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Chinatown’s Moon Festival Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Chinatown’s Moon Festival: A Fun Family Event

crowds wander beneath neon framed archway to Chinatown

These balmy nights are perfect for street food and music. So hop on the LA Metro Gold Line to the Chinatown station for Chinatown’s 75th annual Moon Festival on Saturday, September 21.

The festivities run from 5 p.m. to midnight — and Metro trains run until 2 a.m. on Saturday nights.

You’ll find food trucks, cooking demonstrations and samples, live music and DJs, crafts, moon viewing and moon cakes — a flaky pastry filled with bean paste.

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Pasadena’s Chalk Festival Paints the Town, June 15 – 16

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The 21st Annual Chalk Festival a Colorful Family Event

They’re painting the town — or rather the sidewalks — at Paseo Colorado (280 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101) at the annual Chalk Festival. This artform, which might be thought of as child’s play by some, is celebrating its 21st anniversary in Pasadena on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, and showcasing the sophistication of these pavement painters.

Take the Gold Line to the Memorial Park Station and have a fun family outing! Continue reading

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Gold Line Event: Mariachi Festival Nov. 18, 2012

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Mariachi Music, Food, Community Spirit to Brighten Fall on November 18, 2012, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

The promise of trumpets, guitars, brightly colored dancing costumes, glittering charro outfits, and, of course, good food is drawing us to the 22nd Annual Mariachi Festival and International Farmers’ Market this Sunday, November 18, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Mariachi Festival couldn’t be more conveniently located for Metro adventurers – it’s right at the Metro Gold Line Mariachi Plaza station in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles.

So hop on the Metro and party! Continue reading

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