Things to do in Sacramento and Beyond

The Bee's guide to events, activities, arts and entertainment

March 17, 2011
Some hot (rod) things to do this weekend

Dropped and Chopped
The California Automobile Museum exhibit explores the classic years of traditional hot rods and custom cars between 1946 and 1960. The exhibit includes the "Lightning Bug," credited with launching the "T-bucket" craze. It became known as the car of beatnik Edd "Kookie" Byrnes on the television show 77 Sunset Strip. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for students. For more information, call (916) 442-6802

Final weekend for 9 to 5: The Musical
Broadway Sacramento's national touring production of the musical version of the story of office friendship and revenge wraps up Sunday at the Community Center Theatre, 1301 L St., Sacramento. For information or tickets, call (916) 557-1999, (916) 808-5181,

Fête de la Francophonie
The 2011 Fête de la Francophonie (French Heritage Festival) on Sunday focuses on the southern Mediterranean, French-speaking countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Lebanon. The festival, which starts at 1 p.m. at at Beatnik Studios, 2421 17th Street, Sacramento, features music, cooking demonstrations, activities for children, a film screening, food and drinks and belly dancing. The finale will be a concert by North African fusion band, The Dunes.

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