What's Happening: Wienermobile, a sweet opening and more

This weekend in Roseville
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Something sweet

Stieber’s Sweet Shoppe is hosting its grand opening in the Fountains at Roseville. The special ribbon-cutting event today will continue with festivities Saturday.

Representatives from Stieber’s, a local, family-owned business, said the events include live kids music, face painting, candy sampling and drawings to win fun prizes. The company will also be holding a special social-media based event for their 1,000-plus Facebook fans, allowing them sneak peek access to the store before the grand opening to the public.

Stieber’s Sweet Shoppe describes itself as a unique boutique-style specialty candy store experience with more than 200 bulk bins that include signature sweets, gourmet chocolates, international confections, nostalgic treats, gluten and sugar-free candies.

What: Stieber’s Sweet Shoppe grand opening

When: 3:30 p.m. ribbon-cutting Friday, open at 11 a.m Saturday

Where:  The Fountains, 1198 Roseville Parkway, #135

Info: (916) 784-7777

Everyone’s a winner at this lottery

Get an original piece of art during Roseville Arts’ fourth annual Lottery for the Arts fundraiser tonight. The top 10 pieces of art available at the auction were selected by Crocker Art Museum Curator Scott Shields. New auction items this year include a day of art in Los Angeles, San Francisco art packet and private tour of Crocker Art Museum with Shields. Tickets are limited and proceeds benefit Roseville Arts, the nonprofit organization behind the Blue Line Gallery on Vernon Street.

What: Roseville Arts’ Lottery for the Arts fundraiser

When: 6-8 p.m. Friday

Where: Blue Line Gallery, 405 Vernon St. in Roseville

Cost: Ticket price $150. Includes two admissions, one lottery ticket.

Info: (916) 783-4117 or

‘Crash’ course on planting

Love watching HGTV? Get tips from “Yard Crashers” host Ahmed Hassan during the “Planting with a Purpose” workshop. Join Dave Bushnell, owner of Bushnell Gardens, and Hassan for information on what plants to use for certain environments, which plants hold the best architectural value and which ones produce pleasant smells.

What: “Planting with a Purpose” workshop

When: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Bushnell Gardens, 5255 Douglas Blvd. in Granite Bay

Cost: Free

Info: (916) 797-3318


Wienermobile rolls through Roseville

‘Kevin Bacon Bits’ will be driving the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile through Roseville Saturday and stopping at Walmart. Residents can meet the Hotdogger team and have fun with the famous Oscar Mayer Wiener Whistles. The event will also feature games, contests and prizes.

What: Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Where: Walmart, 900 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville



Fall fun

Celebrate fall with the Roseville Chamber of Commerce at the harvest festival and business fair.

Local businesses will have booths set up and families can enjoy pumpkin decorating, live stage performances, harvest games and crafts.

What: Harvest festival and business fair

When: 12-4 p.m. Sunday

Where: Fountains at Roseville, Roseville Parkway and Galleria Boulevard in Roseville

Cost: Free

Info: (916) 783-8146 or

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