Sacramento Reptile Show
Saturday, September 28, through Sunday, September 29
Visit scaled friends at the Sacramento Reptile Show. Just don't get too close to a 10-foot alligator or one of the 45 venomous species of snakes. The show is designed to spur a “passion for reptiles,” according to its website, and you can also take home a pet. $8-$18; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street; (916) 691-7387; www.upsaclereptiles.com.