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Get Out: Pumpkin Festival, Happy 87th Egyptian Theatre, Jazzfest, Clothing Cache, Baby Planning

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Calabasas Pumpkin Festival
Okay so maybe these hot hot temps have eclipsed any indication we had earlier this week that this is, in fact, October. But the calendar doesn't lie--and it's time to fete the great pumpkin. Today from 10 a.m .to 5 p.m head over to Juan Bautista de Anza Park (3701 Lost Hills Rd) in Calabasas for the Pumpkin Festival. Regale all things pumpkin, from pumpkin food and beer to crafts and carving.

Egyptian Theatre's 87th Anniversary: Silent Film, Live Music
Help celebrate the 87th birthday of one of Los Angeles' most celebrated movie palaces, the Egyptian Theatre. At 6 p.m. partake in cake and wine and toast the theatre, followed by a screening of The Big Parade (1925) at 7 p.m. The film is King Vidor's silent masterpiece, starring Karl Dane, MGM's celebrated silent film comedian who committed suicide in 1934. The movie had its premiere back in '25 at the Egyptian! More info via the Art Deco Society. Tickets: $12 General; $10 Student/Senior & $9 Cinematheque or Art Deco Society Members. Co-sponsored by the American Cinematheque. More about the theatre: LAistory: Walk Like an Egyptian.

Vista Del Mar Jazzfest
Jazz for a good cause! Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive, family-centered social, educational, behavioral and mental health services that encourage children, adolescents and their families to lead self reliant, stable and productive lives. A Jazzfest is being held in support of the organization, featuring: Sheila E., Dave Koz, Patrice Rushen, Pete Escovedo, Juan Escovedo, Pater Michael Escovedo, Ndugu Chancler, Sylvia Brooks, TC Carson. It's from 1-5 p.m. at the Vista Del Mar Campus. [Info]

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Vintage Clothing Cache
Adorn yourself at the one-day-only pop-up SMMoA Vintage Clothing Cache. Bring your "secret self" to life with clothing, uniforms, accessories, boots, and baubles from the 1940s through today - all at recessionista prices. Perfect items for your stylish wardrobes and Halloween costumes (like the museum's upcoming Halla Galla!). Proceeds benefit SMMoA educational workshops, exhibitions, and programs. Noon-4 p.m.

Hip Moms and Moms-to-Be Event
plan A Baby: an event for moms and moms-to-be is an exclusive, one-day event to celebrate and pamper new and expectant moms as they browse through a carefully chosen collection of the latest in high-end baby products, services and educational materials for the modern mom. Celeb guests include Jessica Capshaw, Sarah Jane Morris and Ali Landry. Explore products & services, listen to conversations with experts on health and well-being issues, bid in a silent auction benefiting non-profit partner Healthy Child Healthy World, see informal modeling by Rosie Pope Maternity, indulge with spa treatments and fabulous gift bags, and nibble on light bites and tasty treats. It's from 11-3 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; tickets are $35-45.