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Story time with Good Day News Anchor Marianne McClary

To the delight of children of all ages, it’s all aboard for a special story time with popular Good Day News Anchor Marianne McClary on Monday, Feb. 29. Beginning at 11 a.m., McClary will read the illustrated children’s book “It’s My Birthday Finally! A Leap Year Story” by Michelle Whitaker Winfrey followed by “Happy Birthday, […]

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Imagine your fun space at Pop-Up Adventure Play Day

Fairytale Town and the Sacramento Play Coalition present a Pop-Up Adventure Play Day at the Maple Neighborhood Center on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The one-day event is free and open for children of all ages and their families. The Pop-Up Adventure Play Day is a public celebration of child-directed play […]

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Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra brings ‘Carmina Burana’ back to Sacramento

The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra, pictured here performing “Carmina Burana” at Carnegie Hall in 2003, brought audiences to their feet with their moving performance. Courtesy photo

Three standing ovations followed a 2003 performance by the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra after their East Coast debut of “Carmina Burana” at Carnegie Hall in New York. One review of the show read: “The SCSO owns ‘Carmina Burana.’” The 2003 tour included not only the performance at Carnegie Hall, but back at home in Sacramento’s […]

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“Love and Baseball” swings for the fences at B Street Theatre

A filmmaker who sees life as a metaphor for baseball stumbles upon a woman who has just gone through a breakup. The couple decides to swing for the fences, seeing what happens if they don’t hold back. Against the backdrop of a storied moment in baseball history, two people play the game of love as they navigate […]

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Amador County wine tour beckons to the Cellar Door

Enjoy wine tastings, great food and even an opportunity to take scenic photos on the wine trail of Amador County’s “Behind the Cellar Door,” March 5-6. Photo by Susan Laird

Easter is early this year, but spring is right on time. The daffodils are blooming in El Dorado Hills, and that is a sign that it must be time for Amador County’s famous annual wine tour. Behind the Cellar Door This annual wine event is held in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley just to the south […]

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High school students take over Fausel House Gallery

El Dorado Arts Council will exhibit an El Dorado County Student art show — Art From the Horizon — showcasing artwork from local high school students in the historic Fausel House Gallery. The exhibition will be on display March 3 through April 7. Participating high schools include El Dorado High School, Independence High School, Ponderosa High School […]

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Book signing with Melissa Cistaro

Melissa Cistaro, author of the poignant memoir “Pieces of My Mother,” will visit Face in a Book on Saturday, March 19. “Pieces of My Mother” chronicles Cistaro’s quest to discover why her mother abandoned her and her brothers when they were children. It explores how our parents’ choices impact our own and how we can survive those […]

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