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California State Fair

Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

At this 17-day celebration of the Golden State, check out the winners of California contests in cheese, wine, beer and olive oil, head to the midway to get on stomach-churning rides like the Gravitron or the Ex-scream Machine roller coaster, and try gut-busting foods like massive roasted turkey legs. You can also get into the groove at the Silent Disco or view exhibits like the new Future of...

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The Ladies Foursome

Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday and Wednesday.

This contemporary comedy by Canadian playwright Norm Foster will return to B Street Theatre, where it was last performed in 2014. Three longtime girlfriends get together for a memorial round of golf the day after the funeral of their fellow golfing buddy Catherine. The conversation between the women—workaholic Margot, stay-at-home-mom Tate and pseudo-celebrity Connie—and a new pal,...

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Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection

Jul 17, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Curated by William Breazeale, this show explores what it was like to be a woman in 18th-century France through more than 120 paintings, sketches and sculptures created by over 90 rococo and baroque artists. The women’s life and times will be revealed in pieces like The Road to Fortune, a gouache on cream-laid paper by Pierre-Antoine Baudouin; Seated Lady in a Garden, an oil on canvas by...

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The Thanksgiving Play

Jul 18, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday and Thursday.

This Capital Stage production of the 2015 satirical play by Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse will be directed by the troupe’s artistic director Michael Stevenson. The Thanksgiving Play chronicles a quartet of teachers and actors who have been charged with creating a politically correct school play that celebrates both Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month. Hilarity...

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The Ladies Foursome

Jul 19, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Thursday and Friday.

This contemporary comedy by Canadian playwright Norm Foster will return to B Street Theatre, where it was last performed in 2014. Three longtime girlfriends get together for a memorial round of golf the day after the funeral of their fellow golfing buddy Catherine. The conversation between the women—workaholic Margot, stay-at-home-mom Tate and pseudo-celebrity Connie—and a new pal,...

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Concerts in the Park

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Friday.

Rock out with and under the stars during this annual free concert series that takes over Cesar Chavez Plaza Friday nights from May through July. This year’s lineup includes the bluegrass quintet Dead Winter Carpenters (June 1), the reggae-rock outfit Element of Soul (June 15), Sacramento-based rock band Dance Gavin Dance (June 22), local hip-hop group Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers...

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The Thanksgiving Play

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

This Capital Stage production of the 2015 satirical play by Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse will be directed by the troupe’s artistic director Michael Stevenson. The Thanksgiving Play chronicles a quartet of teachers and actors who have been charged with creating a politically correct school play that celebrates both Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month. Hilarity...

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Marysville Peach Festival

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This festival commemorates the yearly summer harvest of the juicy peach in the Yuba-Sutter area with a smorgasbord of peach-infused dishes, from the sweet (peach pie, peach cobbler, peach milkshakes and peach cheesecake) to the savory (peach tamales, peach barbecue burgers and peach salsa). Shop for Freestone, Doughnut, yellow and white peach varietals from regional farmers, see who gets...

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Sacramento Japanese Film Festival

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This 14th annual cine-fest honors the Land of the Rising Sun with screenings of Japanese feature films and shorts, including acclaimed film-maker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s After the Storm, about a divorced gambling-addict-turned-P.I. who uses his young son to spy on his ex-wife, and Oh Lucy!, about a middle-aged Japanese woman named Setsuko who takes an English language lesson and discovers an...

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Mary Poppins Jr.

Jul 21, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

The young actors (ages 10-18) at Sutter Street Theatre will take on this show based on the Disney film Mary Poppins, which was inspired by P.L. Travers’ book of the same name and starred Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. This stage adaptation—whose original Broadway rendition earned a Tony award and two Drama Desk Awards in 2007—features tunes from the movie, such as...

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