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Find Easter fun at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town is celebrating Easter with a weekend full of family-friendly activities as part of their Spring Eggstravaganza March 26 and 27. Activities begin at 11 a.m. and continue through the afternoon. The fun-filled family weekend features egg hunts, prizes, spring-themed hands-on activities and visits with Peter Cottontail. Daily egg hunts are held promptly at 12, […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B Street Theatre presents world premiere of ‘A Masterpiece of Comic … Timing’

Jerry Cobb (David Pierini), right, is tasked with inspiring playright, Danny “Nebraska” Jones (Jason Kuykendall), to pen a smash hit. Courtesy photo

What could be funnier than a play about trying to write a play and having that play not be funny? In the Royal Palms Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz. Danny “Nebraska” Jones is set to write the world’s funniest comedy as soon as he gets over his melancholy, an ex girlfriend and an anxious producer. Oh, […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grow for It! Planting in containers

Sue McDavid UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Do you love lots of colorful bloom and foliage but only have a small plot for gardening? If that is the case, container gardening is the answer. So many different and colorful plants can be used, which can easily be changed out for the different seasons. […]

Comments Off / February 29, 2016 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Sisters in Crime to speak at Cameron Park Library

Join five members of Capitol Crimes, the Sacramento chapter of Sisters in Crime, to discuss why Writing is Murder on Thursday, March 10, at the Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. Meet Elaine Faber, author of the Black Cat mysteries; Sherry Joyce, author of “The Dordogne Deception;” Cindy Sample, four-time Lefty […]

Comments Off / February 29, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Double the laughter for Oak Ridge in ‘Being Earnest’

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“The Importance of Being Earnest” is a gem of high comedy — it sparkles with serious, yet comical observations and surprising twists. Oscar Wilde called his play “A trivial comedy for serious people.” The play’s farcical wittiness has had audiences laughing since its premiere in 1895 on Valentine’s Day and made “The Importance of Being […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Tour through time for a Gold Rush Experience in Old Sacramento

Launched in the fall of 2015 by the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation, an all-new season of Gold Rush Experience walking tours begins on March 5. As a companion program to the ever-popular Old Sacramento Underground tours, visitors interested in the Gold Rush Experience tours will enjoy an interpretive and entertaining experience that walks them through […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Elvin Bishop and Tommy Castro bring blues rock to Crest

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Blues bad boys Elvin Bishop and Tommy Castro & The Painkillers will perform on Friday, March 4 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. The two bands are touring in support of their latest album releases including Bishop’s grammy-nominated “Can’t Even Do Wrong Right” and Castro’s “Method To My Madness.” “Can’t Even Do Wrong Right” won three 2014 Blues Music […]

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