The Levitt Pavilion Summer Music Festival at Memorial Park, located at North Raymond Avenue and Walnut Street in Old Pasadena, features folk fusion by the Duhks at 8 p.m. Call (626) 683-3230 or visit levittpavilionpasadena.org.
AmericaFest at the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, starts at 2 p.m. outside the stadium with food vendors, entertainment, exhibits and rides for kids. The national anthem at 7 p.m. will be followed by music from Beatles tribute band Liverpool Legends, motorcycle stunts and fireworks. Tickets are $13 and $25. Children under 5 and younger admitted free. Call Ticketmaster, (800) 745-3000, or visit ticketmaster.com.
A hot dog eating contest and beer fest at the Dog Haus Biergarten, 93 E. Green St., Pasadena features broadcasts of World Cup quarterfinals at 9 a.m. followed at 2 p.m. by the beer fest and live music by Past Action Heroes. The hot dog eating contest with a pre-selected group of contestants runs from 4 to 4:15 p.m. A deejay plays from 5 p.m. to midnight. Call (626) 683-0808 or visit doghaus.com.
Billy Mitchell & Friends take the stage at the Levitt Pavilion’s Summer Music Festival in Memorial Park, located at North Raymond Avenue and Walnut Street in Old Pasadena. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Call (626) 683-3230 or visit levittpavilionpasadena.org.
Summer Art Camp for children 6 to 12 offered by Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock, explores visual art, art history, crafts, yoga, dance, performance, fort-building, ceramics, gardening, sculpture, textiles and playwriting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Aug. 8. Cost for the week is $275 or $250 for members. Call (323) 226-1617 or visit cfaer.org.
Author and ABC news magazine “20/20” correspondent Lynn Sherr discusses and signs “Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space” at 7 p.m. at Vroman’s, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
Enjoy a tour of the French arts collection at the Norton Simon Museum, 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, starting at 1 p.m. followed by a film at 2 p.m. Wednesday’s film is “Marie Antoinette” (1938). Register at the information desk 15 minutes prior to the tour. Free with museum admission of $12 for adults, $9 for seniors, free for members, students and guests 18 and younger. Call (626) 449-6840 or visit nortonsimon.org.
The Music on the Main jazz series at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, features bassist and vocalist Katie Thiroux starting at 6 p.m., continuing Thursdays through Aug. 21. Admission is free with Descanso general admission of $9, $6 for seniors and students, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger. Call (818) 949-4200 or visit descansogardens.org