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September 20, 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019

11:00 AM

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, 500 Palm Drive, Novato, CA  94949

Make art, see art, have fun! Your kids will love this, and so will you! MarinMOCA’s Free Family Days, the first Sunday of the month, starting Oct 6, from 11am -3pm. A free program which provides art-making opportunities to parents with their children. A fun and educational alternative to “screen time,” the program is taught by pr...

September 4, 2019

First full weekend of every month

Museums are a source of education, emotion and creative inspiration.  Now in its 22nd year, this distinctive program offers Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust credit and debit card holders the opportunity to visit more than 225 of the most popular cultural institutions in the United States free of charge on the first full weekend of every month.

For more information and to find a part...

Friday - Sunday, November 22 - 24, 2019

Gold County Fairgrounds, 209 Fairgate Road, Auburn, CA 95603

The new gold in Placer County California is growing on trees as the County has become known for their intensely flavored, sweet, Mandarin Oranges.  The annual Mountain Mandarin Festival with the new crop of delicious, foothills-grown Mandarin oranges. Placer County growers will sell thousands of pounds of fresh Mandarin oranges a...

Monday, November 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Six Flags Magic Discovery Kingdom, 1001 Fairgrounds Dr. SW, Vallejo, CA 94589

This annual event is for homeschool students, teachers, friends and families at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom!

Spend the day with your fellow students and friends enjoying all of the exciting things that Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has to offer. Whether you are a homeschooler or just a friend of a homeschooler,...

August 21, 2019

September 6, 2019

October 4, 2019

November 1, 2019

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

MJC West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto, CA 95358

Science Night at the Museum returns on the first Friday of the month!  As always, there will be free telescope viewing on the rooftop observation decks.

The Great Valley Museum will be open from 7-10 PM.  Also, there will be shows in the Luebke Planetarium at 7:30 PM and again at 8:30 PM (entrance fee...

August 16, 2019

Cartoon Art MuseumPAY WHAT YOU WISH DAY!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

781 Beach Street,

San Francisco, CA 94109

Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in society, and its universal appeal with a visit to the Cartoon Art Museum.

From 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM on the First T...

From January 2 – December 4, 2019,  the first Wednesday of every month is free admission day at the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley.

9 am – 5 pm (No entry after 4:30 pm)

Saturdays and Sundays

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1401 Coast Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch. This hour-long tour includes the 1897 Victorian home, 1859 Gothic Revival farmhouse, 1896 water-powered machine shop, barns and other historic buildings.

For more information and to confirm tour times, call (831) 426-0505. Event free.  Day use parking is $10. 

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February 15, 2019

Tours Offered Daily

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

10th and L Streets State Capitol Room B-27, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Visiting California’s seat of government is a memorable experience enhanced by a guided tour of the historic State Capitol. After the re-opening of the restored California State Capitol in 1982, California State Parks began offering tours of both the historic State Capitol building and Capitol Park.

The Capitol...

January 18, 2019

Sunday, November 17, 2019 

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

124 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710

The Cal Sailing Club holds "open houses" from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM on select Sundays throughout the year to give families a taste of what it is like to sail the seas in an earth-friendly way.

Individuals ages 5 and up are encouraged to come to the front of the clubhouse and sign up for a free ride, put on a lifejacket, and learn all about sailing, fr...

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