Nighttime is the right time for night markets, and this week marks the return of one of the country's largest, based on the famed night bazaars of Asia. The OC Night Market at Costa Mesa's OC Fair and Event Center features hundreds of unique food vendors, merchandise, arts and crafts, games, music, dance competitions, and entertainment for the whole family.
If your child is fascinated by animals and odd things, the latest exhibit at the Natural History Museum, Extreme Mammals, can offer an educational look-see into evolution and ancestry, introducing visitors to many animals they haven't seen before. Follow that up with a last chance to celebrate endangered species at the LA Zoo, or reintroduce rhinos to the wild with Nat Geo, and your kids can fit in all their animal cravings before the weekend even starts.
As always, there are plenty more ideas to be found on the Mommy Poppins Event Calendar, as well as our picks for the month in our GoList. Read on for our favorite outings this week.