Explore our Community with the Gadabouts

Gadabouts at CPRAttention dilettantes! This is the group for you. If you enjoy everything from music and theatre to visiting a rare bird sanctuary, Gadabouts does it all. During the summer, the members gather suggestions and meet to identify the final list and determine a  coordinator each event. The activity dates vary depending on the event. For more information, email or call Sally Smith.

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    2014 – 15 Gadabouts Schedule (always subject to revision)

Lunch and History at Rainbow Lodge.

Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. –  Our lunch destination is Rainbow Lodge, a favorite venue of times past  This remote and beautiful riverside lodge has a rich history, dating back to the 1800s, that few people know. Tucked along the Yuba River, it is surrounded by its original stone walls. Weather permitting, we can eat outside and view the Yuba River.

The original section of the lodge was built in the late 1800’s and was originally used as a stage stop. Extensions were made in the 1920’s. After the extension, the lodge became a popular stop for local residents who enjoyed a little gambling. As the years went on, Rainbow Lodge went from a popular gambling joint to a famous fishing stop. Today the lodge operates as a bed and breakfast inn, catering to summer vacationers and winter snow enthusiasts.

We will meet for carpooling at 10:30 am on Thursday, October 16 for the trip to Rainbow Lodge near Soda Springs. Meet at the Gold Country Center at Brunswick and Sutton. Park facing Brunswick in front of Sleep Shop or AutoZone. Contact Sally Smith to be included, or if you have questions.

Sunday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Drive, Grass Valley – Pianist Christopher Taylor. Watch for details in the November Lodestone and on this site.

Sunday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Drive, Grass Valley – InConcert Sierra Master Chorale in traditional Holiday Concert. Watch for details in the November Lodestone and this site.

January and February 2015 Movies and/or miniature golf with the Movies Group. Days and times yet to be determined. Watch for details in the Lodestone and on this site.

Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Drive, Grass Valley – InConcert Sierra’s MusicaliTea. Marilyn Chambliss will begin filling our table in January.

Thursday, April 16, at 2 p.m. at the Sacramento Community Center Theater – Once, a stage production that won eight Tony awards and the Grammy for Best Musical Theater album. Tickets available in December. More information at http://www.californiamusicaltheatre.com/events/categories/broadway-sacramento/. More details later.

Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. at the Nevada Theater, Nevada City – CATS’ production of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. May 2015 Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Drive, Grass Valley – InConcert Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra Spring concert.

Thursday, June 18 – Carpool for trip to Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Northstar, Lake Tahoe.