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From a historic battleship museum and craft brewery to outdoor concerts, festivals and movies, the LA Waterfront offers a variety of year-round events to entertain people of all ages. New events are frequently added to the calendar below, so check back often to see what's happening on the LA Waterfront.

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Saturday, December 15

Outdoor Volunteer Day with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at White Point Nature Preserve

9 a.m.–12 p.m. Fall is the time to prepare the native plant demonstration garden for planting and clearing the surrounding habitat. Sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Saturday, December 15

3rd Saturday Family Nature Walk with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at the White Point Nature Preserve

9 a.m. This Naturalist led nature walk includes a visit through the Tongva Native Plant Demonstration Garden, where you will learn how early inhabitants of the peninsula used these plants in a variety of purposes for thousands of years. Then walk the trails through beautifully restored coastal sage scrub habitat. Stop at a former gun emplacement to learn about the military history of the area. Moderate walk. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90731. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613 or (S-S) 310-561-0917.

Sunday, December 16

A CHRISTMAS CACTUS comedy at Little Fish Theatre

Times Vary.
directed by Gloria Iseli

Christmas Eve is about to get interesting for Cactus O'Riley, a sassy private eye with the holiday blues. Between dodging the affections of Deputy D.A. Stuart Windsor, trying to hold on to her assistant Fred, and considering closing her business, Cactus now has to contend with two fugitives who break in wanting her help and a deceased detective named Jake Marley who still holds secrets from the grave. Add to this merry mix Fred's mother Adelaide, who thinks the gathering is a murder mystery party. Will Cactus be able to solve the case and take a second chance on love and sleuthing?

For showtimes and tickets, visit littlefishtheatre.org

Wednesday, December 19

3rd Wednesday Wild Bird Walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at White Point Nature Preserve

8:30 a.m. Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds that make the White Point Nature Preserve home. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners. The program is free and open to the public. White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.

Saturday, December 22

Help attract butterflies and other pollinators! 4th Saturday Native Plant Sales by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy at George F Canyon and White Point Nature Centers

Times Vary on location. Colorful, drought tolerant plants are now available at a monthly plant sale. These plants are grown from seeds harvested right here on this Peninsula and raised at the Conservancy nursery. These local plant species will look beautiful and help attract butterflies and other pollinators. George F Canyon: 10am – 12 pm and White Point: 12-2 pm. Plants sold on first-come, first-serve basis. GFC Nature Preserve, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro, 90732. For more information, contact (M-F) 310-541-7613.

Saturday, January 19

Gathering for the Grand LIVE: Tribute to The Eagles

8 p.m. Join Grand Vision Foundation for three incredible nights of classic rock. The Gathering for the Grand annual fundraiser is a live concert benefit series and tribute to rock legends David Bowie, The Eagles and Janis Joplin. This three part series is happening in San Pedro at the historic art-deco movie palace, the Warner Grand Theatre.

VIP ticket purchases include one premium orchestra seat, invitation to VIP Pre-Concert Reception hosted in the second floor lobby of the Theatre from 6-8pm with appetizers & one complimentary drink, access to private no host bar before concert and during intermission.

The Long Run blend the lush harmonies and instrumental arrangements of the classic Eagles sound with their own genuine style. From the vast Eagles songbook, hear Peaceful Easy Feeling; Lyin' Eyes, Take it Easy, Hotel California and more.

Saturday, March 23

Gathering for the Grand LIVE: Tribute to Janis Joplin

8 p.m. Join Grand Vision Foundation for three incredible nights of classic rock. The Gathering for the Grand annual fundraiser is a live concert benefit series and tribute to rock legends David Bowie, The Eagles and Janis Joplin. This three part series is happening in San Pedro at the historic art-deco movie palace, the Warner Grand Theatre.

VIP ticket purchases include one premium orchestra seat, invitation to VIP Pre-Concert Reception hosted on the second floor lobby of the Warner Grand Theatre from 6-8pm with appetizers & one complimentary drink, access to private no host bar before concert and during intermission.

Nominated for a Tony Award in 2014 for her title role in the Broadway musical, “A Night With Janis Joplin,” Mary Bridget Davies pays tribute to The Queen of Psychedelic Soul.

Saturday, April 27

Gathering for the Grand LIVE: Tribute to David Bowie

8 p.m. Join Grand Vision Foundation for three incredible nights of classic rock. The Gathering for the Grand annual fundraiser is a live concert benefit series and tribute to rock legends David Bowie, The Eagles and Janis Joplin. This three part series is happening in San Pedro at the historic art-deco movie palace, the Warner Grand Theatre.

VIP ticket purchases include one premium orchestra seat, invitation to VIP Pre-Concert Reception hosted in the second floor lobby of the Theatre from 6-8pm with appetizers & one complimentary drink, access to private no host bar before concert and during intermission.

From rock and roll space alien Ziggy Stardust to pop/rock legend, Bowie look-alike/sound-alike, DAVID BRIGHTON and his all star SPACE ODDITY band showcase Bowie's unique musical journey! A brilliant tribute to one of most electrifying 20th-21st century performers.

First Thursday of the Month

1st Thursday ArtWalk in Downtown San Pedro

5-9 p.m. 6th and Mesa Streets, Downtown San Pedro. This monthly event draws crowds to historic downtown San Pedro's eclectic art galleries, shops and eateries. Live music abounds and gourmet food trucks augment the great selection of restaurants around the LA Waterfront. Some restaurants offer 1st Thursday Night Specials. Whether you indulge in the nosh or just want to walk around, it's a great place to people-watch and experience the growing art scene in San Pedro. For more information, visit www.1stthursday.com

Every Tuesday

Wilmington Certified Farmers Market

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Located on L Street between Avalon Blvd & Marine Ave in Wilmington. This hometown style Farmers Market has a variety of farm fresh certified California-grown fruits, vegetables, assorted plants and flowers. Along with fresh cooked fare vendors, this market has a wide variety of gourmet specialty foods, plus arts, crafts and jewelry from local area artists.

Every Friday

Historic Downtown San Pedro Local Harvest Farmers Market

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Located on 6th Street between Pacific Avenue and Mesa Street in San Pedro. Every Friday at the Historic Downtown San Pedro Local Harvest Farmers Market is unique at this event with local musicians. Shop for Certified California-grown, farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers. Enjoy fresh, hot fare from one of many vendors, with gourmet specialty foods and treats, and unique arts & crafts vendors. Visit website