Concert in the Park
What: Concert in the Park with a rock climbing wall, bounce house and face painting for children along with contemporary and easy-listening music. Co-sponsored by Sacramento County and the Sunrise Recreation and Park District.
Where: Pioneer Park, 5100 Verner Avenue near Pioneer School, in Old Foothill Farms.
When: Children’s activities start at 1 p.m. The concert runs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. featuring the John Skinner Band.
Information: Old Foothill Farms, (916) 331-1901.
Davis Downtown Street Concert
What: Concert by The Family Crest, Cold Eskimo, The Seshen, Races, Only You and Big Tree welcoming new and returning students.
Where: 212 D St., Davis
When: 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Information: (530) 756-8763
Blessing of the Pets
What: The Rev. Christine Martin, interfaith minister of The Experience, a multifaith group, will lead the service and Blessing of the Pets. Guests are invited to bring pet photos or pets on leashes or in carriers to celebrate the importance of animals in our lives for St. Francis of Assisi Day.
Where: Pioneer Congregational Church, 2700 L St., Sacramento
When: 4 p.m.
Information: Visit the Web at www.experiencesacramento.org.
Walk for autism research
What: The annual Sacramento Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising event to support efforts to increase awareness about autism disorders and to fund research and family services.
Where: Raley Field
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.