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David Vs. Goliath: Relax and imagine the fun at the Stanislaus County Fair

Enjoy traditional rides, shade trees, and food on a stick at the Stanislaus County Fair.
Photo by Susan Laird

 The California State Fair opens just 33 minutes down the hill from us on Friday, July 8. There will be big fun at the fair — lots to see and do. Our county fair, held just a few weeks ago, is now a memory. But did you know there are more county fairs out there? […]

No Comment / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Wander to Wonderland

It’s time to go back down the rabbit hole with Alice and enter a land filled with wild and wacky wonder. Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” shares the classic story of a girl finding her way, and herself. It’s based on Alice’s adventures in “The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll and still inspires and […]

No Comment / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento Self-Help Housing presents Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake contest entrants are judged in a number of different categories including Best Tasting, Most Creative and Most Beautiful. Photo courtesy Sacramento Self-Help Housing

Sacramento Self-Help Housing, a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness in our region, is proud to announce the 14th annual Let Them Eat Cake event in celebration of Bastille Day, July 14, at The Grand Ballroom, 1215 J St. in Sacramento, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by the Sacramento County Board of […]

No Comment / June 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Exhibitions, Events and more at the Crocker this month

The Crocker Art Museum, in addition to its exhibits, has concerts, films, classes and special events on its July calendar. The museum is located at 216 O St. in downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.,Thursdays. Every third Sunday of the month is Pay What You […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capitol Pops Concert Band celebrates America’s 240th birthday

The Capitol Pops Concert Band continues its 19th season with a free, family friendly, outdoor concert on Independence Day in Roseville. The band will perform at 11 a.m. Monday, July 4 at Royer Park, 190 Park Drive, in Roseville. The patriotic performance is part of a full day of red, white and blue festivities and […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center silver anniversary exhibit opens

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center News release Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, 2015 J St. in Sacramento, presents its annual members exhibit July 6 through Aug. 6. The exhibit marks the 25th anniversary of Viewpoint and has been titled Silver Anniversary Members Exhibit. The strength of this annual exhibit is both the artistic quality and the diversity […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Campy film series coming to the Crocker

This summer, cool off inside the Crocker Art Museum and celebrate the art of camp, with campy films that are exuberant, playful, dramatized and hilarious (though not always intentionally). Arrive early to enjoy campy cocktails in the Crocker Cafe by Supper Club, then head into the Setzer Foundation Auditorium for an evening of film and […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »