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Sunday afternoons for 12 weeks
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Occasionally starts 3:00 p.m.
Tahoe City, CA

FREE Sunday Afternoon 12-week concert series (June 22 through September 7, 2014) on the shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe at Commons Beach, Tahoe City. Come early and enjoy ...

Jun 27, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Kings Beach, CA

8th Annual MUSIC ON THE BEACH at Kings Beach.  9-week concert series.  Enjoy your summer.  Listen and dance FREE to live music every Friday evening.   June ...

Jul 04, 2014 to Sep 07, 2014
See website for details
Lake Tahoe Area

PACIFIC FINE ARTS FESTIVALS Lake Tahoe Area.  These free events bring together an exciting group of more than 40 artists showcasing an assortment of collectable ...

Aug 10, 2014 to Oct 04, 2014
Varies - see websites.

TAHOE TRAIL RUNS   August 10, 2014 10.2K Mountain Run Northstar August 16, 2014 5K & 10K Trail Run Incline Village Area August 17, 2014 50K Marlette August 31, 2014 Heavenly Valley September 20, 2014 7.5K and ...

Aug 30, 2014
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Olympic Valley, CA

25th Annual FOAM FEST.  Concert and Craft Beer Tasting by Disabled Sports USA Far West. The Foam Fest is one of the most highly anticipated festivals ...

Aug 31, 2014
Olympic Valley, CA

26th Annual ALPEN WINE FEST at Squaw Valley.  Wine lovers can enjoy early fall in the Sierra with wine tasting, live music by Charged Particles a silent ...

Aug 31, 2014 to Sep 07, 2014
varies, see website for details
North Lake Tahoe, CA

  LAKE TAHOE AUTUMN FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL.   The Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival is recognized as the premier food, wine, spirits and brew ...

Gold Country Fair
Sep 04, 2014 to Sep 07, 2014
Vary by day
Auburn, CA

GOLD COUNTRY FAIR Enjoy an old-fashioned   Country Fair in the heart of the Gold Country Farm animals and Junior Livestock Auction Arts and Crafts Food and Fun A Parade and Talent ...

Sep 04, 2014
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Auburn, CA

THE NIGHT AND HOPE OF ARNOST LUSTIG:  A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR.  Join us in welcoming esteemed international dignitaries and subject experts at the working studio ...

Sep 06, 2014
1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

SILVER SCREEN CINEMA presents "TWENTIETH CENTURY."  Vain has-been Broad way producer John Barrymore schemes to dupe his former protege/lover Carol Lombard into singing a contract ...

Sep 06, 2014
5:00 Gates Open 6:00 Placer County Youth Orchestra 7:00 Auburn Symphony
Auburn, CA

THE AUBURN SYMPHONY presents its 6th Annual FREE FAMILY CONCERT   The music is sure to light up the night—with popular hits celebrating music and art in our ...

Sep 12, 2014
3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Colfax, CA

COLFAX  ART WALK Enjoy a relaxed reception atmosphere and pleasant walk as various Historic District Downtown Colfax Restaurants and Businesses host artists from throughout Northern ...

Sep 12, 2014
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Summer in Auburn means... CRUISE NIGHT! Over 300 classic cars (1972 or older) will be on display by their proud owners. Free family friendly event which also ...

Sep 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Colfax, CA

2014 COLFAX RAILROAD DAYS.  Two days of events await you when Railroad Days come to Colfax.  There will be a display of railroad equipment ...

Gold Panning Championships
Sep 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Foresthill, CA

FORESTHILL HERITAGE FESTIVAL presented by the Foresthill Chamber of Commerce "A Proud Heritage & A Bright Future" California State Gold Panning Championships Logging Contests Lumberjacks & Jills Competition & Sierra Six-Pack ...

Sep 14, 2014
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Auburn , CA

AUBURN FUND BOX DERBY   This "family-friendly event is designed for all age groups.   Begin day with a pancake breakfast put on by the Auburn Jeep ...

9/19/2014 to 9/20/2014 Friday: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Roseville, CA

MES AMIS VINTAGE ANTIQUES SHOW A beautifully inspiring indoor antique market in Downtown, Roseville, CA.... Over 60 hand-selected dealers fill two buildings of the Placer County Events ...

Sep 20, 2014
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Rocklin, CA

 Rocklin Area Chamber   presents HOT CHILI AND COOL CARS! Chili Cook-Off • Cool Cars • Food • Crafts • Chili & Car Awards • Local Business ...

Sep 20, 2014
See website
Tahoe City, CA

TAHOE CITY GRILL FEST As a part of the Tahoe City 150 Celebrations we will be kicking off a new Tahoe City event.  The Inaugural ...

Sep 21, 2014 to Sep 22, 2014
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
North Auburn Area, CA

NORTH AUBURN ART STUDIO TOUR will be held on September 21 and 22, 2014. Studios will be open with artists available. There will be demonstrations. And, items will ...

Sep 21, 2014
See website or blog for details.
Cool, CA

GET ALONG TRIATHLON sponsored by Global Biorhythms.  The get along triathlon will have three trail user groups all working together.  This is a first of its ...

Sep 21, 2014
Tahoe City, CA

IRONMAN - LAKE TAHOE One of the newest North American events on the IRONMAN race circuit, Lake Tahoe is a can't-miss destination for triathletes. ...

Sep 26, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
Fri 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Auburn, CA

AUBURN FALL HOME SHOW "2nd Largest Home Show in Northern California!" Wide variety of vendors showcasing and   offering everything for your home and garden.   Many Demonstrations and Landscaping Vignettes.  ...

Sep 27, 2014
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Auburn, CA

THUNDER IN THE SKY AIR FAIR will be at AUBURN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. A full day of exciting for the family with many activities planned. Events include airplane exhibits ...

Sep 27, 2014
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Olympic Valley, CA

Squaw Valley celebrates OKTOBERFEST Traditional Bavarian music and folk dancers, benefit beer garden, brats and kraut and games all afternoon. All entertainment at the event ...

Sep 27, 2014
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Roseville, CA

VW INVASION 3 at DENIO'S MARKET This event is open to all Volkswagens (aircooled and watercooled), of all years and conditions. Vendors. Raffle. Swap Meet Music and Food.

Sep 28, 2014
Begins 9 a.m.
Auburn, CA

THE GREAT OBSTACLE RACE. Open to the whole family --fun for all!  Open to everyone over 8 years old. Join the group for a 5K run ...

Sep 28, 2014
See website for details.
Kings Beach, CA

12th Annual BIG BLUE ADVENTURE RACE This event has several components:  Paddling, Mountain Biking Orienteering and Hiking (Foot Travel).  All are included in the two races.  ...

Oct 01, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014
All day.
Tahoe City, CA

SCARECROWS ON PARADE! The Annual Scarecrows on Parade are back.   Take a stroll through Tahoe City and see them all.   Pick up a paper ballot ...

Oct 04, 2014
See website for details.
Tahoe City, CA

OKTOBERFEST at COBBLESTONE CENTER Beer  -  Brats   -   Games & Live Music Come for a fun day!

Oct 04, 2014
1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

SILVER SCREEN CINEMA presents "CHARADE." Unhappy with her husband, Audrey Hepburn wants out.  But somebody kills him first--for the $350 grand he stole.  But nobody can find ...

Oct 04, 2014
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lincoln, CA

5th Annual Salmon Celebration.   This is a one day event celebrating the return of the Salmon to the Auburn Ravine. The festival is free ...

Oct 04, 2014
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Loomis, CA

27th Annual LOOMIS EGGPLANT FESTIVAL Opening Ceremony by Del Oro High School's Golden Eagle Marching Band  A Festival for the Family!! Arts and Crafts, Chamber Showcase Art ...

Oct 04, 2014
See website.
Auburn, CA

NORTHLANDER OFF ROAD TRIATHLON - LAKE CLEMENTINE sponsored by Global Biorhythms.   GBE is happy to bring back the Northlander Off Road Triathlon to the Endurance Capital of the ...

Oct 04, 2014
See website for details
Tahoe City

SCARECROW SPRINT AND STROLL Enjoy the fall colors of Lake Tahoe. Run this great course starting and finishing at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. The course ...

Oct 05, 2014
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Roseville, California

BARKTOBERFEST. It's back! It's a Festival for dogs and their well-behaved human companions! Come to Maidu Park in Roseville for a 2.5/5k dog friendly fun-run/walk, Food, Games, ...

Auburn Art Walk
Oct 09, 2014
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Showcases Art Works  Photography, Paintings, Ceramics, Clay, Mixed Media Old Town & Downtown Auburn venues range from  Art Galleries, Restaurants, Styling Salons to Offices & Specialty Shops   Ride the ...

Oct 10, 2014
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Colfax, CA

COLFAX ART WALK - THE LAST OF THE SEASON! EVENT TAKES PLACE ON MAIN STREET EVENT IS FREE

Oct 10, 2014
Cocktails at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.
Auburn, CA

USO-TYPE VARIETY SHOW. Proceeds to fund the VETERANS MEMORIAL STATUE featuring Lt. Col. BUD ANDERSON and his P-51D Plane.  This very impressive bronze stature has being designed ...

Oct 11, 2014
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Auburn, CA

AUBURN WINE and   FOOD FESTIVAL           Area Wineries   and     Local Restaurants Showcase their finest products Stroll the streets between Downtown and Old Town or hop on one of the ...

Oct 11, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014
7:30 a.m.Registration 9 a.m. Round 1
Tahoe Vista, CA

Tahoe Mountain Sports presents the 8th Annual PRO/AM DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT.  PDGA Sanctioned "B" Pro/Am Event Register for the tournament online.  See the Facebook Page for detailed ...

Oct 12, 2014
See website.

PlacerGROWN presents the FARM AND BARN TOUR.    Join us for a FREE  self-guided expedition of farms, ranches, and vineyards in the beautiful countryside of Placer County. Each ...

Oct 17, 2014 to Oct 18, 2014
See website for details.
Auburn, CA

AUBURN BIG TIME POW WOW.    Native American dancers, drummers, singers, artists and food vendors will be gathering from across the region to participate ...

Oct 18, 2014
To be determined.
Auburn, CA

MAMMOTH BAR ENDURO sponsored by Global Biorhythms. Detailed information is not yet available about this race.   Please keep your eyes on the website for registration and ...

Oct 18, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014
See website for details.
Rocklin , CA

PlacerGROWN HARVEST FESTIVAL. The Harvest Festival is the Kick Off to PlacerGROWN week. The Festival will begin Saturday afternoon with the Great Pumpkin Carving Contest.   We are ...

Oct 18, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

18th Annual Auburn Community Festival A day of fun & celebration for families and everyone both in and out of the community. Scarecrow Decorating Contest • Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off ...

Oct 19, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Auburn's 47th Annual Fall Street Antique Fair  Antiques and Collectibles Rain or Shine!! Jewels to Junk Over 200 Vendors

Nov 01, 2014
1 p.m., 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Silver Screen Cinema presents "GILDA."  "There never was a woman like Gilda" screeched the publicity.  For once the  hawkers had it right.  All the action ...

Nov 06, 2014 to Nov 09, 2014
See website for details.
Loomis, CA

20th Annual COWPOKE FALL GATHERING  There will be a great group of poets, singers and storytellers on this years schedule.  Our audience is full of ...

Nov 08, 2014
5 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Incline Village, CA

26th Annual CHOCOLATE AND WINE FESTIVAL Join us at the table for the 26th Annual chocolate and wine extravaganza! Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival takes ...

Nov 21, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014
See website for details.
Auburn, CA

MOUNTAIN MANDARIN FESTIVAL.  The Mountain Mandarin Festival marks the official beginning of Placer County Mountain Mandarin season. The event takes place the weekend before ...

Nov 28, 2014
Shopping hours vary.
Auburn, CA

CANDY CANE FRIDAY Celebrate the Day After Thanksgiving in Old Town Auburn. Stores will be open late and there will be special prizes as well as ...

Nov 30, 2014
12 noon - 6 p.m.
Tahoe City, CA

TAHOE CITY HOLIDAY HOP.  Get ready to kick off the holiday season in style at the Tahoe City Holiday Hop!   Stroll through the local ...

Dec 06, 2014 to Dec 13, 2014
View web site for schedule
Rocklin, CA

Storytelling through the art of dance Ballet has captivated audiences around the globe for hundreds of years, entrancing children with the fantasy, and holding adults in awe at ...

Dec 06, 2014
1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Auburn, CA

Silver Screen Cinema presents "THE WIND." Innocent Lillian Gish battles  the relentless wind in this tale of passion, jealousy and death.  Trapped on the barren prairie, she ...

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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
& Things To Do

ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY

Placer County Fairgrounds

Roseville, CA

Exciting stock car races every Saturday evening

See website for details:  http://www.allamericanspeedway.com


MOTORCYCLE RACES

Friday Evenings from May-October

Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn

See website for details: http://www.fastfridays.com



FOOD TRUCK MANIA

Johnson-Springview Park

Rocklin  5-8 p.m

4th Thursday each Month

 Search web:for http://www.rocklin.ca.us/specialevents

Roseville

Vernon Street  5-8 p.m.

LOOMIS THURSDAY NIGHT FAMILY FUN FEST

June 5 through July 31, 2013

6-9 p.m. at Train Depot Plaza, Loomis

"Street fair atmosphere for the whole family!"

Website:  http://www.loomisfamilyfest.com



Walking Tour

of Historic Old Town Auburn
Docent Led, Every Saturday,
Rain or Shine
10am, Meet at the Courthouse


Farmers Markets

In Placer County, several markets are open
All year 'round.
Check the list for times and dates
There's no reason not to have farm-fresh produce every day!



FREE ART WALK
DOWNTOWN ROSEVILLE MERCHANTS

3rd Saturday 6-9- p.m.
See website for map and details
http://www.3rdSatArtWalk.com



CONCERTS AT COMMONS BEACH

Tahoe City
Every Sunday 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

June 22d - September 7th

Website
:  http://www.concertsatcommonsbeach.com



DOWNTOWN TUESDAY NIGHT- ROSEVILLE
May 6, 2014 - July 29, 2014
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Vendors, Farmers Market, Car Show Live Music & Margarita Garden

See website for details:
http://www.downtownroseville,com



Strikes Classic Car Shows
Rocklin
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
5-8 p.m.
For details
search "Strikes-Rocklin"




EVENING IN THE PARK

Family Entertainment at
Johnson-Springview Park
Thursdays 6-9 p.m.
Check website
http://www.rocklin.ca.us
City of Rocklin