There’s no shortage of great places to go and things to do this February for Angelenos. Below are a few of our picks to make the most of your February.
GO HERE: Jet to → London for Fashion Week (Feb. 15 – 19) at the Somerset House, and be one of the first to see what will be in everyone’s wardrobes come Autumn/Winter. Can’t make it to the catwalk this year? Then stick around and catch the → Los Angeles Times Travel Show (Feb. 23 – 24) at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Experience a weekend of travel information to help make your next trip unforgettable in addition to insights and tips from celebrity speakers such as restaurant critic and author Jonathan Gold and Phil Keoghan, host of the Emmy-winning TV show “The Amazing Race.”
DO THIS: Take a scenic drive up the coast for the → AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (Feb. 4 – 10). More than just golf, this premier event brings the entire community together with global leaders in sports, entertainment and industry to raise charitable funds. Be sure to watch out for faces like Phil Mickelson, Webb Simpson, Josh Duhamel, Bill Murray, Ray Romano, and Andy Roddick on the putting green.
EAT HERE: Visit → The Hudson or → The Churchill (Feb. 21) for a New Orleans-style celebration right here in L.A. Spend Fat Tuesday enjoying authentic Cajun cuisine like shrimp hush puppies, jambalaya pasta, fried oyster po’boys, and plantation fries.
STAY HERE: Get away to → The Carneros Inn in Napa or → Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur over Valentine’s Day Weekend. Both California destinations were chosen among Travel+Leisure Magazine’s round-up of “America’s Most Romantic Hotels.”
WATCH THIS: Host an → Oscars viewing party (Feb. 24). Hosted by funny man Seth McFarlane, this year’s Academy Awards marks the 85th anniversary of the show with both past winners and first time hopeful’s garnering Oscar buzz including Bradley Cooper, Daniel-Day Lewis, Denzel Washington, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, and Naomi Watts. Be sure to watch the films nominated for Best Picture before the big night: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty.
Photo Above: Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur