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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at 7:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Rock Your Bonnets, Bonnet Buffs

Rock Your Bonnets, Bonnet Buffs

Old-school frippery gets its Easter weekend due, in Sacramento. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Craft Rules: Sacramento Beer Week

Craft Rules: Sacramento Beer Week

Some of the most sublime suds'll make a capital showing. Read »

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:42 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

American Cheese Society Mega Con Returns

American Cheese Society Mega Con Returns

Hundreds of cheesemaking specialists get savory in Sacramento. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 9:08 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Special Day: 30 SacTown Museums Go Free or Half-Off

Special Day: 30 SacTown Museums Go Free or Half-Off

Take in some state favorites and save on dough while you do it. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Old West, New Tech: A Sacramento Yuletide

Old West, New Tech: A Sacramento Yuletide

A theatrical light-bright swirl descends upon the historic area. A mega tree, too. Read »

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 11:12 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Old Sactown: Subterranean Exploring and Zombie Moaning

Old Sactown: Subterranean Exploring and Zombie Moaning

The Underground Tours add adult nights. And is that a zombie in the distance? Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

The Spooky/Fun/Sweet Trains of October

Roaring Camp, the Skunk Train, and a Sacramento engine prepare to take to the rails. Read »

Sunday, Sep 8, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A "Crawl" Through California History

A "Crawl" Through California History

The annual Sacramento Archives Crawl draws history enthusiasts aplenty. Read »

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento's Gold-Rush-iest Weekend of the Year

Sacramento's Gold-Rush-iest Weekend of the Year

Lively people in costume summon our state's history at Old Sactown. Read »

Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 at 11:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

From Disney to Cal Expo: Iconic California Sign Goes Up

From Disney to Cal Expo: Iconic California Sign Goes Up

The mondo letters front the Sacramento destination, just in time for the state fair. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.