Things to do: Oct. 5, 2012

By From page B2 | October 05, 2012


Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 4, is featuring the original jewelry of Lorrene Davis. Davis’s elegant designs are created with silver and polymer clays to produce organic forms with rich textures and colors. Karen Hunziker is also featured this month. Hunziker works in mixed media consisting of ink, watercolor pens and pastel. The gallery with 43 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 Oct 20. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website and the blog

Upstairs Gallery, 420 Main St. in Placerville, is presenting the power of art in the healing process through Saturday, Oct. 13. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 3 until 6 p.m. For more information or a private showing contact [email protected]

El Dorado Arts Council’s ArtSpace, 459 Main St. in Placerville, is exhibiting “Colors of the Soul” — an all media exhibition of the journey of healing. El Dorado artists create expressions of their journeys towards health and healing through Oct. 6. The reception is Saturday, Sept. 15 during Third Saturday Art Walk. For more information call 530-295-3496. ArtSpace hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Synapse Wines, 304 Main St. in Placerville, presents music by Ed Tharp on Friday, Oct. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Jana Christene is playing. On Sunday, Oct. 7 Cory O’Keefe is playing from 5 to 7 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information call 530-626-9463.

Chevalier Winery, 5720 French Creek Road in Shingle Springs, is having a Cabernet Season Kick-off on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. For more information call 530-676-1676.
12 to 5.

Groove for the cure at a Zumbathon charity event on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oak Meadow Elementary School, Multipurpose Room, 7701 Silva Valley Parkway in El Dorado Hills. Call Brandy Gill at 530-722-5453 or [email protected] for more information.

Niello Concours at Serrano at the Serrano Visitors Center, 4525 Serrano Parkway in El Dorado Hills, is Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy looking at classic and luxury automobiles, a fashion show and more. For tickets and more information contact Big brothers and Bis Sisters, a beneficiary of the event, at 530- 626-1222 or visit,

Durango’s Mexican Restaurant, 263 Placerville Drive in Placerville, is featuring Eric Hill and Jonny Mojo on Taco Tuesdays during October. Music is from 5 to 8 p.m. Mojo and Hill perform acoustic blues, folk, and classic rock with Eric Hill on harmonica/flute/vocals, and Jonny Mojo on acoustic guitar/vocals. For more information call 530-626-0841.

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