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Mar Yvette's Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup: LeVar Burton, CA Beer Festival & ABBA Fest

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FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time. Featured guests then swarm our FOX Television Center parking lot every Thursday morning between 9am and 10am on Good Day LA, creating a big party as one jam-packed segment known as the Weekend Roundup!

Here's more information about the guests we featured:

LeVar Burton

"Butterfly in the sky, I can fly twice as high..." Remember those lyrics from your favorite TV show as a kid? Well, it's time to get excited because Smule is teaming up with LeVar Burton, host of "Reading Rainbow," to launch a contest via its Sing! Karaoke app – just in time for back to school season and coinciding with the show's 30th anniversary. You can record an entry of Reading Rainbow's theme song and the winner will get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to record the song in person with LeVar and star in an all new Reading Rainbow App Video Field Trip!

 

CA Beer Festival

What do a giant beer bear, Extreme Pita truck and a Playboy bunny have in common? They'll all be at the California Beer Festival on Saturday, September 7, at Bonelli Park in San Dimas! This lakeside craft beer festival features over 70 craft brews on tap like , plenty of food trucks, live music and bikini bocce ball, along with the chance to meet Giant Bear, the festival's official mascot, and Raquel Pomplun, Playboy Magazine's 2013 Playmate of the Year. She's the first Mexican-American to hold that title and she's also been a host on Black Belt TV, so don't mess with her!

 

ABBA Fest

Mamma mia! Get ready for a fun night of Swedish pop music on Sunday, September 8 when ABBA Fest makes its way to the Hollywood Bowl. The night starts with an acappella sing-off featuring SoCal's best acapella college groups including UCLA's Scattertones, who have performed at the White House, sung backup for Taylor Swift, and placed second in the final round of the 2013 International Championship of Collegiate. After the competition, you'll dance and sing along with ABBA tribute band, ABBA, The Concert direct from Sweden.

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