Crab’s Coming to Town


It’s crab season. How can you tell? Every organization, school, group and dance team is hosting a crab feed. You could stuff yourself silly on crab in any part of town for the next two months without having to travel outside your zip code. Grab your butter and your Old Bay seasoning, it’s crabbin’ time. Here’s only a small sampling of events that are on tap in the coming months:

Jan. 29: Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Crab Feed
, Country Club Lanes; 5:30–10 p.m. $45
Come out and listen to the swinging stylings of the Red Skunk Gipzee Swing Band while feasting on some shell-backed treats.

Feb. 5: Junior League of Sacramento Denim & Diamonds Crab Feed, St. Mary’s Catholic Church; 5–10 p.m. $45 online, $50 at the door
Help support the valuable charitable endeavors of the JLS, eat some delicious crustaceans, and take a peek at some of the best silent auction items in town.

Feb. 12: Sacramento Women’s 20-30 Club’s “Love Bites” Crab Feed
, Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; 5 p.m. $45 online, $60 at the door
Come out and support the Boys and Girls Club of Sacramento and other charities while partying the night away with the lovely ladies of 20-30.

March 5: Crockett-Deane Ballet Crab Feed, Turn Verein; 5 p.m. $35–$40
Help support the dance company of one of the finest ballet schools in Sacramento. Eat crab. Wear a tutu.

March 18: Natomas Charter School Parents for the Arts 10th Annual Crab Feed and Live Auction, Hellenic Center, 614 Alhambra; 5:30 p.m. $45 online, $55 at the door
Live auction items include a winemaker’s dinner and weekend at a Tahoe waterfront home. And free wine and beer served from 5:30–6:30 p.m.