Visit the Governor’s Mansion

The Governor’s Mansion will be featuring “Christmas Memories” events, where you can experience the holiday traditions of California’s early governors.  Call (916) 323-5916.

See A Movie

Miracle on 34th Street will be playing at the Crocker Art Museum on Thursday, December 22nd, at 4pm.  Bring non-perishable food items for the Sacramento Food Bank and get entered into a raffle.  For tickets, call 916-808-5157

Attend the Ballet

The Sacramento Ballet opens “The Nutcracker” on December 9th, at the Community Center Theatre.  Call 916-808-5181 for tickets or visit

Check Out Winter Wonderland At Fairytale Town

Looking for something to do with the kids?  Fairytale Town will have arts and crafts activities in the park.  Also included will be a meet and greet with Santa in his workshop.  This event will take place on December 10th.

Watch A Parade

The 29th Annual Santa Parade will feature marching bands, clowns, youth groups, horses, antique vehicles and Santa.  The parade will begin at 10am on December 10th.  It will go from 9th and I Street  to 7th and K Street.  Learn more about this event at

Decorate Cookies

Southgate Community Library is sponsoring a Holiday Cookie Decorating Party on December 21st, where kids can decorate pre-baked cookies to take home.