“Dig It! The Secrets of Soil” Grand Opening Soil-A-Bration scheduled for Saturday, May 3 at The California Museum
Exclusive California stop of national traveling exhibit celebrated with free admission, family-friendly activities, hands-on demos and more from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Journey through the skin of the earth and discover how soils sustain life as we know it at The California Museum’s “Dig It! The Secrets of Soil” Grand Opening Soil-A-Bration on Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A celebration of the national traveling exhibit’s exclusive California stop, scheduled festivities will include:
Docent-led tours of Dig It! The Secrets of Soil, a national traveling exhibit developed by the Soil Science Society of America and designed by Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
Meet and greet with an endangered California burrowing owl Tana, an ambassador animal from Wildlife Care Association
Hands-on kids’ activities such as coloring with soil crayons and painting with soil
Demonstration s on how to dirt-dye garments and make your own soil crayons
FREE self-guided tours of the Museum’s current exhibits including “The Art of Gaman: Arts & Crafts From the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946″ closing May 11
FREE face painting and temporary tattoos for kids
FREE hot dogs for the entire family
FREE parking for all Museum visitors
FREE admission for first 100 registrants OR $20-for-4 advance admission at http://DigItCA.Eventbrite.com through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 2
Much more, don’t miss it!
Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The California Museum, 1020 O Street (10th & O Streets), Sacramento, CA 95814
Brenna Hamilton, Communications & Marketing Director at The California Museum, at (916) 651-0934 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Press images below available online at http://www.californiamuseum.org/photo-gallery/dig-it-secrets-soil
Interviews & high resolution press images available by request.