This Saturday’s Big Day of Folsom Fun!

Saturday, October 18, it looks like Folsom will have something for everyone:

folsom blues breakout runners

The day starts off with the 2nd annual Folsom Blues Breakout Half Marathon at 8am.  This prison/Johnny Cash-themed event is expected to draw over 3000 participants to run the 13.1 mile course, starting at the new Johnny Cash over-crossing, around Lake Natoma and ending at the Historic District. There’s a post-race festival featuring live music, beer, vendors and a free shuttle to the prison for photo ops.  More info:

folsom renaissance fair

The Folsom Renaissance Fair and Shakespeare Fesitval brings madness, mayhem and merriment to Lion’s Park both Saturday and Sunday. Ticket and more info at

folsom police pasta

Want to have dinner with the police? Head on over to Vista Del Lago high school for an all-you-can-eat pasta feed. Proceed go to the Folsom Police Foundation and the The Folsom Police Foundation and the Citrus Heights Police Activities League.  Tickets are $10 for kids, $15 adults.

whole lotta brews

Last but not least, “Whole Lotta Brews“, the premier beer tasting event in Folsom will be an evening of beer and wine samplings from around the region along with gourmet food tastings from Whole Foods Market in-store vendors as well as local restaurants and caterers. The event features live music featuring the raw and sizzling sounds of The Old Screen Door. Proceeds benefit the Folsom Cordova Community Partnership.

Tickets and info:

Get out there and have a good time supporting local Folsom events!

by Steve Heard, Folsom Realtor