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Nov 27, 2015 to Nov 28, 2015
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Coloma, CA

Visit the historic buildings in Coloma and hear its history told by costumed docents. Talk with Santa, play in the snow, and make a wreath for ...

Nov 28, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

You are invited to Auburn’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Central Square! Such a great way to kick off the holiday season! Cookie decorating ~ Hot ...

Nov 28, 2015

Kick off the holiday season in style at the Tahoe City Holiday Hop! Stroll through our local stores and begin your holiday shopping while enjoying wine, ...

Nov 28, 2015 to Nov 29, 2015
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Auburn , CA

Auburns annual Christmas Craft & Art Faire Exclusively presented by The Craft Guild of Nevada County at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn.  Enjoy ...

Dec 02, 2015
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Kings Beach, CA

Complete your holiday shopping in one night and give the gift of locally made products from more than 50 artisans and vendors. Fun for ...

Dec 03, 2015
7:00 P.M. (95 min)
Auburn, CA

A documentary by Director Collin Hanks that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon. Tickets: $8

Dec 04, 2015
5 p.m.
Foresthill, Ca

Annual lighting of Christmas Tree. Be sure to have your photo taken with Santa!

Dec 04, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Award-winning duo once again unleash their dazzling teamwork, driving, dancing rhythms, and shared passion for taking the infectious melodies and grooves of ...

Dec 04, 2015 to Dec 20, 2015
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Rocklin, CA

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the ...

Dec 05, 2015 to Dec 20, 2015
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The fun doesn’t end with the Mountain Mandarin Festival. Follow the mandarin trail and join Mountain Mandarin Growers' Association (MMGA) members at our groves the 1st ...

Dec 05, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Rocklin, CA

One of our most popular concerts of the season! Enjoy an evening of swing, contemporary jazz and popular music with the Sierra College Jazz Voices and ...

Dec 05, 2015
2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

"A Christmas Celebration" featuring Santa's Workshop and over 100,000 lights! Bring your entire family and your friends to the Gold Country Fairgrounds before or after ...

Dec 05, 2015
4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

Old Town Rocklin Tree Lighting co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Rocklin and the City of Rocklin.  An all free event for the children of the ...

Dec 05, 2015
Parade starts at 4:30 p.m. Tree lighting at 6 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

Annual Parade, Tree Lighting, and Downtown Open House Live entertainment, Santa, snow on the plaza and Tree Lighting in Beermann Plaza immediately following parade. Free ...

Dec 05, 2015 to Dec 19, 2015
Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

A Charlie Brown Christmas RTAA invites you to return for their annual Christmas tradition! The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, comes to ...

Dec 05, 2015 to Dec 13, 2015
Saturday, December 5th at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 6th at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 11th at 10:00 A.M. (School only performance) Saturday, December 12th at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 13th at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

PLACER BALLET THEATER PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER Ballet has captivated audiences around the globe for hundreds of years, entrancing children with the fantasy, and holding adults in awe at the grace and ...

Dec 05, 2015
Home Tour: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Boutique: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Loomis, CA

Visit homes ranging from historic to fabulous all beautifully decorated for the holidays. Stop by our festive Holiday Boutique to browse and shop, and enjoy a delicious gourmet buffet lunch and entertainment.   At the ...

Dec 05, 2015
1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by Silver Screen Movies The killer in John Wayne's jail has treacherous friends, eager to kill to free their pal. But stubborn Duke refuses ...

Dec 05, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Saturday, December 5th (rain date Dec. 12). The parade will begin at the corner of Cherry and Lincoln Way at 5:30 p.m. This year's ...

Dec 05, 2015 to Dec 06, 2015
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Experience collaborative open-house style wine tours hosted by the Placer County Vintners Association and the Placer County Wine Trail members. Meet winemakers, wine grape growers and other ...

Dec 06, 2015
3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Auburn, CA

This charming collection of seasonal favorites will feature children from the Auburn area and the Breshears String Trio; three amazing siblings, 8, 9 and 10 years ...

Dec 06, 2015
3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Rocklin, CA

Join Greg McLaughlin and the Sierra College Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony as they present an afternoon of standard, contemporary, and seasonal symphonic band music. Admission for ...

Dec 08, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Auburn, California

Conductor: Peter Jaffe Join this delightful holiday tradition as the Auburn Symphony performs selections from Handel’s great masterpiece, with nationally recognized guest soloists and ...

Dec 11, 2015
8:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Irish Christmas in America The hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humour ...

Dec 12, 2015
Dec. 12 - 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Dec. 19 - 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Auburn, CA

29th Annual Old Town Country Christmas December 12th and December 19th Take a step back in time and enjoy an old fashioned holiday event in ...

Dec 12, 2015 to Dec 13, 2015
2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Folsom, CA

A Holiday Homecoming Pure holiday magic! Capture the spirit of the season with new and innovative arrangements of timeless and heartwarming Christmas classics. Experience the magic and ...

Dec 12, 2015
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Colfax, CA

Come and celebrate the season in historic downtown Colfax.  Come and enjoy the Parade of Lights, caroling, pictures with Santa, and lots of shopping. Watch the town Christmas ...

Dec 12, 2015
Fireworks Begin at 7:00 p.m.
Truckee, CA

Northern Lights returns for the 2nd annual celebration taking place on Saturday, December 12th, during which kids and families partake in a day and evening of ...

Dec 13, 2015
3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Auburn, California

Celebrating its first decade, Colla Voce Chamber Singers will usher in the magic of the holidays with a concert experience crafted of familiar Christmas ...

Dec 13, 2015
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Meadow Vista , California

Join in for an afternoon of family fun and holiday cheer! There will be Christmas stories, crafts and games for the kids, a scavenger ...

Dec 17, 2015
7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Song Of The Sea – Sponsored By Frank Calabretta’s Bail House Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn ...

Dec 17, 2015 to Dec 20, 2015
Thurs/Friday 7:30 P.M. Sat/Sun 2:00 P.M.
Rocklin, CA

A Holiday Homecoming Pure holiday magic! Capture the spirit of the season with new and innovative arrangements of timeless and heartwarming Christmas classics. Experience the magic and ...

Dec 18, 2015 to Dec 20, 2015
Friday, December 18, Performance #1-7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 19, Performances #2 and #3-2:00 and 7:00 p.m.(Formal Night) Sunday, December 20, Performance #4-2:00 p.m.
Grass Valley, California

Join In Sync Dance, and the Kids Helping Kids Foundation for the very best Nutcracker performances in the Foothills this holiday season! Make your holiday ...

Dec 19, 2015
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Arthur Christmas - Sponsored By Tri Counties Bank Santa's youngest son Arthur embarks on a magical adventure to deliver the final gift to a ...

Dec 26, 2015
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Truckee, CA

Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to ...

Jan 01, 2016
Auburn, CA

The hilly routes are on both paved and unpaved trails through the beautiful American River Canyon. Hot soup, fruit and bagels will be at the finish ...

Jan 30, 2016 to Jan 31, 2016
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
Auburn, California

Peter Jaffe, Conductor Tina Guo, cello Copland: Billy the Kid Suite ...the great American ballet score paints a vivid account of the famed outlaw and his gal. Saint-Saëns: ...

Mar 04, 2016 to Mar 13, 2016

SnowFest! 2016 This year's theme: SnowFest! Through the Years a celebration of the people & places that makes this such a wonderful event Pray, think, dance ...

Apr 01, 2016 to Apr 03, 2016
Friday (April 1) 2 - 10 p.m. - (Beer Tastings 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.) Saturday (April 2) 2 - 10 p.m, - (Beer Tastings 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.) Sunday (April 3) 2 - 9:30 p.m. - (Beer Tastings 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.)
Olympic Valley, CA

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 ...

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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

Free Art Walk
Downtown Roseville Merchants 

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

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.

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.

All movies and concerts are free!
Beginning June 12th
Johnson Springview Park
5480 5th Street, Rocklin, CA  95677

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

Auburn Art Walk

Four Dates:
April 9th, June 11th, August 13th, and October 8th
Streets of Old Town Auburn, CA
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Many Tahoe City businesses stay open late on the first Friday of each month and offer refreshments, music, and specials.