Huell Howser with Poppies

Folk Music Center

It began in 1958 in the back room of Boots Beer's Real Estate Office with a couple of old records and some instruments. Almost fifty years later it has become one of the countries premier folk music destinations. Filled with instruments from all over the world and staffed by wonderful people who really know their music, the Folk Music Center is a wonderful place to lose yourself. Huell gets a very special tour from the family that still owns the center



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Organ Grinders

Join Huell as he spends a day at Descanso Gardens in La Canada to enjoy a good old-fashioned rally put on by the Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors Association. Everything form show box size monkey grinders to huge organs that once traveled through Europe, it’s a treat for the eyes and ears.

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Clementine The Goat

Huell often spends his weekend mornings enjoying the many local Farmers Markets in Los Angeles. On one fateful day, he met a farmer who had a poster board loaded with photos of his beloved goat "Clementine". This began a journey to meet Clementine and hear the story of this remarkable animal and the man who saved her.

 

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Olvera Street Food

Huell goes to six different restaurants in L.A., including Olvera St. Juanita’s and La Luz Del Dia.

  • 2017-10-02T12:30:00-07:00
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Wind

You’ve seen the giant windmills alongside the road to Palm Springs. Well now you can learn all about them with Huell as he gets a special “Wind Farm Tour” in an electric cart. This is a great place to learn about one of mankind’s earliest forms of energy.

  • 2017-10-03T12:30:00-07:00
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Owens Dry Lake

Huell travels to the Eastern Sierras with the DWP to visit Owens Lake to see their efforts to minimize the dust problem that has plagued the surrounding communities for many years and also learn a little bit about the history of the lake.

  • 2017-10-04T12:30:00-07:00
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