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Spring 2019 Off-Campus Events — taking a break from the mu(n)ddane

Does being at Mudd seem dull or mundane? Ever feel the urge to just be somewhere else? Then check out the Muddraker’s off-campus events guide!

Week of March 10

March 14 – Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival – Los Angeles

Come to the Echo Park Film Center for a night filled with science fiction shorts.

March 15 – Time Out LA’s Comics to Watch LIVE – Los Angeles

See the funniest people in Los Angeles in a laughter-filled evening.  

March 15 to 17 – Cherry Blossom Festival – Huntington Beach

Take part in a daylong celebration of Japanese culture featuring performances, food, and music.

March 16 and 17 – L.A. Nature Fest – Los Angeles

The Natural History Museum is hosting a festival dedicated to wildlife in Los Angeles. There will be booths, crafts, scientists, and performances.

Week of March 17

March 22 and 23 – Beyond Wonderland – San Bernardino

Alice in Wonderland meets electronic dance music.

March 23 – 2019 Claremont Pie Festival – Claremont

Featuring demos, baking contests, booths, and a pie tasting buffet, the Claremont Pie Festival will surely satisfy any sweet tooth.

Week of March 24

March 27 – Women in Science author talk– Glendale

Stop by Downtown Central Library to spend the evening with Rachel Ignotofsky, author of the critically-acclaimed book Women in Science.

March 29 to April 28 – Knott’s Boysenberry Festival – Buena Park

Did you know that the boysenberry originates from Southern California? Get a taste of this hybrid fruit at Knott’s Berry Farm.

March 21 to 31 – WonderCon – Anaheim

Imagine Comic-Con but next to Disneyland.

Week of March 31

April 5 – First Fridays at the Natural History Museum – Los Angeles

On the first Friday of every month, the Natural History Museum hosts an evening of music at the museum.

April 5 – Monterey Jazz Festival – Los Angeles

Featuring a diverse, international roster of jazz’s future leaders, the Monterey Jazz Festival will be performing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall as part of their 60th anniversary national tour.  

April 6 – Coastal Country Jam – Huntington Beach

Country music and a sunny California Beach. Name a more iconic duo. Big names such as Tim McGraw, Jake Owen, Chase Rice, Dylan Scott will be performing throughout the nine-hour long beachfront festival.

Week of April 7

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Week of April 21

April 27 – Taste of Claremont 2019 – Claremont

Sponsored by the Claremont Rotary Foundation, the 20th Annual Taste of Claremont brings together local restaurants, wineries, and breweries for a night of charity.

April 27 – Cirque Du Soleil – Los Angeles

Witness amazing aerial acts underneath the Grand Chapiteau as Cirque du Soleil performs Amaluna.

Week of April 28

May 4 and 5 – Planes of Fame Airshow – Chino

The annual airshow is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings.

Week of May 5

May 7 – An Evening with Melinda Gates – Los Angeles

Melinda Gates will be discussing her new book The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. All proceeds from her book will go towards charity.

Week of May 12

This article will be updated with more events as they are found! And as always, if you end up going to one of these places, please reach out to themuddrakerstaff@gmail.com with your photos to be featured on our instagram!

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