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California State Railroad Museum: California State Parks, 150 Years

Oct 24, 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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Safe & Super Halloween

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

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

Fairytale Town’s Halloween affair will be  themed after Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson & the Olympians. Little ones can explore fantastical settings like Polyphemus’ lair and Medusa’s garden, as well as visit trick-or-treating stations and watch puppet shows (for an additional $2). 

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Night of 1,000 Pumpkins

Oct 24, 2014

Historic Folsom plays ghost host to youngsters as they trick-or-treat through the district’s jack-o’-lantern-lined streets. Other activities include a costume parade and screening of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. 

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Disney on Ice

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Watch as Lightning McQueen, Mater and other four-wheeled favorites from Cars cruise onto center stage during Disney on Ice’s “Worlds of Fantasy” shows, which will also take the audience under the sea with Ariel, into the enchanted Pixie Hollow with Tinkerbell, and up close to Toy Story’s Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie and more. 

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The Great Gatsby

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Sacramento Ballet opens its 60th anniversary season with the return of co-artistic director Ron Cunningham’s glitzy adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby, which debuted in 2012. This fall’s presentation includes jazzy live music performed by Billy Novick’s Blue Syncopators and segments of new choreography. 

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Frankenstein

Oct 24, 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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The Grapes of Wrath

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Sacramento Theatre Company opens its 70th season, named “Legends, Epics and Icons,” with a staging of Frank Galati’s Tony-winning adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath. The production—which marks the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck’s classic novel—follows the journey of a Depression-era family that makes its way west from Oklahoma to avoid the destitution and...

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Akram Khan Company

Oct 24, 2014

This British dance company—led by artistic director Akram Khan, who famously choreographed part of the London 2012 Summer Olympics’ opening ceremony—returns to the Mondavi Center this fall. The troupe will perform Khan’s new piece iTMOi, a dark, intense composition intended to channel the mindset of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky at the time that he wrote his...

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Anna Karenina

Oct 24, 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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Mame

Oct 24, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Life’s a banquet at Mame, the concluding show of the season for Runaway Stage. The Tony Award-winning musical centers on the eccentric, glamorous bohemian Mame Dennis and her bubbly life of parties and society friends in New York City in the 1920s, which alters dramatically when her late brother’s 10-year-old son is entrusted into her care and when she eventually loses her wealth...

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