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Sutter’s Fort Present “Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier” 8/15!

Sutter’s Fort Present “Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier” 8/15!

Soon after the Fort re-opens to the public on August 13*, California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present an interactive and fun “Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier” event on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Go Bananas at the Banana Festival

Go Bananas at the Banana Festival

I really haven't gotten why there's a banana festival in Sacramento. We aren't tropical. They aren't native to our region. And yet we have all sorts of food festivals here and this one is now in its sixth year, each year getting bigger and bigger. ... Read More

“Gold Rush Days” is BACK in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend!

“Gold Rush Days” is BACK in Old Sacramento  Over Labor Day Weekend!

Mark your calendar…it’s time to turn back the clock to the 1850s when Gold Rush Days RETURNS to Old Sacramento over the extended Labor Day Weekend -- Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7, 2015.  The wildly fun and free heritage celebration offers a variety of family-friendly special activities that take place throughout the historic district to help visitors experience what life was like in the 1850s.

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

Hungry for something fun and delicious to serve at your next summertime party or backyard barbecue?  

Don’t miss the next Live With the Chef cooking class at Arden Hills on Wednesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. when Wellness Chef Lothar Wakefield will create some unique -- and very tasty -- sliders, such as a Jerk Chicken Slider with a ginger root vegetable slaw.   

This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients  designed for a healthy and well balanced diet. You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series and couples are welcome, too! Due to the popularity of this class, space is  limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information or visit www.ardenhills.me
 

Railroad Museum Foundation Joins Farm-to-Fork Initiative and Proudly Presents The Cocktail Train

Railroad Museum Foundation Joins Farm-to-Fork Initiative and Proudly Presents The Cocktail Train

The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to partner with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau as an official Farm-To-Fork sponsor in 2015 in an effort to showcase the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad.  The California State Railroad Museum, the Foundation and Wells Fargo will present an exciting and unique new offering:  The Farm-To-Fork Cocktail Train on Sunday, September 27, 2015.