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Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some fun suggestions for events happening in Fresno and beyond.
This weekend, the world’s largest bounce house comes to the Fresno Fairgrounds. You can bounce to your heart’s delight Friday through Sunday.
At 6 p.m., head to Root Access Hackerspace in the Tower District for a Soldering Workshop. Soldering is a fundamental skill for any sort of electronics work, and this class will teach you how to safely solder components onto a circuit board. Twenty bucks for the kit with the lesson.
Also at 6 p.m., REI will host a free class at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Co. called “Adventuring with Dogs.” This class will help you plan a successful hike, backpacking, camping, and paddling with your canine companion.
Learn how to make berry pizza at Tree of Life from 6 to 8 p.m. For $20, class participants will enjoy dinner and the cooking instruction, and get to take home the restaurant’s special recipe.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony hits up Strummer’s at 7 p.m. This is a 21-and-over show; cost is $45.
At 7:05 p.m., the 2018 LEGO Let’s Play Tour is stopping at Chukchansi Park. This event offers baseball fans an interactive building experience perfect for families to enjoy together. Activities include building tables for creative play, family challenges, photo opportunities with large-scale LEGO models, and a chance to build and launch your own LEGO creations down a race ramp.
ViSTA Theater presents the local premiere of Annie Baker’s play Circle Mirror Transformation, directed by Kate McKnight, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission; there are performances on Saturday and Sunday, as well.
Catch a showing of the classic Hitchcock film North By Northwest at 8 p.m. at the Crest Theatre in downtown Fresno. Cost is $5 and concessions will be available.
At 9 a.m. Saturday is the Reading Extravaganza, a free and fun family literacy event, which is open to the public and held at Storyland/Playland. There will be games, giveaways, raffles, and entertainment.
The Hello Kitty Café Truck is returning to Fashion Fair at 10 a.m. Treats and merch while supplies last.
The Boozy Scoops Adult Ice Cream Social is taking place in downtown Fresno at 4 p.m. Boozy ice cream and more!
At 6 p.m., grab your needles (or hooks!) and head to Root Access Hackerspace to meet up with friends who knit, embroider, or crochet. Sip ‘n Stitch is a BYOB (or wine) event.
When dusk hits, you’ll want to be downtown for the next Draggin’ the Main, where you can watch classic and specialty cars cruise Fulton Street.
Lit Splash is happening at Fresno State at 7 p.m. Listen to live performances of literature while hanging out in the University Courtyard Pool.
The Quirky Cafe will be at Gazebo Gardens beginning at 10 a.m. Enjoy brunch until 2 p.m.
Angel Sap will provide live music at Sequoia Brewing in the Tower District from 3-5 p.m.
Just The Tips with Chris Estrada will start at 7:30 p.m. at Grogg’s. The comedy show is free but bring tips for the headliner.
What else is going on this weekend? Add your event to the comments.