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This is a beautiful time of year in El Dorado County, lush hillsides and wildflowers galore.  We also have some amazing events that you won’t want to miss.

passport wine tour

Experience the magic of Hollywood! Choose between two dates: April 13-14 or April 20-21 Don’t miss this once a year, all-access pass to wine-and-food pairings, music and friendship in our region-wide party. During two glorious spring weekends each year, 32 El Dorado wineries host the region’s annual wine and food event. Wine Tour of Fame feature plenty of luscious wine and food pairings, barrel tastings, enjoyable art and music, and fun-loving participants. Warm weather and green surroundings along the wine trail add to the excitement of this springtime event.  Learn More

npm2013_logo  April is National Poetry Month and the El Dorado Arts   Council will be joining cities, libraries, schools, and communities across the country as they engage in poetry revels large and small. Established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, this month-long national poetry love-fest aims to increase the availability and visibility of poetry, poets, and our country’s complex and lively poetic heritage.  Oh there’s more….


Internationally renowned demonstrators; Hands-on Education Workshops; Forging Competition, Local Artists Blacksmiths, Gallery of Metal Art; Slideshows & Lectures, Public tours, Open Forging and much more. El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville


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Maralyn D. HillThe Epicurean Explorer

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