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May

Sutter’s Fort Admission is FREE During Sutter Health Community Appreciation Day on June 20
Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers

State Indian Museum Presents 38th Annual“Gathering of Honored Elders” Event on June 6

Railtown 1897 Presents 6th Annual “Singing Rails” Railroad Music Festival on June 6

Railroad Museum to Debut New Exhibit “A City Divided: Sacramento and the Pullman Strike of 1894” on June 5

Famous California Poppy Railroad China Pattern Returns to Railroad Museum Store

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers Special Drop-In Volunteer Open House on May 30

Railroad Museum to Present Monthly Speaker Series on Thursday Evenings This Summer Special Lectures Part of “Thursday Night at the Museums”
All Aboard…Excursion Trains are Running Memorial Day Weekend at Railtown 1897
Railroad Museum Gets in the Jazzy Spirit With Music Inside Museum, Aboard Trains & Offers Free Admission to Sacramento Music Festival Badge Holders

April

Sonora Photo Club to Present Special Photo Exhibit at Railtown 1897 through Labor Day Opening Reception on Saturday, May 16
With Train Rides, Chocolate Bars & More, Railtown 1897 Gives Moms the Star Treatment on Mother’s Day!
Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: A Community of Many Faces” on May 16
Railroad Museum & History Museum Open until 8 p.m. Thursday Evenings This Summer!

Railtown 1897 Presents Special Amtrak Train Days Community Celebration on May 16
Amtrak Train Days Make a Stop at the Railroad Museum Offering FREE Admission All Weekend -- June 6-7
State Indian Museum Presents Special Native American Basketweaving Demonstration on May 2
Railroad Museum Presents “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar on May 1-2
Railtown 1897 Offers Opportunity to Meet Author of The Seamstress of Jamestown on April 25
California State Railroad Museum Foundation Names Cheryl Marcell as President & CEO
State Indian Museum Presents “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale – April 21-25
State Indian Museum “Native Education for All” Event Explores Use of Unrealistic Native American Images
All Aboard for Story Time with Celebrity Reader & Popular Weathercaster Dave Bender on Monday, April 20
Sutter’s Fort Sets Up Shop and Recreates California’s First Mall During Traders’ Faire - April 17-19
State Indian Museum Presents “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale – April 21-25
State Indian Museum “Native Education for All” Event Explores Use of Unrealistic Native American Images

March

All Aboard…Steam Train Rides Return to the Sacramento Southern Railroad on April 11!
32 Fast Facts Sacramento Southern Railroad Celebrating 32 Years
Old Sacramento has Just the Ticket for Family Fun… New Season of Weekend Train Rides & Underground Tours Resume in Old Sacramento on April 4 & 5!
Railtown 1897 Resumes Steam Train Rides Behind Historic Sierra No. 3 Beginning on Saturday, April 4
Celebrate Spring Aboard Railtown 1897’s Wildflower Train Behind the Famous Sierra No. 3!
Railroad Museum to Showcase Award-Winning Photographs from Around the World Chosen by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art
State Indian Museum Offers Native American Flute Workshop for Beginners
State Indian Museum Presents Native Education Series in Celebration of Women’s History Month

February

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Hard Working Women on the Frontier” on 3/21
Railroad Museum to Debut New Exhibit “Two Glorious Expositions, One Golden State” on 2/27
State Indian Museum Celebrates 75 Years With Native Education Series and Book Signing on February 28
State Indian Museum Recognizes Black History Month With Native Film Screening: Black Indians: An American Story on February 21

January

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: By Land and By Sea” on 2/21
Railtown 1897 Offers Special Behind-the-Scenes “Roundhouse Day” on February 14
Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad
Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers Special Drop-In Volunteer Open House on January 24