Trains star at Cal Expo show
The Great Train Show takes place this weekend at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. Those looking to become involved with model railroading can learn about the different scales and gauges. There will also be free workshops on a variety of topics, demonstrations and a riding train. Event times are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Go to http://trainshow.com/sacramento for more information.
Home-garden event this weekend
The California State Home and Garden Show continues this weekend at Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St. Attendees can visit exhibits and workshops from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Go to http://calstateshows.com for more information.
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Things to do
▪ The 37th annual Auction and Wine Tasting Benefit is planned from 5 to 10 p.m. at the UC Davis School of Medicine, 4610 X St., Sacramento. The Gatsby-themed gala features silent and live auction items, live music, games, food and wine. Participants are invited to dress up in 1920s glamour garb. All proceeds support the UC Davis Affiliated Student-Run clinics serving the under-served and under-insured populations of Sacramento County. Go to http://ucdwineauction.com for more information.
▪ Cats and kittens of various breeds compete for top honors this weekend at the Jazzy Cats International Cat Show at the McClellan Conference Center, 5411 Luce Ave., Sacramento. Both purebreds and non-purebred (household pet category) will compete. Event times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.