July 20 – July 26

Krazy Kirk currently performs at Knott’s Berry Farm. – Courtesy photo / Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation
Krazy Kirk currently performs at Knott’s Berry Farm. – Courtesy photo / Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation


Americana Festival at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, July 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be barbecue, raffles, bubbles, bingo, games and prizes, crafts, and a concert featuring Knott’s Berry Farm’s famous Krazy Kirk and The Hillbillies who play favorite songs from the Beatles, Elvis Presley, and Bruce Springsteen. Tickets are $15 for students, $25 for general admission, and $35 for VIP. For more information, visit arcadiapaf.org/Americana. – ARCADIA

Your weekly events

July 20

“42nd Street” at Theatre 360, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. (75 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Broadway smash hit “42nd Street” hits the stage at Theatre 360, the award-winning, internationally recognized children’s theatre company. Tickets are $16. For more information, call (626) 577-5922 or visit theatre360.org. – PASADENA

July 21

Summer of Love: Michael Feinstein Sings 1980 Hits at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, July 21 from 7:30 – 10 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). Feinstein picks up the microphone to sing ‘60s hits from Sinatra to The Doors. General admission lawn tickets range from $10 – $25, table seats ranger from $45 – $75, and table seats front range from $75 – $138. For more information, visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org. – ARCADIA

Leadership Pasadena Setting the Table at NOOR, July 21 from 7 – 11 p.m. (300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101). Join Leadership Pasadena, along with some of Pasadena’s most innovative designers, for a night of dazzling tablescape designs, appetizers and small bites, a selection of premium wines from San Antonio Winery, and mingling. General tickets are $50 and VIP tickets are $75 and can be purchased at charityauctionstoday.com. For more information, visit leadershippasadena.org. – PASADENA

July 22

Summer Concert at Library Park, July 22 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Pack up your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy top-40 and Latin hits courtesy of Soto Band. This event is free for the public. For more information, visit cityofmonrovia.org. –MONROVIA

July 23

Off the Page at the Sierra Madre Playhouse, July 23 at 7 p.m. (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Off the Page is a monthly series of staged readings of plays at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. This month they will be reading “Wings” directed by Christian Lebano. This event is free. For more information, visit sierramadreplayhouse.org. – SIERRA MADRE

Make Succulent Cupcakes at Michaels, July 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (729 E. Huntington Dr., Monrovia, CA 91016). Learn how to decorate cupcakes with realistic-looking succulents, using easy piping and coloring techniques. Supplies are not included and may cost up to $49. For more information, visit michaels.com/classes. – MONROVIA

July 24

Cup of Courage: Creativity & Grit at Teamorrow, July 24 from 8 – 10 p.m. (1005 Mission St., South Pasadena, CA 91030). InHerShoes – a non-profit social enterprise organization committed to catalyzing courage in girls and women – is hosting their monthly gathering for teens and women to encourage each other to be more courageous in every aspect of their lives. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at cupofcourage.splashthat.com. For more information, visit inhershoesmvmt.org. – SOUTH PASADENA

Baking & Quick Breads at Saute Culinary Academy, July 24 from 7 – 10 p.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Learn how to make a variety of baked goods, such as scones, muffins, and biscuits. Tickets are $75. For more information, visit sauteacademy.com. – MONROVIA

July 25

Reading Buddies at the Sierra Madre Public Library, July 25 from 2 – 4 p.m. (440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). High school volunteers read with children between the ages of five and nine to assist them with maintaining their reading skills over the summer. This event is free. For more information, call (626) 355-7186. – SIERRA MADRE

Rudy Moreno at The Ice House, July 25 at 8 p.m. (24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Moreno, “The godfather of Latino comedy,” will host this night of laughs, food, and drinks. General admission is $15 and VIP tickets are $22; two-drink minimum required. For more information, visit icehousecomedy.com. – PASADENA

July 26

Summer Concert & Movie Series at City Hall’s west lawn, July 26 from 6:30-10 p.m. (240 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). Pack a picnic and enjoy pop-country music courtesy of the six-piece Smith Band, followed by a showing of the film “Sherlock Gnomes.” This event is free for the public. For more information, call the Recreation and Community Services Department at (626) 574-5113. –ARCADIA

DineLA at the FrontRunner, July 26 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (285 Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). Santa Anita Park joins dineLA for a special experience at the FrontRunner where you can select two plates from the special menu. Admission is $5 and the menu selections are $25 per person, not including tax and gratuity. For more information, call (626) 574-1035 or visit santaanita.com. – ARCADIA

Pop Sequentialism: The Art of Comics at Gallery 30 South, July 26 from noon – 6 p.m. (30 S. Wilson Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). This exhibit, running through July 29, celebrates the collaborations of great storytellers while upholding the importance of comics as an art form; including the display of a Jerry Robinson preliminary Batman page from the late 1930s. Admission is free but requires an RSVP by emailing caroline@m2mpr.com. For more information, visit gallery30 south.com. – PASADENA


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