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Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy

Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy
Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy
01-28-2015 - 01-28-2015
Sacramento French Film Festival
http://www.crestsacramento.com/event/764363-cartoonists-foot-soldiers-sacramento/
Admission: General $11 Students and seniors $10
 
(916) 476-3356
 
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Start Time(s): Wed 6:30pm *Doors at 5:30pm
The Sacramento French Film Festival is hosting a special screening of Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy, byStéphanie Valloatto, to honor the memory of the victims of the attacks in Paris and to stand for freedom of speech and democracy 
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Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

Bank of America & Sacramento Covered Present the 17th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on 2/7!

With nearly 25 museums and local destinations participating, the 2015 Sacramento Museum Day is proudly presented by Bank of America and Sacramento Covered. To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, the participating local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, during the 17th annual event.  Most of the nearly 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas -- the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town -- will offer half-priced admission to offset traffic control and security costs.  

"Suite Ol' Broadway!"

"Suite Ol' Broadway!"

Bring the entire family to this spring concert entitled "Suite Ol’ Broadway!" at the Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast. The Sacramento Symphonic Winds is a 60-piece adult symphonic band conducted by Dr. Les Lehr.  Selections will include Suite of Old American Dances by Bennett, a Broadway sing-a-long including The King and I by Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Music Man by Meredith Willson, My Fair Lady by Lerner and Loewe, and more! Visit our web site at <http://www.sacwinds.org
  
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 Concert:  Sacramento Symphonic Winds, a 60-piece symphonic band
 Concert Title:  "Suite Ol' Broadway!"
 Date/Time: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 2:30 pm.

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers in 2015!

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush.  For those interested but want to find out more information, a special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled for Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Stanford Gallery located at 111 I Street in Old Sacramento State Historic Park.  Volunteer applications are being accepted now through January 30, 2015.  After an evaluation and interview process, volunteer training will begin on February 9, 2015.



Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is Now Hiring for Underground Tour Guides

Looking for an interactive, engaging and fun part-time job in 2015? The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF) is currently accepting applications for paid tour guide positions for its popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program that will resume on April 4, 2015.    

HOSF is looking to fill a minimum of four paid tour guide positions to staff the coveted Old Sacramento Underground tour program, which will start its sixth consecutive season in 2015.  The underground tour program takes visitors into the city’s underground and hollow sidewalk areas created when the streets were raised in the 1860s and 1870s due to devastating floods.  

Sutter's Fort "Hands On History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas" on 12/13!

Sutter's Fort "Hands On History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas" on 12/13!

To help get Fort visitors in a festive holiday spirit, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) will present an interactive and fun “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas” event on Saturday, December 13. 

In John Sutter’s day, people from around the world passed through the gates of Sutter’s Fort, each with their own customs and traditions for the holiday season.  On this special day in December, friends and families are encouraged to visit the Fort to step back in time to holidays past and enjoy docents in period attire as they interpret and demonstrate a variety of early holiday traditions and cultural activities similar to what early emigrants did in the 1840s.  Entertaining vignettes will be set up that showcase a few of the diverse holiday scenes that will include food, music, decorations and other holiday traditions. 

Sacramento Area Museums Get Into the Holiday Spirit in December!

Sacramento Area Museums Get Into the  Holiday Spirit in December!

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 historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In December, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring a number of holiday-related events and activities, a few of which include the following:

Gingerbread Holiday at the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum -- 12/5 thru 12/21