Visit Sacramento Podcast

Visit Sacramento Podcast

Visit Sacramento introduces you to the people who make California’s capital a vibrant place to travel and live.

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November 18, 2021 24 min
The Old Sacramento Waterfront is one of the best places to celebrate the holidays in Sacramento, from attending family-friendly free events like the Theater of Lights, dining out at one of the many restaurants, enjoying the tree-lighting ceremony to watching the New Year's Eve fireworks show.

On this week's, Scott Ford, district manager of the Old Sacramento Waterfront, shares his favorite holiday activities, why locals and ...
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Arden Fair is one of the Sacramento region's largest malls and when it comes to holiday shopping, it's always a draw. Nathan Spradlin, marketing director at Arden Fair, shares what you can expect this year, tips to get the best parking, and how Santa is once again setting up shop in the mall to welcome kids.
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Sacramento is America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, and the Sacramento City Unified School District is working to bring fresh food to students at all 80 of its schools, and its new Central Kitchen food truck is designed to bring fresh breakfasts to schools, along with other initiatives. Diana Flores shares the way the district is bringing farm to fork to the schools, and how the district dealt with feeding students over the course of...
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The Colour of Music Festival brings Black classical musicians to Sacramento for its West Coast Debut, honoring the heritage of Black composers and musicians, serving to showcase their art and bringing top-quality classical music to multiple stages. Founder Lee Pringle and Anyango Yarbo-Davenport - violinist and conductor of the Colour of Music all-female virtuosi – are this week's guests, sharing what you can expect at this yea...
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Sacramento International Airport is consistently one of the best-regarded airports in the nation, from its ease of use to the excellent food and more. Scott Johnston and Mark Haneke share everything you need to know about not just SMF, but the other regional airports, including how they help attract large events like Ironman California and Aftershock.
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'Inclusion Superwoman' Alycia Anderson joins us on this episode to speak about Sacramento's accessibility to the disabled community, and to share her work with corporations as she campaigns for inclusion. In addition to that, she joins the Visit Sacramento Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, and recently gave a TEDx talk, which you can access via her website, alyciaanderson.com
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Chris Delfino of Delfino Farms and Edio Vineyards is president of the Apple Hill Growers Association, and he's got the best insider tips on how you can visit one of Sacramento's favorite destinations this fall.
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For more than 30 years, Dave's Pumpkin Patch has been a destination for fall fun in the Sacramento region. With pumpkins for sale, pony rides, a hay ride, pig races and more, it's the perfect fall family activity. General Manager AnDee Solis shares the best way to experience the pumpkin patch this fall.
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Solectrac is making solar electric tractors in Northern California to help the agricultural industry combat climate change, and you can see them at this year's Farm-to-Fork Festival (Sept. 17-18, 2021). On this episode, founder, Chief Innovation Officer and Board President Steve Heckeroth and CEO Mani Iyer share how Solectrac came to be, and how they hope to revolutionize the ag industry going forward.
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The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain opened with a guitar smash in late 2019, and despite the Covid-19 pandemic, has developed a strong presence in the region, drawing locals and visitors alike. Food has always been a huge part of Hard Rock, and President Mark Birtha shares how that fits into Sacramento's farm-to-fork lifestyle.
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Save Mart is sponsoring this year's Farm-to-Fork Festival Sept. 17-18, 2021, and on this episode Vice President of Store Operations George Ross shares why the farm-to-fork mindset of Sacramento is a perfect fit for Save Mart, and how the state's largest family-owned grocery company works with locals and is innovating for the future.
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Raelyn Nelson and her band will perform on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at the Farm-to-Fork Festival on Capitol Mall. Granddaughter of Willie Nelson, it was natural for her to get into music, and she merges her country sensibilities with rock in a unique style.
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B Street Theatre is set to reopen for live, in-person shows at the Sofia in Midtown Sacramento beginning in September. Associate Artistic Director Lyndsay Burch shares how the theater weathered the Covid-19 pandemic and looks forward to the excitement of reopening in-person shows.
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Jeffrey Gaines shares his musical journey, his inspirations and influences, and what you can expect to see from him at the 2021 Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Festival.
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Race for the Arts is back this year, providing critical fundraising for arts organizations and a free festival for the public. Sally Rice shares what you can expect, safety precautions and why the arts need support now more than ever.
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Meg Myers brings a unique brand of alt-rock to the festival, which Billboard described as having “a strikingly visceral feeling and the sort of deeply relatable angst artists like Fiona Apple came up on.” Her songs “Desire” and “Sorry” made the Top 15 and Top 20 alternative radio hits, respectively. Her new album, “Take Me to the Disco,” signals a shift in her musical style away from escapism toward facing things head-on. Learn mor...
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Leon Etchepare, partner in Wellnut Farms, shares what it's like to farm in the Sacramento area, how his farm has faced drought and the Covid-19 pandemic, and what you can expect when you visit him at the Farm-to-Fork Festival Sept. 17-18, 2021. He also shares the best ways to enjoy his farm's walnut butter, including his husband's favorite way: atop vanilla ice cream.
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Fantastic Negrito will play Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at the Farm-to-Fork Festival in Sacramento. On this episode, he shares the story behind his music, his connection to farming, and what fans can expect from his performance at the festival.
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With public events back in Sacramento, food trucks are once again in familiar settings, and on this episode of the Visit Sacramento Podcast, SactoMoFo founder/owner Paul Somerhausen shares the history of the food truck scene in Sacramento, how the Covid-19 pandemic affected the industry, and what people can expect from mobile food vendors today.
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Located in Sacramento's popular DOCO area, Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar is here to show you that you don't need a special event to enjoy a glass of bubbly. Chief Champagne Officer Raymond James Irwin travels the world searching for the best champagne and sparkling wines – and other beverages, too – and brings them back to Sacramento.
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