Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsLas Vegas

Friday Travel Ticker: Las Vegas hosting top soccer teams

May 11, 2012
  • The weeklong Laguna Beach painting festival in October will focus on education and the environment.
The weeklong Laguna Beach painting festival in October will focus on education… (Laguna Art Museum )

Spain’s Real Madrid and Italy’s Juventus FC will face off Aug. 5 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas as part of the 2012 World Football Challenge.  MGM Resorts International is the title sponsor with Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino acting as the host hotel for the event. Tickets start at $68, at UNLVtickets.com or by calling toll free (855) 258-5425 . . . . Hostelling International USA will conduct a free travel workshop, “Budget Travel Europe,” Saturday at its Santa Monica store, 1434 2nd St. The workshop is designed for the first-time traveler going to Europe or for those who want a refresher before heading back overseas. To RSVP, please call (310) 393-6263 . . . . Nearly 80,000 beer fans are expected at the Oregon Brewers Festival, July 26 through July 29 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland . . . . Laguna Beach will stage its annual weeklong painting festival Oct. 14-21. The Plein Air Painting Invitational focuses on the environment and arts education. Info:  (949) 494-8971, Ext. 219 . . . . The Royal Lahaina Resort on Maui is opening a new jazz club May 26, with host band SLAM featuring David Choy and Kelly Covington . . . . Bruce Springsteen and Crawfish Monica (a dish, not a band) generated the biggest number of social media mentions for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, according to research by Zehnder Communications. The annual  two-week festival ended May 6 . . . . Travel quote of the day: "Hey, people who travel with their bed pillow —you look insane." (comedian Jim Gaffigan)

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|