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Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend

Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend

Come one, come all!  An “Americana in Old Sacramento” celebration awaits visitors to the popular historic district over Labor Day weekend complete with free live music, classic cars and vintage vehicles -- such as 1950s-era buses, emergency vehicles and taxi cabs. In addition, a variety of special evening events and various museum-related activities are planned for the extended holiday weekend. 

With the support of involved city leaders and in collaboration with the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA), California State Parks and the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF), the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) has announced a festive, fun and full line-up of Labor Day weekend activities in Old Sacramento.

A sampling of the “Americana in Old Sacramento” celebratory activities include the following:

Discover Our Diversity This Labor Day Weekend

Discover Our Diversity This Labor Day Weekend

It’s no secret we live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in America, and this Labor Day weekend features many events celebrating our colorful Sacramento community! Below are a few noteworthy happenings that you should check out during your extra long weekend.


Time Travel this Weekend:
Americana in Old Sacramento

Old Sacramento; Thurs-Sun Various Times
In lieu of the annual Gold Rush Days (due to drought concerns), this festival celebrates American history with live music, vintage vehicles, museum fun, and so much more. Plus, there’s a beer garden, so how are you going to say no to that?

Mexican-American Music and Fun:

Old City Cemetery Event "Deadheading at Dusk"

Old City Cemetery Event  "Deadheading at Dusk"

Come join us on Monday, September 1 at 6:00 pm in the beautiful Old City Cemetery’s Historic Rose Garden for an early evening hands-on event.  We will be removing spent blooms from the many rosebushes and tidying up the garden which encourages repeat blooming of the roses in our treasured Historic Rose Garden.

Tools and training will be provided and light refreshments will be served.

Workshops are free, however, donations are appreciated and go towards the restoration and preservation of the roses and cemetery artifacts.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Art Walk, Wine and Food Festival

Art Walk, Wine and Food Festival
Art Walk, Wine and Food Festival
10-18-2014 - 10-18-2014
Strauss Festival of Elk Grove
http://www.straussfestival.com/about/fundraiser-artwalk-2014.htm
Admission: Advance $25 Door $30
 
(916) 714-2527
 
http://www.straussfestival.com/about/fundraiser-artwalk-2014.htm
Start Time(s): Sat 11am-6pm
The Strauss Festival of Elk Grove and the Elk Grove Lions Club are partnering to host the Art Walk, Wine and Food Festival This year’s festival will feature the beautiful artwork from a variety of talented artists, fine wines, and delicious culinary treats from local chefs. All proceeds from the festival will benefit the Strauss Festival, one of Elk Grove’s finest annual cultural events as well as the Elk Grove Lions Club’s many local community service programs that help individuals, groups, and associations within the Elk Grove community 
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Half Off Tickets to Sactoberfest

Half Off Tickets to Sactoberfest

I know it's early to think about saving money on drinking you'll be doing two months from now. But I think October you will thank August you for saving the $25. For $25, get two one-day tickets to Sactoberfest in..... Read More