Five things you need to know about Jazz at 808
• It’s tonight (July 12), starting at 7 p.m.
• It’s in downtown Auburn at The Arts Building, 808 Lincoln Way
• Jimmy Robinson and Friends perform
• Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members, and are available at PlacerArts online Box Office at http://www.PlacerArts.org, at The Arts Building or by calling (530) 885-5670.
• The next date in this series is Sept. 13.
Market gate change Saturday
Due to the California WorldFest taking place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley this weekend, the Saturday Growers Market will be at Gate 8 this one time, says Linnie McNaughton, who may be reached at (530) 906-0831.
Try some music in the wine country
The wine country in Livermore, that is. If so, you might want to check out Concerts at Wente Vineyards, now in its 21st season. The lineup is:
July 24: Gladys Knight
July 26: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (with Swing Dance Party!)
July 31: Hootie & The Blowfish
Aug. 8: George Carlin (Adult Content)
Aug. 15: UB40
Aug. 16: Los Lonely Boy
Aug. 23: Huey Lewis & The News
Aug. 30: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Sept. 6: Vince Gill: The Friends and Family Tour Featuring Amy Grant and The Del McCoury Band
Sept. 12: Doobie Brothers and Peter Frampton
Visit http://www.wentevineyards.com or call (925) 456-2424. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.ticketmaster.com. Wente, whichclaims to be the country’s oldest, continuously operated family owned winery, is located at 5565 Tesla Road.
First-time festival at Lake Tahoe
A first-time happening that promises to be an annual feature at Lake Tahoe, the Lake of the Sky Music, Arts, & Eco Festival, is taking place on Saturday, July 14, at North Tahoe Regional Park.
Four stages will be filled with 12 bands, along with three DJs, open mic, comedy, poetry – the list goes on. It’s nonstop fun for the day. Go online at http://www.myspace.com/LakeoftheSkyFest for more information or contact festival Commander Nick Catanella by phone (530-546-5968) or e-mail Nick@paesanoproductions.com
– The Union staff
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