What’s Happening in and around Cameron Park

Community events

Night in the Vineyard
Oct. 15: KCRA meteorologist Eileen Javora will emcee this festive event, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., featuring local wineries, local brews, a silent and live auction, live music, dancing and delicious food and desserts at Lakehills Covenant Church, 7000 Rossmore Lane in El Dorado Hills. Proceeds benefit Hands4Hope. Early bird pricing discount available through Sept. 15. Full tables and sponsorships also available. For more information or to purchase tickets visit hands4hopeyouth.org or call (916) 294-7426.

Car show
Oct. 15:
El Dorado Community Health Centers presents the Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3100 Ponte Morino Drive in Cameron Park.  The free event includes a 50/50 raffle and free blood pressure checks. Food Trucks of the Foothills will be there as well.

All About EqWine
Oct. 15: Support All About Equine’s operations and programs at this event from 6 to 9 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills. Enjoy wine tasting, appetizers, music and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $40 per person. Must be 21 or older.

Party at the Elks Club
Oct. 15:
The Whiskey Beggars band will play at 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Club, 3821 Quest Court in Shingle Springs. Purchase tickets at the door.

Chamber mixer
Oct. 18:
Join the Shingle Springs-Cameron park Chamber of Commerce at its monthly mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Legacy Center at Green Valley Mortuary, 3004 Alexandrite Drive in Rescue.

Bunko and Brunch
Oct. 21:
Enjoy a delicious brunch and then play bunko at this special event, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Road. For tickets call Maria Brugger at (530) 306-4614.

Vision Coalition fundraiser
Oct. 21:
The El Dorado Community Vision Coalition will hold is first Hot Pasta & Cool Jazz event from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cielo Estate Winery, 3040 Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. Guests will enjoy an evening of fine dining, live music by jazz harpist and eight-time Grammy nominee Mariea Antoinette, a live and silent auction as well as an opportunity drawing. For more information and sponsorship opportunities and/or tickets contact Jennifer Garcia or Dr. Edwards-Norfleet at (916) 941-8482 or visit edhvisioncoalition.org.

Chamber lunch
Oct. 26:
The Shingle Springs-Cameron park Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waterfall Buffet inside Red Hawk Casino. The topic will be homelessness with features speaker El Dorado County Sheriff. John D’Agostini. To reserve a spot or for more information call (530) 677-8000.

Women’s Fund celebration
Oct. 27: Community members are welcome to help celebrate the power of collective giving, have fun looking at the member-decorated tables and hear personal stories about the power of the Women’s Fund El Dorado. Inspirational keynote speaker is Dr. Emily Burton Smith, El Dorado County resident and member of the AstraZeneca Medical Affairs team. The event includes dinner and will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds Forni Building, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Tickets are $25 through Oct. 21 ($30 after). Visit womensfundeldorado.org or call (530) 622-5621 for more information.

Farmers Market
Wednesdays: Get fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked breads, nursery items, honey, eggs, flowers and so much more at the Cameron Park Certified Farmers Market in the Burke Junction parking lot, Coach Lane and Cameron Park Drive, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Quilters meeting
 Gold Nugget Quilters is welcoming new members. This small group meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Come for a visit or call for information: Carol (530) 622-7388 or Leslie (916) 337-5616.

Blood pressure clinics
Fridays: Marshall Medical Center offers free blood pressure clinics from 9 a.m. to noon in the lab and imaging center, 3581 Palmer Drive in Cameron Park.

Explore the universe
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays:
 The Cameron Park Rotary Club Community Observatory at Folsom Lake College’s El Dorado Center in Placerville invites the public to let trained docents show them many celestial wonders of the universe through two 14-inch telescopes. The observatory is open to the public on weekend evenings (weather permitting). Drive to the El Dorado Center on Campus Drive, continue through the back parking lot to the left of the observatory gate.

Library events

Cameron Park Library
2500 Country Club Drive
(530) 621-5500

PJ Storytime
Oct. 6: Get comfy in your jammies for an evening of stories, songs and a craft beginning at 6 p.m.

Book sale
Oct. 8:
The Friends of the Cameron Park Library host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Non-fiction Book Club
Oct. 18: Join this free book club and discuss nonfiction books of your choice from 2 to 4 p.m.

2’s & 3’s On the Go
Mondays: This interactive, hands-on program at 10:30 a.m. is perfectly suited for toddlers ages 2 and 3 years old. Sing songs, discover new books and explore the many ways in which to build a solid early literacy foundation in your child.

Toddler Time
Together We Grow presents this special program for little ones ages 0 to 2 from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Early Literacy Storytime
Tuesdays: Build your child’s pre-reading skills with this engaging and interactive program at 3:30 p.m. designed to support your child’s early literacy development for a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Paws for Reading
Tuesdays: Join our furry friends from 4 to 5 p.m. and improve your reading skills. Registration is recommended.

Let’s Play to Grow
Together We Grow presents this special program for little ones ages 3 to 5 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Mother Goose on the Loose
Fridays: Jumpstart your child’s brain development with this award-winning program that combines music, movement, visual literacy and language development at 10:15 and 11 a.m.

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