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37th annual "A Holiday Show of Hands" this weekend!

37th annual "A Holiday Show of Hands" this weekend!

Submitted by Wendi Fontes

St. John's parents are hosting their 37th annual "A Holiday Show of Hands", an arts and crafts Christmas sale featuring custom work by over 150 craftsmen and artists.

Where:
St. John’s Parish Hall, Tralee Center, Gym, & Classrooms
5701 Locust Avenue
Carmichael 

Local Museums Get Into the Holiday Spirit in December!

Local Museums Get Into the Holiday Spirit in December!

Imagine. Explore. Discover.  In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In December, many of the nearly 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring a number of holiday-related events and activities, a sampling of which includes the following:

Gingerbread Holiday at the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum – 12/5 thru 12/21

Night of 1,000 Pumpkins

Night of 1,000 Pumpkins
Night of 1,000 Pumpkins
10-23-2015 - 10-23-2015
BooGramscom
http://boograms.com/pumpkins/index.html
Admission: Free
 
(916) 985-7452
 
 
Start Time(s): Fri 6pm
Night of 1,000 Pumpkins is a yearly event where 1,000 jack-o-lanterns are lit on Historic Sutter Street, California Thousands of residents and visitors of Folsom visit this yearly event which consists of trick-or-treating, outdoor movies, and of course, pumpkins Kids are encouraged to come in costume and enjoy the festivities Jack-o-lanterns are provided by attendees of the event - so if you visit, please bring a few carved pumpkins
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Sacramento Museums Fall for Halloween & Harvest Fun in October

Sacramento Museums Fall for Halloween & Harvest Fun in October

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In October, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are offering fun Halloween and harvest-related events and activities sure to get guests in a festive spirit, including:

“Pumpkin Science” at the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center -- October 3 & 4
It’s the season for Jack-o-lanterns! Visit the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center to enjoy family-friendly pumpkin stations to learn a bit about this squash. Plus, kids 12 and younger craft a paper pumpkin to take home as fall décor. For more, visit www.thediscovery.org

B-Phlat

B-Phlat
B-Phlat
09-25-2015 - 09-27-2015
 
http://www.tommyts.com/sac/sept-25-27-b-phlat/
Admission: General $20 Reserved $30 Ages 17+
 
(916) 608-2233
 
http://www.tommyts.com/sac/upcoming-shows/
Start Time(s): Fri 7:30pm & 9:45pm Sat 7pm & 9:45pm Sun 7pm
As the Flyest Comedienne Around, B-Phlats personality is as big as her comedy With high-profile appearances including HBOs Def Comedy Jam, Showtimes Comics Without Borders, and STARZ Channels Martin Lawrence Presents the 1st Amendment Comedy Show, to name a few, B-Phlat has been spreading her own unique blend of brassy, urban humor Her comedy goes beyond laughs, as she strays from the norms of man-bashing and profanity and instead uses her hysterical routines to honestly examine her life, urging other women to both improve and empower themselves
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It's A Family Affair: BBQ Cook-off and Family Festival

It's A Family Affair: BBQ Cook-off and Family Festival
It's A Family Affair: BBQ Cook-off and Family Festival
09-12-2015 - 09-12-2015
Agape Villages Foster Family Agency
https://www.facebook.com/events/571716412970337/
Admission: Free entry
 
(916) 414-9007
vsykes@agapevillages.org
 
Start Time(s): Sat 11am-6pm
Who has the best BBQ in the region? Who will take home the prize? Come out to Its A Family Affair: BBQ Cook-off and Family Festival to find out There will live entertainment with performances, great food, shopping, and tons of fun activities for children Kids can enjoy a face painting station, storytelling, a jump house, and an Aqua Splash pad This event benefits Agape Villages Foster Family Agencys efforts to find area children loving homes Performances: -Gary Mendoza -Dr Tamme' Shinshuri and the Cosmic Vibe artists -Sunnie Daye -Just Blessed Dancers -UC Dancers
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4th Annual Electricity and Science Fair

4th Annual Electricity and Science Fair
4th Annual Electricity and Science Fair
09-12-2015 - 09-12-2015
Friends of the Folsom Powerhouse Association
http://www.ffpaonline.org/events/
Admission: Free *Donations appreciated
 
(916) 235-7799
info@ffpaonline.org
 
Start Time(s): Sat 10am-2pm
Spend a day by the river learning about electricity and science with interactive museum exhibits, solar cooking, crafts, experiments with Mr Electricity, educational displays, and a trivia scavenger hunt 
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