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The Donner Party and westward migration at Sutter’s Fort

Continuing a series of fun and interactive Hands on History activities offered each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present a special Hands on History: The Donner Party and Westward Migration on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historical […]

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Sacramento Harvest Festival to showcase handmade goodies

The Sacramento Harvest Festival, known as the largest indoor arts and crafts show on the West Coast, will arrive at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Drive in Sacramento, on Nov. 18-20, for a full weekend of shopping, live entertainment and family fun. The Harvest Festival showcases more than 24,000 unique items that are all handmade and […]

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The magic continues in historic Sacramento

Macy’s Theatre of Lights will give Old Sacramento a glow and bring falling snow to the streets beginning Nov. 23 with a final light show and reading of "The Night Before Christmas" on Christmas Eve. Photo by by Charr Crail

An electrifying and family friendly holiday tradition, the ever-popular “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performances will return to historic Sacramento this holiday season. Kicking off on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and coinciding with a festive and fun tree lighting ceremony, the free performances will continue for a total of 22 magical evenings ending on Christmas Eve. Each […]

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Exhibit features colors and patterns

California State Unversity, Sacramento News release A blend of lustrous colors mixes with striking patterns in Luminous Rhythm, a free exhibit by California State University, Sacramento alumnus Mark Emerson at the University’s Robert Else Gallery. The collection of acrylic and watercolor pieces will be on display Nov. 14 through Dec. 9. A special reception and […]

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Sacramento Valley Chorus is ‘Open Before Christmas’

With over 100 members, the Sacramento Valley Chorus will put everyone in the Christmas Spirit a little early with their holiday-themed concert on Nov. 13 at Sunrise Community Church in Fair Oaks. Photo by  Jannie Baker

Nancy Maass Sacramento Valley Chorus An afternoon of holiday cheer, music and joy gets underway with the  Sacramento Valley Chorus at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13.  “Open Before Christmas” will be staged at the Sunrise Community Church, 8321 Greenback Lane in Fair Oaks. The show marks the  inaugural event in the chorus’ Make Mine Music […]

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El Dorado Arts Council relaunches Veterans’ Voices writing workshops

El Dorado Arts Council News release El Dorado Arts Council has announced the relaunch of its Veterans’ Voices writing workshops with the first meeting to be held Monday, Nov. 21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive in Placerville. This ongoing writing workshop series is an opportunity […]

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Sacramento area museums honor military veterans

Imagine. Explore. Discover. In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historical sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long. On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, many of the 30 members of […]

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