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It's the first ever Tribal Marketplace today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. downtown at the Tribal Cafe. The free event is a gathering of artist, artisans, collectors and performers of all kinds aimed at bringing the community spirit of old world marketplaces and local bazaars. There you'll find a variety of arts, crafts, apparel and handmade goods from some of the most talented local artists around town in an outdoor and indoor setting complete with live musical acts and DJs.

Beat the heat with cool slices of watermelon and a big ol' festival setup in Sunland. It's the 47th Annual Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival, where you can enjoy delicious free watermelon to cool down on hot summer days. Featuring: Watermelon carving display, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, hat decorating contest and watermelon festival Queen Contest. International food court, wine and beer garden, artisan exhibits, carnival rides, arcade games, pony rides, petting zoo and more. It's $1 donation admission, and is on from Noon until 11:30 tonight, and from Noon until 10:30 p.m. tomorrow, too.

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$5 gets you in to the Highland Park Summer Festival, which will be making noise behind Zeppelin Music on York Blvd. Check out bands like Ninja Academy, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Manhattan Murder Mystery, The Beeters, Seasons, Le Switch, Soul or System, The Nightbirds, and many more. Things get underway at Noon.

Downtown's Crewest Gallery is known for their end-of-show parties celebrating the exhibit that was. Take your last look at their show Write and Revolt highlighting the art of political protest, and enjoy a "words-and-pictures jam" between Mike the PoeT and Mear One. The party is free and runs from 6-9 p.m.

Yeah, so you usually get Netflix in the privacy of your own mailbox, but tonight you can take your love of the little red envelope public with a Netflix-hosted outdoor event at the Autry National Center. On the bill are a whole bunch of classic TV shows (Mary Tyler Moore, The Bob Newhart Show, The Cosby Show, and The Muppets Show) and a live performance from The Band From TV--which happens to have some TV stars in it, like James Denton (Desperate Housewives), Greg Grunberg (Heroes), Jesse Spencer (House M.D.) and Bob Guiney (The Bachelor and TLC's Date My House), plus special guest vocalists Teri Hatcher and Hayden Panettiere.

Other Things to Do: Hit up Bar Keeper's big sale, get high on the Pineapple Express, get a free slice of Red Velvet cake, or figure out what hot dog is the best in town.