Things to do: Jan. 31, 2014

By From page B2 | January 31, 2014

Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Feb. 3 through March 2, will feature an all gallery show “Love is in the Air.” Lori Anderson’s “Flamingos” pays tribute to the theme of romance in the animal kingdom. 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 Feb. 15. The public is invited to meet the featured artists. For more information call 530-642-2944.

The Folklore Lounge, 372 Main St. in Placerville, is having Aubrey Debauchery and The Broken Bones bring its signature blend of dark, jazz fusion and powerful, haunting vocals on Friday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. There is no cover. For more information call 530-621-4147.

It’s Personal, 250 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring karaoke with Celestial Sounds on Friday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 1 Dana Le Blanc is performing. For more information call 530-303-3792.

Crystal Basin Bistro, 3550 Carson Road in Camino, is presenting music by Tifani Shiro with Hugh Hoeger on Friday, Jan. 31 at 5:30 p.m. They grab the audience for fun a ride through many musical genres. Shiro’s warm and powerful voice will make you stop to listen to every song. Hoeger backs her up with sweet harmonies while artfully conjuring guitar and mandolin leads. For more information call 530-303-3749.

Chevalier Winery, 5720 French Creek Road in Shingle Springs, is having a grand reopening celebration on Saturday, Feb. 1 from noon-5 p.m. Taste library wines and enjoy the company of Pierre and Jeanette Chevalier. For more information call 530-677-1676.

The 16th annual Crab Banquet to benefit the Pioneer Volunteer Firefighters Association is set for Saturday, Feb. 1. The fund-raiser is at Skinner Winery 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, pasta with sauce, sherbet with champagne, fresh cold cracked Dungeness crab with warm clarified butter, cheesecake, French bread 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 530-306-4852 visit

The Levee, 451 Main St., Suite 8, (formerly Café Luna) in Placerville, is having music by Tifani Shiro and Hugh Hoeger on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 530-642-8669.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having music by Melonee Desiree and Cauzin A Ruckus on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. DJ Old Griff is playing on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information call 530-626-0336.

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs, features a lounge and bar with karaoke every Thursday. There is free entertainment Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Eastern Ways Lion Dancers is appearing Saturday, Feb. 1 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Double Funk Crunch is playing Feb. 1 10 p.m.-2 a.m. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit

David Girard Vineyards, 741 Cold Springs Road in Placerville, is having a “Superbowl Widow/er’s” Wine Escape on Sunday, Feb. 2. Not everyone is a football fan so to escape from Super Bowl fever grab a few friends and head to the tasting room for fun and laughter and of course wine. Call 530-295-1833 for more information.

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