Your Weekend To Do-List: Block Party, Blaxploitation, & Beer

10/01/2010 05:02 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Another weekend, another food & wine festival. The Santa Monica iteration of this summer staple is one of the most budget-conscious ones at $40 (proceeds benefit the Special Olympics), but if you want to go even lower there's the $5 Thrillist food truck rally in Hollywood (proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels). On a diet? Go artsy and retro with either a film series of 1970s blaxploitation movies at the Billy Wilder Theater or sign up for a first-ever public tour of the Eames and Saarinen Case Study #9 house in the Pacific Palisades.

Your Weekend To Do List: Blaxploitation, Beaches, & Block Party