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 Food & Wine: Midtown Cocktail Week

Food & Wine: Midtown Cocktail Week
Aug 15-Aug 21
Daily, times vary

Midtown Cocktail Week is a community-wide celebration of Midtown Sacramento's diverse mixology community.

 Comedy: Daniel Tosh

Comedy: Daniel Tosh
Memorial Auditorium
Aug 17
Wed 7pm & 10pm
Daniel Tosh, stand-up comedian & host of video clip show, Tosh.0 comes to Sacramento on his "Tosh on Ice" tour.
 Film: Sacramento Film & Music Festival SummerFest

Film: Sacramento Film & Music Festival SummerFest
Crest Theatre
Aug 17-Aug 21
Wed-Sun, times vary

Going back to their roots as a more intimate Festival was a great decision-after steady growth over 11 years, including 3 years as a 10-day event, the Sacramento Film & Music Festival split into two seasonal programs. Come enjoy the SummerFest at the Historic Crest Theatre!

 Music: Toad the Wet Sprocket

Music: Toad the Wet Sprocket
Aug 18
Thurs 8pm
To this day, Toad the Wet Sprocket's mellow, melodic folk-pop sound make them one of the most successful alternative rock bands of the early 1990s.

 Nightlife: Faces 26th Anniversary Weekend Sacramento Nightlife:
Faces 26th Anniversary Weekend

Faces Nightclub
Aug 19-Aug 21
Fri 9pm-2am; Sat 6pm-2am; Sun 2pm-2am

One and all are invited to join in celebrating Faces' 26 years of entertaining Sacramento.
 Special Events: Gorilla Challenge
Special Events: Gorilla Challenge
Old Spaghetti Factory
Aug 20
Sat 11am-3pm

Gorilla Challenge is an Amazing Race style event, combined with Fear Factor and American Idol, where you and your team race to solve clues around the city, hoping you either get the grand prize or mini prizes along the way, and having loads of fun!
 Visual Art: Painting for Paws

Visual Art: Painting for Paws
Dante Club
Aug 20
Sat 6pm-9pm
The Happy Tails cats and dogs are busy with their creative endeavors, painting one-of-a-kind pieces of original artwork for this year's Painting for Paws. Pieces are matted and framed, and accompanied by a photo and bio of the furry artist.

 Nightlife: Bridesmaid Dress Pub Crawl

Sacramento Nightlife:
Bridesmaid Dress Pub Crawl

Cafeteria 15L
Aug 20
Sat 6:30pm-10:30pm

Join for an evening of drinks, food, and fun. Wear or bring a gently used bridesmaid dress, prom dress, or any other formal dress to donate to Women's Empowerment.

 Music: Songs of Pathological Dreamers: Jeremiah Jacobs & Clemón Charles
  Music: Songs of Pathological Dreamers:
Jeremiah Jacobs & Clemón Charles

Geery Theatre
Aug 20
Sat 7pm
This show is the second in composer, songwriter, and producer Jeremiah Jacobs' "Songs of a Pathological Dreamer" series of concerts. With the worldly influence of the Islands and America, Clemón Charles is able to infuse a West Indian sound with American alternative rock and jazz.
 Festivals: St. Mary's 80th Annual Parish Festival
Festivals: St. Mary's 80th Annual Parish Festival
Aug 21
Sun 10am-8pm

This annual hometown event is a day of summer fun for every member of the family, packed with fun, food and beverages, live on-stage entertainment, a chicken dinner, bingo, shopping mall, activities, and games for kids. News

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Wed, Aug 17, 6pm: Opening Night of the Sacramento Film & Music Festival SummerFest at Crest Theatre

Sun, Aug 21, 7pm: Elly Nomination Party at Studio Theatre

Featured Local Artist of the Month: Goran K. King

Zoe's Pride by Goran K. King

Learn about sculptor Goran K. King in his Featured Artist Profile.


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