By Nicholas Ibarra
Trying to find something to do this weekend? Well, look no further because there are multiple events that will be occurring throughout the Sacramento area. Come out and have some fun!
What: Farm-to-Fork Festival
When: Friday, Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: 1300 7th Street, Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Description: Free entry. Come and enjoy food, wine, beer, cooking demonstrations, live music from multiple artists performing on 2 different stages, and so much more. No cash, cards only. Must show proof of vaccination or negative covid test within the last 72 hours to enter. Visit the website for more details: https://www.farmtofork.com/events/street-festival/
What: We Can Do It – Together! Speaker Event
When: Saturday Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 3200 Freedom Park Dr, North Highlands, CA 95660
Description: Tickets are $10 and allows you to bring a group of up to 6 people. It is a perfect opportunity for families with middle school and high school-age girls to meet and learn from Sacramento area women role models who will share their journey in STEM. Students and families will be able to connect with diverse women in a variety of STEM careers at meet-and-greet tables, as well as participate in fun demonstrations, STEM activities, and scavenger hunts. Indoor event, masks will be required. Purchase tickets here: https://store.aerospaceca.org/we-can-do-it-together-family-group-ticket-up-to-6/
What: Crawfish and Catfish Festival 2021
When: Saturday Sept. 18, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday Sept. 19, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Southside Park 2115 6th St. Sacramento 95818
Description: Tickets are $15 per person per day online or $20 at the gate. Kids 15 and under are free if accompanied with an adult ticket. Come out and enjoy a wide variety of Louisiana style food, live music, and other activities for kids and the family. Come get an authentic Louisiana experience. Purchase tickets here: https://crawfest.bammtickets.com/?action=buyAnyDay&s=76
What: African Market Place
When: Saturday Sept. 18, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: 2251 Florin Rd, Sacramento, CA 95822 Description: Free entry. Enjoy a wide array of vendors and select from food, clothing, jewelry, perfumes, and live entertainment. Masks will be required indoors. Call 916-730-6386 or 415-713-4483 for more information or any other questions. Link to website: https://www.sacculturalhub.com/hub_event/1st-3rd-saturdays-visit-the-african-market-place-in-sacramento-4/