Placer County Local News: Art, Culture & Media


All Local Art, Culture & Media News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Image caption: The city of Roseville’s Fourth of July celebration is among the events listed on PlacerTourism.com.
Pleasures of Placer County

A useful online guides to local artists and cultural event calendars.

Image caption: California's library system dates back 171 years.
How Cool Are Libraries?

California has gone from one library to more than 1,100 in the last 171 years.

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07/04/2024
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Lincoln mother-daughter duo Stacey and Penny Hisey have created a puzzle exchange in the Twelve Bridges area.

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07/01/2024
This year the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is presents The Merry Wives of Windsor along with the musical Always…Patsy Cline through August 26.

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06/28/2024
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The Tahoe Sierra is an adventureland of fun family friendly activities to enjoy from easy hiking trails to free concerts, movies and shows.

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06/13/2024
Image for display with article titled Rocklin Artist Donates All Her Supplies to Paradise High School Program

In downsizing her home, Cheryl Halston made a rather sizeable donation to Paradise High School recently.

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06/06/2024
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Roseville's 25th annual Downtown Tuesday Nights have begun.
The series runs every Tuesday from June 4 through July 30 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. This event is free to attend.

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06/04/2024
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The Loomis Town Council approved a November ballot measure to extend the ‚ÄúLibrary Tax‚ÄĚ set to expire in 2026.

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06/03/2024
Image for display with article titled Community Events Scheduled to Gather Feedback for New Truckee Library Design

As part of the ongoing efforts to enrich community involvement in the development of the new Truckee Regional Library, the Core Partners (Nevada County, Town of Truckee and Friends of the Truckee Library) are excited to announce a series of in-person engagement events throughout June and July, inviting residents to contribute their ideas and feedback toward the design of the new library.

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05/28/2024
Image for display with article titled Downtown Auburn Hosts Music in Central Square

From June through September, the Downtown Business Association is hosting live music at Central Square Fridays at 7PM.

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05/23/2024
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Rainbows, musical performers and rows and rows of community booths took over Roseville’s Royer Park last Saturday for the third annual Placer Pride event.

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05/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Auburn State Theatre Presents Cocktails & Cinema Fundraiser/Street Party

On June 8, We‚Äôre ‚ÄúDancing for the Ceiling‚ÄĚ with Proceeds Going Toward the Theatre Restoration Fund.

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05/19/2024
Image for display with article titled Visit Placer’s Explorer Pass Is Back to Promote County’s Top Attractions

Visit Placer is proud to announce the return of the free Explorer Pass, encouraging visitors and residents to explore dozens of locations throughout the county.

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05/17/2024
Image for display with article titled Auburn Teen Wins Medal in Return to California State Old-Time Fiddle and Picking Championships

Returning California fiddle champ Eli Clegg, 14, of Auburn won a medal in the Junior Division (ages 13-17) at the annual California State Old-Time Fiddle & Picking Championships held in Lodi on April 19-20.

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05/16/2024
Image for display with article titled Having Their Way With Clay: 35th Annual ClayFest Draws 100+

Artists, coordinated by Ray Gonzales, carved clay pipes from Gladding McBean’s factory into chickens, trees and time machines.

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05/04/2024
More than half of the U.S. House supports a bill to extend the funds, but it can’t get out of committee.

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05/03/2024
Image for display with article titled Loomis Mural Unveiled at New Costco Has Town Artist's Touch

As workers applied the finishing touches on the new Loomis Costco this week, the outlet unveiled a spectacular mural celebrating the Town's history.

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04/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Local Film Creators Looking for Community Extras at Fast Fridays Event in June

A team of native Auburn film creators are coming to town to shoot a movie, and they are looking for the community to take part in their creation.

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04/18/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee’s Public Art Commission to Embark on Roundabout Project

Truckee's Public Art Commission has set its sights on enhancing the visual appeal of the Church Street & Truckee Way Roundabout with a new public art installation.

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