Capay Crush Festival
Celebrate the Capay Valley's wine grape harvest with wine tasting, barrel stomping, food and more. Camping is also available in the fruit orchard for an additional fee.
When: 4-9 p.m. Saturday
Where: 23800 Highway 16, Capay
Cost: $25 to "admit one car"; camping costs $35 to $40 and does not include admission.
Information: (530) 796-4111, www.capayorganic.com
If you love the taste of lamb, head to the Dixon May Fairgrounds for the 26th annual Lamb Festival. Activities include a lamb cook-off, cooking demonstrations and a wool show.
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 6-7
Where: Dixon May Fairgrounds, 655 South First Street, Dixon
Cost: $2, $1 for ages 6 to 13, free for 5 and under and active military.
Olive oil celebration
Get a heads-up on Columbus Day with an olive oil celebration that includes food and wine. Author Fran Gage of "The New American Olive Oil" will lecture about cooking with olive oil at this event hosted by Sacramento's Italian Cultural Society.
When: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 14
Where: 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael.
Information: (916) 482-5900, http://italiancenter.net
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