Welcome to The List. a gathering of our favorite happenings that are happening each week in Sacramento CA. Check out the where to go, what to do and who to see guide for the week of September 17-26 below.
Woolen Men, Landlines, Blhans.
We are in love with Landlines. Check them out live along with Woolen Men and Blhans at the Chillanova House in Davis, CA on September 17. Doors at 8, donations excepted to get the touring bands to their next stop.
Friday, September 18, Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival returns to The Crest Theater in Sacramento CA. The Festival began in 1990 as a home for animated shorts which were too revolting or adult in nature. The festival is still true to its roots. Show is $15, doors at 6:30. For more information visit www.spikeandmike.com.
September 18 and 19 catch punk rock favorites The Croissants, Dead Dads, Knockoffs, Strange Party and more at Cafe Colonial for the 5th Annual Bat Guano Fest. Not only is it a rad festival, it is Ken Doose’s Birthday so make sure to give him a squeeze! Cost is $10 per night, doors at 7, all ages show. Cafe Colonial is located at 3520 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, California 95820. More info and the full line up for Friday here and Saturday here.
Three day music festival in West Sacramento CA. For more information visit www.tbdfest.com and by sure to come by the TUBE. booth and say hi!
Gardening for Butterflies.
On Wednesday, September 23 from 4-5PM head on over to the Davis Cemetery and Arboretum to learn how butterflies are doing. The FREE talk about gardening for butterflies is hosted by UC Davis professor Art Shapiro. The discussion will include how butterflies have adapted to the extensive impact humans have made on the California landscape as well as learning which plants are most likely to attract and sustain butterflies in this area. Learn more at www.daviscemetery.org
3-2-1..SIZZLE is a rapid fire event series where sizzling burlesque inspires hilarious improvised comedy at the Sacramento Comedy Spot. This month burlesque performances by Sizzling Siren beauties Laika Fox, Sass Herass, Georgia Fire, Salacious Kay, and Vala Marv’elle will be followed by original sketches by the Comedy Spot’s improv troop. This show is guaranteed a good time. Show starts at 9PM and tickets are $15. The Comedy Spot is located at 1050 20th Street, Suite 130, Sacramento, California 95811. More information at www.houseofsizzle.com
Public Art Walk with Shelly Willis.
Join Shelly Willis of the Sacramento Metropolitan Art Commission (SMAC) for a guided tour of public art at CalPERS headquarters. CalPERS has a wide range of contemporary sculptures, available for the public to explore. This FREE event takes place Saturday, September 26 at 11AM. Meet up is at 400 Q Street in Midtown Sacramento, CA.
Anime Art Show.
Each month Jim Shepard puts together a themed art show at Contemporary Dance Conservatory in Sacramento CA. This months theme is Anime and includes the work of a ton of great local Sacramento artists Aaliyah Olmedo, Andrew Ray, Arturo Romero ,Claudia Ron, Dillion Reeder, Edward Johnson, Eli Trujillo, James Miller, Jesse Villa, John Horton, John Thomason, Jon Nolde, Jon Williams, Lily Min, Nathalie Tellier, Paul Fisher, Robin C Eagan, Roxanne Vo, Sarah, René Straub, Shaylin Barbee and Valentino Castillo. The show is on Saturday, September 26 and runs from 5-9PM. The Contemporary Dance Conservatory is located at 213 26th St, Sacramento, California 95816. This is a FREE event.