's Top 10 Events: Week of May 19

Fairs, Festivals and Family Fun


Old Sacramento will be the place to be this Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to the Sacramento Music Festival and Jubilee. (Photo by the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau).

With events like the Sacramento Music Festival and Jubilee and the Sacramento County Fair on the calendar, there will be plenty of fun and family-friendly events to attend this week in the River City. See below for's complete Top 10 events list:




Grasping at Thin Air; Geery Theatre
May 20-21; Tues & Wed 7pm

Inspired by Wayne Geri Academy student poetry, this play shares the teenage experience.

William Fitzsimmons & Ben Sollee; Harlow's
May 21; Wed 7pm

Enjoy an evening of soul shaking indie rock. These performers effortlessly blend folk sounds with heartfelt lyrics.

Sacramento County Fair; Cal Expo
May 22-26; Thurs-Sun 10am-10pm, Mon 10am-7pm

Celebrate Sac County's agricultural heritage this Memorial Day Weekend.

National Maritime Day Ceremony; Merchant Marine Memorial
May 22; Thurs 11am-Noon

Honor those who served at this special reading of the Presidential Proclamation.

Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee; Old Sacramento
May 23-26; Fri & Sun 11am, Sat & Mon 10am

Collective Soul, Mat Kearney & others will get you shaking in your seats (and dancing in the streets) this three day weekend.

Beer & Ballet; Sacramento City College Art Court Theatre
May 23-June 1; Wed-Sat 7pm, Sun 2pm

Drinking with friends just got classier thanks to the Sacramento Ballet.

The Mikes Present: Memorial Mike Day; Roseville Theatre
May 23; Sat 8pm-10pm

Stars, stripes & Mikes forever! Comedians named Mike will bring the funny to Roseville.

International Kids Festival; William Land Park
May 24; Sat 10am-4pm

Area youths will celebrate their cultural heritage at this performing arts festival.

Pinata Festival; Sol Collective
May 24; Sat 11am-5pm

Experience the iconic piñata & its many artistic representations at this familia-friendly event.

FamilyPalooza; Crocker Art Museum
May 25; Sun 11am-3pm

Celebrate the arts, creativity & good old-fashioned fun at the museum.


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