Weekend will be a little cooler
If you like cooler weather, how do feel about a mostly sunny day in the low 90s? That’s the high-temperature forecast. It’s still warm, of course. But it’s a relief from 107-degree oven that baked Sacramento in midweek.
Car cruise opens museum festival
Check out the seventh annual California Automobile Museum Car Cruise, which starts at 4 p.m. at California State University, Sacramento, Lot 1, at 6000 J St. The cruise, led by a vintage firetruck, ends with a car show and music fest at Fulton Avenue between El Camino and Marconi avenues. For information, call the museum at 916-442-6802 or visit www.calautomuseum.org.
Peach festival spans two cities
The inaugural Farmers Market Peach Festival offers peach-themed crafts, games and specialty foods. The event is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Folsom Farmers Market, 915 Sutter St. On Sunday, the festival is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Land Park market, 4001 21st St.
Get garden tips in Fair Oaks
For early-to-rise gardeners, hear a master talk about growing at Harvest Day in the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd. Visit demonstration gardens, grape tasting, educational tables, food trucks and local vendors. The event, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., is presented by Sacramento County Master Gardeners at the University of California Cooperative Extension and Farm to Fork Capital. Master Gardener Fred Hoffman will speak at 8:30 a.m. on growing vegetables with less water and beautiful plans for dry shade. Aimal Formoli of Formoli’s Bistro at 10:30 a.m. will discuss bringing the garden into the kitchen.
Sale helps library add resources
Need more books? Browse the on-sale selection in the Community Room of the North Highlands-Antelope Library, 4235 Antelope Road, Antelope, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The quarterly sale, organized by Friends of the branch, includes children’s books and DVDs, most priced $2 or less. Proceeds are used to buy best-sellers for the branch and to help with other costs. For information, visit www.saclibrary.org and navigate to the North Highlands-Antelope branch.
Things to do
- The 30th annual Festa Italiana will include food, car show and bocce games starting at 11 a.m., the Croatian Center, 3730 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento. For information, call 916-482-5900 or go to www.italiancenter.net.
- A summer movie geared for the small tykes starts 6 p.m. in North Natomas Regional Park with a bounce house, photo booth, cotton candy, popcorn, face-painting and more, capped by the 8 p.m. movie “A Bug’s Life.” The park is at 4989 Natomas Blvd., Sacramento.