This Week: Go Bananas for Summertime Delights
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Poetry & Lit: Bill Burg on Sacramento's K Street: Where Our City Was Born Poetry & Lit: Bill Burg on Sacramento's K Street: Where Our City Was Born
Time Tested Books
Aug 15
Wed 7pm

From its founding, K St has mirrored the entrepreneurial development of Sac. Enjoy a reading & signing with Sacramento historian Bill Burg, author of Sacramento's K Street: Where Our City Was Born.

Festivals: Sacramento Film & Music Festival: SummerFest

Festivals: Sacramento Film & Music Festival SummerFest
Crest Theatre
Aug 15-Aug 19
Wed-Sun, times vary

This large, multi-day, all-genre film festival celebrates & showcases filmmaking from around the world.
Kids & Fam: Circus Vargas Kids & Fam: Circus Vargas
Cal Expo
Aug 16-Aug 20
Thurs 8pm; Fri & Sat 5pm & 8pm; Sun 4pm & 7pm; Mon 7pm

Famed singing Ringmaster Kevin Venardos joins Circus Vargas for a circus production of musical magnitude!
 Film: Special Opening Night Screening: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Film: Special Opening Night Screening:
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Crest Theatre
Aug 17
Sat 7pm

Verge Center for the Arts presents a screening of this documentary about Ai Weiwei, China's most famous international artist and most outspoken domestic critic. VCA artist Jiayi Young will give a short introduction to the film.

 Museums: Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier Museums: Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
Aug 18
Sat 10am-5pm

Long before computers & video games, imaginative games & contests helped lift spirits. Learn about them in this day dedicated to fun & games of skill!
Festivals: Banana Festival Festivals: Banana Festival
William Land Park
Aug 18-Aug 19
Sat 10am-7pm; Sun 10am-5pm

Enjoy local entertainment, scrumptious banana foods, and loads of banana-themed family fun filled with music, food, art, dance, and films. This festival is a great way to participate in summertime Sacramento outdoor activities.
Dance: Our Tradition, Our Hula

Dance: Ka Welo O Ka Hula: Our Tradition, Our Hula
St. Francis High School
Aug 18
Sat 2pm-4pm

Ohana Dance Group presents a concert of the works of Hula Master Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett featuring traditional hula along with contemporary works.

 Food & Wine: California's Grape & Gourmet

Food & Wine: California's Grape & Gourmet
Cal Expo
Aug 18
Sat 3pm-6pm

Your opportunity to taste the most extraordinary wines produced in the state, plus award winning microbrews & cheeses featured at the 2012 State Fair.

 Sports & Rec: Star Wars Night with the Sacramento River Cats   Sports & Rec: Star Wars Night with the River Cats
Raley Field
Aug 18
Sat 7:05pm

Members of the Galactic Empire will roam the concourse! Following the game, there'll be a special Star Wars Fireworks show.
 Music: Country in the Park Music: Country in the Park
Gibson Ranch
Aug 19
Sun Noon *Gates 10am

Performances from: Ronnie Dunn, Lee Brice, Thompson Square, James Wesley, and Jon Pardi; a free kids area; plus tons of delicious festival food & drinks. News

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Featured Local Artist of the Month: Alexandra Cunningham

Alexandra Cunningham of the Sacramento Ballet


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If you posed with Alex at GOOD, find yourself in the Photo Booth Photos!



Featured Local Organization of the Month: Capitol Indie Collective

Capitol Indie Collective

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