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

Interested in the Peace Corps?

The Peace Corps will host a “Family and Friends Event” featuring two volunteers home for the holidays who will describe their overseas projects, share stories and answer questions. They can advise interested volunteers on how to apply for a Peace Corps opening. The event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Arden Dimick Library, 891 Watt Ave., Sacramento.

‘Wild Nights’ at Folsom zoo

The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary is celebrating the season with “Wild Nights and Holiday Lights” from 5 to 8 p.m. through Wednesday. Thousands of lights decorate the zoo, Santa is on hand and docents can answer questions. The event also features carolers and a train ride. Admission is $5 and parking is free. 403 Stafford St., Folsom.

Hairston plays piano at Capitol

Pianist Jacqueline Hairston performs at noon as part of the free California State Capitol Holiday Music Program. The performance takes place in the rotunda.

One more ‘Nutcracker’ performance

The Sacramento Ballet’s final performance this year of “The Nutcracker” will take place at 1 p.m. at the Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento. The finale will feature live music. Tickets range from $33 to $80.