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    Ghost Tours

    Presented by Historic Old Sacramento Foundation/Sacramento History Museum at Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento

    October 10 - October 25, 2014

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    The Old Sacramento Living History Program will once again present a series of the ever-popular Ghost Tours in October 2014. Walk the streets of Old Sacramento on an eerie journey back in time. Venture through centuries of history and hear ghost stories dating to the Gold Rush era. Guides and ghosts will relate tantalizing tales of how folks lived and died in this fair city. Visit with murder victims and other ...more



    It’s a Wrap: The Fall Show

    Presented by Cordova Community Council at Rancho Cordova City Hall, Rancho Cordova

    October 21, 2014

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    If you love fine art and have a desire to support local artists, it’s time for a fresh take on the arts in Rancho Cordova by attending the opening of their latest art exhibit. An art...more

    El Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull Class

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

    October 22, 2014

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    Decorate a commemorative sugar skull in honor of El Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). El Dia De Los Muertos is a holiday observed in Mexico and other cultures to honor ancestors. This free...more

    Seed a Dream Benefit

    Presented by Sacramento Metro Chamber

    October 22, 2014

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    Help support Sacramento area children facing homelessness by attending Seed a Dream, an event benefiting the Mustard Seed School on the Loaves and Fishes campus.

    Hosted by the Leadership...more

    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...more

    United Way's 13th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon

    Presented by United Way California Capital Region at Arden Fair Mall, Sacramento

    October 23, 2014

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    Help foster youth shine at United Way’s 13th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon. The event will include a foster youth fashion show, gourmet lunch and presentations by local current and...more

    TrueStory

    at Shine, Sacramento

    October 23, 2014

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    Head to Sacramento’s only nonfiction literary reading and open mic event. Readers for this event include Jen Palmares Meadows, ...more

    KDRT 10th Anniversary: Under the Covers

    Presented by KDRT FM

    October 23, 2014

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    Get "under the covers" to celebrate KDRT's 10th birthday at Sudwerk's, featuring a night...more

    Dorothea Lange Photography Exhibit

    at Sacramento State (CSUS) - Library Gallery , Sacramento

    October 21 - October 24, 2014

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    From 1935 to 1939, Dorothea Lange's photography for the Resettlement Administration and the Farm Security Administration brought the plight of the poor and the forgotten to public attention,...more

    XP Moonlight Madness Stomping Out Skin Cancer

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

    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

    Akram Khan Company: iTMOi

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

    October 24, 2014

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    More than 100 years ago, Russian composer Igor Stravinsky famously debuted The Rite of Spring before a Parisian audience, an event that ended in violent mayhem and scandal. In this...more

    Trash Film Orgy Halloween 2014

    Presented by TFO Productions at Crest Theatre, Sacramento

    October 24, 2014

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    Trash Film Orgy celebrates this Halloween with the feature film Beetlejuice! Come early and watch vintage Halloween safety films, a live stage show, play games, win prizes, drink beer and...more

    Halloween Party and Open Mic Night

    Presented by Bach to Rock

    October 24, 2014

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    You’re invited to a musical Halloween Party and Open Mic Night at Bach to Rock Folsom! Bands or soloists are welcome, or you can just come as a spectator. Instruments and refreshments will...more

    Pony Express Fall Harvest Festival

    Presented by Pony Express PTA

    October 24, 2014

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    Join the Pony Express PTA to celebrate the fall season! Enjoy games, prizes, and great food! Kids are encouraged to dress in costume for an added treat.


    The Show: Poetry Series

    Presented by T-Mo Entertainment at Del Paso Works Building, Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    Come out and support the development of local talent in and around the Sacramento area at The Show: Poetry Series.

    The venue features a cozy environment that is open to all, but is...more

    Stained Glass Concert

    Presented by Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra at Fremont Presbyterian Church, Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra with Conductor Donald Kendrick present "Stained Glass Concert."

    An evening of majesty and fanfare featuring one of Handel’s most...more

    Shannon McCabe's Vampire Ball 2014: Truly Bloody Ball 2

    Presented by Shannon McCabe Productions Co. at Placer County Fairgrounds & Event Center, Roseville

    October 25, 2014

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    Welcome to a night you will never forget, unless you're glamoured, that is. Don't worry, we won't bite. We drink True Blood, at least until the supply runs out...It seems, however,...more

    DogtoberFest: Sacramento's Ugliest Dog & Cutest Canine Pageant

    Presented by Mack Road Partnership

    October 25, 2014

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    DogtoberFest is a family and canine-friendly event featuring a Costume and Canine Pageant, while promoting healthy pets and pet adoptions.

    DogtoberFest features exhibits, information, a...more

    Whine & Cheese

    October 25, 2014

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    Whine and Cheese is a silent auction and cocktail fundraiser benefiting the University Avenue Off-Leash Dog Park. They will have small bites, live music, a raffle, silent auction and wine and...more

    Saint John's Party for Change

    at Sacramento Executive Airport, Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    Saint John’s Program for Real Change is proud to announce this year’s Party for Change. The event will be a night of extravagant fun for women and men alike! 

    Ladies can...more

    Book Discussion: The Grapes of Wrath (Sacramento Theatre Company)

    Presented by Sacramento Theatre Company at Sacramento Theatre Company, Sacramento

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

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    Facilitated by the Sacramento Theatre Company staff and The Grapes of Wrath artists,...more

    The Doorway

    Presented by CORE Contemporary Dance and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission at Benvenuti Performing Arts Center, Sacramento

    October 16 - October 25, 2014

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    You think you’ve seen it, but it’s never the same show twice! Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of The Doorway -- share a piece of cake with the quirky characters at CORE's...more

    Count Watts' SPOOktacular

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

    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

    The Haunted Fort

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

    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

    Bold Expressions Annual International Exhibit

    Presented by Northern California Arts at Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael

    September 30 - October 25, 2014

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    Northern California Arts is proud to announce Bold Expressions, an annual international open juried art exhibition at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The judge this year is artist, illustrator,...more

    Project Pink 5K

    Presented by Change of Pace at Putah Creek Winery, Davis

    October 25, 2014

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    Join for a 5K walk or run to support Project Pink and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This beautiful course will start at Putah Creek Winery in Davis. A t-shirt, medal, gift, and...more

    Majesty

    Presented by Folsom Symphony at Harris Center for the Arts, Folsom

    October 25, 2014

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    The Folsom Symphony opens their 11th season with Majesty, a performance of three of classical music’s most magnificent pieces: Gioachino Rossini’s Overture to Il barbiere di...more

    Heros, Demons, and Dragons of Asia

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

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    Youth ages 9 to 12 are invited to hear stories from throughout Asia and look at gods, goddesses, and more in the Crocker galleries. Learn how to depict Buddhas, the frightful Bhairava, the...more

    Writer's Workshop

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

    October 25, 2014

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    Get ready for National Novel Writing Month with local author, Kristin Amrine. At this workshop, Kristin will provide both an introduction into the writing process and assignments that stimulate...more

    11th Annual 5K Run for a Safe Haven

    Presented by My Sister's House at William Land Park, Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    Help break the cycle of violence for women and children in the community and Run for a Safe Haven. Join My Sister's House for the 11th Annual 5k Run for a Safe Haven! Walk or run as an...more

    San Francisco Symphony

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

    October 25, 2014

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    One of the pleasures of a Mondavi Center season is the return of the San Francisco Symphony. This program is a stirring reminder of this premier orchestra’s range. Copland’s joyous...more

    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

    Scrapbook Expo 2014

    Presented by Sacramento Convention Center Complex at Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento

    October 24 - October 25, 2014

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    If you have a creative streak, enjoy scrapbooking, or just want to have a fun day being crafty with friends, then don't miss Sacramento's Scrapbook Expo. There will be many booths, make...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

    Halloween Karaoke Party

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

    October 25, 2014

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    The biggest Halloweek Karaoke Party you will not want to miss! There will be costume contests, prizes, a no-host bar and concessions, and a special presentation of "Thriller."


    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

    Passionate Syntax Open Mic

    October 25, 2014

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    Scriptorium Saturday Poetry & Words Series hosts its Passionate Syntax Open Mic! They use poetry to inform, inspire, and innovate the community, its youth, and the individual life. They...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

    Say The Word Poetry Open Mic Night

    Presented by T-Mo Entertainment

    October 25, 2014

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    Join T Mo Entertainment for its final poetry series event for 2014. Hosted by Candace Watson, DaMar Grier and Terry Moore, the event will showcase ...more

    Night of the Skating Dead

    Presented by Sac City Rollers

    October 25, 2014

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    The Sac City Rollers, Sacramento's first all-women flat track roller derby league, is made up of over 100 active skaters dedicated to the thrilling sport of roller derby. Featuring fast-paced,...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

    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

    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

    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

    Interlaced Space by Chuck Seerey

    Presented by Axis Gallery at Axis Gallery, Sacramento

    October 4 - October 26, 2014

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    The paintings for Interlaced Space consist of many layers of repeating geometric forms that are composed and transformed on the computer. ...more

    October at the Temp

    Presented by The Temp (Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery) at The Temp Gallery, Sacramento

    October 9 - October 26, 2014

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    Catch the following exhibits and programs this month at The Temp.

    Fulcrum:
    -Lorrie Kempf
    -...more

    343 Dresses: The Chromatic Convergence Project by Mary Younakof

    Presented by Verge Center for the Arts at Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento

    October 6 - October 26, 2014

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    343 Dresses: The Chromatic Convergence Project is an interactive art piece that uses color to explore and engage the sprawling Los Angeles metropolis. Central to this project is a dress...more

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