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Events 2014

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.

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.

Apr 12, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014
Throughout Placer County

April 19: Old Town Auburn Bunny Hop Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 530 885-1585 for info.

April 19: Lincoln Lions Easter Egg Hunt, McBean Park, 10a.m. Toddlers-3d grade only! 645-1068 for info.

April 19: Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival, Woodcreek Golf Course, Roseville. Info at 916 771-5161.

April 19: Easter Egg Hunt, H.Clarke Powers School, Loomis, 11 a.m.

April 19: Easter Egg Hunt, Granite Springs Church, Lincoln 10 a.m. Info at 916 645-2620.

April 19: Easter Eggstravaganza, Tahoe City 10 a.m.-12 noon, 530 583-3440 for information.

April 19: Easter Egg Hunt, H.C. Elliott Park, Roseville, 9 a.m.

April 20: Easter Egg Hunt, Johnson-Sringview Park, Rocklin 10 a.m. Children ages 10 and under.

April 18 - May 23, 2014:

America's Clay Fest Show and Competition 2014

Apr 18, 2014 to May 31, 2014
To be announced.
Blue Line Art Gallery
Roseville/Lincoln, Roseville CA
916 543-9669 or 916 474-0910

Blue Line Art Gallery and the Art League of Lincoln present America's Clay Fest Show And Competition 2014.  Watch this space for detailed information about the show ....Coming Soon!

April 19, 2014:

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day

Apr 19, 2014
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Village at Squaw Valley
Olympic Village, CA

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day at the Village at Squaw Valley. Come to the Village for fun, live music and entertainment and to celebrate and promote the region's unique beauty and to learn how to preserve and protect our local and global natural resources. The Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Foundation is also working to increase the effort around solid waste management and will continue to work towards its goal of hosting a Zero Waste and Carbon Neutral event. The event is FREE and all are invited to attend.

April 23 - 24, 2014:

Sierra College and UC Master Gardeners Earth Day 2014

Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 24, 2014
See website for details
Sierra College Campus
Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA

Sierra College And The U.C. Master Gardeners Present Earth Day 2014. This year's Earth Day Celebration will be promoting the "6 R's"--Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Return, Refuse and Rethink including conservation, and preservation, local foods, local sustainable businesses, local music as well as local watersheds, native flora and fauna, public transportation and more. Stop by and visit with the Placer County Master Gardeners who will be providing information and answering questions about composting and other sustainable home gardening practices.

April 25 - 27, 2014:

Gold Country Pro Rodeo

Apr 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
See website for times. Sunday
Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street
Auburn, CA 95603
916 726-7404

Gold Country Pro Rodeo Cotton Rosser, cowboy and rodeo expert is riding into Auburn to renew the Rodeo event which had been cancelled. Rodeo celebration will begin on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with a BBQhosted by Magnussen's Dodge and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy food and beer...FREE to the public. Enter your kids in the Chamber Dummy Roping event, meet the rodeo queen contestants and join the fun as we launch the new rodeo. The rodeo will run two days: Saturday and Sunday. You won't want to miss the Flying Cowboys FMX freestyle motorcross, the bull riding, the barrel racing or the amazing Supreme Mustang Makeover Contest Winner Bobby Kerr. Eat some grub, buy some new duds and dance the night away at the Saturday Boots and Blue Jeans Event hosted by Coors and Country Radio station favorite 101.9 The Wolf. From bronc riding to mutton busting there is a lot to do. Bring your family and enjoy the fun. All military personnel with ID will be admitted to the Rodeo on Sunday. Thank you for your service!

April 26 - 27, 2014:

Art Studio Trek

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day
Roseville, Rocklin, Granite Bay
1408 Tiffany Circle
Roseville, CA 95661
916 782 2909

8th Annual Art Studio Trek: "Art and Chocolate" Free open studio tour featuring 20 artists in Rocklin, Granite Bay and Roseville. They will open their studios, have chocolate treats, demonstrate art techniques and offer their artwork for sale. Each year new artists are invited to participate as guest artists. Visitors will be eligible for door prizes of original art. Free maps available on the web site.

April 26, 2014:

Lincoln Wine Festival

Apr 26, 2014
1 to 5 p.m.
Downtown Lincoln
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 408-0346

Third Annual Lincoln Wine Fest Presented By The Rotary Club Of Lincoln 17 Wineries Will BeAvailable For TheWine Tastings While You Sample Food From The Best Local Food Suppliers. Beermann Plaza Will Be Featuring Vendors, Live Music And. A Wine Garden. Wine Will Be Available For Purchase. Tickets in advance $35 (Pay on the web site) At the door $40 Must be 21 or older to purchase. Children may accompany adults. A list of the local wineries will be available on the web site.

April 26, 2014:

Celebrate the Earth Festival

Apr 26, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mahany Park
1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747

Everyone is invited to this FREE family event hosted by Roseville Electric, Environmental Utilities and the Utility Exploration Center, and sponsored by the Whole Foods Market. Explore our exhibits. Enjoy tasty food, live music, local green vendors, family entertainment and more!

April 26, 2014:

Mes Amis Vintage Antiques Show

Apr 26, 2014
8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Rain or Shine
400 Block of Oak Street
Between Taylor and South Grant
Roseville, CA 95678
916 206-9144

Mes Amis Vintage Antique Show. Antique Market in downtown Roseville, CA Over 40 vintage designers will gather on the tree lined street with vintage and antique furnishings, garden art, primitives, vintage inspired art, clothing and jewelry. In addition live music and good food will brighten the atmosphere. Plenty of FREE parking available.

April 26 - 27, 2014:

Second Annual Firemen's Ball

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
7 p.m. to 12 Midnight
The Opera House Saloon
411 Lincoln Street
Roseville, CA 95678
530 575-7657

Second Annual Roseville Firemen's Ball. An evening of fun, food, and dancing. Support the restoration of Roseville's Fire Museum. Purchase tickets by visiting website or by calling 530 575-7657.

April 27, 2014:

An Evening with an American Hero

Apr 27, 2014
5 p.m. Movie: 6 p.m.
State Theater
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 823-6204, Ext. 114

"An Evening With An American Hero" Col. Bud Anderson is premiering his BioPic being created for the History Channel and also showing WWII era classic movie, Casablanca. Doors open at 5 p.m., Movie starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 each and include a "Red Carpet Premier Event", autographed picture of yourself with Col. Bud Anderson.

April 27, 2014:

Yomen - A Spring Celebration

Apr 27, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Maidu Museum
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
916 774-5934

Maidu Museum and Historic Site presents Yomen: A Spring Celebration Celebrate and experience California Indian culture at our biggest event of the year! Spend the whole day with your family and enjoy the opening blessing, tribal dance groups, traditional art and craft demonstrations, native storytelling, Indian hand games, guided tours of the historic site and fun children's activities. Shop at the vendor booths and don't forget the Indian tacos and other foods available for sale. Free Admission

May 2, 2014:

4th Annual Gabe Mendez Golf Tournament

May 02, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Auburn Valley Golf Club
8800 Auburn Valley Road
Auburn, CA 95602
916 267-0715

4th Annual Gabe Mendez Golf Tournament Enjoy a great day of golf at the beautiful Auburn Valley Country Club. 18 holes with cart, banquet dinner and chances to win superb prizes including a "Hole in One" 2014 Range 570 Utility vehicle $160. Registration at 9 a.m. including a Scramble Format. Shotgun start is a 11 a.m. Friday night dinner (without golf) $30 for adult and $7 for a child.

May 3, 2014:

Spring Green Festival

May 03, 2014
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sierra Vista Community Center
55 School St.
Colfax, CA 95713
530 346-8726

Colfax Spring Green Festival. The festival is all about sustainable practices such as alternative energy, solar stoves and more. Also will include an Art and Wine Festival. There will be vendors to show you ideas for composting, gardening, worm farm, and more. Free Admission Sponsored by the Sierra Vista Community Center

May 5, 2014:

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

May 05, 2014
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Old Town Auburn
Auburn, CA 95603
530 888-1585

Cinco De Mayo Celebration in Old Town Auburn. Annual Celebration includes Craft and Food vendors Pony Rides Pinatas Mobile Rocks Climbing Wall Folkloric Dancers Raffle Prizes and more family fun... Free Admission

May 8, 2014:

Auburn Art Walk

May 08, 2014
6-9 p.m.
30 Venues in Old Town & Downtown Auburn
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-5670

Showcases Art Works ofover 40 artists Photography, Paintings, Ceramics, Clay, Mixed Media Old Town & Downtown Auburn venues range from Art Galleries, Restaurants,Styling Salons to Offices & Specialty Shops Ride the FREE shuttle bus between venues (Sponsored by the Downtown Business Assoc. & the Old Town Business Assoc.) Refreshments and Street Entertainment. Pick up Brochure & Map at Placer County Visitors Ctr & PlacerArts or other Downtown & Old Town Auburn shops. For more information, call 530 885-5670.

May 10 - 11, 2014:

North Auburn Studio Tour

May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014
10 - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
See map on website
North Auburn area
Auburn, CA 95602
530 889-2002

North Auburn Studio Tour Mother's Day Weekend Visit the 11 locations throughout North Auburn at artists' working studios. Free admission, demonstrations and sales. You can view a map on the web site.

May 10 - 11, 2014:

BerryFest 2014

May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Scout Breakfast 8-11 a.m.
Placer County Fairgrounds
800 All American Boulevard
Roseville, CA 95678
916 786-2023

Berryfest 2014. "Always on Mothers' Day Weekend" All strawberries will beCalifornia grown and sold by the farmers. Celebrating the harvest of the Strawberry with great Strawberry food, fun Strawberry shows, Strawberry Contests, Strawberry shopping, Strawberry Pageant, Strawberry (Pre-1973) Car Show, Strawberry Concerts,and musical entertainiment. Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Boy Scouts 8 a.m. both days KENNY FRYE BAND will be one of the featured entertainers. Adult Admission $8, Seniors 60+ $6 Children 9-12 $6 Children under 8 Free Parking is $5.

May 11, 2014:

Amgen Tour Of California - Bicycle Race

May 11, 2014
Check website for times.
Various sites in Auburn, Newcastle, Lincoln
Auburn , CA 95603
213 438-8881

Amgen Tour Of California Is Coming Thru Auburn..... The Amgen Classic is California's most iconic Tour de France style cycling event. Stage 1 of this year's race begins in Sacramento on May 11th and ends in Folsom. It is scheduled to come through Lincoln, Newcastle and into Auburn by way of Indian Hill and Auburn-Folsom Roads. It will proceed through City of Auburn and then on to Placerville and Folsom to complete Stage 1. If you wish to view the race you will need to watch the website for details as to time the racers are anticipated to pass through various sites. It's very exciting to watch and worth taking time to see the live action.

May 15 - 18, 2014:

Rocklin Community Festival

May 15, 2014 to May 18, 2014
Thurs. 4-10pm Fri. 4-11pm Sat. 11am-11pm Sun. Noon-9pm
Johnson Springview Community Park
5480 5th Street
Rocklin, CA 95677
916 622-8737

Rocklin Community Festival Carnival Rides Food Court. Craft Fair Wine and Beer Garden Saturday Business Fair Fireworks 9pm Saturday evening. For detailed information see Facebook: Rocklin Community Festival.

May 16 - 18, 2014:

Auburn Spring Home Show

May 16, 2014 to May 18, 2014
Fri: 11am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 6pm & Sun: 10am to 6pm
Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street
Auburn, CA 95603
530 887-3616

Auburn Spring Home Show "2nd Largest Home Show in Northern California!" Wide variety of vendors showcasing and offering everything for your home and garden. Many Demonstrations and Landscaping Vignettes. There will be a variety of tasty foodavailable. General Admission: $7.00 Children 5 to 12: $1.00 Children Under 5: Free Parking: $5.00.

May 17, 2014:

Blue Goose Food Extravaganza

May 17, 2014
Begins at 5:30pm
Blue Goose Event Center
3550 Taylor Road
Loomis, CA 95650
916 287-7021

14th Annual Blue Goose Food Extravaganza. Over 70 chefs, caterers and community cooks will be serving some of their best dishes at at the annual Food Extravaganza held each year to benefit the South Placer Heritage Foundation. The choices available are overwhelming. There is unlimited tasting so no one goes away hungry. Tickets $25 per person and will be available May1st at Main Drug, Blue Goose Produce and the Loomis Chamber of Commerce. For a special treat opt for a reserved table for 8 for $500. A silent auction and raffle round out the evening. Come enjoy and catch up with all the changes to the Blue Goose.

May 18, 2014:

Spring Antiques Street Fair

May 18, 2014
Dawn to late afternoon
Old Town Auburn
Sacramento Street Area
Auburn, CA 95603
530 888-1585

Old Town Auburn presents the 47th Annual Spring Antiques Street Fair Jewels to Junk Unusual Bargains Over 200 Vendors Come early and bring a flashlight. Rain or Shine!

May 18, 2014:

Auburn Triathlon

May 18, 2014
Railhead Park
100 Pacific Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-1806

12th Annual Auburn Triathlon Includes four major triathlon events: World's Toughest Half, Mini Tri, Auburn International and Long Course Dualthlon. This event will cover many area of the county. This is a USAT endorsed event and will bring many fine athletes to the area. The website offers detailed information for both participants and spectators. Check this out to see how to register to participate or where to watch the action!

May 24, 2014:

Jazz and Blues Concert

May 24, 2014
2 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Blue Anchor Stage
3640 Taylor Road
Loomis , CA 95650
916 652-7252

Live Jazz And Blues featuring Mr. December Element Brass Band Hollywood Texas Blues. Burgers and BBQ food plus a selection of local beer and wine. Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the show. Tickets are $22.

May 31 to June 1, 2014:

The Wildest Ride - The Auburn Century

May 31, 2014 to Jun 01, 2014
See website for registration and ride times.
Various sites - Placer County
Auburn, CA 95603
530 333-7691 or 530 902-8685

The Wildest Ride - Auburn Century. This ride offers some of the best riding in the West. The routes take you through the historic gold country of California and climb into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Our two longer routes are easily some of the toughest and most challenging cycling route in the United States. Our two shorter rides offer scenery and far less toll on legs and lungs. All the courses offer outstanding scenery, historic stops, and friendly volunteers. We look forward to seeing you in Auburn!. Our website describes in detail the various rides, routes, registration and other necessary details of the event.

May 31 to June 1, 2014:

Sun City Lincoln Hills Art Studio Tour

May 31, 2014 to Jun 01, 2014
May 31: 10am-4pm June 1: Noon - 4pm
Sun City Lincoln Hills
Lincoln, CA 916 434-5905

Sun City Lincoln Hills Painters' Club presents 2014 Art Studios Tour Artists studios will be open to the public for one weekend, Saturday May 31 and Sunday. June 1. Wonderful handmade crafts will be for sale in various media - fine art painting, ceramics, jewelry. photography, glass, fiber art, turned wood, watercolors, collage, lapidary and more. Free Tour Maps may be picked up on the days of the Tour from both Sun City Lodges: Orchard Creek, 965 Orchard Creek Lane and Kilaga Springs 1167 Sun City Boulevard, Lincoln, CA and from all artist studios.

May 31, 2014:

Chillin' N Grillin

May 31, 2014
Boys & Girls Club
679 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 889-2273

Boys and Girls Club of Placer County Chillin' N Grillin Event Barbecue, Raffle, Entertainment Fantastic Food and Live Music by A Stone's Throw Tickets will be on sale in March

June 5 - July 31, 2014:

The Loomis Thursday Night Family Fest will begin the first Thursday of June and continue through the last Thursday of July from 6:00pm to 9:00pm . This weekly event will be located in the quaint town of Loomis at the historic Train Depot Plaza. The street fair market environment will include arts/crafts and business vendors, classic car show and weekly entertainment, beer/wine/food court and kids fun zone.

July 12, 2014:

In its third year after a 16 year hiatus, the Truckee Tahoe AirShow is a thundering event with its 2014 theme, "Women in Aviation."

- U.S. Air Force Parachute Team "Wings of Blue"
- Patty Wagstaff Airshows, Inc.
- Dan Buchanan Airshows
- Wild Thing Airshows & Announcing
- Jon Melby Airshows
- Kent Pietsch Airshows (Pietsch Airshows)

Speaker Forums; Static aircraft displays; interactive displays; pilot docents; Kids' Zone; food court; beer garden; Vendor Village and much more!

FREE Airplane Flights for kids ages 8 to 17 on Sunday, July 13. Sign up at the AirShow & Family Festival on July 12 at the EEA Building. Flights are given by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1073 (EAA).

Contact: 530.550.7578

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