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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour November 25, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour November 26, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour December 2, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Pasadena Heritage Old Pasadena Walking Tour , Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:00 am Pasadena Heritage Old Pasadena Walking Tour , Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:00 am
    Pasadena Heritage Old Pasadena Walking Tour December 2, 2017
    9:00 am–11:00 am
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    Pasadena Heritage Old Pasadena Walking Tour


    9:00am–11:00am

    Pasadena Heritage hosts another edition of the Old Pasadena Walking Tour, which takes visitors through the historic streets and alleyways of the district, accompanied by a trained docent. Hear stories of Old Pasadena's founding, its heyday as Pasadena's vibrant commercial downtown, and its decades of neglect and blight before Pasadena Heritage and concerned citizens stepped in to save it. Now it is one of the finest examples of downtown revitalization in the country.

    The tour begins at 9:00am and reservations are required by calling Pasadena Heritage or purchasing online

    Pasadena Heritage


    651 South St. John Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    626.441.6333
    www.pasadenaheritage.org

    The mission of Pasadena Heritage is to identify, preserve, and protect the historic, architectural, and cultural resources of the City of Pasadena through advocacy, education, and oral histories. Pasadena Heritage works to protect Pasadena's architectural and cultural resources; advocates for endangered buildings; offers tours, workshops, lecture and other educational programs; and provides consultation and referral services for members. Pasadena Heritage is one of the oldest historic preservation groups in Southern California and the second largest in the state. With more than 2,000 members, it is also one of the City of Pasadena's largest membership organizations.

    Pasadena Heritage played a leading role in the preservation efforts for Old Pasadena, now considered one of the greatest downtown revitalization success stories in the country, as well as the Colorado Street Bridge, the Huntington Hotel, the Civic Center, the Blacker House, and many other important architectural and historical structures. It also works regularly to protect and enhance individual properties and neighborhoods.

    Those interested in the history and preservation of Old Pasadena are encouraged to take one of Pasadena Heritage's Walking Tours of the district -- they are offered several times a year, check the organization's website for a schedule.

     

     

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour December 3, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Holiday Tour at Castle Green, Sunday, December 3, 2017 1:00 pm Holiday Tour at Castle Green, Sunday, December 3, 2017 1:00 pm
    Holiday Tour at Castle Green December 3, 2017
    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 119-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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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour December 9, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour December 10, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Take a Virtual Stroll with Pasadena Walking Tours, Friday, December 15, 2017 10:00 am Take a Virtual Stroll with Pasadena Walking Tours, Friday, December 15, 2017 10:00 am
    Take a Virtual Stroll with Pasadena Walking Tours December 15, 2017
    10:00 am–12:30 pm
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    Take a Virtual Stroll with Pasadena Walking Tours


    10:00am–12:30pm

    Julia Long, founder and tour guide for Pasadena Walking Tours visits the Pasadena Senior Center for a virtual, thematic stroll through Pasadena's history and coordinating visits to local museum exhibitions. The talks take place the third Friday of the month in November, December, and January. Reserve your tour at the Pasadena Senior Center Welcome Desk.

    December 15 Topic: "A Look Inside the Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl" followed by a visit to Pasadena Museum of History's exhibition Royals of Pasadena: Rose Queen and Royal Court. 

    Julia, a Pasadena native, studied Art History at the University of Toronto and Oxford before returning home and becoming newly inspired by the City of Roses. On a monthly basis, she will delve into a particular corner of Pasadena’s past in a lecture filled with images and captivating stories, then venture out into the city’s museums for themed field trips. Whether you have lived in Pasadena your whole life, or you are a relative newcomer, come learn more about this fascinating city while taking advantage of its excellent cultural institutions! Entrance fees to venues not included. 

     

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour December 16, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour, Sunday, January 1, 2017 10:30 am
    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour December 17, 2017
    10:30 am–2:00 pm
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    Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour

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    Saturday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Sunday : 10:30am–2:00pm
    Presented by: Melting Pot Tours
    Stops throughout Old Pasadena
    Pasadena, CA 91105

    424.247.9666
    www.meltingpottours.com


    Adults $75; Children 5-12 yrs. $50

    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 tranquil tea bar and shop filled with teas from around the world
    • An exquisite chocolatier
    • A trendy poke shop
    • 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 VISPAS - good through December 31, 2017.

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