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August

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Sacramento Republic FC vs. Fresno FC

August 4

Papa Murphy's Park
1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815

Event Details

Don’t miss you chance to catch the Sacramento FC take on the Fresno FC on Sacramento’s home turf. Get your tickets early, because this will be a popular one.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), it's a quick car ride to Papa Murphy’s Park.

 

David Allan Coe

August 11

Ace of Spades
1417 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Event Details

Outlaw American songwriter, David Allen Coe will be bringing his popular country music stylings to the Ace of Spades. Don’t miss out.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), take the Gold RT line, or take a quick car or bike ride to Ace of Spades.

 

Sacramento River Cats vs. Fresno Grizzlies

August 21, 7:05 pm
August 23, 7:05 pm

Raley Field
400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Event Details

Don’t miss you chance to catch the Sacramento River Cats take on the Fresno Grizzlies at the Cats’ home field. Get your tickets early, because this will be a popular one.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), it's a quick bike ride to Raley Field.

 

Jerry Seinfeld

August 24

Community Center Theater
1301 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Event Details

This is your chance to catch legendary comedian, Jerry Seinfeld in the flesh. Get your tickets early.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), take a quick walk, car or bike ride to the Community Center Theater.

 

The Smashing Pumpkins: Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour

August 28

Golden 1 Center
547 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Event Details

In Sacramento for one night only. GRAMMY® Award-winning artists Smashing Pumpkins are back with the original line-up. This is your chance to see the alternative trailblazers in person.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), take a quick walk, car or bike ride to the Golden 1 Center.

September

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Sacramento Donut Festival

September 9

California Automobile Museum
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818

Event Details

Donut miss out. This is your chance to find your favorite donut. Donut makers will come together this weekend to see who makes the best donut.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), it's a short car or bike ride to the Automobile Museum.

 

Mediterranean Food and Music Festival

September 15 - 16

Holy Virgin Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church
3060 Jefferson Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Event Details

Come and enjoy Mediterranean classics like gyros, falafel, garlic chicken sandwich and a roasted lamb plate.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), it's a short car or bike ride to the Holy Virgin Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church.

 

The Eagles

September 18

Golden 1 Center
547 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Event Details

Don’t miss your chance to rock out with classic rock icons, the Eagles in Sacramento.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), it's a short walk, or car or bike ride to the Golden 1 Center.

 

Farm-to-Fork Festival 2018

September 29

Capitol Mall Greens
1300 7th Street, Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814

Event Details

Take a quick trip to the farm-to-fork capital and enjoy the fresh produce and entertainment just outside of the state capitol.

Getting There

From the Sacramento Valley, CA Station (SAC), it's a short walk, or car or bike ride to the Capitol Mall Greens

Bay Area Events

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Oakland First Friday Festival

First Friday of each month
5 pm - 9 pm

Intersection of West Grand Street & Telegraph Avenue.
The festival spans five blocks to 27th Street.

Event Details

Come and visit Oakland's KONO district for this event and see all that the festival has to offer such as galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans,, musicians, dancers, DJ’s, and poets. Come for the food and stay for the performances. Don’t miss out. Thousands of people come from across the Bay Area and beyond to see and experience art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland.

Getting There

From the Oakland - Jack London Square, CA Station (OKJ), exit the station and head toward the Broadway B Shuttle bus stop on Webster Street and 2nd Street. Take the shuttle all the way up to the KONO District and you’re there.

 

Second Saturday, Jack London Square

Second Saturday of each month
11 am - 5pm

Oakland Waterfront at Jack London Square

Event Details

A new monthly open air market on the Oakland waterfront, featuring up to 100 artisan vendors, children’s activities, live entertainment, and great food from local vendors and favorite eateries. The new series will feature independent vendors with a strong Bay Area presence, including Imagination Unlimited, Old School Copes, and the Lisa Inez. Second Saturday serves as a platform for local entrepreneurs and business owners to showcase their products and services at a monthly family festive event.

Getting There

From the Oakland - Jack London Square, CA Station (OKJ), exit the station and head west one block toward the waterfront, then walk north along Jack London Square.

 

Fridays on the Main, Martinez

Every Friday
6 pm - 8 pm

500, 600, 700 & 800 blocks of Main Street in Martinez

Event Details

Featuring cool cars and live music. Free to attend, and restaurants are open.

Getting There

From the Martinez CA Station (MTZ), walk two blocks south to Main Street.

 

Music on the Main, Richmond

Every fourth Wednesday
5 pm - 7:30 pm

Marina Way and Macdonald Avenue, Richmond

Event Details

Since 2001, this concert series has brought thousands of people to downtown Richmond to enjoy a night on the town filled with music, food, and family fun. Each concert features a variety of musical performances, arts and crafts activities for children, local entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations, and food.

Getting There

From the Richmond CA Station (RIC), walk two blocks west on Nevin Plaza to Marina Way, then walk one block south.

August

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ApCal: 90s Music Night ft. Pearl Jam

August 10

Event Details

It's time to get a little grungy again at ApCal. Bay area Pearl Jam tribute — Corduroy — is coming back to ApCal to head bang the night away. These guys were a huge hit the last time they played here, so expect a big crowd and high energy night of rocking under the stars. Tell all your Pearl Jam loving friends and get over to ApCal — it's gonna be a party.

Getting There

From the Fresno, CA Station (FNO), ApCal Winery is just about 15 miles away. That's a 20 minute car ride.

 

Martinez Vintage Market

August 18
9 am - 5 pm

Main Street, Downtown Martinez

Event Details

The event features 100 vendors selling vintage, antiques, collectibles, arts & craft, music, kids activities and more! While at the Market, be sure to visit downtown Martinez Antique and Collectible stores. The dealers in the stores will be bringing in new inventory for the event in preparation for the visitors on event day.

Getting There

From the Martinez, CA Station (MTZ), walk two blocks south to Main Street.

 

Oakland Triathlon Festival

August 19
8 am - 1 pm

55 Webster Street
Jack London Square

Event Details

Join the excitement and watch the annual Oakland Triathlon. As part of the expo, listen to live music, meet exhibitors and sponsors, enjoy the beautiful marina and shoreline in Jack London Square, and cheer on fellow triathletes.

Getting There

From the Oakland - Jack London Square, CA Station (OKJ), exit the station and head west one block toward the waterfront, then walk north along Jack London Square.

 

Nights in the Plaza Sunset Concert Series

August 17
8 pm - 10 pm

Event Details

Live music, cold drinks, food trucks and art galleries. All ages welcome. Ticket are $12 for general admission. $5 for children ages 3 - 9.

Getting There

From the Fresno, CA Station (FNO), the Arte Americas is a mile away. That's a seven minute car ride.

 

Fresno FC vs Saint Louis FC

August 18
7 pm

Event Details

Fresno Football Club, the Central Valley’s first professional soccer club, is a member of the United Soccer League (USL). The club opens its inaugural season in March 2018 and will host home matches at Chukchansi Park in beautiful downtown Fresno. FFC exists to provide a top-class, inclusive and dynamic sporting experience in one of the nation’s most diverse regions.

Getting There

From the Fresno, CA Station (FNO), Chukchansi Park is just about 1.2 miles away. That's an eight minute car ride or a 13 minute walk.

 

Wine and Piano Night

August 22
6 pm - 9 pm

Event Details

Come hang out every Wednesday night over wine & live music. No cover charge. Dress code enforced. Must be 21 and over.

Getting There

From the Fresno, CA Station (FNO), Club One Casino is less than half a mile away. That's a five minute car ride or a 10 minute walk.

 

Quinceanera.com Expo & Fashion Show Fresno 2018

August 26
12 pm - 5 pm

Event Details

Plan your party — shop numerous Quinceañera vendors all in one place. Save time comparing party planning services and take advantage of our expo discounts. Find gorgeous Quince dresses, venues, invitations, party favors, video and photography, transportation, travel packages, and sample potential cake and catering services. Quince Fashion Show — enjoy the exclusive Quinceañera Fashion Show featuring unique Quince dresses by the industry's top designers. Free Stuff, Raffles and Grand Prizes — Quinceaneras are greeted with cool gifts at registration. Gift certificates for hair and makeup, amazing discounts for Quince dresses, and complimentary party planning goodies are some of things you can win.

Getting There

From the Fresno, CA Station (FNO), the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center is less than half a mile away. That's a four minute car ride. If you are in the mood to walk, it will take you about seven minutes.