Sacramento365.com Weekly Events Newsletter: November 22, 2010

This Week: Feast Upon All the Arts November Offers

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Gregory Kondos Birdhouses 

Visual Art: Artists' Birdhouses
Gregory Kondos Gallery - SCC
Nov 22-Dec 16
Mon-Fri Noon-4pm *And by appointment
Opening this week is Artists' Birdhouses, a gallery fundraiser featuring original birdhouses created by California artists Arthur Gonzales, Mick Sheldon, Lee Kavaljian, Roger Berry, Ron Peetz, James Adan, Gioia Fonda, Gerald Walburg, Don Meyer, Heidi Bekebrede, Chris Daubert, Tony Natsoulas, Michael Stevens, Suzanne Adan, and others.

 
 

 

The Forgotten CarolsKids & Fam: The Forgotten Carols
Sacramento Convention Center
Nov 22
Mon 7:30pm
The Forgotten Carols is a Christmas Concert for the whole family, starring Michael McLean. Start the season off right with a beautiful story of the true meaning of Christmas. Come join us for a night of wonderful music and the spirit of the holidays.

 

 

                                         Special Events: Old Sacramento
Old Sacramento Tree LightingTree Lighting

Old Sacramento Historic District
Nov 24
Wed 6pm *Tree lighting at 6:30pm
The holidays start in Old Sacramento the week of Thanksgiving as the historic business district undertakes the annual Old Sacramento Tree Lighting and Theatre of Lights . The Tree Lighting festivities will include live performances, a visit from Father Christmas, and much more. Visitors can join the fun and watch as Mayor Kevin Johnson flips the switch to light the tree.

 Jackie Greene Thanksgiving

Music: Thanksgiving Eve Food Drive
with Jackie Greene
Blue Lamp Lounge
Nov 24
Wed 8pm
Bring a canned food item to donate and enjoy a performance by multi-instrumentalist Jackie Greene-a captivating performer who works well in simple, sparse environments. His music is soulful, exhibiting elements of folk and roots.

 

 Run to Feed the Hungry Sacramento

Sports & Rec: Run to Feed the Hungry
Sacramento State
Nov 25
Thurs 9am-Noon *Timed starts: 10K 8:35am, 5K 9am
The 17th annual Run to Feed the Hungry is a 5K and 10K fun run and walk. This event has become a part of Thanksgiving tradition for Sacramento families. It is owned and operated by Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) and funds raised through registration, sponsorships, and the give and win challenge all benefit programs at SFBFS.

 

 Hmong New Year Sacramento

History & Heritage: Hmong New Year
Cal Expo
Nov 25-Nov 28
Thurs-Sun Times Vary
Hmong New Year has a variety of cultural shows, activities, and entertainment. There are various exciting cultural competitions, such as the California Hmong Beauty Pageant, group dances, choral flutes and musical performances, and Sacramento-region Hmong musicians and artists.

 

Sacramento Indian Craft Fair 

Special Events: Indian Museum Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair
California State Indian Museum
Nov 26-Nov 27
Fri & Sat 10am-5pm
Native artisans from all over California offer their wares for sale each year on the two days following Thanksgiving. Enjoy browsing through jewelry, basketry, pottery, hand-painted gourds, ornaments and much more, as you select those just-right gifts for the holidays.

 

California Railroad Museum Small Train Holiday 

Special Events: Small Train Holiday
California Railroad Museum
Nov 26-Nov 27
Fri & Sat 10am-5pm
Get into the spirit of the season with Small Train Holiday! Visitors will be dazzled by roving musical entertainment, fun interpretive handcar rides, 10 amazing scale and model toy train displays, and much, much more-all happening inside the Museum. Check out the Polar Express train, watch a whimsical silent movie, and say hi to Mrs. Claus!

 

Crocker Holiday Craft Festival 

Festivals: Holiday Art & Crafts Festival
Scottish Rite Center
Nov 26-Nov 28
Fri 1pm-7pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 10am-4pm
Support the Crocker and local artists while you shop for everyone on your holiday list. More than 100 regional artists and craftspeople are selling jewelry, gourmet food, ceramics, paintings, holiday items, and more at a range of prices. Have your photo taken with a Victorian Santa and enjoy delicious cuisine at the Ambrosia Café.

 

B Street Theatre Junie B 

Kids & Fam: Junie B. Jones in
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
B Street Theatre
Ongoing-Dec 26
Sat & Sun 1pm & 4pm
Junie B. is back at B Street! Junie's funny and frantic efforts to create a perfect holiday celebration are met with willful mischief by her nemesis: Tattletale May. A delightful show for children ages 5 and older.

 

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