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Holiday
“Hands on History: A Simple Immigrant Christmas”
California State Parks, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) and Friends of Sutter’s Fort are proud to present an interactive, fun and festive “Hands on History: A Simple Immigrant Christmas” event on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to have the opportunity to step back in time to enjoy festive holiday traditions from California’s early history when people from around the world passed through the Fort gates, each with their own customs and traditions for the holiday season. Friends and families are encouraged to visit the Fort to experience a variety of holiday traditions and activities similar to what early immigrants enjoyed. Complete with docents in period attire, entertaining vignettes will be set up that showcase a few of the diverse holiday scenes that will include food, music, decorations and other holiday traditions. As a special treat for kids of all ages, Father Christmas will be on-hand to hear holiday wishes. Fort visitors can also participate in a number of hands-on activities such as dipping and creating their own holiday candles, crafting their own holiday ornaments plus making holiday cards, stringing popcorn, decorating cookies and tasting apple cider. And, of course, popular demonstrations of black powder weaponry in action will take place including the crowd-favorite firing of the Fort’s cannon. Additionally, Friends of Sutter's Fort Trade Store will be open, providing complimentary samples of gold nugget chocolates and offering a special holiday sale.  Admission costs for this special “Hands on History: A Simple Immigrant Christmas” event at the Fort are as follows: $7 per adult (18 and older), $5 per youth (ages 6 to 17) and free for children 5 and under. For more information, please call 916-445-4422 or visit www.suttersfort.org
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Art Show, Art Talk, Gallery
“Journey of Hope: Real Life Stories of Living with Mental Health Challenges Portrayed Through Art” - Panel discussion and exhibit
Sacramento County’s “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project and the Crocker Art Museum present Journey of Hope, a collaborative art exhibit pairing local artists and writers to share stories about mental health, hope and healing. Each piece began with a story written by a Sacramento County resident living with mental illness, which was then given to a local artist to be used as inspiration for an original two or three-dimensional art piece. Now in its fifth year, the Journey of Hope art exhibit, in collaboration with the “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project, will host a panel discussion on Sunday, December 15, FREE museum day, from 1-2:30 p.m. Come together for a compelling conversation about the positive contributions that art and creative collaboration have brought to the Sacramento region – especially as it relates to social connectivity, health and well-being. Attendees can enjoy refreshments and light snacks at the reception immediately following the panel discussion. The exhibit will be on display at the Crocker Art Museum November 28, 2019 – January 5, 2020.
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Art Show, Gallery, Painting, Sculpture, Textiles, Multimedia
“Journey of Hope: Real Life Stories of Living with Mental Health Challenges Portrayed Through Art” exhibit
In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 6-12), Sacramento County’s “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project and the Crocker Art Museum present Journey of Hope, a collaborative art exhibit pairing local artists and writers to share stories about mental health, hope and healing. Each piece began with a story written by a Sacramento County resident living with mental illness, which was then given to a local artist to be used as inspiration for an original two or three-dimensional art piece. The public reception will be held on Sunday, December 15, from 1-2:30 p.m. and the exhibit will be on display at the Crocker Art Museum November 28, 2019 – January 5, 2020.
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For the Family, Art Show, History/Science, Ethnic
¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/o Murals Under Siege
Organized by the California Historical Society and LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes,“¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/o Murals under Siege” is a traveling exhibit documenting the history of Southern California murals from the 1960s and 1970s Chicana/o Movement that were censored, whitewashed, neglected and destroyed. Featuring sketches by 10 artists, plus photographs, rescued fragments and more, the exhibit showcases the Mexican American community’s creative spirit, revealing the power of urban art. On view through Dec. 29. http://www.californiamuseum.org/murales-rebeldes for details. Image: "Fountain Valley Mural," by Sergio O’Cadiz Moctezuma, c. 1976. Courtesy of the O’Cadiz Family collection.
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Rap/Hip Hop
070Shake
Shake is a hip hop artist and member of the New Jersey collective 070. The website High Society described her sound has having "a (familiar-sounding) hazy, snare-happy trap beat, but the artist’s genre-warped, baritone vocal spits and gritty realness land her in a category of her own."
070shake.com
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Social Event, Food/Tasting
2020 Barrel Tasting & New Release Party
Be the first to taste the 2019 vintage straight from the barrel! Location: V. Sattui Winery Underground Cellars & Caves, Courtyard, Vittorio Room & Tasting Room. Cost: TBD Taste over 60 different wines: Over 25 barrel samples from the 2018 vintage New Releases Preview the 2016 vineyard-designated Cabernets Newly-released 2017 single-vineyard Zinfandels Big award winners & top-scoring wines from 2018 Retrospective cabernet tasting Enjoy hearty food stations and passed appetizers to complement the wines plus live music!
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Community Event, Holiday
2020 Party
Celebrate the new year at with Harley-Davidson.
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Walking, Running, Benefit/Fundraiser
2020 Sacramento Undy RunWalk
The National Undy RunWalk is not just an opportunity to run or walk in your underwear. It is a family-friendly undy-themed RunWalk created by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, with the goal to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research. All fitness levels attend. Dogs are welcome. All participants receive a pair of Undy RunWalk boxer shorts, light food and beverage and for our 5K participants, timing services.
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Convention
40th EcoFarm Conference
The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) presents the 40th annual EcoFarm Conference January 22 - 25, 2020 in Pacific Grove, CA. Building upon its farmer-to-farmer education model, EcoFarm is an essential networking and educational hub for ecologically-minded farmers, ranchers, and all who work to support their success in growing a healthy food system and world. EcoFarm is the oldest and largest organic farming conference in the West, featuring 70+ workshops, intensives, keynotes, farm tours, an exhibitor marketplace, tastings, seed swaps, live entertainment, and organic culinary fare.
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Metal
The 69 Eyes
The 69 Eyes are a metal quintet from Helsinki, Finland.
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