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State Indian Museum Presents Basket Weaving Demonstrations this Saturday!

State Indian Museum Presents Basket Weaving Demonstrations this Saturday!

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is pleased to present a full day of special California Indian Basket Weaving Demonstrations on Saturday, November 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Guests will enjoy watching Native weavers as they 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; Diana Almandariz, Ardith Read and (new this year!) Susan Billie, Hopland Band of Pomo Indians; and Kathy Wallace – Yurok/Karuk Member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

For more information about this event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum, call 916-324-8112 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum

Annabel Lee Shadow Puppets @ Valley Hi-North Laguna

Annabel Lee Shadow Puppets @ Valley Hi-North Laguna

 

A fun Children’s Event Hosted by the Sacramento Public Library and ArtBeast Studio:

Anabel Lee Shadow Puppets @ Valley Hi-North Laguna

Valley Hi-North Laguna 
October 24, Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

School Age (6-12)

“Whiskey & Stitches”

“Whiskey & Stitches”

“Whiskey & Stitches”

 

Are you in the mood for a really cool band you can sing along to? If so, Whiskey & Stitches is for you. This band has 6 very talented members and they will not let you down. James Wilson rocks the mandolin while Steve MooreWeathers jams on the accordion along with traditional rock instruments including drums played by Jay Raney and guitar and vocals by Mike McCarrick and Pete Barker and Doug Vincent on the bass. Their music is a mix of punk and Irish mixed together.

For more information about Whiskey & Stitches log on to www.WhiskeyandStitches.com

This episode of Listen Up! Sacramento airs Tuesday, November 5th at 11 p.m. on Access Sacramento channel 17 or watch online the same time it airs at www.AccessSacramento.org and click ‘watch 17’.

Sutter's Fort Presents "The Haunted Fort" this Weekend!

Sutter's Fort Presents "The Haunted Fort" this Weekend!
Looking for something ghoulishly unique to do this Halloween?  For a spirited good time, check out the fourth annual “The Haunted Fort” at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) this Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Back by popular demand, the historic site will offer special lantern-lit guided tours -- for two evenings only – that are based in fact but with a decidedly creepy twist.  Sutter’s Fort SHP was once a portal for weary pioneers and served as the gateway to their restless spirits, who return to tell the tales of their lives and melancholy deaths at this special family-friendly event.

Governor's Mansion Presents "Mansion After Dark" this Weekend!

Governor's Mansion Presents "Mansion After Dark" this Weekend!

If you’re looking for safe, spooky and fun alternatives to trick-or-treating this Halloween, consider visiting the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park (SHP) for “Mansion After Dark” self-guided tours on Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26 from 6 to 9 p.m.  

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November!

State Indian Museum Celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November!

In honor of the annual Native American Heritage Month celebration that happens every November, 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 with the local community.  In fact, the State Indian Museum will offer notable Basket Weaving Demonstrations, a compelling Native Literature Showcase, hands-on “Continuing Culture” Skills Workshops 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 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Governor Brown to Help Light Up the Night at Governor’s Mansion on November 4!

Governor Brown to Help Light Up the Night at Governor’s Mansion on November 4!

California State Parks and the California State Historic Governor’s Mansion Foundation are pleased to announce a special “Light Up the Night” evening event on Monday, November 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park (SHP).  The special event is designed to celebrate the completion of the third floor restoration project, the installation of a state-of-the-art outdoor lighting system and a new environmentally-friendly irrigation system for the Mansion gardens. As an event highlight, honored guest Governor Jerry Brown will officially “light up the night” by activating the eye-catching new lighting system once darkness falls.