The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show This is the place to learn about hundreds of destinations, sample fiery foods from afar and try your hand at ziplining and scuba. Plenty of travel tips are offered by globe-trotting experts, including the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern and Samantha Brown, plus Pauline Frommer and Patricia Schultz, bestselling author of "1,000 Places to See Before You Die." Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $10. (562) 436-3636. http://www.longbeachcc.com.
Photo L.A. Gala hosts Moby and KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd kick off the 21st annual fine arts festival Photo L.A., featuring vintage pieces, contemporary photography, video and multimedia installations. Keynote speakers, docent tours, book signings and panels round out the artsy offerings. Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St., Santa Monica. 6 p.m. Sat.-Mon. $20. (707) 793-0773. http://www.photola.com.
Monster Jam Motor sports fans will experience a massive collection of high performance monster trucks at Monster Jam — including Grave Digger, Tasmanian Devil and El Toro Loco — duking it out in the ultimate event of high-octane speed, racing and destruction. Angel Stadium of Anaheim, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim. 7 p.m. $22-$75. (714) 940-2000. http://www.monsterjam.com.
Wayne Federman International Film Festival For the inaugural Wayne Federman International Film Festival, the eponymous actor and funnyman has enlisted fellow comedians to select, introduce and discuss movies that have inspired them. The Cinefamily, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. $10-$12 per screening. (323) 655-2510. http://www.cinefamily.org.