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Things to do: July 25, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Aug. 3, is featuring painter Joyce Bahnsen. Also featured is fine art photographer, Doug Parks. This month the gallery has a special exhibit of paintings and photography of Main Street in celebration of “Main Street Matters.” For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website […]

Recording artist at Busby Cellars

Busby Cellars, 6375 Grizzly Flat Road in Somerset, is having a dinner concert featuring Zach Heckendorf on Saturday, July 26. Dinner is from 5-6:45 p.m. and the concert is at 7 p.m. In recent years, singer/songwriter Heckendorf’s blossoming career has taken him coast to coast, playing in front of thousands of fans at Colorado’s legendary […]

Hands4Hope hosts school supply drive

Hands4Hope launched a new drive this year, a School Supply Drive, which will benefit children in need in El Dorado County. The drive started July 14 and will end Aug. 3. The goal of this drive is to provide a backpack filled with necessary school supplies to each child in need before school begins in […]

Supergroup plays Harris Center

Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli and Annie Sampson join forces as The Blues Broads, a roots-music supergroup of the first order at the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, on Saturday, July 26. The Blues Broads welcomes another genre-free powerhouse, Deanna Bogart, the award-winning multi-instrumentalist, to open the show and […]

Suds entice the taste buds

The Lodge at Cordova Casino boasts “home of the 99 beers” but with beer pairing events and brew-inspired specials they bring much more to the table for the craft beer enthusiast. July brought burger and brew combos to The Lodge with novel takes on burgers and a suggested beer accompaniment through each week of the […]

Manzanita doubles the music

A double star-studded rockin’ evening of music with Jonny Mojo  and Cash Prophets

 with “The Gospel According to Johnny Cash,” will happen at Manzanita Kitchen and Events, 4232 Fowler Lane, Suite 101 in Diamond Springs, on Friday, July 25 from 6-11 p.m. Cash Prophets is a family band consisting of Bobby Dickson, his two sons, Nate […]

Rhythm and Views goes bluesy

Join Sierra Vista Winery for its new Rhythm and Views Summer Music Series. The winery will have live music on the patio every other Saturday all summer. What’s better than listening to local artists, enjoying a breathtaking sunset and sipping on a favorite bottle of Sierra Vista wine? Julie and the Jukes will be playing at […]

Artists invited to go western

The members of Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery announce an exhibit “Visions of the West” that will feature western- and Native American-themed art in association with the first Cowboy Gathering on the Georgetown Divide. Two- and three-dimensional art created by local gallery artists and invited artists throughout El Dorado and Placer counties will be […]

Visit Tahoe artists during tour

By Walt Stevenson The artist group Tahoe Art League, celebrating its 50th anniversary, announces its 2014 Artist Studio Tour for two weekends July 25, 26 and 27 and Aug. 1, 2 and 3 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Attendees will visit 20-40 local artists in South Lake Tahoe locations to talk with them and […]

See Chris Webster and Nina Gerber in concert

Twisted Oak Winery, 4280 Red Hill Road at Highway 4 in Vallecito, announces its next concert in the Twisted Folk Concert Series featuring Chris Webster and Nina Gerber. The concert is Saturday, July 26 at 7:45 p.m. Concertgoers are admitted at 6:30 p.m. “Two amazing women on our stage at the same time,” said winery co-owner […]

Reggae on the River celebrates 30 years

Reggae on the River is celebrating 30 years and is back once again at the festival’s original venue — French’s Camp, 657 North U.S. Highway 101 in Garberville, on July 31 to Aug. 3. Featuring an incredible line-up to showcase the best and brightest of today’s reggae and world music talent, the 30th annual Reggae on […]

July 25, 2014 | Posted in Prospecting | Tagged ,

Tahoe skyline to rock

After weeks of excitement and anticipation, the Park Family and Warner Hospitality announced that Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe will join the Tahoe skyline this ski season. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe will offer visitors a unique experience that is designed to capture the essence of Lake Tahoe while leveraging […]

Summer fun is happening in Twain Harte

Looks like “Hot Fun in the Summertime” returns for the 37th year at the Fire on the Mountain festival in Twain Harte on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27 starting at 10 a.m. each day. Featured this year are the works of many talented craft and graphic artists and live entertainment. Starting at the Twain […]

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Duty: Army Pvt. William B. Tillotson

Army Pvt. William B. Tillotson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic […]

El Dorado wines win in Amador

After more than 40 years, the Amador County Fair commercial wine competition has evolved to become the showcase for Sierra Foothill American Viticultural Area wines. For the second year in a row a Mourvedre from Amador County was awarded Best of Show, from Morse Wines in 2014. By the end of the day of judging […]

En garde at Silver Screen Classic

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Aug. 2 with an adventure that takes place during the French Revolution. Andre, a nobleman’s illegitimate son, vows revenge against the Marquis for murder. A wanted man, Andre hides out onstage, disguised as the masked character Scaramouche. He bides his time as he improves his sword […]

Lee’s Feed appreciates customers

Lees’ Feed and Western Store is announcing its 2014 Purina Check-R-Board Days, a customer appreciation event. Stop by Lees’ Feed and Western Store, 4110 Mother Lodge Drive in Shingle Springs, on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. to enjoy special store promotions, a chance to win prizes and more. Free products will be drawn […]

Arbor Day book helps to identify trees

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees with a simple, step-by-step process. The book “What Tree Is That?” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization. “What Tree Is That?” is a fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinct characteristics of […]

My Time meeting in August

My Time is a free support group for those who care for a relative or friend with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease. Group members share information, coping strategies and options in a supportive and confidential setting. The My Time group meets the first Friday of each month and is facilitated by Ruth […]

Tractor Supply Store recognized

Placerville’s Tractor Supply Company (TSC) store was recently recognized for winning the Paper Clover Regional Champion award for being one of the top 5 stores to have the highest transaction percentage in its region during the 4-H/TSC Spring 2014 Paper Clover Promotion. The region included all TSC stores in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and […]

Learn about lavender and its many benefits

The public is invited to attend lunch sponsored by El Dorado Women’s Luncheon Connection on Monday, Aug. 11 at Cold Springs Country Club, 6500 Clubhouse Drive in Placerville. Seating is at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is noon. Cost is $18. Former Master Gardener Joann Perry will share her extensive, interesting and practical knowledge about the […]

At a glance: Comets to meteors

On July 23, 1955 “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley and His Comets topped the charts. The song was actually the B-side on the Decca recording of “Thirteen Women.” The song “Thirteen Women” did not hit the big time but when “We’re Gonna Rock Around the Clock” was used in the movie the “Blackboard […]

Taste the best at the State Fair

Attendees to the California State Fair will have a chance to sample the top wine award winners in the California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition during the fair. This year’s wine competition consisted of 2,829 wine entries received from 746 participating winery brands. Seventy-four judges on 18 panels awarded 2,068 medals, including 52 double gold, 217 […]

Volunteer kitchen help needed in EDH

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program is currently seeking dedicated kitchen volunteers to assist with set up, serving, and clean up from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills “Moni Gilmore” Senior Center located at 990 Lassen Lane, El Dorado Hills. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday. The Senior Nutrition Program is a […]

Medi-Cal dental services available in South Lake Tahoe

Throughout July, adults and children with Medi-Cal will be able to see a dentist in South Lake Tahoe. Tooth Travelers, a Mobile Dental Clinic, is available by appointment Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. behind the Barton Community Health Center at 2201 South Ave. in South Lake Tahoe. Credit card and cash payments are […]

Marshall Medical Center to host day of fitness and fun

Marshall Medical Center will once again be hosting a Women’s Health Expo and non-competitive 5K fun run/walk at El Dorado Hills Town Center on Saturday, Aug. 2. This is the third Women’s Health Expo that Marshall has held and each year it has been a success. The event runs from 8-11 a.m. and is open […]

Railroad Museum offers a fun ‘History Happy Hour’

Let history make you happy. As part of the Thursday Night at the Museums extended summer hours program, the California State Railroad Museum is offering a special “History Happy Hour” on Thursday evening, July 24. The happy hour is from 6-8 p.m. and the trivia game begins at 7 p.m. Interested museum guests will enjoy wine, beer, […]

Kids parade for free admission to the fair

This year’s Kid’s Parade on opening day of the Amador County Fair on Thursday, July 24, will likely have a lot of red sparkly shoes marching down the street, to match the fair’s slogan of “There’s No Place Like Home.” So get your creative juices flowing, drag out the wagon, the stroller and the wheelbarrow. […]

As we were: Money for home repairs

25 Years ago July 21, 1989 FmHA raises home repair loan limits WOODLAND — The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) has changed its regulations raising the loan limit for home repairs from $7,500 to $15,000, announced Richard E. Mallory, the agency’s California/Nevada state director. Funds are available for home repairs and weatherization/insulation in small towns and […]

How to safely help a horse

Whether you’re a horse owner or just a horse lover, seeing a horse lying on the ground and needing help can be a frightening sight. Knowing how to help a large injured animal or evacuate a terrified horse from a dangerous situation while keeping the animal and the human responder safe, takes special knowledge of […]

Foothill dining: Tasty, healthy and refreshing summer treats

For kids, summer is the season for having fun, enjoying time off school and indulging in favorite warm-weather treats. While on trips to the beach and the boardwalk, they’ll inhale brightly-colored slushies, coat their steaming funnel cakes in powdered sugar and crunch into potato chips until their tiny fingers are covered in grease and crumbs. […]

After 5 Club to meet

The After 5 Club is a free support group for those who care for a relative or friend with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease. Group members share information, coping strategies and options in a supportive and confidential setting. The After 5 Club meets the second Wednesday of each month. The next gathering […]

UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate to sign autographs at State Fair

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Comcast Xfinity invites fans to join UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate on Saturday, July 19 from noon-2 p.m. at the California State Fair. Fans will have the chance to meet and get an autograph with the UFC star at the Comcast Xfinity booth near Raging Waters at California State Fair. […]

Music Circus presents ‘South Pacific’

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic “South Pacific,” a universally acclaimed musical theater masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22-27. A love story for the ages, “South Pacific” features some of the most beautiful […]

Things to do: July 18, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Aug. 3, is featuring fine art photographer Doug Parks. Parks’ work emphasizes Northern California landscape. Now, after a career in communications technology including technical aspects of photography and cameras, photography is his full-time passion. Also featured is painter Joyce Bahnsen. Her canvas is paper for […]

Impressionist Caliendo at MontBleu

Frank Caliendo, one of the nation’s most recognized comedy impressionists for his parodies of NFL studio personalities and Hollywood actors, will bring his offbeat antics to Lake Tahoe, July 19 at 9 p.m. for a one night only show at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. The show begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $54.50 or […]

Free chamber music at Sac State

The annual CalCap Chamber Music Workshop will run July 20-25 and July 27-Aug. 1 at Capistrano Hall. Led by California State University, Sacramento music professor Pete Nowlen, the two sessions will bring together intermediate and advanced musicians from across the country. These performers of the violin, cello, piano, flute, clarinet and other instruments are assigned […]

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Cartoonist visits State Fair

The California State Fair is proud to welcome Leigh Rubin, renowned cartoonist, to visit the fair from Saturday, July 19 to Tuesday, July 22. Rubin’s cartoons can be seen in more than 400 media outlets worldwide. Rubin’s art and cartoons will be on exhibit during the entire State Fair in the Fine Art Building, Expo […]

A sneak peek of art show

The 48th annual National Mother Lode Art Exhibition is Aug. 3-17. The word has gone out to hundreds of artists and art organizations as well as online Calls to Artists Websites. The show will feature 55 artists showing diverse two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art from realism to abstract and experimental. Art in a wide […]

Enjoy traditional and progressive music

The Sutter Creek Theater, 44 Main St. in Sutter, presents traditional slack key and progressive fingerstyle guitar by Chris Yeaton and Adam Werner on Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m. Hawaiian-born Yeaton draws from a lineage of great Hawaiian slack key tradition. His musical inspiration and journey begins with one of Hawaii’s most celebrated musicians, master slack […]

County exhibits popular at State Fair

Glenn County has won Best of Show for its county exhibit. The Salvagno family celebrated its 11th anniversary of building Glenn County’s exhibit at the California State Fair. The family has won silver and gold awards in the past and Glenn County has won the Best of Show Award for the second consecutive year. Member […]

Paul Damon performs at Wine Smith

Paul Damon is playing at the Wine Smith, 346 Main St. in Placerville, on Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m. Damon delivers a heart-felt powerful performance that will touch the soul. He combines his life’s stories of love, compassion, fear, rage and understanding with music and science. He enters a meditative state as he plays to […]

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