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New season of weekend train rides, underground tours begins

SACRAMENTO — Interested in riding the rails along the picturesque Sacramento River? Or maybe exploring the alluring underground is more your style. Either way (or both), 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 1. Weekend train rides California […]

Photo contest captures life on the rails

SACRAMENTO — Coinciding with the start of the 34th consecutive weekend excursion train ride season on April 1, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum will debut a new exhibit inside the museum that showcases the impressive award-winning photographs from the prestigious Center for Railroad Photography & Art’s 2016 John E. Gruber Creative […]

Museum exhibit comes ‘To the Rescue’

In partnership with the Sacramento Fire Museum and sponsored by the Firefighters Burn Institute, the California Automobile Museum presents To the Rescue: The Fire Trucks and People That Saved Our Cities, an all new exhibit that highlights early fire trucks, equipment and people who worked to save Sacramento and surrounding communities. Since the invention of […]

B Street actress reads at museum

SACRAMENTO — It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with B Street Theatre Company Member Amy Kelly as a celebrity guest reader at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 27, at the California State Railroad Museum. Kelly, a talented local actress, comedian, voice-over artist and impersonator, will read the book “The Transcontinental Railroad” by John Perritano. The […]

Sutter’s Fort event highlights frontier women

SACRAMENTO — Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun Hands on History activities, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present a special Hands on History: Hard Working Women on the Frontier event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 18. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of […]

Aerospace Museum to present da Vinci ‘Machines in Motion’

Aerospace Museum Of California News release The Aerospace Museum of California presents a dramatic, interactive and world-class Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion international traveling exhibit that has been on display for the first time in California since earlier this month . Forty machine replicas will be part of the impressive exhibit that will occupy nearly […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Black History Month speaker series event explores westward migration

The Center for Sacramento History, in association with the Sacramento History Alliance, is proud to present a special Black History Month speaker series event — Sweet Freedom’s Plains: African-Americans on the Overland Trails, 1841-1869 on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, a […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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