Go to a Farmer’s Market! Start your weekend at Elk Grove Farmer’s market where you can find a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, breads, flowers, honey, dog treats and meats. Local farmers sell fresh seasonal items as well as high quality foods. The markets starts from June and run till October every Saturday from early morning 7:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located by the Clock Tower. Once you have purchased your goods you can take your food to the park and enjoy a Saturday picnic with family and friends. It is also a good way to learn about food, experiencing their colors, smells and tastes.
Visit Lange Twins Winery and Vineyards! To visit a vineyard and taste local wine is always a good way to spend your day. Drinking wine is a different dimension at vineyards than in a city bar. Lange Twins Family Winery dates back to the 1870s when twin brothers Randall and Brad Lange grew up with a love and passion for farming. Now their welcoming Lange Twins Family Winery and Vineyard invites guest to feel vineyard soul and taste their wines. They offer you a wine tasting and cheese pairing experience, a private tour and you can also become a wine club member. Aside from quality wine the family is focused on sustainability and has put much effort into its impressive solar arrays. The winery has been recognized by several organizations and is a perfect place to learn about wine.
Play a round at Emerald Lakes Golf Course! Get into golf at Emerald Lakes Golf Course – playing golf is a very popular sport for all ages and abilities. Emerald Lakes Golf Course sits under the shadow of a 300 year old heritage oak tree and lessons are conducted in a relaxed setting. Three lakes make this a challenging experience for all players. The course and driving range are open 7 days a week and everyone is welcome to come along for a round. If you are looking for golf lessons a qualified instructor is on hand to help you sharpen up your skills though some private tuition.