Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to get outside and enjoy some fun local events! There’s lots going on this time of year, including some fantastic egg hunts and Earth Day events. Check them out below!
Whitney Ranch Events
Saturday, April 6th – Parkview Grand Opening Celebration!
Join us in giving Park View by The New Home Company a warm neighborhood welcome! From 10am to 2pm you can walk through the model homes, enjoy refreshments, and some family-friendly activities. RSVP on our event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2200368566896711/
Friday, April 12 – Saturday, April 13 – Parents’ Night Out
Moms and Dads, here’s your chance for an evening out to enjoy our lovely spring weather! The kids will have a great time with activities, games, and crafts at The Ranch House from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Registration is required, so be sure to contact The Ranch House to reserve your spot.
Saturday, April 13 – Cars & Coffee
Car aficionados, come on out to The Ranch House parking lot and get a closer look at your neighbors’ rides (and bring your own!) from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, April 20 – Egg Hunt
It’s our community’s unofficial kickoff to spring and one of the most popular events of the year! There’ll be egg hunts for all ages, bounces houses, food, and crafts. Registration is required and will open soon. Check out the Facebook event HERE for registration updates.
Rocklin and Roseville Events
Sunday, April 7 – Run Rocklin
There’s still time to register for the annual Run Rocklin race series! It’s a great way to stay on top of your 2019 fitness goals. Choose from the 5K, 12K, or half marathon, and the kids can have a blast running the free kids’ race. Register HERE.
Thursday, April 11 – Food Truck Mania
Monthly Food Truck Mania is still going strong in Roseville’s Vernon Street Town Square. Enjoy your favorite local food truck fare from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Details HERE.
Wednesday, April 17 – Wine Down Wednesday
Sample delicious local wines and enjoy great live music every second Wednesday of the month this spring. At Roseville’s Vernon Street Town Square from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Details HERE.
Friday, April 19 – Friday Night Flicks “The Incredibles 2”
Kick off the weekend with a fun family movie night! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and goodies to the Vernon Street Town Square for a free showing of “The Incredibles 2.” Movie begins at sunset, approximately 7:30 p.m. Details HERE.
Saturday, April 27 – Rocklin Cleanup Day
Drop off your household and e-waste at three locations throughout Rocklin. One drop-off per household. Check locations HERE.
More Fun Area Events!
Through April 14 – Mamma Mia!
Don’t miss a performance of the ever-popular musical, Mamma Mia! Now playing at the Auburn State Theatre. Purchase tickets HERE.
Tuesday, April 2 – Wednesday, April 24 – Hemingway’s 120th Birthday Commemoration
View rare photos of American author Ernest Hemingway during his time serving the armed forces in Europe during World War I. Admission is free at the General Gomez Arts & Event Center. Details HERE.
Thursday, April 4 – Pick of the Litter
Dog lovers, this one’s for you. Enjoy a screening of “Pick of the Litter,” a documentary following the extraordinary journey of a litter of puppies through their two-year training to become guide dogs for the blind. At the Auburn State Theatre. Get tickets HERE.
Saturday, April 6 – Silver Screen Classics Presents “To Have and Have Not”
Calling all classic movie lovers! The Auburn Library hosts a monthly screenings of favorite Old Hollywood screen gems, and this month it’s “To Have and Have Not” starring Humphrey Bogart and based on the 1937 Hemingway novel. More information HERE.
Saturday to Sunday, April 6-7 and April 13-14 – El Dorado Wines Passport Weekend
A weekend of great local wine, what’s not to love? This popular area event includes sampling small batch and limited bottlings, unique varietals, food, music, and opportunities to meet the makers. Choose your passport level HERE.
Saturday, April 13 – Folsom Trails Days
Start celebrating Earth Day early and give back to our beautiful community and surrounding areas! Sign up for a shift to help with trail enhancements, tree maintenance, and planting in open spaces throughout the city. Learn more and register HERE.
Thursday, April 18 – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
The Auburn State Theatre presents a showing of “Can You Ever Forget Me?”, the story of celebrity biographer Lee Israel’s descent into crime selling counterfeit letters from celebrities to the highest bidder. Stars Melissa McCarthy as Israel. Tickets HERE.
Saturday, April 20 – Loomis Community Easter Egg Hunt
Enjoy a free egg hunt hosted by Oaks Church in Loomis! It’s bounce houses, bunny pics, games, and raffle baskets starting at 10:00 a.m. followed by the egg hunt at noon. More information HERE.
Saturday, April 20 – Earth Day Celebration
Celebrate the monarch butterflies at this year’s Earth Day Celebration in downtown Auburn! From interactive workshops, a butterfly exhibit, and beekeepers to live music and food trucks, there will be fun for the whole family. Details HERE.
Saturday, April 20 – 420 Music Fest: Country Meets Reggae
It’s sure to be a rocking good time at this musical festival celebrating country and reggae musics at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. Get tickets HERE.
Sunday, April 21 – Easter Afternoon Tea
We can’t think of a better way to celebrate Easter than with a leisurely high tea. Enjoy dainty treats, a pot of hot tea, raffle prizes, and a scavenger hunt at Lucky Find Market in Loomis. Ticket information HERE.
Saturday, April 27 – Kids’ Fishing Derby
It’s going to be fun morning fishing at the 72nd annual derby at Auburn Regional Park! Free admission from sunrise until 10:30 a.m. Details HERE.
Wednesday, April 24 – Sunday, April 28 – Gold Country Pro Rodeo
Make it a weekend at an old fashioned rodeo! This one’s sure to have fun for the entire family, from classic rodeo events, live music, food, and ag adventure (animals) for the kids. Details and ticket info HERE.
Saturday, April 27 – Lincoln Wine Fest
Sip yummy Placer County wines, stroll, and shop in downtown Lincoln! View participating wineries and buy tickets HERE.
Saturday, April 27 – Sunday, April 28 – Art Studio Trek: Art & Chocolate
Tour artists’ studios in the South Placer area as they showcase their original artwork from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Event details HERE.
April 29 – Clark Ashton Smith: Emperor of Dreams
Learn about the life and art of loca Auburn artist Clark Ashton Smith in this documentary film screening at Auburn State Theatre. Tickets HERE.
Have a fantastic April!