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What's Happening in Folsom and El Dorado Hills!

Dec 01, 2010 04:00PM ● By Style

This holiday season brings the community a 2-day Christmas home tour of six El Dorado Hills’ estates. The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills, a non-profit organization benefiting local children and seniors, will present the first annual “Homes for the Holidays” tour on December 3 and 4. Get your tickets by visiting

Looking for some laughs? This month, Tommy T’s Comedy & Dinner Theatre in Rancho Cordova will feature Jay Mohr from Jerry Maguire! The comedian will perform on December 3, 4 and 5, so make sure to check it out! The theatre also hosts Open Mic Monday Nights, with a $2 admission and all-night happy hour! For details, visit

”Read it, Sing it, Perform it, Feel it!” Our House Gallery is hosting their monthly Open Mic Poetry Night December 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Don’t miss this free chance to enjoy poetry with other readers and listeners of all ages. Can’t make it to this month’s poetry night? Our House Gallery hosts this fun experience every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Call 916-933-4278 or visit to find out more.

Congratulations to the El Dorado Hills’ business Kidz Gear for their win of Creative Child Magazine’s 2010 Award for “Kids Product of the Year” in the Kids Electronic Gear Category. Their winning product, wireless car headphones designed specifically for children, is the first of its kind on the market. For more information, check out their Web site or call 916-933-7858.

Kids in El Dorado Hills can send their “Christmas Wish Lists” to the “North Pole” any time between December 1-15. Santa is waiting to hear from all his friends and even promises to write back! Address envelopes to Santa, North Pole, c/o El Dorado Hills CSD, 1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762.

The Gallery at 48 Natoma is displaying the Annual Folsom Focus Photography Contest! Continuing through January 13, 2011, the competition will showcase over 200 photographs, from which the winning pieces were chosen. Call the Gallery at 916-355-7285 to learn more.

The Sacramento Valley National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) celebrated its 13th Annual Outstanding Women Leaders Awards Banquet at the Doubletree Sacramento Hotel on October 21. Various woman business owners and leaders in the business community were honored and recognized for their achievements, including Mary Donnelly of Our House Gallery & Framing in El Dorado Hills and Deirdre Hawkins of Hawkins School of Performing Arts in Folsom. Congratulations to all the nominees!

Tickets are now available for the spring 2011 season at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, a new visual and performing arts center opening in February. “A Chorus Line: The National Tour” kicks off the grand opening weekend February 11, followed by performances and talks featuring the Joffrey Ballet, Gloria Steinem, Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra and more. For a calendar of events, visit Currently, tickets can be purchased by going online or calling 916-608-6888, and the campus Ticket Office windows will open on December 6.

That’s all for now, but be sure to see what’s up next month in our Healthy Living feature issue!

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