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    Santa Holiday River Cruise

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

    November 29 - December 21, 2014

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    Looking to meet Santa while avoiding the huge lines at the mall? Instead spend your afternoon cruising along the Sacramento River with Santa himself! You and your family will be greeted with a complimentary cookie and cup of hot cocoa. Relax to the sounds of holiday music, or take your family to the coloring area where fun holiday-themed coloring sheets will be available. Don’t forget to bring your camera ...more



    Holiday Scents

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

    December 20 - December 21, 2014

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    You are familiar with the sights and sounds of the holidays, but this weekend we are focusing on the scents! Sniff out the smell stations to test your nose on some mystery holiday aromas. Kids...more

    The Nutcracker (Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet)

    Presented by Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet at Harris Center for the Arts, Folsom

    December 19 - December 21, 2014

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    Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker will be returning to the Harris Center. Infusing fantasy with comedic choreography and stunning costumes, Pamela Hayes...more

    Winter Mini-Camp

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    December 21, 2014

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    Winter at the Zoo is unlike any other time of year. Whether you love our summer camp or are new to the zoo and want to try a program, you will love this one day mini-camp! Campers will explore the...more

    26th Annual Gingerbread Holiday: Gingerbread Houses

    Presented by Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum at Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, Sacramento

    December 5 - December 21, 2014

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    Come and see dozens of sweet confections on display at the 26th Annual Gingerbread Holiday gingerbread house display. There will be houses, mansions, shacks and other gingerbread structures...more

    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Presented by Crest Theatre at Crest Theatre, Sacramento

    December 21, 2014

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    Come one, come all! Take a break from the frantic holiday shopping season and join in watching a modern Christmas classic in an elegant, historic setting. Charles Dickens' timeless tale...more

    Kids and Company Gallery Adventure (December)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    December 7 - December 21, 2014

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    Wildly amusing and surprisingly educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children ages 5 and older (and the adults who tag along with them) in a fun and playful manner.


    Sunday Crafternoon

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    December 21, 2014

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    This monthly gathering will inspire your family’s creativity and help you enjoy quality time together. Make simple crafts that celebrate the season, using a variety of beautiful...more

    La Pastorela de Sacramento: A Holiday Tradition

    Presented by La Raza Galeria Posada

    December 21, 2014

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    A Pastorela is one of Mexico’s most beloved holiday traditions. Historically, pastorelas recreate the story of shepherds minding their sheep who, upon a visit from an angel,...more

    Polar Express Holiday Drop-Off

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

    December 22, 2014

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    Need time to sneak away from the kids for some last minute holiday shopping? Sacramento Children's Museum is offering a Polar Express themed Holiday Drop-Off Night for you! Drop off your...more

    Gremlins

    Presented by Crest Theatre at Crest Theatre, Sacramento

    December 22, 2014

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    Gremlins is a children's movie made for adults, or for children with adult sensibilities. Blending so many genres, Gremlins is a mystical mystery, a scary creature feature, a...more

    Holiday in the Hills

    at Sutter Street Theatre, Folsom

    December 6 - December 23, 2014

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    This will be the ninth performance of the annual holiday celebration, Holiday in the Hills. The story takes place in Folsom on Sutter Street at the end of the 19th century; and all of...more

    Christmas Train

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

    November 28 - December 23, 2014

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    The Christmas Train experience now boards at West Sacramento! Meet Morgan, a little girl who has lost her Christmas spirit and now her Teddy Bear is missing, too! Follow Morgan's journey...more

    Wild Nights and Holiday Lights

    Presented by Folsom Parks and Recreation at Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, Folsom

    December 17 - December 23, 2014

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    Celebrate the magic of the season and help support the amazing animals at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary! Thousands of colorful lights illuminate the zoo's buildings, grounds, and animal exhibits;...more

    Holiday Edition Sketch It

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    December 23, 2014

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    Visitors ages 5 and older can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction. This drop-in program meets in a different gallery each month.

    Note: No experience necessary, and...more

    Cinderella: The British Panto

    Presented by Splinter Group Theatre at West Sacramento Black Box Theater, West Sacramento

    December 16 - December 23, 2014

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    From the same folks who brought you British Panto for the last six years, with a new theatre company, Splinter Group Theatre...more

    A Christmas Story Film Screening

    Presented by Crest Theatre at Crest Theatre, Sacramento

    December 23, 2014

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    Ho ho ho! When it comes to holiday icons, few can touch the depiction of Santa Clause in the 1983 classic, A Christmas...more

    Free Admission Day: Christmas Eve

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    December 24, 2014

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    Happy Holidays from Fairytale Town! Guests who visit on Christmas Eve receive free admission. Enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with a day of free play for the whole...more

    Christmas Eve PJ Party

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    December 24, 2014

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    Celebrate Christmas Eve at the Zoo where you don't even have to change out of your pajamas! That's right, admission is free and everyone will be in their best pjs.


    Holiday Tangram Puzzles

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

    December 22 - December 24, 2014

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    Get in the holiday spirit by completing some tangram challenges. The tangram is a puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form pictures. The objective of the...more

    Clay Play for Beginners (June-December)

    Presented by Allied Ceramics Arts Institute at Allied Ceramics Art Institute Studios & Gallery, Fair Oaks

    June 14 - December 27, 2014

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    Touch the pulse of history making bowls and objects the way the ancients did! Appropriate for children up through retirees, in this class you will work with clays, glazes and different firings in...more

    Lego Block Party (December)

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

    December 13 - December 27, 2014

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    Come build with the Sacramento Public Library and join the Lego Block Party! You bring your imagination and creativity, and they'll supply lots and lots of Duplo and Lego blocks to build. This...more

    Snow White and Rose Red

    Presented by B Street Theatre - Family Series at B Street Theatre, Sacramento

    November 22 - December 28, 2014

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    This delightful Grimm’s fairy tale about two sisters and the enormous bear they befriend will enchant kids of all ages, just in time for the holidays!


    The Quiltmaker's Gift

    Presented by Sutter Street Theatre at Sutter Street Theatre, Folsom

    December 13 - December 28, 2014

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    A mysterious old woman lives in the misty mountains, making beautiful quilts for the poor. Meanwhile, the greedy king is desperate to find happiness, assuming it will come from one of the many...more

    Shark Attack!

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

    December 26 - December 28, 2014

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    It’s shark weekend at the Discovery Museum! Get ready to learn about the largest prehistoric shark, Megalodon! See our Family Feature at noon and 2pm to learn about a variety of modern day...more

    Sketch It (December)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    December 28, 2014

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    Visitors ages 5 and older can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction. This drop-in program meets in a different gallery each month.

    Note: No experience necessary, and...more

    Under the Oaks Kids Camps (December)

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

    December 22 - December 30, 2014

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    Effie Yeaw Nature Center's Under the Oaks Kids Camps give children ages 5 and 6-11 the opportunity to experience, discover and explore the great outdoors! Each camp is focused on different...more

    Holiday Edition Art Blast

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    December 30, 2014

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    A different work of art provides the inspiration for a memorable art-making activity for families with children ages 7 to 12. Families are welcome to drop in anytime during this special holiday...more

    Downtown Sacramento Holiday Ice Rink (December)

    Presented by Downtown Sacramento Partnership at St. Rose of Lima Park, Sacramento

    December 1 - December 31, 2014

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    The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink has a long history on The Kay. The rink was first established in 1991 by the City of Sacramento. The Downtown Sacramento Partnership assumed operation and...more

    Macy's Theatre of Lights

    Presented by Old Sacramento Business Association at Old Sacramento, Sacramento

    November 26 - December 31, 2014

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    Experience the holiday magic of Old Sacramento’s 6th Annual Theatre of Lights! The free outdoor performances artfully mix the historic charm of Old Sacramento with state-of-the-art sound and...more

    Food Drive at the Zoo

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    November 1 - December 31, 2014

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    During the holiday season bring a non-perishable food item when you visit the Zoo and receive a dollar off your admission. The Zoo will raise donations for River City Food Bank with your support....more

    New Year’s Banner

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

    December 29 - December 31, 2014

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    Make the end of 2014 memorable by visiting the Discovery Museum with family and friends. Explore exhibits, a nature walk and the craft room. Kids 12 and younger color and assemble a New Year...more

    Noon Year’s Eve: A Free Family Festival

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    December 31, 2014

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    This year the Crocker says “bienvenido” to 2015 with a high-energy New Year’s extravaganza that celebrates its current exhibition of Latino artists from around the world....more

    15th Annual New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular

    Presented by Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sacramento365.com at Old Sacramento, Sacramento

    December 31, 2014

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    Sacramento’s most anticipated New Year’s Eve celebration, the 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular, will take place in Old Sacramento with entertaining and family fun...more

    Who Year Party

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

    December 31, 2014

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    Little ones can celebrate the New Year as the clock strikes midnight in various countries throughout the world with such activities as making and blowing Scottish bagpipes and nibbling sweet...more

    Ducks in Scopes

    Presented by Cosumnes River Preserve at Cosumnes River Preserve Visitor Center, Galt

    October 18, 2014 - January 1, 2015

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    Join for a great trip for families, youth groups, and beginning birders. Don’t forget to stop by the Cosumnes River Preserve and check out “Ducks In Scopes”, where Preserve...more

    Guided Hike (November-January)

    Presented by Cosumnes River Preserve at Cosumnes River Preserve Visitor Center, Galt

    November 1, 2014 - January 3, 2015

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    Come join the Preserves Guided Hike Docents on a hiking tour of the Cosumnes River Preserve. Their guided hike docents are well versed in the Preserves history as well as the flora nad fauna one...more

    New Year's Stroll

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

    January 3, 2015

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    Join a naturalist for the first guided hike of the year! You may hear the splash of a fish, the call of a circling hawk, or you might even spot the ruby red head of an acorn woodpecker. You never...more

    Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular

    at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento

    January 1 - January 4, 2015

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    The show depicts the dinosaurs’ evolution with almost cinematic realism. Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular has scenes of the interactions between dinosaurs, how carnivorous...more

    Global Winter Wonderland

    Presented by International Culture Exchange Group at Cal Expo, Sacramento

    November 22, 2014 - January 4, 2015

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    Sacramento has been chosen as the only city in the country to host the annual Global Winter Wonderland, drawing a million visitors since its 2011 debut. The spectacular lantern festival and...more

    Mama Bootcamp 2015 Celebration 5/10K Fun Run

    January 4, 2015

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    Participate in our 5K and 10K Fun Run! This event is open to everyone....runners, walkers, strollers, and friendly pets are welcome.

    Starting at Mama Bootcamp Studio, the race finishes at...more

    La Festa Della Befana

    Presented by Sacramento Italian Cultural Society at Italian Center - Carmichael, Carmichael

    January 4, 2015

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    Bring the entire family for this annual children’s celebration of an Italian Christmas tradition as it is celebrated in Italy!

    The Epiphany feast, known as La Befana, is an important...more

    Animal Tracks and Signs

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

    January 4, 2015

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    There are many animal-made signs in the woods that reveal who has used the trail before you. Become a nature detective and search for some animal tracks, scat and sign in the Nature...more

    SacAnime

    Presented by SacAnime at Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento

    January 2 - January 4, 2015

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    Get ready to geek out, cosplay and meet the voices behind your favorite characters as SacAnime returns. The biannual anime and pop culture convention is expecting over 12,000 attendees this year,...more

    Preschool Program

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Roseville

    January 8, 2015

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    Inspire your child to be a future Planet Protector! Drop in for free hands-on crafts, fun and discovery. Created specifically with preschoolers in mind, this program offers engaging and age...more

    WWE Live

    at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento

    January 10, 2015

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    WWE returns for the first show of 2015! This will be your chance to see the return of Roman Reigns, Kane, United State Champion Rusev, Lana, Mark Henry, and many more of your favorite WWE...more

    Frog or Toad

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

    January 10, 2015

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    What's the difference between frogs and toads? Meet some amphibious creatures up close and find out!

    Note: Space is limited. Sign-ups will be taken the day of the event.


    The I Hate Children Children's Show

    at Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento

    January 10, 2015

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    Comedy magician Paul Nathan has the cure for what ails parents -- a family show that's actually fun for adults as well as kids! The I Hate Children Children's Show, is smart, funny...more

    Nature's Symphony

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

    January 11, 2015

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    Take a guided hike and discover the sounds of nature.


    Kids' Spanish Class Demo

    Presented by Casa de Espanol

    December 13, 2014 - January 17, 2015

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    Join Casa de Espanol for a one hour long Kids' Spanish Class Demo. Watch as your child immerses themselves in the Spanish language by learning through a variety of dynamic age and level...more

    Winter Blues Bash

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Roseville

    January 17, 2015

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    Build your own bluebird vacation home and learn about the good, the bad, and the buggy through activities designed to encourage a healthy habitat. Enjoy bug viewers, puppets, and a variety of...more

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