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10 weekend events in Northern California | Sept. 10-11

From daytime adventures to nightlife, here's what Northern California's got planned for your weekend.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — There's something for everyone this weekend in Northern California, including a bacon festival, a brunch market, and even a taco truck cook-off!

The weekend weather has cooled down just a bit, with temperatures in the mid-90s with a slight southwest breeze. Gather up some friends, maybe family members or even go solo, but here are some weekend events for your weekend.

Sacramento Crawfish & Catfish Festival

With over 35 local and national food vendors, consisting of crawfish, catfish, crab, alligator, frog legs, shrimp, oysters, gumbo, jambalaya, garlic noodles, desserts and so much more, this event is for all ages and all tastes! 

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Posted by Crawfish & Catfish Festival on Saturday, September 3, 2022

Oak Park Black Film Festival

A five-day celebration of African-American stories and history through cinema! This event will showcase independent feature, documentary, and short films by African-American filmmakers, along with panel discussions.

  • 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10; 2-5 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11
  • Located at The Guild Theater (2828 35th St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by The Guild Theater
  • More information about this event HERE

Our Street, Night Market

A gathering for people from all walks of life to enjoy amazing food prepared by chefs from all different backgrounds. There will be more than 50 food vendors, silent disco, an outdoor arcade, live art, and more! 

  • 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10
  • Located at the R Street Corridor (1108 R St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Yellow Brick Group
  • More information about this event HERE

Brazilian Day Sacramento Street Festival

A festival with new rhythms and performances! There will be Brazilian drum and dance performances, Taiko Drummers, Brazilian Food, a soccer penalty competition, and various cultural dance performances such as a Brazilian Samba dance performance and Mexican folkloric dance performances. Bring some dancing shoes and enjoy the day!

Posted by Brazilian Independence Day Sacramento Street Festival on Thursday, September 8, 2022

1st Modesto Bacon Festival

This event will have various food vendors cooking up unique bacon dishes as well as craft vendors and artisans, a corn-hole tournament, face painters, a kids area, DJ sets, and live music! Isn't everything better with bacon? 

  • 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10
  • Located at Downtown Modesto (1111 I St., Modesto)
  • Organized by Modesto Bacon Fest
  • More information about this event HERE
Posted by Modesto Bacon Fest on Monday, August 29, 2022

Harvest Block Party

A fun, free and family-friendly event, highlighting the harvest theme with Farm-to-Fork celebrations happening throughout Sacramento. There will be live music, line-dancing, games, DIY crafts, interactive game booths, kids activities, a petting zoo, horse wagon rides, a mini-makers market, demos, and more!

  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11
  • Located at the Downtown Commons DOCO (405 K St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by DOCO Sacramento 
  • More information about this event HERE

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Posted by DOCO Sacramento on Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Second Sunday Brunch Market

A fun and family-friendly brunch market featuring local artist booths, brunch at neighboring restaurants, live music and more! Grab brunch at some of the restaurants in Old Sacramento including Finnegan’s Irish Pub, Rio City Cafe, Delta King, O’Mally’s Irish Pub, and many more.

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11
  • Located at Old Sacramento Waterfront (1014 2nd St. #200, Sacramento)
  • Organized by Old Sacramento Waterfront
  • More information about this event HERE

31st Annual Polish Festival

Celebrate and learn about Polish culture through traditional food, drink, and music! There will be homemade Polish delicacies, several vendors, a Polish marketplace, and Polish entertainment.

Posted by The Polish American Club of Sacramento, Inc on Saturday, August 20, 2022

2022 Zen II Phoenix Rebirth Fashion and Arts Festival

A fall fashion show and art exhibit with live musical performances, local vendors, live art, fashion designers and handmade clothing, and much more. Come support local!

11th Annual Taco Truck Cook-Off

Get your taco on at this cook-off, featuring a taco-eating contest, a children's art booth, folkloric and Azteca dancers, a mariachi band, a beer garden, merchandise, and much more! 

  • 12-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10
  • Located at Hale Park (209 E Locust St., Lodi)
  • Organized by Lodi Arts Commission
  • More information about this event HERE
Posted by Lodi Arts Commission on Thursday, August 25, 2022

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