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Last weekend for California State Fair: Here’s what’s happening

Video: Drone Racing at the California State Fair

Matt Fisher, of Oakland talks about his flying in the Drone Racing at the California State Fair in Sacramento. Video by Hector Amezcua, The Sacramento Bee
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Matt Fisher, of Oakland talks about his flying in the Drone Racing at the California State Fair in Sacramento. Video by Hector Amezcua, The Sacramento Bee

The California State Fair wraps up this weekend. If you’re going Friday-Sunday, July 24-26, 2015, expect plenty of sunshine and temperatures around 90 degrees.

Friday’s highlights

▪  Fireworks: 9:30-10 p.m.

▪  Pacific Nations Cup rugby doubleheader at Bonney Field: Fiji vs. Samoa, 5 p.m.; U.S. vs. Japan, 8 p.m. Tickets include admission to both matches and free fair admission.

▪  Chase Rice performs: 8 p.m.

Saturday’s highlights

▪  Fireworks: 9:30-10 p.m.

▪  .38 Special performs: 8-9:30 p.m.

Sunday’s highlights

▪  Jaripeo rodeo and dance: 5 p.m.

▪  Brett Eldredge performs: 8 p.m.

If you’re going

▪  Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

▪  Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

▪  Cost: $8-$12 admission; parking $10

▪  Regional transit: Regular fares, drop off and pick up every 15 minutes at front gate.

▪  Details: castatefair.org, 916-263-FAIR (3247)

Find your fun at the fair

▪  Top 5 guide to the fair

▪  Best eats: 125 food vendors serve it up

▪  State Fair double gold wine winners under $15

▪  State Fair wine winners

▪ Interactive guide: Drone racing at the State Fair

▪ Bright, strong work highlights State Fair art show

sacbee.com/state-fair

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