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Local museums to offer free admission

Six Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian magazine “Museum Day Live!” nationwide effort by offering free admission to advance registrants all day on Saturday, Sept. 23. 19The six participating local museums are: Aerospace Museum of California, California Automobile Museum, California Museum, California State Railroad Museum, Maidu Museum & Historic Site and SSVMS Museum of Medical […]

Artisits sought for upland game bird stamp contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is conducting an art contest to select the design for the state’s 2017-18 upland game bird stamp. The California Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest is open to all U.S. residents ages 18 and over. Entries will be accepted Oct. 30 through Nov. 15. This year’s stamp will […]

DEA agents tell the ‘true story’ of Pablo Escobar

The inspiration for the Golden Globe nominated series “NARCOS” comes to Stage One at Harris Center, in the season opening presentation for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. Entitled “The True Story of Pablo Escobar,” former DEA Special Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña detail this decades-long story, which found them at the center of […]

Fairytale Town Children’s Book Festival a treat for the imagination

Fairytale Town presents the 17th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival Sept. 16 & 17, introducing young children to reading and literature through readings and presentations by children’s book authors and illustrators, storytelling performances and hands-on literacy activities. Lindsay Mattick, author of the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott award-winning children’s book “Finding Winnie: The True […]

B Street play dissects the complexities of marriage

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship. The play by Edward Albee is considered to be […]

Amador artists bring studios together

The Amador County Artists Association will host Open Studios: Revised Version, bringing together 25 artists to the Sutter Creek Auditorium, Sept. 16 & 17.  On Saturday the exhibition will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday hours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry is free. Participating artists will have art for sale and share […]

Take a wagon ride back to the Gold Rush

Continuing a popular series of fun and interactive Hands on History activities offered each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort will present a special Hands on History: Wagons West event on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed […]

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