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Thursday, Sept. 15 Sun City Music Group – Presenting Showcase No. 8 in Orchard Creek Lodge Auditorium. Mother Goose on the Loose – At Twelve Bridges Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive. For children up to 4-years-old and caregivers. Includes verse, song and instruments. Room limited to 100. Info: 434-2410 or visit Friday, Sept. 16 Billy Buckman and Friends – Play from 6-9 p.m. at Beachhut Deli, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson - Performing at Thunder Valley Casino during Summer Concert 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available online at or call 800-745-3000. Available at ticket office too. Saturday, Sept. 17 Walking tours of historic downtown Lincoln- Starting at 9:30 a.m. Lincoln Area Archive Museum volunteers will lead walking tours every third Saturday (weather permitting). The tours are limited to 18 so call 253-9972 to sign up for a tour. There is no charge for the tour but donations are accepted at the museum. The tour should last about one hour. Info: 253-9972. Ramon Ayala – Performs on accordion at Thunder Valley Casino and Resort. Info: Swing Masters Big Band – Performing at the Lincoln Arts barbecue fundraiser from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Beermann Plaza includes hamburger or hot dogs, chips, dessert and drink. $6 hamburger or $5 for hot dog. Concert is free to the public. Bring your blanket and chairs. Info: 645-9713 Second annual Calling Back the Salmon Festival – This two-day event is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. on Sunday. Saturday will include a full day of activities for all ages at McBean Park. This is a free community event, and everyone is welcome. Live Music – Starting at noon, music will be performed by Billy Buckman, Loping Wolf, Lincoln Highway, Purdon’s Crossing and Kally Pile and friends. Boots & Scoots – Barbecue and barn dance benefiting Ride To Walk. Demonstrations at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. and festivities at 7 p.m. at Ride To Walk, 1630 Highway 193 in Lincoln. Tickets $35 or two for $60. Info: 434-0693 or Rodeo Ground Clean-up day – District 3 competitors, family and friends are asked to help at the rodeo. Bring your mowers, weed eaters, hammers, rakes, shovels. Help for an hour or? Clean up starts at 8 a.m. and should finish by noon. Meet at the rodeo grounds off Highway 65. 18th annual Rocklin’s Hot Chili & Cool Cars – At Oak and Pacific streets in Rocklin. Cub Scouts Pack 29 of Rocklin will serve a pancake breakfast from 6:30 –11 a.m. This is the main fundraiser of the year. Tickets are $4 in advance and $5 the day of the event. Info: 342-1823 Fourth annual Summer Concert Series – At the Fountains in Roseville from 8-10 p.m. Todd Morgan & The Emblems (’50s-’70s) band performs. Five Cities Democratic Club – Monthly meeting from 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. at Round Table Pizza parlor in the Raley Shopping Center in Loomis, just off Highway 80 on Horseshoe Bar Road. All club members and interested members of the community are encouraged to join. John Bush and Ken Koenig – Perform 6-8 p.m. at Kim’s Country Kitchen, 537 G St. Lincoln. Info: 645-2727. Sunday, Sept. 18 Haircut-a-thon - Attitudes Salon will host a benefit in the salon’s parking lot at 150 G St. to benefit Crystal Shawnee’s family. Includes face-painting, dunk tank, kids’ activities, a bake sale and a raffle. Fundraiser will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Info: 225-6320. Second annual Calling Back the Salmon Festival – From 8:30 –10:30 a.m., a special ceremony will be held with blessings and offerings for the salmon and the Auburn Ravines at McBean Park. KC & The Sunshine Band with guests Con Funk Shun - Perform at Thunder Valley Casino during Summer Concert 2011 at 7 p.m. Tickets available online at or call (800) 745-3000. Also available at ticket office. Second annual Honey Festival – Includes activities, a 3k/5k honeybee run/walk, cornbread baking contest and more. This event takes place in Granite Bay. Info: Tuesday, Sept. 20 Fat Fingers - Performs from 5 – 9 p.m. at Kim’s County Kitchen, 537 G St. during Taco Tuesday. Info: 645-2727. Lincoln Dirt Gardeners meeting – Harvest luncheon at United Methodist Church with installation of new officers. Info: 645-1712. Pillowcase class – From 6-8 p.m. at Sew Katie Jean, 603 Fifth St. Lincoln, cost is $25. Info: 209-3930. Wednesday, Sept. 21 BINGO at 1 p.m. at Orchard Creek Lodge Ballroom, 965 Orchard Creek Lane in Lincoln. No food or alcohol. Must be 18 years of age. $20 per person for 12 games. Proceeds benefit Lincoln Hills Foundation. 645-5411. Mt. Pleasant Community Women – Holds potluck meeting at noon at Mt. Pleasant Hall, 3333 Mt. Pleasant Road. The theme will be Old Time Movies. Info: Norma at 645-8507. The public is welcome. Pancakes with a purpose – For Alzheimer’s Action Day, all-you-can-eat pancake dinner from 4-8 p.m. at The Original Pancake House, 1000 Fairway Drive, Roseville. $10 general and $5 for children 10 and under. Proceeds to Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Info: Sarah at 530-305-9351. Waffle Time Table Runner class – From 6-8 p.m. at Sew Katie Jean, 603 Fifth St. Lincoln. $25. Info: 209-3930.