- COME ON, GET HAPPY!
Where/When: , 2933 Santa Monica Blvd; Friday
Why go: Taste a wide range of fine fizz from Prosecco, Moscato and Metodo Classico bottlings from Italy, French Cremants and Champagne.
Pricing: $30 per person for bubbly, chips and nuts, plus a sampler of Crostini. Fizz friendly cheese or salami plates and other snacks sold ala carte.
Where/When: Various; 5 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Pick from one of four routes and hop, in holiday costume, to and from seven bars offering specials on drinks and food. Plus, the crawl benefits a good cause. Bring a cash donation for the Westside Food Bank.
- PAINT THE TOWN
Where/When: , 2525 Michigan Ave; 5 p.m. Friday
Why go: The more than 30 galleries at the Bergamot campus are opening their doors simultaneously for the first time. The holiday art walk will feature fine art, food, spirits, music and performances.
Where/When: , 2912 Main St.; 4 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Paintings and photo transfer images of "Art on the Ground" by Brooklyn-born artist and filmmaker Lance Miccio will on display and available for purchase.
- BE ENTERTAINED
Where/When: , 1328 Montana Ave; 2 p.m. Sunday
Why go: The theatre welcomes actor Ed Asner for a matinee screening of Disney's Up! A discussion with Aster will follow the 2 p.m. showing.
Where/When: , 2226 Wilshire Blvd.; 2 p.m. Saturday
Why go: All proceeds for the concert—Electric Flower, Standing Shadows, Music for Airports—will benefit People Assisting The Homeless. The goal is to move three to five West Los Angeles homeless families into permanent housing.
HOLIDAY ART SALE
Where/When: First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St.; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Find great holiday gifts hand made by local artists. Proceeds will benefit Upward Bound House, a nonprofit social services agency that assists homeless families with young children and very low-income seniors.