Looking for the authentic voice
What: Kristine Flaherty, known in her entertaining persona as K. Flay, found music to be a way to express what mattered to her. Her days at Stanford set her on a path of self-inspection and bouncy wordplay. The San Francisco-based rapper often works alone, but won't mind sharing her talents with a crowd.
When: 10 p.m. Saturday
Where: Assembly, 1000 K St., Sacramento
Information: (916) 832-4751 or (877) 987-6487
Hop, leap or jump for bunny's sake
Where, oh where, might a rabbit locate food or a safe place to nest? In this weekend of bunny-focus, learn all about real rabbits that live among us.
When: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday
Where: Effie Yeaw Nature Center, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael
Cost: Free entry; parking $5
Information: (916) 489-4918; www.sacnaturecenter.net
Tour the museum
What: Need a break from egg hunts or college basketball? Refresh your knowledge of the city's art museum with an hourlong tour. A docent will guide the way to highlights of the permanent collection, from international to Californian to local. While you're there, take in one of the special exhibits, too.
When: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Gather at the admissions desk
Cost: $5-$10; children 6 and under free.
Information: (916) 808-7000, www.crockerartmuseum.org
Blending fact with fiction
What: No foolin', there may be no better way to celebrate April 1 than by keeping it local. Historians James Scott and Amanda Graham will challenge credulity with an illustrated lecture, "Incredible Occurrences in Sacramento History." Bring your own dose of skepticism, as the event promises to "contain wild fabrications."
When: 6-7:30 p.m. Monday
Where: Sacramento Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento
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'An Evening With Groucho'
What: Frank Ferrante channels the fast-paced comic style of Groucho Marx in a two-act performance of songs, one-liners and anecdotes. The evening benefits the Sacramento Ballet.
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom
Information: (916) 608-6888; www.threestages.net
'Sacramento Has Talent' showcase
What: Local filmmakers, singers, dancers and other performers will compete to entertain and win prizes awarded by judges from around this area. The evening benefits Access Sacramento's Neighborhood News Youth Correspondent Stipend Program.
When: 7-9 p.m., Thursday
Where: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento
Information: (916) 456-8600; www.accesssacramento.org