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"Primping Party"

"Primping Party"

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:00a-12:00p The Historic Rose Garden in the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery will be hosting a "Primping Party" to weed and tidy up the cemetery plots in preparation for spring events. Adult volunteers (over 18 years old) are needed on Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Please bring gloves and weeding tools if you have them. If you don't know how to pull weeds, we will teach you! Come enjoy our beautiful, historic cemetery and its award-winning rose garden, and help it look its best. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway in Sacramento, CA.

Sacramento history for kids

Sacramento history for kids

Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Who says history has to be boring? Come hear tales of floods, fires, revolts, and even a story that almost ended in death by duck! The kicker is that all of these stories are true and taken from the residents of the Old City Cemetery. Come see why truth is stranger than fiction. This tour is designed for kids in FOURTH GRADE and up. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway in Sacramento, CA. Tours convene at the 10th Street gate. For more information, call (916) 448-0811. 

Celebrate Easter Brunch at The Firehouse with fresh & fabulous special menus

Celebrate Easter Brunch at The Firehouse with fresh & fabulous special menus

Known for its memorable fine dining experiences on special occasions and every day, The Firehouse is offering a fabulous three-course brunch menu on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. 

 

Spring beauties awaken

Spring beauties awaken

Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Join Historic Rose Garden curator Anita Clevenger to see and smell spring flowers that have emerged from a brief winter slumber and are blooming brightly throughout the garden. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the garden, spending time with the volunteers who created and care for it. The Historic Rose Garden is nestled among the cemetery's monuments, re-creating the garden cemetery that was established in 1849. The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is registered as a National Historic District. In spring, the combination of blooms and tombs are at their best. Please note that rain will cancel the event. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818

Auto Museum presents “Savor, Sip, Road Trip!” Classic car & culinary journey

Auto Museum presents “Savor, Sip, Road Trip!” Classic car & culinary journey

Ready to take a road trip through the wide and wonderful world of local flavor? The California Automobile Museum is proud to present a special gala fundraising event titled “Savor, Sip, Road Trip!” on Saturday evening, March 24, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Big Hairy Dog Retail Relationships, Hot Wood and Orrick, this unique fundraising event offers plentiful food and beverage stations paired with classic cars set in vignettes designed to transport guests to another place and time. 

 

Stage Nine Entertainment Store welcomes legendary Disney authors, film makers & artist

Stage Nine Entertainment Store welcomes legendary Disney authors, film makers & artist

Stage Nine Entertainment Store in Old Sacramento is proud and excited to welcome three legendary Disney authors/film makers and a talented artist for a free public event on Saturday, March 31, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m.  The special “meet and greet” event will feature Disney authors/film makers Don Hahn, Dave Bossert and Mindy Johnson along with talented Disney artist Trevor Carlton. The event will take place at Stage Nine Entertainment Store, the area’s premier entertainment retail destination located at 102 K Street in Old Sacramento.

 

Stage Nine Entertainment Store guests will have the rare opportunity to meet these Disney greats, each with impressive credentials and fascinating tales to tell:  

 

Institute of Health and Healing to offer free lecture on the science of healthy aging

Institute of Health and Healing to offer free lecture on the science of healthy aging

Join us for a free lecture April 11 at the Library Galleria in Sacramento (register here) and learn how your genes, hormones and lifestyle can support healthy aging. New York Times bestselling author Sara Gottfried, M.D., will offer practical and insightful tools for optimizing your “healthspan”— the period of time when you feel healthy and in your prime. Eric Hassid, M.D. will look at healthy aging from a functional medicine perspective.

Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day

Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Are you ready to channel your inner leprechaun and learn about the early Irish in Sacramento? The Irish were the largest foreign born element here from 1850-1890, and each of them had a gift of gab and many stories to share. Join us to hear these stories of scoundrels, entrepreneurs, rebels, scalawags, and an occasional soiled dove just trying to make a living, and be prepared to hear a corny Irish joke or two. Everyone is Irish today! Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more info, call (916) 448-0811.

What's blooming? Garden tour

What's blooming? Garden tour

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Come join a one hour guided tour of the Hamilton Square Garden in the beautiful Historic City Cemetery. With 800 plus unusual Mediterranean perennial plants the garden has drought tolerant color all year long. Meet at the tenth street gate. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more info, call (916) 448-0811.

Mausoleums

Mausoleums

Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. We don’t have anything exactly like that, but we do have some very special mausoleums at the Historic City Cemetery. Join us for a rare glimpse of the architecture, the stories and the secrets that hide inside these magnificent monuments to Sacramento's golden age. Since we don’t have permission from the owners and due to the fragility of the monuments, we won’t be able to go inside them.


The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information, call (916) 448-0811.