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    Circus Vargas Magikaria Extreme

    September 11 - September 22, 2014

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    Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas presents its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular. See where the magic begins and the nail-biting, heart-pounding, death-defying action takes place!

    The Big Top will be stopping at the following locations:
    -September 11-15: ...more



    Smithsonian Museum Day Live

    Presented by Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) at Downtown Sacramento

    September 27, 2014

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    These five Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian Magazine “Museum Day Live!” nationwide effort by offering free admission to ticket holders all day...more

    ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

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    Join Fairytale Town for the 14th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, the largest early childhood literacy event in the Sacramento region. Enjoy readings and presentations from...more

    Sketch It (September)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum

    September 28, 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

    Mustard Seed Spin

    Presented by Mustard Seed Spin

    September 28, 2014

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    Enjoy fun, fitness, and philanthropy all on the same day at the 10th annual Mustard Seed Spin. This charity bike ride, benefitting Mustard Seed School for homeless kids, is a Sacramento...more

    17th Annual Sacramento Reptile Show

    Presented by Sacramento Convention Center Complex at Sacramento Convention Center

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

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    The Sacramento Reptile Show is back for its 17th year. For 2014 they have brought back the ever popular venomous reptile display featuring more than 45 venomous species from around the world...more

    Sun Seekers

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    September 28, 2014

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    Some have scaly skin, some have slimy skin, some have legs, some don't. Can you guess what they are? Join and meet one of these cold-blooded critters up close.


    Farm-to-Fork Weekend Excursion: Pear Giveaway

    Presented by Farm to Fork Capital at Old Sacramento State Historic Park

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

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    All aboard from Farm-to-Fork! Coinciding with the second annual Farm-to-Fork Celebration in...more

    The Best of Broadway: Limited Time and Infinite Love

    Presented by Best of Broadway at Fair Oaks Veterans Memorial Amphitheatre

    September 12 - September 28, 2014

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    After 40 years of playing to packed houses in Sacramento, Rocklin and Fair Oaks, Best of Broadway returns to the Fair Oaks Veteran's Memorial Amphitheatre to present it's 41st show as a...more

    Fall Foliage Fun

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

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

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    Welcome fall by trekking around the museum grounds and learning to identify trees using their Nature Trail Guide. The Sacramento Tree Foundation is here to visit and work with guests on learning...more

    Into the Water: Exhibit and Reception

    Presented by My Sister's House

    August 21 - September 30, 2014

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    Enjoy paintings by Yan Yin Choy and Fan Dai, and photography from  Rebecca DeLaRosa. There will also be live music from J.R. DeLaRosa, Miguel Lopez, and Rebecca Lee and tasty appetizers...more

    Family Movie Nights (October)

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library

    October 2, 2014

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    Join us for a free movie and popcorn for all ages! This program is hosted by Franklin Community Library.


    Picnic at the Park

    Presented by Power Inn Alliance and City of Sacramento

    October 4, 2014

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    Enjoy family fun for all ages at this Picnic at the Park event! There will be a midway, carnival games, raffle with prizes,...more

    Fall Frolic

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    October 4, 2014

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    Acorns and leaves will surround us, so find out how oak woodland changes with the fall season and how wildlife is preparing for winter.


    Double Exposure: Photography & Transcontinental Railroad

    Presented by California State Railroad Museum at California State Railroad Museum

    September 14, 2013 - October 5, 2014

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    Lights, camera, action! California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debut a new exhibit titled Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad that...more

    Shrek: The Musical

    Presented by Davis Musical Theatre Company at Davis Musical Theatre Co. Performing Arts Center

    September 12 - October 5, 2014

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    Shrek: The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage.

    In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an...more

    NatureFest 2014

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    October 5, 2014

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    Mark your calendar for NatureFest 2014, Effie Yeaw Nature Center's largest family event of the year! NatureFest promotes science and nature education and safe and healthy outdoor recreation....more

    A Future for Cheetahs

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo

    October 9, 2014

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    Listen to cheetah expert and director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, Dr. Laurie Marker, as she discusses living in Africa and introduces her...more

    Preschool Program

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center

    October 9, 2014

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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

    Homeschool Program: Energy Efficiency (September)

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center

    October 9, 2014

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    Join Roseville Utility Exploration Center for a curriculum-based program where students explore conservation choices and hands-on experiments involving energy-efficiency. This class is appropriate...more

    Family Movie Nights

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library

    October 9, 2014

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    Join the library for a free movie and popcorn for all ages! This program is hosted by Franklin Community Library.


    Last Call Vintage Car Show Fundraiser

    Presented by Heidrick Ag History Center at Heidrick Ag History Center

    October 11, 2014

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    The Heidrick Ag History Center is hosting one of its largest fundraising events of the year! Spectators can enjoy music, food, raffles and prizes, beer and wine, awards and...more

    Art Blast: Global Cardboard Challenge

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum

    October 11, 2014

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    Families with children (Ages 7-12) are invited to participate in the Global Cardboard Challenge! Come create at this worldwide celebration of child creativity and the role communities play in...more

    Clay Modeling for Mini Car Designers

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum

    October 11, 2014

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    Do your kids love to play with clay? Well, this class will take that love to a whole new level! For generations, automakers have designed their cruising masterpieces from everyday modeling clay,...more

    Book Sale

    Presented by Advent Lutheran Church

    October 11, 2014

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    The Advent Lutheran Church is holding a book sale benefiting local charities! Paperbacks will be $0.50 each and hardbacks will be $1 each. The genres of books to choose from include mystery,...more

    Nature Detectives

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    October 11, 2014

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    Put your detective skills to use as you explore many of the different signs animals leave behind. You'll go on a tracking adventure and examine pelts, tracks, teeth, and bones from a variety...more

    Going Batty

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    October 12, 2014

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    Explore the mysteries of bats and get eye to eye with some bat biofacts! Discover why these beneficial animals have been so misunderstood.


    The I Hate Children Children's Show

    at Laughs Unlimited

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

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    The I Hate Children Children's Show is the ultimate magic show for families. The show stars the meanest man in the world played by Paul Nathan. Nathan is one of the top magicians...more

    Eco Safari at the Library

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library

    October 16, 2014

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    Interact with live animals, learn about their habitats, their habits and the world we all share! This is a free kids program hosted by Franklin Community Library.


    Two Rivers Elementary School Harvest Festival

    Presented by Two Rivers Elementary PTA

    October 17, 2014

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    Come and support Two Rivers Elementary School at the Harvest Festival. Enjoy carnival games, a cake walk, a haunted house, food, a silly string war, glo wear, prizes and more.

    This is a...more

    Campfire (September-October)

    Presented by Maidu Museum & Historic Site at Maidu Museum & Historic Site

    September 19 - October 17, 2014

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    Storytelling has been an important part of Native American culture for thousands of years. Sit under the stars at this outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire. They...more

    Halloween Haunt

    Presented by Safety Center Incorporated (Safetyville USA) and Safety Center Incorporated (Safetyville USA) at Safety Center (Safetyville USA)

    October 18, 2014

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    Safetyville USA will be decorated in "Spook-tacular" fashion with a harvest-festival theme. There will be live entertainment, games,  face painters, magic show, staw bale maze,...more

    Third Annual Monster Bash

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum

    October 18, 2014

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    Join for a night of ghoulish fun at Sacramento Children's Museum's Monster Bash! Gear up for Halloween and wear your best costume and come play the night away at the museum. There will be...more

    Rachel Coleman Signing Time Concert

    Presented by Signing For Everyone

    October 18, 2014

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    Emmy nominated, co-creator and star of Signing Time, Rachel Coleman will perform to benefit the Signing Time Foundation which helps make...more

    South Sacramento Youth Talent Showcase Gala

    at Cosumnes River College Performing Arts Center (formerly River Stage Theatre)

    October 18, 2014

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    The South Sacramento Youth and Performing Arts Gala event has served as a mechanism to unite members of the arts community and to showcase the wonderful talent and diversity that makes Sacramento...more

    Puppet Ruckus

    at Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind

    October 18, 2014

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    Come see the best variety of family-friendly puppet performances the Sacramento Area has to offer at the Puppet Ruckus. Amateurs...more

    Dr. Who's Halloween

    Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Franklin Community Library

    October 18, 2014

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    Please join in for a Dr. Who themed Halloween event. There will be fun crafts, face painting, and story time by a campfire. Due to space limitations, this event will be limited to the first 30...more

    Birding for Families

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    October 18, 2014

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    Bring the family out and join for a birding and nature walk led by a naturalist and special guest guides from the Sacramento Audubon. Birdwatchers of all levels are welcomed. Make sure to bring...more

    Sunday Crafternoon

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum

    October 19, 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 materials,...more

    Hunters of the Night

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center

    October 19, 2014

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    Take an eye-opening look at these amazing nocturnal hunters. Find out when owls are most active, what an owl pellet is, and meet a resident owl up close!


    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Presented by Sutter Street Theatre at Sutter Street Theatre

    September 26 - October 19, 2014

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    This family musical contains a zany, wisecracking mirror who will only answer if spoken to in rhyme, as well as a whole court full of funny and bubbling characters. It hums with 14 lively songs,...more

    Old Sacramento Magic Festival

    at Delta King Riverboat

    October 17 - October 19, 2014

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    The first major magic festival ever on the West Coast featuring a stellar international cast: SAM President, Ice McDonald, World Champion, Daryl, 2 time Magic Castle Award Winner, Andrew...more

    Theater Kids

    Presented by Blacktop Comedy at Blacktop Comedy

    September 9 - October 21, 2014

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    Students will learn the essentials of stage performance and use those skills to create hilarious stories on stage as a performance ensemble. This course teaches students to be positive, think...more

    XP Moonlight Madness Stomping Out Skin Cancer

    Presented by XP Family Support Group at The Pavilion - Elk Grove Regional Park

    October 24, 2014

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    XP Moonlight Madness 5K times run and family fun run/walk will be at Elk Grove Park.  Festivities will include vendors, bounce houses, food, music, and more!  Wear you favorite costume...more

    The Haunted Fort

    Presented by Sutter's Fort State Historic Park at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park

    October 24 - October 25, 2014

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    Looking for something ghoulishly unique to do this Halloween? For a spirited good time, check out the fifth annual The Haunted Fort. Back by popular demand, the historic site will offer special...more

    Count Watts' SPOOktacular

    Presented by Roseville Utility Exploration Center at Roseville Utility Exploration Center

    October 25, 2014

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    Meet Roseville Electric Utility’s Count Watts at the SPOOKtacular. Take a walk through the Phantom House — warning: your energy waste may be shocking. Round out your day with pumpkin...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

    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

    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!


    Sketch It

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum

    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

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

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town

    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

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