Get Out: WeHo Book Fair, Kite Festival, Veggie Oktoberfest, dineLA Starts Today
West Hollywood Book Fair
Book lovers, get thee to the West Hollywood Book Fair, where today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. you can rejoice in the printed word via their 400+ authors and artists, hundreds of panels and book signings, stages and tents featuring storytelling, workshops, and live performances, a kids' area, and the fine company of thousands of fellow bibliophiles like yourself.
Go Fly a Kite: Japan America Kite Festival
The 13th Annual Japan America Kite Festival happens today from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Seal Beach Pier. More than 1,000 kites of all sizes will be featured, including giant 300-400 square-foot “show kites”. Japanese Kite Master Mikio Toki of Tokyo will demonstrate his traditional Japanese kites constructed of washi rice paper and bamboo. Children can enjoy a free kite-building workshop, candy drops from kites, “catch the kite tail” game, and traditional Japanese festival games. Japanese cultural activities include Taiko Drum performances, traditional Japanese candy making, Japanese martial arts, sushi and Japanese food booths and more. Admission is free.