The Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., celebrates the book “LA Baseball: From the Pacific League to the Major Leagues,” exploring the diversity of baseball fans, recounting the history of the area’s baseball dating back to the 19th century. It starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Nov. 29. Call (626) 744-4066 or visit


The Pasadena Playhouse District Tree Lighting starts at 7 p.m. Friday at the Pasadena Playhouse courtyard, 39 S. El Molino Ave.,

includes live music and a performance by the Bob Baker Marionette Theater. Call (626) 744-0340 or visit


The South Lake Avenue Business Association presents the free Holidayfest, featuring live music, traditional carolers and holiday characters, Santa meet-and-greets, horse and carriage rides and a scavenger hunt. It runs from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Shops on Lake Avenue, 345 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena. Visit


Non Duo ( plays a cozy concert featuring a haunting, eclectic combination of bluegrass, ballads, folk, rock and some holiday songs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Altadena Public Library, 600 E. Mariposa St., Altadena. Free. Call (626) 798-0833 or visit