There may not be lions, tigers, and bears, but there’s still plenty to see at the Richard M. Orchard Fairgrounds. Animals judged will include steer, horses, swine, lamb, goats, chickens, dogs and more. There’s also a homemaking competition, a parade, welding contest, the Blazing Boot 5K Run/Walk and good home-style barbeque. Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m., 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd., 387-5395, ncjls.org.
Family Fun Day: Anatomy
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get your beach body back, a quick lesson in anatomy may help you reach your goals. Explore different body systems and how they function at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History’s Family Fun Day. Bring the kids for a slew of education-packed activities. Saturday, 11 a.m., 1900 N. Chaparral St., 826-4667, ccmuseum.com.
Corpus Christi Wedding Fair
Planning a wedding in 2016? Corpus Christi’s largest wedding fair has something for all brides-to-be. Talk to more than 100 wedding professionals, see the latest bridal fashions, sample food and drink, and receive special offers for your wedding planning. The first 100 brides receive $500 to spend with vendors at the fair. Admission is $12 at the door. Sunday, Noon, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., 888-828-1314, weddingfairevents.com.
Al Amin Temple Shrine Circus
This beloved three-ring circus returns to the American Bank Center for a revamped “super” show filled with human and animal performers, including aerialists, clowns, and acrobats. The circus will offer pre-show activities for early birds of all ages. Admission starts at $16. Friday 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m., Saturday 3:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. & 6 p.m., 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., 826-4700, americanbankcenter.com.
Free Gallery Walk at the Art Museum of South Texas
Available every second Saturday of the month and led by a docent, the gallery walk showcases all of the museum’s current art exhibits. It’s your last chance to view two exhibits, Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection and Studio Orbit: Peña and Ruiz, which displays artwork from two Corpus Christi artists in conjunction with the Cheer Marin collection. Tours begin every hour on the hour. The tour is free with standard admission. Saturday, 1 p.m., 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., 825-3500, artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.