Sacramento Holiday at the Zoo

Published on December 11th, 2015 | by Sacramento Press

Holiday Magic at the Sacramento Zoo and Hands on History this weekend

Interested in starting a unique and memorable holiday tradition?  The greater Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites featuring a number of holiday-related events and activities this month, a sampling of which includes the following:

Holiday Magic at the Sacramento Zoo – 12/12
Why should only humans receive gifts during the holidays? It’s time for Holiday Magic when the community has the special opportunity to watch as the animals unwrap their holiday goodies!   Plus, Zoo visitors who bring a non-perishable food item receive $1 off admission on that day. For more info, visit

Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas – 12/12
In John Sutter’s day, people from around the world passed through the gates, each with their own customs and traditions for the holiday season. “A Simple Emigrant Christmas” presents several vignettes showing holiday scenes, including foods, music, decorations, and traditions from other cultures. Fort visitors will be able to dip candles, make cornhusk dolls, and create keepsake ornaments.  For more info, visit

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