1-19 Pasadena Showcase House
The Boddy House at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge
Visit pasadenashowcase.org for times
4 Fiber Arts Day
Huntington Library, San Marino > 10am-5pm
4-5 Sierra Madre Art Fair
Memorial Park, Sierra Madre > 9:30am-5pm
5 Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Olvera Street, Los Angeles > 10am-6pm
5 Altadena Guild Home Tour
2100 Midwick Drive, Altadena > 10am-4pm
5 Monrovia Historic Homes Tour
Historic Homes & Museums > 10am-4pm
5 Verdugo Mountains 10K Trail Run & Hike
Begins at Brand Park, Glendale > 8am
6-10 Pasadena Restaurant Week
Visit pasadenarestaurantweek.com for times
7 Cuisines of the Foothills: Wild Wild West
Glendora Country Club > 5:30-8:30pm
11 Fountain to the Falls 7K Run/Walk
Begins at Library Park Fountain, Monrovia > 7am
11 Glendale Historical Society Restoration Expo
Glendale Civic Auditorium > 9am-4pm
11 & 25 Community Service Day
Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge > 8-10:30am
17-19 Monrovia Days
Library Park, Monrovia > Fri: 5pm, Sat: 9am, Sun: 11am
18 Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles
Haugh Performing Arts Center, Glendora > 7pm
18 Friends of the Altadena Library Book Sale
Altadena Public Library > 10am-4pm
18-19 LitFest Pasadena
Pasadena Playhouse District > 1-10pm
19 626 Golden Streets
South Pasadena, Alhambra, San Gabriel > 9am-4pm
19 CFAER Annual Art Auction
Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock > 1-5pm
19 Museums of the Arroyo Day
Participating Pasadena & LA Museums > 12-4pm
24-27 La Cañada Fiesta Days
Various Memorial Day Weekend Events & Locations
Visit lacanadaflintridge.com for times
25-26 Santa Anita Bonsai Show
LA County Arboretum, Arcadia > 9am-5pm
31 Final Fridays Food Truck Festival
Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena > 4-8pm
April 6 Shakespeare Day
Huntington Library, San Marino > 11am-3pm
April 6 5K Run/Walk for Stroke Prevention
April 6 LA Beer Fest
April 6 Night Garden: LA Blooms!
April 7 Montrose Craft Beer Fest
April 13 Monrovia Wine Walk
April 13 & 20 Kidspace Museum Egg Hunt
April 13, 19-20 & 26-27 Stuart Little
April 14 Art of the Garden Tour
April 14 ROTV Spring Festival
April 16 Taste of South Pasadena
April 20 EGGstravaganza
April 20 Glendora Easter Egg Hunt
April 20 Easter Egg Hunt
April 20 Earth Day Picture Perfect Scavenger Hunt
April 21 – May 19 Pasadena Showcase House of Design
April 27 Eclectic Music Festival & Arts Crawl
|Feb 1 & 2 | Rare Books LA
Pasadena Convention Center > 1: 2-8pm & 2: 10am
Features more than 120 leading specialists in rare books, fine prints, photography, ephemera & maps. rarebooksla.com
Feb 2 | Lunar New Year Art Market
Arcadia Public Library > 2:30-4pm
Receive special APL dollars to purchase supplies to make crafts in celebration of the Lunar New Year! arcadiaca.govFeb 2 & 3 | 13th Annual Museums Free-for-All
Participating Pasadena Museums > 11am-5pm
30+ regional museums join in presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history & science.
Feb 9 | Great Trivia Challenge 27
Feb 17 | Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope
Feb 17 | 2019 Chinese Lantern Festival Gala
Feb 20 | 100 Years of Women’s Art
Feb 22-24 | Tuesdays with Morrie
Feb 25 | Monday Movie Night: Sherlock Gnomes
Jan 1-2 | Post Parade Showcase of Floats
Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | Music in the Chinese Garden
Jan 20 | Robert Kennard: Architect & Mentor
Jan 27 | Silent Sunday Series: Ella Cinders
The Arts, Food & More!
6 | Montrose Oktoberfest
12 | Art Night Pasadena
13 | Glendorafest
13-14 | Japanese Garden Celebration
17-Nov 11 | The Woman in Black
21 | A Taste of Old Town Monrovia
Trick-or-Treat, Pumpkin Festivals, Scarecrows…Oh My!
1-20 | Sierra Madre Scarecrow Festival
20 | Santa Anita Pumpkin Patch
20-21, 27-28 | Slightly Spooky Stories
22-27 | Halloween Craft Week
26-27 | Halloween Window Painting Contest
27 | Off The Page Players: Halloween Tales
27 | Downtown Arcadia Halloween Harvest Festival
27-28 | Pumpkin Festival
27-28, 31 | Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration
31 | Annual Halloween Carnival
31 | Sierra Madre’s Halloween Happenings
31 | Old Town Trick-or-Treat & Halloween Bash
31 | Trick-or-Treat Along Foothill Blvd.
11 | Taste of Old Pasadena
Participating Old Pasadena Restaurants
5-9pm > Stroll through & sample food from many of Pasadena’s finest restaurants & bakeries!
13 | Taste of Pasadena
Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena
6-9pm > Enjoy unlimited food & drink tastings from 24 of Pasadena’s stand out restaurants.
22 | Kiwanis Annual Pancake Breakfast Extravaganza
Memorial Park, Sierra Madre
8-11am > Enjoy pancakes, sausages, coffee, juice, friends & neighbors. The revenue generated goes to youth programs & events the Kiwanis sponsor in town.
24 | Taste of Arcadia
LA County Arboretum, Arcadia
5:30-9pm > Fundraiser dishing up fare from 30+ restaurants. No-host bar, raffle drawing & live music.
29 | Taste of ‘Dena
Altadena Main Library
7-9:30pm > Night of delectable beverage tastings & samples from an assortment of local restaurants & caterers.
30 | Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting
Memorial Park, La Cañada Flintridge
3-6pm > 20+ gourmet vendors offer tastes of their delicious cuisine & exceptional wines from around the world.
15 | Open Arts & Music Festival
3-10pm > Free event featuring artists, performers & local vendors bringing downtown Glendale to life.
15 | Mid-Autumn Festival
Arcadia Public Library
2:30-4pm > East Asian celebration of family, harvest & moon. Lunar stories, activities & moon festival snack!
21 | Teen Fall Festival
Monrovia Public Library
7-8:30pm > Prepare for the season with some balancing, relaxing crafts & enjoy fall-themed snacks.
21-23 | Pasadena Greek Festival
St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church, Pasadena
Times Vary > Annual celebration featuring the best in authentic Greek food, music & entertainment.
Crafts, Games & More!
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | Checkmate! Chess at the Museum
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena
5-7:30pm > Drop by & challenge a friend to a game of chess & learn the rules from a U.S. chess expert.
8 | Creative Arts Group Scarecrow Workshop
Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre
10am-4pm > Bring your scarecrow to life at this annual workshop in preparation for the Scarecrow Festival.
8-9 | Rubber Ducky Races
Kidspace Museum, Pasadena
11am-4pm > The wackiest, quackiest event of the year! Decorate & race your duck down the stream.
15 | Markham Place Historic Walking Tour
Governor Markham Landmark District, Pasadena
9-11:15am > A guided walking tour of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Pasadena.
16 | Young Living Essential Oils Workshop
Knot Too Shabby, Glendora
1-3pm > Fun & informative class where students make their own lotion, spritzer & lip balm using essential oils.
18 | Battle of the Books
Foothill Christian School, Glendora
6:30pm > Students from grades 6-12 compete in this ultimate Book Trivia Championship.
18 | VR & Board Game Night
Sierra Madre Public Library
5-7:30pm > Bring the family, meet neighbors & play one of the new board games.
Arts & Entertainment
8-Oct 6 | The Gin Game
Sierra Madre Playhouse
Times Vary > In this tragi-comedy, the upper hand is shuffled between two souls over a well-worn score pad.
16 | La Reina de Los Ángeles Reception
Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge
5-7pm > Celebrate the artists of La Reina de Los Ángeles exhibition with music, drinks & more!
7pm > After the reception, enjoy a screening of the film Chinatown.
17 | Monday Movie Night: Captain Underpants
Monrovia Public Library
6-8pm > Enjoy freshly popped popcorn as we cuddle up to watch a terrific movie with your family.
22-Oct 27 | Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden
Huntington Library, San Marino
7:30-9pm > A contemporary theatrical production set against the mystical backdrop of the garden, lake & pavilion at night.