So you’re going to the Nutcracker?

Marlee Wallace

There are two showings of the Nutcracker a matinee at 2:00PM and an evening show at 7:00PM. If you haven’t bought tickets to the beautiful show, you can do so HERE. As always, here’s how we think you should spend your time before or after the show!


At Safe Credit Union Convention Center, you’re so close to amazing restaurants.

French Cuisine: Brasserie DuMonde

Mexican Cuisine: Mayahuel

American Cuisine: Prelude


630 K Street #120: Club Blitzen at Trophy Club

Club Blitzen promises a lowbrow holiday escape, featuring jovial crafted holiday cocktails (zero proof options too!) memorable photo ops and ambiance dripping with festive charm. Sure to turn any Scrooge into Buddy the Elf!

722 K Street: Tiger Restaurant & Lounge

Throughout the month of December, you can enjoy special holiday cocktails served in festive mugs including the “Keep the Change, You Filthy Animal,” which is a jasmine green tea martini, as well as the “Cold Fashioned,” which is a Camellia Coffee Roasters cold brew old fashioned. After 10 p.m. is when the real fun begins for those 21 and over: “Tiger After Dark” with live DJs and special guest acts.


With the Kids:

Before your matinee, visit the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink!

December 9: Xfinity is providing the first 300 skaters FREE admission to the rink!

December 10: Attend Crafting Kindness presented by Dignity Health. Join local artist, Nicole Alvarez, in creating an up-cycled candy cane ornament.