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New rides, competitions and exhibits at 2016 California State Fair

Hot summer nights are a staple at the California State Fair. This year, four new rides will give fairgoers thrills and chills. Susan Laird Arts & Entertainment columnist The hot days of summer are now upon us, and that can mean only one thing: the California State Fair must be right around the corner. This […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Independence Day celebrations bursting across North Lake Tahoe 

Stephanie Myers North Lake Tahoe With over two dozen 4th of July events shining over the beaches, streets and skies of Kings Beach, Tahoe City and Incline Village, North Lake Tahoe is a hot spot for some of America’s greatest weekend-long Independence Day parties, all culminating in three fireworks shows. Be a part of Tahoe City’s 71st annual Fireworks […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Registration is open for the 2016 World Gold Panning Championships

Cathey Cort El Dorado 2016 Registration to compete in the 40th World Gold Panning Championships is now available online for both experienced and beginning gold panners of all ages. The “Olympics of gold panning” will take place in Placerville, just miles from where the California Gold Rush began, during a county wide, week-long celebration beginning Sept. […]

June 29, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Party like it’s … the 4th of July

The highly anticipated fireworks show in El Dorado Hills is back. On Sunday, July 3, from 7 to 11 p.m., ring in Independence Day and have a blast as El Dorado Hills Town Center presents its annual Fireworks and Freedom Concert. Beginning at 7 p.m., entertain the kids in the Kids’ Zone with bounce houses, face painting, […]

June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Three glass exhibitions open at Crocker

Elena Macaluso Crocker Art Museum World-renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s “Golden Teal Chandelier” has been installed in the entryway of the Crocker Art Museum’s Teel Family Pavilion, setting the tone for the museum’s Summer of Glass, featuring three exhibitions highlighting glass from the ancient to the present. Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in […]

June 22, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Celebrate summer at the Cameron Park Summer Spectacular

Food, live music all day, activities for all ages and fireworks — what could be a better way to celebrate the start of summer? Cameron Park Community Services District is launching its largest event of the year at Cameron Park Lake — the 17th annual Summer Spectacular — on Saturday, June 25. The gates to […]

June 22, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

For the love of food

Belinda Breyer Village Life correspondent Foodie culture is alive and well in El Dorado Hills, surrounded by gourmet restaurants and top-notch grocers inspiring a great gastronomic experience not only on date night but also in the kitchens of the many food lovers that call this place home. In just one such kitchen, this one with […]

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