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“Gold Rush Days” is BACK in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend!

“Gold Rush Days” is BACK in Old Sacramento  Over Labor Day Weekend!

Mark your calendar…it’s time to turn back the clock to the 1850s when Gold Rush Days RETURNS to Old Sacramento over the extended Labor Day Weekend -- Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7, 2015.  The wildly fun and free heritage celebration offers a variety of family-friendly special activities that take place throughout the historic district to help visitors experience what life was like in the 1850s.

Rain Barrel Workshop- July 28th

Rain Barrel Workshop- July 28th

The Environmental Services Division has partnered with West Sacramento Master Gardener, Mike Vilhauer, to present a rain barrel workshop on Tuesday, July 28th at 5:30pm.  The workshop will be held at the City Hall Galleria and is limited to 40 participants.  Each participant will receive a rain barrel and all of the hardware needed for the discounted price of $20. 

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Railroad Museum Foundation Joins Farm-to-Fork Initiative and Proudly Presents The Cocktail Train

Railroad Museum Foundation Joins Farm-to-Fork Initiative and Proudly Presents The Cocktail Train

The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to partner with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau as an official Farm-To-Fork sponsor in 2015 in an effort to showcase the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad.  The California State Railroad Museum, the Foundation and Wells Fargo will present an exciting and unique new offering:  The Farm-To-Fork Cocktail Train on Sunday, September 27, 2015.

Come & Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month at Bryte Park!

Come & Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month at Bryte Park!

You’re invited to attend Friday Night Bryte- a series of Friday evenings full of fun and games throughout the month of July at Bryte Park located on Todhunter Drive and Carrie Ave. Starting July 10th through July 31st, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

It’s FREE and everyone’s invited to join in the fun. We’ll have team building games and activities, a Zumba session, and we’ll end the series with a movie in the park on Friday, July 31st. Bryte Park is also the location for the new Disney/KaBOOM!  Playground built May 31st... Read More

Midtown Business Association Partners with Food Literacy Center to Offer Kids Farmers Market Tours

Midtown Business Association Partners with Food Literacy Center to Offer Kids Farmers Market Tours

In an effort to introduce, educate and inspire children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, the Midtown Business Association has teamed up with the local Food Literacy Center to provide free Kids Market Tours on the 3rd Saturday of the Midtown Farmers Market each week.  The 20-minute kid-friendly tours start at the Budding Foodies children’s area and are available every half-hour from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Kids of all ages are welcome and parents often enjoy strolling along with the tours as well.