Tag: 2011

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve

| December 28, 2011 | 403 Comments

It’s almost time to ring in 2012!  Woohoo! If you are opting to celebrate as a family and are looking for kid-friendly New Year’s Eve events in the Sacramento area, I’ve got you covered!  Here are 3 fun things to do whether you want to keep the kids up till midnight or not. Have fun!!! […]

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Happy Holidays from a Grateful Mom

Happy Holidays from a Grateful Mom

| December 23, 2011 | 123 Comments

Dear Fellow Sidetrackers, I am thoroughly enjoying the magic of the season that comes with having children!  I hope you are, too! I want to say a big, giant, THANK YOU to all you parents, grandparents, and caretakers!  I have a passion for finding the best things to do with kids in our area and […]

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Kwanzaa Celebration at the Crocker

Kwanzaa Celebration at the Crocker

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Whether your family celebrates Kwanzaa or you would like to learn about it…this is a great way to do it! Celebrated worldwide, Kwanzaa focuses on family, community, creativity, and the cultural traditions of the African Diaspora. The Crocker Art Museum is holding a Kwanzaa Family Festival on Monday, December 26th from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm.  […]

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Free Admission on Christmas Eve

Free Admission on Christmas Eve

| December 19, 2011 | 5 Comments

Not just one, but TWO of our local hot spots will be gifting us with Free Admission on Christmas Eve! Both the Sacramento Zoo AND Fairytale Town are opening their doors to all of us this Saturday, December 24th! What better way is there to entertain the kids while they are full of Christmas energy […]

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Weekend Top 10

Weekend Top 10

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Fri, Dec 16th – Sun, Dec 18th 1. Ride the Starlight Express Train at Folsom Zoo’s WILD NIGHTS AND HOLIDAY LIGHTS. Fri-Sun 2. See visions of sugarplums dancing in your head at THE NUTCRACKER. Fri, Sun 3. Enjoy BRUNCH WITH SANTA at the Jelly Belly Factory. Sat-Sun 4. Become a NATURE DETECTIVE and discover the […]

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Family Night at Downtown Ice Rink

Family Night at Downtown Ice Rink

| December 12, 2011 | 235 Comments

  Last week, we met up with friends at the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink for their Family Skate Night. Every Wednesday night you can get one child’s admission FREE with a paid adult admission! Bundled up in our hats, gloves, and scarves, we instantly felt in the holiday spirit when we heard the Christmas music […]

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Weekend Top 10

Weekend Top 10

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sat, Dec 10th – Sun, Dec 11th 1. Eat BREAKFAST WITH SANTA and mail a letter to the North Pole. Sat 2. Wave to the bands and twirlers at the Downtown SANTA PARADE. Sat 3. Ride the Starlight Express Train at Folsom Zoo’s WILD NIGHTS AND HOLIDAY LIGHTS. Sat 4. Celebrate holidays from around the […]

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BounceU Christmas Giveaways

BounceU Christmas Giveaways

| December 6, 2011 | 99 Comments

2 EVENTS – 2 WINNERS! * Jingle Bounce: Cookies with Santa * The holidays are a busy time for jolly old St. Nick, but he’ll be dropping by BounceU to enjoy cookies with all good boys and girls.  Join them for this holiday event filled with bouncing, games, holiday craft, cookies, and good times – […]

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Holiday Tapestry Giveaway

Holiday Tapestry Giveaway

| December 6, 2011 | 3 Comments

2 Family 4-Packs to Give Away! The talented Galena Street East performers will be presenting Holiday Tapestry “Season of Miracles” this Friday and Saturday.  It looks like a fabulous way to experience music and dance from all over the world!  My family is excited to go!  If you would like your family to attend one […]

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Great Gift Idea for Sac Families

Great Gift Idea for Sac Families

| December 5, 2011 | 134 Comments

Guest Post by Jennifer Bell Give the gift of entertainment and a year full of experiences and memories to treasure!  If you’re looking for the perfect family gift for your own family or relatives with children, look no further!  We’ve compiled a list of museums, zoos, and other organizations in the area with MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS! […]

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