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Mar Yvette's Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup: Ty Pennington, A Step Away, Karma Rescue & Lucas Oil Off Road

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FOX 11's food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time. Featured guests then swarm our FOX Television Center parking lot every Thursday morning between 9am and 10am on Good Day LA, creating a big party as one jam-packed segment known as the Weekend Roundup!

 

Here's more information about the guests we featured:

Ty Pennington

'Tis the season for the ultimate tailgate party and Ty Pennington, former host of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," is here to show us how to do it right with tasty tips for grilling and setting a festive scene. Ty and the Sears team will be set up at the Jets + Chefs: The Ultimate Tailgate at New York's Pier 92 on Saturday, October 19 from 2pm to 5pm with NFL legend, Super Bowl champion and Hall of Famer Joe Namath and chef/restaurateur Mario Batali. But if you can't make it to the East Coast for the event, no problem. Ty's tips and tricks will work anywhere!

 

Beau Casper Smart & A Step Away

Every superstar needs backup and for J.Lo that means her dancers and main choreographer & co-creative director Beau Casper Smart. Now you can see what life touring with J.Lo is really like on "A Step Away," the brand-new reality show premiering tonight on NUVOtv! The docuseries crosses five continents and 66 cities to give an inside look at life on the road and the stories of each dancer that has lead each of them to this once-in-a-lifetime moment to perform with Jennifer Lopez on her first-ever world tour. To make sure you get NUVOtv on your cable network, visit http://mynuvotv.com

 

Karma Rescue

My favorite local animal charity is having their big yearly bash, so get ready to join Karma Rescue for the 10th annual fundraiser on Saturday, October 5. Win a trip to Cabo San Lucas or a new iPad by purchasing raffle tickets online and help save animals at the same time!! Going once, going twice ...


Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo


Whether it's adventure travel, ATVing, camping or off-road racing, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo promises a weekend of excitement with more than 60,000 guests and 300 off-road vendors in one place. Pro off-road race truck driver Casey Currie, a native of Anaheim Hills, will be doing demo races in his tricked-out Monster Energy/Nissan/General Tire Pro Lite Truck as will Myan Spacarrelli and his Tonka Truck Pro 2 Race truck. The action takes place at the Pomona Fairplex (same place as LA County Fair) on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6.

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