Things to do: May 3, 2013

By From page B2 | May 03, 2013

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Rinconart Studio and Gallery, 440 Main St. in Placerville, is celebrating Girls Night Out Friday, May 3 featuring piano player Marty Jones and hors d’oeuvres and showcasing the talents of more than 25 local and regional artists. Discover and explore the exceptional two-dimensional and three-dimensional art pieces. For more information call 530-621-4799.

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Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, May 6 through June 2, is featuring the delightful stained glass designs of Linda Soos. Her windows are unique, freeform mosaic style, glass on glass art. She draws inspiration from the natural scenery around her. Also featured is photographer, Soroush Mostafanejad. He takes his themes from nature and landscape. The gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 9 p.m. for Third Saturday Art Walk on May 18. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website and the blog

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is having karaoke with Ellen on Friday, May 3 at 9 p.m.; music by the Just Chillin’ on Saturday, May 4 at 9 p.m.; Remedy on Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m.; singer songwriter open mic on Wednesday, May 8 at 8 p.m.; and Doug Not Josh on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

Findleton Estate Winery, 3500 Carson Road in Camino, is having Born Barefoot playing in the tasting room on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. Enjoy wines and art work at this free concert. For more information call 530-644-4018 or 530-644-0714.

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is sponsoring a Beard Growing Contest and Public Spectacle. To be a part of the contest stop by Powell’s on Friday, May 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. to register. A photo will be taken and then on Saturday, June 8 judges will decide the winners. There is a $5 entry fee with proceeds going to the Placerville Downtown Association. For more information call 530-626-1091.

El Dorado High School is having Cougar Chromatic Chase on Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at the school campus, 561 Canal St. in Placerville. The event is to provide a fun healthy family event. Cost is $15 for adults and free for children 8 and under. For more information go to [email protected]

The Spring Antique, Craft and Garden Show is on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2501 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. There will be antiques, hand crafted items and garden accessories and there is no admission. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and EDDOG is offering a wine tasting fundraiser. For more information call 530-677-2231 or visit

Bass Lake Golf Course in Rescue is having a tournament for the Friends of the Library in Cameron Park on Saturday, May 4. The tourney is a four-person scramble with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Funds from the $100 entry will help to continue the programs at the library. To play call 530-677-5046.

The Wine Smith, 346 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by Tiffani Shiro and Hugh Hoeger on Saturday, May 4. For more information contact the Wine Smith at 530-622-0516.

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs, features free entertainment. Chris Gardner Band (country, Southern rock) Monday through Thursday to May 2; Duane Patton (R&B, Motown) Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4; Clean Slate (old school R&B, funk) Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4; Dave Russell (country) Sunday, May 5; Atomika (classic rock, Top 40) Monday through Wednesday, May 6 through 8; Element of Soul (reggae, rock, pop) Thursday, May 9. For more information call the Red Hawk Casino at 888-5REDHWK, 888-573-3495 or visit

The Stumble Inn Pub, 3500 Carson Road in Camino, is having Quatro de Mayo Under the Stars on Saturday, May 4 at 8 p.m. There will be music, beer, margaritas and tacos on the grill. This is a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with donations accepted. For more information call 916-812-3068.


The first Ruff Road Race is happening at Oak Ridge High School, 1120 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills. Everyone is invited to participate on Sunday, May 5 to honor former track and field coach Josh Ruff. He lost his life last year in an accident. The Ruff Road Mile and 5 K Run will begin at 8 a.m. at the corner of Silva Valley and Serrano Parkway and end in the Oak Ridge High School Stadium. Register at and click below the Ruff Race logo to register.

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Cantare Chorale is performing Sunday, May 5 at the Pollock Pines Community Church at 3 p.m. Under the direction of Dr. Jeff Nelson, Cantare will sing several patriotic tunes, show tunes and spirituals. For more information visit or call 530-919-7300.

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