October 18, 2014
Cirque Zuma Zuma opens Caltech Presents’ 2014-2015 season on Saturday, October 18, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.
This troupe from Africa features acrobats, jugglers, vocalists, percussion and comedy, plus the Limbo and Lion dances. Performers are recruited from 16 African nations to attend the training school of African Acrobats International, Inc. and become part of the circus.
Tickets to this performance are priced at $32.00, $27.00, and $22.00; youth (high school age and younger): $10.00. Senior and student rush tickets will go on sale for $20.00, beginning one-half hour before the performance (subject to availability). Tickets can be purchased at the Caltech Ticket Office, 101 Winnett Center on the Caltech campus in Pasadena.
Parking for Beckman Auditorium is located at 332 South Michigan Avenue, Pasadena (south of Del Mar Boulevard). For information, call (626) 395-4652.
October 4, 2014
Join the Pasadena Symphony and POPS for a free concert under the stars at the Pasadena City Hall!
This annual concert for the community features the Pasadena Symphony and POPS, and the JPL Chorus on the steps of Pasadena’s City Hall, and celebrates music from Broadway, the movies, and the Great American Songbook.
This concert is FREE, no tickets or reservations are required. Arrive early for gourmet food trucks, a musical instrument petting zoo, and pre-concert family fun!
Gates Open at 5:30 p.m. for family fun and gourmet food trucks.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. (90 minutes)
All Ages Admission to the Festival is Free.
The plaza will feature open seating with grassy areas available for picnicking. It is highly recommended for guests to bring low-back chairs or other types of stadium seating for this venue.
Recommended Parking: Plaza Las Fuentes Structure (Union Ave & Los Robles); School House Parking Facility (Green St. & Raymond Ave); Pasadena Center/Sheraton Parking Structure (Marengo & Cordova); Paseo Colorado Subterranean Garage; Paseo Colorado Marengo Avenue Parking Structure; Paseo Colorado Los Robles Parking Structure; Arroyo Seco Park Parking (Raymond Ave or Arroyo Blvd), and Marriott Courtyard Hotel Parking (enter on Raymond).
October 3-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29-November 2, 2014
Lighting up the night once again this October is a unique all-ages Halloween extravaganza – RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns! More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a 1/4-mile scenic trail. The entire family-friendly stroll is a multi-sensory experience that is sure to be a lasting annual family tradition.
All new for 2014! Imagine seeing thousands of carved jack o’lanterns arranged within a variety of exciting themes. Visitors will see a re-creation of the New York City Skyline, favorite sports stars from your professional teams, amazingly carved images of famous TV stars, a giant graveyard made of jack o’lanterns, and a pre-historic arrangement of life-sized dinosaurs made entirely out of lit jack o’lanterns! The variety of themes are sure to impress visitors of all ages.
Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011
October 11, 2014
The 9th Annual Pasadena ArtWalk, Saturday, October 11 from 11 am until 5 pm at 25 S. El Molino, offers a day of free arts and culture. Leisurely stroll through the open-air art market and view original works from nearly 40 artists, participate in hands-on activities, and listen to sounds of jazz. Enjoy free museum admission and a self-guided art stroll. The Pasadena ArtWalk is free and all-ages.
The Pasadena ARTWalk is a juried art festival that offers attendees the opportunity to view one-of-a-kind art pieces and meet established and up-and-coming artists. This year, nearly 40 participating artists will showcase their work. From painting to photography, ceramics and new media the event will have something for all art lovers to enjoy. More than 3,000 works of original art will be featured at the Pasadena ARTWalk. Event special features include free museum admission to Pacific Asia Museum.
For more information on the Pasadena ArtWalk visit www.playhousedistrict.org/artwalk or call 626.744.0340.