Sacramento Greek Festival

Admission: $5

The Sacramento Greek Festival, now in its 51st year, is put on by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation to celebrate all things Greek, including food, art, and general culture.

I’m not sure what most of this is, but it looks really tasty.

It’s a SWARM of nesting dolls.

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Elk Grove Multicultural Festival

Admission: Free

The Elk Grove Multicultural Festival is pretty much what it says on the tin, a free festival celebrating various different cultures with preformances, food and vendors.

I definitely think my favorite part was all of the performances, several of which could be going on at any time. and best of all, they had a schedule available on the website so I could time when I wanted to head over.

Highland Dance.

Danza Azteca de Sacramento

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Kennedy Mine

Admission: $10

Kennedy Mine originally opened in 1860 outside of Jackson, CA and changed hands numerous times before it was closed in 1942 as part of the war effort. At the time of it’s closure, it was the deepest mine in North America and was responsible for over 34.3 million in gold. The mine is currently maintained by the Kennedy Mine Foundation.

Inside the Museum.

Looking down the hill at some of the old buildings.

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Woodland Tomato Festival

Admission: Free

The Woodland Tomato Festival is a free festival held on Main Street in Historic Woodland. The festival has been held for the last 7 years and is sponsored by the Woodland Farmers Market.

I’m always impressed when a town is willing to shutdown a major road for a festival.

Oooh, Scooby!

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