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Want to become a Master Gardener? Here’s how

Timothy White UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Interested in becoming a University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardener in El Dorado County? Recruitment for the 2018 trainee class is beginning and, as a Master Gardener from the 2016 class, I want to let you know what you can expect from this wonderful program […]

September 06, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Want to be a museum volunteer?

All aboard for inspiration. California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the California Gold Rush. A special, drop-in Volunteer Open House is scheduled from […]

September 06, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Get your antiques evaluated

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, antiques enthusiasts are invited to bring family treasures and garage sale finds for informal evaluation and identification during the 20th annual Antique Evaluation Day on Sutter Street in Folsom. Patrons may bring up to five items per person for evaluation. Photographs with dimensions of oversized […]

September 06, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Artist recalls life as ‘Kid in the Candy Store’

In the 1960s a small gallery on Sutter Street in Folsom called The Candy Store showcased artists that later became forerunners of the famous Funk Art ceramics movement, including Peter VandenBerge, David Gilhooly, Robert Arneson, Clayton Bailey, Maya Peebles and others. As a little girl, Camille VandenBerge often accompanied her famous father to the gallery and later became […]

September 05, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Juggling, spinning acrobats here to thrill

The Martial Artists & Acrobats of Tianjin mix martial arts, magic and dazzling style of Chinese acrobatics for a performance of virtuosic athleticism. The company has toured from North America, throughout Europe and the Middle East; their artists have shared the stage with Ringling and Barnum & Bailey Bros. Circus, Cirque du Soleil, Big Apple […]

September 06, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Fairytale Town celebrates play, grandparents

It’a time to play and talk about play. Fairytale Town has several special events planned in September. Sacramento Play Summit Sept. 9: The fifth annual Sacramento Play Summit presented by Fairytale Town, the Sacramento Public Library, and the California State Library aims to highlight the importance of play, the many types of play, ways to […]

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

It’s time for Crocker Con and more art-inspired fun

Artful Tot Sept: 1 & 2: Each month, toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to working with clay and fabric from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and self-expression while nurturing their child’s creativity. Families are welcome to arrive any time during this drop-in […]

July 06, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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