Gold Country Fairgrounds

Auburn experiences a touch of Africa at ‘HEART on Safari 2014’

A touch of Africa roared into town on Feb. 22 with the return of “HEART on Safari, 2014,” held at the Gold Country Fairgrounds.   With replicas of an African vil ...

Rosser rides back into Auburn to save rodeo

Real-life cowboy and rodeo expert Cotton Rosser is riding into town to save Auburn’s rodeo heritage with the new Gold Country Rodeo, scheduled April 26-27 at the Gold Country ...

Auburn’s Wild West Stampede rodeo canceled

Auburn lost a piece of its Western heritage and tradition this week, as the Wild West Stampede rodeo has been shut down. Declining attendance, sponsorships and revenue forced the ...

Attendance down at annual Salvation Army dinner

Salvation Army organizers say Thursday was a day of plenty at the 21st annual Auburn Community Thanksgiving Dinner – of food, of volunteers, of donations and good will. The o ...

Mandarin Festival turns 20

Given an exceptional crop and a mercifully dry forecast, Mandarin Festival organizers believe the event’s 20th year will be one of its best. The gates open at 11 a.m. today ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Halloween happenings starting up in Auburn; Court case follow-ups and the Big Time Pow Wow comes to Auburn

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With Halloween just a few weeks away, locals are getting into the spirit. Placer High School, Auburn Rotary and the Interact Club are preparing for the ...

Taste of Home Cooking School comes to the Gold Country Fairgrounds

Taste of Home, publisher of four national magazines and more than 40 special interest recipe collections, is bringing its Taste of Home Cooking School show to the Gold Country Fair ...

Another View: Here’s an event you can sink your teeth into

Nobody has ever mistaken me for the famous chef Emeril Lagasse. If the sun was in just the right place, I guess someone might get our shadows confused.  We do share the same n ...

No place like home

For local craftsmen, it’s an exciting challenge – to assemble, in a matter of days, an exhibit to impress new customers at a fair with hundreds of other vendors and com ...