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Heroes of Wildlife Care challenge photographers

Wildlife Care Association News release As the nonprofit provider of rescue, recovery and release of injured, orphaned and displaced birds and small animals Wildlife Care Association is challenging the Sacramento region to give us the bird. Take a photo of a bird or birds in your backyard, local parks or other wild regional locations. Submit […]

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Take a ride Back to the Future

Carl Renner, 1953

What: “Back to the Future: Fifty Years of Amazing Automotive Concept Art” Who: El Dorado Arts Council Where: El Dorado Arts Council’s Fausel House Gallery, 772 Pacific St. in Placerville When: Through Sunday, Nov. 27, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Third Saturday Art Walk from 3-8 p.m. Information: (530) 295-3496. El Dorado Arts Council’s newest […]

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Retrospective exhibit celebrates groundbreaking sculptor

SACRAMENTO — Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th-century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual rigor, she moved from one art center to another, working first in the San Francisco Bay Area, then Paris, New York and Los Angeles. An exhibition featuring 50 works by […]

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Groove with Marc E. Bassy at Sac State

Sacramento State’s The University Union UNIQUE Programs welcomes Bay Area native and pop music sensation Marc E. Bassy for a live concert Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom. Bassy began his music career in 2007 as a member of the 2AM Club that originated in Los Angeles. In 2010, 2 AM […]

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Rarely-seen historic treasures on display for Archive Crawl

A photographic exhibit on watercraft of the Sacramento River including this 1936 image of the Tower Bridge will be on display at the Center for Sacramento History as part of the Archive Crawl Oct. 8. Photo courtesy Center for Sacramento History

SACRAMENTO — In celebration of National Archives Month, archives and special collections libraries from throughout the region will showcase their rarely-seen holdings during the 6th annual Sacramento Archives Crawl on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free and open to the public, the theme for the event this year is A Thirst […]

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Grow For It! Unearthing the secrets to healthy soil

Ola Jane Gow UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Are you thinking of removing your lawn for a more drought tolerant landscape? Perhaps you have recently moved and want to start a garden. Maybe your flowerbeds are tired and need a facelift. The UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County will host an in-depth workshop […]

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Don’t miss this show 65 million years in the making

Lucky children invited to the stage get to interact with the realistic dinosaurs such as the Titanosaur, pictured here. Tickets are going fast for Oct. 16 Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live performance. Photo by C. Waits

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live is not in any way your average puppet show. Featuring a large-scale cast of dinosaur puppets brought to life by sophisticated design, theatrical presentation and puppet mastery, these life-like dinosaur recreations connect children to paleontology in a fun and informative setting. Featuring sixteen very realistic dinosaurs that roam freely among the lucky […]

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