Get suited up for a fit and fashionable summer with swimsuits and more from these stellar Sacramento small businesses. Visit a certified farmer’s market before you take a dip in the water, as sunny days are the perfect time for icy watermelon, lemonade with just-picked strawberries, or daiquiris concocted with fresh peaches, cherries or nectarines.
The Sacramento Pride Festival and Parade is one of the most popular and well-attended events in the area, bringing the community out for a vibrantly colorful day of music, dance, art, food, shopping and entertainment. Wear plenty of sunscreen, as the hot and exciting day always features plenty of sunshine.
Sacramento public parks are some of the best places for tennis, whether you play like Rafael Nadal or are more of a casual weekend player. So grab your racket, hit one of these great local courts and start lobbing.
These Sacramento bars and eateries offer relaxing patios where patrons can enjoy a cocktail, craft beer or glass of wine.
Your definition of barbecue is often a direct result of where you were raised, and fierce culinary battles are waged over how to prepare “real” barbecue.
Sacramento’s best burgers include traditional favorites made with juicy beef and a cheddar skirt, as well as gourmet sensations with buffalo, Portobello mushrooms, garlic aioli, peanut butter, caramelized leek waffles or Sriracha.
Sacramento music festivals in 2015 include every musical genre from jazz, swing, blues, rock, hip-hop, zydeco, punk, classical, ragtime and world-beat. Come to Sacramento to enjoy these exhilarating and unique music festivals.
These Sacramento businesses offer ways to get fit and improve your health, while your kids are having safe, supervised fun just a room away. Throw on your yoga pants and strap on that Fitbit – it is time to grab the kids and hit the gym.
Creativity and entrepreneurial spirit are stock in trade for these up-and-coming Sacramento area small businesspeople.
With hundreds of tree-filled parks, numerous places to access waterways, outdoor community concerts and urban spots with public arts installations, Sacramento is rich with opportunities for picnicking.
Kim Geil wrote her dissertation on teacher engagement and burnout, and freely admits, “finding the willpower to complete the dissertation was an interesting experience.”
One of many highlights of the Beatnik Bookstore is a large wardrobe, through which kids can enter the section stocked with children’s books.