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Casting light on collecting desires in ‘Extraordinary Collections’

Every two years, the Folsom History Museum opens its exhibit hall to the collections of area residents. Called Extraordinary Collections, the result is always unique, fascinating and completely unduplicatable. This year is no exception. Did you know, a whole set of three or more items is all you need to have a collection? Some 19 […]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The ‘Blow-up Guy’ creates a fantastical holiday haven

He’s a cross between Scrooge and Tiny Tim, vacillating between never putting up his inflatable decorations ever again … and then noting how sweet it is when folks drop by 4601 Doe St. in Shingle Springs and tell him that they finally felt a shot of Christmas spirit because of his efforts. “I don’t know […]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

It will be a jazzy Wednesday in Cameron Park

The Sacramento Jazz Orchestra is performing a one-night show at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The audience will experience true jazz at its rhythmic best. Listeners won’t be able to help but swing and toe-tap to the infectious beats. Jazz music challenged the norm in […]

Tahoe holiday season is filled with good cheer and fun

Tahoe South News release With winter in full force, Tahoe South is poised for a season complete with skiing/snowboarding, live entertainment, outdoor recreation, family adventures and holiday cheer. A litany of events to celebrate is planned. Entertainment Heavenly Holidays kicks the season into high gear with a two-week adventure Dec. 19 – 31 at Heavenly […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sutter Street gets ‘Suessified’

Allen Schmeltz Sutter Street Theatre A whimsical reinvention of Charles Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story, “A Suessified Christmas” is told in Dr. Suess-style rhyming couplets while remaining true to the original “A Christmas Carol” tale with just a few twists here and there. Catch this entertaining holiday play, presented by Folsom’s  Sutter Street Theatre, through Dec. 23. From […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sacramento area museums get into the holiday spirit

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historical sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long. In December many of the nearly 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums are […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Schola Cantorum presents music for the season

Sacred Heart’s Schola Cantorum and conductor Donald Kendrick will present a “Christmas Concert” at Sacred Heart Church, 39th and J streets in Sacramento, on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. Schola’s 25th anniversary Christmas program titled “From Heaven On High” will feature new and traditional carols from […]

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