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  • Manny Cristostomo / Sacramento Bee file

    Enjoy paintings, sunsets and wine? If so, the Painted Cork has an event for you on Sunday starting at 11:30 a.m.

  • Pacific Flyway Decoy Association

    Duck decoys will be the focus at this weekend’s Classic Wildlife Art Festival.

  • Autumn de Wilde

    Malaysian musician Yuna will perform at WorldFest 2014 in Grass Valley.

Fun things to do this weekend

Published: Thursday, Jul. 10, 2014 - 5:38 pm


Music festival

Eclectic mix in Grass Valley

What: The 18th California WorldFest is underway with its eclectic mix of talent from Afro-pop to Bulgarian harmonies to children’s music to much more, all spread among eight stages.

When: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley

Cost: Day tickets $15-$170; with camping, $35-$190



Photo workshop

Need to work on your image?

What: Take your favorite photo of your child, pet or vacation, and experts working with the Sacramento Public Library will help you learn techniques to make that kind of photo even better.

When: 1:30-3 p.m.

Where: Franklin Public Library, 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove

Cost: Free

Information: (916) 264-2920


Wildlife art

Duck decoys galore

What: Whether for enjoyment as art or for use by hunters, duck decoys have a following. Experience the lure of this art form at the Pacific Flyway Decoy Association’s 44th annual Classic Wildlife Art Festival. Included are demonstrations, workshops, contests and antiques.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Where: DoubleTree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento

Cost: $5 general, children under 12 free



Waiters race

Hold on to your berets

What: A tray, an open bottle, a racing waiter – how French. Mais non! It’s right here in River City at the fifth annual Sacramento Bastille Day Festival and Waiters Race. A children’s race will be run as well.

When: Noon-3 p.m.

Where: Handle District, 1800 L St., Sacramento

Cost: Free admission

Information: (916) 596-1952 or (916) 447-1960,


Art and wine

Sunsets? We’ll drink to that

What: Release your inner Monet with a stress-free two hours, putting to canvas your interpretation of sunsets that you’ll take home. Those 21-and-over are invited to bring beer or wine and let their brush do the talking. No experience necessary.

When: 11:30 a.m., Sunday

Where: The Painted Cork, 1624 J St., Sacramento

Cost: $35

Information: (916) 442-2675,

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