What's Going on in the El Dorado County Foothills
Jun 11, 2009 12:07PM
● By Super Admin
The Cameron Oaks Shopping Center is turning 30 and to celebrate they are throwing a Community Family Event on June 13, from noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy booths, live music, raffles, a car show and more. The event will also feature a fundraiser in memoriam of the center’s owner Les Anderson, Sr., Cue Balls for Care and will benefit Partners in Care.
The American River Conservancy will host a Nature Camp for children ages 4-5 from June 15-19, and for children 6-8 from June 22-26 at the American River Nature Center. For more information, call 530-621-1224 or email [email protected].
Winterhill Olive Oil is celebrating their 2nd birthday on June 13, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at their store in Placerville. Sample extra-virgin oils and appetizers.
Also on June 13, catch the Placerville Founder’s Day Street Faire from 1-5 p.m. Enjoy living history reenactments, exhibits, costume contests, music and much more. For more information, call 530-672-3436 or visit placerville-downtown.org.
The Cameron Park Certified Farmers Market opens the first Wednesday in June and continues through October. Browse top-quality fresh fruits and vegetables, baked breads, nursery items and much more. The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at Burke Junction. For more information, visit eldoradofarmersmarket.com.
The El Dorado County Humane Society’s thrift store had moved locations. The new store is located at 777 Pleasant Valley Road. For more information on the store or the Humane Society, call 530-642-A-PET.
The Pony Express Re-Ride is coming to El Dorado County. Starting in St. Joseph, Missouri on June 9, and ending in Old Sacramento on June 19, this 10-day ride will feature over 500 riders and horses. To track when the Pony Express will be coming through El Dorado County, visit xphomestation.com.
Calling all volunteers! Join the American River Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management, and REI as they celebrate National Trails Day on June 6, with a variety of trail work projects at Magnolia Ranch. Volunteers will be treated to a picnic lunch after the event. For volunteer information, contact [email protected] or call 530-621-1224.
The Marshall Gold Discovery Park introduces a new monthly performance series starting June 20, and continuing every third Saturday of the month. For show times and locations, visit marshallgold.org, or call 530-622-6198.
Enjoy an old-fashioned Car Show and Swap Meet on June 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hartwick House in historic El Dorado. Meet the owners, talk cars and enjoy yummy food. For more information, call 530-622-2840.
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And don’t forget that June 21 is Father’s Day, so get out there and do something special for the dads in your life.
Be sure to check back next month for our Travel Feature Issue!
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