Things to do: July 12, 2013

By From page B2 | July 12, 2013

Pop Art Gallery and Custom Framing, 254 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring the works of Bob Masse. Known best for his concert posters since the late 1960s. Pop Art is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call 530-622-1235.

Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Aug. 3 is showing the beautiful and bold pastels of Judy Perry. Perry brings a thoughtful, masterful painterly technique to her glowing scenes of nature using strong forms but soft edges. Also featured is painter, Isabella Jeanette Ryder, whose work in acrylic, ink tense watercolor pencils and oil explores abstract and textural forms by weaving two paintings together to express a unique and original concept in art. 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 July 20 for the gallery’s 21st anniversary and to meet the artists. There will be music by Hickory Wind. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website and the blog

Rinconart Studio and Gallery, 440 Main St. in Placerville, will be featuring Victoria Perez Mott Saturday, July 20, for Third Saturday Art Walk. Her jewelry designs are created using semiprecious stones, pearls, bone, wood, metal and her favorite medium, glass. She uses a torch and kiln to create her lampwork glass beads, fuses plate and dichroic glass in her kiln and creates her own sea glass for her jewelry. There will be music and hors d’oeuvres from 6 to 9pm. For more information call 530-621-4799.

The Placerville Downtown Association is presenting Banners on Parade on Main Street through Oct. 19. This event features painted banners on the light posts on Main Street. A walking tour map of these artful pieces will be available at several Main Street locations. At the end of the show, the banners will be auctioned on Oct. 19 at the Art and Wine Festival. For more information call the Placerville Downtown Association at 530-672-3436.

The Placerville Elks Lodge No. 1712, 3821 Quest Court in Shingle Springs, is having a yard sale Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The proceeds benefit the Elks Foster Childrens program which includes scholarships for the aging out teenagers in the foster care system. Soroptomists has donated $500 to the Elks for this cause and the Elks Christmas party with Santa for the younger children. To donate items call Pat Hilliard at 530-676-7656.

Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road in Placerville, is presenting Sunset Sippin’ with music from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays. Enjoy music, wine and handcrafted wood-fired oven pizzas by Hey Day Café. Cost is $5 per car. Call 530-622-8094 for more information.

Gold Hill Winery, 5660 Vineyard Lane in Placerville, is having “Wine Down Fridays” — a casual evening of local musicians, great wine and excellent beer on the second and fourth Fridays. Bring a picnic supper and enjoy a glass of wine or beer on the deck until 9 p.m. There is no cover charge. On Friday, July 12 Gordon, Boe and Jacquie is playing. For more information call 530-906-1663.

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. 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, July 12 at 9 p.m.; music by Out of the Blue on Saturday, July 13 at 9 p.m.; Mischief on Sunday, July 14 at 1 p.m.; and Patrick Walsh on Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

El Dorado Hills Community Services District is presenting concerts at the community park on Harvard Way. On Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. the Rhythm Vandals is playing. For more information call 916-933-6624 or go to

Grace Patriot Wines, 2701 Carson Road in Placerville, is having the 2013 Sundown at the Barn Summer Music Series featuring Julie and the Jukes on Friday, July 12 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Cost is $5 for non-wine club members and free for wine club members. Bring a picnic or snacks and enjoy a free wine tasting. For more information call 530-642-8424.

The American Legion Riders Chapter 119 is having its fourth annual Poker Run on Saturday, July 13. Sign up is from 9 from 11 a.m. Registration is $15 or $25 for two. There is a barbecue lunch from 1 to 3 p.m. and prizes at 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall Post 119, 4561 Greenstone Road in Placerville. Proceeds benefit veterans and the American Legion. For more information contact Harland Dains at [email protected] or 530-409-5946.

The  Pollock Pines Friends of the Library Book Sale is Saturday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library parking lot, 6210 Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines. For more information contact Becky McIntyre at [email protected]

Colibri Ridge Winery and Vineyard, 6100 Gray Rock Road in Fair Play, will be celebrating its ninth anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be live entertainment by Jonny Mojo. To accompany the wines there will be gourmet barbecued hamburgers, custom built to the customers liking. Special discounts on select award-winning wines will be offered during this event and there is no charge for this event. Tasting room hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday. For further information call the winery at 530-620-7255 or go to

Pacific Western Traders, 305 Wool St. in Folsom, takes part in Second Saturday Art Walk from 5 to 9 p.m. featuring Dr. Shirley Rowlands (Cherokee), drum maker. For more information call 916-985-3851.

Music in the Courtyard, Fountain Plaza Courtyard, 312 Main St., presents Joe and Joy Little and Jerry Jonutz on Saturday, July 13. The free concert in the courtyard behind the Cary House Hotel is from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy the music, the beautiful setting and delicious food from Zia’s or Dedrick’s Main Street Cheese on two Saturdays a month through October. For more information call the Placerville Downtown Association at 530-672-3436.

The Wine Smith, 346 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by Rick Hussong and Jaime Lynn on Saturday, July 13 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information contact the Wine Smith at 530-622-0516.

Annabelle’s Chocolate Lounge, 6240 Pleasant Valley Road in El Dorado, is presenting the sweet sounds of Tamra Godey on Saturday, July 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy the local chocolates, music and wine. For more information call 530-295-9390.

Crystal Basin Bistro, 3550 Carson Road in Camino, is presenting Unlicensed Therapy on Saturday, July 13 at 4:30 p.m. For more information call 530-303-3749.

Face in a Book, 4359 Town Center Blvd., Suite 113, in El Dorado Hills, will have Susan Griscom (“Allusive Aftershock,” “Reflections” and “Whisper Cape”) and Amber Garza ( “Dazzle,” “Falling to Pieces” and “Star Struck”) read from and sign their young adult novels on Sunday, July 14 at 11 a.m. For more information call 916-941-9401.

Findleton Estate Winery, 3500 Carson Road in Camino, is having Jeff Watson Band playing a blend of original blues and well-known classics on the Pine Stage on Sunday, July 14 at 3 p.m. This family-friendly winery welcomes everyone for a free concert under the cool pines and some wine and barbecue from the Stumble Inn. For more information call 530-644-4018 or 530-644-0714.

Fair Play Pub, 7915 Fairplay Road in Fair Play, is having an Open Mic Night on Mondays with Tamra Gody starting at 7 p.m. For more entertainment information call 530-620-1500.

The Harveys Outdoor Concert Series rocks June through September with Lionel Richie, July 16; Soundgarden. For more details call 1-800-HARRAHS, or

The Cellar in the Smith Flat House, 2021 Smith Flat Road in Placerville, presents Anne Roos on Wednesday nights. Enjoy the seasonal gourmet food and the Celtic harp music by Roos. For more information call 530-621-1003.

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs, features an all-new stage, lounge and bar with Karaoke every Thursday. There is free entertainment every Friday and Saturday. Bands are on-stage from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Cripple Creek (country) Friday, July 12 and Spazmatics (’80s, dance) Saturday, July 13. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit

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 July 18 Summer of Love 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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