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96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am - December 31, 2021 @ 11:59 pm

Due to COVID-19 MOST events have been canceled. Scroll through the page to get ideas on where you could social distance and still get some sun, right here in Sacramento!

MIX 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area. 

1. Superhero and Villains Art Exhibit

Dates: Ongoing until Nov. 1, 2020

  • Sep 28, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 29, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 30, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 1, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 2, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 5, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 6, 2020 at 08:30 am – 05:00 pm (Tue)

Location: Rancho Cordova City Hall – 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Come enjoy painting of superheros and villains depicted by the artist created! You can also view the gallery HERE

2. Carmen Lecture Series

Dates: 

  • Oct 7, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 14, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 21, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 4, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 18, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)

American River College Orchestra is bringing online lectures with experts with all different backgrounds such as lawyers and opera singers to discuss the Opera Carmen! 

Schedule of Events:
-September 16: How to Kill your Lover and Maybe Get Away with It with David Brooks
-October 7: CSI Seville with Laura Pritchard
-October 14: Carmen: Femme Fatale with Robin Fisher
-October 21: Why the Bullfighter Always Gets the Girl with Paul Epstein
-November 4: A Conversation with Composer and Music Historian Robert Greenberg
-November 18: Mindfulness in Music with Alexander Kahn

Join in HERE

3. Midtown Farmers Market presented by Sutter Health

Date: ONGOING

Location – Midtown Art Retail Restaurant Scene Building – 1050 20th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Grab your mask and shopping bag for a day at the farmers market! With live music, fresh produce & chef demos, you won’t want to miss this! Check it out every Saturday in the heat of Midtown! 

4. Kapwa: A Women’s Exhibition Celebrating the Filipinx Identity (First Friday)

Dates:  October 2, 2020 

Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm 

Location: 1810 Gallery – 215 14th St., Sacramento, CA 95814

Kapwa: A recognition of a shared identity, an inner self, shared with others.  Click the link above to learn more. 

5. B Street presents Re-Imagine

Dates: 

  • Sep 29, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 6, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 13, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 20, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 27, 2020 at 07:00 pm (Tue)

Ages 15+ 

B Street Theater brings Re-Imagine: social justice series to amplify Black voices and other people of color. Register HERE to join in! 

6. Tango on J Street

Date:

  • Oct 2, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 9, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 16, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 23, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 30, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm (Fri) 

Location: Tango by the River – 128 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Enjoy live Tango performances by Tango Professionals Julia Gorin and Jonatan Baez as well as students and local Tango dancers! Please wear masks and adhere to physical distancing.

7. Joy of Living Cooking School: October

Date: October 17, 2020

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm 

Location: Sacramento Woodside SDA Church – 3300 Eastern Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821

Enjoy this free demonstration of samples with the Sac Woodside SDA Church! This months theme is holiday cooking!  

8. Music on J Street

Date: Wednesdays through October 28!

Enjoy live music on the Boardwalk in Old Sac for free! Remember to bring a mask! 

9. Q-Prom DIY Mask Making

Dates: October 16, 2020 

Time: 6:00pm 

Join Sac LGBT community for a night of fun mask making! During the DYI making, you can decorate your mask in a spooky way and also showcase your mask at the main event for judges! Tune in on FB or IG live for the tutorial! 

10. Chicago Fire Trivia Night (Elk Grove)

Dates:

  • Sep 30, 2020 at 06:00 pm (Wed)

Test your trivia knowledge every Wednesday at the Elk Grove Chicago Fire location!

11. Sacramento’s Historic City Cemetery

Location: 1000 Broadway Sacramento, CA 95818

Visit one of the oldest cemeteries in Sacramento! Built in 1849 check out the 44-acre cemetery daily for free during daylight hours and see notable burials of state politicians and business leaders! 

12. The American River Bicycle Trail

Also known as Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, take time out to explore this historic 32 mile long trail! Leading you from Folsom to Old Sacramento, enjoy the various activities as you explore!     

13. Six Feet Apart: Christina Martin

Date: October 16, 2020

Time: 7:00pm 

Meet Christina Martin, whose sound is a cross between Rock and Americana! Register HERE for the Zoom info! 

14. Sinister Cyber Con

Dates: 

  • October 16, 2020 
  • October 18, 2020 

Time: 5:00pm

Join Sinister Creator Con for the 2nd edition of Sinister Cyber Con. There will be a panels and official guest to speak. 

15. Fresh Air: Fremont Park

Dates: 

  • Sep 28, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 30, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 06:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 1, 2020 at 05:30 pm – 06:30 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 2, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 5, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 7, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 06:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 10, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 12, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 14, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 06:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 17, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 19, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 21, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 06:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 26, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 28, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 06:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 31, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Sat)

Location: Fremont Park – 1515 Q Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Midtown Association has started a fitness series encouraging an active lifestyle & some social interactions! Classes includes Pilates, meditation, dance, yoga, bootcamps, and more! Check the calendar with the link above to see the class scheduled. 

16. Chicago Fire Trivia Night (Elk Grove)

Date: 

  • Sep 30, 2020 at 06:00 pm (Wed)

Location: Chicago Fire – Elk Grove – 7101 Laguna Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95757

Test your trivia knowledge every Wednesday at the Elk Grove Chicago Fire location!

17. Downtown Certified Farmers’ Market

Dates: Ongoing through October.

Thursdays, 10:30a – 1:30p 

Location: Capitol Mall Greens – 1300 7th Street, Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814

Enjoy locally sources sweets, veggies and fruit at the Downtown farmers market every Thursday, with the freshest Cali grown apples and asparagus!  

18. The Twentieth 20-Twenty Art Exhibit

Dates:

  • Oct 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm (Sat)

Location: Kennedy Gallery Art Center – 1931 L Street, 20th & L Streets, Sacramento, CA 95811

Enjoy this art exhibit with art from local artist with 3 floors of open studios! 

19. 2nd Annual Folsom Glass Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 

  • Oct 10, 2020 at 08:00 am – 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 11, 2020 at 08:00 am – 05:00 pm (Sun)

Location: Gallery at 48 Natoma – 48 Natoma Street, Folsom, CA 95630

Grab your shopping bag & mask for the Glass Pumpkin patch with thousands of hand blown glass pieces made by local artist.  

20. Oak Park Farmers Market

Dates:

  • Sep 30, 2020 at 03:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 3, 2020 at 09:00 am – 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 7, 2020 at 03:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 10, 2020 at 09:00 am – 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 14, 2020 at 03:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 17, 2020 at 09:00 am – 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 21, 2020 at 03:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 09:00 am – 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 28, 2020 at 03:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 31, 2020 at 09:00 am – 01:00 pm (Sat)

Location: McClatchy Park – 3500 5th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95817

Join Oak Park Farmers Market for shopping locally grown fruits and veggies and so much more!  

21. Make New Friends with Girl Scouts

Dates: 

  • Sep 28, 2020 at 04:00 pm – 04:30 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 29, 2020 at 04:00 pm – 04:30 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 30, 2020 at 04:00 pm – 04:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 1, 2020 at 04:00 pm – 04:30 pm (Thu)

Get your girls ready for a virtual event for girls that are not yet Girl Scouts. This 4 day series will let the girls connect with their friends as well as Girl Scout staff members! Register HERE!  

22. Sacramento Poetry Center Literary Lecture Series

Dates: 

  • Oct 1, 2020 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 8, 2020 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 15, 2020 at 07:30 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 22, 2020 at 07:30 pm (Thu)

Join Sacramento Poetry Center for Literary Lectures with Frank Dixon Graham, titled Assonance and Alliteration. Register HERE

23. Herbology and Potions Day

Date: October 3, 2020 

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm 

Location: Koobs Nature Area – 5325 Engle Rd., Carmichael, CA 95608

Join Kiwanis Club of Carmichael for Ocotber’s themed month of Potions & herbology with crafts and activities. Feel free to dress the part as well!  

24. Virtual Q-Prom Monster Bash

Date: October 30, 2020 

Time: 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Ages: 13-20

This event is creating a safe experience for queer youth to express themselves & have a fun experience!  Sign up HERE for the link to PROM! 

25. Vincent Pacheco: Smile Now, Cry Later

Date: October 10, 2020 

Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm 

Location: The Garage on the Grove – 2287 Grove Ave., Sacramento, CA 95815

This will be a night of visual art including … Pinatas! You’ll learn about Pacheco’s upbringing in San Francisco and how his art represents that! 

26. Q-Prom Makeup Tutorial

Date: October 2, 2020 

Time: 6:00pm 

Ages: 13-20

Learn how to do a unique gender fluid make up look for the Q-Prom! You can watch via FB or IG Live! 

27. Katie Knipp

Date: October 2, 2020 

Time: 7:00pm 

“Katie Knipp has the voice of Janis Joplin and the power of Aretha Franklin, combined with a killer group of musicians that know how to rock…” Did that grab your attention, if so tune in HERE

28. Movie Libs

Date:

  • Sep 30, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 7, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 14, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 21, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 28, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 4, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 11, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 18, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 25, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm (Wed)

You get to be apart of this show! Enjoy a night of improv with the Sac Comedy Spot! Help the actors recreate scenes from famous movies + tv shows! You can join the fun on the Sac Comedy Spot website or Facebook, Youtube + Twitch! 

29. Pop Trivia Showdown

Date:

  • Oct 2, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 9, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 16, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 23, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 30, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 6, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 13, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 20, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 27, 2020 at 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm (Fri)

This is for all the trivia lovers! Join Sac Comedy Spot for a night a pop culture trivia, ranging from movies to music and so much more! Get your team and join the fun on Sac Comedy Spot’s website! Or join on their Facebook, Youtube + Twitch! 

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