Put on your walking shoes and get to know some of Sacramento's most diverse neighborhoods up close this weekend.
On Saturday and Sunday, Sacramento will participate in Jane's Walk, a international series of free guided tours that honor the late urban activist Jane Jacobs.
The Sacramento Old City Association is coordinating the local effort, which showcases five neighborhoods - Alkali Flat, midtown Sacramento, Southside Park, Central Oak Park and downtown Sacramento - over two days.
Go on as many tours as you can fit into your schedule. No reservations are needed; simply show up at the designated starting point. For more information, call (916) 455-2935 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting point: Shine Coffee, 1400 E St.
Tour Guide: Luis Sumpter, Sacramento Old City Association board member
Starting point: Mondo Bizarro, 1827 I St.
Tour Guide: William Burg, Sacramento Old City Association board member
Starting point: Callahan Bandstand at Southside Park, 7th and T streets
Tour guide: William Burg
Central Oak Park
Starting point: Guild Theater, 2828 35th St.
Tour guide: Neighborhood activist Tom Sumpter
Downtown: From the Railroad Tracks to the Civic Center
Starting point: Sacramento City Hall, 915 I St.
Tour guide: Historic architect Melisa Gaudreau
-- Dixie Reid