Things to do: May 17, 2013

By From page B2 | May 17, 2013

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Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through June 2, is featuring the delightful stained glass designs of Linda Soos. Her windows are unique, freeform mosaic style, glass on glass art.  Also featured is photographer, Soroush Mostafanejad. Also this month the gallery has a special exhibit based on the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony property on Cold Springs Road. The gallery is open with extended hours until 9 p.m. for Third Saturday Art Walk on May 18. During the art walk, the public is invited to meet the artists and listen to the cool jazz of Caroll Tuttle and Friends. For more information call 530-642-2944.

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Pop Art Gallery and Custom Framing, 254 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring Wendy Siri for Third Saturday Art Walk. Pop Art is open for Third Saturday Art Walk. For more information call 530-622-1235.

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Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is featuring the nature-inspired watercolor paintings and photography of Christine McClellan during the month of May. For more information call 530-333-2787 or visit


The final performances of “Cats” by the El Dorado High School drama students can be seen at the Carl Borelli Community Amphitheater, 561 Canal St. in Placerville, on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for students and seniors and can be purchased at the door. For more information go to

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by The Tri Tones on Saturday, May 18 at 9 p.m.; Doug Not Josh on Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m.; and Rick Hussong and Jaime Lynn on Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs, features free entertainment every Friday and Saturday. Bands are on-stage from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Unauthorized Rolling Stones – A Tribute to the Rolling Stones is Friday, May 17 and The Spazmatics (80s, dance) is Friday, May 17; Cover Me Badd (80s, 90s, dance hits) is Saturday, May 18. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit

Crystal Basin Bistro, 3550 Carson Road in Camino, is presenting Bob Rawleigh on Friday, May 17 and Joaquin Fioresi on Saturday, May 18. For more information call 530-303-3749.

Friday is the last day of the Sierra Pastel Society’s Spring 2013 Membership Art Exhibit at the El Dorado County Government Center, Building B, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville. To learn more call 530-889-0549.

The El Dorado Arts Council and Placerville Arts Association are calling all artists to join Paint Out outside anywhere in El Dorado County on Saturday, May 18 and become part of the exhibit at EDAC’s ArtSpace Gallery, 459 Main St. in Placerville. To participate artists are to check in at ArtSpace on May 18 between 9 and 10 a.m. Artists are to provide their own supplies and to get permission to paint (if permission is needed) in locations of the artists choosing. Completed works are to be returned to ArtSpace between 4 and 6 p.m. on May 18. Artist of all ages are invited to take part in this event. There is no charge or membership required for this event. There will be a People’s Choice Awards given with prizes. For more information contact Laura Washburn at 530-295-3496.

Hog Wild, 38 Main St., is having music by The Anderson Family Bluegrass Band on Saturday, May 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information call 530-622-3883.

The El Dorado Rose Ball is Saturday, May 18 at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Placerville. The two candidates for this year, Dianna Rowe and Dolores Wadsworth will be introduced. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the ball is from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy a light supper, dancing to Elderado, silent auction and prizes. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information call Carole at 530-626-4949.

Cameron Park Community Services District is presenting the Capitol Pops Concert Band on Saturday, May 18. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Advance discounted tickets are available at the CSD office at 2502 Country Club Drive, Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce in Burke Junction and Fire Station 89 at 3200 Country Club Drive. For more information please call the Cameron Park Community Services District at 530-677-2231.


David Girard Vineyards, 741 Cold Springs Road, presents the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra performing the music of Duke Ellington on Sunday, May 19 in the Viticulture Galleria. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 each, $20 for DGV wine club members and $15 for students. Order tickets online at or call 530-295-1833.

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