Time for hats! An Easter bonnet for fashion shows and tea – or perhaps you prefer a fishing cap? Concerts, puppets, cartoons and egg hunts also abound. Boys and girls, tots and teens, flyfishers and fashionistas; there is something fun for everyone this weekend!
Vintage Fashion Show and Tea
Calling all mini-fashionistas (and grown up fans of Downton Abbey!): view the vintage gowns the at the Fashion Show then sip tea and stroll the grounds. Sat., 11:00 am. Montecito Heights $10-$20. Ages 6+. Event details.
Thai New Year Festival (Songkran)
5 blocks of Thai Town are completely closed to traffic and filled with food, music, boxing and dance displays and more to celebrate Thai culture at its best! Sun., All Day. Thai Town. Free. All ages. Event details.
Haute Couture with Hatitude
The California African American Museum’s annual celebration means it’s time to put on your Easter bonnet for the “Hatitude” competition and then settle in to enjoy an afternoon of music, poetry and dance. Sun., 1:00 pm. Exposition Park. Free. All ages. Event details.
Family Puppet Festival
Inspired by the fanciful animal puppets and kinetic animal sculptures of the Noah’s Ark galleries, join the Skirball in celebrating puppetry with performances, puppet making, and storytelling. Sun., 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. West Los Angeles. $5-$10. All ages. Event details.
Bugs Bunny Cartoon Classics (and Egg Hunt!)
Celebrate spring with a thoroughly jolly, rabbit-filled family matinee of classic cartoon Warner Bros. shorts starring the one, the only… Bugs Bunny! Sun., 3:30 pm. Santa Monica. $11. Ages 3+. Event details.
Fool for Dance Family Concert
On April Fool’s Day, bring friends and family and be a fool for dance at this music and dance performance especially for kids. Sun., 2:00 pm. Glendale. $12-$20. Ages 5+. Event details.
Spring Fling at Leonis Adobe
Step back in time to do crafts, play games, try your hand at tortilla making, watch blacksmith and wool spinning demos, listen to live music and join in an egg hunt! Sat., 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Calabasas. $2-$4. All ages. Event details.
Worth the Drive
Huck Finn Fishing Derby
Put on your hat, grab your fishin’ pole and catch a rainbow trout or two at the annual fishing derby. Fri.-Sun., Various times. Sierra Madre. $10 for family fishing. Ages 3+. Event details.
— Meghan Rose