L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From Contact: Featuring Music by Daft Punk to Uncorked L.A. Wine Festival, and More

Plus, International Peace Month mural, 2nd & PCH movie screening, and more Los Angeles events.

Mark your cal for these pop-up shops and markets, stylish soirées, trunk shows, and other cool Los Angeles events.

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Contact: A Multi-Sensory Journey Celebrating Daft Punk (Arts District): Contact is the latest experience to join the Wisdome L.A.' s event lineup. The multisensory dance party will allow guests to party to the tunes of Daft Punk. General Admission is $64; purchase your tickets here.
When: Thursday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 7
Where: Wisdome L.A., 1147 Palmetto St., L.A., 90013

Nature's Escape (Manhattan Beach): Pharrell Williams' non-profit organization Yellow and the bug spray brand Stem is launching an in-person, multi-sensorial learning experience called Nature's Escape. The experience invites families across the country to explore their curiosity about science and nature. There will be instagrammable science-based activities, samples, and more.
When: Friday, Aug. 5 through Saturday, Aug. 6 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: International Surf Festival, 1315 Valley Dr., Hermosa Beach, 90254

Garden Concerts for Kids- The Lucky Band (L.A.): The Garden Concerts for Kids is returning to the Getty Center. The free outdoor music series is perfect for the whole family. Performing for two days is the indie music group The Lucky Band. Make a reservation here.
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 & Sunday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.
Where: Central Garden at Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A. 90049

A Forest for the Trees (Boyle Heights): A Forest for the Trees is the latest immersive show coming to L.A. Created and directed by visionary artist Glenn Kaino, the all-age limited-time experience will allow guests to journey through a surreal forest of magic, music, and wonder with animatronic trees and sculptures. Tickets range from $10 to $50; purchase them here.
When: Ace Mission Studios, 516 South Mission Rd., L.A., 90033
Where: Now through Monday, Sept. 5

Thursday, Aug. 4

Sizzling Summer Nights- Trombor (Griffith Park): Sizzling Summer Nights are back at the Autry. Dance the night away to salsa music by the Latin fusion band Trombo. General admission tickets are $20; buy them here.
When: Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Autry Museum in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A., 90027-1462

Friday, Aug. 5

National Oyster Day (Multiple Locations): Aw shucks! It's National Oyster Day. To celebrate, many Los Angeles restaurants will be serving freshly shucked oysters on the half shell. The list includes E.P. Restaurant, Connie and Ted's, Camphor, and Fig.
When: Friday, Aug. 5
Where: Multiple Locations

Michael J. Seidlinger's "Anybody Home" Tour (WeHo): In honor of his latest book, Anybody Home, Michael J. Seidlinger will be bringing his book tour to L.A. Watch as the author discusses the book.
When: Friday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

PCH Movies & Moonlight Disney's Cars (Long Beach): PCH Movies & Moonlight will be hosting outdoor screenings of classic family-friendly films. This week they will be showcasing Disney's Cars along with a preshow entertainment and activities. Movies are complimentary to the community; self-seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Guests can bring their blankets and lawn chairs.
When: Friday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: 2nd & PCH, 6400 East Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, 90803

Saturday, Aug. 6

Protected Under Parody- An Alamo Drafthouse Sketch Show (DTLA): Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a very special sketch show mashing up two of Hollywood's most beloved movies— Empire Records and Donnie Darko. Enjoy this fun parody for free. Register here.
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema DTLA, 700 West 7th St., #Unit U240, L.A., 90017

Uncorked: L.A. Summer Wine Fest (Exposition Park): Uncorked is inviting guests to enjoy over 100 wines and champagnes. Visitors can enjoy after-hours access to the museum with interactive exhibits, a DJ, and favorite local food trucks. General Admission starts at $65; buy your tickets here.
When: Saturday, Aug. 6 from 7 p.m to 11 p.m.
Where: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Dr., L.A., 90037

Sunday, Aug. 7

Paint the City Peaceful + International Peace Month (Beverly Hills): In honor of International Peace Month, Beverly Center has partnered with Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization and grassroots effort, Paint the City Peaceful. Artist Ginoflo will create a mural in Beverly Center's Grand Court titled "Peaceful Is Not Passive" to celebrate International Peace Month and benefit the non-profit "Safe Place for Youth."
When: Sunday, Aug. 7
Where: Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 90048

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