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The April 2023 Calendar: April is National Garden Month

April 1st

Cancel Out Parkinson's Walk. Join the Parkinson Association of Northern California from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for a walk (distance is up to each participant) at Maidu Park, along with a DJ, entertainment, resource fair, and lunch. All money raised will aid residents dealing with the effects of Parkinson's.

Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman


Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show. Get ready for a night of laughs with actress and singer Vicki Lawrence and her character, Mama. Famous for her role in The Carol Burnett Show, Lawrence went on to star in Mama’s Show, which consistently topped ratings during its six-year run. Head to the Harris Center at 7:30 p.m. for standup, music, and witty life lessons.

Photos with the Easter Bunny. Bring your kiddos to the Palladio for a special visit with the Easter bunny. Reservations are strongly recommended; walk-ins allowed as schedule permits but cannot be guaranteed. Photo hours are noon-6 p.m. daily with a break from 3-3:30 p.m., and packages/prices vary.

American River 50 Mile Endurance Run. This 50-mile endurance race offers runners a chance to view picturesque scenery of Folsom Lake, Lake Natoma, and the American River Bike Trail. The race also features a 25-mile event beginning at Beal’s Point and a 10-mile event beginning at Rattlesnake Bar; both finish in Auburn. Proceeds benefit the California Conservation of Trails, a nonprofit that helps to maintain and protect local trails.

Baskets & Bunnies. The El Dorado Hills Town Center is hosting an Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-noon for children 12 and under. Participants can also look forward to live music, a magic show, games, face painting, balloon artists, prizes, and photos with the Easter bunny.

April 2nd

ABBA Concert Experience


ABBA Concert Experience. Jam out to this eight-piece tribute band highlighting ABBA classics like “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo,” and many more. The singing and dancing begin at 3 p.m. at the Harris Center.

Folk Legacy Trio. Listen to some of the best folk music from the '50s, '60s, and '70s—The Kingston Trio, The Limeliters, Peter Paul & Mary, and Simon & Garfunkel, to name a few—at the Auburn State Theatre beginning at 3 p.m.

April 3rd

Easter Bunny Photos. Hop over to the El Dorado Hills Town Center to get a photo with the Easter bunny, Monday-Friday, and by appointment only.

April 8th

Off Center: An International Ceramic Art Competition. Blue Line Arts’ annual competition highlights works of art created by some of the world's finest ceramic artists in various forms: functional, non-functional, abstract, sculpture, jewelry, mixed media, and more. Juried winners will be announced on April 15 during an opening reception from 4-8 p.m.   

Aqua Egg Hunt


Aqua Egg Hunt. Dive into your egg hunt by searching for underwater eggs at the El Dorado Hills community pool beginning at 2 p.m. Baskets will be provided, and all eggs can be exchanged for goodies.

Easter Egg Hunt. Bring the littles (ages 0-12) to Promontory Park in El Dorado Hills at 9 a.m. for a free Easter egg hunt followed by photo opps with the Easter Bunny. BYO basket.

April 14th

Antigone. Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College presents their 16th season of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy that follows the story of Antigone, the loyal sister to two dead brothers who turned against one another during the Civil War. Watch as Antigone goes behind her uncle’s orders and tries to bury one of the brothers, placing her love for him above the law. Show times vary.

April 15th

ICE Breaker Triathlon


ICE Breaker Triathlon. Get your workout in at Granite Beach by participating in this 21st annual triathlon. Different races and distances are available; all athletes will receive a swim cap, swag bag, pair of socks, and a post-race meal.

Chad Bushnell. Witness up-and-coming Nashville native Chad Bushnell—singer of the hit song “Thank God”—as he celebrates his new album, Whiskey to Work, at the Auburn State Theatre. Recently named “Contemporary Country Vocalist of the Year,” Bushnell is a rising star you won’t want to miss.

Sutter Street Sip & Stroll


Sutter Street Sip & Stroll. Enjoy samples from over 20 regional wineries and local restaurants while shopping and listening to live music throughout the Historic Folsom District from 2:30-5:30 p.m.

April 16th

Beethoven Beyond Borders. The Great Composers Chamber Music Series presents Beethoven Beyond Borders, featuring Chase Spruill (violin), Cassandra Lynn Richburg (viola), Susan Lamb Cook (cello), and Andrei Baumann (piano). Together, they will perform classical pieces from Mozart, Beethoven, and more. The show starts at the Harris Center at 2 p.m.

Run Rocklin. Pick from a 5K, 12K, half marathon, or free kids’ run at this event for the whole family. Races begin and end at Sunset Whitney Recreation Area and proceeds benefit the Matt Redding Foundation, a nonprofit that provides scholarships to high school seniors interested in law enforcement.

April 19th

Wine Down Wednesday


Wine Down Wednesday. Make your way to Vernon Street Town Square every Wednesday for a night of wine tasting, music, and fun from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Season passes (includes admission to all six weeks and a souvenir wine glass) and six-person cabana rentals are also available.

April 20th

Rob Schneider. Hang out with famous actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director Rob Schneider at the Harris Center at 7:30 p.m. A three-time Emmy nominee whose known for comedies like 50 First Dates, The Benchwarmers, Grown Ups, and many more, you won’t want to miss out on this night of laughs.

April 21th

Bet on Rotary 2023. Attend this annual game night fundraiser featuring appetizers, cocktails, a raffle, and gaming-style fun at Empire Ranch Golf Club from 6-10 p.m. Hosted by Rotary Club of Folsom Lake and Rotary Club of Historic Folsom, funds raised will support local community projects and charities.

Spring Stampede. Head to 8902 Quail Lane in Granite Bay to learn about the impact of equine-assisted psychotherapy on mental health. Tickets include your choice of beer or wine and hors d'oeuvres, along with a tour of the ranch, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. 21+ only; rain or shine.

April 22nd

Taco Throwdown


Taco Throwdown. Head to The Grounds in Roseville from 1-5 p.m. to see which local restaurants will reign supreme in this fourth annual street taco competition. Enjoy local craft beer and wines, lawn games, a silent auction, live music, and all-you-can-eat tacos and beverages.

The Rite of Spring. Head to the Harris Center at 7:30 p.m. to see renowned pianist Alon Goldstein, one of the most respected and admired artists of his generation whose musical intelligence, dynamic personality, artistic vision, and innovative programming have made him a favorite amongst audiences and critics alike.

Tim Rigney and Flambeau. For an electrifying night of Cajun, boogie-woogie, and jazz music, head to the Auburn State Theatre at 7:30 p.m. to watch violinist and composer Tim Rigney perform alongside top musicians like Caroline Dahl and Sam Rocha.

Sean Rooster & the Missing Magical Fiddlestick. Written by kids and for kids, this performance at the Roseville Theatre Arts Academy follows the story of a dance competition gone wrong. Shows are Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Kids’ Expo. This 38th annual free event—hosted by Catalyst Community (formerly Choices for Children) at the El Dorado County Fair & Event Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.—will include hands-on activities, performances, face painting, food vendors, games, bounce houses, community resources (garbage trucks, buses, fire trucks, etc.), and more.

Passport to the Great Out There


Passport to the Great Out There. Sip your way through El Dorado County with a passport that allows tastings at over 20 wineries, complete with live music, creative food pairings, art demonstrations, winemaking insights, historical tours, and more. Ticketholders must be 21+.
(ALSO 23)

April 23rd

The New York Tenors


The New York Tenors. The Folsom Concert Association presents the can’t-miss trio of Andy Cooney, Christopher Macchio, and Daniel Rodriguez live at the Harris Center. Listen to them light up the stage with their modern Broadway sound beginning at 2 p.m.

Spring Arts & Crafts Fair. Find unique and handmade items from over 165 artisan crafters—along with strolling musicians, face painters, and food vendors—at this annual Historic Folsom District event from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. Rain or shine.

April 28th

Fleetwood Mask. Take a trip back to the ’70s and witness one of the only bands to receive an endorsement from Fleetwood Mac. With this honor, they've played all around the nation and pride themselves on producing a truly authentic Fleetwood Mac performance. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

All in for Mental Health Poker Tournament. Support veterans and first responders at this poker tournament benefitting Warfighter Overwatch and hosted at the Rotary Clubhouse in Folsom from 4:30-10 p.m.

Stand Up for MORE. Enjoy a catered meal, raffle, live auction, and entertainment from multiple comedians—including headliner Eddie Brill, who served as the audience warm-up comic for The Late Show with David Letterman for 17 years—at this annual fundraiser for MORE, an El Dorado County nonprofit whose mission is to empower individuals with disabilities. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. at the El Dorado County Fair & Event Center.

April 29th

Gardens of Folsom


Gardens of Folsom. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m., peruse eight private gardens in Folsom, speak with Master Gardeners, watch live art demos, and partake in a plant and bake sale. All proceeds benefit the Folsom Garden Club’s scholarship and grant programs.
(ALSO 30)

Spring into Zin. Explore your pick of five participating wineries along Steiner Road from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. as you enjoy a selection of zinfandels (old vines, blends, current releases, barrel tastings, and more) perfectly paired with unique small bites. Tickets include a “Start on Steiner” logo glass and wine specials.

Rocking Out Pediatric Cancer. Support Kids Helping Kids by attending this ninth annual gala featuring a reception, premium silent auction, opening show, and uplifting alternative music from acclaimed rock band Switchfoot. Funds raised will benefit those battling pediatric cancer.

Lincoln Wine Fest


Lincoln Wine Fest. Enjoy wine and food from Placer County’s top wineries and restaurants from 1-5 p.m. while checking out Downtown Lincoln's boutiques, museums, and attractions. 

by Bella Nolen
Bet on Rotary photo by David Sacco. Harris Center  courtesy of the Harris Center. ICE Breaker Triathlon photo by Bill Driskill. Sip & Stroll photo by Menka Belgal. Rob Schneider and The New York Tenors photos courtesy of the Harris Center. Passport to the Great Out There photo by Taco Throwdown photo by Jace Angelo. Other photos courtesy of their respective companies or organizations.