January 2017 Around Town

On display for the very first time in California, guests of all ages will be fascinated by the dramatic and interactive Leonardo da Vinci “Machines in Motion” international traveling exhibit coming soon to the Aerospace Museum of California. Forty impressive machine replicas will be on special display, occupying nearly 9,000-square feet of space inside the Museum. All of the hands-on…

December 2016 Around Town

This innovative exhibition reunites European drawings that have traveled across centuries and continents to different modern collections on the West Coast. By coincidence or by design, drawings by the same artist, for the same project, and even from the same sketchbook, have made their way separately into galleries and museums on the West Coast. Bringing these long-estranged drawings together again…

November 2016 Around Town

November 4, 2016, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. The California Automobile Museum is proud and excited to present Art of the Car starring David Garibaldi to be held on Friday evening, November 4, 2016.

October 2016 Around Town

Claire Falkenstein (1908 - 1997) was one of America's most experimental and productive 20th century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques, and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual rigor, she moved from one art center to another, working first in the San Francisco Bay Area, then Paris, and New York, and finally, Los Angeles. Her reputation today rests primarily on her…

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The California Craft Brewers Association's (CCBA) signature event, the California Craft Beer Summit and Beer Festival, returns to Sacramento for the second year in a row. The hands-on craft beer experience will take place in downtown Sacramento, September 8-10, and includes educational events, receptions and the largest beer festival in the state, featuring 400 rare and specialty beers crafted by…

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Aviation Summer Camp activities include flying aircraft using simulators, a visit to the U.S. Coast Guard Station and a short flight with a registered pilot. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Ages 13 - 17. Cost is $225 and class is limited to 12 students. AeroSpaceCa.org


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Carnival rides, rodeos, nightly fireworks, horse racing, farm animals, concerts and exhibits galore return with the annual State Fair, running July 8 - 24. Tickets are $8 youth, $10 senior, $12 adult or enjoy discounts on one of the following promotional days. CaStateFair.org

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Pops in the Park brings free, quality entertainment to East Sacramento during the month of June. Brought to the community by Councilmember Jeff Harris, the concerts are held in four different neighborhood parks. Sponsorship and advertising dollars, as well as proceeds from the sale of food and beverages at the event are used to enhance neighborhood parks and provide youth…

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Recently local author Jessica Kriegel, Ed.D. held a launch party for her new book, Unfairly Labeled: How Your Workplace Can Benefit From Ditching Generational Stereotypes, in downtown Sacramento. The event featured music, bites and libations, and signed books were available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Sacramento Philharmonic Opera.

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The Sacramento Speaker Series recently announced the line-up for its 2016-2017 season, including speakers on a wide range of topical issues such as cultural observations, popular science, global challenges, leading a nation, and facing personal challenges, as well as a night of comedy!

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Thanks to the support of the Sacramento community, the Sacramento Zoo celebrated some notable milestones in 2015. In 2015 the Zoo saw high attendance numbers with 555,475 visitors, surpassing its previous attendance record of 540,514 visitors in 2013. Also in 2015 the Zoo received a Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, recognizing the Sacramento Zoo’s continuous…

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Sutter's Fort State Historic Park is once-again fully open to the public after the completion of a major restoration of its exterior walls, gates and pathways. While additional restoration projects will continue at the Fort in phases, the recently completed restoration efforts represent the most significant since a major reconstruction effort in the 1890s.

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Holding an event you want our readers to know about? Or would you like to see photos from your event featured in the magazine? Then tell us about it! We are always looking for upcoming events to feature in our Calendar and photos from past galas and fundraisers to feature in our Good Times section. For more information – including…

December 2015 Around Town

Grandparents can help play an influential role in a child’s life, many times serving as a mentor or someone to turn to in a time of need. Sadly, some children do not have a grandparent in their lives. This is where the Sacramento County Foster Grandparent Program comes in as it works to help fill a familial gap for kids…

November 2015 Around Town

We know you never thought you'd ever be able to ice skate or see an outdoor ice hockey game at Raley Field, but thanks to the inaugural Biggest Show on Snow, that's about to change! Presented by Entercom Communications Sacramento, Raley Field and RS Ice Sports & Entertainment, the six-week winter event will be held at Raley Field from Nov.…

October 2015 Around Town

Earlier this year, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that Sacramento had the highest employment growth rate among the 50 largest counties in the country. Sacramento County had an employment growth rate of 5.5 percent between 2012 to 2013, and annual payroll grew 9.9 percent to $20.9 billion during that time. Overall, California experienced a 3.5 percent increase in employment growth…