Sacramento CA weekend events at black venues and restaurants



In our weekly edition of “BlackinSac”, we continue to promote a list of Sacramento events created, hosted or influenced by Black and African American residents.

This week, we’ve got some in-home entertainment options to go along with some of your favorite hangouts to hang out with.

Be sure to submit future events to The Sacramento Bee’s Equity Lab, through this provided Google form. If you’re on social media, be sure to send a direct message or tag us in your event’s posts.

Remember, if you are being responsible, dress warmly, wear a mask, and if you feel uncomfortable, stay home. Always coordinate a designated driver if your outing includes alcohol or marijuana.

The Weeknd 103.5 Aube FM

Grammy-winning artist Abel Tesfaye, better known by his recording name, The Weeknd, broadcasts live from Los Angeles on 103.5 Dawn FM, providing a live streaming experience.

The show is scheduled for Thursday, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. Viewers can watch the entire show on Amazon Music’s Twitch channel.

Simply download the Twitch app from your App Store or Google Play Store and search for Amazon Music, or click on this available link.

Virtual vigil for democracy

It has been a year since the attack on Capitol Hill as armed rioters tried to overturn President Joe Biden’s 2020 election results.

Jimmy Fremgren, candidate to represent Sacramento in Congress, is hosting a virtual candlelight vigil for democracy. He invites Americans to come together to honor the bravery of individuals who fought for our democracy, such as Officer Eugene Goodman, a Capitol Police officer who hijacked armed groups from the Senate Chamber during the attack on Washington a year ago.

The virtual event is scheduled to start at 6.30 p.m. The event is free, registration is available via the link provided.

Silent skate night

It’s time to skate again and if you’re a fan of quiet nights, Sacramento has a treat for you.

This Friday at Roller King Roller Rink is a Silent Skate Party, hosted by DJs from Sacramento: GA, Daan, Fidji, Goofy Q, Yodeci and Don P.

The event is open to people 18 and over. It is located at 889 Riverside Avenue from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Presale tickets cost $ 18 and will drop to $ 25 at the door. You can purchase tickets here or on Eventbrite.

Tickets come with a pair of rental skates and headphones. You must bring a driver’s license, debit or credit card to redeem a pair of headphones. Upon leaving the event, items can be exchanged.

My Urban Society Presents: R&B Fans

My Urban Society hosts its Infusion Nights at the Odd Cookie Bakery Cafe and Bar, located at 1015 Ninth St., from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Every Friday is R&B Lovers Night where you’ll enjoy an evening of the greatest R&B hits of all time. There will be a touch of hip-hop being played.

Make sure you come dressed to impress, the outfit is all white. This is a free event for those on the guest list. The guest list closes at 11 p.m. To RSVP for the list, register on Eventbrite. There will be specialty food and drink available, all night long.


Tiger, located at 722 K St., continually brings good vibes to Sacramento’s nightlife with its weekly programming.

From their “Purring” Thursdays, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

It’s girls night with DJ sets from DJ Eddy, DJ Genetixx and DJ Jay. They will be mixing sounds featuring their themed party, “The Weeknd vs. Frank Ocean”.

Tiger hosts “Love” Fridays for R&B music lovers. It will also include live music with live music from Hayez, the band, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., then DJ Abs1er will mix sounds in different sets throughout the night from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturday nights are HOF Night with music from Hayez, with DJ sets from DJ Robbie and DJ Eddy.

There will be a $ 20 cover charge after 11:00 PM. VIP reservations are available. For more information, contact Tiger management.

Higher frequency

Higher Frequencies is an event that aims to bring together the music, art, fashion and entrepreneurship of Sacramento under one roof.

Tickets are on sale for $ 11.11 on Eventbrite, purchases can be made here. There will also be a $ 1 raffle for a chance to win items.

The event is Saturday, noon to 10 p.m., located at Foreign Native, 3540 Third Ave.

The event will bring together a host of vendors such as Always Be About Something (ABAS), Skin Essentials by DG, Livin Colorz, Stanford Yacht Club and more.

Starting at 1:30 p.m. there will be performances by local artists including The Philharmonik, Gabe IV and Kita Mahal.

Food will be provided by A New Kitchen.

R&B Sunday Skate

R&B Sunday Skate with DJ GA is 7-10 p.m. at the Roller King Roller Rink in Roseville at 889 Riverside Ave.

There is a $ 15 entry fee which will also cover skate rental. Grab your friends and family and get started with a Sunday vibe filled with rhythm and blues.

This event is for ages 18 and over. For more events, text “skate” to 415-212-7073.

Naija Boy Ro Sham Fine

Naija Boy Taco Tuesday is a weekly event at Ro Sham Beaux, located at 2413 J St.

Rasheed Amedu brings a West African flavor to Mexican cuisine every Tuesday. Amedu invites the city to dine and enjoy the Naija vibe and natty wine from 4pm to 9pm

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Marcus D. Smith covers black communities for The Sacramento Bee. Marcus is an alumnus of Texas Southern University in Houston. Marcus grew up in Sacramento and is delighted to be back home following his passion for journalism.



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