The Sactown Weekend Update for Aug. 15-17

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Davis hosts the second annual Brew & Bike Fest today.

Tap Folsom (Friday)
Taste beers from 25 breweries—including locals Lockdown Brewing Co., Mraz Brewing Company and Heretic Brewing Company, along with other favorites like Dogfish Head and New Belgium Brewing—at Historic Folsom’s first craft beer festival. Food trucks like Krush Burger and Jimboy’s and live music from bands like the local Midnight Players will also be on hand, while VIPs will also be treated to a barbecue dinner and a small group tasting. $25 general admission. $50 VIP. $10 non-drinking. 6-10 p.m. Lake Natoma Inn. 702 Gold Lake Drive. Folsom. 985-5555.

Aries Spears (Friday-Sunday)
The Punch Line hosts Aries Spears, the former MADtv cast member and celebrated comic known for his uncanny impressions of Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg and Charles Barkley. Spears started his stand-up career at the age of 14 and quickly moved on to appearances on Russell Simmon’s Def Comedy Jam. $20-$30. Friday and Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m. Sunday at 7 p.m. Punch Line. 2100 Arden Way. 925-5500.

Bike & Brew Fest (Saturday)
Tap into Davis’ robust beer culture at the second annual Bike & Brew Fest, which benefits the city’s U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. Arrive early and settle into a spot on the lawn before hopping around Central Park for pours from more than 60 breweries like Lagunitas and Sudwerk. Ten area restaurants and food trucks, including Wicked ’Wich and de Vere’s Irish Pub, will serve up brew-friendly fare, while local bands like Arden Park Roots will be providing the tunes. For the VIP drinking experience, grab a seat inside the nearby Hall of Fame, where you’ll be treated to special cuisine and beer one-offs with a sideline view of cycling memorabilia, like inductee Greg LeMond’s 1986 Tour de France yellow jersey. $45 ($35 in advance). $60 for VIP tickets. 4 to 8 p.m. Central Park. 401 C St. Davis.

Ice Cream Safari (Saturday)
Satisfy your sweet tooth with 11 flavors of all-you-can-eat Baskin-Robbins ice cream at this 30th annual affair raising funds to support the Sacramento Zoo. In between scoops, the little ones can explore the park and take part in activities like a dance party and face painting. $20; $15 for ages 2-11. 4 to 8 p.m. Sacramento Zoo. 3930 West Land Park Dr. 808-5888.

Roberta Flack (Saturday)
Known for her soulful, rich voice and hits like the Grammy Award-winning “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” and “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” which in 2011 was ranked by Rolling Stone as one of the 500 greatest songs of all time, Roberta Flack comes to Sacramento this summer and will perform some of her classic material, as well as selections from Let It Be Roberta, her 2012 album that covers beloved Beatles tunes like “Hey Jude,” “Come Together,” “We Can Work It Out” and “The Long and Winding Road.” $30-$75. 7:30 p.m. Red Lion Woodlake Hotel. 500 Leisure Ln. 800-225-2277.

Wanda Jackson (Saturday)
The 76-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee—who has inspired musicians like Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Adele with her long list of twangy hits like “Mean Mean Man,” “Let’s Have a Party” and “Hot Dog! That Made Him Mad”—will come to Grass Valley with songs off of Unfinished Business, her acclaimed 2012 album which features a blend of original material and covers of music by fellow music greats like Etta James, Woody Guthrie and Bobby Womack. $30 & $35. 8 p.m. The Center for the Arts. 314 West Main St. Grass Valley. 530-274-8384.