Now Open // The Broad Museum
The museum that houses Eli and Edythe Broad's contemporary art collection is now open. While tickets are free, you do have to register for a time slot on their website, and they are fully reserved for many a week. So book yourself a DTLA art rendezvous for sometime in late November, and it will be a welcome surprise when the day finally rolls around.
October 11 // Grainfree Afternoon Tea Workshop
Sweet Laurel has the best company motto: "It's about loving the food you eat instead of punishing yourself for craving it." They're best known for their custom layer cakes that are all paleo. For this workshop, Sweet Laurel is teaming up with Alicia Henry of Naked Sage for an intimate vegan afternoon tea workshop and tea ceremony. They'll chat about the grainfree pantry and grainfree baking techniques-- something I'm sure my family would be very pleased if I actually mastered.
October 11 // Brentwood Art Festival
Located on San Vicente between Barrington and Bundy, this festival gathers artists of all kinds to showcase their work at a family-friendly outdoor gallery of sorts. The fair has been around since 1994, and it is hosted twice a year. But we have to admit, this'll be our first time scoping it out. There will be a food truck lineup and activities for the kids including hands-on art projects. (10 am- 5pm)
October 24 // Basket Weaving Workshop
I love how Poketo describes this workshop, which will be hosted at their outpost in The Line Hotel: "In this 6-hr workshop, each student will learn to start a coil and shape a basket with locally foraged pine needles by using the swirling stitch with sustainably grown cotton yarn. The process is to gather, share stories, and weave your story into a vessel that can hold small objects." It sounds so intimate and a serious homage to more traditional times.
October 24 // DESIGNLOVEFESTIVAL
Bri Emery of Design Lovefest has kept the details for this one pretty close to her chest, and as of yet she hasn't divulged very much information. All we know is, she and her very talented community of friends are putting on a jungle themed festival in late October. And they'll be selling macrame hammocks. But with Bri behind it, this is bound to be an event worth the wait. Keep your eyes peeled on her blog and IG for the final reveal.
October 29 - November 1 // Unique Camp
The Unique Camp is badass entrepreneur Sonja Rasula's masterful creation. Campers spend four days in the mountains of Big Bear unplugged from the rest of the world. Along with 200 other creatives, they'll attend workshops, eat s'mores, do some archery, attend a dance party on Halloween-- oh, and did we mention meet and mingle with some of the biggest names in creativity, entrepreneurship, and inspiration? It's like our heaven.