Things to do: April 26, 2013

By From page B2 | April 26, 2013

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Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 5, is featuring digital photographer, Craig Koski. His colorful and dynamic style produces emotion by digitally manipulating the photo and colors. The gallery is featuring the beautifully rendered paintings and illustrations of Carlotta Tormey. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day with extended hours until 9 p.m. for the Third Saturday Art Walk. For more information call 530-642-2944.


Patrons Club Scholarship Luncheon is Friday, April 26, at Cold Springs Community Church, 2600 Cold Springs Road, at noon. Proceeds go to scholarship funds for students planning to attend Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center. Founded in 1967 the Patrons Club supports the students and programs of Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased from Patrons members or by calling 530-677-8515.

Findleton Estate Winery, 3500 Carson Road, is having country rock blues artist Jim Leslie on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the tasting room. Enjoy the free concert and some wine. For more information call 530-644-4018 or 530-644-0714.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having music by The Cartunes on Friday, April 26 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. On Saturday, April 27 is A-Trainplaying at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. For more information call 530-626-0336.

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs, features free entertainment every Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. AC Myles (blues) Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27; Audioboxx (rock, classic rock) Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27; Cripple Creek (country) Sunday, April 28; Chris Gardner Band (country, southern rock) Monday through Thursday, April 29 through May 2. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit

Come out swinging on Saturday, April 27 for the Diamond Heist Softball Tournament at Lions Park, 3633 Cedar Ravine Road in Placerville. Men’s and coed teams will be competing in the all day event that is open to the community. In addition to great softball play, there will be food, raffle prizes, and activities for the kids. All proceeds will be donated to Jeremy Heist who is undergoing cancer treatment at University of California, Davis. For more information or volunteer contact Joshua DeMoss at 530-919-7808 or Megan Davis 530-919-8567.

Holly’s Hill Vineyards, 3680 Leisure Lane in the Pleasant Valley area, is having a Thank You Club Members lunch on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu is Patriarche and paella, duck pate and a Spanish inspired salad. Cost is $5 for non-club members. Reservations are needed and can be made by calling 530-344-0227.

The Pine Lodge Club will be throwing a party celebrating the “Many Birthdays of April” on Saturday, April 27 at 4 p.m.. Come out for complementary barbecue, drink specials, and an afternoon of live music with Jonny Mojo and Friends — Paul Kamm and Gary Campus of Achilles Wheel, and Dan Abbott of The Rusty Buckets. For more information call 530-644-2413.

The Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Road in Shingle Springs, is having a special concert by Keith Greeninger on Saturday, April 27. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for this benefit for eLife Adventure. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information and tickets visit click on the link in the upper left hand corner of the home page.

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