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Sutter’s Fort Offers Two Festive and Fun “Living History” Events on November 21

Sutter’s Fort Offers Two Festive and Fun “Living History” Events on November 21

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present two fun and festive Living History events scheduled on Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Throughout the daytime – from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- Fort visitors will step back in time to mingle with docents in period attire as they demonstrate what daily life was like in 1846.  Fort visitors will have special interactive opportunities that include talking with the blacksmith, bartering with the clerk in the trade store and more.  Fort visitors are also encouraged to bring a camera to take memorable photos while seated in the covered wagon (which might also work as a unique holiday card this season).

The Magical Holiday Tradition Continues in Old Sacramento with 7th Annual “Macy’s Theatre of Lights"

The Magical Holiday Tradition Continues in Old Sacramento with 7th Annual “Macy’s Theatre of Lights"

Known as a magical, electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and FREE “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performances return on Wednesday evening, November 25, 2015, and continue through New Year’s Eve.   In addition to Macy’s, the spectacular annual event is also proudly presented by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) in cooperation with Downtown Commons, the City of Sacramento Department of Convention and Cultural Services, the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, Embassy Suites, Evangeline’s and Old Sacramento merchants and small business owners.  

State Indian Museum to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November

State Indian Museum to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November

In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are offering a series of special events and activities each weekend in November 2015 that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans.  All special activities happening in November at the State Indian Museum are provided free with regular Museum admission.
 
California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations -- Saturday, November 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m
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Native weavers will demonstrate how to use a variety of materials and techniques, and also share stories in a day long showcase of basketry art.  This is a rare opportunity to observe and learn from the masters; special guest weavers include Dixie Rogers, Karuk; Kathy Wallace, Yurok/Karuk; and Ardith Read, Yosemite Tuolumne Miwuk.

"Live With the Chef" Cooking Class at Arden Hills!

"Live With the Chef" Cooking Class at Arden Hills!

Fall is the perfect season to indulge in warm, hearty and healthy soups!

Don’t miss the next “Live With the Chef” cooking class on Wednesday evening, October 28 when Wellness Chef Dan Gardner will prepare and share some delicious homemade “Sprouts-style” soup recipes that are sure to satisfy.  This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients designed for a healthy and well balanced diet.  You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series and couples are welcome, too!  

Due to the popularity of this class, space is  limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information or visit www.ardenhills.me
 

Dreams and Drivers Annual Karts, Kids and Cars Toy Drive & Car Show

Dreams and Drivers Annual Karts, Kids and Cars Toy Drive & Car Show

WHAT: DREAMS AND DRIVERS 2nd Annual KARTS, KIDS and CARS Toy Drive 

WHERE: K1 Speed. 3131 Bradshaw Rd, Sacramento

WHEN: DECEMBER 13, 2015 from 8am till NOON.

Bring ONE new unwrapped TOY and give to Santa Racer Daryl.  FREE  Coffee provided by Grace Roasters, concessions by Moondoggies and breakfast goodies.  Go Cart racing inside and special discounts.

All benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Sacramento. LLS will be distributing the toys to their patients for the Christmas Holiday.
RAIN OR SHINE Event.  

Always FREE event and open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles

www.dreamsanddrivers.com

Calling Kids & Canines… Midtown Business Association to Present Halloween Festival & Pooch Parade

Calling Kids & Canines… Midtown Business Association to Present Halloween Festival & Pooch Parade

Plans are afoot for the Midtown Business Association (MBA) to present the crowd-favorite Midtown Halloween Festival & Pooch Parade on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Marshall Park (915 27th Street).  Sponsored by the Sutter District – with restaurants that include BarWest, Blue Cue, Café Bernardo, Centro Cocina Mexicana, Harlow’s, INK Eats & Drinks, Paragary’s Midtown & Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar – and the Food Literacy Center, the canine-friendly event is highlighted by the much-anticipated “pooch parade” scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. that day. Four-legged friends will strut by while competing in an entertaining costume contest that will include playful prizes for the winning pooches.