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Nov. 1 – Nov. 7

Kenny Metcalf as Elton John. – Courtesy photo / Visit Pasadena

Breeder’s Cup Fan Fest at Pasadena Convention Center Plaza, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The event will feature a live performance by Kenny Metcalf as Elton, an award-winning Elton John tribute act, as well as delectable dishes from local food trucks and handcrafted cocktails. Tickets range from $15 to $25. For more information, click here.

Nov. 1

2019 Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park, Nov. 1-2 from 10:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). The Breeders’ Cup will return to the site of some of its most memorable moments, Santa Anita Park, for a record-breaking 10th time. Tickets begin at $25. For more information, click here.

Craftsman Weekend 2019 in Pasadena, Nov. 1-3 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Pasadena, CA 91105). The Weekend’s offerings will include a tour of significant Craftsman-era houses, a variety of bus and walking tours, an Exposition Show & Sale of over 40 exhibitors featuring antique and contemporary furniture and decorative arts, a silent auction, presentations and exclusive receptions at historic sites. Prices range from free to $95. For more information, click here.

Caribbean Gourmet Presents: Curry Favor in Pasadena from 6-9 p.m. (45 N. San Gabriel Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). This is a pop-up event featuring a variety of curries, delicious side dishes, tropical drinks and desserts. Tickets are $65. For more information, click here.

Nov. 2

Dia De Los Muertos at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co. from noon to 11:30 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). There will be live music with Jordan Sollitto, decor, food trucks (Villa Catrina and Fire Fresh Pizza) and a lot of fun. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

Parent & Me Cooking Class at Saute Culinary Academy from 9:30-11 a.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Kids will learn how to make amazing appetizers they can duplicate at home with their parent. Tickets are $50. For more information, click here.

Mingle and Plei at The Mixx from 8 p.m. to Nov. 3 at 2 a.m. (443 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101). Food and drinks will be available plus over 100 boardgames to stimulate both your fun-loving and competitive sides. There will be DJs, dancing and live entertainment as well. Tickets are $10. For more information, click here.

Free Oil Filter Exchange at O’Reilly Auto Parts from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (800 E. Valley Blvd., Alhambra, CA 91801). All those who recycle their used oil filter will receive one free new oil filter. For more information, call (213) 683-2108.

Nov. 3

Walk for Hope at City of Hope from 7-11 a.m. (1500 Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010). Survivors and supporters — women, men and children — will unite in the fight against women’s cancers at Walk for Hope. Although there are no registration fees; City of Hope encourages all walkers to raise at least $100 to receive the official 2019 Walk for Hope T-shirt and become a Hero for Hope. For more information, click here.

Harvest Sunday at Norma Coombs Elementary School from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (2600 Paloma St., Pasadena, CA 91107). Enjoy games, face painting, cotton candy, and a good time. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

Nov. 4

Mindful Meditation in Monrovia Canyon from 4:30-6 p.m. (1200 N. Canyon Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). The sessions includes both sitting and walking meditation, as well as a variety of mindfulness activities in the canyon. Admission is free but there is a parking fee. For more information, click here.

Nov. 5

Gongphoria’s Healing Sound Bath Gong Music Meditation Live Concert at Pasadena Main Library, Wright Auditorium from 7-8 p.m. (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Celestial sounds and harmonic tones of meditative percusion gongs help your mind, thoughts, and emotions blissfully float into feelings of deep renewal, calm, and well-being. Admission is free. For more information, click here.

An Evening with Ann Patchett at All Saints Episcopal Church from 7-8:30 p.m. (132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Vroman’s Bookstore is pleased to present An Evening with Ann Patchett, in celebration of the release of “The Dutch House.” Tickets are $30. For more information, click here.

Tuesday Musicale at Pasadena Public Library (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Opening the program will be piano solos performed by Agatha Hou. Lisa Davis, violinist and Barbara Burgan, will play three compositions by Amy Beach. Ingrid Helge will sing several opera arias, and the program will close with a Sonata for strings by Rossini. This concert is free.

Nov. 6

SGV Women’s Social Club Meet-and-Greet Coffee and Meeting at Church of the Good Shepherd, Jordan Hall from 10-11:30 a.m. (400 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91007). This general meeting is a great way to meet the members of Newcomers and Friends and learn about the club’s wide variety of daytime, weekday, fun activities. Participation is free. For more information, click here.

Nov. 7

Workshop at USC Pacific Asia Museum from 7-8:30 p.m. (46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Artist Sunandini Banerjee will share her art making process in graphic design and collage and will guide you through creating an original collage using images from the exhibition Following the Box, magazine cutouts, and photographs from your own personal collection. Tickets are $20. For more information, click here.

Healthy Relationship Workshop: How to Help Loved Ones at All Saints Church, Sweetland Hall from 6-8 p.m. (132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). This workshop will identify signs of an abusive relationship, encourage healthy relationships, and provide local resources. Registration is free. For more information, click here.

October 31, 2019

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