Folsom’s annual Night of 1000 Pumpkins returns to Sutter Street Friday, October 23 from 6pm to 8pm. Thousands of parents and kids are expected for trick-or-treating with local merchants, costume contest and parade, movies in the amphitheater, street vendors and more.
The Folsom Chamber of Commerce is holding a community mixer and ribbon cutting at the new Staybridge Suites tonight from 530 to 7pm. Free and open to the public, the event will feature face painting, Halloween arts and crafts, food samples from local restaurants, and prize drawings every 15 minutes! Come out and meet community
“Whole Lotta Brews” is Folsom’s premier beer tasting event, featuring over 75 tasting stations, with craft beer and wine samplings from around the region along with gourmet food tastings from local restaurants and caterers. Event guests will also enjoy live entertainment from local musicians.
It’s time to get your show your glow at the family-friendly, 3rd annual Folsom Glow Run. Although you’re invited and encouraged to wear your brightest, neonest and blingiest accessories, every paid participant gets some glow goodies and a super-hero cape. This is not a competitive race, but rather a wild and crazy fun
FireHouse Subs is donating 25% of all sales to the Amador Community Foundation, earmarked for the Butte Fire Disaster Relief fund. The Butte Fire has caused thousands of people to evacuate their homes, has burned over 71,000 acres and nearly 500 homes, and is threatening thousands more. Containment isn’t expected until October 1st. FireHouse Subs
This guy is excited about Folsom Live!, are you? That’s Mike Kennett, the Folsom Chamber of Commerce Communications Manager, but we need a name for his character as the official mascot of Folsom Live. What should we call him? Give him name (keep it clean) for a chance to win 2 tickets! Enter here or
It’s the 3rd Wednesday of the month, so that means it’s time for the fabulous SactoMoFo Food Truck Safari in the Park! Bring the family, try some great food, listen to the music of Jimmy Ashley, and make sure you visit the Zoo Sanctuary and the new exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma, ‘Circles
Folsom Live!, Folsom’s favorite night out returns to rock Sutter Street September 26 for 5 hours of non-stop music, dancing and general merriment. There will be 10 bands on 5 stages, and Folsom’s biggest outdoor dancefloor, complete with disco ball and DJ! Among this year’s awesome acts are the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Love & Theft,
Circles, squares, lines, primary colors; who would have thought these rudimentary symbols could become so fascinating? The two artists in the next interesting exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom will focus on these basic elements in a very surprising way with unusual art techniques. Metal and LED lighted sculptures by Kristen Hoard
Starring the one-of-a-kind collection of vintage toys, international folk art, antique dolls, Christmas ephemera, and art-infused artifacts of Professor of Design, Dolph Gotelli, the Museum of Wonder & Delight has slated its GRAND OPENING in Historic Folsom for Friday, September 11th with a ribbon cutting launch at 12:30 p.m. In fact, you’ll need more than
The controversial Lake Natoma Waterfront and Trail Access Enhancement Project will soon be a reality, with work beginning this month. The project, hailed by some for providing walkers, joggers and small watercraft users easy access to one of Folsom’s greatest assets from the Historic District, while others were opposed on grounds ranging from fear of
I don’t ordinarily post entire news articles, but this one is relevant to what’s happening in Folsom right now. From the The New York Times By ADAM NAGOURNEY FOLSOM, Calif. — Evert W. Palmer has a vision for this city famous for its state prison: 10,200 new homes spread across the rolling hills to the
Don’t forget the SactoMoFo Food Truck Safari tonight! Have you ever been? It’s a great event, with lots of food choices, live music, sheltered picnic tables, lots of lawn and play space, and you can bring your own adult beverages. Can’t beat it!
Folsom Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, 2015, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
The Folsom Police Department is proud to partner with the community for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4. National Night Out is a nationwide program that promotes involvement in crime prevention, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie.
FolsomFest is a one-day, family-friendly music festival featuring five nationally-known bands in the picturesque Rodeo Park in Folsom. There will be fantastic food choices, beer, wine, hard cider, non-alcoholic refreshments, along with plenty of room for kids’ activities, merchandise, our sponsors, and so much more!
Tap Folsom is back! This year’s event will be held in Folsom’s Historic District on Friday, July 31st, from 6 to 10pm. Year 2 is bigger and better, showcasing America’s best brews with one night of all-out, beer-loving fun. Your ticket provides UNLIMITED tasting privileges to all 25+ Craft Breweries at the event. Last year’s
We’re half-way through the year, and the Folsom housing market continues to sizzle. Higher interests, drought and the coming development south of highway 50 have done little to deter buyers from snapping up homes quickly and at increasingly higher prices.
This just in: The Folsom Pro Rodeo will celebrate 55 years of family entertainment and fireworks. But for the welfare of the public, the Folsom Cattle Drive has been cancelled due to weather forecast for. Wednesday.
It’s that time again! The 3rd Wednesday of each month, when SactoMoFo brings their fantastic food truck Safari to Folsom. Expect about 10 to 12 food trucks, including popular regulars like Krush Burger and Chando’s Tacos, and be sure to check out Green Papaya, making their Thai and Lao street food, and Local Kine Hawaiian
Come out tonight for a community mixer, hosted by the merchants of the Broadstone center in the 2700 block of East Bidwell. Look for the tents in the parking lot near Total Wine and More. Free and open to the public, the mixer will feature complimentary beverages and food samplings from local restaurants, prize drawings,
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Folsom heats up with summer activities you won’t find anywhere else. In addition to the 3 venues with free live music detailed in our summer concert guide, there are some very special events you don’t want to miss.
Niche.com has declared something many of us already knew; Folsom is a great place to raise a family. Folsom was noted for having high home values, good schools, low crime, an educated work force and high incomes, earning an A+ rating, and ranking 7th in the state.
One of the great things about living in the Folsom is the abundance of free summer outdoor concerts. Rock, blues, country, jazz, even 80’s disco will be played in 3 locations every week beginning Saturday. Family-friendly, pleasant crowds, great music, and best of all, they’re free! Come on down and enjoy great music and hang
The Folsom Vacation Zone camp registration is open and spots are going fast. Looking at the promo videos makes me want to be a kid again! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku6KbulnI8g&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XBlYEY-vMM Here’s the basic info:
That’s right kids, it’s the 3rd Wednesday of the month, and that means it’s time for the SactoMofo Food Truck Safari. Among the great trucks in this month’s rotation is one of my favorites, Hefty Gyro and the one with the best name, The Cluck ‘n Chuck Truck. You’ll have a choice of about 10
Every year, the Public Works and Community Development Department celebrates City Works Day (formerly known as Public Works and Public Participation Day) to commemorate the achievements of public works in the daily lives of all Americans.
The 32nd annual Folsom Run with Nature takes place Saturday May 16, starting and finishing at Folsom Lions Park. There are timed 10K, 5K and youth runs across a scenic trail which includes Folsom prison grounds. Stick around afterward for the post-race expo and party. More info and registration here: Are you in?
A Join us as we honor and celebrate moms and their tireless commitment to family and community at this new 5K run and walk! This fun event encourages family and friends to embrace a healthy lifestyle as they share a morning of exercise. Participants may run or walk; the course is timed with awards in
A big congratulations to Folsom’s own Jordan Richards, who was drafted into the National Football League on Friday. Jordan, a star on Folsom’s undefeated championship team in 2011, was selected in the 2nd round, number 64 overall, by the New England Patriots. The Patriots are said to have liked him not only for his physical
There are some fun events coming this weekend, offering something for just about everyone. Saturday the 2nd, is the Folsom Heritage Lallapolooza offers free or reduced admission to museums and historical sites in Folsom and El Dorado Hills, including the Folsom History Museum, the Big House Museum at Folsom Prison, Pioneer Village, and the brand
The monthly Folsom Food Truck Safari is back! Check out this month’s line-up. What’s your pleasure? Burgers, tacos, gyros? Maybe a hot dog or a pizza? That and more will be there tonight at the park next to the Zoo from 5 to 8pm.
The first quarter numbers are in and there are some surprises. Folsom real estate prices are creeping back up, with the average price per square foot for homes sold currently at $210, after dropping to $203 per foot in January, and up from $201 one year ago. 115 homes went ‘pending sale’ in March, the
New details are coming out on the story of the shooting on Sutter Street. According to witnesses, the shooter was part of a group of men who had gone to Powerhouse Pub Powerhouse Pub in Folsom’s Historic District, to see the musical group ‘The Spazmatics’ play. One or more of them got into a fight,
Over 5,000 kids and their parents are expected for one of Folsom’s favorite family events, the Eggstravaganza, this Saturday at Lembi Park. Kids ages 0 to 10 are welcome to participate. There will be 4 fields field will be divided by age; 0-2 (with parents), 3-4, 5-6 and 7-10 years.
Folsom resident Candy Miller and Keller Williams Realty were among the honorees at the Folsom Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards luncheon, March 26 at Oak Hills Church. The awards luncheon, usually held at the Lake Natoma Inn, was moved to Oak Hills Church, due to high ticket demand. Over 300 were in attendance as MyFolsom.com
It’s seems everyone is going green these days, looking for newer, better ways to use and save energy, and with the state in the midst of a drought, water. mPower is a program which finances home owners’ energy efficiency and water conservation improvements through low-cost loans paid through property taxes.