The Blue Guitar at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena presents the Adam Levy Trio at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating, available at blueguitar.club.
The Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair visits Central Park, 275 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, with Jackalope Summer Nights. More than 200 curated booths feature handmade, unique items, and DIY art workshops are available for all ages. Food and drink, including a beer garden are also available, and live acoustic music is included. Admission is free, and the event is family-friendly. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Visit jackalopeartfair.com.
The Pasadena POPS presents a concert of Beatles songs performed by the tribute band Classical Mystery Tour, backed by the orchestra. Larry Blank conducts. Gates open for picnicking at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Tickets are $25 and up. Call (626) 793-7172 or visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org.
A Mt. Wilson Observatory Concert Under the Dome features the Lyris String Quartet performing works by David Hertzberg, Haydn and others, and an exhibition of rare scientific artifacts from the observatory’s collection is included. Identical concerts start at 3 and 5 p.m. at Mt. Wilson Observatory, Mt. Wilson Road, La Cañada Flintridge. Tickets are $50 each, and proceeds benefit the Mt. Wilson Institute. Call (626) 440-9016 or visit mtwilson.edu/concerts.
Santa Barbara native and author Michael Cervin discusses his humorous and informative new book, “Santa Barbara Know-It-All” at 7:30 p.m. at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 449-3220 or visit distantlands.com.
The Pasadena Senior Center Masters Series Summer Term, “Orchestras and Operas” is led by Alan Chapman, producer and host at KUSC Classical Radio and faculty member at the Colburn Conservatory of Music. Classes run from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 28. Tuesday’s class is “Puccini Operas (Part One).” Cost is $15 per class. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.
The Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, presents the musical, “Babes in Barns (The Mickey and Judy Show)” for a four-night run. This is the story of a young songwriter and playwright, Mickey, in 1942. His star performer and helper, Judy, dreams of the day when she and Mickey will become “Mr. and Mrs. Broadway,” as the calculating Dodie enters the scene with exaggerated tales of famous associations. The production opens at 7 p.m. and continues at 7 p.m. Aug. 9, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for youth 18 and under. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit sierramadreplayhouse.org.
One Colorado’s August free concert series launches with Freedom Fry, a French and American duo blending folk, pop and alt rock in danceable rhythms, starting at 7 p.m. at 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena. Call (626) 564-1066 or visit onecolorado.com.