South Pasadena Library Author Night features baseball authors Jason Turbow, who wrote “They Bled Blue: Fernandomania, Strike-Season Mayhem, and the Weirdest Championship Baseball Had Ever Seen,” chronicling the 1981 season, and Ron Rapoport, author of “Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, The Life of Ernie Banks.” It starts at 7 p.m. at the South Pasadena Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 403-7350 or visit southpasadenaca.gov.
The Contemporary Crafts Market features one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted items by talented artisans, with functional, decorative and wearable art items including jewelry, ceramics, blown glass, furnishings and textiles. It runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena. Admission is $8 at the door. Visit craftsource.net.
The Pasadena Playhouse Block Party comes to the corner of El Molino Avenue and Colorado Boulevard from noon to 10 p.m. The free event features live music, performances by more than 20 community performance groups, backstage tours of the Playhouse, more than 25 interactive exhibits, games, activities and a kids’ zone. Call (626) 356-7529 or visit playhouseblockparty.org.
The Boston Court Pasadena Emerging Artist Series presents pianist, performance artist and poet Todd Moellenberg at 2 p.m. at 70 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena. Tickets are $10, free for students. Call (626) 683-6801 or visit bostoncourtpasadena.org.
Colombo’s Restaurant, 1833 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock presents jazz by the Eric Ekstrand Trio at 7 p.m. No cover. Call (323) 254-9138 or visit colombosrestaurant.com.
J.C. Hyke’s Songwriter Serenade features Dave Clausen, James Houlahan, December Fades and Coolhouse at 7 p.m. at Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant, 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. No cover. Visit jchyke.com.
Wine Wednesdays at One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, feature wine flights by Sage Vegan Bistro & Brewery through June 26. Guests can enjoy live music in the courtyard starting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday’s event features a secret Sangria recipe, for $6 a glass. Live music is by Adryon de Leon. Music is free. Check in at the courtyard bar by 6:15 p.m. for tickets. Call (626) 564-1066 or visit onecolorado.com.
The Music on the Green series features funk by Reverend Doctor (reverenddoctor.com) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Alhambra, 1000 S. Fremont Ave., Alhambra. Free. Call (626) 300-5000 or visit thealhambra.net.