Rancho Cordova Events: November 1 - 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 1 and Thursday, November 2: Día de los Muertos
Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Decorate sugar skulls and learn about Día de los Muertos during this two-day celebration.  Learn More

Thursday, November 2, 6:30 PM: State of the City 
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
This year's theme is "On the Move in Rancho Cordova." Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Mayor Donald Terry on the City's 2016-2017 accomplishments, plus enjoy performances, dessert, and an opportunity to enter for a chance to win a new bike! 

Saturday, November 4, 2 PM: A Conversation about the Vietnam War
Rancho Cordova Police Department, 2897 Kilgore Road 
Join us as panelists discuss their experiences in Vietnam. Veterans who served during the Vietnam War era are invited to receive a commemorative pin. Refreshments provided. Learn More

Saturday, November 11, 10 AM: Veterans Day Observance
Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way
Join us this Veterans Day as we honor 100 Years of the American Veteran. Learn More

Tuesday, November 14, 6 PM: Garden to Pantry: Gifts from the Kitchen
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Join Master Food Preservers for a hands-on class to learn how to make holiday gifts from the kitchen. Come home with a jar of homemade organic sauerkraut and four containers of gourmet herb cooking, salts, plus more holiday gift ideasLearn 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 AM - 1 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. 

Thursdays, 8 AM - 12:30 PM: Goethe Loop Farmers' Market
Sacramento Area Sewer District, 10060 Goethe Road
The Goethe Loop Farmers' Market occurs every Thursday between June and November.

Saturdays, 8 AM - 12:30 PM: Soil Born Farms Farmstand
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive
Soil Born Farms operates its seasonal farmstand on Saturdays between mid-May through November.

Saturdays, 8 AM - 12 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.

Fridays, 11 AM - 2 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.

These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar.
Photo credit: Joan Cusick

Save These Dates! 

Thursday, November 17, 5 PM: Holiday Craft Boutique 
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Check out Rancho Cordova's local crafters, artists, and direct sales vendors at the 3rd annual Holiday Craft Boutique! 

Sunday, November 26, 4 - 7:30 PM: Christmas Tree Lighting
Village Green Park, 3141 Bridgeway Drive
Save the date for our annual Cordova Community Christmas Tree Lighting! This is a free, fun, family event, featuring music, Santa Claus, snow, hay rides, train rides, magic and more. 

Saturday, December 2, 8 AM: Pancake Breakfast with Santa
Cordova Church of Christ, 10577 Coloma Road
The Rancho Cordova River City Concert Band presents its 5th annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa!  Learn More

Saturday, December 2, 9:30 AM: Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus
Neil Orchard Senior Activities Center, 3480 Routier Road
Cordova Recreation and Park District (CRPD) hosts their annual Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus, a family-friendly event for all ages. Learn More

Sunday, December 3, 6 PM: The Holiday Light Parade
International Drive between Sunrise Boulevard and Zinfandel Drive, Rancho Cordova
Experience the magic of the holidays at the Holiday Light Parade, featuring Santa, The Grinch, illuminated floats, dancing elves and more.  Learn More
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