Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Feb. 4 through March 3, is featuring the popular “Love is in the Air” show with art work inspired by the theme Love and Romance. Above is Carlotta Tormey’s version of this theme in the form of her original watercolor painting entitled “It’s Raining Love.” The gallery also has a card gallery with special Valentine and seasonal greeting cards. 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 “Mightier than the Sword” through March 2. Words are truly mightier than the sword in this all media exploration of the written word paired with interactive art. This show dovetails with Poetry Out Loud, the high school poetry recitation contest. There is an artists’ reception on Feb. 16. For more information call 530-295-3496. ArtSpace hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lakehills Church, 7000 Rossmore in El Dorado Hills, presents “Jesus Christ Superstar” Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $10 for front row seats. Tickets may be purchased by calling Lakehills at 916-939-9300 or on-line at lakehillschurch.org.
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. Ryan Hernandez (classic rock, Top 40) Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2; Frank Hannon (classic rock, rock) Friday and Saturday , Feb. 1 and 2; Buck Ford (country) Sunday, Feb. 3; Motown with Heart featuring Nathan Owen (R&B, Motown) Monday to Thursday, Feb. 4 to 7. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit redhawkcasino.com.
The Cameron Park Community Services District is hosting its second annual Reds, Whites and Jewels event at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Browse and shop for jewelry from numerous artists and vendors while enjoying light appetizers and sampling regional wines, poured by the El Dorado Dog Owners Guild. Admission is free. Proceeds from the wine will benefit El Dorado Dog Owners Guild. For more information call 530-677-2231 or visit cameronpark.org.
The American River Conservancy is presenting a presentation about native bees and their place in the urban landscape on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to nnon. Julie Serences, professional educator with more than 25 years of experience, will host this presentation where you’ll learn about the fascinating life cycle of native bees and why they are important to the ecology of home landscapes. Call 530-621-1224 to sign up and for meeting location (Coloma area). Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
The 15th annual Crab Banquet to benefit the Pioneer Volunteer Firefighters Association is Feb. 2 at Perry Creek Vineyards, 7400 Perry Creek Road in Fair Play. Seating is at 5:30 p.m. and the meal starts at 6 p.m. The banquet includes hors d’oeuvres, clam chowder, Caesar salad, raviolis with sauce, sherbet with champagne, fresh cold cracked Dungeness crab with warm clarified butter, French bread and cheesecake and coffee. The price per person is $60. Wine is also available for additional charge. The banquets have raised money to purchase structure fire clothing, self-contained breathing apparatus and other equipment. For tickets call the Hudelsons at 530- 620-3371.
The Hub Community Center, 206 Main St. in Jackson, is celebrating its grand opening Friday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. with the showing of “The Avengers.” Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. The Hub will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for tours and to purchase movie tickets. For more information call ACRA at 209-223-6349 or facebook.com/goACRA.
Grace Patriot Wines, 2701 Carson Road in Placerville, is ready for the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 3. This year, it’s the battle of the brothers as San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, and Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh square off in an ultimate sibling rivalry for Super Bowl glory. Stop by the tasting room to tailgate before the showdown of the year (kick-off at 3:30 p.m.).The tasting room will open at 11 a.m. and there will be 49er specials all weekend. Let’s go Niners! For more information call 530-642-8424.