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Concerts in the Park | July 25: Meet the Band: The Brodys| Jeremy Briggs| The Kimberly Trip| Pointdexter | DJ Oasis + InkdUp

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The Brodys

Join us as we say so long, farewell to the 2014 season of Concerts in the Park with The Brodys. Check out who will be playing alongside The Brodys this Friday. The Brodys Performing catchy pop/rock songs since 1994, you never know what to expect when The Brodys are in town. They are known for going above and beyond during their shows – at one show they brought a fake

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Concerts in the Park | July 18: Meet the Band: !!!| Sea Legs| Saint Solitaire | Shaun Slaughter

By at July 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

!!! July 18

There are only two more weeks of Concerts in the Park! !!! This weeks headliner, !!! will keep you in a funky dance mood combining house beats with sinewy baselines, psychedelic guitar and simple lyrics.  Their unique name leads to much discussion but let’s make it clear -  no, you cannot call this week’s headliner exclamation mark exclamation mark exclamation

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Music Circus Does it Again

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  Using a little bit of discipline, a spoonful of sugar and a whole lot of magic, the quintessential nanny, Mary Poppins, reacquaints the Banks family with the things that really matter in life.  Like The Little Mermaid at Music Circus in 2012, this Disney classic is fun for all ages.  With “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,”

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At the Market with Xochimilco

By at July 10, 2014 | 1 Comments


Named after the floating gardens of Mexico City, Xochimilco (So-chee-mill-ko) fills the Cesar Chavez  and Capital Mall Farmers' Markets with the aroma of authentic Mexican cuisine.  The story of Xochimilco began with one father's dream of creating a better life for his family.  After immigrating to the United States from Mexico in 1957, Frank’s father dreamt of

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Tips to Survive Construction Impacts

By at July 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

With several development and infrastructure projects underway, it's important to make sure your business keeps people coming in the door. If your business is located near a construction area, you will likely be impacted. To thrive during street construction, we’ve complied these helpful tips and best practices to survive during the construction process. Get

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Business is Booming for Old Sacramento Businesses

By at July 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

nicholas wray, sacramento photographer

Despite construction woes in the air, business is going well for some Old Sacramento businesses, and they hope to keep that momentum going. Skalet Family Jewelers has been booming. Howard Skalet says that business continues to trend upward and attributes this to the review website Yelp. Currently Skalet has an overall rating of 5 stars. While a large number of

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DSP Takes Capitol Steps

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Vespa driving down K Street in front of the Crest Theatre

The Downtown Sacramento Partnership advocates for its members’ interests at the city, county, state, and federal level. The Partnership issued statements in support of two measures at the state capitol that will help foster a prosperous downtown. DSP supported the Economic Development and State Historic Tax Credit Act (AB 1999), which provides a state income tax

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Thursday Night at the Museums in Old Sacramento

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Visitors are welcomed by a CA State Railroad Museum docent near the 1863 Gov. Stanford locomotive.

This past May, the California State Railroad Museum and the Sacramento History Museum announced their extended summer hours on Thursday evenings as part of a special “Thursday Night at the Museums” program through August 28, 2014.  Both museums, located in Old Sacramento, will stay open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays with two exceptions.  On Thursday, July 31, the

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Concerts in the Park | July 11: Meet the Band: Arden Park Roots | Young Aundee | The Denver J Band | Blaquelisted | Zephyr

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Arden Park Roots

Concerts in the Park be jammin’ this week! With returning favorite Arden Park Roots and the unique sounds of some first time CIP acts! Get ready to sip on a cold Bud Light and listen to some of Sacramento’s best. Arden Park Roots Arden Park Roots has six major awards under their belt including three Sacramento News and Review “SAMMIES” for “Best

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At the Market with Big Joe’s BBQ

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Big Joe's BBQ

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with mouthwatering barbecue ribs, tri-tip, chicken, hot links, or brisket? Well, thanks to Big Joe’s BBQ all our carnivore eating friends can enjoy this summertime favorite at the Roosevelt, Cesar Chavez, and Capitol Mall Farmers Markets. With over fifteen years of industry experience, Big Joe has done it all –

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‘A Chorus Line’ is a Hit!

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The multiple award-winning sensation A Chorus Line is here to kick off Music Circus season! There are only a few days left to enjoy this special show - Sunday is the last day. Featuring music by the brilliant Marvin Hamlisch, this emotional behind-the-scenes look at the Broadway world is a celebration of what it means to be a professional dancer, fervently pursuing

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4th of July Celebrations in Old Sacramento

By at June 26, 2014 | 2 Comments


The 4th of July celebrates the birth of our nation and what better way to get into the spirit than by heading down to historic Old Sacramento. The best part is you can start the party a day early on July 3rd at Red, White & Brews. More than 15 bars within two blocks will be offering $3 American beers. After tossing back a few cold ones, head over to the waterfront for

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Top 10 Things to Do Before and After Music Circus

By at June 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Ten22 food

Music Circus is back for its 64th season as a Northern California summer tradition. There are only two shows left this season, so don't delay in getting your tickets (you may purchase tickets here). Left on this season's lineup are Lerner and Loewe’s mystical Brigadoon, and Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein’s hilarious La Cage Aux Folles. Here is a list of the

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At the Market with Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen

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There is no denying that food trucks are all the rage right now. What’s not to love – they offer gourmet food on the go. Drewski’s has been around for a while now and they’ve gained quite the following. If you’ve ever been to a SactoMoFo event, you know the lines are long and sometimes unbearable. Well, you’re in luck – Drewski’s will be one of the

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Concerts in the Park | Meet the Band: June 27 – Chris Gardner Band, Island of Black & White, Keri Carr Band, The Three Way, Elliot Estes

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2014 Concerts in the Park

It's country night! Feel free to rock your cowboy hats and boots this Friday for our headliner - the Chris Gardner Band. Chris Gardner Band  With their country-rock lyrics, soulful harmonies, high energy performances and vulnerability on stage, the Chris Gardner Band always gives their best.   This band has been making its mark opening for major country artists

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‘At the Market’ with Zena Foods

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Zena Foods

While everyone dreams of an amazing Mediterranean vacation to see beautiful tropical beaches and try eloquent dishes, not everyone’s wallet obliges to a wanderlust lifestyle. Zena Foods is bringing the flavors and textures you may only find when traveling the Mediterranean, for a much more affordable price! Husband and wife duo, Ahmed and Josie, began their culinary

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Downtown Sacramento Partnership
980 9th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
P: (916) 442-8575
F (916) 442-2053
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