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The Lineup: Fun things to do this weekend


Greatest Show on Earth

Seven shows in four days

What: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is bringing the 144th edition of its circus to town with acrobats, trapeze acts and all the sparkling trappings of the three rings. The show has more than 100 performers from 25 countries, and 85 animals.

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Monday; 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Sleep Train Arena, One Sports Parkway, Sacramento

Cost: $11-$110

Information: (800) 745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com


Fire station open house

Fun and hoses

What: Do all fire stations have poles? Find out as Sacramento Fire Station 15 hosts the last of this summer’s open houses at city fire houses. Get an up-close look at a shiny red firetruck and meet your firefighters.

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: Sacramento Fire Department Station 15, 1591 Newborough Drive, Sacramento

Cost: Free

Information: (916) 808-1011 www.sacfire.org


Bikes and tattoos

Get ready to party in Dixon

What: The name of the ninth annual Renegade Rendezvous Bike Show and Tattoo Expo tells you much of what you might want to know about the event, which also features music by Moonshine Bandits and D.J. Chopstiqs .

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 S. First St., Dixon

Cost: $20

Information: RenegadeEvents.com


Mediterranean festival

Food, dancing and drinks

What: Find a restful spot amid the olive trees and grapevines and enjoy the dancing and music, the food and drinks at the 10th annual Mediterranean Food & Music Festival, organized by the Holy Virgin Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church.

When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday

Where: Holy Virgin Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 3060 Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento.

Cost: $3 admission, children 10 and younger free

Information: (916) 955-4736


Jewish Food Faire

‘Delicious’ sets the tone

What: The 37th annual Sacramento Jewish Food Faire has been organized with a theme of “Delicious Foods for a Sweet New Year.” Beyond the food, there will be music and a blood drive.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Congregation Beth Shalom, 4746 El Camino Ave., Carmichael

Cost: Free admission

Information: (916) 485-4478, foodfaire.cbshalom.org