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Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is showing student art for Divide High School. For more information call 333-2787 (ARTS) or visit artonthedivide.com.

Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through March 2, is featuring an all gallery show, “Love is in the Air.” Lorrene Davis’ greeting card image of her parents called “Mom and Dad in Love” expresses the Valentine theme of romance. The gallery has an extensive selection of seasonal greeting cards as well as fine art paintings, photographs, pottery, jewelry, wood and glass. The cooperative gallery of local professional artists is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with extended hours until 9 p.m. for Third Saturday Art Walk on March 15. For more information call 530-642-2944.

FRIDAY

El Dorado County resident Esther Roman is presenting “Lookin’ Back at Black” — An African-American traveling history museum at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills, on Friday, Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. There is no charge for the presentation. For more information call 916-358-3575.

Madroña Vineyards, 2560 High Hill Road in Camino, is having New-World Port Month during February. New-World Port is being featured in the tasting room and in El Dorado County restaurants. Take part in the Chocolate vs. Blue Cheese Taste-off from Feb. 21-23. Try the 2001 and the 2008 New-World Port paired with delectable desserts at: Cascada— chocolate tower cake, Hey Day Café— chocolate chili decadence cake, The Independent — house-made raspberry truffle trio, Sierra Nevada House — port infused tiramisu and the Smith Flat House — flourless chocolate cake. To learn more call 530-644-5948.

El Dorado Musical Theater presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, to Feb. 23. Ticket prices are $18 to $36 and can be purchased online at harriscenter.net or by calling the box office at 916-608-6888.

It’s Personal, 250 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring karaoke with Celestial Sounds on Friday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 15 Ted Machleit and his band is performing. On Thursday, Jan. 30 meet a winemaker and enjoy wine tasting and food pairings from 5 to 9 p.m. Drop in for delectable tidbits, wine pairings and music in an intimate setting. For more information call 530-303-3792.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having Graveshadow on Friday, Feb. 21 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. On Saturday, Feb. 22 Adonis DNA is playing at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. On Thursday, Feb. 13 DJ by Old Griff is at 9 p.m. There is no cover. For more information call 530-626-0336.

Manzanita Kitchen and Events, 4232 Fowler Lane in Diamond Springs, is having A Night of Farm-to-Table Food and Music with Over Yonder MiniTour on Friday, Feb. 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the show running from 8-11 p.m. featuring blues, soul, folk, Americana and bluegrass music by T. Lee Walker and D. Lennon with Elspeth and Evan Cass. There is a $6 cover charge. To RSVP call 530-344-7613.

SATURDAY
Trails for Tails — A Free Dog-Friendly Hiking Trail Presentation is Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10:30 a.m.-noon at the California Welcome Center, 2085 Vine St., Suite 105, in El Dorado Hills. Author Debbi Preston will offer the benefits and tips about dogs and their humans hiking together. There will be light human refreshments and doggie cookies and water. Well behaved dogs are welcome. To sign up call 916-358-3700.

The American River Conservancy is having a hike on Saturday, Feb. 22 on its newest acquisition — the 1,059 acre El Dorado Ranch. This property fronts the free-flowing Cosumnes River and is a working cattle ranch with a 360 degree view of the Sierra Nevada and Sacramento Valley, a historic homestead and a vast expanse of blue oak woodland. The El Dorado Ranch Hike is approximately 5 miles with some uphill climbs and rocky terrain. It is suitable for ages 8 and up. For the meeting location and to sign up call 530-621-1224. A suggested donation of $10 is requested.

C.G. Di Arie Tasting Room in ZJ’s Food Market, 1821 Pleasant Valley Road in Placerville, is having Tasting with the Winemaker — The Art of Blending on Saturday, Feb. 22 from noon-4 p.m. Introducing the most eclectic blend of all blends. For more information call 530-622-4100.

Miraflores Winery, 2120 Four Springs Trail in the Pleasant Valley area, is having a class Ready, Set, Shoot — iPhone Magic, part 1 by Michael Housewright on Saturday, Feb. 22. He will share his secrets during this class. Bring lunch and Miraflores will supply the glass of wine. To register and get all the information call 530-647-8505.

Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is having Victoria Perez Mott teaching another session of her Tree of Life wire-wrapping class on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 2-4 p.m. To register call Victoria at 530-417-1866 or the gallery at 530-333-ARTS (2787).

It’s Personal, 250 Main St. in Placerville, is having Divas and Wine Day on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 2-6 p.m. Stop by for wine tasting, appetizers, shopping and prizes. For more information call 530-621-5885.

Stand Up For Kids — A Comedy Showcase is Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. The evening of comedy featuring Laniea Dominguez, Jeff Applebaum, Dave Nunez, Sean Williams and Jimmy Shaw benefits Ag in the Classroom and PreventionWorks. Tickets are $35 in advance and are available at the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, 530-621-5885 and $40 at the door. Visit agintheclass-edu.org or call 530-303-8117 for more information.

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