What's this worth?
What: Appraisers Gary Cox and Gary Schiff are scheduled to join eight others to examine items during Antique Evaluation Day at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento. The appraisers will evaluate books, toys, paintings, jewelry, collectibles, sports memorabilia and more.
Where: 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento.
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $8 for one evaluation; $35 for five.
Information: (916) 505-5232 or www.welcomehomehousing.org/events.html.
What: The Rotary Club of Laguna Sunrise presents the annual Taste of Elk Grove at the Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation. The benefit - featuring 40 area wineries and restaurants - raises money for the Elk Grove Food Bank and Chicks in Crisis.
Where: 9040 High Tech Court, Elk Grove.
When: 6 to 9 p.m.
Cost: General admission is $35.
Go back a century
What: The California State Capitol Museum will turn back the clock to the years 1899 to 1917. Volunteers wearing attire in the period portraying Govs. Henry Gage, George Pardee, James Gillett and Hiram Johnson and their wives re-enact important events from their administrations.
Where: State Capitol, 10th and L streets.
When: Guided tours run every 15 minutes from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Information: (916) 324-0333.
Earth Day at the park
What: The Environmental Council of Sacramento is sponsoring an Earth Day celebration at Southside Park. Vendors from nonprofits, cultural groups and government will offer information, goods and services for living healthier and protecting the environment. Entertainment, activities and food also are planned
Where: 2115 Sixth St., Sacramento.
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Free admission.
Information: (916) 444-0022 or www.sacramentoearthday.net.
What: "1000 Vegan Cupcakes for Charity" will feature 10 area bakers making 100 cupcakes each to help raise funds for local charities. Earth Day themes will be: "Fresh 'n' Local," "Cupcakes Around the World" and "Save the Rainforest." Planned featured guest will be Colleen Patrick Goudreau, who will sign copies her books, including "The Joy of Vegan Cooking."
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento.
When: 4 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Cost of purchases.