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Sutter Street Theatre in the holiday spirit

Piglet (Amanda Ramos) gets some comfort from pals Winnie-the-Pooh (Madeline Kramer) and Eeyore (Angie Reed) in Sutter Street's production of  “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre winds up its seventh season with one of Folsom’s favorite holiday traditions, “Holiday in the Hills” — an original  musical story that takes place in Folsom’s Historic District. Set on Sutter Street at the end of the 19th century, all of the characters either lived in or visited Folsom in the late 1800s. […]

Comments Off / December 08, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Readers’ Choice winners win big

Best Interior Design: Best Interior Design and Best Flooring

Village Life representatives handed out Readers’ Choice awards at a special ceremony last month, and the Town Center Holiday Inn Express. Dozens of business owners and their hard-working employees attended the event. Village life congratulates all the winners and thanks our readers who support the community’s wonderful businesses! Best Pet Store: Bark Avenue Best Coffe […]

Comments Off / May 15, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Town Center’s got the holiday spirit

Don’t miss these exciting events at El Dorado Hills Town Center: Photo op with Santa Claus Through Christmas Eve Santa Claus will be spending time at El Dorado Hills Town Center spreading holiday cheer. Families are invited to visit with Santa to share wish lists and to take a picture, with photo packages starting at […]

Comments Off / December 02, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘The Nutcracker': A holiday tradition you won’t want to miss

The magic of "The Nutcracker" comes to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, Dec. 21-23. This is Pamela Hayes Classic Ballet's 12th production of the holiday show. Photo by Aaron Herman

Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theater’s ‘The Nutcracker 2012’ will once again transform Three Stages into a winter wonderland full of magical toys, waltzing snowflakes and larger than life scenery during this annual production. In its 12th season in the Gold Country, Pamela Hayes’ ‘The Nutcracker’ has delighted audiences both young and old since its first […]

Comments Off / November 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Symphony to perform ‘Of Joy & Fate’ holiday concert

Fate, according to my 1892 Webster’s Common School Dictionary, is considered to be “a decree; (an) inevitable necessity … supposed by the ancients to determine the course of human life.” Few would argue that, in its strictest definition, all mortal life is “fated” to have a beginning and an end. Rail about it as you […]

Comments Off / November 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

There’s no place like ‘Homes for the Holidays’ in EDH

The Roberts' home features beautifully decorated Christmas trees and a Santa's Wonderland "man cave." Visit it and other homes on the Homes for the Holidays tour Dec. 1 & 2. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

That “Winter Wonderland” month is nearly here: December. Soon, the joyous strains of Christmas music will be heard over the radio. Kitchens will be filled with the scents of holiday feasts and treats. Children will share games and family traditions, such as dreidel, with school chums. Stores already have their holiday décor up. There is […]

2 Comments / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Wine, Cheese and Brew’s humble beginnings

Dennis Ferguson, second from left, pours wine for Toosch Cima, Daisy Smith and Diane Ferguson, left to right, during the 1973 El Dorado Hills Firemen’s Association wine tasting event. Mountain Democrat photo

These days, late summers in El Dorado Hills are a hub of activity. But not so in 1972 when the El Dorado Hills Ladies’ Auxiliary, the fundraising arm of the Firemen’s Association at the time, decided that its annual Christmas bake sales weren’t bringing home the proverbial bacon. The original fire house, which later became […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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