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Oct. 19 – Oct. 25

In addition to all the food, there will also be strolling magicians and a photo booth. – Courtesy photo / Facebook, @ATasteOfOldTownMonrovia

EDITOR’S PICK

Taste of Old Town Monrovia in Old Town Monrovia, Oct. 21 from 5 – 8 p.m. (Myrtle Avenue between Lime Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Monrovia, CA 91016). Sixty local merchants and restaurants will participate in a festival of food, music and spirits. Tickets are $55 online until Oct. 20 or $75 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite.com. – MONROVIA

Your weekly events

Oct. 19

“The Woman in Black” at the Pasadena Playhouse, Oct. 19 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 PasadenaPlayhouse.org. – PASADENA

“A Picture of Dorian Gray” at A Noise Within, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. (3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Entranced by the beauty of his own portrait, Dorian Gray sells his soul to preserve his youth and pays a price. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit ANoiseWithin.org. – PASADENA

“Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey” at The Parson’s Theater, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. (95 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Mark Twain returns from the beyond to remind audience members of Huck, Pap, The Blue Jay Woman, Bixby the steamboat pilot, and why he is America’s greatest storyteller. Tickets are “pay what you will” for this special preview and range from $5 to $25. For more information, visit ParsonsNose.com. – PASADENA

Steel Magnolias at the Sierra Madre Playhouse, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). CSArts-SGV School of Theatre presents its first production of the season. Tickets are $20 online ($25 at the door) for adults and $15 online and at the door for students. For more information, visit the box office at SGV.CSArts.net. – SIERRA MADRE

Oct. 20

Hot Wing & Beer Festival at Santa Anita Park, Oct. 20 from noon – 4 p.m. (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). Spice it up with a cadre of creative chicken wings, and then cool yourself down with a craft brew. Tickets are $40. For more information, visit SantaAnita.com. – ARCADIA

L.A. Virtuosi Orchestra at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center, Oct. 20 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. (188 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). Maestro Carlo Ponti will conduct thrilling symphonic works by Samuel Barber and Gustav Holst. Tickets begin at $20. For more information, visit ArcadiaPAF.org. – ARCADIA

Harvest Fest at St. Rita School, Oct. 19 and 20 from 6 – 9:30 p.m. (322 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Expect a plethora of food, carnival rides, live music and a beer garden where you can watch the games on TV. Admission is free but food, beverages and rides are not. For more information, visit St-RitaSchool.org. – SIERRA MADRE

Fall Festival at Victory Park, Oct. 20 from 2 – 6 p.m. (2575 Paloma St., Pasadena, CA 91107). There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, a trackless train, games, crafts, rides, live entertainment and a costume contest. Admission is free but fees will apply for rides and games. For more information, visit ww5.CityOfPasadena.net. – PASADENA

Mozart Requiem at the Ambassador Auditorium, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. (131 S. St. John Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Tender melodies, powerful choruses, exquisite arias — Mozart’s hauntingly beautiful “Requiem” gets the Pasadena Symphony’s season off to a grand start. Tickets start at $35. For more information, visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org. – PASADENA

Oct. 21

Ballot Measure Forum at Church of the Good Shepherd, Oct. 21 at 11:45 a.m. (400 E. Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91007). Gary Kovacic and a panel of church members will explain the 11 state measures on the upcoming November ballot. Admission is free and all faiths are welcome. For more information, call Linda Doran at (626) 447-2181. – ARCADIA

Haunted Arroyo at Kidspace Children’s Museum, Oct. 21 from 5 – 8 p.m. (480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103). Light yourself up with glow in the dark paint, make a spooky potion, stop at the slime station in the Busy Bee Learning Store, create glowing lanterns and join the Monster Mash dance party. Tickets are $14 and $10 for members. For more information, visit KidspaceMuseum.org. – PASADENA

Oct. 22

Women for Racial Justice Breakfast at the Pasadena Hilton Hotel, Oct. 22 from 8 – 10 a.m. (168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Emiliana Guereca, founder of Women’s March LA, will be the Keynote Speaker as YWCA Pasadena honors Al Otro Lado, a direct legal services nonprofit organization serving indigent deportees, immigrants, and refugees; and to Jasmine Richards, founder of Black Lives Matter Pasadena. Tickets are $100 for individuals. For more information, visit YWCA-Pasadena.org. – PASADENA

Oct. 23

Paint Nite at El Torito, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. (3333 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Spend the evening drinking, painting, and laughing with friends. Tickets are $45. For more information, visit PaintNite.com. – PASADENA

Oct. 24

Midweek Munchies hosted by The Food Truck Collective – West Coast, Oct. 24 from 6 – 9:30 p.m. (590 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Find a new favorite food truck while you play games and listen to music. Admission is free but the food is not. For more information, visit the Collective’s Facebook events page at @foodtruckcollective.westcoast. – PASADENA

Wines for Millennials at Vendome Wine & Spirits, Oct. 24 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. (103 E. Santa Clara St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Find a new favorite red and white wine. The cost for this event is $15. For more information, visit vendomearcadia.com. – ARCADIA

Oct. 25

Mario Kart Tournament at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Oct. 25 from 7 – 9 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Test your skill on the Rainbow Road during this fun tournament. Tickets to enter the tournament are $10 and include one pint. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – ARCADIA

Fall Follies at the Pasadena Playhouse, Oct. 25 from 7 – 9 p.m. (39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). This is your chance to hear the Pasadena Master Chorale as they perform music from Broadway, cabaret, and more. Tickets range from $35 to $75. For more information, visit PasadenaMasterChorale.org. – PASADENA

October 18, 2018

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