Weekend Happenings Around SoCal - Drive Ins, Rams Donuts & Dinosaurs Oh My!


Happy Weekend!! As you probably heard, the weather is going to be especially NICE this holiday weekend. If you head out for some socially distant exercise, maybe some hiking, biking or maybe grab a beach chair & do some reading., we just wanted to share some other happenings around town if you were getting stir crazy around the house too ;0 

SPORTS FUN ON TV:

NFL Playoffs...SAT - Rams AT Packers 1:35...Ravens AT the Bills 5:15...SUN - Browns AT the Chiefs 12:05...Buccaneers AT the Saints 3:40

NBA...Pacers AT the Clippers (Staples Center) 7pm Sunday...hear it on am 570 LA Sports...Warriors AT the Lakers 7pm MLK Jr Monday...

NHL...Wild AT LA Kings (again) 6pm Saturday (hear it on the iHeart Radio App) ...Wild AT the Anaheim Ducks 6pm MLK Jr. Monday...

On Saturday, Jan. 16, Randy’s Donuts is selling special L.A. Rams donuts to celebrate the game. They’re glazed, Bavarian cream-stuffed donuts in the shape of a football, decorated in Rams colors. Available at all locations while supplies last...Inglewood, Pasadena, El Segundo, Downey, Torrance https://randysdonuts.com/locations/

**Also click here to find out how to get special themed Randy's Donuts FREE in January!https://ihr.fm/3bPtduh

Electric Mile Drive-Thru...Santa Anita Park

The folks behind Electric Daily Carnival and a slew of other EDM fests are getting in on the family-friendly, COVID-friendly drive-through experience game with the trippy, light-tastic Electric Mile at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. The experience—which maybe you’ve already seen in your friends’ Insta feeds—kicked off earlier this month, channeling a warehouse rave, minus the elicit substances. Visitors—up to eight per vehicle—cruise through seven different glittering worlds, including “Nocturnal Wonderland” and “Escape Halloween.” Tickets start at $69.99 per carload. [More info and tickets]

Happy Place the Drive Thru Westfield Mall, Century City...through January 18 - LAST WEEKEND!

Not even a deadly pandemic can stop social media-optimized immersive experiences from proliferating! Following two successful runs in L.A. in 2017 and 2018, respectively, Happy Place returns as a drive-thru experience at Westfield Century City. Cars will cruise through 18 immersive environments—windows down, masks on—including a giant, car-operated piano; a candy-filled wonderland; and the fan-fave Super Bloom, which features 40,000 handmade flowers. Tickets start at $49.50 per car, and entries are timed throughout the day and evening through January 10. [More info and tickets]

Open NOW - 31st...the Jurassic Quest Drive Thru at the Rose Bowl-Tickets are GOING FAST! https://rosebowlstadium.com/events/details/114/jurassic-quest-drive-thru

DRIVE IN MOVIES:

https://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/drive-in-movie-pop-ups/ A GREAT LIST!! There's a few posted immediately below🙂 

Hollywood Legion Post 43 Drive-In

Enjoy throwback film screenings at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, a possibly-haunted, definitely-glam Old Hollywood hotspot. The series offers both general and VIP tickets; refreshments will be available from a converted Airstream trailer bar.

January 17, 5:30 p.m. - Pitch Perfect

January 17, 8:30 p.m. - Rent

January 24, 5:30 p.m. - Mean Girls

January 24, 8:30 p.m. - Clueless

January 30, 5:30 p.m. - The Hunger Games

January 30, 8:30 p.m. - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

January 31, 5:30 p.m. - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

January 31, 8:30 p.m. - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Starlite Drive-In Movies Brea, Westminster, & San Clemente

This O.C. screening series brings drive-in movie nights to the parking lots of three local shopping malls. Check event website to confirm screening location and other details.

January 15, 7:30 p.m. - Up

January 17, 6 p.m. - Catch Me If You Can

Electric Dusk Drive-In - Glendale...One of L.A.’s favorite pop-up drive-ins—one that predates the pandemic—is back with a new Glendale location atop the old Sears parking garage at 236 N. Central Avenue.

January 16, 5:30 p.m. - Tenet

January 17, 5:30 p.m. - Groundhog Day

January 21, 6:15 p.m. - The Thing

January 23, 5:30 p.m. - The Shining

January 24, 5:30 p.m. - Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

January 30, 5:30 p.m. - Fargo

January 31, 5:30 p.m. - Happy Feet

Rooftop Cinema Club Drive-In - Santa Monica

Rooftop Cinema Club had to scrub their typical open-air screenings due to the pandemic, but they’ve come back with car-based showings at the Santa Monica Airport.

January 15, 5:30 p.m. - Monsters, Inc

January 15, 8 p.m. - La La Land

January 15, 11:15 p.m. - Friday

January 16, 5:30 p.m. - The Goonies

January 16, 8:30 p.m. - Grease

January 16, 11:15 p.m. - The Thing

January 17, 5:30 p.m. - The Lion King

January 17, 8 p.m. - Sunset Boulevard

January 17, 10:45 p.m. - L.A. Confidential

January 18, 5:30 p.m. - Trolls World Tour

January 18, 8:15 p.m. - Love & Basketball

January 19, 5:30 p.m. - The Incredibles

January 19, 8:45 p.m. - Pulp Fiction

January 20, 5:30 p.m. - Tangled

January 20, 8:15 p.m. - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

January 20, 11:15 p.m. - Love Jones

January 21, 5:30 p.m. - Kung Fu Panda

January 21, 8 p.m. - Jurassic Park

January 21, 11 p.m. - Raiders of the Los Ark

January 22, 5:30 p.m. - Captain Marvel

January 22, 8:30 p.m. - Pretty Woman 

January 23, 5:30 p.m. - The Sandlot

January 23, 8:15 p.m. - The Lion King

January 25, 5:45 p.m. - Jumanji: The Next Level

January 25, 9 p.m. - Guardians of the Galaxy

January 26, 5:45 p.m. - The Secret Life of Pets

January 26, 8:30 p.m. - La La Land

January 27, 5:45 p.m. - Fantastic Mr. Fox

January 27, 8:15 p.m. - Dirty Dancing

January 28, 5:45 p.m. - Up

January 28, 8:30 p.m. - Clueless

January 29, 5:45 p.m. - Sing

January 29, 8:30 p.m. - Back to the Future

January 30, 5:45 p.m. - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

January 31, 5:45 p.m. - Beauty and the Beast

January 31, 8:15 p.m. - Labrynth

The Frida Cinema Drive-Ins - Anaheim

Orange County’s non-profit art house cinema is hosting drive-in nights. Check out Frida’s “virtual cinema” streaming fundraiser, too.

January 15, 7:30 p.m. - Clueless

January 16, 6 p.m. - Lupin III: The First

January 16, 9 p.m. - Lupin III: The First

January 19, 7:30 p.m. - Repo Man

January 22, 7:30 p.m. - Basket Case / Brain Damage

January 23, 7:30 p.m. - Twilight

January 26, 7:30 p.m. - Taxi Driver

January 29, 9 p.m. - Fist of Fury / The Way of the Dragon