Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 6, will feature Donna Bamford’s original sculptural forms in mixed media. Also showcased this month are abstract painter Ramona Beckwith and fine art landscape photographer Doug Parks. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com.
The 2013 Rubstock BBQ Championship is at Christa McAuliffe Park, 2400 Merrychase Drive in Cameron Park, on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14. There will be barbecuing, entertainment, demonstrations, a children’s area and more from 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday the action starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $5. For a complete schedule visit rubstock.com.
Brick Oven Pub, 2875 Ray Lawyer Drive in Placerville, is having music by Shining Star: The Jerry Garcia Band Experience on Friday, Sept. 13 at 8:30 p.m. For more information call 530-622-7420.
PJ’s Roadhouse, 5641 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, is having music by Stellar with Hero’s Last Mission and Good Samaritans on Friday, Sept. 13 at 9 p.m. and Melonnie Desiree on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge. For more information call 530-626-0336.
Zac Jack Bistro, 3275 Cameron Park Lane in Cameron Park, features J. Woody on Friday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. For more information call 530-676-2969
The Antique Depot, 4241 Mother Lode Drive in Shingle Springs, is having a Book-a-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. Bring a gently used or newer book and pick up a book. For more information call 530-677-5542.
Mother Lode Rehabilitation Enterprises Inc. (MORE) is hosting its 12th annual Chili Cook Off and Classic Car show on Saturday, Sept. 14 at The Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center, 2675 Sanders Drive in Pollock Pines. There will be chili, a classic car show, vendors, food and prizes. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 per person. The classic car show gets under way at 10 a.m., and the chili will be ready at noon. Call 530-622-4848 or stop by 399 Placerville Drive for more information.
Calvary Faith Church, 2316 Coloma Road in Placerville, is having a Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 on advance and $6 at the door. To attend or take out call 530-626-8883 or 530-391-3762. Proceeds go help those in need.
Hog Wild, 38 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by The Notorious Shank Brothers on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information call 530-622-3883.
Music in the Alley, 262 Main St. in Placerville, between the Cary House Hotel and the Kinkade Gallery, is Saturday, Sept. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. For a band schedule call 530-344-7087.
The Ponderosa High School class of 1973 is having its 40th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Cameron Park Country Club. Cost is $60 per person. On Sunday, Sept. 15 there is a barbecue at the Rescue Community Center on Green Valley Road from noon to 5 p.m. The organizers are inviting classes close to 1973. To attend call Debi (Small) Anderson or Larry Anderson at 530-333-1510 or 530-903-6251.
The Wine Smith, 346 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by Micro Blue Duo on Friday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. and J. Woody on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. For more information contact the Wine Smith at 530-622-0516.
ParaVi Vineyards, 2875 Larsen Drive in Camino, is having music by Stompy Jones on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. Call 530-647-9463 for more information.
Powell’s Steamer Company and Pub, 425 Main St. in Placerville, is having music by Doug Not Josh on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. and Patrick Walsh on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. To get a full schedule of musical entertainment call 530-626-1091.
Findleton Estate Winery, 3500 Carson Road in Camino, is having music by PUSH on the Pine Stage on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 3 p.m. Bring and low-back chair and snack and enjoy the free music and some wine. For more information call 530-644-4018 or 530-644-0714.
Durango’s Mexican Restaurant, 263 Placerville Drive in Placerville, is featuring Eric Hill and Jonny Mojo on Taco Tuesday on Sept. 17. Music is from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information call 530-626-0841.
El Dorado Hills Town Center presents free Thursday concerts “Live on the Boulevard” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Steven Young Amphitheater. On Sept. 19 the Folsom Symphony is playing. For more details and to check out the entire entertainment schedule visit Town Center’s Website at eldoradohillstowncenter.com or call 916-932-2150.