One Walk

Presented by JDRF

Join JDRF Northern California for the One Walk to cure type 1 diabetes (T1D). This community walk brings together people affected by T1D for a 5k walk through downtown Sacramento. JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can’t wait for you to join us!

Oct 7 @ 8 am

Green Tech 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

By Green Tech Education and Employment

Join Green Tech Volunteers and its supporters including, Chet Hewitt, president and CEO of the Sierra Health Foundation, Saul McCoy, Van Jones (video message), the Sacramento County Office of Education, the California Endowment and the California Environmental Protection Agency in celebrating 10 years of service to opportunity youth in Northern California.

Oct 11 @ 6 pm

Stockton Arts Week

Presneted by Visit Stockton

Taking place in October, Stockton Arts Week (SAW) is the most exciting arts and culture event in Stockton, California. Established in 2016, it is a week-long celebration of the diversity and wealth of creative talent Stockton has to offer.

Oct 12


Presented by Goodstock Productions

Looking for things to do in Stockton?  Stockmarket is one of the newest & most unique festivals in California!  Part makers market, part street food festival, part concert in the park- you’ll find something for everyone here!

Oct 13

Architectura Obscura: An Evening of Architectural Photography

Presented by AIAVC, Visit Sacramento and Comstock's Magazine

This inspiring exhibition, reception and awards presentation showcases the award-winning photographs entered into the Architectura Obscura Photography + Instagram Competition.

Enjoy refreshments while mingling with talented photographers who will share details on how they capture the beauty and detail of architecture in photography, both in our region and beyond.

Oct 17 @ 6 pm

An Evening with Donlyn Lyndon, FAIA

Presented by AIAVC

Architect Donlyn Lyndon, FAIA, is widely recognized for his lifetime dedication to the design of places, and for his research examining the structure of place and the ethical dimensions of design. We are thrilled to bring him to Sacramento as the featured speaker during Experience Architecture.

Oct 20 @ 6 pm

Kid’s Draw Architecture

Presented by AIACV

This educational program was originally created in 1988 by the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara to connect architects with children and their parents. Now after almost 30 years, and much success, AIA Chapters will be hosting this family friendly sketching event on the same day across California!

Oct 20 @ 10 am

I Look Up Film Series

Presented by AIAVC

The third annual ILookUp Film Challenge invites architects and filmmakers to collaborate in bringing architectural stories to life. This year’s theme, Blueprint for Better, shines a light on the powerful social impact of architects and their work. In partnership with their clients and communities, architects plant the seeds that blossom into stronger neighborhoods, towns, and cities.

Oct 21 @ 2 pm

Tour d’ Architecture Bike Tour

Presented by AIAVC

Join our popular bicycle ride to see the latest in architectural design and development in Sacramento! This approximately nine-mile ride is on flat and shady public streets and includes unique sneak peeks at new developments and designer commentary.  There are more than a dozen stops planned this year, including: McKinley Village, two theater arts complexes and several new restaurants. Event typically sells-out, please register early!

Oct 21 @ 10 am

Hound Dog Hop

Presented by Sacramento SPCA

Are you ready to shake, wiggle, and roll to help animals?

Join us for the fall gala taking place on Saturday, October 27th from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Sacramento SPCA to benefit the animals and people in our community. We are very excited about hosting this event again at our shelter facility for the fourth consecutive year!

Oct 27 @ 5 pm