Known: March 4

March 4

The Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville, is open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays and Saturdays in March. Learn about the many plants, trees, succulents, natives and more that come to life in spring in the area. Stroll through the 16 individual gardens at your own pace or ask a guide for help. The garden may be closed in case of bad weather; check the website before visiting: ucanr.edu/sites/EDC_Master_Gardeners/Demonstration_Garden.

Hugh Hoeger performs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Placerville Public House, 305 Main Street. For more information, visit placervillepublichouse.com.

Little Hurricane will perform at 9 p.m. at the Green Room Social Club, 251 Main St. in Placerville. For more information, visit clubgreenroom.com.

March 5

Folsom Lake Symphony presents Musical Engine, a program for listeners of all ages, at the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. For more information, visit folsomlakesymphony.com/tickets.

Toogood Estate in Somerset is hosting Bottle Your Own events, March 5-6, March 12-13 and March 19-20, featuring Fairplay Cabernet Sauvignon, Dorado Canyon Malbec, Sierra Foothill Barbera and Smack Bang Boom. The Dinner Station food truck will be on hand for delicious meals. For more information, call (530) 620-1910 or visit ToogoodWinery.com.

Findleton Estate Winery in Camino is hosting an exclusive library fume blanc tasting featuring 7- and 8-year-old barrel-aged wine paired with shrimp tacos. One must reserve. E-mail [email protected] to reserve your place.

The SacSouthern Railroad excursion train returns to Old Sacramento with trains departing from the California State Railroad Museum Saturday and Sunday. Buy your tickets online at californiarailroad.museum/visit/excursion-train-rides or at the box office.

The Sacramento Valley Live Steamers Railroad offers tours, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 5 and 6, at Hagan Community Park in Rancho Cordova. For more information, visit svlsrm.org.

Blü Egyptian will play at Mraz Brewing Company, 2222 Francisco Drive, Suite 510, El Dorado Hills, from 6-9pm in a special beer release celebration.

Red’s Blues performs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Placerville Public House, 305 Main Street. For more information, visit placervillepublichouse.com.

Campfire Crooners will perform at 5 p.m. and Jambassadors at 9 p.m. at the Green Room Social Club, 251 Main St. in Placerville. For more information, visit clubgreenroom.com.

The Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera presents Romantic Rachmaninoff, 8 p.m. at the Safe Credit Union Performing Arts Center in downtown Sacramento. For tickets and more information, visit sacphilopera.org.

March 6

Dine from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Buttercup Pantry, 222 Main St. in Placerville, and the restaurant will donate 5% of the day’s profits to El Dorado County Animal Services Sterilization and sterilization funds.

Enjoy breakfast with the vets. Members of Fleet Reserve Association Branch 275 will prepare and serve their First Sunday Community Breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the dining room of the Veterans Memorial Building in Placerville. Full breakfast is $7 for adults and $3 for children. All proceeds stay in El Dorado County to help local veterans and their families.

El Dorado Western Railroad resumes operations on the first and third Sundays of the month, weather permitting, at El Dorado Station, 4650 Oriental St. The train leaves the station at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. For more information, call (530) 663-3581.

Andis Wines in Plymouth is hosting tasting and snack events with local food trucks, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Cousins ​​Maine Lobster (March 6) and Buenos Aires Grill (April 9). No reservation necessary. For more information, visit andiswines.com.

Folsom Concert Association presents Daniel Rodriguez and Marla Kavanaugh at 2 p.m. at the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. For tickets and more information, visit folsomconcertassociation.org/concerts.

Todd Day Wait & Kristina Murray will perform at 4:20 p.m. at the Green Room Social Club, 251 Main St. in Placerville. For more information, visit clubgreenroom.com.

March 7

Vitalant will hold a blood drive in the community of El Dorado Hills, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot near the baseball diamonds to El Dorado Hills Community Service District, 1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills. Donors are encouraged to book an appointment at donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code SMFM019 or call Vitalant at (877) 258-4825 and quote the same blood drive code. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits.

Experience Messy Monday with special guests Hans! & The Hot Mess at 6 p.m. at the Green Room Social Club, 251 Main Street in Placerville. For more information, visit clubgreenroom.com.

March 9

The UCCE of El Dorado County Master Gardeners present Firewise Landscaping from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Brought to you by an expert in local foothills conditions, Master Gardener Alice Cantelow, learn how to create a firebreak landscape that is also attractive, water-efficient and wildlife-friendly. Plant choice, plant spacing and ongoing care are key. Learn how to balance aesthetics and safety to increase the chances that your property and home can survive a wildfire.

Vitalant will hold a blood drive in the community of El Dorado Hills, 12-5 p.m. at Stadium 14 Theater & IMAX Theater, 2101 Vine St., El Dorado Hills. The Bloodmobile will be parked near the cinema on the north side. Donors are encouraged to book an appointment at donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code SMFM486 or call Vitalant at (877) 258-4825 and quote the same blood drive code. Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits.

Now

The Stage at Burke Junction, 3300 Coach Lane, Suite E1, Cameron Park, presents “Love and Baseball” through March 6. For tickets and more information, visit stageatburke.com.

Imagination Theater presents “Grease” through March 13 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds Theater. For more information, visit itplacerville.org/grease.

Sacramento Theater Company presents “Fences” through March 13 at 1419 H St. in Sacramento. For tickets and more information, call (916) 443-6722 or visit tickets.sactheatre.org.

The Mills Station Arts & Culture Center presents the National Board of Education for Ceramic Arts exhibition, Fertile Ground, featuring ceramics by 36 artists from across the country. The exhibit runs through March 19 at MACC, 10191 Mills Station Road, Rancho Cordova. For more information, visit rcmac.org.

Sutter Street Theatre, 717 Sutter St. in Folsom, presents “Urinetown the Musical” until March 20. For tickets and more information, visit SutterStreetTheatre.com or call (916) 353-1001.

Sierra Vista Vineyards & Winery is holding a book drive through April 1 at the winery, 4560 Cabernet Way in Placerville. Books in good condition for children in kindergarten and up are welcome. For more information, visit sierravistawinery.com or call (530) 622-7221.

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