Like it or not, November 1 is the unofficial start of the holiday season. We say, bring it! We’ve rounded up plenty of events and happenings this month to keep you and your family active, happy, and ready to get into the holiday spirit!
Whitney Ranch Events (Residents only)
Sundays, November 3 and 17 – Kids Book Club
Book clubs are one of the ways to encourage a lifelong love of reading in your kids! This month’s book selection is Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. Meetup details HERE.
Friday, November 8 – Family Bingo Night
Bring the kids to The Ranch House for a fun evening of bingo, snacks, and prizes! Register HERE.
Saturday, November 9 – Cars & Coffee
Check out your friends’ and neighbors cool and classic cars in The Ranch House lower parking lot! Details HERE.
Monday, November 11 – Bunco
Enjoy a fun night of bunco and make some new friends at The Ranch House! Never played? No problem! Beginners welcome! More info HERE.
Thursday, November 14 – Holiday Shopping Event
Support our resident-owned businesses and get a jump on holiday shopping! At The Ranch House from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Deets HERE.
Friday, November 15 – Wine Tasting
Get the scoop on local wines from Reg Underwood from Total Wine and have fun mingling with neighbors. A great unofficial kick off to the holiday season, Whitney Ranch style! This event has sold out, but you can sign up for the wait list HERE.
Sunday, November 17 – Family History Group
Learn how to research your ancestry and family history in this engaging neighborhood group at The Ranch House at 6:00 p.m.! Details HERE.
Saturday, November 23 – Kids Craft
Bring the kiddos to The Ranch House between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. for a festive Thanksgiving craft! More HERE.
Tuesday, November 26 – Wednesday, November 27- Parents Day Out
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For parents, that is! Enjoy a much-deserved child-free day before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season while experienced staff entertain the kiddos. Registration is required, click HERE for details.
Thursday, November 28 – The Ranch House Closed
Happy Thanksgiving! The Ranch House will reopen on Friday, November 29.
Rocklin and Roseville Events
Saturday, November 2 – Sunset Run
Have a fun time exploring Sunset Whitney Recreation Area! Stay for the food trucks, lawn games, and an outdoor showing of Toy Story 4! More HERE.
Saturday, November 2 – Free First Saturdays at Sierra College Natural History Museum
This month’s theme is Soil Superheroes at this fun family-friendly event at our local natural history museum! Details HERE.
Saturday, November 2 – Holiday Preview Sale
You know what they say about early birds! Get started on your holiday shopping at the Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall with over 40 local vendors. Details and tickets HERE.
Friday, November 8 – Sunday, November 10 – Placer Artists Studio Tour
Enjoy a self-guided tour of local artists throughout Placer County! Download a map and get more information HERE.
Saturday, November 9 – Sunday, November 10 – International Railfair Model Railroad Show
If your littles love trains, they’ll have a great time at this fun showcase of model railroads! They can operate a model train and become junior engineers! Details HERE.
Saturday, November 9 – Sunday, November 10 – Pioneer Quilters Guild 20th Annual Quilt Show
If you love to quilt or simply appreciate the craft, come out to the Roseville Sports Center for a lovely display of quilts, designs, and techniques. More info HERE.
Thursday, November 14 – Food Truck Mania
Now’s the perfect time to take a break from your Thanksgiving meal planning and let someone else handle dinner – located at Vernon Street Town Square from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Check out the evening’s truck lineup HERE.
Friday, November 15 – Friday Flicks
Bundle up for a movie in the square! Bring your low-backed chairs and lots of blankets to stay warm and cozy for a showing of How to Train Your Dragon. Details HERE.
Saturday, November 23 – 58th Annual Sylvia Besana Holiday Parade
Make this fun Roseville parade part of your holiday traditions! Enjoy the sights, craft booths, food, Santa, and more. Details and route info HERE.
Sunday, November 24 – January 20 – Outdoor Holiday Rink
Get in the holiday spirit on the ice! Skate under the twinkly lights at Skatetown, and come early to beat the crowds! Times and tickets HERE.
Thursday, November 28 – Turkey Trot
Burn some calories before you load up on Thanksgiving dinner at the annual Turkey Trot through downtown Roseville! Run, walk, or dance your way through a fun 5K or 10K. Course mpa and registration HERE.
Other Area Events
Saturday, November 2 – Symphony League Fall Fashion Show & Luncheon
Support the Auburn Symphony and enjoy a lovely lunch and fashion show at the Winchester Country Club from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Purchase tickets HERE.
Saturday, November 2 – Sunday, November 3 – Masterworks I: Symphony in Space
Treat your ears to the wonderful scores from your favorite sci-fi features, like Star Wars, Star Trek, The Planets, and more. Details and tickets HERE.
Thursday, November 7 – Sunday, November 10 – 25th Annual Cowpoke & Fall Gathering
Get a feel for the cowboy way through spoken word and song from a variety of performers from across the country. Event details HERE.
Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day Parade
Honor our country’s veterans by coming out to the annual parade in Auburn! Celebrating its centennial, the parade has been going strong since 1919! Come be a part of history. Course information HERE.
Friday, November 22 – Sunday, November 24 – Mountain Mandarin Festival
It’s all things delicious and citrus at this fun festival at the Auburn Fairgrounds. Bring the family for a day of great food, music, entertainment, a fun run, and more. Event info HERE.
Saturday, November 23 – Wise Villa Winery’s The Masquerade Ball
Enjoy an evening of enchantment and intrigue at this popular masquerade ball that includes wine tasting, ballroom dancing, a best-dressed and mask contest, lighted carriage, and more. Purchase tickets HERE.
Sunday, November 24 – Flower Farm’s 8th Annual Holiday Craft Fair
Get in the holiday spirit at the Flower Farm while doing some gift shopping and supporting local artisans and vendors! Check out their events calendar HERE.
Sunday, November 24 – Run for the Mandarins 5K & 10K
Part of the Auburn Mandarin Festival, this fun 5K or 10K run is open to all levels and abilities. Register HERE.
Sunday, November 24 – MandaRUN
We’re loving all these fun races right before the holiday season kicks into gear! It’s a great way to maintain your health goals through the end of the year. Sign up for the 5K or half-marathon HERE.
Wednesday, November 27 – Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade
What’s more down home than a fun little small-town parade! Bring the family down to Taylor Road in Loomis at 9:00 a.m. for some pre-Thanksgiving festivities. More HERE.
Friday, November 28 – Monday, December 23 – Flower Farm Christmas Tree Farm
Hot cider, Christmas trees, holiday music, Santa visits, and cozy ambiance-all this and more awaits at the Flower Farm as they celebrate the season starting November 28. More HERE.
Happy cozy season!