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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Author Archive: Democrat Calendar

Things to do: April 11, 2014

Ongoing Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, April 7 through May 4, is showing the award-winning pastels and oil paintings of Blanche Kawahara, her original hand-painted silk scarves and elegant wire wrapped jewelry. Also featured are the award-winning abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith. Now available at the gallery is the new member […]

Things to do: April 4, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, April 7 through May 4, is showing the award-winning abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith. Also featured are award-winning pastels and oil paintings and original hand painted silk scarves and elegant wire wrapped jewelry of Blanche Kawahara. Now available at the gallery is the new member produced book […]

Things to do: March 28, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through April 6, is featuring the beautiful, elegant jewelry and fused glass works of Susan Preissner. Also featured is Paul Cockrell, who is showing night-time scenes of downtown Placerville and Carol Quinn, oil painter of vibrant, colorful landscapes of Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the Sierra. […]

Things to do: March 21, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through April 6, is showing the vibrant and colorful landscapes of Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the Sierra by Carol Quinn along with new night-time photographs of downtown Placerville by Paul Cockrell and the elegant jewelry and fused glass artistry of Susan Preissner. For more information […]

Things to do: March 14, 2014

ONGOING put gold 314 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through April 6, is featuring the beautiful jewelry and fused glass works of Susan Preissner. The gallery is also featuring photographer Paul Cockrell and Carol Quinn, oil painter. The public is invited to meet the featured artists, hear music by Caroll […]

Things to do: March 7, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, March 3 through April 6, is featuring all new images by photographer Paul Cockrell. Currently he is showing mostly night-time scenes of downtown Placerville. Also featured is fused glass jewelry by Susan Preissner and oil paintings by Carol Quinn. For more information call 530-642-2944. FRIDAY […]

Things to do: Feb. 28, 2014

ONGOING put gold 228 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, March 3 through April 6, is showing the award-winning oil paintings of Carol Quinn. Quinn’s vibrant and colorful landscapes reflect the spirit of Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the Sierra foothills. Featured along with her will be landscape photographer Paul Cockrell and […]

Third Thursday wine and book

Face in a Book, 4359 Town Center Blvd., Suite 113, in El Dorado Hills, introduces Third Thursday, a monthly wine and book-talk series held on the third Thursday of each month. For the inaugural Third Thursday, Roxanne Langer author of “Wine MBA” was on hand. Future topics include mystery books, gardening and travel. For more information […]

Things to do: Feb. 21, 2024

ON GOING Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is showing student art for Divide High School. For more information call 333-2787 (ARTS) or visit artonthedivide.com. Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through March 2, is featuring an all gallery show, “Love is in the Air.” Lorrene Davis’ […]

Things to do: Feb. 14, 2014

ONGOING put gold 314 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through March 2, will feature an all gallery show “Love is in the Air.” Annette Schachner’s beautiful one of a kind heart pendant hand crafted in silver expresses the Valentine theme of romance. For the Art Walk Twisted Twig Winery will […]

Things to do: Feb. 7, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through March 2, will feature an all gallery show “Love is in the Air.” Lisa Bone’s “Two Lip Pot” is one expression of the Valentine theme of romance. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with extended hours […]

Things to do: Jan. 31, 2014

ON GOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Feb. 3 through March 2, will feature an all gallery show “Love is in the Air.” Lori Anderson’s “Flamingos” pays tribute to the theme of romance in the animal kingdom. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

Things to do: Jan. 24, 2014

ONGOING put gold 124 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Feb. 2, will feature Donna Bamford. Bamford creates original sculptural forms in mixed media using clay, painting and a variety of natural materials. Also showcased this month is digital photographer Craig Koski. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is […]

Things to do: Jan. 17, 2014

ONGOING put gold 117 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Feb. 2, is featuring digital photographer, Craig Koski. He enjoys the creativeness that the technology offers and strives for emotional response. The gallery is also featuring Donna Bamford. Bamford creates original sculptural forms in mixed media using clay, painting and […]

Things to do: Jan. 10, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Feb. 2, will feature Donna Bamford. Bamford creates original sculptural forms in mixed media using clay, painting and a variety of natural materials. Her one of a kind pieces are unique and often whimsical. Also showcased this month is digital photographer Craig Koski. His […]

Things to do: Jan. 3, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Jan. 6 through Feb. 2, is featuring digital photographer Craig Koski. His colorful and dynamic style produces artistry by digitally manipulating the photo and colors. He enjoys the creativeness that the technology offers and strives for emotional response. The gallery is also featuring Donna Bamford. […]

Things to do: Dec. 27, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is presenting through Jan. 5 the Small Wonders Show. This exhibit is miniature art works in paintings, photographs and three-dimensional forms. “The Wah Hop Chinese Store in Coloma” is a Small Wonders acrylic painting by Jean Stiles. These special tiny but elegant works may be […]

Things to do: Dec. 20, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is presenting through Jan. 5 the Small Wonders Show. This exhibit is miniature art works in paintings, photographs and three-dimensional forms. “San Francisco Bay” is a Small Wonders photograph by Mike Ryan. There is also a great selection of hand-made tree ornaments and original holiday […]

Things to do: Dec. 13, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is presenting through Jan. 5 the Small Wonders Show. “Poinsettia” is a Small Wonders stained glass piece by Linda Soos. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit goldcountryartistsgallery.com. Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is re-scheduling Music, Munchies and Marvelous […]

Things to do: Dec. 6, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is celebrating the Christmas season, through Jan. 5, with its Small Wonders Show. This show is small and miniature art works in painting, photographs and three-dimensional forms. To complement the show, there is also a great selection of hand-made tree ornaments and original holiday greeting […]

Things to do: Nov. 29, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through November, is featuring Barbara Steffen, lampwork art glass bead artisan and jewelry maker. Also featured are Mike Ryan, photographer and Lori Anderson oil and acrylic painter. Beginning Dec. 2 the Small Wonders Exhibit will be featured. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is […]

Things to do: Nov. 22, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Dec. 1, is featuring he lovely oil and acrylic paintings of Lori Anderson. Her vibrant and colorful pastoral scenes and familiar themes are rich in color, light and brush strokes. Also featured is award-winning photographer Mike Ryan whose photography of every day subjects conveys […]

Local art groups merge

Tucked into one of Georgetown’s historic buildings, Art on the Divide Gallery Cooperative, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, has been attracting visitors for a little over three years. This small but vital group has been providing local artists and students with a venue to display their work, as well as offering workshops, demonstrations and art […]

Things to do: Nov. 8, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Dec. 1, is featuring the lovely oil and acrylic paintings of Lori Anderson. Also featured is photographer Mike Ryan and glass bead artisan Barbara Steffen. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace, 459 Main St. in Placerville, presents […]

Altar Show honors many things

The 16th annual Altar Show, “Renewal and Remembrance,” will open on Saturday, Nov. 9. The show features altars dedicated to persons, memories, concepts and causes. The annual free and non-juried exhibition will be held through Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. The exhibit is held at the Northern Mines Building, Nevada County Fairgrounds in […]

Things to do: Nov. 1, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Nov. 3 through Dec. 1, is featuring Barbara Steffen, a lampwork art glass bead artisan. Steffan works with a torch, glass rods and a kiln to create original, unique, handcrafted beads. Also featured is photographer, Mike Ryan and oil and acrylic painter, Lori Anderson. The […]

Things to do: Oct. 25, 2013

ONGOING put gold 1025 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 3, is showing the lively, colorful and dramatic watercolors of Joyce Bahnsen. Bahnsen’s career in the arts has spanned many years. She has taught interior design and has won numerous awards and commissions. Her work now features painting on […]

Things to do: Oct. 18, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, will feature will feature jewelry maker, Lorrene Davis, through Nov. 3. Davis works with silver and polymer clay. She gives classes in this fine art and has published a book and many articles on her techniques. Also featured is Karen Hunziker, working in mixed media, […]

Things to do: Oct. 11, 2013

ONGOING Pop Art Gallery and Custom Framing, 254 Main St. in Placerville, is celebrating the art of the 1960s This poster is by one of the top five early rock and roll poster artist Rick Griffin. He was known for adding a heart to every design. For more information call 530-622-1235. Gold Country Artists Gallery, […]

Hamilton’s watercolors on display

Art on the Divide Gallery is pleased to announce that Sonja Hamilton, award winning watercolorist will be the guest artist for the month of October. The public is invited to a reception on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. to meet the artist and enjoy art and refreshments. Hamilton will have a selection […]

Violist Anna Kruger to perform

California State University, Sacramento professor and violist Anna Kruger presents a faculty recital, with pianist John Cozza, at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Music Recital Hall, on the CSUS campus, 6000 J St. in Sacramento. The program includes the Bach C Minor Cello Suite and Shostakovich’s Viola Sonata. Kruger is part of Sac […]

Things to do: Oct. 4, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is showing the award-winning abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith. Also featured are the delightful abstract figures and clay masks of Donna Bamford and the handsome fine art landscape photography of Doug Parks. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open daily from 10 a.m. […]

The village smithy visits Gold Bug

Gold Bug Park, 2635 Goldbug Lane in Placerville, will host an open house at its newly-expanded blacksmith shop on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. Volunteer blacksmiths will demonstrate their hot-steel artisan skills and share their knowledge about the history and importance of blacksmithing to the miners in the Placerville region. This free […]

Things to do: Sept. 27, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is showing the award-winning abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith. Also featured are the delightful abstract figures and clay masks of Donna Bamford and the handsome fine art landscape photography of Doug Parks. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. El Dorado Arts […]

‘Gong’s Ink’ draws interest at Sac State

Noted Sacramento artist Gong Yuebin opens the season for Sacramento State’s Robert Else Gallery with new drawings called “Gong’s Ink.” Born in China in 1960, Gong grew up at the height of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution. Now a Sacramento resident, Gong remembers a childhood of “hunger, worry and humiliation” but found inspiration for his art […]

Things to do: Sept. 20, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 6, is featuring the amazing landscape photography of Doug Parks. The gallery is also featuring the abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith and the delightful abstract figures and clay masks of Donna Bamford. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open daily from […]

Find some bargains

Plymouth is holding an epic Mother Lode style garage sale on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The whole city will participate with homes all around Plymouth will have second-hand treasures out for sale. This is a great time to shop for bargains. Enjoy a drive through the […]

Chamber presents census data workshop

The Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce is presenting a Census Data for Business workshop on Thursday, Sept.26 from 9 to 11 a.m. This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs and business owners/managers. Census data can assist you in studying your market, identifying your competition, assist with researching site locations and many other issues. The course content […]

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Using census data for grantwriting

The Tahoe Chamber of Commerce will teach grantwriters how to access the most current data via the new and enhanced American FactFinder on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. This workshop will help you successfully navigate through FactFinder and capture information that will support your grantwriting and lead to better results. The workshop […]

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Public invited to sustainability lecture

The community is invited to attend a sustainability lecture at Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville. Professor of biology Mike Denega will give a presentation entitled “Fins, Feathers and Fur: The Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska”on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the community room C-102. Denega […]

Things to do: Sept. 13, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 6, will feature Donna Bamford’s original sculptural forms in mixed media. Also showcased this month are abstract painter Ramona Beckwith and fine art landscape photographer Doug Parks. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. FRIDAY The 2013 Rubstock BBQ Championship […]

Things to do: Sept. 6, 2013

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 6, is showing the award-winning abstract paintings of Ramona Beckwith. Also featured are the delightful abstract figures and clay masks of Donna Bamford and the handsome fine art landscape photography of Doug Parks. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. […]

Original sounds at Smith Flat House

The Smith Flat House, 2021 Smith Flat Road in Placerville, will present music by the band Ethyl on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 3 to 7 p.m. outdoors in the new courtyard. Ethyl may be new to the local music scene, but the band has been in the works for more than 30 years. Singer, songwriter […]

Director’s Spotlight with Galen Pehrson

On Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3:30 p.m. there will be a director’s spotlight at Miners Foundry Stone Hall, 325 Spring St. in Nevada City, featuring Galen Pehrson. Pehrson is a film, commercial and music video director and animator noted for his creative visual approach and manipulation of hallucinatory illusions. He has directed and/or animated videos for Death Grips […]

Public art project brings people and nature together

On Saturday, Sept. 7, ART OnSite (AOS) will unveil its first public art works project which aims to bring people and the natural environment together in an innovative and artistic way. The project features works from eight international artists installed along the 9 mile Deer Creek Tribute Trail in Nevada City. Each artist was selected based on proposals that best […]

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