The Dry Diggins Festival will be held Friday, August 31st through Sunday, September 2nd. The line-up includes Stephen Marley, J. Boog, Common Kings, Collie Buddz and more. For show times and more information, visit

On Tuesday, September 4th, the Divide Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly mixer and open house at Patti Smith Real Estate from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Featured will be margaritas and Mexican appetizers.

Sutter Creek Theater presents local rocker band, Vogan Toll, on Friday, September 27th. Show time is 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the Theater’s website at

On Saturday, September 8th, The Jones Gang, formerly Houston Jones, will perform at the Sutter Creek Theatre. Show time is 8 p.m., and you can get tickets and more information at

The Steven Graves Band, with special guest Brandy Robinson Levingston, will present their Americana Roots show at the Sutter Creek Theatre on Saturday, September 15th at 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the Theater’s website at
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The Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trail Foundation’s annual poker ride will be held on Saturday, October 6th at beautiful Dru Barner Equestrian Park. Entry includes a poker hand and a catered lunch. Visit GDETF’s website for entry form or call Terri at 530.680.7709. All proceeds go toward the maintenance of our local trails.

On Wednesday, September 5th, the Gold Trail Grange will host the Mt. Murphy Bridge Replacement meeting on Wednesday, September 5th at 6 p.m. The Grange is located in Coloma, and you can get details at

On Wednesday, September 12th, the Gold Trail Grange will hold its monthly meeting, which is open to the public. The time is 7 p.m. The Grange is located in Coloma, and you can get details at

•There will be a community potluck at the Gold Tail Grange on Sunday, September 23rd. The time is 5:30. The Grange is located in Coloma, and you can get details at

The Fall Festival takes place on Sunday, October 7th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Front Yard Nursery, 5801 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville. For more information, including a schedule of events, visit the Nursery’s Face Book Page.

The 6th Annual Giant Pumpkin Festival will take place Saturday, September 29th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6200 Enterprise Drive in Diamond Springs. For details, visit the Festival’s Face Book page.

On Saturday, September 29th, the Placerville Library’s Carnival Fundraiser will be held at 345 Fair Lane in Placerville. The time is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit for details.

On Sunday, September 30th, the El Dorado County Library will host Wine for Words. This is a benefit for Placer Library Friends of the Library. Go to for details.

Team Sierra presents its Welcome back Fiesta on Friday September 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. as Sierra Elementary School, 1100 Thompson Way in Placerville.

On Sunday, September 9th, Roxy Fitness will host a hike around Sly Park Lake from 8 to 11 a.m. For details, visit Roxy Fitness’s website.

•Lake Tahoe’s largest farm-to-fork festival, Sample the Sierra, will be held on Saturday, September 15th from noon to 5 p.m. at Bijou Community Park at South Lake Tahoe. Visit the Festival’s website or Face Book Page for details.

On Saturday, September 15th, the People’s Mountain Market presents Lisa Bond and her students live on stage. The Market is open from 9 to noon and is located in Garden Valley Park.

Malakoff Diggin’s French Connection Festival will take place on Saturday, September 8th from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, 23579 North Bloomfield Road in Nevada City. Visit Malakoff Diggins’ website for details.

The Winederlust River Wine Festival takes place on Saturday, September 8th at Henningsen Lotus Park. The event includes live bands, food trucks, a mock-tail wine trail, and more. For tickets and more information, go to

•Dave Stamey will provide live entertainment at this year’s Windows to My Soul Fundraising Gala on Saturday, September 8th. The time is 5 to 9 p.m. For more information, including location, call 530.620.2760 or visit

•El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity presents its Hand for Habitat poker tournament on Saturday, September 8th at 3 p.m. Takes place at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Visit for details.

The Annual Kids Weekend & Johnny Appleseed Day takes place on Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday, September 23rd at Delfino Farms, 3205 North Cany0on Road in Camino. Call 530.622.0184 for details.

The American River Conservancy presents its Wakamatsu Fall Bird Walk on Saturday, September 8th from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Bird enthusiast, Parker Flickinger, will lead this, his final, bird walk. For more information, call 530.621.1224.

Mindful Movement, an introduction to yoga for hikers, will be held on Friday, September 14th from 5:30 p.m. to sunset. Contact the American River Conservancy at 530.621.1224 for details, including the location in Coloma.

The Great American Sierra River Clean-Up Day is Saturday, September 15th from 9 to noon. A volunteer appreciation lunch follows the clean-up. Sites vary, including Hangtown Creek, South Fork of the American River, Traverse Creek, Cosumnes River and Folsom Reservoir. If you’re interested, call the American River Conservancy at 530.621.1224.

The Virginia City 100-mile endurance ride takes place on Saturday, September 15th. You can get entry information or volunteer at AERC’s website, which is