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Sacramento December Events Calendar

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Check the Calendar of Events often as events may be added throughout the month.

DECEMBER 1

MUSIC – Celebrate the holidays with festive music with live bands at the Capitol.
When: Dec. 1 to 23, various times, check CapitolMuseum.ca.gov
Location: California Capitol Museum, 11th and L St., Sac.
Cost: Free
More Info: (916) 324-0333

HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY – Hawaii's musical jewel Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom will present a Hawaiian Christmas.
When: Dec. 1, 8 p.m. (Doors open 7 p.m.)
Location: Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sac.
Cost: $35 (rows B-J and AA-DD), $28 (rows EE-TT)
More Info: (800) 225-2277

DECEMBER 2

MUSIC – The California International Marathon celebrates its 25th year with this year's race.
When: Dec. 2
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
More Info: (916) 808-5291

CHORUS – The University Chrous and Chamber Singers will perform Palestrina: “Missa Papae Marcelli” and Carols for Christmas. Jeffrey Thomas will conduct.
When: Dec. 2, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $16, $13, $10 general; $8, $6.50, $5 students and kids
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

MUSIC – Arco Arena will host Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra.
When: Dec. 2, 7 p.m. (Doors open 6 p.m.)
Location: Arco Arena, One Sports Parkway, Sac.
Cost: $66.75 floor lower level, 456.75 upper level (Price includes $1.75 fee). $10 parking. (Toll plazas open 5 p.m.)
More Info: (916) 928-6900

DECEMBER 4

JOB FAIR – The California Job Journal presents its 11th Annual Diversity HirEvent. Scheduled attendees include SMUD, HealthNet, Wells Fargo and the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.
When: Dec. 4, 11 a.m.
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: Free
More Info: (888) THE-JOBS

MIXER – Network and celebrate the holidays at the Sacramento Metro Chamber and Northern California World Trade Center Holiday Mixer. The event will feature wine tasting, silent auction and food.
When: Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Sacramento Grand Ballroom, 629 J St., Sac.
Cost: $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers
More Info: (916) 319-4260

LECTURE – Author Azar Jafisi will present a lecture called “The Republic of the Imagination,” based on her bestselling book “Reading Lolita in Tehran.”
When: Dec. 4, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $40, $34, $29 general; $20, $17, $14.50 students and kids
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

DECEMBER 6

MUSIC – Israeli folk-singer Chava Albertsein, known as one of the most influencial singers and producer in Israeli music, will perform.
When: Dec. 6, 8 p.m.; Dec. 7, 11 a.m. (school matinee)
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $39, $34, $24 general; $19.50, $17, $12 students and kids. $11 for teachers and $7 for students at school matinee.
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

DECEMBER 7

BALLET – The holidays would not be complete with the Sacramento Ballet's presentation of the “Nutcracker.” The Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra will also perform.
When: Dec. 7 to 23, various dates and times. Note: Girl Scout night is Dec. 8 and school performances will be on Dec. 12 and 13.
Location: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sac.
Cost: $65 to $25, half price for kids 12 and younger. All ages must have a ticket to enter.
More Info: (916) 808-5181

DECEMBER 8

COMPETITION – The Golden State Spirit Association Cheer and Dance competition comes to the Convention Center. There will be competitions, games and awards.
When: Dec. 8, 7 a.m. To 8:30 p.m.
Location: Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sac.
Cost: Various pricing for teams to enter. Free admission for coaches and spectators.
More Info: (800) 840-GSSA

HOLIDAY – The Governor's Mansion will be decked out for the holidays where visitors can hear stories, listen to music, and take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause (Dec. 8).
When: Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Dec. 15, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: California Capitol Museum, 11th and L St., Sac.
Cost: $4 adults, $2 youth (6 to 17), free for kids 5 and younger
More Info: (916) 323-3047

MUSIC – The Sacramento Choral Society presents “Home for the Holidays,” a night of new and familiar holiday songs. Donald Kendricks will be conducting.
When: Dec. 8, 8 p.m.
Location: Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sac.
Cost: $150 to $50, season tickets
More Info: (916) 264-5181

MUSIC – Deaf musician and percussionist Evelyn Glennie is a Grammy Award winner who will perform at the Mondavi Center.
When: Dec. 8, 8 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $49, $45, $35 general; $24.50, $22.50, $17.50 students and kids
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

DECEMBER 9

MUSIC – Artist-in-Residence Lara Downes will celebrate American music from the 1920s to 1950s. Music from Duke Ellington and George Gershwin are among those who are featured.
When: Dec. 9, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $33 general; $16.50 students and kids
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

HOLIDAY CONCERT – Families can enjoy the spirit of the season at the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra will perform is 12th Anniversary Season “Standing Room Only” Holiday concert. There will be an audience singalong and candlelit processions.
When: Dec. 9, 3 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Jackson Hall, Davis
Cost: $35 and $25 general; $17.50 and $12.50 students and kids
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

DECEMBER 13

CONCERT – Lenny Kravitz headlines 100.5 The Zone's Little Christmas Show. Metro PCS co-sponsors the event that also includes Vanessa Carlton, Blue October, Pat Monohan and Mat Kearney.
When: Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sac.
Cost: $100, $69.50, $59.50, $39.50
More Info: (916) 808-5181

DECEMBER 15

PIANIST – The 2006 Young Concert Artists Inernational Auditions winner Chu-Fang Huang performs.
When: Dec. 15, 8 p.m.; Dec. 16, 2 p.m.
Location: Mondavi Center, Studio Theatre, Davis
Cost: $29 general; $14.50 students and kids
More Info: (866) 754-ARTS

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