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Get Out: Grand Ole Echo Kickoff, L.A. Heritage Day & More

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Grand Ole Echo (Photo by Uncle Rhea via the LAist Featured Photos pool)
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HISTORY: Attention history buffs and proud Angelenos: the L.A. Heritage Alliance is hosting its annual L.A. Heritage Day at the historic Pico House and in the Plaza at El Pueblo Historical Monument, which is adjacent to Olvera Street. There will be presentations, tours, five museums, food and other activities. You can find more info about the event here, and the schedule of speakers—which includes curators, historians and event politicians—is here.MUSIC: Tonight the country music showcase Grand Ole Echo is kicking off with a free show that kicks off at 5:30 pm and ends at 9 pm, and all ages are welcome. Some of the bands playing include The Whispering Pines, The Americans, Phoebe Bridgers and La Route. It takes place at The Echoplex located at 1154 Glendale Blvd. For more information, check out The Echo's website.

ART: For a second day, Downtown Burbank will be transformed for the Arts Festival with digital artists, street painters, sculptors, photographers, and beyond. In the four blocks on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue, take part in the festivities from 10 am to 5 pm Sunday. There will be 90 local artists showcasing their work, including 3D chalk art drawings. More information can be found online.

LAist writer Maddy Keavy contributed to this post.