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Have a Need for Speed?

Have a Need for Speed?

Do you like to go fast?  Do you like to watch others go fast?  Well, there is a way to do that without causing major damage to yourself and others or running afoul of law enforcement.  Local race tracks across the country offer the car enthusiast  many opportunities to satisfy your need for speed.  Whether it be sports car rally racing, dirt track and asphalt circuit racing or drag racing, there is usually a nearby track hosting an event to suit your favorite type and level of competition. 

Local racing clubs and associations like the West Coast Pro Gas Association provide weekend racers with a safe and sanctioned place to race.  They often offer prizes in the form of parts and sponsorships in addition to cash, trophies and bragging rights.  The entry requirements are usually minimal as they are scaled to meet the hobby racer's budget and expertise to make it possible for many racers to compete safely, no

Lively & Interactive “Time Travel Weekends” Resume in Old Sacramento on July 2

Lively & Interactive “Time Travel Weekends” Resume in Old Sacramento on July 2

The past will mingle with the present once again when the popular “Time Travel Weekends” program resumes in Old Sacramento on Saturday, July 2.  The free street theater program debuted in 2010 and was an immediate crowd pleaser.   Designed to delight, entertain and engage Old Sacramento visitors with good, old-fashioned fun reminiscent of the Gold Rush era, “Time Travel Weekends” are offered weekends July through August from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sutter's Fort Presents "Hands on History: Mining the Miners" on July 16!

Sutter's Fort Presents "Hands on History: Mining the Miners" on July 16!

Is Lady Luck on your side?

With a continued effort to provide more interactive, hands-on opportunities than ever before, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park presents “Hands on History: Mining the Miners”     on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Fort visitors will experience how California’s early pioneers often participated in high-stakes games of chance while trying to strike it rich -- as if daily life on the frontier wasn’t enough of a gamble! 

“Mining the Miners” offers a fun day of games as well as the opportunity to experience the “buyer beware” culture of the Gold Rush era. Poker and roulette are familiar to us today, but have you played Faro, three-card monte, or chuck-a-luck?

5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

A classic car show, a Juneteenth celebration, a county fair and a free day at the Crocker Art Museum top our list of family fun this weekend!

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Sacramento lights to be a blazed with “Green Lantern” symbol Monday night

Sacramento lights to be a blazed with “Green Lantern” symbol Monday night

To celebrate the June 17 theatrical release of the Warner Bros. Pictures film, “Green Lantern”, Sacramento has been picked along with ten other North American cities to illuminate its sky with the “Green Lantern” symbol Monday, June 13.

According to Warner Bros., the Green Lantern Corps fans were invited to decipher local clues leading them to a secret location where the “Green Lantern” symbol would be projected from dusk until midnight. Sacramento fans were quick to unlock the clues, and discovered the location to be the L Wine Lounge, located at1801 L. Street in Sacramento.

More businesses using Facebook for connecting

More businesses using Facebook for connecting

Everyone from entreprenuers, small businesses, nonprofits and corporations are taking advantage of Facebook's massive reach. Since SMCSAC presented our first Facebook for Business workshop last summer, the site has added powerful new features you need to know about.

Sacramento French Film Festival - June 17-26

Sacramento French Film Festival
CREST THEATRE
- 1013 K Street, Downtown Sacramento.
June 17-19, 22 & 25-26, 2011 - Times vary.

The 10th Sacramento French Film Festival will present nine new premieres, two Saturday Midnight Movies, three classics, and one Short Film Program. Most of the films presented this year are feel good films that will make the audience reflect on the state of the current times while being highly entertained! A pleasurable way for the SFFF to celebrate its 10th year!

A prestigious French guest This year's SFFF guest will be César nominated screenwriter JEAN-LOUIS MILESI, the screenwriter of director Robert Guédiguian, one of France's most acclaimed contemporary filmmakers.