Best Family-Friendly Holiday Events In SacramentoThere are many ways for families to have fun to celebrate the season in Sacramento, including riding the Polar Express with Santa, watching Ralphie Parker’s holiday hijinks, singing carols and experiencing both classic and less traditional versions of The Nutcracker.
Best Black Wednesday Bars In SacramentoBy the time the night before Thanksgiving, also known as Black Wednesday, rolls around, many people just want to visit with old buddies before the festivities begin the next day. These local establishments are perfect spots to catch up with special friends; just call ahead for hours, as things can change around the holidays.
Best Places To Buy A Thanksgiving Turkey In SacramentoSeveral brands of fresh and free range turkeys are available at Morant’s Old Fashioned Sausage Kitchen, as are fully cooked, smoked turkeys. Customers can also bring in their own turkey and have it smoked at the shop.
Best 'Haunted' Places In SacramentoThese are a few of the most interesting spots in the Sacramento region for ethereal experiences.
Best Spicy Food Restaurants In SacramentoWhether you like spicy cuisine that is flavored with horseradish, jalapeno and ancho chilies, Japanese wasabi, Chinese hot mustard, chile sauce or hot curry, there are many ways to appreciate the zestier things in life at these Sacramento restaurants.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: Preparing For Fall Fashion“Dark chocolate espresso is the new black” for Sacramento this fall, according to Kray Mary’s Boutique owner Mary Kawano. Autumn’s palette will also lean toward “terrain and forest” tones.
Best Sacramento Mountain Biking SpotsThe American River watershed alone has numerous mountain biking areas over several hundred miles of trails, and Auburn, Folsom and El Dorado Hills are also rich with opportunities to shred until you bonk. Insider tip: Visit Natomas Bike Shop for expert advice on equipment, rides and maintenance.
Best Fall Charity Events In SacramentoKibble & Bids, now in its 16th year, is an exciting fundraiser for Homeward Bound, which has rescued, rehabbed, rehomed and provided sanctuary to over 8,200 golden retrievers and golden-mixes.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready For KindergartenWhile it is not vital for a child know how to read or write before starting kindergarten, there are other valuable non-academic abilities they will need on day one. Teacher Joyce Childs says being able to color within the lines is not as important as knowing how to hold the crayon.
Best Places To See Cover Bands In SacramentoCover bands from a variety of musical genres hit the stages at these Sacramento clubs and pubs.
Best Improv Comedy Nights In SacramentoSacramento’s live improv shows are plenty of fun!
Top Hidden Destinations To Visit In SacramentoThese less widely known destinations in the Sacramento region offer unique opportunities to refresh one’s palate, mind and soul.