el dorado county fair

‘Hog Days of Summer’ returns to El Dorado County

This month the El Dorado County Fair will celebrate the “Hog Days of Summer” with bacon, bacon and more bacon. The fair, held June 18-21, will including a variety of b ...

El Dorado County Fair celebrates dad with photographs and memories

When remembering summer moments, family memories at the El Dorado County Fair over Father’s Day weekend come to mind for many around the region. Now, fair officials want to ...

Food, fun highlight El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE, CA - The El Dorado County Fair, opening today and running through Sunday, features corn dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, carnival rides and games and plenty of livestock. ...

Volunteers, staff put in hours to put on El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE, CA - Months of planning, phone calls, finagling and wrangling come together Father’s Day weekend for the annual El Dorado County Fair. Marta Viola, deputy manag ...

El Dorado County Fair entry deadline is approaching

Ever wanted to win a ribbon at the county fair? Now is your chance. The El Dorado County Fair returns June 13-16. “This year, we have many new and revised categories from w ...

Editor's view: Remembrances, the fair and food

Cathy Runnels, the assistant superintendent of Human Resources for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, passed away Feb. 20 after “valiantly fighting … breast c ...

El Dorado County Jail inmates take up spatulas for fair in Placerville

PLACERVILLE, CA - Winning a blue ribbon at the county fair is a big deal for anyone and it means a lot more if the winners happen to be behind bars. Several El Dorado County inmat ...

Editor's View: No red Solo cups yet for Toby Keith's

It seems like everywhere I go lately, people are talking about Toby Keith?s I Love This Bar and Grill, opening soon in Folsom. As we reported recently, the highly anticipated openi ...

El Dorado County Fair is old-fashioned family fun

Expect fair weather for the annual El Dorado County Fair, which runs this afternoon through Sunday. Rides, cotton candy, artwork, crafts, performing sea lions and farm animals make ...

El Dorado County Fair is Father's Day tradition

PLACERVILLE CA - Nothing says summer quite like riding a Ferris wheel at the county fair while munching on a corn dog and sipping a cool lemonade. The fair has become a Father?s Da ...

El Dorado County fair puts focus on family fun

PLACERVILLE — As the clock ticks down to the start of the El Dorado County Fair on Thursday, hundreds of volunteers have been behind the scenes trying to pull everything together ...

Artist lured by brightly colored fishing ties

Karen Caswell’s love for nature combined with a background in needlework, as well as being married to a man who restores fishing creel baskets and bamboo fishing rods, has lead h ...