Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Pasadena guide available for special events and offers Dec. 28-Jan. 7

The Pasadena Playhouse District kicks-off the post collegiate football season by offering the thousands of football fans descending upon the Crowned City a guide to exploring the city on a budget. “The Welcome to the Playhouse District” Guide includes special events, more than a dozen restaurant discounts, and free events and offerings. The guide will be available online at www.playhousedistrict.org/collegefootball from December 28th through January 7th.

The recession friendly guide offers a lot of great deals. Among them are $2 off admission at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, two-for-one-admission at the Ice House for out-of-state visitors, and a free self-guided historic architecture walking tour. With thousands of football fans making the trek to Pasadena the guide will make it easy to explore the city.As well as, provide visitors with savings with the numerous amount of discounts listed.

“We are really excited to welcome college football fans to Pasadena. The guide will help as a great resource to many visitors to see what the many hidden treasures and things that Pasadena has to offer, says Erlinda Romo, Playhouse District Association Executive Director.

The Playhouse District will also host Football Flicks: A Free Wednesday Doubleheader on Wednesday, January 6th beginning at 11 am. The event will take place at the Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. The football film festival will include free screenings of two widely popular football films: “Rudy” and the 1974 classic “The Longest Yard.”

These two great football films capture the excitement, passion and drama that are seen on the big screen. Kicking-off the film festival will be “Rudy.” The classic Cinderella story about underdogs triumphs, followed by the hilarious 1974 Burt Reynolds classic, “The Longest Yard,” the tale of good vs. evil, never giving up and all-out funny at 2 pm.
Here are a few highlights on the brochure offerings.

Featured Events:
Get pumped up before the big game. The Playhouse District Association is sponsoring a Football Flicks, Free Wednesday Matinee Double Header, and Wednesday, January 6 from 11 am – 2 pm. The film festival will feature two all-time top football films “Rudy” and the 1974 classic “The Longest Yard.”

Visit the Pacific Asia Museum one of the nation’s only four institutions in the country devoted to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands.

For the contemporary art lovers, the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is dedicated to the exhibition of California art, architecture, and design from 1850 to the present. Mention code word: BCS and receive $2 off admission.

The Ice House Pasadena is offering two-for-one admission for all out-of-state visitors. You just need to present identification.

Over a dozen restaurants in the Playhouse District are offering 10% off entire meals, a free desert or drink with entrée purchase. Make sure to frequent these restaurants and get cash in on the savings.

General Public: For more information on any the guide or Football Flicks, the public is asked to call 626.744.0340 or visit www.playhousedistrict.org/collegefootball

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