#LALovesPI: Typhoon Relief Fundraising Dinner
Join LA's top chefs and Filipino-American bartenders for drinks, dinner, and a silent auction benefiting typhoon victims.
VIP philanthropy: Give a little more and get exclusive access to the pre-dinner champagne reception.
Sun 5-9p. The Church Key, 8730 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood ( ). $100 here.
Nearby: Eveleigh; Osteria Drago; Bootsy Bellows
Blue(grass) Christmas: Ed Helms's Whiskey Sour Mistletoe Jam
Helms joins folk duo Mandolin Orange for a holiday concert you'll actually enjoy, starting with "Stu's Song".
Post-prohibition party: Toast the 80th anniversary of Prohibition’s demise with $1 cocktails and roasted pig plates.
Fri 8:30p. Largo at the Coronet, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood (310-855-0350). $30 here.
Nearby: Roger Room; Son of a Gun; Greystone Manor
Yuletide Terror: The Krampus Ball
This year's war on Christmas gets real at LA's Krampusfest, a costume party celebrating the menace of European holiday folklore.
90's party: Kick it old-school with a trio of hip-hop deejays led by Beat Junkies founder and Madlib collaborator, J.Rocc.
Sat 8p-mid. The Set Shop, 428 Colyton St., Downtown (213-680-1668). $15 here, $18 at the door.
Nearby: Wurstküche; Church & State; The Edison
Winter Wastedland: BevMo! Holiday Beer Fest
Show your holiday spirit by sampling free-flowing pours of more than 200 seasonal hard ciders and craft beers.
Christmasy carousing: Join a costumed Venice Beach pub crawl featuring drink specials and karaoke dance parties.
Sat 1-5p. Golden Road Brewing, 5430 W. San Fernando Rd., Glendale (213-373-4677). $45-60 here.
Nearby: Porto's; Trattoria Amici; Granville Cafe