Wine and Dine Gold Country's BIG LIST of local events
August 15th and August 21st
4th Annual Brews and Blues Concert Gold Hill Vineyards 5-9pm featuring Joe Lev & Friends. Dinner through Keith's Sierra Smoker. Concert at the lower pond. Contact 530/626-6522 for more information. 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville
Jodar Vineyards live music with Dana LeBlanc in Jodar garden. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Wine specials, focused food pairings. 3405 Carson Court, Placerville 530/644-3474 www.jodarwinery.com
Garden Valley's 15th annual car, truck and motorcycle show. 9am Live music all day, food, raffle. Picnic, dance. Sponsored by the Garden Valley Community Association, partnership event with Georgetown Divide Recreation District. Proceeds go towards scholarships and community projects and activities. More information contact Byron or Nanci at 530/333-2179
Placerville Police Officers Association 28th Annual Destruction Derby. Racetrack/Grandstands. Derby begins at 3:00 pm. Parking in the tiers and on grounds is $ 5.00 per vehicle. El Dorado County Fairgrounds. More info: http://eldoradocountyfair.org/august.html
Hangtown Car Show 5pm-8pm. Back by popular demand is the Thursday Night car show on Historic Main Street, Placerville. Sponsored by Placerville Lions Club. Participation is limited by the number of spaces available. Admission and parking are free for spectators. For information and pre-registration to show a car please call Mike at 530/622-1731.
El Dorado Arts Council's Applause for Art Lovers annual members' celebration, 6-9pm at Madroña Vineyards 2560 High Hill Road Camino. Music, appetizers, entertainment, wine and more. The event will be held outside and plenty of picnic tables will be available, feel free to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Please reserve your spot call 530/295-3496 (ext. 0) or email Admin@eldoradoartscouncil.org
Hart to Hart Vineyards Friday night Wine Dine Music and Cabernet Sauvignon release party! 5:30-9:30pm BBQ pulled pork, salads, dessert. Music by the TriTones enjoyed in the outdoor garden pavilion. Wine by the glass or bottle. Taste newly released cabernet sauvignon. Space is limited so please make reservation early. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. $15 for wine club in advance; $20 advance general tickets; $25 on event night if available. Check website for more info: http://www.hart2hartvineyards.com/ These events will continue through October on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month.
Crystal Basin Cellars Cigar Day Hand rolled at CBC and Magnums. 3550 Carson Road, Camino
530.647.1767 www.crystalbasin.com For more information go to http://www.crystalbasin.com/pages/cbc_events/events_calendar.html
Fenton Herriott Hawaiian Luau Hawaiian food, music and dancers. 5:30-8pm More information go to
Cool Feed Annual Customer Appreciation Event, "The Taste of the Divide" 10-2. Attend or set up a booth, send samples of your products (if applicable) and/or send raffle prizes for the event. The cost to participate is donating a raffle prize for the event. There will be vendor booths, food from local restaurants, live music by the Double Shots, samples, giveaways and tons of prizes. For more information contact Carolynne at Cool Feed 530/887-0200. 2968 Highway 49, Cool
Saturday Night in the Park El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-host. Entertainment, business showcases, children's activities, food, giveaways, sponsor booths, bounce houses, free wine tasting, and more. El Dorado Hills Community Park, 1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills. 5pm-9pm. More info. 916/933-1335 or http://web.eldoradohillschamber.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=390
Annual Lutheran BBQ Luau fundraiser. Trinity Lutheran in Georgetown. 4:30-7:30pm. 6417 Main Street, Georgetown. $12.50/plate, children 5 and under free. Entertainment provided by Stardust Cowboys. All tickets can be purchased in advance at the church or at the luau.
First Annual Camino Barn Dance 5:30-9:30pm. Rainbow Orchards, 2569 Larsen Drive, Camino. Benefits Camino Community Action Committee as a fundraiser for community activities through the year. For more information 530/644-7421 www.caminocac.com
Busby Cellars Annual Open House and Wine Release Party. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please RSVP by August 21st as space is limited. Live music, catered lunch.6375 Grizzly Flat Road, Somerset
http://www.busbycellars.com/ (530) 344-9119
Tiger Lily event Sierra Vista Winery 11am-4pm for more info go to http://www.sierravistawinery.com/pages/events.php 4560 Cabernet Way, Placerville 530/622-7221
August 24th and 25th
Colibri Ridge Winery & Vineyard Noon cheesecakes and port; live music. 6100 Gray Rock Rd. Fair Play (530) 620-7255 www.ColibriRidge.com
5th Annual Miraflores Winery Vintage Car Show Gates open at 9am Hot cars, BBQ and music; free admission; call 530/647-8505 for more information or go to www.mirafloreswinery.com
Mount Aukum Winery Artists Authors and Wine 11-4 Reservations Required call (530) 620-1675 6781 Tower Road, Somerset
Farm-to-Fork Winemaker Dinner at Bumgarner Winery 6-9pm by Chef Giovanni Gaudio. Five course menu of local food prepared in the wood-fired earthen oven. 3550 Carson Road., Suite B, Camino. 530/303-3418 (winery #) Space is limited. RSVP to Chef Giovanni 530/391-6980 or ChefGiovanniGaudio@gmail.com
32nd Annual American River Festival Come watch and participate in this fun weekend on water and land. Centered in Henningsen Lotus Park, land activities include games, live music, food and merchandise vendors, and great spectator seats. River games and activities include races for those of all abilities, fun fests for kids, and educational clinics. The Festival benefits several river-focused nonprofits. For more information, call The River Store at 530-626-3435.
(530) 626-6858. http://wavwines.com/index.html
August 31st-September 1st,2nd
Apple Hill Opening days of most Apple Hill® Ranches www.applehill.com
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