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    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 games, and lots of family fun! You can also ride the Spooky Train or Creepy Carousel for an additional fee.

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    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.


    California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations

    Presented by State Indian Museum at State Indian Museum, Sacramento

    November 1, 2014

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    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is pleased to present a full day of special California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations. Guests will enjoy watching Native...more

    Introduction to Video Game Programming

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

    November 1, 2014

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    Explore video game creation by making a simple game using MIT’s Scratch. This software allows students to learn about programming using a friendly graphical user interface. By the end...more

    Selections from the Crocker Art Museum’s Studio Program

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    August 14 - November 2, 2014

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    The Crocker Art Museum's Studio Program offers classes in a variety of media and uses the Museum's unique environment for inspiration and contemplation. "Studio Selections 2014"...more

    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

    What About Water?

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

    November 2, 2014

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    Join in the conversation about water in California. Where does it come from? Where does it go? How do we use it? Why is it important to conserve it? Get some great tips on ways to conserve water...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

    How to Slow Down Brain Aging Without Really Trying

    Presented by Sierra Sacramento Valley Museum of Medical History and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

    November 5, 2014

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    The Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society's Museum of Medical History invites you to attend a Medical History Lecture Series presented by Robert Halliwell, MD.  

    Humans are now...more

    Backstory: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 6, 2014

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    Get an in-depth look at the Smithsonian’s exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art. E. Carmen Ramos, the exhibition’s curator, will discuss the complex...more

    History Happy Hour

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

    November 6, 2014

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    Kick back and enjoy the Sacramento History Museum’s History Happy Hour! Guests will enjoy beer, wine, and soft drinks while a pub style trivia game will reveal the cleverest...more

    Art Blast (November)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 8, 2014

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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 program....more

    Salmon Stroll

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

    November 8, 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.


    Native Literature Showcase: Meet the Authors

    Presented by State Indian Museum at State Indian Museum, Sacramento

    November 8, 2014

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    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to host an impressive line-up of America’s Native literary greats for a special Native Literature Showcase. Some...more

    The Art of Parenting: Family Traditions in a Multicultural America

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 9, 2014

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    This program invites parents and grandparents to come together and exchange ideas about passing down family tradition – or creating new ones – in ways that reflect the diversity of...more

    Fall Colors

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

    November 9, 2014

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    Create colorful fall art by making leaf rubbings of the leaves found in the Nature Centers’ village area. Have fun while learning how leaf shape and size help in identifying trees.


    Fingerprinting Fun

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

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

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    It is Child Safety Protection Month and the Discovery Museum wants your family to be prepared for emergencies. Visit the museum this weekend to get children a free child ID to take home and keep...more

    Embroidery (October-November)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 7 - November 11, 2014

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    Learn the basics of form, composition, and color as you explore embroidery techniques and traditions across cultures. Translate a two- or three-dimensional artwork into embroidery by learning...more

    Sensational Sauropods

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

    November 11, 2014

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    Sauropods -- the long-necked dinosaurs -- are popular with kids and adults. See them in the Blast from the Past exhibit and craft one in their classroom. Children receive a free mini-dino...more

    Veteran's Day Celebration

    Presented by Aerospace Museum of California at Aerospace Museum of California, McClellan

    November 11, 2014

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    Check out this special day at the Aerospace Museum of California to honor all Veterans who have served this country. This free museum day, hosted by Wells Fargo, will feature an open cockpit,...more

    Veteran's Day Train Rides

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    November 11, 2014

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    In honor of Veteran's Day, veterans and active military personnel can enjoy a train ride on the Sacramento Southern Railroad for free. Immediate family members accompanying veterans and active...more

    Military Family Day

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    November 11, 2014

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    In appreciation for our troops, all military personnel, veterans, and their families receive a 50 percent discount on Zoo admission with a valid military identification card.


    Art Mix: BroVember

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 13, 2014

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    This month, Art Mix transforms into a welcoming bro-asis for the gentlemen of Sacramento. Enjoy men’s etiquette and fashion tips from the Denim Spot and advice on outfitting your man cave...more

    Preschool Program

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

    November 13, 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

    Hands on History: The Donner Party

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

    November 15, 2014

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    In the winter of 1846-1847 over 80 emigrants became trapped in the Sierra snows. We know them as the Donner Party, but they were made up of many different families and individuals. Sutter’s...more

    Reborn Doll Classes with Juanita Williams

    Presented by Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum at Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum, Sacramento

    November 1 - November 15, 2014

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    Learn to 'Reborn' your own unique baby from start to finish with instructor Juanita Williams. This is a beginner’s class where you will learn to make your very own reborn baby doll...more

    Dancing Masks

    Presented by Fenix Drum and Dance Company

    November 15, 2014

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    It’s time for the masks to come out again and be danced in a community celebration. Dancing Masks, the extremely successful exhibit of West African masks reemerges! The one day exhibit will...more

    Birding for Families

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

    November 15, 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

    Continuing Culture Skills Workshops

    Presented by State Indian Museum at State Indian Museum, Sacramento

    November 15, 2014

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    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to present a full day of adult-level Native American traditional skills learning along with fun activities for...more

    Night Out at the Museum

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

    November 15, 2014

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    Author and filmmaker Chag Lowry will introduce his film Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of...more

    Coyote! with Guy Galante

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

    November 12 - November 15, 2014

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    The coyote has been culturally significant for many generations and is featured in myths and legends of many Northern Californian native cultures. Today, coyotes still thrive in the open spaces...more

    Crocker History Tour (November)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 16, 2014

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    Learn about the Crocker family and the era during which they lived as you journey back in time on this history-infused gallery tour.


    Sunday Crafternoon (November)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 16, 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

    Critter Close-Up

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

    November 16, 2014

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    Get eye to eye with one of Effie's feathered, furry, orscaly residents.


    Discovering Dinos

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

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

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    Go back in time and discovery the days of the dinosaurs in the Blast from the Past exhibit. Dress up as a famous paleontologist or your favorite dinosaur. Large dinosaur models are on...more

    Period Sewing Workshops and Historic Lectures

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

    November 13 - November 17, 2014

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    A weekend of historical learning and sewing is coming to Old Sacramento! Presented by The Sewing Academy and the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation, these programs will help hone skills in...more

    Meet Me at the Museum (Crocker Art Museum)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum and ARTZ, Artists for Alzheimer's at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 18, 2014

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    ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's uses creativity to connect the heart and mind of individuals living with Alzheimer's. Focusing on culture and museums allows them to experience something...more

    Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Gary Kurutz

    Presented by Kingsley Art Club at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 19, 2014

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    Gary Kurutz, Librarian Emeritus of the California State Library, will offer behind the scenes details of the library's recent 4-year, $40 million restoration including efforts to safeguard...more

    Beavers and Otters

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

    November 22, 2014

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    These two are not related, but are often mistaken for each other. Did you know that otters are highly intelligent and that beavers are actually rodents? Come learn some fun facts about these...more

    Native American Film Festival

    Presented by State Indian Museum at State Indian Museum, Sacramento

    November 22, 2014

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    Lights, camera, action! In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to present a very special Native American Film Festival. Informative, contemporary, and...more

    Sketch It

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    November 23, 2014

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    Visitors ages five and older 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...more

    Great Gobblers!

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

    November 23, 2014

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    Beards, wattles and snoods-- what strange things to find on a bird! Look and listen for wild turkeys as you explore their world on this guided walk through the Nature Preserve.


    Mammoth Mayhem

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

    November 22 - November 23, 2014

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    Mammoth Mayhem is taking place this weekend at the Discovery Museum Science and Space Center. The Blast from the Past exhibit features dinosaurs, fossils, rocks, and crystals. The classroom...more

    Under the Oaks Kids Camps

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

    November 24 - November 26, 2014

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

    Member Appreciation Mornings

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    November 8 - November 29, 2014

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    Stroll around the zoo before they open to the public on four consecutive Saturdays in November! Enjoy free rides on the Zoo Train and Conservation Carousel and a 20 percent discount in the Zoofari...more

    Oncorhynchus Encore

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

    November 29, 2014

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    Join a naturalist for a stroll to the American River in hopes of catching a glimpse of the migrating salmon. Learn about these amazing anadromous fish and their remarkable life cycle.


    Indian Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair

    Presented by State Indian Museum at State Indian Museum, Sacramento

    November 28 - November 29, 2014

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    In honor of Native American Heritage Month -- and just in time for holiday shopping -- the highly anticipated Indian Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair is here. Guests will enjoy shopping for...more

    Selling the Dream: Sacramento’s Early Car Dealers (September-November)

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    September 1 - November 30, 2014

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    The upcoming rotating exhibit, Selling the Dream: Sacramento’s Early Car Dealers, will take visitors back in time to the ways that automobiles were sold in Sacramento and the...more

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