The Best Things to Do in Pasadena on Sunday

Published : Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 5:26 PM

Events on May 5, 2019

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

PCC Flea Market   click for more information »

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. Over 400 vendors attend our market, located in the PCC parking lots along the East and West sides of campus. The market is in both the Ea..

Event Location: PCC Campus West Side

Cost: Varies

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: All day event

Small Business Week   click for more information »

It’s National Small Business Week (May 5 – 11, 2019) – an event marked nationwide to recognize the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a..

Event Location: Participating Small Businesses in Old Pasadena

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

La Canada Presbyterian Church Blood Drive   click for more information »

The La Canada Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Blood Drive in Fellowship Hall. The donation sign-up table can be found on the church patio between 9 and 11 o’clock services on the Sundays in April before the event, in the church office during the week or appointments may be made by going online at the fo..

Event Location: La Canada Presbyterian Church

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

2019 Pasadena Showcase House of Design   click for more information »

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts’ annual fundraiser, the Pasadena Showcase House of Design, is one of the oldest, largest and most successful house and garden tours in the country. Now in its 55th year, approximately 25,000 guests visit the Showcase annually. This year Showcase will be visiting at at the..

Event Location: The Boddy House at Descanso Gardens

Cost: $35.00 – $50.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m.

COPA AZTLAN Soccer Tournament   click for more information »

Boys and girls, ages 6 to 18 years old, are invited to participate in this fun and fast-paced tournament. For more information, please email hsr-activenet@cityofpasadena.net or call the above number…

Event Location: Rose Bowl Area H

Cost: Call for details

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

NAILPRO Pasadena Nails-Only Show   click for more information »

The public is invited to Southern California’s Largest Nails-Only Trade Show! Keep your nail game fresh with over 20 Free Technical Education Sessions. Check out new products and stock up on your nail must-haves. First 500 Attendees receive a Goodie bag with product samples! Follow us Instagram Event Location: Pasadena Convention Center

Cost: $15.00 – $450.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

57th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair   click for more information »

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Public Library invite you to the 57th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair with featured artist Warren S. Yip. Warren S. Wing Yip studied architecture at Oklahoma State University and did his postgraduate work at Columbia University in New York. He practiced architecture in New York an..

Event Location: Sierra Madre Memorial Park

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Altadena Guilds 68th Annual Home and Garden Tour Marvelous Midwick Drive   click for more information »

The Altadena Guild of Huntington Hospital presents the 68th Annual Home and Garden Tour “Marvelous Midwick Drive.” Featuring Five Beautiful Homes and Three Exquisite Gardens to Tour. Live Entertainment, Plein Air Market, The Bakery, Classic Car Show and an Expanded Sidecar Cafe. Benefiting Huntington Medical..

Event Location: Altadena

Cost: $35.00 – $40.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Foster Care Project 11th Annual Art Show   click for more information »

Please stop by to enjoy and support the creative work of foster children and youth at the Foster Care Project 11th Annual Art Show - paintings, drawings, photographs,..

Event Location: All Saints Church

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 10:15 a.m.

Dr. Ayana Jamieson in All Saints Rectors Forum   click for more information »

All Saints Church presents Dr. Ayana Jamieson at The Rector’s Forum. Dr. Ayana Jamieson founded the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network to preserve and promote research and scholarship on one of the preeminent science fiction and fantasy writers of the 20th century, and is responsible for the Octavia Butler exhi..

Event Location: All Saints Church

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Pasadena Senior Games 2019 Bowling DoublesMixed Doubles  click for more information »

The public is invited to join or watch the Pasadena Senior Games 2018 featuring 25 Athletic Events for men and women age 55+. Competitive events in the Pasadena Senior Games include archery, basketball, bowling, cycling, disc golf, golf, power lifting, power walking, race walk, racquetball, road race, shuffle..

Event Location: Bowling Square

Cost: $35.00/Athlete registration fee

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Laemmle Live Pasadena Caesura Youth Orchestra   click for more information »

Laemmle Theatres proudly presents Laemmle Live Pasadena, inspired by Laemmle’s popular concert series in Santa Monica. Laemmle Live showcases emerging musicians and professional performers from local schools and organizations, celebrating our diverse community with live performance. Laemmle Live Pasadena’s fr..

Event Location: Laemmle Playhouse 7

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Spring Bloom Walks   click for more information »

Stroll through the Gardens and learn about cherry blossoms, flowering trees and other seasonal spring favorites on these guided walks…

Event Location: Descanso Gardens

Cost: Free with admission

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Talk to a Trainer   click for more information »

Do you have questions about how to manage some of your pet’s less-than-perfect behaviors? Pasadena Humane Society is here to help! PHS’ Talk to a Trainer sessions are the perfect place for you and other pet parents to share pet behavior concerns and get helpful answers from its expert staff. Questions such as..

Event Location: Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Robot Remix Art Show   click for more information »

sp[a]ce’ Robot Remix: Art Show is an Art exhibition featuring over 30 artists. “From a fun and playful visually pop approach to more analytic and somber notions, the artists’ work ranges from painting, sculpture, and ‘bootleg’ toys, to XR, interactive and kinetic art,” says curator Mark Todd. “Som..

Event Location: sp[a]ce Gallery

Cost: $0 – $20,000

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Giddy Up Children Take the Reins – New Touchable Exhibit Opens with Free Day   click for more information »

This spring, Pasadena Museum of History invites visitors to bask in the joyful ambiance of quintessential childhood amusements in a uniquely “touchable” exhibition, Giddy Up: Children Take the Reins. Curated by local collector and conservator Lourinda Bray, the exhibition will be on view May 5 through Sep..

Event Location: Pasadena Museum of History

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Afternoon Salon Sam Francis   click for more information »

California native Sam Francis started painting while convalescing after an injury sustained while serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war, he moved to Paris to paint. Take a closer look at Basel Mural I and III, and explore the many influences that culminated in these monumental paint..

Event Location: Norton Simon Museum

Cost: Free with admission

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cinco de Madre at Elisa B   click for more information »

Elisa B tackles two holidays at once – Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day – with Cinco de Madre! Visit the store on this day for a selection of Bodewell Home candles; a custom, on-the-spot poem by Naeyli of Melrose Poetry Bureau; and margaritas, Mexican munchies, and more!..

Event Location: Elisa B.

Cost: Call for details

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Argonautika   click for more information »

A Noise Within presents Argonautika written by Mary Zimmerman, adapted from The Voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. In this fresh retelling of the classic Greek myth, Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece has been reframed for our time. Join the fantastic voyage and..

Event Location: A Noise Within

Cost: $30.00 – $70.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Tiny Beautiful Things   click for more information »

Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) reprises her role in this uniquely uplifting and moving play based on acclaimed author Cheryl Strayed New York Times Bestseller by the same name. Adapted by Vardalos, Thomas Kail (Director of Hamilton) and Marshall Heyman (Journalist, The Wall Street Journal), Tiny Beau..

Event Location: The Pasadena Playhouse

Cost: $25.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Stories in the Afternoon Beautiful Oops   click for more information »

Mistakes are often opportunities to make something beautiful. A spill can turn into the shape of an animal, and a tear can turn into the mouth of an alligator. After the story, view a painting that seems to be made up of paint spills, and make an artwork out of scraps. Speaker: Educator. This activity is desi..

Event Location: Norton Simon Museum

Cost: Free with admission

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Meet the Instruments   click for more information »

Children aged 4 and up are invited to the Pasadena Conservatory of Music to “Meet the Instruments!”, an event designed to give children hands-on experiences with all of the instruments taught at PCM. Led by PCM instructors and students, children will hear and play piano, guitar, violin, viola, and cello, as w..

Event Location: Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Clay Corner at SCCM   click for more information »

Get messy and create something in Southern California Children’s Museum’s Clay Corner! Children foster hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills by rolling, squishing, and building with clay! (Recommended for Ages 4+)..

Event Location: Southern California Children’s Museum

Cost: Free with admission

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Creative Writing Workshop   click for more information »

Are you a writer looking to sharpen your skills or gain inspiration for your current project? Or are you someone who loves to write creatively as a hobby? Spark your creativity with creative writing prompts and activities. Feel free to share your work with others in a non-judgmental environment. No registra..

Event Location: Crowell Public Library

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Larry Wilder Americana Music Star   click for more information »

Larry Wilder brings folks together with his banjo, guitar and a repertoire of hundreds of Americana songs, both traditional and original. Having opened for Pete Seeger, he continues Pete’s tradition and belief: “The best music is everyone singing together.” He also delights with virtuoso yodeling that shows w..

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $15.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome First Performance   click for more information »

Jazz inside the 100-inch Telescope dome where astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered this place in an expanding Universe. This 20th century temple to science has acoustics rivaling the great cathedrals of Europe. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/y4tsyl2s<..

Event Location: Mt. Wilson Observatory

Cost: $50.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 3:00 p.m.

The Merchant of Venice   click for more information »

“The quality of mercy is not strained”. Bassanio must borrow money to woo the Countess Portia. He turns to his “Christian” friend, Antonio, who turns to his enemy, Shylock “the Jew”. The fee? “A pound of flesh”. Surely, it will never have to be paid… ?Running time: 90 minutes + intermission. To get tickets,..

Event Location: Parson’s Nose Abbey

Cost: $20.00 – $35.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Long After Crystal Night by John Herman Shaner   click for more information »

Long After Crystal Night by John Herman Shaner, takes place over several days in the life of the Seymour Goldstein household in Beverly Hills, in 1983. Seymour has attended a meeting to determine whether Jewish militants from the Jewish Defense League should be allowed to speak to his B’nai B’rith lodge…

Event Location: Porticos Art Space

Cost: $10.00 – $30.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Mansions Music Winnaretta Singers Salon Concert   click for more information »

This concert was first presented in February 2016… Joining Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) for the season finale are musicians from Salastina Music Society, who have made PCM’s Barrett Hall their Eastside home. They will perform works by illustrious composers, including Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky..

Event Location: Private home in Pasadena

Cost: $75.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Restoration Concert Series New Hollywood String Quartet   click for more information »

The Friends of the South Pasadena Library Restoration Concert Series presents The New Hollywood String Quartet. The New Hollywood String Quartet’s Tereza Stanislav (violin), Rafael Rishik (violin), Robert Brophy (viola), and Andrew Shulman (cello), are involved in orchestral, chamber, recording and music film..

Event Location: South Pasadena Library Community Room

Cost: $20.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome Second Performance  click for more information »

Jazz inside the 100-inch Telescope dome where astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered this place in an expanding Universe. This 20th century temple to science has acoustics rivaling the great cathedrals of Europe. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/y4375n9u<..

Event Location: Mt. Wilson Observatory

Cost: $50.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Daytime Emmy Awards   click for more information »

The Daytime Emmy Awards has honored excellence in all aspects of daytime broadcast productions. There are sixty-eight categories, which include recognition for performers, series, as well as technical and creative areas. These awards are presented to individuals and programs that broadcast from 2:00 am to 6:0..

Event Location: Pasadena Civic Auditorium

Cost: $75.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Jazz Vespers Jonathan Richards   click for more information »

Jonathan Richards is a bassist and composer living in Los Angeles. As a touring and studio musician, he has worked with an array of musical artists including David Foster, Khalid, Katharine McPhee, Joe LaBarbera, Terell Stafford, Marquis Hill, Snuffy Walden, Van Hunt, Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Wilson, and the C..

Event Location: All Saints Church

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Pippin   click for more information »

Lineage is proud to present a re-imagined Pippin! Along with the magic, mystery and excitement of the stage musical Pippin, the Lineage Dancers and a talented cast of singers and actors bring new excitement to the show with fresh choreography, site specific surprises and inspiration for all. Come move through..

Event Location: First United Methodist Church

Cost: $20.00 – $35.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Tiny Beautiful Things   click for more information »

Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) reprises her role in this uniquely uplifting and moving play based on acclaimed author Cheryl Strayed New York Times Bestseller by the same name. Adapted by Vardalos, Thomas Kail (Director of Hamilton) and Marshall Heyman (Journalist, The Wall Street Journal), Tiny Beau..

Event Location: The Pasadena Playhouse

Cost: $25.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Strings Honors Recital   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents student recitals in Barrett Hall and the PCM Auditorium throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. Recitals are typically attended by the friends and families of the st..

Event Location: Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Cost: Free

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Willie Barcena and Friends Special Event   click for more information »

Comedian Willie Barcena, an 18-year comedy veteran, never shies away from a challenge. He just completed a two year run with The Morning Show on KSFM 102.5 Sacramento. During that time The Morning Show shot to the number one spot in this highly competitive market. Willie’s talent has garnered him 10 appeara..

Event Location: The Ice House Comedy Club

Cost: $20.00 – $27.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.

The Beatunes The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band   click for more information »

The Beatunes bring together four of So.Cal’s top musicians – solely to honor and play as faithfully to the recordings as possible – the timeless and spirit-lifting music of The Beatles.? The Beatunes continue to increase their repertoire and precision in replicating the sound of The Beatles. From the early “F..

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Childrens Chorus Spring Concert – I Raise My Voice   click for more information »

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), embraces the vitality of the season with its Spring Concert, entitled “I Raise My Voice,” led by Artistic Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Some 300 young singers ages 8 to 18, from six choirs are performing across the two concerts, which cel..

Event Location: Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Cost: $27.00 – $46.00

 

 

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

La Junta Live on Los Robles   click for more information »

With this year’s Cinco de Mayo falling on a Sunday, La Junta has decided to make it easier on everyone by hosting a celebration at the Mixx! They’re calling it “LIVE! on Los Robles” as they’ll be featuring a performance by LA’s dynamic Latin fusion band Calle Placer who last Spring wowed audiences at a Holly..

Event Location: The Mixx Pasadena

Cost: $5.00/Cover

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