L.A.'s Best Events, The Béis Wash to Cookies' Melrose Opening and More

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The Béis Wash (WeHo): Join your favorite travel and lifestyle brand at the BÉIS Wash! Enjoy the childhood nostalgia of a drive-thru car wash for your bag and discover why BÉIS bags are designed to last through all of life's adventures. Invite friends and family for a fun weekend activity, while making memories and bags that last. Cleaning services by Scrub Daddy and Branch Basics will restore your bag's original shine while you explore exclusive bundles and merch, and exciting surprises, plus a special sneak peek at new kids' products launching soon.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 & Sunday, Feb. 25
Where: Béis Wash, 8620 Melrose Ave., WeHo, 90069

46th Annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Year of the Dragon (Chinatown): L.A. Chinatown Firecracker is one of the largest and oldest running races in the U.S. with its upcoming Lunar New Year run, walk, cycling and dog walk events held over the weekend. Registration is now open for the Year of the Dragon 46th Annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker with a choice to participate in-person or virtually. Each registered participant receives a commemorative 2024 Firecracker race bib, exclusive collectible finisher's medal, limited edition t-shirt (Paw'er Dogs receive their own commemorative Firecracker t-shirt), goody bag, and much more. In addition, participants and their guests will enjoy the Lunar New Year Celebration in the heart of historic Chinatown with an opening ceremony filled with lion dancers and the traditional lighting of 100,000 firecrackers. Registration is $38 – $75 with discounts for participating in multiple events.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 & Sunday, Feb. 25
Where: Los Angeles Chinatown Plaza, 943 North Broadway, L.A., 90012

Norms 75th Anniversary (Multiple Location): Norms is celebrating their 75th anniversary throughout 2024 and they are kickin off the festivities with a limited time 7 for $5.99 menu along with Four Course Dinners. Available Monday – Thursday for dine in only, guests can choose from a rotating menu of seven scrumptious items including ribs, tenders and more. Guests can create their own four-course meal including soup, salad, entrée, and dessert.
When: Now through Saturday, March 30
Where: Multiple Locations

Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939 Exhibit (DTLA): Union Station is showcasing a year-long temporary exhibit called Chinatown 1880 to 1939. The exhibition invites guests into the center of this once vibrant community of families, businesses and associations through historic photographs, oral history recordings and augmented reality.
When: Now through Fall 2024
Where: Los Angeles Union Station, 800 North Alameda St., L.A., 90012

Thursday, Feb. 22

House of Campari (WeHo): Step into a world of Campari as we celebrate our partnership with the esteemed SAG Awards. Experience an evening that transcends the ordinary, blending cinematic magic with the unique Italian flair and flavor of Campari. RSVP now.
When: Thursday, Feb. 22 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The House on Sunset, 9169 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Friday, Feb. 23

JuneShine Desert Cooler Launch (Hollywood): Ride into the sunset with Desert Cooler – the ridiculously delicious, signature flavor by JuneShine ambassador and country music artist, Mark Wystrach. Get ready to dance all night with our line dancing lessons starting at 7 pm, followed by the Desert 5 House Band at 9 pm. The night will be capped off by the local legends Country Night at 11 pm. RSVP here.
When: Friday, Feb. 23 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Desert 5 Spot, 6516 Selma Ave., L.A., 90028

"Geoff McFetridge: Drawing a Life" Screening at Los Angeles Union Station (DTLA): Metro Art Presents will host a free screening of "Geoff McFetridge: Drawing a Life" in Union Station's historic ticketing hall. The film is a poetic and intimate look into the life and work of one of the most visionary artists of his time, while also exploring the universal questions of what makes a fulfilling life. In "Geoff McFetridge: Drawing a Life," fellow artist and director Dan Covert offers unprecedented access into Geoff's multicolored world, painting an intimate portrait of a man whose work is guided by intention and authenticity. RSVP for free here.
When: Friday, Feb. 23 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Los Angeles Union Station, 800 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Saturday, Feb. 24

Rise & Flow Yoga and Wellness (WeHo): In partnership with Fit Girl Club, attendees can start their day right every Saturday with a flowing yoga practice that will awaken the senses and energize the spirit. Experienced instructors will guide guests and attendees through a series of invigorating poses, helping them to find balance and inner peace. Tickets are $25 per person or special offer 2 for 1 admission for $29.50. Free for hotel guests.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Skybar at Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Blvd., WeHo, 90069

Cookies' Melrose Dispensary Open (Melrose): Join Cookies and Berner for the grand reopening of the iconic Cookies Melrose dispensary in the heart of Los Angeles this Saturday, Feb. 24. Down the street from the original location, the new dispensary, at 7569 Melrose Ave, was personally designed by Berner, Co-Founder and CEO of Cookies, for the local community. Three new Cookies strains–Purple Sand, Blueberry Banana, and Cinnamon Milk–will drop at the grand opening celebration, along with the new 3-in-1 dual chamber vape.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Cookies Melrose, 7569 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

Tapizôn's Carnaval Celebration (El Segundo): Festival season is kicking off around the world, and Brazilian restaurant, Tapizôn, is bringing Carnaval, or "The Greatest Show on Earth," to El Segundo! Tapizôn's tropical space will feature dazzling Samba dancers from the Raiz Brazil Dance Company and Jonia Samba Queen, and live music with DJ Potira and Soundbox. Tapizôn will serve an array of Brazilian dishes including Pastel, Kibe, Garlic Fried Chicken, Cheesy Dice, Yucca Fries, and the country's national dish and drink, Feijoada and Caipirinha. Not only does this unforgettable evening bring the community together but it also gives back to Ed! the El Segundo Education Foundation.
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Tapizôn, 450 Main St., El Segundo, 90245

Love & Basketball Screening at Rooftop Cinema Club (DTLA): Picture this: You and your favorite person, surrounded by the breathtaking skyline of Downtown Los Angeles, all while indulging in the warmth of a roaring fire, sipping on a cozy hot drink and watching a film under the stars. This February and March only, Rooftop Cinema Club invites you to a limited-run cinematic experience like no other: Fireside Films. This week, check out a screening of "Friday." Tickets start at $30; purchase them here.
When: Friday, Feb. 24 at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA, 888 South Olive St., 4th Floor, L.A., 90014

Sunday, Feb. 25

Melrose Trading Post (Melrose): Start the new year in style at Melrose Trading Post. The market will host over 50 local artists & makers where Angelenos can shop from. There will also be a delicious selection of food trucks on site. General Admission is $6; purchase them here.
When: Sunday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., L.A., 90046

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