Forest Lawn—Glendale , 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale and the Glendale Historical Society present a two-part program, “The Secret Gardens of Forest Lawn—Glendale,” a seminar and tour of Forest Lawn’s historic property, including public and exclusive locked gardens. It runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, starting at the Little Church of the Flowers. Tickets are $40 for Glendale Historical Society members, $50 for non-members. Visit forestlawn.com for information on the facilities, and visit glendalehistorical.org/forest-lawn for ticket information.
Boston Court Pasadena, 70 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, presents folk and pop with Daniel Zaitchik starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $35. Call (626) 683-6801 or visit bostoncourtpasadena.org.
Pasadena Symphony presents Mahler’s “Titan” Symphony No. 1 and Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 21,” performed by International Beethoven Piano Competition winner Rodolfo Leone. Performances begin at 2 and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium, 131 S. St. John Ave., Pasadena. Tickets are $35 and up. Call (626) 793-7172 or visit pasadenasymhony-pops.org.
This month’s Jazz ‘n Paz concert features renowned jazz and blues vocalist Barbara Morrison and her trio starting at 5 p.m. at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door. Call (626) 296-9843 or visit jazznpaz.com.
The Off the Page series of staged play readings at Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, features “Sly Fox,” a modern retelling of Ben Johnson’s classic 17th century comedy “Volpone.” Volpone’s name is changed to Foxwell J. Sly, but he is the same scheming, rapacious miser bent on extracting fortunes from a trio of rich, greedy opportunists. It starts at 7 p.m. A $5 donation is suggested.
Pasadena Civil War Round Table, at Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, presents blogger Sarah Kay Bierle discussing “From Virginia to California: Virginia Military Institute, the Battle of New Market and the Post-War Lives of Eight Cadets” at 7:15 p.m. Free and open to the public. Visit pasadenacwrt.org.
Brad Colerick’s Wine & Song Americana Singer/Songwriter Music Series features Ana Vogelzang and Mia & Jonah at 7 p.m. at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $12 general admission, $17 for table seating. Visit blueguitar.club.
Denmark’s Copenhagen Girls’ Choir, in collaboration with Nordic folk band Afenginn and Danish pedal steel guitar virtuoso Maggie Bjorkland presents new Danish music, performing along with the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus at 7 p.m. at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 793-4231 or visit lachildrenschorus.org.