”. This workshop is a magical and mysterious tour of the astrology of the year ahead and guests will leave the class with all the tools they need to make their wishes come true as well as when to do so. Space is limited, tickets are $36 and include a signed copy of Gahl’s book. Register online.

1812 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, 4-6 p.m., intomesea.com

Homecoming Dads

Saturday February 5

Enjoy two rounds of rock classics, Wayback Daddies favorites and surprises at The Warehouse Restaurant. Beatles, Steely Dan, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aerosmith, Doobie Brothers, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton and more. $10 cover.

4499 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 9 p.m., 310-823-5451, mdrwarehouse.com

Santa Monica Main Street Farmer’s Market

Sunday February 6

Buy fresh local produce and prepared meals from local restaurants. You can also enjoy musical entertainment with weekly bands, face painting, balloon drawing and, if you catch it on the right week, a cooking demonstration featuring local produce.

2640 Main Street, Santa Monica, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Mar Vista Farmers Market

Sunday February 6

This bustling year-round market features local produce, prepared foods, crafts for kids, and live events.

12198 Venice Blvd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., marvistafarmersmarket.org

Motor Avenue Farmers Market,

Sunday February 6

The Motor Avenue Farmers Market enhances farm-to-table connection and availability of fresh, local produce for residents of Palms, Cheviot Hills, Beverlywood and surrounding communities. The market is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through its operation and educational programs. The market consistently provides a wonderful opportunity to create synergy between local businesses and residents while promoting a healthy city and a vibrant community. Open every Sunday, rain or shine.

10418 National Boulevard, Los Angeles, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., motoravenuemarket.com

Westchester Farmer’s Market

Sunday February 6

The Certified Farmers Market brings together some of the region’s best small and micro-farmers in Central Coast and Ventura Counties with over 30 local food businesses, children’s activities and live bands. Held in the heart of downtown Westchester next to many new and thriving local businesses from an independent bookstore to local restaurants with plenty of free parking. Held every Sunday, rain or shine!

6200 W. 87th St., Los Angeles, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., westchesterfarmersmkt.com

Lunar New Year at Santa Monica Place

Until February 8

Santa Monica Place will commemorate the Year of the Tiger to honor the Lunar New Year with a variety of offerings. Guests will enjoy red and gold lanterns draped over Center Plaza, as well as red envelopes with special offers from participating stores and restaurants, take-out craft kits and fortune cookies. Well-wishers have the opportunity to participate in a Lunar New Year tradition by hanging their wish on the cherry blossom wishing the trees prosperity and renewal for the New Year. On February 4, The Gourmandise School will also offer a Date Night: Lunar New Year Celebration class where participants will learn how to make cocktails and special dishes, and on February 10, a virtual 90-minute Lunar New Year celebration with Chef Katie. Chin will stand.

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, santamonicaplace.com

Virtual Wine Tasting with DAOU Vineyards

Thursday February 10

Gelson’s is offering customers an impeccable virtual wine tasting experience with owner and winemaker Daniel Daou of DAOU Vineyards. Featured wines from the Paso Robles vineyard will include Daou Discovery Rose and Daou Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. The wines will be accompanied by a custom cheese and charcuterie plate from Gelson, which serves two and is available for $24.99. The Zoom link will be provided to all customers the day before the event. Special pricing for wines and pick up for the cheese and charcuterie plate will take place on February 9 and 10. The last day to register for the virtual tasting is February 6. To RSVP for the virtual event, customers must prepay for the plaque online.

Virtual, gelsons.com/daou

Off-Pitch Players Wives Association Charity Fashion Show

Friday February 11

Santa Monica Place will proudly host the 21st Annual Off-Court Players Wives Association Charity Fashion Show. This prestigious event was created to support charities in the Super Bowl host city and honor NFL wives who have made remarkable strides in improving the lives of women and children. This year’s event will benefit The HollyRod Foundation, a 501©(3) founded by actress Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL player Rodney Peete. In honor of the foundation’s mission, this year’s event will be themed “Fashion on a Spectrum.” Models will parade down the catwalk, showcasing a wide range of looks from athleisure to evening wear. Sherice Brown, one of the founders of Off the Field and the inspiration behind the Super Bowl fashion show, will serve as this year’s fashion show chair. Peete and Cookie Johnson will serve as honorary co-chairs this year. Emmy Award-winning “Entertainment Tonight” co-host Nischelle Turner will host this year’s charity fashion show. Tickets for the show are available to the public and can be purchased at bit.ly/3s4yMva

395 Santa Monica Place, 2:30 p.m., offthefieldpwa.org

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