Things to do: Aug. 16, 2013

By From page B2 | August 16, 2013

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Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is featuring a diverse collection of art. During August David Blonski is the featured artist. For more information call 530-333-2787 or visit

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Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, is presenting turned wood art by Craig Milliron, through Aug. 31. Milliron designs interesting and unusual functional pieces and sculptural forms using his originality and creativity to show off the beautiful grains of various woods. Also featured are the exquisite fine art prints of wild life by photographer, Lisa Aikenhead and the vibrant, light filled oil paintings by Elaine Wallin. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 9 p.m. for Third Saturday Art Walk on Aug. 17. On that evening the gallery will feature live music by Caroll Tuttle and Friends. For more information call 530-642-2944.


It’s Personal, 250 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring Karaoke with Celeste on Friday at 8 p.m. Drop in for delectable tidbits, wine pairings and music in an intimate setting. On Saturdays there is music and dancing from 7 to 9:30 p.m. For more information call 530-303-3792.

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is having karaoke with Ellen on Friday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m.; music by Just Chillin’ on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 9 p.m.; Out of the Blue on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m.; singer songwriter open mic on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 8 p.m.; and Jonny Mojo on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

The Wine Smith, 346 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by Micro Blue on Friday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. For more information contact the Wine Smith at 530-622-0516.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having music by Element of Soul on Friday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. There is a $10 cover charge. Adonis DNA is playing Saturday, Aug. 17 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 karaoke every Thursday. There is free entertainment every Friday and Saturday. Bands are on-stage from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Apple Z (classic rock, Top 40) is Friday, Aug. 16 and The Spazmatics (’80s, dance) is Saturday, Aug. 17. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit

Zac Jack Bistro, 3275 Cameron Park Lane in Cameron Park, features Tamra Godey on Fridays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For more information call 530-676-2969.

The Folklore Lounge, 372 Main St. in Placerville, is having Jeff Chamberlain play mellow classic and contemporary tunes Friday night at 7:30. For more information call 530-621-4147.

Imagination Theater presents its annual silent and live auction fundraiser “An Affair to Remember — Dream the Dream” on Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the theater, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Local eateries, wineries and breweries will have tasty treats to sample. Tickets are available online at and are $25. For more information call 530 642-0404.


The California Welcome Center, El Dorado Hills, 2085 Vine St. in El Dorado Hills, is having a get-to-know the area on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 to 11 a.m. The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Welcome Center to present this program that will answer questions and provide information about El Dorado Hills. Call 916-358-3700 to reserve a space and a packet.

El Dorado County Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville, presents Sierra Wildlife Rescue at the Library. Ever wonder what to do when you find an injured owl? Or deer? Or an orphaned baby fox? Join Sierra Wildlife Rescue for “Living with Wildlife” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Learn how to co-exist with local wildlife and what you can do to help. For more information on this free program visit the Upcoming Events calendar on the library’s Website or contact the library at 530-621-5540.

Hooverville Orchards, 1100 Wallace Road in Placerville, is having its annual Harvest Daze Celebration Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18. There will be fruits, games, music by local bands, barbecue and desserts. Hooverville is open year round with fresh fruits grown on the property available. For more information call 530-622-2155.

Camino Wine Plaza, 3500 Carson Road in Camino, is having a benefit for Casting for Recovery, El Dorado Chapter, on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be free wine tasting by Findleton Estate and Winery, Illuminare Winery, diVittorio Winery and Beemer Winery and food for sale by Stumble Inn Pub with a portion of the proceeds supporting CFR and a silent auction. For more information visit or

Oakstone Winery, 6470 Irish Acres Road in Fair Play, is releasing Phoenix Rising Red on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18. There will be gourmet snacks and everyone is welcome. There is no charge to attend. For more information call 530-620-5303.

Mellowood Vineyard, 2979 Mellowood Drive in Fair Play, is celebrating its anniversary and the release of its 2010 vintages on Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18. Country with Class — Rachel Cargill will be performing from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and the Flat Busted Band will perform Saturday night from 5 to 9. There will also be a gourmet barbecue dinner By Rich Lee on Saturday. For reservations and more information call 530-306-9454.

St. Francis Thrift Store, 3971 Durock Road in Shingle Springs, is having a Hot August Night Fashion Show and Car Show on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be live music by Hickory Wine, fashions and car show. For more information call 530-676-4237.

Galleries and businesses on Main Street in Placerville, are open for Third Saturday Art Walk, Aug. 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy changing art shows, demonstrations, late night shopping, refreshments, music and more. For more information call 530-672-3436.

El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace, 459 Main St. in Placerville, presents The Overflow-Kinetic Water Installations through Sept. 28. A deluge of art to be refreshed by. There is an artists’ reception Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information call 530-295-3496. ArtSpace hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Burke Junction, 3300 Coach Lane in Cameron Park, is having the Cameron Park Art and Wine Jubilee on the third Saturday of the month on Aug. 17 and Sept. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. Stop by to see art and visit the businesses in the junction.For more information contact Nici Dale or Dawn McClenter at 530-676-4511 or [email protected]

Annabelle’s Chocolate Lounge, 6240 Pleasant Valley Road in El Dorado, is presenting the sweet sounds of Tamra Godey on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy an intimate concert in this comfortable El Dorado lounge featuring the velvet voice of Tamra Godey singing original music with delectable chocolate creations, all pared with award-winning local boutique wines. For more information call 530-295-9390.

ParaVi Vineyards, 2875 Larsen Drive in Camino, is having music by Ted Stancliff and Leah Tyess on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. Call 530-647-9463 for more information.

Bistro 33, 4364 Town Center Blvd., Suite 124, El Dorado Hills, is presenting the popular Northern California band Pop Fiction in the Steven Young Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 8 to 11 p.m. Pop Fiction’s extensive song list features hundreds of the greatest dance hits spanning six decades. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information call 916-358-3733 or visit

East Side Wild Side, a Cajun Party and Crawfish Crawl is Sunday, Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fountain Grill, Good Earth Movement, Hygiei’s Corner, Claudia Marie, Ploished Nail Salon, Café Luna, Gothis Rose Antiques, Feather Brain and Sweet Salvage, all on Main Street in Placerville. Enjoy yummy treat, music, prizes and entertainment and help raise money for Kacie’s Ride for Hope.

Miraflores Winery, 2120 Four Springs Trail in the Pleasant Valley area, is serving a four-course luncheon on the Vineyard Patio on Saturdays and Sundays. Pairings 2012 combines a chef’s creativity with the beautifully crafted Miraflores wines. Diners will be able to talk to the chef du jour and on some occasions there will be a sommelier present to describe the wines and give tips. On Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18 Sean Griswald is the chef and Matthew Lewis is the sommelier. For reservations call 530-647-8505.


Durango’s Mexican Restaurant, 263 Placerville Drive in Placerville, is featuring Eric Hill and Jonny Mojo on Taco Tuesday on Aug. 20. Music is from 5 to 8 p.m. Mojo and Hill perform acoustic blues, folk, and classic rock with Eric Hill on harmonica/flute/vocals, and Jonny Mojo on acoustic guitar/vocals. For more information call 530-626-0841.


Hangtown Classic Car Show, Main Street in Placerville, is Thursday, Aug. 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. The show is sponsored by the Placerville Lions Club and is free to spectators. For information and pre-registration please call Mike at 530-622-1731.

El Dorado Hills Town Center presents free Thursday concerts “Live on the Boulevard” every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Steven Young Amphitheater. On Aug. 22 Stompy Jones is playing. Bring out a blanket, chairs and picnic to enjoy the summer night under the stars with family and friends. For more details and to check out the entire entertainment schedule visit Town Center’s Website at or call 916-932-2150.

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