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Sacramento Museums to Showcase Variety & Diversity With Interactive Booth at the Fair

Sacramento Museums to Showcase Variety & Diversity With Interactive Booth at the Fair

For the first time ever, the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) will offer an interactive and fun booth at the California State Fair (July 11-27, 2014) in an effort to showcase the variety and diversity of offerings available in our region.   State Fair guests are invited to imagine, explore and discover more about local museums and destinations at the visually-exciting Sacramento Museums booth that will be located in Building A on the bottom floor next to the State Fair Post Office.

In addition to providing helpful information about all 30 SAM member museums, the Sacramento Museums booth will include a number of hands-on activities every day that include the following:

Midtown’s Sutter District Presents First-Ever “Sacratomato Week”

Midtown’s Sutter District Presents First-Ever “Sacratomato Week”

Tomato Salad from Centro will be one of many featured dishes at Sacratomato Week.

Source: Midtown Business Association/Photo Credit Callista Wengler

This summer, it’s time to savor the tomato in Sacramento!  The vibrant and engaging restaurants, bars and nightclubs located in the Sutter District (Red Rabbit, Centro, Money Bar, etc.)  in Midtown Sacramento are proud to present the first-ever “Sacratomato Week” happening July 21-27, 2014!  As part of this inaugural effort, the fun, lively and eclectic group of Sutter District eateries and watering holes will celebrate Sacramento’s signature commodity — the tomato! — with creative menu options, drink specials and more... Read More

38th Street Blood Drive July 17th

38th Street Blood Drive July 17th

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Old City Cemetery Tour - "Spiritualism and Suffrage"

Old City Cemetery Tour - "Spiritualism and Suffrage"

 Join our Old City Cemetery Tour on Saturday, July 12 @ 10:00 am.

Sure, spiritualists spoke with the dead at séances, but they were also early proponents of equal rights for women and people of color. Find out who was a fake medium, who ran for congress, and who hooked up with Aleister Crowley!

 The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

Sacramento Independence Day Celebration at Cal Expo

Sacramento Independence Day Celebration at Cal Expo

Cal Expo annually joins the City and County of Sacramento to produce the largest-scale pyrotechnics display in the area’s history. The Independence Day Celebration is a family oriented collection of activities focused around our Nation’s birthday.

 

East Sacramento Classic—Fourth of July Parade

East Sacramento Classic—Fourth of July Parade

The 41st & 42nd Street Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the corner of 41st and M streets. Open to everyone, including children on decorated bikes, dogs and birds, it is reported to be the longest-running annual parade west of the Mississippi. There might even be a horse and wagon this year!... Read More