In 1846, Mexican California was in a continuous state of
political unrest and threats from foreign powers were a constant
menace. The English Navy was anxious to have a good seaport on
the Pacific Coast and kept warships in the area; French
emissaries had approached John Sutter for an alliance; United
State President James Polk was espousing the concept of “Manifest
Destiny” and the dream that the U.S. would extend from the
Atlantic to Pacific Oceans.
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
2701 L Street Sacramento, CA 95816
Join as the California Indian
Museum presents their 36th annual Honored Elders Day. This
event is devoted to honoring the Elders who keep the traditions,
stories, languages, and culture alive for future generations.
Participants include California Native vendors, community service
groups, Indian dancers, and guest speakers. A luncheon will be
served to the Elders; food will be available for purchase for
guests and other attendees. This is a family event.
California State Indian Museum
2618 K Street Sacramento, CA 95816
We Got On explores the struggles of three talented,
determined suburban teens coming of age in the tumultuous 1980s.
Dreaming of fame and fortune in the new hip hop music scene, they
must overcome cultural isolation, familial dysfunction, and
ruthless rivalries to make the music that defines their lives. A
sultry MC seductively spins their stories with her own
meta-theatrical perspective on the music in Idris Goodwin’s
spectacular, impassioned new play.
B Street Theatre
2711 B Street Sacramento, CA 95816
A special fundraising campaign to preserve a unique piece of
Sacramento history continues with a special photo exhibit.
pizza and panini bar will display an assortment of reproductions
of rare photographs from the Tower Records Highlights collection.
The photographs will be for sale with proceeds benefitting the
preservation and processing of the collection.
Celebrating its fifth anniversary season, the Vocal Art Ensemble
summons a musical invocation of the Japanese Godai—the Five Great
Elements that create our world. Transcendent a capella singing,
instrumentals, and dance unleash one by one the solid and the
fluid, the passionate and the wise, and the intangible energy
that connects us all.
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Church
2620 Capitol Ave. Sacramento, CA 95816
Foreverland is a 14-piece
tribute to one of the most well-known and beloved entertainers in
the world: Mr. Michael Jackson. With four lead vocalists, four
horns, and a six-piece rhythm section, the band brings songs like
“Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough,” “Beat It,” and “Wanna Be
Startin’ Somethin’” to life, in a way that no other group has
Now in its eighth year, May is Bike Month
is a regional campaign to promote cycling, as well as provide
resources and support to the biking community. Residents can
pledge miles, view participating businesses and utilize a bicycle
trip planner. Coordinated by the Sacramento Area Council of
Governments (SACOG) and the region’s transportation
management organizations, this year’s regional goal is to log two
Contact Sabrina Bradbury, firstname.lastname@example.org, to find out how
SACOG can promote your business as part of the Midtown
Bicycle-Friendly Business District.
Every May, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)
works with outreach partners to promote May is Bike Month, a
regional campaign that encourages people to bicycle for commute,
errand and recreation trips. This year for May is Bike Month, we
are inviting Midtown businesses to participate in the Midtown
Bicycle-Friendly Business District program.
Fleet Feet Sports hosts weekly fun runs with customizable routes
available from 3 -18 miles every Tuesday at 6p.m. Tuesday
fun runs are part of Fleet Feet Sports Demo Nights in which they
may have a representative from shoe companies come out, or
the opportunity to sample nutrition products.
In addition to getting a good workout you may also have the
opportunity to participate in raffle prize giveaways,
product specials and/or meet up at a local Midtown Restaurant.
Come on out every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for a culinary
and historical treat. This food tour will take you on a 3.5 hour
and 2.5 mile long walk to Sacramento’s historic Sutter District
in Midtown and to the place popularly known as the Fab Forties.
This is a great opportunity to try some new foods, meet some new
people and learn a thing or two about the history of these
amazing and unique areas of Sacramento. Tickets can be purchased
online and are priced as follows.
World’s Worst Doctors is a short-form improv group with a common
love: to make YOU laugh! WWD Improv Troupe includes Charlie
Merlo, Justin Blenkle, Michael Gonzalez, Patrice Burnett, Sean
Baumstark and Summer Hairabedian. They specialize in short form
improv, so just sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Who knows,
you may even end up on stage. Don’t worry, they won’t perform any
procedures on you besides a little laugh therapy.
Swing your way into the weekend with Midtown Stomp. Every Friday
night at the Eastern Star Ballroom there is sure to be
people dancing the night away to the sounds of Swing, Jazz and
Blues. They also host live bands twice a month. Come early
to learn swing dancing steps from the pros and stick around for
fun night of dancing.
The Neighbor’s Kids is an improv comedy group that experiments
with different types improv forms every week. An improv form is
the structure of show. These forms are new to Sacramento but are
popular in comedy theaters in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.
The Neighbor’s Kids also develops their own unique improv forms.
I you are a super fan of improv you will love this show. If you
don’t know anything about improv, you will love this show! Every
show starts with the improv form Town Hall Meeting.
A monthly outdoor antique faire is held the 2nd Sunday of every
month, rain or shine. There are 300 vendors from throughout
California, and a number from Oregon, Washington, Utah, and
Arizona selling art, jewelry, furniture, lighting, vintage
clothing, textiles, glassware, pottery, silver, military
antiques, garden items, and so much more! Food vendors are
located on site.
Riders can choose from two tour offerings for exploring Midtown
Sacramento. For those interested in an easy overview of the
History and Urban Art that Sacramento has to offer, one of the
Midtown tours will best meet your curiosities. The routes
through Midtown are both easy 5 ish mile urban rides with good
bike lanes in a city district that is bike friendly. This core
area of Sacramento blends a rich and preserved past with a
vibrant and active urban community experience.
While MBA wants to make every effort to increase cleanliness and
safety throughout the district, and there are ways that the
business community can help too. If you own or manage
business in Midtown, consider making it a policy to keep
your dumpsters locked when not in use.
Please submit the following information about your event. The
event must take place in Midtown Sacramento (between 15th – 30th
St, B St – W St) and be open to the public. A team-member will
review your submission for consideration for posting within 72