Best Bets: Nov. 30 – Dec. 5

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What: Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico
When: Through Jan. 9
Where: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036
Price: $10 for students
For more info: (323) 857-6000
Description: View sculptures from the earliest civilizations of Mexico.

What: Downtown on Ice
When: Through Jan. 17
Where: Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90013
Price: $6
For more info: (213) 847-4970
Description: Southern Californians don’t need cold weather to be able to come out and ice skate; Enjoy snow and entertainment and make their own arts and crafts.

Nov. 30

What: Appearance and book signing by author David Sedaris
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101
Price: Free ticket for book signing with purchase as the author’s book, “Squirrel Cheeks Chipmunk.”
For more info: Call (626) 449-5320
Description: Humor author David Sedaris will be greeting fans and signing books.

Dec. 4

What: Ventura Winter Wine Walk
When: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Ventura, CA 93001, between the 400 and 500 block of Main St.
Price: $40
For more info: Call (805) 765-4294
Description: Stroll between fine wineries and restaurants in this leg of a day-long celebration that features live holiday jazz and blues and snow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dec. 5

What: Wu-Tang Clan
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Price: $85 – $155
For more info: Call (213) 765-7000
Description: Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothin’ to f*** with.