The rain has ended and the weekend weather promises to be spectacular, so get out and enjoy it. Here are some suggestions of things to do in Fairfield this weekend:

The 21st annual carnival sponsored by Holy Family Parish takes place all weekend at Jennings Beach. The event, which opened Thursday evening, continues Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-10 p.m., and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Admission is free. Wristbands for unlimited rides cost $20.

You'll need to show your real ID to gain entry to the Bear and Grill, 2000 Black Rock Turnpike, to see a performance by the cover band, "Fake ID," on Friday night. The music starts at 10:30 p.m. and there is no cover charge. For more information, call 203-333-1522.

Get your green thumb limber Saturday at the Green's Farms Garden Club plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sherman Green gazebo, Post and Reef roads. Proceeds benefit the club's civic projects. Call 203-374-6529 for more information.

It will be a magical time at the Children's Renaissance & Craft Faire on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Trinity-St. Michael's Church, 554 Tunxis Hill Road. The rain date is Sunday. Admission is $5 for ages one to 12 and free for adults. Get more information by calling 203-368-3225.

Say "cheese" when the Fairfield Cheese Co., 2090 Post Road, celebrates its third anniversary Saturday between 1 and 4 p.m. You can have a grass-fed Saugatuck Craft Butchery cheeseburger slider, meet Meg the cow and enter a raffle for a $50 gift certificate. Visit or call 203-292-8194 for more information.

End the weekend with a visit to the "Wits End" art exhibit in the Bruce Kershner Gallery at the Fairfield Public Library, Old Post and Post roads. The exhibit is a retrospective of the work of Nina Bentley. The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. and admission is free. Call 203-256-3160 or visit for more information.