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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.

Feb. 25:

Lost Trail Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Feb 25, 2017
Granite Beach along the shore of Folsom Lake
Granite Bay, CA

The Lost Trail Half Marathon is a scenic single track trail race along the shoreline of Folsom Lake with many scenic views, and also offers a 5K Trail Run as well. Included with your race entry is a custom tech-tee race shirt, athlete goody bag, post race hot meal, raffle prizes and awards three-deep in each age group – Plus Lost Trail Finisher Medals for both races! The Lost Trail Half Marathon starts along the shore of Folsom Lake and after a short section on pavement begins climbing the small hills of the shoreline for an out and back course that veers once to a scenic point along the lake and returns up some short but steep hills, with aid stations spread every 2 miles along the course.

Feb. 26:

Auburn Winds Presents Concert Of Inspirational Music

Feb 26, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603

Auburn Winds, Auburn's official town band, presents a concert of "Inspirational Music from Around the World". Admission is free, with tax-deductible donations gratefully accepted. Pieces to be performed include "Amazing Grace," "American Spirituals," The Great Gate of Kiev," and "Our American Heroes."

March 4:

High Hand's Annual WINGS & WINE event 2017

Mar 04, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
3750 Taylor Rd
Loomis , CA 95650
916 652-2065

Join us for a night of wings and wine held inside the historic High Hand Fruit Shed. Sip wine and enjoy light hors d'oeuvres from the High-Hand Cafe. Purchase raffle tickets and enter to win great prizes donated by local artists and businesses. The evening benefits Wildlife Care Association, an organization dedicated to rehabilitating wildlife and educating us about the environmental and spiritual importance of maintaining healthy wildlife populations. There will be a number of magnificent birds of prey for you to meet, including one beautiful eagle. Tickets are $25.00 per person and include admission, light hors d'oeuvres and a complimentary glass of wine. Purchase event tickets online at or in person at High Hand Nursery. Call 916-652-2065 ext. 1 for further information. Please join us for this interesting, fun and enchanted evening.

March 11:

Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade
Mar 11, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Downtown Kings Beach
Highway 28 from Secline to Coon St
Kings Beach, CA 96143
530 546-9000

The annual Kings Beach Snowfest Parade is back on March 11, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The North Tahoe Business Association hosts the fun-filled event featuring entries from over 30 local community organizations and businesses.

The parade brings smiles and joy as it travels east on Highway 28 along the beautiful north shore of Lake Tahoe.

Spectators are encouraged to spend the day in Kings Beach for Snowfest activities and events!

For more information visit

March 11:

On Stage at the State Presents 'Come Together: The Beatles Concert Experience'

Mar 11, 2017
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-0156

In this live musical performance , 'Come Together' recreates the look, sound and history of the Beatles, taking you back into time to witness the Beatles phenomenal rise to pop stardom.

Through authentic costumes, superbly intricate live performances and soaring vocal harmonies, 'Come Together' takes audiences on a musical journey from the early years of the Beatles's British Invasion through their legendary 60's and 70's recordings with highlights of the Sgt. Pepper era, as well as their solo careers.

Price: $40.00

March 18:

2017 "on Tour" Wild & Scenic Film Festival In Auburn

Mar 18, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 852-2836

This upcoming March the "On Tour" 2017 Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to the State Theatre in Auburn with another incredible selection of adventure and environmental films to change your world. Please join PARC on Saturday March 18th for a fun filled evening of films, great food, local beer & wine and American River Canyon News & Updates.

Price: $20 general, $10 student - tix for all sessions. No individual session tix available. 20+ films - No films repeated

March 25th:

Red, White & Blue Dance
Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall, 5925 Horseshoe Bar Rd., Loomis CA

The 8th Annual Red, White & Blue Dance will be held on Saturday, March 25 in Loomis. Veterans will be recognized and proceeds go to the Forgotten Soldier Program and Honor Flight Charities. It will be held from 7-10PM at the Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall, 5925 Horseshoe Bar Rd. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and available at the Loomis Chamber of Commerce or by calling 916-660-2059. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Funds raised from the dance will be do nated to The Forgotten Solider Program, based in Auburn, CA.

March 31 - April 2:

Tahoe WinterWonderGrass 2017

Mar 31, 2017 to Apr 02, 2017
See website for details.
Squaw Valley Resort
1960 Squaw Valley Rd
Olympic Valley, CA 96146

WWG 2017 returns following two sold out years in tahoe. We are thrilled to be back for another gathering Mixing the finest ingredients of the North Lake Tahoe lifestyle and delivering a batch to local music enthusiasts and the global winter audience! Lively national, regional and local bluegrass and acoustic roots music, California craft beers, wines, spirits and warm local food surrounds locals and the Valley's experience seeking guests in a Winter Wonderland.  Squaw Valley and the High Sierra are the glowing backdrop for families and friends to dance, mingle and reconnect!

This community gathering focuses on sustainability, local non profits and support of the arts while planting the seed for long term growth into one of two premier winter bluegrass, roots music & beer festivals in the United States.

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