Rancho Cordova Events: December 15 - 31, 2018
 
Saturday, December 15, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Soil Born Farms Farmstand
Soil Born Farms American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive  
Stop by for the last Farmstand of the year to gather fresh produce, taste seasonal treats, and enjoy live music. Learn more
 
Saturday, December 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Teen Service Session
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Open to junior high and high school students as a drop-in community service session. Learn more
 
Sunday, December 16, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM: ExplorABILITY
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This FREE bi-monthly play-based program facilitated by a rotation of Sacramento area therapists, offers children on the autism spectrum, ages 2 to 10, an opportunity to play in a safe setting, explore sensory equipment, and work on social skills. Learn more
 
Monday, December 17, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM: City Council Regular Meeting
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
The next City Council meeting will commence on December 17. Learn more
 
Monday, December 17, 7:00 PM: Holiday Traditions Concert
River City Christian Church, 10933 Progress Court
Enjoy a FREE holiday concert by the Rancho Cordova City Concert Band. Learn more
 
Wednesday, December 19, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Tween Book Club
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Enjoy a book, have some FREE snacks, and work on quiet crafts and puzzles. 
 
Thursday, December 20, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Enjoy snacks while brainstorming about programs, books, and volunteer opportunities.  Learn more
 
Thursday, December 20, 4:30-7:30 PM: Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Join us as we say "thank you" to our Chamber members and community. Food and drinks will be provided. Learn more
 
Thursday, December 21, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Magical Mary
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Bring the family and enjoy an interactive magic show with lots of color and fun! 
 
Wednesday, December 26, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Garden Fun for Families
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Bring your kids for some hands-on gardening and learn about growing food and healthy eating. Learn more
 
Thursday, December 27, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Sensory Storytime Explorers
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Enjoy a special story time for kids with sensory disorders or on the autism spectrum. This program will feature books, music, crafts, and more! Learn more
 
Monday, December 31, 9:00 PM - 12:15 AM: New Year's Eve Party
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
The Sacramento Children's Museum is hosting its annual New Year's Eve Party, featuring dancing, noise maker-making, bubble stomps, light refreshments and museum play. Tickets are $5 for members and $7.50 for non-members. Learn more

These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar .


Ongoing Events 
 
October 29 - January 26, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Fall Show Art Exhibit
Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive
Enjoy the FREE Fall Show Art Exhibit highlighting the art of local Rancho Cordova artists. Please note: City Hall will be closed from December 22 through January 1. 

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM: Story Time for Children
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Get ready to read! Story time features a different book each week. The museum will be closed December 25 and January 1.   
 
Tuesdays, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Theater Play Story Time
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Theater Play features a different activity each week. The museum will be closed December 25 and January 1.   
 
Tuesdays, 3:00 PM: Mystery Lovers Book Club
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
This book club is for those who love to read mysteries. Stop by for lively discussions every third Tuesday of each month. This month, we are meeting to discuss Still Life by Louise Penny. The library will be closed December 25 and January 1.
 
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 5:30 PM: Homework Zone
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Students in grades 1 - 8 can stop by the library for free, in-person homework help from trained Homework Zone coaches. The library will be closed December 25 and January 1.
 
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM: Chess Club
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd
Drop by for free, informal, fun chess playing every first and last Tuesday of the month. Ages 7+. The library will be closed December 25 and January 1.
 
Wednesdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: VA Mather Farmers' Market
Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way
The VA Mather Farmers' Market occurs year-round every Wednesday and offers special deals for veterans. Check out holiday hours 

Wednesdays, 10:00 AM: Baby Bloomers Story Time
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This interactive weekly program is tailored for infants and toddlers. Adults are encouraged to join their little ones as we read stories and sing songs.
 
Wednesdays, 3:30 PM: Yoga Play
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This class on Wednesday afternoons uses games, stories, and play to explore posture, balance, and breath. Yoga Play is designed for ages 4 and up, but all ages are welcome!
 
Thursdays, 10:30 AM: Cultural Connections
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Cultural Connections is a weekly class exploring cultures from all over the world! In December, we are "traveling" to Germany!
 
Fridays, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Music and Movement
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This class is the perfect opportunity to get up and dance to music with museum staff every Friday morning!
 
Fridays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: SactoMoFo Food Truck Friday
3180 Kilgore Road
Every Friday, choose from a range of food trucks serving unique street food options near the intersection of White Rock and Kilgore Roads. Also, check out some lunchtime events during the week and food truck news.

Fridays, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Creative Art Class for Kids
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Bring your children for a fun and creative art class! All ages program.
 
Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Sunrise Station Farmers' Market
Sunrise Light Rail Station Parking Lot, Sunrise at Folsom Boulevard
The Sunrise Station Farmers' Market occurs year-round every Saturday.
 
Saturdays 10:00 AM: Sound Explorers
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
Explore instruments, sounds, and music-making during this weekly program.
 
Sundays, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Sakuramento Anime Society
Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard
Make anime music videos, play the CCG card game, watch old and new anime videos, and practice your art skills for FREE! Adult program. Learn more
 
Sundays: Science Sunday
Sacramento Children's Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive
This all-day program offers hands-on opportunities for children to conduct their own science experiments. 

These events and more may be found on the City's online Events Calendar.


Save These Dates! 

January 3 - 5 & 8 - 10: Bricking Bad: Art Made from the Iconic Brick
MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road
Stop by for the artist reception and opening of the MACC 2019 season, featuring Artist David Tracy and his Lego creations. Exhibit times vary. Learn more
 
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 8:30 AM: 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge
Lincoln Village Community Pool, 3480 Routier Road
Dress up in your wildest costume and take the 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge. Afterwards, enjoy a pancake breakfast at the Neil Senior Orchard Activities Center. $10 to participate (breakfast included). Register by December 17 to receive a FREE event t-shirt. Learn more
 
 
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