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Superhero Theme Announced for 2015 Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

Superhero Theme Announced for 2015 Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival

Elk Grove, Calif. – Grab your cape and gear up for the 21st Annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival! The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) event organizers have revealed that this year’s festival will be jam-packed with superheroes! You and your sidekick are invited to Elk Grove’s largest family festival, set to take place on October 3 and 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Elk Grove Regional Park (9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road).

With the festival less than two months away, CSD staff and participating businesses are activating their super powers to return festival favorites and present new attractions, including:

Pumpkin Growers, Assemble!

Weighing in at nearly one ton, you’ve never seen pumpkins like this before. Watch the monstrous, orange orbs hit the scales on Saturday morning. Entry forms for the pumpkin and produce weigh-off are currently available at yourcsd.com/pumpkinfestival.

The World’s Mightiest Scarecrows!

BINGO!

BINGO!

In March I had the pleasure of attending the SacPal (Sacramento Police Activities League) Bingo Tournament at Florin Road Bingo to research for our upcoming bingo night with some other zoo staffer... Read More

Dining News: What I'm Excited to do at the State Fair

Dining News: What I'm Excited to do at the State Fair

I probably like state fairs a little too much. When I travel to other states for weddings, work or vacation, I check to see if their State Fair's going on at the same time so I can go. (While I..... Read More

Galleries in Midtown Sacramento Get Artsy with Special 2nd Saturday Art Walk Activities on July 11

Galleries in Midtown Sacramento Get Artsy with Special 2nd Saturday Art Walk Activities on July 11

Midtown Sacramento is an eclectic and vibrant 2nd Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month.  Home to approximately 25 art galleries, Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  On Saturday, July 11, 2015, a few special offerings presented by galleries in Midtown include the following:

 

Driven to Abstraction Artist Reception

Driven to Abstraction Artist Reception
Driven to Abstraction Artist Reception
07-09-2015 - 07-09-2015
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
https://www.smud.org/en/about-smud/community/art-exhibits/index.htm
Admission: Free
 
(831) 624-3072
 
Start Time(s): Thurs 4pm-6pm
Driven to Abstraction, an exhibition of abstract artwork by Sacramento area artists The exhibition showcases abstract and non-representational artwork by seven Sacramento area artists: 
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Teen Music Jam

Teen Music Jam
Teen Music Jam
07-15-2015 - 07-15-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Franklin/
Admission: Free
 
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