Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre announced the 2017-18 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring four shows not previously presented and two favorites of Broadway Sacramento audiences. The season features Sacramento premieres of “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” “Something Rotten!,” “Finding Neverland” and “An American in Paris.” Returning shows are “The Book of […]
Dust off your boots and plan to attend Clarksville Day on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The seventh event planned by the Clarksville Region Historical Society takes visitors on a tour of the ghost town, which predates El Dorado Hills by 100 years. Clarksville Day was an annual event until 2013, when construction of the Silva Valley interchange cut into event parking.
“It didn’t stop due to lack of interest,” said local historian and CRHS co-founder Betty January. “There were 4,000 people at the last Clarksville Day in 2013.”
The Center for Sacramento History, in association with the Sacramento History Alliance, is proud to present a special Black History Month speaker series event — Sweet Freedom’s Plains: African-Americans on the Overland Trails, 1841-1869 on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, a […]
The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared a countywide state of emergency Jan. 1o in order to battle flooding, mudslides and infrastructure damage resulting from recent storms. Requested by Division of Transportation Director Bard Lower, the board’s action allows county crews to streamline efforts to repair and prevent damage to roads and facilities. In […]
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 […]
Though Pokémon Go was only released July 6, the location-based, real-time video game app has spread across the country and El Dorado Hills, with people of all ages playing to collect upward of 200 Pokémon characters. My 12-year-old son took me on a tour of El Dorado Hills to see just where the characters pop […]
How do we keep local history alive? In an attempt to bridge the gap between generations, members of the Clarksville Region Historical Society mentored Oak Ridge students from Matt Hodgins’ AP U.S. History class during the course of the school year. Mentors who know the history of the Clarksville region (a pre-cursor to El Dorado […]