12/12-15 Weekend Preview  

Featured Family-Friendly Events and Activities in the Sacramento Region

This is your last weekend to see The Singing Christmas Tree, with performances Friday through Sunday at Capital Christian Center. http://sct.cc/


The Sacramento Ballet presents “The Nutcracker,” Thursday through Sunday at Memorial Auditorium.  (Ends 12/22)   https://www.sacballet.org/nutcracker/


The Christmas Lights Drive Through is nightly at Bayside Adventure in Roseville.  6pm to 9:30pm.  You’ll need a free ticket.  https://www.baysideonline.com/lights/


Macy’s Theater of Lights illuminates Old Sacramento, 6pm and 7:30pm, Thursday through Sunday this week.  Free.  https://www.godowntownsac.com/events/signature-events/theatre-of-lights/


In Grass Valley, the annual Cornish Christmas celebration is each Friday from 6pm to 9pm.  Free.  http://downtowngrassvalley.com/gvda-events/cornish-christmas/


Wild Nights & Holiday Lights is 5pm to 8pm nightly beginning Friday (through 12/22) at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary. $7  https://folsomzoofriends.org/


Our apologies.  This event was incorrectly listed last week.

The Sacramento Santa Parade is Saturday at 10am, with a route around Capitol Park.  https://www.facebook.com/pg/sacramentosantaparade/events/


The Rio Linda/Elverta Christmas Light Parade is Saturday at 6pm, in historic downtown Rio Linda.  http://rlechristmasparade.riolindaonline.com/


Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland celebration is 1pm to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday. https://www.fairytaletown.org/calendar/winter-wonderland/2019-12-14/


Folsom’s Harris Center hosts Holiday Pops 2019 with the Placer Pops Chorale & Orchestra on Saturday and Sunday.  (The show moves to Rocklin next weekend.)  http://www.placerpops.com/


The River City Concert Band performs their “Holiday at the Movies Concert” on Sunday at 3pm in the Cordova High Performing Arts Center.  https://www.rcconcertband.org/


Nevada City’s Victorian Christmas Celebration is 1:30pm to 6pm on Sunday.  The event includes carriage rides, live entertainment, yuletide treats, vendors and Father Christmas.  Continues through 12/22.  https://www.nevadacitychamber.com/nevada-city-events/victorian-christmas/


The Sacramento Downtown Ice Rink is open for the season.   And so is the outdoor rink in historic Folsom. https://www.godowntownsac.com/events/signature-events/ice-rink/


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