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California and the Civil War History Exhibit
Open every day except holidays
Part Two of California and the Civil War open now at the Placer County Courthouse Museum in Auburn.
Illustrated panels created by guest curators Richard Hurley and TJ Meekins focus on stories of daring Rebels and determined Unionists who vied for California's allegiance.
Downtown Tuesday Nights (Roseville):
This family friendly community event is free and open to everyone! Every Tuesday night in July we close down much of Vernon Street to bring in over 100 vendors, live entertainment, great bands, a kids fun zone, a wonderful farmer's market, delicious foods, Classic Car Show, a beer garden and much more. Downtown Tuesday Nights has won numerous awards and is frequently voted the most popular community activity of the year, bringing in thousands of visitors each week. There is something for everyone and many of our merchants stay open late to accommodate the crowds!
Every Saturday at 10am:
Farmers' Market at The Fountains in Roseville
Every Tuesday Year-Round!
Farmers' Market in Old Town Auburn
Every Saturday Year-Round!
4th Sunday, every month:
Through - September 8, TUESDAYS
Jun 16, 2015 to Sep 08, 2015
This popular and free outdoor concert series at the Village at Squaw Valley features acclaimed blues musicians, great grab and go food offerings from Village restaurants and a Blues bar with beer, wine & spirits available in the Events Plaza. During the summer Bluesdays series get discounted Aerial Tram and activity packages, food and drink specials, and lodging sales every Tuesday.
Through - August 7, FRIDAYS (excluding July 3)
Music on the Beach
Every Friday June 19-August 7 (excluding July 3)
Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to free, live music performances featuring a variety of genres on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Concerts take place at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and start at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Friday nights, June 19th August 7th, featuring local and regional acts that are family friendly. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Sierra Nevada Brewing Company beer, wine, water and soda. The bar is open from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Food will be available for sale at the venue.
July 22 - August 2
Jul 22, 2015 to Aug 02, 2015
Load your Jeep and come to the heart of the Sierra Nevada's to celebrate the one and only "Jeepers Jamboree." This year's events will be featuring some of the most breath taking scenery while traveling on the infamous Rubicon Trail; the "Grand Daddy" of all trails. Jeepers Jamboree provides full support with experienced trail guides and mechanics to conquer this legendary trail.
63rd Annual Jeepers Jamboree
34th Annual Jeep Jamboree
Jeepers Jamboree Outdoor Expo
Jul 31, 2015
Presented By High Hand Nursery
This is a fundraiser for the Art League of Lincoln. Tickets are very limited. They can be purchased online or at High Hand Nursery and are $50 each. Seating is limited. It will be an evening you will remember and there will be a surprise!
August 1 - 2
Aug 01, 2015 to Aug 02, 2015
Experience The Grape Days Of Summer and this year's theme: Celebrate PlacerGROWN. Tour wineries and enjoy music, food & wine tasting. Learn about local agriculture and wine making with a unique and educational experience at each stop on the Placer County Wine Trail.
When: August 1 & 2
Aug 01, 2015
Bring your family and friends for an enjoyable evening of acoustic music, featuring Christine Bonner, Joe Craven, Rob Bonner, and friends. Saturday, August 1st at 7:30 p.m.
Aug 01, 2015
Presented by Silver Screen Classic Movies
Abracadabra! In this Arabian Nights Technicolor extravaganza, anything is possible: flying carpets and flying horses, wizards and gigantic genies. With the help of magic and spells, clever beggar Abu helps deposed King Ahmad triumph over the evil usurper Jaffar. "One of the great entertainments. It lifts up the heart... one of the greatest of fantasy films."--Roger Ebert. 1940
Aug 01, 2015
The Western States Trail Ride, popularly called the Tevis Cup Ride, is the oldest modern day endurance ride, having been held annually since 1955. As such, it has been the inspiration and model for the most challenging endurance rides worldwide.
August 5 - 9
Aug 05, 2015 to Aug 09, 2015
Lake Tahoe's Concours d'Elegance is now in its 45th year. This event, presented by Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation, Inc., has become the most prestigious vintage boat show in the United States, offering the opportunity for the public and collectors alike to appreciate these classic treasures.
The Lake Tahoe Concours is the heart of wooden boat week which begins on August 5th with a variety of activities including opening night dinner/dance, men's grill, ladies' luncheon, wine tasting, Sponsor's Dinner, Woody Over the Bottom, and Mahogany Magic.
Aug 06, 2015
"The Wrecking Crew" was a nickname coined by drummer Hal Blaine for a group of studio and session musicians that played anonymously on many records in Los Angeles, California during the 1960s. The crew backed dozens of popular singers, and were one of the most successful groups of studio musicians in music history. They were occasionally featured on productions by Phil Spector under the name The Phil Spector Wall of Sound Orchestra.
August 8 - 9
The Village at Squaw Valley
The Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest will once again return to Squaw Valley.Festival-goers can sip on a wide array of tasty beers from 40 different breweries, as well as enjoy an incredible line-up of music both days. All proceeds from the event benefit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.
Miracle in the Andes with Nando Parrado
You may not know his name, but you will never forget his story. Internationally acclaimed speaker and author, Nando Parrado, will make a return appearance to Lake Tahoe to present a Keynote Address at Sand Harbor State Park in Incline Village, NV. This fund-raising event for Tahoe Family Solutions will be begin at 7:30 p.m.
Aug 13, 2015
An evening of Classic Motown hits like Marvin Gaye enriched with the sweet sounds of Hip Hop. J Ross will get you off your seat dancing, singing and reminiscing about the good old days.
General Admission; VIP Tickets include premium seating.
Aug 13, 2015
Enjoy a showcase of original artworks displayed in dozens of Downtown and Old Town Auburn venues. Hop from venue to venue, meet the artists and let art, music and a sense of place fill you. Afree shuttleis available for those who prefer not to walk the route.
For A Free Map:
Maps available at The Arts Building, 808 Lincoln Way, or any Art Walk venue, marked by a red sign.
Aug 14, 2015
The Colfax Art Walk is an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and those simply looking for pleasant evening out to wander from venue to venue (merchants and/or eateries), clearly marked by red "Colfax Art Walk" signs, during the reception hours to view the artwork. The artists are on hand to discuss their works. Most venues and artists work together to provide free refreshments as well. It is sure to provide an enjoyable experience for people of all ages and tastes. It is free to the public. Artwork remains in place for approximately two months following each art walk reception and can be viewed at no cost during the normal business hours of each participating venue.
August 14 - 16
Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015
Set on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, the 7th annual Tahoe City Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will give visitors a special opportunity to meet with more than 45 artisans and craftspeople showcasing a wide variety of arts and crafts including photography, oil paintings, ceramic vessels, jewelry and much more. Providing a unique venue for patrons to view original handmade creations while enjoying the outdoors, this free event takes place Friday through Sunday, August14th through 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Tahoe City Boatworks Mall is a marvelous host to our back-to-back August Festivals held on the lawn area beside the indoor Boatworks Mall with a stunning view of the lake and adjacent to Tahoe City Marina and customer parking right off Highway 28 (N. Lake Blvd.).
August 14 - 15
Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 15, 2015
Concert August 14th at the State Theater!
Workshops will be held August 15th beginning at 9:00 a.m. at
August 14 - 16
Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015
Join us at this year's Ta-Hoe NALU Paddle Festival at Kings Beach State Park, Kings Beach, CA! The Ta-hoe NALU is the oldest SUP event in the world and the first paddle festival to take standup paddle-boarding inland! Ta-Hoe NALU started the flat water movement and helped to create the inland market that is thriving today. The Ta-Hoe NALU Paddle Festival was also voted the Best SUP event in the country by Outdoor magazine.
August 15 - 16
Aug 15, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015
Placer County Museums Tour--20 Museums in 2 Days
Throw it in gear and follow the trail to any of the 20 museums from Roseville to Tahoe!
September 10-13, 2015
date: September 10-13, 2015
As American as Apple Pie!
The Gold Country Fair takes place Thursday, September 10th through Sunday, September 13th in the beautiful Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, CA. The event is a 52 year old tradition, is 4 days long and is jam-packed full of family activities everyone can enjoy!
Just some of the wonderful things you'll enjoy at the fair is our friendly atmosphere, new and traditional competitive livestock exhibits, hands-on kid activities, a large carnival of exciting rides, delicious specialty foods, multiple stages of amazing entertainment, fun contests, strolling entertainers, blockbuster concerts, a fabulously fun Destruction Derby, unique crafters and a variety of commercial and local exhibits.
October 25, 2015
Center of the Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley
The Pioneer Arts Club of Grass Valley, CA is having their 32nd Northern Mines Art Exhibit & Sale from October 19 - November 11, 2015. Artists from northern and central California will be showing their work. All art lovers are welcome to join us!
November 14-15, 2015
Pioneer Quilt Guild
Quilt Show and sale. Quilts displayed; locally-made quilts for sale; boutique of high-quality, handmade items; vendors; door prizes; basket raffle; refreshments and lunch available. Admission $7, free parking
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