Events

Official Coffee Week Grand Finale Party + Auction

Antiquité Midtown
2114 P Street
Sacramento, California 95816

Antiquite

Saturday, October 15th 7-10 pm

Coffee Week and SPLAT join forces to bring you one incredible “speak-easy” themed party! Located at the beautiful Antiquité Maison Privee in Midtown Sacramento, the final round of SPLAT (Sacramento Public Art Tournament) will take place alongside a huge silent auction of goods donated by Coffee Week’s generous local sponsors. Attendees are encouraged to dress in old-fashioned “speak-easy” 1920s style attire. Adult beverages will be available as well as local vendor booths. Come join the biggest coffee party of the year!

Coffee Week Scavenger Hunt

October 10th – 15th 

Click here for the official list of photo challenges around the Sacramento region. Points will be rewarded for each photo challenge captured and posted to Instagram using the official hashtag #SacCoffeeWeek. The harder the challenge, the more points awarded. The list will include photos at Coffee Week event hosts and sponsors, as well as iconic Sacramento landmarks.

The three highest point accumulations will be announced at the Official Coffee Week Grand Finale Party on October 15th and given prizes.

1st Place: $100 Gift Card to Coffee Week event sponsor of your choosing + an assortment of swag
2nd Place: Cold Bruer (Home Cold Brew Coffee Maker, $85 value)
3rd Place: An assortment of local gift cards and coffee swag

All Week: Food & Drink Specials

Our sponsors are serving Specialty Coffee Week offerings all week long. Be sure to try them all:

Temple Coffee Panama Tony Vasquez Catuai 2000 Memorial Coffee – This special offering is a memorial to our friend and coffee partner Tony Vasquez who passed away this summer. Enjoy his beautiful coffee by the cup in a French Press or Pour Over all week, with a portion of proceeds donated to the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama, an organization Tony helped begin. Temple Coffee Roaster, 2829 S Street, Sacramento

Pachamama Coffee Cooperative – Reintroducing our fall seasonal favorite: The Oaxaca Mocha: an espresso drink infused with all organic, stone ground Mexican chocolate disks. Bold in flavor and texture, combining dark chocolate and cinnamon. Proceeds from the drinks sold during specialty coffee week will go directly to the International Women Coffee Alliance. Pachamama Coffee, 1919 20th Street, Sacramento 

Reclamare Gallery and Custom Tattoo Presents: Coffee Week Tattoo Specials – Reclamare Gallery and Custom Tattoo will be offering a collection of small to medium coffee themed designs during coffee week in both color and black/gray. Appointment slots will be available throughout the following days:

Thursday Oct. 13
Friday Oct. 14
Saturday Oct. 15

For more details about appointment availability and design options please email jawtattoos.coffeeweek@gmail.com. Reclamare Gallery and Custom Tattoo, 2737 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento

Temple Coffee + City Scout present the Cascara Affogato – Cascara is a tea made with the fruit that surrounds the coffee bean before processing. Temple Coffee has teamed up City Scout Magazine to create a cascara-infused gelato from Localis, over which a double-shot of our single origin Costa Rica Hacienda Sonora espresso is poured. Available all week exclusively at Temple Coffee on 2200 K Street, Sacramento. 

Dine in Support of Coffee Kids – Experience specialty coffee in fine cuisine at Ten22 and support Coffee Kids in the process!

Vaneli’s Handcrafted Coffee has partnered with Ten22’s Chef Jay Veregge and his team to offer a dinner special during Specialty Coffee Week to excite your pallet.  Vaneli’s Classic Dark Espresso Braised Short Rib served with creamy polenta and seasonal greens will be on Ten22’s dinner menu throughout the week.  For each of these special entrées sold, Vaneli’s will make a donation to Coffee Kids: supporting the creativity, energy, and entrepreneurship of the next generation of coffee farmers, helping them harness the full potential of their communities.  Come check out Chef Jay’s delicious creation and make a difference in the broader coffee community! Ten22, 1022 2nd Street, Sacramento 

Events

  • Tasting

    Cafe Au Ale 3.0

    Oak Park Brewing Co will be pouring 3 different beers that were “dry”hopped” with 3 different Old Soul coffees.

    The event will be hosted by Old Soul @ 40 Acres to kick off Specialty Coffee Week and be geared to highlight the amazing collaborations that are happening between the Craft Coffee, Beer, and Farm to Fork movements in Sacramento.

  • Coffee Preparation

    Brewing Better Coffee at Home

    Why doesn’t your cup at home taste like the one at your favorite coffee house? Come find out as we examine how things like grind size, water quality, and cleanliness effect coffee brewing and flavor. We’ll taste different cups side-by-side as well as outline some things that are commonly overlooked at home. Attend this free class — your palate will thank you for it!

  • Tasting

    Coffee Inspired Beer Tour on Sac’s Favorite Brew Bike

    Start the night off by “Blessing the Bike” with our Cascara Champagne Cocktail. Toast given by Juan Luis Barios, coffee producer from Guatemala. Tour includes stops at Nido Café, Hook & Ladder and The Federalist. Coffee Beer, Coffee infused Cocktails, Nitro Coffee floats and more beer!

    Hosted by Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters. Purchase tickets at www.chocolatefishcoffee.com store limited seating 15 per bike

    A portion of the fee will go towards a social project at Balbina Figueroa De Ortega School next to the Farm in Guatemala.

  • Competition

    Battle of the Brews: A Coffee Cocktail Competition

    Temple Coffee and Bottle and Barlow present Battle of the Brews. Baristas and bartenders will unite to create and present a craft cocktail using Temple Coffee in the first annual coffee cocktail competition. Judges will score cocktails and winners will receive a boatload of prizes. Bottles & Barlow will offer a unique, one-night-only menu of specialty coffee cocktails. Come party!

    Want to compete? Contact kelly@templecoffee.com!

  • Tasting

    World Tour Co-Op Cupping: A sneak peak of our upcoming fall and winter crops

    The Pachamama Coffee Cooperative is excited to host a cupping of our eclectic offerings at our Roastery on 919 20th street during Specialty Coffee Week. This will be the first time the public will be able to taste these wonderful coffees. If you have never ‘cupped’ coffee before, or have NO idea what it is – don’t fret (it’s basically just a more involved coffee tasting)! We’ll teach you all you need to know about cupping coffee and why we choose to to do it over other methods of coffee brewing. Learn from our head roaster about the intricacies of the coffee, speak with our barista trainer over brewing methods, and taste some delicious coffee! Did we mention it’s free?

    If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact Cruz Conrad at Cruz@pacha.coop

  • Coffee Preparation

    Movie screening, Brew demo and Tasting

     Join us for our screening of The Coffee Man, an international documentary film that takes us on an inspiring journey with Sasa Sestic, winner of the 2015 World Barista Championship.  Brew demo at 6 pm with free coffee samples before the film begins at 7:00.  Running time is 85 minutes.

    Insight Coffee, Southside Cafe
    1901 8th Street
    Sacramento, California 95811

  • Tasting

    Coffee Infused Dinner

    1 Producer, 2 Chefs, 3 Reasons to Dine
    Farmer Juan Luis Barrios joins Chef’s Aimal Formoli (Formolis Bistro) &  Mike Fagnoni (Hawks Provisions and Public House) together in one POP UP Restaurant.

    We transform our East Sac Roastery into an Exclusive Dining Room.

    All profits go to the Balbina Figueroa de Ortega’s school next to the farm in Guatemala.
    Tickets $70 Be ready for 4 courses and BYOB
    sold only on line at www.Chocolatefishcoffee.com
    limited seats

  • Tasting

    Firkin Friday at Track 7 Curtis Park

    Have a Cask Conditioned Firkin Dubbel Beer made with coffee from Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters, Finca La Merced, Guatemala and meet our visiting Guatemalan Coffee Producer.

  • Competition

    Coffee Olympics

    Join Temple Coffee Roasters and the Coffee Hangar for a night of Olympic fun. Six teams of five will compete for the title of Coffee Week Champions in a series of events including a tricycle relay (while holding a cup of coffee, of course), an obstacle course and a Coffee Bag Shot Put competition. Cheer on your favorite team as they go for the gold. Beverages and small bites will be provided.

  • Coffee Preparation

    Coffee College with the Pros

    We’ll take you thru flights of our coffees and teach you how to taste like a professional. Then we’ll take Finca La Merced, Guatemala and show you how coffee tastes different depending on the brewing method. This is your opportunity to learn from the pros, Coffee Producer Juan Luis Barrios, Roaster Andy Baker and Barista Jason Stevens.

  • Education

    Get to know your farmer

    Carlos Montero flies in to Sacramento from Costa Rica for Specialty Coffee Week on Friday as a testament to just how big and small the world is..
    Come out on Saturday morning to either create your own blend of coffee in the Alley roasterie or just to buy a bag of his award winning coffee and say “hey”

  • Education

    Coffeewoman: Visibility in Specialty Coffee Panel Discussion

    Temple Coffee presents a panel of women in various positions in specialty coffee who will lead a discussion regarding female visibility within the industry. Special coffees that highlight female producers and farmers will be served. Free samples and door prizes will be given. Don’t miss this special opportunity to engage with the local coffee community.

  • Tasting

    Cold Brew at Home, Cold Brew Flights, Sweet Treats: Educational, tasting

    Come join the team from Brass Clover Coffee for a tutorial on how to best brew your own cold brew coffee at home. Attendees will sip away on free Brass Clover cold brew coffee samples.
    Enjoy special pricing on coffee flights featuring Brass Clover’s Bourbon Vanilla Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, and The Standard Black Cold Brew.
    Metro Kitchen + Drinkery is baking up sweets and treats to pair with your cold brew, espresso and/or coffee cocktail!

    Brass Clover is Sacramento’s first coffee company dedicated to brewing and bottling craft cold brew coffee. brassclovercoffee.com . Metro Kitchen + Drinkery is a farm to fork cafe and coffee crossroads with Brass Clover in the case, Temple on the espresso bar and Chocolate Fish on the brewer!

  • Tasting

    Sunday Funday Coffee Brunch & Craft Coffee Beer Launch

     

    Join us for Sunday Funday Brunch featuring Specials incorporating coffee and cascara as ingredients. Our first coffee beer collaboration with new Craft Brewer Big Stump will be launched during brunch service. Don’t miss this opportunity to taste this limited release that combines our 93 point Alma Vieja Anniversary Blend with Big Stump’s State Fair winning Imperial Stout.

  • Tasting

    Public Cupping

    Shady will be hosting a public cupping from 4 to 6 pm on Sunday the 16th. We will be cupping coffee from Brazil, Guatemala, Kenya and Rwanda. It will be hosted by the shady crew and our amazing roasters, Mast coffee.

  • Education

    The Wrap Up/ Campfire Talk.. How Sacramento’s Farm to Fork Movement is Really a Crop to Cup Movement

    Join Sacramento’s Specialty Coffee Community as we host a round table discussion around the Weatherstone’s new firepit.

    The round table discussion will feature Producers Carlos Montero of La Pastora in Costa Rica and Rina Paguaga of Finca Los Congos in Nicaragua. In addition, leading Specialty Coffee Importers, Reviewers, Roasters, Baristas, and national and local media will be part of the discussion.

    Old Soul Co. @ The Weatherstone
    812 21st St.
    Sacramento, CA 95811