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Tis the Season – for lots of fun and interesting holiday activities in Roseville area, along with plenty of walking. Whether following along with the holiday parade, strolling along a gorgeous Christmasy-lit neighborhood, or enjoying holiday shopping, we should get plenty of exercise in the next couple of months. 😀
I was writing my weekly newsletter that always has great activities, happenings, changes, etc. for our area and it was getting WAY too long. It dawned on me that it had turned into TWO blog posts. And there are still a couple goodies that will JUST be in my newsletter – so if you want the full scoop, be sure to sign up – it’s free and easy-peasy to try it out and quit it if you don’t like it. And remember – it’s FREE 😀 Just click here to go to KayeSwain.com/newsletter
Holiday Activities in Roseville Area
DON’T DELAY – SIGN UP RIGHT NOW TO BE IN THE GINGERBREAD CONTEST as the DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 12 TODAY!!! If you, or someone you know, would like to enter a gingerbread creation in Roseville’s upcoming Gingerbread House Contest, your entry has to be in by TODAY November 12 – click here for the form (It’s short and easy 😊) But you need to do it NOW!
Can you believe it! It is ALREADY time for the 61st Annual Sylvia Besana Holiday Parade, on Saturday, November 19, in Downtown Roseville! The parade will start at 10:30 but fun vendor booths open at 9. Come check it out – you might be amazed how many people you’ll recognize. I always see friends there – joining me in watching it OR actually IN the parade – and that makes it even more fun!
Celebrate the holidays with your Folsom Lake Symphony and soprano Teri Bibb. “Season Celebration” promises to kindle your holiday spirit with a variety of music ranging from your traditional favorites “O Holy Night,” “Ave Maria” and “The Christmas Song,” to excerpts from The Nutcracker and Frozen. Additional treats include Alan Menken’s “There’s a Place Called Home” from A Christmas Carol, Maestro Peter Jaffe’s Symph-Hanukkah, John Finnegan’s Christmas Singalong and more. This is coming up in December but I thought you might want to know much earlier to be sure you can get the tickets which you can purchase by going to www.harriscenter.net/fls-season-celebration
Holiday Shopping Activities in Roseville Area
ANOTHER HURRY SO YOU DON’T MISS IT – if you love quilts and quilting, don’t miss the Pioneer Quilters Guild Quilt Show in Roseville TOMORROW 11/13/22, just in time for your Christmas shopping! There will be hundreds of quilts on show for you to peruse, and if you get hungry, stay for lunch! “The Pioneer Quilters Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and knowledge of quilting techniques, patterns and the history of quilt making.” They meet monthly, eleven months a year. Learn more by clicking here. (Thanks to Roseville Today for the heads up.)
JBF Holiday Shopping Fun is coming up this week at the Andy Morin Sports Complex in Folsom, 66 Clarksville Road, Folsom, CA – November 18-20 at Just Between Friends! Also called JBF – this is a pop-up consignment event with infants and childrens’ toys, clothes, furniture, etc. that happens 2-3 times a year in Folsom and 2-3 times in Roseville. It’s been a family favorite for years and is great for parents AND grandparents to shop on a budget (you can sell too – but we haven’t done that here – one of my long-distance daughters does a great job with that as well, though and usually breaks even each year for her kids whole wardrobe – VERY AWESOME!) You can get in free on Friday and Saturday with preregistration, which they would greatly appreciate. Or you can pay to get in early on Thursday and early on Friday for the best choices (vital if you are looking for an uber popular item). Plus they have some other special pricing options. Go to https://folsom.jbfsale.com/index for more details.
HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR – The 2022 Sacramento Holiday Craft Fair in Sacramento, CA is this Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Pat O’Brien Community Center 8025 Waterman Rd Sacramento, CA 95829 In the Southgate Recreation and Park District. The Sacramento Holiday Craft Fair will host local businesses and vendors selling local handmade goods, holiday and seasonal decor, custom jewelry, children’s items, photography, original artwork, and much more. Hours: 9am-2pm
Sacramento Harvest Festival Art and Craft Show is this week – November 18, 2022 – November 20, 2022 at Cal-Expo Pavilion – 1600 Exposition Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815 The Sacramento Harvest Festival Art and Craft Show will feature over 300 artists displaying and selling their fine art and crafts. You will find beautiful wall art, glass-work, metalwork, sculptures, clothing, specialty foods, jewelry, hand-turned wood, photography, unique home decor, ceramics, and much more. This festival will also include a kid’s zone, live bands, live on-stage performance acts, strolling entertainers, food and drinks, and much more.Admission: $9, Seniors $7, military $7, youth $4, children 12 and under are free. Hours: Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm
That’s it for now. But there will be plenty more fun shopping and other holiday activities in Roseville area coming up in our area as we get closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas and I’ll be here to share many of them with you. 😀 So be sure to check back often. Or even easier, sign up for my free newsletter, as it will have the links to all my newest blog posts – very handy! Just go to KayeSwain.com/newsletter to sign up! 😀