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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your photos to be featured on our instagram!