What to See, Where to Go, What to Do this Weekend in LA


Living big in LA? We’ve got a round-up of the hottest design and architecture events, sales and more happening this weekend! 

Mar Vista Spring Home Tour
The Mar Vista Spring Home Tour starts this weekend on April 1. Explore residences of high design and creativity by Neil M. Denari, Santiago Ortiz, Douglas V. Pierson, Richard Seltzer, and Frank Escher & Ravi GuneWardena. Tickets start at $100 for AIA members and $125 for non-members. 

3051 Rosslynn St., Los Angeles, CA

Bauer Pottery Showroom Sale
It’s that time of year again – the Bauer Pottery Company opens its doors this weekend for their Showroom Sale. Factory seconds, samples and current stock starts at 30% off. Shoppers will be able to make selections from Bauer pottery, Russel Wright American Modern dinnerware, Home by Sunset and Corita by Bauer collections. The sale takes place this Saturday, March 31-Sunday, April 1 at Bauer Pottery Company beginning at 10 AM on both days. 3051 Rosslynn St., LA

Buy Local Santa Monica Weekend
The Second Annual Buy Local event will take place on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Festivities, including food booths, interactive activities, live music, entertainment on two stages and over 80 local vendors, will kick off at 11 AM and go on until 4 PM. Additional events include sidewalk sales that will take place at Main St., Montana Avenue, Ocean Park Boulevard, Pico Boulevard and in Downtown Santa Monica from March 31-April 1. Featured specials and events will at Santa Monica Place will go on all weekend. Featured home design and art sales include vendors like Acapillow, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Goods LA, Kellygreen Home, Brigid Coulter Design Gift Boutique, Decoro 360, Eames Office, Jonathan Adler and Weego Home.

Coming Up:

April 11: On Wednesday, April 11 Steven Shriver will present “A History of Painted Ornament Design” at the Pacific Design Center. As a muralist and art historian, Shriver will highlight some prime examples of Anthony Heinsbergen Sr., whose company is responsible for many of L.A.’s landmarks and theaters like the Wiltern, the Pantages, City Hall and the Biltmore Hotel. Part of the Pacific design Center lecture series, “A History of Painted Ornament Design” will take place at 11:00 AM in the Blue Conference Center. Century Furniture (Suite B425) will host a reception following the presentation.

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