Arts & Entertainment

Penryn welcomes Oktoberfest on Saturday

From noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, the 9th Annual Oktoberfest, hosted by the Penryn Firefighters, will once again fill the streets of Penryn of all-day fun, just like it did la ...

Eggplant Festival crowds entertained

The Loomis Eggplant Festival, held Oct. 3, was packed with entertainment, food and fun for thousands of visitors. The 22nd annual event filled the Loomis Depot and surrounding stre ...

Horsemen's Association set to show off

Anyone who has ever wondered what show horsemanship is all about can get a glimpse this weekend at the 2009 Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association Benefit Horse Show. The Horseman ...

Calendar of Events

FRIDAY, OCT. 9 An Oktoberfest, to benefit PEACE for Families, is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Enjoy the West Coast’s finest microbrews, hors ...

Common Sense fiddles for a cause

Common Sense band members Larry Ortiz, Jim Ewing, Diana Claire and Tad Kitada performed at the “Harvest Moon Vittles & Fiddles” dinner and concert Saturday at the Blue Goose Fr ...

There's fun for everyone at Loomis Eggplant Festival

A pancake breakfast, served at 7 a.m. at the Loomis Fire Station by Loomis Firefighters Association members, kicks off the 22nd annual Loomis Eggplant Festival this Saturday, Oct. ...

Placer County to celebrate National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is Oct. 4 to 10, and Placer County will celebrate at a 4-H Achievement Night. It will be held Saturday evening, Oct. 3, at Veterans Memorial Hall in Loomis. Refre ...

Super hot rod

Jim Stewart is the proud owner of a 1939 chopped Mercury. The car was named “Best Custom” in the last Jimboy’s Classic Car Show of the season, held Sept. 12 at the Loomis Dep ...

45th Food Bazaar offers genuine Japanese fare

Barbecue smoke coming from the Placer Buddhist Church, located at Interstate 80 and Penryn Road, behind the Union 76 station, will signal the start of the church’s 45th annual Fo ...

Loomis Eggplant Festival is Saturday, Oct. 3

Everything old will be new again when the 22nd annual version of the Loomis Eggplant Festival begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Thousands will descend on the Loomis Depot and th ...

See alpacas up-close at free Loomis farm tour

Loomis Alpacas will be open for free visits from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27, at 3600 Holly Hill Lane (off of King Road), during National Alpaca Farm Day ...

Concours Raduno brings Italian style to Loomims

Elegant motorcars will be featured in the Concours Raduno show from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at High Hand Nursery, Conservatory & Gallery, 3750 Taylor Road. Admission is f ...

Gold Country Fair packed with thrills

The Gold Country Fair is packed full of entertainment sure to draw oohs, aahs laughs and applause from the crowds. Whether you want to hear some live music, keep the kids happy o ...

Penryn farmers ready for the Gold Country Fair

It’s time once again for the annual excitement that is the Gold Country Fair. Beyond the midways with their neon lights and exhilarating rides, past the hucksters hawking the la ...

Fourniers' passion for farming grows

As a young man growing up on a farm in Lodi, Stephen Fournier’s first job was pruning grapes. Decades later, he has brought his love of growing things to Penryn, where he and his ...