Ethnic fun in Roseville
What: St. Anna’s Greek Orthodox Church presents a little bit of Greece at its 20th annual festival. All kinds of specialty foods, ouzo, Greek coffee and Greek beer will be there to enjoy as you watch traditional Greek dancing throughout the weekend.
When: 5-10 p.m. today; noon-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday
Where: St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 1001 Stone Canyon Drive, Roseville
Cost: $2 general admission
Information: (916) 772-9327; festival.saintanna.org
Solo show in Lodi
What: Sonoma-based artist Dennis Ziemienski varies his subject matter from plein air travel paintings to studio works of still lifes and narrative paintings in a solo show of small works. The artist thinks there will something for everyone in the mix.
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays through June 28
Where: Knowlton Gallery, 115 S. School St., #14, Lodi
Information: (209) 368-5123; www.knowltongallery.com
What: The 81st professional rodeo has features for all ages, including mutton bustin’ (for kids ages 4-7), a skydiving exhibition and traditional rodeo events: bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding, steer wrestling, team roping and women’s barrel racing.
When: 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Cotton Rosser Arena, Riverfront Park, Marysville
Cost: $11-$16, children 3 and under free
Information: (530) 742-8249, www.marysvillestampede.com
Music and trains
All aboard in Old Sac
What: Jazz-related activities will be found inside and outside the California State Railroad Museum, including live music, during the 6-mile, 45-minute round-trip excursion train rides and in the El Dorado – a restored first-class 1920s lounge observation car with large windows, plush seating and air conditioning. 41st annual Sacramento Music Festival badge holders get free admission to the museum.
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Monday
Where: Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot (Front Street between J and K streets)
Cost: Excursion trains: $5-$10; first-class cars $15-$20; children 5 and under free; advance tickets recommended.
Information: (916) 323-9280, www.csrmf.org
Muscle car show
Vettes for Vets at California Auto Museum
What: As a memorial to military veterans, the California Automobile Museum will highlight shiny Chevy Corvettes in its annual Vettes for Vets and American Muscle car show.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday
Where: California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento
Cost: $4-$8; active military service members and children 5 and under free
Information: (916) 442-6802, www.calautomuseum.org