Friday is nearly here and it’s time to make plans for those precious weekend hours. Entertainment abounds this weekend; check out our picks for fun activities to hit and places to explore.
When/Where: Noon on Fridays at the Paradise Piano Bar, 1800 E Broadway, Long Beach
Why Go: Each Friday the bartender chooses a film and shows it in the bar with full sound. The event coincides with Happy Hour so patrons can also enjoy drink specials. Requests are welcomed.
Where/When: 5 p.m.-10 p.m. this Friday at the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, 15 39th Place, Long Beach
Why Go: Enjoy gourmet fare from 20 local restaurants and listen to live music from The Wilson’s Band. This fun food fest is part of the Congressional Cup festivities.
Pricing: $20 adult, $10 child
Where/When: 8 p.m. this Friday at The Terrace Theater, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach
Why Go: Everyone should hear the harmonic magic of these two singer songwriters live when the chance arises.
Where/When: 11:55 p.m. this Friday at Art Theatre of Long Beach, 2025 E 4th St, Long Beach
Why Go: Enjoy this classic David Lynch film featuring Nicholas Cage and Laura Dern. The midnight screening is part of the month-long tribute to David Lynch presented by the Long Beach Cinematheque and Phone Booth Gallery.
Pricing: $10, $8 for Long Beach Cinematheque Members
Where/When: 7 p.m. this Saturday at The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach,
Why Go: The Queen Mary joins millions of others worldwide and turns out their lights for Earth Hour. Enjoy fun drinks like the TREEtini at the cash bar, check out alternative energy demos such as the bicycle-powered electrical display, listen to unplugged music and learn more about how we can be good stewards of our planet.
Pricing: This event is complimentary; simply RSVP at the email address provided
If you are still looking for fun ways to enjoy yourself this week, check out our family-friendly picks in the for more great ideas.
We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share your best ideas and tips for next weekend in our comment box below.