Things to do, Week of Jan. 6

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Through Feb. 6 New season opens with “Brothers!” performed Saturday, Jan. 2 through Saturday, Feb. 6. Times and dates vary. Performed at Sutter Street Theatre, 705 Sutter Street, Folsom. $23 for general, $21 for ages 60 and older and $18 for ages 12 and under. 353-1001. Wednesday and Saturday Planning, Planting and Managing your Home Orchard class from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 6, and from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 9, at the Folsom Community Center’s Activity Room, 52 Natoma St., Folsom. $15, reservations are needed. To reserve a place e-mail the instructor, Ken Menzer, Folsom City Arborist, at Thursday-Sunday Comedian Dominique performs Thursday, Jan. 7, through Sunday, Jan. 10. Times and dates vary. Performed at Tommy T’s Comedy Theatre, 12401 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova. $10 for general and $20 for reserved seats. 17 and older only. 357-5233 or Jan. 7 - Jan. 23 T.H.E. Actors Workshop presents “Our Only May Amelia,” performed Thursday, Jan. 7 through Saturday, Jan. 23. Times and dates vary. Performed at Victory Life Church, 800 Reading St., Folsom. $12 for general, $10 for military and ages 55 and older, $7 for students and $5 for children under 12. 207-5606. Saturday Children’s Italian Holiday Language Class, times vary, at 1125 Joe Murer Court, Folsom. Time ranges include, ages 6 to 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and ages 3 to 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. $40. E-mail or call 985-3250. The Murer House Foundation is sponsoring classes invite children to learn Italian naturally through reading, music, role playing, food and holiday card making. Gary Mendoza Band with special guest Kyle Rowland, performs 9 p.m. at Po’Boyz Bar, 9580 Oak Ave Parkway, Folsom. $7. 987-2886. Notorious performs at 9:30 p.m. at Powerhouse Pub, 614 Sutter St., Folsom. $12. 355-8586. Jan. 15 - Mar. 11 Rock Paper Scissors exhibit from Friday, Jan. 15, through Thursday, Mar. 11, at The Gallery at 48 Natoma, 48 Natoma St., Folsom. Open Monday through Friday. Free. 355-7285. The exhibit will feature Robert Kahl, sculptures; Dan Petersen, watercolors and Vicki Johnson, quilts. Opening reception with live music 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15. Saturday, Jan. 16 Seminar titled “21-day Detox” with Dr. Anita Larrow, times and dates vary, at 189 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom. 351-9355. $350 plus tax. Meetings will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 7p.m. through Jan. 12, Jan. 19, Jan. 26 and Feb. 2. Must register by, Tuesday, Jan. 12. Tuesday, Jan. 19 “Just in Case” event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lions Gate Club Room A, 3410 Westover, McClellan Park. $20. 332-1461. Reservations must be made by Jan. 13. Event teaches families information on how to record information in one place. Professional organizer, T.J. Roethe, will speak on how she orders life’s priorities. Annual meeting for the El Dorado Hills Genealogical Society from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Library, 7455 Silva Valley Parkway, El Dorado Hills. E-mail Dorothy at or Marilyn at At the meeting, directors will be elected for 2010 and Linda Johnson, archivist at the California State Archives in Sacramento, will present. Jan. 20 - Jan. 24 El Dorado Hills artist Bill Monaghan will be featured 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, Jan. 24, at Lake Forest Café, 13409 Folsom Blvd., Folsom. 985-6780. His show titled, “Northern California Serene Scenes” displays several original plein-air landscapes mixed with an array of giclee prints and colorful note cards. Saturday, Jan. 23 The Lions Club’s “All You Can Eat Shrimp and Crab Feed” from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Folsom Community Center, 50 Natoma St., Folsom. $35. 989-6051. The Robert Burns dinner and concert begins at 4 p.m. at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 325 Spring St., Nevada City. $55. Tickets can be purchased at Nevada City Postal Company, 228 Commercial St. Nevada City. (530) 272-1316 or Dress: dressy/semi-formal. The evening celebrating Burns, Scotland’s eighteenth century poet and songwriter, includes a 4 p.m. social hour, 5:30 p.m. dinner seating and 6 p.m. Hanford’s Catering will serve. Entertainment will include traditional and contemporary Celtic compositions performed local musicians. Friday, Jan. 29 A special concert featuring the University of North Texas Jazz Band called the One O’Clock Lab Band, will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Rolling Hills Christian Church. $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door, if available. Tickets can be pre-purchased at The One O’Clock Lab Band has been nominated this year for two Grammy awards and earned six Grammy nominations over the years. Folsom High School Jazz Band will also perform. Submit event information to the editor at Saturday, Jan. 30 The 21 Annual Folsom High School Jazz Festival starts at 7 a.m. with competitions and performances throughout the day. Event will be held at two separate locations, Folsom High School, 1655 Iron Point Road, Folsom, and Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Rd., El Dorado Hills. $12. Over 130 middle school and high school jazz bands, vocal jazz groups and jazz combos from all over California and Nevada will compete throughout the day. Noon sessions will feature clinics with the University of North Texas Jazz Band in the Folsom High School Theater and a concert by the American River College Jazz Choir at Rolling Hills Christian Church. Feb. 5 through Feb. 21 El Dorado Music Theatre presents “Grease,” performed Friday, Feb. 5, through Sunday, Feb. 21. Times and dates vary. Performed at Oak Ridge High School Theater, 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills. Prices vary from $12 to $25. Saturday, Mar. 6 St. John Notre Dame School’s annual crab feed and auction starts at 5 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center, 50 Natoma St., Folsom. $50. 985-4129.