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Summertime in Sacramento - Part 2

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Summertime in Sacramento for Seniors (Part 2)…

Events, Classes, Music, Theater, and more…

The Crocker Art Museum is so much more than art and a museum! It is a place where you can come to learn and explore your artistic and creative side. You can browse through pieces of fine art from periods throughout history, or make your own! The Crocker Art Museum was established in 1885 and is one of the leading art museums in California. They offer classes from Chinese Brush Painting to embroidery and photography, as well as, art history classes. They are located at: 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 808-7000,

B I N G O!! Do you enjoy a good game of Bingo? Then come on down to  Florin Road Bingo. They are open 7 days a week! Florin Road Bingo is located at 2350 Florin Road, Sacramento CA 95822.

Do you enjoy riding the rails along the river? Both the Sacramento RiverTrain and the California State Railroad Museum offer rides. The RiverTrain’s 28-mile ride begins in Woodland, passes through Fremont Trestle and stops in Luvdahl to prepare for the return trip. RiverTrain also stages special events such as a Murder Mystery Dinner train and a Great Train Robberies train. First opened to the public in 1976, The California State Railroad Museum complex consists of six original, reconstructed, and new buildings housing beautifully restored railroad cars and locomotives to illustrate railroad history in California and the West.

Explore the California State Fair. Carnival rides, games, animals, exhibits, concerts and fried food—what more could you want? It’s a summertime must-do. The dates for the California State Fair are July 8th to the 24th. Senior Savings Fridays: July 8, 15 & 22 – Discount admission of $8 for seniors 62 & better every Friday. Plus, seniors ride FREE on the Grand Carousel and the Giant Wheel. Military & Veteran Appreciation Day: July 14 – FREE admission all day for active, retired, veterans and reserve military personnel with ID.


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