Wednesday, Oct. 5
Event: The Big Fresno Fair
It’s opening day for corn dogs and cinnamon rolls, rides, exhibits, horse races and much more. Cole Swindell kicks off the Table Mountain concert series. Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, 559-650-3247, www.fresnofair.com, $10; $7 ages 62 and over and 6-12. and military.
11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Concert: Brian Culbertson’s Funk! Tour
Community: What’s Happening in Downtown Fresno?
The Downtown Investment Series monthly workshop provides information on investing in and doing business downtown. Bitwise South Stadium, 700 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, 559-490-9966.
Theatre: The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway in Fresno presents the Andrew Lloyd Weber musical as imagined by Cameron Mackintosh in an all-new touring production. Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 559-445-8100, www.broadwayinfresno.com/shows/the-phantom-of-the-opera, $33-$103.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.