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California State Railroad Museum: California State Parks, 150 Years

Oct 30, 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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Boo at the Zoo

Oct 30, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

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

The Sacramento Zoo will be brimming with spooky fun, with a costume dance party, about two dozen trick-or-treat stations and an “Under the Sea” room, where children will be greeted by pirates and can meet a mermaid or fish for candy. 

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Sacramento Signature Chefs Auction

Oct 30, 2014

Eat, drink and be merry at the fifth annual Sacramento Signature Chefs Auction, where many of the region’s top culinary artists will gather in downtown’s elegant Tsakopoulos Library Galleria to help raise funds for March of Dimes. Nosh on bites prepared by Mother’s Mike Thiemann, The Firehouse’s Deneb Williams and about a dozen other chefs, and savor each sample with...

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Frankenstein

Oct 30, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This fall, Resurrection Theatre stages an original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s 19th-century gothic novel, which examines mankind’s relationship to nature and the complicated role of science in society and tells the tale of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he produces while experimenting with the creation of human life. 

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Anna Karenina

Oct 30, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

British playwright Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s timeless novel Anna Karenina explores the conflict between obligation and passion through the tragic love triangle with the titular Russian socialite, her powerful husband and Vronsky, the dashing count that she falls for. The production has its Sacramento premiere at Capital Stage under the direction...

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Crocker Art Museum: Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art

Oct 30, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

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

This touring exhibit, which includes pieces from the Smithsonian, surveys the contributions of modern Latino artists to our country’s culture and society since the mid-20th century. On display will be nearly 100 artworks in various mediums by 72 artists, such as Luis Jimenez, an accomplished sculptor whose boundary-pushing works have been shown by such institutions as the Metropolitan...

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The California Museum: Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

Oct 30, 2014 - Mar 29, 2015

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

Get the dirt on the evolutionary history, chemical components and global importance of soil at this Smithsonian exhibition, which includes a variety of soil samples and displays detailing how organisms affect and utilize the earthy substance. Hours are Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sun. from noon-5 p.m. 

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Crocker Art Museum: Arte Mexicano: Legacy of the Masters

Oct 30, 2014 - Feb 1, 2015

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

Approximately 30 paintings and works on paper will be featured in this exhibit that examines the influential and diverse output of 17 contemporary Mexican artists like famed muralist Diego Rivera and painter Gunther Gerzso.  Crocker hours are Tues. through Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays until 9 p.m. 

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California State Capitol Museum: California Invites the World: The 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Oct 30, 2014 - Apr 24, 2015

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

View historic photos and posters from the California State Library and various private collections in this show about the Panama–Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Other artifacts include fair souvenirs like some of the crystals that bedecked the surface of the Tower of Jewels, one of the event’s centerpiece buildings. Museum open daily from 9 a.m.to 5...

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The California Museum: Eighth Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit

Oct 30, 2014 - Aug 30, 2015

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

Seven of the Golden State’s best and brightest will be honored in this show commemorating the 2014 class inducted into the California Hall of Fame, which includes Sacramento-born author Joan Didion, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, whose display will feature the Academy Award he won for co-writing The Godfather screenplay with Mario Puzo. Museum...

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