Duck Days at bypass
California Duck Days, a daylong festival of field trips, workshops and other activities, will take place in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife area. The event features workshops on raptors, duck calling, trout fishing for youths and more. Field trips to various ecological sites will also be available.
Where: Yolo Bypass Wildlife area headquarters, 45211 County Road 32B (Chiles Road), Davis
When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $20 to $25; free for youths 16 and younger, accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be available at the door for on-site workshops and activities and any field trips that still have space.
Trains galore at Cal Expo
What: The World's Greatest Hobby on Tour: Model Railroad Show will fill Pavilion Hall at Cal Expo. Besides model railroad displays, there will be seminars and presentations on various model railroading topics. Author Michael Broggie will present "Walt Disney's Railroad Story" several times each day.
Where: 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Cost: Adults: Two-day registration, $12; today only, $11; Sunday only, $10; children 16 and younger, free if accompanied by a parent
Free cemetery tour
What: Historians are offering a free tour of Sacramento's Historic City Cemetery that will examine the lives of African Americans buried there. From runaway slaves to Buffalo Soldiers, the stories of Sacramentans who faced widespread discrimination are told. Established in 1849, the cemetery is the oldest in Sacramento and is the resting place of mayors, California governors, Civil War veterans and others. In keeping with the style of the times, it was designed to resemble a Victorian garden.
Where: Broadway at Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento.
When: 10 a.m.
Short film screening
What: See an eclectic collection of the newest French short films at the sixth annual Winter Short Film Screening at Verge Center for the Arts in Sacramento. Presented by the Sacramento French Film Festival, the event will also feature a selection of favorites from previous festivals. All films will be presented in French with English subtitles.
Where: 625 S St., Sacramento
When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., films begin at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $7 for all ages
What: The Local Celebrity Basketball Game 4 is scheduled at Kennedy High School in Sacramento. Besides hoops, the event will feature a live band, entertainment and special guests. Among players scheduled to participate include Amar Khalil, lead singer of the group Tony! Toni! Toné! and Kingsley Ogwudire, a former Harlem Globetrotters player. Coaches will be Rick Jennings, a former Oakland Raiders player, and Ruthie Bolton, a former Sacramento Monarchs player.
Where: 6715 Gloria Drive, Sacramento
When: Pregame activities begin at 2:30 p.m.
Cost: General, $3; children 11 and younger, free
Information: (916) 208-7638