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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. 


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.



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


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.

Rod Works photo by Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon. All other photos courtesy of their respective companies.