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Five Local Museums to Offer Free Admission During “Museum Day Live" - 9/27!

Five Local Museums to Offer Free Admission During “Museum Day Live" - 9/27!

Five Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian magazine “Museum Day Live!” nationwide effort by offering free admission to ticket holders all day on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Participating local museums include the following:   California Automobile Museum, California State Railroad Museum, Maidu Museum & Historic Site, State Indian Museum and The California Museum.  The mission of the annual effort is to provide an opportunity for consumers throughout the United States to enjoy and share in our dynamic heritage and cultural life for free.

Help local wildlife at a SactoMoFo Event

Help local wildlife at a SactoMoFo Event
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Acorn Harvesters Needed

Acorn Harvesters Needed

The Sacramento Tree Foundation is recruiting acorn Harvesters for our fall 2014 Acorn Harvest. The Sacramento Tree Foundation is committed to enhancing the natural heritage of the Sacramento region by growing locally adapted, genetically appropriate native trees. Training is provided to help volunteers identify, collect and record 500 viable acorns (about 2 gallons worth). From October to December, 7,000- 15,000 acorns will be collected.  Training class takes place at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center,  Saturday, September 27 10:00am – 12:00.

Please RSVP to Zarah Wyly: (916)974-4307, Zarah@sactree.com

Kick'n it for the Trees

Kick'n it for the Trees

It’s no accident that Sacramento is known as “The City of Trees.” Most of the trees that line our streets, decorate our parks, and provide blissful reprieve from our summer sun were planted by someone. For over 150 years, the people of Sacramento have planted and loved the city’s trees – making our urban forest one of the Top 10 in the U.S. And while planting trees can be arduous work with all the dirt and shovels, there’s a new way to help make sure that Sacramento stays in the shade for many summers to come.

Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend

Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Over Labor Day Weekend

Come one, come all!  An “Americana in Old Sacramento” celebration awaits visitors to the popular historic district over Labor Day weekend complete with free live music, classic cars and vintage vehicles -- such as 1950s-era buses, emergency vehicles and taxi cabs. In addition, a variety of special evening events and various museum-related activities are planned for the extended holiday weekend. 

With the support of involved city leaders and in collaboration with the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA), California State Parks and the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation (HOSF), the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) has announced a festive, fun and full line-up of Labor Day weekend activities in Old Sacramento.

A sampling of the “Americana in Old Sacramento” celebratory activities include the following:

Laughs and learning at SACC's Executive Series Seminar

Laughs and learning at SACC's Executive Series Seminar

The gathering was quite intimate. Every mahogany-accented seat was filled in Seasons 52’s Napa room on a bright Wednesday morning. Custom-built wine racks framed the projection screen, the audience hushed over fresh fruit and bagels. The warmth of its rustic décor was matched only by Gordon Fowler’s bright laughing eyes as he told story after story to nearly 60 people, some of whom had to stand because the room was so packed.

As President and CEO of 3fold Communications, telling engaging stories is something Fowler does best.

With over 20 years experience in marketing and communications, Fowler spoke August 13 at Seasons 52 in Sacramento as the fourth installment of Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (SACC)'s Executive Series.