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The Weather May Be Frightful, But There’s Plenty of Great Things To Do in Pasadena on Sunday

Published on Dec 9, 2022

Forecasters predict a wet and wild Sunday with heavy rains and wind, but if you just gotta get outta the house, here’s our lineup of what’s great in Pasadena today!

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 5:00 a.m.

Rose Bowl Flea Market   click for more information »

The world famous Rose Bowl Flea Market takes place the second Sunday of every month! Come shop from over 2,500 vendors selling everything from coveted antiques, rare vintage finds, and today’s most up-to-date trends! For the first time ever you can now purchase general admission tickets online and …

Event Location: Rose Bowl Stadium

Cost: $12.00 – $20.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Santa’s Coming to Southern California Children’s Museum!   click for more information »

Santa is making his way to Southern California Children’s Museum (SCCM) – TWICE! Join SCCM for a special meet-and-greet and story time with Santa! Your ticket includes an outdoor one-on-one meet-and-greet with Santa, a special read-aloud, hot chocolate, and open museum play for the rest of the day…

Event Location: Southern California Children’s Museum

Cost: $40.00/One adult, one child)


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Garden Workshop – Nature Restoration Project   click for more information »

N?ew Horizon School Pasadena is in the process of restoring the parkway that exists on the perimeter of our school. Through a series of community workshops, student involvement, and help from local organizations we’ll be building a native habitat garden where our campus interfaces with Orange Gro…

Event Location: New Horizon School

Cost: Free


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Scout Programs   click for more information »

Scout Programs offer an in-person learning experience offering scouts the opportunity to earn an exclusive Pasadena Humane patch by participating in education, enrichment and service. During this 75-minute program, scouts will be able to complete some requirements of their organizational patches as …

Event Location: Pasadena Humane

Cost: $300.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Teddy Bear Tea at The Langham   click for more information »

Join The Langham Huntington Pasadena for the return of this beloved holiday tradition for adults and children alike. Teddy Bear Tea features a seasonal afternoon tea menu of sandwiches, scones, and sweet treats for kids, plus enjoy a visit from Santa Claus himself! Each child will receive a teddy be…

Event Location: The Langham Huntington Pasadena

Cost: $65.00 – $85.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Alternative Christmas Market   click for more information »

First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Pasadena will be holding the Alternative Christmas Market this year in the Fellowship Hall on Dec. 11. The market offers its members and friends the opportunity to make donations as “Christmas gifts” to benefit one or more of the following charitable causes: …

Event Location: First United Methodist Church

Cost: Donations accepted


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Open House   click for more information »

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (FSHA) will host its annual Open House on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. From 11:00 a.m. to noon, visitors can join guided campus tours. A BBQ & Club Fair will follow from noon to 1 p.m. Sister Carolyn McCormack, President, and Sister Celeste Botello, Pr…

Event Location: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Cost: Free


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Kids Holiday Craft Fun!   click for more information »

Join Vroman’s Bookstore (VRB) for an event with special holiday craft activities for kids. Vroman’s will provide the supplies! To ensure that VRB have enough to go around, please email us at by 12/8/22, to RSVP for this event. Please include the number of participants in …

Event Location: Vroman’s Bookstore

Cost: Free


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Holiday Tours at The Gamble House!   click for more information »

Experience the Gamble House at its holiday best! Enjoy festive decorations, live seasonal music, and shopping in The Gamble House Bookstore, where staff will be ready and eager to check gifts off each shopping list. 12 to 2:30 p.m. Docent-led tours (Reservations required). 4 to 7 p.m. Self-guided to…

Event Location: The Gamble House

Cost: $12.50 – $15.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friends of South Pasadena Library Annual Holiday Book Sale   click for more information »

The Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Book Sale will take place in the Library Community Room on Friday, December 9th through Sunday, December 11th. The sale features high quality gently used books collected throughout the year, a special silent auction on Friday night, five local artisans sell…

Event Location: South Pasadena Public Library Community Room

Cost: Varies


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

12 Days of Holiday: Santa Snacks & Stories (Kids)   click for more information »

Dash your way over to One Colorado and enjoy a special festive treat and holiday stories from Santa. Reserve your spot today. Space is limited. Please arrive early, as RSVP does not guarantee entry. RSVP at the above link. …

Event Location: One Colorado

Cost: Free


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Sustainability Sundays at SCCM   click for more information »

Let’s get creative! Part sensory play, part art class and part environmental studies, participants will learn about the environment and how they can help take care of the planet while exploring items from SCCM’s garden or building amazing creations out of recycled materials! *Sign up required at …

Event Location: Southern California Children’s Museum

Cost: Free with admission


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

A Christmas Carol   click for more information »

A Noise Within (ANW) presents A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by Geoff Elliot and directed by Geoff Elliott & Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. ANW’s delightfully festive, musically merry holiday tradition returns! Families love the inspirational story of Bob Cratchit, Ti…

Event Location: A Noise Within

Cost: $25.00 – $55.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Dance Conservatory of Pasadena Winter Performance “The Nutcracker”   click for more information »

Dance Conservatory of Pasadena presents the full length performance of the Nutcracker, December 11th at Arcadia Performing Arts Center. The presentation includes all our DCP’s children & pre-professional program dancers. All major roles are performed by our talented students with assistance by our…

Event Location: Arcadia Performing Arts Center

Cost: Call for details


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Elf Jr. The Musical   click for more information »

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a j…

Event Location: Fremont Centre Theatre

Cost: $25.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Patsy Cline Holiday Concert with Cori Cable Kidder   click for more information »

Join Sierra Madre Playhouse (SMP) this holiday season as they bring back Sierra Madre Playhouse’s Patsy Cline, Cori Cable Kidder, who as Patsy Cline will take out all the stops alongside her 4-piece band (lead by Sean Paxton) with great holiday songs such as “Jingle Bell Rock” and “White Christm…

Event Location: Sierra Madre Playhouse

Cost: $25.00 – $45.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Workshop: Dream Food X Mishou Magazine – Cookbook Edition   click for more information »

What is your dream food? Does it already exist? Is it salty like the ocean? Puffy like a cloud? Using a variety of 2D media, you will create artwork of/about the foods of our dreams. With materials like oil pastels, watercolor, and found images, you will focus on texture, composition, and representa…

Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts

Cost: $77.00 – $85.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 5:00 p.m.

A Christmas Carol at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop   click for more information »

Bundle up with loved ones and support local theatre by experiencing this new take on a classic tale! A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser, hard and sharp as flint, whose dead business partner Jacob Marley appears to him on Christmas Eve to warn him to change his…

Event Location: South Pasadena Theatre Workshop

Cost: $20.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Enchanted Forest of Light   click for more information »

Enchanted Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens. Popular returning favorites include an entire town of magical “stained glass??…

Event Location: Descanso Gardens

Cost: $22.00 – $40.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Shaham Plays Dvorák   click for more information »

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Jaime Martín presents Gil Shaham, “among the most inspired violinists of his generation” (The Guardian), on Dvo?ák’s dazzling Violin Concerto in A minor, colored with the folk music of the composer’s Czech roots, on Sunday, Decemb…

Event Location: Ambassador Auditorium

Cost: $29.00 – $133.00


Sunday, December 11, 2022

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) Winter Concerts   click for more information »

Enjoy music from six of LACC’s highly-regarded ensembles, back in person for its annual Winter Concerts. LACC, one of the world’s leading children’s choirs, celebrates the holidays with its annual Winter Concerts, Hope for Resolution, More than 300 choristers will take to the stage at Pasaden…

Event Location: Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Cost: $14.50 – $29.00

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