Our picks of places to go + things to do to make the most out of your March.

GO HERE → The All-Star Chef Classic returning to L.A. Live for its second year March 11 - 14. A stadium-style arena is the best way to showcase the innovation of celebrated chefs like David Lafevre (M.B. Post), Jon Shook (Animal), Nancy Silverton (Mozza) and many more.

PEEK INSIDEArchitectural Digest’s March issue to see actor (and 2015 Oscar host) Neil Patrick Harris’ New York City townhouse with actor husband David Burtka. The talented pair incorporates plenty of musical notes, like Gibson and Jean Larrivee guitars in the den to the commanding Yamaha player piano in the music room, to compliment their showbiz lifestyle.

2015-02-20-steaknwhisky-001.0EAT HERESteak and Whisky, an American steakhouse gracing Hermosa Beach’s ever-growing culinary scene. With a library-esque whiskey collection, patrons can actually store their purchased booze in one of the restaurant’s 10 lockers. 117 Pier Avenue; for reservations, call 310.318.5555.

DAY TRIP HEREFestival Of The Desert in Palm Springs. The inaugural event joins Soprano Renee Fleming with Paris Opera conductor Philippe Jordan and others to launch a star-studded music extravaganza—think an abbreviated Coachella, without sunglasses. Monday, March 16th at Sunnylands Center & Gardens.

DO THISPaleyFest LA at the Paley Center For Media March 6 - 15. If you love television, you’ll love watching highlights from favorite series like Scandal, Modern Family, and Homeland, followed by discussions and Q&A’s lead by the talent themselves. Individual tickets range from $30 to $80 for General Public, $20 to $65 for Paley Members.

2012 Honda LA MarathonFEELS LIKE SPRING ATRedbird at Vibiana downtown, a recently opened restaurant and venue space featuring an interior lounge with 24 seats at a marble bar and an alfresco dining area in the courtyard with a retractable roof AND AT → The 30th LA Marathon on Sunday, March 15th, where the course takes racers from the Dodger Stadium to a scenic finish just steps from the Santa Monica Pier. There are still spots left to participate!

WATCH THEM PLAY HEREBubblefest at the Discovery Science Center, a bubble spectacle just in time for spring break. The museum welcomes back Bubble Scientist Deni Yang to show us globules that smoke, spin, and bounce. March 28 - April 12 at the Discovery Cube in Orange County.