Nightlife in Riverside

Wine-Tasting Picnic Package for Two with Take-Home Glasses at The Underground Wine Tasting Room (Up to 67% Off)

The Underground Tasting Room

Old Town Sacramento

$149 $49

Sample seven wines from three award-winning wineries, paired with a feast of cheese, salami, and other snacks in Historic Pioneer Square

$59 for a Two-Hour In-Home Wine Tasting for Up to 16 from Wines for Humanity ($250 Value)

Wines for Humanity

Redeem from Home

$250 $59

Up to 16 guests swish and sip pours from six bottles of wine from the comfort of the host or hostess's home

Sushi Dinner for Two or Karaoke Party Room Rental with Drink Credit at Oishii Sushi Bar and Grill (Up to 56% Off)

Oishii Sushi Bar and Grill

Downtown

$25 $15

Cocktails complement menu of specialty rolls, fresh sashimi, and sushi and fuel karaoke performances in private rooms

The Truth Behind His Success: "The Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort on September 29 at 6 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

The Truth Behind His Success - Jordan Belfort Wolf of Wall Street US Tour

Memorial Auditorium

$199 $89

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The entrepreneur whose life story inspired The Wolf of Wall Street shares secrets on sales, money management, and building a business

Wine and Small Plates for Two or Four at Revolution Wines (Up to 51% Off)

Revolution Wines

Central Sacramento

$40 $20

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Urban winery pours out glasses of artisan red and white wines that are paired with small artisan plates of seasonal bistro fare

$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner Show and Mugs for Two from Dinner Detective Sacramento ($161.60 Value)

Dinner Detective Sacramento

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

$161.60 $85

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Dinner party descends into wacky madness as an interactive murder mystery unfolds; improv actors play detectives and suspects

Standup Comedy at Sacramento Punch Line (Up to 76% Off)

Sacramento Punch Line Sacramento

Sacramento Punch Line

$74 $18

Nationally touring comedians headline Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, including Steve Byrne, Shaun Latham and Fortune Feimster

Two Hours of Billiards for Two or Up to Five with Sodas and Nachos at Hot Shot Billiards (Up to 55% Off)

Hot Shot Billiards

Arden - Arcade

$23.25 $12

Pool sharks and pool guppies enjoy hours of 8-ball and plates of nachos and soda at old-fashioned pool hall

Wine Tastings for Two or Four with Take-Home Bottles at Merlo Family Estate Vineyards (50% Off)

Merlo Family Estate Vineyards

Merlo Family Vineyards at the Old Sugar Mill

$40 $20

After tasting a four-wine flight, Chardonnay, Rose, Pinot Noir, Syrah, that includes cellar selections, pairs pick a bottle to take home

$26 for Admission for Two to the Wine and Art Faire at Carvalho Family Winery on October 5 ($50 Value)

Carvalho Family Winery

Carvalho Family Winery at Old Sugar Mill

$50 $26

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Browse wares from local vendors, chat with authors, and dine from food trucks at event benefitting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Scientist Turned Comedian Tim Lee on Saturday, September 27, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Scientist Turned Comedian Tim Lee

Richard M. Brunelle Performance Hall

$27 $13.50

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PhD-holding comedian draws on academic background and PowerPoint skills to craft cerebral, PG-13-appropriate comedy sets

Premium Hookah Session with Drinks for Two or Four at The Spot Hookah Lounge (Up to 55% Off)

The Spot Hookah Lounge

Vintage Park

$39 $19

Soothing flavored hookah for two or four people includes a choice of soft drink, Snapple, or energy drink

Pub Meal for Two or Four with Appetizers, Entrees, and Drinks at Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill

Elk Grove

$34 $18

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Classic American pub dishes such as patty melts, chili dogs, fish and chips, and burgers topped with cheddar and bacon

Line-Dancing for Four with Optional Food and Jack Daniels at Opera House Saloon (Up to 60% Off)

Opera House Saloon

Roseville

$62 $25

Folks get together and line-dance to music in bar with a hoedown feel

Winery Tour and Tasting for Two or Four at Berryessa Gap Vineyards (Up to $67 Off)

Berryessa Gap Vineyards

Multiple Locations

$63 $32

Tour the winery that started 50 years ago and enjoy sips of wine at two tasting rooms; selection of wine bottles to choose from

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six with Take-Home Bottles of Wine at E2 Family Winery (Up to 54% Off)

E2 Family Winery

Thornton

$38 $19

Sample wine from six generations of winemakers and take home several bottles to sip later

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Fields Family Wines (Up to 61% Off)

Fields Family Wines

Multiple Locations

$38 $16

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Wine tastings give customers a chance to try vintages such as the Old Vine zinfandel, tempranillo, and organically grown syrah

Wine-Tasting Experience with Take-Home Bottles for Two or Four at Weibel Family Vineyards and Winery (50% Off)

Weibel Family Vineyards and Winery

Lodi

$32 $16

Three generations of the Weibel family have overseen the vineyard, where they practice Old World winemaking techniques

Tapas and Wine for Two or Four at Vinedos Aurora at Pamplona Tapas (Up to 52% Off)

Vinedos Aurora at Pamplona Tapas

Lodi

$47 $23

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Hot and cold tapas such as queso con higos, pure de judias, tortilla con chorizo y salsa de piña and tortilla españpla pair with local wines

Wine Tasting and Tapas for Two or Four at Viña Castellano (Up to 52% Off)

Viña Castellano

Auburn

$72 $35

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Spanish wines accompany a tapas platter loaded with Marcona almonds, Mediterranean olives, and tapenade

WIne Tasting for Two, Four, or Ten with Take-Home Bottles at Watts Winery (Up to 58% Off)

Watts Winery

Tasting Room

$40 $20

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Wine tasting gives guests the chance to try out some new pours before they head home with bottles of delicious Upstream wine

One or Two Hookahs with Fruit Bowls at Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge (Up to 42% Off)

Wicked Mirage Hookah Lounge

Multiple Locations

$25 $15

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Hookah bowls come in fruit flavors such as raspberry, melon, and mango

Dierks Bentley at Stockton Arena on Thursday, October 2 (Up to 50% Off)

Dierks Bentley

Stockton Arena

$36.35 $20

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Country stars share rollicking stompers and heartfeld ballads

$12 for Wine Tasting for Two Plus $20 Credit Toward Wine at Deaver Vineyards ($20 Value)

Deaver Vineyards

Sutter Creek-Plymouth

$20 $12

Sample a diverse array of wines pressed from grapes grown at a vineyard that dates back to the 1850's

Reserve Wine Tastings for Two or Four at Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room (Half Off)

Scott Harvey Wines Tasting Room

Sutter Creek

$42 $21

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Sip on reserve wines crafted by master winemaker Scott Harvey before taking home a bottle of zinfandel, barbera, or syrah

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 10% Off Six Bottles of Reserve Wine at Viano Winery

Viano Winery

Vine Hill

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 10% off six bottles of wine from the reserve selection.

American Food and Microbrews for Two or Four at Magoo’s Grill (Up to 55% Off)

Magoo's Grill

Pleasant Hill

$32 $17

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Neighborhood grill has slung classic burgers, fish tacos, and microbrews for 25 years in dining room with DirecTV or on outdoor patio

$39 for Tour and Tasting with Four Bottles of Wine at Montoliva Vineyard and Winery ($100 Value)

Montoliva Vineyard and Winery

Chicago Park

$100 $39

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Winemaker with appreciation for traditional Italian methods oversees a collection of award-winning varietals

"Murder at the Tropicabana" at Zio Fraedo's (Up to 54% Off)

"Murder at the Tropicabana"

Zio Fraedo's

$127.06 $59

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Audiences help Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel unravel a farcical crime while dining from an Italian buffet

Wine and Chocolate Pairing for Two or Four at Rutherford Ranch Winery in St. Helena (Up to 57% Off)

Rutherford Ranch Winery

St. Helena

$45 $20

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Gourmet chocolates flecked with cherry, lemon, toffee, and chili pepper pair with wines produced on a Napa Valley family-owned winery

Winery Tour and Tasting with Shared Plates and Bottles of Wine for Two or Four at Crystal Basin Cellars (Up to 57% Off)

Crystal Basin Cellars

Camino

$88 $39

After a tour of the winery's barrel room and a tasting of some award-winning wines, visitors head next door for bistro-style shared plates

Wine Tasting Experience for Two or Four at Renegade Winery (Up to 41% Off)

Renegade Winery

Mokelumne Hill

$57 $34

Groups tipple seven varietals and pair them with meat and cheese during tasting that includes take-home bottle of wine

Tasting with Take-Home Bottles for Two or Four at Ramon Rios Vineyard & Winery (Up to 58% Off)

Ramon Rios Vineyard & Winery

Tracy

$66 $29

Visitors sample a number of vintages, including a chilled rosé, an aromatic majenas, and a fruity malvasia bianca

Wine Tasting and Take-Home Bottle for Two or Four at Windmill Ridge Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Windmill Ridge Winery

Tracy

$46 $25

Husband and wife team pour samples of their favorites wines at their beautiful 3.8-acre vineyard

$20 for Wine Tasting for Two and $10 Towards a Bottle of Wine at Envolve Winery ($40 Value)

Envolve Winery

Sonoma

$40 $20

Folks tipple their way through six 2-ounce pours of the winery's own varietals; includes $10 toward bottle

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Take-Home Bottle of Black Pine Pinot Noir at R2 Wine Company (Up to 56% Off)

R2 Wine Company

Sonoma

$56 $25

A pair of winemaking brothers regale tasting-room guests with a take-home bottle of Black Pine, a high-quality pinot noir

Bay Area Dinner Show Magic and Variety Performance for One or Two (Up to 43% Off)

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

$59 for Food and Wine Pairing for Two at Mayo Family Reserve Room ($90 Value)

Mayo Family Reserve Room

Kenwood

$90 $59

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Reserve Room guests head to the tasting room for a seven-course tasting menu paired with multiple pours of red and white wines

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra at Zellerbach Hall on October 2 at 7 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Opening Night of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Zellerbach Hall

$15 $7

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Elgar's Enigma Variations, a world premiere Oscar Bettison, and a performance of Sibelius's Violin Concerto by soloist Jennifer Koh

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival Radical Reels Tour at California Theatre on September 25 (Up to 40% Off)

2014 BANFF Mountain Film Festival "Radical Reels Tour"

California Theatre

$40 $24

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Short-film festival celebrates extreme athletes from around the world

Oakland Underground Film Festival, September 25–28 (Up to 47% Off)

Oakland Underground Film Festival

Multiple Locations

$11.34 $6

Festival highlights non-traditional narratives and local filmmakers with critically-lauded indie docs, comedies, and dramas

$16 for Movie for Two with Popcorn and Beer or Wine at The New Parkway Theater ($29 Value)

The New Parkway Theater

Uptown Oakland

$29 $16

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Viewers recline on cozy couches and love seats while enjoying popcorn, craft beer, and local wine while watching movies on the big screen

Jon B at the Historic Bal Theatre on Friday, October 3, at 7 p.m. or 10 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

Jon B

The Historic Bal Theatre

$106.75 $50

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Backed by a full band, the Grammy-nominated R&B crooner behind "Someone to Love" and "They Don't Know" serenades fans with soulful hits

"Funny Fun" Standup for Two or Four at Club 21 Through February 28, 2015 (Up to 55% Off)

"Funny Fun"

Club 21

$20 $10

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Comedian Dan Mires fills Thursday nights with headlining standups including David Gborie, Ngaio Bealum, and Kirk McHenry

$13 for Billiards, Beer, and Wings at Buffalo Billiards ($24.50 Value)

Buffalo Billiards

Petaluma

$24.50 $13

Holding beers from breweries like Lagunitas and Lost Coast, patrons shoot pool for an hour on high-end tables

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with a Take-Home Bottle for Each at Mountain View Winery (Up to 72% Off)

Mountain View Winery

San Rafael

$69.98 $23

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In a brand-new tasting room, guests leisurely sample a selection of wines, learn about the winery, and take home a bottle of wine each

Wine and Food Pairings for Two or Four, Plus 15% Off Selected Wine Purchases at Cellars of Sonoma (Up to 55% Off)

Cellars of Sonoma

Downtown Santa Rosa

$50 $25

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Guests taste four wines from local boutique vintners while snacking on pairings and receive 15% off selected wine purchases

Piccolo Antipasti Board and Wine Flight for Two, Four, or Six at D'Argenzio Winery (Up to 55% Off)

D'Argenzio Winery

Downtown Santa Rosa

$32 $18

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Tasting-room visitors enjoy small boards of antipasti and flights of several wines

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $5 Off a Wine Tasting for Two Plus 20% Off a Bottle of Wine at Battaglini Winery & Vineyard

Battaglini Winery & Vineyard

Santa Rosa

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $5 off a wine tasting for two as well as 20% off a bottle of wine.

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Dom Whitney Wines (Half Off)

Dom Whitney Wines

Windsor

$20 $10

Growers with extensive family histories in winemaking combine their talents to create pinot noirs, zinfandels, and reds

$10 Buys You a Coupon for 30% Off Three Bottles of 2012 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir from Harvest Moon Winery

Harvest Moon Winery

Santa Rosa

$10 $10

For $10, receive a coupon for 30% off three bottles of 2012 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir from Harvest Moon Winery

Picnic and Wine Tasting or Winery Tour and Tasting for Two at DeLoach Vineyards (Up to 51% Off)

DeLoach Vineyards

Santa Rosa

$75 $37

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Picnic includes cheese, olives, nuts, and dried fruit; learn about the winery's history, philosophy, and winemaking techniques during a tour

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Heller Estate Organic Vineyards (Up to 53% Off)

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Carmel Valley Village

$20 $11

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Sample award-winning wines aged in French oak barrels and made from grapes grown in the vineyards that make the property so picturesque

$11 for a Wine Tasting for Two at Joyce Vineyards ($20 Value)

Joyce Vineyards

Carmel Valley

$20 $11

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Sample 7 wines, including the Black Mountain chardonnay with notes of pear, quince and pineapple, or the bold Pedregal cabernet sauvignon

Select Local Merchants

Yolo Gyros and Burgers Sports Bar and Lounge doesn't just serve up wings, gyros, mozzarella sticks, and chicken strips?they serve all of them atop mountains of onion rings and fries as part of one entree. The meal is called Kings Feast, and it's designed for six to nine people. The gargantuan culinary challenge is the heartiest among Yolo's hearty dishes, which range from chili-smothered nachos to the four-pound Yolo burger, free for folks who finish it in under one hour. To complement the meals, the bar slings a selection of global wines and beers. And between satisfying mouthfuls of outsized bar food, guests can take in the big game on thirteen 50-inch LED TVs. Local live musicians, meanwhile, take the stage on nights without major sporting events to make up for the lack of referees blowing classic rock melodies into their whistles.

1345 Merkley Avenue
West Sacramento,
CA
US

Streets of London Pub harks back to traditional London pubs with ice-cold pints and ample coverage of rugby and soccer. On the menu of hearty English fare, fries in the witness-protection program call themselves "chips" and lay low under toppings such as gravy, cheese and beans, or cheese and bacon, or pair up with fish in a platter of classic fish 'n' chips. The bangers-and-mash meal allows thick, juicy sausages to snuggle up on a hill of mashed potatoes. Along with food, the pub dishes out events; diners can throw back Guinnesses during weekly pub quizzes, compete for everlasting fame during monthly bingo tournaments, or stop in for Pint Night to enjoy pints on the outdoor patio.

2200 Lake Washington Blvd
West Sacramento,
CA
US

Sometimes sipping a cold beer feels great. Sometimes sipping 18 cold beers feels better. Better than that? Joining hundreds of beer fans on the outfield of the Sacramento River Cats' home turf to sample beers from nearly 70 breweries while listening to live music. A joint effort of Raley Field and the Northern California Brewer’s Guild, the 2012 Raley Field Brewfest distills the thrills of a baseball game without the baseball or rabid mascots. Now in its sixth year, the sprawling celebration covers the playing field's quarter-mile semicircle with local craft-brew vendors, including Auburn Alehouse and Knee Deep Brewing Co., touting their frosty, frothy libations. Near second base, live bands bat good-time tunes into the air as hops and barley funnel into thankful gullets. VIPS gain daylight, vampire-free drinking privileges and bubbly bragging rights with early access and eight beers more than standard tickets.

400 Ball Park Dr
West Sacramento,
CA
US

The California Automobile Museum weaves the story of the automobile's birth and development through a gleaming collection of cars that dates back to the 1880s. Guests meander through 72,000 square feet of luxury and muscle vehicles, from pre–Model T Fords and green vehicles to Lamborghinis and modern NASCAR vehicles. In addition to its permanent collection and current exhibits, the museum's displays are always changing due to donations from private collectors and the hot rod fairy, allowing visitors to see a varying display of vehicles on different visits. The museum also offers a wide variety of classes that are fun and educational, and open to both adults and children. Guests can also visit the gift shop stocked with auto-centric goodies, including car-related fine-art photography, T-shirts, kids' arts and crafts, and die-cast models of classic cars.

2200 Front St
Sacramento,
CA
US

With past performers such as Jerry Seinfeld, Dennis Miller, and Dana Carvey, Laughs Unlimited has accumulated a formidable collection of laughs in its 27-year history. Owner and booker Steve Grove keeps the comedy lineup fresh with imported mountain air and a steady rotation of established and up-and-coming comedians. Warm brick walls and exposed-beam ceilings line the recently renovated club. Laughs Unlimited’s full menu furnishes empty bellies with Mexican-inspired tacos, burritos, and snacks, which go down smooth with several Californian wines and an arsenal of signature cocktails.

1207 Front St
Sacramento,
CA
US

Inside an intimate lounge space, the lights glow, then zoom in on whoever has the microphone. But once the music starts, this person is no longer an ordinary person?they're a star. This is SKY KTV, where customers don't have to wait for hours to sing one song. Instead, they rent out private rooms for karaoke parties where they can unleash their inner pop star or indie yodeler. And the lounge isn't just for karaoke either. DJs take over the larger space with EDM and hip-hop hits, inspiring the crowd to dance, sip drinks from the bar, and then dance some more.

1017 Front St.
Sacramento,
CA
US