The Annual El Dorado Hills Art & Wine Affaire presented by the El Dorado Hills Optimist Club, El Dorado Arts Council and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce will take place over Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday & Sunday, from 10am – 5pm in Town Center, El Dorado Hills.
Over 150 professional artists are expected to participate, with specialties ranging from ceramics to acrylics to photography - creating a varied atmosphere of fine art throughout the festival grounds. The artists will be displaying and selling their works both Saturday and Sunday.
In addition, a luscious array of award winning El Dorado County mountain grown wines will be on-site for tastings throughout the weekend. Browsing is free, tasting is $20/day.
Auriga Wine Cellars
Colibri Ridge Winery & Vineyard
Charles B Mitchell Vineyards/Winery By The Creek
Crystal Basin Cellars
Fenton Herriott Vineyards
Grace Patriot Wines
Gold Hill Vineyard
Holly's Hill Vineyards
Jodar Vineyard inery
Perry Creek Winery
Sierra Oaks Estates
Sierra Vista Vineyards & Winery
Twisted Twig Winery
Windwalker Vineyard & Winery
Wofford Acres Vineyards
Live entertainment will be featured both days along the Town Center lakeside amphitheater. Youth Performances run 10 am to12 pm Saturday, followed by the Sacramento Blues Revue from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Sunday will feature music by Over The Edge from 10 am – 12 pm, followed by Mumbo Gumbo at 1:30 pm.
Live entertainment will be featured both days at the El Dorado Hills Town Center Amphitheater and intermixed within the festival grounds.
Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Arts in Education programs of the El Dorado Arts Council, the Friends of Youth programs of the El Dorado Hills Optimist Club, and the El Dorado Hills community outreach programs of the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce.
Heading eastwards on US Highway 50 from the Sacramento Valley towards the Sierra Nevada Mountains, you see a transition in the landscape as you cross the El Dorado County Line. The lovely and welcoming community of El Dorado Hills is situated at the start of the golden foothills, located between the San Francisco Bay Area and the scenic Lake Tahoe Basin. El Dorado Hills is one of the most prestigious residential areas in Northern California with a community focus on promoting the arts.