Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is allowing you to skip work and school today.

The Mayor tweeted an "absence note" for residents to pass along as part of Sacramento's Give Back campaign.

Steinberg is calling residents of the region to stand up and support the city as it takes the National Stage this weekend. With over 17,000 fans coming downtown, he’s drafting every man, woman, and child to the join the welcome committee.

Residents are urged to share their notes with friends online and encourage them to join the welcome committee.

The note can be downloaded here.