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Railroad Museum Foundation offers two VIP Cocktail Train rides

Railroad Museum Foundation offers two VIP Cocktail Train rides

Showcasing the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to continue its multi-year partnership with Visit Sacramento as an official Farm-to-Fork sponsor. To celebrate the important role the railroad once played in bringing the fruits of the farm to emerging new communities throughout the region and nation, the Foundation is excited to announce that two VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences will be available this year, one each evening, on Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30, 2018. In addition, the Foundation is pleased to welcome returning sponsor Rabobank N.A. – a locally based bank serving California communities grounded in agriculture – for the 2018 Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train ride experiences.

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Michelle Obama to visit 10 cities for 'Becoming' book tour

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Railroad Museum selected as venue for “Conversations West 2018” regional conference

Railroad Museum selected as venue for “Conversations West 2018” regional conference

In partnership with California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation, the Center for Railroad Photography & Art will hold their first-ever western regional conference -- Conversations West 2018 -- at the Railroad Museum on September 21-22, 2018. The conference will offer a full day of presentations about railroad photography and art focusing specifically on the American West. The conference will also serve as a kick-off event for the Center’s new exhibition titled Beebe & Clegg: Their Enduring Photographic Legacy, as well as for festivities surrounding the upcoming 150th anniversary of the completion of the nation’s first transcontinental railroad.

 

Auto Museum celebrates & fosters community cooperation with Non-Profit Solutions Expo

Auto Museum celebrates & fosters community cooperation with Non-Profit Solutions Expo

The California Automobile Museum is proud to present a first-time Non-Profit Solutions Expo on Thursday evening, September 20, 2018, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Presented by First Foundation, more than 50 non-profits and cooperating local businesses have signed up for this unique tabletop tradeshow that is designed to connect companies that serve the non-profit community with key decision makers from charitable organizations of all types. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with community leaders and explore rows of exhibitor tables nestled among the classic and vintage cars on display at the museum. 

 

A painting party in the Sutter Buttes

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Get your game on…Auto Museum presents a Heroes and Rogues weekend of fun

Get your game on…Auto Museum presents a Heroes and Rogues weekend of fun

The California Automobile Museum is proud to present an all-new Heroes and Rogues weekend of fun, games and experiences on September 15-16, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. 

 

Five local museums to offer free admission to Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day ticket holders on 9/22

Five local museums to offer free admission to Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day ticket holders on 9/22

Five Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day nationwide effort by offering free admission to advance registrants all day on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The five participating local museums include the following: Aerospace Museum of California, California Automobile Museum, California Museum, California State Railroad Museum and Maidu Museum & Historic Site.  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 institutions for free. 

 

Review: Willie Nelson swings, croons Sinatra set on 'My Way'

Willie Nelson is country music personified, but he's no red-headed stranger to the Great American Songbook, either. On "My Way," the prolific Texan swings and croons through 11 songs associated with F... Read More