Be Grateful at these Sacramento Thanksgiving Events

ThanksgivingAs Turkey Day steadily approaches, we at Sacramento365.com have searched far and wide for local outings that’ll put you in the spirit of giving (and eating)! Feel-good turkey trots will support local nonprofits and keep your metabolism high for your Thanksgiving feast, while local Black Friday and Small Business Saturday celebrations will ensure that our community (and wallets) benefit from holiday spending.

Be driven to share…

8th Annual Turkey Drive*
Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services
Fri (11/20) 4:30am-7pm

*Families interested in receiving a turkey can go to the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Service Building on Monday, November 23. Distribution begins at 8am.

If you want to move for a great cause, consider one of these Thanksgiving Day races:

Run to Feed the Hungry
Sacramento State
Thurs (11/26) 8am

Folsom Turkey Trot
Folsom Parkway Trails
Thurs (11/26) 8:50am

A number of local groups will be offering free Turkey Day meals for those in need:

Thanksgiving Community Meal
Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center
Thurs (11/26) 11am-1pm

20th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Pannell Meadowview Community Center
Thurs (11/26) 11am-2pm

Don’t stress out this Black Friday…treat yourself to some fun activities while supporting local:

Free Admission Day: Canned Food Drive
Fairytale Town
Fri (11/27) 10am-4pm

Brewery Black Friday: 3rd Annual Party
New Helvetia Tasting Room
Fri (11/27) Noon-Midnight

Sacramento Kings v. Minnesota Timberwolves: Kings Food Drive Game
Sleep Train Arena
Fri (11/27) 7pm

Search the Sacramento365.com Holiday Events page for a cornucopia of things to do during the long holiday weekend.

***This blog post was written by Sacramento365.com’s Content and Social Media Coordinator, Jamila B. Khan.

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Top 6 Sneak Peek: Week of 12/8

This Week: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Electric_ChristmasElectric Christmas
Sleep Train Arena
Dec 10
Wed 6:30pm
Rock the bells with indie rockers Bush, Young the Giant, Fitz and the Tantrums, and more!

Emigrant_ChristmasA Simple Emigrant Christmas
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
Dec 13
Sat 10am-3pm
Participate in period holiday and cultural traditions true to the 1840s at the fort!

Holiday_Fun_RunHoliday Classic Fun Run
Sutter’s Landing Regional Park
Dec 14
Sun 9am

The lighthearted race is also a toy drive for the Salvation Army. Bring an unwrapped toy to participate.

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Top 6 Sneak Peek: Week of 12/1

This Week: Hello, December!

Its_A_Wonderful_LifeIt’s a Wonderful Life: The Musical
Sacramento Theatre Company
Dec 3-Dec 28
Wed-Fri 7pm; Sat 2pm & 7pm; Sun 2pm
The classic holiday tale about an angel-in-training gets the theatre treatment this month.

PJ_in_the_ParkPJs in the Park
Raley Field
Dec 6
Sat 9am-Noon
Hang out at the ballpark in your warmest pajamas for a morning of holiday cheer!

The_NutcrackerThe Nutcracker
Community Center Theater
Dec 6-21
Various times

Create lasting family memories as the Sacramento Ballet brings the beloved Christmas story to life.

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Top 6 Sneak Peek: Week of 11/17

This Week: Show your support this week

Fundraiser_for_the_FallenFundraiser for the Fallen
Sacramento Republic FC Headquarters
Nov 20
Thurs 6pm-9pm

Proceeds will benefit the families of Deputy Danny Oliver and Detective Michael David Davis Jr.

Causeway_ClassicCauseway Classic
UC Davis Aggie Stadium
Nov 22
Sat 1pm

Pride is on the line as the Aggies and Hornets take their rivalry to the gridiron.

Where_the_Wild_Things_AreWhere the Wild Things Are
24th Street Theatre
Nov 22
Sat 2pm & 7pm

Sendak’s classic children’s story gets twisted at this special one-day production.

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Top 6 Sneak Peek: Week of 11/3

This Week: Leap into November!

Art for EveryoneArt for Everyone
The Temp Gallery
Nov 6-23
Thurs, Fri & Sat 4pm-8pm; Sun Noon-3pm
A tribute to Sacramento’s public art and the artists who’ve created our most iconic pieces.

Downtown Sacramento Ice RinkDowntown Sacramento Ice Rink
St. Rose of Lima Park
Nov 7- Jan 19
Various times

Skate your way into the holiday season! The Kay’s annual ice rink opens its gates this weekend.

Festival of New American MusicFestival of New American Music
Sacramento State Music Recital Hall
Nov 7-16
Various times

For the next 10 days, Sacramento State will play host to contemporary classical musicians.

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Sac365 Top 10: Sneak Peek for the Week of June 23, 2014

USATrack_FieldUSA Track & Field Outdoor Championships
CSUS Hornet Stadium
June 25-June 29
Various times
The nation’s best athletes will come to NorCal for the final stop of the USATF Championship Series!

Annual_Used_Record_SaleUsed Record & CD Sale
Howe Bout Arden
June 27-29
Fri 6pm-9pm; Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Take a trip down memory lane! Explore a wide range of media at Capital Public Radio’s sale.

Midsummer CropA Midsummer Night’s Dream
& Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy

Fairytale Town
June 28
Sat 5pm-9pm

Celebrate the Bard’s popular play while devouring all-you-can-eat Crystal ice cream.

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Sac365 Top 10: Sneak Peek for the Week of Jan 27, 2014

Take It To The Limit: A few featured events

The History of the Eagles TourThe History of the Eagles Tour
Sleep Train Arena
Jan 28
Tues 8pm
The Eagles have landed in Sacramento! See the legends perform their greatest hits.

Sacramento Museum DaySacramento Museum Day
Various Museums
Feb 1
Sat 10am-5pm
Experience the Capital City’s art, history & science at little or no cost!

Super Bowl Sunday
Feb 2
A few highlights:
Super Sunday Run
Sacramento State, 8:30am
Super Bowl XLVIII Party
Firestone Public House, 1pm
Radiant Living Singles Party
Capitol Towers, 3pm

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