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Today is December 5, 2016

Bowman, CA 95604

Nearby communities: Auburn

Monday, December 5th, 2016

  • | Arts and Entertainment, singing, sing, a cappella, women, holiday
    - Reduce your stress and do something for yourself this holiday season. Sing and perform a cappella with Sierra Gold, a women's non-secular chorus. Attend 8 Monday evening rehearsals beginning October 10th at 6:30 pm, and learn a few holiday song, then perform with us in our annual show on December 10th!

    This event is open to all women, regardless of age or prior singing experience. All vocal ranges welcome.

    Rehearsals held at Parkside Church, 3885 Richardson Drive, Auburn, CA. $10 materials fee, refundable upon return of music and learning tracks.

    For more information, please email, or register for the event at click for details

    Parkside Church
    3995 Richardson Dr Auburn CA
    terrie 530.350.0247
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Celebrate a delicious holiday tradition, host a cookie exchange party this week! Try a new recipe or share personal favorites with others. Easy ideas, recipes, inspiration and instruction are available at click for details.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - One of the most venerated saints of both Eastern and Western Christian churches, of whose life little is known. Except for the fact that he was a Bishop of Myra (now Turkey) in the fourth century, and that from early times he was noted for his charity. Santa Claus and the presentation of gifts is said to derive from St. Nicholas.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

  • - On December 7, 1941 at 7:55AM (local time), "a date that will live in infamy," nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US "Gibraltar of the Pacific." The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

  • - Roman Catholic holy day of obligation. A public holiday in Nicaragua.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1980 gunman Mark David Chapman shot and killed rock star John Lennon outside of his apartment building as he returned from a recording session. The death of the former Beatle, who was an international peace activist, shocked the world.

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

  • | 2:00pm - 4:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, music, singing, Christmas, a cappella, holiday
    - Sierra Gold Chorus in Auburn, California presents its annual Christmas Holiday Show "Christmas Carols and Chaos". Join us at Crossroads Church in Auburn for cheery a cappella singing and holiday fun!

    Sat, December 10, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30PM at the Crossroads Church South Campus, 1101 Auburn Ravine Road, Auburn, CA 95603

    For more information and VIP tickets:
    Call: 530 885-3801 or visit click for details
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by November 4, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.

Friday, December 16th, 2016

  • | 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Kids, Holidays; Gingerbread House
    - Make holiday memories while building a gingerbread house and submitting it in the family, business, bakery, or non-profit category. Doors open at 6:30 pm, with public voting open until 7:30 pm on Friday, December 16th. Don’t miss out on all the fun and creativity. Register today!
    Rocklin Event Center
    2650 Sunset Blvd Rocklin CA 95677
    Rocklin RAET Dept. 916.625.5200
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 11:30am | Kids, Holidays; Family; Santa; Pancake Breakfast
    - Join us for this fun event for the entire family, which includes a yummy breakfast and crafts for the kids. Have your family photo taken with our guest of honor, Santa Claus! There are three times available, 8:00am-9:00am, 9:15am-10:15am, and 10:30am-11:30am, on Saturday, December 17th. Don’t miss out on meeting Santa. Register now!
    Rocklin Event Center
    2650 Sunset Blvd Rocklin CA 95677
    Rocklin RAET Dept. 916.625.5200
  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

  • | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Auburn Winds, concert, band, community band, children's choir, Tom Candlish
    - Auburn Winds, Auburn’s community concert band, presents a Christmas concert, featuring the One Voice Children’s Choir and a visit from Santa, on Sunday, December 18, at 3 p.m. at the historic Auburn State Theatre (Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center), located at 985 Lincoln Way in Auburn. Admission is free, with tax-deductible donations gratefully accepted.

    The 40-member community concert band, along with Announcer Sarah McCormick, will play holiday favorites such as “Fanfare for a Festive Day,” “Winter Wonderland,” “The Christmas Song” and “Deck the Halls.” Additionally, the band will accompany Dave Johnson, President of the Old Town Auburn Business Association, as he reads the traditional holiday classic, “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

    One Voice Children’s Choir, led by Director Jean Sawyer, will sing “The Sound of Christmas” and “Christmas Sing-Along” with band accompaniment. At the conclusion of the concert, the choir will lead the audience in some familiar Christmas carols.

    In addition to the band playing and the choir singing, two videos will be presented with band accompaniment. After intermission, a variety of prizes will be raffled off wrapped in festive gift baskets. “The raffle is a great opportunity for audience members to do some last-minute Christmas shopping while supporting the band, which is a non-profit organization,” said Auburn Winds Vice President Craig Thomas.

    For more information about Auburn Winds, and future concerts, visit click for details.
    Auburn State Theatre
    985 Lincoln Way Auburn CA 95603

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:44am EST.

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

    The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.

Monday, December 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
  • - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:53AM, EDT.

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale AZ. One of the two College Football Playoff semi-finals to determine the contenders in the 2017 national championship game. For info visit click for details.
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - In 2014, the BCS conference commissioners selected the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as one of six elite bowl games to host the new College Football Playoff. Starting in 2016, Chick-fil-A Bowl will host a national Semifinal Game (#1 vs. #4 or #2 vs. #3) four times over the next 12 years. In the other eight years, the Bowl will host top ranked teams from around the country as assigned by a selection committee. The bowl will be located in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia Dome.
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