Things to do: June 20, 2014

By From page B2 | June 20, 2014

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Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through July 6, is featuring jeweler Annette Schachner, abstract painter Isabella Jeanette Ryder and photographer Mike Ryan, whose unique photography captures images in original and creative statements. In addition the gallery is sponsoring a student art exhibit of Pollack Pines students from the Fine Arts School in the Pines. The cooperative gallery of 50 local professional artists is open with extended hours until 9 p.m. for Third Saturday Art Walk on June 21. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website

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. For more information call the Placerville Downtown Association at 530-672-3436.

Artist Tracy Lewis is teaching weekly watercolor classes at Burke Junction, 3300 Coach Lane in Cameron Park. All levels are welcome. Visit or call 530-306-2595 for all the details.

Hart Lounge, 304 Main St. in Placerville, is offering a Right Brain Drawing Class with Sheri Hoeger on Friday, June 20 from 7-10 p.m. and Flip Flop Fun with Doreen Johnson on June 21 from 7-9 p.m.

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is having karaoke with Ellen on Friday, June 20 at 9 p.m.; music by Red Dirt Rucus on Saturday, June 21 at 9 p.m.; Just Chillin’ on Sunday, June 22 at 1 p.m.; singer songwriter open mic on Wednesday, June 25 at 9 p.m.; Doug Not Josh on Thursday, June 26 at 9 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having Sublimed Tribute on Friday, June 20 at 8 p.m. There is a $5 cover. On Saturday, June 21 Rebel Punk is playing at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. For more information call 530-626-0336.

Crystal Basin Bistro, 3550 Carson Road in Camino, is having music by Thearon Roberts on Friday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. For more information call 530-303-3749.

The city of Placerville’s Annual Spring Clean Up is Saturday, June 21 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Placerville Station, Mosquito Road Park and Ride. El Dorado Disposal will be providing free bins for depositing trash, general recycling, yard waste, metal objects and appliances (no items with Freon) and Snowline Hospice will be there to collect gently used items. For more details call 530-642-5531.

Placerville Fleet Reserve Association is having its second annual Hangtown Motorcycle Show and Competition on Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive in Placerville. There is no charge to attend and $15 to register a motorcycle to show. Proceeds will benefit El Dorado County veterans’ programs. Trophies will be presented to Best Paint, Best Classic, Best Custom and People’s Choice. Dave Bender for Channel 13 will emcee the activities. The band Riff Raff will play. For more information e-mail

Holly’s Hill Vineyards, 3680 Leisure Lane in Placerville, is having its anniversary party featuring its new summer releases on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 530-344-0227 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.

El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace, 459 Main St. in Placerville, presents “The Beautiful Blue — A Tahoe Artists’ Showcase” through July 12. There is an artists’ reception on Saturday, June 21 from noon-8 p.m. For more information call 530-295-3496.

Face in a Book, 4359 Town Center Blvd., Suite 113, in El Dorado Hills, and Aji Japanese Bistro are co-hosting Cookbooks and Cocktails on Saturday, June 21 in celebration of the cookbook “Ad Hoc at Home.” A cookbook inspired by the menu of the Yountville restaurant Ad Hoc. Nick Dedier, former general manager of Ad Hoc, will talk about his favorite recipes from the cookbook and will offer cooking tips and tricks at his new restaurant, Aji. A $75 ticket for this event includes appetizers and cocktails and a copy of Ad Hoc at Home. This event is limited to 20 people. Tickets are on sale at Face in a Book. For more information call 916-941-9401.

Mellowood Vineyard, 2979 Mellowood Drive in Fair Play, is having “Red Hat Days” on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22 at 4 p.m. Rich Lee of Wood-Smoke-Fire will be serving grilled provolone and meatloaf sliders and Rachel Cargil will be singing country favorites. For more information call 530-306-9454.

Saluti Cellars, 7505 Grizzly Flat Road in Somerset, is having a special pairing of Italian cheeses by Dedrick’s Cheese with the award-winning wines on Saturday, June 21 from 1-5 p.m. The event is free to club members and $5 for non-club members. To learn more call 530-626-0800.

Perry Creek Winery, 7400 Perry Creek Road in Fair Play, is kicking off the season with a Summertime Barbecue on Saturday, June 21 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $20. To make a reservation call 530-620-5175.

Fenton Herriott Vineyards, 120 Jacquier Court in Placerville, is having Music in the Vineyard featuring the 3G’s on Saturday, June 21 from 6-8:30 p.m. in the pavilion. For more information call 530-642-2021.


El Dorado Hills Town Center presents free concerts “Live on the Boulevard” on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Steven Young Amphitheater. On June 26 Petty Theft — Tom Petty Tribute is playing. For more details visit Town Center’s Website at or call 916-932-2150.

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