Gayle Anderson featured the following events in this week's edition of Gayle on the Go!
Star Wars Day at the Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive
Saturday the Los Angeles Zoo will take you to a galazy far, far away! Meet Storm Troopers, R2-D2, Darth Vader and more! The Star Wars guests are visiting the L.A. Zoo to celebrate the September 16th release of STAR WARS : THE COMPLETE SAGA ON BLUE RAY. Oh! Some of the zoo animals resemble some of the Star Wars stars.
Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Boulevard
Rise 300-feet above the crowd on the brand new WindSeeker at Knotts Berry Farm. You can be one of 64-passengers to ascends above the theme park and then swing for a ride like no other on a 45-degree angle at a speed of eight-rotations per minute.
Saturday @ 8:15pm
Bluegrass Living Legend Del McCoury
Flights & Sounds Summer Festival
The Great Park
Saturday night Grammy winner Del McCoury and his band bring American bluegrass to Irvine's Great Park "Flights and Sounds Summer Festival. " McCoury, who got his start with Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, is considered both the keeper of this genre of music and one of it's greatest innovators.
Long Beach Losers
Belmont Athletic Club
4918 East 2nd Street
Picked up a few pounds this Summer? Hmmm! Consider competing in the 5th Annual Southern California Wide 12 Week Team Weight Loss Contest. The Long Beach Losers official weigh-in is Saturday. And, after 12-weeks of eating right and execise, the winners of this competition could take home a jackpot of more than 40-thousand dollars.
Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo
Oaks Blenheim Rancho Mission
Viejo Riding Park
30753 La Pata Road
San Juan Capistrano
Check out the Annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo this weekend, proclaimed as the richest 2-day rodeo in the nation. There's saddle bronco and bareback riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding and team roping. Organizers says this rodeo is good old entertainment for the entire family, not to mention a purse totaling over $200,000 for the top 30 rodeo contestants in saddle bronco and bareback riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding and team roping.
Gayle, Gayle on the Go, Anderson
KTLA 5 News
5800 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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So, what's going on in your world? Let me know. Here's the contact information. Don't forget you ca find me on Twitter and Facebook. Look for KTLA Gayle. Don't wait until the last minute. Have a great weekend. In Los Angeles, Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.
Gayle on the Go! Events for the Weekend of 8/27/11
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