Things to do: Nov. 8, 2013

By From page B2 | November 08, 2013

Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Dec. 1, is featuring the lovely oil and acrylic paintings of Lori Anderson. Also featured is photographer Mike Ryan and glass bead artisan Barbara Steffen. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website

El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace, 459 Main St. in Placerville, presents “Telling Yarns — Wearable and Performing Arts Merge” to Jan 4. The show demonstrates how wearable arts and performing arts collide in a profusion of color and motion. Receptions are Nov. 16 and Dec. 21 from 6-8 p.m. For more information call 530-295-3496. ArtSpace hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Apple Hill Growers Association ranches have plenty of apples and other goodies. The ripe list includes Arkansas Black, Fuji, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, McIntosh, Pink Lady, Pippen, Red Delicious and Winesap. Don’t forget the hot cider, pies, doughnuts and crafts. For the latest update visit or call 530-644-7692.

Oakstone Winery, 6470 Irish Acres Road, Fair Play, is recognizing veterans from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9 through 11. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be free tasting, snacks and special discounts. For more details e-mail [email protected] or call 530-620-5303.

PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having music by Pointdexter and Island of Black and White on Friday, Nov. 8 at 9 p.m. Dog Park is playing Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge for both nights. For more information call 530-626-0336.

Findleton Estate Winery, 3500 Carson Road in Camino, is having music by Garratt Wilkin on the Pine Stage on Friday, Nov. 8 at 5 p.m. For more information call 530-644-4018 or 530-644-0714.


Fenton Herriott Winery, 120 Jacquier Court in Placerville, is having a Bottle Your Own event on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 10 from noon-4 p.m. The wine selected for this year’s bottling is a red blend. To get more information call 530-642-2021 or go to

Books ‘n’ Bears, 6211 A Pleasant Valley Road in El Dorado, is having a book signing with Cindy Sample on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information call 530-621-1766.

Holly’s Hill Vineyard, 3680 Leisure Lane in the Pleasant Valley area, is having a Cheese and Wine Pairing on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 10 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be seven tastings with cheeses from Dedrick’s Cheese Shop in Placerville. Find more information at or call 530-344-0227.

Cordelia Smythe Mysteries presents “Downturn Abbey Murder Mystery” at the Historic Cary House Hotel, 300 Main St. in Placerville, on Saturday, Nov. 9. To be a part of the mystery contact the Historic Cary House Hotel for more clues at 530-622-4271.

Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by Eric Hill and Friends on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m.; the Naked Parrots on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 1 p.m.; and Jonny Mojo on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.

C.G. Di Arie Tasting Room in ZJ’s Food Market, 1821 Pleasant Valley Road in Placerville, is having Tasting with the Winemaker on Sunday, Nov. 10 from noon-4 p.m. Learn how to identify wines. For more information call 530-622-4100.


The Placerville Arts Association and the Placerville Senior Center have a new program for artists. The informal artist’s workshop is every Tuesday morning at the Placerville Senior Center, 937 Spring St. in Placerville from 9 a.m. to noon. All artists are welcome, all skill levels. Artists can work on any project and share ideas and critiques. For information call Homer Rail at 530-913-1555.

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