This week boasts a wide variety of opportunities to enjoy amazing food and drink festivals. Don’t worry, a fabulous dance and fitness spa is hosting a week-long event to help you offset some of those delicious calories.
Oaks at Ojai: Dance Week
122 E. Ojai Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
Fitness destination spa, the Oaks at Ojai, welcomes Dance Week through Sept. 28. Stay overnight in one of their private rooms, dine on three included meals, and enjoy 15 fitness classes per day, as well as numerous entertainment options and seminars. With a special emphasis on dance and movement, you’ll burn calories and have fun as you enjoy special dance classes such as Aqua Zumba, Latin, Hip Hop, Classic Choreographed Cardio, Bollywood, Burlesque, Flamenco, Belly Dance, Jazz, and Drum on the Ball.
Musical Beer Crawl
1498- 1455 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
This free LA Beer Week event features live music, pizza, prizes, and plenty of amazing craft beer as you stroll down Sunset Blvd. in Echo Park. Passport holders (download for free) score awesome discounts at participating venues from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Don’t forget to bring along a designated driver. #MBC3
Related: What You’re Eating: LA Beer Week
Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center
135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Straight from London, Danny DeVito and Judd Hirsch (together for the first time since “Taxi”) star in the U.S. premiere of Neil Simon’s classic, “Sunshine Boys.” Tickets for this hilarious comedy about show business and friendship start at just $20! Runs through November.
12th Annual Galbani Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro
Behind the Jimmy Kimmel Live Theater
1651 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
The 12th Annual Galbani Cheese Italian Feast kicks off Thursday with a Prima Notte Gala hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Corolla. The community festival continues over the next three days with everything Italian: music, food, culture, entertainment, a kid’s corner, carnival rides, bocce, and celebrity cooking guests. Tickets for the gala start at just $30; admission to the Feast, Sept.27 to 29, is just $5. Kids under 12 are free, with all proceeds benefitting Los Angeles shelters, food banks, and school programs.
Taste of Santa Monica Food Tour
Marine St. and Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
For a fabulous and diverse selection of Santa Monica’s best, consider taking the Taste of Santa Monica Food Tour. Your three-hour adventure and walking tour will take you on a culinary adventure through the sights, sounds, and cool ocean breezes of Santa Monica as you sample everything from killer gelato to artisan cheeses. Consider their Progressive Dinner tour for a great night on the town, starting Oct. 3.
Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 East Union St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Explore the colorful abstract art of Sam Francis at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Bring the kids to family day, this Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m., where you can explore exhibitions and take part in special art projects perfect for pint-sized creativity, including “scenic” dioramas for California Scene Paintings and creating wax paper and melted crayon sculptures. Kids 12 and under are free.
Thai Food Festival
Paramount Pictures Studios
5555 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Join celebrity Chef Jet Tila and the Thai Trade Center where you can discover the five fundamental flavors of Thai food: spicy, sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. Admission includes access to culinary discussion panels, demonstrations with celebrity chefs, a tempting amount of food and drink tastings all while being entertained with Muay Thai martial arts demonstrations, classical and folk dancing, umbrella painting, fruit carving, and musical guests. 3 to 6 p.m.
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