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The Magical Holiday Tradition Continues in Old Sacramento with the "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 26, following an official tree lighting ceremony that begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. The 2014 "Macy's Theatre of Lights" is proudly sponsored by Bank of America and presented by the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA) in cooperation with Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF), the City of Sacramento Department of Convention and Cultural Services, and Old Sacramento merchants and small business owners. 

Famed artist Lawrence Argent speaking at Crocker Museum this Wednesday night

Famed artist Lawrence Argent speaking at Crocker Museum this Wednesday night

WHAT: Lawrence Argent, famed artist best known for Leap, the much photographed “red rabbit” prominently featured atop the escalators in Terminal B at Sacramento International Airport, will speak at the Crocker Art Museum, November 5, 7:00 p.m. Argent’s presentation will take place in conjunction with an exhibition at the Temp Gallery, 1616 Del Paso Blvd, featuring public artists, from November 6 – 23. More details are available at www.tempartgallery.com.

The exhibition salutes the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission’s Public Art Program and recognizes three artists who have created iconic public artworks in the County. The exhibition is titled, “Art for Everyone: a tribute to Sacramento’s collection of public art” and features work by Lawrence Argent, Stephen Kaltenbach, and Gerald Walburg.

Sacramento Area Museums Honor Military Veterans With Special Events & Activities in November!

Sacramento Area Museums Honor Military Veterans With Special Events & Activities in November!

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 November, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring a number of special events and activities honoring military veterans, a few of which include the following:

Free Admission & Special Activities Honoring Veterans at Maidu Museum -- 11/10, 12 thru 15

Top 3 Sacramento Halloween Parties 2014

Top 3 Sacramento Halloween Parties 2014

By Laura Braden

Halloween is on a FRIDAY this year, meaning if you haven’t confirmed your plans yet, you need to get on it! Here’s my top three choices for spooky soirees on Sacramento’s grid…... Read More

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Series of Special Events!

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Series of Special Events!

In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is offering a series of special events and activities each weekend that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans.  In fact, the State Indian Museum will offer notable Basket Weaving Demonstrations, a compelling Native Literature Showcase, hands-on “Continuing Culture” Skills Workshops, a Native Film Festival and an always-popular Indian Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair.  All Native American Heritage Month activities happening in November at the State Indian Museum are provided free with regular Museum admission.
 
California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations -- Saturday, November 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Halloween Party

Halloween Party
Halloween Party
10-31-2014 - 10-31-2014
Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind
http://infinitepotentialacademy.com/schedule/upcoming-events/
Admission: Advance $5 Door $7 Unlimited Members Free
 
(916) 838-9697
infinitepotentialacademy@gmail.com
http://infinitepotentialacademy.com/schedule/upcoming-events/
Start Time(s): Fri 5pm-8pm
Join Infinite Potential: Academy of Body and Mind for a spooktacularly fun Halloween Party Costumes, lightsabres, archery, laser maze, and much more are on the schedule
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