Check it out: The Launch music festival, more

Published: Saturday, Sep. 7, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2B

TODAY

Panda power

What: The Sacramento Zoo's Red Panda Day features interactive and educational activities to raise awareness about conservation. Children can decorate a red panda flag and visit a face painting station, among other activities.

Where: Land Park Drive and 16th Avenue

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Zoo admission

Information: www.saczoo.org

TODAY

Buried secrets

What: The Historic City Cemetery offers its Capitol Connections tour, telling stories of politicians and others associated with the Capitol building who are buried there.

Where: 10 a.m.

When: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

Cost: Free

Information: (916) 448-0811; www.oldcitycemetery.com.

TODAY-SUNDAY

Music in the park

What: The Launch music festival features more than 40 acts this weekend at Cesar Chavez Park, including Imagine Dragons, Girl Talk and Minus the Bear.

Where: 910 I St., Sacramento.

When: Gates open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: Single day, $55; weekend, $75

Information: www.launchsacramento.com

SUNDAY

Herd of runners

What: The Buffalo Chips Running Club holds its 39th annual Buffalo Stampede, a 10-mile run that starts and finishes at Rio Americano High School. The club will also hold a 10-mile Migration for slower participants and a free half-mile fun run for children. Beneficiaries include Rio Americano, McClatchy High School and Fit for Girls, an after-school program.

Where: 4540 American River Drive, Sacramento

When: Migration, 7 a.m.; Stampede, 8 a.m.; fun run, 9:30 a.m.

Cost: Migration/Stampede is $45 cash or check only.

Information: www.buffalochips.com/stampede .

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