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California State Railroad Museum: California State Parks, 150 Years

Apr 19, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

Dozens of historic artifacts and photographs illustrate the beauty and majesty of California’s state parks in this exhibition, which marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s signing of the landmark 1864 Yosemite Grant Act—the nation’s first land grant to protect areas for public use and preservation. 

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California Automobile Museum: It’s Electrifying! Alternative Fuel Vehicles in California

Apr 19, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014

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

This exhibit explores the technological progression of electric cars and other alternative fuel vehicles over the last century through a display of models dating back to a 1913 automobile by Detroit Electric, one of the most successful early electric car manufacturers. 

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Spring Eggstravaganza

Apr 19, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

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

During this eggstra-special spring-time tradition, kids can search high and low for hundreds of eggs strewn throughout Fairytale Town. Youngsters can also take in Bunny Boot Camp, a play by the Puppet Art Theater Company, make crafts like bunny ears and visit with Peter Rabbit, who will hop in for the festivities. 

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Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival

Apr 19, 2014

Midtown spices things up for this third annual chili cook-off at Fremont Park, where home cooks and local restaurant chefs like Hook & Ladder’s chef Brian Mizner will battle it out for the best version of the bean-based dish. Wash down your bowl with beer tastings from Drake’s Brewing Company, Two Rivers Cider Company, Lost Coast Brewery and 21st Amendment Brewery, and rock...

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Visiting Mr. Green

Apr 19, 2014 - May 4, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Penned by New York-based playwright Jeff Baron and produced more than 400 times worldwide since its debut in 1996, Visiting Mr. Green focuses on the unlikely yet transformative friendship that develops between Mr. Green, a curmudgeonly octogenarian struggling with the recent death of his wife, and Ross Gardiner, an ambitious young man ordered by a judge to visit the retiree after nearly...

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Rock of Ages

Apr 19, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

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

Big songs and even bigger hair collide in this five-time Tony-nominated musical bursting with ’80s tunes like Bon Jovi’s “Wanted Dead or Alive,” Europe’s “The Final Countdown,” Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” and Poison’s “Nothin’ but a Good Time.” The show that The New York Times calls a...

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Inventing Van Gogh

Apr 19, 2014 - May 17, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Big Idea Theatre’s season continues with this drama about a glum, struggling painter named Patrick Stone, who’s wrestling with whether or not to accept a commission to create a forgery of Vincent van Gogh’s final self-portrait, purportedly painted just before the death of the tortured artist. The production will mark Benjamin T. Ismail’s directorial debut since the...

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Visiting Mr. Green

Apr 19, 2014 - May 4, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Penned by New York-based playwright Jeff Baron and produced more than 400 times worldwide since its debut in 1996, Visiting Mr. Green focuses on the unlikely yet transformative friendship that develops between Mr. Green, a curmudgeonly octogenarian struggling with the recent death of his wife, and Ross Gardiner, an ambitious young man ordered by a judge to visit the retiree after nearly...

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The Vanishing Point

Apr 19, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

This drama, one of six plays selected by the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) during its inaugural “NewPlayFest” last year, will be celebrating its world premiere this spring at Sacramento’s California Stage Company, one of a half-dozen theaters chosen from more than 1,000 companies around the country to produce NewPlayFest works. Nedra Pezold Roberts’...

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California State Railroad Museum: Double Exposure

Apr 19, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014

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

This show explores the emergence of photography in the 1800s and how it captured pivotal events such as the construction of the transcontinental railroad. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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