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Camp Invention coming this summer

Invent Now Inc. announces that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to El Dorado Hills this summer.  Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics content. “Camp Invention’s […]

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Sierra Pastel Society show at gov’t center

“Leonard2” by Jennifer Eubanks, winner of the People’s Choice Award at the Fall 2011 SPS Membership Show.

The Sierra Pastel Society invites the public to attend its Spring Member Show at El Dorado County Government Center, Building B in Placerville (on Fair Lane across from the library) from Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. An awards reception will be held April 20 from […]

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Art Auction benefits college students

The El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Education Council will host the annual Wine Tasting/Art Auction at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 4, at David Girard Vineyard. Ten Thomas Kinkade framed prints, along with artwork from other area artists, will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Many artists who have participated in the past will be participating […]

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Cap Stage shakes up its schedule

Capital Stage announces a change to its 2011-12 schedule. “How I Learned to Drive,” originally scheduled for a July/August run will open at the midtown theatre on May 19. The Sacramento premiere of Christopher Shinn’s “Dying City” will move to the summer production dates, July 18 through Aug. 12. “We’re changing the performance schedule of the […]

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Classical Masters Music Festival coming in June

Local youth musicians encouraged to apply now to compete The Classical Masters Music Festival announces its annual festival on June 9-10 at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. Exceptional local young musicians and an international competitor will perform during the festival. Music-lovers are invited to enjoy an impressive two-day event filled with concerts, competitions and master […]

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Folsom Symphony adds second performance to June concert

Demand has been so strong for tickets to the Folsom Symphony’s next concert, “Summer Symphony at the Movies” on June 2, the performance has nearly sold out. If you weren’t able to get tickets, there’s good news: The symphony is adding a second concert on Friday, June 1. This makes three symphony sell-outs in a […]

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Welcome Home fund created for vets memorial

El Dorado County heralds one of the most well-planned and beautifully executed veterans’ memorial sites in the entire country. Since 1997 an active, energetic group named the Friends of the Veterans Monument, led by Rich Buchanan of Placerville, has been creating this place to come reflect, to remember and to honor the men and women […]

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