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VIDEO: Sacramento Has Talent contestants show their stuff

VIDEO: Sacramento Has Talent contestants show their stuff

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 was a huge day for many people in Downtown Sacramento. Sacramento Has Talent left the crowd charmed and mesmerized as contestants demonstrated their skills and talents through salsa dancing, mind-blowing yoga and more. ... Read More

Historic Old Sac Foundation Announces a Roaring 20s Underground Speakeasy Event!

Historic Old Sac Foundation Announces a Roaring 20s Underground Speakeasy Event!

The rip-roaring 1920s will soon be back in style in Old Sacramento! The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to present a glamorous underground speakeasy gala titled “The Blind Tiger” that will take place on Thursday evening, May 15, 2014, at Fat’s Catering & Banquet House in Old Sacramento.  

Slow Art Day

Slow Art Day
Slow Art Day
04-12-2014 - 04-12-2014
Crocker Art Museum
 
Admission: Free with Museum admission: Adults $10 Seniors (Age 65 and older) $8 College Students $8 Youth (Age 7–17) $5 Children (Age 6 and under) Free Museum Members Free
 
(916) 808-1182
cam@crockerartmuseum.org
 
Start Time(s): Sat 10:30am-11:30am
Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art
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Railroad Museum Presents "Trains & Tripods" Opportunity for Photography Enthusiasts!

Railroad Museum Presents "Trains & Tripods" Opportunity for Photography Enthusiasts!

Lights, Camera, Action! 

Back by popular demand, the California State Railroad Museum is proud to host a unique “Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar” on Friday evening, May 2 and on Saturday morning, May 3, 2014.  The two-part program includes an optional seminar on existing light photography and a photographers-only photo session inside the visually-enticing museum before it opens to the public for the day.   Amateur photographers of all skill levels can choose to attend one or both of the activities. Conducted by former Sacramento Bee photographer and Canon USA Live Learning Instructor Dave Henry, the fast-paced and information-packed lighting seminar is scheduled for Friday evening with the “bring your own tripod” photography opportunity scheduled for Saturday morning.

Old City Cemetery Tour - Romance & Roses

Old City Cemetery Tour - Romance & Roses

Costumed docents will tell romantic tales about the roses, love found in the wagon trains and early pioneer days, and love lost on Saturday, April 19th at 6:30pm - 8:00,

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance.  Admission is $5.00 which benefits cemetery preservation projects. For more information, call 916-264-7839 or 916-448-0811 or visit our website at www.cemeteryrose.org

The mission of the OCCC is to join hands with the community to restore, beautify, preserve, and protect the Historic City Cemetery, while maintaining access by descendants of the deceased, and to provide educational services to all visitors to the Historic City Cemetery of Sacramento.

Sacramento Museums Celebrate Spring With Special Events & Activities in April!

Sacramento Museums Celebrate Spring With Special Events & Activities in April!

Imagine. Explore. Discover.  In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In April, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring events and activities that celebrate spring, a few of which include the following:

Earth Fest - Party for the Planet at the Sacramento Zoo -- April 5   
It’s a party for the planet! Learn how to protect and preserve the earth with environmental, wildlife and conservation organizations. During the day, Zoo visitors can explore animal bio-artifacts; participate in storytelling and activities in the Discovery Room; come face-to-face with the outreach animals; or listen as keepers present enrichment talks.  For more, visit www.saczoo.org