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Nightlife: Tiesto with Porter Robinson Nightlife: Tiesto with Porter Robinson
UC Davis Pavilion at the ARC
Oct 4
Tues 7:30pm

District 30 presents the world's biggest DJ/Producer Tiësto, accompanied by Porter Robinson. Dance the night away!

 Music: Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime

Music: Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime
Ace of Spades
Oct 5
Wed 6pm

Encompassing the sense of place and purpose of Sublime's music, Badfish continues to channel the spirit of Sublime with a fury.

Comedy: SF International Comedy Competition Comedy: SF International Comedy Competition
Sacramento State - Union Ballroom
Oct 6
Thurs 7:30pm

The final rounds of the annual laughfest features five competing pro comedians plus guest host. Take part in Sacramento nightlife!
 Festivals: 44th Annual Oktoberfest

Festivals: 44th Annual Oktoberfest
Sacramento Turn Verein
Oct 7-Oct 8
Fri 6pm-Midnight; Sat 3pm-Midnight

Enjoy music by the Gruber Family Band and other performers, Oktoberfest food and beer, kaffeehaus, biergarten, dancing, wine, and more at Sacramento Turn Verein's 44th Annual Oktoberfest.

 Theatre: Superior Donuts Theatre: Superior Donuts
Capital Stage
Oct 7-Nov 13
Fri-Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm; Wed 7pm; Thurs 8pm

Loaded with belly laughs, dynamic interactions, and compelling characters, this play serves up the challenges of embracing the past & the redemptive power of friendship.
Performing Arts: Stomp
Performing Arts: Stomp
Three Stages Performing Arts Center
Oct 7-Oct 9
Fri 7:30pm; Sat-Sun 2pm & 7:30pm

Using everything but conventional percussion instruments to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms, Stomp finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.
Food & Wine: Firefighter Chili Cook-off

Food & Wine: Firefighter Chili Cook-off
Safetyville USA
Oct 8
Sat Noon-4pm

Five fire departments compete for bragging rights for the best chili. Attendees will enjoy chili tasting, plus many other activities.

 Visual Arts: 2nd Saturday Activities

2nd Saturday Activities:
-I Can't See My Art Work:
A Bitchin' Space, Noon-10pm
-Vessels & Vines:
Sacramento Marina, 4pm-8pm
-Open Rehearsal:
Sacramento Ballet Studios, 4:30pm-5:30pm
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 Special Events: California Women Suffrage Centennial Celebration
  Special Events: Centennial Celebration for California Women's Suffrage
Downtown Sacramento
Oct 9-Oct 10
Sun Noon-4pm; Mon 9:30am-6:30pm

It's Columbus Day weekend and an opportunity to celebrate the Centennial. There will be exhibits, film screenings, living history presenters, community and public officials, music, reenactments of the debates, and reception.

 Special Events: Arts.Open House
Special Events: Arts.Open House
Community Center Theater
Oct 9
Sun 1pm-5pm

At the Arts.Open House, sponsored by Artober, the doors of of the Community Center Theater will be thrown open for families to explore and get up close and personal with performing arts and visual artists. News

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How are you celebrating Artober?
Artober 2011

October is National Arts & Humanities month, and Sacramento is celebrating in a big way this year.

Check our Artober listings & find out what's happening!


Featured Local Artist of the Month: Brooke Walker-Knoblich

Winter Bloom by Brooke Walker Knoblich

Learn about painter Brooke Walker-Knoblich in her Featured Artist Profile. is honored to be an:

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