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Runaway Stage takes next step for new performing arts center

Runaway Stage Productions has signed a lease for its West Sacramento property with plans to complete the new RSP Center for Performing Arts by mid-2017. The Armrod Charitable Foundation recently donated $10,000 toward the project and will match up to $140,000 in donations received through June 2017. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Set sail and solve a murder mystery aboard the SS Escape

Mystery and mayhem are on the buffet as passengers of the Saga Cruise flagship SS Escape set forth on a cruise that includes food, entertainment and an intriguing murder to solve. And you’re invited to join them for this dinner theater event written by local mystery writer and teacher Linda Griffiths-Gish and acted by a zany cast of characters called the Cordelia Smythe Players. […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Have fun at Date Night — Late Night in Folsom

The Folsom Historic Merchants invite the public to enjoy Date Night — Late Night on the first Friday of each month. Stroll Sutter Street and the entire historical district. Make a date for Feb. 3 when the Folsom Historic District kicks off the first Friday event from 5 to 8 p.m.. Stroll the twinkle-lit streets, […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Fiber arts, quilts converge at Folsom Civic Center

 Every February, one of the significant quilt and fiber exhibits in the Western U.S. comes to the Folsom Civic Center: the annual quilt show of the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild. The show is at the Folsom Community Center on Natoma Street the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of February. This year, the FQFG is […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Good Earth Movement hosts poetry night

The Good Earth Movement Cooperative, 250 Main St. in Placerville, will host the popular Sacramento region poet Shawn Pittard on Friday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Pittard will read from his book “Standing in the River” and other poems. He evokes the depth and beauty of his milieu within his poetry. A poetry open mic will […]

February 01, 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 ,

Snow removal display ‘Clearing the Way’ at Railroad Museum

Visitors to the California State Railroad Museum will have the opportunity to see a 251,000-pound rotary snowplow from the museum’s impressive collection along with an exhibit titled “Clearing the Way” that highlights various snow removal methods used by the railroad. The SP MW205 (formerly known as SP 715) snowplow was built in 1920, converted to […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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