July Happy Hour at the NEW River Rock Tap House

Our monthly alumni happy hour will be at the NEW River Rock Tap House in
River Rock Tap House Midtown on Thursday (2326 J St, 23rd & J, Midtown Sacramento).

Haven’t been to River Rock yet? It just opened up last Saturday – very cool place, over 40 beers (mostly Northern California Microbrews on tap).

Here’s what Bob Shallit had to say about River Rock:

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/28/3731866/bob-shallit-river-rock-tap-house.html

Happy hour will start around 5:30, and probably run until 8 or so. Come and go as you’d like.

Hope to CU there!

PS – Also be sure to join our email and Facebook group if you haven’t already.

 

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June Cornell Happy Hour – 6/23 at Bistro 33 in Davis

What: Cornell Monthly Happy Hour (including Stanford, Yale, and other friendly alumni groups)

When: Thursday, June 23rd, 5pm – 8pm (or so)

Where: Bistro 33 in Downtown Davis – we’ll be outside on the porch!

Why: Great weather, great people, and a fantastic setting – what’s not to like?

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May Happy Hour – Thursday 5/19 at The Park

Come and join us for our May Alumni Happy Hour at The Park this Thursday (May 19th) at 5:30pm.

What: Cornell Alumni Happy Hour (Plus Stanford and other Ivies)

Where: The Park – 15th & L, Midtown Sac

When: Thursday May 19, 2011 – 5:30pm til about 8ish

Cost: Just pay for your own drinks and food

Hope to CU there!

PS – By popular request, our June Happy Hour will be in Davis! (June 23rd at Bistro 33…please note this is actually the 4th Thursday in June)

PPS – Make sure to “Like” Cornell Sacramento on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornell-Sacramento/275991525444

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Supporting Cornell University Sustainable Design

Eric Rutgers, a senior at Cornell, contacted us about a student-lead
project that involves over 120 volunteer Cornell students, 7 faculty
members, 3 African organizations, and 80 underprivileged African
children. The project team is called Cornell University Sustainable
Design (“CUSD”) and they are designing and building a sustainable
pre-school for Cosmo City, South Africa, this summer.

As the first
American university to collaborate on a project with the
Johannesburg-based non-profit organization Education Africa, they are
not only helping a developing community in South Africa, but also
providing Cornell students the chance to design a structure that will
actually become a reality.

Part of this process was the publication of
a 202-page reference book about Cosmo City, available in Cornell
libraries and for sale online. To realize this project, CUSD has to
raise all funds for construction, estimated at $150,000, by May 2011.
Find out more about CUSD at www.cusd.cornell.edu/ssa or by contacting
Eric at emr42@cornell.edu

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March Happy Hour – Thursday 3/10 at Revolution Wines

Come and join us for our March Alumni Happy Hour at Sacramento’s ONLY urban winery – Revolution Wines – at its brand new location on S St.

Please note – We’re having happy hour one-week earlier than normal this month to make way for St. Patty’s Day.

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What: Cornell Alumni Happy Hour (Plus Stanford and other Ivies)

Where: Revolution Wines – 2831 S St (28th & S), Midtown Sac

When: Thursday March 10, 2011 – 5:30pm til about 8ish

Cost: Just pay for your own drinks and food

We will have our own section reserved, and the food at Revolution is EXCELLENT.

Hope to CU there!

PS – Make sure to “Like” Cornell Sacramento on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornell-Sacramento/275991525444

 

January Happy Hour at Dive Bar and Pizza Rock

Come and join us for our first Happy Hour of 2011 at the brand new Dive Bar!

The long awaited new hot spot at 10th and K is finally open!  Check out what Bob Shallit had to say about Sacramento’s latest hot spot.

What: Cornell Alumni Happy Hour (Plus Stanford and other Ivies)

Where: Dive Bar – 1016 K St (10th & K), Downtown Sac

When: Thursday January 20, 2011 – 5:30pm til about 8ish

Cost: Just pay for your own drinks

Please note that, with Dive Bar being brand new, it could be a little crazy/hectic inside!  We’ll do our best to stake out an area.

Also, Dive Bar does not serve food, but there is a brand new pizza place next door, Pizza Rock, that we’ll probably roll to afterwards.

Hope to CU there!

PS – Make sure to “Like” Cornell Sacramento on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornell-Sacramento/275991525444

Cornell University Glee Club is Coming to Sacramento

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What a great opportunity we have coming your way this January: a concert by the world-renowned Cornell Glee Club!  Don’t miss this rare chance to enjoy a piece of Cornell so close to home.Glee Club singing

Here’s what others who have heard the Glee Club sing have said:

“The Cornell University Glee Club has developed a virtuosic choral sound that has far more in common with the King’s Singers than 40 guys with a keg.  Under the direction of Assistant Conductor John Rowehl, this ensemble performed with uniform tonal production, clear diction and laserlike intonation to a warmly receptive Saturday night audience at the Kennedy Center.”  – The Washington Post

“I was just bowled over by your performance.  Seeing/hearing those words so sincerly and lovingly rendered — it was almost too much to bear.  What you communicated to your audience was way beyond technical mastery.  You guys truly LIFTED ME UP!” -Choral Conductor at ACDA Eastern Division Conference

Songs will include traditional Cornell songs and choral music from a variety of cultures, ranging from compositions from the European Renaissance to Folk Music of the Americas.  You’ll also get to hear The Hangovers, the a capella subset, performing popular music.

Can’t wait until January?  Watch the Glee Club on YouTube!

On previous tours, the Glee Club has sold out venues including the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center, so we recommend that you get your tickets soon.

Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Congregation B’nai Israel, 3600 Riverside Blvd.

Cost: $15

A reception will follow the concert in the temple social hall.

Purchase Tickets

Event Contact: Patrick Chamberlain ’13, Glee Club Tour Manager (585.727.3145 or tour@gleeclub.cornell.edu) or Terry Hahn (607.254.6185)
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

About the Glee Club

Since the first days of the Orpheus Glee Club more than one hundred and twenty-five years ago, the Glee Club of Cornell has become a home to thousands of young men who have traveled in all walks of life, from music and medicine, to agriculture and astronomy.  The group has performed on Malysian television, TLH - Scott Tuckerin the Moscow conservatory, sung in more than a dozen languages and logged hundreds of thousands of miles, brought music to millions of people as near and far as the students of Cornell and rural school children in Taipei.

Today, the Cornell University Glee Club is led by Professor Scott Tucker and is considered as one of the premier collegiate ensembles in the United States.
Scott Tucker, Priscilla Browning Director of Choral Music

More about the Glee Club and Professor Scott Tucker

Holiday Happy Hour – Dec 9th @ The Grange

Come and join us for a special Holiday Happy Hour @ The Grange!

Located at the corner of 9th and J in downtown Sac, The Grange is a very fun and cool new hot spot attached to The Citizen Hotel.  Great atmosphere and vibe – the food is very good, and they of course have all the drinks needed to ensure a good time.

We have a special area reserved just for us, too!  We’ll be hanging out on the mezzanine just above the bar area.

What: Cornell Alumni Happy Hour (Plus Stanford and other Ivies) – Holiday Edition

Where: The Grange – 926 J St, Downtown Sac

When: 5:30pm til about 8ish

Cost: Just pay for your own food and drinks

Hope to CU there!

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Zinck’s Night! October 21st at Lounge on 20

Zinck’s night is here again!

Lounge on 20, a great spot in midtown Sac, has been kind enough to host us – here are the details:

What: Zinck’s night!  A gathering of Cornell alumni, friends, and family around the world

When: Thursday, October 21st, 6-9pm

Where: Lounge on 20th, Corner of 20th & K, Midtown Sacramento

PS – Need to brush up on history a bit?  Click here to learn more about the tale of Theodore Zinck’s.

PPS – Be sure to become a fan of Cornell Sacramento/Davis on Facebook!

Monthly Happy Hour this Thu September 16th at Kupros Bistro

Our monthly alumni happy hour for September will take place at Kupros Bistro on 21st St in Midtown Sac (between L and Capitol).Kupros Bistro

Kupros is a great new place that just opened up – I was there a few weeks ago and really liked it – great food, and a varied drink selection. Here’s the write up from Sac Press.

We have the upstairs porch reserved – so c’mon upstairs when you walk in. You’ll probably see us from the street as you approach!

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