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Railroad Museum to debut high-speed rail exhibit

SACRAMENTO — The California State Railroad Museum is proud to debut an all-new, interactive exhibit titled Fast Tracks: The World of High-Speed Rail on Friday, Nov. 20. The centerpiece of the exhibit is a high-speed train simulator with interactive controls and a digital projector that will allow museum guests to simulate the experience of piloting […]

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Vocal wonders from Down Under sing holiday hits

The Ten Tenors bring their powerful voices to Harris Center for the Arts on Nov. 25. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Ten Tenors’ Home for the Holidays show is a magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences. Join Australia’s rockstars of the opera as they amaze and enthrall with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favorites at Harris Center for the Arts on Nov. 25. With […]

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Photographs feature different viewpoints at gallery

"Molly" by Kerik Kouklis

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, 2015 J Street, Sacramento, is pleased to present a retrospective of internationally renowned photographer Kerik Kouklis from Nov. 11 to Dec. 5 in the Main Gallery. The exhibit “Kerik Kouklis: The Alchemist’s Vision” features his hand-made images which he has created over the past 25 years. The work by the Placerville photographer […]

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Running and walking to put turkeys on the table


Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. Plans to lose 20 pounds by Nov. 26 may be a forlorn hope at this point. But fear not. The 9th annual Folsom Turkey Trot and Run to Feed the Hungry in Sacramento are great places to reboot your good health resolutions. Not only will you find encouragement from an incredibly […]

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Extravagant Siberian costumes, dance come to Harris Center


The Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company performs at Harris Center for the Arts on Nov. 20. This company is a visual masterpiece made possible not only by the technical abilities of the dancers, who perform each number with almost scientific precision, but also by the exquisitely-embroidered costumes based on traditional regional designs. Created by Merited Worker […]

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Caroling contest invites entries

The annual Holiday Tree Lighting will take place in El Dorado Hills Town Center on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 4-8 p.m. in partnership with the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. Again this year, the event will feature a holiday caroling contest as part of the entertainment, […]

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Sierra Renaissance Society presents technical tricks

The Sierra Renaissance Society presents iPhone/iPad Tips and Tricks on Friday, Nov. 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville. Tom Dillon, retired Silicon Valley high-tech executive, will make the presentation in the community room, C-102. There are hundreds, perhaps thousands of tasks one can do with the iPhone […]

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