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Ride diesel trains on Wednesdays

Back by popular demand, California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) in Jamestown will offer two diesel train rides on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. during July and August. Young guests can also special Story Time activities in the Caboose happening at 10 a.m. and noon on Wednesdays during Diesel […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rock musical explores ‘Next to Normal’

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Harmony Wheeler Runaway Stage Productions Pulitzer-Prize winning rock musical “Next to Normal” with lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. “Next to Normal” tells the story of a mother, Diane Goodman, who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ takes flight at Music Circus

The next show in the 65th Music Circus season is the hit musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie.” Performances are Tuesday, July 7 through Sunday, July 12. The spirited cast includes Broadway performers, Music Circus audience favorites and some fresh faces making their Music Circus debuts. Full of hummable hit songs by Charles Strouse, who wrote […]

Comments Off / July 02, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Summer vacation inspires art at EDAC

PLACERVILLE, CA – Escape to the Fausel House for a Summer Holiday Art Show presented by the El Dorado Arts Council. The theme of this collection is summer vacations and holidays away. Featured artists include: Kassandra Allen, Kritike Bala, Joey Cattone, Jennifer Eubanks, Agi Gillespie, Shirley Mandfredi, Donna Sisley, Teri Meyer and Sherry Young. Held at […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Stay cool: Tips to beat the heat

With high temperatures forecast this week, El Dorado County Public Health officials are encouraging residents to take precautions to protect themselves. “Individuals should drink plenty of water, limit physical exertion and stay indoors in an air-conditioned location as much as possible,” said Dr. Alicia Paris, El Dorado County Health Officer. “The elderly, very young and […]

Comments Off / June 30, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Celebrate freedom with fireworks at Town Center

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The highly anticipated fireworks show in El Dorado Hills is back with a whole new twist and name.  Ring in Independence Day at Town Center’s Fireworks and Freedom Concert with entertainment including two live bands in the Steven Young Amphitheater; California’s newest outlaws and modern country artists, Blackburn Bullet, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Concerts, plays and superstars heat up Tahoe South

Internationally renowned mega-stars, Shakespeare, local theater, free concerts and bluegrass festivals — it all adds up to a spectacular summer under the stars at Tahoe South. Music headliners will light up multiple South Shore stages, including the Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series at Harveys Outdoor Arena: Aerosmith, July 3; Imagine Dragons, July 18; Train, July […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »