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Grow for It! Caring for clematis

Sue McDavid UCCE / El Dorado County Master Gardener If ever there was a queen of climbers, clematis would be that queen. This fabulous vining plant can be trained to climb trellises, fences or arches over doorways. It has incredible flowers ranging in size from huge to more profuse and smaller ones in various colors. […]

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Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Linda Brida Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre “The Nutcracker” is a festive family favorite that has delighted and enthralled audiences for generations and El Dorado Hills’ own Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theatre is bringing it back to the Harris Center for the Arts with six shows Dec. 15 to 18. Performances will be especially magical […]

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Enjoy traditions of the season, with nary a smartphone in sight

For an opportunity to celebrate the wonders of the season like it’s 1899, look just down the hill to the Folsom Historic District. True, the dirt streets are now paved. There are a few nods to technology. Yet, it is still possible to take the family out to experience the Christmas season without a smart […]

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Sutter’s Fort to present peek at early Christmas

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park are presenting an interactive, fun and festive “Hands on History: A Simple Emigrant Christmas” event on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historical walls and gates plus have the opportunity […]

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Small wonders capture the holiday spirit

El Dorado Arts Council News release The Sierra Pastel Society presents its Christmas membership show of miniature works Small Wonders at the El Dorado Arts Council Fausel House Gallery, 772 Pacific St. in Placerville. The show runs through Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The exhibit will be open Tuesdays through Fridays from noon to 6 p.m. and […]

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See the ‘Magic of Giving’ at Gold Country Artists Gallery

Gold Country Artists Gallery presents its Christmas exhibition The Magic of Giving on display during December. Gallery members express, through their artwork, the emotions that Christmas, Hanukka or holiday time evokes — the magical themes of giving to one another the presents of time, love, spiritual energy and creativity. The artwork in the gallery is on […]

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Sierra Gold Chorus presents holiday music extravaganza

Judi Naill Sierra Gold Chorus Local women Julie Schuller of South Lake Tahoe, Kathy White of Reno, Donna Buckalew of Pilot Hill and Sue Faulkner of Pollock Pines are just a few of the women preparing for a fun-filled afternoon in Sierra Gold Chorus’s Christmas Carols and Choas, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Church, […]

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