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Railroad Museum to feature popular Small Train Holiday

The Sacramento Railroad Museum is celebrating the toy train this Saturday and Sunday with a special opportunity to see them up close and in action. Photo courtesy California State Railroad Museum

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum and Foundation have exciting plans to dazzle, delight and engage post-Thanksgiving visitors with a special Small Train Holiday on Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26. For this special two-day holiday extravaganza the museum brings together a magical assortment of trains, hundreds of feet of track […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Now a Folsom tradition, Irish Christmas returns for three shows

World Champion Irish dancers make up the cast of An Irish Christmas that mesmerizes audiences with their rhythmic footwork. The dancers from the Emerald Isle return to Harris Center with their style of Christmas this weekend. Courtesy photo

As seen on PBS — and on Stage One of the Harris Center for the Arts, where the show has become an established part of the holiday season in Folsom — An Irish Christmas returns for three shows Nov. 25 and 26. This celebration of Christmas in Ireland offers superb music-making, an award-winning cast of Irish […]

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