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Stitch your way to Sutter Creek

The 7th biannual Golden Threads Quilt Show sponsored by the Mother Lode Quilter’s Guild will take place in Sutter Creek Oct. 1-2. Quilts will be displayed in the Sutter Creek Main Street auditorium, Church Street Community Center and throughout shops located on Sutter Creek’s historic Main Street. This year’s Opportunity Quilt, “Stars of the Mother […]

Comments Off / September 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Find fresh fruit and family fun at Apple Hill

 Baked goods abound at Apple Hill. These treats — apple pie, apple donuts, apple strudel and even a blueberry dumpling came from Boa Vista Orchards in Camino. Photo by Susan Laird

Labor Day weekend is behind us. The kids and grandkids are in school. The days are alternating between warm and cooler. Sunsets are earlier. The rhythms of autumn are here. And so are time-honored local traditions. One of these hallowed customs is an annual trip up the hill to Apple Hill. A little history Sixteen […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Take a Dream Journey with the Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

Let the Shanghai Acrobats take you on a journey to a world of fantasy Sept. 16-18 at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts Direct from Shanghai, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is proud to present The Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China in Shanghai Nights: Dream Journey. Founded in 1959, this family-friendly company epitomizes the thrilling combination of strength, agility and balance for which […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fiber artists showing at Gallery at 48 Natoma

"Northern California Coast" by Penny S. Hanscom

Cindy Abraham Gallery at 48 Natoma A group of six acclaimed fiber artists will be showing a varied collection of works at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom. Q6: Six Fiber Artists, will feature quilts and fiber artwork by nationally recognized artists Donna Brennan, Sue Garmston, Penny S. Hanscom, Denise Schmidt, Gayle Simpson and […]

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You-picking time at Apple Hill Growers

Apple Hill Growers News release With the opening of apple season on Labor Day weekend, the you-pick Apple Hill Grower ranches invite visitors to come for apple picking. The you-pick opportunity lets visitors experience the hands-on harvesting of fruit. Nothing matches plucking crisp fruit fresh off the tree for munching, cooking, baking or preserving. The […]

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Discover the liquid gold in El Dorado County

Thousands of visitors from all over the world will be visiting El Dorado County this week to participate in the World Gold Panning Championships and to attend the California State Gem and Mineral Show in Placerville. Both events will take place at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. “Come join the fun and […]

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Sacramento art legend happily paints the blues

Gregory Kondos' paintings will be featured in an fall exhibition at the Sutter County Memorial Museum in Yuba City  and at the Caldwell Snyder Gallery in San Francisco. Photo by Jessica Vernon/Sacramento State

California State University, Sacramento News release Gregory Kondos, from his wheelchair, sweeps a paintbrush in quick, deft strokes across a canvas. His hand is as steady as a boy’s. He sits back for a moment and surveys his work, a painting of his beloved Sacramento River Delta. His eyes, unblinking, find the perfect place for […]

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