Posts Tagged ‘Fairytale Town’

Fairytale Town Goes Green

March 17, 2011

Green matters, if we each do a little, we all do a lot! Join Fairytale Town and several local area organizations and spend the day promoting environmental awareness. The event will feature educational displays on global warming, conservation and pollution. Children will be able to participate in various free recycled hands-on art activities. Local area organizations will also be on hand with booths to discuss green programs they offer, and to provide tips and tools on how to get started.

Puppet Art Theater will be performing The Three Little Pigs, with a conservation twist, in the Children’s Theater. Puppet show tickets are $1 for members, $2 for nonmembers, and children 1 and under are *FREE*. Puppet show times are 12:30PM, 1:30PM and 2:30PM. Fairytale Town Goes Green will take place from 11AM to 3PM on Saturday, March 26th.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and admission is $4.50 for ages 2 and up and *FREE* for ages 1 and younger. For more information click HERE or call 916.808.5233.

We’ll see you there!


*FREE* First 5 Children’s Celebration at Fairytale Town

October 6, 2010

Don’t miss First 5 Sacramento’s Annual Children’s Celebration at Fairytale Town in William Land Park Saturday, October 9, 2010, 10AM to 4PM. This event is a *FREE*, fun, educational event for young children and their families.

Activities, events, and participants include: 

  • Meet the Cat in the Hat
  • Community Resource Expo with more than 60 community organizations
  • Free health screenings for children under the age of five
  • Free admission to Fairytale Town when accompanied by at least one child age zero to five
  • Complimentary RT passes (limited number)
  • Free refreshments
  • Mascot conga line with more than 20 of your favorite childhood story book characters
  • Kit for new parents
  • Live performances from the Mother Goose Stage of international children’s dance groups
  • Kid’s Giant Coloring Wall
  • Face painting
  • Raffle prizes

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and for more information click HERE or call 916.876.5865.

We’ll see you there!

Zoo Ice Cream Safari + Fairytale Town Camp Out

July 21, 2010

Treat your taste buds to delicious ice cream concoctions, cones and sundaes! Enjoy all-you-can-eat Baskin Robbins ice cream and Coca Cola beverages at the Sacramento Zoo’s Ice Cream Safari on Saturday, July 24 from 4PM to 8PM. There will also be family entertainment, face painting, a “GiRaffle” for great prizes, and access to the whole zoo. There will also be hot dogs and veggie burgers for purchase at the event.

Admission to the Ice Cream Safari is $17 for adults, $13 for ages 3-12 and *FREE* for children 2 and younger. Sacramento Zoological Society members receive a $2 discount per ticket.

The Sacramento Zoo is located at 3930 West Land Park Drive and to purchase tickets click HERE or call 916.808.5888. For more information click HERE.

Since you’ll already be in the area, after the Ice Cream Safari you can head over to Fairytale Town and attend the family camp out! Bring your sleeping bags & tents for a memorable night at Humpty’s house. This fun-filled sleepover includes a special theater performance, arts & crafts, a scavenger hunt adventure, bedtime stories and a sing-a-long. Participation is $20 for ages 3-12 and $30 for 13 and older. Admission includes all activities, an evening snack and a light breakfast.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and to register click HERE. For more information click HERE or call 916.808.7462.

We’ll see you there!

*Have you entered to win our latest GIVEAWAY yet? You have until Thursday night. Click HERE to check it out!*

Family Camp Out at Fairytale Town

June 23, 2010

For our family, summer is not summer without popsicles, playing in the sprinklers, and weekend camping trips. If those activities are on your list for this summer, Fairytale Town lets you cross off that last one with their Family Camp Outs happening June, July and August.

This month’s camp out is Friday, June 26 and begins at 5:30PM, lasts all night long, and ends at 7AM on Saturday, June 27. In Fairytale Town’s own words:

Bring your sleeping bags & tents to Fairytale Town for a memorable night at Humpty’s house! This fun filled sleepover includes a special theater performance, arts & crafts, a scavenger hunt adventure, bedtime stories and a sing-a-long.

Fairytale Town members can join the camp out for $25 for adults and $20 for children ages 3-12. Nonmembers can participate for $30 for adults and $25 for children. To register for the Family Camp Out click HERE. Registration fees include all activities, an evening snack and a light breakfast.

If the June 26 date doesn’t work, mark your calendars for July 24 or August 6 for alternate Family Camp Out dates.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and for more information click HERE or call 916.808.7462.

A *FREE* option? Camp out in your own back yard! Pitch a tent, grab your flash lights and sleeping bags and tell scary stories (or funny stories) well into the night. Use the money you saved to score a barbecue or fire pit from Craigslist and don’t forget the s’mores. Then send us your family camp out pictures!

We’ll see you there (at Fairytale Town, not your back yard– unless you invite us!)

Farms, Friends & Fairytales

May 25, 2010

Fairytale Town is hosting the third annual Farms, Friends & Fairytales event which promises to bring another exciting day filled with everything agriculture! Arrive early to watch the twin Babydoll sheep, Lucy & Ethel, get sheared, then watch as a wool spinner spins the wool into thread using an old fashioned spinning wheel! Enjoy agriculture focused hands on activities, a mini-farmer’s market and visit with Sacramento area farms and agricultural organizations to learn more about California’s rich agricultural history and how you can get involved.

Special guest appearance By SUPER WHY…with the Power to Read! SUPER WHY is the only preschool show created to help kids learn key reading skills through interactive storybook adventures, connecting with kids in their everyday lives and helping them learn to read in a powerful and exciting way.

Farms, Friends and Fairytales takes place on Saturday, May 29 from 11AM to 3PM. Admission is $4.50 for ages 3 and up and *FREE* for members and children under 3. Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and for more information click HERE or call 916.808.5233.

We’ll see you there!

Angelman Syndrome Walk-a-Thon + “Wizard of Oz” at Fairytale Town

May 13, 2010

Angelman Syndrome (AS) in a not so well known genetic disorder often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Individuals with AS have little to no verbal communication, motor difficulties, developmental delay, eating difficulties and more than 80% develop seizures prior to the age of 3. The most unique charactaristic of AS is that individuals have a very happy demeanor, which actually helps keeps moms going when days are tougher than most.

Each year thousands of people gather across the nation for the National Angelman Syndrome Walk-a-Thon, the major fundraiser for the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. This event further introduces Angelman Syndrome to communities, while allowing families and friends to gather and make key connections. The ASF National Walk also raises the much-needed funds to support the mission of advancing the awareness and treatment of Angelman Syndrome.

This year marks the 4th year for the Sacramento area walk, which will be taking place at William Land Park. Registration is *FREE* and there will be 1.5 and 3 mile walk options, with refreshments in the morning and lots of entertainment for the kids.

Registration begins at 9AM on Saturday, May 15 with the Walk-a-Thon beginning at 10AM. Set your own fundraising goal and join us! William Land Park is located at 4000 South Land Park Drive and for more information click HERE or call 916.316.3831.

Why not enjoy the entire day in Land Park? Stay until dusk and head over to Fairytale Town for the film “The Wizard of Oz”. Doors open at 7PM and the show starts promptly at 8:15PM. Tickets are $5, members receive 2-for-1 admission and children under 2 are *FREE*.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and for more information click HERE or call 916.808.7462.

We’ll see you there!

Autism Speaks at Fairytale Town

April 22, 2010

Autism Speaks is partnering with Fairytale Town to spread awareness about autism. Did you know that 1 in 110 children (and 1 in 70 boys) are affected by this mysterious condition? Chances are good you know a family dealing with autism.

Take some time on Saturday, April 24 to learn more about autism, family services, advocacy, research and local resources, and enjoy family entertainment while you’re at it. Michael Chez, M.D., the Director of Pediatric Neurology at Sutter Neuroscience Institute, will present “Screening for Autism,” providing information for parents about the signs and symptoms of autism, early screening, diagnosis and treatment.

Tickets to this event are $5 and available by emailing Autism Awareness Day at Fairytale Town will take place from 10AM to 4PM and for more information call 916.808.7462.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive.

We’ll see you there!

Fairytale Town Troupers

April 14, 2010

Season three of the Fairytale Town Troupers kicks off with the underwater adventure: The Little Mermaid & the Yellow Submarine. The classic Fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen is colorfully re-imagined with a psychedelic soundtrack and is sure to entertain one and all. Performances will be held in the Children’s Theater and tickets are $1 (members receive 2 for 1 admission.)

Performances are Saturdays and Sundays from April 10th through April 25th. Showtimes are 12:30PM and 1:30PM on Saturdays and 11:30AM and 12:30PM on Sundays.

You can even download a Little Mermaid & the Yellow Submarine coloring sheet here! Admission to Fairytale Town is $4-4.50 for ages 3 and older and children 2 and younger are *FREE*. Fairytale Town members are always *FREE*.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and for more information click here or call 916.808.5233.

We’ll see you there!

Don’t forget to enter the GIVEAWAY for a FAMILY FOUR PASS to Little House on the Prarie, the Musical plus a meet-and-greet with the performers!!!

Earth Fest + Spring Eggstravaganza

April 1, 2010

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by visiting the animals we share the Earth with. The Sacramento Zoo Earth Day party is on April 3rd and will have crafts, entertainment and activities.  Participants will include environmental and conservation organizations, nature clubs, recycling businesses and more. Don’t forget to stop by the Recycle Rummage Sale inside the Kampala center for a great bargain.

 Earth Fest at the Sacramento Zoo takes place from 9AM to 4PM with a wildlife stage show at 11AM. All activities are included with zoo admission. Admission is $11 general, $10.25 seniors, $7 ages 3-12 and *FREE* 2 and younger.

The Sacramento Zoo is located at 3930 West Land Park Drive and for more information click here or call 916.808.5888.

Since you’ll be in the area, why not extend your visit and stop by Fairytale Town for their Spring Eggstravaganza?

Join us for a weekend filled with egg hunts, prizes, spring arts & crafts, pictures with Peter Cottontail (additional cost) and puppet shows! Daily egg hunts will be held at 12PM, 1PM & 2PM promptly, hunt areas are separated by age group as follows, 0 – 3yrs, 4 – 6yrs & 7 – 12 yrs. Puppet Art Theater will be performing  Bunny Boot Camp in the Children’s Theater at 12:30PM, 1:30PM & 2:30PM.

Fairytale Town’s Spring Eggstravaganza takes place both Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4 from 11AM to 3PM and is included in the price of admission (puppet show tickets are $1 for members and $2 for nonmembers.) Admission to Fairytale Town is $4.50 general and *FREE* ages 2 and younger.

Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive and for more information click here or call 916.808.5233.

You can also get combination tickets that let you in to BOTH venues for $15.25 general, $14.75 seniors, $11.25 children aged 3-12.

We’ll see you there!

With so many Easter events this weekend it can be hard to choose what to attend! We just want to remind you to enjoy the time spent with your families.

Annual Free Museum Day 2010

February 2, 2010

Whether you’ve followed East Sacramento Mom for a while now or are new to the site, you probably know we are big supporters of Sacramento’s museums. This Saturday is a great opportunity for you and your families to try out a new museum, revisit a favorite, or get acquainted with a local museum for the first time. Annual *FREE* Museum Day is this Saturday, February 6th!

Twenty-six (did you know we had that many?!) greater Sacramento area museums will be offering *FREE* admission, all day long, during the 12th Annual Sacramento Museum Day. This event is presented by the Sacramento Association of Museums and takes place from 10AM to 4PM.

Museum Day, a Sacramento cultural tradition, invites all members of the community to experience the Capital City’s incredible wealth of art, history, science and wildlife at numerous participating museums AT NO COST.

Here is a list of participating museums for 2010:
Aerospace Museum of California
California Automobile Museum
California Foundry History Museum
California State Military Museum
California State Capitol Museum
The California Museum
California State Indian Museum
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum
Discovery Museum Science and Space Center
Explorit Science Center (Davis)
Fairytale Town
Folsom History Museum
Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park
Heidrick Ag History Center (Woodland)
Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
Museum of Medical History
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum
Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Sacramento Zoo
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Sacramento History Museum
Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
Wells Fargo History Museum (Old Sacramento and Downtown locations)

But wait, there’s more! Sacramento is offering *FREE* shuttle service between the museums as well. Click here to check out the routes.

For more information on the 2010 Annual *FREE* Museum Day click here.

We’ll see you there!

Which of the above-named museums have you visited? Are you planning to attend Annual Free Museum Day this year? Be sure to come back afterward and let us know what you thought!