• Check out a local concert: A benefit concert is being held at The Ritz of Shawnee, 10 W. Main, with Blackwater Smoke performing after an opening performance by Luke Haley. JAKE FM will be on site from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by the free admission concert, with donations accepted instead for work and improvements being made to the historic Ritz Theater. Get your free tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-ritz-benefit-concert-tickets-48225977196 and also take a monetary donation to help support the Ritz. The event is also a promotion for a Confederate Railroad concert coming to the Ritz on Sept. 30. For more information or ticket to that upcoming show, go the Ritz Facebook page.

• Check out the Pottawatomie County Free Fair: Events are still happening all day on Saturday at the Expo Center. Check out the schedule of events at www.freefair.org.

• Support the police foundation: In conjunction with the Pottawatomie County Free Fair on Saturday, lots of family fun and BBQ will be on hand for the Shawnee Police Foundation Hot Pursuit BBQ event and fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, go to: http://www.hotpursuitbbq.org/