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Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday
2017 Homes for the Holidays Tour and Boutique
Assistance League® Sierra Foothills announces their 8th Annual Fundraiser, Homes for the Holidays Tour to take place, Saturday December 9th, 10am-5pm and Sunday December 10th, 11am-5pm. This popular holiday tradition highlights five private residences decked out in holiday splendor; displaying traditional and whimsical decorations and collectables to inspire your holiday decorating. Plus, a Bonus home by Renasci Homes that showcases holiday artistry. Shop for gifts at the Holiday Boutique, Saturday December 9th, 10am-4pm and Sunday December 10th, 11am-4pm. Located at William Brooks Elementary School, 3610 Park Drive in El Dorado Hills. Holiday surprises scheduled for the tour include a visit from Santa, a well-stocked candy bar, wine tasting (introducing Wines for Wine Lovers, by Trysted and favorites by Gwinllan Estates), hot apple cider and homemade cookies. Assistance League Sierra Foothills’ signature raffle item of 100 bottles of wine is back again! Also being raffled is a relaxing oceanfront 7-night get-away to Wyndham Resort, Depoe Bay, OR, and a host of other amazing raffle items. Be sure to check out the forest of designer decorated Christmas trees to be auctioned! Our generous sponsors for the 2017 tour are Pottery World, El Dorado Savings Bank, Marshall Medical Center, Women’s Fund El Dorado, Luxury Home Magazine and Renasci Homes. The true spirit of the season can be seen and felt in these lovely homes that fill your heart with wonder and the warmth of this holiday season. Make a new holiday tradition with Assistance League Sierra Foothills 2017 fundraiser, Homes for the Holidays Tour and Holiday Boutique Tickets: Adults $25, 12 and under, $10 Available at: California Backyard ~ Rancho Cordova Pottery World ~ Rocklin and El Dorado Hills California Welcome Center ~ El Dorado Hills Rod Works ~ Folsom Gold Country Ace Hardware ~ Cameron Park Placerville Art Gallery ~ Placerville Cash & Checks Only Credit Cards Accepted:
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Holiday, Special Event, Social Event
2nd Annual Halloween Party featuring "The Rhythm Method 4"
*Advanced Ticket Purchase is Highly Recommended!” Tickets:$25/pp at Winery /$26/pp Online (includes process fee) Consists of: Dinner, Entertainment & One (1) Glass of “First Flight” Wine Online Tickets: 2017 Tickets Note: Single Ticket Purchase for a Group of 6 or more will receive a reserved table and a complimentary bottle of Red Cote Syrah or Rose Wine! This will be an Indoor/Outdoor Event (No Ticket Purchases at the door when capacity is reached!) No Outside Alcoholic Beverages Permitted Must be 21 + to Purchase Wine! Details on YouTube:
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Craft Show, Holiday, For the Family
39th Annual Holiday Show of Hands
Join the fun December 1-3 at the 39th annual "Holiday Show of Hands", an arts and crafts Christmas sale featuring custom work by over 150 craftsmen and artists!brbr Special features this year include the Fashion Pavilion, Beauty Boutique, Man Cave, plus an exciting silent auction with more than 500 items!brbr Santa will be there to take pictures with the kids, plus enjoy delicious food, free parking, and more!brbr
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Fair/Festival, Craft Show, Holiday, Community Event
45th Annual Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire
Take a weekend to the Wine Country for one of the best Holiday fairs you'll ever attend! This is the 45th year for the 'Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire'~ and for many it's been an annual holiday tradition for decades! Shop, Eat, & Be Merry! The Faire highlights over 85 local and regional artists of fine crafts, artwork, holiday pieces, and gourmet foods to sample - all made by the artists present. Holiday music and spirit abounds as you stroll the hall and visit with the artists, with the smell of hot-cinnamon roasted almonds in the air. Sample a variety of gourmet foods as you go, and try the special treats and home-baked goods from the Greater Napa Valley Lion’s Club at their annual sale. The Faire also features a full gourmet kitchen ~ with a new menu this year! They will be serving delicious hot, homemade lunches, dinners and dessert ~ deliciousness! This is a great way to get your Christmas shopping done early ~ from stocking stuffers to works of art ~ with the personal touch ! The ‘Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire’ is held at the Napa Valley Expo at 575 Third Street, Napa, in the Chardonnay Hall. Hours are: Friday & Saturday: 10:00 - 6:00, and Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00. Admission and parking are free. Traditions and holidays go together, so come celebrate our 45TH year with us at ‘Gifts ‘n Tyme’ ~ Shop, Eat, & Be Merry! ~ For further information, please e-mail Kim at or call 925-372-8961.
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Community Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event, Holiday
4th Annual Folsom Christmas Classic 5k & 10K and Santa Fun Run!
Put on your jingle bells and join us the morning of December 16 for the 4th Annual Folsom Christmas Classic 5K & 10K Walk/Run and Santa Fun Run! This is a holiday themed, family oriented event. Both the 5K and 10K routes follow the beautiful, paved Folsom trails. Come and enjoy the Christmas carolers, FREE hot chocolate, Santa Claus and vendors at the Festival! This is a great event to join as a team with your family, friends, and co-workers. If you are part of a running or walking group - sign up with your group as a team! This event benefits the Keaton’s Child Cancer Alliance Family Navigation Program. They are a local non-profit organization that supports children that are diagnosed with cancer and their families by providing emotional, educational and financial support. Great healthy, holiday fun!
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Broadway, Family/Child, Holiday Music
61st Annual Singing Christmas Tree
Capital Christian Center is pleased to announce the 61st annual presentation of the Singing Christmas Tree (SCT). This year’s presentation is entitled "A Child Changes Everything." The Singing Christmas Tree features the SCT Choir, a 40-piece symphonic orchestra, the Capital Children’s Chorale, Capital Choreography and Drama Teams, and SCT soloists. The 61st Annual Presentation is set in two acts, complete with gorgeous costuming, beautiful sets and lighting. The Box office is open, with prices ranging from $5-$25. Internet purchases may be made year round ( Discounted seating is available for children and seniors at matinee performances (Saturdays @ 1:00 pm and Sundays @ 3:00 pm). Interpretation for the hearing impaired is offered at both Sunday evening performances (7:00 pm). Wheelchair access may be secured at the time tickets are purchased. Inquiries can be made directly to the SCT Information Line at (916) 856-5604. (Fridays @ 7:30 pm; Saturdays @ 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm; Sundays @ 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm.)
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Live Music in Bar/Club, Holiday
A Halloween Party - Pirates and Potions
The Lucky Penny Public House Presents: Pirates & Potions A HALLOWEEN PARTY Saturday October 28th 9:00p-1a Live music by: Leilani and the Distractions Costume contest @ 11:30p With CA$H prizes for ye * Best Male * Best Female * Best Couple * Best Pirate! 21+, (ID required) NO COVER
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Classical, Jazz, Holiday Music, Orchestral
A Holiday Show with Pink Martini featuring China Forbes
In 1994 in his hometown of Portland, Oregon, Thomas Lauderdale was working in politics, thinking that one day he would run for mayor. Like other eager politicians-in-training, he went to every political fundraiser under the sun… but was dismayed to find the music at these events underwhelming, lackluster, loud and un-neighborly. Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – and hoping to appeal to conservatives and liberals alike, he founded the “little orchestra” Pink Martini in 1994 to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks for political fundraisers for causes such as civil rights, affordable housing, the environment, libraries, public broadcasting, education and parks. One year later, Lauderdale called China Forbes, a Harvard classmate who was living in New York City, and asked her to join Pink Martini. They began to write songs together. Their first song “Sympathique” became an overnight sensation in France, was nominated for “Song of the Year” at France’s Victoires de la Musique Awards, and to this day remains a mantra (“Je ne veux pas travailler” or “I don’t want to work”) for striking French workers. Says Lauderdale, “We’re very much an American band, but we spend a lot of time abroad and therefore have the incredible diplomatic opportunity to represent a broader, more inclusive America… the America which remains the most heterogeneously populated country in the world… composed of people of every country, every language, every religion.”
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American Bach Soloists: Handel's Messiah
Led by UC Davis Choral Director Jeffrey Thomas, the internationally acclaimed early music ensemble American Bach Soloists returns to the Mondavi Center to perform Handel's classic masterwork.
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Holiday, Irish/Celtic
An Irish Christmas
An Irish Christmas brings just about everything to the table –joy, hope, laughter, friendship, and celebration of life through music, song, and dance in a night that sparkles with life and a bit of magic! Dancers dance through the generations over brooms, on half doors, around butter churns, into the world of mythology and out again. Songs spinning out of the mists and into the familiar Silent Night, Little Drummer Boy and Carol of the Bells, and superb music of the pipes, flutes, fiddles, and bodhráns are just the beginning of this great Irish night! You can be sure of a rip-roaring celebration of Christmas from the heart of glorious Ireland with a superb team of Irish traditional musicians, dancers fr om the Kerry Dance Troupe lead by Scott Doherty (Riverdance & Lord of the Dance), and the Kerry Irish Productions voice squad. We will journey through Christmas in Ireland and celebrate the great tradition of butter making,chase the wren on St. Stephen’s day, draw down the half door for spectacular dance, enjoy superb music-making and singing of Christmas carols in an unforgettable Irish night. Irish folk theatre at its best! So come and refresh your spirit, dust off the cares of the world and dance home with a smile in your heart as this joyful night brings you to a wonderful Ireland that echoes so forcefully in millions of hearts throughout the world. You can be certain of a GREAT IRISH WELCOME!
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