‘Welcome to the North’
What: Last month the humor was about south Italy; now it’s time to turn the tables on the north in the Italian Cultural Society’s film festival. “Benvenuti Al Nord” (“Welcome to the North”) promises lots of laughs and a chance to immerse yourself in northern Italian culture. Refreshments will be served.
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Sacramento Italian Cultural Society, 6821 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael
Information: www.italiancenter.net; (916) 482-5900
Hands on history
Sutter’s Fort presentation
What: “By Land and By Sea” is the next in a series of interactive and fun activities designed to help visitors understand the history of the Sacramento area. This “Hands on History” includes cannon-firing demonstrations and musket loading as part of the demonstrations of how settlers arrived here and faced challenges in the New World.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday
Where: Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, 2701 L St., Sacramento
Cost: $5-$7, free for children 5 and younger
Information: (916) 445-4422; www.suttersfort.org
New exhibit at car museum
What: SMUD and the California Automobile Museum team up to present “It’s Electrifying! Alternative Fuels in California,” an exhibit that looks at the history and progress in alternative fuels.
When: Grand opening celebration, noon-3 p.m. Saturday; exhibit continues through June 15
Where: California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento
Cost: $4-$8, free for children 5 and younger
Information: www.calautomuseum.org; (916) 442-6802
Music and storytelling
What: Broadway performer Charles Holt pays tribute to the life of the civil rights leaders in “Martin & Music.” The production, sponsored by the Spiritual Life Center, promises a trio of message, music and storytelling, inspired by the words and life of Martin Luther King Jr.
When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Sacramento City College Performing Arts Center, 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento
Ten Tenors On Broadway
Voices from Down Under
What: The Ten Tenors from Australia present a new show of Broadway’s greatest hits, including ballad and “showstoppers.” The group started 15 years ago as friends trying to make extra money while they were in college.
When: 2:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom,