Get Out: Patch's Pick-and-Choose Weekend Planner

Catch some bluegrass music on Friday, R&B covers on Saturday and then check out some trash-turned-art on Sunday.

Still have no idea what to do this weekend? Don't panic. Mar Vista Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks:

Where/When: , 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; 7:30 p.m. Fri. May 27.

Why Go: Hear a true family band - including 14-year-old Sara on the fiddle and 18-year-old Kyle on the mandolin and fiddle play great bluegrass music with their parents.  Along with their own compositions the band also performs works from  from artists including Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs and The Stanley Brothers.

Pricing: Admission $5. All fees go to environmental charities.

Where/When: Silverlining, 12095 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fri. May 27 and Sat. May 28.

Why Go: Donate your pre-loved purse and receive a 15 percent discount on any other purchase at this resale designer boutique.

Pricing: Free admission.

Where/When: reDiscover Center, 12958 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sat. May 28.

Why Go: reDiscover promotes creativity in early childhood and elementary education while encouraging environmental responsibility. Bring your kids and teach them how to create great art from recycled materials.

Pricing: Free

Where/When: , 3967 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230; 9 p.m. Sat. May 28.

Why Go: Put on your dancing shoes and dance along to the band's solid rock grooves, R&B, Soul, Jazz and Funk music.

Pricing: No cover. Over 21 only.

Where/When: , 3826 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (MVCC Green Tent); 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sun. May 29.

Why Go: See Mar Vista artist Marina DeBris's latest work and learn how to reuse your disposable goods and reduce waste. DeBris has been picking up trash along Westside beaches and creeks for over a dozen years and regularly lends her artistic talents to Heal the Bay, Friends of Ballona Wetlands, 5 Gyres and other environmental organizations.

Pricing: Free


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