Schoolhouse Traditions and Ways
A number of traditional school and family celebrations are observed at the Old Sacramento School Museum, including:
- Gold Rush Days: historical explorations and activities
- Halloween: trick-or-treating
- Annual Teachers' Institute and Field Day: celebration for Schoolhouse docents
- Early Educators Tour of the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery: life stories of real schoolmasters and schoolmarms who once lived in Sacramento
- Gingerbread Holiday: gingerbread house decorating competition
- Valentine Day: make a special paper valentine
- St. Patrick's Day: crafts and activities
- Bonnet Promenade: create your own Easter bonnet
- School's out! Free family activities offered at the Schoolhouse throughout the summer
The Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum frequently has special exhibits in conjunction with holidays, observances and Old Sacramento events.
Check out our calendar page for upcoming Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum events!