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Get Out: Dia de Los Muertos, LA Mag Food & Wine Event, Haunted House Tour, Phantom the Silent Movie

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Dia de Los Muertos 9-Day Celebration Begins
Head down to Olvera Street this evening to see the first night of nine that is the celebration of Dia de Los Muertos. See how the tradition of celebrating and honoring the lives of the dead is carried out in colorful displays. On the plaza you can experience face painting, street theater performances, strolling mariachi bands, Aztec dancers, puppets, ballet folklorico and other fun family activities. Dia De Los Muertos community altars will also be on display in the plaza and in the various shops on Olvera Street. Tonight, and every night through November 2, you can see a candlelight procession at 7 p.m.

Los Angeles Magazine's 3rd Annual Food & Wine Event
Join dozens of local chefs, restaurants, and wineries at the beautiful Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu for Los Angeles Magazine's 3rd Annual Food & Wine Event. Hosted by Cindy Dole, Merrill Shindler, and Jeffrey Saad, the afternoon (1-4 p.m.) event will have live demos from celebrated Los Angeles chefs, as well as lots to eat and drink. Tickets are $95 and will be available at the door.

Halloween Haunted House Museum Tour
This afternoon, the Grier Musser Museum will have a Halloween Haunted House Tour from 1 to 4 pm. The museum will celebrate rhis occasion with ghost, goblins, and witches. The entire museum will be decorated for this day. This special day includes guided tours and refreshments. Guided tours start at 1:00 and 2:30 pm. Experience the charm of Victorian Los Angeles. Admission: $12.00 per Adult $6.00 per child.

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Phantom of the Opera: Silent Movie
See The Phantom of the Opera (1925) starring Lon Chaney. Based on the celebrated novel by Gaston Leroux, the story has become famous the world over on both stage and screen. Don’t miss the spectacular presentation at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse with the sounds of the live Wurlitzer theatre organ newly restored thanks to the generous support of the Peter Lloyd Crotty Charitable Fund. [Event info via LATOS; 2:30 p.m. $20 at the door.]