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    Augmented Reality Sandbox

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    October 21 - October 22, 2014

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    The Augmented Reality Sandbox (ARS) is coming this month! Developed by a researcher from UC Davis, the ARS allows children to create their own topographical landscapes using sand, which is changed in real time by a digital overlay that shows contour lines and simulated water. The terrain is brought to life by an overhead projector, combining the tactile childhood joy of playing with sand with the latest in ...more



    North Highlands Jubilee

    Presented by The Rotary Club of Foothill-Highlands

    October 25, 2014

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    The North Highlands Jubilee is a community festival that brings together the entire North Highlands community to celebrate all the neighborhood has to offer. The festival is community-run by a...more

    Lego Block Party

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library, Elk Grove

    October 11 - October 25, 2014

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    Come build and join the Lego Block Party! You bring your imagination and creativity, they’ll supply lots and lots of Duplo and Lego blocks to build with the second and fourth Saturday each...more

    Spooky Story Time

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    October 25, 2014

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    Gear up for Halloween at the Nature Center with some spooky stories told by the Sacramento Storytellers Guild. Don't worry, these stories are guaranteed not to cause nightmares!


    Light Saber Class

    Presented by Dragon Fire Martial Arts, Inc.

    October 25, 2014

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    Come join Dragon Fire Martial Arts and learn light saber skills to defeat the evil doers. You will learn blocks and strikes you can use to help defend you in battle. Everyone will receiver a saber...more

    Harvest Festival

    Presented by Mutual Assistance Network

    October 25, 2014

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    Mutual Assistance Network presents it's annual Harvest Festival. Come and enjoy a family friendly environment with vendors, entertainment, a 15 foot slide, fire truck, hay maze, and a pumpkin...more

    West Pioneer Academy 3rd Annual Harvest Festival

    Presented by West Pioneer Academy

    October 25, 2014

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    West Pioneer Academy presents its third annual Harvest Festival. Join in for a fun-filled day of fall festivities and spooky opportunities!

    You can dance the day away with live music from...more

    Bach to Rock Open House

    Presented by Bach to Rock

    October 25, 2014

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    Please join as Bach to Rock (B2R) Folsom hosts an open house! Jam with a staff member, tour the facility, and test out an instrument or two at this free, family-friendly event. Can’t decide...more

    Harvest Festival of Fun

    Presented by City Church of Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    Join the fun and festivities and enjoy a petting zoo, video game trucks, trackless train, face painting, pumpkins, carnival games, photo booth, and more! Prizes will be given for the best dressed...more

    Trick or Treat at Raley Field

    Presented by Raley Field and Sacramento River Cats at Raley Field, West Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    Raley Field will host a free community trick-or-treat event and a special screening of ©Walt Disney Pictures Hocus...more

    Sherly Holmes and the Misfit Detectives

    at Roseville Theatre, Roseville

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

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    With the help of her band of quirky friends, Sherlock Holmes' great-great-granddaughter, Sherly Holmes, is on a case -- using all her pluck and resolve to solve the mystery of Pigzilla....more

    28th Annual Safe and Super Halloween: The Adventures of Percy Jackson

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    October 24 - October 26, 2014

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    Enter the mythological world of Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” for three nights of trick-or-treating and family fun! Young heroes can go on a quest to Mount...more

    California Capital Book Festival

    at Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

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    Hundreds of authors and thousands of book lovers of all ages will attend the first California Capital Book Festival, produced in partnership with the Sacramento Public Library Foundation. The...more

    Sketch It

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 26, 2014

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    Visitors (Ages 5+) can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction. This drop-in program meets in a different gallery each month. No experience necessary, and all supplies are...more

    Disney On Ice: Worlds of Fantasy

    at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento

    October 22 - October 26, 2014

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    Rev-up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater, and the crew of...more

    There’s No Scent Like Home

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    October 26, 2014

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    The annual migration of Chinook salmon has arrived. Join a naturalist and hike to the river to catch a glimpse of these impressive fish as they swish and swirl in the shallows.


    Trunk or Treat

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 26, 2014

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    Only at the California Automobile Museum can you enjoy the unique experience of Trunk or Treating out of the back of rare and vintage classic cars from the early 1900′s to present day....more

    Pumpkin Patch, Draft Horse and Vintage Tractor Show

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

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    Steamboat Acres will have pumpkins for sale and will showcase draft horses and vintage tractor at this special day at the farm. There will also be tours, a pie eating contest, field...more

    Spookomotive Train Rides and River Cruises

    Presented by California State Railroad Museum at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    October 11 - October 26, 2014

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    This delightful, not frightful train is just the ticket for the family. Ride the train along the levees of the river and listen to a whimsical Halloween story while the "skeleton" crew...more

    Pumpkin Train

    Presented by Sacramento RiverTrain at Sacramento RiverTrain - West Sacramento, West Sacramento

    October 18 - October 26, 2014

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    Plan a special day to celebrate the fall harvest on the Sacramento RiverTrain: they'll provide the transportation and entertainment while nature provides the perfect pumpkin. Friendly...more

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Presented by Mondavi Center, UC Davis at Mondavi Center - Jackson Hall, Davis

    October 26, 2014

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    Three beloved children’s tales by award-winning children’s book illustrator and author Eric Carle are brought to life through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets....more

    Funderland's Spooktacular Halloween

    Presented by Funderland Amusement Park at Funderland Amusement Park, Sacramento

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

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    This family weekend will include some deliciously diabolical treats including: Elsa the Snow Queen, a magical magician, trick or treating, a silly haunted house, a happy little pumpkin patch, the...more

    World Pasta Day

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

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    Have some fun celebrating World Pasta Day at the Discovery Museum! Children craft a pasta necklace to take home as a souvenir. Admission includes a visit to the Blast from the Past exhibit,...more

    Davis Flea Market and Antiques Festival (October)

    Presented by Davis Flea Market

    October 26, 2014

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    The Davis Flea Market welcomes the return of the students and the harvest season! The market will be hosting a plethora of accomplished local shopkeepers featuring unique, handmade...more

    4th Annual Haunted Open House

    Presented by Front Street Animal Shelter

    October 26, 2014

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    Join Front Street Animal Shelter to celebrate all of the many lives it has been able to save! The Shelter will have carnival games, vendors, costumes, a haunted house and much more. There will...more

    Monster Mash 3

    at Capitol Bowl, West Sacramento

    October 26, 2014

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    Are you ready to test drive your Halloween costume and see if it is a winner? Monster Mash 3 means the return of the Lava Pups to the Capitol Bowl for...more

    Tuesday Train Rides (October)

    Presented by Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    October 7 - October 28, 2014

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    All aboard! The California State Railroad Museum now offers excursion train rides to the general public on pre-determined Tuesdays in 2014. Weekday guests can delight in the sights, smells and...more

    Wee Halloween

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 29, 2014

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    Children (Ages 0-5) and their grown-ups are invited to come in costume to the Crocker for this special event. Decorate treat bags before being guided in small groups through the galleries. Along...more

    Boo at the Zoo

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    October 30 - October 31, 2014

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    Enjoy two nights of ghoulish family fun. Kids can safely trick-or-treat around the lake at 25 different candy stations! Other activities include magic shows, costume dance party, ghoulish...more

    ARTober 2014: Fall for the Arts

    Presented by For Arts' Sake and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission at Midtown, Sacramento

    October 1 - October 31, 2014

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    For the fifth year, local arts organizations and arts partners will jointly showcase the best of Sacramento’s regional arts with ARTober. A series of special programs will open and punctuate...more

    Lorzo's Magical Halloween Carnival

    Presented by Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District at Howe Park, Sacramento

    October 31, 2014

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    Join Lorzo's Magical Halloween Carnival! Enjoy candy, costumes, and fun for kids of all ages. Come participate in this year’s Trunk-or-Treat festivities, enjoy the numerous autumn...more

    Mylar's Annual Halloween Party

    Presented by Mylar Productions

    October 31, 2014

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    Singer and songwriter, William Mylar, will perform Halloween themed music for the 5th consecutive year. Costumes are encouraged, and there...more

    Spooky Halloween River Cruise

    Presented by Hornblower Cruises & Events at L Street Dock, Sacramento

    October 11 - October 31, 2014

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    Make this Halloween about more than just going door to door on Beggars' Night. For three weekends in October, Hornblower Cruises will sail you along the Sacramento River at dusk for an hour of...more

    Fremont Presbyterian Church's Trunk or Treat

    at Fremont Presbyterian Church, Sacramento

    October 31, 2014

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    Have some Halloween fun at the Fremont Presbyterian Church Trunk or Treat. Enjoy candy, games, bounce houses, a zip-line, food, and more!


    Color My World: 7th Annual Employee Art Show

    October 1 - October 31, 2014

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    The Sacramento County Office of Education's seventh annual Employee Art Show includes works by more than two dozen artists representing ten campus and office sites. On display are over 50...more

    Spooky Science Nights

    Presented by Explorit Science Center at Explorit Science Center, Davis

    October 25 - October 31, 2014

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    Grab the little goolies, ghosties, zombies and more and join for a Spooky Science good time for the whole family! When darkness falls, the Explorit lab will come alive for a hair-raising...more

    Trunk-O-Treat

    October 31, 2014

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    Generations Church in Sacramento is hosting a Trunk-O-Treat event for all ages! (Come in costume if you would like!) There will be coffee and refreshments available. The Sacramento Fire...more

    Halloween Party

    Presented by Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind at Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind, Elk Grove

    October 31, 2014

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    Join Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind for a spooktacularly fun Halloween Party. Costumes, light sabres, archery, laser maze, and much more are on the schedule. Come shoot pumpkin...more

    Sacramento Kings vs. Portland Trailblazers

    Presented by Sacramento Kings Foundation at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento

    October 31, 2014

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    The Sacramento Kings take on the Portland Trailblazers in this basketball game.


    Bi-lingual Children's Puppet Show

    Presented by Teatro Nagual and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission at Coloma Community Center, Sacramento

    October 18 - November 1, 2014

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    Teatro Nagual is doing a Bi-lingual Children's Shadow puppet show. Teatro Nagual has partnered with Puppets in Motion to bring Manuelito, the Lion Tamer. Written by Claire Hurni, actors...more

    The Stagecoach in Northern California Presentation

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library, Elk Grove

    November 1, 2014

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    Journey back with author Cheryl Anne Stapp to an era before the railroad and automobile arrived and discover the wild history of...more

    Dia de los Muertos: Souls of the City

    Presented by Historic Old Sacramento Foundation/Sacramento History Museum and Sol Collective at Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento

    October 1 - November 1, 2014

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    In October 2014, the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation will once again partner with Sol Collective to provide a month of programs and activities in celebration of Dia de los Muertos. The event...more

    Meet The Doulas

    November 1, 2014

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    Come and meet the many doulas and other birth professionals of the collective and learn what the role of doula is and how a doula can benefit you at your birth!...more

    Black-Tailed Deer

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    November 1, 2014

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    Come see these bucks in all their glory with beautiful antler crowns. Grab your binoculars or borrow some and catch a closer look at the black-tailed deer in their oak woodland home while learning...more

    Dia de los Muertos (Sacramento Children's Museum)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    November 1, 2014

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    Join the Sacramento Children's Museum in celebrating the wonderful Dia de los Muertos folk art tradition of decorating grinning sugar skulls with bright color and glittery adorments.


    Wonder Lab

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum and I Can Do That! at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 2, 2014

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    This drop-in art-making program, open to all, is designed to spark creativity! Children with learning and developmental disabilities, ages 5 and older, and their families are especially...more

    Ferocious Fliers

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

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    Take to the skies this weekend by crafting your own prehistoric flying reptile. Children Age 12 and under can assemble a take-home glider that resembles an animal of the past. Learn about these...more

    Artful Tot

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 4, 2014

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    Every month, toddlers explore art making with different materials in new ways; from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and...more

    Tuesday Train Rides (November)

    Presented by Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    November 4, 2014

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    All aboard! The California State Railroad Museum now offers excursion train rides to the general public on pre-determined Tuesdays in 2014. Weekday guests can delight in the sights, smells and...more

    Sacramento Kings vs. Denver Nuggets

    Presented by Sacramento Kings Foundation at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento

    November 5, 2014

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    The Sacramento Kings take on the Denver Nuggets in this basketball game.


    Mega Family Night Out

    November 8, 2014

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    Time for a family night out. Get on your best dressed and come enjoy dinner, dancing, and fun with other families from Sacramento and the surrounding areas.

    There will be amazing raffles...more

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