festival of lights
Nov 28, 2014 5:30pm-8pm
Historic Main Street in Placerville. The old-fashioned festivities will close Historic Main Street and begin around 5:30PM at various locations up and down Main Street with music, entertainment, visits with Santa, stagecoach rides (4-6pm) and the tree-lighting at 6PM at the Courthouse. Sponsored by the Placerville Downtown Association. For info call (530) 672-3436.
36th annual christmas parade
Dec 7, 2014
This big Holiday Parade takes place rain or shine and starts at the Broadway Plaza parking lot on upper Broadway in Placerville at 1pm and continues down Main Street. This year's theme is "Rockin' Christmas." Sponsored by The Mountain Democrat and benefitting Toys 4 Tots in our community (bring a new, unwrapped toy for a boy or girl). For info call (530) 344-5088 or pick up an application at The Mountain Democrat or El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce offices.
winter wonderland skate party
Dec 5, 2014 7-10pm, Skatetown Ice Rena, 1009 Orlando Ave., Roseville, CA 916-783-8550
Family-friendly; great for all ages! Beginner skate helpers and loaner helmets available. Free skating lesson. $12.50 admission – includes skate rental. Games, prizes, sing Christmas songs, live DJ, laser light shows, black lights and snow play.
TEDDY BEAR TEA
Nov 30, 2014 2-5pm at The Flower Farm 4150 Auburn Folsom Rd., Loomis, CA
Grab the little ones and join us for the 3rd Annual Teddy Bear Tea benefiting Roseville Home Start. Holiday festivities include story time & photos with Santa, carolers, and much more. To purchase tickets visit .
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA/KING KANDY’S WORKSHOP
Dec 20, 2014 8am-12:00pm at the Rocklin Event Center.
This family event is for area preschool-age children and their families. Breakfast is provided by local Boy Scout Troop 29. Attendees are treated to a visit to King Kandy’s Workshop after the breakfast, where they engage in a variety of activities.
PLACER THEATRE BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER
Dec 6, 2014 1pm-3pm at the Placer High School Theater, 275 Orange Street (corner of High & Agard) Auburn, CA.
Join Clara as she travels to the magical kingdom of sweets in Placer Theatre Ballet’s annual presentation of the holiday classic The Nutcracker. The cast is comprised of over 100 talented dancers representing the greater Placer and Sacramento areas. For more information, call (916) 630-7820.