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The Hit Men bring Seasons’ greatest hits back to the stage

FOLSOM — The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons perform at the Harris Center for Arts  in Folsom on June 8. It’s not the cast from “Jersey Boys;” it’s not a Jersey Boys tribute show and not a Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons cover band. Members of this […]

No Comment / June 01, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The best quilt exhibit Susan Laird ever rated: Folsom History Museum delivers a true ‘Bundle of Joy’

On Saturday, May 31, the Folsom History Museum opened its 34th annual vintage quilt and clothing exhibit, “A Bundle of Joy.” I got a sneak preview of the exhibit the day before. And this collection took my breath away. In the five decades I’ve attended quilt shows — starting at my mother’s knee — this […]

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Raise your glass

The Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills host Wine at Town Center on Saturday, June 14. This annual fundraiser showcases El Dorado, Amador and San Joaquin Counties’ fine wineries, breweries and local restaurants and at the same time provides funding for Rotary projects and programs. Guests will also have the chance to […]

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Grow for it! Ode to dads

Sarah Preiss-Farzanegan, M.D. Master Gardener of El Dorado County As Father’s Day 2014 approaches, I feel a sliver of anxiety at the thought of picking out yet another gift for my dad. What is the best way to show my love and appreciation for the man who taught me how to drive, how to get […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Fairytale Town presents summer fun camps

Fairytale Town offers more than 15 exciting and educational summer camps for children ages 4 through 12. Each weeklong FunCamp is designed for a specific age group and features a unique theme, including visual and theater arts, literature, puppetry, animals, gardening and more. Children can explore new areas of interest or dive deeper into their […]

No Comment / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art and science camps make summer unforgettable

Crocker Art Museum camps Green World, Green You Perfect for kids who like science and the environment, campers ages 6 to 10 will learn about land-based art called Earthworks, create a recycled assemblage artwork while learning recycling tips, delve into the science behind art, and spend a day in Land Park exploring the gardens, zoo […]

No Comment / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Starship touches down June 2

Every Starship album released since 1979 has gone Gold, Platinum or Multi-Platinum. For the current tour, the band will mine its deep back catalog. Courtesy photo

Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled the venerable San Francisco band Starship through the decades of the 1980s and ’90s with several of the 20th century’s biggest pop and rock anthems. Harris Center audiences will likely recognize hits such as “Sara,” “We Built This City” and “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us […]

No Comment / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »