In our tough economic times getting a chance to see celebrities can be done with little or no money and quite possibly can be captured with a Kodak moment. Although many celebrities live among us in the cities around Hollywood they do a good job of hiding, but once in a while you might see them, (Mel Gibson walking out of a local mini-market, Jay Leno at Car Shows, stars on location filming television shows) These encounters are few and far between, but for more definite way to see some of your favorite celebrities check out these events.
TAKE A TOUR OF THE HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM Almost as lifelike as the real person, but rather on the quiet side and not signing autographs these stars get up close and personal. On display are movie and television stars and there’s something for all generations. You won’t find any of these stars running from the paparazzi.
BE A MEMBER OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE Get your tickets, get in line and watch as a member of a studio audience while your favorite television show is filmed.
VISIT A BORDERS BOOKSTORE Celebrities turned authors are looking for exposure and fans to support them. So be sure to check out your local bookstore for a list of the local celebrities and their book signing dates. www.borderstores.com. Celebrities that are due to appear at Borders Stores include;
-Kathy Ireland signing her book titled “Real Solutions for Busy Moms” -Brooke Shields signing her book, titled “It’s the Best Day Ever, Dad!” -Cloris Leachman, signing her steamy tell all book titled “Cloris”
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK FESTIVAL Celebrity book authors, singers, radio show hosts and others can be found at the largest book festival in all of Southern California. Held on the last weekend in April it’s your chance to see some celebrities, get a book signed and take pictures.
Celebrities that have appeared at past events; Henry Winkler Valerie Bertinelli Julie Andrews Allie and AJ (stars on the Disney channel)
Rebecca is a freelance writer and editor in Southern California with a background in Journalism and a degree in English Literature. She specializes in non-fiction articles for the wedding and pet industry. She blogs about animals, Hollywood and books.