Oct. 4 – Oct. 10

EDITOR’S PICK

55th Annual Celebrate The Arts Show and ChalkFest at Station Square Park, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (1601 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). This year’s show will feature over 40 booths of local fine artists demonstrating and displaying their work, live entertainment on the Station Square Park stage and popular food trucks and restaurants. Admission is free. For more information, visit @mafaart4all on Facebook. – MONROVIA

Oct. 4

Tuscan Grilling at Institute of Culinary Education – Los Angeles, Oct. 4 from 6-10 p.m. (521 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Learn some of the secrets of this venerable cuisine as you make and enjoy: crostini with roasted eggplant, bistecca alla Fiorentina (grilled Porterhouse!), pollo alla toscana, cipolline agrodolce, Tuscan kale salad, and almond and anise biscotti. Tickets are $95. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – PASADENA

1776 Oktoberfest at The 1776, Oct. 4-6 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. (504 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be fall beers, steins, Bavarian food and giveaways all weekend. Admission is free. For more information, visit @the1776 on Facebook. – MONROVIA

Adult Coloring Night at Pacific Plate Brewing Co., Oct. 4 from 6-9 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Relax and unwind with an evening of coloring for adults. Admission is free but drinks are not. For more information, visit @PacificPlateBrewing on Facebook. – MONROVIA

Astro Lecture and Stargaizing at Cahill Center For Astronomy And Astrophysics, Oct. 4 from 8-10 p.m. (1216 California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125). This installment in the series will feature a lecture by Alessandro Schillaci on Olber’s paradox followed by guided stargaizing with telescopes. This event is free for the public. For more information, visit astro.caltech.edu/outreach. – PASADENA

Oct. 5

Cowboy Casino Night to Support Wounded Warrior Project, Oct. 5 from 6-11 p.m. (1435 S. Shamrock Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be live country music, drinks, games, blackjack, craps, roulette and poker. Tickets are $60. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – MONROVIA

The 44s at Copper Still Grill, Oct. 5 from 5-7 p.m. (610 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy some live blues. Tickets start at $12. For more information, visit cadillaczackpresents.com. – MONROVIA

Special Needs Resource Fair & Open House at Dream Big Children’s Center, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. – noon (612 S. Myrtle Ave. #100, Monrovia, CA 91016). Dream Big is hosting an Open House for their inclusive autism center and a resource fair for local special needs community resources. Children are welcome and can enjoy playing in the indoor playground while parents learn more about local resources. Admission is free. For more information, visit @dreambigchildren on Facebook. – MONROVIA

Oktoberfest at Santa Anita Park, Oct. 5 from 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. ().Grab a trackside seat and enjoy a thrilling day of Thoroughbred racing with an Oktoberfest spin: traditional Oktoberfest lawn games, music from the Bavarian Wunderband and competitions aplenty including stein holding, horn blowing and more. A general admission pass is $35. For more information, visit santaanita.com. – ARCADIA

Oct. 6

Maki Mae Concert Tour at The Gamble House, Oct. 6 from 5-7 p.m. (4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, CA 91103). International soprano and virtuoso violinist Maki Mae has performed for Queen Paolo of Belgium, Clint Eastwood, at Cannes Film Festival, and other major events around the world. Tickets are $75. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – PASADENA

PCC Flea Market at PCC, Oct. 6 from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. (1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106). The Pasadena City College Flea Market is known primarily for selling antiques and collectibles, with the products varying from high-end antiques to rummage sale-type items. Admission is free. For more information, visit pasadena.edu/community/flea-market. – PASADENA

Oct. 7

Orange Chocolate Chip Scones and Cheese Biscuits at Sauté Culinary Academy, Oct. 7 from 6-9 p.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). The focus of this hands-on class is to teach the basics of the cut-in method, how and why it works, and when to use it. Tickets are $85. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – MONROVIA

Mending Monday at Wingwalker Brewing, Oct. 7 from 7-9 p.m. (235 W. Maple Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Bring in your hand sewing, mending, and clothing/housewares/soft toys that need repair and learn fast hand sewing repair methods, hems, and closures. The class is $30. For more information, visit dreamsbymachine.com/classes. – MONROVIA

Oct. 8

Speed Dating at White Horse Lounge, Oct. 8 from 8-10 p.m. (41 S. De Lacey Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). If you’re tired of online dating, exhausted by meeting someone only to discover they’re nothing like their profile – Relish offers an alternative. Tickets are $29.95. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – PASADENA

ATC Presents: An Evening With Aisha Alfa at The Ice House, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. (24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA. 91106).Aisha was a Stand Up NBC finalist, won Winnipeg’s Funniest Person with a Day Job and was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Breakout Artist. General admission is $5. For more information, visit icehousecomedy.com. – PASADENA

Type II Diabetes Dinner Seminar at Courtyard Marriott, Oct. 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. (700 W. Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016). Join the founders of So. Cal Integrated Health Center, as they host an informational dinner seminar that is free to the public. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com. – MONROVIA

Pre FAR-West Show at Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant, Oct. 8 from 7-9:30 p.m. (145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006). The Songwriter Serenade  will put on this show featuring performances from Judy Nazametz, Jaeger & Reid, and more. There is not cover charge. For more information, visit @TheSongwriterSerenade on Facebook. – ARCADIA

Oct. 9

Culture and Conversation at Monrovia Public Library, Oct. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Practice speaking English by discussing and reading the ‘News for You’ weekly newspaper in a friendly and relaxed setting. Participation is free. For more information, call (626) 256-8273. – MONROVIA

Oct. 10

Paint & Pint Night at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Oct. 10 from 7-9 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Laugh, paint, drink! Tickets are $30 and include all supplies and a pint. For more information, visit store.mtlowebrewing.com. – ARCADIA

Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale at Rose Bowl Stadium, Oct. 10 from 6-9 p.m. ().Pasadena’s favorite restaurants showcase their food samples. Many offer drink samples, as well. The four finalist cocktails in the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge are available for tasting. Guests vote for their favorite. Pasadena’s Favorite Cocktail 2019 is crowned at 8:45pm. Entertainment by Dance Syndicate. Advanced tickets are $35 if purchased by Oct. 8. Tickets at the door are $75 per person. For more information, visit pasadena-chamber.org/forms/taste-pasadena-and-sip-tember-finale.

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