Things to do for December 24, 2014

The Weekender

Racehorses, Pot Pies and Blade Runner

Twelve weekends a weekend-ing.

Wednesday
Merry Happy Hour at Cooks County
TAKE IT OR EVE IT

Merry Happy Hour at Cooks County

Cooks County is in a giving mood. So if you feel like escaping any holiday fuss tonight, it’s giving you an easy all-night happy hour featuring half-price beer, wine and appetizers. Should work if you’re in a receiving-wine mood.

Dec 24, 6-10pm, Cooks County, 8009 Beverly Blvd, 323-653-8009

Thursday
December 25: The Pikey Welcomes You
BRIT PLAYERS

December 25: The Pikey Welcomes You

Hey, it’s goose-neck ragù and pig’s head in a blanket. Just what you wanted. So feel free to join the Pikey chef on Christmas Day for the traditional British stuff he put on the menu. Since he went through all the trouble...

Dec 25, 2pm-2am, The Pikey, 7617 W Sunset Blvd, 323-850-5400

Friday
A New Way to Dinner at Santa Anita
THE SANTA CLAUSE

A New Way to Dinner at Santa Anita

It’s opening weekend at Santa Anita, and six notable chefs like Rory Herrmann (Barrel & Ashes) and Jason Neroni (Superba) are kicking off a guest chef series with a five-course thing in the Chandelier Room. And they’re off...

Blade Runner Happens at Midnight Here
BLADE OF GLORY

Blade Runner Happens at Midnight Here

It’s good, but It’s a Wonderful Life is just so... not about Harrison Ford and robots. But you know what is? Blade Runner. And an extended cut is showing at midnight on Friday at the Nuart. So take your pick.

Saturday
Your New Echo Park Date Spot
FARMAGEDDON

Your New Echo Park Date Spot

We don’t need to tell you why you might need an Echo Park date spot. But we feel compelled to pass along a few Ostrich Farm details: this one involves green booths, braised-beef pot pie and some tempranillo. So there you go. Green-boothed date spot.

Now open, Ostrich Farm, 1525 Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, 213-537-0657

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