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Holiday, For the Family, Children, Nature
California Family Halloween Hike & Seek
Join REI Co-op, Parks California and California State Parks PORTS (Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students)® for their California Family Halloween Hike & Seek Challenge, a creative alternative to Trick-or-Treating this holiday season. The California Family Halloween Hike & Seek Challenge encourages families to get outside and explore their local parks, neighborhoods, and favorite trials this October while checking everything off the Hike & Seek list. Parents can visit the California Family Halloween Hike & Seek website, download the checklist and get hiking with the kids. Get ready to cross items off the Hike & Seek checklist, like strike your best zombie pose in front of your local park sign, spot some spider webs, find a creeping cat, attend REI Day with PORTS on Oct. 21, and more! Families are encouraged to share their experiences and photos of their adventures with the REI community on REI Conversations, REI’s digital community to learn, share and inspire each other to get outside.
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Fair/Festival, Holiday, Social Event, Craft Show, Food/Tasting
Christmas Market at Peltier Winery Featuring Local Artisans
This year has been a real lump of coal so let’s save 2020 with some holiday fun at Peltier Winery’s first-ever CHRISTMAS MARKET! Advance tickets only. Stroll the winery with a glass in hand and get your Christmas shopping on! The Peltier Christmas Market will be hosting local makers and vendors selling their unique products. We’re bringing the holiday spirit with festive food, wine, sweet treats, live music and of course the winery will be decked out in it’s Christmas best! So make a day or night of it and start crossing off that Christmas shopping list while supporting local businesses. Check out our event page for the latest info. as we continue to add details and vendors. Peltier Christmas Market. Please No one under 21 including children and infants No pets (we love your children and pets but we are a working winery and the safety of our guests is our number one priority) Winery closed for tasting on November 21st.
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Holiday, Fair/Festival, Film
Harvest Weekend at Quarry Park Adventures
Quarry Park Adventures is proud to announce Harvest Weekend, a new family-friendly socially-distanced event to expand on popular fall lineup at Drive-In's at the Quarry. Halloween looks a little different this year but due to the outdoor nature of the park, it is an ideal place to enjoy a festive outing. Drive-Ins at the Quarry have been popular and are planned to run through at least Nov. 7th with special Halloween programming from Thursday through Saturday of Harvest Weekend. In addition to drive-in movies, Harvest Weekend will feature the following activities for a general admission ticket for kids only (adults are free). Tickets are $15 and are separate from drive-in and regular Quarry Park Adventures activities. Masks will be required in all situations where guests are six feet or closer to someone outside of their household. To reserve tickets please visit • Themed photo opportunities • Enjoy viewing jack-o-lanterns carved by local businesses • Gem mining • Rock painting • Win candy after each activity from staff members • Cosplay-Accurate Characters for kids to meet on Halloween (3-5pm only) – enjoy socially distanced photos • Witches hat ring toss • Pumpkin tick-tack-toe Movies will begin at varying times (below) and tickets can be purchased online for $25 per car. Spaces are limited in the parking lot which will be converted on All cars at the drive-in will be socially distanced. Masks will be required outside of patrons’ vehicles. Restrooms will be available with staff monitoring to manage crowding during queueing and minimize socializing. o Oct 17 – Shrek o Oct 23 – Coco o Oct 24 – Ghostbusters (1984) • Halloween weekend o Oct 29 – APParition (PG 13 horror film about Ione’s Preston Castle) – 7:00 p.m. o Oct 30 – The Nightmare Before Christmas – 7:00 p.m. o Oct 31 – Hocus Pocus – 7:00 p.m. • Showtime 6:30 p.m. o Nov 6 – Back to the Future o Nov 7 - Onward
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Heartstoppers: Redemption
Heartstoppers Haunted House will be OPEN this season! Well, sort of! Coming this October 29th 30th and 31st, we will be running a 100% in car, Drive-Thru Zombie LaserTag and Halloween Celebration Event at the MineShaft in Rancho Cordova. Our traditional Haunt will be closed, but we are taking many of those elements and using them for this new show. Many thanks to the Cordova Community Council and Combat Laser Overload for helping pull this incredible event off! Tickets will sell out for this event, so plan accordingly! Check out our website for all the details and ticket availability.
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Holiday, Children, Community Event, Craft Show, Fair/Festival, For the Family, Parents/Parenting
Midtown Fall Festival
Come join us for the first annual Midtown Fall Festival! We have over 750 pumpkins for you to choose from as you find just the perfect one. We will have a variety of food trucks depending on the day. We have sweet and treats and games for the little ones. There will be performance from the Trainees of Sacramento Ballet as well as class demonstartions by the students in The School of Sacramento Ballet. We are practicing strict COVID-19 precautions. Tempertaures will be taken upon entry. Even though this is an all outdoor event, face coverings will be required for anyone over the ages of 2+. We ask that everyone practice social distancing while in the pumpkin patch, while perusing the local artisan vendors or waiting in any lines. We want everyone to have a fun and SAFE time!
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Fair/Festival, Holiday, Craft Show
Mountain Mandarin Marketplace
This year looks a little different, Our Celebration of the Placer County Mandarins will be an Outdoor Marketplace. Hosting 12 Local Mandarin growers and 120 vendor booths we have been approved by the Health Department following the California Guidelines for Retail. 3, 5 & 10 pound bags of our famous Placer County Mandarins will be on sale. Our food vendors will offer Mandarin inspired dishes and our famous Mandarin Cocktails. Start your holiday shopping with our craft and commercial vendors. Mandarin Olive Oil, Mandarin Balsamic, Mandarin Jam, Mandarin Jelly, Mandarin Bread, Mandarin Cookies, Mandarin Smoked Salmon, Mandarin BBQ sauce and the list goes on. Outfit your home with Holiday decorations, your yard with a Wood Carved Bear, How about metal yard art with metal Christmas trees and so much more.
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Holiday, For the Family, Children, Tour
Pumpkin Patch Express at River Fox Train
Celebrate the Fall Harvest on an unforgettable train ride full of trick-or-treating, fun activities and good times. The fun continues at our private park with more trick-or-treating, gem mining, photo opportunities and pumpkin picking. We also encourage kids and parents alike to dress up in costumes and participate in our costume contest! Trip information This 2.5 hour experience is fun for kids of all ages. Each ticket includes a train ride, time at our private park, treats, a pumpkin and kids will get a bag with stickers to decorate it. All seating is open. Don’t forget to visit our Gift Shop! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some experiences may be modified. The train ride will take place on our sanitary open-air cars with trick-or-treating one way only. Outside activities are spread out to maintain social distancing. Masks will be worn by all staff members and sanitizer stations will be located throughout the area. Food option Snacks and beverages, including beer, wine and mimosas, will be available for purchase on the train. Light concessions will also be available at the park. NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS ARE ALLOWED ON THE TRAIN. Schedule: Saturday 10/3/20 10:00am and 1:00pm Sunday 10/4/20 10:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm Saturday 10/10/20 10:00am and 1:00pm Sunday 10/11/20 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 4:00pm Saturday 10/17/20 10:00am and 1:00pm Sunday 10/18/20 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 4:00pm Saturday 10/24/20 10:00am and 1:00pm Sunday 10/25/20 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 4:00pm Saturday 10/31/20 10:00am and 1:00pm
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Holiday, Community Event
Thursday Day Market Fall Festival
Come and join us for the Thursday Night Market Fall Festival. There will be Trick or Treating, Kiddie Costume Contest, Fun activities, Music and Poetry, Shopping at our many stores, and food will be available for sale at our food trucks. Masks and Social Distancing are required.
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Virtual Tree Lighting
One, two, TREE! The holidays might look different this year, but yule still love what we have in store for you! This year, experience the Thanksgiving-eve tradition of lighting the holiday tree at the Old Sacramento Waterfront in your fuzzy socks and matching pajamas with the comforts of hot cocoa and home! Streaming live on, enjoy the official kick-off to the season with the Dignity Health Holiday Tree Lighting on Wednesday, November 25 at 6pm. Viewable from afar, the Dignity Health Holiday Tree lights will sparkle every day through New Year’s Day alongside enhanced district decor to inspire holiday spirit throughout the merriest season. Discover new memories all season long! While the traditional large tree lighting ceremony and nightly Theatre of Lights performances are on hold for 2020, you’ll still find a “tree-mendous” holiday at the historic Old Sacramento Waterfront this year! If it’s that one-of-a-kind gift you’re after or a holiday-inspired feast, exploring – and voting for – newly decorated storefronts and finding new heights on the 65' Waterfront Wheel, come find it at the Old Sacramento Waterfront. Note: All visitors to the Old Sacramento Waterfront should adhere to health and safety guidelines: -Wear a mask in public -Maintain physical distancing at least 6' apart from those not in your group -Stay home if sick or exhibiting fever, cough, respiratory symptoms or shortness of breath
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