Elena M. Macaluso


Fourth Annual Sacramento Banana Festival this weekend

Aug 8, 2013
Fourth Annual Sacramento Banana Festival this weekend

Finally, an event where you can go bananas and no one will think any less of you. The Fourth Annual Sacramento Banana Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10–11 in William Land Park (Sutterville Road and South Land Park Drive). A 5K run/walk kicks off the event at 9 a.m. on Saturday, followed...

Getting Married in the Tahoe Region

Aug 7, 2013


Getting Married in the Tahoe Region

Aug 7, 2013

I’m definitely a city girl, but I enjoy escaping into nature every once in a while. Living in Northern California, one of my favorite escapes—and one I don’t get to make as often as I’d like—is to the gorgeous Lake Tahoe/Truckee area. You just can’t beat it as a destination for “hikes with a...

Dave Koz to Kick off Sunrise at Night Concert Series

Aug 7, 2013


Grape Days of Summer along the Placer County Wine Trail this weekend

Aug 2, 2013
Grape Days of Summer along the Placer County Wine Trail this weekend

“Celebrate PlacerGROWN.” That is the theme of this year’s Grape Days of Summer, hosted by the Placer County Vintners Association and the Placer County Wine Trail members. Taking place this weekend, Aug. 3–4, this is a wine-lover’s dream: wine tasting, wine educational opportunities, vineyard tours and more make up the event, which runs from...

Last Weekend for the Fair

Jul 24, 2013


Elk Grove’s “Strauss Festival” starts Thursday and runs through Sunday

Jul 24, 2013
Elk Grove’s “Strauss Festival” starts Thursday and runs through Sunday

One of my favorite summertime events, the Strauss Festival of Elk Grove, starts Thursday, July 25 and runs through Sunday at Elk Grove Regional Park’s Strauss Island. As you might guess from the name “Strauss,” the show features the music of the family of Johann Strauss performed by the live, 32-piece Camellia Symphony Orchestra,...

Bargains for the Bride

Jul 24, 2013


Bargains for the Bride

Jul 24, 2013


28th Annual Festa Italiana

Jul 24, 2013




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