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Fairytale Town transforms into a winter wonderland

SACRAMENTO — Celebrate the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, festive décor, snow, Santa, reindeer and more at Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland event. The fun-filled family celebration is set for eight days: Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 11-14 and 18-21. Fairytale Town will be open special hours for the event from 1 to 7 […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Northstar, Heavenly boast of new snowfall

TRUCKEE — Northstar California Resort received an additional lots of new snow last week and this past weekend and snow accumulation has reached more than 31 inches on upper-mountain slopes. As a result, Northstar opened 12 additional trails last Thursday including East Ridge, Delight, Stump Alley, Ax Handle, Springboard, Dutchman, The Chute, Tonini’s, Crosscut, Flume, Powder Bowl […]

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Cantare Choral to perform stirring Christmas concert

New members and a new director have made the Cantare Chorale better than ever. Enjoy a holiday performance this month in El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

Cantare Chorale of the Sierra Foothills performs its first Christmas concerts under the direction of Mariia Pechenova on Dec. 13 with a repeat performance on Jan. 4. The new director has inspired the group to perform at an even higher level of musical quality. Pechenova has a background that is impressive and well-rounded. Hailing from […]

Comments Off / December 04, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Community Foundation gives more

The El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors recently approved another round of grants brought to the directors by the El Dorado Hills Cabinet for the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund, the South Lake Tahoe Cabinet for the South Lake Tahoe Endowment, the Foundation Grants Committee for the Endow El Dorado Fund and the Veterans Services Commission for their Welcome […]

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Women’s Fund scholarship applications now available

Applications are now available for Women’s Fund El Dorado’s Wickline Scholarship, established to assist women living on the western slope of El Dorado County overcoming personal hardships by pursuing an undergraduate or vocational degree. The award of $2,300 is distributed each year to one or more recipients. Due to a one-time gift, an additional $4,000 […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Chorus will takes audience on a holiday journey

Get ready to take a fabulous, imaginary trip around the world without leaving the comfort of your theater chair. The Sacramento Valley Chorus and Master Director Lynne Erickson take the audience on a journey from Reno to Las Vegas, completing your travels in a Winter Wonderland of traditional and contemporary holiday songs that promise to […]

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Sac museums get into the holiday spirit

Check out unique and beautiful gingerbread houses at the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, Dec. 5-21. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — Imagine. Explore. Discover. In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long.  In December, many of the 30 members of Sacramento […]

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