Sept. 7 – Sept. 13

Put on your stretchy pants and discover new talents and old favorites. – Courtesy photo / LA Food Fest


LA Food Fest at Santa Anita Park, Sept. 8 from 2 – 7 p.m. (285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). LA’s favorite tasting event is coming to Santa Anita Park infield with more world class, award winning top chefs and restaurants, out of town headliners, your favorite street eats, and more, all in one place for big fun. Pay once to eat and drink to your heart’s content. General admission is $65 and VIP is $95. For more information, visit – ARCADIA

Your weekly events

Sept. 7

“The Gin Game” at the Sierra Madre Playhouse, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). In this tragi-comedy, Weller Martin tries desperately to retain some control over his life despite falling into ill health and becoming a reluctant resident of a nursing home. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit – SIERRA MADRE

Karaoke Night at Barney’s Beanery, Sept. 7 from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. (99 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105). Invite your friends, buy some drinks, and sing some tunes. Admission is free but food and drinks are not. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Sept. 8

Live Music with Rees Finley, Tapas and Wine at Myrtle Tree Garden Café & Market, Sept. 8 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (407 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Drawing influence from rock, blues, jazz, pop, and R&B, Finley’s eclectic blend of old and new creates a unique and memorable experience. Admission is free. For more information, visit them on Facebook at @myrtletreecafe. – MONROVIA

Pasadena POPS: Broadway Goes to the Movies at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). Hear the best of hit shows that traveled from Broadway to Hollywood from “My Fair Lady” and “The Sound of Music” to “Jersey Boys” and your favorite classic films. General admission starts at $10, table seats start at $45, and table seats front start at $75. For more information, visit – ARCADIA

JJ Jukebox at Nano Café, Sept. 8 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Enjoy an evening of great dining, drinking, and dancing to golden oldies. Admission is free but reservations are strongly encouraged. For more information or to make your reservation, call (626) 325-3334. – SIERRA MADRE

Sept. 9

Second Sunday Concert at the Pasadena Public Library, Sept. 9 at 2:30 p.m. (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The Occasional Consort, a group of four vocalists, will present a program of selections from baroque to contemporary. Admission is free. For more information, call (626) 537-1735. – PASADENA

Open Mic at Rockin’ Rollers, Sept. 9 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. (38 E. Montecito Ave., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). This night is open to songwriters, musicians, comedians, poets, writers, magicians, storytellers, stupid dog tricks and anything else that will entertain. Admission is free, as are refreshments, but donations are welcome. For more information, visit – SIERRA MADRE

Rose Bowl Flea Market at the Rose Bowl, Sept. 9 from 5 a.m. – 4 p.m. (1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103). Find rare items from over 2,500 vendors. VIP admission from 5 -7 a.m. is $20 per person, early bird admission from 7 – 8 a.m. is $15 per person, express admission from 8 – 9 a.m. is $11 per person, and general admission beginning at 9 a.m. is $9 per person. Children 12-years-old and younger are admitted free with an adult. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Sept. 10

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Luncheon at Women’s City Club, Sept. 10 at noon (160 N. Oakland, Pasadena, CA 91101). Guest speaker Mandy Templeton will introduce the Pasadena Citizen Service Center. There is no cost to attend the program only beginning at 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit or call (626) 888-9404. – PASADENA

Sept. 11

Taco Tuesdays at Arcadia Par 3 3, Sept 11 at 6:15 p.m. (620 E. Live Oak Ave., Arcadia, CA 91006). Grab some tacos after hitting the green. The price is $15 for TPC and $20 for non-TPC. For more information, call (626) 443-9367. – ARCADIA

Sept. 12

Ken Jeong at The Ice House Comedy Club, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. (24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Fresh off the success of “Crazy Rich Asians,” actor, producer, and writer Ken Jeong will be performing at this special event. General admission is $20 plus a two drink minimum. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Sept. 13

Tequila Tasting at El Portal Restaurant, Sept. 13 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. (695 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Try El Portal’s favorite tequila and tequila you may have never heard along with amazing food. Tickets are $45. For more information, visit – PASADENA

Beer & Bites for Books at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Sept. 13 from 4 – 7 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Help the El Monte Coalition of Latino Professionals (emCLP) raise funds for the Little Free Libraries initiative to build more libraries and maintain the 23 that have already been built. Tickets are $25 for a meal of tacos and craft beer tastings and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit emCLP on Facebook at @ELMONTECLP. – ARCADIA

The Temptations at The Rose – Pasadena, Sept. 13 at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). With a focus on the vocal ensemble, rather than a lead singer, 12 talented singers have come and gone thru the ranks of the band, and (founding original member) Otis Williams has continued to keep the Temptations sound alive and at the top of the charts. Tickets start at $38 plus applicable fees. For more information, visit – PASADENA

September 6, 2018

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