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Sutter’s Fort to present special “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on 8/18

Sutter’s Fort to present special  “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on 8/18

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities happening on the third Saturday each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort will present a special “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Time to go cruisin' with the Automobile Museum

Time to go cruisin' with the Automobile Museum

The California Automobile Museum is gearing up to celebrate Monterey Car Week by participating in the Classic Motorsports Magazine Monterey Kickoff Cruise-In on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. To get the celebration started in Sacramento’s signature spirit and style, the community is invited to “Cruise-In with the Museum” or “Cruise Over” and meet the local group in Pacific Grove. After arriving on-site, special “Cruise-In” events take place from 3 to 7 p.m. in Downtown Pacific Grove (525 Lighthouse Avenue). 

Heat is on with lively & fun special activities at the Midtown Farmers Market in August

Heat is on with lively & fun special activities at the Midtown Farmers Market in August

With the heat of summer upon us, the Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to announce a variety of special offerings and activities happening in August at the popular and thriving Midtown Farmers Market. Proudly sponsored by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market offers up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week.  The year-round market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 20th Street from J Street to Kayak Alley.*  

 

Live near Davis? Like Yoga or Boxing? Which days are good for you?

​New wellness classes – yoga and boxing – are now offered at Sutter Davis Physical Therapy in Davis.

Classes are offered throughout the week to fit your schedule. Sunrise Yoga is available Monday and/or Friday mornings, while Boxing for Balance is held at noon on Tuesday and/or Thursdays.

Call for more information on how to get started with these classes.

B Street Theatre & Sutter's Fort connect & collaborate

B Street Theatre & Sutter's Fort connect & collaborate

Expanding on a partnership that started in fall of 2017, B Street Theatre, Friends of Sutter’s Fort and California State Parks are proud to announce an exciting and new collaborative offering to provide a joint field trip opportunity for teachers looking to visit two of Sacramento’s top attractions in a single day.

Designed for school groups interested in watching an engaging and entertaining B Street Theatre production plus visiting the interactive and fun Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, the new offering will be available on Wednesdays starting this fall. This new collaboration will coincide with the debut of B Street Theatre’s fall production of Treasure Island. After the performance, Sutter’s Fort will then provide an opportunity for classrooms to enhance their B Street experience by participating in a custom program that will build upon themes from Treasure Island that are relevant to the Fort’s history, including treasures, navigation and sailing.

Railroad Museum celebrates toy train month with special collection of pre-war trains & accessories

Railroad Museum celebrates toy train month with special collection of pre-war trains & accessories

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are proud to recognize August 2018 as Toy Train Month, an annual celebration that spotlights the popular Thomas W. Sefton Gallery and “Small Wonders: The Magic of Toy Trains” exhibit. Coinciding with Toy Train Month, the Railroad Museum will debut a newly-acquired collection of pre-war toy trains and accessories manufactured by the German company Märklin that will be available for public viewing from August 1 through September 2, 2018. 

 

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world
 Country Beer & Wine Roundup Will Feature Local Wineries,Craft Breweries, Food Tastings, Auction

Saloons of the Wild, Wild West

Saloons of the Wild, Wild West

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Just how wild was the wild Wild West in Sacramento? Wild enough for Mark Twain to name us the “City of Saloons”. Learn about cocktails, barroom brawls, the free lunch, and why saloons had separate women's entrances. And of course, hear about the regrettable decisions made in saloons that resulted in more business for the cemetery!

The tour costs $10 per person and tickets are only available online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3518841. Ticket sales are limited to the first 50 sold. The tour convenes at the 10th Street gate. Free parking is available on surrounding streets. The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

 

Saucy & sensational…Sacratomato Week returns to Midtown’s Sutter District July 23-29

Saucy & sensational…Sacratomato Week returns to Midtown’s Sutter District July 23-29

Get ready to savor the tomato when Midtown Sacramento’s Sutter District presents the fan-favorite Sacratomato Week July 23-29, 2018. To celebrate Sacramento’s signature commodity, the vibrant and engaging restaurants, bars and nightclubs located in Midtown’s Sutter District will offer tomato-themed menu options, drink specials and more. Restaurants, bars and nightclubs in the Sutter District include the following: Barwest, Biba, Blue Cue, Centro Cocina Mexicana, Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub, INK Eats & Drinks, Paragary’s, Midtown and Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar.

 

Sacratomato Fun & Games! 

Hot cars & hot topics…Auto Museum proudly presents an evening with Matt Farah on July 19

Hot cars & hot topics…Auto Museum proudly presents an evening with Matt Farah on July 19

The California Automobile Museum is proud and excited to present An Evening with Matt Farah on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. Matt Farah is a widely known and respected filmmaker, exotic car enthusiast, and host of The Smoking Tire, a hugely popular automotive video review website and YouTube channel. Museum guests will enjoy listening to Farah talk about a wide range of topics ranging from speeding cars to the grind of making it big as a YouTube personality.