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Luck o' the Irish

Where to get a green beer on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17)? You can’t go wrong at an Irish pub. Among the best: BOXING DONKEY IRISH PUB The fun starts on St. Paddy’s Day at...

Wine Time!

This may be the best time to go wine tasting, when the weather is just turning nice and before the region’s wineries are slammed with visitors. Here are five spots recommended by wine expert...

Wine Time!

This may be the best time to go wine tasting, when the weather is just turning nice and before the region’s wineries are slammed with visitors. Here are five spots recommended by wine expert...

Day Trips

Take a Hike Now’s the ideal time to get out of town, stretch your legs and check out wildflowers in bloom. Here are a few ideas to get you started from Steve Evans, author of...

Best Kept History Secrets

Don’t Know Much About History? Check out one of the area’s best-kept secrets: the UNDERGROUND STOREFRONTS AND PATHWAYS that were covered over when massive flooding in 1861 and 1862 forced city officials to raise downtown...

All Around Town

Build It and They Will ComeWant to see downtown change before your very eyes? Then visit two big construction projects that are reshaping the city.First, scope out the site of Sacramento’s new entertainment and...

Get Thee to a Gallery

Arts and cultureVisit a few of the top galleries in the region. Among the best, according to photographer and former gallery owner Michael Solomon:B. SAKATA GARO This 1,000-square-foot gallery shows some of the best...

Sports and Rec

Get Your KicksCatch the SACRAMENTO REPUBLIC FC when the team plays its first home match of the season March 28. It’s fun to watch the region’s wildly popular minor league team, even if you’re...

Beer, Beer and More Beer

Sacramento’s emergence as a craft-beer mecca means lots of choices if you want to sample stouts, sours and pale ales—especially during Sacramento Beer Week (Feb. 27–March 9). Here are some of the best local...

California State Railroad Museum

California Railroad Museum in Old Sac is a favorite spot for kids (and adults) of all ages. The museum has more than 225,000 square feet of space for exhibits and lovingly restored railroad cars...

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