Calendar

May
21
Sat
Old Fire Station Museum #38 Open House @ Old Fire Station Museum #38, 639 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731
May 21 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vintage Fire Fighting equipment on display at the Old Fire Station in the San Pedro City Municipal Building. Volunteers are happy to answer all your questions. There’s a lot of exhibits packed into a small space.

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

May
22
Sun
Walking Tour of Downtown Torrance @ Torrance Historical Society & Museum
May 22 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Old Town TorranceEvery fourth Sunday of the month- May though October.

Tour leaves promptly at 1:30 p.m. from the steps of the Museum and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Wear comfortable walking shoes. The tour covers about eight blocks. FREE – donations accepted.

The docent led tour begins at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum and will point out many of the historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. Guests will also learn about:

  • What’s in the Torrance Memorial Time capsule (located in the Museum)
  • What three Torrance properties are on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Where the new Centennial Time Capsule Plaza is placed
  • The original street names of “Torrance Boulevard” and “Post Avenue”
  • What famous artist was commissioned to paint a mural on the side of the Employment Development Department building
  • About the explosion that helped start Torrance
  • Why the first homes built for the executives were rented, not sold
  • What building was originally intended for the site where Torrance High School now stands
  • How Torrance broke away from the Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Why Torrance does not have a cemetery

The tour is an easy, but brisk walk covering eight blocks – the walk is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. It’s open to the public and requires no reservations. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. You’re invited to bring your camera and a friend!

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

May
28
Sat
Old Fire Station Museum #38 Open House @ Old Fire Station Museum #38, 639 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731
May 28 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vintage Fire Fighting equipment on display at the Old Fire Station in the San Pedro City Municipal Building. Volunteers are happy to answer all your questions. There’s a lot of exhibits packed into a small space.

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

Jun
4
Sat
Peninsula Cars & Coffee @ Promenade on the Peninsula
Jun 4 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Classic CarStart your weekend off right with the smell of coffee and gasoline in the air. Grab a cup of joe and talk shop with fellow gearheads, or simply feast your eyes on the beautiful cars of the Peninsula!

You are invited to bring your Hot Rod, Custom, Muscle Car, Sports Car, Antique, Classic, Exotic or other special interest car or truck, or just yourself!

NEW LOCATION:

  • Promenade on the Peninsula’s Top Deck of the Parking Structure
  • Entrance off of Indian Peak Road
  • Non-Display Parking available on lower decks
NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Old Fire Station Museum #38 Open House @ Old Fire Station Museum #38, 639 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731
Jun 4 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vintage Fire Fighting equipment on display at the Old Fire Station in the San Pedro City Municipal Building. Volunteers are happy to answer all your questions. There’s a lot of exhibits packed into a small space.

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

Jun
11
Sat
Old Fire Station Museum #38 Open House @ Old Fire Station Museum #38, 639 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731
Jun 11 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vintage Fire Fighting equipment on display at the Old Fire Station in the San Pedro City Municipal Building. Volunteers are happy to answer all your questions. There’s a lot of exhibits packed into a small space.

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

Jun
18
Sat
Old Fire Station Museum #38 Open House @ Old Fire Station Museum #38, 639 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731
Jun 18 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vintage Fire Fighting equipment on display at the Old Fire Station in the San Pedro City Municipal Building. Volunteers are happy to answer all your questions. There’s a lot of exhibits packed into a small space.

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

Jun
25
Sat
Old Fire Station Museum #38 Open House @ Old Fire Station Museum #38, 639 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731
Jun 25 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Vintage Fire Fighting equipment on display at the Old Fire Station in the San Pedro City Municipal Building. Volunteers are happy to answer all your questions. There’s a lot of exhibits packed into a small space.

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

Jun
26
Sun
Walking Tour of Downtown Torrance @ Torrance Historical Society & Museum
Jun 26 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Old Town TorranceEvery fourth Sunday of the month- May though October.

Tour leaves promptly at 1:30 p.m. from the steps of the Museum and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Wear comfortable walking shoes. The tour covers about eight blocks. FREE – donations accepted.

The docent led tour begins at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum and will point out many of the historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. Guests will also learn about:

  • What’s in the Torrance Memorial Time capsule (located in the Museum)
  • What three Torrance properties are on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Where the new Centennial Time Capsule Plaza is placed
  • The original street names of “Torrance Boulevard” and “Post Avenue”
  • What famous artist was commissioned to paint a mural on the side of the Employment Development Department building
  • About the explosion that helped start Torrance
  • Why the first homes built for the executives were rented, not sold
  • What building was originally intended for the site where Torrance High School now stands
  • How Torrance broke away from the Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Why Torrance does not have a cemetery

The tour is an easy, but brisk walk covering eight blocks – the walk is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. It’s open to the public and requires no reservations. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. You’re invited to bring your camera and a friend!

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Jul
2
Sat
Peninsula Cars & Coffee @ Promenade on the Peninsula
Jul 2 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Classic CarStart your weekend off right with the smell of coffee and gasoline in the air. Grab a cup of joe and talk shop with fellow gearheads, or simply feast your eyes on the beautiful cars of the Peninsula!

You are invited to bring your Hot Rod, Custom, Muscle Car, Sports Car, Antique, Classic, Exotic or other special interest car or truck, or just yourself!

NEW LOCATION:

  • Promenade on the Peninsula’s Top Deck of the Parking Structure
  • Entrance off of Indian Peak Road
  • Non-Display Parking available on lower decks
NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.