Sacratomato Festival scheduled for Sutter’s Fort
The Sutter District of Sacramento joins Unseen Heroes for the Sacratomato Festival to showcase all things tomato – from how they’re grown to how they’re delicious to eat. The free festival, being staged 4 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort State Historical Park, 2701 L St., will include a farmers market, children’s tomato patch area, cooking demonstrations and a bloody mary bar.
Fire Department opens Northgate station
The Sacramento Fire Department continues its series of open houses, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Station 15, 1591 Newborough Drive, in the city’s Northgate neighborhood. See trucks up close, pick up some safety brochures and learn about the equipment used by firefighters and paramedics.
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Walkers raise money for Huntington’s disease
The seventh annual Sacramento Team Hope Walk kicks off at 9 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m. in William Land Park, 3800 Land Park Drive, Sacramento. The event raises money for the Northern California Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. There also will be music, food and kids’ activities.
Things to do
- The Sacramento Public Library presents Read to Rhythm with Bonnie Lockhart, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Ella K. McClatchy Library, 2112 22nd St., Sacramento; free; 916-264-2920, www.saclibrary.org
- The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County give an overview of worm composting, including how to set up a bin, harvest and what to feed the worms; free, Isleton Library, 412 Union St., Isleton; 11 a.m., ucanr.edu