Weekend Family Fun
11/7 – Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink Opening Day – The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink rink was first established in 1991 by the City of Sacramento. The Downtown Sacramento Partnership assumed operation and management of the rink soon after with the goal of creating a signature holiday experience for the region. Downtown has been a holiday destination ever since. We can’t wait for you to join us out on the ice this season!
11/8 – November Art Blast at the Crocker Art Museum – Each month a different work of art provides the inspiration for a memorable art-making activity for families with children Ages 7 to 12. Families are welcome to drop in anytime during the program. This program takes place every second Saturday of the month.
11/8 – Mega Family Carnival at Countryside Community Park – Don’t miss out on the largest outdoor family carnival event of the year hosted by a special surprised celebrity guest! There will be over 50+ of the most respected local, regional and national companies that provide products and services designed to enrich the lives of families. Come plan for a day of family fun, shopping, family resource, food, and great entertainment!
11/8 – Salmon Stroll at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center – The annual migration of Chinook salmon has arrived. Join a naturalist and hike to the river to catch a glimpse of these impressive fish as they swish and swirl in the shallows.
11/8 – Healthy Kids Day at Sleep Train Arena – Sacramento Covered presents their annual Healthy Kids Day. The event will offer free health screenings, enrollment workshops, free health and dental services, free flu vaccines, lunch, healthy snacks and beverages. There will be fun activities and entertainment for the entire family!
11/8 – The I Hate Children Children’s Show – Your children are the stars of this award-winning, magic show for kids and cool parents. If you love your kids but hate boring kid shows then you are going to love this children’s show. It’s an adult magic show, for the whole family. Every child Age 8 years or older is invited on stage to help with the magic. The magic is amazing enough to make believers out of those hard to reach teens. The banter is non-stop and hilarious.
11/8 – 11/9 – The Flying Machine a the B Street Theater – Travel back in time and bear witness to the death-defying adventures of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk as they dazzle the world with their new invention: The Aeroplane!
11/8 – 11/9 – Fingerprinting Fun at the Discovery Museum – It is Child Safety Protection Month and the Discovery Museum wants your family to be prepared for emergencies. Visit the museum this weekend to get children a free child ID to take home and keep on file. This is very important for all families to have and keep current for all of their children. After receiving your free child ID, kids complete a fingerprinting craft activity. Your admission includes these activities and planetarium shows for ages 4 and older.
11/8 – 11/9 – The Little Mermaid – This original adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid tells the “punny” tale of King Tri-Tip and his youngest daughter Aerosol as she strives to shed her tail and grow legs to be with her human prince. But to reach her goal she must make a deal with the evil Sand Witch. Will she live happily ever after, or be doomed to a life aquatic? Come join the fun and find out!
11/9 – Fall Colors at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center – Create colorful fall art by making leaf rubbings of the leaves found in the Nature Centers’ village area. Have fun while learning how leaf shape and size help in identifying trees.