Members and friends of the Placer Buddhist Church joined in traditional dances Saturday evening during the Obon Odori festival in Penryn. The annual event commemorates the spirit of ancestors. Placer Ume Taiko, a drum group, performed during intermission. Chicken teriyaki and noodle dishes were also served. The church will host its 46th annual Fall Food Bazaar Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26.