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
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
Information: (916) 264-2920
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
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, sacramentobastilleday.com
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
Information: (916) 442-2675, paintedcork.com