Rancho Cordova Events: August 15 - 31, 2018

Friday, August 17, 7:00 PM, Food Trucks open at 6:30 PM: Friday Night Concerts
Village Green Park, 3141 Bridgeway Drive
Enjoy free concerts sponsored by the Cordova Community Council every Friday night in August. This week it's When Doves Cry, a Prince cover band.  Learn more
 
Friday, August 17, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: The Great Richy Bee
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Enjoy a free, high-energy, interactive, juggling show!  Learn more
 
Friday, August 17, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: The Rancho Cordova Luncheon
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The August guest speaker, Assemblyman Ken Cooley, brings news from the State Capitol. Registration and ticket purchase required.  Learn more and purchase tickets
 
Saturday, August 18, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Soil Born Farms - Bird Walk
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Start your morning off with a walk around American River Ranch to experience birds, critters, and plant life.  Learn more and register
 
Saturday, August 18, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Soil Born Farms - Beekeeping II
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
This advanced course will cover beekeeping do's and don'ts, as well as tips for installation, maintenance, and removal of bees.  Learn more and register
 
Saturday, August 18, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Soil Born Farms - Beginning Home Gardener Weekend Intensive
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
This intensive course will help new gardeners create and maintain an abundant organic garden.  Learn more and register
 
Sunday, August 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Soil Born Farms - Beginning Home Gardener Weekend Intensive
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
This intensive course will help new gardeners create and maintain an abundant organic garden.  Learn more and register
 
Monday, August 20, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM: City Council Regular Meeting
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The next City Council meeting will occur on August 20 Learn more

Tuesday, August 21, 6:00 PM: RCPD Neighborhood Watch Meeting
Rancho Cordova Police Department, 2897 Kilgore Road
Join RCPD to learn about proactive policing programs in your local community. 
 
Thursday, August 23, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Free Sensory Story Time
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
A special story time for kids on the autism spectrum and/or sensory disorders. This program will feature books, music, fidget toys, crafts, and more!  Learn more
 
Friday, August 24, 4:00 PM: Star Wars Night at Raley Field
Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive
Rancho Cordova Police Activities League is partnering with the Rivercats to a host a pre-game tailgate party including live music, giveaways, fireworks, and so much more!
 
Friday, August 24, 7:00 PM, Food Trucks open at 6:30 PM: Free Friday Night Concerts
Village Green Park, 3141 Bridgeway Drive
Enjoy free concerts sponsored by the Cordova Community Council every Friday night in August. On August 24, it's Apple Z, a dance rock band.  Learn more
 
Saturday, August 25, 2:00 - 6:00 PM: Brushes & Brews
Ol' Republic Brewery, 11151 Trade Center Drive, #104
The Cordova Community Council presents the 5th Annual Brushes & Brews, featuring a day of great local art and beer. The event will also include food trucks and live music by the Rancho Cordova Swing Band. Free admission.  Learn more
 
Saturday, August 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Women Veterans Writing Workshop
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Themes includes, "Tests, Allies, Enemies, Different Worlds," and "Ordeals, Rewards, Inner Challenges." The event is free to attend.  Learn more
 
Tuesday, August 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: California Telephone Access Program: Android Training
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Presented by California Phones, this free training will help you make your smartphone work better for you!  Learn more

Tuesday, August 28, 5:30 - 7:00 PM: Free City of Rancho Cordova Timeline Workshop
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Help us preserve Rancho Cordova's history by attending the Rancho Cordova Timeline Workshop at City Hall! Share the City's historic dates and milestones. Learn more
 
Wednesday, August 29, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: City of Rancho Cordova Timeline Workshop
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Help us preserve Rancho Cordova's history by attending the Rancho Cordova Timeline Workshop at City Hall! Share the City's historic dates and milestones.  Learn more
 
Friday, August 31, 7:00 PM, Food Trucks open at 6:30 PM: Friday Night Concerts
Village Green Park, 3141 Bridgeway Drive
Enjoy free concerts sponsored by the Cordova Community Council every Friday night for the entire month of August, starring this week, The Department of Rock Learn more


These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar .


Ongoing Events 

Tuesdays - Saturdays: Veterans Resource Station 
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Trained volunteers are available to help connect veterans to their benefits at various times between Tuesday and Saturday each week. 

Wednesdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: VA Mather Farmers' Market
Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way
The VA Mather Farmers' Market occurs year-round every Wednesday and offers special deals for veterans. 
 
Fridays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: SactoMoFo Food Truck Friday
3180 Kilgore Road
Choose from a range of food trucks serving unique street food options every Friday near the intersection of White Rock and Kilgore Roads. Also, check out some lunchtime events during the week and food truck news.
 
July 30 - October 21, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Sky High Art Exhibit
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Drive
This Sky High Art Exhibit features the work of local Rancho Cordova Artists to celebrate Mather's 100 year anniversary. Free admission. Learn more
 
Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Sunrise Station Farmers' Market
Sunrise Light Rail Station Parking Lot, Sunrise at Folsom Boulevard
The Sunrise Station Farmers' Market occurs year-round every Saturday.
 
Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Soil Born Farms Farmstand
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive 
The Soil Born Farms Farmstand will be open every Saturday (except September 15) from May 26 through November 17.

These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar.


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Thursday, September 6, 5:00 PM - 9: 00 PM: Cybersecurity 2018
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Learn from cybersecurity experts on how to land a career in the cybersecurity industry through panelist interviews, discussions, and Q&A. Free admission.  Learn more
 
September 5-15: Century of Service 100th Anniversary of Mather Field
MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road
The MACC will host an art gallery in celebration of Mather Field's 100th Anniversary. Free admission.  Learn more

September 21-23: California Capital Airshow
Mather Airport, 10425 Norden Avenue, Mather, CA 95655
The California Capital Airshow is back, and we're celebrating the 100th anniversary of Mather Field with a weekend of airshows, fireworks, and more! Tickets are currently on sale.  Learn more and purchase tickets
 
 
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