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LA's Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 18th-24th

This week's priceless things to do will have you feeding your sweet tooth, laughing at puppets and getting rocked by Queen. There's only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!

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Feed Your Sweet Tooth

Date: Monday, August 18

August 18th is National Cupcake Day! Head down to Big Man Bakes at 413 S. Main Street to fill your sweets quota for the day. The shop specializes in fresh, moist cupcakes that come in mini and XL sizes. Big Man Bakes is open until 10:00 p.m. on Mondays so you'll have plenty of time to stop by after work!

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Get Rocked By Queen

Date: Tuesday, August 19

"We Will Rock You" is playing at the Ahmanson Theatre at 8:00 p.m. this Tuesday. This musical, featuring the music of mega-band Queen, takes place 300 years in the future as a group of Bohemians try to bring originality to an Orwellian society. Classic jams like Another One Bites The Dust and Bohemian Rhapsody are seamlessly woven into a dynamic and captivating performance. As of publication, tickets are available starting at $37 for balcony level seating.

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Laugh At Comedian Jeff Dunham

Date: Thursday, August 21

Comedian Jeff Dunham and puppets... are coming to San Manuel Bingo and Casino. Dunham will be performing his world famous stand up, alongside his equally famous companions Walter, Jose Jalapeno on a stick and Achmed. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. As of publication, tickets are still available starting at $60.25 after fees.

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Catch Fireworks Night At Dodgers' Stadium

Date: Friday, August 22

Friday Night Fireworks are back again this week as the Dodgers take on the New York Mets in a cross country National League contest. Watch Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig provide the fireworks on the field then hang out after the game to catch the fireworks show in the sky.The game starts at 7:10 p.m. and the show starts shortly after the final out.

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Celebrate National Waffle Day

Date: Sunday, August 24

Love waffles? Then Saturday, National Waffle Day, is your lucky day. Bru's Wiffle-A Waffle Joint has some of the finest waffles in LA, including their chocolate belgian waffle. If you're feeling really adventurous, try "The Waco." The waffle taco is served with crispy chicken, lettuce, pico de gallo, cheddar, mozzarella and jalapenos for $12.50. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. so you can begin your celebrations bright and early.

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Matt Weiss is an Associate Producer for CBS Local's Best Of and Travel sections. Follow him on twitter.
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