The Riviera on a Murieta runway

Fashion show

Red square Photo gallery: 74 photos of models and attendees

It was a day to see and be seen at the Country Club as Rancho Murieta Women's Club members and their guests turned out for the club's annual fashion show Wednesday. Fashion Festival De Cannes featured 20 models who strutted down the runway in everything from golf togs to evening wear.

Country Club brings Pablo Cruise back to Rancho Murieta

Pablo Cruise

Rancho Murieta Country Club's 40th anniversary celebration Oct. 8-9 includes a return visit from Pablo Cruise, who had hits in the ‘70s and ‘80s like  “Love Will Find a Way” and "Whatcha Gonna Do (When She Says Goodbye).”  There's more information about the club's weekend-long event here. Click for the rest of the story to see Pablo Cruise on video. Read more »

Of blues, brews and sailing ships

Blues and Brews

Red square Photo gallery: 66 photos of faces in the crowd

The Blues and Brews festival drew a big crowd to Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday evening to enjoy blues music, beer and wine tasting, craft booths, and food from a variety of vendors. The annual fundraising event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, Plaza Foods and the Rancho Murieta Association.


Red square Photo gallery: 29 photos of yachtsmen and their families

Earlier Saturday, there was the Cub Scout Rain Gutter Regatta at Lake Clementia. After enjoying hot dog lunches, 30 scouts from Troop 633 made sailboats, decorated them and propelled them down a two-channel track by puffing into a straw. Gavin Correia took top racing honors, Frank Lucchetti came in second, and Nick Grovhoug placed third.

Music, fun and happy faces

Music Mike

Red square Photo gallery: 38 photos of little faces in the crowd

Scores of children sang, danced, Skipped to My Lou, hugged their parents and had a great time Sunday afternoon when Music Mike returned to Lake Clementia Amphitheater to work his magic. The free show was sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.

Blues and Brews returns Sept. 24

Blues and Brews

Blues and Brews stretches from late afternoon until well past dark.

The eighth annual Blues and Brews Festival -- with music, food, wine, beer and art -- takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 24 at Lake Clementia.  It’s a fundraiser for the area’s youth. Read more »

Family Stone wraps up ETC season

Family Stone

Red square Photo gallery: 13 photos of faces in the crowd and the show

Just back from a tour of Europe and Great Britain, the Family Stone rolled into Rancho Murieta Saturday night with a celebration of rock, funk and soul that provided the grand finale for the 10th Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta concert season. Above, original Sly and the Family Stone members Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson were joined by vocalist Trina Johnson-Finn in a stellar line-up of musicians performing "Dance to the Music," "It's a Family Affair," "Everyday People," "Hot Fun in the Summertime" and other of the group's classics. After concluding the show with "I Want to Take You Higher," the group returned for an encore performance of "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)," and dedicated the funk anthem to Sly Stone. Read more »

Family Stone helps ETC wrap up season Sept. 10

Family Stone

The Family Stone will bring the music of Sly and the Family Stone to Rancho Murieta.

The 10th season of  Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta concludes Saturday,  Sept. 10, with a concert by The Family Stone that features Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson. Both are founding members of Sly and the Family Stone, the groundbreaking San Francisco rock, funk and soul band. Read more »

Summerfest goes out with a bang


Red square Photo gallery: 15 photos from Saturday afternoon
Red square Photo gallery: 43 photos from Saturday night

The fireworks were spectacular, and they were only part of the fun at Stonehouse Park as the Summerfest carnival concluded Saturday. Read more »

Summerfest is coming this weekend


For some, the rides are the most memorable part of Summerfest.

Summerfest, the annual event that transforms Stonehouse Park into a neon midway of rides, games, food and entertainment,  begins at 5 p.m. Friday and continues Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. The event has been put on since 2000 by volunteers in the community for residents and their guests. Admission is $15 per person and $25 for a two-day pass. Children 3 years and under are admitted free. Read more »

Echoes of Santana at Lake Clementia

Gregg Rolie

Red square Photo gallery: 30 photos of faces in the crowd

Gregg Rolie, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, heated up a cool evening at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday when he and his seven-member band performed the fusion of Latin music, rock and blues that defined Santana, the legendary group Rolie co-founded in the 1960s. The concert was the latest in the summer series offered by Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta. Read more »

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