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Today in Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Saturday

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today, Saturday, Nov. 21:

Sunny weekend

After some morning patchy fog, the day will be sunny in Sacramento, with a high near 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The weather will remain warm through Monday before a Gulf of Alaska storm enters the area, the weather service predicts

Turkey Trot takes off in Davis

The 28th Davis Turkey Trot begins at 8 a.m. with the start of the half-marathon and 5K run. The 10K run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. The 5K, 10K and half marathon start at Sixth and C streets and finish southbound on B Street just south of Seventh Street. There are also a variety of children’s races. For a complete schedule, go to http://changeofpace.com/davis-turkey-trot/ for course routes and more information.

Benefit concert for food closet

Lane Baldwin, Pinkie Rideau and other Sacramento area musicians are scheduled to perform at the Makin’ Some Noise for Food and Toys, a benefit concert for the Rio Linda-Elverta Food Closet and its holiday basket program. The concert is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 521, 6700 Eighth St., Rio Linda. Admission is free with a donation of nonperishable food items or new, unwrapped toys.

Norwegian Christmas Bazaar in Citrus Heights

The public is invited to a Norwegian Christmas Bazaar featuring ethnic crafts and merchandise, Scandinavian food, baked goods and music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harding San Juan Masonic Lodge, 5944 San Juan Ave., Citrus Heights. Admission is free.

Native American Film Festival at museum

The State Indian Museum presents a Native American Film Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 2618 K St., Sacramento. Among the scheduled films are “Original Patriots,” “California’s Lost Tribes,” “The Cherokee Word for Water,” “Shouting Secrets” and “A Good Way to Die.”

Things to do

▪ A naturalist and guest guides from the Sacramento Audubon Society will lead Birding for Families at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael. Birdwatchers of all levels are welcomed. Visitors are invited to bring their binoculars or borrow a pair from from the center. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Admission is free (donations are accepted). There is a $5 per car county park entrance fee.

Local sports

  • College football: 62nd Causeway Classic, Sacramento State vs. UC Davis, 2:30 p.m., Hornet Field, Sacramento.
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