Things to do: July 4, 2014

By From page B2 | July 04, 2014

gold 704Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, July 7 through Aug. 3, is featuring fine art photographer, Doug Parks. Also featured this month is painter Joyce Bahnsen. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website

Oakstone Winery and Obscurity Cellars, 6470 Irish Acres Road in Fair Play, is celebrating the Fourth with a futures release party on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 4, 5 and 6. Stop by to pick up futures, taste wines and have pulled pork sliders and gourmet snacks catered by Diane Wilkinson Catering to pair with these special wines. For more information call 530-620-5303.

Toogood Estate Winery, 7280 Fairplay Road in Fair Play, is having a Summer Sangria Party starting July 4 and going on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 27. Have a scrumptious barbecue and sangria created from a super secret recipe at one of two seatings on each day in the cool cave. For reservations call 530-620-1910.

Mount Aukum Winery, 6781 Tower Road in Mount Aukum, is a great place to be for the Fourth of July. The view of the valley offers a look at multiple fireworks displays. The Fourth of July Barbecue Bash starts at 1 p.m. To go with the food and wine the Simms is playing at 4 p.m. Call 530-620-1675 to if space is still available.

The American River Conservancy is having a fun mountain bike ride on Saturday, July 5. From 8-11 a.m. Tom Peterson, an ARC supporter, trail author and bike enthusiast will lead this ride, geared for new riders. Call 530-621-1224 for the meeting location in the Pilot Hill area and to sign up.

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. On Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6 Julian Vasquez from the Delta King Pilothouse is the chef with sommelier Matthew Lewis. For reservations call 530-647-8505.

It’s Personal, 250 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring Connie Bryan on Saturday, July 5. Sunday, July 6 is Jimmie-Dave Day with dancing. For more information call 530-303-3792.

El Dorado Hills Town Center presents free Thursday concerts “Live on the Boulevard” Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Steven Young Amphitheater. On July 10 Unauthorized Rolling Stones is playing. 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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