Join the Pasadena Educational Foundation for an evening of wine, gourmet bites and shopping at six of Pasadena’s top restaurants at the Old Pasadena Fall, Food & Wine Crawl. For more information and meeting places, call (626) 396-3625 winepas.com.
The Pasadena Firefighter Foundation hosts its 2nd annual Awards & Gala Fundraiser to celebrate and recognize heroes and community members from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Noor Ballroom, 300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, Suite 200. Tickets are $125. Call (626) 793-4518 or visit iafflocal809.org.
Nerd Expo features vendors, music, guests, games and panels at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St., Pasadena. No functional props or real weapons are allowed. All cosplay costume props must go through a weapons check located at the front entrance. Tickets are $17 to $150. Call (626) 795-9311 or visit facebook.com/events/369448433703952/
Rock out to the sounds of Adult Parts, Celebrity Wolves, Billy Tsounis and the Amazing Androids, War Tapes, Skeletons and The Black Jacobins at the Old Towne Pub, 66 N. Fair Oaks Ave., or down the alley at 34 E. Holly St., Pasadena. Call (626) 577-6581 or visit theoldtownepub for more information.
The Eric Ekstrand Trio plays jazz at 7 p.m. at Colombo’s Restaurant, 1833 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock. No cover. Call (323) 254-9138 or visit colombosrestaurant.com for more information.
Photographer Howard Ruffner discusses and signs “Moments of Truth: A Photographer’s Experience of Kent State 1970” at 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
Multiple award-winning singer Luis Fonsi, who is perhaps best known for his megahit “Despacito,” performs at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Tickets are $69 and $149. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com for more information.
Boston Court Pasadena, 70 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, sponsors “How the Light Gets In,” the story of four lonely people who find each other when one of them falls apart, at 8 p.m. Cost is $15 to $20. To purchase tickets, visit https://tinyurl.com/y2vrczud. For more information, call (626) 683-6801or visit bostoncourtpasadena.org/upcoming-events/.