Art, beer, wine, and fun within the community are all aspects of a great adventure. Sacramento has so many fantastic events and activities throughout the year, but even more so in the summer time. Here are five great events to consider checking out in the Sacramento area. If you're looking for a way to get around town without having to find a designated driver or deal with traffic and parking, be sure to consider this Sacramento Party Bus Pickup Area.
Plein Air Painting at La Borgata WineryMay 19 from 9AM to 4PM
Art supplies and lunch from the La Borgata Deli is included in the ticket price for this fun event. This event starts with step by step instruction by two talented local artists. Afterward, you're able to freely roam to plein air paint anywhere on the property. All skill levels are celebrated at this event. This is a great way to spend a Saturday!
Sunset Sip at Old SacramentoMay 24 from 5:30PM to 8:30PM
Over 20 wineries will be providing nearly 40 wines for tasting at this event at the recently renovated Embarcadero at Old Sacramento. Delta King will be providing appetizers and there will be live music by the band Simple Creation. VIP guests will have access to a private lounge and early tasting.
Burgess Brothers & Fountainhead Brewing Spring BBQ at Fountainhead Brewing CompanyMay 26 from 4PM to 9PM
Come celebrate the season of spring with two fantastic local companies. Each $20 ticket includes one beer, a barbeque dinner with two meats and two sides, and a delectable churro waffle dessert. There will be a DJ playing music for the event and take home specials on ribs and hot links.
Opening Celebration for Herrero & Oliveira Exhibits at Napa Valley Museum
June 2 from 5PM to 7PM
This event is celebrating the opening of two new exhibits at the Napa Valley Museum. Nathan Oliveira, and Lowell Herrero are the American Figurative artists being featured. The event is free for museum members and $20 for those who aren't. Come view the charming art and company of other art lovers here.
Rocklin Brewfest at Johnson-Springview Park
June 2 from 1PM to 5PM
Rocklin Brewfest boasts over 40 different breweries and their products at this festival. If you're a wine lover, don't feel left out, as there will also be seven different wineries representing their products here. Admission is $30 and includes 15 tickets that are good for one four ounce tasting. Proceeds support the South Placer Rotary organization which supports underprivileged school kids.