6 Fall Fab Finds at the Shops of El Dorado County and the Foothills
Oct 05, 2015 09:16AM
● By Rachel Lopez
Warm up by treating yourself to a hot, flavorful and artful latte from Zia’s Italian Caffe`& Gelato Bar in El Dorado Hills. The atmosphere and menu are sure to delight any appetite. $3.10+
If you’re dreaming of calm winds, blue skies and vibrant fall colors, head to Hope Valley (35 minutes south of Lake Tahoe). On October 9, Sorenson’s Resort is hosting a Fall Color Hike. On October 10-11, enjoy the Alpine Aspen Festival.
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH APPLES
Take in the beauty of the Sierra foothills by venturing to Apple Hill and enjoying the best apple-inspired donuts, desserts, beverages and family-fun activities around. You can also pick up pumpkins for the kids, as many of the 50-plus growers offer the jack-o-lantern delights.
EVERYONE’S AN ARTIST
From worshops and studio projects on ceramic and canvas painting to glass fusing, mosaics and more, Craft Castle in Cameron Park is the perfect place for a fun day indoors. Prices vary
SMELLS OF THE SEASON
Fill your home with the welcoming scents that flood the season—from pumpkin spice and cinnamon to apples and chai. With a quiet crackling sound and variety of aromas, you and yours are sure to love WoodWick candles, available at Tree House in Placerville. $12.99+
There’s nothing quite like a Pendleton blanket, and we especially love the Yakima Camp style. This five-star find, available at Combellack’s, will keep you warm and cozy all season long. $119+
Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon are hosts of ‘The Where and Wears’ of El Dorado County. Be sure to watch them on Foothill 7 Television and Sierra Community Access Television 2 and “like” them on Facebook.