There’s so much going on and not enough space!
So, we’re slurping several together in the same post (hope you don’t mind):
The Handmade Holiday Boutique:
Carlie Ochoa will have edible crafts and Maria Garvin baked goods. Lori Koop will be selling ceramics and Darcy Arena Dichroic glass jewelry. Helga Mycroft has made ornaments, Lori Berg wearable art, and Silvia Blach knitted items.
Thursday & Friday, Nov. 29th & 30th, 4-10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1st, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena
3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena
Junior League & Jacob Maarse Holiday Shopping Event
Guests are invited to eat, drink, and shop for holiday decorations and arrangements. Shoppers will be “treated to live music and holiday cheer.” Pre-ordered holiday arrangements and all other purchases made during the evening will receive a 10% discount. Jacob Maarse will donate 20% of all sales to the Junior League of Pasadena.
Thursday, Nov. 29th, 7-9 p.m.
Jacob Maarse Florists, 655 E. Green St., Pasadena
Tickets: $30 per person; $40 day of event at the door
Christmas Around the Drive
Shopkeepers open their doors, carolers stroll, Santa arrives at City Hall at 6 p.m., and you can ride a trolley. There will also be a petting zoo, cookie decorating, a puppeteer, and face painting.
Friday, Nov. 30th, 5-8:30 p.m.
2200 Huntington Drive at San Marino Avenue, San Marino 91108
Village Playgarden Winter Market
This is a fundraising event with products by local artists to support creating the Mountainside Land for Learning and Organic Micro Farm. They will have 40 vendors, games and activities for kids, a “healthy” cafe and bake shop, and an entertainment stage. The vendors—for example, HomeBody Botanicals, Heirloom Wooden Toys, Little Muse Designs, and City Sisters—will have products made from natural, non-toxic materials.
Saturday, Dec. 1st, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Village Playgarden holistic pre-school
3636 Skylane Drive, Altadena
St. Anthony School Annual Christmas Boutique
Shop for holiday dècor, gift items, and treats while enjoying a variety of foods, listening to live entertainment, and visiting with Santa.
Saturday, Dec. 1st, noon-5 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
1905 San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel 91776
St. Mark’s Winterfest
Holiday boutique, candy shop, children’s activities like bounce houses, confetti eggs, laser tag and crafts, and a sledding run with real snow.
Saturday, Dec. 1st, noon-4 p.m.
1050 E. Altadena Dr., Altadena