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Events 2015

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.

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

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.

Wednesdays in May, 2015

Wine Down Wednesdays

Apr 22, 2015 to May 27, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Vernon Street Town Square
Roseville, CA 95678
916 772-PLAY

Wednesdays just got better! Come down to Vernon Street Town Square each Wednesday ( April 22nd through May 27th) from5:30-7:30 p.m. tosample localwine, enjoy some food,listen to music,andwine downwith family and friends.

May 1 - 3, 2015

Auburn Spring Home Show

May 01, 2015 to May 03, 2015
Friday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street
Auburn, CA 95603
530 887-3616

Everything for Your Home, Garden & Gracious living! Remodel, renovate, build and landscape! Outdoor living at its finest, bathrooms & kitchens, windows, doors, pools & spas, flooring, sunrooms, patios, solar, awning, HVAC, BBQs, decking, and much more! Special Features include Landscapers Challenge, manufactured home on site, cooking demos, gift & gourmet galleria; fantastic giveaways and prizes, and free bulbs daily to the first 500 customers!

May 1 - 21, 2015

Blooming, The Beauty of Flowers

May 01, 2015 to May 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
General Gomez ARTS & Events Center
808 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 745-4230

Celebrate the beauty of flowers at General Gomez' "Blooming" Art Show.

Enjoy all media, 2D and 3D in this exhibit featuring artists from the Gold Country area. A reception will be held on Friday, May 1, from 5 - 8 pm.

May 2, 2015

A Taste of Excellence

May 02, 2015
Sierra COllege Rocklin Campus
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677
916 660-7020

The Sierra College Foundation is proud to present the 11th annual A Taste of Excellence, a Food and Wine Tasting event. This premier event of Placer County will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015, on the Sierra College campus in Rocklin. A Taste of Excellence is the Foundation's largest fund-raising effort and includes a tasting of fine foods and wines from the best restaurants and wineries in Northern California, as well as a silent and live auction. We anticipate over 500 attendees with a ticket price of $125 per person.

May 2, 2015

Antique Answers Evaluation Day

May 02, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Valley Springs Church Youth Center
2401 Olympus Drive
Roseville, CA 95661

Presented by AAUW Roseville-South Placer

If you Love Antiques Roadshow, you'll love this event!! Get an informal, verbal evaluation by a professional. Proceed support local scholarships for women and girls. Bring in paintings, books, rugs, china silver, crystal, jewelry, railroad memorabilia, dolls, toys, linens, and collectibles.

An appointment is required. Email or call 916 772-6763 to book your appointment.

May 2, 2015

Cinco De Mayo & Bingo

May 02, 2015
Dinner at 5:30 p.m. and Bingo at 7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Veterans Memorial Hall
541 5th Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 645-3800

Presented by American Legion and Lincoln Area Archives

Come for an evening of food and fun in celebration of Cinco De Mayo. There will be carnitas and salad served, Bingo, and a no host bar.
This is a 21 and older event.

$25 per person

May 2, 2015

Lincoln Wine Fest

May 02, 2015
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Downtown Lincoln
640 5th Street
Lincoln, CA 95648

Discover the Charm of Historic Downtown Lincoln, Gateway to Placer County Wineries! Taste wine from SEVENTEEN of our fabulous Placer County wineries while you sample food from the best local food suppliers. At Beermann Plaza we'll be featuring vendors, live music, a wine garden and the opportunity to purchase the wine you like by the bottle.

May 2 - 3, 2015

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

May 02, 2015 to May 03, 2015
9:00 a.m. Saturday to 9:00 a.m. Sunday
Cooley Middle School
9300 Prairie Woods Way
Roseville, CA 95747

Relay for Life is a fun, community event that brings people together to CELEBRATE the lives of those who have battled cancer, REMEMBER loved ones we have lost, and empower individuals and communities to FIGHT BACK against cancer. Volunteer, join/start a team or stop in for music, games and fun!

May 2 - 3, 2015

Rocklin Ramble Crazy Fun 5K

May 02, 2015 to May 03, 2015
See website for schedule of events.
Johnson Springview Park
5460 5th Street
Rocklin, CA 95677
916 625-5200

With a theme of Super Heroes, the 5K Obstacle Run includes family, individual, and a Super Team Division. Registration required.

May 2 - 3, 2015

Sun City Lincoln Hills 2015 Art Studio Tour

May 02, 2015 to May 03, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday
Sun City Lincoln Hills
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 434-5905

Dozens of artists exhibiting and selling their work to the public for one weekend. Wonderful crafts will be for sale in various media: fine art painting, ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, fiber art, turned wood, water colors, collage, lapidary and more.

Starting mid-April, free Tour maps may be picked up from both Sun City Lodges:

Orchard Creek
965 Orchard Creek Lane
Lincoln, CA

Kilaga Springs
1167Sun City Blvd.
Lincoln, CA

Maps will also be available from all artist studios during actual tourhours. This tour is presented by the Sun City Hills Painters' Club.

May 3, 2015

Dinosaur Day Science Fest

May 03, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sierra College Rocklin Campus (Sewell Hall)
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677
916 660-7923

This is a fun all-day family adventure! This year, along with displays and activities surrounding the study of dinosaurs, Dinosaur Day Science Fest will include demonstrations in paleontology, physics and chemistry, and live animal and planetarium shows. This event continually grows in popularity offering the community a day of fun activities, temporary exhibits, and a chance to get an up-close look at the amazing collection of natural history specimens housed in the Museum located on the Rocklin Campus of Sierra College. Included in its collection of fossil dinosaurs are a triceratops skull, a pachycephalosaurus skull, T-rex skull replica, dinosaur leg bones, a giant theropod footprint and a full mount cast of a hypsilophodont.

May 5, 2015

Cinco De Mayo

May 05, 2015
Streets of Old Town Auburn
Auburn, CA 95603
530 888-1585

A little bit of Mexico comes to Old Town Auburn! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated annually in the United States and Mexico to commemorate the Mexican army beating 6,000 French troops who had invaded the city of Puebla on May 5, 1882. The Folklorico Dancer Troupe from Sacramento, and pony rides by Pony Up in Newcastle, always a favorite with the buckaroos, will be back again this year along with Mobile Rocks climbing wall and piñatas for the children, and a street dance from 8-9pm. There will also be a salsa making contest with local restaurants - tasters determine the winners! Join us for music, food, vendors, piñatas, dancing, and fun for the entire family. We promise to keep the HEAT down!

May 5, 2015

Big Day of Giving Auburn Fiesta

May 05, 2015
4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center at the State Theater
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-0156

Come for the Giving, Stay for the Fun! Don't miss the Big Day of Giving Auburn Fiesta! From 4:30 - 7:00 PM at the State Theatre Building you can Give to the Non-Profits that make Placer County a great place to live. Meet local non-profits, post photos, take pictures with your friends in the BigDog Photo Booth, enjoy refreshments, and watch the giving total climb on the leaderboard. There will be giving stations and a Board Member check-in table.

On May 5th, 2015, more than 150 communities across the country will gather for one BIG Day of Giving. With the hope of reaching millions of donors and raising over $100M nationwide, each community will rally support for the vital work of local nonprofits. In 2014, our community made history during the first BIG Day of Giving by raising more than $3 million for 394 nonprofits from over 12,000 donors - and we were 2nd in the country among those participating in the national Give Local America effort! We also proved that small gifts truly count! Over 60% of donations were between $25 - $50 and close to 1/3 of the donors were new to online giving.

May 8, 2015

Colfax Art Walk

May 08, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Historic Downtown Colfax
Main and Depot Streets
Colfax, CA 95713
530 885-5670

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.

May 9, 2015

Bloomtastic 2015 at Maple Rock Gardens

May 09, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Maple Rock Gardens
100 Clark Tunnel Road
Lincoln , CA 95648
916 652-2065

A gift for mom this Mother's Day weekend, a visit to a one of a kind garden for a day of events celebrating gardening. On May 9th Maple Rock Gardens will be open to the public for Bloomtastic, a Celebration of Gardening. A self-guided tour will take you through the various themed garden rooms at thisprivate residence not open to the public and second to none. Local radio host, Fred Hoffman from KFBK/KSTE said Maple Rock is The finest private garden in Northern California.
Activities throughout the day will include self guided walking tours, Garden Railroad, Food & Drink and much more.

Adult tickets are $10 and kids 12 and under are free.

May 9, 2015

Berry Fest

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Placer County Fairgrounds
800 All American City Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678
916 705-5495

Come celebrate the harvest of the Strawberry with great food, fun contests, amazing activities and specular entertainment all revolving around the strawberry and it's tasty berry counterparts (black berry, raspberry, boysenberry ). Here in Roseville the Strawberry Festival is a tradition and it is always on Mothers day weekend. That is why we are proud to say that the Strawberry Festival in Roseville/Placer county is dedicated to all the wonderful mothers, grandmothers and wifes out there!

May 9 - 10, 2015

Springtime in Coloma

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Highway 49
Coloma, CA 95613
530 622-3470

Join us at Marshall Gold Discovery State historic park Mothers Day weekend for Springtime in Coloma featuring an 1850s tent town, living history, wagon rides, gold panning, and Mothers Day gifts at the Sweet Shoppe and Flower Shoppe.

On May 9th, celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Marshall Monument with an 11:00 a.m. hot dog and hamburger barbeque. On May 10th, treat your mom to the Victorian Tea and Brunch with an 11:00 a.m. brunch buffet including quiche, fruit, scones, pastries, tea, and mimosas, an elegant outdoor affair hosted by servers dressed in period clothing. Tickets are $20 andmust be purchased in advance (in person at the Gold Rush Mercantile or online at Proceeds benefit the Gold Discovery Park Association.

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Highway 49, Coloma, CA
$8 per vehicle park day use fee.

May 9 - 10, 2015

Loomis Art Loop Open Studios Tour

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Various Art Studios in the Loomis Basin
Loomis, CA 95650

Twelve years ago,a small group of Loomis Basin artists decided to open their studios on Mothers Day weekend to sharetheir art and the fantastic beauty ofthe area. Thus was born the Loomis Art Loop Open Studios Tour.

There are six studios and fourteen artists participating in the tour this year. The locations are within a ten minute drive from each other. The artists have a range of professional experience, with several achieving many honors both locally and nationally; some have exhibited across the USA and in Europe.

May 9, 2015

Iowa Hill Chili Cook-Off

May 09, 2015
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Iowa Hill Fire Department
3350 Iowa Hill Road
Iowa Hill , CA 95713
530 613-2537

Whether you want to cook and compete, or just want to eat, you're bound to have a whole lot of fun!! Pie contest too! There will be live music and fun for the whole family. For more information or for chili or pie entry, contact Chase Dowling at 530 613-2537.

May 9 - 10, 2015

North Auburn Art Studios Tour

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Various Artists' Studios
Auburn, CA 95603

Twentywell known California artists will be participating in The North Auburn Artists Spring Studios Tour on Mothers Day Weekend! The tour is free and all participating artists are within a few miles of each other.

May 10, 2015

30th Annual Mother's Day Tour

May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
7 Beautiful Area Gardens
Granite Bay and Rocklin, CA 95677
530 889-7385

Presented by UC Master Gardeners of Placer County

Tour 7 colorful gardens in Rocklin and Granite Bay.

Tickets with maps will be available
Saturday, April 25th through the day of tour at:

Eisley Nursery, 380 Nevada Street, Auburn, 530-885-5163
Green Acres Nursery & Supply, 901 Galleria Boulevard, Roseville, 916-782-2273
Bushnell Gardens Nursery, 5255 Douglas Boulevard, Granite Bay, 916-791-4199

May 10, 2015

Mother's Day at the Flower Farm

May 10, 2015
All day
Flower Farm Cafe
9280 Horseshoe Bar Road
Loomis, CA 95650
916 652-5661

Delicious Buffet Brunch served all day in the Café gardens

May 10, 2015

Mother's Day Picnic on the Patio

May 10, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Casque Tasting Room at the Flower Farm
9280 Horseshow Bar Road
Loomis, CA 95650
916 652-5661

Special treats for Mom,
wine specials and fun for all!!

May 13, 2015

National Veterans Awareness Ride 2015

May 13, 2015
7:30 a.m.
Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall
100 East Street
Auburn, CA 95603
530 306-7736

Come see the riders off! A convoy of motorcyclists representing the National Veterans Awareness Organization will be greeted at the Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall before they begin their annual pilgrimage from Auburn, CA to Washington DC. This group, composed of veterans and non-veteran patriots, is undertaking a 10 day journey across the United States to bring awareness and recognition to our nation's military veterans and POW/MIAs.

More information about this ride can be found at

May 14, 2015

7th Annual Rocklin Community Festival

May 14, 2015 to May 17, 2015
Johnson-Springview Park
5480 Fifth Street
Rocklin, CA 95677

Sponsored by Rocklin Kiwanis and Co-Sponsored by the City of Rocklin

A celebration of family and fun benefitting children in the community, this year's Rocklin Community Festival will include a business and crafts fair, a beer and wine garden, live music, a parade and pancake breakfast!

May 16, 2015

2015 Tour de Lincoln

May 16, 2015
McBean Park
McBean Park Drive / Highway 193
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 645-6254
14th Annual Lincoln Volunteer Center Benefit Bike Ride
The Lincoln Volunteer Center held its inaugural Tour de Lincoln in May 2002. The Tour is a benefit bike ride for the Volunteer Center and has grown annually to over 900 cyclists in 2009. The Tour offers a wonderful Spring day of riding the scenic back roads of Lincoln and South Placer County. The ride is fee based and includes a continental breakfast, well stocked rest stops along the routes, and a great post-ride BBQ lunch. Area bike shops provide minor repairs at the start/finish and at some of the rest stops for your convenience.

May 16, 2015

The 'Healing HeARTS' Show

May 16, 2015
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
High Hand Gallery II
3750 Taylor Road
Loomis, CA 95650
916 652-2065

High Hand Gallery Presents the Healing HeArts Show, a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Wine and Hord doeuvres will be served. Silent auction begins at 5:00 p.m. with a live auction at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Gallery or online at

May 16, 2015

Armed Forces Day

May 16, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Wings Restaurant at the Auburn Airport
13595 New Airport Road
Auburn, CA 95602
530 823-6204

Unveiling and Dedication to the City of Auburn of a Veteran's Memorial featuring a Douglas Van Howd created bronze statue of Col. Bud Anderson and his famous P-51 "Old Crow." This is a free event and all Veterans and interested community members are invited to attend.

May 17, 2015

On Stage at the State Presents 'In My Life'

May 17, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center at the State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-0156

In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles is the award winning, smash hit musical biography of the Beatles as seen through the eyes of their manager Brian Epstein. More than just a Beatles tribute concert, In My Life gives the audience a chance to "be there" at pivotal moments in the extraordinary career of the Beatles – from Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club, to the Ed Sullivan Show, Shea Stadium's 50,000 + screaming fans and their final live performance on the rooftop of their Apple Corp offices. This family friendly musical tale is widely considered by industry insiders to be the most unique Beatles show in decades.

Oldtown Auburn Antiques Street Fair

Sunday-May 17, 2015

phone: 530.888.1585
time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
location: I-80 @ Maple St. Historic Oldtown
fee: Free

49th annual Spring Street Fair.
150 dealers on the streets of Oldtown Auburn.
For vendor application: & click on vendors.

May 17, 2015

Auburn Triathlon

May 17, 2015
See website for event schedule.
American River Canyon Overlook
855 Pacific Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603
530 583-1806

The Worlds Toughest Half takes place in the scenic Sierra foothill town of Auburn, the Endurance Capital of the World. Enjoy the incredible beauty and challenge of this one-of-a-kind course in a convenient & hospitable town. We offer something different than bland routes with overcrowded fields common in our booming sport.

Here you will enjoy a no hassles, grass roots feel, a true adventure into the Sierra and a focus on the athlete. Come to Auburn and discover what Ironman age-group world record holder Jeri Howland calls, "The best race I've ever done. An awe-inspiring experience."

May 22, 2015

On Stage at the State Presents 'Core Contemporary Dance'

May 22, 2015
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center at the State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-0156

Based in the Sacramento region, CORE Contemporary Dance is a professional dance company comprised of performance artists with diverse dance backgrounds. The artistic vision of CORE is to express ideas and emotions to our audience in a manner that will engage, entertain, educate, and promote the expression of human experiences through movement.

May 22, 2015

3rd Annual Firemans' Ball

May 22, 2015
7:00 p.m. to Midnight
The Opera House Saloon
411 Lincoln Street
Roseville, CA 95678
916 538-1809

Presented by the Historic Roseville Fire Museum

This party is all about fun, food, and fabulousity!
Cocktail hour, dancing, silent auction, and yummy hors d'oeuvre!

May 23 - 24, 2015

Made in Tahoe

May 23, 2015 to May 24, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The Village at Squaw Valley
1985 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
530 584-1000

Made in Tahoe Festival celebrates all things local. The Village at Squaw Valley will host a wide array of offerings that are made or inspired in the Lake Tahoe Basin and Truckee areas- local artisans, businesses, culinarians, organizations and entertainers. Discover, explore and experience our special community rich with talented creators!

May 23, 2015

Blues, Burgers, & Brews

May 23, 2015
Gates open at 2:00 p.m. and music is from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Peter Oakes Stage
5775 Horseshoe Bar Road
Loomis, CA 95650

Don't miss the 2ndAnnual BLUES, BURGERS and BREWS festival in beautiful downtown Loomis!

This family friendly event will be host to some excellent music, delicious BBQ and some incredible local libations. Plus, dont forget to stop by one of our many vendor booths for some great local clothing, jewelry and other wares too!

The event will be held at thePeter Oakes Stagedowntown. Please feel free to bring low back chairs for your comfort and dont forget the sunscreen!

May 25, 2015

6th Annual Vettes for Vets & American Muscle

May 25, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
California Automobile Museum
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
916 442-6802

Come out and enjoy the sun gleaming off the gorgeous cars In Vettes for Vets & American Muscle!

Sponsored by Performance Chevrolet

Bring the family and your cameras to this FREE outdoor public event! Monday, May 25th will be a great day of sunshine and remembering our veterans as we enjoy a fantastic car show with All-American Corvettes and Muscle Cars, raffle, grilled hot dogs, free museum admission for retired and active military & car owners, color guard presentation and a festive celebration! All are encouraged to dress in theme: Rosie the Riveter, Uncle Sam, military fatigues, etc. There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos with cars including our 1943 Army Jeep and in the cockpit of an original Huey helicopter. Games and activities for all ages will be available in the paved outdoor parking lot south of the museum.

Car Owners: All makes and models Corvettes & Muscles welcome to join this event. Please register easily online for just $20 prior to May 24! Registration will be available the day of for $25. We are expecting a record crowd, so please arrive early to park you car and enjoy the show.

May 30, 2015

Chillin' & Grillin'

May 30, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Mullin & McAdams Clubhouse
679 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 889-2273

Presented by the Boy's & Girl's Club of Placer County

Barbeque, Band, and Auction

May 30, 2015

Envision Expo

May 30, 2015
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Regional Park Gymnasium
3770 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
530 863-4615

Shop and explore over 50 exhibits to find everything from entertainment, art, jewelry, makeovers, health, wellness and beauty secrets, vendor demonstrations, travel ideas and so much more! There will be great deals, show specials, raffle prizes and some of Placer Countys most popular brands and niche products and services at your fingertips.

May 30, 2015

Old Town Auburn Fine Art & Wine Faire

May 30, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Streets of Old Town Auburn
Auburn, CA 95603

Old Town Auburn welcomes the local Fine Art and Wine communities in kicking off the 2nd Annual Old Town Auburn Fine Art & Wine Faire. Area fine artists will set up booths along the streets in the style of a French street market. This free event also includes wine tasting, live music, and food catered by Max's Restaurant. Attendees can see artists painting "in action" or "en plein air" style as they capture the vivid scenery of the lush, historic foothill town of Auburn. Featured Fine Artists and Plein Air artists working in oil, watercolor or mixed media just might capture a side of Auburn you'd like to have hanging on your wall! The event is free, but for a nominal entry fee, attendees can enjoy select Placer County Vintner"s Association wines, and wineries will be hosting the ticketed over-21 style wine garden portion of the event. Appetizers will be prepared and offered by Max's Auburn, a delightful fine dining establishment within walking distance of Old Town. There will be a nominal fee for the food only, or wine tasting includes a sample of Max's food faire. Come join us as fine artists from Auburn and the greater Placer-county community will be showcasing their work on the streets of Old Town.

May 30, 2015

Mother Lode Model T Club Swap Meet

May 31, 2015
Gates open at 5:00 a.m.
Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street
Auburn, CA 95603
916 202-7957

Vintage and classic cars, parts, and memorabilia...
Hotdogs, hamburgers, and homemade pies will be for sale.

June 2, 2015

Twilight on the Tarmac

Jun 02, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Regional Airport
1480 Flight Line Drive
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 645-2035

Live music by "The Great Gatsby" starring Peter Petty
Roaring 20's Costume Contest
Sneak Preview of the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Plane
Raffle to win 2 Tickets for a plane ride
Beverages and appetizers included!

June 4, 2015

Cinema at the State Presents 'Chasing Ice'

Jun 04, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center at the State Theatre
985 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-0156

Follow acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.

June 4 - 7, 2015

Fly the Ford!

Jun 04, 2015 to Jun 07, 2015
Lincoln Airport
1480 Flight Line Drive
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 715-1100

Lincoln EAA ( Presents the Ford Tri-Motor

This state-of-the-art, all metal 1929 "Tin Goose" airliner will be providing rides at the Lincoln Airport June 4th through 7th! This particular Tri-Motor has been an airliner, a barnstormer, a crop-duster, a fire bomber, and a movie star! In addition to the Tri-Motor, there will be antique autos and vintage and experimental airplanes. Admission to this event is free, and rides on the Tri-Motor will be available for $75. For information and to book your flight, visit

June 5, 2015

Thunder in the Valley Show & Shine

Jun 05, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thunder Valley Casino Resort
1200 Athens Avenue
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 543-0464

Hosted by Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills and Thunder Valley Casino Resort

Open to all 1975 and older American Made or American powered vehicles.
Spectators Free!
Cash or non-perishable food donation is requested of participants.
Registration 3:00 6:00 p.m.
Show 4:00 9:00 p.m.
Awards, raffle, music, food and drinks.
Thisshow is a prelude to Saturdays Downtown Lincoln Classic Car Show.
Info or Ray Geiger 916-543-0464

June 6, 2015

9th Annual Downtown Lincoln Classic Car Show

Jun 06, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Historic Downtown Lincoln
Lincoln, CA 95648
916 543-0464

Hosted by Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills and VFW Post 3010.

This show is open to all 1975 and older American Made or American powered vehicles.
Registration before May 15 is $20.00, after May 15, $25.00.
Show to benefit The Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center, Ride to Walk,
and The National Down Syndrome Coalition.
Registration from 7:00 10:00 a.m., Show from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
50+ trophies and plaques will be awarded at 2:30 p.m. Dash plaques and Goody Bags for the first 200 cars registered. Raffle prizes, music, food, vendors and fun for all in beautiful Historic Downtown Lincoln.
NSRA safety inspections available.
Boy Scout breakfast 7 10 a.m. for registration forms etc or call Ray Geiger 916-543-0464

June 6, 2015

Lincoln Public Library Summer Reading Kick Off Party
June 6th, 2015
1:30 PM
Lincoln Public Library at Twelve Bridges

Summer Reading starts Saturday, June 6th at the Lincoln Public Library!

Join us this summer for a musical adventure as we Read to the Rhythm. Were starting it off with a bang at our Kick-Off Party, where we will have crafts, music and dance performances, a photobooth from Giggle & Riot Funbooths, free giveaways, a raffle, and more! All ages are welcome.

Come get your reading log on the first day and get a head start on earning your reading rewards from sponsors like In 'n' Out, Legoland, Fiddyment Farms, and other great businesses. For more information, go to our website at

June 7, 2015

A Day at the Garage Car Show

Jun 07, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
TnT Automotive
1086 Meadow Vista Road
Meadow Vista, CA 95722
530 878-8830

Presented by T n T Automotive
All makes and models welcome!
Live Band
Gift Bags

June 11, 2015

Auburn Art Walk 2015

Jun 11, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Streets of Old Town and Downtown Auburn
Auburn, CA 95603
530 885-5670

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.
Refreshments are served at many of the venues. The Auburn Art Walk is a great way to become acquainted with local businesses and the arts community! Artworks remain on display for two months.


Maps available at The Arts Building, 808 Lincoln Way, or any Art Walk venue, marked by a red sign.

June 13 - 28, 2015

Adventure Sports Week Tahoe

Jun 13, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015
See website for complete schedule of events.
Lake Tahoe
Various locations around Lake Tahoe, CA 530 546-1019
Escape the daily grind this June 13th through the 28th in one of the worlds top outdoor playgrounds. Adventure Sports Week Tahoe was created for those who appreciate clean air, clear water, scenic single track, and an elevated heart rate.
Come challenge yourself during the day in one of the many competitive events including trail running, mountain biking, triathlon, stand up paddle boarding, and swimming. Then relax in the evening while exploring North Lake Tahoes communities and mountain villages. Catch a live concert by the lake, or bring the whole family out for a movie on the beach.

June 13, 2015

The Thunderbird Paddle Race

Jun 13, 2015
See website for event details.
Sand Harbor Beach
Incline Village, NV 89452
530 546-1019

The Thunderbird is Lake Tahoe's most scenic paddle. The start is at the beautiful Sand Harbor beach, a Nevada State Park. The sandy beach gives way to Tahoe's most beautiful paddling area featuring clear water, large granite boulders, epic sierra views, and the historic Thunderbird Lodge.

June 13, 2015

Big Blue Waterman Challenge

Jun 13, 2015
See website for event details.
Commons Beach
Tahoe City, CA 96145
530 546-1019

The Big Blue Waterman Challenge is a swim, run, and stand up paddle event broken into several short heats. Compete to see if you have what it takes to advance to the final round and be named champion. The course and event are designed so that those new to the sport as well as seasoned competitors can have a fun and challenging experience.

June 13, 2015

Colfax Art Walk

Jun 13, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Historic Downtown Colfax
Main and Depot Streets
Colfax , CA 95713
530 885-5670

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.

November 14-15, 2015

Pioneer Quilt Guild
Nov. 14-15, 2015
Sat. 10-5, Sun 10-4
location: Roseville Sports Center  Mahany Regional Park 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville, Ca.
fee: Adults $7.00, Under 12 Free

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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