Author, humorist and all-around Americana expert Charles Phoenix discusses and signs “Addicted to Americana: Celebrating Classic & Kitschy American Life & Style” at 7 p.m. tonight at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
The Caltech Glee Club and Chamber Singers present their fall concert, directed by Nancy Sulahian, featuring works by Morten Lauridsen, Joaquin Des Prez, Vivaldi, Handel, Mendelssohn, Holst, Randall Thompson, Aaron Copland and Moses Hogan, with accompanist William Schmidt, starting at 8 p.m. Saturday in Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena. Free; no tickets required. Call (626) 395-3295 or visit music.caltech.edu.
The Crown City Symphony, directed by Dr. Paul Sherman, presents concerts at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Altadena Community Church, 943 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena, and 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Pasadena, 75 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, performing works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Featured soloist is Jeanine Wynton. Admission is free. Call (626) 797-1994 or visit crowncitysymphony.org.
ARTS & CRAFTS
The annual Jackalope Artisan Craft Fair features more than 200 juried exhibitors selling unique, handmade wares, plus DIY crafting activities and workshops for all ages from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Central Park, 275 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena. Admission is free. Visit jackalopeartfair.com.