Friday, October 2
* Opening reception for I Am Here, paintings by Norwegian-American artist Elisa Linda Saether, at Artillery & Ammo in Echo Park.
Saturday, October 3
* Free hearing and vision tests – and massages and manicures, too – at the 2nd Annual Health & Fitness Fair at Rio de Los Angeles State Park in Cypress Park.
* Painter Raoul de la Sota discusses his work for the closing Of Mountains & Myths at the Southwest Museum.
* Celebrate St. Francis Day (one day early) with a Blessing of the Animals in Silver Lake.
* A screening and discussion of the work of experimental filmmaker Chick Strand at Occidental College.
* Eagle Rock rocks during the 11th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival.
Sunday, October 4
* The art and skill of bookbinding at Machine Projects in Echo Park.