Oct. 12 – Oct. 18

Dress your pooch in their best costume and take them on a hayride around town. – Courtesy photo


Old Town Fall Festival at Library Park, Oct. 13 from noon – 6 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be music, a Canyon Park plant sale, fall crafts, face painting, and hay wagon rides beginning at 2 p.m. for $2 per person. For furry friends, there will be a pet agility course a dog costume parade. Admission is free. For more information, visit – MONROVIA

Your weekly events

 Oct. 12

Craig Robinson at The Ice House, Oct. 12 at 10 p.m. (24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Armed with his keyboard and a mic, Craig Robinson will bring his lively, interactive comedy to The Ice House. Tickets start at $20 plus a two drink minimum. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Paint Nite at Mimi’s Café, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. (500 W. Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016). Just in time for the fall season, learn to paint pumpkins along a lake while drinking and laughing with friends. Tickets are $45. Food and beverages may be purchased at the event. For more information, visit – MONROVIA

Oct. 13

Pasadena ArtWalk in the Playhouse District, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Green Street at Madison Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101). The 13th Annual Pasadena ArtWalk celebrates the Playhouse District with a juried art show, sales from local artists, art, music and activities. The art show is free. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Twilight Tasting at Families Forward, Oct. 13 from 6 – 10 p.m. (980 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103). There will be live music, unlimited food and beverage tastings from top local restaurants offering an array of gourmet bites and sips, and a silent auction. Early bird tickets are $100 and all proceeds benefit the two-generation learning programs for low-income families in Pasadena. To purchase tickets, visit – PASADENA

Monrovia Fire & Rescue Open House at Station 101 Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. (141 E. Lemon Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Learn to identify potential fire risks and hazards, as well as implementing safety preventative measures for your home. There will be a Junior Firefighter Challenge and an auto extrication demonstration. Admission is free. For more information visit – MONROVIA

Fall Wreath Making at Craft Sierra Madre, Oct. 13 from noon – 3 p.m. (49 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Make a unique Halloween or fall inspired wreath to decorate your home and then apply the skills you learn for upcoming holidays. The class fee is $75 and includes all supplies. To register, visit – SIERRA MADRE

CraftoberFest LA at Rose Bowl Stadium, Oct. 13 from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. (1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103). With over 30 carefully curated craft breweries from the Southern California area, this food and drink festival will provide each guest with a delicious experience influenced by the world’s largest “Volksfest” (beer festival) in Germany. General admission is $30 and VIP is $50. For more information, visit – PASADENA

SGV Pride Festival at Central Park, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. (275 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Celebrate National LGBTQ History Month with an author’s forum, a classic car show, a beer garden, music, art, and food trucks. Admission is free. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Oct. 14

Louise Earhart and Friends at the Pasadena Public Library, Oct. 14 at 2:30 p.m. (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The program will include a piano trio by Beethoven, piano solos by Brahms, and cello solos. Second Sunday concerts are free. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Bacon Bash at Santa Anita Park, Oct. 14 from noon – 4 p.m. (south entrance at 285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). Take a trackside seat and savor bacon creations and craft beer from all corners of SoCal. Presale tickets are $35. For more information, visit – ARCADIA

Carnegie Observatory Open House at The Carnegie Observatories, Oct. 14 from 2 – 5 p.m. (813 Santa Barbara St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Meet astronomers and ask them questions, view the sun through a solar telescope, enjoy free ice cream, drinks and music, and tour the Hale Library. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Oct. 15

Paint and Pint Night at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Oct. 15 from 7 – 9 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91505). Enjoy a night of painting and beer tasting. Tickets are $30 per person and include all materials and one pint of beer, and can be purchased through For more information, visit – ARCADIA

Oct. 16

 The Pizza Experience at the Raymond Theater, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. (129 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103). This immersive, multi-sensory exhibition will delight any pizza fiend. Tickets are $30. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Oct. 17

“Woman in Black” at the Pasadena Playhouse, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. (39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). A man obsessed, believing his family has been cursed by a ghostly woman in black, tells his terrifying story to exorcise the fear that grips his soul. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Oct. 18

 Run, Walk, Dance with the Jaycees at the Rose Bowl, Oct. 18 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103). Runners and walkers of all experiences and levels are welcome to work out and have fun at one of Pasadena’s most popular walking paths. The event is free. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Beer and Board Games at Myrtle Tree Garden Café & Market, Oct. 18 from 6 – 10 p.m. (407 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Gather your friends and challenge them at Scrabble or Risk or whichever game you prefer. Admission is free and there will be $5 select beers and glasses of wine from 5 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit the @myrtletreecafe events page on Facebook. – MONROVIA

October 11, 2018

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