L.A.'s Best Events This Weekend, From The Friends Experience to a Poolside Cinema Screening, and More

There's another pop-up heading to Los Angeles!

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

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Deep Field (L.A.): Kicking off this weekend, an interactive augmented reality experience Deep Field will allow visitors of all ages to create a digital ecosystem of fantastical plants using a new drawing app on the iPad Pro with Apple Pencil. Created by artists Tin&Ed, the immersive simulation is launching in tandem with the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Find out more information here.
When: Tuesday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 11 through Sunday, July 16
Where: Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A., 90049

Micheaux Film Festival (Culver City & DTLA): Micheaux Film Festival, honoring the legendary Oscar Micheaux and celebrating diverse storytelling, is returning to Los Angeles. This year's theme for the 5th annual event is Outliers – inspired by the seminal book by Malcolm Gladwell – celebrating individuals that defy odds in the face of adversity. Check out the entire film slate and programs here.
When: Monday, July 10 through Sunday, July 16
Where: The Culver Theater, 9500 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 90232
Regal Cinemas L.A. Live,1000 West Olympic Blvd., L.A., 90015

X Games California (Ventura): X Games California takes over Ventura County Fairgrounds for three-days of heart-pounding action as the world's best skateboard, BMX, and Moto X superstars throw down their best tricks and compete for X Games gold. Expect appearances from Tony Hawk, Sky Brown, and more elite competitors. General Admission tickets include access to all competitions plus access to X Fest – the interactive fan experience featuring mini ramps, athlete appearances, art installations, food, live music, and more. Tickets are on sale now for and start from $60; grab yours here.
When: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds & Events Center, 10 West Harbor Blvd., Ventura, 93001

World of Barbie® in Los Angeles (Santa Monica): Experience the world of your favorite toy, Barbie®. This interactive exhibit gives guests the chance to live out their life-size Barbie® dream. Visit the Dreamhouse, Fashion Studio, Theater, Museum and more. Adult tickets start at $35. Purchase your admission here.
When: Now through Monday, Sept. 4
Where: Santa Monica Place, 395 Santa Monica Pl., St. 196, Santa Monica, 90401

The Friends Experience Pop-Up (Lakewood): The popular Friends Experience is heading to Long Beach for the summer. Fans of the hit show can revisit some of the series' most iconic moments with this interactive experience created by Original X Productions (OGX), Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Group. Timed entry tickets are available starting at $30; buy yours here.
When: Now through Saturday, Sept. 16
Where: 4661 Silva St., Lakewood, 90712

Stranger Things: The Experience (Montebello): Hawkins is coming to Los Angeles for the first time! Netflix and Fever have teamed up to create a new immersive experience inspired by the Stranger Things universe. Visit the infamous Hawkins Lab and the Upside Down. Tickets are limited and prices will start at $49 per person and can be booked here.
When: Now through Sunday, Nov. 5
Where: 1345 North Montebello Blvd., Montebello, 90640

Friday, July 7

Aperitivo Hour (Venice): Crate Studios is hosting a fun Italian-inspired evening of aperitifs, music, billiards and more. Tickets are $25; purchase yours here.
When: Friday, July 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Crate Studios, 2823 Beach Ave., Venice, 90291

Saturday, July 8

Pitchwick Vintage Show (DTLA): The Pickwick Vintage Show is hosting their outdoor garden event. Guests can shop from over 65 local vintage vendors who will be selling clothing, jewelry and accessories. Entry is limited and reservations are required. Tickets start at $12; purchase them here.
When: Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Row DTLA, 777 South Alameda St., L.A., 90021

Concern Foundation's 48th Annual Block Party Fundraiser: Land Before Time the Extinction of Cancer (Hollywood): Concern Foundation is hosting its 48th Annual Block Party at the historical studio lot. Guests will gather and enjoy food and beverages for a good cause. Learn more here.
When: Saturday, July at 6 p.m.
Where: Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90038

Sunday, July 9

Poolside Cinema Space Jam Screening (Santa Monica): Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and 'soak in' the return of the property's beloved Poolside Cinema Series featuring iconic classics and cult-favorite family-friendly movies. Don't miss a screening of the flick, "Space Jam". Reserved seating is complimentary for hotel guests and $45 per ticket for guests, which includes admission, free popcorn, and a choice of either a food special or a cocktail. Children's tickets between the ages of 4 – 12 are $30. Tickets can be purchased here.
When: Sunday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 9040

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