Whether you’re strolling through McKinley Park, cleaning up at home, or cruising around the American River Parkway, there’s something about turning on a podcast that makes the activity so much more engaging.
Fortunately, there are more than a few local podcasts to educate, entertain + enlighten you. Let’s tune into some Sac-made podcasts.
There’s a podcast for all: foodies, music fans, wanderlusts, etc. | Gif of ‘The Good Place’ via Giphy.
This true-crime docuseries dives into discoveries, trauma, and the recovery from shocking life events + abusive relationships. The creator, Tiffany Reese, is from the 916 — and has picked up traction within Sac’s Reddit community.
Local wine shop owner Chris Sinclair sits down with individuals in the alcohol industry to discuss topics that impact the spirit industry + how to curate experiences with drinks that can elevate social gatherings.
This UC Davis Children’s Hospital show brings two pediatric doctors together to discuss what may normally be confusing health topics about children and breaks them down with simple, non-medical language for parents.
This locally-made music podcast — which topped the NYT’s list in 2018 — believes great art deserves more time to dissect. Host Cole Cuchna (who once worked for Temple Coffee) sits down to examine a single album per season + one song per episode. The most recent season is dedicated to discussing Bo Burnham’s “INSIDE.”
Sharetheworst movie you can imagine with this program, and local film critic Daniel Barnes and comedian Corky McDonnell will do the dirty work. They sit down every other Tuesday to watch + review the film so you don’t have to.
Handstand Clinic | Wed., May 18 | 7-9 p.m. | Sacramento Pipeworks | Free+ | Whether handstands are a goal or a daily routine, this course will help condition + strengthen your body.
Artist talk + book signing | Wed., May 18 | 7-9 p.m. | Twisted Track Gallery, 1730 12th St. | Free | Join local artists My Dog Sighs and Mr. June to learn about the impact of the local art scene as part of the ongoing Wide Open Walls event. 🎨
Clue: The Musical | Thurs., May 19 | 7 p.m. | Sacramento Theater Company, 1419 H St. | $43+ | This popular board game transforms into a fun-filled musical that follows the storyline + mystery of who killed Mr. Boddy. 🎭
Certified Farmers Market | Thurs., May 19 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Price of purchase | This certified farmers market located in the front parking lot of Florin Sears provides the opportunity to buy directly from California growers. 🫐
Pints & Paws | Thurs., May 19 | 4:30 p.m. | SacYard Community Tap House, 1725 33rd St. | Prices vary | Enjoy a pint for a pup at RedRover’s 35th anniversary benefit gathering, where $1 of every sale will go to assisting local animals stuck in crisis situations. 🍻
A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for Thursday and Friday in the Sacramento Valley. The winds from the north + low humidity may lead to critical fire weather conditions. CAL FIRE will place additional firefighters on duty + keep tabs with the weather watch map. 🔥
The City approved the addition of the Wong Center Senior Apartments — a 150-unit complex — to the Railyards at 631 F St. There will be 89 units for people making 50% of area median income and 60 units for 40% and 60% of area median income. Construction will begin in June and wrap up in early 2024. 🏢 (Sacramento Business Journal)
Today from 5-6 p.m., the UC Davis Arboretum is meeting with Davis city officials to develop a habitat restoration plan for the Putah Creek wetlands. The public iswelcome to join the onsite community meeting for the chance to walk around the affected area with staff + provide input on the enhancement program. 🌿
Water levels at Folsom Lake have reached above-average levels, as the local Bureau of Reclamation reports that the lake is 85% full. Boaters can now cruise at the lake’s max speed limit, which is a shift from last year when the speed limit was five miles per hour. 🛥️ (Fox 40)
First Street Foundation has created a tool that allows California residents to see if your area is at risk for wildfires. The tool features probabilities over the next 30 years, ranking Sac County seventh in the state with38% of our homes in wildfire risk zones. (Sac Bee)
The East Village Bookshop is looking for food, drink, art and craft vendors, or anyonewith a talent to set up a pop-up at its shop during June and July. Send them artisan recommendations + support local makers that keep the River City flowing with creativity. 📚
UC Davis has come in at No. 10 in the “25 Best Colleges in America” ranking by Money. The list — which compares 623 universities — is based on the affordability of the school + its record of helping students graduate with careers in above-average wages. 🏫
On Fri., May 20 at 9:15 a.m., Sac’s May is Bike Month will host a virtual seminar on the Sac Regional Trail Network, and how you can better understand its inner workings. The Sacramento Area Council of Governments will also be present to “share the vision for a connected Sac region” with over 1,000 miles of trails. 🚲
Enrollment is now open for the Sac City Unified School District Transitional Kindergarten Programs — an optional opportunity that gives children an additional year of school preparation. The program is intended for children who turn age five from Sept. 2 through Feb. 2, 2023, with19 different programs available across the district. 🍎
The Verge Center for the Arts is hosting its three-day art market — named Verge Fair — at 625 S St., starting this Fri., May 20. Be the first to shop around at the Preview Night Party on Thurs., May 19 + experience artful bites, drinks, and interactive art experiences. Tickets start at $25. 🛍️ (Sac Mag)
Tahoe Elementary will host its Multicultural Arts Festival this Sat., May 21 as Wide Open Walls muralist Max Sansing covers the walls of the school in art, with Good Jo Coffee popping by from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. On Sun., May 22 , the school will host performances, food trucks, vendors, and art activities to celebrate the completed art. 🖼️
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