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10 weekend events in Northern California | March 11-12

From daytime adventures to nighttime outings, here's what Northern California's got planned for your weekend!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If half marathons, a drag brunch or even a boat expo sounds fun to you, that shows there's something for everyone this weekend in Northern California!

This weekend's weather will be warming up just a bit with temperatures in the high-50s with a southwestern breeze and an 80% chance of rain.

Gather some friends, maybe family members or even go solo, but head outside, grab a jacket and enjoy some of these weekend events!

Shamrock’n Weekend

Lace-up those running shoes, grab some friends, and head downtown to run either the 5K, 10K or Leprechaun Dash on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday! This is a family-fun-filled weekend with live music and good company.

  • 6:45 a.m. March 11 and March 12
  • Located at Fleet Feet Sacramento (2311 J St., Sacramento) and Sutter Health Park (400 Ballpark Dr., West Sacramento)
  • Organized by Shamrock'n
  • More information about this event HERE.

grab your gear + packets 🤩🍀 we are just THREE days from kicking off Shamrock’n weekend!! we have a brand new...

Posted by Fleet Feet Sacramento on Wednesday, March 8, 2023

20th Anniversary & International Women's Day Celebration 2023

Celebrate Women's History Month with lunch and learning how to change the world and make a difference. Get the chance to network with amazing like-minded women and energize your mind and soul with purpose!

  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. March 11
  • Located at Carmichael Presbyterian Church McMillen Hall (5645 Marconi Ave., Carmichael)
  • Organized by Together Women Rise
  • More information about this event HERE.

I want to invite my friends to join me at the International Women's Day event on March 11th 11-2, Hosted by Together...

Posted by Beckie Sorel on Monday, February 13, 2023

Sacramento Boat Show and Off-Road Expo

The largest power boat show in Northern California! Expect wakeboard boats, tournament ski boats, fishing boats, family runabouts, pontoon boats and everything from small to big houseboats. There will also be all-terrain cars, utility terrain cars, off-road motorcycles, street motorcycles, scooters, snowmobiles and much, much more!

Fear Naut! Your weekend just got more exciting! The 2023 Sacramento Boat Show & Off Road Exposition is BACK at Cal Expo...

Posted by California State Fair on Friday, March 10, 2023

Paranormal Cirque II

This show will keep you on the edge of your seats! Come watch talented performers showcase their innovative human talents in a unique atmosphere. The Paranormal Cirque showcases innovative human talents, performing the most daring acts in a unique horror theme never seen before in the circus arts. 

  • 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. March 11, 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. March 12
  • Located at Cal Expo (1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Paranormal Cirque
  • More information about this event HERE.

Slow down, so you can take it all in…but if you scare easily, you might want to run….as we welcome you into this new...

Posted by California State Fair on Thursday, March 9, 2023

Mama's Makin' Bacon 2023

The largest drag brunch extravaganza featuring the best drag talent in Northern California and the Greater Sacramento Region, a fabulous plated brunch, live and silent auctions, games, and extravagant drag shows!

Mama's back, and she's makin' more bacon! Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 12 at Memorial Auditorium for Mama's...

Posted by The Sacramento LGBT Community Center on Monday, January 23, 2023

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A Blues Revue

Calling all lovers of the blues! Come enjoy a night of sultry blues classics performed by local artists such as Beth Grigsby, Gary Mendoza, Todd Morgan, and many, many more.

  • 2 – 3:30 p.m. March 12
  • Located at The Center at District56 (8230 Civic Center Dr. Suite #100, Elk Grove)
  • Organized by the Elk Grove Art Commission
  • More information about this event HERE.

Join the Elk Grove Arts Commission for a night to remember. Enjoy sultry blues classics performed by local artists such...

Posted by Cafe Elk Grove on Sunday, March 5, 2023

March of the Paws

An event that features craft beer, supports animal shelters, and promotes safe rock climbing practices. Expect workshops, adoptable dogs onsite from Hearts For Paws, silent auctions, a vendor fair with River City Marketplace, food vendors, and more! 

  • 4 – 10 p.m. March 10, 1 – 8 p.m. March 11
  • Located at Touchstone Brewing Company (116 North 16th St. #Suite 100, Sacramento)
  • Organized by Touchstone Brewing
  • More information about this event HERE.

•MARCH OF THE PAWS• A 4-day action-packed week of climbing and animal themed events! •WEDNESDAY• Events: Crag Dog IPA...

Posted by Touchstone Brewing Company on Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Festival of Black Women's Hair, Body, Mental/Financial Health, Beauty and Art

Celebrate Women's History Month by getting to know the essence of Black women with guest speakers, workshops, film and entertainment, local vendors, food, art, good company and more!


Posted by Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum on Thursday, March 2, 2023

Spring Food and Craft Fair

A fun-filled afternoon featuring over 80 local vendors and businesses selling food, jewelry, home décor, crafts, and much more with some special themed items so there's something for everyone to enjoy!

  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. March 11
  • Located at Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation (9040 High Tech Ct., Elk Grove)
  • Organized by The Creative Space
  • More information about this event HERE.

It’s March, which means that spring is in full swing! Join us on March 11th for an exciting day of food and craft...

Posted by The Creative Space on Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The Spring 2023 Vinyl Record Fair

This fair features the best vendors around California for vinyl swaps, and there will be over 20,000 LPs, records, tapes, CDs, along with some music memorabilia and apparel to dig through. 

  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. March 12
  • Located at Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall (110 Park Dr., Roseville)
  • Organized by Album Revolution Record Fairs
  • More information about this event HERE.

Tune in today, Friday March 3rd @ 3 PM-5 PM for some smooth jams, smooth talk, and smooth vibes. We'll be talking music,...

Posted by Album Revolution Record Fairs on Friday, March 3, 2023

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