James J. Hill Days

Wayzata hosts its 41st festival paying tribute to the railroad baron who helped shape the city. The weekend’s lineup of events includes a carnival, business and nonprofit expos, logrolling demonstrations and parade. Dachshunds will compete in a costume contest and races. Friday and Saturday nights culminate with concerts featuring Jerrod Niemann and Sammy Hagar & the Circle. Fireworks will light up the sky Saturday at dusk. (4-10 p.m. today; 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Free, additional fees for evening concerts. Downtown Wayzata. jamesjhilldays.com.) MELISSA WALKER