There's a run of autumn events in the next two weeks

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Autumn brings the biggest stretch of community events, and the next two weeks will have a handful.  Among the events coming up, starting this weekend: Pleasant Grove High's holiday bazaar (Saturday), the CRES Harvest Festival (Sunday), a Halloween haunted house, and the second "Wine, Women and Song" at St. Vincent De Paul.  But that's not all. Read more » about There's a run of autumn events in the next two weeks

Country Club holds open house Sunday

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The Rancho Murieta Country Club is holding an open house for the public Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the clubhouse. The event provides an opportunity to meet the club's new general manager, Stan Korich. Complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Tours and information about membership, golf groups and facilities will be available. For reservations, contact Cheryl at 354-3400. Read more » about Country Club holds open house Sunday

An Indian summer evening by the lake

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Blues and Brews

The fifth annual Kiwanis Blues and Brews event Saturday at Lake Clementia Amphitheater attracted what looked like its biggest crowd yet as hundreds enjoyed a celebration for the senses beside the lake on a perfect Indian summer evening. Live bands played blues and rock, artists and artisans displayed their wares under graceful tents and the convivial crowd enjoyed a unique selection of wines, beers and foods. Blues and Brews is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, Plaza Foods and the Rancho Murieta Association.
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Women's Club fashion show takes a travel theme

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Fashion show

The Rancho Murieta Women's Club held its fall fashion show and luncheon, "Fashion Ports of Call," at the Country Club Wednesday. Members of the club modeled clothes from area shops for an audience of about 200 women. Judy Dolata, chair of the event, narrated the show along with Mary Brennan, who provided humorous examples of foreign signage where something was lost in translation. Read more » about Women's Club fashion show takes a travel theme

Waiting for the stars to come out

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Dancing

The first celebrants gathered at sundown Friday to be part of Dancing Under the Stars, a fundraiser event at Lake Clementia Amphitheater to help build a skatepark. Other events are planned, including a Mexico cruise, a haunted house, pasta feed and more. Read more » about Waiting for the stars to come out

A show so hot, the lights went out

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Backup singer

“Celebrate with Peter Rivera” lived up to its name Saturday night as Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta concluded another concert season at Lake Clementia Amphitheater. Rivera is the former lead singer and drummer for Rare Earth, a group whose heyday was in the late 1960s and early '70s. Despite a power failure that interrupted the show for nearly an hour, Rivera and his band gave new life to rock, Motown and funk classics, from “It’s Your Thing” to a bluesy version of “Tobacco Road.” Read more » about A show so hot, the lights went out

Saturday's 'Celebrate' show wraps up another ETC summer

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If there were a curtain, it would come down around 10:30 Saturday night.  That’s when Celebrate With Peter Rivera will conclude an evening of entertainment at Lake Clementia Amphitheater and wrap another summer for Entertainment, Theatre & Culture.

Since 2002, ETC has been putting on shows at the lake, serving a variety of entertainment tastes to thousands of Murietans and their friends and families.  This season, responding to the community’s requests, it brought in performers who offered Elton John’s music, the Eagles’ music, beach music and country rock.

Saturday, Peter Rivera adds another flavor to the mix. Read more » about Saturday's 'Celebrate' show wraps up another ETC summer

Blues and Brews coming Sept. 27

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The annual Blues and Brews celebration takes place Saturday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Lake Clementia Amphitheater. The event offers blues music, beer and wine tasting, specialty food vendors, an arts and crafts fair, and silent and live auctions. Tickets for the adults-only event are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Blues and Brews is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, Plaza Foods and the Rancho Murieta Association. For information, contact Joe Mazzoni Sr., 354-0197, or Michelle Hubbell, 354-2303. Read more » about Blues and Brews coming Sept. 27

Summerfest Day 2: Airborne daredevils and cool rides

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Bike jump

[Updated with car contest winners] Day Two of Summerfest added high-flying skateboard and BMX exhibitions and the classic car show. All three were free. Two performances of the BMX show were offered Saturday afternoon on the Stonehouse Park basketball courts. Stunt riders delighted the crowd with feats of cycling skill on the ground and in the air. Read more » about Summerfest Day 2: Airborne daredevils and cool rides

Summerfest lights up Stonehouse once again

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Summerfest ride

It was goodbye to soccer fields and hello to magic as the rides, midway and bright lights of Summerfest brought out another side of Rancho Murieta Friday night. Once again Stonehouse Park was tranformed into an annual celebration of the best of small-town carnivals. Under a neon-lit sky, rides went up and down and sideways to the delight of the kids, and the tantalizing aromas of funnel cakes and corn dogs scented the air. The ninth Summerfest had begun. Read more » about Summerfest lights up Stonehouse once again

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