Thursday, July 7 Downtown Farmers’ Market – Includes a certified Farmers’ Market, merchandise vendors and informational boothes. Fat Fingers performs blues rock from 5-8 p.m. Sponsored by the Lincoln Arfea Chamber of Commerce at F Street between 5th and 6th streets. Beach Hut Deli music – Features Billy Buckman at 5 p.m. at Beach Hut Deli, 885 S. Highway 65, Suite 30, in Lincoln. The performance is at Beach Hut’s outdoor patio. Free. Info: 543-0101. Twilight Thursdays – Continue at the Sacramento Zoo with extended hours on Twilight Thursdays 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the whole family to enjoy. Dinner specials, live music and activities start at 5 p.m. Regular admission rates apply. Info: 808-5888 or visit saczoo.org. Super 70’s Soul Jam – Performs at Thunder Valley Casino and Resort. Visit Thundervalleycasino.com for more information. Friday, July 8 Family overnight safaris – The Sacramento Zoo offers family overnight safaris, designed for small groups and families of two or more, from 5:30 p.m. until 9 a.m. Dinner and breakfast are provided. Info: visit saczoo.org. Hero’s Last Mission, Zen Arcadia and TBA (alternative rock) - Will perform at Turkey Creek’s summer concert series starting at 8 p.m. at the golf course, 1525 Highway 65, Lincoln. $5 cover. Jeff Watson Band – Performs at 9:30 p.m. at Constable Jack’s, 515 Main St., Newcastle. $7 cover. Info: 663-9385. Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser – To benefit Relay For Life in honor of Michael Collins. Includes blackjack, poker, poker tournaments, roulette and craps. Semi-formal attire required. From 6:30 – 11 p.m. at McBean Park Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive. Tickets are $25 for pre-sale and $30 at door. Includes a no-host bar, raffle, music, dancing and prizes. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org . Saturday, July 9 Mick Martin & The Blues Rockers – Performs at Constable Jack’s, 515 Main St., Newcastle. $8 cover. For more information and time, call 663-9385. Downtown Lincoln Car Show – Presented by Rods & Relics and VFW Post No. 3010 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in downtown Lincoln. Info: Kent Parsell 434-6648. Spirit of Fashions – St. James E.C.W Fashion Show and luncheon at noon at St. James Episcopal Church, corner of 5th and L streets in Lincoln. Salad lunch followed by Fashion by Dress Barn at 1:30 p.m. and raffle. Info: Mary Weir 645-2818. Owls & Hawks – Fundraiser from 7-9 p.m. at Bushnell Gardens Nursery, 5255 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and free for 12 and under. Benefits Native Bird Connection and Hawk Talk that educates the public about these birds of prey. Light refreshments served. Bring a folding chair as seating is limited. Sunday, July 10 Songwriter’s Showcase open mic– Hosted by Billy Buckman at 5 p.m. at Beach Hut Deli, 885 S. Highway 65, Suite 30, in Lincoln. The open mic is at Beach Hut’s outdoor patio. Free. Info: 543-0101. Tuesday, July 12 Lincoln Highway Band - Performs from 5 – 9 p.m. at Kim’s County Kitchen, 537 G St. Lincoln during Taco Tuesday. Info 645-2727. Thursday, July 14 Twilight Thursdays – Continues at the Sacramento Zoo with extended hours on Twilight Thursdays 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the whole family to enjoy. See Thursday, July 7 listing. Lets Paint a Barn class – Led by Gayle Rappaport from 6-9:30 p.m. at Lincoln Arts. Cost is $61 per person, which includes all materials. Info: 645-9713. Keys, Strings & Brass – Performs from 5-8 p.m. at downtown Farmers Market, they play modern country. Friday, July 15 Dudley and the Doo-Rights (classic rock) - Will perform at Turkey Creeks Summer Concert series starting at 8 p.m. at the Golf Course, 1525 Hwy. 65, Lincoln. $5 cover. Barry Melton & The Fish – Performs at 9:30 p.m. at Constable Jack’s, 515 Main St., Newcastle. $15 cover. Info: 663-9385. Saturday, July 16 The Knights of Columbus St. Joseph Parish Council No. 9202 presents the third annual Hawaiian luau from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. at McBean Park. Tickets are available by calling Chuck Robertson at 434-1959. The $25 tickets includes the buffet-style luau and dancing.