Sri Lanka Day, August 23, 10am-10pm, free,
Third Street Promenade
This is the third annual Sri Lanka Day in Santa Monica and it’s advisable to come early because last year the delicious food was sold out by1p.m.! In addition to goodies, there will be music and dancers on a stage at Wilshire Boulevard and Third Street, while the stage at Broadway will feature the Miss Sri Lanka-America and the Miss Teen Sri Lanka-America beauty pageants.
Safety Harbor Kids Malibu Picnic and Concert by the Sea, 11am-8pm, $20, Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, Malibu, safetyharborkids.com.A benefit for orphans and homeless kids, this big seaside festival features circus performers, crafts, kids’ hikes, a “laughing yogi,” and later, at the concert, special guests Jeremy Piven, Andy Vargas of Santana, Paul Barrere and Fred Tacket of Little Feat, and Inara George.