• United Cerebral Palsy. The seventh annual UCP ’80s Dance Party from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 14 outdoors at Mercedes-Benz of Rocklin, 4747 Granite Drive, Rocklin. Featured will be the music of Fast Times, specialty drinks at two themed bars, food from local restaurants and a silent auction. Tickets are $40 single, $75 couple; 10 percent discount for a group of 10 or more. Visit www.UCPDanceParty.org. The UCP of Sacramento and Northern California provides comprehensive services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. The UCP works with 3,300 people a month in an eight-county area, empowering children and adults who without support would be isolated from the community. Call Steve Horton at (916) 283-8312 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Capital City AIDS Fund. Greg Louganis, four-time Olympic gold medalist, will attend the fundraiser from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Hyatt Regency. The event will kick off an aggressive HIV/AIDS prevention and education campaign targeted at area college campuses. General admission is $50; VIP tickets are $85. Those with VIP tickets will attend a private reception with Louganis at 5 p.m., sip a glass of champagne and receive a copy of Louganis’ book “Breaking the Surface.” General-admission tickets include appetizers; no-host cocktails and presentation by Louganis.
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• Yolo Farm to Fork and Davis Farm to School. The ninth annual Village Feast will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Central Park, 401 C St., in Davis. Locally sourced food will be on the menu, ranging from watermelon aqua fresca to rustic fruit tart. Tickets are $75 (if available) at www.brown-papertickets.com. Feasters are reminded to bring their own tableware: Plates, forks, knives, spoons and cloth napkins (wine glasses will be provided). Proceeds support school gardens, second-grade farm visits, recycling programs at schools and local seasonal produce in school lunch programs.
• Bishop Gallegos Maternity Home. The dinner planned for Sept. 15 at the Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd., will celebrate the Home’s 21 years of serving women in need by providing a safe and loving home for childbirth and transition. Social hour will be at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 and program at 7. Dante Club offers a choice of entrees: Prime rib, chicken in gorgonzola cream sauce or vegetarian ravioli, plus complimentary wine. A raffle will be held. Reservations are $65 per person
or $650 for a table of 10. Send dinner choices and checks to BGMH Dinner, P.O. Box 1596, Folsom, CA 95763. For information about BGMH, call (916) 337-6824 or visit www.bgmh.org.
• Yolo Land Trust. A Day in the Country will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at Taber Ranch Vineyard and Event Center in Capay. Featured will be tastings created by top chefs representing more than 20 restaurants throughout Northern California. Farms, ranches
and vineyards throughout Yolo County join the chefs in providing food and wine to sample. The Plainfield Pickers will perform. Tickets purchased by Aug. 31 are $85, children 6-15 $20. Call (530) 662-1110 or visit www.yololandtrust.org.
• ACC Nursing Home.
The 27th annual ACC Nursing Home fundraiser will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation, 9040 High Tech Court, Elk Grove. The event will include an Asian buffet, desserts, silent auction and “last person standing” raffle. Tickets are $60 in advance, $75 at the door. Contact Terisa Lee, ACC Fund development assistant, at (916) 394-6399, ext. 141 or email@example.com or www.accsv.org.
• Music in the Mountains. Several events are on the calendar to raise funds for the Grass Valley/Nevada City programs presented by MIM. “The Sierra BrewFest: Sun, Suds and Fun,” will be from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Advance tickets are $25; $30 at the gate. More than 100 hand-crafted beers will be poured; local food trucks and restaurants will be on hand, and the Jamal Walker Band will present soul and rock ’n’ roll. “An Autumn Nocturne” themes the Sierra Starr Winery dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 12 at Sierra Star. The California cuisine dinner will be created by Antonio Ayestarian and will be paired with Sierra Starr wines. Tickets are $100. The 2013 Designs for Living home tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Oct. 5 and 6 in the Nevada City area. Six homes representing a variety of styles will be featured, with catered lunch available in one of the homes for $10. Early bird tour tickets (until Aug. 31) are $20; after that date, tickets are $25; $30 at the door on tour day. Contact MIM at (530) 265-6173; www.musicin-
• Rancho Cordova Relay for Life. “Shop for a Cure” will be held form 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova. Proceeds will benefit the city’s Relay for Life team –The Cancer Crushers – with all proceeds to be donated to the American River Cancer Society. Contact Maria Lopez at RelayforLifeofRC@yahoo.com.
• Performing Animal Welfare Society. Reservations are open for the annual Elephant Grape Stomp, known as “Afternoon in TUSKany,” set for Oct. 19 at the PAWS ARK 2000 Wildlife Sanctuary at 1250 Pool Station Road in San Andreas. The fund-raiser from 11:30 a.m. to
3 p.m. will include wine tasting featuring Gold Country wineries, Tuscan cuisine courtesy of Il Fornaio, and a silent auction. One of the highlights will be announcement of this year’s Ms. (or Mr.) TUSKany, determined by who receives the greatest number of votes at $5 a ticket. Shuttle tours will be conducted to visit the elephants, lions, tigers, bears and the one leopard (Alexander by name) living at the ARK 2000 sanctuary. The Grape Stomp is $100 per person (you must be 21 to attend). Call (209) 745-2606 or contact newsletter @pawsweb.org.
• Sierra Wildlife Rescue. Rehabilitation of adult songbirds themes the opening fall class from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at the SWR Wildlife center, 3030 Newtown Road, Placerville.
The Sierra Wildlife Rescue receives several hundred adult birds each year for care. Call (530) 621-2650 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for information about class schedules. Classes are free for members, a $5 donation is requested from the public.
Gloria Glyer focuses on events raising funds for charity. Email announcements four weeks in advance to email@example.com or mail to Gloria Glyer, The Bee, P.O. Box 15779, Sacramento CA 95852 or call (916) 556-5619