Can you believe this is the last weekend of July? August is right around the corner, but get out and have some fun before it arrives. Here are some suggestions of things going on around town this weekend:
California State Fair- ends this Sunday! The annual event includes livestock, food and wine, vendors, horse racing, live music, hypnotist, monster truck rides, and a car show! Saturday night is the return of the Sacramento Mile race at the Cal Expo track. @ Cal Expo $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 children ages 5-12 free children 4 and younger. $10 parking.
Concert In the Park- tonight! Lite Brite and Mondo Deco. 5:00pm at Cesar Chavez Plaza, 10th & J streets. Free.
Music Circus- the musical Anything Goes showing all weekend through Sunday. Wells Fargo Pavilion, 15th and H streets. Tickets starting at $42 and youth tickets starting at $30
Dinner & a Show- “Defending the Caveman” at the Cosmopolitan Cabaret. 10th & K streets. 916-557-1999 for ticket info.
Summer Concert Series- those of you old enough to remember the group Chicago may be interested to know they're performing Saturday night at Thunder Valley Casino. 8:00pm. 800-745-3000 for ticket info.
Wine, Cheese and Bread Fair- winery tours, picnicking, fresh breads, cigar lounge. Saturday & Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm. $20. Info online at www.oldsugarmill.comFree Zoo Admission- includes raffle, live music, barbeque, and t-shirt giveaways. 9 a.m. William Land Park, corner of Freeport and Suttervile, Sacramento. More information call 916-712-7150.
Train Rides- 40 minute roundtrip ride on a steam power train. 11 a.m. Tomorrow! Railtown 1897 state Historic Pak and 5th Ave. $13 general children free. More information call 916-984-4408
Movies opening- “Cowboys and Aliens” rated pg-13. “The Smufs” rated pg. “Crazy, Stupid, Love” rated pg13.
Concerts The Art Center- “going for the look” work by Jenny Brigs, 11am- 6pm Tonight and Tomorrow! 1114 20th st. Sacramento. 916-276-7751