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Capital Stage presents holiday favorite ‘The Santaland Diaries’

Misty Day Capital Stage Back by popular demand, “The Santaland Diaries” by David Sedaris returns to Capital Stage with Benjamin T. Ismail as Crumpet The Elf. Recommended for mature elves only, this play takes you to the retail heart of the holidays through Macy’s Herald Square Santaland Display and skewers it with the kind of candid […]

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World-class performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ comes to Harris

Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Baroque Orchestra are widely regarded as some of the greatest interpreters of Handel’s “Messiah,” with their New York performances topping critics’ picks every year. The Harris Center is very proud to present these world-class ensembles in what promises to be a high point for […]

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Puppets and stories add festive cheer to SCSO’s Christmas Celebration

Since last year’s popular Wells Fargo Home for the Holidays celebration sold out, the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra has added a new 2 p.m. matinée followed by a 7:30 p.m. evening performance on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium. SCSO Conductor Donald Kendrick has once again created a fresh and sparkling program designed […]

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EDH Chamber leads Passport Game for Small Business Saturday

This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber is leading an interactive activity for Small Business Saturday. Join in the fun with the chamber’s Passport Game throughout El Dorado Hills and the surrounding areas during business hours on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26. Passport Game boards can be printed from eldoradohillschamber.org/images/documents/11.02.16_EDH-Chamber-contest-no-head.pdf. Small Business Saturday Passport Game […]

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Gnomes are taking over El Dorado County

El Dorado Arts Council News release Gnomes have been popping up all over Placerville and South Lake Tahoe since July 4, 2014. This scavenger hunt not only engages the community but supports local businesses. Locations of where the gnomes are hidden are tagged and more clues can be found on Instagram and Facebook in real […]

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Tree in Old Sacramento lights up on Wednesday

An electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition, the ever-popular “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” performances will return to historical Sacramento this holiday season. Kicking off on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and coinciding with a festive and fun tree lighting ceremony, the free performances will continue for a total of 22 magical evenings ending on Christmas Eve. Each holiday […]

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Make it a ‘Black(smith) Friday’ at Gold Bug Park

Gold Bug Park Association< News release Placerville’s historic Gold Bug Park and Mine is offering a simple solution if you want to avoid the post-Thanksgiving craziness of Black Friday shopping — Black(smith) Friday. “People want interesting and inexpensive things to do with their visiting relatives and guests over the long holiday weekend,” said Frank Jacobi, […]

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