The Go Go Post-Gobble: Epic Hike, Big Movies, Small Saturday

Go Go’ers, you couldn’t be more thankful that you survived Turkey Day without going into a coma.  (All those relatives.  All that liquor.)

Read on for ways to reward yourself for non-coma, entertain the out-of-town hordes, and have fun while shopping.

The latter: not an oxymoron.

Post-Gobble Gambol

Kick butt post-Turkey Day with Dan Koeppel and an Epic 15-Mile Hike that includes stairways, bridges, streets, sights, and over seven miles of urban dirt trail.

Koeppel, creator of The Big Parade assures the faint of heart (or weak of legs) that there’s an easy, mass-transit-assisted “early exit” midway through Friday’s hike, which starts and ends at the Chinatown Metro Gold Line.

Or  keep an eye on the Epic Walk Facebook page for deets about how to join the group along the way; Koeppel notes that he’ll be providing instructions.

In other words, permission to be a cheater….

EPIC 15-MILE HIKEFri, Nov 23, 9am – 4:30pm; FREEChinatown Metro Station, 901 N Spring St, LA 90012

Big Flying Monkeys

If your Thanksgiving is all about the tradition, round up the relatives and check out  great prints of classic movies on big screens courtesy of American Cinematheque.

Sing with Gene Kelly, sigh with Scarlett  O’Hara, and search for a way home with Dorothy at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica and the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.

Extra points for correct number of flying monkeys, my pretty.

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, Fri Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm, $7 – $11 — Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave,
Santa Monica 90403

GONE WITH THE WIND Sat, Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm; $7-$11 — Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood 90028

THE WIZARD OF OZSun, Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm; $7 – $11 —  Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave,
Santa Monica 90403

All that glitters…. Ornaments from Odyssey Imports @

Think Local, Shop Global

The choice:

1. Risk Death By Shopping at a Big Box Store.

2. Shop small but artful at the Holiday Craft Bazaar.

Join local and international artisans  in the courtyard of the Craft and Folk Art Museum for a wide selection of handcrafted and fairly traded goods including jewelry, knit wear, pottery, stationery and glassware.  Refreshments and live music by SADUBAS enhance your shopping  experience.

Party or pandemonium…your call.

HOLIDAY GLOBAL BAZAAR — Sat, Nov 24; 12-5pm — Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd, LA 90036, 323. 937.4230

Ready? U Know U Want 2 Go Go….

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