Things to do in Sacramento and Beyond

The Bee's guide to events, activities, arts and entertainment

February 17, 2011
Holiday weekend brimming with things to do

There's lots going on out there this three-day Presidents Day weekend, and we've got some suggestions.

Make it an Oscar weekend
The Crest Theater is playing 2011 Oscar-nominated short films on Saturday. Live action films play at 4:30 p.m., animation films at 7:30 p.m. The Crest is at 1013 K Street.
The Crest is also playing Biutiful , which is nominated for best foreign film and best actor (Javier Bardem ), and The Illusionist , nominated for best animated film.
For a full list of Oscar-nominated movies playing in the region - and more Oscar trivia - check out Ticket in Friday's edition of The Bee.

Check out more than books at the Sacramento Public Library
Fenix Drum and Dance Company presents African music, dance, and storytelling for children ages 5-12. 3 p.m. Sacramento Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento. It's free. For more informatin, call (916) 264-2920.

Get all presidential at the Crocker
The Crocker Art Museum will be open Monday, and in honor of Presidents Day is offering "Patriotic Tours" of artwork that celebrates U.S. history.They're at 10:15 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Kids can work on patriotic art projects from noon-3 p.m. And, the Sacramento Youth Symphony performs at 2 p.m.
The Crocker, at 216 O St., will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Admission is $10 general, $8 ages 65 and older and college students, and $5 ages 7-17. Members and kids 6 and younger get in free. For more information, call: (916) 808-7000

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