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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

Sat 12/16/17 - 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

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-6pm
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

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-7pm
Special Event: Community Event
Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink
Celebrate the 26th Season of the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink any day of the week November 3, 2017, through January 15, 2018! At the doorstep of Golden 1 Center in St. Rose of Lima Park, the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink is a treasured #DOWNTOWNSAC experien...
Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink
Sacramento, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Mon 1/15/18 at 10am-10pm
Special Event: Community Event
Baby Basket Drive for Sacramento Life Center
Help low-income new moms in Sacramento by helping with the Sacramento Life Center’s Baby Basket Drive running through Dec. 31. The group will provide a basket of needed items to every patient who gives birth in 2018. Donations can be made online at www.sac...
Sacramento Life Center
Sacramento, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Special Event: Holiday, For the Family, Children, Ice Skating
Annual Winter Holiday Ice Skating
Skatetown Ice Arena in Roseville has 2 indoor rinks that are open year-round. The outdoor rink, open Nov. 19-Jan. 15, will be a charming winter wonderland with twinkling lights professionally choreographed to seasonal music & seasonal decorations. Unlike m...
Skatetown Ice Arena
Roseville, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Mon 1/15/18
Special Event: Holiday
The 9th Annual “Macy’s Theatre of Lights”
Taking place on K Street between Front and 2nd streets, the performances kick off on Wednesday, Nov. 22, following a festive tree-lighting ceremony that is complete with pre- and post-show entertainment. The free performances will continue for a total of 2...
Delta King
Sacramento, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 4:30pm-7pm
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

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 12/26/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 1/2/18 - Fri 1/12/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Antiques, Children, Education, For the Family, Living History, Politics, Museum
World War II: Life on the Home Front
Come see how Americans banded together to create a united front at home during WWII in Folsom Historical Museum’s new exhibit that explores how folks at home helped win the war. ? World War II: Life On The Home Front is open now and will be on display un...
Folsom History Museum
Folsom, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Tue 1/2/18
Special Event: Museum, Children
Bill’s Backyard: Bridge to Nature
In this new outdoor learning environment, children can scale the Tree Climber, scurry through the tunnel to the LookOut Tower and scoopgravel, sand and dirt in the Dig Pit.
Children's Discovery Museum
San Jose, CA

Sat 12/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 12/19/17 - Sat 12/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 12/26/17 - Sat 12/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 1/2/18 - Sat 1/6/18 at 10am-5pm
Tue 1/9/18 - Sat 1/13/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum
Touch the Sun
near-real-time interactive full color extreme ultraviolet animation of our dynamic and stunning star, Sol. Zoom in on active hot spots, vast and graceful prominences, and maybe even catch a solar flare or coronal mass ejection in the act. Play with plasma,...
Chabot Space & Science Center
Oakland, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 12/20/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 12/27/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/3/18 - Sun 1/7/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/10/18 - Sun 1/14/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Holiday, Community Event, For the Family, Food/Tasting
Christmas Around the World Dessert Concert
This year we bring you “Christmas Around the World” during the most wonderful time of the year! Join us for Christmas classics around the world, including Felize Navidad, Little Drummer Boy, O Tannenbaum, Silent Night, and Mele Kalikimaka. There will be an...
Folsom Rotary Clubhouse
Folsom, CA

Sat 12/16/17 at 8pm-9:30pm
Special Event: Holiday
Drive Thru Live Nativity
A wonderful holiday family tradition. Drive thru scenes that tell the story of God while sipping on a nice cup of hot cocoa. Live animals and characters.
Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene
Oakdale, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Art Show, Installations, Museum
Holiday LEGO Pop-Up Exhibit
Visitors will enjoy a variety of LEGO creations made by members of the Bay Area LEGO User Group (BayLUG), and the Bay Area LEGO Train Club, featuring train layouts, Bay Area landmarks, castles, miniature cities, sculptures, portraits, and more. On view thr...
Museum of American Heritage
Palo Alto, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 11am-3:45pm
Fri 12/22/17 - Sat 12/23/17 at 11am-3:45pm
Fri 12/29/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 11am-3:45pm
Fri 1/5/18 - Sun 1/7/18 at 11am-3:45pm
Fri 1/12/18 - Sun 1/14/18 at 11am-3:45pm
Special Event: Holiday
Sacramento Blue Star Moms at Westfield Galleria
The Blue Star Moms support Veterans, Service Members from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, honor Gold Star Families, and remember their children. Westfield Galleria will partner with Blue Star Moms to host a food drive for care packages to the troops...
Westfield Galleria at Roseville
Roseville, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Special Event: Holiday
Salvation Army Angel Tree Toy Drive at Westfield Galleria
The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program provides gifts for children of needy families. The Angel Tree will be decorated with “angel tags” with the first name, age and gender of a child in need of presents.
Westfield Galleria at Roseville
Roseville, CA

Sat 12/16/17 - Tue 12/19/17
Special Event: Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event, Holiday
4th Annual Folsom Christmas Classic 5k & 10K and Santa Fun Run!
Put on your jingle bells and join us the morning of December 16 for the 4th Annual Folsom Christmas Classic 5K & 10K Walk/Run and Santa Fun Run! This is a holiday themed, family oriented event. Both the 5K and 10K routes follow the beautiful, paved Folsom ...
Vista del Lago High School
Folsom, CA

Sat 12/16/17 at 8am-11:30am
Special Event: Children's Theatre, Musical
Aladdin
When the street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess Jasmine, he uses a genie's magical power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more are part of this musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem...
Orpheum Theatre
San Francisco, CA

Sat 12/16/17 at 8pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 2pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 6:30pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 8pm
Special Event: Community Event
An Agricultural Centennial: Farm Bureau & Ag Extension Exhibit
In January 1917, Professor V. C. Bryant of UC Agricultural Extension came to Merced to talk about the benefits of forming a farm bureau. On March 7, 1917, 417 Merced County farmers signed a petition to request the Merced County supervisors to allocate $2,0...
Merced County Courthouse Museum
Merced, CA

Sat 12/16/17 at 1pm-4pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm-4pm
Wed 12/20/17 at 1pm-4pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 1pm-4pm
Fri 12/22/17 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Community Event
An Agricultural Centennial: Farm Bureau & Ag Extension Exhibit
In January 1917, Professor V. C. Bryant of UC Agricultural Extension came to Merced to talk about the benefits of forming a farm bureau. On March 7, 1917, 417 Merced County farmers signed a petition to request the Merced County supervisors to allocate $2,0...
Merced County Courthouse Museum
Merced, CA

Sat 12/16/17 at 1pm-4pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm-4pm
Wed 12/20/17 at 1pm-4pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 1pm-4pm
Fri 12/22/17 at 1pm-4pm
    

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