Honoring Iconic Sacramento Businesses

October 5, 5pm - 7pm, Sacramento History Museum, 101 I Street, Sacramento

Hosted by the Sacramento History Alliance, The Burnett Awards is a benefit for the Sacramento History Museum, and the events and interpretive programs it conducts in Old Sacramento. This year we honor the following businesses:


La Esperanza was founded its bakery in 1969 to serve the growing Latin community “hope and pan dulce”. Over the years a Supermarket and Deli were added to provide some of the areas’ finest Mexican cuisine and fresh and unique products for home cooks.

North Sacramento Land Company has been building community since it began as a family business in 1910. It provided the impetus for the California State Railroad Museum and has contributed to the Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento Valley Conservancy Land Trust, and many other cultural, social, and historic organizations.

Pucci's Pharmacy, For more than 90 years Pucci's Pharmacy has aided the underserved in our community. Opening in 1930, it provided low-cost or no cost medicines to the unhoused. In the 1980’s it was one of the few dispensaries serving people living with HIV.

The Firehouse Restaurant has established itself as a cultural icon in Sacramento. Founded in 1960, in an 1853 historic firehouse, its longstanding presence and reputation as a premier dining and drinking establishment have made it a recognizable symbol of the city’s culinary scene.

Our Community Partner Award is presented to the Sacramento Pioneer Associationformed in 1854, it's a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Sacramento and our early pioneers. It’s collaborations with local museums, historical societies, and educational institutions further its mission.

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