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2019 Sacramento Food Film Festival: A Fine Line
The Sacramento Food Film Festival celebrates food and drink paired with films about our food system and benefits Food Literacy Center. This year's premier features the film "A Fine Line" by Joanna James. The documentary explores why only 6% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, when traditionally women have always held the central role in the kitchen. Female chefs will prepare hors d'oeuvres for the audience. The price of a ticket includes a glass of champagne and a no-host bar.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting, Film
2019 Sacramento Food Film Festival: Opening Night
The Sacramento Food Film Festival celebrates food and drink paired with films about our food system, and benefits Food Literacy Center. Opening night includes a multi-course meal prepared by Lucca Chef Ian McBride while you watch the film "Soufra." Soufra is the inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burl El Barajneh refugee camp south of Beirut, Lebanon.
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Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, Children, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting, For the Family, Parents/Parenting, Social Event, Film, Business
2019 Sacramento Food Film Festival: The Kids Menu
The Sacramento Food Film Festival celebrates food and drink paired with films about our food system and benefits Food Literacy Center. At the final film of 2019, we feature a documentary about the growing problem of childhood obesity - "The Kids Menu." The event is free, but advance registration is required. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion and will include appetizers. More food and beverages will be available for purchase.
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Fair/Festival,Food/Tasting
28th Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry
Taking the phrase “have a ball” to a whole new level – it’s the 28th annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and St. Patrick’s Day celebration in historic Virginia City. Join daring revelers for a party that only the Comstock could throw. Sample tasty testes from cooks competing for the title of Best Rocky Mountain Oyster Cook in the West. This full-on Irish testicle festival is the place to be for St. Patrick’s Day, complete with music and the most outlandish St. Patrick’s Day atmosphere found west of the Mississippi. Dress to impress in your St. Patty’s Day garb, walk in the parade, join the costume contest and get in on the Ballbreaker Saloon Crawl. Designated drivers will receive a special cup.
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Fair/Festival, Community Event
36th Annual Sacramento Scandinavian Festival
Celebrate Nordic heritage and culture at Sacramento’s Scandinavian Festival, an annual event showcasing the diversity of Scandinavian nations. The festival features a varied array of authentic food including Swedish pancakes and Danish danishes, and lively music provides the soundtrack for traditional dance performances. A colorful assortment of traditional costumes can be seen at the event, which also features cultural arts and crafts and handiwork demonstrations.
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Fair/Festival, Community Event, Class/Workshop, General, For the Family, Parents/Parenting, Social Event, Seminar, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
3rd annual Stanislaus County Caregiver Resource Fair
Hosted by Community Hospice and Stanislaus County Aging & Veteran Services, the fair includes a free continental breakfast, community vendors, health screenings, opportunity prizes, and education workshops with three speakers, all free of charge. The county provides caregivers and the general community with the opportunity to participate in educational workshops, consult, and destress with professionals and peers. The fair is tailored to caregivers but seniors and others in the community may find support at the fair as well.
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Social Event, Fair/Festival, Holiday, Ethnic
41st Annual Chinese New Years Parade & Festival
The Chinese New Year Celebration, Year of the Pig, begins with the parade at 10 a.m. on the waterfront and continues immediately afterward inside the Civic Auditorium until 5 p.m. Rain or shine, get your cameras ready as the “Year of the Pig” rumbles Downtown Stockton. For more information or to enter the event, go to www.stocktoncnyc.org .
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Children, Fair/Festival, Community Event
Big Explore & Play Day
We will have activities such as ice painting, discovering buried objects, jumping into a pool of shredded paper, observing insects, playing with magnets, and more! Learn by using your senses and having fun.
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Fair/Festival, Animals, Children, For the Family, Nature
California Duck Days
Enjoy field trips to sites around the region. Among the dozen field trips to be offered are birding trips and wetland tours. In addition, workshops are held throughout the day, such as waterfowl identification, wood duck box building and duck calling for kids. One of the most popular events at Duck Days is the kids' fishing activity. Children may fish for trout in the demonstration wetlands or in a special pond for young children and then have their fish cleaned and packed to take home. Children also really enjoy searching for insects in the pond and learning about the tracks and signs left by wildlife. There will also be a large mobile aquarium filled with local fish, including many native species, for everyone's viewing pleasure. There will be a special workshop with live bats and a falconry demonstration in the field. The Duck Days Exhibit Hall will have interactive displays from 20 area environmental organizations and will feature the crowd-pleasing mallard ducklings, as well as live raptors.
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Fair/Festival, Community Event, Food/Tasting
Capitol Beer Fest 2019
Four hours of more than 125brewers, 20 food trucks, and live music. The generosity of brewers, attendees, and partners make this event possible and 100% of the proceeds go to the Runnin’ for Rhett Youth Fitness Program. Everyone working the event is volunteering to support local youth fitness programs.
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