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Jun 16, 2015 to Sep 08, 2015
See website for concert schedules and details.
Olympic Valley, CA

This popular and free outdoor concert series at the Village at Squaw Valley features acclaimed blues musicians, great grab and go food offerings from Village ...

Aug 21, 2015 to Oct 03, 2015
Roseville, CA

With notables like Wayne Thiebaud and Gregory Kondos, Sacramento and the surrounding counties are rich with artists of all sorts.  We invited 15 important ...

Sep 04, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015
See website for information and schedule.

An open studio tour bringing people and art together in North Tahoe for 22 years.  September 4th, 5th, and 6th September 11th, 12th, and 13th ARTour ...

Sep 05, 2015
1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by Silver Screen Classic Movies Theodora (Irene Dunne) anonymously publishes sexy yarns that everyone in Lynnfield privately loves but publicly denounces. But when her ...

Sep 05, 2015
3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Grass Valley, CA

A unique, unlimited microbrew tasting experience. Sample over 100 hand-crafted beers. Enter the Bagg-O Tournament to win tickets to the 2016 BrewFest and other great prizes! ...

Sep 06, 2015
12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Tastings 'til 4:00 p.m.
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Sample the Sierra highlights the talent of the Sierra Nevada via food, wine, beer, spirits, produce & art.  Sample the Sierra pairs producers/farmers with restaurants/chefs & wineries/breweries/distilleries. Each dish is prepared ...

Sep 06, 2015
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Olympic Valley, CA

The 27th Annual Alpen Wine Fest includes wine tasting, live music, a silent auction and raffle. Entry into the event is a $40 donation ...

Sep 06, 2015
Gates open at 4:30 p.m., Music at 5 p.m.

This Big Band Jazz Concert at the Sugar Pine Point State Park is a fundraiser for the West Shore Association.  The West Shore Association ...

Sep 10, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015
See website for schedule of events.
Auburn, CA

The Gold Country Fair takes place during first week of September every year in the beautiful Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, CA. The event is ...

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 11, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015
See website for schedule of events and to purchase tickets.

This year marks the 30th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival, recognized as the premier food, wine, brew and spirits festival in ...

Sep 11, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Olympic Valley, CA

Visitors and locals will flock to Squaw Valley for a night of epic chicken wing proportions! Bands and restaurants will square off against each other ...

Sep 12, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Looking for a fun dolly day activity? The show in Roseville is family friendly and a wonderfully fun day with treasures at every booth!  This is a lighthearted ...

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 12, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Foresthill, CA

Foresthill Divide Heritage Celebration/Gold Miners Gathering The lively community of Foresthill celebrates its rich heritage of Gold Mining and Lumber every year.  We are proud to ...

Sep 12, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

This will be a fun-filled day of vendors, activities, demonstrations, entertainment, and more as we celebrate public safety, patriotism, families and our kids!

Sep 12, 2015
6:00-8:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, California

Maestro Peter Jaffe conducts the Auburn Symphony's annual free program al fresco includes Elmer Bernstein’s The Magnificent Seven, Gould’s American Salute, selections from Gershwin’s ...

Sep 13, 2015
Race starts 8 a.m.

The Tahoe Cup Paddle Racing Series finale the 'Tahoe Fall Classic' is a 22-mile paddling race and the longest inland distance paddleboard race in ...

Sep 18, 2015 to Oct 10, 2015
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

The Roseville Theatre Arts Academy (RTAA) is proud to present The Addams Family, a new musical comedy, as part of their continuing Main Stage ...

Sep 18, 2015
Program starts at 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center On Stage at the State Theatre and The Auburn Symphony The piano concert will take the audience on a journey of love ...

Sep 18, 2015 to Sep 19, 2015
Friday, September 18th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, September 19th, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Roseville, California

It’s time for you to break open your piggy banks and clear out your truck because Mes Amis is coming to town!!! If you ...

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! Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door Tickets can be purchased at Dimples - Cherry ...

Sep 18, 2015 to Sep 21, 2015
See website for schedule of events.
Lotus, CA

Many years ago the magic of the American River put a spell on some friends who were river guides and loved to play music. ...

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 19, 2015 to Sep 20, 2015
Sept. 19th 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 20th 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Great Sierra River CLEANUP Saturday, September 19th 8 a.m. to noon Cleanup meets at the Confluence Bring water, sunscreen and wear sturdy shoes. Volunteers will receive complimentary new Auburn SRA ...

Sep 19, 2015
Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lantern tour starts at 8 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Take a walk with through our historic site to observe petroglyphs by lantern light. Journey back in time and explore ideas about the purpose of these ...

Sep 19, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Joni Morris In Legendary Ladies Of Country Music In the “Legendary Ladies of Country Music”, Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band take you on a ...

Sep 20, 2015
Kings Beach, CA

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

Sep 24, 2015 to Sep 27, 2015
Grass Valley, CA

Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2015 Draft Horse Classic September 24 – 27 The Classic features six majestic performances, along with non-stop entertainment in between ...

Sep 24, 2015
7 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Plus American River Canyon news & updates after the screening Ticket price includes PARC's New Auburn SRA Trails & River Map. Join us for this inspiring multi-award winning ...

Sep 25, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Ray Obiedo & Mistura Fina featuring Vocalist Sandy Cressman & Steel Pan Player Phil Hawkins Ray Obiedo has been at the forefront ...

Sep 25, 2015 to Sep 27, 2015
Friday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

With the beauty of the Placer foothills in autumn, it is easy to see why the Auburn Fall Home Show is the largest fall ...

Sep 25, 2015
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Performance starts at 7:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Music began with the voice and the piano. Come hear how it’s magnificently evolved, with two of its greatest practitioners!  

Sep 26, 2015
See website for race details and schedule.

The best of the best, one course, one day.  The Ultra Race of Champions is open to ALL runners! Following its mission to create the ...

Sep 26, 2015
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lincoln, Ca

Therapeutic Horseback Riding for Children Proceeds to Benefit Ride to Walk and Our Family of Riders Ride To Walk (RTW) has been providing therapeutic horseback riding ...

Sep 26, 2015
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Grass Valley, CA

2015 Sierra Vintners Harvest Regional Wine Trail Saturday, September 26 (11-5pm)  Participating Wineries: Bear River, Fawnridge, Lone Buffalo, Mt Vernon, Naggiar, Sierra Knolls and Viña Castellano Start ...

Sep 26, 2015
11:00am–3:00pm
Roseville, CA

Family Fest Come for a day of family fun at the 3rd annual Family Fest event! Enjoy a truck exploration zone, food trucks, kids zone, and over 50 family-friendly ...

Sep 26, 2015
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Auburn, CA

The film festival will showcase films about the Gold Country and the West that celebrate the heritage and accomplishments of one of the most historic regions ...

Sep 27, 2015
Check in time: 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. First race start time: 9 a.m.
Auburn, CA

The 2015 Great Auburn Obstacle Race is a 5k fun-run and features a myriad of obstacles, including (but not limited to) a maze, tire run, pond ...

Oct 01, 2015
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Presented by Blue Line Arts Join for an evening under the stars benefiting art programming for youth in the community. This year’s event includes fine food ...

Oct 02, 2015 to Oct 03, 2015
Auburn, CA

Farm To Film Festival Join us for a fascinating two day event, cultivating the latest trends and ideas on farming and sustainable communities. Exploring ...

Oct 03, 2015
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tahoe City, CA

OKTOBERFEST at Gatekeeper’s Museum/William B. Layton Park.   Tahoe City Oktoberfest celebration host activities for the whole family, even the dogs!  Enjoy live music, cold beer, BBQ ...

Oct 03, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

Spend the day learning about the outdoors, salmon, and Auburn Ravine.  There will be vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, food, raffles, prizes, arts and crafts.

Oct 03, 2015
1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by Silver Screen Classic Movies Alfred Hitchcock's unnerving tale of the fine line between innocence and guilt. Bruno hates his father; Guy hates his ...

Oct 03, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

This Festival of the Arts is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore creativity with interactive art exhibits and activities. 

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 06, 2015
9am check in. Shotgun start at 10am
Meadow Vista, Ca

Four-Person scramble, full 18 holes. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Games on the course. We invite foursomes of men, women and mixed groups. All ...

Oct 08, 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 ...

Oct 08, 2015 to Oct 10, 2015
See website for schedule of events.

Multiple artful events, including films and personal conversations, explore the people of the Greatest Generation and its impact on our community. LNF is presented ...

Oct 09, 2015
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Loomis, California

Past and present High Hand Gallery artists will showcase large format work that has been specially crafted for this show.  An evening of art and live ...

Oct 09, 2015 to Nov 17, 2015
11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Roseville, CA

5th annual invitational exhibition 120 plates and totems from Northern California artists who will present traditional forms in non-traditional ways; plates as paintings, totems as contemporary sculpture. Price: FREE

Oct 09, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Loomis, CA

Please Join Rocklin Fine Arts and Rock Hill Winery for "A Perfect Pairing" a celebration of Local Art and Local Wine. This is the ...

Oct 10, 2015 to Oct 24, 2015
7:30 p.m. on October 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 11, 17, 18, 24
Auburn, California

Placer Community Theater will soon be presenting one of Broadway’s best-loved family musicals, Mary Poppins. Based on the books by P.L. Travers, and the ...

Oct 10, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015
10 a.m. – 5 p.m., both days
Newcastle, CA

Visit the studios of artists in Newcastle, California 15+ artists in 8 locations. See art in a variety of media, watercolor, scratchboard, pastel, photography, pencil, printmaking, ...

Oct 10, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

– The chance to sample wines from an exclusive variety of up to 25 local wineries – Gourmet Food samples from up to 25 local ...

Oct 10, 2015
Start Promptly 5 a.m.
Auburn, CA

FOLSOM LAKE ULTRA TRAIL "All Trails Lead to Auburn" Circumnavigates Around Folsom Lake 110K - 8,500' Climbing For Individual or Relay Teams The event will start right off of ...

Oct 10, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

Join this fall day of riding in Rocklin to benefit local non-profits.  Three routes offered:  Family Ride, 20 Mile, and 100K

Oct 14, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Auburn, CA

The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland 's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. ...

Oct 15, 2015 to Oct 17, 2015
7 p.m.

New Chamber Ballet The final presentation of our 2015 Season, we are proud to present the company that our Artistic Director, Christin Hanna, danced for ...

Oct 17, 2015
7 - 9 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for an Art Walk, where the exhibits from the Coker Family Gallery, WestPark Workshop Gallery, and the ...

Oct 17, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Join us for the 19th Annual Auburn Community Festival on Saturday, October 17. 2015! Enjoy the Giant Pumpkin Contest, Scarecrow Contest, Costume Contest & Parade, ...

Oct 17, 2015 to Oct 18, 2015
Auburn, CA

On October 17 and 18, 2014, Native American dancers, drummers, singers, artist and food vendors will be gathering from across the region to participate in the ...

Oct 17, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Music by the Pine Street Ramblers Food Sampling Vendors Artists in the Orchard     Alpacas Kool Kettle Korn     Maria's Tacos Raffle Face Painting and More!!!

Oct 18, 2015
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Fall Antiques Street Fair Come join us for our annual Fall Antiques Street Fair. Antiques and Collectibles. Unusual bargains, jewels to junk, 150 vendors. Come ...

Oct 24, 2015
1:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

Oktoberfest Come enjoy beer from our local and regional breweries! Bring your friends and enjoy live music, food and have a great time.  Proceeds benefit City of ...

Oct 24, 2015
9Am-3Pm
Lincoln, California

Maple Rock Gardens will be open to the public for one last time this year. There will be a collection of vintage antique sellers ...

Oct 24, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

Now in its 6th year, this free family event is geared toward school-age children and their families.  It features activities, vendors, entertainment, trick or ...

Nov 06, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Auburn, CA

Sactown Sounds: The Best Of Local Bands Featuring the sultry, hip music of Merdog (Indie Alternative) and Thick Soup (Americana). Thick Soup is a Northern Californian ...

Nov 07, 2015
7:30 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Auburn, CA

Rudy Colombini & the Unauthorized Rolling Stones Recognized as the leading Rolling Stones tribute band in the world, and considered by Stones insiders and die hard fans ...

Nov 07, 2015
1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Presented by Silver Screen Movies The prettiest sight in this fine pretty world is the privileged class enjoying its privileges. In this comedy of love, ...

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, ...

Nov 12, 2015 to Nov 15, 2015
check website for details
Loomis, CA

21th Annual COWPOKE FALL GATHERING  There will be a great group of poets, singers and storytellers on this years schedule.  Our audience is full of cowboys, ...

Nov 13, 2015 to Nov 15, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Placer County, CA

The Annual Autumn Art Studios Tour invites the public to discover and explore the world of visual art, get a behind the scenes look ...

Nov 13, 2015
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Performance starts at 7:00 p.m.
Roseville, CA

It’s what makes the Great American Songbook so great you will feel like you’ve stepped into an era filled with moods and music to ...

Nov 14, 2015 to Nov 15, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday
Roseville, CA

Quilt Show and sale! Quilts will be displayed, locally-made quilts will be for sale, shop a boutique of high-quality, handmade items along with vendors, door ...

Nov 20, 2015 to Nov 22, 2015
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Celebrating 22 years of Placer County Mandarins! Enjoy the tree ripe, hand picked zipper fruit. Hosting 20 Local Mandarin growers, over 200 craft and ...

Nov 22, 2015
2:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.
Auburn, CA

Bob Milne Ragtime and Boogie Woogie Bob Milne is considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was filmed and documented for future generations in ...

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 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
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 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 ...

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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






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

https://www.rocklin.ca.us/default.asp


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 8th
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






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

http://www.visittahoecity.org/