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Sacratomato Festival & Week returns to Midtown’s Sutter District July 22-30

Sacratomato Festival & Week returns to Midtown’s Sutter District July 22-30

Get ready to savor the tomato when Midtown Sacramento’s Sutter District presents the crowd-favorite Sacratomato Festival & Week July 22-30, 2017. The food-focused week will kick-off with a fun and FREE family-friendly festival that will take place on the grounds outside of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) on Saturday, July 22, from 5 to 9 p.m.  After that, a week-long celebration of Sacramento’s signature commodity will continue throughout the Sutter District.

Sacratomato Festival -- July 22 from 5 to 9 p.m.
To kick-off a week filled with tomato themed festivities, a large family-friendly festival will take place outside on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort SHP. The free Sacratomato Festival will include lots to see, do and taste, such as the following:

Beer & Baseball

Beer & Baseball

Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. - Brewers and ballplayers have always gone together, especially in Sacramento. With a team sponsored by a major brewery, the bases may not have been the only thing loaded. Take a walk-off and discover the hidden history of the town’s baseball teams – the colorful players, dreaded umpires, and the brewers that kept the system lubricated. No beer will be served at this event, but we will feature a special guest appearance by Dinger, the Sacramento River Cats mascot!

Buy tickets at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3015165

Sutter’s Fort to present “Hands on History: Commerce at the Fort” on July 15

Sutter’s Fort to present “Hands on History: Commerce at the Fort” on July 15

Continuing a popular series of fun and interactive “Hands on History” activities offered each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) will present a special “Hands on History: Commerce at the Fort” event on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sacramento Self-Help Housing Presents 15th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” on July 13

Sacramento Self-Help Housing Presents 15th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” on July 13

Sacramento Self-Help Housing, a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness in our region, is proud to present the 15th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” event in celebration of Bastille Day at Beatnik Studios (723 S Street in Sacramento) on Thursday evening, July 13, 2017, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by Patrick Kennedy, Supervisor, District 2, and Sacramento City Councilmember Jay Schenirer, District 5, guests will indulge in a fun Bastille Day celebration showcasing outstanding local cuisine, wines, brews and beverages, cake tasting, upbeat music and more. Guests will enjoy listening to the sounds of the multi-talented musician Gabe Dixon along with bidding in a silent auction on artwork created by some of the region’s most talented artists and wines from leading local wineries including Boeger Winery and Illuminaire Winery.

Cigars and spittoons

Cigars and spittoons

Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. - Did you know that for years a good cheap cigar was seen as a sign of how well the economy was doing? Cigars were at the center of the 19th century’s fiery arguments over race, politics, jobs and agriculture. Hear about our own local tobacco industry, and early attempts at limiting smoking and spitting. And if you’re lucky, we’ll tell you about the spittoon convention! Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

River Cats host 916 Night at Raley Field

Come show your community pride at the 2017 River Cats 916 Night! The event is on Friday, June 30th and it’s designed to bring together the community and celebrate.

The event falls on Orange Friday, where the stadium’s gates open two hours early so people can head to the Beer Garden for drink specials and live entertainment from a local band, as well as catch some batting practice. Orange Fridays include post-game fireworks, giveaways, and the team also sports their orange Sactown jerseys.

Click 916 to purchase your 916 Night ticket for 2017.

Questions? Please call 916.371.HITS (4487) or email tickets@rivercats.com.

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