‘The Grapes of Wrath’
What: To celebrate its 75th anniversary, John Steinbeck’s novel “The Grapes of Wrath” will be discussed – along with the larger social, cultural and historical issues it raises – in a symposium hosted by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance. (For details on the concurrent theater production at UC Davis, see theater listings, Page 12).
When: 10:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. today
Where: Lab A, Wright Hall, UC Davis Campus
Stanford and Mendelssohn
What: The Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra will present “European Masterworks,” including the West Coast premiere of Charles Villiers Stanford’s “Stabat Mater” and Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2. Five soloists will be featured.
When: 7 p.m. pre-concert talk; concert 8 p.m.
Where: Sacramento Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento
Cost: $35-$45; students half price
Information: (916) 808-5181; sacramentochoral.com
Rockville Trails Preserve
What: Do a moderate hike and learn from a knowledgeable docent about the human history of Rockville Trails Preserve – from Patwin Indian charm stones to pioneer rock walls. Registration required.
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday
Where: Rockville Trails Preserve, Suisun Valley Court, near the intersection of Rockville and Suisun Valley roads
Information: (707) 745-1913; solanolandtrust.org
What’s that keepsake worth?
What: If you’ve seen “Antiques Roadshow,” you know there could be a fascinating story behind that artwork on your wall. Here’s your chance to learn more. Thanks to the Art Service Group, evaluators will focus on artwork, artifacts, maps, antique jewelry and more. Appointments are required.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento
Cost: $10 per item or five items for $45
Information: crockerartmuseum.org; for appointments, call (916) 808-7752
Korean music and dance
SomulNori in Folsom
What: The SomulNori ensemble has been dazzling audiences since 1978 with its drumming, music and dance – all the while keeping alive the traditions of ancient Korea.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Harris Center for the Arts, Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom
Information: www.HarrisCenter.net; (916) 608-6888