To the Point: Political Cartoons
What: "To the Point" is a retrospective showcasing the work of The Bee's late editorial cartoonist Rex Babin. Co-sponsored by The Bee and the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, the show covers his works from 1999 to 2012, giving his take on homelessness, water controversies, the Sacramento Kings arena debate, the housing market and state and local government.
When: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, through Oct. 31.
Where: Sacramento City Hall Robert T. Matsui Gallery, (H Street lobby), 915 I St., Sacramento
Kool & the Gang with the Commodores
What: It will be ladies night and gentlemen, too, when Kool & the Gang take the stage as part of the Sunrise at Night Concert series. This funk/ soul/pop band provided a lot of the soundtrack for the 1970s. Also on the bill will be R&B-soul band the Commodores. The Commodores' hits included "Nightshift," "Easy" and "Sail On."
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Sunrise Marketplace Outdoor Pavilion, 6199 Sunrise Mall, Citrus Heights
Admission Day Celebration
What: The public is invited to celebrate California's entry into the union as the 31st state 162 years ago. Visitors will be treated to live music plus birthday cake and ice cream. The event is sponsored by the California State Parks, the State Capitol Museum and with financial support from the California State Capitol Museum Volunteer Association.
When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: State Capitol (north steps)
Information: (916) 324-0333 or www.capitolmuseum.ca.gov.
What: Four veteran female musicians with four distinct voices make up the compelling Blame Sally. The Bay Area Americana group is made up of guitarist and singer Renee Harcourt, singer-songwriters Monica Pasqual and Pam Delgado and lead guitarist Jeri Jones. Blame Sally recently released a new album, "Live at KVIE Studios."
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Harlow's 2708 J St., Sacramento
Information: (877) 435-9849, harlows.com
What: Get set to run the crooked mile. Grandparents get in free to Fairytale Town in honor of National Grandparents Day. Fairytale Town has 25 playsets based on nursery rhymes and fairy tales, farm animals, two performing arts stages and several gardens. The only catch to the free admission is that you must bring a child with you.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive
Cost: Grandparents get in free when accompanied by a child under 12 years; regular admission is $4 daily; $5 weekends and holidays, children under 1 are free.
Information: (916) 808-7462 or www.fairytaletown.org.