Things to Do in Pasadena on Friday! All the Best Events in Town!

Published : Friday, December 7, 2018 | 5:57 AM

Events on December 7, 2018

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Conference – Moving Landscapes Gardens and Gardening in the Transatlantic World 16701830   click for more information »

Both as physical locations and as fantasies of selfhood, gardens always speak of where – and how people see themselves in the world. Focusing on the imagination and creation of gardens in the disparate geographies of 18th-century Europe, the Caribbean, and North America, this conference explores transatlantic..

Event Location: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Cost: $25.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

School-Day Show Theaterworks USA in The Magic School Bus   click for more information »

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar..

Event Location: Beckman Auditorium

Cost: $16.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Improvisation for Lifeskills PLAYshop   click for more information »

Tap into your natural, creative talents while enhancing your health and well-being. This series will focus on improv techniques, theater games and creative drama to increase your spontaneity, memory, focus and interactive social and communication skills in a fun, playful and creative environment. Sign up at t..

Event Location: Pasadena Senior Center

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Bob Bakers Nutcracker   click for more information »

Bob Baker’s adaptation of the ballet classic and one of Bob Baker Marionette Theater ’s most beloved shows since it’s opening in 1969! For the first time outside of its original location, the imagination dwells in a space specially outfitted for optimal holiday and puppetry joy. Allow the Bob Baker Mari..

Event Location: The Pasadena Playhouse

Cost: $20.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Friday Movie Matinees The Children Act 2018 R   click for more information »

Movies can take everyone to other places and times like nothing else. Featuring The Children Act (2018, R) starring Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci. With her marriage at a breaking point, a judge must decide the case of a 17-year-old boy who refuses a life-saving blood transfusion on religious grounds…

Event Location: Pasadena Senior Center

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Annual Holiday Ceramics Sale   click for more information »

Join Community Center of La Canada Flintridge for the 50th Annual Holiday Sale. Everyone is invited! Come support local artists in your community. You’ll find a variety of beautiful, one-of-a-kind handmade ceramic pieces to choose from! Over 65 local artists come together to sell their work that ranges from..

Event Location: Community Center of La Canada Flintridge

Cost: Various

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lego Club at Altadena Library   click for more information »

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build… and destroy a little, too, if that’s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children’s Desk at the a..

Event Location: Altadena Library District

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mayors Annual Holiday Tree Lighting   click for more information »

Join the Mayor and friends for a fun and festive night of musical performances, free refreshments and a visit from the jolly big guy himself, Santa Claus! Bring an unwrapped gift for the Pasadena Fire Department’s Spark of Love-Toy Drive collection areas will be available at the event…

Event Location: City Hall, Centennial Square

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sake Tasting and Lecture   click for more information »

Learn the fascinating history, production methods and the correct way to drink rice wine. Taste a variety of sake sold in the U.S…

Event Location: Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Cost: Call for details

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Moonlight Forest – Lantern Art Festival   click for more information »

This fall the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden invites you to the Moonlight Forest, an unforgettable evening experience of art, culture, and discovery. Masterfully crafted lanterns beckon you into the gardens. Some depict beautiful animals, shimmering exotic flowers and intriguing figures from Chinese..

Event Location: LA County Arboretum

Cost: $20.00 – $28.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Enchanted Forest of Light   click for more information »

Descanso Gardens presents “Enchanted: Forest of Light,” is an interactive light experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles. Enchanted leads you on a one-mile walk through 10 distinct lighting displays in some of the most beloved areas of the Gardens. Tickets are timed and number of tickets per time is lim..

Event Location: Descanso Gardens

Cost: $23.00 – $30.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Holiday Concerts in the Playhouse District Little Brazil   click for more information »

Enjoy the sounds of the season with free holiday concerts on Friday evenings throughout the Playhouse District. Stay warm with complimentary coffee and hot chocolate presented by your favorite local cafes…

Event Location: Vroman’s Courtyard

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Tour Highlights of the Collection   click for more information »

View masterworks from the 14th century through the 20th century…

Event Location: Norton Simon Museum

Cost: Free with admission

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Final Presentation Storytelling for Scientists   click for more information »

Caltech presents Final Presentation: Storytelling for Scientists student group performances. This is a free event; no tickets or reservations are required…

Event Location: Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Elaine Pagels discusses and signs Why Religion   click for more information »

Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help address these quest..

Event Location: Vroman’s Bookstore

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Moana Jr.   click for more information »

An adventurous teenager with a deep connection to the ocean, Moana embarks on a daring mission across the Pacific to save her people. During her journey, she forms an unlikely friendship with the once-mighty demigod Maui and together they voyage across the open seas, encountering enormous monsters and impossi..

Event Location: Theatre 360

Cost: $16.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Adult Student Recital   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents student recitals in Barrett Hall and the PCM Auditorium on most Friday evenings throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. Friday evening recitals are typically attend..

Event Location: Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Cost: Free

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Jeremy Piven Comedy Show Special Event   click for more information »

Jeremy Piven was most recently seen as a series regular in the CBS television series Wisdom of the Crowd. He was also recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series Mr. Selfridge. Among his many notable roles, Piven is best known as movie agent “Ari Gold” in the hit HBO series Entourage..

Event Location: The Ice House Comedy Club

Cost: $35.00 – $55.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:00 p.m.

A Christmas Story   click for more information »

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents A Christmas Story. Written by Philip Grecian and directed by Christian Lebano. Based on the screenplay by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and also on the book “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash.” Experience the heartwarming story of Ralphie and his Midwestern famil..

Event Location: Sierra Madre Playhouse

Cost: $25.00 – $45.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Clarissant by Hailey Bachrach   click for more information »

Camelot has fallen. The heroes of the Round Table are dead and gone. The divided kingdoms turn to a reclusive princess in the barren islands of northern Scotland, the last survivor of the royal line, to take power and to lead Britain out of darkness. Her name is Clarissant. Her mother, Morgause, was King A..

Event Location: Atwater Village Theater

Cost: $10.00 – $100.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:00 p.m.

The Ed Treeo Maurice Tani with Mike Anderson   click for more information »

Fronted by veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer, Ed Tree, the Treeo will take you on a tour of Ed’s Southern roots from his New Orleans birthplace to his grandma’s Mississippi Delta home place, and all the country in between. Ed will be joined by the ultra-groovy Scott Babcock on drums and the pow..

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Hollywood Comes to Pasadena with Wendy Liebman   click for more information »

Six of Hollywood’s Top Comics take the 101 South to the 110 North to…well, you get the picture. Get caught up on what’s so funny in today’s comedy scene. Hollywood Comes to Pasadena is a six act comedy show, featuring top tier comedians and entertainers, along with Mystery Guests, who will drop in to do a s..

Event Location: The Ice House Comedy Club

Cost: $20.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:00 p.m.

A Christmas Carol   click for more information »

A Noise Within’s delightfully festive, musically merry holiday tradition returns! Families love the inspirational story of Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and Scrooge – the perfect burst of boundless good cheer for the season, and beyond! Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes without an intermission. Content Advisory:..

Event Location: A Noise Within

Cost: $25.00 – $70.00

 

 

Friday, December 07, 2018

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Final Presentation Improvisation for Scientists   click for more information »

Caltech presents Final Presentation: Improvisation for Scientists student group performances. This is a free event; no tickets or reservations are required…

Event Location: Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium

Cost: Free

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