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    Campfires at Maidu Museum (April-June)

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

    April 17 - June 19, 2015

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    Sit under the stars at this outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire every 3rd Friday of the month. They will provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet program's end to this fun family event.

    These campfire events will also take place July through ...more



    Sutter’s Town: Then and Now

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

    May 28, 2015

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    Shirley Burman, documentary photographer, artist and railroad women’s historian, will present a visually exciting photographic...more

    Challenger Learning Center Community Mission

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

    May 29, 2015

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    Experience the wonder of space exploration! The Challenger Learning Center Simulated Space Mission launches you on an exciting voyage of discovery. See what it is like to work for NASA while you...more

    Creative Art Class (May)

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

    May 1 - May 29, 2015

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


    Community Mission: Voyage to Mars

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

    May 29, 2015

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    The Challenger Learning Center simulated space mission is open to the public on occasional Friday evenings. You can experience the thrill of space exploration with your family, friends, scout...more

    Sketch & Ship

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    May 30, 2015

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    International Obscura Day: Sacramento

    at Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento

    May 30, 2015

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    International Obscura Day is a global cultural event in which people all over the world - from Paris to Poughkeepsie - are encouraged to go out in groups to explore hidden gems and unusual places...more

    It’s Butterfly Time

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

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

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    Flutter-by the Discovery Museum this weekend and enjoy a bounty of butterfly activities. Using stereoscopes, you can view the fascinating structure of butterfly wings and then create a paper...more

    Critters of the American River

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

    May 31, 2015

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    Reptiles, mammals, and birds are found all along the American River. How can you tell these three groups apart? Is it by eggs, skin, or flight? Examine some biofact evidence and meet an animal...more

    Lunch and Learn

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 2, 2015

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    Join an in-depth examination of “Deposizione, 1602,” by Jamie Vasta. Before or after the 30-minute gallery talk, take time to enjoy lunch at the Crocker Cafe by ...more

    Space Stamp-a-rama

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

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

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    Amtrak Train Days

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

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

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    All aboard for rail-related fun! In a partnership with Amtrak, California State Parks, and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to present a special Amtrak Train Days event at the...more

    Beary Special Playdate (June)

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

    June 10, 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: Pride

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 11, 2015

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    Togas, wine, freedom, and ecstasy it’s a bacchanal! Flex your muscles and strut your stuff to the DJ’s beats. Find your muse with games inspired by ...more

    Cupcake Ball

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

    June 13, 2015

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    Sacramento Children's Museum cordially invites daddies and their daughter(s) to the Museum to dance the night away at the fourth annual Cupcake Ball. Princess dress-up is encouraged, and...more

    Amphibian Antics

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

    June 13 - June 14, 2015

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    Have a hoppin’ good time at the Discovery Museum this weekend as they highlight frogs and toads. You can view live critters on display in the Nature Discovery Room, including a giant African...more

    All Aboard for Story Time (June)

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

    June 1 - June 15, 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

    Art Service Group Evaluation Day

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    June 16, 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

    Magical Medical History Tour

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

    June 17, 2015

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    Faith Fitzgerald, MD will present a series of cases of famous people, their illnesses, their...more

    Art Studio Camp

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

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

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    The Art Studio Camp will introduce children to different art materials and techniques. A wide range of art styles will be covered, from Picasso-inspired self portraits to clay sculpting.


    Family Campout

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    June 19 - June 20, 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

    International SUN-day

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

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

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    2nd Annual Rides in Classics

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    June 21, 2015

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    This is a great way to make Father’s Day memories. Enjoy rides to Old Sacramento in some of the museum's most amazing classic cars, hoods-up in the exhibits, and free admission for all...more

    Showdown at the Shops: The 1894 Pullman Strike in Sacramento

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

    June 25, 2015

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    William (Bill) Berg, Railroad Museum volunteer, respected local author and historian for California State Parks, Office of Historic Preservation, Registration Unit, will narrate a fascinating...more

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    June 27, 2015

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    Celebrate William Shakespeare’s popular fairy-themed play while enjoying all-you-can-eat Crystal ice cream! This magical...more

    Weekend Excursion Train Rides (April-Jun)

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

    April 4 - June 28, 2015

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    California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to announce the opening of the 32nd consecutive season of weekend excursion trains on the Sacramento Southern Railroad....more

    Old Sacramento Underground Tours (April-June)

    Presented by Sacramento History Museum at Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento

    April 4 - June 28, 2015

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    Now in its sixth consecutive season, the popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program will resume on weekends. Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground...more

    Old Sacramento Underground Tours (Adult Only: April-Jun)

    Presented by Sacramento History Museum at Sacramento History Museum, Sacramento

    April 23 - June 28, 2015

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    Come see and learn how Sacramento lifted itself up out of the flood waters during the 1860s and 1870s!

    Tour guides explain how the streets and buildings were “Jacked Up!” to...more

    UV Bracelets

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

    June 27 - June 28, 2015

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    Science Sundays (June)

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

    June 7 - June 28, 2015

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


    Leo's Tales Story Time (June)

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

    June 2 - June 30, 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.


    Under the Oaks Kids Camps (June)

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

    June 15 - July 2, 2015

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    Under the Oaks Nature Camps give children the opportunity to discover, experience, and explore the great outdoors. Each camp is focused on different nature-related themes with hands-on...more

    Little Green Thumbs

    Presented by Mad Science of Sacramento Valley and Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    June 29 - July 3, 2015

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    Specially designed for the pre-K or kindergartener, this camp teaches all about the amazing things that happen in the garden. Learn that plants, fruits, and vegetables start from seeds. Explore...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

    Armenian Journey Lecture Series

    at California Museum, Sacramento

    May 14 - July 11, 2015

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    Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, this free lecture series corresponding with the Museum’s temporary exhibit ...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Guided Paddle Tour

    Presented by Cosumnes River Preserve at Cosumnes River Preserve Visitor Center, Galt

    June 20 - August 15, 2015

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    Join knowledgeable guides on an exploration of the Cosumnes River. Paddle upstream on the Cosumnes River to the Tall Forest, exploring the sloughs along the way, and observing the flora and...more

    Campfires at Maidu Museum (July-August)

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

    July 17 - August 21, 2015

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    Sit under the stars at this outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire every 3rd Friday of the month. They will provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet...more

    Makin’ Tracks: Sacramento to Reno

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

    August 27, 2015

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    Shirley Burman will present a history rich lecture and photographic journey that covers both time and distance from Sacramento...more

    Thursday Night at the Museums 2015 (California State Railroad Museum)

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

    May 28 - September 3, 2015

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    Back by popular demand the California State Railroad Museum is proud to announce extended summer hours on Thursday evenings as part of a special Thursday Night at the Museums program running from...more

    Campfires at Maidu Museum (September-October)

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

    September 18 - October 16, 2015

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    Sit under the stars at this outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire every 3rd Friday of the month. They will provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet...more

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