What to do in Sacramento this Weekend?

    Weekend is almost there and it’s the time of the week when we can swap those leather shoes to comfortable sneakers and roam around beautiful and historic Sacramento. Check this list if events that you can do this weekend!

     

    ST. PATRICK’S VEGAN POP-UP DINNER
    Mar 17, 2018
    Food Simply Dinners are hosted by Me, Camille McArdle-Hankin. My mission is to bring health, community, and conversation to one table. My passion for cooking and talent in creating delicious whole-food, farm-to-table, nutritious recipes in the kitchen is something I want to spread into the community and share with others. I believe that food inspires fellowship – that the act of people coming…
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    DONATIONS NEEDED FOR UNITED WAY’S VIRTUAL BOOK DRIVE
    Mar 17, 2018 – Mar 31, 2018
    Community members are invited to participate in a virtual book drive throughout the month of March for United Way’s Read to Succeed campaign. The campaign, launched in celebration of National Literacy Month, encourages literacy throughout Sacramento. Books received during the drive will be donated to children of all ages in Sacramento. Those interested in participating are asked to…
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    SMITHSONIAN EXHIBITION ART OF THE AIRPORT TOWER
    Mar 17, 2018 – Jul 6, 2018
    With a focus on visual arts and the exploration of flight to start the New Year, the Aerospace Museum of California will present a compelling exhibit titled Art of the Airport Tower that takes guests on a photographic journey to airports throughout the United States and around the globe. With new views on airport form and function, the visually-exciting exhibit will showcase 50…
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    AND STILL WE RISE: RACE, CULTURE AND CONVERSATIONS
    Mar 17, 2018 – May 27, 2018
    This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
    “And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations” features 67 story quilts hand-crafted by artists from the Women of Color Quilter’s Network chronicling 400 years of significant events that have transformed social justice for African Americans. Curated by Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi and organized by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Cincinnati Museum…
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    RAILROAD MUSEUM DEBUTS TIMELY NEW EXHIBIT TITLED “OFF THE CLOCK: SPORTS CLUBS OF THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC”
    Mar 17, 2018 – Jun 1, 2018
    California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to present a timely new exhibit titled “Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific” that debuts on Friday, October 28, 2016. The playful new exhibit is focused on the wide variety of sports clubs, teams and athletic competitions that many Southern Pacific employees participated in during evenings and…
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    WHAT’S BLOOMING? GARDEN TOUR
    Mar 17, 2018
    Come join a one hour guided tour of the Hamilton Square Garden in the beautiful Historic City Cemetery. With 800 plus unusual Mediterranean perennial plants the garden has drought tolerant color all year long. Meet at the tenth street gate.
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    2ND ANNUAL HOMEWOOD BEER & GEAR FESTIVAL
    Mar 17, 2018
    Back for another year, Beer & Gear is the best way to enjoy spring at Homewood with demos, discounted gear and plenty of craft beer on St. Patrick’s Day. With tons of demos to choose from, live music and plenty of local craft breweries in attendance, the day is sure to be lively.   ***Please check back in as we update our list of confirmed vendors & live acts***…
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    HOPES SPRINGING HIGH: GIFTS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART
    Mar 17, 2018 – Jul 15, 2018
    This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
    In recognition of Black History Month and the opening of Faith Ringgold: An American Artist this February, the Crocker will install a concurrent exhibition of recent acquisitions and promised gifts of art by African American artists. The title of the exhibition takes its name from the poem Still I Rise by acclaimed poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou. As in…
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    MUSIC TOGETHER 916 VALLEY
    Mar 17, 2018 – Mar 31, 2018
    This event occurs weekly on Saturday.
    Come join us to sign, dance, play, laugh, and learn!  At Music Together 916 Valley, we are proud to offer the early childhood music program Music Together.  Each week in Music Together 916 Valley’s Mixed-Age Music Classes, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them gather for 45 minutes of fun-filled family music time. Your teacher will lead you and…
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    MONUMENTAL
    Mar 17, 2018 – Apr 28, 2018
    This event occurs weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
    Monumental is an exhibit of large scale work that celebrates JAYJAY’s stable of modern and contemporary artists, including some artists new to JAYJAY.  Many of these scholars frequently work in very large formats, but have limited opportunity to exhibit these efforts.  Monumental aims to eliminate these boundaries and explore more specifically the experience of viewing large…
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    LUCKY LOBSTER AT MATCHBOOK WINE COMPANY!
    Mar 17, 2018
    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the luck o’Matchbook Wines and Lobster! Event Details: – No tickets or reservations required. First come, first served. – Wine tastings are $10 per person for a flight of 6 wines (tasting fee is waived with the purchase of a bottle of wine) – All forms of payments are accepted in the Matchbook tasting room – Please check out:…
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    CONVERSATIONS IN ABSTRACT
    Mar 17, 2018 – Apr 7, 2018
    This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
    Conversations in Abstract, featuring the works of Michael Misha Kennedy
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    EVERYONE’S IRISH ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY
    Mar 17, 2018
    Are you ready to channel your inner leprechaun and learn about the early Irish in Sacramento? The Irish were the largest foreign born element here from 1850-1890, and each of them had a gift of gab and many stories to share. Join us to hear these stories of scoundrels, entrepreneurs, rebels, scalawags, and an occasional soiled dove just trying to make a living, and be prepared to hear a corny…
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    IMSC 2ND ANNUAL WINE & PAINT NIGHT FUNDRAISER
    Mar 17, 2018
    Sip and paint with us! Join us in our second Wine and Paint Night fundraiser to support the 19th Annual Iu-Mien Student Conference. Embrace your artistic side and enjoy an evening of painting, music, snacks, and complementary wine. All proceeds will benefit IMSC 19 that will be held on May 23, 2018 at the campus of California State University of Sacramento. The one day…
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    REFLECTIONS SNOITCELFER
    Mar 17, 2018 – Apr 14, 2018
    This event occurs weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
    Reflections snoitcelfeR Third Saturday Artist Reception March 17th  6pm -8pm  Refreshments Works by STEVE MEMERING & HAAND Show Continues March 17th – April 14th 2018 Business Hours Wed. – Fri. noon -4pm Saturdays 11am -3pm ​ Steve Memering is widely known for his decades of production of quality art. He is famous for his…
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    SPACE AND PLACE BY BLACK SALT COLLECTIVE
    Mar 17, 2018 – Mar 18, 2018
    This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).
    SPACE AND PLACE By Black Salt Collective Opening reception, Saturday, January 13th, 6-9pm   January 13 – March 18   Black Salt Collective embodies cultural and contemporary narratives. The work is cultural, but not “cultural” in the anthropological sense, as cultural art is often seen through a Western lens. Black Salt expresses contemporary non-linear…
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    LINDA BAIR DANCE COMPANY PERFORMANCE
    Mar 17, 2018
      Join us at the John Natsoulas Gallery for a thrilling performance by the the Linda Bair Dance Company. The Linda Bair Dance Company is a close knit of dancers committed to exploring the edges of movement, in the studio, on stage, in galleries, museums, libraries and fields.
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    IT’S ONLY MONSTERS
    Mar 17, 2018 – Mar 25, 2018
    Detective Guy Goodman is haunted by the kidnapping and death of a young boy he was unable to save from a brutal psychopath. When another young boy goes missing, Goodman jumps at the opportunity to vindicate himself. But when the case gets increasingly complex and elusive, he resorts to brutality to get answers. As we follow Goodman’s pursuit of justice, the line between who’s good and…
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    GROUNDWAVE AT BAR 101
    Mar 17, 2018 – Mar 18, 2018
    Pub crawl your way into Bar 101 on St. Patrick’s Day and sham-rock the house with Groundwave, courtesy of Zuhg Life Presents. 33 beers on tap and a wide selection of boozy bites to keep the classic to contemporary rock and roll dance party going all night. No cover! Let the shenanigans begin!
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    NEW WORK BY NICOLE MUELLER
    Mar 17, 2018 – Apr 13, 2018
    This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).
    Artist Nicole Mueller’s works use shifting figure-ground relationships, vibrant color, and pockets of deep space to create pathways that weave in and out of her compositions. Included in the exhibit are a variety of abstract works that are painted, cut, collaged, and arranged into mixed-media paintings and works on paper, and a window installation that creates a colorful, shifting space…
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    HANNAH KLAUS HUNTER: PAPER & LEAF
    Mar 17, 2018 – Apr 13, 2018
    This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).
    Long captivated by shape of leaves, and the patterns they make in her monoprints, Hannah Hunter has created a series of collage works that merges her interest in plant life with pattern and color.  Each collage consists of many smaller leaf prints, which Hunter combines to create an evocative landscape.
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    WRITERS’ COFFEEHOUSE
    Mar 18, 2018
    A discussion and networking group for writers of all levels, The Writers Coffeehouse meets on the third Sunday of every month at Face in a Book in El Dorado Hills. Meet like-minded people and share camaraderie, tips, industry info, and a bit of what you’re working on.
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    OSCAR NOMINATED EVENTS
    Mar 18, 2018
    The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an obvious one. Fraser, acclaimed by the San Francisco Examiner as “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” has a concert and recording career spanning 30 years, with a long list of awards,…
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    ALL IN POKER TOURNAMENT@THE COUCH
    Mar 18, 2018 – Feb 28, 2019
    This event occurs weekly on Sunday.
    ◇♧♡♤The Couch Sports Lounge Tournament◇♧♡♤ Season 6 ♤♡◇♧Sunday Night Poker 2/18 @ 6:00 (21+) Second month of the season!!! Play hard, and achieve your goals! Are you ready to become a Diamond, Club, Heart, or Spade Member? The more players the more points. 10,000 Starting Chips + Bonuses. Cards in the air by 6:00 Get Your Player Cards!!! Bonuses: 2,000 Dealer…
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    Originally Posted in: Sacramento Magazine

     

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