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Sacramento March Events Calendar

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Check the Calendar of Events often as events may be added throughout the month.

MARCH 1 | SATURDAY

ZOO – Get started with spring plantings – at the zoo! Besides animals, the Sacramento Zoo will have gardening experts and plants during its Bloomin’ Crazy Garden Festival and Plant Sale event.
When: March 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Sacramento Zoo
Cost: $9 general, $8.25 seniors and $6.50 kids 3-12. Free for kids 0-2 and members.
More Info: (916) 808-5888 or Bloomin’ Crazy

COMEDY – Funnyman Bill Burr will laugh it up at The Punch Line with Joe Derosa and Reggie Steele.
When: March 1, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; March 2, 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for 8:30 p.m. and 10:15 for 10:30 p.m. show).
Location: Punch Line, 2100 Arden Way, Sac.
Cost: $20 each performance; two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-8500

MARCH 2 | SUNDAY

MUSIC – The Auburn Symphony will perform at the Mondavi Center. Performances include Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky.
When: March 2, 3 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $30 general, $15 student and child. Tickets can be purchased online.
More Info: (916) 754-ARTS

MARCH 3 | MONDAY

LECTURE – National Book Award winner Richard Powers will hold a lecture.
When: March 3, 7:30 p.m. (Pre-lecture at 6:30 p.m., seating at 6:15 p.m.)
Location: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sac.
Cost: $25. Tickets can be purchased online.
More Info: (916) 737-1300 or California Lectures

MEDICINE – Medical expert Dr. Andrew Weil, who also authored The Future of Medicine, will speak about how to lead healthier lives.
When: March 3, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $49, $41 and $36 general, $24.50, $20.50 and $18 students and children. Tickets can be purchased online.
More Info: (916) 754-ARTS

COMEDY – The Churchlady, or rather Dana Carvey, will make a two-night appearance at The Punch Line.
When: March 3 and 4, 8 p.m. nightly. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Location: Punch Line, 2100 Arden Way, Sac.
Cost: $20 each performance; two drink minimum.
More Info: (916) 925-8500

MARCH 5 | WEDNESDAY

PERFORMANCE – The Underground Railway Theatre performs “Are You Ready, My Sister?,” a story about Harriet Tubman. Pre-matinee classroom talk available.
When: March 5 to 7, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily
Location: Mondavi Center, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $11 teacher, $7 student
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS or Phyllis Zerger at (9530) 756-1076 for classroom talk

MUSICAL – The California Musical Theatre presents the Tony-award winning musical-comedy “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
When: March 5 to 16. No performance on March 10. Evening shows at 8 p.m. (except March 9, 7:30 p.m.). Afternoon matinees at 2 p.m. Complete schedule.
Location: Community Center Theatre, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $15 to $60. Tickets can be purchased online.
More Info: (916) 264-5181 or California Musical theatre

COMEDY – Last Comic Standing winner Dat Pham brings his comedy tour to Sacramento. Sam Bamm and Hasan Minhaj also performs.
When: March 5 to 9, 8:30 p.m. nightly. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) Additional 10:30 p.m. show (doors open at 10:15 p.m.) on March 7 and 8.
Location: Punch Line, 2100 Arden Way, Sac.
Cost: $15 for March 5, 6, and 9; $18 for March 7; and $20 for March 8. There’s a two drink minimum.
More Info: (916) 925-8500

MARCH 6 | THURSDAY

EXPO – More than 400 boats will be featured at the Sacramento Boat Show.
When: March 6 to 9; March 6 and 7, noon to 9 p.m.; March 8, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and March 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Cal Expo
Cost: $10 general, free for kids 12 and younger. $8 parking.
More Info: (800) 818-9994 or sacramentoboatshow.com

MARCH 7 | FRIDAY

MUSIC – The Sacramento Theatre Company presents “Come Hear the Music Play” cabaret series, showcasing Broadway hits from past and present.
When: March 7 and 8; 8 p.m. nightly
Location: Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St., Sac.
Cost: $25
More Info: (916) 446-7501 or sactheatre.org

MUSIC – Pianist and record producer Allen Toussaint joins blueswoman Marcia Ball for an R&B performance.
When: March 7, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $42, $37 and $32 general, $21, $18.50 and $16 students and children. Tickets can be purchased online.
More Info: (916) 754-ARTS

MARCH 8 | SATURDAY

EXHIBIT – William Obernesser exhibits his still life, landscape and architectural photography. Receptions will be March 8 and April 12, from 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
When: March 8 to April 12. March 8 reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Asylum Gallery, 1719 25th St., Sac.
More Info: (916) 804-6095

SPORTS – High school ballers compete in the CIF NorCal Championships.
When: March 8, 10 a.m. (girls D-I), 12 p.m. (boys D-III), 2 p.m. (girls D-II), 4 p.m. (boys D-I), 6 p.m. (girls D-III), and 8 p.m. (boys D-II). (Doors open 9:30 a.m.)
Location: Arco Arena
Cost: $35 (Kings Row I), $30 (courside reserve rows AA-EE), $20 general, $16 students and seniors, $10 children. Tickets can be purchased online. Parking is $10. (Tolls open at 9 a.m.)
More Info: (916) 928-6900

MARCH 9 | SUNDAY

WEDDING – More than 200 wedding vendors will be on hand to help brides and grooms plan their special day at the Dream Wedding Show.
When: March 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Cal Expo
Cost: $10, fashion shows included in price. Pre-register for discount. Parking is $8.
More Info: (916) 285-6073 or dreamweddingshow.com

MARCH 10 | MONDAY

CONCERT – Linkin Park, with special guests Coheed and Cambria, will rock Arco Arena.
When: March 10, 7 p.m. (Doors open 6 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena
Cost: $49.50 (floor, lower level), $39.50 (upper level) (prices include $1.75 fee). Tickets can be purchased online. Parking is $10 (tolls open at 5 p.m.).
More Info: (916) 928-6900

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