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The Little Mermaid

Feb 7, 2016 - Feb 7, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Thursday and Saturday.

Go under the sea during this stage adaptation of the 1989 Disney animated classic. Ariel, a mermaid who falls in love with a human prince, makes a bargain with a sea witch, trading her voice for time on land to try to win his heart. The show will feature beloved tunes such as “Part of Your World” and “Kiss the Girl” by the Oscar-winning songwriting duo Howard Ashman and...

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Thoroughly Modern Millie

Feb 7, 2016 - Feb 7, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Sacramento Theatre Company will present this six-time Tony-winning musical as part of its youth series (performers will range in age from 12 to 18). Featuring flapper dresses, jazzy Charleston footwork and upbeat numbers such as “Not For the Life of Me,” “What Do I Need With Love?” and “Only in New York,” this period spectacle transports audiences to 1920s...

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Love and Information

Feb 7, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

As part of its “Brave New World” series, Capital Stage presents British playwright Caryl Churchill’s commentary on how people pursue, accept and reject knowledge. About a dozen actors will play varying characters attempting to connect with each other through more than 50 scenes (some only seconds long), in this play that The New York Times says “ingeniously and...

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Driving Miss Daisy

Feb 7, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play examines race relations in the South during the American civil rights movement through the relationship between an elderly Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur, which grows into a powerful friendship over 25 years. 

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California State Railroad Museum: A City Divided: Sacramento and the Pullman Strike of 1894

Feb 7, 2016 - Jul 11, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In May 1894, railcar workers outside of Chicago went on a labor strike, which caused a nationwide boycott of Pullman Palace Car Company railcars and disrupted railroad traffic across the United States until that July. This exhibit reveals the conflicted nature of Sacramento’s stance—as the birthplace of the Transcontinental Railroad, nearly one-third of the city’s population...

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Crocker Art Museum: Rain Forest Visions: Amazonian Ceramics from Ecuador

Feb 7, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This show will feature 100 pieces of Amazonian pottery from the ’80s and ’90s that were created using traditional techniques such as hand-coiling. Museum hours are Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 

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Crocker Art Museum: Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Feb 7, 2016 - May 1, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Famed Beijing-based artist Ai Weiwei’s traveling installation (previous stops have included The Louvre in Paris and Taiwan’s Taipei Fine Arts Museum), which features large bronze sculptures of Chinese zodiac creatures to represent those that were stolen from the Beijing palace Yuanming Yuan by British and French troops during the Second Opium War in the 1800s, will be displayed in...

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The California Museum: California Chrome: A Race for the Dream

Feb 7, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This is the first public exhibition of the prize-winning colt’s 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes trophies. The show also highlights California’s long history with horse racing through displays about renowned jockey Russell Baze and the legendary stallion Seabiscuit, who rose to fame on California racetracks in the 1930s. Museum hours are Tues. through Sat. 10 a.m.to 5...

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Crocker Art Museum: The Age of Albrecht Dürer: German Drawings from the École des Beaux Arts, Paris

Feb 7, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Revered 15th-century German artist Albrecht Dürer made enormous contributions in the realm of printmaking, elevating it from a technical tool to a form of artistic expression. This show will feature more than 100 pieces by Dürer and his contemporaries Urs Graf, Hans Werl and Aegidius Sadeler the Younger.  Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thus. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

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California Automobile Museum: Camping in Style: Little Homes on Wheels

Feb 7, 2016 - Apr 10, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This exhibit will highlight the camping culture of the 1940s through the ’60s with displays of retro travel trailers like Airstreams replete with era-appropriate camping gear to provide a window into the ultimate summer getaways of yesteryear.  Museum hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m daily  

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