South Bay Weekend: Super Bowl Costume Contest, Power Plant, Scottish Music, Saved by the 90s, ESMoA, Globe Skateboard Giveaway, Beer Pairing Dinner & True Tales from the South Bay

Mix together America’s unofficial holiday, the Super Bowl, with a 10K/5k run, a costume contest, prizes and the result is a full and comprehensive Sunday Funday. The 39th Annual Super Bowl 10K/5k Costume Contest presented by the folks at King Harbor Association is practically a pre-race ritual now and this year KHA & Marina Bike Rentals are giving away a bike! If you are planning to show off your creativity with a costume, be sure and register for the contest before the race by 6:45 a.m. at Redondo Beach Marina, 181 N. Harbor Drive.

Below are a list of South Bay Events happening this weekend.

A group of racers dress up as Salmon for Redondo Beach's Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K race (Photo Courtesy of King Harbor Association).

A group of racers dress up as Salmon for Redondo Beach’s Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K race (Photo Courtesy of King Harbor Association).

El Segundo Brewery Day-One Bottle Release – Power Plant: Friday, February 3, 2017 Local hop-minded brewery, El Segundo Brewery, serves up another day-one bottle release this Friday: Power Plant (Triple India Pale Ale). ESBC’s branded nod to its locale will also return to The Bistro IPA Fest in Hayward next weekend, considered by some to be the Super Bowl of IPA festivals. Power Plant bombers will be available throughout the South Bay and beyond at various bottle shops & stores, or pick one up at El Segundo Brewery, 140 Main St, El Segundo, CA 90245.

The Fire w/ Guest Christa Burch at The Grand Annex: Friday, February 3, 2017 – 8:00 PM Traditional Scottish music trio, The Fire with guest Christa Burch perform live at The Grand Annex in San Pedro Friday night. The Fire is a high energy Scottish band with world class fiddling, bagpipes, guitar, bodhran, whistle and bouzouki. General admission tickets start at $20; 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 833-4813 www.grandvision.org

90s Party with Saved by the 90s at Saint Rocke: Friday, February 3, 2017 – 9:00 PM The SAVED BY THE 90s PARTY, hailing originally from New York City and now active all over the U.S., this party has tons of live 90s music from a totally fresh band (they’re da bomb). Party like it’s almost 1999 Friday night at Saint Rocke. more info

Nobel The Remix: Poetry Slam Workshop at ESMoA: Saturday, February 4, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Come enjoy a poetry slam, just for Teens. Inspired by ESMoA’s Experience 25: Brain program, teens will use quotes of Nobel laureate winners to create a poem inspired by the power of the mind. Nobel The Remix: Poetry Slam Workshop and Performance is presented by The Teen Thing. Food and Drinks will be provided. Admission is free; El Segundo Museum of Art at 208 Main St., El Segundo, CA 90245.

Globe and Keith Shore Skateboard Release Party: Saturday, February 4, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Danish microbrewery, Mikkeller Brewing, will be on draft Saturday afternoon at Select Beer Store in Redondo Beach to help Globe giveaway some skateboards featuring artwork from Keith Shore. Shore is the artist who designs Mikkeller’s beer labels and Globe plans to giveaway some decks complete with trucks and wheels (must be present to win).more info

39th Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Costume Contest: Sunday, February 5, 2017 – 7:00 AM The 39th Annual Redondo Beach SUPER BOWL SUNDAY 10K/5K Run/Walk Costume Contest encourages runners and walkers of all ages to dress-up in costume for a chance to win great prizes sponsored by King Harbor Association. Creativity is a highlight of this event and will be rewarded. This year KHA and Marina Bike Rentals are giving away a bike! So, be sure and find that fake mustache, president mask, Elvis sideburns, Spider Man onesie , or some homemade Star Wars gear to round out your winning stride. more info

HopSaint Super Bowl Beer Pairing Dinner: Sunday, February 5, 2017 – 2:00 PM – Close Join HopSaint Brewing Company’s first ever beer pairing dinner while you watch the Super Bowl. Six courses are accompanied by six 8oz beer pairings; $65 per person. Reservations are suggested, which will secure your seat for the entire evening, call (310) 214-4677. more info

True Tales from the South Bay at George Nakano Theatre: Sunday, February 5, 2017 – 7:00 PM Got a story to tell? Listen to some live storytelling Sunday night in a format that is modeled after events like “The Moth” and “Story Corps.” True Tales from the South Bay is an open mic night for local artists, poets, scribes and storytellers to perform a six-minute story. If you would like to perform, e-mail curator Mariana Williams with “Torrance” in the subject line and a copy of your story. George Nakano Theatre: Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503

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