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Railfair in Roseville

What: Operating layouts, a consignment store and American and European model railroads will be featured at the 37th International Railfair at Placer County Fairgrounds. There will also be an outdoor large-scale steam train to ride, and children can operate a model train and become a junior engineer.

Where: 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Cost: Admission, $7; children 11 and younger, free; Sunday is family day: Father, mother and children admitted for total of $10. Parking is $5.

Info: www.internationalrailfair.com.


Patriotism focus of tour

What: Docents will give a tour of Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery that focuses on patriotism and Sacramentans involved in U.S. wars. One of the bodies interred at the cemetery can be dated back to the War of 1812. Parking for the tour is available at 10th Street and Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance.

Where: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento.

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Tour is free, though donations are accepted to benefit cemetery preservation.

Info: (916) 448-0811 or (916) 264-7839.


Tale of combat missions

What: Arthur L. Haarmeyer, author of “Into the Land of Darkness: A Bombardier-Navigator’s Story,” will read from the book, answer questions and sign copies at the Avid Reader bookstore in Sacramento. In the book, the Sacramento author describes what it was like to fly combat missions during the Korean War.

Where: 1600 Broadway, Sacramento.

When: 2 p.m.

Cost: Free.

Info: (916) 441-4400.


FootGolf fundraiser

What: Always wanted to play FootGolf? The sport is a blend of soccer and golf in which players aim to use as few kicks as possible to get a soccer ball into 18 giant holes on a golf course. The California Women’s FootGolf Club is sponsoring a fundraiser at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, where residents can win prizes for the longest drive, getting closest to the pin and holes in one. Twenty percent of each entry fee and all raffle proceeds will benefit the American River Parkway Foundation.

Where: 3645 Fulton Ave., Sacramento.

When: 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $25.

Info: www.hagginoaks.com.


Asian arts on stage

What: The Sacramento Chinese Cultural Foundation is presenting the Asian Performing Arts Festival at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. The event will feature Taiko drums, folk dances, live music, a fashion show, kung fu demonstrations and more.

Where: 1013 K St., Sacramento.

When: 2 to 4 p.m.

Cost: $15 to $40.

Info: (916) 672-2267 or www.sccfsac.org.