1-Jan 6th | Magical Lantern Art Festival
Los Angeles County Arboretum
5:30-10pm > An evening in the Moonlight Forest of magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, nature & more!
2-4 | Creative Arts Group Art Festival
Creative Arts Group, Sierra Madre
Fri: 7-9pm; Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 11am-4pm > Curated art festival with refreshments, music & live demos.
3 | La Fetra Boutique
La Fetra Center, Glendora
9am-4pm > Get a head start on holiday shopping with crafts & decor from 40+ vendors. Proceeds go to La Fetra Center.
3 | Art Night With Friends
Craft School, Altadena
7-10pm > Relax, unwind from the week, & hang out with friends while doing art; drawing skills not required!
3-4 | Glendale Health Festival
Pacific Community Center, Glendale
Sat: 6am-6pm; Sun: 6am-2pm > Free flu shots, blood work, cancer screenings, medical consultations & more.
8-9 | Arboretum Gift Shop Holiday Open House
LA County Arboretum Gift Shop
9am-4:30pm > The gift shop is decked out in its holiday finery. Enjoy festive shopping with refreshments & more.
9-11 | Annual Craftsman Weekend
Locations Across Pasadena
Times Vary > Largest celebration of the Craftsman Movement in the west! Bus/walking tours, crafts sale & more.
9-11, 17-18 | Bus Stop
Haugh Performing Arts Center, Glendora
7pm > A snowstorm leaves weary bus travelers stranded at a roadside diner in this dramatic, romantic comedy.
13 | Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas
Altadena Public Library
7:30-8:30pm > Join the author for a lecture & slideshow on the history
& mythos of this misunderstood Alpine creature.
16 | Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting
6-9pm > Santa arrives in the Village, bringing Christmas tree lighting, carriage rides & more.
17 | Elves’ Faire
Pasadena Waldorf School, Altadena
10am-4pm > The PWS elves create a magical experience for all ages w/games, crafts, shopping & more.
17-18 | Jackalope Art Fair
Central Park, Pasadena
10am-4pm > Purchase holiday gifts from 200+ local artisans & DIY enthusiasts sell their art, crafts & much more.
17- Jan 6th | Enchanted Forest of Light
Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge
5:30-10pm > Transport yourself with this interactive, nighttime walk through stunning lighting experiences.
18 | Pasadena Doo Dah Parade
Along Colorado Blvd., Pasadena
11am > Wacky, unusual & entertaining pageant participants travel down Colorado Boulevard.
19 | Beauty and the Beast
Monrovia Public Library
6-8pm > Disney classic (2017) about an arrogant prince cursed to live as a terrifying beast until he finds true love.
22 | Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk
Memorial Park, La Cañada Flintridge
5K: 8:30am; Kids’ Run: 9:30am > Community benefit run. Canned & non-perishables are distributed to families in need.
23-Dec 30th | A Christmas Story
Sierra Madre Playhouse
Times Vary > Classic story of Ralphie & his campaign to get a Red Ryder BB rifle for Christmas.
24 | Small Business Saturday & Carriage Rides
All Day > Shop small! Carriage rides & carollers will be there to get us into the holiday spirit.
24 | Autumn Art Walk
Old Town Monrovia
7-10pm > View artist exhibits & attend professional development workshops with the MAFA.
24 | Sierra Madre Winter Festival
Downtown Sierra Madre
12-8pm > Old fashioned winter village with snow, Santa, food & more. Stop by Podley Properties!
501 S. Pacific Avenue, GLENDALE
10AM-3PM > Free flu shots, blood work, cancer screenings, CPR training, medical consultations & more. glendalehealthfestival.com
209 E. Mariposa Street, ALTADENA
10AM-4PM > The Pasadena Waldorf School elves create a magical experience for all ages with games, crafts, shopping & more. pasadenawaldorf.org
Along Colorado Blvd., PASADENA
11AM > Wacky, unusual & entertaining pageant participants travel down Colorado Blvd. pasadenadoodahparade.info
Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
TIMES VARY > An interactive, nighttime walk through unique lighting experiences. enchantedla.com
MONROVIA Canyon Park
9AM-12PM > Enjoy a guided hike & the colorful fall foliage. Picnic lunch is included. cityofmonrovia.org
Chaparral Lanes, SAN DIMAS
12-4PM > Help support the adults with disabilities that OPARC serves in the Inland Empire. oparc.org
Memorial Park, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
5K RACE: 8:30AM | KID’S RUN 9:30AM > Benefit run for local families in need & collecting canned & non-perishables. cclcf.org
1st & Harvard, CLAREMONT
6AM > Enjoy a new Thanksgiving tradition with a 1K fun run & 5K run/walk. claremontturkeytrot.com
La Fetra Center, GLENDORA
9AM-6PM > Get started on holiday shopping with crafts & holiday decor from 40+ vendors. Proceeds support La Fetra Center. glendoracitynews.com
LA Arboretum, ARCADIA
9AM-4PM; Evening Hours 5-9pm > The Gift Shop will be decked out for the holiday to put you in a festive mood w/refreshments. arboretum.org
ALTADENA Public Library
1-6PM > Celebrate the harvest season & get a jump on holiday shopping with local food artisans, crafters & more. artisanalla.com
6-9PM > Santa arrives in the Village, bringing Christmas tree lighting, carriage rides & more! glendoravillage.com
Downtown SIERRA MADRE
12-8PM > Old Fashioned Winter Village with snow, Santa, food & crafts. Podley Boutique featuring holiday decor from Annemarie of Sierra M & refreshments!
Arlington Garden, PASADENA
10AM-4PM > 50 local artists & makers, food truck from LocoL, live music & more. artonpalm.com
SIERRA MADRE Playhouse
TIMES VARY > The classic story of Ralphie’s campaign to get a Red Ryder BB rifle for Christmas. sierramadreplayhouse.org
Lanterman Auditorium, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
3PM > 2017 International Quartet Champions In A Frenzy will perform live. verdugohillschorus.org
Central Park, PASADENA
10AM-4PM > 150+ local artisans, crafters & DIY enthusiasts sell their art, crafts & much more. jackalopeartfair.com
6-7:45PM > Enjoy freshly popped popcorn & watch The BFG with your family & friends. cityofmonrovia.org