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Veterans Pancake Breakfast Benefiting The Soldiers Project Sept 22

Veterans Pancake Breakfast Benefiting The Soldiers Project Sept 22

Building on the momentum started last year, volunteers at St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church in Roseville will host their second annual Veterans Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 22.

The event will benefit The Soldiers Project/Sacramento-Placer, a non-profit organization which provides free, confidential psychological therapy to active-duty military and veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as their family members and loved ones.

Golden brown pancakes and all the fixin’s will be served from 8-11 a.m. Besides pancakes, the Sept. 22 menu will include link sausage, juice, milk and regular or decaffeinated Starbucks coffee. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10 years of age.

8th Annual Tamales Festival Tickets On Sale Now

8th Annual Tamales Festival Tickets On Sale Now

Sacramento area Save Mart stores have joined FoodMaxx as official ticket sales outlets for this year’s Tamales Festival which takes place September 16 at Cesar Chavez Park in downtown Sacramento.

Dutch Bros. Coffee Opens 24th CA Location, the First in Sacramento

Dutch Bros. Coffee Opens 24th CA Location, the First in Sacramento

Traffic jams are expected on Friday, August 24th, when Dutch Bros. Coffee will be celebrating the opening of a 24th California location by giving away FREE DRINKS all day!

5289 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, Calif.
August 24, 2012, 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.


All 16-oz. drinks at the new location will be free, including coffee, smoothies, freezes and flavor-infused energy drinks.

This will be the first Dutch Bros. Coffee in Sacramento, Calif.

It is locally owned and operated by Steve and Nikol Grubbs, who recently opened another store in Citrus Heights, Calif., on July 13, 2012.

“We are stoked to introduce Dutch Bros. to Sacramento!” say store owners Steve and Nikol Grubbs. “We are going to blow up this town with Dutch Luv and amazing drinks! We can't wait to make new Dutch fans and serve the community!”

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Sacramento Boy Inspires Large Franchise to Organize Halloween Costume Drive for Needy Children

Sacramento Boy Inspires Large Franchise to Organize Halloween Costume Drive for Needy Children

As the saying goes "it only takes one person to make a difference." and this could not be more true with 13 year old Ryan Manriquez from Sacramento. Ryan, who uses a wheel chair due to spinal muscular atrophy, loves Halloween. In fact it’s his favorite holiday because it’s the only holiday he feels you can pretend to be someone else and no one looks at your disability. Last year Ryan decided to organize a Halloween Costume Drive to provide costumes to children in need throughout the greater Sacramento area as his sixth grade community project. Ryan’s efforts sparked an interest in large franchisee fast food restaurant Papa Murphy’s pizza.

"We saw Ryan’s efforts in making a difference in the community. At Papa Murphy’s we strive to make our community a better place and give to those less fortunate.

Summertime Tunes in the Vineyard

Summertime Tunes in the Vineyard

Summertime Tunes in the Vineyard

Spend a summer evening sipping wine, relaxing in the amazing winery setting, and enjoying live music!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Live music 3-7pm

$5 per person (under 21 free)

2221 Fruitridge Rd

Placerville, CA  95667

Placerville’s beautiful vineyard, Lava Cap, promises to offer you a cooler evening with a slight breeze to give you an entertaining evening!

Join in a garden overlooking the vineyard for blues and rock and roll by the crowd-pleasing band Hardwater! 

Lava Cap will be staying open late (tasting room open until 7:30pm) and selling your favorite Lava Cap wine to go wit

State Fair Wing-Eating Competition Saturday

State Fair Wing-Eating Competition Saturday

Come to the California State Fair to see the Hooters World Wing-Eating Championship on July 14! The competition will take place at 6pm on the Promenade Stage.
 
For 10 minutes, contestants will scarf down Hooters wings in a finger-lickin’ free-for-all. The wings are all-you-can-eat, and the contestant that eats the most in 10 minutes is declared the winner.
 
 Some of the world’s hungriest Major League Eaters will compete for a $1,000 cash prize. The winner will also be offered a trip to Clearwater, Fla., to compete in the Hooters World Wing-Eating Championship Finals on July 26.

Wienerschnitzel Offering 61-cent Hot Dogs on July 15

Wienerschnitzel Offering 61-cent Hot Dogs on July 15

Calling all Hot Dog lovers in the greater Sacramento area!

Wienerschnitzel is celebrating National Hot Dog month by offering 61-cent Hot Dogs all day long on Sunday, July 15 only! Three Wienerschnitzel favorites will be available for 61-cents:  Original Chili Dog, Kraut Dog and Mustard Dog.

Click HERE for a Wienerschnitzel near you.