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Things to do, week of Oct. 14

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Oct. 14 The Harvest Bazaar and Luncheon will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Folsom Rotary Clubhouse, 7150 Baldwin Dam Road. Event offers a special guest speaker and lunch. Admission is $17. Info: Doreen at (916) 934-0869. Eat out for Ponderosa High School Sober Grad night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Que Viva Mexican Restaurant, 3300 Coach Lane in Cameron Park. Info: orgsites.com/ca/pondosobergradnight/. Oct. 16 “A String of Pearls” will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, at the Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville. The event offers silent auction, refreshments and snacks. Admission is $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Info: 530-344-0700. Oct. 17 Art and Wine Festival will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, on historic Main Street in Placerville. Event offers more than 35 wineries and merchants. Admission is $30. Info: pla-cerville-downtown.org. Big Brothers, big sisters bowl for kid’s sake will be from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Folsom Lake Bowl Sports Bar, 511 E. Bidwell St. The event offers two hours of free bowling, free beverages, prizes and more. Pledge is $10 minimum. Info: Deborah Jones at 530-626-1222. Okei-San Wine release party will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at David Girard Vineyards, 741 Cold Springs Road in Placerville. The event offers Jazz Gitan Trio, appetizers, and the releasing of the first vintage barrel of Okei-San wine. Admission is $45 per person. Info: davidgirardvineyards.com. The Flea Market will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the El Dorado Savings Bank parking lot, 4060 Cameron Park Drive. Info: 530-644-2408. The 26th annual Rock and Gem Show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18, at El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society, 5005 Fairgrounds Road. Event offers free activities, rocks for kids, exhibits, raffles, demonstrations and more. Admission is $3 for adults and free for children under 12. Info: rockandgemshow.org. The 17th Annual Renaissance Faire will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct 17-18, at the Folsom City Lions Park, 200 Stafford St. Event offers jousting, knights of Avalon, shows, vendors and more. Admission is $14 for adults, $9 for seniors and children ages 6-12. Parking is $4. Info: 415-354-1773 or folsomfair.com. Art and Wine Festival will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Historic Main St. in Placerville. The event offers over 35 foothill wineries, merchants, music and more. Admission is $30. Info: (530) 672-3436. Oct 17 & 18 The Fringe benefit concert featuring the Andrew Heringer Band will be from 6 p.m. to midnight, on Friday, Oct. 17, at the El Dorado High School Carl Borelli Amphitheater, 561 Canal St. Event offers food vendors, arts & crafts, raffles and entertainment. Admission is $12 for students and $15 for adults. Info: Sandy Wulfert at sandralee@-springmall.com or studio-81.com. Oct. 22-24 The Haunted Theater will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 22-24, at Studio 81, 1234 Broadway in Placerville. Event offers a haunted house with different themes of thrillers. Info: 530-622-3634 or studio81.org. Oct. 24 Folsom Women’s Service Club Craft Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St. Event offers craft items, baked goods, and plant/garden items. Info: folsomWSC.com Oct. 24 Heart Songs, Sips and Sonnets will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, at the David Girard Vineyards, 741 Cold Springs Road in Placerville. Event offers performers that have been selected to attend Scotland’s Fringe Festival next year. Admission is $15 per person. Info: Judy Collins-worth or Paul Tomei at 530-295-1833 or davidgirardvineyards.com. Oct. 29-31 The Haunted Theater will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 29-31, at Studio 81, 1234 Broadway in Placerville. Event offers a haunted house with different themes of thrillers. Info: 530-622-3634 or studio81.org. Oct. 31 Fall Fest Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Historic Folsom. The event offers vendors, entertainment, scarecrow contest, activities, hayrides and more. Admission is free. Nov. 1 Ladies Day “Holiday Shopportunity” will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St. Event offers vendors, crafts, wine tasting and snacks. Free admission. Info: Kathy Jesmont at 548-4929. Nov. 11 Visual Screening Unit will be on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St. Info: 996-4228. Nov. 14 Twin Lakes Food Bank annual dinner/auction fundraiser will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Oak Hills Auditorium, 1100 Blue Ravine Road in Folsom. Event offers dinner, auction and more. Admission is $25. Info: twinlakesfood-bank.org. Nov. 28 Holiday Tree Lighting will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Town Center Plaza in El Dorado Hills. Event offers hot cider, cookies, live entertainment, Santa and more. Admission is free. Info: eldoradohillschamber.org. Dec. 6 The 42nd annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, on Historic Sutter St. in Folsom. The event offers food, live entertainment, crafts and vendors. Admission is free. Info: folsomfairs.com.