Edgemar Celebrity Poker Night, September 26, 6pm, $50-$2500, Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St., 310.392.7327.
Do you dare play poker with the stars? For $50 you can buy 1000 chips, plus your admission at any level buys all you can eat and drink. Celeb guests include Annie Duke, poker icon and runner-up on Celebrity Apprentice, Jerry Yang, 2007 WSOP Champion, Maria Ho, John Singleton, Estella Warren and many more.
Abbot Kinney Festival, September 27, 10am-6pm, free, Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, Abbotkinney.org.
Always the last and biggest street event of the summer, the Abbot Kinney festival returns for its 25th year. This year’s music lineup features the band Venice and many other bands and local performers.