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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Friday

The Barn is about to open in West Sacramento. A ribbon-cutting celebration will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016, for the 8,000-square-foot shade sculpture and public gathering space in The Bridge District of West Sacramento.
The Barn is about to open in West Sacramento. A ribbon-cutting celebration will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016, for the 8,000-square-foot shade sculpture and public gathering space in The Bridge District of West Sacramento. apayne@sacbee.com

Unveiling of The Barn

After nearly two years of delay, The Barn will be unveiled in West Sacramento, with a ribbon-cutting celebration at 10 a.m. for the 8,000-square-foot shade structure and public gathering space in The Bridge District. The curvilinear, shingled building is the centerpiece of a 25,000-square-foot development near Raley Field. The $6 million project, which included more than $2 million in West Sacramento city funds, was developed by Fulcrum Property of Sacramento. Developers have said it will host concerts and public events and will include a cafe and other food operations.

Cleanup by Kings employees

Sacramento Kings employees plan to clean up a section of the American River and rebuild a shade structure from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at William B. Pond Park, 5700 Arden Way, Carmichael.

Attention, Citrus Heights motorists

The Citrus Heights Police Department Traffic Unit will hold a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint from 8 a.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed area in the city.

Downtown concert at plaza

Downtown Sacramento’s free Concert in the Park series continues from 5 to 9 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Plaza, 910 I St. Friday’s scheduled performers are Some Fear None, Cemetery Sun, Sages, The Heartbreak, Time Machine and DJ Oasis. Go to godowntownsac.com for more information.

Things to do

▪ Don Felder, former lead guitarist for the Eagles, plays at the Golden 1 Stage at 8 p.m. at the California State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. The concert is free with fair admission ($12 for adults, $8 for youths).

Local sports

  • Sacramento River Cats vs. El Paso Chihuahuas, 7:05 p.m., Raley Field
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