Sacramento October Events Calendar

Sacramento October Events Calendar

OCTOBER 2

JOB FAIR – The 16th annual Fall HirEvents Job Fair takes place in Exhibit Hall C at the Sacramento Convention Center.
When: Oct. 2, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (access for jobseekers with disabilities)
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac
Cost: Free for job seekers
More Info: (888) THE-JOBS or jobjournal.com

OCTOBER 3

CRAFT FAIR – The Secretary of State Food Drive and Activities Committee sponsors a holiday craft fair.


When: Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Secretary of State Building, 1500 11th St., Sac
More Info: (916) 651-9928

OCTOBER 4

SAKE FEST – Sample a variety of sake and shochu as well as food from local Japanese restaurants at the 2007 Northern California Premium Sake Fest, sponsored by the North American Food Distributing Company. Japanese sake manufactuers will be on hand to answer questions. Proceeds from the event will benefit the UC Davis Children's Hospital Pediatric Cardiology Unit.
When: Oct. 4, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Marriott by Courtyard, 1782 Tribute Road, Sac
Cost: $60
More Info: (916) 373-1111

COMEDY – Comedian, author and talk show host Greg Behrendt stops at the Punchline for a two-night gig. He is joined by Oakland comic Moshe Kasher and San Franciscan Jason Wheeler. Must be 18 years and older to attend.
When: Oct. 4, 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 6, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for 8:30 p.m. show and at 10:15 p.m. for 10:30 p.m. show.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Floor, Sac
Cost: $25.50 plus two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-8500

CONCERT – Neo soul artists Dwele and Melissa Young will take the stage at the Hard Rock Cafe.
When: Oct. 4, 9:30 p.m.
Location: Hard Rock Cafe, 545 Downtown Plaza, Sac
Cost: $30 in advance
More Info: (916) 441-5591

OCTOBER 5

CARS – The 2007 National Street Rod Association will hold its 2007 NSRA Golden State Nationals at Cal Expo.

See more than 1,000 pre-1978 street rods, machines and custom cars from throughout the Western United States. Cars shown are worth between $8,000 to $100,000.
When: Oct. 5 and Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Cal Expo, Building A/B, X Lot, Palm Avenue, Wine Tent, Lot 26, Sac. Enter the Main Gate.
Cost: $12 adult, $3 child (6-12 years), free for children under 5; Parking is $7
More Info: Jerry Kennedy, Special Events Director, at (303) 776-7841 or nsra-usa.com

ART FESTIVAL – More than 200 of America’s contemporary craftspeople and fine artists will offer original works at the 10th Annual Sacramento Arts Festival. The festival is strictly juried with exhibitors selected for the originality and quality of their work.

When: Oct. 5, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: $8 adult, $7 seniors, free children 12 and under
More Info: (916) 264-5181

BENEFIT – The Trailer Park Troubadours will perform a benefit concert for the Sacramento Housing Alliance. There is a VIP reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
When: Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
Location: Crest Theater, 1013 K St., Sac.
Cost: $20
More Info: (916) 455-4900

FEAR FACTORY – Get into the Halloween spirit by visiting Gyro’s 3D Fear Factory, two haunted house attractions housed in 100,000 square feet of space. Special exhibits include The Devil’s Playground presented by Rob Zombie and Rob Zombie’s Monster Shop. Event is wheelchair accessible. Children, senior citizens, people with heart problems, recent surgery or are pregnant are not enouraged to attend due to simulation and authenticity of attraction.
When: Oct. 5 through Oct. 31 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Monday through Thursdays except Oct. 29 to Oct. 31. On Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Halloween night, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Location: Westfield Downtown Plaza, 547 L St., Sac.
Cost: $17.95
More Info: 3dfearfactory.com

CONCERT – Enjoy a night of R&B with Freddie Jackson and Regina Bell, with special guest Glenn Jones in “The Rhythm of Love Show.” The event is presented by the Scenes Entertainment.


When: Oct. 5, 7 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $58.50,$48.50 and $38.50
More Info: (916) 808-5181

MUSICAL – Playwright and composer Ruth R. Owens gives her “The Broccoli Club” an opening night performance. The musical comedy is presented by the Sacramento Valley Production Theatre Company. All proceeds benefit the Parkinson Association of Northern California.
When: Oct. 5, 8 p.m.
Location: 24th Street Theatre, 2791 24th St., Sac.
Cost: $25
More Info: (916) 489-0226

CONCERT – Soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa opens the 2007-08 season at the Mondavi Center with a special “Farewell Tour” performance. Te Kanawa was born in New Zealand and of Maori ancestry. She has sang at major opera houses throughout the world. Julian Reynolds accompanies Te Kanawa on the piano.
When: Oct. 5, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $79, $65, and $55 general; $39.50, $32.50, and $27.50 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

OCTOBER 6

SEMINAR – Learn to turn yard waste into compost in this free seminar. Attendees will be given the opportunity to purchase a compost bin and learn compost recipes.
When: Oct. 6, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Location: Southside Park Community Garden, 5th and W streets, Sac.
Cost: Free for seminar, $65 ($129 retail) for compost bin
More Info: (916) 808-5454

HEALTH FAIR – A walk for mental health and health fair will take place at the West Steps at the State Capitol. There will be speakers, entertainment, resources and a 3K walk. Everyone is invited to walk, form a team or sponsor a walker.
When: Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: State Capitol, West Steps, 10th and L streets, Sac.
Cost: Free
More Info: (916) 442-0185, ext. 108

OPENING – Linden Park will celebrate its official grand opening with a barbeque and children’s activities. This North Natomas community park features a tot lot, turf volleyball court, picnic tables, and a multi-purpose field.
When: Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Linden Park, 4001 Innovator Drive, Sac.
Cost: Free
More Info: (916) 808-7001

RALLY – The 28th annual Women Take Back the Night event features a resource fair, a children's program, speakers, entertainment, a women's march and a men's program.
When: Oct. 6, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: State Capitol, West Steps, 10th and L streets, Sac.
Cost: Free
More Info: (916) 319-4927

OKTOBERFEST – Sacramento Turn Verein presents the 40th annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring German music, authentic German food, dancing and specialty foods.


When: Oct. 6, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Turn Verein Hall, 3349 J St., Sac.
Cost: $10 general, $5 ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and younger
More Info: (916) 442-7360

WORKSHOP – Six-time Grammy award winner Doc Watson will perform a night of folk tunes, while being accompanied by storyteller and musician David Holt. There is also a pre-performance lecture.
When: Oct. 6, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St., Davis
More Info: davisartcenter.org

COMEDY – Comedian George Carlin makes his only stop in Sacramento this year at the Community Center Theater.
When: Oct. 6, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $55 and $42.50 (There is an 8 ticket limit per customer.)
More Info: (916) 264-5181

ROCK ‘N ROLL – For one night only, Hedwig and the Angry Inch will perform at the Crest in a “rock ‘n roll odessy’ performance. This year’s performance promises to have more surprises.


When: Oct. 6, 8 p.m.
Location: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sac.
Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at door
More Info: (916) 442-7377

WORKSHOP – A workshop on Hindustani Raaga will be given by mumbai composer and performer Pandit Binay Pathak. He teaches traditional Hinustani vocal and harmonium lessons as well as raaga to students who play Western instruments.

He is the son of sitarist Pt. Balaram Pathak.
When: Oct. 6, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: General admission, $42, $37, and $32; student and child, $21, $18.50, and $16
More Info: (530) 752-1915

OCTOBER 7

SWAP MEET – The Towe Auto Museum hosts its fall swap meet where vendors will offer unique and hard to find auto collectibles, accessories, books, tools, and parts. Food and drinks available.
When: Oct. 7, 6 a.m.
Location: Under the Capital City Freeway, between 20th and 22nd and W and X streets, Sac.
Cost: Free
More Info: (916) 442-6802

NAIL EXPO – The 2007 Sacramento Nail Expo is a trade show for nail technicians and salon owners. Competitions includes Airbrush Nail Art, Salon Success and Sculptured Nails.
When: Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: Competition registration $85 (early) and $100 (late) novice and $100 (early) and $125 (late) veteran
More Info: (888)491-8265

MUSIC – The Alexander String Quartet follows its successful Mozart series with this year’s all-Brahms program. Guest artists will include pianist Lara Downes, Mondavi Center Artist-in-Residence. The program includes Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, op.

51, no. 1, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, op. 51, no. 2.
When: Oct. 7, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $39 general; $19.50 student and child
More Info: (916) 442-6802

WARRIORS – Experience a day at a Shaolin Temple with 23 Buddhist monks in a performance at the Mondavi Center. They will demonstrate Buddhist monk morning meditation, daily exercise, and chorerographed ritual combat scenes.
When: Oct. 7, 7 p.m.; Oct. 8, 11 a.m. (student performance)
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $39, $34, and $24 general; $19.50, $17, and $12 student and child; $11 teacher and $7 student on Oct. 8
More Info: (530) 752-1915

COMEDY – There will be a Sacramento Comedy Showcase at the Punchline Comedy Club - Sacramento. Must be 18 years and older to attend. There is a two drink minimum.


When: Oct. 7, 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Level, Sac
Cost: $5
More Info: (916) 651-9928

OCTOBER 10

JAZZ – Frenchman Renaud Garcia-Fons is a leading jazz musician who’s performance takes a fresh and new direction of European jazz. He is accompanied by guitarist Kiko Ruiz and percussionist Negrito Trasante.
When: Oct. 10, 11, 12, 13 have 8 p.m. performances
Location: Mondavi Center, Studio Theatre Cabaret, Davis
Cost: $36 general, $18 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

CONCERT – Veteran rockers Genesis makes a stop in its Turn It On Again tour in Sacramento.
When: Oct. 10, 8 p.m. (Doors open 7 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena, One Arena Parkway, Sac.
Cost: $202.50 to $101.50 lower level, $202.50 main floor, $101.50 to $57.50 upper level. Parking is $10. (Tolls open at 6 p.m.)
More Info: (916) 928-6900

SYMPHONY – The San Francisco Symphony, under the music direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, comes to the Mondavi Center to perform the following program: Luca Francesconi: “Cobalt,” “Scarlet: Two Colors of Dawn”; Frédreric Chopin: “Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, op. 21”; and Camille Saint-Saëns: “Symphony no. 3 in C minor, op. 78” (“Organ Symphony”).
When: Oct. 10, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $75, $65, and $55 general, $37.50, $32.50, and $27.50 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

OCTOBER 11

COMEDY – “Just Shoot Me!” cast member Brian Posehn steps to the mic to make you laugh at the Punchline. Must be 18 years and older to attend.
When: Oct. 11, 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 12, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 13, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for 8:30 p.m. shows and at 10:15 p.m. for 10:30 p.m. shows.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Floor, Sac.
Cost: $18 with a two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-8500

OCTOBER 13

SALMON RUN/WALK – The Sacramento State Aquatic Center hosts the 2007 Salmon 5K Run/Walk. The race starts at Point Plaza, proceed along the American River, and back to the park. There are several age brackets: Under 15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
When: Oct. 13, 8 a.m. (start time), 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. (registration)
Location: Nimbus Flat State Park, Lake Natomas
Cost: $25 adults and $20 kids 15 and younger
More Info: (916) 278-2842

FESTIVAL – This year’s First 5 Children’s Celebration at Fairytale Town includes storytelling, face painting, arts and crafts, activities, and a raffle.
When: Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sac.
Cost: Free (Children are not admitted with adult, adults are not admitted without children.)
More Info: (916) 876-5865

HOMECOMING – Sacramento State celebrates its 2007 homecoming, featuring a family festival at the Alumni Center, reunions, student activities and tours.


When: Oct. 13, 10 a.m.
Location: Sacramento State, 6000 J St., Sac.
More Info: Linda Scott at (916) 2748-4899

CONCERT – Joan Sebastian, Pepe Aguilar and Jenni Rivera will perform the best of Latino music.
When: Oct. 13, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena, One Sports Parkway, Sac.
Cost: $120 to $80 lower level, $120 main floor, $80 to $55 upper level. Parking is $10 (Tolls open at 5 p.m.)
More Info: (916) 928-6900

CIRCUS – Families will enjoy the antics and storytelling of making birdhouses with the Cirque-works’ “The Birdhouse Factory.” Cast includes members from Cirque de Soleil, the Pickle Family Circus, and the Moscow Circus.
When: Oct. 13, 8 p.m.; Oct. 14, 3 p.m.; Oct. 15 11 a.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $39, $34, and $24 general, $19.50, $17 and $12 student and child on Oct. 13. $39, $34, and $29 general, $19.50, $17 and $14.50 student and child on Oct.

14. $11 teacher and $7 student on Oct. 15.
More Info: (530) 752-1915

SYMPHONY – The Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 2007-08 season with Conductor Michael Morgan’s 50th birthday with Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No. 5.”
When: Oct. 13, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.


Cost: $75 to $15
More Info: Community Theatre Box Office at (916) 264-5181

OCTOBER 14

CONCERT – Mexican pop group sensation RBD will perform at Arco Arena. A free RBD tour CD is given with every purchased ticket.
When: Oct. 14, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena, One Arena Parkway, Sac.
Cost: $96 to $56 lower level, $96 main floor, $36 upper level and general admission. Parking is $10 (Tolls open at 5 p.m.)
More Info: (916) 925-5500

COMEDY – Bay Area impressionist Mickey Joseph comes to make you bust a gut laughing at the Punchline.
When: Oct. 14, 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Floor, Sac.
Cost: $13 plus two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-5500

OCTOBER 16

CONFERENCE – The annual Professional Business Women of California attracts the largest gathering of professional women. At this year’s event, women can learn strategies from local and national experts regarding leadership, career advancement, life/work balance and entrepreneurship. Travelocity CEO Michelle Peluso is the featured keynote speaker.
When: Oct. 16
Location: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: $219 to $135
More Info: (408) 554-4249

OCTOBER 17

SPEAKER – Comedian and education activist Bill Cosby opens the 2007-08 Sacramento Speakers Series.


When: Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: Call
More Info: (866) 773-2535

LECTURE – Pulitzer Prize winner and New Yorker contributor Seymore Hersh shares his experience uncovering the reports of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib and other news stories.
When: Oct. 17, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $40, $34, and $29 general, $20, $17, and $14.50 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

OCTOBER 18

COMEDY – “Last Comic Standing” season two contestant Eddie Ifft performs a four-day gig at the Punchline.
When: Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 19, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for 8:30 p.m. show and 10:15 p.m. for 10:30 p.m. show.)
Location: Punchline Sacramento, 2100 Arden Way, Second Floor, Sac.


Cost: $13 plus two drink minimum
More Info: (916) 925-5500

COMEDY – Saturday Night Live alum Joe Piscopo performs at the Red Lion Hotel.
When: Oct. 18, 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Location: Red Lion Hotel – Sacramento, 1401 Arden Way, Sac.
Cost: $29.95 VIP, $24.95 general
More Info: (916) 922-8041

OCTOBER 19

HOME SHOW – Homeowners can find building contractor, kitchen and bath vendors, landscaping experts, solar energy companies and many others at the Fall Home Show. Entrance is at the Main Gate.
When: Oct. 19, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 21 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Cal Expo, Expo Center Buildings #1-8, Buildings A and B, Sac.
Cost: $6 general, free 12 and younger. $1 off admission with canned food donation. Parking is $7.
More Info: (916) 921-2649 or sachomeandgardenshow.com

FIGHT NIGHT – Showtime presents “Under the Lights Fight Night at Raley Field.” Main event features Darling Jimenez vs. Tyrone Harris. The second bout features Jesus ‘Chuey’ Rodriguez vs. Patrick Lopez.
When: Oct. 19, 7 p.m. (first fight). (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)
Location: Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sac.
Cost: $125 VIP reserved, $75 floor reserved, $45 bowl reserved, $25 general
More Info: (916) 371-HITS

ARTS – Neo-Crocker: A Modern Culture Party will feature fire dancers, champagne and more at this last major event at Crocker Art Museum before the new Crocker opens in 2010. Images of the Crocker expansion will be featured, as well as a dance floor and hors d’oeuvres by Restaurant 55º. Must be 21 years and older to attend.
When: Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
Location: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sac.
Cost: $75 day of event, $50 advance
More Info: (916) 808-5181

OCTOBER 20

LUAU – Asian Legal Services Outreach and Asian Resources, Inc. are sponsoring a Beat the Heat Luau featuring Asian cuisine, hula dancing and a silent auction.
When: Oct. 20, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sac.
Cost: $40 at door, $30 advance, $20 students and seniors in advance
More Info: (916) 454-1892

FUNDRAISER – The Sacramento SPCA will hold its annual fundraiswer at the Convention Center. Attendees are treated to food, wine, beer and other beverages while deciding what to bid in the auction.
When: Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: $65 through Oct. 12, $75 after Oct. 12
More Info: (916) 383-PETS

MUSIC – Grammy and Tony award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater explores her roots with music from her recent release “Red Earth.” Bridgewater is a vocalist who performs straight up jazz to Broadway musicals.


When: Oct. 20, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $42, $37, and $32 general, $21, $18.50, and $16 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

CHORAL – The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra presents an evening of Broadway music from Lerner and Loewe. Musical numbers will feature tunes from “Brigadoon,” “Camelot,” “Gigi,” “My Fair Lady” and others.
When: Oct. 20, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $150 to $50
More Info: (916) 264-5181

OCTOBER 24

LECTURE – The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra presents an evening of Broadway music from Lerner and Loewe. Musical numbers will feature tunes from Brigadoon, Camelot, Gigi, My Fair Lady and others.
When: Oct. 20, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $150 to $50
More Info: (916) 264-5181

OCTOBER 25

BALLET – The Sacramento Ballet presents “A Woman’s Journey: The Tamsen Donner Story” tells the tragic story of the ill-fated Donner party.


When: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 26, 11 a.m. (students), 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 27, 8 p.m.; Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $65 to $25 adult, $32.50 to $12.50 children
More Info: (916) 264-5181

OCTOBER 26

ANTIQUES – Regional and national dealers of American, European, Asian and Native American antiques, furniture, books, glassware, jewelry, quilts and more will offer their wares at the Art Service Group of the Crocker Art Museum antique show.


When: Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sac.
Cost: $5
More Info: (916) 483-0587

HALLOWEEN – Bring the family for a Halloween event at the spookily decorated Governor’s Mansion.
When: Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Governor’s Mansion, 1526 H St., Sac.
Cost: Call
More Info: (916) 323-3047

OCTOBER 27

BAZAAR – The Autumn Indian Bazaar is an indoor and outdoor fair with vendors selling arts and crafts, antique, jewelry and more from India, Tibet, and Nepal. There will also be Indian food served and music and dance performed.
When: Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Veterans Memorial Center, 203 E 14th St., Davis
Cost: $3 minimum donation
More Info: himalayanacademy.com

PETS – Dogs and dog owners can take a final summer swim at the Sixth Annual Doggy Dip Day at the Pannell Meadowview Pool, which closes this season and reopens in Spring 2008.
When: Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Samuel C. Pannell Meadowview Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road., Sac.
Cost: $3 per dog, free for owners
More Info: 808-6622

EXOTIC BALL – 100.5 The Zone hosts the 2007 Exotic Zone Ball. There will be three dance areas, a $5,000 costume contest, spanking zone, fetish stage and body painting.

Must be 21 years and older to attend.
When: Oct. 27, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Location: Cal Expo, Sac.
Cost: $100 VIP, $35 at door, $32 advance. Parking is $7.
More Info: radiozone.com

SHOW – Beyond the Prosecenium Productions presents “Hecuba & Dido: Love Gone Wrong,” a multi-media show exploring the devastation of war, sex, class and gender by Ann Tracy.
When: Oct. 27 to Nov. 24, 8 p.m. (No show on Nov. 3.)
Location: The Space at California Stage, 2509 R St., Sac.
Cost: $15 general, $12 seniors, students SARTA members
More Info: (916) 456-1600

OCTOBER 28

JAZZ – Contemporary jazz musician Bard Sherman has been performing for the past 20 years. The proceeds from this performance will benefit a mission trip.
When: Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Christian Worship Center, 3419 Arden Way, Sac.
Cost: $7
More Info: (916) 482-1890

OCTOBER 30

DOCUDRAMA – L.A. Theatre Works’ “Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers” is an inside look at the Washington Post’s decision to publish a study documenting America’s involvement in Vietnam. There is a post-performance question and answer session.
When: Oct. 30, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $44, $35, and $29 general, $22, $17.50, and $14.50 student and child
More Info: (530) 752-1915

OCTOBER 31

MUSICAL – “Whistle Down the Wind” is a musical about a Lousiana girl who encounters and hides a stranger from the townspeople who are determined to find an escaped felon.
When: Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, 8 p.m.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $65 to $50 grand tier/orchestra, $45 to $30 second tier front, $25 to $15 second tier rear
More Info: (916) 557-1999