Day on the EDGE 101

Ever wish you had VIP access to all the happenings on 2nd Saturday? Or perhaps you've heard about the new THIS 2nd Saturday Block Party starting on June 8 and want to attend? Or maybe you just wish you could attend an awesome party where your cover charge benefited a deserving local charity? Well you’re in luck, because Metro EDGE is granting all three of these wishes with this year’s Day on the EDGE: VIP Access benefiting the Sacramento Children’s Home! Join fellow EDGE members and Sacramentans in celebrating the independent spirit of Midtown through food, drink, live music and activities at this not-to-be-missed event.

You may even want to leave your business cards at home for this one - activities include water games to keep you cool while it’s hot. Live music acts include Planet Booty, Deastro, Aaron Axelsen and more.

And if you want to donate a little more toward a good cause, spare a square and donate to United Way California Capital Region's Toilet Paper Drive to benefit the Sacramento Children's Home. As an added bonus, if you bring a pack of TP, you’ll get an extra entry into the drawing highlighted below.

Some of the EDGEclusive VIP prizes for this June 8 event include:

  • One entry into drawing for Yosemite Vacation Get-Away package valued at over $700 
  • Access to the Day on the EDGE VIP area offering seating, complementary beverages, and finger foods catered by blackbird kitchen + bar
  • Access to an air conditioned private event selling Ruhstaller Beer – only pre-sale ticket   holders will be able to access this awesome perk!
  • $1 off drafts & well drinks at Low Brau
  • $3 draft beers, $2 Pabst 16oz drafts and $1 off all sandwiches at Mr. Pickles
  • $4 off entrance to see Sacramento’s longest running comedy show, Anti-Cooperation League, at the Sacramento Comedy Spot
  • $15 off one season of XOSO Summer No Sting Dodgeball (Wednesday league only, register by June 12)
  • VIP Membership card to Vanguard, a new high-end lounge opening across from the Capitol this Friday. This prize is for the first 75 attendees only, so don’t be late!

Here are the important details:

Day on the EDGE: VIP Access

June 8, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

20th and K Streets

$10.00  in advance, $15 day of event (all ticket proceeds benefit the Sacramento Children’s Home)

Parking in Midtown can be a bit of a challenge, so if you live nearby we recommend biking or walking. Street parking is available (meters run until 6 p.m. on Saturdays) and there are several privately-run lots that charge a reasonable flat fee. Taxis and public transit are also options. Please plan ahead and be safe!

About the Sacramento Children’s Home:
Established in 1867 and the oldest active charity in Sacramento, the Sacramento Children’s Home serves approximately 4,200 children and 3,700 families annually through their seven programs: Sacramento Crisis Nursery, Family Resources Centers, Transition Age Program, SCH Counseling Center, Wrap-Around Program, Residential Program and Educational Programs. The Main Campus was built in 1925, with up to 43 children housed in the historic building at any given time. Other facilities include the Pat Anderson Education Center, which includes the Sacramento Children’s home Counseling Center for children and youth ages 3-21, two Crisis Nursery locations for children up to age six, and three Family Resource Centers that educate and empower families to develop internal strengths and competencies in order to raise healthy children free from abuse and neglect, while meeting their physical and psychological needs.

Metro EDGE, a program of the Metro Chamber, is proud to continue our tradition of charitable giving and community involvement by donating all ticket proceeds from the event to this deserving community organization. If you’d like to make an additional donation, we've made it easy by allowing you to do so when you purchase your ticket for the event.

Buy your tickets now and get ready to engage with the region’s top young professionals while celebrating our community and supporting a great cause!