Local Announcements

The following listings are KFOK/ARFS area events and Public Sevice Announcements. These are also read on-air during live KFOK broadcasts. If you have an event or PSA you would like announced please email them to announcement@kfok.org to have them read on-air and listed here.

A celebration of the music of Big Mo will take place on Monday, January 29th at the Sierra Nevada Brewery’s Big Room. The doors open at 6:00, and the show starts at 7:30. For tickets and more information, call 530.896-2198.

The Georgetown Library presents Mother Goose on the Loose, an award-winning lap-sit story time for children ages 0 – 5 years, on Friday, February 2nd at 9:30 a.m. The Library is located at 6680 Orleans Street right here in Georgetown. Call 530.333.4724 for more information.

Keep Smilin’ Promotions presents Petty Theft & The Well-Known Strangers at the Auburn Events Center on Saturday, February 3rd. For ticket information and show times, go to keepsmilinpromotions.com.

Dono dal Cielo Estate Vineyards presents cowboy poetry on Saturday, February 3rd. For time, cost and more information, call 530.888.0101.

The Foresthill Divide Loop 30-K run takes place on Saturday, February 3rd. Registration is on-line at ultrasignup.com.

Silver Screen Classics presents the 1959 classic Some Like it Hot, starring Marilyn Monroe, on Saturday, February 3rd. Show times are noon, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Beecher Room at the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street. This event is free.

The Buffalo Field Campaign fundraiser will be held on Saturday, February 3rd from noon to 7 p.m. at 250 Main Street in Placerville. This event is free and includes live music featuring Joaquin Fioresi, Sierra Hauser and KFOK’s very own Mignon Gelli. For more information, go to BuffalFieldCampaign.org.

On Sunday, February 4th from 1 to 3 p.m., there will be a meet-and-greet for Regina Bateson, Democratic candidate for the District IV congressional seat. This will be held at a private residence in Greenwood. If you’d like to attend, RSVP to penelopescribner@gmail.com.

On Tuesday, February 6th, the Georgetown Library presents its Evening Book Club, and they’ll be discussing Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst. Time is 5:30 p.m. Call 530.333.4724 for details.

On Friday, February 9th, the Scrabble Club meets at the Georgetown Library at 1:30 p.m. The Library is located at 6680 Orleans Street, and they can be reached by phone at 530.333.4724.

On Saturday, February 10th, The Scott Pemberton Band and KNUF will perform at the Auburn Events Center. For ticket information and show times, visit keepsmilinpromotions.com.

The Miners Foundry in Nevada City hosts its Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball on Saturday, February 10th from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are available on-line at minersfoundry.org, or you can call 530.265.5040.

On Sunday, February 11th, learn all you need to know about beekeeping. Beekeeping 101 will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with lunch included, at the Placerville Senior Center, 937 Spring Street. Presented by the El Dorado Beekeepers, you can find out more by calling them at 916.996.8371.

On Sunday, February 11th, the Sutter Creek Theater hosts John Gorka and Amelia K. Spicer. For show times and more information, visit the Theater’s website at suttercreektheatre.com or call 916.425.0077.

Blood Source will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, February 13th from 2 to 6 p.m. at the IOOF Hall on Main Street in Georgetown. To find out more, call Stephanie at 916.453.3039. Give the gift of live – give blood.

Front Country will perform at the Sierra Nevada Brewery’s Big Room on Tuesday, February 13th. Doors open at 6, and the music begins at 7:30. Call 530.896.2198 for tickets and more.

The Shingle Springs Community Center presents its annual Spaghetti Feed and Dance on Saturday, February 17th. Dinner is at 5 p.m., and dancing is from 7 to 9. Call 530l.306.4614 for more information. The Center is located at 4440 Shingle Springs Road.

Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn will be at the Sutter Creek Theater on Saturday, February 17th. Show time is 8 p.m., and you can get tickets at suttercreektheatre.com.

The Beer, Bourbon and Gumbo Fest takes place on Saturday, February 17th at the Pagoda Building in Sacramento. This is a Mardi Gras, family-friendly event featuring beer, bourbon and gumbo tasting, as well as music. Visit wingmenfoundation.org for details.

On Saturday, February 17th, Art on the Divide Gallery presents a collage class taught by Peggy Depue on Saturday, February 17th from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Gallery, 6295 Main Street in Georgetown. For cost and more details, call 530.333.2787.

Local favorites Achilles Wheel will be at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City on Friday, February 23rd. The show is from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are available on-line at minersfoundry.org, or you can call 530.265.5040.

Tom Russell will perform at the Sutter Creek Theater on Saturday, February 24th. For show times and more information, visit the Theater’s website at suttercreektheatre.com or call 916.425.0077.

The Marshall Grange’s Speakers’ Series & Potluck presents Fallon Stover on Wednesday, February 28th, who will discuss what regenerative agriculture is. The time is 7 p.m., and the Grange is located at 4940 Marshall Road in Garden Valley. Call 530.642.8671 for details.

February is Blind Date With a Book month at the Georgetown Library. Ask the librarian for a special book, wrapped brown paper, and you’ll receive a mysterious book. Get to know it and attend the party on March 3rd. Call the Library at 530.333.4724 for additional information.

The El Dorado Arts Council presents a display of Olympic memorabilia through Friday, March 9th at the Fausel House Gallery, 772 Pacific Street in Placerville. The exhibition features posters, photographs, maps, pennants and more from the 1960 Winter Olympics. Call 530.295.3496.

The Coloma Grange presents Coyote Hill, KNUF and Red Dirt Ruckus on Saturday, March 10th. For cost, time and more information, visit the Grange’s website.

 

 

 

The annual Kennedy Roosevelt Dinner and barbeque takes place on Sunday, March 18th from 3 to 7 p.m. This year’s theme is Women Stepping Forward. The location is 2502 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. Visit El Dorado Progressives’ Face Book Page for details.