StartupSac Happy Hour

With Jon Coss, CEO/founder, Pondera Solutions

StartupSac Happy Hour returns with another impressive guest entrepreneur ready to answer your startup, innovation, and entrepreneurial questions. Our guest this month is Jon Coss, the founder and CEO of Pondera Solutions. In 2017, this Sacramento-based govtech company closed on an eight-figure equity deal and won the Sacramento Innovation Award in the software category.

May 22

The 20th Annual State of the City

Co-sponsored by the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce and The Port of Stockton

The 20th Annual State of the City will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Port of Stockton. Co-sponsored by the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce and The Port of Stockton, this high-profile event showcases our city’s economic, educational and cultural development, as well as plans for upcoming projects. Don’t miss Mayor Michael Tubbs State of the City Address.

May 24

The 5th Annual Sacramento Black Book Fair (SBBF)

The 2018 Book Fair will include book signings, talks by each featured writer, cultural vendors, food trucks, a Kids Zone, a community parade, poetry readings, writer’s circles, and art displays.

Jun 2 @ 5 pm

Auburn Downtown CO-OP

Join us every first Thursday in 2018 from May through September for five evenings of family fun, live music, food and play! Peruse the wares of local and regional artisans. Sip wine, craft beer or other adult libations while kids enjoy crafting, dancing, and other activities. Cheer on local performers, dance and meet local merchants, artists, farmers and nonprofits that are improving our community.

Jun 7 @ 5 pm

First Fridays: Oak Park

Join us on May 4th as we celebrate bike month! Come visit all of the Oak Park Businesses while cruising through the corridor. 

Jun 8 @ 5 pm

27th Annual West Sac Chamber Golf Tournament

Presented by HDR Engineering

What better way to kick off 4th of July weekend than joining in on our 27th Annual Golf Classic?! We’re back at the new and improved Wildhorse Golf Club this year and we can’t wait for you to see the course. With an 8am start; you’ll be done by 1pm and have the rest of the day ahead of you!

Jun 8 @ 8 am

 The Auburn River Festival

The Auburn River Festival is a free community event that celebrates the American River. We are having a day filled with Paddle Races, Olympic Style Slalom Competitions and a Whitewater Rodeo. There will be food available for purchase and live music at the event. All proceeds from the event are going to Protect American River Canyons.

Jun 9 @ 8 am

5th Annual Endive Experience

Enjoy a wonderful evening at one of the unique treasures of Rio Vista. Rio Vista Lions Club and California Endive Farms invite you to Endive Experience 2018. We had a remarkably good time last year and we are doing everything to make your experience this year is even better!

Jun 9 @ 4:30 pm

Sacramento Pride 2018

Sacramento Pride is an LGBT celebration that promotes acceptance and pride with a parade followed by an outdoor party in the Capital Mall. High-energy live music, a dance pavilion, an activity-rich kid’s zone, local vendors and plenty of food trucks are just some of the many attractions at this day long affair.

Jun 10 @ 11 am

Oak Park Speaker Series

Presented by St. Hope

The Oak Park Speakers Series (OPSS), in partnership with St. HOPE’s Underground Books and the Greater Sacramento Urban League, is a 4-part lecture series featuring some of the most prominent African American leaders in the nation. The OPSS draws a full venue capacity of more than 200 business, civic, political and community leaders.

Jun 11 @ 6 pm

Gather: Movies in the Park

Come experience great food, music, and a movie in a wonderful community atmosphere under the warm California sun!

Jun 22 @ 5 pm

The Pepper Festival


The Pepper Festival is a unique, Family-Friendly Music, Food & Fundraising festival being held at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, CA on Saturday, June 23, 2018. A large portion of the proceeds will be going to three great children’s charities helping kids with medical issues, children’s advocacy, college prep assistance and more. Join the fun with upbeat live bands, local breweries/wineries, adult bounce house, Hot Pepper Eating contest, Salsa Dancing, Hot Car Show & more. 

Jun 23 @ 12 pm