Best Things To Do Presidents Day Weekend: Scots, Lunar New Year & Founding Fathers Submitted by Toby B on Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:05am This weekend is about more than just the long weekend (though it is a long weekend). This weekend asks us to examine the power of the individual, to do good, to excel, to achieve greatness. Whether your skill is slam dunking, trick shotting, or sheep herding, whether your area of expertise is geekdom or slime or onomatopoeia, this weekend reminds us that we can all rise up and achieve great things. On Monday in particular, we look at the American presidency and the power of one individual to impact the lives of so many. LA is lucky to have two presidential libraries in the region, both of which offer up free observances of the holiday. Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you are going to do with your kids on this long weekend. Read on for our most statesmanlike picks for this weekend … Read more.