Autumn Events with Folsom Parks and Recreation
September 11, 6-8 p.m.
Gallery at 48 Natoma
The public is invited to a free opening reception for Circles of Light, an exhibit featuring metal and LED sculptures by Kristen Hoard, and encaustic paintings and monotypes by Barbara Nilsson. Admission is free; light refreshments are provided. folsom.ca.us
Growl, Howl and Wine
September 12, 6-9 p.m.
Folsom Community Center
Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary present an evening of food, wine and beer tastings, live music, live and silent auctions and more. Proceeds benefit the animals at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary. Ages 21+. folsomzoofriends.org
Food Truck Safari
September 16, 5-8 p.m.
Folsom City Lions Park
The SactoMoFo food trucks roll into town for their monthly setup in the park by the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. Take a night off from cooking and bring the family for fabulous food, live music and kids’ activities. This event continues on the third Wednesday of each month, year-round, rain or shine. folsom.ca.us
SAVE THE DATE!
Third Annual Folsom Glow Run
October 3, 7:45 p.m.
Folsom Historic District
The wildly popular Glow Run returns for an evening of family-friendly, all-ages fun. The 4K non-competitive course includes a silly string station where participants can blast friends and family, DJs spinning tunes at various points, a foam-tunnel finish and other cool surprises. Glowing and lighted costumes are encouraged. stylemg.com/folsomglowrun
13th Annual Bark ‘n’ Splash Bash
October 10, 1-4 p.m.
Folsom Aquatic Center
Let the dogs have their day at this annual K9 pool party, where they’re invited to swim and frolic in the activity pool and run off-leash inside the fenced complex. A variety of pet-related vendors and organizations are on hand to provide info and samples. folsom.ca.us
23rd Annual Folsom Renaissance Faire
October 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and October 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Folsom City Lions Park
Step into a bustling village, with more than 800 costumed performers and actors speaking the Queen’s English and drawing visitors into a living history experience. Entertainment includes armored knights jousting on horseback, storytellers, music and dance performances. A variety of arts, crafts, clothing, jewelry and other wares are for sale, and tempting food and drink is available in the open-air marketplace. folsomfaire.com
For more information about Folsom Parks and Recreation, visit folsom.ca.us or call 916-355-7285.