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Theatre: How I Learned to Drive Theatre: How I Learned to Drive
Capital Stage
May 16-June 17
Wed 7pm; Thurs-Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm

A play of breathtaking insight, humor, & heart, this tells the story of a woman who learns the rules of the road & life in the '60s & '70s.
 

 Festivals: Raley Field Brewfest

Festivals: Raley Field Brewfest
Raley Field
May 18
Fri 7pm-10pm *VIP 6pm

The 2012 Brewfest has more than 50 beer vendors set to attend. Local band The Remedies will be playing live music on the field, and food will be available for sale.
 
Dance: Corazon de Mexico (Heart of Mexico) Dance: Corazón de México (Heart of Mexico)
Three Stages - Folsom
May 18
Fri 7:30pm

26 exceptional young dancers & a live Latin American music ensemble present a passionate rendition of Mexican culture & heritage, both past & present.
 
 Music: Joel the Band: Billy Joel Tribute Band

Music: Joel the Band: Billy Joel Tribute Band
Marilyn's on K
May 18
Fri 9:30pm

Performing Billy Joel's timeless repertoire as well as original musical works, Joel the Band will have you on your feet rocking out. Come out and partake in Sacramento nightlife!

 
 Museums: Armed Forces Day Museums: Armed Forces Day
Aerospace Museum of California
May 19
Sat 9am-5pm

Activities throughout the day include a ceremony honoring troops, Open Cockpit Day for kids, Coast Guard flyby, food from Swabbies, & much more!
 
Festivals: Celebrate Sacramento Festivals: Celebrate Sacramento
Natomas High School
May 19
Sat Noon-4pm

Come together to celebrate our rich diversity and see all that Sacramento has to offer: from local businesses, to performance groups featured on two separate stages, to fun activities for children. Come say hi at the Sac365 booth!
 
Special Events: Sacramento Promenade of Mermaids

Special Events: Sacramento Promenade
of Mermaids

Old Sacramento
May 19
Sat 1pm

Mermaids and other assorted sea creatures will rise from the river and promenade around the streets of Old Sacramento to enjoy a day out of the water. The Grand Marshall of the event will be none other than DJ Larry Rodriguez!

 
 Special Events: Open Studio, Open Mic, Open Movement Evening

Special Events: Open Studio, Open Mic,
Open Movement Evening

Sacramento Fine Arts Center
May 19
Sat 5:30pm-8:30pm

Enjoy an evening featuring poetry open mic, dancers, live models for artists, food, and refreshments.

 
 Festivals: Pacific Rim Street Fest   Festivals: Pacific Rim Street Fest
Old Sacramento & Downtown Plaza
May 20
Sun 10am-5pm

This festival displays the richness and diversity of many Pacific Rim cultures through cultural programs, entertainment, art, vendors, and food.
 
Food & Wine: Smoke & Fire BBQ Competition Food & Wine: Smoke & Fire BBQ Competition
Acacia Hall - Masonic Building
May 20
Sun Noon-4pm

Eight Sacramento City Fire Stations go head-to-head and helmet-to-helmet to produce the best BBQ. The Funky Blue Devils will be onstage, plus a beer garden, antique fire truck, raffles, and so much more for the whole family!

 
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Featured Local Artist of the Month: Terry Moore

Terry Moore

 

Catch Terry this Saturday at the I am a Queen: Women's Empowerment Conference!

Learn about poet and spoken word artist Terry Moore in his Featured Artist Profile.

 


 

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