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Sacramento October Events Calendar

Sacramento October Events Calendar

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FESTIVAL – This year’s First 5 Children’s Celebration at Fairytale Town includes storytelling, face painting, arts and crafts, activities, and a raffle.
When: Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sac.
Cost: Free (Children are not admitted with adult, adults are not admitted without children.)
More Info: (916) 876-5865

HOMECOMING – Sacramento State celebrates its 2007 homecoming, featuring a family festival at the Alumni Center, reunions, student activities and tours.
When: Oct. 13, 10 a.m.
Location: Sacramento State, 6000 J St., Sac.
More Info: Linda Scott at (916) 2748-4899

CONCERT – Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Jenni Rivera will perform the best of Latino music.
When: Oct. 13, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena, One Sports Parkway, Sac.
Cost: $120 to $80 lower level, $120 main floor, $80 to $55 upper level. Parking is $10 (Tolls open at 5 p.m.)
More Info: (916) 928-6900

CIRCUS – Families will enjoy the antics and storytelling of making birdhouses with the Cirque-works’ “The Birdhouse Factory.” Cast includes members from Cirque de Soleil, the Pickle Family Circus, and the Moscow Circus.
When: Oct. 13, 8 p.m.; Oct. 14, 3 p.m.; Oct. 15 11 a.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $39, $34, and $24 general, $19.50, $17 and $12 student and child on Oct. 13. $39, $34, and $29 general, $19.50, $17 and $14.50 student and child on Oct. 14. $11 teacher and $7 student on Oct. 15.
More Info: (530) 752-1915

SYMPHONY – The Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 2007-08 season with Conductor Michael Morgan’s 50th birthday with Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No. 5.”
When: Oct. 13, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $75 to $15
More Info: Community Theatre Box Office at (916) 264-5181

OCTOBER 14

CONCERT – Mexican pop group sensation RBD will perform at Arco Arena. A free RBD tour CD is given with every purchased ticket.
When: Oct. 14, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena, One Arena Parkway, Sac.
Cost: $96 to $56 lower level, $96 main floor, $36 upper level and general admission. Parking is $10 (Tolls open at 5 p.m.)
More Info: (916) 925-5500

COMEDY – Bay Area impressionist Mickey Joseph comes to make you bust a gut laughing at the Punchline.
When: Oct. 14, 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Floor, Sac.
Cost: $13 plus two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-5500

OCTOBER 16

CONFERENCE – The annual Professional Business Women of California attracts the largest gathering of professional women. At this year’s event, women can learn strategies from local and national experts regarding leadership, career advancement, life/work balance and entrepreneurship. Travelocity CEO Michelle Peluso is the featured keynote speaker.
When: Oct. 16
Location: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: $219 to $135
More Info: (408) 554-4249

OCTOBER 17

SPEAKER – Comedian and education activist Bill Cosby opens the 2007-08 Sacramento Speakers Series.
When: Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: Call
More Info: (866) 773-2535

LECTURE – Pulitzer Prize winner and New Yorker contributor Seymore Hersh shares his experience uncovering the reports of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib and other news stories.
When: Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $40, $34, and $29 general, $20, $17, and $14.50 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

OCTOBER 18

COMEDY – “Last Comic Standing” season two contestant Eddie Ifft performs a four-day gig at the Punchline.
When: Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 19, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for 8:30 p.m. show and 10:15 p.m. for 10:30 p.m. show.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Floor, Sac.
Cost: $13 plus two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-5500

COMEDY – Saturday Night Live alum Joe Piscopo performs at the Red Lion Hotel.
When: Oct. 18, 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Location: Red Lion Hotel – Sacramento, 1401 Arden Way, Sac.
Cost: $29.95 VIP, $24.95 general
More Info: (916) 922-8041

OCTOBER 19

HOME SHOW – Homeowners can find building contractor, kitchen and bath vendors, landscaping experts, solar energy companies and many others at the Fall Home Show. Entrance is at the Main Gate.
When: Oct. 19, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 21 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Cal Expo, Expo Center Buildings #1-8, Buildings A and B, Sac.
Cost: $6 general, free 12 and younger. $1 off admission with canned food donation. Parking is $7.
More Info: (916) 921-2649 or sachomeandgardenshow.com

FIGHT NIGHT – Showtime presents “Under the Lights Fight Night at Raley Field.” Main event features Darling Jimenez vs. Tyrone Harris. The second bout features Jesus ‘Chuey’ Rodriguez vs. Patrick Lopez.
When: Oct. 19, 7 p.m. (first fight). (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
Location: Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sac.
Cost: $125 VIP reserved, $75 floor reserved, $45 bowl reserved, $25 general
More Info: (916) 371-HITS

ARTS – Neo-Crocker: A Modern Culture Party will feature fire dancers, champagne and more at this last major event at Crocker Art Museum before the new Crocker opens in 2010. Images of the Crocker expansion will be featured, as well as a dance floor and hors d’oeuvres by Restaurant 55º. Must be 21 years and older to attend.
When: Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
Location: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sac.
Cost: $75 day of event, $50 advance
More Info: (916) 808-5181

OCTOBER 20

LUAU – Asian Legal Services Outreach and Asian Resources, Inc. are sponsoring a Beat the Heat Luau featuring Asian cuisine, hula dancing and a silent auction.
When: Oct. 20, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sac.
Cost: $40 at door, $30 advance, $20 students and seniors in advance
More Info: (916) 454-1892

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