Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22, to Friday, Aug. 28.
All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!
Jazz singer Julia Keefe will pay tribute to Mildred Bailey, the first female singer to perform with a Big Band orchestra in the 1920s, Saturday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. at Allendale Branch Library.
Rose's Pawn Shop will perform Appalachian and Americana music Saturday, Aug. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado.
Vieux Farka Touré will perform African blues rock Saturday, Aug. 22, at 8 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
The Playhouse District Summer Jazz Series presents Jasmine Tommaso Sunday, Aug. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Vroman's courtyard.
The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet will perform gypsy jazz Sunday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
Black Beauty (1994, G) starring Sean Bean and David Thewlis will be shown on the big screen Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. Like Anna Sewald's beloved novel, this film adaptation is written in the point of view of the horse.
Thursday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. is your final opportunity this year to tour the Wrigley Mansion before it closes to the public to get busy with 2016 New Year's Day events. Owned by the City of Pasadena, the former Wrigley Estate is home to the Tournament of Roses Association. A docent will lead you through the 18,500-square-foot Italian Renaissance mansion built in 1906. In addition to 21 magnificent rooms, you'll see displays related to Rose Bowl Games, Rose Queens and their Courts and plenty of historic memorabilia from football trophies to tiaras. Then visit the adjacent Wrigley Gardens with 1,500 varieties of roses.
Singer-songwriter Carla Bonoff will perform Friday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
Photo credits: RPM, Virginia City News, France in Ethiopia, Chermo, D.Ben's Guide to the Galaxy, Kinoclub, Tournament of Roses, Madolino.