Things to do in Sacramento, Northern California this weekend

From daytime adventure to nightlife, here’s what Northern California has in store for your weekend.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Does a jazz festival, a stamp show, or even a fondue sound interesting to you? If so, then it suggests there’s something for everyone in Northern California this weekend.

The weather cooled a little over the weekend, with temperatures in the mid-80s and weak southwesterly winds. Whether you want to go out, stay at home, or both, here are some weekend activities!

Gather some friends, maybe family, or even head outside alone to soak up the sun and enjoy the weekend.

Elk Grove Multicultural Festival

The City of Elk Grove will showcase the cultural diversity of its community through entertainment, dance, music, food, art and more. August is the month of diversity, with two performance stages, an art fair, an international food court, a fashion show, over 60 vendors, crafts and displays and more!

  • Saturday, August 27th 10am-5pm
  • Located in District 56 (8230 Civic Center Drive, Elk Grove)
  • Organised by the City of Elk Grove
  • For more information on this event, click here.

Elk Grove Multicultural Festival is back!Join the City of Elk Grove as they showcase the cultural diversity of…

Posted by ABC10 on Tuesday, August 23, 2022

A day full of real jazz! This year’s lineup includes soul/new jack swinger Tony Terry and musicians Jeanette Harris, Steve Gray, Lin Rountree, The Braxton Brothers, Joel Del Rosario, Tony Exum Jr and more!

  • Saturday, August 27, 12pm-8pm
  • Located at the Webb Point Event Center (221 North Center Street, Stockton)
  • Presented by SMA Entertainment
  • For more information on this event, click here.

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 Visit Stockton

Backyard Boogie Fundraiser at Washington Center

A family friendly afternoon of community, lowriders, food, music and culture, this fundraiser was created to raise funds to create the Washington Neighborhood Center Urban Art and Garden Landscape project. It also hopes to bring young artists a wonderful space for the community to enjoy and prosper.

  • Saturday 27th August 3pm to 7pm
  • Located at the Washington Neighborhood Center (400 16th St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Washington Neighborhood Center
  • For more information on this event, click here.

Just a reminder! Come and join us on Compass and Boogie!

Posted by Washington Neighborhood Center on Tue, Aug 23rd, 2022

summer children’s day

Fun day for the kids! There will be free games and activities, ceramics, origami, ikebana, Japanese and calligraphy, and more including snacks and drinks like Binchoyaki bento and Kona shaved ice!

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church Posted on Fri, Aug 12, 2022

Cruise into the next chapter of the Classic Car and Truck Show

There will be a range of classic cars, trucks and antique fire engines as well as antique tractors and gas engines. Shop around, enter raffles to win prizes, listen to great music, buy some free books and activities for the kids, and eat some delicious food!

Posted by Friends of Yolo Branch on Sat 13 Aug 2022

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Seattle Children’s Film Festival: Best Film Festival!

The 17th Annual Children’s Film Festival Seattle is coming to Sacramento for this special event. With 10 different short animations, come and see the masters in your city!

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Posted by Crest Sacramento on Mon, Aug 22, 2022

Based on a refreshing Grammy-winning score from jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, and based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oscar-nominated film, “Purple” is an unforgettable, moving ‘s musical. The story follows a young woman’s epic journey to discover the power of love in joy, despair, pain and hope and how it leaves its mark on the soul.

  • Saturday 27th August at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday 28th August at 3pm
  • Located at UC Davis Health Pavilion (1419 H St., Sacramento)
  • Organised by Broadway Musical Circus
  • For more information on this event, click here.

Review: Saying “hell yes!” to the Purple at Broadway Music Circus

Posted by BroadwayWorld Sacramento on Wed, 24 Aug 2022

Great American Stamp Show

The nation’s largest national stamp show is coming to Sacramento! Whether you’re a collector or just enjoy looking at stamps, there will be over 100 dealers offering to buy and sell stamps, over 50 professional stamp societies and collectors, a 10,000-page stamp exhibition, philatelic workshops and an area full of fun Activity!

One more week left! Can’t wait to see you at the American Philatelic Show in Sacramento! Everything you need to know about the show is here: . . #philatelist #postagestamps #stampcollecting #philatelic #philategram #philatelystamps #philatelycollection #stampcollection #snailmailrevolution #collectstamps

Posted by the American Philatelic Association on Thursday, August 18, 2022

Calling all vegans and all vegetarians! It’s a free local event with a variety of plant-based food, live music, organic beverages, vegan sweets and local artisans.

  • Saturday 27th August 8pm – 11pm
  • Located at HATCH Workshop (40 South Union St., Stockton)
  • Organized by Vegan Soulstice
  • For more information on this event, click here.

Saturday! August 27th • Join our workshop from 6pm – 9pm for another @vegansoulstice pop-up market! ! This event is in…

Posted by HATCH Workshop on Tue, 23 Aug 2022

5th Annual National Rib Cooking Competition

This event will feature over 20 teams competing for the title and trophy of the National Rib Chef Champion! Come and enjoy craft beers, a full bar, multiple bands/live music, vendors, a super fun kids area and more.

  • Saturday 27th August 8pm – 11pm
  • Located in Recreation Park (123 Recreation Dr., Auburn)
  • Organised by Crime Victims Federation
  • For more information on this event, click here.

this week! Join us this Saturday at The All American Rib Cookoff, one of the largest fundraisers in the nation. Offering delicious food, live bands, family entertainment and more! Visit for more ticketing information.

Posted by Crime Victims on Monday, August 22nd, 2022

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