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Sac train rides, underground tours resume in April

SACRAMENTO — Interested in riding the rails along the picturesque Sacramento River? Or maybe exploring the alluring underground is more your style. Either way, Old Sacramento State Historic Park has just the ticket with history-rich weekend excursion train rides and crowd-favorite Old Sacramento Underground Tours resuming on April 5 & 6, with each program offering fun […]

No Comment / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Lincoln returns for Living History Day

In celebration of President’s Day weekend, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum offer a special “Lincoln Living History Day” on Sunday, Feb. 16. To the delight of guests of all ages, a Living History character portraying President Abraham Lincoln, who signed the Pacific Railroad Act more than 150 years ago, will roam […]

No Comment / February 06, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides

SACRAMENTO — As an expansion of the well-established weekday train ride program for local school groups, the California State Railroad Museum is now offering excursion train rides to the general public on pre-determined Tuesdays in 2014. Tuesday Train Rides are available on the following dates:  Feb. 18; March 4, 11, 18 & 25; April 1, 8, […]

No Comment / February 04, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

New railroad museum exhibit celebrates state parks

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debuted an all-new exhibit titled “California State Parks, 150 Years: A Gift from the People, to the People” on Dec. 21. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of California State Parks in 2014, the exhibit features compelling and diverse historic images of parks along with […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

History museum sets up scandalous exhibit

OLD SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento History Museum will debut “Trouble in River City,” an exhibit that chronicles a long-running criminal trial that took place in Sacramento and captivated the nation during the Great Depression. Showcased by fascinating trial transcripts, documents, video, photographs and interactive elements, the exhibit  opening June 28 will investigate the nearly four-month trial […]

No Comment / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »