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Discover the liquid gold in El Dorado County

Thousands of visitors from all over the world will be visiting El Dorado County this week to participate in the World Gold Panning Championships and to attend the California State Gem and Mineral Show in Placerville. Both events will take place at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. “Come join the fun and […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento art legend happily paints the blues

Gregory Kondos' paintings will be featured in an fall exhibition at the Sutter County Memorial Museum in Yuba City  and at the Caldwell Snyder Gallery in San Francisco. Photo by Jessica Vernon/Sacramento State

California State University, Sacramento News release Gregory Kondos, from his wheelchair, sweeps a paintbrush in quick, deft strokes across a canvas. His hand is as steady as a boy’s. He sits back for a moment and surveys his work, a painting of his beloved Sacramento River Delta. His eyes, unblinking, find the perfect place for […]

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IT holding ‘Alice’ auditions

Imagination Theater announces general auditions for “Alice in Wonderland” to be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at Imagination Theater. All auditioners must check in from 8:30-9 a.m. The general auditions will last from 9 a.m.-noon with call backs the following day. As “Alice in Wonderland” is not a musical, auditions will consist of cold readings from […]

Comments Off / September 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A love of history inspires artist

"The Lawmen" by Carlotta Tormey

Gold Country Artists Gallery is celebrating the 40th annual World Gold Panning Championships taking place in Placerville by featuring stories of local artists who are passionate about the history, people and landscapes of El Dorado County and the California Gold Rush. Watercolor artist Carlotta Tormey creates paintings that reflect her love for the history of […]

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Antique Peddlers Fair fills the street with barter and bargains

Antiquers will take to Sutter Street in Folsom Sept. 18 with their collections of treasures up for sale. Courtesy photo

What: Antique Peddlers Fair Who: Folsom Historic District Association with assistance from Twin Bridges Antique Productions Where: Sutter Street, Folsom When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: No admission charge Information: (530) 241-4063, tbcashows.info or HistoricFolsom.org For half a century now, Folsom’s historic Sutter Street twice a year has been filled with waves and […]

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Saturday Night the Park mixes business and pleasure

Village Life file photo

Laura Newell El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills Community Services District will co-host the popular event Saturday Night in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. This event draws between 4,000 and 5,000 area residents and promises to deliver the best in entertainment, business showcases, children’s activities, delicious food, […]

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Master Food Preservers: Plant a grape arbor and preserve your bounty

Michael Pizza UCCE Master Gardener & Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County Grapes truly are an incredible fruit. Not only are they easy to grow, they can also provide a very low-cost and refreshing shade structure in a short amount of time. Grapes have been popular in El Dorado County since the California Gold […]

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