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10 Scares, Steals, and Foodie Deals for your L.A. Weekend

Caroline at EatDrinkLA

This weekend in Los Angeles is frightfully delicious. Take advantage of foodie deals, event steals, and scary feels.

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Friday, October 21st

The most celebrated Banana Pudding in the world is going Vegan, and only in Los Angeles (for now). Magnolia Bakery will be serving a Vegan Pudding at the West Hollywood location from now until October 26th. Try it for yourself this weekend!

This is the last weekend of dineLA as it ends on October 28th. Don't miss your chance to enjoy prix-fixe meals for as low as $15.

It's National Seafood Month until the end of the month, and Bluewater Grill is offering a special 3-course seafood dinner for two people for just $65 through Oct. 31. Guests can choose between nine entrees like Grilled or Blackened Rainbow Trout or Moules Frites, Soup or Salad or Wine, and a slice of Key Lime Pie. Locations include Redondo Beach and Catalina Island, among others.

This weekend also offers the O.C. Japan Fair, where guests can enjoy food vendors, performances, and a very cool Tuna Cutting Show. Tickets are $10, and Kids under 6 and kids at heart over 65 are FREE! The event takes place at the O.C. Fairgrounds.

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Saturday, October 22nd

Explore what the great art institutions have to offer during Grand Ave Arts: All Access from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Grand Avenue in DTLA. You can register here for this free event or just stop by for family-fun like an Instrument Petting Zoo from the Colburn School, recycled art making courtesy of the Broad, and performances from the LA Opera and the LA Phil.

Benefit a good cause while sipping cocktails and admiring gorgeous goldwork at Dale Hernsdorf’s benefit for Planned Parenthood called Capturing Time. The event takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Institute of Contemporary Art in DTLA. The event features food and drinks by Guerrilla Tacos and complimentary valet - all they are asking is a donation toward the cause in return. RSVP here.

This is also the last weekend for the Santa Anita Oktoberfest in Arcadia, taking place October 22nd and 23rd. Use the code GERMAN22 to get $10 off tickets purchased online. That brings the General Package down to $27 dollars, and that includes 8 3 oz Beer Pours.

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Sunday, October 23rd

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Brig in Venice with 70-cent cocktails, complimentary Brig tattoos (yep, you read that right), swag, and live music. Those well-priced cocktails are available from 2 to 4 p.m., but the party will be on from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. A portion of all proceeds from the Anniversary Party will benefit St. Joseph Center.

Capturing Time will also be on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art in DTLA from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a special presentation on Gold by Sara E Cole, assistant curator of antiquities at the J.Paul Getty Museum at 2 p.m. Admission is FREE.

Lastly, Haunt O'Ween is fun for the whole family, with 200,000 square feet of tricks, treats, and more from 4 to 10 p.m. in Topanga Canyon. Ticket prices begin at $36. Choose a date if you dare! It's on until October 31st.

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