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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

Tue 8/14/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Community Event
Death Valley Scotty's Race for Glory Exhibit
The exhibit relates the suspenseful and thrilling story of Death Valley Scotty’s record-breaking, high speed trip from Los Angeles to Chicago in 1905. As a dramatic centerpiece to this interpretive and inspiring exhibit, a massive steam locomotive used dur...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Tue 8/14/18 - Sun 9/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
From a Boy To a Man Workshop
“From a Boy to a Man” is a modern-day workshop designed especially for young men who could use additional male guidance and support during their journey into manhood. Oftentimes, young men do not fully open up with their parents, but feel more comfortable ...
The Center for Fathers and Families
Sacramento, CA

Tue 8/14/18 - Wed 8/29/18 at 4pm-5pm
Special Event: Community Event
Old Sacramento Underground Tours
Old Sacramento Underground Tours give explore what’s been hidden beneath the city for more than 150 years, uncovering the facts and legends that lie below historic buildings and sidewalks. Most tours depart from the museum, with the exception of Gold Fever...
Sacramento History Museum
Old Sacramento, CA

Tue 8/14/18 - Sun 9/30/18 at 11am-4pm
Special Event: Community Event
Railroad Museum Celebrates Toy Train Month with Special Collection of Pre-War Trains & Accessories
August is Toy Train Month, the perfect time for the Railroad Museum to debut a newly acquired collection of pre-war toy trains and accessories manufactured by the German company Märklin. The collection will be on view through Sept. 2. This new collection w...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Tue 8/14/18 - Sun 9/2/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Burlesque
Bad Influence Burlesque
The Improv
San Jose, CA

Tue 8/14/18 at 8pm
Tue 10/30/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Circus, Experimental/Perf. Art
Cirque Paris: The Passionate Side of Cirque
Eldorado Resort Casino has partnered with the producers of the Broadway smash hit "The Illusionists" to bring the latest mind-boggling, intimate cirque experience, “Cirque Paris.” Featuring an award-winning acrobatic cast including many former stars of Cir...
Eldorado Resort Casino
Reno, NV

Tue 8/14/18 - Thu 8/16/18 at 7pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 8:30pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 5pm and 8:30pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 2pm and 5pm
Tue 8/21/18 - Thu 8/23/18 at 7pm
Special Event: Education, General, Class/Workshop
It's Not All Online: Researching the Archives
An invitation from the El Dorado Hills Genealogical Society. This webinar, produced by Melissa Barker, shows the researcher the unique records housed in records repositories. Statistics show that less than 10% of the worlds genealogy records are online. ...
El Dorado Hills Library
El Dorado Hills, CA

Tue 8/14/18 at 6:15pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
John Melendez
The former Howard Stern TV show cast member and "Tonight Show" announcer John Melendez (Stuttering John) will perform.
Silver Legacy – Laugh Factory
Reno, NV

Tue 8/14/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 9:30pm
Special Event: For the Family, Children, Social Event
Speed Friending
The Face2Face Youth Group is hosting a “Speed Friending” event. The event is designed to get youth talking to each other face-to-face and to encourage them to meet new people their age. It’s a fun way for youth to interact with each other. The more partici...
Elk Grove Teen Center
Elk Grove, CA

Tue 8/14/18 at 4pm-5pm
Tue 8/28/18 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Tom Rhodes
Tom Rhodes has been on Comedy Central, MTV's 'Half-Hour Comedy Hour,' 'Comic Strip Live' or on Bill Mahr's 'Politically Correct.'
Silver Legacy – Laugh Factory
Reno, NV

Tue 8/14/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 9:30pm
Special Event: Education, History/Science
World War One Armistice Centennial
The California Military Department & the California State Library present an exhibit commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Armistice. On display are soldiers' diaries and photos, recruiting posters, uniforms, division flags and more from the collections o...
California State Library -- Stanley Mosk Library & Courts Building
Sacramento, CA

Tue 8/14/18 at 9:30am-4pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 9:30am-4pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 9:30am-4pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 9:30am-4pm
Mon 8/20/18 at 9:30am-4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
"From A Boy To A Man" Workshop
This workshop is designed for young men who could use additional male guidance and support during their journey into manhood. Every Wednesday through Sept. 12. register with Terrence Martin (916) 568-3237 ext. 205 Or email: .
The Center for Fathers and Families
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/15/18 at 4pm-5pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 4pm-5pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 4pm-5pm
Wed 9/5/18 at 4pm-5pm
Wed 9/12/18 at 4pm-5pm
Special Event: Auto Show
Crafting a Rebellion: Sacramento's Customs & Hot Rods
The California Automobile Museum is proud to present an exciting new exhibit titled Crafting a Rebellion: Sacramento’s Customs & Hot Rods that debuts on Friday, March 30, 2018. With more than a dozen cars on special display in the Museum’s main gallery, th...
California Automobile Museum
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/15/18 - Mon 8/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/22/18 - Mon 8/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/29/18 - Mon 9/3/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Ellen DeGeneres
This event is ages 18 and over only. Doors open at 7pm
Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

Wed 8/15/18 at 8pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 8pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Education
Goal Setting Support Group
Join a support group for advice on how to stay motivated and achieve your goals.
Wake-Up Foundation
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/15/18 at 6pm-7pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 6pm-7pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 6pm-7pm
Wed 9/5/18 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy, Improv
Robin: The Ultimate Robin Williams Experience Featuring Roger Kabler
"Robin" celebrates the comedic genius of the late great Robin Williams, starring master impressionist Roger Kabler as Robin, featuring Marc Price (Skippy from “Family Ties”) and hosted by Mike Bova. Robin Williams was arguably the greatest comedian of our...
Crystal Bay Club Casino
Crystal Bay, NV

Wed 8/15/18 at 8:30pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 8:30pm
Special Event: Business
San Diego Sales Job Fair
Interview face to face with more than 15 Fortune 500 and industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic sales, retail and management candidates. Email Your Resume To: Bring at least 10 more prin...
Embassy Suites Hotel
Walnut Creek, CA

Wed 8/15/18 at 9am-12:30pm
Special Event: General
Singing California Exhibit
Let’s take a musical journey back in time as the “Singing California” exhibit, featuring 55 framed vintage sheet music covers, explores the enchanting lyrics and melodies of songs that express our love for the Golden State. From “I Love You, California” to...
Merced County Courthouse Museum
Merced, CA

Wed 8/15/18 at 1pm-4pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 1pm-4pm
Fri 8/17/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sun 8/19/18 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Food/Tasting
UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County: Tomatoes All Year
If this is August, it must be tomato season. Is your garden loaded with tomatoes? Could you not resist stocking up at your local farmers market? And peppers – so many varieties! What to do? Join the UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County and lear...
University of California – Cooperative Extension
Sacramento, CA

Wed 8/15/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm

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