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Dan Crary to play at Gallows Coffee House June 24

Hugh and Sheri Hoeger are appearing with Dan Crary at The Gallows Coffee House. Dan Crary will be appearing in concert on Friday, June 24 at the Gallows Coffee House, 372 Main St. in Placerville, at 7 p.m. This will be a dinner show by advance reservation or concert only at the door as space […]

No Comment / June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Independence Day celebrations bursting across North Lake Tahoe 

Stephanie Myers North Lake Tahoe With over two dozen 4th of July events shining over the beaches, streets and skies of Kings Beach, Tahoe City and Incline Village, North Lake Tahoe is a hot spot for some of America’s greatest weekend-long Independence Day parties, all culminating in three infamous fireworks shows. Be a part of Tahoe City’s 71st annual […]

No Comment / June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Registration is open for the 2016 World Gold Panning Championships

Cathey Cort El Dorado 2016 Registration to compete in the 40th World Gold Panning Championships is now available online for both experienced and beginning gold panners of all ages. The “Olympics of gold panning” will take place in Placerville, just miles from where the California Gold Rush began, during a county wide, week-long celebration beginning Sept. […]

No Comment / June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Party like it’s … the 4th of July

Fireworks light up the sky during last year's El Dorado Hills Town Center fireworks show. Don't miss this year's dazzling display Sunday June 3. File photo by Laurie Edwards.

The highly anticipated fireworks show in El Dorado Hills is back. On Sunday, July 3, from 7 to 11 p.m., ring in Independence Day and have a blast as El Dorado Hills Town Center presents its annual Fireworks and Freedom Concert. Beginning at 7 p.m., entertain the kids in the Kids Zone with bounce houses, face painting, […]

No Comment / June 22, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A night of grants, scholarships at Women’s Fund gala

Sean McCartney, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club in El Dorado County, stands on stage with club members after receiving a grant for the organization from the Womens Fund at the Womens Fund Grants Gala on June 3 at Lakehills Church. Courtesy photo by Shelly Thorene

More than 200 in attendance heard from past Women’s Fund El Dorado grant recipients and celebrated the recently announced 2016 nonprofit grantees and scholarship winners at the organization’s Grants Gala earlier this month. The annual event took place at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. WFED cabinet chair Cathy Bean opened the proceedings and […]

No Comment / June 22, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Boogie on the boulevard: Concert series keys up Town Center

Free Live on the Boulevard performances take place at the Steven Young Amphitheatre, 4364 Town Center Blvd. in El Dorado Hills beginning June 16. Courtesy photo

Sherri Bergmann Village Life correspondent Enjoy free evening concerts and dance into the night as this year’s season of Live on the Boulevard at the Stephen Young Amphitheater in El Dorado Hills Town Center begins tomorrow. Surrounded by the waterway, fountains and stunning architecture, the stage has a spectacular setting and attendees can indulge in tasty fare […]

No Comment / June 15, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony season tickets on sale June 20

Folsom Lake Symphony’s new season won’t start until Oct. 22 but until then get your orchestral fix at the free concert Sept. 8 at Town Center. Courtesy photo

Linda Holderness Folsom Lake Symphony The Folsom Lake Symphony and Maestro Peter Jaffe have announced the orchestra’s schedule and repertoire for the coming season, one they’ve tagged “Lucky 13.” In the 12 seasons since its inaugural concert in 1994, the symphony has won the acclaim and status of a first-class regional orchestra and now bears […]

No Comment / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »