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Summer still in swing at Fairytale Town

Round out your summer fun with family friendly events at Sacramento’s living storybook park, Fairytale Town. This month, events range from campouts and princess parties to beer tasting and a live concert. Aug. 12 & 13: Family Campout at Fairytale Town — Spend the night in Fairytale Town’s storybook park for an overnight adventure that includes a […]

Comments Off / August 07, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Amador Fair announces wine winners

Sobon Estate’s 2013 Syrah was awarded Best of Show in the annual Amador County Fair Wine Competition. Seventeen El Dorado County wineries brought home medals from the judging. In all, entries were up by 10 percent and there were 45 Double Gold medals awarded, 80 Gold, 212 Silver and 107 Bronze. More than 500 wines […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mondavi Center adds performances

Rob Tocalino Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Davis is pleased to announce the addition of six performances to its 2016-17 season: Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m.; “Homecoming King,” a one-man show from comedian […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Quilts crafted to commemorate the beauty of El Dorado County

Inger Carlton Blood "Providence"

El Dorado Arts Council (EDAC), in collaboration with the Gold Bug Quilters of El Dorado County, presents Patchwork Sierra, a quilt exhibition crafted to commemorate the beauty and history of the region. The exhibition runs through Monday, Sept. 26. The Patchwork Sierra exhibition will be part of the Gold Week activities celebrating the World Gold […]

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‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ premieres at Music Circus

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre The 2016 season continues with the Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy “Nice Work If You Can Get It.” Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara starred in this smash hit on Broadway in 2012. The song-and-dance spectacular features the music of George and Ira Gershwin in a […]

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Celebrities tee off in Tahoe

Mark Mulder

Andrew Hazard Village Life correspondent STATELINE, Nev. — The stars came out in droves to Edgewood Tahoe South in Stateline last week for the 27th Annual American Century Golf Championship as some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry and sports world competed in the event. Former Oakland Athletics pitcher Mark Mulder won for the […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

New clay arts certificate offered at Folsom Lake College

Brian Hayes, who has a master’s degree in Japanese aesthetics and philosophy, teaches the ceramics and sculpture courses required to earn the clay arts certificate. Courtesy photo

Kristy Hart Folsom Lake College El Dorado County is known for its thriving arts community and a new educational program at Folsom Lake College builds on that reputation. The new 15-unit clay arts certificate offered by the college’s visual arts department targets students as well as established artists wanting to learn more about ceramics and […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »