Activities & Entertainment

In the Front Courtyard

9:00 Celebratory Jewish Music with MC/DJ Rich Forman
Welcome to the Faire and the joys of Jewish cuisine and culture.
10:00 Rabbi Nancy Wechsler & the Congregation Beth Shalom Band
The music and spirit of CBS abounds in this joyful morning set.Meet our Rabbi and CBS Musicians; pick up their CD & check them out at
11:30 Klezmer in the Courtyard with Marc Epstein & Mark Stibers
Get ready for the joyful sounds of Klezmer music with these two accomplished musicians and prepare to be moved!
1:00 It’s a New Generation – Ella & Arlo Mills
Back by popular request, this dynamic brother/sister team plays sweet, soulful, modern and traditional music for all ages.
2:00 The Jake Nalangan Jazz Duet
This set features award-winning pianist Jake Nalangan and super talented young musicians – you won’t want to miss them!
All Day Congregation Beth Shalom & Faire Information Table – Meet our Rabbi, staff and members – Learn more about our services, classes, social programs, educational, musical and community activities.
All Day Solomon’s Delicatessen Information & Resource Table – Check in to win a Solomon’s T-Shirt and let the team know your experiences and ideas for this upcoming Sacramento restaurant, meeting and entertainment venue


Front Side Driveway

10:00 – 2:00 Save a Life – Donate at the Blood Source Mobile
Give blood, get a free T-Shirt and make a difference!

In the Sanctuary and Back Foyer – Throughout the Day

The Massage Corner – Relax with the healing hands of Certified Massage Therapist, Robin S.

The Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region – www.jewishsac.orgLearn about the educational, cultural, social service, philanthropic and social action programs offered by this organization – locally and globally.

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento –  – Explore avenues for study of Jewish family history, personal family research and resources to assist.

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) –  – This organization has been at the forefront of social change for over a century and

has a strong and active Sacramento section

Melton School of Adult Jewish – Offering high quality, interactive Jewish study programs that inform and inspire people from all knowledge-levels and backgrounds

Special Book Signing with Steve Swatt – Welcome back to our friend, author and long-time political reporter and analyst for KCRA!

Meet Steve and have him autograph your copy of his latest book, Game Changers: Twelve Elections That Transformed California.  

Game Changers is a California Historical Society Book Award Winner and Silver Medalist in the National Independent Publisher Book Award and offers a deep look at California’s colorful political history, its scoundrels and statesmen, all through the prism of landmark elections that changed all of our lives.

Side & Back Courtyard

Play Yard and Activities for Children and Families

Shalom School – – Art activities and information about Sacramento’s only Jewish Community Day School offering outstanding educational opportunities in a nurturing, inclusive and innovative environment inspired by Jewish values and traditions

Kehillah – Craft projects and information about the new Religious School educational partnership between Congregations Beth Shalom and Mosaic Law for children and families and tickets to the upcoming Rick Recht – Jewish Rock live concert – coming to Sacramento this October –