The Strauss Festival of Elk Grove and the Elk Grove Lions Club are partnering to host the Art Walk, Wine and Food Festival This year’s festival will feature the beautiful artwork from a variety of talented artists, fine wines, and delicious culinary treats from local chefs. All proceeds from the festival will benefit the Strauss Festival, one of Elk Grove’s finest annual cultural events as well as the Elk Grove Lions Club’s many local community service programs that help individuals, groups, and associations within the Elk Grove community
Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush. For those interested but want to find out more information, a special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled for Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Stanford Gallery located at 111 I Street in Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Volunteer applications are being accepted now through September 19, 2014. After an evaluation and interview process, volunteer training will begin on September 27, 2014.