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For the Family, History/Science
"Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields/Revolucón en los Campos"
Debuting at the California Museum, “Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en Los Campos” is a new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution exploring the life and legacy of the legendary Latina activist who broke barriers for more than six decades, starting with her work advocating for farm workers’ rights in the 1960s and 1970s. Inspired by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition “One Life: Dolores Huerta,” the bilingual touring exhibition includes reproductions of historic photographs, a smart phone audio tour app and a documentary video. As part of the inaugural installation, the California Museum’s presentation features hands-on civic engagement activities and supplemental artifacts on loan from Huerta’s personal collection and other institutions further illustrating her ground-breaking but often overlooked achievements and the history of California’s farm worker movement. On view Mar. 9 through July 7, 2019 – only at the California Museum in downtown Sacramento. Open Tues. - Sat. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sun. 12:00-5:00 p.m. Admission: $7-9. For more information, visit
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Comedy, Play, Talks/Lectures
"Hand to God"
Sierra Stages begins its 11th Season with the dark comedy “Hand to God” by Robert Askins, playing through March 16. After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly religious, relatively quiet small town of Cypress, Texas. Jason’s complicated relationships with the town pastor, the school bully, the girl next door, and—most especially—his mother are thrown into upheaval when Jason’s puppet, Tyrone, takes on a shocking and dangerously irreverent personality all its own. “Hand to God” explores the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality, and the ties that bind us. Warning: “Hand to God” is not for those who are easily offended by raw language, adult and sexual situations, unconventional religious themes, and violence. Tickets may be purchased with no additional charge online at and over the phone by calling 530.346.3210. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, subject to availability, including $15 Student Rush tickets.
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Variety Show, Magic, Magic Show, Benefit/Fundraiser
"Mind Hack" An Evening of Award Winning Magic & Mysteries of the Mind
See the award winning magic of Mark Schaefer in his new show "Mind Hack". Proceeds of the show benefit the Roseville Community. Mark uses a combination of psychology, magic and mentalism to get inside your mind and fool your senses. Mark's shows have thrilled crowds from all walks of life and are engaging, energizing, and laugh-out-loud funny. Get ready for a highly interactive, fun, thought-provoking night that will have you thinking about what you’ve experienced for days.
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Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
"When We Were Colored" with Ginger Rutland
"When We Were Colored," by Eva Rutland, tells the story of one family’s experience with integration in post-World War II Sacramento. When a woman moves to California from the south with her husband and children, the family must confront with it’s like to be the first black household on the block, the only black children at school and how to continue to love those with different ideologies. Ginger Rutland has written a play based on her mother’s book that will have its premiere at the Sacramento Theater Company on March 20. Join Ginger for a special reading and discussion of the book and the play. Adult.
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Community Event, For the Family, Holiday, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Other
'Lil Mud Runner Kids & Family Mud Run 2019
Hey kids, want to play in the mud and not get in trouble? Join the 'Lil Mud Runner Kids & Family Mud Run on Mudder's (Mother's) Day Weekend again this year. Run, duck, climb, slide and crawl through the muddiest 1-mile obstacle course you’ve ever seen. Afterwards, join the family in activities such as a tube ride on the like and in the Kids Party Zone sponsored by Central Valley Party. Fill up on delicious food and treats from our food truck vendors. Shop kid-friendly vendors. Grab your favorite cocktail or a craft beer at the Barefoot Bar.
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Art Show, Benefit/Fundraiser, Auction
11th Annual Lottery for the Arts
The Lottery for the Arts is a fundraising event that provides art collectors with an opportunity to acquire original works of fine art by professional and emerging artists, all while raising money for art education by supporting a non-profit organization and its community of artists. Join us for cocktail hour from 4-5 pm at the gallery and pick out your favorite works of art while enjoying great food and wine. At 5pm the live auction begins. Want to get the first pick of the artwork on display? The first 6 chances to pick will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at the start of the event, along with some art experiences and other prizes! After the live auction, Lottery Tickets are drawn from a spinner. When your name is called, you choose a piece of art from the gallery walls. At the end of the evening, each ticket holder goes home with a work of art valued at $175 or more (usually a lot more!) Ready to select your Top Ten Favorite Picks? You can view the work on display at the gallery starting March 2nd, and get a chance to meet the artists during the Artist Reception, March 16th.
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Community Event, For the Family, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
11th Annual Sac State 5K Fun Run
The Sac State 5K Fun Run is an event for every physical level and ability! This is a run that you will love as you make your way through the California State University, Sacramento campus. This race is open to everyone! Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members of all ages are welcome to sign up to be a part of this University tradition. This year’s theme is “Saved by the 90s!” We are expected to have 1000+ runners ranging from competitive 5K enthusiasts to casual run/walkers. 2019 Race Day Festivities include a pre-race Zumba warm up and an award for the Largest Team Participation We hope that you join us for this annual event, and have a great 5K experience at Sac State!
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Club Music,Electronic
12th Planet
12th Planet (John Dadzie), is a Los Angeles-based dubstep and drum and bass producer and DJ.
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13th California Artisan Cheese Festival in Sonoma Wine Country
Two days of cheese, cheese and more cheese awaits. Take an artisan tour; learn from our experts at Saturday seminars; indulge at Cheese, Bites & Booze. with cheesy bites from our mongers and chefs plus wine, beer, cider and spirits on Saturday Night. On Sunday experience the cheesy Bubbles Brunch and explore the Artisan Cheese Tasting &Marketplace where you can taste and buy cheeses and artisan products from over 100 producers, including two dozen artisan cheesemakers; sample world-class wines, craft brews, spirits and ciders ... and much more.
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14th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar
The 14th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar provides one-on-one assistance with researching your family roots. Also offers classes in DNA, Census Records,, Land Records, Military Research, Writing a Family History Book, Native American, Research Strategies and so much more. Our keynote speaker is nationally known family historian, Patricia Bayonne Johnson and her topic will be My Story: Jesuit Slaves in The Family. While researching her family history, Mrs. Bayonne-Johnson discovered her ancestors were "sold down the river" to Louisiana by the Jesuits at Georgetown University. Her address will include slavery, reparations, parish records, Catholic church records, Louisiana research, university records, ship manifests and so much more. Mrs. Bayonne-Johnson has been featured in the New York Post, Washington Times and The New Orleans Advocate. We are thrilled to have special guest Thom Reed, Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch International as our morning speaker. He will highlight which tools are freely available on FamilySearch for African American research and new projects focused on assisting people of African descent document their family histories. Visit our website at for information on registration and additional classes.
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