Happening This Weekend!

If you’re looking for something fun to do in the neighborhood this weekend then keep reading!

The Venice Meet

The Venice Meet will make its debut this Saturday in Venice on Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

The new monthly open-air market  will feature live music, food, and tons of local vendors.
More than 50 L.A.-based vendors will line Abbot Kinney Boulevard, which was recently dubbed the  “coolest block in America” by GQ Magazine.Musical guests will include The Dustbowl RevivalLeftover Cuties and Song Preservation Society.

According to their website:

The Venice Meet is being launched in an effort to bring together local craftspeople, independent musicians, and specialty food artisans and provide them with a neighborhood forum to exhibit their wares.   At its heart, The Venice Meet will be about building community and capturing the independent spirit of this one of a kind neighborhood!

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and will be held at 1010 Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The next scheduled dates for Venice Meet are May 12, June 9 and July 12.

Abbot Kinney First Fridays

This Friday is the first Friday of the month, which means First Fridays on Abbot Kinney.  This free event runs approximately 6-10/11pm, with many of the eclectic shops, galleries and restaurants offering special events or extended hours.  Grab something to eat at one of the amazing local restaurants, or try something delicious from one of the many food trucks that will be lining the street.

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Stop by the Electric Lodge at 7pm for an audio/visual performace by Duo del Sol.  At 8pm, wander into Altered Space Gallery for Michele Mikesell’s latest circus-inspired exhibition entitled, “Hugo, Oklahoma.” According to their events blog, an art reception will be held after the performance at Electric Lodge, as well as a giclee print giveaway.
First Fridays are a great excuse to get out and explore Abbot Kinney for a truly unique VENICE experience!  LA…)
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