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Museums: Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders
Museums: Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders
Crocker Art Museum
Ongoing-Jan 15
Tues-Wed Noon-7pm; Thurs Noon-9pm; Fri-Sun Noon-5pm

A ceramist, sculptor, and self-proclaimed "mad scientist," Clayton Bailey aims to surprise & delight with his art.

 Visual Arts: Garibaldi Live

Visual Arts: Garibaldi Live
Crest Theatre
Oct 26
Wed 7:30pm

Performance painter David Garibaldi will be joined on stage by a DJ, drummer, and dancers who will bring painted images to life through an entertaining concert style show.

Film: It Came From Kuchar Film: It Came From Kuchar
Crest Theatre
Oct 27
Thurs 7:30pm

This screening, presented by Verge, is introduced by a past student of George Kuchar, Christine Shields. The film is a hilarious and touching story of artistic obsession, compulsion, and inspiration.
 Dance: The Doorway

Dance: The Doorway
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
Ongoing-Oct 29
Thurs-Sat 7:30pm

CORE Dance Collective's The Doorway is an athletic contemporary and jazz movement inspired by the unique personality of different rooms in a Victorian mansion, following the dark and quirky characters entangled within the house.

 Food & Wine: Ultimate Clubhouse Sandwich Contest Food & Wine: Sacramento's Ultimate Clubhouse Sandwich Contest
Scottish Rite Center
Oct 29
Sat 11am-3pm

There's something for everyone in the family-food samplings from area's top chefs, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, food-related art, and a class for children.
Festivals: Panteon de Sacramento
Festivals: Panteon de Sacramento
Native American Health Center Parking Lot
Oct 29-Oct 30
Sat 11am-10pm; Sun 8am-8pm

La Raza Galeria Posada's Panteon de Sacramento replicates a small town environment in Mexico during Dia de los Muertos. Visitors are transported to a commemoration with colorful altares honoring those who have passed on. There will be live music, DJ, poetry readings, performances, and more.
Special Events: Ugliest Dog Contest & Cutest Canine Pageant

Special Events: Ugliest Dog Contest &
Cutest Canine Pageant

Artisan Building
Oct 29
Sat 4pm-8pm *Contest at 6pm

Bring the family to the Ugliest Dog Contest & Cutest Canine Pageant, which this year also includes the Canine Costume Competition.

 Comedy: Bill Cosby

Comedy: Bill Cosby
Community Center Theater
Oct 29
Sat 8pm

Over the past century, few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Bill Cosby. His successes span five decades and virtually all media, remarkable accomplishments for a kid who emerged from humble beginnings in a Philly project.

 Halloween Highlights: Kids
  Halloween Highlights: Kids
-Midtown Trick or Treat & Pooch Parade:
Midtown, Oct 29, Sat 11am-3pm
-Spooktacular Halloween:
Funderland, Oct 29-Oct 30, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
-Boo at the Zoo:
Sacramento Zoo, Sun & Mon, Oct 30-Oct 31, 5pm-8pm
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 Halloween Highlights: Adults
Halloween Highlights: Adults
-Exotic Halloween Ball:
Cal Expo, Oct 29, Sat 8:30pm-2am
-Count Dracula's Masquerade:
Crescent Club, Oct 29, Sat 9pm-1am
-Beatnik Halloween: 5th Element:
Beatnik Studios, Oct 30, Sun 7pm-1:30am
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Only a few days left of Artober!
Artober 2011

October is National Arts & Humanities month, and Sacramento is celebrating in a big way this year.

Check our Artober listings & find out what's happening!


Featured Local Artist of the Month: Brooke Walker-Knoblich

City of Trees by Brooke Walker-Knoblich

Learn about painter Brooke Walker-Knoblich in her Featured Artist Profile.



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