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Events

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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Sunday, January 13 and Sunday, January 27

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Two Showings

4 p.m.The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is proud to present an exciting selection of adventurous and inspirational films about nature. With beautiful cinematography and remarkable individuals, the passion is contagious. You will be moved, transfixed and energized to make a difference in our world. January 13 at the Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro and January 27 at West High School, Torrance. Tickets $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at: www.pvplc.org 

Saturday, January 19

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

11 a.m. Everyone in the family will enjoy a Naturalist guided walk through our Tongva Demonstration Garden where you’ll learn how early inhabitants used native plants for survival. Then walk through beautifully restored coastal sage scrub habitat with views of Catalina. For those interested in the military history of the area, continue to walk up to a WWII gun emplacement. Stay to explore the Nature Education Center. Free and appropriate for all ages. Stroller friendly. Leashed dogs welcome. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. RSVP at www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities

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.

Monday, January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at White Point Nature Preserve

9 a.m.-noon Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for this special day of service! Bring the family to help restore the demonstration garden, benefiting local wildlife and celebrating a day of plant diversity for a great day off from school! Please sign up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Saturday, Feb. 2

Port of Los Angeles Lunar New Year Festival

Join the Port of Los Angeles in celebrating the fifth annual Lunar New Year Festival, this year, at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on the LA Waterfront. 2019 is the year of the pig! This free cultural festival offers free parking, free admission, and free entertainment, including face painting, crafts, a petting zoo and fireworks finale! A rain or shine community event.

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