The Sactown Weekend Update for May 16-17

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Dazed and Confused will screen this Saturday at midtown's inaugural "bike drive-in," presented by LowBrau and Ruhstaller.

The Sacramento Ballet's Modern Masters (Friday & Saturday)
Each spring, the Sacramento Ballet’s “Modern Masters” performances bring boundary-pushing contemporary works by cutting-edge choreographers. This year, the program will include debut works by a trio of female choreographers: KT Nelson, the co-artistic director of ODC dance company in San Francisco; Molly Lynch, the artistic director of the National Choreographers Initiative; and Melissa Barak, a former New York City Ballet dancer and choreographer who heads up her own company in Los Angeles. Apollo, one of New York City Ballet co-founder George Balanchine’s first ballets, will also be performed. $45. Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 1 p.m. Harris Center for the Arts. 10 College Pkwy. Folsom. 608-6888.

Farms, Friends & Fairytales (Saturday)
At Fairytale Town’s annual event honoring farmers and agriculture, kids can find fresh produce from local growers at a mini farmers’ market and watch as Reading and Writing, the twin babydoll sheep who inhabit the park, are shorn and their wool spun into yarn. Other activities include making ice cream from scratch and meeting some of Fairytale Town’s other barnyard residents like pigs, goats, rabbits and chickens. $5.50. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fairytale Town. 3901 Land Park Dr. 808-7462.

Bike Drive-In (Saturday)
This Saturday, feel the Delta breeze from high atop the roof of the parking garage on 20th Street between K and L streets, where a screening of the 1993 classic Dazed and Confused will be taking place during “midtown’s first bike drive-in.” Co-presented by LowBrau and Ruhstaller, who will be offering brews and eats for purchase throughout the evening, the event also features ’70s rock tunes spun by DJ Shaun Slaughter and a live performance of songs from the Dazed soundtrack by the local band Just Keep Livin’. Bike transportation is encouraged, and complimentary valet service will be available for those arriving on two wheels. $5. Saturday at 6 p.m. Event takes place at the parking garage on 20th street between K and L streets.

Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra (Saturday)
Joining the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra for its rendition of German composer Carl Orff’s enduring Carmina Burana will be the Sacramento State University Chorus and Sacramento Children’s Chorus, as well as soloists like San Francisco Opera alumna Nikki Einfeld. The evening’s program will also include Johannes Brahms’ Schicksalslied (Song of Fate), Op. 54 and Toward the Unknown Region by Ralph Vaughan Williams. A 7 p.m. lecture with conductor Donald Kendrick will delve into the history of the selections, and a reception with the artists and soloists will follow the performance $35-$55. Saturday at 8 p.m. Community Center Theater. 1301 L St.808-5181.