SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — As the holiday season is now in full swing, Sacramento’s numerous museums are joining in on the fun with a selection of holiday themed events.
Dec. 8 to Dec. 16: The museum will be hosting a toy drive to benefit local foster kids in partnership with the Ticket To Dream Foundation.
Dec. 17 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.): Museum visitors will learn about the Mars Rover Curiosity and then be treated to build their own Edible Gingerbread Rovers.
Dec. 31 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Fun winter-themed activities will be found throughout the air park and the museum will presenting a New Year’s Eve at noon A Frozen Celebration.
On weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting Thursday and running through Dec. 22, the Capitol Holiday Music Program returns in the State Capitol Rotunda.
Dec. 12: Christmas and Hanukkah train-themed books with coloring.
Dec. 19: The Polar Express with letter writing to Santa.
Dec. 26: The Pancake Express, then learning parts of a steam locomotive
Winter Wonderland (1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 10, 11, 16 and 17)
This parkwide holiday themed event will feature holiday lights, festive décor and vendors, Santa Claus and more.
Holiday Cheer (3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 10 and 17)
Located at the Hastings Annex, 1002 2nd Street, a showcase of Victorian-era Sacramento will great visitors along with warm beverages, historic games, crafts, music and caroling.