With a new menu everyday, this bar offers a selection of natural wines + low to no alcohol cocktails such as its Seedlip Garden — an herbal blend of rosemary, thyme, and spearmint — as well as specialty foods like their summer salad.
Concerts in the Park: Mod Sun | Fri., July 29 | 5-9 p.m. | Cesar Chavez Plaza | Free | The Bloomington, Minnesota singer, rapper + multi-instrumentalist with the 2021 hit “Flames” featuring Avril Lavigne headlines the final week of the summer concert series.
Something Rotten! | Fri., July 29 – Sun., July 31 | Times vary | UC Davis Health Pavilion, 1419 H St. | Prices vary | The 10-time Tony-nominated hit tells the story of two brothers who put quill to paper to write the world’s first musical in 1595. 🎶
Comedy Under the Stars | Fri., July 29 | 8-9:30 p.m. | 3020 Renwick Ave. | $15+ | The stars above might not shine the brightest at this open-air comedy show with Tom Smith, Julia Jackson + Jeff Applebaum in Elk Grove. 🎤
Smash Mouth | Sat., July 30 | 8-11 p.m. | Cal Expo | Prices vary | Get your game on + go play at the California State Fair & Food Festival with this “All Star” rock group. 🌟
Freakshow: An Oddities & Curiosities Market | Sat., July 30 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Tsakopoulos Library, 821 I St. | $10+ | Set your sights on all sorts of peculiarities, eccentric baubles + other marvelous menageries at this inaugural event — there’s even a butterfly pinning workshop.
Four Men in Black | Sat., July 30 | 6-9 p.m. | Celebration Arts, 2727 B St. | $9+ | An evening of poetry + live music from award-winning artists.
Pear Fair | Sun., July 31 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Primasing Ave., Courtland | Free | The volunteer-run festival, which celebrates the Bartlett pear harvest, returns after a two year hiatus with food, entertainment + shopping for the entire family. 🍐
Free Play Sunday | Sun., July 31 | 4-11:59 p.m. | Coin-op Game Room, 908 K St. | Free | All machines are free to play all day long at the K Street arcade. 🕹️
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A new study from Livability.com has rankedRoseville as the best place to live in California. Ranking No. 21 nationally on a list of 100 cities, the suburb was the only city from the Golden State featured on the list, which praised the “growing arts scene, and sublime food and drink options.” 🏡 (FOX40)
The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency has chosen locally-based Mutual Housing to develop a large-scale affordable housing community in South Sac. The plot of land on Stockton Blvd. near Fruitridge Rd. will consist of 150 units at the site of the former San Juan Motel. 🏘 (Sac Bee)
The old Sacramento Bee building is set to be demolished for construction of ~400 apartment units at 2100 Q St. Current owner Bill Shopoff said a buyer is set to close escrow on the six-acre property by the end of the year. No formal development plans have yet been filed. 🏗 (Sac Biz Journal)
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the Yolo Food Bank in Woodland this week to announce an agreement between the state + the USDA to purchase locally-grown produce serving ~250,000 families. The agreement is part of a $400 million investment to make food more affordable through the American Rescue Plan. 💰 (Davis Vanguard)
111. That’s the number of power plantsnestled in the Greater Sacramento Region — which includes Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter and Yuba counties. Each facility is capable of generating between one and 551 megawatts of power, with one megawatt being enough energy to power ~750 homes at once. (Sac Bee)
Following a 12-year absence, Cirque du Soleil is returning to the River City with one of its most iconic shows — Alegria. The show marks the company’s last stop in North America before departing overseas for a tour. Grab your seat to the show, which runs through Aug. 28. 🎪 (Sac Bee)
Elk Grove is about to get a “Double-Double” dose of the iconic In-N-Out, as the burger joint is prepping a second location within the city. Located at The Ridge shopping center on Elk Grove Blvd., no timetable has been given for when you can grab your animal-style fries —however, job applications are now being accepted. 🍔 (Sac Bee)
Odd Cookie Cafe and Bakery —known for its combo of pastries, coffee, late-night snacks + booze — has announced its imminent closure on social media. The cafe plans to stay open for another month, and hopes to find a new home in the future. 🍪
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Comedian Chris Porter, finalist from season 4 of “Last Comic Standing,” is bringing his live standup to Punch Line Sacramento Thurs., Aug. 4-Sat., Aug. 6. Tickets start at $20. 🎤*
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Well, we’re green with envy. Just look at these juicy, farm-fresh strawberries.
Plucked from nearby Granite Bay, the summery fruit will be used for Scorpio Coffee’s müesli and toast, which we think sounds nothing short of a breakfast fit for champions with Greek yogurt, and walnut + oat granola. Find it at 1905 15th St.
Pro tip: The cafe’s seasonal matcha latte is a must try with ceremonial grade chiran matcha.
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