Reblazing the trails
What: Central Valley Rails to Trails Foundation hosts TrailFest, benefiting Project R.I.D.E. arena. Highlights include tastings from local wineries and microbreweries, live music, chocolate-covered bacon and Passmore Ranch fish.
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When: 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Where: Project R.I.D.E. Indoor Arena, 8840 Southside Ave., Elk Grove
Cost: $40 advance; $45 at the door
Information: (916) 687-8239; www.cvrtf.org
Cats & Dogs
Here, kitties kitties ...
What: Could it get any cuter than the Sacramento Puppy and Kitten Show, hosted by the Sacramento Kennel Club? You can take your pet for competitions, to visit a pet psychic or shop for your little bundle of fur.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Cost: $5-$10, children 12 and under, cats and dogs, free
Rite on, Stravinsky
What: “Rite of Spring” caused a riot in Paris when it debuted in 1913. Excerpts from Ron Cunningham’s retelling of the ballet are featured in an In-Studio program, along with French cheese and wine and excerpts from “Firebird” and “Rubies.”
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sacramento Ballet, 1631 K St., Sacramento
Information: www.sacballet.org; (916) 552-5800
Music from the heartland
What: “Folk Inspirations” launches the Camellia Symphony Orchestra’s 51st season under the baton of Christian Baldini. Featured are Astor Piazzolla’s “Oblivion,” Juan Manuel Abras’ “Suite Argentina,” Béla Bartok’s “Concerto for Orchestra” and and Heitor Villa-Lobos’ “Bachiana Brasileira No. 5” with soprano Carrie Hennessey.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 6:15 p.m. performance by Camellia Juniors; 6:45 p.m. pre-concert lecture
Where: Sacramento City College Performing Arts Center, 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento
Information: (916) 929-6655; www.camelliasymphony.org
Farm & Barn Tour
Up in them thar hills
What: Ready for a visit to the country, but want scenery other than Apple Hill? Here’s a self-guided tour of farms, ranches and vineyards in Placer County – all with activities, tours or demonstrations. Locally grown produce and wine will be available for purchase.
When: 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Where: More than a dozen sites in Placer County
Information: placergrown.org/placerGROWNweek; list and map available for downloading.
Afternoon in time’s past
What: Rancho Cordova Historical Society will provide music, tours and stories of some of the 150 pioneers buried in the historic Matthew Kilgore Cemetery. Bring a picnic and see the city of Rancho Cordova place its 10th anniversary time capsule.
When: Noon-4 p.m.
Where: Matthew Kilgore Cemetery, Kilgore Road near Folsom Boulevard, Rancho Cordova