Take a trip back in time during Living History Days in Calaveras County’s historic Angels Camp.
The museum there will re-create Gold Rush-era life with a realistic carpenter, print and textile shop. Docents will be on hand to offer an in-depth look back in history and to demonstrate traditional crafts.
The Saturday, April 9, event is ideal for families. Museum doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.
The event, which will return on the second Saturday of May (the 14th), is free with the cost of admission.
For more information, visit angelscamp.gov/index.php/angels-camp-museum.
What: Enjoy a day of world-class sailing at the Long Beach Yacht Club. Hundreds of professional sailors will gather for an intense race while attendees watch from the waterfront Belmont Veteran Memorial Pier.
When: Races begin at noon daily Wednesday, April 6, through April 10
Where: Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way
Cost: Viewing from the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier is free.
Annual wine tasting event
What: More than 80 wineries will participate in the 40th annual Columbia Wine Tasting at Columbia State Park in what originated as one of the earliest wine tasting events in California.
When: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9
Where: Gold Rush area, Columbia State Park, Highway 49
Cost: $55 pre-sale; $60 at the door
‘The Godfather’ Live in Concert
What: Join thousands to see Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece “The Godfather” at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. The show will feature the Symphony Silicon Valley performing the soundtrack for the film.
When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 8-9; 2:30 p.m. April 10
Where: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
Cost: $70 to $95
What: View the blooming wildflowers of Tuolumne County on the historic Jamestown locomotive. After a video presentation, passengers will embark on a 6-mile ride through the meadows and rolling hills of the Gold Country.
When: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9
Where: Railtown 1897 Freight Depot, South Fifth Avenue and Reservoir Road
Cost: $15 general, $10 ages 6-17
Barrels by the Bay
What: The Humboldt County Fairgrounds will host the annual Barrels by the Bay barrel racing rodeo event. Make a trip to the shores of nearby Centerville Beach, then head to the racing grounds to enjoy the show.
When: 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 8
Where: Ferndale Fairgrounds, 1250 Fifth St.
No Reservations Travel Club
What: Gina Morovati of North Star Cruises will speak to the No Reservation Travel Club about cruises and Crystal Cruises’ new river boat offerings.
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5
Where: Arcade Library Community Room, 2443 Marconi Ave.