Things to do: Nov. 16, 2012

By From page B2 | November 16, 2012

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Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Dec. 2, is featuring the outstanding photography of Soroush Mostafanejad. Soroush focuses on unusual subjects and exciting color and form. The gallery is also featuring the unique and original pottery of Lisa Bone. The gallery of 44 professional artists is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 9 p.m. for Third Saturday Art Walk on Nov. 17. There will be live music by Coon Hollow, Alan Fuller and Jenny Rutherford.

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Pop Art Gallery and Custom Framing, 254 Main St. in Placerville,
is showing the works of Emek. The one named artist has a big place in the art world. In Emek’s posters, psychedelic ’60s imagery collides with ’90s post-industrial iconography. Pop Art is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for Third Saturday Art Walk. For more information call 530-622-1235.

El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace, 459 Main St., is exhibiting the “Pastels on High” International Exhibition through Dec. 1. The public is invited to meet the artists at a gala reception and awards presentation at the gallery on Third Saturday afternoon from 4 to 6. For more information call 530-295-3496. ArtSpace hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Sunburst Clay and Glass, 429 Main St. in the Fairchild Building in Placerville, is open Saturdays and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p. m. and for Third Saturday Art Walk, Nov. 17 from 5 to 8 p m. Stop by to view raku pottery, fused glass jewelry, photography and watercolors. For more information call 530-417-0744.

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Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery, 6295 Main St. in Georgetown, is featuring the work of Kristi Kolln during November. For more information call 530-333-2787 or visit

Synapse Wines, 304 Main St. in Placerville, presents music by Sandra Dolores on Friday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 17 there is an Art Walk reception with Judy “JJ” Jacobs from 5 to 9 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Frankie Soul is playing.There is no cover charge. For more information call 530-626-9463.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having Island of Black and White on Friday, Nov. 16 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover. DJ by Old Griff is appearing on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 9 p.m. There is no cover. For more information call 530-626-0336.

Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road in Placerville, is having sipping, nibbling and shopping on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday Sampler. The theme is “All things Italian” with baked cannelloni, Italian sausage and peppers served over creamy polenta paired and homemade Italian cookies for dessert. Cost is $5 per person and free for Barberians. To make a reservation call 530-622-8094 ext. 18.

Off Broadway, 1245 Broadway in Placerville, is having a fun and educational event on Saturday, Nov. 17. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. an expert fit specialist from French Dressing Jeans in Montreal, Canada will be conducting a jean fit clinic. For more information call 530-622-9767.

Fenton Herriott Vineyards, 120 Jacquier Court in Placerville, is having a Bottle Your Own Sangiovese event on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18 from noon to 4 p.m. The winery supplies the bottle, cork and labels and some helpful bottling hints. To get all the details call 530-642-2021.

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is presenting music by Just Chillin on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 9 p.m.; Jonny Mojo and Friends on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.; singer/songwriter open mic on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

The Powerhouse Pub, 614 Sutter St. in Folsom, is having the Original Wailers on Saturday, Nov. 17. For more information call 916-355-8586 or go to

Enchanted April Inn, 5950 Salmon Falls Road in Pilot Hill, is having a Holiday Boutique Fundraiser to benefit All About Equine Animal Rescue on Sunday, Nov 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eighteen vendors, artisans and crafters will have some lovely gifts and one-of-a-kind treasures. For more information go to or call 916-939-9144.

The Stadium Club, 1560 Broadway in Placerville, is having a Black Wednesday party on Nov. 21 with DJ Marina D. in the house. There will be drink specials. For more information call 530-626-1689.

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