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Upcoming Sacramento Food & Film Festival March 20th-30th

Upcoming Sacramento Food & Film Festival March 20th-30th

From March 20th to the 30th, the annual Sacramento Food & Film Festival will host a ten day series of events throughout the city designed to “showcase food themed documentaries,” alongside a delicious meal (sacfoodfilmfest.com).  The Sacramento Food & Film Festival’s proceeds will go to the California Food Literacy Center, an organization devoted to public health education.

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PIECES Book Release Party

PIECES Book Release Party
PIECES Book Release Party
03-20-2014 - 03-20-2014
Copilot Press
 
Admission: Free
 
(916) 441-3931
 
Start Time(s): Thurs 8pm-10pm
Copilot Press invites the public a night out with good friends and good writing Meet author Tess Perez and book designer Jon Alston as they talk about the creative process for their new book, PIECES PIECES is an exploration of fairytale, of the reading experience, of how we put reality together and shape it into a form we call life
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Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

Old City Cemetery Tour - Drugs in the Old West

The dice were not the only thing loaded in the old west.  From pharmacies to opium dens, many California pioneers were under the influence.  Join us on April 5th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. for an uncut dose of history.

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. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Weekend Train Rides & Old Sac Underground Tours Resume in April!

Weekend Train Rides & Old Sac Underground Tours Resume in April!

Interested in riding the rails along the picturesque Sacramento River? Or maybe exploring the alluring underground is more your style.Either way, Old Sacramento State Historic Park has just the ticket with history-rich weekend excursion train rides and crowd-favorite Old Sacramento Underground Tours resuming on April 5 & 6, 2014, with each program offering fun new twists to experience this season.

Weekend Excursion Train Rides

New Community Radio Station for Sacramento Lets You-Be-You

New Community Radio Station for Sacramento Lets You-Be-You

Access Sacramento writes a new chapter in local radio history with the issuance of the call sign KUBU-LP for its new 100-watt FM non-profit community radio station planned for midtown Sacramento.

“We’re excited about providing even more opportunities for people to express themselves, and for all the different voices in the community to be heard,” said JoAnn Fuller, Access Sacramento’s chair of the Board of Directors.

Sacramento Museums Showcase Women’s History Month in March with Special Exhibits & Events

Sacramento Museums Showcase Women’s History Month in March with Special Exhibits & Events

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 March, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring events and activities that showcase Women’s History Month, a few of which include the following:

“Women on the Brink” -- Now Open at The California Museum through April 27  

"Grand Central: An American Treasure" to Premiere at Railroad Museum - 2/22!

"Grand Central: An American Treasure" to Premiere at Railroad Museum - 2/22!

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to announce the West Coast premiere of a new film, Grand Central: An American Treasure, by award-winning producer Richard Luckin, Two special screenings of this documentary -- introduced by Mr. Luckin and followed by a question and answer session -- will take place on Saturday, February 22, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Museum Theater. With more trains, tracks and track platforms than any other railroad passenger terminal in the world, Grand Central is the world's largest train terminal. Less well known is that Grand Central is at the very heart of the historic preservation movement in America.