KCRA Weekend Recap: Activities in the Sacramento Area August 5-7 – KCRA Sacramento | Gmx Pharm

From blackberry jam to Monster Jam, gems and pro sports, there are plenty of options this weekend for those looking for fun activities. Here is a running list of events taking place August 5-7 in the Sacramento area. Monster JamMonster trucks are invading downtown Sacramento this weekend for the 30th Anniversary of Monster Jam. The tour rolls into the Golden 1 Center with shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Learn more here. Republic FCRepublic FC is drawing national attention for reaching the finals of the US Open Cup tournament to be held in Orlando in September. But you can catch the team in action in a regular league game against Rio Grande Valley FC Toros at Cal Expo on Saturday night. Learn more here. River CatsThe River Cats have games with post-game fireworks all weekend at Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento. They host the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday at 1:05 p.m. Learn more here. Nuts vs. PortsIn Stockton, the Ports are looking to break a losing streak against the Modesto Nuts with games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Learn more here. Roseville Gems, Jewelry, Fossils & Minerals Show To commemorate the 60th Diamond Anniversary of this event, there will be a diamond giveaway on the Roseville grounds on Saturday and Sunday. Learn more here. Children’s Entrepreneurs Fair in Manteca More than 40 vendors aged 4 to 17 will be present at a Children’s Entrepreneurs Fair to present their work. The event will take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm at Northgate Community Church in Manteca. Learn more here. Gem Faire in Sacramento The Gem Faire returns Friday through Sunday to the Scottish Rite Center at 6151 H Street in Sacramento. Admission is $7 and covers all three days of the event for buyers. The Sacramento Mineral Society will hold demonstrations. Learn more here. Back to School Fairs in Sacramento The city of Sacramento and community organizations are hosting three back to school health fairs Saturday with free backpacks, food and vaccines. Those receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot can receive a gift card. Events will be held at the Stanford Settlement Neighborhood Center, the Oak Park Community Center, and the Maple Neighborhood Center. Learn more here. Punjabi Women FestivalThe 15th annual Punjabi Women Festival takes place at Elk Grove Regional Park on Sunday. The event includes traditional dances and songs and takes place from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Learn more here. Battle of the BayWatch the San Francisco Giants take on the Oakland A’s on Saturday and Sunday. Amtrak San Joaquins is offering 50% off Sunday game train travel. Find out more here.International Wedding FestivalThinking about getting married soon? Catch the International Wedding Festival Sunday at the Double Tree by Hilton in Sacramento from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn more here. Alegria: Cirque du SoleilCirque du Soleil’s famous big top is visible to anyone driving past Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento. “Alegria,” one of the circus’ legendary shows, continues through August 28. Learn more here. Stockton Soul Food FestivalThe 13th annual Soul Food Festival is held at 4122 North El Dorado Street in Stockton on Saturday. Learn more here. ModstockThe 12th annual Modstock Music Festival takes place at Graceada Park in Modesto on Sunday. It features more than 75 bands. Learn more here. Blackberry Days at BoaVista Enjoy all things Blackberry on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Boa Vista Orchards in Placerville. Learn more here. Backstreet BoysBackstreet is back – in Wheatland! They perform on Saturday. Learn more here. Looking for more things to do in California? Check out ideas from our Explore the Nature series and consider joining our Activities group on Facebook.

From blackberry jam to Monster Jam, gems and pro sports, there are plenty of options this weekend for those looking for fun activities.

Here is a running list of events taking place August 5-7 in the Sacramento area.

monster jam

Monster trucks invade downtown Sacramento this weekend for the 30th anniversary of Monster Jam. The tour rolls into the Golden 1 Center with shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Learn more here.

Republic FC

Republic FC is drawing national attention for reaching the finals of the US Open Cup tournament to be held in Orlando in September. But you can catch the team in action in a regular league game against Rio Grande Valley FC Toros at Cal Expo on Saturday night. Learn more here.

river cats

The River Cats have games with post-game fireworks all weekend at Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento. They host the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday at 1:05 p.m. Learn more here.

Nuts vs ports

In Stockton, the Ports are looking to break a losing streak against the Modesto Nuts with games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Learn more here.

Roseville Gems, Jewelry, Fossils & Minerals Show

To commemorate the 60th Diamond Jubilee of this event, there will be a Diamond Giveaway at Grounds Roseville on both Saturday and Sunday. Learn more here.

Children’s Entrepreneur Fair in Manteca

More than 40 vendors aged 4 to 17 will be present at a children’s entrepreneurship fair to showcase their work. The event will take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm at Northgate Community Church in Manteca. Learn more here.

Gem Faire in Sacramento

The Gem Faire returns Friday through Sunday to the Scottish Rite Center at 6151 H Street in Sacramento. Admission is $7 and covers all three days of the event for buyers. The Sacramento Mineral Society will hold demonstrations. Learn more here.

Sacramento Back-to-School Fairs

The City of Sacramento and community organizations are hosting three school health fairs Saturday with free backpacks, food and vaccines. Those receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot can receive a gift card. Events will be held at the Stanford Settlement Neighborhood Center, the Oak Park Community Center, and the Maple Neighborhood Center. Learn more here.

Punjabi Women’s Festival

The 15th annual Punjabi Women Festival takes place at Elk Grove Regional Park on Sunday. The event includes traditional dances and songs and takes place from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Battle of the Bay

Watch the San Francisco Giants take on the Oakland A’s on Saturday and Sunday. Amtrak San Joaquins is offering 50% off Sunday game train travel. Learn more here.

International Wedding Celebration

Are you thinking of getting married soon? Catch the International Wedding Festival Sunday at the Double Tree by Hilton in Sacramento from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn more here.

Alegria: Cirque du Soleil

The well-known Cirque du Soleil big top is visible to anyone driving past Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento. “Alegria,” one of the circus’ legendary shows, continues through August 28. Learn more here.

Stockton Soulfood Festival

The 13th annual Soul Food Festival takes place at 4122 North El Dorado Street in Stockton on Saturday. Learn more here.

modstock

The 12th annual Modstock Music Festival takes place at Graceada Park in Modesto on Sunday. It features more than 75 bands. Learn more here.

Blackberry Days at BoaVista

Enjoy all things Blackberry on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Boa Vista Orchards in Placerville. Learn more here.

Back Street Boys

Backstreet is back – in Wheatland! They perform on Saturday. Learn more here.


Looking for more things to do in California? Check out ideas from our Explore the Nature series and consider joining our Activities group on Facebook.

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