The grand re-opening of the USC Pacific Asia Museum following a seismic retrofit offers free admission from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Friday through Dec. 17 at 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. The museum now also offers free admission from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday. Call (626) 449-2742 or visit



A special Holiday Storytime features a visit by Santa, who reads his holiday favorites along with some year-round selections, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit



The Fallen Fruit art collective offers free fruit tree adoptions from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena,  while supplies last. Get pet pictures with Santa from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Free. Call (626) 564-1066 or visit



The vocal ensemble Vox Feminae sings sacred and secular holiday music from the Medieval and Renaissance eras, dressed in elaborate costumes and performing on period instruments, from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Free. Call (626) 405-2100 or visit