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    Friends in Deed: Art of The Women's Room, Saturday, September 21, 2019 Friends in Deed: Art of The Women's Room, Saturday, September 21, 2019
    Friends in Deed: Art of The Women's Room September 21, 2019 - December 1, 2019
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    The Armory Center for the Arts hosts an exhibition of artwork created by guests of The Women's Room, which serves San Gabriel Valley women who are alone and homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Women's Room is a program of Friends in Deed, an interfaith collaborative dedicated to meeting the needs of great Pasadena's most vulnerable residents. The Armory's Community Room showcases beautiful artwork created by some of the women clients and is an artistic outpouring of their emotions.

    The exhibition runs through Sunday, December 1, 2019. 

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    CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise, Sunday, October 6, 2019 CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise, Sunday, October 6, 2019
    CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise October 6, 2019 - January 12, 2020
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    The Armory Center for the Arts hosts the fourth iteration of the MexiCali Biennial, CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise, a series of exhibitions and related programs taking place throughout the California region north and south of the US/Mexico border that explore the myth of the indigenous Black Queen Calafia and her island "California." 

    The word ‘California’ was first written in the sixteenth-century novel Las Sergas de Esplandian (The Adventures of Esplandian) by Castilian author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvoand, regarded by many to be the etymological source of the region’s name. This chivalric romance exoticizes Queen Calafia and her Black Amazon pagan women, who are armed with golden weapons and ride upon mythical beasts, living on a prosperous island called "California," filled with gold and precious stones. The Eurocentric narrative ultimately ends with the colonization of the land and the subjugation of the queen and her army through marriage and proselytism. 

    The 2018-2020 Mexicali Biennial reactivates the mythology of Calafia and the island of California through artworks that combine fiction and fact to rethink the extended region that was conceived and intended to be – from a colonial perspective – a “Terrestrial Paradise.”

    This particular chapter, the third in the exhibition series, features 29 artists and collectives using diverse aesthetic strategies to engage with the consequences of being in a place continuously framed as a “paradise” through a colonial project of erasure and dominance. Artworks reclaim and rewrite the myth of Calafia to deactivate the concept of the “paradise” and show its contradictions, as well as to outline and re-image the island of California in contemporary times. Futurisms, land poetics, critiques of immigration politics, an analysis of gentrification processes, the myth-making connected to surveillance and militarization, and deconstructions of race and gender are just some of the lines that shape the shore of the island of Calafia.

    Artists in the exhibition are: #SNATCHPOWER, Juan Bastardo, Chelle Barbour, Mely Barragán, Miguel Buenrostro, Enid Baxter Ryce, Chris Christion, Cog•nate Collective,  Nikki Darling and Dean Erdmann, Yutsil Cruz, David de Rozas, Melora Garcia, Invasorix, Maya Mackrandilal, Noé Olivas, Abigail Raphael Collins, Adee Roberson, Mónica Rodríguez, Sandy Rodriguez, Timo Saarelma, Paulina Sánchez, Julio M. Romero, Amanda Trager & Erik Moskowitz, Hillary Mushkin, Chinwe Okona, Jeniffer Pereda, Jessica Sevilla, Diane Williams, and Kim Zumpfe.

    CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise is organized by the curatorial team of the MexiCali Biennial: Ed Gomez, Luis G. Hernandez, and Daniela Lieja Quintanar, with coordinator and researcher April Lillard-Gomez. The exhibition is on view in the Armory’s Caldwell Gallery from October 6, 2019, through January 12, 2020.   

     

     

     

     

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    The Container Store Holiday Shop, Monday, November 4, 2019 The Container Store Holiday Shop, Monday, November 4, 2019
    The Container Store Holiday Shop November 4, 2019 - December 24, 2019
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    Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena 1890 – 1930, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena 1890 – 1930, Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena 1890 – 1930 November 13, 2019 - July 3, 2020
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    Pasadena Museum of History presents Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena 1890 – 1930, an exhibition that explores the city’s private and public sector development by examining themes such as: Why did people come to Pasadena? Why did they choose to stay? Where did they live and what did they see and do? What local, national, or international influences served as a catalyst for the city’s remarkable transformation? Visitors can see historic images, documents, artwork, clothing, and ephemera, and research compiled over decades by scholars, PMH staff, and volunteers. 

    The 40 years between 1890 and 1930 were a dynamic time in Pasadena’s history. The area changed rapidly from a small agricultural community to a renowned winter resort and bustling young city. Newcomers came for many reasons. They were taken by the region’s natural beauty and the opportunities associated with its growth and potential. It was an appealing place to launch a new venture, or in some cases, to start over. The railroad provided convenient and affordable transportation to the appropriately nicknamed “Crown City.” Luxurious resort hotels sprung up and a town grew, providing opportunities for real estate investments and starting commercial and service businesses. Pasadena was changing significantly, fashioned by a rapidly burgeoning population and its hopes, dreams, and achievements.

    The exhibition also features the legacy of Museum benefactors Eva and Aldalbert Fenyes. After arriving in Pasadena as newlyweds in 1896, this sophisticated couple quickly embraced the city as their new home. They purchased real estate, developed businesses, and contributed to the cultural and artistic development of Pasadena. Their 1906 Beaux Arts mansion is an important component of the exhibit storyline, providing visitors with a glimpse into what life was like on Pasadena’s landmark Millionaire’s Row in the early 1900s.

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    Holiday Cocktail Workshop, Friday, November 22, 2019 7:00 pm Holiday Cocktail Workshop, Friday, November 22, 2019 7:00 pm
    Holiday Cocktail Workshop November 22, 2019
    7:00 pm–9:00 pm
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    Holiday Cocktail Workshop


    7:00pm–9:00pm

    Whimsy Pasadena helps spread good cheer with its annual holiday cocktail workshop! The interactive session lets you learn how to prepare, measure, and mix delicious, holiday-themed, seasonal cocktails. 

    The class will cover cocktail basics, like the proper equipment and techniques needed to make perfect sips for the holidays. Everyone takes home recipes and a list of bar tools in order to entertain at home. Ticket price includes light bites.

    This event has sold out in the past - make sure to purchase tickets online in advance! 

    Must be 21 and over to attend and drink responsibly. 

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    The Crack Shack Celebrates First Anniversary, Friday, November 22, 2019 6:00 pm The Crack Shack Celebrates First Anniversary, Friday, November 22, 2019 6:00 pm
    The Crack Shack Celebrates First Anniversary November 22, 2019
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm
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    The Crack Shack Celebrates First Anniversary


    6:00pm–9:00pm

    The Crack Shack turns one in Old Pasadena and celebrates with a party for everyone! Guests can enjoy a meet and greet with Top Chef All Star Richard Blais, a very limited release IPA in collaboration with Pizza Port Brewing Co., a Pizza Port Tribute sandwich on the menu for one night only, a birthday special in collaboration with Afters Ice Cream, plus giveaways, Steal the Pint opportunities, and more.

    The event is family friendly, and no reservations are required, but RSVPs are encouraged online

     

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am
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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    City of Roses Walking Tour, Saturday, October 19, 2019 2:30 pm City of Roses Walking Tour, Saturday, October 19, 2019 2:30 pm
    City of Roses Walking Tour November 23, 2019
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    Presented by: Pasadena Walking Tours
    Tours begin at City Hall
    100 Garfield Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    626.349.9651
    www.pasadenawalkingtours.com


    Adults $20; Children (5-12) $5

    Pasadena Walking Tours regularly hosts informative strolls through Old Pasadena, offering tidbits on its history as an agricultural citrus-growing community, its architecture, and its worldwide fame as the home of the best-known New Year's Day celebration - the Tournament of Roses Parade. Beyond the festivals, flowers, and tree-lined streets, prepare to learn more about the Crown City at the base of the foothills, fascinating every day of the year.

    Tours last two hours and cover approximately 1.5 miles. Purchase tickets or reserve your space online

     

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    Old Pasadena Pub Crawl, Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:00 pm Old Pasadena Pub Crawl, Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:00 pm
    Old Pasadena Pub Crawl November 23, 2019
    2:00 pm–5:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Pub Crawl


    2:00pm–5:00pm

    September's Historic Pub Crawl, hosted by Pasadena Heritage, visits new historic stops, including the newly re-opened Dog Haus Biergarten, Der Wolfskopf, and the Rathskeller, as well as nearby Congregation Ale House. Enjoy some of Pasadena's best libations and food while learning about Electric Alley and the Pacific Electric's Red Car, the rise of Pasadena's resort era and its relation to the city's railways, and the role of the historic Santa Fe Depot. Your ticket entitles you to a commemorative tasting glass and a flight of beer and tasty snacks at each spot! 

    Spaces are limited - purchase online in advance. 

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am
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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    Pumpkin Painting Cookie Decorating Class, Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:00 am Pumpkin Painting Cookie Decorating Class, Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:00 am
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    10:00 am–1:00 pm
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    Pumpkin Painting Cookie Decorating Class


    10:00am–1:00pm
    Presented by: Whimsy Pasadena
    40 Mills Place
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    www.whimsypasadena.com


    $65/person; special pricing available

    Whimsy Pasadena hosts a Pumpkin Painting Cookie Decorating Class in partnership with Compact Cookies. Are you looking for a perfect gift to bring to Thanksgiving dinner? Before we kick into the holiday bustle, why not take some time to learn to decorate cookies? Attendees will learn to use a watercolor technique to paint pre-iced pumpkin cookies. Use the templates we have created or explore your own creativity. This is a great workshop for children of all ages! 

    In this cookie decorating workshop, you will:

    • learn how to use a watercolor technique using food gels to paint your very own cookies
    • mix edible gold dust with alcohol to create a paste to accent the designs on your cookies 
    • learn how to make a simple watercolor rose flower and leaf design 

    Participants take home:

    • A personalized pre-decorated cookie
    • A set of 6 Instagram-ready cookies you painted yourself, all boxed, bowed, and ready to share
    Pricing: 
    • $65.00 per person
    • $75 “Mommy + Me” (6 cookies between you and your little one and two personalized pre-decorated cookies)
    • $120 for two adults (each attendee gets 6 cookies and their own personalized pre-decorated cookie)
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    Toddler Tuesdays at Color Me Mine, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:00 am Toddler Tuesdays at Color Me Mine, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:00 am
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    Looking for something fun and creative to do with your toddler?  Check out Color Me Mine’s Toddler Tuesday!   Bring in your toddler on any Tuesday and they can paint a Party Animal for only $12+tax! The studio carries a rotating selection of pieces for your little one to choose from.   

    Special valid all day on Tuesday - no advanced purchase necessary, and walk-ins are welcome!

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    We Olive Sensory Course, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:00 pm We Olive Sensory Course, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:00 pm
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    We Olive hosts a special Sensory Course each Tuesday at 3:00pm. Come discover California olive oil - learn how to taste olive oil like the professionals, evaluate extra virginity, and pinpoint defects in olive oil. You will never have to worry about cooking with rancid or fraudulent olive oil again!

    The courses are free but requires advance booking; Up to 6 people can be accommodated in each class & they fill up quickly! The Olive Oil Sensory Course is for adults, 21 years of age and over only. Class starts promptly at 3:00pm and late arrivals are not permitted.

    Must sign up 12 hours in advance: Make your reservations online

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    Black Friday at Space NK Pasadena, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Black Friday at Space NK Pasadena, Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    Black Friday at Space NK Pasadena November 26, 2019 - December 2, 2019
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    Thanksgiving at the Senior Center, Thursday, November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving at the Senior Center, Thursday, November 28, 2019
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    Thanksgiving at the Senior Center

    Gobble gobble! The Pasadena Senior Center will offer a traditional turkey feast with all the trimmings Thursday, Nov. 28, at noon. They’ll even do all the cooking and cleanup, so all anyone has to do is come!

    Diners will sit comfortably at beautifully decorated tables and enjoy a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving meal in a festive and fun atmosphere, accompanied by piano music performed by Morey Wolfson.

    Prepaid reservations must be received at the Welcome Desk no later than Tuesday, Nov. 26. The cost is only $10 for members and $12 for non-members of all ages.

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    Santa Photos at One Colorado, Friday, November 29, 2019 Santa Photos at One Colorado, Friday, November 29, 2019
    Santa Photos at One Colorado November 29, 2019 - December 24, 2019
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    One Colorado is providing all-access to Santa this season. It’s a busy time for him, but he’s promised that, as his schedule allows, he’ll pop by special events and host several photos sessions!

    Santa even lets his four-legged friends sit on his lap and share their wishes on Pet Night, Thursday, December 12, 5:00-9:00pm.

    SANTA PHOTO HOURS & PRICING

    Friday, November 29 - 10:00am-9:00pm

    December 5 - December 24: 

    • Thursday & Fridays 5:00pm – 9:00pm
    • Saturdays 10:00am – 9:00pm
    • Sunday 10:00am – 7:00pm
    • Extended hours December 23-24

    Pricing: 

    • 1-5 persons @ 10 photos (memory card/download) $20
    • 6+ persons @ 10 photos (memory card/download) $30
    • With your own camera (3 minutes) $15

     

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am
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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    City of Roses Walking Tour, Saturday, October 19, 2019 2:30 pm City of Roses Walking Tour, Saturday, October 19, 2019 2:30 pm
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    Presented by: Pasadena Walking Tours
    Tours begin at City Hall
    100 Garfield Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    626.349.9651
    www.pasadenawalkingtours.com


    Adults $20; Children (5-12) $5

    Pasadena Walking Tours regularly hosts informative strolls through Old Pasadena, offering tidbits on its history as an agricultural citrus-growing community, its architecture, and its worldwide fame as the home of the best-known New Year's Day celebration - the Tournament of Roses Parade. Beyond the festivals, flowers, and tree-lined streets, prepare to learn more about the Crown City at the base of the foothills, fascinating every day of the year.

    Tours last two hours and cover approximately 1.5 miles. Purchase tickets or reserve your space online

     

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    Shop Small Saturday in Old Pasadena, Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:00 am Shop Small Saturday in Old Pasadena, Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:00 am
    Shop Small Saturday in Old Pasadena November 30, 2019
    10:00 am–9:00 pm
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    Poppi Seed Market Pop-Up, Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:00 am Poppi Seed Market Pop-Up, Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:00 am
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    10:00 am–3:00 pm
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    Poppi Seed Market Pop-Up


    10:00am–3:00pm

    Poppi Seed Market visits Whimsy Pasadena on Small Business Saturday with an artisan pop-up event! Featuring 15 local makers for holiday shopping, the market also offers festive photo ops, a Santa visit (12:00-1:30pm), a floral bar with The Space Between, coffee and hot cocoa with Always Coffee, and more!

    In honor of Small Business Saturday, Whimsy and Poppi Seed Market serve as one of three Old Pasadena Welcome Stations. Start your shopping visit to the district with a stop here for a special Pasadena-branded tote bag + swag from American Express! 

    Additional Welcome Stations:

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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    Old Pasadena Holidays, Sunday, December 1, 2019 Old Pasadena Holidays, Sunday, December 1, 2019
    Old Pasadena Holidays December 1, 2019 - January 1, 2020
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    Santa Beginner/Intermediate Cookie Class, Sunday, December 1, 2019 Santa Beginner/Intermediate Cookie Class, Sunday, December 1, 2019
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    Santa Beginner/Intermediate Cookie Class

    Start your Christmas month off this year with some fun holiday cheer! Join Fill Me Up Cookies this Christmas and learn how to decorate a large, jolly three-piece Santa.   

    This is a beginner/intermediate level class. Some cookie decorating experience is helpful but not necessary! Recommended for ages 13+. 

    Every class attendee will receive a Christmas goody bag in addition to their decorated cookies!

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    Trudie Strobel: A Life in Tapestry, Sunday, December 1, 2019 Trudie Strobel: A Life in Tapestry, Sunday, December 1, 2019
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    The Armory Center for the Arts shares the art and life story of Holocaust survivor Trudie Strobel with its exhibition Trudie Strobel: A Life in Tapestry. The opening reception is Sunday, December 15 from 3:00-5:00pm. All are welcome.

    While Trudie began stitching to process the story of her survival, her experiences as a child of the pogroms (Russia) and then the Nazis, she continued stitching until she had created vast tapestries of the history of the Jewish people. Curators Maya Savin Miller and Lila Dworsky-Hickey have created an exhibition that displays these tapestries in hope of sparking greater interest and knowledge about genocide. The viewing of Trudie’s work and a telling of her story provide the opportunity to expose more people to this visceral form of genocide education. Ultimately, we strive to foster greater awareness and empathy as individuals see the Holocaust through the personal eyes of a survivor’s artwork. And as the horrors of oppression and genocide have continued to impact many other cultures and people throughout the world, it is more important than ever that our awareness be a call to action.

    This project is supported by the Dragon Kim Foundation, the Righteous Conversations Project, and the Remember Us Project.

     

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    We Olive hosts a special Sensory Course each Tuesday at 3:00pm. Come discover California olive oil - learn how to taste olive oil like the professionals, evaluate extra virginity, and pinpoint defects in olive oil. You will never have to worry about cooking with rancid or fraudulent olive oil again!

    The courses are free but requires advance booking; Up to 6 people can be accommodated in each class & they fill up quickly! The Olive Oil Sensory Course is for adults, 21 years of age and over only. Class starts promptly at 3:00pm and late arrivals are not permitted.

    Must sign up 12 hours in advance: Make your reservations online

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    Holiday Pop-Up Shop & Gift Wrap Bar, Friday, December 6, 2019 6:00 pm Holiday Pop-Up Shop & Gift Wrap Bar, Friday, December 6, 2019 6:00 pm
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    6:00 pm–10:00 pm
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    Holiday Pop-Up Shop & Gift Wrap Bar


    6:00pm–10:00pm

    What's more fun than a holiday shop featuring artisan goods, gift wrapping station, photo booth, tunes, festive snacks, and sips?

    REVELRY is teaming up with Whimsy Pasadena for a curated holiday pop-up featuring local creatives and small businesses who will be dishing out their wares for the holiday season. When you're done shoppin' + droppin', make sure you wrap it all up at the gift wrap bar, which will be full of patterns, frills, and thrills! 

    The event is free to attend, but online registrations are recommended. Family-friendly! 

    Whimsy Pasadena


    40 Mills Place
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    213-334-6345
    www.whimsypasadena.com

    Whimsy Pasadena offers light-filled rental space for parties and special events and allows you to put your own stamp on your celebration.  Guests can utilize various-sized tables, 100 folding chairs, a sound system with iPhone connection, three televisions, a prep room with refrigerator, and WiFi. 

    Space details: 

    - 2,000 square feet
    - Capacity for up to 100 seated guests
    - Located in the heart of Old Pasadena
    - Beautiful, bright widows for natural light
    - Located between two parking lots that offer first 90 minutes free 

     

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    Friday Movie Matinees, Friday, December 6, 2019 1:00 pm Friday Movie Matinees, Friday, December 6, 2019 1:00 pm
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    1:00 pm–3:00 pm
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    Friday Movie Matinees


    1:00pm–3:00pm

    The Pasadena Senior Center hosts the Friday Movie Matinees series. This week's feature: The House without a Christmas Tree” (1972, NR) starring Jason Robards and Mildred Natwick. A man embittered by the death of his wife is enraged when his young daughter wins a Christmas tree at school, so she attempts to soften his heart. Movies are free and open to all. 

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Saturday, January 5, 2019 10:30 am
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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    9:00 am–11:00 am
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    Old Pasadena Walking Tour


    9:00am–11:00am

    Pasadena Heritage hosts its monthly edition of the Old Pasadena Walking Tour, the organization's most popular tour. Explore Old Pasadena with an experienced docent, see the renaissance, and enjoy the architectural variety, fascinating history, virtually unchanged alleyways, and all the authentic details that keep history alive in the 21st Century. 

    Pasadena's original downtown, once slated for demolition, is now a shopping and dining destination attracting thousands of visitors every month. Without Pasadena Heritage, this National Register Historic District would have been leveled and all its history and architecture destroyed. Instead, today it is one of the finest examples of downtown revitalization in the country.

    Ticket information: The cost for the tour is $18 for members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required. Buy your tickets  at www.pasadenaheritage.org. To purchase by phone, call Pasadena Heritage at 626.441.6333. Advance reservations are highly recommended.  Please note that the tours are exterior only.  

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    One Colorado Groovy Holiday Kick-Off, Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:00 pm One Colorado Groovy Holiday Kick-Off, Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:00 pm
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    7:00 pm–9:00 pm
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    7:00pm–9:00pm

    Ring in the Holidays at One Colorado’s Groovy Holiday Kick Off!  A crazy cool night is in store with the band Nutty, which performs their “martini mix” of jazz, swing and lounge. Santa will be there looking sharp for photos, and a photo booth is ready to share the merry moments. Sage Vegan Bistro will be mixing cocktails and "less atomic sips" for the kiddos. 

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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    1:00 pm–5:00 pm
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    Holiday Tour at Castle Green


    1:00pm–5:00pm

    Visitors are invited to enjoy a self-guided tour of the magnificent 120-year-old Castle Green, one of only two times each year that it's open to the public. Guests can visit 25+ private condominiums, the Penthouse, and the iconic Bridge, as well as the ground floor that's decked in holiday finery. 

    Built in 1898, the Castle was designed by architect Frederick I. Roehrig with influence of Moorish, Spanish, and Victorian elements and has turn of the century glamour and charm.  Today, the Castle has become one of the most cherished historic buildings in Pasadena and remains a majestic centerpiece of the city.

    Caterers will be providing delicious holiday bite size treats from stations throughout our ground floor while supplies last.

    Gates open at 1:00 pm – you can arrive at your convenience through 5:00 pm.

    Please note the antique elevator will not be in service during the event. The landmark is handicap-accessible in all rooms of the first floor, including tea service in the ballroom, restrooms, sunroom, grand salon, Moorish and Turkish rooms, lobby, library, and ballroom, as well as from veranda and lawn. A ramp is located via the back driveway. 

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    Ornament Making + Gift Drive Get Together, Sunday, December 8, 2019 1:00 pm Ornament Making + Gift Drive Get Together, Sunday, December 8, 2019 1:00 pm
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    1:00 pm–4:00 pm
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    Ornament Making + Gift Drive Get Together


    1:00pm–4:00pm

    One Colorado helps our community get into the giving spirit with its Sunday afternoon event: Ornament Making + Gift Drive Get Together for Union Station Homeless Services.
     
    Bring cheer to someone in need! Gather in the Courtyard for the Ornament Making + Gift Drive Get Together for Union Station Homeless Services. Your ornaments will adorn trees that One Colorado donates and decorates for USHS's Family Center, and your donated gifts will make certain Santa pays everyone a visit. To cheer you on, kids from Open Call Performing Arts will serenade the crowd with seasonal songs.

    Gift drive details will be on the One Colorado website soon. Donations may also be made at Patagonia during business hours.

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    We Olive hosts a special Sensory Course each Tuesday at 3:00pm. Come discover California olive oil - learn how to taste olive oil like the professionals, evaluate extra virginity, and pinpoint defects in olive oil. You will never have to worry about cooking with rancid or fraudulent olive oil again!

    The courses are free but requires advance booking; Up to 6 people can be accommodated in each class & they fill up quickly! The Olive Oil Sensory Course is for adults, 21 years of age and over only. Class starts promptly at 3:00pm and late arrivals are not permitted.

    Must sign up 12 hours in advance: Make your reservations online

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    Bob Baker Marionette Holiday Show, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:30 pm Bob Baker Marionette Holiday Show, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:30 pm
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    4:30 pm–5:30 pm
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    Tree Trimming Party and Holiday Treats, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:30 am Tree Trimming Party and Holiday Treats, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:30 am
    Tree Trimming Party and Holiday Treats December 10, 2019
    8:30 am–11:00 am
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    Conscientious Projector: The Need to GROW, Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:00 pm Conscientious Projector: The Need to GROW, Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:00 pm
    Conscientious Projector: The Need to GROW December 12, 2019
    7:00 pm–9:00 pm
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    Conscientious Projector: The Need to GROW


    7:00pm–9:00pm

    Conscientious Projector film series presents the documentary "The Need to GROW."  Scientists have predicted that humanity has just 60 years to prevent Earth’s life-giving layer of topsoil from becoming entirely and irrevocably depleted. One third has already been lost. 

    This Earth Conscious Life production calls on an array of expert witnesses in its examination of the alarming trend, and follows heartening stories of a renegade urban farmer, an activist child, and a visionary inventor revolutionizing soil restoration as they devote their lives to rescuing our planet’s capacity to grow food.

    A community discussion follows the film. 

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    2:00 pm–3:00 pm
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    Cultural Thursdays


    2:00pm–3:00pm

    The Pasadena Senior Center hosts Cultural Thursdays: Great American Songwriters/Popular Christmas Songs and the Stories behind Them.  Join pianist Bob Lipson and commentator/singer Don Snyder for holiday and seasonal favorites including “The Christmas Song,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Let It Snow,” “White Christmas,” “Silver Bells,” “Sleigh Ride” and “The Chipmunk Song.” 

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    1:00 pm–3:00 pm
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    Friday Movie Matinees


    1:00pm–3:00pm

    The Pasadena Senior Center hosts the Friday Movie Matinees series. This week's feature: “Call Me Mrs. Miracle” (2010, NR) starring Doris Roberts and Jewel Staite. Posing as an unassuming toy department clerk, Mrs. Miracle gets to work at making Christmas meaningful for the owners and customers of a financially troubled New York City department store.

    Movies are free and open to all. 

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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    12:00 pm–4:00 pm
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    Drag Queen Storytime


    12:00pm–4:00pm

    Drag performer Isabella Xochitl will read excerpts from the children’s book California the Magic Island by Doug Hansen for an all-ages audience. The beautifully illustrated book takes an ecological and historical approach to the story of Calafia by narrating through native flora and fauna. This event will be followed by an activity led by Orange County-based librarian David Lopez. This event is presented in conjunction with the MexiCali Biennial's exhibition Calafia: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise, on view in the Armory Center's Caldwell Gallery through January 12, 2020.

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    One Colorado Holiday Open House & Artisan Market  , Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:00 am One Colorado Holiday Open House & Artisan Market  , Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:00 am
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    11:00 am–5:00 pm
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    11:00am–5:00pm

    One Colorado businesses open their doors for a Holiday Open House, offering lots of festive in-store events and promotions. Select One Colorado shops will also host Courtyard pop-ups, while the restaurants serve up food and Happy Hour promotions. Right around the corner from the Courtyard, in Douglas Alley, artisans from LOST ART L.A. will be selling unique collections of one-of-a-kind ceramics, jewelry, home décor, and accessories.  Live music throughout the day keeps things merry and festive! 

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    2:00 pm–4:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Yappy Holidays


    2:00pm–4:00pm

    ​Old Pasadena Yappy Holidays is a delightfully festive doggy meet-up for our city’s adorably cute pooches!

    The free event takes place on Big Bang Theory Way alley and features photo ops galore, Santa’s elves ready to pose for pics, giveaways, treats and samples from The Dog Bakery, live music performed by The Holly Street Stompers, and the chance to say hello to local Instagram doggy Celebrity Guests!

    What to expect: 

    Pups are encouraged to dress in their holiday finest - See photos of the 2018 Yappy Holidays for inspiration!

    This event is for well-socialized and leashed dogs only. Please do not bring any other types of pets. 

     

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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    4:00 pm–5:00 pm
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    4:00pm–5:00pm

    Enjoy Holiday mariachi music with the mujeres of Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas. These talented lovelies perform at well-known mariachi dinner shows, including La Fonda “La Casa del Mariachi,” Jose Hernandez’s Cielito Lindo Restaurant, and Ixtapa Cantina in Pasadena. They are also the go-to band for cultural venues throughout Los Angeles, including LA Plaza de Cultura. 

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    1:00 pm–2:00 pm
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    How Will Voting Change?


    1:00pm–2:00pm

    The Pasadena Senior Center hosts a presentation with the Pasadena League of Women Voters, "How Will Voting Change?"

    Voting Systems for All People, a new, more secure and transparent voting method, will debut in 2020. Los Angeles County, which has more registered voters than 42 states, will give the new system a test run in real time during California’s presidential primary in March. Learn how you can receive an interactive sample ballot, vote at any voting center in the county, and register and vote the same day. Q&A will follow the presentation.

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    We Olive hosts a special Sensory Course each Tuesday at 3:00pm. Come discover California olive oil - learn how to taste olive oil like the professionals, evaluate extra virginity, and pinpoint defects in olive oil. You will never have to worry about cooking with rancid or fraudulent olive oil again!

    The courses are free but requires advance booking; Up to 6 people can be accommodated in each class & they fill up quickly! The Olive Oil Sensory Course is for adults, 21 years of age and over only. Class starts promptly at 3:00pm and late arrivals are not permitted.

    Must sign up 12 hours in advance: Make your reservations online

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    Old Pasadena Ambassador Guides: What Do They Do?, Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:00 am Old Pasadena Ambassador Guides: What Do They Do?, Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:00 am
    Old Pasadena Ambassador Guides: What Do They Do? December 19, 2019
    10:00 am–11:00 am
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    10:00am–11:00am

    The Pasadena Senior Center hosts a presentation titled "Old Pasadena Ambassador Guides: What Do They Do?" Meet some of the Guides who cover Old Pasadena on foot, Segways and bicycles while providing a friendly, welcoming presence in their bright yellow shirts and warm smiles.

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    1:00pm–3:00pm

    The Pasadena Senior Center hosts the Friday Movie Matinees series. This week's feature: “The Night They Saved Christmas” (1984, NR) starring Jaclyn Smith and Art Carney. A woman and her three children help Santa save his workshop at the North Pole from being destroyed due to nearby oil drilling. Movies are free and open to all. 

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    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $79; Children 5-12 yrs. $65

    Experience the history, architecture, and folklore of Old Pasadena with Melting Pot Food Tours. Colorful alleys and secret thru-ways spice up the walk as you seek out spectacular ethnic eateries and sweet stuff havens in historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy all the fascinating stories behind the foods when you explore this historic district, once just a sunny haven of colorful orange groves.

    Here's what you can expect on the Old Pasadena Food Tour:

    • Cafes and restaurants specializing in world cuisine (Middle Eastern, South American, Indian, Oaxacan)
    • An artisan ice cream shop
    • A shop filled with teas from around the world
    • A California olive oil store and cafe
    • A handmade soap kitchen

    Whenever possible, you'll be met and hosted by these special merchants who proudly share their incredible offerings. The tour concludes back at the original starting point. The food samples along the way are filling enough so that for most people lunch afterward is not necessary.

    Tours run weekly on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-2:00pm.

    SPECIAL OPMD DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2019 - good through December 31, 2019.

     

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    Old Pasadena Walking Tour


    9:00am–11:00am

    Pasadena Heritage hosts its monthly edition of the Old Pasadena Walking Tour, the organization's most popular tour. Explore Old Pasadena with an experienced docent, see the renaissance, and enjoy the architectural variety, fascinating history, virtually unchanged alleyways, and all the authentic details that keep history alive in the 21st Century. 

    Pasadena's original downtown, once slated for demolition, is now a shopping and dining destination attracting thousands of visitors every month. Without Pasadena Heritage, this National Register Historic District would have been leveled and all its history and architecture destroyed. Instead, today it is one of the finest examples of downtown revitalization in the country.

    Ticket information: The cost for the tour is $18 for members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required. Buy your tickets  at www.pasadenaheritage.org. To purchase by phone, call Pasadena Heritage at 626.441.6333. Advance reservations are highly recommended.  Please note that the tours are exterior only.  

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    One (Colorado) Snowy Night, Saturday, December 21, 2019 6:00 pm One (Colorado) Snowy Night, Saturday, December 21, 2019 6:00 pm
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    6:00 pm–8:00 pm
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