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Events 2016

Denny's Cruise Night

May - October - First Thursday of every month.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
681 Newcastle Road
Newcastle, CA 916 663-2179

May - October - Denny's Cruise Night - sponsored by Newcastle Golden Spike Lion's Club

First Thursday of every month.

California and the Civil War History Exhibit

Open every day except holidays
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free admission
Placer County Museum
Auburn Courthouse
101 Maple Street
Auburn, CA 95603
530 889-6500

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):
Every Tuesday Night
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Downtown Roseville
Vernon Street
Roseville, CA 95678
916 726-7404

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:
For the Docent-led Walking Tour of Old Town Auburn, meet at 10am each Saturday - rain or shine, at the Courthouse Museum, 101 Maple Street (in the Courthouse at Lincoln Way & Maple St).  The tour takes approximately one hour, depending on the interests of the participants.  Organized group tours are available upon request.  For more information, contact the Museums Division of Placer County at (530) 889-6500 or visit their website for more information.

Farmers' Market at The Fountains in Roseville

Every Tuesday Year-Round!
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Fountains at Roseville
Roseville Parkway and Galleria Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678

Farmers' Market in Old Town Auburn

Every Saturday Year-Round!
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Old Town Courthouse Parking Lot Auburn Folsom Road at Lincoln Way Auburn, CA 95603 530 823-6183

Wednesdays January 13 - Dec. 28:
Mel's Diner Weekly Classic Car Cruise Night

Jan 13, 2016 to Dec 28, 2016
Wednesdays 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Mel's Diner
1730 Grass Valley Highway
Auburn, CA 95603

Pre-1976 classic cars and special edition cars welcome.
Bring your classic car and get 20 percent off meal inside Mel's.

4th Sunday, every month:
Hand Pickin Emporium host every 4th Sunday of the month our OUTDOOR PICKERS MARKET.  We are packed with Antique, Vintage, Upcycle, Food and Fun.  Come see what everyone has been talking about. 7:00am - 3:00 pm. 4155 Rocklin Road, Rocklin CA 95677

Info: 916-626-0367.

October 27:

Family Fun Night

Oct 27, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Downtown Roseville
Vernon St.
Roseville, CA 95661

Join us if you dare, all pixies and pirates want you there! You are invited to a spooktacular Family Fun Night in Downtown Roseville! Hands-on activities, vendor booths, live entertainment, costume contests, a haunted house, trick-or-treating on Vernon Street and a whole lot of fun.

Admission: Free

October 29:

21st Annual "You-Make-It" Craft Expo

Oct 29, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Gold Country Fairgrounds-Sierra Building
1273 High St.
Auburn, CA 95603

The "You-Make-It" Craft Expo is such a wonderful opportunity to involve a large audience in 4-H "hands-on" activities at a minimal cost. The event makes year round 4-H arts-and-crafts projects possible. Assisting is a great way for teens as well as friends of 4-H to become involved. Each year there are new projects, along with some returning favorites, in the over 40 different projects from which to select. Under the guidance of youth and adult instructors, the participants make their project and take it home completed. Each club mans tables where several projects are offered. Please sign up with your Community 4-H Club to assist.

October 29:

On Stage at the State: The Elvin Bishop Band

Oct 29, 2016
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603

APPAC is thrilled to bring this stellar entertainer to Auburn for what is sure to be a sell - out night in the intimate venue of the State Theatre. Can't Even Do Wrong Right, with hilariously spot-on cover art by musician/artist Paul Thorn, finds Bishop firing on all cylinders and having fun while doing it. Fueled by his stellar road band, Bishop has created another highlight in a career chock full of them.

Tickets go on sale May 1, 2016 -
$44 - $50

October 30:

name: Debbie
phone: 916-672-2287
date: 10/30/16
time: 8:30 AM
location: St. Rose of Lima - Parish Hall - 615 Vine Ave Roseville CA 95678
fee: Free

Shop til you drop for great gifts and serious deals at the St. Rose Church annual Multi-Vendor Sale fundraiser.
Crafts, food , new and gently used items.

Interested in reserving a space as a vendor? Contact Debbie 916-672-2287

October 31:


More than 120 merchants offering Halloween treats for your little Goblins and Fairies.

Businesses, organizations and residents invite Trick 'r Treaters to roam downtown Foresthill for the best treats in a safe, lighted environment. Plus Harvest Festival 5-8:00 p.m. at The Carpenter's Place.

Stop by the Parks & Recreation booth located at Heritage Plaza in Tahoe City and get your free Trick or Treat bag and some free goodies. Then stroll down the street for a safe and convenient Halloween night. Look for the balloons outside of local businesses to see who's participating.

Through October 31:

The Flower Farm Pumpkin Patch

Wed. thru Mon., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., (Closed Tuesdays)
The Flower Farm
9280 Horseshoe Bar Rd
Loomis, CA 95650

Plenty for the whole family to enjoy! Crafts, Storytelling, Animal Guests, & Face Painting Pick out your favorite pumpkins & enjoy our gardens. Tour our Hero and Heroine Pumpkin People & Answer the Pumpkin People riddles. Take pictures as super heroes. Play fun games.

November 1 - December 30:

Small Gems

Auburn Old Town Gallery
218 Washington Street Suite A
Auburn, CA 95603

Auburn Old Town Artists offer locally produced arts and gifts of all sizes.

November 1 - 9:

Remembering Our Fallen

Nov 01, 2016 to Nov 09, 2016
Monday - Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Thursday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Downtown Library
225 Taylor St.
Roseville, CA 95678

"Remembering Our Fallen" is a war memorial consisting of individual state memorials created to remember our country's fallen from The War on Terror. Unlike most war memorials made of brick and mortar, these are designed to travel so that more people can have the opportunity to remember our Fallen while being reminded of the tremendous cost of our freedom. Its legacy will be that these men and women will be remembered and their names will be spoken. Visit the Remembering Our Fallen Memorial hosted by the Sacramento Blue Star Moms in cooperation with the City of Roseville at the Downtown Roseville Public Library during regular library hours, November 1 - November 9.

November 2:

name: Bling on the Holidays!
phone: (530) 320-8407
date: November 2, 2016
time: 5:30-8:30 pm
location: Blue Goose Event Center 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis, CA 95650
fee: $35 advance purchase, $40 at the door

Join Soroptimist International of the American River for Bling on the Holidays 2016! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of shopping, champagne, jewelry, accessories, gourmet food, and more! Silent auction and raffle items. New this year - one-of-a-kind Christmas trees for sale!

For tickets or more information, please contact us at, (530) 320-8407, or find us on Facebook!

Proceeds benefit women and girls locally and globally. Soroptimist Inte
ational of the American River is a 501(c)(3) organization.

November 3:

Cinema at the State presents 'Time to Choose'

Nov 03, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-0156

Winning documentary filmmaker, Charles Ferguson, INSIDE JOB, NO END IN SIGHT, turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in his new film TIME TO CHOOSE. Featuring narration by award winning actor Oscar Isaac, TIME TO CHOOSE leaves audiences understanding not only what is wrong, but what can to be done to fix this global threat. Ferguson explores the comprehensive scope of the climate change crisis and examines the power of solutions already available. Through interviews with world renowned entrepreneurs, innovators, thought leaders and brave individuals living on the front lines of climate change, Ferguson takes an in depth look at the remarkable people working to save our planet.

Price: Film $8

November 4:

On Stage at the State: The Rhythm Riders & American Pride

Nov 04, 2016
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603

The Rhythm Riders. Fronted by Johnny and Dee Price, The Rhythm Riders faithfully recreate Cash's most popular hits: Folsom Prison Blues, A Boy Named Sue, Walk the Line, and Ring of Fire to name a few. WS Holland, Johnny Cash's drummer for 37 years, has played with The Rhythm Riders and says "this is a world-class, Vegas/Branson style show and one of the best Johnny Cash tribute bands in America today."

Special guests American Pride join The Rhythm Riders for this show. American Pride brings back the songs, the memories, and the authentic sounds of the most award winning act in Country Music history, that came to be known as the legendary Statler Brothers.

Price: $35 RESERVED SEATING. Buy Early for Best Selection!

November 5:

Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival

Nov 05, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe
Grand Ballroom
111 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, 89451

28th Annual Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival
Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival takes place in the elegant Grand Ballroom at Hyatt Regency - a hotel and casino set amongst the spectacular backdrop of Incline Village on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. It is our pleasure to bring our supporters together for an evening of delectable chocolate created by Tahoe's finest culinary artists, and sample boutique wine from acclaimed California wine regions including Napa, Amador, and Paso Robles. Guests will also have the chance to bid on tantalizing items in a live auction and exclusive raffle all while supporting the mission of Tahoe SAFE Alliance.

November 10 - 13:

Cowpoke Fall Gathering

"Blue Goose Fruit Shed"
3550 Taylor Road
Loomis, CA 95650

There will be a great group of poets, singers and storytellers on this years schedule.  Our audience is full of cowboys, cowgirls and western folklore enthusiasts who return year after year.  Folks who doubt this is fun need to come out and give it a try!

Here Are Some Of The Outstanding Performers Who Will Appear This Year:
Chris Isaacs
Larry Maurice
Pat Richardson
Bill Brewster
Belinda Gail
Joel Nelson
Rusty Richards

Tickets will go on sale October 1.  For time, ticket prices and other details, check the website at

November 10

Passport to Dining

Nov 10, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
North Tahoe Event Center
8318 N Lake Blvd
Kings Beach, CA 96143
530 546-9000

Don't miss out on North Tahoe's most flavorful fundraiser, Passport to Dining, benefiting North Tahoe Business Association, a non-profit community benefit organization. It is a not-to-miss fall social gathering to take place on Thursday, November 10, 6:00-9:00pm at North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach in beautiful North Lake Tahoe. The popular event features up to 35 tasting stations including restaurants, caterers, breweries, wineries and distilleries as well as a raffle and a silent auction that features Northern California Getaway Packages and many valuable items. Advance tickets are $90/couple and $50/person and include unlimited, responsible tastings. To purchase advance tickets with cash or check, please call NTBA at 530-546-9000. Day of event tickets are available for $110/couple and $60/person while quantities last and will only be available online the day of the event or at the door starting at 6:00pm the day of the event. Passport to Dining is sponsored by the participating food and beverage providers. Media sponsors are Moonshine Ink and The Tahoe Weekly.

For tickets and more information, visit

November 12 - 13:

Pioneer Quilters Guild. We will have Quilts~ Vendors~ Boutique~ Quilts for Sale~ Door Prizes~ Raffle Baskets~ Refreshments and lunch available.

Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4
Roseville Sports Center~1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd, Roseville, CA 95747
$7; Children under 12 admitted free

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