Where and when: Avenue I and South Catalina Avenue, Redondo Beach; Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Why go: Find the freshest fruits and vegetables that Riviera Village has to offer. Vendors from all over Southern California come sell their wares at this market. Don't forget to grab a bag of kettlecorn or check out the artists!
Where and when: , 1018 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach; Friday, 8 p.m.
Why go: See 10 comedians perform at the famed Comedy and Magic Club. Whether it's an up-and-comer, a rookie headliner or a national surprise, it's hard to beat the price tag.
Where and when: , 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: Get into the holiday spirit at this annual craft fair sponsored by the North Park Seniors and the Redondo Beach Senior and Family Services Department.
Where and when: South Coast Botanical Gardens, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula; Saturday, 9 a.m.
Why go: Have a picnic with your family on the grassy meadows at the botanical gardens. While you're there, learn how to take advantage of the upcoming rainy season when planting bulbs.
Where and when: , 2301 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why go: Kids between the ages of 12 and 18 can learn how to build their own wood sculpture, as well as contribute to a larger group sculpture.
Where and when: , 1814 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: Enjoy great reggae bands as you sample Ortega 120's brunch. Happy hour starts as soon as brunch ends at 3 p.m.