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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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     Tanya Aguiñiga: The Uplifter Creating Bridges Across the Border , Sunday, February 9, 2020  Tanya Aguiñiga: The Uplifter Creating Bridges Across the Border , Sunday, February 9, 2020
    Tanya Aguiñiga: The Uplifter Creating Bridges Across the Border February 9, 2020 - August 9, 2020
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    PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Armory Center for the Arts and its galleries will be closed until April 13. 

    Drawing from the lived experience of the US/Mexico border, Tanya Aguiñiga has developed an experimental approach to craft, using fiber, ceramics, hand-blown glass, and traditional techniques to generate conversations about and across political and cultural divides. Given the ongoing persecution of migrants along the border, and amid an increasingly polarized political climate, Aguiñiga’s Armory Center exhibition highlights her long-standing commitment to thoughtful and urgent dialogue on immigration politics, transnational identity, and community activism. Along with the Los Angeles debut of some of the artist’s most iconic works, including the bi-national border-epic AMBOS, this exhibition will also feature a site-specific commission that repurposes the Armory’s soaring ceilings as an immense, community-activated loom.

    Join the Armory for an opening reception with the artist on Saturday, February 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The reception is free and open to everyone. 

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     Takeout & Delivery Directory , Friday, March 20, 2020  Takeout & Delivery Directory , Friday, March 20, 2020
    Takeout & Delivery Directory March 20, 2020 - May 20, 2020
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    The evolving coronavirus situation has created an unprecedented and difficult situation for the entire community. The City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau wanted to show support for our Pasadena restaurants and businesses. Many of our local businesses are offering new options in place of dine-in services. To make things easier, the City of Pasadena and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau have compiled an online list of locations around Pasadena that are offering to-go orders, curbside pickup, delivery, and online ordering.  This list is evolving so check directly with each establishment for accurate details.

    In an additional effort to support local businesses, parking spaces will be temporarily converted to 20-minute parking to facilitate delivery and curbside pick-up of food from restaurants. Individuals looking to park long-term should park in parking garages and walk to their destination.

    Please join us in supporting our small and local businesses. We are in this together.

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     Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour , Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:30 am  Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour , Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour April 11, 2020
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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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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     Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour , Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:30 am  Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour , Wednesday, January 1, 2020 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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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     Explore Pasadena Walking Tour , Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:00 am  Explore Pasadena Walking Tour , Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:00 am
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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 $25; Children (5-12) $10

    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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    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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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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 $25; Children (5-12) $10

    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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    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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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     Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair , Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00 am  Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair , Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00 am
    Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020
    10:00 am–5:00 pm
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     Old Pasadena Pub Crawl , Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:00 pm  Old Pasadena Pub Crawl , Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:00 pm
    Old Pasadena Pub Crawl April 25, 2020
    2:00 pm–5:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Pub Crawl


    2:00pm–5:00pm

    The Historic Pub Crawl, hosted by Pasadena Heritage, visits some famous and infamous Pasadena watering holes and haunts. This guided walking tour of Pasadena’s original downtown includes stops at pubs distinctive for their history, architecture, and spirits. Tour-goers can delight in beer tastings along with little-known facts and forgotten lore–a great way to get to know historic Old Pasadena!

    Spaces are limited - purchase online in advance. 

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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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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    Explore Pasadena Walking Tour

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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 $25; Children (5-12) $10

    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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    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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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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:
    • Ethnic Eateries
    • Specialty Olive Oil  Shop
    • Artisan Chocolates

    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 OLD PASADENA DISCOUNT: Save 10% on Adult Tour tickets with the promo code VISPAS2020 - good through December 31, 2020.

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