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Siegel keys romantic music of Chopin and Schumann

In his final concert of the 2015-2016 season, acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel explores the romantic music of Frédéric Chopin and Robert Schumann in a Keyboard Conversation program entitled Two Great Romantics on Wednesday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. Utilizing a brilliantly polished concert-with-commentary format, Siegel’s unique Keyboard Conversation concerts are a joy for both the classical music aficionado and those […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Railroad Museum enters sisterhood with Railway Museum of Japan

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum has entered into a sisterhood agreement with The Railway Museum in Saitama, Japan. The formal memorandum of affiliation was signed byLisa Mangat, director of California State Parks and Masaki Oshida, director of The Railway Museum of Japan, during a special ceremony in the roundhouse at the California […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Fairytale Town presents Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival

Fairytale Town will highlight active and healthy living for families at the fourth annual Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival on Saturday, Apr. 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families will enjoy fun physical games, free play, gardening activities and more throughout the day. Sutter’s medical personnel will be on hand to answer questions and […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

UCCE Master Food Preservers: Drought-tolerant canning

Sue Mosbacher UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County Are you planning your summer gardens? If so, you’re probably including a low-water irrigation system. El Dorado County is still in a Stage 2 water warning. Even though we’ve received lots of wonderful rain recently we are still in a drought. How can home canners […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to El Dorado Hills

By Holly Barbaccia Sleeping Beauty is in the trunk … the car trunk. On April 18 Joe Godburn and Scott McGee pulled into the parking lot of Holy Trinity School Ministry with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything needed to put on a production of the classic children’s tale, “Sleeping Beauty” … except […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Local authors share tales at Shakespeare Club

What: Authors’ Day Who: Placerville Shakespeare Club Where: Shakespeare Clubhouse, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Sunday, April 24, noon Cost: $10 Information: Tina at (530) 621-1447 or Gail at (530) 647-2537 Four local authors whose works run the gamut from historical fiction to factual history, from murder mysteries to travel, will be featured during the popular Authors’ […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Young actors shine in ‘101 Dalmatians’

What: “101 Dalmatians” Who: Imagination Theater Where: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville When: April 8 through 24, Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 1 and 3 p.m.; a show on April 16 at 10 a.m.: and Sundays at 2 p.m. Cost: Tickets are $10 and $12 Information: imaginationtheater.net or (800) 838-3006   It’s hard to […]

April 18, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment
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