Sept. 14 – Sept. 20

Enter for a chance to win two free tickets on Monrovia Weekly’s Facebook page, but you only have until midnight on Sept. 13. – Courtesy photo / Facebook, @monroviastationbeerfest


Monrovia Station Beer, Wine & Music Festival 2018 at Station Square Park, Sept. 15 from 5 – 8 p.m. (1601 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). More than 30 craft beers and wines will be offered, delicious food will be for sale and music from the Swinging 8 Balls and The Sundowners will entertain everyone. General admission is $40 while VIP tickets are $50, designated drivers get in for $20 while VIP designated driver tickets are $25. For more information, visit the event page on Facebook at @monroviastationbeerfest. – MONROVIA

Your weekly events

Sept. 14

Opening of “Letters from Masanjia” at the Laemmle’s Playhouse 7, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. (673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101). This documentary recounts the tale of an Oregon woman who finds an SOS message from a Chinese dissident in a package of Halloween decorations from Kmart, setting off a chain of events that would shut down the entire labor camp system in China and ignite the letter-writer’s dangerous quest to expose a deadly persecution. There will be a Q&A session with director Leon Lee after this showing. General admission for adults is $13. For more information, visit or call (310) 478-3836. – PASADENA

Five Year Anniversary Party Weekend at Pacific Plate Brewing Co., Sept. 14 – 16 from 4 – 10 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be new beer releases, a beer garden, live music, food trucks, games and more. Admission is free but food and drinks are not. For more information, visit their events page on Facebook at @PacificPlateBrewing. – MONROVIA

Sept. 15

Vintage Vibe Festival at Santa Anita Park, Sept. 15 from noon – 10 p.m. (285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). A music and lifestyle festival featuring an expansive marketplace highlighting vintage inspired items, interactive exhibits like pin-up shoots, barbers and stylists, classic movies and cars, and much more. General admission is $95. For more information, visit – ARCADIA

Dinner and Dance Showcase at Myrtle Tree Garden Café & Market, Sept. 15 from 6 – 8 p.m. (407 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy a special night out with dinner, wine and dance performances featuring Hala’s Enchanted Performers. The price for this event is $20 and includes an all you can eat dinner buffet with the show. For more information or to reserve a table, call (626) 386-5024 or email – MONROVIA

Karaoke and Swing Dancing Night at Pasadena American Legion Post 13, Sept. 15 from 8 – 11:45 p.m. (131 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). There will be free karaoke, dance lessons, snacks, and drinks. Admission is $10. For more information, visit their Facebook events page at @amlegionpost13. – PASADENA

Sept. 16

Preview of “American Hero” at Pasadena Playhouse, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. (39 S. El Monlino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Bess Wohl’s darkly comic celebration of the power of teamwork and unity to overcome adversity comes to the Playhouse. Tickets for this preview are $24 per seat. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Jazz ‘n Paz at Neighborhood UU Church, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. (301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103). Curated by Jamie Perez and Performances à la Carte, this intimate three-part jazz series opens with 2 + 1 performing. Series tickets for all three concerts, with reserved seating, are $60 and single event tickets are $25 per concert. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Sept. 17

Make a winter hat at Michaels, Sept. 17 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (729 E. Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016). Learn how to knit or crochet a hat using Caron x Pantone yarn. The cost for this project can run up to $12 depending on the yarn used. For more information, visit – MONROVIA

Sept. 18

Latin Night at Dave & Buster’s, Sept. 18 from 8 – 10 p.m. (400 S. Baldwin Ave. Suite 930U, Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be a live DJ, $2 tacos and margaritas, $3 Modelo pints, and a free beginning bachata class at 8:30 with Rachel Renee. There is no cover charge to enter this event. For more information, visit the Dave & Buster’s events page on Facebook at @dnbarcadia. – ARCADIA

Knitting 101 at Craft Sierra Madre, Sept. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (49 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). You will learn how to cast on, work in garter and stockinette stitch, and bind off your knitting. Registration is $35 and includes supplies. For more information, visit – SIERRA MADRE

Sept. 19

MidWeek Munchies hosted by The Food Truck Collective, Sept. 19 from 6 – 9:30 p.m. (590 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). This food truck event is finally coming to the San Gabriel Valley and will feature great food options, music, and games. For more information, visit them on their Facebook events page at @foodtruckcollective.westcoast. – PASADENA

Sept. 20

Pints for Paws at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Sept. 20 from 6 – 9 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Join the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA to talk about the Wiggle Waggle Walk and ways you can help the animals, enter a raffle, and get some swag while you drink for a good cause. Admission is free and a portion of all sales for the day goes to the Pasadena Humane Society. For more information, visit – ARCADIA

Game Night at the Sierra Madre Playhouse, Sept. 20 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Invite your friends to play gin and if you’ve never played now is the time to learn. This event is free and card tables will be provided. For more information, visit their events page on Facebook at @SierraMadrePlayhouse. – SIERRA MADRE


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