Kids of all ages are invited to South Pasadena’s “Spooktacular” on Friday, October 25th where there will be free games and prizes, costume contests, crafts, food and the entertaining Mad Science putting on a Fire & Ice show.
Friday, Oct. 25th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Orange Grove Park
815 Mission St., South Pasadena 91030
For more info, visit SthPasCA.gov or call 626.403.7380
Thrill to the tales of Edgar Allen Poe and Edward Gorey in an evening of chilling drama. Haunting works will be enacted throughout the moonlit grounds, including “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.”
Presented by the actors of the Guild of St. George.
Drama After Dark: A Night of the Macabre with Poe and Gorey
Saturday, Oct. 26th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino 91108
Order tickets online here or call 800.838.3006
All weekend, pumpkin decorating opportunities may be had at One Colorado:
Kids can unmask their creative super powers with some serious Halloween pumpkin decorating fun. Free and open to the public; boys, girls, and ghouls welcome. Pumpkins are first-come-first-served and all creations go home with their creators. (And don’t worry Mom and Dad – this is a glue and stick-on only event!) (OneColorado.com)
Saturday, Oct. 26th, 10 a.m.-noon
One Colorado Courtyard, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena 91103
For more info, visit OneColorado.com or call 626.564.1066
Who knows what lurks in the garden in the dark of night? Find out, take a Halloween jaunt and discover who hangs out in the garden after dark. See what scary things nature has to offer on docent-led hikes through the garden. Come in costume and remember to bring a flashlight. (Arboretum.org)
Spooky Creatures in the Garden
Saturday, Oct. 26th, 5-8 p.m.
The Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia
Cost: $5 per child for members; $8 per child for non-members
For more info, visit Arboretum.org or call 626.821.3222