Check out the SIP-tember finalists in the Pasadena Favorite Cocktail 2019 competition from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. The winner will be crowned at 8:45 p.m. Admission is $75. Call (626) 795-3355 or visit pasadena-chamber.org for more information
FRIDAY OCT. 11
Wild Child re-creates a live Doors concert on stage at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena, at 9 p.m. Doors and opening act at 6 p.m. Tickets are $24 / $28 / $34. Dinner is not included and must be purchases. For more information, call (888) 645-5006 or visit wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com
SATURDAY OCT. 12
The sci-fi musical favorite “Little Shop of Horrors” continues at the Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, with some deliciously devious new twists. The play continues through Oct. 17. Tickets start at $25. Call (626) 356-7529 or visit pasadenaplayhouse.org.
SUNDAY OCT. 13
The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage at 2 p.m. in “Annie Jr.,” one of the world’s best-loved, award-winning musicals, at the Fremont Centre Theater, 1000 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena. Tickets are $25. For ticket information, call (626) 441-5977 or visit fremontcentertheater.com
MONDAY OCT. 14
The Eric Ekstrand Trio plays jazz at Colombo’s Restaurant, 1833 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock at 7 p.m. No cover. For more information, call (323) 254-9138 or visit colombosrestaurant.com
TUESDAY OCT. 15
Pauly Shore sits down for an intimate conversation about his life, career, ups and downs, growing up at The Comedy Store, MTV days and visiting Playboy Mansion at 8 p.m. at the Ice House, 24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena. Tickets are $15. Call (626) 577-1894 or visit icehousecomedy.com for more information.
WEDNESDAY OCT. 16
Nashville singer-songwriters Ashley Norton and Edward Williams returned to simple writing and good music when they formed Witherward — an acoustic duo with meaningful music performing at 7 p.m. at theBlue Guitar, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $12/$17. Call (323) 769-3500 or visit blueguitar.club for more information
THURSDAY OCT. 17
Mari Nobre’s Latin Band plays from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Mixx Restaurant & Bar, 449 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 500-0021 or visit themixx.com for more information.