This Sunday, June 17, 2012 is Father’s Day. Why not avoid the traditional gifts and treat Dad to a meal or a fun-filled day out?'s Holiday event section has many options as well, but let us outline some for you below!



Eat & Drink Well

Father’s Day Brunch with Live Mariachi: Zocalo; Sun 9am

Join Zocalo for their annual Father's Day Brunch with live mariachi music. Fun for the entire family!


Father’s Day Blues and BBQ: Old Sugar Mill; Sun 11am-5pm

Bring dad out for blues, BBQ, & cigars by Art of Cigars on the Carvalho Family Winery Crush Pad.





Father’s Day Beer Brunch Cruise: Empress Hornblower; Sun 11:30am-1:30pm

Dad will enjoy the unique experience of a Father's Day Beer Brunch Cruise and the spectacular views that can only be seen on the water. He will feast on an elaborate buffet with all of Dad's favorites, and he is sure to be satisfied with the variety of free flowing beers.




Take him out to the Ballgame

Father’s Day Celebration with the Sacramento River Cats: Raley Field; Sun 1:05pm

Treat Dad to a day of baseball as the River Cats continue their tradition of Father’s Day at the ballpark. Baseball games are a great way to participate in Sacramento outdoor activities. It's also Sunday Funday where kids can run bases postgame & get autographs pregame. First 2,500 fans receive a BBQ tool set.




Grab the whole Fam and go to a Museum


Diesels & Dads on Father’s Day: California State Railroad Museum; Sun 10am-2pm *Trains rides depart hourly 11am-5pm

For Father's Day, treat dad to some rail-related "eye candy" when seven rarely seen diesel locomotives from the Museum's impressive collection will be on special display inside and outside the Museum for one day only. In addition, dad will enjoy taking a memorable and relaxing Weekend Excursion Train Ride that is reminiscent of train travel from an earlier era.


Father’s Day at the California Automobile Museum: California Automobile Museum; Sun 10am-6pm

Dads are free this Father's Day! Bring the whole family to experience Automotive evolution at the California Automobile Museum. They can enjoy two new exhibits,Citroen: L'icone Francaise and No Job Too Big, which can't be seen anywhere else in the world.




Sunday’s busy? Why not Saturday?

Old Navy Shoot & Score Father’s Day Event: Sac. Old Navy Locations; Sat 9am-9pm

This Father’s Day weekend, Old Navy is celebrating slam-dunk dads with pop-up basketball hoops at stores nationwide. Dads have the chance to win a DIY Network Man Cave makeover. Other dad-tastic prizes include toolkits, flat screen TVs, gas grills, coupons, discounts, and more. Instead of boxing up an ordinary gift this Father’s Day, do something special and box out!


1st Annual Dad’s Day at Denio’s: Denio’s Farmers Market & Swap Meet; Sat 11am-2pm

Join Denio's Roseville Farmer's Market & Swap Meet for classic cars, craft beers, and corn dogs to help celebrate your Father's Day. Enjoy a classic car show, beer tastings from local breweries, and classic rock from The Eagle 96.9.


Soap Making Class: Kuumba Collective Art Gallery; Sat 4pm-6pm

Just in time for Father's Day Giving! Join the Kuumba Collective Gallery and M.J. McWhorter of Soap Salon for a melt and pour soap making session. Cost of class includes your molds, scents, colors, and ingredients for making your one-of-a-kind creations.




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