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Special Event: Museum
Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific
California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum present a timely exhibit, “Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific.” The playful new exhibit is focused on the wide variety of sports clubs, teams and athletic competitions that ma...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: For the Family, Fair/Festival
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Sacramento
Combine the excitement of “The Amazing Race” with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smartphone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Available 365...
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion International Traveling Exhibit
On display for the very first time in California, the interactive Leonardo da Vinci “Machines in Motion” international traveling exhibit makes its way to the Aerospace Museum of California. Forty machine replicas will be on display, occupying nearly 9,000 ...
Aerospace Museum of California
McClellan, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Museum
Center for Railroad Photography & Arts Awards Exhibition
Coinciding with the start of the 34th consecutive weekend excursion train ride season on April 1, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum presents an exhibition inside the museum that showcases the award-winning photographs from the...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Wed 11/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Business, Computers/Technology, Children
Slot Car Racing
Race toward Fast Track Hobbies to put your skills to the test! Slot Car Racing is available every day for just $5 per 15 minutes. Bring your friends and make it a challenge!
Fast Track Hobbies
Rocklin, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-7pm
Special Event: Museum, Auto Show
Cars at the Museum
When people hear the word "cars" at a railroad museum, they immediately think of engines, dining cars, Pullmans and cabooses. But through Labor Day, it also means the automotive kind at the California State Railroad Museum. The California Automobile Museum...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: General
Railroad Museum to Debut Rare & Recently Acquired Pastel-Colored “Lady Lionel” Train Set
California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are proud to recognize August 2017 as Toy Train Month, an annual celebration that focuses on the popular Thomas W. Sefton Gallery and “Small Wonders: The Magic of Toy Trains” exhi...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Photography, Sculpture
Mendocino Art Center Gallery Exhibitions
The Mendocino Art Center exhibits Michael Greene’s photography, Robert Spies two- and three-dimensional works in “Anthropic,” and Max DuBois’ “Abstractions.” A free Second Saturday Artists Reception will be held Saturday, July 8, 5pm-8pm. Enjoy snacks a...
Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Dance: Ballroom
Learn A Dance (Cued Ballroom)
This is a 4-week introductory class. Students will be taught all the steps necessary to enjoy a dance specially choreographed for this class. Singles and couples are welcome.
Sacramento Community of Christ
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Tue 8/29/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Sculpture
Alexander Calder: Motion Lab
Alexander Calder revolutionized art in the early 1930s by introducing actual movement into his sculptural and pictorial compositions. Animated as if by a life force, these works quickly came to be known as "mobiles," a word that still brings to mind aerial...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 9/1/17 - Wed 9/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Sculpture
British Sculptors: The Fisher Collection
This exhibition brings together more than 40 years of sculpture by artists born or working in Great Britain. Drawn from the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection, the presentation begins with works by Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, who established a footin...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 9/1/17 - Wed 9/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Charles Schulz brought his love of literature to his art, especially with his depiction of Snoopy as the “World Famous Author” sitting atop his doghouse using a typewriter. Snoopy began his writing career in July, 1965 with that infamous first line origina...
Charles M. Schulz Museum
Santa Rosa, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 11am-5pm
Sat 8/26/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 9/2/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/4/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Fri 9/8/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Museum, Photography
News from Native California: 30 Years of Cultural Renewal
This retrospective exhibit features highlights of 30 years of cover art from Heyday’s News from Native California magazine. News from Native California is a unique quarterly magazine devoted to the Indian people of California. Written and produced by Calif...
Maidu Museum & Historic Site
Roseville, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Living History, Tour
Old Sacramento Underground Tours
Revealing what's been hidden beneath the city for more than 150 years, the Old Sacramento Underground Tour gives visitors the unique opportunity to discover the strange but true stories below historic buildings and sidewalks. The tour lets guests explore e...
Sacramento History Museum
Old Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 11am, 12:30pm, and 2pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 11am-3pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 10:30am-3pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 11am, 12:30pm, and 2pm
Thu 8/31/17 - Fri 9/1/17 at 11am-3pm
Art: Art Show
Tiny Monsters 2017
The Fe Gallery will open its latest exhibition, "Tiny Monsters," with a reception Aug. 12. The gallery’s national juried show features over 90 pieces of 2-D and 3-D original monster art (maximum size 12" x 12" x 12"). In additional to original art, there w...
Fe Gallery & Metal Studio
East Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Fri 9/1/17 at 9am-4pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Fri 9/8/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 9/9/17 at 6pm-9pm
Mon 9/11/17 - Fri 9/15/17 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Museum
10th Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit
Highlighting the lives and legacies of inductees into the 10th class of California Hall of Fame inductees, this all new exhibit features artifacts and ephemera on loan from the inductees’ personal collections. Notable artifacts include Harrison Ford’s Indi...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Textiles
Beyond the Surface: Embroidery Traditions
"Beyond the Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions" presents a selection of embroidered costumes and accessories from around the world to explore their distinguished craftsmanship and unique social and cultural connotations. Embroidery - the stitching of...
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Full Spectrum: Paintings by Raimonds Staprans
Born and raised in Riga, Latvia, Raimonds Staprans has lived in Northern California for more than six decades - nearly his entire career. He has often claimed that in terms of his education, experience and personality, he is thoroughly Latvian, whereas his...
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science
Future of the Past: Mummies & Medicine, The
Ancient Egypt meets modern medicine in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums' mummies. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists, physicians, and museum curators and c...
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 9/12/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 9/19/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Museum, For the Family
Gato
Step into the dream world of "Gato," a giant toy cat that awakens the senses and surprises in everyone, particularly little museum visitors, in an installation by Darin Reyes and Michelle Lee.
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 10am-9pm
    

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