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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.

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August, 2016

 

Thursdays, August 18 and 25 – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Nevada County Healing Through Grief Support Group Open to Newcomers

The next Nevada County Healing Through Grief Support group will be open to newcomers at the FREED office, 2059 Nevada City Highway, Suite 104, Grass Valley. Anyone who has experienced a significant emotional loss, whether current or from the past, is welcome. There is no charge to participate. For information, go to lossandgrief.org.

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

UCCE Placer & Nevada Counties Cooperative Extension offers events and workshops. In August: Tour the Garden/Ask a Master Gardener, and Keeping Your Fruit Trees in Form – Summer Pruning August 20; and Electric Fencing 101 Pasture Walk August 25. For more information, please call (530) 889-7385, or visit pcmg.ucanr.org or ceplacernevada.ucanr.edu.

Various Dates in August – 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 August: Pine Tree Stage Pops Concert at the Nevada County Fair August 13; and Pioneer Park Picnic Pops Series Concert #3 with the theme “Last But Not Least” August 28. All concerts are free, with non-profit donations accepted. For more information, please visit nccb.org.

Various Dates in August – 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 August: Afternoon Adventures Camp for ages 4 – 9 June 20 – August 19 (no camp the week of July 4); Storybook Science Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Paint, Draw, Create Camp for ages 7 – 9 August 1 – 5; Puppet Show “Mother Goose Land” August 6 and 7; Puppet Power Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Imagination Engineers Camp for ages 7 – 9 August 8 – 12; Family Campout at Fairytale Town August 12 and 13; The Fairytale Town Troupers present “Beach Party Princess” August 13, 14, 20, and 21; Superhero Summer Camp for ages 4 – 6, and Farmer Brown’s Junior Farmers Camp for ages 7 – 9 August 15 – 19; Pop-Up Adventure Play Day August 20; and Tales & Ales Fundraiser August 27. For more information, please call (916) 808-7462, or go to fairytaletown.org.

Various Dates in August – Rocklin Parks & Recreation

Rocklin Parks & Recreation offers events and activities for the public. In August: Free Movie Friday – Inside Out August 5; Concert at Quarry Park – Sons of Champlin and Mingo Fishtrap August 13; Park It! Food Truck Frenzy August 25; and Woofstock Weekend August 26 – 28. For more information and events, please visit their Special Events web page at rocklin.ca.us/depts/parksnrec/special_events, go to their Facebook page at Rocklin Parks & Recreation, e-mail jim.crosthwaite@rocklin.ca.us, or call (916) 625-5215.

Various Dates in August – State Theatre

 Here is what will be presented at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn in August: Sonic Sea and The Burden documentary double feature August 4; Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! August 5 and 6; Matt Schofield August 7; 5th Annual Auburn Ukulele Festival August 12; CineBrew Series 2016 –  Phenomenon Special 20th Anniversary Screening August 18; Claire Lynch Band August 26; and Dirty Cello August 27. For more information, please call (530) 885-0156, or visit livefromauburn.com.

Various dates in August – California Auto Museum

The California Automobile Museum, located at 2200 Front Street in Sacramento, offers exhibits, classes, trips, and special events. In August: Youth Basic Engine Class August 6; ARTomotive Photography Class August 20; and Tailgate Party – Celebrating The Pickup Truck Exhibit August 28. You can also visit their gift shop. For more information, please call (916) 442-6802, or visit calautomuseum.org.

Various dates through Sunday, September 4 – Heritage Trail Museums Tour

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select days all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its ninth year. Organized by Placer County Museums, the tour has become a local family tradition, helping connect communities with the rich and varied history of Placer County. In previous years, the tour was held during just one weekend in August. In response to popular demand, free admission days are now spread throughout the summer to offer more opportunities to enjoy as many museums as possible. Different museums will offer free admission on different days, largely on Saturdays. A total of 24 museums are participating, from Roseville all the way to North Lake Tahoe. Free days are clustered geographically to allow for easy hopping between museums in a day. A full list of participating museums, free dates, opening hours, and activities is available on the Heritage Trail Museums Tour blog at theheritagetrail.blogspot.com. Fun, family-friendly activities are spread throughout the free weekends, including live music, historical reenactments, and much more. Trail visitors are also encouraged to pick up a “Get Up and Go” card at any participating museum; those who fill the card with stamps from at least 16 of the participating museums will be eligible for a gift basket drawing.

Now through Wednesday, September 14 – Motorcycles Wanted for Display

The California Automobile Museum is looking for motorcycles to display in their upcoming exhibit LIVE FREE: California Motorcycle Culture. Are you interested in exhibiting your motorcycle at the Museum? They are still looking for a few motorcycles of all types, including the ones listed below. The loan period would be approximately September 20, 2016 through February 22, 2017: Harley-Davidson Servi-Car; Pre-WWII Harleys and Indians (maybe even one that was used for deliveries or similar!); 1970s Honda Goldwing; 1950s Triumph Thunderbird; 1960s Café Racers; 1960s/70s Harley-Davidsons; 1950s-70s BMWs; Custom motorcycles (chopper, lowrider, ArtBike, etc.); and 1950s/60s Speedway racers (especially one from the foothills/Auburn). Also, the Museum is looking for historic objects to be displayed with motorcycles. Examples include vintage helmets, boots, leathers, etc. as well as saddlebags, motorcycle club paraphernalia, related movie posters, etc. from all eras including 1910 and 1970! Contact Carly at cstarr@calautomuseum.org or (916) 442-6802, ext 14 before September 15 if you are interested in loaning an object.

Various dates through Monday, September 19 – Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meetings

Throughout the summer, the El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss different topics regarding medical marijuana. The following are the dates and topics of the meetings: August 8 Taxation; August 22 Compliance (e.g. issues with administering possible policies); and September 19 Recreational Use. Each meeting will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Building C Hearing Room at 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville.The committee is comprised of two members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The committee members will be collecting information at each of the meetings from different stakeholder groups, members of the public, and County departments regarding each meeting topic. For more information, please visit edcgov.us/pressreleasedetail.aspx?id=30064772586.

Ongoing – The Art Revealed Show Discovers Art in “She-Sheds”

Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with “A Place to Grow” owner Dana O’Brien. “A Place to Grow” is an environmentally-friendly company that creates greenhouses, and other unique outdoor spaces out of recycled and reclaimed materials, keeping these materials out of the landfill and re-purposing them into functional art. Each outdoor structure, nicknamed “She-Sheds” by Dana, is as unique as the reclaimed materials used to build it. This “mini-view” can be seen at Art Revealed on You Tube, and at facebook.com/artrevealedshow. You can also see other episodes, and subscribe to upcoming episodes. The Art Revealed Show features Northern California artists and those who influence art on a global basis. Each on-location episode is about 3 minutes long. Gayle Rappaport-Weiland is a Northern California artist, teacher, and entrepreneur. For more information about Gayle, visit grappaport.com.

 

September, 2016

 

Thursday, September 1 – 11:00 a.m. – Sons in Retirement Branch 37 Lunch Social

“Retired” or Semi Retired?” Maintain Friendships! Join Sons in Retirement (SIRS) Branch 37 Lunch Social at the Auburn Elks Lodge, 195 Pine Street. The speaker will be Jerry Yellin. He is a docent and Flight Zone instructor for the Aerospace Museum at the former McClellan AFB. He will describe the purpose, programs, exhibits, and opportunities at the Museum. He retired from the USAF in 1988 as a Major. His last assignment while on active duty was “Airfield Manager” at McClellan AFB. While in the Air Force, he flew KC 135 Tankers, HH-43 Helicopters in Vietnam, and the C5A Galaxy. As an airline pilot he flew charters for several celebrities and 10 years in Europe for the DHL Company. Don’t miss Jerry’s interesting presentation. This SIRS group has many activities – poker, golf, computers, model airplanes, bocce ball, etc. There are no dues. They are looking for new members, so come and check them out. For more information, please contact Paul McDaniel (530) 269-0625 or papamike1937@gmail.com.

Saturday, September 3 – 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: sports, games, travel, and large-print 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, September 3 – 9:30 a.m. – Community Parade

Please come to Foresthill for a Community Parade celebrating our local heroes and their families. This parade is set to kick off the upcoming Heritage Festival. The parade will begin downtown, and follow the same route as the 4th of July parade. When events, such as the Trailhead Fire occur, many of our local heroes go to work – leaving their own families home to cope without them. With this parade, we want to celebrate the families of our heroes too! Everyone is welcome in this parade, whether on a float, in a boat, in a car, in a wagon, on a bike or a trike, in a stroller, by foot, or by horse. You are also invited to a bike/trike/wagon/stroller decorating party Friday night, September 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Carpenter’s Place parking lot. The Sons of the American Legion and the Foresthill Four Wheelers have very generously donated funds, and you will be provided with streamers, ribbon, washi tape and masks to color/paint (so kids can create their own hero mask). Volunteers are also needed. For more information, and to volunteer, please call Laura B. at (530) 320-8802.

Saturday, September 3 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Truffles and Treasures Jewelry Event

Come to the Truffles and Treasures Jewelry Event, presented by New Beginnings. This will be held at 4512 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville. They will have jars of jewelry, earrings, bracelets, cuff links, and a lot of bling! For more information, please e-mail newbeginnings.thrift@yahoo.com.

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

Auburn Silver Screen Classic Movie Series presents “The Lady Eve” from 1941. Rich science geek Henry Fonda charms shrewd cardsharp Barbara Stanwyck. They fall in love. He learns she’s a cheat and dumps her. The nerve! When she creates an elaborate plot to get even, he falls for her again. And she dumps him. Then…oh well, just see the movie. 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.

Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Foresthill Heritage Festival

The Foresthill Heritage Festival will offer lots of fun activities at Foresthill Memorial Park located at 24601 Harrison Street, Foresthill. Throughout the weekend, you can enjoy gold panning competitions; Railroad Regulators Western Shows; an American Legion pig roast; an American Legion BBQ; a Girl Scout pancake breakfast; hands-on gold panning instruction; food and craft vendors; early California historical displays; demonstrations and old town walking tours at the Foresthill museum; a kids zone with games and fun booths; planter box building; a metal detecting demonstration; watermelon and doughnut eating contests; sack races; an old-time costume contest; and raffles and drawings with cash and prizes. For more information about the Foresthill Heritage Festival, you can call the Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce at (530) 367-2474, or visit their website at foresthillchamber.org.

Saturday September 10 – 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. – Cruise Fest

 

September 10 4 to 830 Cruise Fest

 

Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11 – Nevada City Constitution Day

Nevada City hosts a fun weekend of activities during Constitution Day. Activities include Revolutionary War Days Living History, Photo exhibit of 50 Years of Constitution Day Parades, free open air concert by Nevada County Concert Band, Presidential fashion show, flagpole dedication, reenactment of the signing of the Constitution, flag raising and lowering to music, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, 50th Annual Nevada City Constitution Day Parade with special guest Alexander Rossi who won the 2016 Indianapolis 500, and 25th Annual 49er Rotary Gold Country Duck Race. For more information and a complete weekend schedule of events, call (530) 265-2692, or visit nevadacitychamber.com.

Monday, September 12 – 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Third Annual Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

The third annual Spaghetti Feed fundraiser for the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County will be held at Humpty Dumpty Kitchen, 1711 E. Main Street, in Grass Valley  The event will commemorate the 28th anniversary of the local catastrophic 49’er Fire, which destroyed 312 structures and scorched over 33,000 acres in western Nevada County. The menu will be spaghetti, green salad, and garlic bread, with a vegetarian option available. All proceeds benefit the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, a non-profit, local volunteer organization dedicated to making Nevada County safer from catastrophic wildfire through fire prevention education, fire break clearing projects, and creating Firewise Communities. Tickets are $10 each. There are three dinner times: 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., and 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit areyoufiresafe.com/hot-links/spaghetti-feed-fundraiser.

Saturday, September 17 – Feather Falls Casino Bus Trip Fundraiser

This bus trip fundraiser is sponsored by Mt. Vernon Guild. Pick-up will be at 7:00 a.m. at Rite Aid at Elm Avenue and Highway 49 in Auburn. Refreshments, coffee, tea, juice, and water will be served. This cancer benefit trip will have raffle drawings for great gifts from local merchants. There could be a pick-up in Penryn and Colfax – please let them know if you would like to be picked up there. Please arrive 15 minutes before pick up times. To reserve your seat, please send a check and a pickup spot request to Manuel F. Ferreira, 1435 Lowe Lane, Auburn, CA 95603 at least two weeks before the trip. For more information, please call (530) 885-9226 or (530) 210-7554, or e-mail mf.rf@att.net. For those who supported the Cancer Benefit Bus Trip last October, with your help and the help of local merchants and friends, they were able to donate $2,172.00 to the Letcher family, whose 3-year-old is undergoing treatment for bone marrow cancer. He is doing well at present but still needs treatments for at least two more years. May God bless you for all your support!

Saturday, September 17 – 8:00 a.m. – Sierra College Marketplace

A Sierra College Marketplace is planned in Grass Valley with something for everyone. This is a parking lot sale with 86 vendors with handcrafted and popular merchandise and a food court. There is no admission fee, and parking is free. This will be located at Sierra College  on Sierra College Drive off Dorsey Drive. The proceeds benefit college students and programs. For more information, please contact Marilyn Adams George at (530) 274-1095/591-0237.

Sunday, September 18 – 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Blue Jean Ball 2016

September 18 Blue Jean Ball

 

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.

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.

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.

Various dates through Sunday, September 4 – Heritage Trail Museums Tour

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select days all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its ninth year. Organized by Placer County Museums, the tour has become a local family tradition, helping connect communities with the rich and varied history of Placer County. In previous years, the tour was held during just one weekend in August. In response to popular demand, free admission days are now spread throughout the summer to offer more opportunities to enjoy as many museums as possible. Different museums will offer free admission on different days, largely on Saturdays. A total of 24 museums are participating, from Roseville all the way to North Lake Tahoe. Free days are clustered geographically to allow for easy hopping between museums in a day. A full list of participating museums, free dates, opening hours, and activities is available on the Heritage Trail Museums Tour blog at theheritagetrail.blogspot.com. Fun, family-friendly activities are spread throughout the free weekends, including live music, historical reenactments, and much more. Trail visitors are also encouraged to pick up a “Get Up and Go” card at any participating museum; those who fill the card with stamps from at least 16 of the participating museums will be eligible for a gift basket drawing.

Now through Wednesday, September 14 – Motorcycles Wanted for Display

The California Automobile Museum is looking for motorcycles to display in their upcoming exhibit LIVE FREE: California Motorcycle Culture. Are you interested in exhibiting your motorcycle at the Museum? They are still looking for a few motorcycles of all types, including the ones listed below. The loan period would be approximately September 20, 2016 through February 22, 2017: Harley-Davidson Servi-Car; Pre-WWII Harleys and Indians (maybe even one that was used for deliveries or similar!); 1970s Honda Goldwing; 1950s Triumph Thunderbird; 1960s Café Racers; 1960s/70s Harley-Davidsons; 1950s-70s BMWs; Custom motorcycles (chopper, lowrider, ArtBike, etc.); and 1950s/60s Speedway racers (especially one from the foothills/Auburn). Also, the Museum is looking for historic objects to be displayed with motorcycles. Examples include vintage helmets, boots, leathers, etc. as well as saddlebags, motorcycle club paraphernalia, related movie posters, etc. from all eras including 1910 and 1970! Contact Carly at cstarr@calautomuseum.org or (916) 442-6802, ext 14 before September 15 if you are interested in loaning an object.

Various dates through Monday, September 19 – Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meetings

Throughout the summer, the El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss different topics regarding medical marijuana. The following are the dates and topics of the meetings: August 8 Taxation; August 22 Compliance (e.g. issues with administering possible policies); and September 19 Recreational Use. Each meeting will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Building C Hearing Room at 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville.The committee is comprised of two members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The committee members will be collecting information at each of the meetings from different stakeholder groups, members of the public, and County departments regarding each meeting topic. For more information, please visit edcgov.us/pressreleasedetail.aspx?id=30064772586.

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 September 24. 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.

Friday, September 2 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.

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.

 

October, 2016

 

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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.