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‘All Aboard!’ for 4th annual Folsom RailFest 2013

Enjoy a ride on the Skagit – a motorized railcar – at the Fourth annual Folsom RailFest, Sept. 21-22. Photo courtesy PSVRR

Imagine a time before modern engines. Travelers to California came here through the use of muscle — human and animal. Technology helped some, via sailing ships (and more human muscle). But once you landed here … you walked, rode or drove animals hitched to something. Even Native Americans, who came here via the Bering Strait […]

No Comment / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ at Sutter Street

Sutter Street Theatre presents a heart-warming story to Folsom. From Patricia MacLachlan’s Newbery Award-winning book, “Sarah, Plain and Tall” brings to life the charming story of a 1900s Kansas farmer, Jacob Witting, a widower with two children, Anna and Caleb, who places an ad in the newspapers seeking a wife. He receives a letter from […]

No Comment / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Doo Wop stars take trip down memory lane

Original Coaster Leon Hughes and His Group

FOLSOM — Get ready to tap your toes and snap your fingers as Danny & the Juniors, The Chordettes, The Vibrations and Original Coaster Leon Hughes and His Group take center stage at the Harris Center/Three Stages for a trip down memory lane. Joined by Comedy Host Steve Bruner and The Max Bett Band, this […]

No Comment / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Get ready for adventure on Runaway Stage

Sept. 15 gala to highlight upcoming season selections SACRAMENTO — The Runaway Stage Productions 2014 Broadway Stage season will include Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” and “The Producers,” the Sacramento regional premiere of Frank Wildhorn’s “Bonnie and Clyde,” a West Sacrament Community Center Black Box Theatre production of “Nunsense A-Men” as well as productions of “Seussical, […]

No Comment / September 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fantastic characters, imagined and real, coming to B street

The B Street Theatre, Sacramento’s Resident Professional, New Works Theatre, is pleased to announce its 2013-14 Family Series season.  Students and families from all over Northern California flock to the B Street Theatre every season to enjoy the theatre’s vibrant, whimsical Family Series productions. B Street introduces them to the magic of theatre while enhancing […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Consider native plants for your garden

By Deborah Nicolls El Dorado County Master Gardener If you are thinking about putting in new landscaping or just enhancing your existing yard, why not consider native plants? There are native plants for every situation in your garden. There are plants that do well in shade, many that do well in full sun and others […]

No Comment / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Todd Ellison conducts to the classics

Todd Ellison

Hailed by the New York Times as one of “Broadway’s electric conductors,” Todd Ellison is one of the most accomplished and sought after music directors working today and he’s coming to Folsom on Sept. 8. For his Harris Center debut, Ellison is joined by four vocalists from the Broadway stage performing some of his favorite musical […]

No Comment / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »