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Open every day except holidays
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free admission
Auburn, CA

  Part Two of California and the Civil War opens April 1, 2015 at the Placer County Courthouse Museum in Auburn.   Illustrated panels created by guest curators Richard Hurley ...

Apr 17, 2015 to May 30, 2015
See website for schedule and venue details.
Roseville, Lincoln, and Rocklin, CA

Once again, the “Open Division” show will be held at the beautiful Blue Line Arts Gallery in historic Roseville, California.  This year the “Student Division” show ...

Apr 22, 2015 to May 27, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Wednesdays just got better!  Come down to Vernon Street Town Square each Wednesday ( April 22nd through May 27th) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to sample local wine, enjoy ...

Apr 24, 2015 to May 10, 2015
Auburn, CA

Experience Britain's hottest play with an amazing cast from Nevada and Placer counties in this side splitting and touching play based on the movie ...

Apr 24, 2015 to May 08, 2015
Fridays, 7:00-8:30pm
Auburn, CA

Add some fun to your relationship, by developing your dance connection! Learn the key elements of lead and follow necessary to gain success on ...

May 01, 2015 to May 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Celebrate the beauty of flowers at General Gomez' "Blooming" Art Show. Enjoy all media, 2D and 3D in this exhibit featuring artists from the ...

May 01, 2015 to May 03, 2015
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Everything for Your Home, Garden & Gracious living! Remodel, renovate, build and landscape!  Outdoor living at its finest, bathrooms & kitchens, windows, doors, pools & spas, ...

May 02, 2015 to May 03, 2015
9:00 a.m. Saturday to 9:00 a.m. Sunday
Roseville, CA

Relay for Life is a fun, community event that brings people together to CELEBRATE the lives of those who have battled cancer, REMEMBER loved ...

May 02, 2015
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

Discover the Charm of Historic Downtown Lincoln, Gateway to Placer County Wineries!  Taste wine from SEVENTEEN of our fabulous Placer County wineries while you ...

May 02, 2015 to May 03, 2015
See website for schedule of events.
Rocklin, CA

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

May 02, 2015
Rocklin, CA

The Sierra College Foundation is proud to present the 11th annual A Taste of Excellence, a Food and Wine Tasting event. This premier event ...

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
Lincoln, CA

Dozens of artists exhibiting and selling their work to the public for one weekend.  Wonderful crafts will be for sale in various media:  fine ...

May 02, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

Don't miss this Family 'Fun' Raiser, sponsored by Soroptimist of Colfax! Proceeds Benefit Our Local Schools, Weimar, Colfax and Alta Music, Food, Margaritas, Mexican ...

May 02, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

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 ...

May 02, 2015
Dinner at 5:30 p.m. and Bingo at 7:00 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

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 ...

May 03, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

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 ...

May 03, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Denio's on Sunday, May 3rd, with Cinco Denio's and enjoy a delectable assortment of authentic Mexican food and live ...

May 05, 2015
4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

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 ...

May 05, 2015
Auburn, CA

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 ...

May 08, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

The Colfax Art Walk is an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and those simply looking for pleasant evening out to wander from venue to ...

May 08, 2015
Auburn, CA

Presented by Keep Smilin' Promotions Live in concert, every 1st Friday!

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Coloma, CA

Join us at Marshall Gold Discovery State historic park Mother’s Day weekend for Springtime in Coloma featuring an 1850s tent town, living history, wagon ...

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Twenty well known California artists will be participating in The North Auburn Artists Spring Studios Tour  on Mothers Day Weekend!  The tour is free and ...

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Loomis, CA

Twelve years ago, a small group of Loomis Basin artists decided to open their studios on Mother’s Day weekend to share their art and the fantastic ...

May 09, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lincoln , CA

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. ...

May 09, 2015 to May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

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 ...

May 09, 2015
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Iowa Hill , CA

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!  ...

May 10, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Granite Bay and Rocklin, CA

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 ...

May 10, 2015
All day
Loomis, CA

Delicious Buffet Brunch served all day in the Café gardens

May 10, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Loomis, CA

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

May 13, 2015
7:30 a.m.
Auburn, CA

Come see the riders off!  A convoy of motorcyclists representing the National Veterans Awareness Organization will be greeted at the Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall ...

May 14, 2015 to May 17, 2015
Rocklin, CA

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 ...

May 16, 2015
Lincoln, CA

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 ...

May 16, 2015
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Loomis, CA

High Hand Gallery Presents the “Healing HeArts” Show, a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the ...

May 16, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

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 ...

May 17, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

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May 17, 2015
Auburn, CA

Visit charming Old Town Auburn for the Annual Spring Antiques Street Fair!  Browse antiques and collectibles, unusual bargains, jewels to junk, and 150 vendors. ...

May 17, 2015
See website for event schedule.
Auburn, CA

The World’s Toughest Half takes place in the scenic Sierra foothill town of Auburn, the Endurance Capital of the World. Enjoy the incredible beauty ...

May 22, 2015
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Based in the Sacramento region, CORE Contemporary Dance is a professional dance company comprised of performance artists with diverse dance backgrounds. The artistic vision ...

May 22, 2015
7:00 p.m. to Midnight
Roseville, CA

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, 2015 to May 24, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Olympic Valley, CA

Made in Tahoe Festival celebrates all things local. The Village at Squaw Valley will host a wide array of offerings that are made or ...

May 23, 2015
Gates open at 2:00 p.m. and music is from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Loomis, CA

Don't miss the 2nd Annual BLUES, BURGERS and BREWS festival in beautiful downtown Loomis! This family friendly event will be host to some excellent music, delicious ...

May 25, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sacramento, CA

Come out and enjoy the sun gleaming off the gorgeous cars In Vettes for Vets & American Muscle! Sponsored by Performance Chevrolet   Bring the family ...

May 30, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by the Boy's & Girl's Club of Placer County Barbeque, Band, and Auction

May 30, 2015
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Shop and explore over 50 exhibits to find everything from entertainment, art, jewelry, makeovers, health, wellness and beauty secrets, vendor demonstrations, travel ideas and ...

May 30, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Old Town Auburn welcomes the local Fine Art and Wine communities in kicking off the 2nd Annual Old Town Auburn Fine Art & Wine ...

May 31, 2015
Gates open at 5:00 a.m.
Auburn, CA

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

Jun 02, 2015
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

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 ...

Jun 04, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

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 ...

Jun 04, 2015 to Jun 07, 2015
Lincoln, CA

Lincoln EAA (eaa1541.org) 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 ...

Jun 05, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

Hosted by Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills and Thunder Valley Casino Resort Open to all 1975 and older American Made or American powered ...

Jun 06, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

Hosted by Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills and VFW Post 3010. This show is open to all 1975 and older American Made or ...

Jun 07, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Meadow Vista, CA

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

Jun 11, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Enjoy a showcase of original artworks displayed in dozens of Downtown and Old Town Auburn venues. Hop from venue to venue, meet the artists ...

Jun 13, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015
See website for complete schedule of events.
Various locations around Lake Tahoe, CA

Escape the daily grind this June 13th through the 28th in one of the world’s top outdoor playgrounds. Adventure Sports Week Tahoe was created ...

Jun 13, 2015
See website for event details.
Incline Village, NV

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 ...

Jun 13, 2015
See website for event details.
Tahoe City, CA

The Big Blue Waterman Challenge is a swim, run, and stand up paddle event broken into several short heats. Compete to see if you ...

Jun 13, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Colfax , CA

The Colfax Art Walk is an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and those simply looking for pleasant evening out to wander from venue to ...

Every Friday June 19-August 7 (excluding July 3)
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Kings Beach, CA

Start your summer weekend off right by listening and dancing to free, live music performances featuring a variety of genres on the beautiful North ...

Jun 19, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by Auburn Recreation and Park District This is a free, family friendly fun event! Live Music, Beer Garden, Food Court, Giant Kids' Zone, and Crafts     Featuring ...

Jun 19, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tahoe City, CA

Explore Tahoe City and enjoy happy hour specials, live music, good times and over 50 classic rides!

Jun 20, 2015
8:00 a.m.
Tahoe City, CA

Come join us for a great day of mountain biking on a scenic and fun course. Race in the cross country, 4 hour or ...

Jun 20, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tahoe City, CA

The Tahoe City Wine Walk returns to the shore of Lake Tahoe on Saturday, June 20, 2015 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Wine ...

Jun 21, 2015
See website for event details.
Tahoe City, CA

The Burton Creek Trail Run takes place on a beautiful, fun and challenging trail system within Burton Creek State Park in Tahoe City, CA. ...

Jun 25, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015
See website for complete schedule of events.
Roseville, CA

The Placer County Fair and Events Center has a long history of tradition, family fun, and community-oriented spirit. Each year, the fair brings families ...

Jun 27, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015
See website for event details.

Starting in Squaw Valley, California near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ending 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California, Western States Endurance ...

Jun 27, 2015
8:00 a.m. Start--See website for complete schedule details.
Tahoe City, CA

The XTERRA Tahoe City races celebrate the natural environment of Lake Tahoe’s excellent terrain, trails and blue water. New for 2015 both the XTERRA Tahoe ...

Jul 03, 2015
4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Kings Beach, CA

The 2015 July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party will take place 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the North Tahoe Event Center right on ...

Jul 04, 2015
Auburn, CA

Celebrate Independence Day in Old Town Auburn!! Start off by chowing down pancakes lovingly prepared by the Auburn Fire Department. Their Annual Pancake Breakfast is ...

Jul 04, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Foresthill, CA

The Foresthill Independence Day Celebration kicks off with a parade up Main Street at 10:00 a.m. followed by festivities at Memorial Park including food, ...

Jul 04, 2015
Tahoe City, CA

Don't miss Tahoe City's Fireworks Show and Beach Bash!!  2015 marks the 70th year and promises to be the BIGGEST show yet!

Jul 10, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

The Colfax Art Walk is an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and those simply looking for pleasant evening out to wander from venue to ...

Jul 25, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
See website for event details.
Truckee, CA

2015 brings the 34th Donner Lake Triathlon (DLT) to Truckee California. For years the Donner Lake Triathlon has been and remains the favorite triathlon ...

Jul 25, 2015
1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Grateful Dead Tribute Concert This is a free show! Live Music, Craft Beer Garden, Kid Fun Zone, and Crafts

Jul 25, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Truckee, CA

Presented by Lake of the Sky Garden Club This year’s event features 8 gardens as well as landscaping at the Truckee Donner Community Recreation Center, ...

Aug 01, 2015
See website for event details.
Truckee to Auburn, CA

The Western States Trail Ride, popularly called the Tevis Cup Ride, is the oldest modern day endurance ride, having been held annually since 1955. ...

Aug 13, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Enjoy a showcase of original artworks displayed in dozens of Downtown and Old Town Auburn venues. Hop from venue to venue, meet the artists ...

Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 15, 2015
See website for schedule details.
Auburn, CA

Concert August 14th at the State Theater!   985 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 7:00 p.m. This will be an incredible night featuring Paul Hemmings, Fred Sokolow, and Dani ...

Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015
See website for complete schedule of events.
Kings Beach, CA

  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 ...

Aug 14, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

The Colfax Art Walk is an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and those simply looking for pleasant evening out to wander from venue to ...

Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tahoe City, CA

Set on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, the 7th annual Tahoe City Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will give visitors a special opportunity ...

Aug 21, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tahoe City , CA

Set on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, the 7th annual Tahoe City Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will give visitors a special opportunity ...

Aug 22, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015
See website for event details.
Tahoma, CA

The Lake Tahoe Triathlon occurs annually at Ed’ZBerg Sugar Pine State Park on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Sugar Pine is truly one ...

Sep 11, 2015
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

The Colfax Art Walk is an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and those simply looking for pleasant evening out to wander from venue to ...

Sep 12, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

Mark your calendar so you won’t miss this great family event!  2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of Colfax when the railroad made ...

Sep 18, 2015
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by Keep Smilin' Promotions Featuring Kevin Russell from The Gourds!

Sep 19, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rocklin, CA, CA

The 22nd annual event is sponsored by R.C. Willey, Five Star Auto Care. The classic car contest will feature some of the area’s most ...

Sep 20, 2015
Kings Beach, CA

Swim, bike and run through this world-famous resort town's clear waters and mountain vistas.

Oct 03, 2015
9:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.
Loomis, CA

The Loomis Eggplant Festival promises to be fun for everyone! Featuring star performers, great chefs, arts & crafts and some of the most delicious, ...

Oct 15, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Enjoy a showcase of original artworks displayed in dozens of Downtown and Old Town Auburn venues. Hop from venue to venue, meet the artists ...

Nov 12, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Kings Beach, CA

Passport to Dining is North Tahoe’s most affordable food and beverage tasting event and is a not-to-miss fall social gathering.   Enjoy up to 35 food, ...

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NOTE: All effort is made to notify when events have changed or been cancelled. That said, however, weather or other circumstances may force the cancelation of an event without notice. When in doubt, contact the Event to find out the latest information. 


Ongoing Events


 Historic Guided Walking Tour of
Old Town Auburn

 

Presented by Placer County Museum Docent Guild
Every Saturday, rain or shine!!  Meet at the Courthouse at 10:00 a.m.
101 Maple Street, Auburn, CA
530 889-6500


Year-Round Farmers Markets




Old Town Courthouse Parking Lot

Every Saturday Year 'Round from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Auburn Folsom Road at Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA

Fountains at Roseville
Every Tuesday Year 'Round from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Roseville Parkway and Galleria Blvd.
Roseville, CA

www.foothillfarmersmarket.com



Free Art Walk
Downtown Roseville Merchants 




Every 3rd Saturday from 7-10 p.m.
Roseville, CA 95678
See website for map and details

http://www.3rdSatArtWalk.com



Outdoor Pickers Market Presented by
Hand Pickin' Emporium




Antiques, Vintage, Food & Fun
4155 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA
4th Sunday each month
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

www.handpickin.com



Food Truck Mania




Starts March 26th!!
Every 4th Thursday of the month at
Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin, CA
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

www.rocklin.ca.us



Colfax Art Walk



Starts April 10th!  Every 2nd Friday of the month from
April through September.
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Main and Depot Streets in
Historic Downtown Colfax, CA

www.placerarts.org



Auburn Art Walk



Four Dates:
April 9th, June 11th, August 13th, and October 15th
Streets of Old Town Auburn, CA
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

www.placerarts.org






The home of Short-track racing thrills in Northern California!
Saturday races starting April 11th!  See website for schedule.

800 All American City Blvd
Roseville, CA  95678

www.allamericanspeedway.com





2nd Friday of the month from May to September!
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lincoln Way in Auburn, CA from Elm Street to High Street

auburncruisenite.org





Speedway motorcycle racing every Friday night, all summer long!!
Races start May 8th...see website for 2015 schedule!

Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street, Auburn, CA  95603

www.fastfridays.com






Join the fun every Thursday night!
June 4th through July 30th
Free admission and parking.
Weekly themed entertainment.

Loomis Train Depot Plaza
3640 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis, CA  95650

http://loomisfamilyfest.com/



Concerts on the Square



Gates open at 6:30 p.m.  Concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
Every 3rd Saturday, May through October
Vernon Street Town Square, Roseville, CA  95678

http://www.roseville.ca.us





Local, regional, and national performers will delight Tahoe City audiences every Sunday afternoon this summer.  This FREE event! 

Music from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Every Sunday starting June 22nd through September 7th.
   

http://www.concertsatcommonsbeach.com