You call that a weekend?
An Alfred Hitchcock Radio Play
What: The ACE Radio Players bring spooky classics Rebecca and Shadow of a Doubt to the stage.
Why: This one’s not for the birds.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre, Coldwater Canyon Park, 12601 Mulholland Dr., at Franklin Canyon Dr., Beverly Hills. Tickets at 818-623-4877 or email@example.com.
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
What: Psych-folk, dancey-pop collective brings its musical merrymaking to the courtyard after melodic Eskimo Hunter.
Why: Band together.
When: Thurs., 8-11 p.m.
Where: Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., at Westwood Blvd., Westwood (310-443-7000).
Beer Float Showdown
What: A frosty battle of ice cream-topped brewskis with The Golden State and Scoops versus BottleRock and Milk.
Why: It’s sink or swim.
When: Sun., 3:30 p.m.
Where: Blue Palms Brewhouse, 6124 Hollywood Blvd., at Gower St., Hollywood (323-464-2337). R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Showroom Seven Sample Sale
What: Last chance to score super savings on designer sportswear and accessories by Charlotte Ronson, Erickson Beamon, Robin, Issa London, and others.
Why: A cure for what sales you.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., b/t Eighth & Ninth Sts., mezz. 3, Downtown (213-316-0112).
Give and Get Fete
What: Style Network hosts an afternoon of beauty services, a not-so silent auction, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and goodie bags for the good of Dress for Success Worldwide-West.
Why: Pretty is as pretty does.
When: July 29. Wed., 3-9 p.m.
Where: Frederic Fekkai, 440 N. Rodeo Dr., b/t Little Santa Monica Blvd. & Brighton Way, Beverly Hills (310-777-8700). Tickets at 323-954-2000 or online at dress-for-success.ticketleap.com.