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The Grascals will perform bluegrass on Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Sun City Lincoln Hills Summer Amphitheater Concert. This concert is open to the public. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for a 7 p.m. concert. Concert-only tickets are $21 and are available at the activities desk 408-4013, extension 4. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring their own seating. Courtesy photo. pull photo from inside lincoln please Thursday, Aug. 11 Downtown Lincoln Farmers’ Market – Includes certified market, merchandise vendors, information booths and Idle Fret Jazz performing from 5-8 p.m. at F Street between 5th and 6th streets. Lincoln High School Football annual kickoff dinner – Catered by Outback Steakhouse at 5 p.m. at McBean Pavilion. $10 per person. Must be over 21. Contact Kandice Lowe at 749-5100 or e-mail LHSzebrafootball@yahoo.com for tickets or to donate raffle prizes or auction items. Lincoln Boulevard community workshop – The public is encouraged to provide input on Lincoln Boulevard, a section of Highway 65 to be given to the city of Lincoln. From 5-7 p.m. at Lincoln City Hall, first floor meeting room, 600 6th St. The workshop will provide an overview of the project. A brief project overview presentation will begin at 6 p.m. August Auburn Art Walk – Summer street party from 6-9 p.m. Thirty venues in Old Town and downtown Auburn will host artist receptions, interspersed with live music in five outdoor locations. Pick up a free map at Placer Arts, 808 Lincoln Way. Roger’s Family Co. and Conservation Group Panthera – Launches contest to name new Roger’s Organic coffee to raise funds for Jaguar Conservation. Both companies are holding a contest on their Facebook pages to name a new Rogers Family organic coffee that will help protect the Jaguar. The contest runs through Aug. 23. Info: facebook.com/rogersgourmetcoffee or facebook.com/pantheracats. Mother Goose on the Loose returns – 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 libraryatlincoln.org. Friday, Aug. 12 Lincoln High School Jazz Band – Free concert from 6-8 p.m. at Jamba Juice in the Raley’s Shopping Center, Lincoln. John Bush and Ken Koenig – Performs from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Grill, 1500 Del Webb Blvd. in Lincoln. Artists’ Reception – From 6-8 p.m. at Lincoln Art & Culture Foundation, 580 Sixth St., presenting photographer Bred Senn and ceramic artist Tommie Moller. Also in the gallery is jewelry by Sue Fegely. Info: 645-9713. Billy Buckman and Friends – Play from 6-9 p.m. at Beach Hut Deli, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Saturday, Aug. 13 Take Your Pick – Huge fruit tree sale and fruit-tasting event. Try your fruit before you choose your tree! Saturday from 9-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-4 p.m. at Flower Hut Nursery, 603 Fourth St. Wheatland. Info: 530-633-4626. Building community event at GEMS – Glen Edwards Middle School hosts a parent-community beautification day at the school, 205 L St. from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. This is the last beautification day before school starts on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Sunday, Aug. 14 Open Mic Sunday – From 3-5 p.m. at the Willow Room at Twelve Bridges Library. Guest poet Claudia Epperson returns for her second appearance at the Poets Club of Lincoln. All poets are welcome to read up to three poems, time permitting. This event is free and open to the public. Monday, Aug. 15 Keaton Raphael Memorial golf tournament – 14th annual Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer memorial golf tournament. 8 a.m. shotgun with luncheon to follow at 1 p.m. at the Morgan Creek Golf Course, 8791 Morgan Creek Lane in Roseville. Info: childcancer.org or call 784-6786. Tuesday, Aug. 16 Fat Fingers - Performs from 5 – 9 p.m. at Kim’s County Kitchen, 537 G St. during Taco Tuesday. Info: 645-2727. Thursday, Aug. 18 The Grascals - 2010 SPBGMA Bluegrass Band of the Year performs during the Sun City Lincoln Hills Summer Amphitheater Concert. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for a 7 p.m. concert. Concert-only tickets are $21 and available at the activities desk 408-4013, extension 4. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring their own seating. Downtown Lincoln Farmers’ Market – Includes certified market, merchandise vendors, information booths and music by Fat Fingers from 5-8 p.m. at F Street between 5th and 6th streets. Fiscal Sustainability general workshop – For the public at 6 p.m. at McBean Park Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive. Residents can meet committee members, hear ideas and ask questions of the committee on how they will accomplish their mission. Info: Fiscal Sustainability Committee at FSC@linCal.net. Mother Goose on the Loose returns – 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 libraryatlincoln.org. Friday, Aug. 19 SARSAS Benefit dinner – At 6 p.m. on Friday or Saturday night, hosted by Pescatore Winery, 7055 Ridge Road, Newcastle. $35 per person includes wild salmon or tri-tip dinner, raffle and wine sales, all benefiting Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead. Music and dancing with the Flack Caps. Info or reservations, call Greg Nelson 663-4914 or visit sarsas.org. DMJ Trio – Performs 6-8 p.m. at the Sunrise Grill, 1500 Del Webb Blvd. in Lincoln. Billy Buckman and Friends – Play from 6-9 p.m. at Beachhut Deli, in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Gwamba & Friends + The Posse (fun/jam acoustic) - Will perform at Turkey Creek’s summer concert series starting at 8 p.m. at the golf course, 1525 Highway 65, Lincoln. $5 cover. Sierra College Women’s Golf Fundraising Tournament – The Sierra College Women’s Golf team annual Fundraising Golf Tournament 18 Hole Scramble is at Whitney Oaks Golf Club, 2305 Clubhouse Drive, Rocklin. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Info or register: Randy Elder at 652-8555 or Kim Silva at 201-7094. Saturday, Aug. 20 SARSAS Benefit dinner – See Friday. Gabriel Iglesias - Performs at Thunder Valley Casino and Resort. Info: thundervalleycasino.com. Second annual Plow Jockey’s Rod & Rumble Car Show – In downtown Lincoln where the Friends of the Lincoln Library will have a booth. Info: 434-2404 or e-mail FOLL@live.com or friendsofthelincolncalibrary.org. High Hand Tomato Gathering – Celebrates the bounty of Placer County at High Hand Nursery and Conservatory, at the historic Fruit Sheds in downtown Loomis, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis. Info: highhand.com or call 652-2065. Aircraft Display Day – This will be a combined display day and car show with Lincoln’s Rods and Relics Car Club from 8 a.m.-noon. There will also be a canned food drive in support of Daisy Scouts and the local Salt Mine nonprofit organization. Sunday, Aug. 21 High Hand Tomato Gathering – See Saturday’s listing.