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For ongoing events, events lasting more than two weeks, and organizations with multiple events each month, please see the end of each monthly section.

Please confirm events before attending as cancellations occasionally occur.

 

September, 2016

 

Friday, September 23 – Placer County Bar Association Charity Golf Tournament

The Placer County Bar Association will sponsor a charity golf tournament with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start at the Turkey Creek Golf Club in Lincoln. This year the proceeds will be used for Veterans Services, Disability Rights Assistance, and Pro Per Services. The entry fee of $140 covers green fees, range, golf cart, lunch, and an All-American BBQ dinner. There will plenty of prizes and great fun. Proceeds go to the Mother Lode Regional Office of Legal Services of Northern California, a non-profit legal aid program serving Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada, and Sierra Counties, which provides free help to low-income individuals and seniors in civil cases who are unrepresented by lawyers. Civil litigants are assisted with the preparation of their own court papers and give a better understanding of the court procedures in their case. To register, or for more information, contact Herb Whitaker at (530) 217-4026, or go online at placerbar.org, and click on Legal Services of Northern California – Annual Golf Tournament for reservations.

Saturday, September 24 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Love Always Wins Fundraising Walk

This walk is a fundraiser for Sierra Pregnancy & Health, offering services including ensuring more women have access to free and confidential pregnancy testing, ultrasound referrals, educational and parenting support, and hearing the gospel. The Love Always Wins fundraising walk will be held at Maidu Park in Roseville. Special guest will be Sami Kader. Sami Kader is popular with kids of all ages as he is a local personality in schools throughout the greater Sacramento area sharing his message of healthy, fun, fit living. For more information, and to register, please visit SierraPH.org.

Saturday, September 24 – 10:00 a.m. (9:00 a.m. registration) – Friends of the Poor Walk

Friends of the Poor Walk is co-sponsored by two St. Vincent de Paul conferences at St. Joseph and St. Teresa in Auburn. You can register online at SVDPUSA.net/walk/1465, or at 9:00 a.m. the morning of the event, which starts at the St. Joseph Catholic Church community hall, 1162 Lincoln Way, Auburn. The walk/run is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m., and the route will take participants through Downtown and Old Town. Donations to the important regional cause can also be made by those not able to participate in the walk. For more information, contact Geri Wuelfing at (530) 278-3401, or email wuelf.den@gmail.com.

Saturday, September 24 – Noon to 3:00 p.m. – Auburn Community Food Drive Pick-Up Day

The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet (AIFC) and The Salvation Army of Auburn are partnering to pick up grocery bags filled with non-perishable food from Auburn homes by teams of 4-5. No conversation with homeowners is necessary, and empty grocery bags were left on doorknobs last Saturday, September 17. This will start at the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, 12972 Earhart Ave., #301 (behind Pacific Power) in Auburn. You do not need to have done the grocery bag drop-off to participate. Sign up as an individual or as a team of family, friends, congregation, or service club. For more information, please visit AuburnFoodCloset.org, and click on “Register Now on Eventbrite.”

Sunday, September 25 – Ninth Annual Hot Pink Fun Run

The Placer Breast Cancer Foundation is hosting the ninth annual Hot Pink Fun Run event. This family-friendly fun run/walk will be held in Downtown Roseville. All proceeds from the Hot Pink Fun Run will benefit the Placer Breast Cancer Foundation. The group is comprised of breast cancer survivors and community activists who are committed to raising money to fund new research, outreach, and health education opportunities for the region. The festive event will include a 10K, 5K, and 1-mile walk/run. All races start and end at Civic Center Plaza on Vernon Street in Downtown Roseville. Participants are encouraged to run/walk in the Hot Pink Fun Run in honor or memory of a friend or loved one who has been affected by breast cancer. Special customizable stickers will be available on race day. Individuals can write the name of the person they will be walking in honor or memory of on a special sticker available for $1 at packet pick-up or registration on the morning of the race. There will also be an Honor/Memory wall for individuals to share the reason why they are participating. For more information, please visit hotpinkfunrun.org.

Sunday September 25 – 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. – Have I Got A Proposition For You! AADC Fundraiser

The Auburn Area Democratic Club is holding its 13th Annual Fundraiser at the General Gomez Arts & Events Center at 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn. “Have I Got a Proposition for You!” will help voters understand the 17 Propositions on the November 8 ballot. Live music by the Auburn Irish Session Players, and an art exhibit sponsored by the General Gomez Arts Center will compliment a Silent Auction at the event. Tickets are $35, which include entrance to the event, hors d’oeuvres, and one complimentary drink of wine or beer. The event is limited to 175 attendees. Tickets are available at Auburn’s 2016 Democratic Campaign Office upstairs in the State Theater, 895 Lincoln Way, Suite 204, Auburn; or online at https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/13thannualfundraiser. For more information about the Auburn Area Democratic Club, please visit auburndemocrats.com.

Monday, September 26 – GriefShare Begins

GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Monday evenings at Foothill Christian Fellowship beginning September 26. Child care is available. GriefShare features nationally-recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.”  Meetings will be held at 1100 Sugar Pine Road, Meadow Vista. For more information, call Foothill Christian Fellowship at (530) 878-0293.

Wednesday, September 28 – 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Auburn Community Blood Drive

The Auburn Elks are sponsoring a BloodSource blood drive at the Auburn Elks Lodge, 195 Pine Street, Auburn. No appointment is necessary. Donate blood and get a free coupon for a tasty treat. Pick your coupon at my.bloodsource.org.

Various Dates in September – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In September: Spice It Up – Harvesting and Preserving Herbs, and Landscaping with California Native Plants for Beauty, Diversity, and Durability, and Getting Started in Beef Cattle Workshop September 24; and The Placer County Master Gardeners 13-month 2017 Calendar and Gardening Guide is available. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in September – Nevada County Concert Band

Every year, the non-profit Nevada County Concert Band (NCCB) brings back to life an era in American history when the local Sunday Band Concert was a grand social occasion. Located in Grass Valley/Nevada City, the NCCB performs concerts at public parks and local events. In September: Labor Day Concert for Lake Wildwood Residents Only September 4; Pops Concert as part of Constitution Day Celebration in Nevada City September 10; and Pops Concert open to the public at Alta Sierra Country Club September 11. All concerts are free, with non-profit donations accepted. For more information, please visit nccb.org.

Various dates in September – California Auto Museum

The California Automobile Museum, located at 2200 Front Street in Sacramento, offers exhibits, classes, trips, and special events. In September: CruiseFest on Fulton Avenue – Benefitting the California Automobile Museum September 10; and Model T Basic Driving Class September 24. You can also visit their gift shop. For more information, please call (916) 442-6802, or visit calautomuseum.org.

Now through Friday, September 30 (Free Reception Including Crafting and Poetry September 10) – Voices Rising Fall Studio Art Show

Come to the Fall Studio Art Show celebration, including an art display by Women’s Wisdom Art participants/artists. The artists will be showing and selling artworks at their “Voices Rising” art show and sale. There will be a free reception, including crafting and poetry, on September 10 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., with poetry beginning at 4:00 p.m. This will be held at SPC Gallery, 1719 – 25th Street, Sacramento. The reception is a free event for the whole family. Women’s Wisdom Art provides opportunity for all women – especially those who suffer from economic hardship, physical and mental illnesses, domestic violence, grief, and loss – to heal and empower themselves through the arts. They ask that the artists be identified by first name only, or that their names be changed, to protect their privacy. For more information, please visit womenswisdomart.org.

Various Dates in September – State Theatre

 Here is what will be presented at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn in September: Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours September 10; CineBrew Series 2016 – E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial September 15; Jazz at the State – Pop to Jazz September 17; and Amit Peled, Cellist September 25. For more information, please call (530) 885-0156, or visit livefromauburn.com.

Various Dates in September – American River Conservancy

The American River Conservancy offers events and hikes to the public. In September: Granite Chief Picayune Valley Day-Hike September 9; Born to Roam Family Exploration Program September 10; Wakamatsu Open Farm Tour September 15, 16, and 18; and Lover’s Leap Hike September 24. No dogs are allowed on ARC hikes unless stated. Pre-registration is required. For more information, to find out meeting locations, and to sign up, please visit ARConservancy.org/Activities, e-mail julie@arconservancy.org, or call (530) 621-1224.

Various Dates in September – Sierra College

Sierra College offers classes and activities to the public. In September: The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their meeting dedicated to an examination of past accomplishments and an exploration by members of how belonging to the Sierra College Patrons has enriched their lives on September 6;  Hacker Lab announced the fall 2016 round of Startup Hustle, and is taking applications for the six-week entrepreneurial boot camp through September 16; The 2016-2017 lecture series of the Sierra College Natural History Museum begins with “Flying Across America,” a presentation by geography professor Sean Booth September 16; Sierra College hosts a free Health & Wellness Fair September 23; and The Sierra College Music Department presents a Sampler Concert September 25. For more information, please visit sierracollege.edu.

Now through September 30 – STEPtember

UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is proud to join in STEPtember, a global movement to improve the lives of people living with cerebral palsy (CP) and other developmental disabilities. During the month of September, advocates across the world will commit to taking 10,000 steps a day to raise awareness and critical funds for this important cause and to increase their fitness. United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) and its affiliates, including UCP of Sacramento and Northern California, are dedicated to making this year’s challenge the most empowering and successful one yet. Those living with CP and developmental disabilities need support services provided by UCP of Sacramento and Northern California to have a greater sense of independence and happiness, empowering them to live a life without limits. Anyone can join the movement and form a team of four to participate in STEPtember. You can register online at STEPtember.us/ucpsnc.

Various dates in September – UCCE El Dorado County Master Gardeners

The UCCE El Dorado County Master Gardeners offer events and workshops. In September: Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County present Grapes from Garden to Table September 7, Olives from Garden to Table September 21, and Sausages & Deli Meats September 28 (Please call the Master Food Preservers at (530) 621-5506 for latest class information as location can occasionally change); Saturdays with Barry September 10; Putting Your Garden to Bed September 14; Successful Gardening with Flowering Native Plants, and Seed Saving and Journaling September 17; and Plant Sale September 24. Please call (530) 621-5502 if you need assistance or require accommodations for any physical challenge. You can check for class changes or get more information by calling (530) 621-5512. For more information, visit http://ucanr.edu/edmg. Please also check out their Facebook page at El Dorado County Master Gardeners.

Various dates in SeptemberPlacer Nature Center

Placer Nature Center in Auburn offers activities and classes for people of all ages. In September: Nature Rovers – An outdoor learning experience for preschoolers and grownups September 17. For more information, please call (530) 878-6053, or go to placernaturecenter.org.

Various dates in SeptemberAuburn Library

The Auburn Library, located at 350 Nevada Street, offers events throughout the year. In September: Preschool Storytime and Baby Storytime September 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; Time for Twos and Teen Gaming September 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30; Mother Goose September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28; Used Book Sales September 7 and 10; Great Books Discussion September 13; NOON Program – Gary Noy, Sierra College Professor and historian, presenting the story of John Sutter and James Marshall September 16; LEGO Club September 17; BOB September 21; Banned Book Week September 25 – October 1; and Glass Case Display – Linda Oddo from the Assistance League of Great Placer’s “Make a Difference Day.” For more information, please visit folauburn.org.

Various Dates in September – City of Rocklin

Here are events coming up in September in Rocklin: Hot Chili & Cool Cars AND An Evening With Molly Ringwald September 17. For more information and events, please visit rocklin.ca.us/events.

Various Dates in September – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In September: 16th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival September 24 and 25. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Now through Wednesday, November 30 – Screw ALS Passport Winery Tour

Love wine but hate Lou Gehrig’s disease? Help “Screw ALS” this fall with The ALS Association’s Screw ALS passport winery tour. Enjoy free wine tastings, special wine club pricing, and other perks at your leisure at 50 wineries across the Sacramento region. The first 100 passport holders will receive a souvenir wine glass. Passports are limited, so get yours today at ScrewALS.org. Help raise funds for a cure while enjoying visits to top wineries in the region.

Now through Sunday, December 4 (Free public reception October 6 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.) – Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit

Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th anniversary celebration includes an art exhibit by Women’s Wisdom Art participants, staff, and volunteers at the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street in Sacramento. For more information, please visit womenswisdomart.org.

 

October, 2016

 

Saturday, October 1 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Book Sale

The Friends of the Nevada County Libraries’ next monthly Book Sale will be held at the Doris Foley Historical Library, 211 N. Pine Street, Nevada City. Most books cost between 25¢ and $3. Thousands of paperback and hardback books are included: Fiction, nonfiction, children’s, collectible, etc. This month’s sale features the following: History, politics, and coffee table books, as well as a selection of beautiful slipcovered books. Your gently-used books can be donated at any Nevada County library branch or outside Raley’s grocery in Grass Valley. This is a great way to support your local libraries. Proceeds go toward library materials, programs, and equipment. For additional information, phone (530) 265-1407, or e-mail friends@ncfol.org.

Saturday, October 1 – 1:00, 4:00, and 7:30 p.m. – Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series Presents “Spellbound”

Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series presents “Spellbound” from 1944. The more psychiatrist Ingrid Bergman learns about her troubled lover Gregory Peck, the more she wonders: Is he a murderer? Using dreams, memories, and her knowledge of the subconscious, she must decipher the truth before it’s too late—for both of them. This movie is shown in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, in Auburn. Presented by the Library, the movie is free. For information, call (530) 878-7938, or visit auburnsilverscreen.com.

Thursday, October 6 – 11:00 a.m. – SIRS Branch 37 Lunch Social

“Retired?” Join SONS in Retirement (SIRS) Branch 37 for their Lunch Social at the Auburn ELKs Lodge, 195 Pine Street, Auburn. The speaker will be FBI Agent Angel Ruffcorn. She has been an agent for fourteen years, and has worked on terrorism and counterintelligence matters. She will be discussing the FBI in general and terrorism matters. This is an important and timely topic that all should attend and hear. The SIRS group has many activities – Poker, Golf, Computers, Bocce Ball, Model Airplanes, etc. There are no dues. They are looking for new members, so come and check them out. For more information, contact Paul McDaniel at (530) 269-0625 or papamike1937@gmail.com.

Thursday, October 6 – 7:00 p.m. – Birds of Costa Rica  

Ted Beedy recently returned from a birding and bird photography tour of Costa Rica. Please join Sierra Foothills Audubon Society for his photo-illustrated talk on the stunning diversity of birds and other wildlife that inhabit the cloud forests and tropical rainforests of the high mountains and coastal canyons. More than 900 species of birds have been observed in Costa Rica, including 20% of the world’s hummingbirds. During this trip, Ted was able to see 288 species, and got photographs of 132 species. This talk will be accompanied with sound recordings, some made by Barney Kroeger when he visited Guatemala with Ted in 2008. Ted will also address aspects of individual bird species including their taxonomy, natural history, and on-going efforts to conserve these tropical treasures. This presentation will take place in the Community Room of the Helling Library in Nevada City. If you have questions, please contact Jane Hall at (530) 271-0789 or yardcard@usamedia.tv

Friday, October 7 – 6:00 to approximately 9:00 p.m. – Official Honor Game to Thank Veterans

Picture this: the entire football field lined with 100 American Flags on poles designed with one goal in mind – To Celebrate Veterans. Please attend the Official Honor Game featuring the Colfax and Placer varsity football teams. All Veterans will be admitted free of charge. Students, educators, and the entire community would love to recognize and thank Veterans for their service. This will be held at the Colfax High School Football Stadium, 24995 Ben Taylor Road Colfax. The current lineup of evening events includes a Color Guard featuring local Boy Scouts, who will present the American Flag and The State of California Flag, along with every military service branch flag (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, plus the POW/MIA Flag), and ask the audience to join in The Pledge of Allegiance. A student vocalist will sing the National Anthem. Then, Scouts, students, educators, parents, and crowd members will be asked to form 2 separate lines on the Field. Once the 2 lines are made, Veteran’s will be asked to come out of the stands and are invited to participate in the “Walk of Honor,” as the community pays tribute to them. For more information, please contact Kathryn Holt at kathrynholt@att.net.

 

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Saturday, October 8 – Thunder in the Sky Auburn Air Faire

 The theme of Thunder in the Sky, the biennial Auburn Air Fair, is “Uniting the Generations.” Gates open at 8:00 a.m., and opening ceremonies will be at 10:00 a.m. See aircraft types like the C-54 Cargo Plane, North American T-6, Nanchang CJ-6, P-51D Mustangs and more! The main attraction is the world’s best parachute team, the U.S. Golden Knights. Auburn’s Home Town Hero and Congressional Gold Medal Honoree and Triple Ace P-51 Pilot, Col. Bud Anderson, will be a featured presenter. Watch Julie Clark and her T-34 aerobatic performance. Explore aviation hands on with The M4 Flight Simulator, Sonic Boom Simulation Flights. See over 50 vintage cars and many WWII Jeeps and retired military equipment. There will be a pancake breakfast at 7:15 a.m. with a dollar proceed being donated to the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet for each ticket purchased. You can also choose from food from many food trucks. At the Kids Zone, kids can climb a rock wall, ride in a train, get their face painted, see remote control airplanes fly, and much more. Kids 10 and under are admitted to the air faire free, and parking is free. For more information, please visit auburnairfair2016.org.

Saturday, October 8 – Out of the Darkness Community Walks

October 8 Out of the Darkness Walk

 

Sunday, October 9 – 3:00 p.m. – Americana Concert

Auburn Winds, formerly Auburn Concert Band, presents a concert with an “Americana” theme filled with selections by American composers at the Auburn State Theatre (Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center), located at 985 Lincoln Way in Auburn. Admission is free, with tax-deductible donations gratefully accepted. Pieces from a variety of musical genres will be performed including “An American in Paris,” “The Wizard of Oz,” Amazing Grace.” and more. Meadow Vista Boy Scout Troop 6 color guard will present the colors to begin the concert, and then the band will play “The Star Spangled Banner.”  The concert highlight, “The Great Locomotive Chase,” accompanies a full-screen video of Buster Keaton’s 1926 silent comedy film, “The General.” For more information, please auburnwinds.org.

Tuesday, October 11 – 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. (Entry time for VIP 6:00 p.m.) – Sacramento Taco Party

Come to Cesar Chavez Plaza, 901 I Street, Sacramento, for the Sacramento Taco Party. This event is for ages 21 and above. The Sacramento Taco Party, presented by the California Rice Commission, is an epic one-night charity taco cook-off and tasting competition benefiting Food Literacy Center. More than 15 local restaurants and chefs will be cooking up their best tacos as they compete for the judges’ vote and your people’s choice vote in this epic charity taco cook-off! Your ticket price covers everything…all food, drinks, collectible glass, music and more! For more information and tickets, please visit sacramentotacoparty.com.

Thursday, October 27 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. – Women’s Fund El Dorado Annual Membership Celebration

All community members are welcome to help celebrate the power of collective giving, have fun looking at the member-decorated tables, and hear personal stories about the power of the Women’s Fund. Inspirational keynote speaker is Dr. Emily Burton Smith, El Dorado County resident and member of the AstraZeneca Medical Affairs team. The event includes dinner. This will be held at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds Forni Building, 100 Placerville Dr., Placerville. Tickets are $25 through October 21, or $30 after October 21. Visit womensfundeldorado.org, or call (530) 622-5621 for more information. Help “Fill the Forni!”

Various Dates in  October – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In October: Eureka! Mining Garden Gold – Composting Tips, and Solving Garden Pest Problems with IPM (Integrated Pest Management) October 15; Training Overview Meeting for Master Gardener Training in El Dorado and Amador Counties October 18; and The Placer County Master Gardeners 13-month 2017 Calendar and Gardening Guide is available. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in October – State Theatre

 Here is what will be presented at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn in October: Jack Gallagher’s “63 Feeling 33” October 14 and 15; CineBrew Series  2016 – The Silence of the Lambs October 20; and Elvin Bishop October 29. For more information, please call (530) 885-0156, or visit livefromauburn.com.

Various Dates in October – American River Conservancy

The American River Conservancy (ARC) offers events and hikes to the public. In October: Scott’s Lake Hike October 1; Born to Roam Family Exploration Program October 8; Capturing Wakamatsu – A Poetry Workshop October 9; Wakamatsu Historical Tours October 9 and 29; and Jenkinson Lake Hike October 15. No dogs are allowed on ARC hikes unless stated. Pre-registration is required. For more information, to find out meeting locations, and to sign up, please visit ARConservancy.org/Activities, e-mail julie@arconservancy.org, or call (530) 621-1224.

Various Dates in October – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In October: 30th Annual Safe & Super Halloween – Superheroes October 21, 22, and 23. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Various dates in OctoberAuburn Library

The Auburn Library, located at 350 Nevada Street, offers events throughout the year. In October: Mother Goose October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26; Used Book Sales October 5 and 8; Preschool Storytime and Baby Storytime October 6, 13, 20, and 27; NOON Program – Brian Brown telling his incredible story of survival when his plane went down in the mountains October 7; Time for Twos and Teen Gaming October 7, 14, 21, and 28; Star Wars Reads Day October 8; Teen Read Week October 9 – 15; Great Books Discussion October 11; LEGO Club October 15; BOB October 19; and Glass Case Display – Johnna Hamber’s 4-H Display. For more information, please visit folauburn.org.

Various Dates in October – Sierra College

Sierra College offers classes and activities to the public. In October: Rocklin Mini Maker Faire October 1. For more information, please visit sierracollege.edu.

Now through Wednesday, November 30 – Screw ALS Passport Winery Tour

Love wine but hate Lou Gehrig’s disease? Help “Screw ALS” this fall with The ALS Association’s Screw ALS passport winery tour. Enjoy free wine tastings, special wine club pricing, and other perks at your leisure at 50 wineries across the Sacramento region. The first 100 passport holders will receive a souvenir wine glass. Passports are limited, so get yours today at ScrewALS.org. Help raise funds for a cure while enjoying visits to top wineries in the region.

Friday, September 9 through Sunday, December 4 (Free public reception October 6 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.) – Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit

Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th anniversary celebration includes an art exhibit by Women’s Wisdom Art participants, staff, and volunteers at the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street in Sacramento. For more information, please visit womenswisdomart.org.

 

November, 2016

 

Saturday, November 5 – 1:00, 4:00, and 7:30 p.m. – Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series Presents “Queen Christina”

Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series presents “Queen Christina” from 1933. Competent, confident, loved by and loving her Swedish subjects, Queen Greta Garbo startles even herself when she falls for Spanish envoy John Gilbert. Royalty comes with a price, though, and she is forced to choose between duty and her heart. This movie is shown in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, in Auburn. Presented by the Library, the movie is free. For information, call (530) 878-7938, or visit auburnsilverscreen.com.

Various dates in November – California Auto Museum

The California Automobile Museum, located at 2200 Front Street in Sacramento, offers exhibits, classes, trips, and special events. In November: Art of the Car starring Garibaldi Benefit Dinner November 4. You can also visit their gift shop. For more information, please call (916) 442-6802, or visit calautomuseum.org.

Various Dates in November – State Theatre

Here is what will be presented at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn in November: Cinebrew Series 2016 – The Big Lebowski November 17. For more information, please call (530) 885-0156, or visit livefromauburn.com.

Various Dates in November – American River Conservancy

The American River Conservancy (ARC) offers events and hikes to the public. In November: Botanical Explorers of the Western States November 4; Getting to know ARC-hike (Magnolia Ranch) November 6; Born to Roam Family Exploration Program, Quarry Trail Hike, and Pine Needle Basket Class November 12; Wakamatsu Historical Tours November 13 and 26; and Getting to know ARC-hike (Traverse Nature Area) November 19. No dogs are allowed on ARC hikes unless stated. Pre-registration is required. For more information, to find out meeting locations, and to sign up, please visit ARConservancy.org/Activities, e-mail julie@arconservancy.org, or call (530) 621-1224.

Various Dates in November – Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town in Sacramento is a 2.5-acre children’s play park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fairytales and nursery rhymes to life. They also offer special events and activities. In November: Nationwide Free Admission Day & Canned Food Drive November 25. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Various Dates in  November – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In November: The Placer County Master Gardeners 13-month 2017 Calendar and Gardening Guide is available. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Now through Wednesday, November 30 – Screw ALS Passport Winery Tour

Love wine but hate Lou Gehrig’s disease? Help “Screw ALS” this fall with The ALS Association’s Screw ALS passport winery tour. Enjoy free wine tastings, special wine club pricing, and other perks at your leisure at 50 wineries across the Sacramento region. The first 100 passport holders will receive a souvenir wine glass. Passports are limited, so get yours today at ScrewALS.org. Help raise funds for a cure while enjoying visits to top wineries in the region.

Friday, September 9 through Sunday, December 4 – Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit

Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th anniversary celebration includes an art exhibit by Women’s Wisdom Art participants, staff, and volunteers at the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street in Sacramento. For more information, please visit womenswisdomart.org.

 

December, 2016

 

Saturday, December 3 – 1:00, 4:00, and 7:30 p.m. – Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series Presents “The Quiet Man”

Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series presents “The Quiet Man” from 1952. John Ford’s valentine to Ireland, his favorite redhead, and the guy he finally discovered could act. Retired boxer John Wayne arrives in Innisfree to claim his homestead. His American-ness shakes up the community he learns to love. But that’s not all he learns to love. This movie is shown in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, in Auburn. Presented by the Library, the movie is free. For information, call (530) 878-7938, or visit auburnsilverscreen.com.

Friday, September 9 through Sunday, December 4 (Free public reception October 6 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.) – Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit

Women’s Wisdom Art’s 25th anniversary celebration includes an art exhibit by Women’s Wisdom Art participants, staff, and volunteers at the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street in Sacramento. For more information, please visit womenswisdomart.org.

Various Dates in December – UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In December: The Placer County Master Gardeners 13-month 2017 Calendar and Gardening Guide is available. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.