Friday, March 1
‘Friday Night Flights’ at Grand Central Market
What: Take roundtrip ride on the historic Angels Flight Railway, followed by a flight of drinks or light bites from DTLA Cheese, Golden Road Brewery, Horse Thief BBQ, or The Oyster Gourmet.
Where: Grand Central Market. 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles
Details: Cost is $15 per person. Happening from noon to 10 p.m. Puchase tickets at participating vendors.
Saturday March 2
Sour beer showcase at Free Play in DTLA
What: Sample a dozen or so rare sour beers at Timothy Hollingsworth newish sports bar at LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium. See here for a full list of beers.
Where: Free Play. 3939 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles
Details: Happening from 5 p.m. to midnight. 10 ounce pours are priced at $7 to $12.
Mohawk Bend’s 6th Annual Los Angeles IPA Fest
What: A two-day long event featuring over 60 California breweries and a variety of unique IPAs, many of which are brewed exclusively for the festival.
Where: Mohawk Bend. 2141 West Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Details: Happening through Sunday, March 3. Peruse the official event website here.
Food Trucks Pull Up to Malibu Wines & Beer Garden
What: Malibu Wines & Beer Gardens will be hosting half-a-dozen food trucks to ring in the new year including Cousins Maine Lobster, Two Doughs Pizza, and Kream Kong Ice Cream. The live music lineup includes Bill Rotella and Dani
Where: Malibu Wines & Beer Garden. 23130 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA
Details: Happening from noon to 9 p.m.
Sunday, March 3
Heavvy’s pizza party at Jon & Vinny’s
What: It’s a pizza party benefiting No Kid Hungry at Jon & Vinny’s. Hosted by Quentin Esme Brown, George Ricciardelli, and Heavvy, the event will feature dinner, wine, and a silent auction.
Where: Jon & Vinny’s Fairfax. 412 North Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles
Details: Happening from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost is $200 per person. Tickets can be purchased here.
Tuesday, March 5
The Henry hosts benefit for local charity
What: A dinner benefiting local non-profit Food on Foot, a Hollywood-based non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the poor and homeless of Los Angeles. Fifteen-percent of all sales, excluding alcohol, will be donated.
Where: The Henry. 120 N Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles
Details: Happening from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended but not required.
New Orleans food and music in the South Bay
What: Celebrate Mardi Gras with live jazz and spirited N’awlins fare.
Where: Chez Melange. 1611 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach
Details: Live music starts at 6:00 p.m. For reservations, click here.
Fat Tuesday at Preux & Proper in DTLA
What: Celebrate Mardi Gras with a Southern California twist. Chef Sammy Monsour’s menu includes crawfish, boudin balls, and king cake beignets. Drinks from beverage director Kassady Wiggins includes a sazerac, French 75, and slushies made with Southern Comfort.
Where: Preux & Proper. 840 South Spring Street, Los Angeles
Details: Happening from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.