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Haunted Sacramento

Haunted Sacramento

There are restless spirits in sleepy Sacramento. Apparitions are said to reveal themselves to unsuspecting passersby. Take a walk on the spooky side and learn the haunted history of Sacramento. You may never look at our town the same again. Join us at the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery this Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. for this special tour.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is free street parking on surrounding streets. Tours are free; however, donations are appreciated and benefit cemetery preservation. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

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Old Sac living history program offers new season of spirited “Ghost Tours: Mayhem in the Museum"

Old Sac living history program offers new season of spirited “Ghost Tours: Mayhem in the Museum"

The Sacramento History Museum & Alliance are proud to present an all-new season of Old Sacramento Living History’s annual “Ghost Tours: Mayhem in the Museum” on Friday and Saturday evenings, October 12 through October 27, 2018. For those who dare, the engaging tours depart from the Sacramento History Museum (101 I Street) every half-hour from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the evenings the tours are available. 

 

Time to celebrate a quarter century of fun & games for Stage Nine Entertainment

Time to celebrate a quarter century of fun & games for Stage Nine Entertainment
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Rarely-seen historic treasures on public display for 8th Annual “Sacramento Archives Crawl”

Rarely-seen historic treasures on public display for 8th Annual “Sacramento Archives Crawl”

In celebration of National Archives Month, archives and special collections libraries from throughout the region will showcase their rarely-seen holdings during the 8th annual Sacramento Archives Crawl on Saturday, October 6, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Community Sponsors

Life, Love and Legend

Life, Love and Legend

 

With a fresh new name, 2018 marks 27th year for BENT Sacramento LGBTQ Film Fest

With a fresh new name, 2018 marks 27th year for BENT Sacramento LGBTQ Film Fest

Celebrating its 27th anniversary, BENT-Sacramento International LGBTQ Film Festival is a spectacular community and cultural event consisting of three days of LGBTQ film, local food, beer, wine and live entertainment. BENT Film Fest takes place Friday through Sunday, October 12-14, 2018, at the Crest Theatre (1013 K Street) in downtown Sacramento.  BENT Film Fest takes place in October each year coinciding with the national LGBTQ History Month, an observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of gay rights. 

All aboard for story time at the Railroad Museum with a spirited and fun mad scientist

All aboard for story time at the Railroad Museum with a spirited and fun mad scientist

It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with the fun and fabulous Mad Scientist from the Spookomotive train ride fame on Monday, October 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the California State Railroad Museum. To the delight of train enthusiasts, young children and the young-at-heart, the Mad Scientist will read two (delightful not frightful) books including The Spooky Express California by Eric James and Monster Train by Michael Ratnett. Children are welcome to dress up in Halloween costumes if they choose.

 

Auto Museum debuts all-new exhibit: Hitting the Road: Road Trippin’ Through the Years

Auto Museum debuts all-new exhibit:  Hitting the Road: Road Trippin’ Through the Years

The California Automobile Museum is proud to present a new exhibit titled Hitting the Road: Road Trippin’ Through the Years” that debuts on Friday, September 28, 2018. The fun and exciting exhibit allows guests an opportunity to explore the historic American pastime of traveling with family and friends. Depending on age, race, and financial status, experiences and memories of road trips differ dramatically. The goal of this exhibit is to explore these differences along with how the automobile and road trips changed American culture, and also helped to shape entire industries. 

 

Delightful not frightful “Spookomotive” train rides to treat passengers all four weekends in October

Delightful not frightful “Spookomotive” train rides to treat passengers all four weekends in October

Back by popular demand, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation will offer engaging and entertaining “Spookomotive” train rides in Old Sacramento every weekend in October. With VIP First Class train rides also available, “Spookomotive” trains depart hourly from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays on October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2018. 

 

Railroad Museum Foundation offers two VIP Cocktail Train rides

Railroad Museum Foundation offers two VIP Cocktail Train rides

Showcasing the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to continue its multi-year partnership with Visit Sacramento as an official Farm-to-Fork sponsor. To celebrate the important role the railroad once played in bringing the fruits of the farm to emerging new communities throughout the region and nation, the Foundation is excited to announce that two VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences will be available this year, one each evening, on Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30, 2018. In addition, the Foundation is pleased to welcome returning sponsor Rabobank N.A. – a locally based bank serving California communities grounded in agriculture – for the 2018 Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train ride experiences.