The Wide Open Walls mural festival is taking place right now through the 20th, (Next weekend). It will bring over 40 artists – local, national and international – to the Sacramento area.  This year’s event adds to the region’s already venerable history of mural painting – which has produced over 600 murals over the last 40 years.

The Mariachi Festival de Sacramento is this Saturday, August 12, at 3pm! See some of Sacramento's best mariachi bands and ballet folklorico dancers at @claramidtown. There will be plenty of food, drinks, dancing and fun for everyone. Learn more on Eventbrite.com. 

8th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival. ALL Weekend long. William Land Park. 3800 W Land Park The Banana Festival is multicultural extravaganza, featuring delicious foods from the Caribbean, Central America, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Africa and Pacific Rim cultures, as well as traditional festival foods, live entertainment including ethnic dancers; R&B, jazz, country and rock performers; fashion show; interactive hula hoop and hip hop stations; healthy cooking demos and culinary art for kids and families; crowd participation Zumba; community line dance and salsa lessons; arts and culture displays, crafts bazaar and vendor fair. Kid-friendly activities will include arts and crafts, face-painting, storytelling, banana split-eating contest, bounce houses and inflatables, carnival rides and more. Learn more on sacbananafestival.com.

Big Al will be at Boost Mobile at 6426 Mack Road from 2p-4p with your chance to win tickets to V101’s Big Block Party!

Too Short will perform Saturday night at Ace Of Spades

Catch Big Al and Ashley Caprice at Sauced on Sunday, August 13th! 7th and K street, 4p-6p. They will have your last chance at tickets to see Kendrick Lamar on his “The DAMN” tour.

Free Hamburgers Saturday 11:00 ·Ride on over to Harley-Davidson of Sacramento for free hamburgers while supplies last. All donations will benefit Illumanti Motorcycle.