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Weekend Top 10: August 12th – 13th

Weekend Top 10: August 12th – 13th

| August 10, 2017

Watch Cars and eat popcorn under the stars at Natomas’ MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Listen to music and bounce during El Dorado Hill’s CONCERT IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Enjoy live music in the park at Elk Grove’s HOT SUMMER NIGHT CONCERT. Friday FREE Build your own play space during COMMUNITY DAY AT […]

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Weekend Top 10: July 29th – 30th

Weekend Top 10: July 29th – 30th

| July 27, 2017

Enjoy family concerts all day long during the CAT & THE FIDDLE MUSIC FESTIVAL weekend at Fairytale Town. Saturday – Sunday See the new life-sized animatronic dinosaur exhibit and celebrate the CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR’s 50th year at Cal Expo. Daily – Sunday Play games and win prizes at the WOW Museum’s CARNIVAL OF SCIENCE. Saturday […]

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Weekend Top 10: July 8th – 9th

Weekend Top 10: July 8th – 9th

| July 7, 2017

Create your own play structure during Sacramento Adventure Playground’s COMMUNITY DAY. Saturday FREE Explore the engineering design cycle as Powerhouse Science Center opens their new DESIGN LAB. Saturday – Sunday Go on a morning BEAT THE HEAT nature walk or meet an owl during WHOOOOS THERE at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Saturday, Sunday FREE […]

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4th of July Event Roundup 2017

4th of July Event Roundup 2017

| June 29, 2017

Looking for things to do with the family on the 4th of July? Spend the day hanging out at one of these kid-friendly events, neighborhood parades and celebratory festivals. Then end the evening with a patriotic bang of dazzling fireworks in the night sky! Arden-Arcade 15th Annual Spirit of Freedom Parade Parade route – south […]

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Weekend Top 10: July 1st – 2nd

Weekend Top 10: July 1st – 2nd

| June 29, 2017

Swim and watch Moana at Cottage Pool’s DIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT. Friday Play rodeo-themed games, listen to live music and meet the stars of the Folsom Pro Rodeo at the FAMILY ROUNDUP. Friday FREE   Learn to fish during a FREE FISHING CLINIC at Howe Park Pond. Saturday (note: first come, first served) Build a Bug House […]

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Weekend Top 10: June 24th – 25th

Weekend Top 10: June 24th – 25th

| June 22, 2017

Watch “Finding Dory” under the stars at Rancho Cordova’s MOONLIGHT MOVIE. Friday FREE ….OR see “Secret Life of Pets” at Natoma’s MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Go on rides, eat treats and be entertained at the PLACER COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Sunday Dress up, eat all the ice cream you can eat, see Shakespeare […]

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Summer Fun Guide 2017

Summer Fun Guide 2017

| May 24, 2017

Summer is both a magical time of memory making and a daunting time for parents as we try to find ways to keep the kids busy. My mission: to round up all the very best things to do around town in order to ensure you have solutions when you hear “I’m bored” or better yet […]

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Memorial Day Weekend: May 27th – 29th

Memorial Day Weekend: May 27th – 29th

| May 24, 2017

Pet farm animals, make jumbo bubbles at the Wild Science exhibit and go on rides at the SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Monday KIDS FREE Cool off under fountains and slipping down water slides at an AQUATIC CENTER. Saturday – Monday Listen to stories and play as you learn about water during Sacramento Zoo’s NATURE EXPLORERS. […]

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Spraygrounds in Sacramento 2017

Spraygrounds in Sacramento 2017

| May 24, 2017

If you’ve been following Sacramento Sidetracks through the years, then you know I am always enthusiastic about the spraygrounds we have in our area! They offer the most fabulous FREE way for kids to cool off in the summer! Most of the “spraygrounds”, “splash pads” and “fountains” on this list are located within a park […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend Top 10: May 13th – 14th

Mother’s Day Weekend Top 10: May 13th – 14th

| May 9, 2017

Touch, climb on and explore unique vehicles at MEET THE MACHINES. Saturday FREE Enjoy rides, a petting zoo, entertainment, and food at BERRY FEST. Saturday – Sunday Use your imagination and create your own play structure during Community Day at SACRAMENTO ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND. Saturday FREE Go on rides together on Mother’s Day at FUNDERLAND’s MOMS […]

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