Looking for fun and entertainment? Visit 62 artists at their studios and homes on the last weekend of September and the first weekend of October. The El Dorado County Artists Studio Tour will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both weekends at 16 studios throughout the Highway 50 corridor from El Dorado Hills to Placerville and from Somerset to Coloma.
One of a kind jewelry, Christmas gifts, paintings, sculptures, raku pottery, notecards, photography, wood turning, gourds, kitchen utensils and fused glass will be available to view and purchase and you can visit with the creator of the works of art and ask questions about the creative process.
This event is free to the public.
This is a self guided adventure through the beautiful roads of El Dorado County. Pick up your free 2011 tour map guide from local businesses. In Placerville: El Dorado Arts Council, Gold Country Gallery, The Printing Press, Rocky’s Art and Framing, Sequoia Restaurant, Pop Art Gallery, Flowers on Main Gallery; in Cameron Park: Cameron Park Health Foods, Heart and Soul Gifts and Gallery, The Craft Castle; in El Dorado Hills: Fire and Rain and Our House Gallery; in Folsom: American Visions Art Gallery and Gallery at 48 Natoma; in Rancho Cordova: Wholesale Art and Framing (916) 851-0770; in Rocklin: Wholesale Art and Framing (916) 415-1810; and in Georgetown: Art on the Divide Coop.
The free tour book will be a reminder of the diverse talents of the many county artists with their contact numbers. For more information call (530) 409-0724 or (530)676-3959.
Visit 10 studios to qualify for a free drawing for a 32-inch flat screen LCD HD Panasonic TV; a flip slide HD video camera, plus accessories; and a Canon Power Shot digital camera.