1 CATCH LIVE BLUES BY JULIE AND THE JUKES AT DURST WINERY’S WINE DOWN EVENT
Wine Down at Durst Winery will feature special guests Julie and the Jukes on Saturday. The band joins the jubilee to kick off July, along with La Bamba food truck, made-to-order gourmet personal pizzas from Tuscan Sun Pizza Co., and of course Durst Winery’s signature wines.
Julie and the Jukes, a Northern California fourpiece combo, plays pure, classic blues from such illuminaries as Freddie King, B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf on guitar, piano, bass and drums.
This event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Durst Winery & Estate, 10173 Acampo Road, Acampo. General admission is $10, and entry is $5 for Club Amada Mia members. For more information, call Charles Oriel at 530-753-5265 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Danielle at 209-601-1413 or email email@example.com.
2 Enjoy Patio Pairings at Viaggio Estate & Winery
Patio Pairings are open to the public every weekend at Viaggio, and this weekend will be no exception. The event offers Viaggio’s award-winning wines, sensational savory bites and beautiful background music, all in the relaxing setting of a patio.
The event will run all weekend from noon to 4 p.m. at Viaggio Estate & Winery, 100 E. Taddei Road, Acampo. For more information, call 209-368-1378. No outside food or alcohol will be allowed.
3 Bokisch Vineyards offers a winery tour and tastings
This Sunday is the first in July, meaning Bokisch Vineyards will once again host a one-hour group guided tour and tasting at their winery and vineyard. The tour begins with a five-minute, non-strenuous walk from the winery to the picnic area in the shade of a big blue oak tree in the Terra Alta Vineyard. It will be followed by a tasting of five selected wines with Spanish snacks.
The tour will be held on from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Bokisch Vineyards, 18921 Atkins Road, Lodi. The group tour is limited to 12 people. Advance tickets are available for $15 per person at www.bokischvineyards.com. For more information, call 209-334-4338.
4 See a tale as old as time at the Music Circus
“Beauty and the Beast” is playing at the Music Circus in Sacramento for one more weekend. The story follows Belle, an inventor’s daughter who promises to stay at the Beast’s castle to save her father’s life. Slowly, she begins to see the Beast as more than a monster, and he becomes more gentle the more time he spends with her. But if he can’t win her love by his 21st birthday, he’s doomed to be the Beast forever.
Performances are at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, 1419 H St., Sacramento. For more information, call 916-557-1999 or visit www.californiamusicaltheatre.com.
5 Classical entertainment as Shakespeare comes to Sac
Enjoy the works of Shakespeare at Sacramento’s Land Park throughout the summer months.
“The Comedy of Errors” begins Friday, telling the story of two sets of identical twins who were separated at birth. When the separated pairs are reunited by chance, cases of mistaken identity and shenanigans abound. The play will be joined by “All’s Well that Ends Well” next week. Both plays run until the end of July.
The Shakespearean fun kicks off at the William A. Carroll Amphitheatre, 3800 S. Land Park Drive. Tickets are $15 to $18. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/sacramentoshakespeare.
The Music Circus brings the magical Disney tale “Beauty and the Beast” to life in Sacramento this weekend. The musical, which first appeared on Broadway, is adapted from the animated Disney feature film.