The Weekend Guide – Where there’s smoke …
Fireman’s Brew Firefighter Bachelor Auction
What: Some of L.A.’s most eligible men in uniform are up for grabs at the red-hot fundraiser. Snag a partner and set the dance floor on fire to ’80s cover band Flashback Heart Attack.
Why: DailyCandy readers get 25 percent off with code HOBfireman.
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., at Olive Dr., Hollywood(323-848-5100). Tickets ($26-$75, reg. $35-$100) at livenation.com.
BucketFeet Pop-Up at TenOverSix
What: The classic canvas sneaker gets an artsy makeover in graphic prints and bold colors designed by up-and-coming artists from around the globe.
Why: It’s a new way to get your kicks.
When: Thru Sept. 8.
Where: 8425 Melrose Ave., at N. Croft Ave., West Hollywood (323-330-9355).
What: Send off summer with performances by every band you’ve wanted to see, from the emerging (James Blake, Twin Shadow) to the legendary (Refused, M83).
Why: Take a dance break with comedy shows spotlighting the likes of David Cross, Jonah Ray, and Maria Bamford.
When: Sat. & Sun.
Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring St., at W. College St., Chinatown. Weekend passes ($89-$189) at fyffest.com.
What: Los Angeles Times presents a three-day fest packed with culinary events.
Why: The chance to attend cooking demos by renowned chefs and picnic with Thomas Keller and Nancy Silverton.
Where: Paramount Pictures Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., at N. Windsor Blvd., Hollywood. Tickets ($65) atevents.latimes.com.
The Big Picture: Paramount’s 100th Anniversary
What: Jason Alexander hosts a celebration of Hollywood’s oldest major studio with clips of its most iconic films through the decades (Wings, The Godfather, Titanic) set to music by an orchestra.
Why: We’re (not so) secretly hoping for a Celine sing-along.
When: Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., at N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood (323-850-2000). Tickets ($11-$160) at ticketmaster.com.