This Week: Launch into Fall with Colorful Culture

LAUNCH Sacramento

Festivals: LAUNCH 2013
Various Locations
Sept 4-8

Wed 5pm-10pm;  Thurs 7pm; Fri 7:30pm; Sat & Sun Noon

A unique week-long art, music, fashion, design, and architecture festival, the event wraps with LAUNCH x Music at Cesar Chavez Park.


Comedy: Bitchslap!
Punchline Comedy Club
Thurs 8pm

A stand-up comedy show starring an exclusively all-female lineup of the region's edgiest women comics.

Bryan White

Music: Bryan White Acoustic
Haggin Oaks Golf Complex
Sept 6
Fri 8pm-9:30pm

With over  seventeen singles on the Billboard country charts, Bryan White performs as part of the Beer, BBQ, and Balls summer series.

Edible Bike Crawl Special Events: Slow Food Edible Gardens Bike Tour
River City Food Bank
Sept 7
Sat 9:30am-1pm

Tour around town visiting neighborhood spots to see how several ingenious Sacramentans are using found space to grow their own food.
Great Train Robbery Ride Museums: Great Train Robbery Ride
Sacramento River Train
Sept 7
Sat 10am-1pm

During this 3-hour train ride, keep an eye for outlaws who tend to hide out along the tracks. The Marshall on board keeps things safe but sometimes he has to teach those outlaws a lesson.
French Connection

Museums: Tour, Taste, Talk: French Connection
Crocker Art Museum
Sept 7

Curator William Breazeale leads a special tour of The Epic and the Intimate: French Drawings from the John D. Reilly Collection followed by a sampling of French provencial cuisine and wines.

Neon Splash Dash

Sports & Rec: Neon Splash Dash
Cal Expo
Sept 7
Sat 7:30pm-11:30pm

The Neon Splash Dash is a unique and exciting event combining a 3-mile Fun Run/Walk with an After Glow Party, complete with performers, DJs, and entertainment.

Red Panda Day

Kids & Fam: Red Panda Day
Sacramento Zoo
Sept 7 
Sat 10am-4pm

Kids (and adults too!) can become "Red Panda Rangers" after stopping at the various activity stations to raise awareness about Panda Conservation.

Run to Remember Fundraiser: Run to Remember
Capitol Mall Greens
Sept 8

Join in remembering the nearly 3000 Americans who did not return home after the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001, along with those who have given their lives defending our country.
Ukranian Festival

Festivals: Ukranian Festival
Veterans' Memorial Center Theatre
Sept 8
Sun 1pm-9pm

Enjoy displays of traditional Ukrainian arts & crafts, costumes, folk instruments, performances, food and even a public dance.


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