ETC offers sponsorships and ads

Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta, a non-profit organization founded and run by volunteers, is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and the anniversary program for the ETC summer concert season has space available for sponsorships and advertisements. Read more »

Martinis and Bikinis (and Speedos!)

Martinis and Bikinis

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Martinis and Bikinis, an event to benefit the American Cancer Society, made a head-turning splash at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday as volunteers clad in bikini and Speedo T-shirts mixed the drinks, served the appetizers and set the tone for a fun time. The Symposium Jazz Band with Robert Eberhard supplied the musical accompaniment.

Airport Day is high-flying fun


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Saturday was Airport Day at Rancho Murieta Airport, and it offered everything from thrilling fly-bys to plane rides for the kids. The local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association hosted the aviation gala and held a Young Eagles event to introduce young people to general aviation. The airport sponsored the day, which had a good turnout and a lot of families. Read more »

Cyclists race past Rancho Murieta

Gillian Smith from Stonehouse

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Tuesday wasn't a beautiful day, but the scenery almost made up for the wind and rain as the Amgen tour cyclists came down Stonehouse Road heading for Rancho Murieta at lunchtime.  Gillian Smith shared this photo.
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ETC finds shelter at Country Club

ETC season opener

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After the weather forecast called for chilly rain and thunderstorms Sunday, Rancho Murieta Country Club stepped up to provide a venue for the Entertainment, Theatre and Culture kick-off event originally scheduled for Lake Clementia. The crowd enjoyed wine, music, food and desserts, raffle prizes and the opportunity to become ETC members and purchase tickets to the 10th season of ETC concerts at Lake Clementia Amphitheater. The Clementia entertainment begins June 11, with STUNG, a Police tribute band. Information about ETC, membership, and the summer concert season is available here.

Two wheels on Scott Road

Bikes on Scott Road

The weather forecast (and passing thunderstorms) didn’t deter everyone from taking advantage of the chance to bike and walk on Scott Road Sunday.  The road was closed for eight miles to mark “May Is Bike Month.”  A number of Murietans were among the cyclists.

Sunday's ETC event moves inside to Country Club

[Updated 6:35 p.m.] The weather forecast isn’t the best, but Casino Corral and the ETC season opener will go on as planned this weekend.  Saturday evening, ETC announced the event will beat the weather by moving indoors at the Country Club. Read more »

Here's how to see (or avoid) the Amgen bike race

Amgen riders

The Amgen Tour will rocket past Rancho Murieta on Tuesday morning.

Whether you're a fan of bicycle racing or not, the Amgen Tour race is coming by Rancho Murieta Tuesday morning, briefly impacting traffic and giving you a chance to see some of the world's greatest cyclists go by -- in a flash. Here's what you need to know to see the racers or avoid them. Read more »

RMA holds Aloha Bingo May 27

The Rancho Murieta Association Recreation Committee is holding a free, island-themed bingo night at the RMA Building Friday, May 27, for members and their guests who are 21 or older. RSVP by calling the RMA at 354-3500 or emailing Attendees are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert for sharing. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

Men (very secure ones) don aprons to serve tea and do some modeling

Queen Mum Tea

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The second annual Mother's Day Queen Mum Community Tea took place at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church Sunday afternoon. Fearless Rancho Murieta men wearing handmade aprons served the ladies tea cakes and other delicacies and then hit the runway to auction off their aprons for charity. The spirited auction concluded to the musical accompaniment of "YMCA," a community standard that had children in the audience on their feet, arms waving in the air. In addition to honoring mothers, the tea benefits Wellspring Women's Center for low-income and homeless women and their children.

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