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*** 2019 ***

September 2019

Continuing September thru October 6

Exhibition * Convoy 1919: Centennial of the 1919 Transcontinental Motor Convoy * Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the military convoy that traveled the Lincoln Highway from Washington D.C. to San Francisco. The U.S. Army organized the convoy to demonstrate the motorized capability of the armed forces in the shadow of WWI. The exhibition displays photographs and documents of that journey in which it went through El Dorado County. The exhibiiton runs through Oct. 6 at Confidence Gallery, 487 Main Str., Placerville. Many of the images are from the Celio family Collection when they lived in Meyers in the mid-1800s. An opening reception on Sept. 5 from 6-8pm will be held in Confidence Gallery. The public is invited to enjoy complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres. More info: Caitlin, 530-295-3496, caitlin@ArtsAndCultureElDorado.org.

Sundays September Thru October 27

Farmers Markets they continue to grow with more fresh fruits and vegetables from area farms, plus homemade honeys, jams, cheeses and other culinary favorites. For more information, visit:edhtowncenter.com

September 3

El Dorado Hills Garden Club Meeting * Speaker is Sue Golden of Golden Pond Water Plants, Noon-3pm, El Dorado Hills Library. Visitors welcome. More info: 916-358-5759.

September 5

Exhibition Reception * Convoy 1919: Centennial of the 1919 Transcontinental Motor Convoy * Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the military convoy that traveled the Lincoln Highway from Washington D.C. to San Francisco. The U.S. Army organized the convoy to demonstrate the motorized capability of the armed forces in the shadow of WWI. The exhibition displays photographs and documents of that journey in which it went through El Dorado County. The exhibiiton runs through Oct. 6 at Confidence Gallery, 487 Main St., Placerville. Many of the images are from the Celio family Collection when they lived in Meyers in the mid-1800s. A reception is this eve from 6-8pm at Confidence Gallery. The public is invited to come and enjoy complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres. More info: Caitlin, 530-295-3496, caitlin@ArtsAndCultureElDorado.org.

September 5 & 12

Live on the Boulevard * The ever-popular Thursday night concert series continues with bands that will "get you out of your seat and dancing." Entertainment for the entire family, 7-9pm. Concerts are festival-style seating so bring your chairs. Concert set-up starts at 5:30pm. More info: www.edhtowncenter.com.

September 5

Obedience/Conformation Classes * The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville offers a 6-week session: Puppy Kindergarten, Beginning, Leash Manners, Novice Tricks and Conformation. Pre-registration required. Cost: $75-$90 depending on class. Conformation $5 drop-in fee. Location: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 7pm. Contact Cathy Keeler 530-622-6909 (6:30pm-9pm). More info: www.hangtownkc.org

September 5

Obedience/Conformation Classes * The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville offers a 6-week session: Puppy Kindergarten, Beginning, Leash Manners, Novice Tricks and Conformation. Pre-registration required. Cost: $75-$90 depending on class. Conformation $5 drop-in fee. Location: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 7pm. Contact Cathy Keeler 530-622-6909 (6:30pm-9pm). More info: www.hangtownkc.org

September 6 and 7

Craft Fair * The El Dorado Community Church Craft Fair is today. Friday: from 9-4pm. Saturday: from 9-3pm. Vendors are invited to display their wares at $25/per table. The church is located at 4701 Church St, El Dorado. More info: 530-677-7651 or 530-622-8868.

September 7

Labor Day at the Pool * Come spend the Labor Day Holiday at the Community Center from 1-5pm at the Cameron Park Community Pool, 2502 Country Club Dr, Cameron Park. (Season passes not valid for this event). $Dollar$ day at the pool: $1 entry, $1 food, games, prizes and more. Vendor spaces available. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

September 7

Community Pancake Breakfast * This quarterly breakfast is served from 8-11am. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice. Check out your local community center located at 4440 South Shingle Rd, Shingle Springs. Have a relaxing morning, meet some of your neighbors. Donations welcome and proceeds go toward improvements to the center. More info: Maria Brugger at 530-306-4614.

September 7

Wakamatsu Open Farm Day * Site of the first Japanese colony in America. Your self-guided walking tour of Wakamatsu Farm includes Okei-san's 1871 gravesite and Charles Graner's original 1850s farmhouse. Cost: $10 per vehicle. Buses and large vans are $5 per person. Proceeds directly benefit Wakamatsu Farm. For private tours, call 530-621-1224. More info: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu

September 7

Winederlust: A Renegade Wine Festival * featuring Island of Black & White in Downtown Historic Placerville, 4-9pm. More info: placerville-downtown.org.

September 10

Woodcrafters Meeting * The Gold Country Woodcrafters monthly meeting is at 7pm at Park Community Church, 3991 Wild Chaparral Dr, Shingle Springs. Open to all levels of woodworkers, hobbyists, and professionals. Call or email John Brideson for more info: 916-933-0488, jkbrideson@sbcglobal.net.

September 11

Learn to Square Dance * Sponsored by the Apple Jacks and Jills Square Dance Club of Placerville. No experience necessary. Classes are from 7-8:30pm on Wednesdays at the Hangtown Grange, 2020 Smith Flat Rd, Placerville. The cost is $5 per person per class. Introductory classes on Sept 11 and Sept 18 are free. More info: Darlene 916-817-9691 or Howard 530-647-6513.

September 12

U.S. Army Convoy * Arrives in Placerville * The Military Vehicle Preservations Association (MVPA) is recreating the journey of the 1919 transcontinental military convoy on its 100th anniversary from Washington D.C., arrivng in San Francisco on Sept. 14. It comes through Placerville today around 3pm traveling the original route, the Lincoln Highway aka State Hwy 50. They will stay overnight at the EDC fairgounds. Camerado Post 10165 of the VFW of Placerville will provide dinner for convoy members. The convoy leaves at 6:30 the next mornng. More info and updates: www.mvpa.org, 1-800-365-5798 and hq@mvpa.org.

September 12

A Blast from the Past * The Valley Ukulele Society presents this free concert with music from the '40s, '50s and '60s and other traditional favorites at the Community Center in Cameron Park. Doors open at 1pm, music starts at 1:30pm. Light refreshments available. The event is sponsored by the Senior Leadership Council, and Cameron Park Community Services District. Wheelchair accessible. Community Center is located at 2205 Country Club Dr., Cameorn Park. More info: 530-677-6776, 530-677-2231.

September 12

Live on the Boulevard * The ever-popular Thursday night concert series continues with bands that will "get you out of your seat and dancing." Entertainment for the entire family, 7-9pm. Concerts are festival-style seating so bring your chairs. Concert set-up starts at 5:30pm. More info: www.edhtowncenter.com.

September 13

Outdoor Movie Night * Join the first anime movie night, 7-10:30pm, at Wakamatsu Farm to see the children's classic anime film, Pom Poko, directed by Isao Takahata. This animated full-length film explores urban sprawl from nature's viewpoint as a community of magical shape-shifting creatures struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by development. Before the film, anime expert and author, Tze-Yue G. Hu, will briefly discuss the life work of Isao Tkahata. During this debut, ARC will recognize the winners of the anime/manga contest offered during WakamatsuFest150! Rated PG, the film length is 119 minutes beginning at dark. Contact ARC to sign up and for meeting location (Gold Hill area). Donations accepted. More info:julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

September 14

2nd Annual Wonderfully Made Banquet * A fun evening starts at 6pm at the Cameron Park Country Club. Bring your friends for wonderful food, dessert dash, amazing raffle prizes, music, wine available, beautiful views. Hear from the ministry, stories of hope, truth and life. Proceeds benefit Pregnancy Counseling Services, a non-profit pregnancy resource center and a 501c3 in Placerville. Tickets: Early Bird pricing $50/ea to 8/1/19 and Table for 10 is $450. After 8/1: $55/ea and $500/table. Tickets and more info: pregnancycounselingservices.org and tanelle09@gmail.com.

September 14

Cameron Park Community Yard Sale * It's the perfect time to clean out your garage, attic or closets and make extra money before the holidays. Reserve your space now or stop by to look through items that can become your valued treasures. The Yard Sale is from 8am – Noon in the parking lot at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Dr, Cameron Park. Admission is free. Spaces available to sell your stuff. RAIN OR SHINE the Yard Sale will be held in the parking lot, so come prepared. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

September 14

Chili Cook Off & Classic Car Show * 30 chili cooks compete to earn your vote for best chili. Explore over 100 beautiful classic cars while enjoying live music, drawings for prizes, one-of-a-kind artwork by the Something MORE Artists, drinks, hotdogs and face painting. Car show begins at 10am, and the chili is ready at Noon at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville. Proceeds for the 19th annual fundraiser will benefit adults with developmental disabilities served by MORE. Car Show entry is FREE. Chili Tasting is $10/Adult, $5/Children. For chili competition or car show entry forms, visit: www.morerehab.org, or call 530-622-4848, or email: ViersK@MoreRehab.org

September 14

Saturday Concert Series * On the second Saturday of each month hosted by the Shingle Springs Community Center. Doors open at 6:30pm, music starts at 7. Cost is $10. Each event features two local artists. Bring your own refreshments or something for the potluck to be shared. Located at 4440 South Shingle Rd. More info on the specific performance: Jamie Faw at fawjames@aol.com or call 530-626-6274.

September 15

Mad Hatter's Tea Party * A fun event to benefit the Building Fund of the non-profit El Dorado Community Health Center. Buffet luncheon, silent auction, drawings for gift baskets and prize for the most original Tea Hat. Place: Sequoia Mansion, 643 Bee St, Placerville. Time: 1-4pm (don't be late!). Tickets $50 per person; seating limited. For tickets and more info: www.edchc.org/events, dkantola@edchc.org, 530-556-2058.

September 17

Probate Research in Genealogy * Guest speaker Glenda Lloyd lays out "The ABCs of Probate" at the this meeting of the Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society. "Probate offers one of the most important sets of records available to genealogists. The probate process is more than just the will, and researchers should explore all the aspects of the process," Lloyd says. The free meeting, open to the public, begins at 1pm in the Primary Room of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3275 Cedar Ravine Rd, Placerville. More info: Alice Morrow at 530-677-9464 or morrbrowz@comcast.net.

September 18

Golf Tournament * El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce annual Golf Tournament at Apple Mountian Golf Resort, 3455 Carson Rd, Camino. 7:30am registration; 9 am shotgun start. Fee $125 per person. Foursome $500 preregistered. Fee includes Continental Breakfast and Full Lunch, Green Fees, Cart, Range Balls, Non-alcoholic Beverages on course, and one Applemosa compliments of Rainbow Orchards and Koby Pest Control. All participants required to have their own golf clubs and equipment. More info: www.eldoradocounty.org or 530-621-5885

September 19

Democratic Women * of El Dorado County * will be meeting in Cameron Park (TBD) from 6-8pm. More info: edcdems.org/events/ and info@edcdems.org for information about this event and upcoming events.

September 20

High-Speed Rail Talk * Wondering about California's high-speed rail and its future? Gregson Porteous will clarify the things that have challengee its progress, 1pm. He'll explain in the areas of technology, routing, capital, legalities, right of way, funding and politics. Porteous has followed the issues and provides a broad scope from a bird’s eye view. He has a BS, BA and Master’s in public policy from UC Berkeley. His insights were gained from 1996-2013 as chief principal Republican policy consultant to the project. Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Dr, Cameron Park. Sponsored by Sierra Renaissance Society, srsedc.com.

September 20

Fashion Show * Fragrance of Beauty * Come to this fashion show, 6pm, at the Historic Cary House Hotel, 300 Main St., Placerville, CA. Show includes entry, finger foods, glam bag and more, $35. Hosted by New Beginnings Thrift Store of Gold Country, Ambiance and Home Inspirations. Tickets and more info: 530-303-3710 and Linda Foss, lfoss@newbeginningsgoldcountry.org

September 20

Live Music * The Fabulous Liars * The Fabulous Liars Band will be appearing in Rocklin at the Cante Ao Vinho from 7-9pm. More info: www.facebook.com/The-Fabulous-Liars-Band-155563807843095/

September 20 thru October 6

Play * Cat on a Hot Tin Roof * The Stage, a new theater, is premiering its first show, Tennesse William's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," directed by Harvey Jordan. The cast is made up of mostly locals. The show will run weekends only at Burke Junction on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. More info: keep an eye on The Stage by liking its Facebook page. For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof-by-tennessee-williams-tickets-70079053335

September 20

Boleros de Noche * Featuring Los Panchos & Trio Ellas. Boleros de Noche draws on Latin American bolero music, recognized around the world for its romantic lyrics and lush harmonies. Headlining this genre celebration is an incarnation of Trio Los Panchos, led by Gabriel "Gaby" Vargas Aguilar. The Grammy®️-nominated all-female Trio Ellas kicks off a magical evening filled with nostalgia and love. Harris Center for the Arts | Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom, CA. Tickets or more info: 916-608-6888.

September 21

Dehydrating: Saving Summer's Bounty * Join this class given by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County, 9-noon. Dehydrating is an easy way to save your fruits and vegetables to use later in the year. This class shows you how to dehydrate foods safely with great ideas on how to use those foods in the future. Classes teach the safe and healthy food preservation practices to the community that are always up-to-date. This workshop is free and held in Placerville at the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane. Save a seat: Register at ucanr.edu/sept21-mfpclass. Walk-ins welcome. More info: 530-621-5506

September 21

Coffee & Conversation * Democrats of El Dorado County * Community members are invited to Joe's Coffee, 2531 Merrychase Dr, Cameron Park from 10-11am for coffee and conversation. More info: edcdems.org/events/ and info@edcdems.org or 916- for information about upcoming events.

September 21

Historical Public Tour * The site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869 is the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony. Come see Okei-san's historic gravesite, an 1850s farmhouse, and the rich cultural and natural resources, 10-Noon. This public tour of Wakamatsu Farm is led by on-site trained docents, the 1.5-mile hike is mainly outdoors. Suitable for all visitors: families and mobility-challenged. See ARC's event calendar for updates. Fee-base event; proceeds benefit Wakamatsu Farm. More info: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu

September 21

Music Festival & Car Show * Join some good summer fun and a day of Live Professional Music, Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Motorcycles, Vendor booths, Food Trucks, Raffles, a Bounce House and Water slide for Kids, 11-3pm at Park Community Church in Shingle Springs. To show a classic or custom vehicle, the registration fee is $15 before Sept. 10, or $20 at the gate. A cash donation of at least $20 is the cost for vendor space. This is a family affair… please, no alcohol. The church is just off Hwy 50 and Ponderosa Road at 3901 Wild Chaparral Drive, Shingle Springs. Free admission and parking. More info: Sara at 530-652-4171. Download a show flyer, vehicle or vendor registration form at CarsandMusic.com

September 21 and October 19

Landscape Painting * Plein and Simple * Join landscape painter and Mountain Democrat columnist David Yapp for plein air (in the open air) painting workshops in oils and acrylics, 8-12:30pm. Learn the tools and techniques for creating a successful landscape painting on location. Focus on composition, under-painting, and working with brushes and palette knife. Fee based. More info:julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

September 21

Live Music * The Fabulous Liars * The Fabulous Liars Band will be appearing in Camino at the HWY 50 Brewery from 4-7pm. More info: www.facebook.com/The-Fabulous-Liars-Band-155563807843095/

September 21, 22, 28, 29

Artists Studio Tour * Featuring El Dorado County artists displaying their art in their own studios or in studio space they share with other artists. A free tour map is available online as well as at any tour location and local merchants in Placerville. The self-guided tour, sponsored by the Placerville Artists Association, offers a wide variety of artwork for attendees. For more tour information: 415-793-2134 and www.paastudiotour.com

September 22 and November 10

Open Space Tai Chi-Qigong * In the open space of Wakamatsu, instructor Gigi Tze-yue Hu, a semi-retired Asian Studies educator and author, teaches Tai Chi–Qigong classes for ages 8+ w/ adult. 10-11am. No experience required. Meeting location is Placerville/Gold Hill area. Donation fee. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

September 23 - October 3

Annual Diaper Drive* Choices for Children is holding its 5th Annual Diaper Drive and is asking the community to join in. Diaper donations can be dropped off in Cameron Park at 3161 Cameron Park Dr., and at the libraries in Placerville, Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Choices for Children is a local non-profit; your donations are tax deductible. The diaper bank supports low-income families in EDC, mostly those participating in the subsidized childcare program or other community support agencies. More info: 530-676-0707.

September 24 & 25

Tribute to Whitney Houston * The Greatest Love of All * Featuring Belinda Davids... Whitney's musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed stage show described as 'mind-blowingly spot on.' Belinda Davids — a RiSA chart-topping artist in her home country of South Africa - has performed alongside Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Monica and been featured on Fox TV 'Showtime at the Apollo' and BBC1 TV 'Even Better Than the Real Thing.' With a live band, backing vocalists and choreographed dancers, plus state-of-the-art sound, lighting, vision and theatrical effects, this is a true tribute to one of the world's most revered singers. Harris Center for the Arts | Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom, CA. Tickets or more info: 916-608-6888.

September 27 - October 27

Melodrama * Hilda's Haunted Hilltops or A Werewolf's Tail * The Olde Coloma Theatre is known for its fun and zany melodramas. This show is directed by Haley Williams and written by Melynda Tipton. Matinees are 10/6, 13, 20, and 27; doors open 1:30pm. Evening show doors open at 7:30pm. The Coloma Crescent Players, Inc. (Olde Coloma Theatre) is a non-profit organization. Its primary purpose is to promote and encourage amateur (and local) performing arts of traditional melodrama form in a community, family theatre atmosphere. The theatre is located at 380 Monument Rd, Coloma. For tickets ($5-$13) and more info: 530-626-5282 or info@oldecolomatheatre.org.

September 28

Cemetery Tour; Save the Graves Preview * This is a morning stroll, 9:30-11am, through a grand Victorian Garden Cemetery. The historic Placerville Union Cemetery is home to Gold Rush pioneers who made El Dorado County home in the 19th century and the families who defined it in the 20th. The cemetery and notable residents will be discussed: The preacher who married, buried and baptized nearly everyone for 40 years. The deputy who died in a gunfight with alleged Confederate soldiers over a wagon full of Comstock silver. The boy who survived battles in the Comanche and Mexican-American Wars, then struck gold all before his 16th birthday. And more. Call for meeting location and more info: julie@ARConservancy.org and 530-621-1224.

September 28

BIG Autumn Auction * Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County is having its 17th Big Autumn Auction, their premier event of the season. More info at 530-626-1222 or visit www.bbbs-edc.org.

September 28

Race to End Human Trafficking * Break Free Run * 10th annual 5k/10k run in Folsom. More info: www.3SGf.org.

September 28

Windows to My Soul * Fundraising Gala * 6th annual Windows To My Soul Gala Fundraiser with a gourmet grilled dinner and concert, 5-9pm. Features Dave Stamey, nationally acclaimed cowboy entertainer. Also: Live & Silent auctions and Raffle. Location: Saureel Vineyards, 1140 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville. Windows to My Soul is a center for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Event tickets: $75 each at www.silentauctionpro.com/onlineticketpurchase.php?groupId=1227 or www.windowstomysoul.org/events 530-620-2760

September 28

Music, Wine and Stargazing * Musician Keith Little starts off the evening in the Keyaki Garden at 6pm. From 6-7:45pm, enjoy a glass of local wine and music. Then wander over to the open field and join ARC volunteers and local amateur astronomers, Herb Tanimoto and Tim Jackson, to view the wonders of a star-studded fall night. The Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society has plans to join too. On display will be Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, the Andromeda Galaxy, the Pinwheel Galaxy, the Blue Snowball, the Cat Eye, the Ring Nebula, the PacMan cluster, and many more. Ages 21+ only. Call for meeting location, fee and more info: julie@ARConservancy.org and 530-621-1224.

September 28 and 29

Hands4Hope Fall Festival * The event is farm themed highlighting El Dorado County's diverse agricultural community. Come and enjoy farm-themed games, pumpkin decorating, hay maze, hay tractor rides, dessert walk, 4-H Animal Exploration area and fun carnival-style food. All proceeds from the festival benefit the non-profit Hands4Hope organization – 'Youth Making a Difference' – a service learning education and community engagement program. 11am-4pm, El Dorado Hills Town Center Steven Young Amphitheater and Sandra’s Rose Garden.More info: edhtowncenter.com.

September 30

The Simon & Garfunkel Story * Back by popular demand is the "concertstyletheatre show" about two young boys from Queens. Using state-of-the-art video projection and a crack live band, the greatest hits from "Sound of Silence" to "Bridge Over Troubled Water" lay out the story. The solo years (Graceland, and more) are recalled through the Central Park reunion concert. Dean Elliott is as plausible a Paul Simon as he was as Buddy Holly in the West End musical where he made his name. With Jonny Smart as Garfunkel, the duo musically and beautifully tell the story. Harris Center for the Arts | Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom, CA. Tickets or more info: 916-608-6888.

October 2019

...Continuing thru October 27

Melodrama * Hilda's Haunted Hilltops or A Werewolf's Tail * The Olde Coloma Theatre is known for its fun and zany melodramas. This show is directed by Haley Williams and written by Melynda Tipton. Matinees are 10/6, 13, 20, and 27; doors open 1:30pm. Evening show doors open at 7:30pm. The Coloma Crescent Players, Inc. (Olde Coloma Theatre) is a non-profit organization. Its primary purpose is to promote and encourage amateur (and local) performing arts of traditional melodrama form in a community, family theatre atmosphere. The theatre is located at 380 Monument Rd, Coloma. For tickets ($5-$13) and more info: 530-626-5282 or info@oldecolomatheatre.org.

Sundays Thru October 27

Farmers Markets they continue to grow with more fresh fruits and vegetables from area farms, plus homemade honeys, jams, cheeses and other culinary favorites. For more information, visit:edhtowncenter.com

October 1

El Dorado Hills Garden Club Meeting * El Dorado Hills Florist Marilyn Kasko will demonstrate floral arranging, Noon-3pm, El Dorado Hills Library. Visitors welcome. More info: 916-358-5759.

October 1

Democrats After Dark * Hot Topic * Community members are invited to Raley's, 166 Placerville Dr, Placerville for discussion from 7-8pm. More details about this event: contact John Savage, savage956@hotmail.com. For inforation about other events: edcdems.org/events/ and info@edcdems.org or 916-312-3008 for information about upcoming events.

October 4

Hike Stagecoach Trail * From 1:30-4:40pm, join volunteer Ami Stroud, an avid hiker, kayaker, and former river guide, for a moderately strenuous 3-mile hike. This loop from Tinker Cut-off, to Stage Coach Trail, to Flood Road will have glorious views of the canyon/confluence of the North and Middle Forks of the American River, and the Foresthill Bridge. Call for meeting location, fee and more info: julie@ARConservancy.org and 530-621-1224.

Continuing thru October 6

Exhibition * Convoy 1919: Centennial of the 1919 Transcontinental Motor Convoy * Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the military convoy that traveled the Lincoln Highway from Washington D.C. to San Francisco. The U.S. Army organized the convoy to demonstrate the motorized capability of the armed forces in the shadow of WWI. The exhibition displays photographs and documents of that journey in which it went through El Dorado County. The exhibiiton runs through Oct. 6 at Confidence Gallery, 487 Main St., Placerville. Many of the images are from the Celio family Collection when they lived in Meyers in the mid-1800s. More info: Caitlin, 530-295-3496, caitlin@ArtsAndCultureElDorado.org.

October 4

La Borgata at Serrano * Enjoy an evening previewing the gorgeous cars from the Niello Concours at Serrano, live jazz, delicious food and wine provided by vendors from the Sacramento region, 6-9pm. Location: 3907 Park Dr, El Dorado Hills. Evening attire strongly encouraged. Funds raised support the Albie Aware Cancer Foundation. To be a sponsor, make a donation, or for more info: 916-996-8813 and albieaware.ticketspice.com/viva-lauto

October 4

Outdoor Movie Night * Incredibles 2 * Family-friendly outdoor movie on a giant inflatable screen at 7pm. El Dorado Hills Town Center Steven Young Amphitheater. Bring your blankets/chairs and enjoy free popcorn donated by Regal Cinemas El Dorado Hills 14 & IMAX. Weather permitting. More info: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

October 5

Gold Medal 5K Walk/Run* This Special Olympics walk/run contributes 100% of the proceeds to El Dorado County Special Olympics. Location: Placerville Station, 2984 Mosquito Rd, Placerville. Check-in is 7am. Race starts at 8am. Register at GoldMedal5k.com or call Shirley Surber, 530-320-5660.

October 5

Wakamatsu Open Farm Day * Site of the first Japanese colony in America, your self-guided walking tour of Wakamatsu Farm can include Okei-san's 1871 gravesite and Charles Graner's original 1850s farmhouse. Cost: $10 per vehicle. Buses and large vans are $5 per person. Proceeds directly benefit Wakamatsu Farm. For private tours, call 530-621-1224. More info: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu

October 5

Big Autumn Auction * Don't miss the 17th annual Big Autumn Auction. This is a premier event of Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. More info at 530-626-1222 and www.bbbs-edc.org.

October 5

Freedom in the Fall * Join Aborn Powers and AIM for a Pasta Feed fundraiser to support an important cause, 5-8pm, at Discovery Hills Church, 4270 Shingle Springs Dr., Shingle Springs. Proceeds support AIM in the fight against sex trafficking which rescues women and children from sex trafficking. Dinner, silent auction, raffle and fellowship. Single ticket: $30. Table of 8: $240. For tickets or more info: 530-676-6760.

October 5 and 6

Play * Cat on a Hot Tin Roof * The Stage, a new theater, is premiering its first show, Tennesse William's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," directed by Harvey Jordan. The cast is made up of mostly locals. The show will run weekends only at Burke Junction on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. More info: keep an eye on The Stage by liking its Facebook page. For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof-by-tennessee-williams-tickets-70079053335

October 6

Celebrating the Bentley Centennial * Open to the public from 10-4pm. Cars are placed from 7-9:30am. Gates open at 10am. Fashion Show w/ fashions from Button Up Boutique at Noon. Awards presentation at 3pm. Best of Show presentation at 4:30pm. Location: On the Green at Serrano Visitor's Center, 4525 Serrano Parkway, El Dorado Hills, CA. Free Parking on site. Attire should be comfortable for walking; a polished appearance is encouraged. Temperatures may vary on event day, so layer clothes and wear a hat. Please leave pets at home. More info: 916-635-2445, theconcours.net.

October 8

Woodcrafters Meeting * The Gold Country Woodcrafters monthly meeting is at 7pm at Park Community Church, 3991 Wild Chaparral Dr, Shingle Springs. Open to all levels of woodworkers, hobbyists, and professionals. Next meeting: Nov 12. Call or email John Brideson for more info: 916-933-0488, jkbrideson@sbcglobal.net.

October 9

You Are Needed! * Volunteer Training Interviews * Marshall Hospital Auxiliary is in need of volunteers in many different areas of the hospital. For more information, call 530-626-2643 and leave your name, phone number and email.

October 9

Fashions from Bygone Years * The Placerville Shakespeare Club presents a tea and a vintage fashion show: "Fashions from Bygone Years." Step back in time and enjoy a delightful selection of authentic vintage fashions from the 1800's to the present while sipping tea. The story of the lives of women unfolds through the clothing they wore, providing a march through history. The event includes a light tea, door prizes and silent auction. The Placerville Shakespeare Club Clubhouse at 2940 Bedford Ave. will open at 11am. The tea begins at Noon. Tickets $25. For tickets/information: Dolores 916-802-0186, Sari 530- 409-1729 or Ruth 805-320-0505. More info also at: www.placerville-shakespeare.com

October 5

Tips on Using Your Pressure Canner * Join this class given by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County, 9-noon. Learn how YOUR pressure canner works and the multiple safety features on every modern canner. Pressure canning opens up a new world of home canned foods, i.e. got a hunter in your family or find a great sale on bulk chicken? Can some of the meat! Cook a huge turkey at Thanksgiving? Make broth that doesn’t take up all of your freezer space and doesn't need to thaw before you use it. Like to be able to pronounce all the ingredients in your bowl of soup? Make and can your own. Most importantly, learn when you need to use a pressure canner and why: Don’t risk botulism because you didn't practice safe canning. This hands-on workshop will build your confidence by preserving chicken and a vegetable. If you do not have a canner, one can be provided. Cost $25 to cover supplies. Pre-registration is required. This workshop is free and held in Placerville at the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane.Register at ucanr.edu/sept21-mfpclass. More info: 530-621-5506.

October 11-13

Lake Tahoe Marathon * 24th year and still running. 3-days of running Fun that includes these events: 5K, 10K, 16.4M, 72M-Ultra, 4-person Marathon Relay, Optimist Kids Free Pumpkin Races, Carnelian Bay Half + Nevada Half + Emerald Bay Half = Tahoe Trifecta, Cal Neva Marathon + Lakeside Marathon + Lake Tahoe Marathon = Tahoe Triple, plus Cal Neva-Lake Tahoe Double Marathon. More info: www.laketahoemarathon.com/

October 11

Hike Training Hill * From 1:30-5pm, Ami Stroud, ARC volunteer, leads this 2.5 very strenuous loop hike from Training Hill to among the last legs of the Western States Trail. The first mile is almost straight up. At the top is the Pointed Rocks Trail (good views of Lake Folsom with many pointed rocks), then descend on the Western States trail, a beautiful shady trail with oaks, pines, cedars, and grasses, with two easy creek crossings. Call for meeting location, fee and more info: julie@ARConservancy.org and 530-621-1224.

October 12

Oktoberfest Foods * Join this free class given by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County, 9-noon. Oktoberfest brings to mind visions of hearty sausages and mustards served alongside sauerkraut and rustic breads. Come learn how to make mustard, sauerkraut and simple sausages. Pick up recipes for using these items to make tasty dishes, even Sauerkraut Soup or Sauerkraut Cake! Register for this free class at ucanr.edu/oct12-mfpclass. Classes teach the safe and healthy food preservation practices that are always up-to-date and are held in Placerville at the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane. Save a seat: Register at ucanr.edu/sept21-mfpclass. Walk-ins welcome. More info: 530-621-5506

October 12, 13

Coloma Gold Rush Live * Visit a living history encampment of the Gold Rush era. Pan for gold, listen to the music of the miners, and hear the re-enactors tell stories of the days of old at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma, 10-4pm. 1850s tent town, assay office, gambling hall, general store, blacksmith, carpentry shop, laundry, bakery, children's games and more! Visit the mining camp along the South Fork of the American River. $10 per vehicle day use fee. More info: the museum, 310 Back St., 530-622-3470.

October 13

Stroll at Magnolia Ranch * From 1:30-3:30pm, hike the family-friendly Gerle Loop Trail at Magnolia Ranch with Steve Clark, ARC Board member. This is a beautiful 2.5-mile trail through meadows and woods along the South Fork of the American River. The leisurely hike stops at a picnic table for a quick snack overlooking the river. The hike continues to the new bridge over Hastings Creek before returning to the parking area. Well-behaved dog on leash OK. Call for meeting location, fee and more info: julie@ARConservancy.org and 530-621-1224.

October 16

Genealogy Meetings * The Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society holds free meetings that feature a guest speaker on a genealogy-related topic, 1pm in the Primary Room of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3275 Cedar Ravine Rd, Placerville. More info: Alice Morrow at 530-677-9464 or morrbrowz@comcast.net.

October 16

Free Cancer Screening * Marshall Medical Center * Marshall Medical Center in partnership with Cold Springs Dental will be hosting a free screening event for head and neck cancer 9-1pm. If you smoke, drink alcohol or are sexually active, you may be at risk for cancer. This free, 10-minute screening could save your life. Symptoms of head and neck cancers may include a lump or a sore that won't heal, a persistent sore throat, difficulty swallowing, and a change or hoarseness in the voice. Since these are symptoms also associated with other conditions, a specific head and neck cancer screening is important. Come to Cold Springs Dental at 2900 Cold Springs Rd in Placerville on Oct 16 anytime between 9am and 1pm for your free screening.

October 18

Olmstead Loop Hike * Join historian and avid hiker Sheila Toner on this approx. 5-mile loop hike off the southern section of the larger Olmstead Loop from 9:30-1pm. This loop will take you through mostly blue oak woodlands and alongside one of the larger ponds. Call for meeting location, fee and more info: julie@ARConservancy.org and 530-621-1224.

October 18

Live Music * The Fabulous Liars * The Fabulous Liars Band will be appearing in Folsom at Pete's Restaurant & Brewhouse on Folsom-Auburn Rd from 6-9pm. More info: www.facebook.com/The-Fabulous-Liars-Band-155563807843095/

October 19

Beginning Birding * Interested in birding but unsure where to start? This class introduces the hobby of birding. Basic terms and identifying tactics to be discussed... with a walk through the state park to spot common species. A photographic take-home hand-out will be provided showing bird species likely to be seen and fun facts. Responsible teens+ welcome. Fee based event, 8-10am. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

October 19

Making Cheese * Join this free Make and Take workshop by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County, 9-noon. Learn how to make Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese to use for your autumn lasagna dinner. It's a quick and easy process once you know the basics. Workshop fee $25, and pre-registration is required. MFP classes teach up-to-date safe and healthy food preservation practices in Placerville at the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane. Walk-ins welcome or pre-register: 530-621-5506

October 19

Historical Public Tour * The site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869 is the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony. Come see Okei-san's historic gravesite, an 1850s farmhouse, and the rich cultural and natural resources, 10-Noon. This public tour of Wakamatsu Farm is led by on-site trained docents, the 1.5-mile hike is mainly outdoors. Suitable for all visitors: families and mobility-challenged. See ARC's event calendar for updates. Fee-base event; proceeds benefit Wakamatsu Farm. More info: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu

October 19

Halloween Carnival and Pumpkin Patch * Put on your costumes and head down to Cameron Park Lake. See how the lake has been transformed into an enchanted place for an afternoon of family fun from 1:30-4pm. FREE Entrance! More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

October 19

Oktoberfest * Annual event in Downtown Historic Placerville, 3-9pm, includes Craft Breweries and a Wine Garden pouring, German Food, live Bavarian Music and Bavarian Dance demonstrations, Beer contests w/ prizes, Weiner Dog races by Animal Outreach volunteers, a family area with games and activities for children, vendors and more. More info: placerville-downtown.org.

October 19

Live Music * The Fabulous Liars * The Fabulous Liars Band will be appearing in El Dorado Hills at 36 Handles from 7:30-10:30pm. More info: www.facebook.com/The-Fabulous-Liars-Band-155563807843095/

October 20 and November 17

Cronan Ranch Hike * From 8:30-11am approx., hike a challenging loop at the Cronan Ranch Trails with ARC hike leader Amy Brinkley. Enjoy a variety of terrain, great views of the river, and rolling prairie on this 5-7-mile hike w/ some elevation change. Fit 10-year-olds+ welcome. Contact ARC to sign up and for meeting location (Pilot Hill area). Donation suggested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

October 20

Wings & Wine * Champagne Brunch w/ Birds of Prey * 7th annual Fundraiser for Hawks, Honkers & Hoots, 10:30 - 1:30pm at the Cameron Park Country Club, Cameron Park. Eight bird of prey ambassadors to be on display to meet and photograph. Raffle and silent auction plus the famous "Jepbirdy" game for more great prizes. Tickets: $45 per person in advance; contact kelli.hhh@gmail.com. More info: www.hawkshonkersandhoots.org

October 26

Mataro Kimekomi Doll Workshop * The technique of making this doll is taught by Isako Wasano and dates back to the Genbun Period (1736-1741) in Kyoto at the Kami-kamo Shrine. Each doll is molded and prepped by hand and the participants will learn how to use a technique called "kimekomi" to finish dressing the doll. This method uses just glue and tools to "push" fabric into channels on the doll model. ARC is a host-site only. ALL sign-ups, and kit/lunch options are through third-parties on registration forms. Fee charged. (Doll kits vary and are an extra charge.) 9am-4pm. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

October 26

Herbs and Foods for Seasonal Health * Harmonizing with the seasons for better health is a concept virtually lost in the modern world with indoor climate control and the ability to buy any foods at any season. But our bodies and moods know when seasons change. In the Ayurvedic and Chinese systems of healing, much is written about these "junctions" in the seasons. The talk will be about this and learning about foods, herbs and spices as well as lifestyle ideas for staying healthy through the dark time of the year. Participants will take home a spice-blend for fall/winter. 10am-1pm. Donation suggested. Contact ARC to sign up and for meeting location (Coloma area). More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

October 26

Harvest Festival * The community is invited to Park Community Church in Shingle Springs for family fun, games, prizes, hay rides, bounce house and Trunk-or-Treat, 2-6pm. More info: Cindy at 530-206-6209.

October 27

Poetry Walk and Workshop * Taylor Graham, El Dorado County's first Poet Laureate, and award-winning Sacramento-area poet Katy Brown, lead an exploration of farmhouse, barn, and surroundings, then ask participants to write a poem inspired by what they've experienced. 10am-noon. Any who wish may share their poems with the group and ARC. Donation requested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

October 31

Trick or Treat in Placerville * Annual event in Downtown Historic Placerville, 4-6pm. Main Street closes to traffic; merchants greet young and old alike at the doors of their stores with candy treats. Music and costume contest hosted by the local Active 20-30 Club at the Bell Tower. Placerville Lions Clubs to host a Carnival for children 10 and under at Town Hall. More info and update: placerville-downtown.org.

October 31

Halloween Spooktacular * Featuring trick-or-treating from 3-6pm at participating Town Center businesses. A costume contest for kids, families, and dogs begins at 5pm in the Steven Young Amphitheater with categories for Most Creative, Hero/Villain or Princess, Cutest, Most Scariest and Best Group or Family. More info: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

November 2019

November 2

Gifts from the Kitchen * Join this free workshop by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County, 9-noon. Have you ever racked your brain to think of the perfect gift for someone special? You will be shown how to put together that perfect gift with wonderful homemade treats you can make yourself! Register for this free class at ucanr.edu/nov2-mfpclass. MFP classes teach up-to-date safe and healthy food preservation practices in Placerville at the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane. Walk-ins welcome or pre-register: 530-621-5506

November 2

Wakamatsu Open Farm Day * Site of the first Japanese colony in America, your self-guided walking tour of Wakamatsu Farm can include Okei-san's 1871 gravesite and Charles Graner's original 1850s farmhouse. Cost: $10 per vehicle. Buses and large vans are $5 per person. Proceeds directly benefit Wakamatsu Farm. For private tours, call 530-621-1224. More info: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu

November 2

CASA 2019 Gala * CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Children holds its annual gala at the Serrano Country Club, 5005 Serrano Pkwy, El Dorado Hills, 6-11pm. The signature gala is titled "Be the Sparkle in a Child's Life"and hosted by Eileen Javora of KCRA. The night of elegance includes dancing, auction, a short presentation by a former local foster youth and the presentation of the CASA Achievement Award. Enjoy an elegant dinner with wine and breath-taking views, an exciting live auction, a silent auction featuring a getaway to San Juan Island, a fun time in New Orleans, a sailboat excursion in San Francisco, ski tickets with dining and more. Proceeds benefit Child Advocates’ program of advocacy and support for abused and neglected children in El Dorado County's foster care system. CASA volunteers provide one-on-one advocacy for abused and neglected children in the foster care system. More info and tickets for the gala: casaeldorado.org and 530-622-9882. For more information, please visit the Child Advocates of El Dorado website: www.casaeldorado.org

November 3

Dragon Claws II - Hunt for Old Growth * This is the follow-up to Tom Petersen's Pitch Pine carving demonstration earlier this year. On this hunt for old growth, 9-11am, participants will hike about 2 miles to an unmaintained trail looking for samples in the wild and enjoy a streamside picnic area for lunch. The group will also visit an abandoned mining site along Empire Creek. Donation requested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 7

El Dorado Hills Garden Club Meeting * A presentation will be done on the history of the Iris, Noon-3pm, El Dorado Hills Library. Visitors welcome. More info: 916-358-5759.

November 9

Turn Your Photos into Paintings * Give your photos that extra sparkle at this workshop, 1-5pm. Add textures or painterly effects using Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Betty Sederquist, instructor, has taught Photoshop for many years. Ages 14+ welcome. Contact ARC to sign up and for meeting location (Gold Hill area). Fee. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 8 & 9

Airpark Holiday Boutique * Sew 4 Vets, along with a few other non-profit organizations, will participate in this annual holiday boutique, a fun event featuring the famous "microwave soup bowls" and other items to choose from to help with your holiday gift shopping. Location: 3239 Baron Ct in the Cameron Park Airpark 4-7 pm on Friday; and 9-2pm on Saturday. More info: www.Sew4Vets.org

November 9

Flower Arranging Workshop * This class in Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, is 10am-noon. The asymmetrical forms use empty space to emphasize the natural beauty of each flower and branch. The motto is "Anything, anyone, anywhere," in which the artist can use both natural and artificial elements to create living sculptures of great beauty. Fall/Thanksgiving Holiday to be explored w/ teacher KI Doh Yasmin Spiegel. Take home an arrangement for a table center piece or gift. Fee based event. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 9

Sunset-Moonlight Hike * Join Julie Andert on this moderate hike of 3+ miles starting at the Western ridge of Cronan Ranch, 5:30-7:30pm. 10-year-olds+ welcome. Well-behaved dog on leash OK. Contact ARC to sign up and for meeting location (Pilot Hill area). Donation requested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 9

Crab & Chowder Gala * Dinner features Dungeness Crab, clam chowder, bread, salad, and pasta. Dance the night away to live music. Doors open at 6pm; dinner at 7pm at the Mark D. Forni Building, El Dorado Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Dr, in Placerville. Fundraiser benefits the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, a registered 501c3 nonprofit. More Info: 530-621-5860 and http://eldoradocountyfair.org/gala.html

November 10

Open Space Tai Chi-Qigong * In the open space of Wakamatsu, instructor Gigi Tze-yue Hu, a semi-retired Asian Studies educator and author, teaches Tai Chi–Qigong classes for ages 8+ w/ adult. 10-11am. No experience required. Meeting location is Placerville/Gold Hill area. Donation fee. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 12

Woodcrafters Meeting * The Gold Country Woodcrafters monthly meeting is at 7pm at Park Community Church, 3991 Wild Chaparral Dr, Shingle Springs. Open to all levels of woodworkers, hobbyists, and professionals. Next meeting: Dec 10. Call or email John Brideson for more info: 916-933-0488, jkbrideson@sbcglobal.net.

November 14

Nuts to You! * Join this free class by the UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County, 6-8pm. The holiday season is upon us and nothing says holidays as much as delicious roasted, toasted, glazed and flavored nuts. This class will present recipes for quick, easy and delicious ways to prepare nutty snacks or gifts. Register for the class at http://ucanr.edu/nov14-mfpclass. MFP classes teach up-to-date safe and healthy food preservation practices in Placerville at the Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane. Walk-ins welcome or pre-register: 530-621-5506

November 16

Nature-Themed Collage * Join artist David Yapp, 10am-12:30pm, for this fun, creative workshop. Using reproductions of old engravings, you will create a nature-themed collage on a wooden panel which you'll embellish with acrylic paint using a range of interesting techniques. No experience necessary. Art materials provided. Ages 12+ welcome. Fee charged. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 16

* Hike Magnolia/Cronan Ranch Loop Ami Stroud, ARC volunteer, leads the hike, 1-5pm, from Gerle Loop and the Connector Trail to the Down and Up Trail as hikers view the beautiful South Fork of the American Trail (brought to us by the American River Conservancy) which takes you to the river and back with amazing views of rolling hills, the Lollipop Tree, and the beautiful South Fork of the American River. Bring food and water for a break along the river. 14-year-olds+ welcome. Donation suggested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 16

Historical Public Tour * The site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869 is the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony. Come see Okei-san's historic gravesite, an 1850s farmhouse, and the rich cultural and natural resources, 10-Noon. This public tour of Wakamatsu Farm is led by on-site trained docents, the 1.5-mile hike is mainly outdoors. Suitable for all visitors: families and mobility-challenged. See ARC's event calendar for updates. Fee-base event; proceeds benefit Wakamatsu Farm. More info: www.ARConservancy.org/wakamatsu

November 16

Empty Bowls Supper * 18th Fundraiser * The Supper provides a fun and meaningful event to raise funds for the hungry, both locally and internationally. The home-cooked meal includes soup, bread and a beverage. Guests choose a hand-made soup bowl to take home after dining. The ceramic bowls are made by local students and artists. Enjoy live music from Achilles Wheel and Coloma Celtic, a silent auction, bake sale and the wine and beer bar. The event is now held at the Placerville fairgrounds in the Forni Room. The Explorers,who are trained parking attendants, will manage the parking. Come anytime from 3:30–7:30pm; no reservation needed. Suggested donation at the door: $15–$50+, but no one turned away with $0. Donations are tax deductible. The Supper is sponsored by the non-profit organizations El Dorado Peace and Justice Community and the Upper Room Dining Hall. Bring friends and family. More info: Maureen, dionperry@att.net.

November 16

Live Music * The Fabulous Liars * The Fabulous Liars Band will be appearing at the Placerville Public House from 8-11pm. More info: www.facebook.com/The-Fabulous-Liars-Band-155563807843095/

November 17

Cronan Ranch Hike * From 8:30-11am approx., hike a challenging loop at the Cronan Ranch Trails with ARC hike leader Amy Brinkley. Enjoy a variety of terrain, great views of the river, and rolling prairie on this 5-7-mile hike w/ some elevation change. Fit 10-year-olds+ welcome. Contact ARC to sign up and for meeting location (Pilot Hill area). Donation suggested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 19

Genealogy Meetings * The Roots and Gold Dust Genealogical Society holds free meetings that feature a guest speaker on a genealogy-related topic, 1pm in the Primary Room of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3275 Cedar Ravine Rd, Placerville. More info: Alice Morrow at 530-677-9464 or morrbrowz@comcast.net.

November 23

Old Fashioned Christmas Craft Faire * Get a jump start on your holiday shopping! Come to the Cameron Park Community Center, 10-4pm, to check out the spectacular hand-made crafts specific for the holiday season. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

November 22 - December 22

Melodrama * A Swampy Bogg's Christmas Carol or 3 Dreams, 2 Chances, 1 Miracle * The Olde Coloma Theatre is known for its fun and zany melodramas. This show is written and directed by Jason Boyer. Matinees are 12/1, 8, 15, and 22; doors open 1:30pm. Doors open for evening shows at 7:30pm. The Coloma Crescent Players, Inc. (Olde Coloma Theatre) is a non-profit organization. Its primary purpose is to promote and encourage amateur (and local) performing arts of traditional melodrama form in a community, family theatre atmosphere. The theatre is located at 380 Monument Rd, Coloma. For tickets ($5-$13) and more info: 530-626-5282 or info@oldecolomatheatre.org.

November 24

* Fall Bird Walk Tim and Angela Jackson typically lead a bird walk at Knickerbocker Creek in the spring. For fall, participants will see what songbirds, raptors, and water birds are up to, 7:30-noon. Tim maintains a website (eldoradobirds.com) on birdwatching in El Dorado County. Angela is a local writer and photographer. This is a slow-paced, easy-moderate hike of 3-4 miles. Quiet, mature children 8+ welcome. Donation requested. More info: julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

November 29

Holiday Event * Festival of Lights & Holiday Tree Lighting *Annual event in Downtown Historic Placerville, 5-8pm. Main Street fills w/ family, friends, neighbors and visitors to share the magical moment when the local Holiday Season is kicked off with the lighting of the Christmas Tree. Davey Wiser gives stage coach rides from 4-6pm. Shops and restaurants are open late, and entertainment appears up and down the street w/ performances by the El Dorado High School Jazz Band and Choir on the steps of the courthouse and the Jammin' Dancers on the street. The El Dorado Roses pull the switch that lights the tree at 6pm. Also opportunities for photos w/ Santa at T.W Bonkers. Parking can be a challenge so come early... it's all worth it to be at this sweet and simple tradition the community holds dear. More info: placerville-downtown.org.

November 30 - December 24

Pictures with Santa * Santa Claus will be spreading cheer while spending time in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Families are invited to visit with Santa at the California Welcome Center on Post Street next to Cold Stone Creamery. Kids can share wish lists and get purchased photos taken. More info and Santa's detailed schedule: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

December 2019

...Continuing thru December 22

Melodrama * A Swampy Bogg's Christmas Carol or 3 Dreams, 2 Chances, 1 Miracle * The Olde Coloma Theatre is known for its fun and zany melodramas. This show is written and directed by Jason Boyer. Matinees are 12/1, 8, 15, and 22; doors open 1:30pm. Doors open for evening shows at 7:30pm. The Coloma Crescent Players, Inc. (Olde Coloma Theatre) is a non-profit organization. Its primary purpose is to promote and encourage amateur (and local) performing arts of traditional melodrama form in a community, family theatre atmosphere. The theatre is located at 380 Monument Rd, Coloma. For tickets ($5-$13) and more info: 530-626-5282 or info@oldecolomatheatre.org.

December 1

Holiday Event * Hangtown Christmas Parade * Annual celebration wending through Downtown Historic Placerville, 1-3pm. More info: placerville-downtown.org.

December 6

Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony * Begin the holiday season and join the Cameron Park CSD, Cameron Park Rotary, and Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce for the 3rd annual traditional tree lighting at Christa McAuliffe Park, 4:30pm. Gather up your friends and family and mingle with the community, enjoying hot chocolate and Christmas caroling. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

December 7

Pancake Breakfast * Fire Explorer Post 89 in Cameron Park offers this Pancake Breakfast with firefighter size appetites! Breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, eggs, orange juice and coffee at just $5 per person from 8am-Noon. Come to the Cameron Park Community Center and meet your neighbors for breakfast. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

December 7

Santa Run * Race toward your holiday season with this 5k run/walk. It's fun for the whole family with the race starting and ending at the Cameron Park Community Center. Pre-registration fee is $25 for adults, $15 for ages 17 and under. Breakfast is included! Check in starts at 7am; run starts at 8am. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

December 7

Winter Rummage Sale * Hosted by the Plaerville Shakespeare Club, this one-day-only Rummage Sale was once known as the "Previously Enjoyed Treasures Sale." Features: warm winter clothing such as coats, jackets, sweaters, also festive holiday decorations and under the tree gifts books, toys, puzzles and games. Starts at 9am and closes at 4pm at the clubhouse at 2940 Bedford Ave. Bring a big shopping bag and come early for the best bargains. More info: www.placerville-shakespeare.com

December 7

Live Music * The Fabulous Liars * The Fabulous Liars Band will be appearing in El Dorado Hills at The Purple Placefrom 9pm-midnight. More info: www.facebook.com/The-Fabulous-Liars-Band-155563807843095/

December 7

EDH Christmas Tree Lighting * The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and events —in partnership with the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills CSD — will be held 4-8 pm, Theater Plaza, Town Center. The event kicks off at 4pm with a merchant open house and the "Stuff Your Stocking" game. Live band from 4:30-6pm. Winners of the Caroling Contest at 6pm. Santa arrives on his EDH fire truck to light the tree with his magic glitter around 6:30pm. There will be cookies donated by Nugget Market and hot chocolate. More info: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

December 7

Music * Sierra Symphony Orchestra * Invite music into your evening with this memorable Christmas performance. Doors open at 3pm at the Cameron Park Community Center! The concert starts at 4pm. $10 per adult, students and children are free. Tickets are available at the Cameron Park Bel Air, the CSD office, online at showclix.com, and on the Sierra Symphony website – www.sierrasymphony.org. More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

December 7 & 8

Holiday Home Tour * Visit beautifully decorated homes in El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park as you sample decadent chocolates, sample hot cider, taste wonderful wines, bid on designer-decorated trees, and participate in the signature raffle. All proceeds go to the Assistance League Sierra Foothills (ALSF) to help underprivileged children. Cost $25 adults, $10 children 12 and under. For tickets and maps: www.assistanceleague.org/sierra-foothills. Questions: alsierrafoothills@gmail.com.

December 7, 8

Christmas in Coloma * An old-fashioned Christmas in Coloma w/ wreath making, live music, wagon rides and warm refreshments. See the park's 13 historic buildings decorated for the holidays and open to the public. Costumed docents will be at each one to relate the building's history. Holiday refreshments will be served at two locations. Father Christmas will make an appearance. The park day use fee of $8 per vehicle applies, also an entrance fee of $5 per person (5 and under free), will be assessed to visit the historic buildings. 10-4pm. More info: the museum, 310 Back St., 530-622-3470 and www.marshallgold.com.

December 7 - 21

EDH Carriage Rides * Town Center is a magical place during the holiday season. Enjoy its charm in a horse-drawn carriage ride. Proceeds benefit Young Life and Hands4Hope. Friday's, 6-9pm. Saturday's, 5-9pm, El Dorado Hills Town Center Theater Plaza. More info: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

December 13

Oscar Night at MORE * 50th Anniversary * To commemorate 50 successful years of providing service to adults with developmental disabilities in El Dorado County, MORE is hosting a fun and fanciful celebration with an Oscar's theme. The community is invited for a scrumptious meal by Diane Wilkinson, recognition and awards, sharing and celebrating memories and dancing. Doors open at 5pm in the Forni Building on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville. For ticket price, reservations or more info: 530-622-4848 or www.morerehab.org.

December 13 - 15 (rain dates Dec. 20-22)

Santa Parade * Santa Claus will be driving throughout Cameron Park accompanied by the Cameron Park Fire Department. Don't miss this annual event! More info: 530-677-2231 and www.cameronpark.org

December 14 and 21

Santa Run Finale * EDH Fire Dept. * The El Dorado Hills Firefighter Association is back for its 56th year of Santa Run tradition through El Dorado Hills. The event concludes as Santa, Mrs. Clause and the Elves travel through Town Center in El Dorado Hills to collect canned food and new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Cookies and hot chocolate top off the event, provided by the EDH Fire Dept. More info: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

December 14 and 21

EDH Community Performances * El Dorado Hills Town Center provides a venue to spotlight talent including the numerous choirs, dance troops and non-profit organizations that call this community home. Gather in the Theater Plaza next to Cold Stone, support youth as they showcase their song and dance talent, 11-3pm on Saturday the 14th; noon-3pm on Saturday the 21st at EDH Town Center Theater Plaza. More info: 916-933-3013, edhtowncenter.com.

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JANUARY 2020

January 18

Art & Wine with Something MORE * Local restaurants and caterers, along with local wineries, breweries and distilleries join Something MORE Artists for one of the best Winter events in El Dorado County. The purveyors feature their best fare for a satisfying sampling. Enjoy one-of-a-kind artwork by Something MORE Artists for viewing or purchase, prize drawings and auctions. Event starts at 6pm in the Forni Building at the Fairgrounds in Placerville. Proceeds benefit adults with developmental disabilities in El Dorado County. Tickets ($40 each or $75 per couple) are available at Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises Inc., 415 Placerville Dr, Ste J, and www.morerehab.org. More info: 530-622-4848.

FEBRUARY 2020

February 14

El Dorado Hills Garden Club Meeting * Master Gardener Eve Leemer will demonstrate pruning of dormant roses, Noon-3pm, El Dorado Hills Library. Visitors welcome. More info: 916-358-5759.

February 22

Battle of the Badges * Join first responders in El Dorado County as they whip up fantastic chili provided by the Fire Department, CHP, Placerville Police, the Sheriff's Department who will battle for the popular vote for best meal. Enjoy live music, vendors' wares/info, beer and wine, face painting and more. To be a sponsor, become a vendor or get tasting tickets, contact Laurie at laurie@newmorningyfs.org

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APRIL 2020

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2020 Passport Weekends * The El Dorado Winery Association hosts the 28th annual Passport wine event the first two weekends in April. This annual touring and tasting event showcases the best that El Dorado has to offer—from the region's award-winning wines and unique and charming tasting rooms to the splendid foothill vineyards and stunning views. To purchase tickets and for more info: eldoradowines,org/passport/

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Apple Hill - Fall season - Some Ranches Open Year-Round

Orchards of fruits and nuts in season; some of the 55 family ranches are open to the public year-round. Apple Hill also includes vineyards & wineries and forest land. Watch for cherries in May/June; other stone fruit in June/July/August; garden vegetables in summer; apples and nuts in fall; pumpkins & squash in October; Christmas trees after Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve. It's a scenic drive through the Sierra foothills from ranch to ranch; enjoy meeting the friendly growers! 530-644-7692.

Christmas Tree Hunting - November thru December

At Apple Hill in Camino, Christmas trees available at ranches from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve. Enjoy a scenic drive through Sierra foothills as you hunt for your tree; enjoy meeting the friendly growers! 530-644-7692.

Snow Skiing in Season

Heavenly, 1-530-586-7000, www.skiheavenly.com * Kirkwood, 209-258-6000 * Sierra-at-Tahoe * 530-659-7453, www.sierratahoe.com * Soda Springs, 530-426-1010, www.skisodasprings.com. Cross country: Camp Richardson, 800-544-1801 * Royal Gorge, 530-426-3871, www.royalgorge.com. Snow & road conditions (from Kirkwood) 877-547-5966. CalTrans road conditions: 800-427-ROAD.

Observatory - View the Stars!

The Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory offers free viewing (donations welcomed) to the public on the campus of the El Dorado Center of Folsom Lake College, 6699 Campus Dr., in Placerville (from Highway 50, go north on Missouri Flat Road). See www.Community Observatory.com.

Forests

Eldorado National Forest, 586,000 acres, fishing, boating, white-water rafting, hiking, riding trails, snow skiing, summer swimming. Desolation Wilderness area includes hiking, camping, picnic sites. For information, 530-644-6048; 573-2600.

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Fishing

In season . . . Jenkinson Lake in Pollock Pines - Rainbow trout, Brown trout, Bigmouth Bass, Mackinaw, 644-2545. Cameron Park Lake, Cambridge Rd - trout, angler bass, Bluegill, 677-2231. Folsom Lake - trout, Kokanee, bass, perch, catfish, 916-988-0205. Lake Natoma (downstream from Folsom Dam) - bass, Rainbow trout, 916-988-0205. Go to dfg.ca.gov for more info.

Hiking, Backpacking

Forest Service trails in the Sierra: Leg-stretching hikes less than one-mile include Rainbow, Tallac Historic Site, Trail of the Washoe, Forest Tree, Smokey's Lake of the Sky. Longer, more challenging are Fallen Leaf, Mt. Tallac, Glen Alpine, Clark Angora Lakes, Hawley Grade, Meiss, Echo Lake (1/2 mile to 6 miles). Call Forest Service, 530-644-6048.

Nature Hikes

Free. Meet at Nature Center in Coloma, first Saturday of month, 9-11 am, Hwy. 49, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. Call first to sign up, 530-621-1224.

Sierra Wildlife Rescue

Rehabs orphaned wildlife and educates volunteers in how to do this. Classes open to all from May to July. The "Baby Bird Nursery" hands-on classes are Wednesdays, 5pm. Walk in to 3030 Newtown Rd, Placerville. More info: Barbara, 530-621-2650, bsb@d-web.com.

Nature Center & Bookstore

Open to the public and located in the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on Hwy 49 in Coloma. Learn more about the American River watershed, the flora , and the critters around here. The center is kid friendly, free and open Wed-Sun 11-3pm. 530-621-1224. (Tell them you heard about it from Around Here Magazine!)

American River Water Education Center

Folsom Dam -- Learn more about the American River and water conservation in a self-guided tour of the Center's displays and interactive exhibits. The Education Center brings to life the rugged canyons and life-giving waters of the American River; open free during afternoon hours on most weekdays. Guided tours of Folsom Dam may be arranged for students (grades 2-8). For more information, call 916-989-7275. (Tell them you heard about it from Around Here Magazine!)

FARMERS MARKETS

Placerville Certified Farmers Market, Saturdays mid-May through mid-October, 8am-noon, Ivy House Parking area, corner of Cedar Ravine & Main Street, 530-622-1900.

Cameron Park Certified Farmers Market, Wednesdays, 8am-noon, Burke Junction on Coach Lane (across from Food 4 Less), 530-622-1900.

El Dorado Hills Certified Farmers Market (2 locations) generally open early-June through mid-October; Thursdays, 8-noon at the Community Center on El Dorado Hills Blvd.; Sunday market is 9-1pm at the Town Center in front of MamaAnn's Deli, 8-12:30pm, 530-622-1900.

Folsom Certified Farmers Market, Sundays, early-June through mid-September, 8am-noon, Historic Folsom behind the Chamber of Commerce grounds by the railroad turntable, 916-985-2698.

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Wine Tasting

Sierra Nevada Foothills Wineries, family-owned & operated. Scenic drive through Sierra foothills from winery to winery. Award-winning wines, hospitable winemakers! 800-306-3956.

Sunday Breakfasts at Elks Club

Sunday breakfasts are open to the public at the Elks Lodge, featuring eggs to order, fresh-cut fruit, fruit juice, coffee, cereals for the kids, ham, bacon or sausage, home fried potatoes, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, and sometimes, omeletes, Belgian waffles, or breakfast burritos; held one Sunday a month, usually the last; contact djstack@sbcglobal.net and 530-672-9322.

Cantare Chorale

Auditions are held every Monday night at the Church of the Nazarene, 6040 Mother Lode Dr, Placerville, 7 pm, for new members from the foothill community who can read music and love to perform. To schedule an audition, please contact Ruth O'Shea, 530-677-6964 or CantareChorale.com.

Gold Rush Quartet

Every Tuesday eve, 7:15-9:45pm, a group of congenial men, ages 16-90, meet to sing as a chorus and as quartets. The number one goal is to have a fun time. Guests are invited to join in song. Meeting is at the First Christian Church, 2687 Andler Rd, Placerville. The group also has a strong youth outreach program to encourage youth to sing, and a youth chorus that meets on Monday nights in Cameron Park. 530) 644-4151, keitheckhardt@comcast.net, www.goldrushchorus.org.

Jazz & Blues in the Plaza

Tentative schedule: July - October, every other Saturday, afternoons, Fountain Plaza, 312 Historic Main Street in Placerville -- in the courtyard behind the Cary House Hotel; free; for specific information, call before going: 530-622-4900.

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Kazual Kountry Music & Dance

First Saturday of every month, 7-10pm, country music, Hangtown Grange, 2020 Smith Flat Road in Placerville. All ages welcomed. Refreshments served. $7, 530-333-9515, 622-6988.

International Folk Dancing

Every Tuesday (year round), 7-8pm beginners ($3); 8-10pm intermediates ($6); IOOF hall, 467 Main St., Placerville, side door from parking lot, 2nd floor. Dance to music around the world. You'll be taught the waltz, tango, cha cha, two-step; singles and couples welcome; 530-622-7301, 530-644-1198.

Square Dance Classes

Thursdays, hosted by Main Street Strollers, 7-9:30pm, IOOF Hall, 2nd floor, 467 Main St., Placerville; small fee, 530-642-9685.

Square Dance Classes

Apple Jacks & Jills Square Dance Club meet to dance every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Hangtown Grange, 2020 Smith Flat Rd, Placerville. Come and check it out. The first 2 Wednesday classes are FREE. Call about new dancers classes. Some line dancing instruction also. More info: Connie, 530-622-8550.

Placerville Art Walk

Monthly, third Saturday, Placerville Art Wal, 5-9pm. Historic Downtown Placerville. Main Street galleries and merchants host changing art shows and late night shopping. Demonstrations, refreshments, music and more. More info from Placerville Downtown Assn: 530-672-3436, or El Dorado Arts Council: 530-295-3746.

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Embroidery Meetings

Hanging By a Thread chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., fosters the excellence in the needle arts. Programs cover a wide range of stitching techniques. Stitchers of all levels/types/ages are welcomed and encouraged. Meets monthly each 2nd Monday, socializing at 6pm, meeting at 6:30pm at the Planning Commission Room in the EDC Government Center Bldg. C, 2850 Fairlane Ct., Placerville. More info: 530-621-2639, 530-672-2375, 916-515-0058, rice@d-web.com and www.d-web.com/sunshine/EGA/index.html.

Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary

Much to see, including tiger exhibit, barnowl barn & flight aviary, house & cat garden for feral cats, the wild canid exhibit housing wolves, coyotes and wolf-dog hybrids, the Macaws and parrots. Regular admission: General (13-54) $4; Children (2-12) $3; Seniors (55+) $3; Children under 2 years free. Located in Folsom Lions Park, Natoma & Stafford streets, 916-351-3527; www.folsomzoofriends.org.

Gold Bug Park & Mine

Open last week of March thru October. Park grounds are open daily from 8:30-5pm for park use and hiking trails. Gold Bug Mine, Stamp Mill, museums and Hattie's Gift Shop are open from 10-4pm daily. Self-guided tours of the mine are enhanced by audio equipment, featuring tapes in English, German, French and Japanese. Group tours available. Located one mile north of Hwy 50 on Bedford Ave. in Placerville, 530-642-5207, www.goldbugpark.org.

El Dorado County Historical Museum

Exhibits on gold and the Gold Rush. Free admission, donations accepted. Group tours upon request. Museum is at 104 Placerville Dr, Placerville, located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Open W-Sat 10 am-4 pm; Sun noon-4 pm. 530-621-5865.

Fountain-Tallman Museum

"The Biggest Little Museum in the West," owned and operated by the El Dorado County Historical Society. Open Wed - Sun, 10am - 4pm. Free. Located at 524 Main Street in Placerville, 530-626-0773.

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Marshall Gold Discovery Museum

Artifacts of the Gold Rush period, open daily from 10am to 4:30pm. Parking fee charged per vehicle; located in the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Highway 49 in Coloma, 530-622-3470.

Folsom History Museum

Open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 823 Sutter St, Folsom, 916-985-2707.

El Dorado Musical Theatre

Call 916-941-7464, or visit www.edmt.info for coming performances.

Imagination Theater

Located at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville. For coming performances, 530-642-0404, or www.imagination-theater.org.

Olde Coloma Theatre

Preserving Olde Tyme Melodrama, 380 Monument Road in Coloma off Hwy 49. Call for show lineup and to make reservations, 530-626-5282.

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Placerville Speedway Races

Races are every Saturday at Placerville Speedway, 100 Placerville Dr, Placerville; typically, the pits open 3:30pm, gates open 5pm, qualifying 6:30pm, but call for update, cost for tickets and parking; 530-626-3680, www.placervillespeedway.com and www.johnpadjenmotorsports.com.

Lap Swim - Open to Community

The Western Slope Aquatic Center at Union Mine High School, 6530 Koki Lane in El Dorado, is open for Lap Swims from Sept. 1 through May 31, 2010, on Mon., Tue., Thurs. & Fri. 5:30-7:30am, and Sat. 7-9am. The sessions are operated by the YMCA; cost is $40 mo. Steve: 530-626-1467.

Sacramento State Aquatic Center

Hosts annual regional & national rowing regattas, water ski tournaments & special events. Open to the general public. Offers leisure adult classes; summer youth programs & camps; picnic tables, barbecues, boat docks, beach front access. Located next to Nimbus Dam at Hwy 50 & Hazel Ave., www.sacStateAquaticCenter.com, 916-278-2842, 916-985-7239.

Tennis
The Hangtown Women Tennis Club meets Wednesday mornings at El Dorado High School in Placerville. Open to ages 18 to 80-plus. Just $30/yr. Call Julie, 530-626-4452, or Maggi 530-295-8074.

Community Recreation
Recreation through theCommunity Services District (CSD)-- Activities, classes, sports leagues and lots of fun are available through the CSD. Call the individual communities for latest schedules: Cameron Park - 530-677-2231; El Dorado Hills - 916-933-4540.

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Master Gardening Classes

Gardening classes held throughout the year by the Master Gardeners in concert with the University of California Cooperative Extension at the Ag Center, 311 Fair Lane, Placerville. Call for latest schedule, 530-621-5512; http://ceeldorado.ucdavis.edu/

Master Food Preservers Classes

Food preserving classes held throughout the year by the Master Food Preservers in connection with the University of California Cooperative Extension at 311 Fair Lane in Placerville. Call for topics, time, etc. 530-621-5506 or see http://ceeldorado.ucdavis.edu

Pinochle & Canasta

Join us on Wednesday afternoons and Thursday nights at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Ln, El Dorado Hills. For time & more info: 916-358-3575.

Retired Public Employees Association

Retired Public Employees, Chapter 82 (El Dorado & Amador counties), hold public meetings at Dennys, 99 Fair Lane, Placerville, on the 3rd Monday of March, May, July, September and November 2011. All PERS are invited to attend.

Bingo

Tuesday Nights at the Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center; doors open at 5pm for a nice dinner served at 5:30pm for $4-$7; bingo games start at 6:15pm. The center is located in the Pony Express Village Center, 2675 Sanders Dr. in Pollock Pines; visit www.pollockpinesca.org or call 530-647-8005.

Rotary Flea Market - April to October

The Pollock Pines-Camino Rotary Club sponsors a Community Flea Market in the El Dorado Savings parking lot
from April to October on the third Saturday of each month. Buyers and sellers invited; 530-903-8039, www.pollockpines-caminorotary.org.

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