Matthew Karanian will showcase both modern and ancient Armenia in this presentation about creating the country's first commercial travel guide, "Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Guide." Illustrated with images that he and co-author Robert Kurkjian photographed during their research.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Whitney expert Kurt Wedberg will offer tips for gear and trip planning and show detailed slides of various approaches to the mountain.