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Author Archive: Fairytale Town

Eggstravaganza

A fun-filled family weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20, features egg hunts, prizes, spring-themed hands-on activities and visits with Peter Cottontail during the Spring Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town. Daily egg hunts are held promptly at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Hunt areas are separated by age group: 0 – 3 years, 4 […]

Get healthy at Fairytale Town

Enjoy fun games, free play, gardening activities, health screenings and more at Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival at Fairytale Town on Saturday, April 5 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. At this free celebration of active and healthy living, Sutter’s medical personnel will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on healthy childhood development. Enjoy a […]

Things get off track at Children’s Theater

Sacramento Children’s Theater will present “Rocket, the Runaway Engine” from Feb. 4 through March 7 at Luther Burbank High School for its 75th anniversary season. The show tells the story of a bored little train engine who jumps the track from his regular run to Pokeyville and speeds off to see a big city before […]

Fairytale Town becomes a Winter Wonderland

Celebrate the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, festive décor, Santa and his reindeer and more at Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland event. The fun-filled family celebration is set for eight days: Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 12-15 and 19-22. Fairytale Town will be open special hours for the event from 1-7 p.m. The storybook […]

Fairytale Town offers two free days

Fairytale Town gives thanks to the Sacramento community by offering two free admission days during the holiday season. On the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fairytale Town in Sacramento offers free admission to families who bring a canned food item for donation to the Sacramento Food Bank and […]

‘The Hobbit’ comes to life

Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento, will be transformed into Middle Earth for this year’s Safe and Super Halloween event at the storybook park. The magical world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” will come to life for three nights of family fun on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25, 26 and 27 from 5 […]

All aboard for reading

Fairytale Town presents the 13th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival on Sept. 28 and 29. Sherri Duskey Rinker, the New York Times bestselling author of “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site” and “Steam Train, Dream Train,” will headline the two-day festival. Rinker will present “Steam Train, Dream Train,” which debuted in the number one spot on the […]

Jackie Greene returns to Fairytale Town

Former El Dorado County resident Jackie Greene will return to Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento, for a fifth annual benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 24. Taking place on the park’s Mother Goose Stage, the outdoor concert supports Fairytale Town’s education programs and park improvements. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert […]

Find ice cream and dreaming at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town celebrates Shakespeare’s classic fairy play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at the storybook park’s annual ice cream social event on Saturday, June 29 from 6 to 10 p.m. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy” features nonstop entertainment for the whole family, including live music, theatrical performances, fanciful arts and crafts activities, […]

Fairytale Town showcases children plays

SACRAMENTO — Fairytale Town will showcase a diverse selection of theater performances for children and families each weekend in April for the Children’s Theater Festival. Performing companies include the Fairytale Town Troupers, Shadow Puppet Theatre, Boxtales Theatre Company, Roseville Theatre Arts Academy and more. “Fairytale Town is home to one of the oldest theaters in Sacramento […]

Fairytale Town to hold wellness fest

Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento, will highlight active and healthy living for families at the first annual Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The one-day festival is free to the public thanks to the generous support of Sutter Children’s Center in Sacramento. The festival […]

New playground at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town has unveiled a new play structure in the Sherwood Forest area of the children’s storybook park. With earth-tone colors and forest-themed elements, the structure was custom-designed to echo the entire Sherwood Forest play set. The structure features slides, crawl tubes, a talk tube, telescope and multiple climbing apparatuses, including steps shaped as tree […]

Celebrate Dr. Suess’ birthday

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” And there was no one quite like Dr. Seuss. At Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration on Saturday, March 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento, will mark the beloved author […]

Fairytale Town offers free admission day

SACRAMENTO — Fairytale Town gives thanks to the Sacramento community by offering two free admission days during the holiday season. On the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fairytale Town offers free admission to families who bring a canned food item for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services […]

Fairytale Town celebrates grandparents

This September, Fairytale Town will highlight the special bond between grandparents and grandchildren with a new after-school program and a celebration for National Grandparents Day on Sunday, Sep. 9. During Grandparents Month at Fairytale Town, grandparents and school-age grandchildren who visit Fairytale Town together after school will enjoy free admission. Activities, ranging from chalk art […]

Fairytale Town presents ‘Sleeping Beauty in Space’

In its final show of the season, the Elly Award-winning Fairytale Town Troupers bring to a close the action-packed science-fiction fairytale “Sleeping Beauty in Space.” The show will be presented on Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 18, 19, 25 and 26, at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. In “Sleeping Beauty in Space: Episode 3,” the Sisterhood […]

Jackie Greene in concert at Fairytale Town

El Dorado County favorite Jackie Greene will return to Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento for a fourth annual benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 18. Taking place on the park’s Mother Goose Stage, the outdoor concert supports Fairytale Town’s education programs and park improvements. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert will […]

Music and fun at Fairytale Town

Local performing artists will take to Fairytale Town’s Mother Goose Stage, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento, for the Children’s Concerts Series this summer. The hour-long concerts start at 2 p.m. Music Matt and the Whole 9 Yards will bring their high-energy, fun music to Fairytale Town on Saturday, July 28. A trio of performers from […]

Enjoy ‘The Odyssey’ at Fairytale Town

From dusk till dawn, 200 individuals, including children, veterans, poets and teachers, will take to Fairytale Town’s outdoor Mother Goose Stage to present an all-night, nonstop reading of Homer’s great epic, “The Odyssey.” The park will open at 6:30 p.m., and the reading will start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jun. 22 and conclude around […]

Fundraiser at Fairytale Town features fun

A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy, Fairytale Town’s popular fairy-themed fundraiser and ice cream social, will return on Saturday, June 9 from 6 to 10 p.m. Inspired by Shakespeare’s famous play, this enchanting evening features nonstop entertainment for the whole family, including costumed performers, fanciful arts and crafts activities, live music, food […]

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