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Sacramento Bastille Day Waiters' Race

Jul 14, 2018

For this tray bien fête marking Bastille Day (France’s Independence Day), the Handle District in midtown will host a race in which dozens of servers from restaurants around the region—donned in white dress shirts, aprons and black bow ties—must speed-walk two laps around the block holding a tray with two water-filled glasses and a bottle of sparkling water. Glasses and...

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California State Fair

Jul 16, 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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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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Jim Gaffigan

Jul 21, 2018

Described by The Chicago Tribune as “a live-action Homer Simpson,” Jim Gaffigan plays his Average Joe-ness for laughs with bits about his love of unhealthy food like doughnuts, bacon and McDonald’s fries, hatred for working out, and his chaotic family life (he and his wife/co-writer Jeannie have five children). Expect for the comic to touch on these topics and others at his...

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Chris Stapleton

Jul 27, 2018

A longtime songwriter for country crooners like Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw and George Strait, Chris Stapleton broke out in 2015 with his LP Traveller (which took home the Grammy for best country album) and his show-stealing performance of the bluesy “Tennessee Whiskey” and the soulful “Drink You Away” with Justin Timberlake at the Country Music Awards that...

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Courtland Pear Fair

Jul 29, 2018

Take the winding Sacramento River Road to pastoral Courtland for its celebration of the Bartlett pear harvest (the Delta town’s output helps California keep its place as the No. 1 Bartlett producer in the nation). Get to the fair early to nab one of the popular pear pies, but if they sell out, don’t fret: There are plenty of other pear goodies to indulge in like pear bread, pear...

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Jerry Seinfeld

Aug 24, 2018

Jerry Seinfeld will make his way to Sacramento this summer on the heels of the 10th season premiere of his popular series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which will debut on Netflix on July 6 and feature Ellen DeGeneres, Kate McKinnon, Dave Chappelle and others. The veteran funnyman—who released his special Jerry Before Seinfeld last year, also on Netflix, and whose eponymous...

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Justin Timberlake

Nov 18, 2018

Get ready to just dance, dance, dance as Justin Timberlake takes the stage at Golden 1 Center during his global tour in support of his new album Man of the Woods, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in February. Expect the pop star, who headlined this year’s Super Bowl halftime show, to perform hits like “Cry Me a River,” “SexyBack" and...

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