Placerville Shakespeare Club

Placerville Shakespeare Club installs officers

The Placerville Shakespeare Club recently installed its new officers for 2015-16. The following women accepted the leadership of the club for the year: Merrilee Heffernan, president; Carole Burnley, first vice president; Joyce Francies, second vice president; Raelene Nunn, third vice president; Margaret Lockwood, secretary; Edna Knutsen, general fund treasure; Dianna Rowe, renovation fund treasurer; Betty Ackley, Mollie Hurd fund treasurer; and Dolores Hardy […]

See gardens and more at Shakespeare event

The Placerville Shakespeare Club is hosting a Garden Tour on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The tour will feature two gardens in the charming Placerville historical district, the stunning Boeger Winery garden, two delightful gardens in the beautiful Camino area and one south county garden with forever views. In addition, the historic Placerville […]

Make a deal at the Shakespeare Club

“Let’s Make A Deal,” the Placerville Shakespeare Club’s annual bridge party will be held Wednesday,  March 25. It will begin at 10 a.m. at the clubhouse, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville. The community is invited to a day of brilliant bridge, fabulous food and delightful door prizes. Both men and women bridge players are welcome. The entry fee […]

Class to cover acrylic basics

Two creative artists are coming together to present “Springtime for Acrylics,” a class for beginning through experienced painters, on Saturday, March 16. The class will be taught by Mary Ann Broddrick, International Association of Pastel Society’s 2011 Golden Mentor Award winner and Brea Museum and Young American Foundation  exhibitor, with multi-talented local artist Dee Little […]

Shakespeare Club holds scholarship tea

The Placerville Shakespeare Club recently held the first of two scholarship fund drives at the club’s annual Silver Tea. Four $1,000 scholarships and $500 scholarships will be awarded to El Dorado County students in May. The scholarships are funded primarily by Placerville Shakespeare Club member donations. For more information go to

Tea with the governors’ wives

The Placerville Shakespeare Club is presenting the California State Historic Governors’ Mansion docents, in character and dressed in period costume, in a “Mansion Memories Program” on Sunday, Oct. 28. The special event will consist of vignettes introducing 15 families that resided in the mansion from 1877 to 1967. Enjoy a wonderful, educational visit through 90 […]

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