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  • Andy Alfaro / Sacramento Bee file

    Baklava and other Greek treats will be served at St. Anna’s annual festival.

  • Knowlton Gallery / Knowlton Gallery

    “Sampler” is among the 60 works by Dennis Ziemienski at Knowlton Gallery.

  • The Associated Press

    Vettes for Vets is set for Monday.

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    Cowboy boots will be in abundance at this weekend’s Marysville Stampede.

  • Renée C. Byer / Sacramento Bee file

    Six-mile, 45-minute rides aboard the El Dorado, a restored first-class lounge observation car, will be offered this three-day weekend from Old Sacramento.

The Lineup: Fun things to do this weekend

Published: Wednesday, May. 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm


Greek festival

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;


Art gallery

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

Cost: Free

Information: (209) 368-5123;


Annual rodeo

Marysville Stampede

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,


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,


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,

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