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Special Event: For the Family, Tour
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Turn Sacramento into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt event, which combines the excitement of the "Amazing Race" with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city...
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Gallery, Jewelry/Gems, Ceramics/Pottery, Multimedia, Holiday
Holiday Market
Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere while shopping at our Holiday Market, featuring handmade creative items from thirty participating artists. From glass ornaments and gorgeous jewelry, to textiles, clothing, and more, the Pence is full of special gifts at great p...
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Mon 12/24/18 at 11:30am-5pm
Special Event: Holiday
1920s Rotary Snowplow & “Snowbound in the Sierra” Exhibit
For a limited time, visitors to the California State Railroad Museum have a special opportunity to see a 251,000-pound rotary snowplow from the Museum’s impressive collection along with a compelling exhibit titled “Snowbound in the Sierra.” The SP MW205 (f...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Thu 1/31/19 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Waste Not, Want Not: Art from Angela Gonzalez
Visual artist Angela Gonzalez makes the connection between art, technology and sustainability at this new art exhibit at SMUD's Art Gallery.
SMUD Art Gallery
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Wed 1/16/19
Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Painting, Sculpture
Mendocino Art Center Gallery Exhibitions
The Mendocino Art Center presents three new gallery exhibitions, including Joell Jones’ paintings in “A Story of Self”; Paul Reiber’s sculpture showing, “Fragments of Transformation: Household Sculpture”; and Mendocino Art Center’s Artists in Residence “Ho...
Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Sun 12/30/18 at 11am-4pm
Special Event: Holiday, For the Family
Sacramento Global Winter Wonderland
Global Winter Wonderland is a Holiday festival that celebrates multi-cultural collaboration and celebration! Global Winter Wonderland the 1st and largest lantern festival outside of China in the United States. Since 2011, millions of people from across th...
Cal Expo Fairgrounds
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Sun 1/6/19
Music: Holiday Music
State Capitol Holiday Music Program
Vintage decorations create a lovely backdrop for a variety of diverse holiday musical performances in the Capitol Rotunda. Performers will include the Camellia Flute Choir, Sacramento Youth Symphony ensembles, Sacramento Woman’s Chorus, Caltrans and CalPE...
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 11am till 12pm, 12pm till 1pm
Art: Art Show
The British Invasion Art Show
The work of four fabulous artists, Carol Hodgson, Tom McKeith, Zoran Peshich, and Margaret Realica, will be on display through Jan. 5, 2019.
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Sat 1/5/19
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Night Bloom
Light up the season with Night Bloom, a five-week light and sound exhibition at the Conservatory of Flowers. Immerse yourself in an illuminated Conservatory bursting with vibrant and luminous displays. Light and sound will transform the iconic San Francisc...
Golden Gate Park – Conservatory of Flowers
San Francisco, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Sun 1/6/19 at 5pm-11pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday, Children, Parents/Parenting
Baby Basket Drive for Sacramento Life Center
You can be a baby’s first Santa by contributing to Sacramento Life Center’s annual Baby Basket Drive for local women and teens spending the holidays preparing to become new moms. The drive runs through Dec. 31 so the Sacramento Life Center can provide a ba...
Sacramento Life Center
Sacramento, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Mon 12/31/18
Art: Gallery
December Featured Artists & Reception
Gold Country Artists Gallery proudly announces two major events for the month of December. Friday, December 7th, between 5 to 8 PM, the public is invited to hear the stories, inspiration and techniques behind the art at a festive party honoring Gold Count...
Gold Country Artists Gallery
Placerville, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 10am-6pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Interactive, Musical
Disney's Newsies, The Musical
6 Players Underground Theatre Company closes out its 2018 season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon Disney’s Newsies. Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to mi...
The Family Church
Roseville, CA

Sun 12/16/18 at 6:30pm
Art: Mixed Media, Art Show, Textiles
Fabrications by fiber/DIMENSIONS
fiber/DIMENSIONS is a group of Bay-Area artists who exhibit collaboratively and share a common vision of the possibilities of fiber. They bring a diversity of disciplines to their work, from weaving, felting, quilting, and paper making to painting, w...
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sun 12/16/18 - Thu 1/31/19
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Isha Yoga - Inner Engineering - Technologies for wellbeing
Inner Engineering is neither a religion, nor a philosophy or dogma. It is a technology for wellbeing. One does not have to believe or disbelieve, just have to learn to use. Technology will produce results irrespective of who you are.” – Sadhguru Inner E...
Folsom Rotary Clubhouse
Folsom, CA

Sun 12/16/18 at 6:30pm-9:45pm
Special Event: Holiday, Religious
"Come to the Light" A Living Drive - Thru Nativity
"Come to the Light" and experience the true spirit of Christmas while remaining in the comfort of your car. Enjoy a warm cup of cocoa as you slowly drive past living scenes from the Bible. It is sure to become a family Christmas tradition.
Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene
Oakdale, CA

Sun 12/16/18 at 6pm-8pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science, Museum
After Audubon: Art, Observation, and Natural Science
Scientific naturalists at the dawn of the heroic age of scientific exploration observed and surveyed the farthest corners of the natural world. By necessity, they were artists as well as scientists, leveraging their skills in illustration, painting, poetr...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 12/16/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 12/21/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Anne Brigman: A Visionary in Modern Photography
This major retrospective exhibition rediscovers and celebrates the work of Anne Brigman (1869-1950), who is best known for her iconic landscape photographs made in the early 1900s depicting herself and other female nudes outdoors in the Sierra Nevada. Brig...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 12/16/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 12/21/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Art of the Greater West
The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Art of the Greater West Collection at the Nevada Museum of Art aims to make connections between artistic practices and diverse cultures of the Greater West super-region—a geographic area that spans from Alaska to Patagon...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 12/16/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 12/21/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Museum, Sculpture
Bethany Laranda Wood: The West at Hand
While working in the field with the Land Arts Program of the American West at Texas Tech University in 2011, Bethany Laranda Wood collected images and impressions of major land features, such as Spiral Jetty and the Bingham Copper Pit. She also kept note o...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 12/16/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 12/21/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
James Turrell: Roden Crater
James Turrell is an artist whose media are light and space, and for the last forty years he has been carefully sculpting the cinder cone of an extinct volcano near Flagstaff into one of the world’s largest and most important land based sculptures. The rela...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 12/16/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 12/21/18 - Sun 12/23/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 12/26/18 at 10am-6pm
    

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