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Calling all trivia fans… Railroad Museum to present Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Nights

Calling all trivia fans… Railroad Museum to present Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Nights

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are excited to present a series of five after-hours, adult-only Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Night events that debut on April 28, 2018, and continue every second and fourth Saturday in May and June. With a dramatic backdrop filled with impressive full-size locomotives and interpretive exhibits, the special after-hour events will take place in the Museum’s historic Roundhouse. These limited-time evening events will include beer & wine (for guests ages 21 and over) and tasty finger foods for purchase, spirited team trivia contests and fantastic prizes such as train ride tickets, Museum admission passes, and donations from local businesses.  

 

Romance & Roses

Romance & Roses

Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Come walk through pathways covered in roses while you hear tales of love in years gone-by. Costumed docents and actors will tell about how couples met and how they died, and recount legends about roses, the symbol of love. Bring somebody you love, breathe in the perfume of the roses around you, and enjoy a lovely evening in our award-winning Historic Rose Garden in the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery. 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818.

Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at https://romanceroses.bpt.me/. No tickets will be sold at the gate. For more information, call (916) 448-0811.

Run Rocklin continues commitment to raise funds for community nonprofits

Run Rocklin continues commitment to raise funds for community nonprofits

Thousands of runners and walkers will once again be participating in the morning trek through the city streets at the 15th annual Run Rocklin, held Sunday morning, April 8 at Johnson-Springview Park.

A well-supported local event, Run Rocklin continues to evolve, yet all prices remain the same with no increases right up to race day. And there is also no additional service charge fee.

The Matt Redding Memorial Foundation presents Run Rocklin, a charity event that last year drew nearly 3,000 participants. This will be the 12th year that Run Rocklin has benefited the Matt Redding Foundation and also several law enforcement-related organizations. Run Rocklin raised approximately $23,000 in 2017.

William Jessup University holding April 8 athletic fundraiser at Topgolf in Roseville

William Jessup University holding April 8 athletic fundraiser at Topgolf in Roseville

The Jessup Athletic Association will host the second annual TopSwing Fundraising event – a fun gathering, providing golf, games, food, beverages, prizes and awards – on Sunday, April 8 at Topgolf entertainment complex in Roseville.

TopSwing takes place from 4-8 p.m. and is a unique fundraising event for William Jessup University Athletics that is designed for both golfers and non-golfers. No golf skills are necessary.

TopSwing is open to the public for both sponsorship and participation. All proceeds raised at the event will go directly to support William Jessup University athletic programs with scholarships, improved team facilities, and help reduce student debt.

The Jessup Athletic Association is the booster organization created to provide opportunities for donors to partner and engage with Jessup athletics. More than 260 William Jessup student-athletes are competing in the Golden State Athletic Conference in both men and women’s sports.

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. 

 

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.

The ‘Clydes’ are here to make some deliveries

Some of our favorite guests are here again: 10 Budweiser Clydesdales (and two Dalmatians), staying the week at our Horse Barn. They’re not parade-bound, as is often the case when they stop here. Instead, the team of horses will pull the Budweiser wagon to make beer deliveries — real deliveries — in Folsom, Sacramento and Davis, and to the UC Davis Pavilion!

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