March is Museum Membership Month

On the heels of another successful Sacramento Museum Day, the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) has identified March 2015 as Museum Membership Month. The benefits of museum membership often extend well beyond a financial savings and include exclusive experiences only available to members. There’s something for everyone as the thriving Sacramento museum community offers memberships […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Grow for it! Park that rototiller … permanently

By Paula Bertram UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County  Digging and tilling — although traditional ways of preparing soil for planting — have fallen into disrepute. The churning up and mixing of soil layers can have several deleterious results, including: Bringing up weed seeds from dormancy — so you get more weeds, not less! Disturbing the invaluable top layer of soil […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Fairytale Town has busy spring calendar

Fairytale Town will host many special events in the coming months. Don’t miss the fun. Fairytale Town is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the spring, summer and fall seasons, weather permitting. Weekday admission is $4.50 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Weekend admission is $5.50 for adults and children […]

March 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Stephan Hogan’s country vibe is catching on

Stephan Hogan had a chance to move to Nashville last summer, pursuing his dream of a career singing his beloved country music. He decided to sit tight in Cameron Park but still managed to do anyway what many a Nashville hopeful still hasn’t achieved — a song on CMT. Hogan’s song, “Let’s Get Loud,” co-written […]

March 03, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Third annual LUNAFEST film festival to benefit community

One of the great things about America is that when we want to bring awareness to an issue (or issues), we take can use the medium of film. The Soroptimist Club of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills, which focuses its efforts on improving the lives of women and girls in our local community and throughout the […]

March 03, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Love, laughter rule in ‘Nice Work’

FOLSOM — Get ready for this 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger coming to Harris Center for the Arts. The champagne flows and the gin fizzes in the hilarious, Tony-winning musical comedy “Nice Work If You Can […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Spring into action with these Amador County activities

There are always things to do in and around our community, but once the weather starts warming our soil … activities seem to take off as fast as a gardener’s weeding schedule. If you’ve never driven through the Shenandoah Valley in Amador County in the spring sunshine, you haven’t experienced God’s Country yet. This place […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,