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Ask A Sacramento Expert: Best Fall Family DishesAs autumn approaches, the dinner tables around town change menus, at restaurants and at home. There's a definite switch to the cuisine of the season.
Best Places For Guitar Lessons In SacramentoThe greater Sacramento area is a very musical place. Locals are surrounded by opportunities to listen to just about any kind of music, on any kind of instrument. The guitar leads the pack when it comes to informal musical gatherings, or more structured performances. It's one of the more affordable instruments to own. Fortunately, it's also relatively easy to learn to play. Strum along, or start picking, it's up to you.
Best Places For Fall ColorsThere is collective sigh of relief around the greater Sacramento area when Autumn arrives. All around us the plants and trees begin to lead us into the great expectations of a colorful landscape. It starts out with a dash of color and builds to quite a show, in the valley, the foothills, and the mountains.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About SacramentoSacramento is quite an interesting place. The early beginnings, up to right now, is rich with history, shenanigans, fortunes made, lost, and made again. It has played an important part in California's rise to importance. Legends, myths, and stories abound. How much do you really know about this place though? Are there secrets? Perhaps there's more to know.
Best Middle Eastern Food In SacramentoChoose any country in the Middle East, and you'll be able to find a restaurant here that showcases the best dishes of the many regions in that diverse part of the world.
Best Golf Courses In SacramentoAugust offers long days, great weather, and chasing the white ball is first in line during National Golf Month.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: How To Find The Perfect BabysitterIf you have children, sooner or later you will need a babysitter. It can be a daunting task. How do you find the perfect sitter in your area? Childcare expert Lydia Burkhard offers some tips.
Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In SacramentoThere isn't an official yoga uniform, although good yoga clothes, and a good mat, can make your time in class much more enjoyable. Along with the classes you'll want to check out these places to buy yoga gear.
Best Fourth Of July Events In SacramentoFireworks are always a hit for the Fourth of July. The sky gets dark, the crowds hold their breath, and then the booms and bursts begin. There are other events on this day that emphasize other things; family, picnics, parades, and just plain, old-fashioned good times are available all over the greater Sacramento area. Here are just a few, with and without the pyrotechnics.
Art Lover's Walking Tour Of SacramentoTaking a walking art tour in Sacramento can be complicated, only because of the rich art environment in the city. Planning your walk ahead of time means more time enjoying the art work. Of course, some of the art is the cityscape itself, and on the walls of buildings. Museums, galleries, public art, it's all here, just waiting for you to show up.
Best Places For Horseback Riding In SacramentoHorses, anyone? The greater Sacramento area has a rich history of horses, riders, and wagons. There are still plenty of places to ride. If you don't have your own steed, taking lessons or riding with a group from an area ranch works out very well. Time to saddle up.
Best Places To Honeymoon Near SacramentoThe planning took a solid year. The ceremony was everything the bride and groom envisioned. Not only that, the weather was perfect, the food spectacular, and the dancing lasted long into the night. With the bouquet tossed, the gifts collected and everyone smiling, the next thing on the list is the honeymoon.