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