SACRAMENTO, Calif. — ABC10 wants to help you plan your weekend. So here are some fun things going on around Northern California for you to check out.

Grilled Cheese Celebration

  • 6 p.m. Friday, April 12
  • Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Community Learning Center and Cooking School, 2820 R St, Sacramento
  • Tickets start at $29
  • Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with our grilled cheese and beer pairing class.

Easter Egg Express

  • 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13
  • Train boarding is half a mile north of West Sacramento's Ikea Shopping Center, 400 N Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento
  • Tickets start at $45 for adults, $35 for children, and $10 for infants.
  • Hop on board for an unforgettable springtime experience that’s sure to please young and old, alike! Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, a ride on the rails, kid-friendly activities and a visit from that special, fluffy hare himself – the Easter Bunny! This 2.5-hour experience departs from our West Sacramento location in April!

San Joaquin Asparagus Festival

  • The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival runs from . April 12-14
  • The festival runs from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Sunday. 
  • Tickets start at $15 for adults; $12 for seniors over 65 years old, children between the ages of 6 - 17 years old, and military members with proper ID; children five years old and under are free. 
  • San Joaquin Asparagus Festival draws a considerable amount of visitors in the spring that come together to enjoy the fun, savor the food, and catch up with old friends, all while making new friends and memories!


  • 8 a.m. Sunday, April 14
  • Sacramento Zoo, 3930 West Land Park Drive
  • 5K Run/Walk: With Shirt $30 and No Shirt $25
  • 10K Run: With Shirt $30 and No Shirt $25
  • Kid’s Run $15
  • This 5K, 10K and children’s fun run is a fundraiser for the Sacramento Zoological Society.

Pilates Brunch Club

  • 10 a.m. Sunday, April 14
  • Redwood Café on Dale Road in Modesto
  • Tickets start at $35
  • Join a Pilates class, followed by brunch and bottomless mimosas!

Please send your weekend events to Brittany Begley so she can feature your events.