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Verge Center for the Arts 2nd Annual Jumble Sale - Aug. 4-7

Verge Center for the Arts 2nd Annual Jumble Sale

August 4-August 7, 2011
Thurs 6-9pm, Fri. 11am - 4pm, Sat. & Sun. 8am - 2pm
625 S Street Sacramento

3rd Annual Car Cruise - August 6

On Saturday, August 6th, 2011, get ready for Sacramento to come alive with the sights and sounds of hundreds of unique cars from all eras and manufacturers as they celebrate an American summertime tradition of cruising with community-wide participation.

The 3rd Annual CAM Car Cruise, hosted by the California Automobile Museum (CAM), will be a fun-filled day for the whole family as we cruise through the streets of Sacramento and along Fulton Avenue (Cruise Route Map) where we will conclude with a huge car show on Fulton between El Camino and Marconi.

Attendees are encouraged to enjoy the local fares of Fulton Avenue merchants, plus we will have a beer garden, live bands, vendors and more!  Price for car cruise is only $49, which includes the Cruise, Car Show, Awards, T-shirt commemorative window decal and goodie bag. 

Drum Corps International Returns for 8th Consecutive Year

Drum Corps International Returns for 8th Consecutive Year

DCI Celebrates Top Drum Corps Competition Live on August 11 In More than 550 Select Movie Theaters Nationwide, including 10 theaters in your area.

Drum Corps International (DCI), together with NCM Fathom, is returning for its eighth consecutive year to present the snap of the snare and boom of the bass drum in DCI 2011: Big, Loud & Live 8. The event will be broadcast live from the World Championship Prelims at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Thursday, August 11 at 3:30 p.m. PT.

“Uncork” for the arts this October and celebrate local artists!

SACRAMENTO - Celebrate amazing local artists who have developmental disabilities at “Uncork for the Arts 2011” this October in Sacramento!  On October 9, DDSO (Developmental Disabilities Service Organization) will host this event in conjunction with James Blake Wines to release a unique red wine blend titled, “Carita”.

Dozens join DealChicken Dance at Cal Expo

SACRAMENTO, CA - Dozens joined News10, DealChicken and the In Sync Dance and the Kids Helping Kids Foundation as they performed a very special version of the Chicken Dance at the California State Fair Wednesday at 5 p.m.

PHOTOS: Chicken dance at the state fair

The the group put creative spin on the legendary dance.

The dance took place at the Promenade Stage in the Food Court. 

David Arnold's Photo Book Signing - July 30

David Arnold's Situation Book Signing

July 30
11 AM - 9 PM
j27 Gallery
2728 J St. Suite C
Sacramento, CA

David Arnold began the pursuit of photography as art upon graduation from the MA/Creative Writing Program at San Francisco State University. Since then his photographs have been published and exhibited in numerous locations, and he received the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for his photography book, Situations. Every great photographer needs an amazing art book, and Mr. Arnold has just that kind of book.  Please meet award wining artist, author and photographer, David Arnold this Saturday, and maybe pick up some amatuer artist's tips while you're there!

Sacramento Metro Kids Fire Camp Begins this week!

Sacramento Metro Kids Fire Camp Begins this week!

Fire Camp is a 4 day - day camp sponsored by the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District that takes place from July 19-22, 2011.  Each day of camp 11, 12, and 13 year olds’ are given a chance to see and learn the varied disciplines of today’s fire service. 

It is a once in a lifetime experience, which instills self-confidence, teamwork and a basic understanding of the firefighter profession in a fun and exciting atmosphere. 

Here is a short overview of each day and its location should you want to come out and do a story.  Please give me a call, I will set up a person to accommodate your photographer.

Wednesday, July 20 is at Station 106 located at 2200 Park Towne Circle (Arden-Arcade)

  • Auto extrication at 11:00 am
  • Combat Challenge "firefighter physical fitness challenge"  at 12:45

 

Thursday, July 21 at Roseville Training Center located at 2005 Hil