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NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY

HAPPY NATIONAL CARAMEL DAY! Werther's Original US celebrates National Caramel Day at the Santa Monica Pier Candy Land on Thursday, April 5, 2018. #WerthersXCandyLand #NationalCaramelDay Werther’s Original – National Caramel Day 2018

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Pier Compass

Santa Monica High School student, Mimi Gaudet, 16, with the help of her mother, Paula, paints a compass at the Santa Monica Pier on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

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Smorgasburg Santa Monica Pier Pop-up

Highlights from Smorgasburg Los Angeles Beachy Pop-Up at the Santa Monica Pier. Smorgasburg brings over 70 vendors to the Pier including local favorites from Sundays in DTLA, like goa-taco, Amazebowls, Shrimp Daddy, Lobsterdamus, Big Mozz and more. Plus, special popup vendors, unique shopping, and more. Smorgasburg’s Popup on the Pier will be the perfect way to spend the day, so prepare your beach bags, grab that sunscreen and bring your friends for some fun in the sun with the best food LA has to offer.

** Smorgasburg DTLA Food Vendors Popping up on the Pier **
Amazebowls
Asia Dog
Baohaus
Big Mozz
Bolo
Brothecary
Bumblecrumpets
Burritos La Palma
Cena Vegan
Cheezus
Chichidango
Chinese Laundry
Churro Boss
Daddy's Chicken Shack
Donut Friend
Ensaymada Project
Gentaro Soba
Goa Taco
Golden Clouds
Hearth & Olive
Hot Star
Jolly Oyster
Kill Sauce
Lade Slush
Little Llama Peruvian Tacos
Lobsterdamus
Macheen
Mama Musubi
Mid East Tacos
Offshore Tea
PopdUp
Porchetta Republic
The Ricans
Rooster Republic
Shrimp Daddy
Sip
Stand Coffee, LLC
Sticky Rice on Wheels
Stoked BBQ
Sus Arepas
Sweet & Hollow
Tamale Shoppe
T.J.'s Tacos L.A.
Todo Verde
Viva Los Cupcakes
Wanderlust Ice Cream
Workaholic
Yellow Business

** One-off Food Vendors joining Popup on the Pier **
Moo's Craft BBQ
Nancy's Fancy Gelato
Spoon & Pork
Sweet Rose Creamery
More TBA!

To add to the fun, ten Smorgasburg vendors will create custom California Avocado dishes for the day, only available at Popup on the Pier. Taste your way through unique avocado dishes you’ve never imagined like "Nashville Hot Fried California Avocado" with tangy white dipping sauce from Rooster Republic; "California Avocado Halo Halo” from Wanderlust Creamery; “Iced California Avocado Matcha Latte” from Offshore Tea, plus, a whole lot more from Cheezus, Chinese Laundry, Goa Taco, Sticky Rice on Wheels, The Ricans, Todo Verde and Workaholic. And don’t forget to capture the day with your friends at the California Avocado photo booth.

Guests will also find great shopping from California Cowboy, Capricorn Press, Catrinas de Colores, Elevate Jane, Hannah Frost Jewelry, Infinity Plus One Kids, Kestan, Lost Life on Wax, No Tox Life, Santa Monica Healing, Vamvas and more.

Smorgasburg Saturday Popup on the Pier

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Downtown Santa Monica Pop-Up Parklet

Live from the Downtown Santa Monica Pop-Up Parklet on Wilshire Blvd. on Thursday, March 8, 2018.  #dtsmparklet @DTSantaMonica

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Cabeza De Vaca Cultura 

Cabeza De Vaca Cultura Dance School students perform at the Santa Monica Farmers Market on Sunday, March 4, 2018.

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Hallelujah

Walking the Labyrinth at First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica, February 27, 2018. A labyrinth is an ancient symbol dating back 3500 years. Labyrinths have long been used as meditation and prayer tools. A labyrinth has only one path. It is unicursal. The way in is the way out. There are no blind alleys. The path leads you on a circuitous path to the center and out again.

The Labyrinth is open on the 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:30 p.m. with the last walk at 4 p.m. and also by appointment. The Labyrinth is intended for individuals, retreats, church and meditation groups and the community at large to enjoy. Email labyrinth@santamonicaumc.org or call the church office (310) 393-8258 to schedule a walk.

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 07:37AM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Del Rey Community Jazz Band 

The Del Rey Community Jazz Band performs at the Santa monica Main Street Farmers Market on Sunday, February 25, 2018.

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Tunnel Vision

Public art by Jen Stark entitled, "Tunnel Vision" in Downtown #SantaMonica., Friday, February 23, 2018 Jen Stark is an artist exploring the intricate layers of the natural world through patterns and color. Her work is inspired by infinity, topographical maps, fractals, designs in nature, repetition, plant growth, color and mystery. #ROAMSantaMonica#dtsantamonica#PublicArt @jenstark @JenStarkArtwork

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:32PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint