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As summer season officially comes to an end this weekend and temperatures begin to drop, enjoy activities throughout the Sacramento area like jazz in the park, a salsa festival, and even outdoor yoga. .

The official first day of fall arrives on September 22, but if you can’t wait to get into the fall spirit, apple picking at Delfino Farms has already begun.

Here’s what you can expect this weekend of September 16-18 in Sacramento.


Yoga at Fremont Park

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A woman stretches her arm in the air at Yoga in Park in Fremont Park in 2017. José Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee

Head to Fremont Park for the free Midtown Parks Summer Health and Wellness Series. The program is due to end this month and classes are offered daily with activities including Pilates, yoga and boot camp if you want a more intense workout.

Tickets: Free

Where: 1515 Q Street, Sacramento

REI Party for Sacramento Running Week

And you Brut? at Bike Dog Brewing Company. Darcey himself Special for the bee

REI Co-op partners with area running groups to close Sacramento Running Week. Head to the bike dog brewing company to West Sacramento for an evening off the trail.

Tickets: RSVP

Where: 2534 Industrial Blvd., Sacramento

Helmet Wines

Head toward Helmet wine tasting rooms for a night of food, live music and wine tasting. Its Friday Night September series features different live entertainment and food trucks every Friday. The music will be live from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. If you wish to be seated at 5:00 p.m., reservations are required. Tickets for the event are $10.

Tickets: Eventbrite

Where: 9280 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis


salsa party

Head to Raley for his Sacramento Salsa Festival. The family event will feature live music, food, drinks and salsa. If you have a salsa recipe that you would like to enter, the entry fee will be $50. The first winner will win a cash prize of $1,000. Tickets for the event are $10.

Tickets: Eventbrite

Where: Old Sacramento Waterfront

R Street Market

This weekend, support local vendors at R Street Market. The event takes place every first and third Saturday of the month.

Tickets: Free

Where: 1300 R St., Sacramento

California Brewers Festival at Discovery Park

Enjoy a beer and support local children’s charities this year California Brewers Festival. The event will have live music, food trucks, a wine tent and ciders. General admission tickets are $55 and will get you into the festival at 1 p.m. VIP tickets are $95 and will get you into the festival at noon.

Tickets: Rotary Club of Point West Foundation

Where: Discovery Park, 1600 Garden Hwy, Sacramento


Oak Park Farmers Market

Produce, fruits and vegetables provided by farmer Mike Lao of TL Produce at Elk Grove for the Oak Park Farmers Market event in 2010. Manny Crisostomo Sacramento Bee File

Sundays are for Farmers Markets in Oak Park, where you can support local fruit and produce vendors this weekend. The Farmer’s Market also offers interactive activities for children and live local music.

Tickets: Free

Where: 3500 5th Ave., Sacramento

Meadowview Jazz and R&B Festival

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Black Blueprintz and RDA Entertainment present the Meadowview Jazz and R&B Festival with artists such as Mya, Lyfe Jennings and more on September 17-18. Plan noirz

Head to Meadowview Park for an evening of jazz and R&B gigs from bands like Lyfe Jennings, Bobby V and MYA. The event is a two-day festival and ends over the weekend on Sunday. Tickets are $40 for the event.

Tickets: Eventbrite

Where: 7760 24th Street, Sacramento

Delfino Farms

Chris Delfino, owner of Delfino Farms and president of the Apple Hill Growers Association, handles a box of pink lady apples on his Camino farm in 2021. Hector Amezcua [email protected]

If you’re in the spirit of fall, then head over to Delfino Farms to pick fresh apples at one of its farms, such as Pine-O-Mine and Smokey Ridge and O’Halloran’s Apple Trail Ranch. Due to last spring’s cold spell, his apple harvest was affected, but you can still pick apples at some ranches and buy apple products.

You can also pick pumpkins starting this weekend.

Tickets: Free

Where: 3205 N Canyon Rd., Camino

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This story was originally published September 15, 2022 12:06 p.m.

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