Let the wild rumpus start.
Dudamel Conducts Where the Wild Things Are
What: The L.A. Philharmonic puts its spin on Sendak’s raucous classic, with live performers interacting with iconic artwork, cutting-edge video, and Dudamel’s magic wand.
Why: “The Dude” abides.
When: Tonight-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., b/t W. First & W. Second Sts., Downtown (323-850-2000). Tickets ($18-$179) at ticketmaster.com.
L.A. Antiques, Art, and Design Show
What: Find inspiration inside an airplane hangar as 60 renowned galleries and designers from around the globe show off their vintage treasures and refurbished finds.
Why: They’ve added contemporary art and 21st-century design into the mix for the first time.
When: Today & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave., b/t S. Bundy Dr. & Dewey St., Santa Monica. Admission ($20) at the door.
What: Wander through the grounds of Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery with walking productions of three bone-chilling tales about vampires, haunted spirits, and doomed love.
Why: The experience starts as soon as you step out of your car, so watch out for what’s looming in the shadows.
When: Thru Oct. 31.
Where: 2300 N. Marengo Ave., at E. Sacramento St., Altadena. Info at 818-242-7910. Tickets ($39-$55) at wickedlit.secure.force.com.
New York Snow
What: Freshly shaved snow cream piled high with Asian treats (mochi, red beans) and all-American sweets (crushed Oreos, chocolate wafers) inside the new downtown digs. A weekday happy hour with $3 snow sweetens the deal.
Why: With a soon-to-open Highland Park outpost in the works, this is likely the most snow you’ll see all winter.
When: Mon.-Thurs., noon-10 p.m.; Fri., noon-10:30 p.m.; Sat., noon-11 p.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.
Where: 738 E. Third St., at S. Alameda St., Downtown (323-258-5805).
Planet Blue Sale
What: Score 50 percent off everything in store, from structured Elizabeth and James blazers to flowing Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent frocks. In-house labels are also seriously discounted, with all Blue Life items priced at $35 and Blu Moon at $45.
Why: Friday happy hour with free wine, margaritas, and $50 jeans from the likes of J Brand, Genetic, and Current/Elliott.
When: Fri.-Mon. Happy hour, Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 800 14th St., at Montana Ave., Santa Monica (310-394-0135).
Photo: Courtesy of Walt Disney Concert Hall