Wednesdays at Winn | Wednesday, Aug. 30 | 3:30-7:30 p.m. | Winn Park, 1616 28th St., Sacramento | Free | Check out 40+ booths filled with local crafts and produce, plus free, family-friendly activities.
Shane Hennessy | Wednesday, Aug. 30 | 7 p.m. | Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts, 2700 Capitol Ave., Sacramento | $28 | The Irish guitarist and composer takes the stage in the River City.
Laugh It Forward | Wednesday, Aug. 30 | 8 p.m. | Laughs Unlimited Comedy Club, 1207 Front St., Sacramento | $25 | Enjoy a night of laughs that benefits the Elk Grove Jr. Thundering Herd youth football team.
Thursday, Aug. 31
Rhythm on the River | Thursday, Aug. 31 | 5:30-9 p.m. | Drakes: The Barn, 985 Riverfront St., West Sacramento | Free | Sip on some brews and enjoy the sounds of Heavy Petty, Diva Rox, and Callery Pear at this concert series.
Sacramento River Cats vs. Albuquerque Isotopes | Thursday, Aug. 31 | 6:45 p.m. | Sutter Health Park, 400 Ballpark Dr., West Sacramento | $13-$73 | The River Cats are throwing it back with a special Sacramento Solons-themed evening.
Those planning to visit Tahoe over Labor Day weekend should prepare for delays. Caltrans has identified several areas along Interstate 80 that are in need of emergency repairs. The price tag for the work comes out to a whopping $84.4 million. (FOX40)
Sacramento has launched a new program aimed at helping residents in underserved communities become first-time homebuyers. The CLTRE Keeper First-Time Home Buyer Program offers a forgivable $15,000 loan to qualified participants. (Sacramento City Express)
Look up. Tonight’s full moon is not only the second one this month (aka a blue moon), it’s also the last blue supermoon we’ll see until 2032 — appearing 8% bigger and 16% brighter than usual. Check local charts for the best time to view. Bonus: shop for telescopes. (NPR)
Recently-closed Tropics Ale House isn’t quite done yet, according to its CEO. Tropics will move to a to-be-determined location in another Sacramento neighborhood, while its former home at 2001 J St. will be transformed into a new restaurant concept. (Sac Biz Journal)
Bust out those Apple Bottom jeans and the boots with the fur — Flo Rida and T-Pain are coming to Thunder Valley Casino. Tickets for the Dec. 8 show go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. (KCRA 3)
Refinance rates are skyrocketing. But home equity rates remain relatively low — which means that now is a great time to borrow against your home. Calculate your payment.*
Now that September has arrived, hopefully cooler weather isn’t far behind | Photo by @teddymorrow
Wildfire season is officially upon us. For the first time this year, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning across our region through 8 p.m. tonight, and PG&E is already forecasting potential power shutoffs today in areas like Yolo County.
A Red Flag Warning goes into effect when these three conditions are met, all of which contribute to increased fire risk:
National Weather Service officials also ask that residents conducting outdoor burns (where allowed) cover burn barrels with weighted metal covers, and drown fires with plenty of water until they are cold to the touch.