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10 things to do in Northern California: April 29-30

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If a grilled cheese festival, a car and auto show, or even NASCAR opening night sounds fun to you, it shows there's something for everyone for your sunny weekend!

This weekend's weather will be warming up with temperatures in the high-80s with a south/southwestern breeze.

Gather some friends, maybe family members or even go solo, but head outside, soak up that springtime sun and enjoy some of these weekend events!

Old Sacramento Spring Festival

Come one, come all! The Sacramento History Museum is celebrating the season with a fun, free and family-friendly event featuring hourly dances around a 15-foot maypole, traditional country dances, live music, living history demonstrations, hands-on arts and crafts stations, hobby-horse races, gold panning, face painting, lawn games, and more!

Come one, come all! Celebrate the season with the fun, free, and family-friendly Old Sacramento Spring Festival on...

Posted by Sacramento History Museum on Sunday, April 23, 2023

Sacramento Grilled Cheese Festival

A full weekend dedicated to the one food you never outgrow... grilled cheese! From grilled cheese pairings with everything from craft beer to kid's activities and games galore, they've got something for everyone at this two-day event.

We are excited to announce our tasting partners for the Saturday event benefiting, Shriners Hospital. Nothing Bundt...

Posted by Sacramento Grilled Cheese Festival on Thursday, April 27, 2023

Sacramento Autorama

Now in its 72nd year, the Sacramento Autorama will feature over 800 show vehicles like hot rods, lowriders, motorcycles, custom cars and more!

  • April 28 – April 30
  • Located at Cal Expo (1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Rod Shows
  • More information about this event HERE.

It's not too late to show off your pre-1987 car or truck in the Sacramento Autorama Drive-in at Cal Expo this weekend!...

Posted by Sacramento Autorama on Thursday, April 27, 2023

Elk Grove Festival of the Arts

Celebrate local talent and local artists at this event which features fine art, live performances, food and wine, a youth arts show, a kids zone and more!

The Elk Grove Festival of the Arts is in 10 days!! Here's the lineup of live music performances that you and your family...

Posted by Elk Grove Fine Arts Center on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

West Sacramento Night Nation Run

The world’s 1st running music festival is a blend of a music festival and a fun run! Experience a music-filled course with live DJs, light shows, bubble zones, neon and black lights, and cross the finish line into an epic main stage afterparty featuring top headliner DJs.

  • 5:30 – 11 p.m. April 29
  • Located at Sutter Health Park (400 Ballpark Dr., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Night Nation Run
  • More information about this event HERE.

Who is ready for the weekend? #nightnationrun

Posted by Night Nation Run on Wednesday, April 26, 2023

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Taste of East Sacramento

A celebration of the amazing food, wine and beer the East Sacramento neighborhood has to offer. The event features over 40 food and beverage vendors so come experience what makes the charming neighborhood great!

Taste of East Sac THIS Saturday! - https://mailchi.mp/89904c665f32/taste-of-east-sac-this-saturday

Posted by East Sacramento Chamber on Monday, April 24, 2023

2nd Annual Aloha from Da MNLND - Lei Day Event

Come celebrate Lei Day with delicious Hawaiian, Polynesian and Filipino cuisine, shop and support over 50 local and regional small business vendors, and there will be tons of island-inspired snacks, apparel, accessories and more! Enjoy live music, special performances and a ton of giveaways planned throughout the day.

  • 12 – 5 p.m. April 29
  • Located at Warriorz Health & Fitness (9247 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove)
  • Organized by Pau Hana Events
  • More information about this event HERE.
Posted by Pau Hana Events on Friday, April 21, 2023

The Mahogany Festival

An event dedicated to the upliftment of African American culture, business, and entertainment! There will be music, vendors, entertainment, and guest performers all lined up to make the day.

  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. April 29
  • Located at 3300 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento
  • Organized by Malik Speaks
  • More information about this event HERE.

Hey folks! we are BACK!! Join us April 29th for the Mahogany Festival....it's going to be a BLAST!! tell your friends and family!!

Posted by The Mahogany Festival on Sunday, April 2, 2023

Kid's Art Festival

A free community event focusing on creativity! There will be a make-and-take art station, dance and music performances, art show, food trucks, and more!

The Kid's Art Festival is THIS Saturday from 11AM-3PM at Fair Oaks Park! Check out the event flyer for FULL details on...

Posted by Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District on Friday, April 28, 2023

2023 NASCAR Opening Night

Don’t miss the start of the 69th season of stock car racing in Roseville! Check out high-speed thrills with the new JM Environmental Wild West Super Series. Drivers kick off their battles for local, state, and national championships too!

  • 4 – 9:30 p.m. April 29
  • Located at All American Speedway (800 Event Center Dr., Roseville)
  • Organized by All American Speedway
  • More information about this event HERE.

Some of the best in the west and some of our favorite local stars are getting ready to race in NASCAR Opening Night! Tickets for Saturdays spectacular still available at www.AllAmericanSpeedway.com

Posted by ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY - ROSEVILLE CA on Friday, April 28, 2023

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