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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 […]

No Comment / November 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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, […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Festival of Lights a family traditon

Jump right into the spirit of the season at Placerville Downtown Association's Festival of Lights that flips the switch on holiday fun at 6 p.m.  Friday, Nov. 25. Village Life file photo

Celebrate the official holiday season kick-off — The Festival of Lights hosted by the Placerville Downtown Association — on Friday, Nov. 25, on historic Main Street. For more than 25 years Placerville has welcomed the holiday season with this special event that celebrates local entertainment and features a traditional tree lighting near the historic Courthouse on Main Street plus a […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Lake College faculty art displayed at Harris Center

This trio of raku vases by ceramic arts guru Brian Hayes is part of the Folsom Lake College Faculty show now on display at the Harris Center for the Arts' Bank of America Gallery. Courtesy photo

The Harris Center for the Arts hosts the 16th annual Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition in the Bank of America Gallery through Jan. 8. The exhibition provides students, colleagues and visitors a glimpse into the creative and professional work of the Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Department faculty. Participating artists include Diana Coco-Russell, Talver […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »