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Goings on in the El Dorado County Foothills Area!

Apr 30, 2010 05:00PM ● By Style

Spring has officially sprung, which means El Dorado County Certified Farmers Market will be abounds with locally grown fresh fruits, veggies, flowers and more starting Saturday, May 8, and continuing each Saturday through mid-October. The market is located on Main Street at the Ivy House parking lot in Placerville and is free to the public. For more information, visit

Congratulations to Tim Smith who was appointed Superintendent of the Mother Lode School District on March 26. The Board of Trustees is extremely pleased to have someone of his caliber leading the school district and looks forward to working with him during his three-year contract.

Children are invited to the El Dorado Nursery & Garden to make a free Mother’s Day gift and card at “Make Mommy Smile Day” on May 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. RSVP to the nursery by calling 530-676-6555.

The new Official Guide to Apple Hill will be available beginning May 15. To get your copy, send $2 to P.O. Box 494 Camino, California, 95709.

How would you like to host an exchange student from Italy, Germany or another country? Educational Adventures can match your family with an intelligent and active student who complements your choice of country, extra curricular activities, and more. For more information, visit or email [email protected].

Enter often, enter early! The upcoming El Dorado County Fair is offering hundreds of opportunities for children and adults to showcase their talents and have fun! Entries are due by May 14 (May 8 for livestock), and the entry guide is available at, or at the fair office located at 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. Also, don’t forget to purchase your $25 pre-sale tickets available now online.

Bass Lake Golf Course hosts its 23rd Annual Open Golf Tournament with putting contest, cash prizes and a hole-in-one grand prize. Call 530-677-8000 for details.

Mark your calendars! June 21 is the Third Annual SPC Mathew Taylor WWO Golf Tournament at the Cameron Park Country Club. Visit for more information.

Hungry for fresh Italian and American food served amidst a unique casual, family atmosphere? Napoli Café & Wine Bar located at 3275 Coach Lane in Cameron Park is set to open soon! Go to for more information.

Don’t forget the Placerville Art Walk is held the third Saturday of the month, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in historic Downtown Placerville. Call 530-672-3436 or go to for more information.

On May 15, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park will begin its Summer Performance Series with colorful interpretations of Coloma’s Gold Rush experience. Witness historic characters discussing their contributions to California history. Call 530-295-2170 for details.

And last but not least, Style congratulates Arnold’s for Awards on their recent 40th anniversary of doing business in El Dorado County! Find Arnold’s at 3971 Durock Road, or visit for more information.

See what’s up next month in our annual Summer Fun feature issue!

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