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10 weekend events in Northern California | Jan. 28-29

From daytime adventures to nighttime outings, here's what Northern California's got planned for your last weekend of January!
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Does gourmet chocolate tasting, monster trucks, or even a pet theater sound fun? If so, it shows there's something for everyone this weekend in Northern California!

This weekend's weather continues to warm up just a bit with temperatures in the high-50s with a north-northwestern breeze. 

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

Sacramento Great Train Show

Get ready for the nation’s only coast-to-coast model train show! The show is designed for the general public, modelers, hobbyists, families and those just plain curious. Each show features hundreds of tables of trains and accessories for sale, huge operating exhibits, activities for kids and more. 

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29
  • Located at Cal Expo (1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Train Show
  • More information about this event HERE.

This Weekend - Don't miss the Great Train Show, January 28-29, 10am-4pm at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento,...

Posted by Great Train Show on Thursday, January 26, 2023

Monster Jam

Experience full-throttle fun for everyone where world-class athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in intense competitions of speed and skill! You'll be on the edge of your seat watching professional drivers and their cars push the limits in Freestyle, Skills and Racing competitions.

  • Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29; times listed on website
  • Located at The Golden 1 Center (500 David J Stern Walk, Sacramento)
  • Organized by Monster Jam
  • More information about this event HERE.

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Posted by Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Sacramento Chocolate Salon 2023

Calling all chocolate lovers! Discover, taste and savor the finest in artisan, gourmet and premium chocolates and confections for the seasons at this special event. There will be chocolate tasting, chef and author talks, and ongoing chocolate and confection tastings, demos, etc.

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29
  • Located at The Citizen Hotel (926 J St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Sacramento Chocolate Salon
  • More information about this event HERE.
Posted by Chocolate Salon on Thursday, January 26, 2023

Lunar New Year, Tet Festival Sacramento

Cheers to a new Lunar Year! This festival will have carnival rides, kid's games and family fun, headlining performers, live performing arts, food vendors, a beauty pageant, bingo and raffle prizes and a vendors village.

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE!!! VACOS and cPALS collaborate hosting a festival to celebrate the 2023 Lunar New Year ( Tet),...

Posted by Vietnamese American Community of Sacramento - VACOS on Thursday, January 12, 2023

Quinceañeras Expo

The best expo for Quinceañeras! Here you will find everything you need for the party of your dreams in one place. There will be over 50 vendors and various community services available to get the Quinceañera rolling!

  • 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29
  • Located at Capital Sports Center (5209 Luce Ave., McClellan Park)
  • Organized by Quinceañera Magazine
  • More information about this event HERE.
Posted by Quinceañera Magazine on Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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Vietnamese Lunar New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Hard Rock Casino! There will be dance and musical performances, special guests, and more.

  • 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29
  • Located at Hard Rock Live (3317 Forty Mile Rd., Wheatland)
  • Organized by Hard Rock Live
  • More information about this event HERE.

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Posted by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Mural Walk Downtown Sacramento

Bring a cup of coffee and wear some comfy shoes for this walkabout. Come learn and see the beautiful art and unique murals of downtown Sacramento with a local guide and good company.

  • 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28
  • Located at The Capitol Building (1315 10th St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by UC Davis Alumni
  • More information about this event HERE.

Hey Active Aggies!! Come join this Sac Aggies event!! Let’s go take a walk in Downtown Sac and check out the murals! January 28.

Posted by UC Davis Active Aggies on Friday, January 6, 2023

Lunar New Year Celebration

 Ring in the new year with an afternoon filled with food trucks, crafters and cultural performances and cooking demonstrations! Get the chance to sample foods and experiences from vendors of different Asian backgrounds and cultures, and learn about the many ways people celebrate the beginning of a new year.

Gong hei fat choy" 恭喜发财, Xīn Nián Kuài Lè 新年快樂 , Chúc mừng năm mới , Manigong Bagong Taon, 새해 복 많이 받으세요 Happy New Year! ...

Posted by ACC Senior Services on Sunday, January 22, 2023

Sneaker Night with The Stockton Kings

Calling all sneakerheads and kicks enthusiasts! In partnership with The Link Up, the Stockton Kings will host shoe and vintage clothing companies that will be stationed along the concourse of Stockton Arena. Don’t miss your chance to show off your favorite pair of sneakers and catch a glimpse of some of the coolest kicks in town and stick around for the game against the Memphis Hustle!

  • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28
  • Located at The Stockton Arena (248 W Fremont St., Stockton)
  • Organized by The Stockton Kings and The Link Up
  • More information about this event HERE.

Hello everyone! 👋 Check out this star studded line up!! 🌟 Going down this Saturday! The Link Up and the Stockton...

Posted by The Link Up Expo on Monday, January 23, 2023

Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre

A show that has a unique blend of physical comedy and award-winning juggling skills by former Circus veteran and “America’s Got Talent” finalist Gregory Popovich, alongside the extraordinary talents of his performing rescue pets!

  • 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28
  • Located at The Colonial Theatre (3522 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Comedy Pet Theater
  • More information about this event HERE.
Posted by Popovich Comedy Pet Theater Tour on Monday, January 31, 2022

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