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Sacramento Things to Do

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Beauty & Shopping

  • Best Day Spa Sacramento Arden Hills Resort & Spa Sacramento

    Best Restaurants

  • Mikuni’s Sacramento, Fair Oaks, Roseville & Elk Grove
  • Tapa the World Sacramento
  • Frank Fat’s Sacramento, Roseville & Folsom
  • Capitol Cellars Roseville
  • Sacramento News
  • Corti Brothers Market Sacramento
  • Zocalo Sacramento
  • Poor Red’s El Dorado
  • Cold Stone Creamery El Dorado Hills
  • Villa Toscano Winery Amador

  • Jack Russell Brewing Camino
  • Cafe Bernardo Sacramento, Davis & Roseville
  • Brew It Up Sacramento
  • Enotria Sacramento

    Theatre & the Arts

  • Jazz Jubilee Sacramento
  • Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival Sutter Creek
  • Symphony of the Sierra
  • Strauss Festival Elk Grove
  • Trash Film Orgy Sacramento
  • Sacramento French Film Festival Sacramento
  • Fair Oaks Theatre Festival Fair Oaks
  • Crocker Art Museum Sacramento
  • Chalk It Up Sacramento

    New Helvetia Theatre Sacramento

    Sports & Recreation

  • Sacramento Capitals Tennis Roseville
  • All Outdoors Rafting
  • Parachute Center Lodi
  • Apple Mountain Golf Course Camino
  • Mather Golf Rancho Cordova
  • W.E.T. River Trips
  • Western States Endurance Run Auburn
  • Run to Feed the Hungry Sacramento
  • Amgen Tour of California
  • Sacramento Kings Tickets Sacramento
  • Sacramento Charity Events

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  • Salsa Sacramento Sacramento
  • Fairytale Town Sacramento
  • State Capitol Tours Sacramento
  • Calaveras Jumping Frog Festival
  • Sutter’s Fort Sacramento
  • California Railroad Museum Sacramento
  • Jeepers Jamboree
  • Daffodil Hill Volcano
  • Sacramento Grape Escape Sacramento
  • Crawdad Festival
  • Cal Expo Fireworks Sacramento
  • Cal X Harness Racing Sacramento
  • California Capital Airshow Rancho Cordova
  • Coloma Coloma
  • Holiday Home Tour Sacramento
  • Sacramento Zombie Walk
  • Victorian Christmas Nevada City
  • West Coast Brewfest Sacramento

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    Cafe Bernardo Sacramento
    Centro Cocina Mexicana Sacramento
    Corti Brothers Sacramento
    Crepe Escape Sacramento
    Orphan Breakfast House Sacramento
    Selland’s Market Cafe Sacramento
    Una Mas Sacramento
    Zinfandel Grille Sacramento

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  • 9 Responses to “Things to Do in Sacramento”

    1. Rob Saunders Says:

      A Little Bit of Class Comes to Fairfield By Rob Saunders

      There is no such thing as “authentic” Mexican food in California. Our Gringo-tourist mentality has dumbed down the true flavors and combinations of the real Mexican style of eating.

      However, if you crave what I call “Mexi-Cali” dining, I highly recommend Favela Fusion. Finally, a bit od flare comes to Fairfield!

      Favela Fusion is a funny name for a restaurant, and there is no fusion involved in the cooking except for the upscale way it is served.

      Owner Veronica Favela has gone the extra mile to provide a somewhat traditional fare, with a twist in the way the dishes are prepared and presented.

      I suppose the “fusion” comes in the fact that the decor of the restaurant is not your normal sombreros and bullfighters on the wall motif, but rather a delightful array of fine art in the Spanish style.

      Besides the traditional burritos, which Veronica is famous for, the menu features enchiladas with a mole, fresh fruits and vegetables and the use of non-traditional foods. The best deal on the menu are the sandwiches.

      The bar area is quite large and boasts 43 different types of tequilas and the Margaritas are made the original way using agave syrup instead of Triple Sec.

      Favela Fusion is not pricey and the service is prompt and friendly. The restaurant is located at 1500 Oliver Rd. in Fairfield, Ca.

    2. Irishlass Says:

      Hi Rob

      Thanks so much for visiting & commenting at my site. The Favela Fusion sounds delish.

      Here’s the website for anyone who’s interested.

      aka the irishlass

    3. Dinger3 Says:


      This past April the Sacramento River Cats held a Mommy and Me Day at Raley Field. The outcome was a huge success with hundreds of parents and kids from around the Sacramento area. As a result of the success and excitement of the event, we will be taking part in another Mommy and Me Day here at Raley Field. We wanted to reach out to you personally as we share your commitment to bringing safe, affordable, and fun activities for parents and children.

      Mommy and Me Day will take place on Wednesday August 11th from 10 AM to Noon. The event will be held on a non-game day and admission is free. Parents and kids, under the age of 6, are encouraged to come out enjoy a day on the field. Activities will include running the bases, catch, tee-ball, soccer, arts and crafts, cartoons on the video board, and other fun activities. Parents and children will also enjoy snacks, beverages, and a visit from Dinger, the mascot. Kids will receive a River Cats & Raley’s “gift pack” while supplies last. For convenience, we have waivers and information posted on our website: ( ), which parents can visit to print out mandatory waivers and the schedule of activities for the day. We encourage parents and guardians to print and fill out the forms prior to coming to the field, so that they will not have to wait in long lines. Hope to see you there!

      Sacramento River Cats
      Marketing Department

    4. Michael Curtin Says:

      HI Julie — Nice site, like the look and feel, let me know when you want to have coffee/lunch? Cheers, Mike Curtin

    5. Fast Eddie Says:

      Hi Julie,

      My name is Fast Eddie, a local cyclist that offers fully guided historic bike tours in Sacramento. I provide a touring bike, helmet, guide ( that would be me ) and lunch. Have a look at my site….I have several really nice galleries with slideshows of the Sacramento Historic Tours and also the Delta Tours to give you an idea.

      The Delta tours out in Clarksburg include a behind the scenes historic tour of Old Sugar Mill and wine tasting…these trips are a great get away for locals AND tourists. I am all about the local experience that creates an unexpected and lasting memory for visitors to the area!

      If you google me, there are some reviews and trip advisor comments out there as well. Visit my facebook page to see recent posts from my riders!

    6. Ken Says:

      Coffee with Personality says it all. Voted best of in the Sacramento News & Review for our blended coffee drink “THE CURE” Sure to cure you… of whatever it is you need to be cured of.

      I’m Ken, the owner of this off the beaten path coffee shop in Cameron Park. 2531 Merrychase Drive. We feature the best coffee for some of the most discriminating pallets but it’s served with a personality that makes it clear we’re glad you came and hope you come back soon. Also featuring Breyers ALL NATURAL ice cream. The BIG’S'Bagel Sandwich.

      Check us out


    7. Seniors Travel to Sacramento | Senior Citizen Journal Says:

      [...] your attention including the Crocker Art Museum, the local Zoo and Sutter’s Fort. The city is loaded with attractions. Many times I have listed Ten Things to See and Do. This one is listed as 50 Things You Must Do in [...]

    8. Mark Breunig Says:

      Hey wanted to blog about urban winery and craft brewery side by side in Loomis. Check out live music and mobile food every Saturday at Casque Wines at 3273 Swetzer Road in Loomis. LOOMIS? Yea, get over it.
      Full disclosure: I own the winery and love the beer across the driveway at Loomis Basin Brewery.

    9. Damon Lyon Says:

      For those who have never visited the Crocker Art Museum, I definitely recommend going. While in the Downtown area, one might also tour the Capitol Building and peruse Old Sacramento. Old Sacramento has some very notible restaraunts including the Pilot House on the Delta King and The Fire House, which is a designated historical landmark.

      Another interesting event is the Second Saturday art tour, which features a different gallery each month on the “Second Saturday” between 6pm and 10pm. See website for current event.

      By the way, two thumbs up for Liesel Hanson; I, too, love French Toast.

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