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Master Gardeners: 2016 fall plant sale has what your garden needs

Merry Campbell UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Fall is an excellent time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs and the UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County are more than happy to help you find just the right plants. Sept. 24 is the date of the first-ever fall plant sale at the Sherwood Demonstration […]

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

Elly’s awarded Sept. 11

Leslie Addiego Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance The Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance presents the 34th annual Youth Elly Award Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. This annual Youth Elly Award ceremony focuses entirely on young people and will distribute over 50 awards for outstanding performances in the following divisions: Education — Plays; […]

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Rock with Billy Bob and the Boxmasters at Harris

Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters bring their unique blend of country rock and rockabilly to Folsom for two concerts Sept. 14 and 15. Courtesy photo

Billy Bob Thornton — yes, that Billy Bob Thornton — performs on Stage One of the Harris Center with his American country rock/rockabilly band The Boxmasters, a group of seasoned musicians whose music is rich in rhythm and story. They’re the real deal: Their third album “Modbilly” reached No. 1 on the Americana Radio Chart and […]

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Learn to sing with the Sacramento Valley Chorus

Are you a woman who loves to sing a cappella music? The Sacramento Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is sponsoring a series of lessons in the barbershop harmony style with its Harmony Academy: Holiday Edition. Free voice lessons with Master Director Dede Nibler begin at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, and each subsequent Wednesday until the chorus’ holiday […]

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‘Charlotte’s Web’ spins a tale at Sutter Street Theatre

Charlotte the spider (Hayley Fitzpatrick) develops a lasting friendship with her barnyard pal Wilbur the pig (Lexie Allison) in Joseph Robinette's stage adaptation of E.B. White's classic "Charlotte's Web," playing at Sutter Street Theatre through Oct. 2 as part of its family series. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

The Children’s Literature Association named Charlotte’s Web “the best American children’s book of the past 200 years.” Working with the advice of E.B. White, Joseph Robinette has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and practical theatrical presentation. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to […]

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Swing time — Five shows in Folsom to put audiences ‘In the Mood’

"In the Mood" travels back in time to hear the Andrew Sisters' 1941 hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." Courtesy photo

Harris Center for the Arts News release To the delight of fans of American Big Bands, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing and all-American 1940s musical  “In The Mood” celebrates 23 years on the road with five performances at the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom Sept. 1-4 Following this engagement, the “In the Mood” talent will be departing […]

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Capital Stage presents ‘How to Use a Knife’

Photo by Charr Crail

Misty Day Capital Stage Capital Stage is launching its 12th season, Love + War, with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of “How to Use a Knife” by Will Snider, running Aug. 31 through Oct. 2. The play is set in the chaotic hustle and bustle of a Wall Street restaurant kitchen where Chef George is […]

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