Weekend Family Fun

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11/15 – Sacramento Kings vs. Detroit Pistons at the Sleep Train Arena

11/15 – 11/16 – Wizard of Oz – Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination as the Christian Youth Theater (CYT), Sacramento, presents The Wizard of Oz.

11/16 – Princess Academy at Fairytale Town – Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! Little princesses-in-training will learn the magical secrets of being a fairytale princess in this one-day workshop for ages 5 to 8. Princesses will play dress up, attend a pink tea party, and decorate delicious treats to enjoy.  From princess etiquette to royal manners and social skills, this fairytale-fun workshop has everything a budding princess needs, including a Fairy Godmother.

11/16 – Hands on History: The Donners and other Emigrant Wagon Parties at Sutter’s Fort – Wagon travel across the Sierra Nevada was a dangerous proposition. In the winter of 1846-1847 over 80 emigrants became trapped in the Sierra snows. They are known as the Donner Party, but they were many different families and individuals. Sutter’s Fort was their destination and became their only hope of survival. Rescue parties of volunteers were assembled at the Fort, mules and packs were gathered, and a variety of food supplies were packed for the rescue. Few people are aware that the second relief party carried 100 lbs. of cocoa and 400 pounds of sugar among other more staple items.  Come to the fort and hear why there is so much discussion about the Donner Party.  Visitors will be able to pack a wagon or write in a journal with a quill pen, or make a corn husk or rag doll, and create their own pioneer souvenir item.

11/17 – Family Sundays at Central: Musical Robot – Dance and sing along with the energetic music duo Musical Robot, and create a unique robot using recycled materials.

11/17 – Sunday Funday: Wild Things Inc. at Arden Hills – Looking for an amazing and captivating experience perfect for kids? Well, Wild Things Inc. to the rescue! Wild Things Inc. will be on-site so young ones can enjoy meeting and learning about animals from around the world. Don’t miss this perfect event for kids. Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy the fun or leave their children in the care of certified Kid’s Korner staff.

11/17 – Compass Walk at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center – Join docent Jennifer Kerr for a guided map and compass walk. You will learn how to use a compass, take bearings, use a compass with a map and find our way around the trails.  Donations are gratefully accepted.

11/17 – Sacramento Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies at Sleep Train Arena

11/17 – Free Family Concert: Bi-Lingual – For the first time ever, Camellia Symphony Orchestra will be hosting a bi-lingual Free Family Concert with Instrument Petting Zoo. This kid-friendly concert will also include a visual art element presented by I Can Do THAT!, who will offer “funshops” for children to create art related to the musical experience.


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