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Old Sacramento offers fun-filled summer schedule of intriguing & interactive tours

Old Sacramento offers fun-filled summer schedule of intriguing & interactive tours

The Sacramento History Museum & Alliance are proud to present a fun-filled schedule of intriguing and interpretive tour offerings in Old Sacramento this summer. In fact, Old Sacramento Underground Tours are now offered seven-days-a-week through Labor Day Weekend. With such a variety of tour offerings that range from family-friendly to adult-only, there’s something new for everyone to experience and enjoy in Old Sacramento. 

 

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Midtown Sacramento offers imaginative, interactive & exhilarating art during Second Saturday on 6/9

Midtown Sacramento offers imaginative, interactive & exhilarating art during Second Saturday on 6/9

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more. 

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, a sampling of the offerings presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following:

French fashion powerhouse Saint Laurent takes New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Saint Laurent decamped from Paris to New Jersey for a menswear show with a shine that matched the glittery Manhattan nightscape Wednesday just across the downtown harbor... Read More

Nielsen's top 20 programs for May 28-June 3

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 28-June 3. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership... Read More

Auto Museum connects Black History and the Automobile in June

Auto Museum connects Black History and the Automobile in June

During the month of June 2018, the California Automobile Museum plans to highlight the important connection between the automobile and black history, migration, and upward mobility along with how The Negro Motorist Green Book was instrumental in helping black Americans travel safely during a time of segregation in the south (1930s through the mid-1960s). Authored by New York City mailman Victor Hugo Green, the all-important Green Book was once a helpful guide to services, areas and places (e.g. restaurants, lodging, gas stations, etc.) friendly to African Americans during a time of racial discrimination.  

 

After 54 years, ABC ready to sign off on Indianapolis 500

The old television broadcast booth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was situated on the roof over the front straightaway, set back just enough that Paul Page remembers being able to see the start-finish... Read More

Railroad Museum to present suspenseful new exhibit “Death Valley Scotty’s Race for Glory”

Railroad Museum to present suspenseful new exhibit “Death Valley Scotty’s Race for Glory”

The California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are proud to present a special, limited-time exhibit titled “Death Valley Scotty’s Race for Glory” on Friday, May 18, 2018. The exhibit relates the suspenseful and thrilling story of Death Valley Scotty’s record-breaking, high speed trip from Los Angeles to Chicago in 1905. As a dramatic centerpiece to this interpretive and inspiring exhibit, a massive steam locomotive used during the feat – Santa Fe’s No. 1010 – will be on public display. The historic locomotive No. 1010, part of the Museum’s impressive collection, was last displayed in the Museum in the 1990s. Since that time, No. 1010 has been stored and maintained in the nearby Railyard Shops.