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    International Celebration

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 5, 2015

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    Fairytale Town presents a day of international dance on the outdoor Mother Goose Stage. Enjoy nonstop performances of dances from around the world, including Chinese lion dancing and drumming, Scottish highland dancing, ballet folklorico, and more.

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    Lunch and Learn: Venus and Adonis

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 7, 2015

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    Join an in-depth examination of “Venus and Adonis,” by Thomas Willeboirts. Before or after the 30-minute gallery talk, take time to enjoy lunch at the Crocker Cafe by ...more

    Beary Special Playdate (July)

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

    July 8, 2015

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    Beary Special Playdate is a monthly event for special needs children and their families. Join the Sacramento Children's Museum to enjoy all the museum activities and light...more

    Art Mix: Quench

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 9, 2015

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    Beat the heat by partying at Sacramento’s coolest museum. Your yard may be dried up, but your social life doesn’t have to be. Work up a sweat shaking your booty to live music by...more

    Art Blast (May-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 9 - July 11, 2015

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    Each month 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 the...more

    Art Rx (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 11, 2015

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    Individuals with chronic pain, along with family/caregivers, are invited to enjoy docent-facilitated group conversations about select pieces of art. The goal of Art Rx is to encourage positive...more

    Arts for All Day

    Presented by Fairytale Town and I Can Do That! at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 11, 2015

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    Visual art shows and art “funshops” will be featured at this annual event presented by I Can Do That! Arts for All Day brings...more

    A City Divided: Sacramento and the Pullman Strike of 1894 Exhibit

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

    June 5 - July 11, 2015

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    California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to debut a new exhibit titled A City Divided: Sacramento and the Pullman Strike of 1894. The new exhibit will...more

    The Bob Hoover Project: Flying the Feathered Edge

    Presented by Jelly Belly at Aerospace Museum of California, McClellan

    July 11, 2015

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    Meet and greet with Bob Hoover and Director Kim Furst. Come...more

    Classical Concert: William Feasley

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 12, 2015

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    Inspired by the art of David Ligare, renowned guitarist William Feasley offers...more

    Prelude Tour (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 12, 2015

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    Before the Classical Concert enjoy a docent-led tour of the David Ligare:...more

    Tree-rific Fun

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

    July 11 - July 12, 2015

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    There is a lot of tree-rific fun to be had at the Discovery Museum. Learn about the trees around the museum by enjoying a Nature Trail walk. Discover the age of trees by counting their...more

    Art Service Group Evaluation Day

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 14, 2015

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    The Art Service Group (ASG) will sponsor an evaluation day focusing on paintings, Asian art, art glass, pottery, sculpture, old costume jewelry, and decorative arts. These informal appraisals...more

    Jazz Night: Clairdee

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 16, 2015

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    Curated and hosted by Vivian Lee, regional jazz matriarch and aficionado, Jazz Night makes the Crocker the cool place to be...more

    Trivia Night at the Museum

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

    July 17, 2015

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    Sacramento Children's Museum invites all adults to Trivia Night. This event is packed with lots of fun prizes, great raffle items, the American River Brewing Company will have a few of...more

    Symposium: The Art of David Ligare and Armin Hansen

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 18, 2015

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    Spend a day at the Crocker immersed in the work of two iconic California artists: Armin Hansen and David Ligare. Enjoy a presentation on Hansen by Scott A. Shields, Ph.D., the Crocker’s...more

    Family History Day

    Presented by The California Museum at California Museum, Sacramento

    July 18, 2015

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    Sponsored by The California Endowment in conjunction with the all new exhibit chronicling California immigration in the 21st century We...more

    5th Annual Hair and Fashion Battle

    Presented by A Berry Special Event at Scottish Rite Center, Sacramento

    July 18, 2015

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    Hair and Fashion Battle Expo is a professional competition and trade-show presented for the benefit of enhancement of your learning and understanding in the field of hair and fashion. This event...more

    Night Out at the Museum (July)

    Presented by Maidu Museum & Historic Site and 3rd Saturday Art Walk at Maidu Museum & Historic Site, Roseville

    July 18, 2015

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    Join award-winning photographer Dugan Aguilar and editor Theresa Harlan for a book...more

    Kids and Company Gallery Adventure (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 19, 2015

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    Amusing and educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children (Ages 5+) and the adults who tag along with them.


    Ocean Exploration

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

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

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    Make a splash at Ocean Exploration weekend. The classroom is filled with ocean specimens for your family to explore and study. Kids can enjoy the coloring station where they can add...more

    All Aboard for Story Time (July)

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

    July 6 - July 20, 2015

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    The ongoing All Aboard for Story Time reading program, introduced in 2014 by California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum, is offered on the first and third Monday of each...more

    Meet Me at the Museum (May-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 19 - July 21, 2015

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    Art observation and conversation serve as a gateway to memories and social interaction during this tour designed for visitors living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.


    Baby Loves Art (May-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 19 - July 21, 2015

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    Baby Loves Art engages babies (up to 18 months old) in a visually stimulating gallery walk and gives parents and caregivers a fun opportunity to connect with their babies and each other. All baby...more

    Gallery Bites (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 21, 2015

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    Take an in-depth look at the Crocker’s Southwestern pottery collection during this 30-minute tour. Learn fascinating details about a different gallery each month.


    Twisted Sacratomato Salon

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 23, 2015

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    Join this gathering of gamers, artists, and trivia buffs for a night of fun. A cash bar, drawing games, pub trivia, and tours of the galleries ensure there is something for everyone at this adult...more

    How the Railroad Saved the River City

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

    July 23, 2015

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    Paul Hammond, Museum Director of the California State Railroad Museum, will explain and illustrate how the railroad played a major role in helping to save Sacramento long before the City was...more

    New on View Tour (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 2 - July 23, 2015

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    Never the same tour twice, the New on View Tour dives into the Crocker’s latest special exhibitions and newest works of art.


    Family Campout

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    July 25, 2015

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    Spend the night in Fairytale Town’s storybook park. This exciting overnight adventure includes a theater performance, arts and crafts activities, a scavenger hunt, bedtime stories, and a...more

    Sketch It (May-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 24 - July 26, 2015

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

    Highlight Tour (July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 5 - July 26, 2015

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    Visitors will discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.


    Science Sundays (July)

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

    July 5 - July 26, 2015

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    Join Team Leo for science activities and experiments throughout the day.


    Shooting Stars

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

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

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    This weekend is filled with stars—both near and far. Learn about the sun, the closest star to Earth, in the Space Quest! exhibit. View the galaxy and visible constellations during the...more

    Leo's Tales Story Time (July)

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

    July 7 - July 28, 2015

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    Get ready to read every Tuesday! The museum will be exploring a different story every week and would love for you to join them.


    Twilight Thursdays 2015

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    June 18 - July 30, 2015

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    Each Thursday enjoy live music featuring local bands on the Reptile House Lawn at the Sacramento Zoo! New this year explore the Jazz with Giraffes Beer and Wine Garden near the Tall...more

    The Takeover: An Art Jam by and for Youth

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    July 30, 2015

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    What happens when teens take over the Crocker? Find out at the Crocker’s 3rd annual bash celebrating the art, vision, and culture of local youth. This program is offered in partnership with ...more

    See That Lonesome Whistle Blow Exhibit (May-July)

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

    May 1 - July 31, 2015

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    More than 50 steam train-themed mass market items, collectible objects and related artifacts will be on display as part of the new exhibit designed to demonstrate and reflect the widespread nature...more

    California Time Traveler Day Camp

    at California Museum, Sacramento

    June 22 - July 31, 2015

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    Explore 10,000 years of history and culture in the all new California Time Traveler Camp! This week long camp offers young adventurers engaging learning experiences as they travel back in time to...more

    Creative Art Class (July)

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

    July 3 - July 31, 2015

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    Join Miss Cayla to experience art in a new way. Weekly art projects have been designed using recycled materials.


    Under the Oaks

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

    August 1, 2015

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    Effie Yeaw Nature Center's mighty oak trees provide food and shelter for many animals and insects. Learn the how to identify different varieties of oak trees in the Nature Preserve and who might...more

    Armenian Journey: From Shattered Past to Prosperity

    at California Museum, Sacramento

    July 1 - August 2, 2015

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    Cat & the Fiddle Music Festival

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

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    Hey diddle diddle! Celebrate music and fun in the summer sun with a two-day music festival at Fairytale Town. Families can enjoy rockin’ daytime concerts on the Mother Goose Stage each day. ...more

    Beaks, Claws and Jaws

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

    August 2, 2015

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    Who eats whom and how? Join a naturalist and find out how animals have adapted for survival.


    Lunch & Learn (August)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 4, 2015

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    Join an in-depth examination of “Landscape for Baucis and Philemon,” by David...more

    Courtyard Classic Film Series: Jaws

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 6, 2015

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    This summer, the Crocker takes inspiration from the exhibitions David...more

    Family Friday (June-August)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 19 - August 7, 2015

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    It’s summertime, so the Crocker kicks it up a notch with Family Friday! Join other families in the E. Kendell Davis Courtyard for performances, playtime, and art-making inspired by...more

    Classical Concert: Andrei Baumann

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 9, 2015

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    The art of Armin Hansen puts us face-to-face with the robust forces of nature, and pianist Andrei Baumann will...more

    Prelude Tour (August)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 9, 2015

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    Before the Classical Concert, enjoy a docent-led tour of the ...more

    Nature Story Time

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

    August 9, 2015

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    Come relax and enjoy some nature tales. This program recommended for children and those young at heart.


    Crossing Cultures: Belle Yang, An Immigration Story

    Presented by The California Museum at California Museum, Sacramento

    May 20 - August 12, 2015

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    Developed by the Bakersfield Museum of Art in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Museum of...more

    Art Mix: Drag

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 13, 2015

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    Double drag cool: drag cars, drag kings, and drag queens. Rev your engines, this event is sure to be a wild summer night. Rock out to live music by the ...more

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