SCENE: Spice up your November with these upcoming events

Explore a variety of events to attend throughout the month of November. From near to far and from free to medium priced, these events are a great chance to bond with family and friends. Visit the events’ respective websites for supplementary information as well as tickets.



IBUYPOWER Masters CS:GO Invitationals | Smash 4 Tournament


  • November 11-12
  • 120 W 5th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Free*

iBUYPOWER Masters is featuring two days of the $100k Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Invitational as well as a Smash 4 tournament. Professional teams such as Cloud 9, Misfits, CLG, Liquid and OpTic are confirmed. Get the chance to meet and greet your favorite players as well as participate in IBUYPOWER’s hardware raffles.

*The Walnut eSports Club is part of the Youth Esports of America organization. Tickets are available here. Students will need to present a Walnut ID and ticket at the door of the event.

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Smart Gardening Workshop

  • November 18 | 9:30 a.m.- 11 a.m.
  • 2125 La Puente Rd, Walnut CA 91789
  • Free

A free gardening workshop hosted by the County of Los Angeles will be held in the Walnut Senior Center. Organic gardening and dynamic landscaping will be taught. Composting bins will be available for purchase. This is a walk-in event. Call (909) 598- 5605 for more information.

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Choir Pancake Breakfast

  • November 4 | 7:30 a.m.- 11 a.m.
  • $8

Join the Mustang Singers’ Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Women’s Ensemble and Treble Choir on Saturday, November 4th for a filling, classic American breakfast and a fun time. Support choir while starting off the day fresh. This event is paid for at the entrance.



Much Ado About Nothing 

  • November 1-4 | 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.
  • $8- $12

Shakespeare’s comedy, Much Ado about Nothing puts a surprising twist on the modern romantic comedy. Join drama for much to do through November 1-4. Tickets can be bought in advance here or at the door, but prices and availability may vary.



Escape Hotel Hollywood

  • Tues- Sun | 11 a.m.- Midnight
  • 6633 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • $39- $59

Escape Hotel Hollywood hosts themed escape rooms such as the Circus, Zombie, Witchcraft, Sanatorium, Daycare and Agent, which challenge visitors to a thrilling adventure. To reserve a room, one must be 16 or older; Those under 16 can only access rooms with a parent or tutor. For reservation information, visit

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DesignerCon 2017

  • November 11-12 | 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • 300 East Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
  • $10- $35

DesignerCon is an art and design convention that features underground pop art, industry and celebrity panelists and limited merchandise. Paid parking and food trucks will be available. Tickets can be bought in advance here or at the door, but prices and availability may vary.

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Compiled by Jamie Chen, Scene editor

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