Picnic in the Park
What: The Davis Farmers Market has launched its annual Picnic in the Park concert season with a wide selection of foods and live music from local bands sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op.
When: 4:30-8:30 p.m. today and each Wednesday through Oct. 29
Where: Central Park, Third and C streets, Davis
Cost: Free admission
Information: (530) 756-1695, www.davisfarmersmarket.org
California Agriculture Day
What: Agricultural organizations commodity groups present displays and demonstrations to show what it takes to get food to the table. The event is sponsored by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
When: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today
Where: State Capitol west steps, 10th Street and Capitol Avenue, Sacramento
Information: (916) 654-0317
Italian cooking lessons
What: Orietta Gianjorio will show how to prepare the potato-based gnocchi e ragu and share wines that pair with it. For ages 21 and older.
When: 10 a.m.-noon April 5
Where: Murer House and Learning Center, 1125 Joe Murer Court, Folsom
Cost: $40; fee must be paid one week before class
Information: www.murerhouse.org, (916) 985-3250
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