The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Taste of Pasadena from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. Guests can sample the wares of some of Pasadena’s top restaurants, including beverages. Attendees can also sample the four finalist cocktails in the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge and vote for Pasadena Cocktail of the Year. Live music by Dance Syndicate is included. Tickets are $30 in advance, $60 at the door. Visit pasadena-chamber.org
Bitchface Comedy Night, hosted by comics Rachel Mac and Amy Silverberg, features Mon Rok, Jules Posner, Vanessa Gonzalez, Kyle Shire and Lucas Hirl. Live music is by Randel Craig, starting at 8:15 p.m., followed by comedy at 8:30 p.m. at Jones Coffee Roasters, 693 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission is $5. Beer, wine and pizza are available for purchase. Visit facebook.com/groups/bfacecomedy.
Glendale’s Open Arts and Music Festival, presented by Glendale Arts (glendalearts.org) features live music, art and kids’ activities, food and a craft beer garden from 3 to 10 p.m. on the street in front of the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Admission is free. Visit openartsmusic.com.
A Jazz ’n Paz Concert features Jamie Perez, vocals, Lyman Medeiros on bass, Nolan Shaheed playing trumpet, Martin Mathews on sax and flute and Chad Edwards on piano starting at 5 p.m. at Neighborhood Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door. Call (626) 296-9843 or visit jazznpaz.com.
Local charity organization Five Acres hosts its annual 18-hole golf classic and dinner, “A Night at the Derby.” Golfers and non-golfers can enjoy a Kentucky Derby-themed dinner, live bluegrass music, contests and an auction. Golfing starts at 11 a.m., the Bluegrass Bar opens at 5 p.m., dinner, the auction and awards ceremony start at 6:30 p.m. and dancing starts at 8 p.m. at Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale. Individual golfing tickets and dinner are $695 and dinner-only tickets are $150. Call (626) 773-3770 or visit 5acres.org.
J.C. Hyke’s Songwriter Serenade features Marika Gerrard, Joe Normal, Coolhouse and Andrew Kelsey at 7 p.m. at Matt Denny’s Ale House, 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. No cover. Visit jchyke.com.
Edwin Mills by Equator presents jazz, Brazilian tunes and original compositions by the Riner Scivally Trio at 7 p.m. at 22 Mills Place, Pasadena. No cover. Call (626) 564-8656 or visit edwinmills.com.
The Blue Guitar presents Mark Towns & Braziliance, with a mix of Brazilian, Spanish and Caribbean music, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating. Visit blueguitar.club for tickets and information.