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Verge Center for the Arts to debut immersive video installation titled “KOKO’s Love” on September 6

Verge Center for the Arts to debut immersive video installation titled “KOKO’s Love” on September 6

Verge Center for the Arts is excited to debut KOKO’s Love: The Technicolor Unfairy Tale Ball, an all-new video installation best described as a dynamic dramedy that will engage and captivate exhibition guests. The debut of KOKO’s Love is timed to coincide with the official Launch Party for Sac Open Studios on the evening of September 6, 2018.

Two tennis champions trained by JMG Tennis at Arden Hills make main draw in U.S. Open

Two tennis champions trained by JMG Tennis at Arden Hills make main draw in U.S. Open
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JMG Tennis at Arden Hills is proud to announce two tennis players from their program – Jenson (JT) Brooksby and Co

A dozen ways to die: The saga continues

A dozen ways to die: The saga continues

We’re baack! It’s September and it’s time to hear the wild, wacky and weird ways that 12 citizens of Sacramento met their maker. Did they bite the dust, kick the bucket or bite the bullet?  Or did they meet their end another way? Join us for this fall classic and find out!!! Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is free parking on surrounding streets. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

Developers break ground on The Press, Midtown’s largest residential community

Developers break ground on The Press, Midtown’s largest residential community

DeBartolo Development and SKK Developments today broke ground on The Press at Midtown Quarter, a 277-unit multifamily community that covers the entire city block of 21st & Q Streets. The Press is the largest residential project currently under construction in Midtown Sacramento.  

 

FREE outdoor movie showing of “Lady Bird” in Midtown as part of "Third Thursday" fun

FREE outdoor movie showing of “Lady Bird” in Midtown as part of "Third Thursday" fun

After a series of FREE outdoor movie showings that played on the historic walls at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park earlier this summer, the Midtown Association is proud and excited to present a special showing of the Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird” on Thursday, August 16, 2018, as part of the popular and new “Third Thursday” activations at 24th & K in Midtown.  While “Third Thursday” activities take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in the summer months (and August 16 is the final one for the season), the pop-up event will be extended until 11 p.m.

Sakura-mento: Japanese-Americans in the River City

Sakura-mento: Japanese-Americans in the River City

Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Join us at the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery:

By 1910, Sacramento had become the 4th-most Japanese-populated city in California and had a thriving Japantown. That all changed with World War II. Hear the amazing story of Japanese-American immigrants’ battle to overcome discrimination. We’ll tell you about the farmers, the merchants, and the soldiers from the 100th Battalion and 442nd Infantry Regiment, who fought to free Europe while their relatives were in camps back home. The tour is free. The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. 

 

Midtown features travel, imagination and infinite possibilities during Second Saturday Art Walk

Midtown features travel, imagination and infinite possibilities during Second Saturday Art Walk

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, a sampling of the offerings – many of which are inspired by travel, imagination and infinite possibilities -- presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

Sutter’s Fort to present special “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on 8/18

Sutter’s Fort to present special  “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on 8/18

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities happening on the third Saturday each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort will present a special “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Time to go cruisin' with the Automobile Museum

Time to go cruisin' with the Automobile Museum

The California Automobile Museum is gearing up to celebrate Monterey Car Week by participating in the Classic Motorsports Magazine Monterey Kickoff Cruise-In on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. To get the celebration started in Sacramento’s signature spirit and style, the community is invited to “Cruise-In with the Museum” or “Cruise Over” and meet the local group in Pacific Grove. After arriving on-site, special “Cruise-In” events take place from 3 to 7 p.m. in Downtown Pacific Grove (525 Lighthouse Avenue). 

Heat is on with lively & fun special activities at the Midtown Farmers Market in August

Heat is on with lively & fun special activities at the Midtown Farmers Market in August

With the heat of summer upon us, the Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to announce a variety of special offerings and activities happening in August at the popular and thriving Midtown Farmers Market. Proudly sponsored by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market offers up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week.  The year-round market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 20th Street from J Street to Kayak Alley.*