Tag: 2015

5 Ways to Ring in 2016 with Kids

5 Ways to Ring in 2016 with Kids

| December 30, 2015 | 115 Comments

Although there are lots of celebrations on New Year’s Eve, it is hard to find one that involves the kiddos as well! Here are five local events that are sure to be fun and will give you a chance to ring in the new year together! 1. New Year’s Banner activity at the Discovery Museum […]

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Holiday Celebrations in December

Holiday Celebrations in December

| December 2, 2015 | 571 Comments

Macy’s Theatre of Lights When: Through December 31 Where: Old Sacramento What: Experience the holiday magic of Old Sacramento’s 7th Annual Macy’s Theatre of Lights. The free outdoor performances artfully mix the historic charm of Old Sacramento with state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology to create a memorable and visually-exciting holiday experience. With new storytelling elements […]

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Weekend Top 10: December 4th – 6th

Weekend Top 10: December 4th – 6th

| December 2, 2015 | 140 Comments

See a live dramatization of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” on the balconies above K Street during the 7th Annual THEATRE OF LIGHTS. Thursday – Sunday FREE Enjoy a reading of The Polar Express during Barnes & Nobles’ POLAR EXPRESS STORYTIME & PAJAMA PARTY. Friday FREE Ride the SANTA TRAIN through Hagan Park and get […]

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Thanksgiving Weekend Top 10: Friday-Sunday, November 27th-29th

Thanksgiving Weekend Top 10: Friday-Sunday, November 27th-29th

| November 24, 2015 | 124 Comments

Get your after Thanksgiving wiggles out at Fairytale Town during their FREE ADMISSION DAY & CANNED FOOD DRIVE. Friday FREE Prepare for the return of the Elf on the Shelf during Barnes & Noble’s SCOUT ELF RETURN BOOT CAMP (Natomas & Roseville locations). Saturday FREE See model train layouts, meet Santa Clause and go on […]

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Weekend Top 10: November 14th – 15th

Weekend Top 10: November 14th – 15th

| November 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

Investigate the ROCKY ROAD and all its shapes and sizes at Placer Nature Center. Saturday FREE Enjoy a reading of THE LITTLE SNOWPLOW during Barnes & Noble’s Storytime. Saturday FREE Get creative together at Fenix Drum & Dance Company’s FAMILY MASK MAKING WORKSHOP. Saturday FREE See illuminated season displays, acrobats on ice and go on […]

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Weekend Top 10: October 23rd – 25th

Weekend Top 10: October 23rd – 25th

| October 22, 2015 | 122 Comments

Trick-or-treat at candy stations, watch a magic show and join a costume parade at Fairytale Town’s pirate-themed SAFE & SUPER HALLOWEEN. Friday – Sunday See the display of lit up pumpkins and watch a movie under the starts at Folsom’s NIGHT OF 1000 PUMPKINS. Friday Meet Spiderman and the Snow Queen, trick-or-treat and try out […]

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Weekend Top 10: October 17th – 18th

Weekend Top 10: October 17th – 18th

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enjoy native stories under the stars at Maidu Museum’s family CAMPFIRE. Friday Roller skate amid lights and music at Skatetown’s HALLOWEEN COSTUME SKATE PARTY. Friday Splash around until you find the perfect pumpkin at Elk Grove’s POOL OF PUMPKINS. Saturday Dance and play at the Sacramento Children’s Museum’s MONSTER BASH. Saturday Watch a magic show, […]

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Weekend Top 10: October 10th – 11th

Weekend Top 10: October 10th – 11th

| October 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Dress as your favorite Star Wars character and enjoy STAR WARS READS DAY activities at local Sacramento Public Libraries. Saturday FREE Build a HAUNTED BIRDHOUSE at Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic. Saturday FREE Get your face painted and enjoy entertainment and crafts at the Golden Valley Charter’s community HARVEST FESTIVAL. Saturday See the great folk […]

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Halloween Celebrations & Trick-or-Treating 2015

Halloween Celebrations & Trick-or-Treating 2015

| October 2, 2015 | 218 Comments

Celebrate Halloween all month long in Sacramento with these family-friendly events that will provide your kids with safe trick-or-treating options and plenty of chances to wear those costumes more than once! Here are the festive activities in date order so that you don’t miss a thing. Make some fun memories! Free Library Halloween Events Crafts, […]

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Fall Fun Guide 2015

Fall Fun Guide 2015

| October 2, 2015 | 104 Comments

We love Fall in Sacramento —temperatures cool down enough to enjoy the outdoors, sweaters come out of the closet, pumpkin-flavored treats start to pop up everywhere and there are plenty of special events in the pipeline. Our round-up of the best things to do in Sacramento this season will keep your family busy through Thanksgiving. […]

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