James Dean Festival:
This annual festival in Fairmount packs plenty of fun into one weekend dedicated to the star who lived fast and died young. The Fairmount Museum sponsors live music performed on the Main Street stage, free showings of the films “East of Eden,” “Rebel Without a Cause” and “The Giant,” a James Dean look-alike contest and more. The James Dean Run in Playacres Park includes car judging, flame-throwing contests, music, trivia and more. Festival runs through Sunday, visit jamesdeanartifacts.com for more information.