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Join the Fun...March is Museum Membership Month!

Join the Fun...March is Museum Membership Month!

Following another successful Sacramento Museum Day – which was attended by nearly 50,000 community members -- the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) has announced March 2016 as Museum Membership Month!

The benefits of museum membership often extend well beyond a financial savings and include exclusive experiences only available to members. Plus, there’s something for everyone as the thriving Sacramento museum community offers memberships at virtually every museum and/or destination -- from fine art and culture to native, exotic and endangered wildlife. To highlight Museum Membership Month in March, many of the nearly 30 museums are offering special incentives and discounts for enthusiasts who choose to become members of their favorite museums and destinations. A few limited-time offers include the following:

New Season of “Gold Rush Experience” Tours in Old Sacramento Begins March 5

New Season of “Gold Rush Experience” Tours in Old Sacramento Begins March 5

Launched in the fall of 2015 by the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF), an all-new season of Gold Rush Experience walking tours begins on March 5, 2016. As a companion program to the ever-popular Old Sacramento Underground tours, visitors interested in the new Gold Rush Experience tours will enjoy an interpretive and entertaining experience that walks them through Sacramento’s unique history, bringing alive the spirit of the people who built the city from the ground up, several times. To start the season, three tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to check the website regularly as tour offerings will expand and change with the seasons.

Boaters and Floaters

Boaters and Floaters

Being prone to flooding, the city of Sacramento is no stranger to the awesome destructive power of water. Take a few epic deluges, add in some drunks falling into the river, mix in a few horrific steamship explosions, and bam, you're soaking in a tragic but entertaining tour.

Join us on Saturday, March 5th at 10:00 a.m. for this engaging tour. Free.

Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad

Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad

Offered as an expansion of the well-established weekday train ride program for local school groups, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are once again offering excursion train rides to the general public on 12 pre-determined Tuesdays in Spring 2016. Tuesday Train Rides are available on the following dates: February 23, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, April 5, 12, 19 & 26 and May 3 & 10. Two train ride times will be available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the scheduled Tuesdays when the trains are running.

Automobile Museum Revs Up Sacramento Beer Week With Beer Prom & Craft Brew Tasting Event

Automobile Museum Revs Up Sacramento Beer Week With Beer Prom & Craft Brew Tasting Event

Imagine feasting your eyes on classic, vintage and collectible cars while sipping delicious specialty brews and listening to popular 80s tunes…it’s “Beer Prom” at the California Automobile Museum on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Fun and funky, this special fundraising event offers a unique way to taste beer in “style” as guests are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in 80s radical or prom-funk attire. In addition to sampling delicious brews while surrounded by eye-catching cars, “Beer Prom” guests can also have fun with a photo booth and cut-outs from rad 80s celebrities -- such as David Hasselhoff -- plus enjoy food (for purchase) from popular food trucks that will be on-site for the event.

Wellness Wednesday: How Do I Love Me?

Wellness Wednesday: How Do I Love Me?

Happy Wellness Wednesday! I have a question for your when was the last time you took time to love YOU? In this video I share why that is important as well as some ideas to help you love yourself and be your own best Valentine!... Read More

Natomas High student detained for bringing gun on campus


A Natomas High School student showed up on campus Tuesday morning with a gun, Sacramento police said.

A student was being taken from campus in the back of a police car when ABC10 crews arrived around 9 a.m.

Parents were notified through the school's emergency alert system and the campus had been placed on lockdown, according to officials on the scene. The lockdown was lifted just before 10 a.m.

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