Weekend events at Sacrement: Comedy show, sports, skiing

Thanksgiving is next week, and for some that means it’s the last weekend before the chaos of holiday shopping and turkey dinners.

Whether you need to entertain your friends and family on the outside or just want to relax, here are some events for November 19-21:


Get up to four free lift tickets at Nor Cal Ski and Snowboard Festival

Cal Expo Center, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento

Ski and snowboard fanatics can enjoy this three-day festival starting on Friday. Participants can get up to four free lift tickets, which include Homewood Mountain Resort, Palisades Tahoe, and Bear Valley. There will also be clothing and equipment sales, professional athlete entertainment and beer tastings.

Tickets range from $ 0 to $ 50. You can buy them online on Eventbrite.

Have fun at the Hipster treehouse

STAB! Theater of the Comedy, 1710 Broadway, Sacramento

Actor Chad Opitz will headline this Friday’s Hipster Treehouse Stand-Up comedy show. There will be drinks and a raffle where you can win a succulent plant.

Vaccines are compulsory. Masks should be worn unless you are eating or drinking.

General admission is $ 15 and you can hang it here.


Take a pint and support rescue boxers

2534 Industrial Blvd, West Sacramento

In support of the rescues, you can purchase craft beers at Bike Dog Brewery. There will also be local vendors, shows and raffle prizes. Profits will go to Rescue of the boxer Norcal, a temporary sanctuary for boxers in need.

Tickets are free and you can register here.

To see the Kings of Sacramento shoot hoops

Golden Center 1, 500 David J. Stern Walk, Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings face Utah Jazz at the Golden 1 Center on Saturday.

Ticket prices start at $ 17 on Ticketmaster.

Get in the Thanksgiving mood at a pop-up shop

Sacramento Youth Center, 1901 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento

Over 20 vendors will be in attendance this week in the Thanksgiving-themed pop-up store at the Sacramento Youth Center. There will be activities for the kids, music and food.

Masks or proof of vaccination compulsory. Tickets are free and you can register here.


Go on a self-guided treasure hunt

1303 10th St., Sacramento

Take your friends and family on a self-guided scavenger hunt in Sacramento – or challenge yourself by doing it alone. Each hunt consists of several places where you have to answer questions or solve puzzles to get the next clue.

Participants only need a mobile device with an internet connection.

This adventure is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers and is designed for all ages. For more information go here. Tickets start at $ 19.99 on Eventbrite.

Take a get into a classic car

California Auto Museum, 2200 Front Street, Sacramento

Every third Sunday of the month, you can enjoy a free vintage car ride at the California Automobile Museum. Choices range from a 1943 Military Jeep to a 1951 Ford Crestliner.

You will need to pay entry to the museum to get on your free ride. The last entry will be sold at 4 p.m.

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This story was originally published November 18, 2021 5:00 a.m.

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Hanh Truong is a reporter with the Sacramento Bee Public Services Office. She was previously a freelance journalist, covering education and culture for PBS SoCal and music for buzzbands.la.

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