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    The Who, What, and Why Preview

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 2, 2014

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    Join Don Roth, the Executive Director of the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis, and Lial Jones, the Mort and Marcy Friedman Director of the Crocker Art Museum, as they offer fascinating previews of their upcoming seasons, illustrated with art images and video clips.

    Note: Space is limited and reserving tickets in advance is recommended.

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    Art Mix: Monster’s Ball

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 9, 2014

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    If you are a zombie-loving, vampire-cheering, dark-side guru, join in the fun at Art Mix: Monsters Ball! Revel in four-on-four creature feature soccer matches in the Living Dead Cup presented by...more

    Last Call Vintage Car Show Fundraiser

    Presented by Heidrick Ag History Center at Heidrick Ag History Center, Woodland

    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, Sacramento

    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, Sacramento

    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

    Automotive Design and Clay Modeling

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 11, 2014

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    Did you know that, for generations, automakers have used run-of-the-mill modeling clay to design their rolling masterpieces? The California Automobile Museum offers the extraordinary chance for...more

    Nature Detectives

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

    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

    Sacramento Archives Crawl

    Presented by Center for Sacramento History at Center for Sacramento History, Sacramento

    October 11, 2014

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    In celebration of National Archives Month, four Sacramento institutions will host the 4th Annual Sacramento Archives Crawl.

    Interested guests will have the opportunity to...more

    Spontaneous Watercolor

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 11, 2014

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    Starting with a simple pencil drawing of seasonal fruit, learn how to create vivid and expressive watercolor still life compositions. Learn the basics of working on cold press paper and how to...more

    California Mural Conference and Workshop

    Presented by John Natsoulas Center for the Arts at John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, Davis

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

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    The John Natsoulas Center of the Arts celebrates murals for two days with the California Mural Conference and Workshop.

    Day 1: Saturday, October 11
    -10:30am: ...more

    Azure: Music for Listeners on the Autism Spectrum

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 12, 2014

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    Azure events are tailored for those friends on the autism spectrum or with similar neurodiversities, and their families and caregivers. Join an autism dad, Steve Prutsman, an...more

    Going Batty

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

    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.


    Senior Tea & Tours (September -October)

    Presented by Sacramento Zoo at Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento

    September 8 - October 13, 2014

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    Have a pleasant cup of tea and a guided tour of the Sacramento Zoo! Designed for seniors ages 55 and over, your group will be met by docents and will tour part of the Zoo. During the tea break...more

    Native American Book Sale

    Presented by State Indian Museum at State Indian Museum, Sacramento

    October 11 - October 13, 2014

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    During Columbus Day weekend, California State Parks and the State Indian Museum will proudly present a Native American Book Sale in celebration of the indigenous peoples whose ancestors had been...more

    Meet Me at the Museum: California Automobile Museum (October)

    Presented by ARTZ, Artists for Alzheimer's at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 14, 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: Arthur Gonzalez

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum and Kingsley Art Club at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 15, 2014

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    Join ceramic artist Arthur Gonzalez as he discusses the evolution of his work over the last 30 years, focusing on his themes, esthetic agenda, and artistic ambition. Gonzalez uses rough, textured...more

    Visionary: Arlene Blum Ph.D.

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 16, 2014

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    The Crocker is excited to partner for the third year with the American Institute of Architects Central Valley Chapter for their “Experience Architecture” celebration. This year, AIACV...more

    The North American Green Fleet Forum, Clean Tech Forum, and Odyssey Day

    Presented by Sacramento Clean Cities at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 15 - October 16, 2014

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    Please join for The North American Green Fleet Forum and Green Fleet Expo, and The Clean Technology and Odyssey Day Forum. This event will bring over 200 people from the Sacramento region and...more

    The World of Photography: History of Architectural Photography

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 2 - October 16, 2014

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    Photography can document, narrate, question, provoke, and inform. Deepen your appreciation and knowledge of this compelling medium through one, two, or all three sessions.

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    Campfire (September-October)

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

    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

    Garibaldi Live: Auction and Benefit Dinner

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 17, 2014

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    Enjoy a night surrounded by exotic cars, a delicious dinner, live and silent auctions, and a special performance by David Garibaldi. This is...more

    Third Annual Monster Bash

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

    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

    Trains and Tripods

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

    October 17 - October 18, 2014

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    For decades, capturing powerful locomotive images has been a favorite pastime for photographers. And now, the California State Railroad Museum and Action Camera in Roseville are proud to host...more

    Birding for Families

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

    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

    Model T Tune Up Class

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 18, 2014

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    This hands-on workshop is designed for those who want to learn how to Tune Up their Model T Ford. Topics include the demonstration of tests and measurements of the starter and battery, engine...more

    Sunday Crafternoon

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    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, Carmichael

    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!


    Beginning Abstract Painting

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 5 - October 19, 2014

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    Compose and paint an original abstract artwork in acrylic as you learn about the era and events influencing the Chicano art movement in California in the 1970s and 1980s from Juanishi Orosco, a...more

    Meet Me at the Museum: Crocker Art Museum (October)

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

    October 21, 2014

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    ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's uses creativity to connect the heart and mind of individuals living with Alzheimer's. Art observation and conversation serve as a gateway to memories and...more

    Honoring Our Past Community Lecture

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

    October 23, 2014

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    Join community members as they discuss the meaning and history of Dia De Los Muertos and honor the Native American community. This program is apart of the 2014 ...more

    ARTomotive Photography Class

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    October 25, 2014

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    Cameras and cars seem to go together. Whether it’s aiding a sale, documenting restoration, or simply capturing the beautiful design of a vehicle, photography plays an important role in the...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

    Spooky Story Time

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

    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!


    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

    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....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

    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

    There’s No Scent Like Home

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

    October 26, 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.


    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

    Spookomotive Train Rides

    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

    Tuesday Train Rides (October)

    Presented by Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    October 7 - October 28, 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

    Wee Halloween

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 29, 2014

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    Children (Ages 0-5) and their grown-ups are invited to come in costume to the Crocker for this special event. Decorate treat bags before being guided in small groups through the galleries. Along...more

    Exhibition Live: Our America

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    October 30, 2014

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    This dynamic program series brings exhibitions to life through wide-ranging performances and interactive opportunities in the galleries. Join inside the exhibition, Our America: The Latino...more

    Old Sacramento Underground Tours (September-October)

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

    September 4 - October 30, 2014

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    Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret.  Underground tour visitors have the unique opportunity to...more

    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...more

    Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

    Presented by Historic Old Sacramento Foundation/Sacramento History Museum and Sol Collective at Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento

    November 1, 2014

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    Finishing off the Souls of the City programs will be a large-scale Dia De Los...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

    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

    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

    Embroidery

    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

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