Mount Rushmore with American Flag: Presidents' Day Events in Sacramento
Do you have a three-day weekend coming up? Have you decided what you're going to do with yourself (and perhaps your family)? In addition to our Weekly Top Ten Events newsletter, which has events through the weekend, we've compiled this little list of festivities to entertain you on Sunday & Monday:

Sunday Events:

Piano Concert at the Crocker Art Museum: Mark Valenti
Classical Concert: Mark Valenti, Piano
Crocker Art Museum; Sun 3pm

Pianist Mark Valenti will perform works by American composers in addition to a new work inspired by the artwork of Paul Jenkins.

Fred DalkeySacramento Living Library: Fred & Victoria Dalkey

Time Tested Books; Sun 7pm

Hosted by Tim Foster of Midtown Monthly. Fred Dalkey is a well-known local artist and educator; Victoria Dalkey is the longtime art critic for the Sacramento Bee. This cultural "power couple" will speak about the history of the Sacramento arts.

Monday Events:

Museums: Presidents' Day at the Crocker Art Museum

Museums: Presidents’ Day at the Crocker
Crocker Art Museum; Mon 10am-5pm

Hear the Sacramento Youth Symphony perform patriotic songs, such as “America the Beautiful” and “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” at 2pm. Discover works of art celebrating the USA on a “Patriotic Tour” at 10:15am, Noon, and 2pm. From Noon-3pm, explore the meaning of our nation’s symbols while making a paper version of our national flower, and putting together an Uncle Sam-style top hat. Activities are free with Museum admission.

Disney On Ice: Let's CelebrateKids & Fam: Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate
Arco Arena; Mon Noon & 4pm

Disney On Ice presents Let's Celebrate! It's one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Enjoy a winter wonderland with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains, a Very Merry Unbirthday Party, a Royal Ball with the Disney Princesses and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations, and festivals from around the globe.

Discovery Museum: Space Quest ExhibitKids & Fam: Presidents’ Day Special
Discovery Museum; Mon 12:30pm-4pm

Looking for something to do this Presidents’ Day? Visit the Space Quest! exhibit. There is weekend programming that day, so there’s something for everyone, including a paper shuttle craft for youth 12 & under. Planetarium shows at 1pm & 3pm are included with admission (ages 4 & above only); live animal shows at Noon & 2pm are for all ages. Morning & afternoon Astronomy badges for Cub Scouts--prior registration required.

Music and Nightlife: Rocky Votolato
Music: Rocky Votolato
Harlow’s; Mon 7:30pm

Rocky Votolato is folk songwriting through a punk rock blend. His music is informed by a classic singer-songwriter folk sound with indie rock stylings.

Old Ironsides: Sacramento Nightlife: Strapped for Cash

Music: Strapped for Cash
Old Ironsides; Mon 8pm

Strapped for Cash is a free live music performance every Monday at Old Ironsides.

Sacramento Nightlife: Triva and Movie Night at Captiol Garage

Sacramento Nightlife: Trivia & Movie Night
Capitol Garage; Mon 9:30pm-Midnight

Every Monday, Capital Garage hosts Trivia & Movie Night, with $3 drink specials and $4 shot specials.


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