SacFoodies Weekend Picks
by Brandon Smith
Concerts in the Park
Downtown Sacramento’s Concerts in the Park series is back at it Friday, May 12th from 5 – 9 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Park. Every Friday between May 6 and July 29th (except July 1st), 6,000 fans gather in the heart of the city to see a variety of local and nationally touring artists. This week’s concert will feature sounds and good vibes from DJ Eddie Z, Andrew Castro, They Went Ghost, The Element Brass Band and The New Kingston.
After the concert, be sure to keep your wristband on and head to one of the official CIP after party locations for specials and discounts. View the full list of official after party locations here. For more info on upcoming concerts, visit the CIP website.
Cesar Chavez Park
910 I Street
National Beer Mile
Four beers. One mile. One awesome after-party! Need we say more?
The National Beer Mile tour rolls into Sacramento on Saturday, May 14th at Raley Field! This fun run is perfect for runners, social drinkers, fitness enthusiasts, and those who just want to get out and have a great time. Drink a beer, run/walk/jog/dance/skip (whatever you want) your way a quarter-mile down the course, repeat three more times, then party at the open beer bar! This is a 21+ event so be sure to bring those IDs.
Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 on the day of the race. VIP and special group rates are also available. For more info, visit the National Beer Mile: Sacramento website .
400 Ballpark Dr.
West Sacramento, CA
Wine and Brew at the Zoo
The SacFoodies recently gave away two tickets to Wine & Brew at the Zoo and if you weren’t our lucky winner, you can still experience everything the Sacramento Zoo’s annual event has to offer. This exclusive after-hours event will feature 28 local wineries and breweries, live music, a silent auction and food from some of the best local food trucks. Best of all, guests will get to enjoy the spread while taking in the luscious green landscape and checking out exotic zoo animals. Proceeds and 10 percent of food sales will benefit animal care and the general maintenance of the zoo.
To purchase tickets, visit www.saczoo.org/wineandbrew, or call 916-808-5888
3930 W Land Park Dr.