Meghan McCarty brings you the Weekend Alibi, a roundup of the best weekend entertainments around L.A.
This week, enjoy the Renegade Bake Sale offering sticky buns, artisinal baguettes and gluten-free wood-fired pizza to benefit the California Homemade Food Act, which would reverse the ban on selling homemade goods.
Or you can take the train back in time at Dapper Day on the LA Subway. It's a whistle-stop tour of Los Angeles put on by the train-loving railLA group. Part flash mob performance, part fashion show and part cultural festival - you can subway hop between L.A. historical hot spots from Hollywood to downtown ... just don't forget your top hat.
Of course, you can always hit up the tenth annual Grilled Cheese Invitational at the Rose Bowl. You might even see a public radio luminary or two judging the competition (hint ... it's Madeleine Brand, and Dinner Party Download guy, Rico Gagliano).
Renegade Bake Sale
Where: Eagle Rockdale Community Garden, 1003 Rockdale Ave. in Eagle Rock
When: Sunday, April 29 11 am - night
*Musicians Fur Dixon, Steve Werner and Triple Chicken Foot will be playing
Dapper Day on the L.A. Subway
Where: Begins at the Metro station at Hollywood and Vine - goes to downtown and Chinatown
When: Sunday, April 29 9:30 am start - after parties through the night
Admission: Metro all day pass $5, Hollyhock House admission $7
Website and Schedule
Grilled Cheese Invitational
Where: Rose Bowl, Pasadena
When: Saturday, April 28 from 11 am - 6 pm