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Where to be in LB: Things to Do September 29-30

Music Tastes Good 2018

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30 | 12:00-10:00p.m.

Marina Green Park, 384 E. Shoreline Dr.

This mammoth two-day music, food, and arts festival returns to Marina Green Park along the picturesque Downtown Long Beach shoreline on Sept. 29 and 30. The festival will be headlined by none other than iconic British New Wave legends New Order (Saturday,) who are making their only West Coast appearance this year, and Grammy-nominated English singer-songwriter James Blake (Sunday).

General Admission:

  • $85 Single Day

  • $150 Weekend

VIP Passes:

  • $175 Single Day

  • $300 Weekend

Find out who’s playing, who’s cooking, and where to get tickets at

Spaghetti Supper & Long Beach Bake-off

Saturday, Sept. 29 | 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Bay Shore Church, 5100 E. The Toledo

Check out the free, community-wide spaghetti supper and Long Beach bake-off on Saturday, Sept. 29! Encourage friends and family to attend and consider bringing an entry for the bake-off before 5:15 p.m. (cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, bars, cupcakes).

Two Seatings: 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Menu: Spaghetti, optional meatballs, salad, garlic bread, soda/water, and desserts from the Long Beach Bake-Off.

Sponsors: The Temple Family, Justin Rudd's Community Action Team (CAT), Bay Shore Chuch, SoundHouse Church, and St. Bartholomew Catholic Church.

To RSVP, visit

The ABBA Show – Gaslamp

Saturday, Sept. 29 – 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Gaslamp Long Beach, 6251 CA-1, Long Beach, CA 90803

Direct from the U.K. and back by popular demand, the ABBA Show is the sensational, authentic and truly magical tribute to ABBA. This show is the “World’s top ABBA tribute show,” according to the London Times, and “even better than the originals live,” claimed the Houston Chronicle.

The set list is jam-packed with hit songs, the costumes are spectacular, and the excitement, energy and showmanship brought by the fantastic cast keeps people coming back time after time.

Tickets are $25 in advance and a parent or guardian should accompany all of those under 21. The doors open at 6 p.m. Call in advance to reserve a table (562) 596-4718.

Brushstrokes and Beverages

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30

Aroma di Roma, 4708 2nd St.

Everyone can be Paul Cézanne with some liquid courage, good food, and some step-by-step instruction. That’s exactly what Brushstrokes and Beverages gives you!

This stress-busting event for creative (and thirsty) people will have you painting like a master in no time. You don’t need to be the second coming of Van Gogh to join. You’ll paint, socialize and drink refreshing beverages.

Hosted by Secret Los Angeles and Fever, the event goes from 7-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 and 3-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Find tickets at Let your inner painter out and maybe get a bit buzzed with B&B!


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