Check it out: Strauss Festival, Pear Fair, more

Published: Saturday, Jul. 27, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2B


Antiques in Truckee

What: The 39th annual Truckee Antiques Show, the largest in the Tahoe region, continues its three-day run at Truckee High School. Thousands of antiques and collectibles benefiting the high school's booster club will be for sale.

Where: 11725 Donner Pass Road, Truckee (take exit No. 184 off Interstate 80)

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Cost: Admission is $5



Honoring Strauss

What: Elk Grove's annual tribute to Austrian composer Johann Strauss is celebrated with nightly performances. The Strauss Festival, an extravaganza of amateur costumed dancers performing waltzes and polkas, has attracted more than 30,000 people annually since its inception in 1987. Each performance ends with a fireworks display.

Where: Elk Grove Regional Park, 9950 Elk Grove Florin Road

When: 7:45 p.m. both days

Cost: Admission is free; parking is $10



Annual pear affair

What: A Delta tradition since 1972, the Courtland Pear Fear celebrates the Bartlett pear harvest with a fun run, pancake breakfast, arts and crafts, wine tasting – and pears. The Pear Parade takes place at 1 p.m.

Where: 180 Primasing Ave., Courtland

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Free admission; parking is $10



Vintage wares in Davis

What: Vintage clothes, midcentury furniture, household items, collectibles and much more will be for sale at the Davis Flea Market. The market will be directly across from the bike path entrance on Olive Drive that connects south Davis to downtown.

Where: 946 Olive Drive, Davis

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free entry


Clothes swap

What: If old clothes are cluttering your closets, bring them to Hello XOXO in midtown for its Summer Clothing Swap. An entry fee and a bag of swappable items gains admission to the studio. A portion of proceeds, as well as any remaining clothing, will be donated to WEAVE.

Where: 919 20th St., Sacramento

When: Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 admission


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