A series of art events will take place throughout the Antelope Valley leading up to the third annual Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival, coming to the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free. 

“Join us for Art a la Carte in the week leading up to this year’s Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival,” said John Mylnar, Palmdale communications manager.  “It’s a celebration of art as we get ready for the premier music and art festival of the year.”

The Art a la Carte events include:

• Fall Paint & Sip

Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.

Thief & Barrel Wine Company, 42257 6th St. West, #302, Lancaster.

Spend a fun and relaxing evening with friends painting a white pumpkin fall scene. $38 admission includes one glass of wine, all painting supplies, and step-by-step instruction. www.designbyanitaamarie.com

• “Want to Play with Clay” Fundraising Party

Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.

Coffee House Industries, 410 Grand Cypress Ave., #204, Palmdale

Create a ceramic birdhouse at this sculpting party lead by Julie Schuder; finished birdhouses will be kiln-fired.

• Psycho Pop Art Exhibition

Tonight from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Transplants Brewing Company, 40242 La Quinta Lane, #101, Palmdale

A group art show displaying the best in psychedelic horror art. Info: www.transplantsbrewing.com

• Open Studio Saturday

Tomorrow from 10 a.m. to noon.

Coffee House Industries, 410 Grand Cypress Ave., #204, Palmdale

Uninstructed opportunity to practice what you have learned in art classes. Create art from a live model with artists from our community, any medium. Bring your art supplies.

• Discovering Autumn Art Reception

Oct. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Modern Tea Room, 705 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster

Featuring the student artwork.

• AV Ukulele Festival

Oct. 12 at 7:30 pm

AVC Performing Arts Theatre, 3041 West Ave K, Lancaster

Enjoy the spirit of Aldja as we raise money for music in local schools featuring Jason Arimoto, Fred Sokolow and The Naked Waiters. avukefest.com

• Marie Kerr Park Mural Unveiling

Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.

Marie Kerr Park Community Building, 39700 30th St. West, Palmdale

Meet the artist and enjoy music and light refreshments.

The Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival is a unique event dedicated to the arts, both visual and performing. Kaleidoscope will also feature two stages of music, artisans, visual and performing arts, 3D wall paintings, Off the Canvas living masterpieces, Brush Strokes live studio classes, Young at Art upcycled art, ARTLIGHT, Art of the Brew craft beer, Art of the Vine wines, Fresh Made Market culinary & apothecary vendors, artisan food and much more.

For more information, visit www.PalmdaleAmphitheater.com.