Open Wall is a favorite among many local artist of all walks of life, style and medium. This event is open to public to bring their own supplies and practice their out door mural painting in an open air out door environment. No experience needed and don’t be shy. Whether your a seasoned veteran who was active in the 90’s or a newbie who’s never tried spray paint/graffiti style art this your chance to learn or practice in a fun and safe environment.
Barrio Art Class
Barrio Youth Art workshops is one the WNC’s longest running youth art programs and was first created by the Royal Chicano Air Force in collaboration with Sac State art program students who used to come to teach the program as part of their curriculum and receive school credit. We are proud to say that this program is going strong and has rekindles it’s relationship with Sac State.
Self defense is a free program that takes place on weekly basis and is open to the public. Although this activity used to serve youth it is now primarily for adults and young adults to come practice self defense techniques in a safe community environment
Barrio Market is a free event for the entire family. This is place for local artist to engage the community and vend unique goods. This event is full of cultural performances, youth art workshops, various vendors food and more for the whole family. This even draws people from all over Sacramento, Stockton and the Bay Area.
No experience needed & all supplies provided! Join us every 3rd Saturday of the month for this free group activity. All are welcome to come join in a instructor led lesson on creating unique crochet items.
Aztec Dance has been an activity at the WNC since the 70’s when RCAF co-founder & Sac State professor Jose Montoya saw the joy and cultural connection expressed by the community when they experience the traditional art of danza azteca. At the time Senora Cobb was a essential in getting the dance community organized and the WNC was able serve as a home base for the dance community.
Ballet Folklorico is traditional dance from Mexico widely practiced here in the states. The WNC works closely with local group Folklorico Latino de Woodland to help ensure the culture stays alive..