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Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre presents ‘The Nutcracker’


Linda Brida Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre “The Nutcracker” is a festive family favorite that has delighted and enthralled audiences for generations and El Dorado Hills’ own Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre is bringing is back to the Harris Center for Preforming Arts with six shows Dec. 15-18. Performances will be especially magical as PHCBT […]

No Comment / December 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Enjoy traditions of the season, with nary a smartphone in sight

Experience an old-fashioned holiday season in Folsom’s Historic District. Anthony Ikeda Kolar, executive director of the Family of Folsom Historical Society Museums, invites everyone to come experience the sights and sounds of the season along Sutter Street. Photo courtesy Tom Paniagua

For an opportunity to celebrate the wonders of the season like it’s 1899, look just down the hill to the Folsom Historic District. True, the dirt streets are now paved. There are a few nods to technology. Yet, it is still possible to take the family out to experience the Christmas season without a smart […]

No Comment / December 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Sutter’s Fort to present peek at early Christmas

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park are presenting an interactive, fun and festive “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas” event on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historical walls and gates plus have the opportunity to step […]

No Comment / December 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Small wonders capture the holiday spirit

"Oahu Grandma" by Carolyn Lewis

El Dorado Arts Council News release The Sierra Pastel Society presents its Christmas membership show of miniature works “Small Wonders” at the El Dorado Arts Council Fausel House Gallery, 772 Pacific St. in Placerville. The show starts on Friday, Dec. 2 and runs through Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The exhibit will be open Tuesdays through Fridays […]

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See the ‘Magic of Giving’ at Gold Country Artists Gallery

"Happy Holidays" by Isabella Ryder

Gold Country Artists Gallery presents its Christmas exhibition “The Magic of Giving” on display during December. Gallery members express, through their artwork, the emotions that Christmas, Hanukka or holiday time evokes — the magical themes of giving to one an other the presents of time, love, spiritual energy and creativity. The artwork in the gallery is […]

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Sierra Gold Chorus presents holiday music extravaganza

The Sierra Gold Chorus will perform with the Encore Double Quartet and the Placer High School Choir in this year's uplifting holiday show,  Christmas Carols and Choas, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Church in Auburn. Courtesy photo

Judi Naill Sierra Gold Chorus Local women Julie Schuller of South Lake Tahoe, Kathy White of Reno, Donna Buckalew of Pilot Hill and Sue Faulkner of Pollock Pines are just a few of the women preparing for a fun-filled afternoon in Sierra Gold Chorus’s Christmas Carols and Choas, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Church, […]

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A holiday tradition returns to Sutter Street Theatre

Holiday in the Hills - Sutter Street Theatre 093

This year marks the eleventh performance of Sutter Street Theatre’s annual holiday show that is filled with music and dance. See why audiences continue to enjoy the Sutter Street original, “Holiday in the Hills,” playing Dec. 3-23 at the Folsom theater. The story takes place on Sutter Street in Folsom’s Historic District at the end of the 19th […]

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