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The Pepper Festival

Jun 23, 2018

This inaugural festival will heat things up in Auburn by paying tribute to the titular vegetable, from sweet and mild varieties like multicolored bells to the mouth-burning strains like the infamous Carolina Reaper. Each food maker at this spicy soiree, including Che Buono, Cousins Maine Lobster and The Dive, will create a pepper-infused dish, and heat hounds can visit Hot Sauce Row to taste...

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The Thanksgiving Play

Jun 23, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday 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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A Midsummer Night's Dream and Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy

Jun 23, 2018

Fairy princesses and princes can head out to this yearly pixie party inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Crystal Ice Cream will be on hand at seven serving stations, doling out never-ending scoops of frozen treats in flavors like chocolate chip cookie dough, mint chocolate chip and rainbow sherbet. Meanwhile, parents can shop in the Renaissance marketplace for...

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Lunar Lunacy Ride

Jun 23, 2018

Light up the night during this annual evening cycling event benefiting Sacramento CASA, which helps children in the foster care system. The 6-mile ride—which starts on Capitol Mall and passes River City sights like Raley Field, Golden 1 Center and Old Sacramento—will be sandwiched between a festival featuring a beer garden by Lost Coast Brewery, bike-decorating contests, a bike...

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The Ladies Foursome

Jun 23, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

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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The Ladies Foursome

Jun 24, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

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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Steve Martin and Martin Short

Jun 29, 2018

Long before he starred in movies like Roxanne, Planes, Trains and Automobiles and L.A. Story, Steve Martin became a household name in the 1970s with his over-the-top stand-up routines, which resulted in Grammy-winning comedy albums like Let’s Get Small (whose cover featured his signature gag arrow) and A Wild and Wacky Guy. Canadian native Martin Short, on the other hand, was introduced...

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Terry McMillan

Jul 11, 2018

Best known for her best-selling and film-adapted novels Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back (which The New York Times called “pointedly boundary-breaking” for its portrayal of a relationship between an older woman and a younger man when it was released in 1998), Terry McMillan will come to Sacramento as part of the newly launched Oak Park Speaker Series. As an...

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Mumbo Gumbo

Jul 11, 2018

This Sacramento-based septet lives up to its name—Mumbo Gumbo refers to a mixed meat version of the Cajun stew—with its signature musical style that can best be described as a blend of influences, including zydeco, jazz, funk and Texas folk. The troupe, which has been playing the regional circuit since the mid-1980s (the band started as The Spydels, but changed its name in 1990),...

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Mary Poppins Jr.

Jul 14, 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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