6 Fall Fab Finds at the Shops of Folsom and El Dorado Hills
Warm up by treating yourself to a hot, flavorful and artful latte from Zia’s Italian Caffe`& Gelato Bar in El Dorado Hills. The atmosphere and menu are sure to delight any appetite. $3.10+
If you’re dreaming of calm winds, blue skies and vibrant fall colors, head to Hope Valley (35 minutes south of Lake Tahoe). On October 9, Sorenson’s Resort is hosting a Fall Color Hike. On October 10-11, enjoy the Alpine Aspen Festival.
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH APPLES
Take in the beauty of the Sierra foothills by venturing to Apple Hill and enjoying the best apple-inspired donuts, desserts, beverages and family-fun activities around. You can also pick up pumpkins for the kids, as many of the 50-plus growers offer the jack-o-lantern delights.
EVERYONE’S AN ARTIST
With the current craze of ceramic do-it-yourself painting, Color Me Mine in Folsom makes it easy to be an artist. Pick out a ceramic piece, paint it, wait as the staff fires it, and pick it up soon after. Host a party, bring the kids or plan a ladies’ night out. Prices vary
SMELLS OF THE SEASON
Fill your home with the welcoming scents that flood the season—from pumpkin spice and cinnamon to apples and chai. With a quiet crackling sound and variety of aromas, you and yours are sure to love WoodWick candles, available at Amy’s Hallmark in Folsom. $10.95+
There’s nothing quite like a Pendleton blanket, and we especially love the Yakima Camp style. This five-star find, available at Handley’s Western Wear in Folsom, will keep you warm and cozy all season long. $106.99+ (twin size)
Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon are hosts of ‘The Where and Wears’ of El Dorado County. Be sure to watch them on Foothill 7 Television and Sierra Community Access Television 2 and “like” them on Facebook.