Give Thanks to the 916

Santa Claus is coming to town! Macy's Theatre of Lights will light up the holiday nights starting this Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Old Sacramento.) Not sure what to do this week in Sacramento? For the next seven days, celebrate the holidays right here in the Capital City. Take the plunge and plan your local adventure... Read more »

Take a Ride on the Sacramento Beer Train

Sacramento's railroad history is vast and with the region boom in craft beer and breweries, it's no wonder the Sacramento Rivertrain has combined the two and created the Sacramento Beer Train. A group of us attended the sold-out November ride and, luckily for us, it was a beautiful and sunny afternoon. The train ride is a... Read more »

Fall in Love with Sacramento this Week!

It's back! Global Winter Wonderland returns to Cal Expo with more holiday excitement. (Photo courtesy of Global Winter Wonderland) Not sure what to do this week in Sacramento? For the next seven days, celebrate the holidays early right here in the Capital City. Take the plunge and plan your local adventure with... Read more »

Toast to the Best of Sac!

Celebrate and honor the men and women who have served our country and those who continue to serve this long weekend. Not sure what to do this week in Sacramento? For the next seven days, celebrate the best people and institutions that make the Capital City great. Take the plunge and plan your local adventure with Sacramento365's... Read more »

Say Goodbye to October Frights and Hello to November Delights!

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Old Sacramento with Sol Collective and the Sacramento History Museum this Saturday! November in Sacramento kicks off with bang! From festive, cultural, to Jurassic, this week's Sacramento365 Top 6 Events are full of fall delights! Check out the full list below:         Disney on Ice: Passport to... Read more »

Boos, Beer, and Basketball

Amid the glow of a campfire, daring visitors can hear unusual and intriguing tales of California’s early pioneers. Photo by Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. Looking for things to do in the 916? This holiday weekend, celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos early in the heart of Midtown. In the mood for culinary delights... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Enjoy Paul McCartney at the New Golden 1 Center

Sacramento's past is reflected in the windows of Sacramento's future. Last Wednesday my husband and I attended the Paul McCartney concert at the brand new Golden 1 Center. It was a great opportunity to visit the arena and see what all the fuss is about.  Getting there was easy. We parked at the Sunrise Light Rail station and... Read more »

Feel the Rhythm in the 916

Test drive your Halloween costume at Fairytale Town. Photo by Greg Flagg. Looking for things to do in the 916? Whether you like rock or the sounds of the isles -- Emerald or Caribbean -- you will feel the rhythm right here in Sacramento at local concerts! You don't feel like movin' and groovin', you can trick or treat a... Read more »

DoCo Is Sacramento's New Public Square

Downtown Sacramento is being transformed – and not just by the new arena, Golden 1 Center. Over the next few months, the six-block area around it, called Downtown Commons, or DoCo, is set to emerge as a food, entertainment and shopping district anchored by a 16-story mixed-use hotel/office/retailer tower, a revamped... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Return to Apple Hill

Whenever I find a place that I like, I love to visit over and over again. For example, my husband John and I have been to Yellowstone seven or eight times.  So each year, around the beginning of October, I start thinking about Apple Hill. That's a place we Hometown Tourists have visited more than once. Check out our first visit.... Read more »