Tamales Cooking Class at Elks Lodge at noon (27 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). Learn how to make homemade tamales. Everyone will take home one dozen tamales at the end of the class. The cost is $39 per person. For more information, click here.
Smokin’ Aces CD Release Party at Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant from 7-10 p.m. (145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006). Celebrate the Thanksgiving weekend and get a copy of their new CD. There is no price of admission. For more information, click here.
A Snow White Christmas Performance at Kidspace Children’s Museum from 1-2 p.m. (480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103). Catch a special appearance of the Lythgoe Family Panto’s A Snow White Christmas coming soon to The Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Join Snow White as she sings a couple songs to celebrate the season. Children can meet Snow White after the performance for a meet and greet. The show is included with museum admission of $14 per person. For more information, click here.
Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (3848 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Enjoy crafts and hands-on activities. No registration required. For more information, click here.
Family Holiday Gathering at Creveling Loung from noon to 5 p.m. (1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106). Decorate your very own gingerbread house and/or sugar cookies with your children and younger family members. Supplies will be provided, but you are welcome to take your own too. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Metalachi at The Rose at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The band is the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band. Tickets range from $20 to $28. For more information, click here.
Winter Concert at Pasadena Central Library at 2:30 p.m. (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The Tuesday Musicale Juniors will perform works for violin, cello, and piano by Lalo, Franck, Bach, Liszt, Mozart and Chopin. The concert is free. For more information, click here.
Pasadena City College Flea Market at Pasadena City College at 8 a.m. (1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106). With over 450 vendors, you are sure to find something perfect and enjoy a beautiful day of shopping. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Happy Hour Paint Class of Monrovia at Paint N Play Art Studio from 7:30-10 p.m. (418 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Paint while enjoying adult refreshments included in the cost. Tickets are $45. For more information, click here.
Tuesday Musicale at Pasadena Central Library at 12:30 p.m. (285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Opening the program will be a Trio by Beethoven with Katie Boyle on violin, Margery Fain on cello and Eve Lubin on piano. Emily Denney on the clarinet and Geraldine Keeling on piano will play Sonata in F minor by Brahms. Pianist Louise Earhart will perform the Children’s Corner Suite by Debussy. The program will close with mezzo-soprano Adrien Raynier singing selections from The Christmas Cantata and the Magnificat in D Major by J.S. Bach. The concert is free. For more information, click here.
Visit and Talk: Philip Guston’s Only Surviving Mural in California at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center from 3-4 p.m. (1500 E. Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010). Visit Philip Guston’s only surviving mural in California followed by a discussion on the occasion of the artist’s first exhibition in Los Angeles in over 50 years, ‘Resilience: Philip Guston in 1971.’ Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Alliance Holiday Toy Drive & Social at Dog Haus Biergarten from 5-8 p.m. (93 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91105). Hosted by The Alliance, Five Acres’ Young Professionals Volunteer and Advocacy Guild for foster youth in Southern California, 20% of all purchases will support Alliance activities and advocacy for Five Acres’ foster youth. You can also drop off toys for foster youth. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
“Seinfeld” Trivia at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co from 7:30-9:30 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91005). Test your knowledge of this show about nothing. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Monrovia Holiday Parade in Old Town Monrovia at 5 p.m. (Myrtle Avenue from Chestnut to Palm avenues, Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be special performances by Centre Stage at 6 p.m. and the parade will begin promptly after at 7 p.m. Watch the parade for free. For more information, click here.
Arcadia Tree Lighting at Arcadia Transit Plaza from 6-8 p.m. (200 N. First Ave., Arcadia, CA 91105). Santa will arrive on an Arcadia Fire Truck and help the Mayor “flip the switch,” bringing the festive tree to life with lights and decorations. Admission is free. For more information, click here.