Pups on parade
What: The Sacramento Kennel Club will host the Sacramento Puppy Show at Cal Expo, featuring American Kennel Club breed and puppy competitions. Pet lovers can bring a dog to run an agility course, plan their pet's birthday party or adopt a pet from area rescue groups.
Where: 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Cost: $10 general; $8.50 seniors and ages 13-18; free for children 12 and younger and leashed dogs
What: Music and mobile food will be featured during a "Truckin' on the River" event to benefit the American River Parkway. More than a dozen food trucks are expected to be selling their wares. A portion of the proceeds from each food truck will be donated to the American River Parkway Foundation. Among the participating trucks scheduled to be selling: OMG Burger, Squeeze Inn, Leila's Lumpia, Off the Mapp Mobile Espresso, Wicked 'Wich and Willie's Burgers.
Where: William B. Pond Recreation Area
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $8 admission; food costs vary
Oktoberfest in east Sac
What: The Sacramento Turn Verein's 45th annual Oktoberfest continues with traditional German music, food, dancing and drink modeled after the famous event in Munich. Authentic Oktoberfest beer, shipped directly from Munich, will be available.
Where: Turner Hall, 3349 J St., Sacramento
When: 3 to 11 p.m.
Cost: $20 general; $5 for children 6 to 12; no charge for children 5 and younger.
What: Election Day Living History will be on display at the state Capitol. Costumed docents dressed as California's four 1906 gubernatorial candidates, Theodore Bell (Democrat), James Gillett (Republican), William Langdon (Independence League) and Austin Lewis (Socialist), will give campaign speeches in 15-minute vignettes repeated throughout the day. Visitors can vote for the candidate of their choice. (Spoiler alert: Gillett edged Bell in the real election).
Where: California State Capitol Museum, 10th and L streets, Sacramento.
When: 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Information: (916) 324-2088 or www.capitolmuseum.ca.gov (click on Calendar of Events).
Parade on Franklin Blvd.
What: The seventh annual Hispanic/Latino Parade will travel south down Franklin Boulevard. Aztec, folklorico and samba dancers and bandas will take part, along with classic cars, charro horses and Dinger of the River Cats.
Where: Parade begins at 12th Avenue and ends at 38th Avenue
When: Noon to 1 p.m.
Information: (916) 455-2124