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June Calendar: June is National Papaya Month

June 1st

Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters. Head to the Harris Center at 7:30 p.m. to experience this popular band that’s toured across the U.S. and opened for acclaimed performers like Kid Rock and Steve Miller. Inspired by ’60s rock and roll, expect subtle tones of The Beatles, Byrds, and The Beach Boys.

June 2nd

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet. Wherefore art thou, Romeo? Bring a low-backed chair to Auburn’s School Park Preserve (June 2-3), Folsom’s Zittel Family Amphitheater (June 5-7), and Rocklin’s Quarry Park Amphitheater (June 8-10) to witness the tragic tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and admission is free.

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet.


June 3rd

Cocktails & Cinema: Turn Back Time. Enjoy ’80s-inspired, food, music, drinks, and dancing at this fundraiser for the historic Auburn State Theatre. The street party begins at 6 p.m.

Garden Party in the Orchard. Images of Hope—a nonprofit that provides art programs to support people affected by cancer or other traumas—is hosting their annual fundraiser at Rainbow Orchards from 4-7:30 p.m. Partygoers can expect live music, a live and silent auction, a sneak peek at the 2023 Banners on Parade entries, dinner, and dessert.

Rods & Relics Car Show. Visit Downtown Lincoln from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. to enjoy a variety of classic cars, plus raffles, live music, vendors, food, kids’ activities, and a pancake breakfast (7-10 a.m.).

Rocklin Brewfest. Support local craft brewers like Crooked Lane and The Monk’s Cellar while raising funds for Rotary Club of South Placer Foundation. There will also be wineries along with food trucks. The event (21+ only) is from 1-5 p.m. at Johnson-Springview Park.

Rocklin Brewfest


June 4th

RotoBerfest. Put on your lederhosen and support the Rotary Club of Folsom’s community projects from 3-7 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center. Festivities include beer, German-inspired cuisine, music by the Alpenmeisters, and a live auction.

June 8th

Double Feature. Don’t miss Northern California Dance Conservatory’s Double Feature presentation, showcasing the charming Summer Solstice production, Spanish rom-com Don Quixote, and the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland. Shows begin at 7 p.m.
(ALSO 9)


June 10th

The Best of Broadway. Watch El Dorado Musical Theatre’s acclaimed group, High Voltage, perform at the Harris Center. The show includes two hours of classic and contemporary numbers straight from Broadway starting at 7 p.m.

Fire/Land: Knowing the Territory. This outdoor event at Wakamatsu Farm from 4-10 p.m. begins with a community resilience forum featuring expert speakers on issues related to wildfire safety and protection, land management, and ecological change.  A live performance under the stars will follow and include music, media, and a theatrical show created by Myrtle Tree Arts.

Powerfest Taps & Tunes. Celebrate the unique history and connection of the Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park to the region’s brewing industry from 4-8 p.m. at 9980 Greenback Lane. Tickets include tastings from over 20 breweries, food trucks, live music, and more.

Golden History Days. Celebrate the arrival of the Wagon Train from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Placerville’s Main Street at this multicultural event. Activities include an antique fair, live music, and spoken-word history. Admission is free.

Thunder in the Park Classic Car Show. Peruse hundreds of beautifully restored cars and trucks with your family at Cameron Park Lake from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Expect live music, raffle prizes, food trucks, and more.

June 11th

Pakistan Culture Festival. Bring your family to celebrate the rich and vibrant culture of Pakistan at Vernon Street Town Square from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Indulge in Pakistani cuisine and partake in crafts, shopping, and henna along with a live sufi performance. Admission is free.

Pakistan Culture Festival


Asleep at the Wheel. Visit the Harris Center to experience some country lovin’. Inspired by Western swing and country honky-tonk, Asleep at the Wheel has earned 10 Grammy Awards and remained successful for over 50 years.

June 15th

El Dorado County Fair. Celebrate Father’s Day at this fun filled four-day fair featuring livestock competitions, live music, carnival rides, food vendors, shopping, and more.

El Dorado County Fair


June 16th

Family Campout. Get lost in an overnight adventure at Fairytale Town where you can enjoy arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, lawn games, and more. Wake up underneath a canopy of trees with a continental breakfast. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. and concludes Saturday at 7 a.m.
(THROUGH 17)  

June 17th

Spaghetti Western. Support cancer research by attending this 16th annual fundraiser at Cooper Vineyards from 6-10 p.m. Attendees will enjoy an evening of food, drinks, auctions, and a live performance from Slade Rivers Band.

Gold Rush Country Music Festival. Dance to amazing country artists and interact with riveting Old West characters while perusing a craft vendor marketplace and enjoying delicious BBQ and beer from noon-10 p.m. at the Gold Country Fairgrounds.

ARD’s 75th Anniversary Carnival. In honor of the Auburn Recreation District’s 75th anniversary, they’re hosting a celebration from 5-10 p.m. featuring carnival games and prizes, live music, train rides, a kids’ zone, bike parade, free public swim, craft beer and wine, food, and more. Admission is free.

Lavender Blue Festival. Celebrate the lavender harvest at Bluestone Meadow from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. by cutting your own lavender bouquet, walking the lavender labyrinth, and perusing lavender-infused products. A play area for kids will also be available with duck races, a hay tower, giant bubbles, and more.
(ALSO 18 & 24-25)

June 19th

Summer Golf Classic. Participate in a golf tournament for a cause at Catta Verdera Country Club. Participants will enjoy food, drinks, music, and the gorgeous rolling hills of Lincoln. Proceeds benefit Child Advocates of Placer County, a nonprofit that supports at-risk youth and foster children.

Summer Golf Classic


June 22nd

Placer County Fair. Don’t miss this 85th annual fair featuring classic carnival fun, friendly competitions, food vendors, concerts, and more. Hours Thursday through Saturday are from 5-11:30 p.m., and Sunday from noon-11 p.m.

June 23rd

Golf “Fore” a Cause. Support the Marshall Foundation for Community Health’s local wellness programs by participating in this 40th annual golf tournament at Cold Springs Golf & Country Club. Entry includes the green fee, a golf cart, beverages, lunch, and dinner. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m.

Newsies Jr. Roseville Theatre Arts Academy is performing this timeless tale full of spirit, heart, and an award-winning score that’s inspired by the rousing true story of newsboys in turn-of-the-century New York City. Show times vary.

June 24th

Historic Folsom Hometown Parade. Bring your lawn chairs and head to Sutter Street at 9:30 a.m. for a parade featuring marching bands, creative floats, vintage fire and police vehicles, and more. Following the parade, the Folsom Historic District will be full of fun activities.

Historic Folsom Hometown Parade


A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy. Indulge in all-you-can-eat Crystal ice cream, live music, hands-on activities, a marketplace, and more from 5:30-9 p.m. at Fairytale Town.

by Bella Nolen
Placer County Fair photo by Lisa Zeng Photography. Rocklin Brewfest photo by Todd Olsen of IOP Photography. Summer Golf Classic photo by Jamie Wright. Historic Folsom Hometown Parade photo by Bill Sullivan. El Dorado County Fair photo by Suzanne Wright.