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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. […]

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Party like it’s … the 4th of July

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, […]

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

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 […]

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Boogie on the boulevard: Concert series keys up Town Center

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 […]

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Folsom Lake Symphony season tickets on sale June 20

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 […]

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Musical comedy ‘Legally Blonde’ opens Music Circus season

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre With a cast featuring Broadway veterans and Music Circus audience favorites, the musical comedy “Legally Blonde” makes its Music Circus premiere to kick off the 66th season. Performances will run through Sunday, June 19 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. “Legally Blonde,” based on the hilarious 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, is […]

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Slaves to Fashion opens at Folsom History Museum

Massiel Bobadilla Folsom Historical Society The Folsom Historical Society presents Slaves to Fashion on display through Sept. 4 at the Folsom History Museum. Slaves to Fashion is the sequel to the popular 2014 exhibit. Linda Setnik and Kathleen O’Connell, exhibit curators of vintage clothing at the Folsom History Museum, combine favorites from the 2014 exhibit with treasures […]

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