[Dixielandjazz] Remembering Christmas is On Tonight - Sacramento Roseville CA Area

Robert Ringwald rsr at ringwald.com
Sat Dec 22 14:58:24 PST 2012

List Mates,

If any of you are in the Sacramento, Northern California area, don’t miss this event. 

--Bob Ringwald

Remembering Christmas is on tonight, Saturday Dec 22. We have been waiting to get the word due to the weather and yippee, we will be there with bells on, 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  Hope you will be there too.  

We, the Fulton Street Jazz Band played for this event last week and it was great! 

Here is some info about the event. 

Free, outdoor 1940s era Christmas village, open 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Think Main Street Disneyland meets South Lake Tahoe.

This is a full scale village with everything from an old fashioned bakery, to a vintage

theatre with an outer kiosk to purchase popcorn and tickets, to a 30 foot Christmas

tree and Christmas

tree lot, to street carolers, to coffee shops, to live snow falling, and even to

a full light show that runs every hour as the entire place lights up in sequence to songs.

The Fulton Street Jazz Band will perform on the Main Stage Friday Dec 14 and Sat Dec 22 6:00 – 8:00 PM. 

Everyone’s invited. Bring the whole family. 


Bridgeway Christian Church 

3735 Placer Corporate Dr.

Rocklin, CA 95765

916/ 769-4001

Here is a note about the event posted on a Dixieland Jazz Mailing list after our last performance.  


My wife and I attended this event last night in Rocklin, California,

primarily to hear Fulton Street.  (Mr. Ringwald had sent an email about  the

free event.)  It turned out to be a marvelous re-creation of a 40's main

street, with various "stores", refreshments, and all of the participants

dressed in 40's-era clothing.   The chestnuts were hand-roasted over open

fires, and were perfectly cooked.  Fulton Street was great and added hugely

to the atmosphere.  Kids (little ones) got in front of the stage and danced

with abandon to the beat.  One couple in 40's clothing performed entire

dance routines from that era.  And the kids got their parents out dancing

with them.  Fulton Street played a variety of Christmas and traditional

numbers, all of which the audience loved.  Thank you to Mr. Ringwald for

letting us know about this opportunity, and kudos to the entire band for the

brightness they brought to this marvelous event...


-Bob Ringwald
Amateur (ham) Radio Operator K6YBV
916/ 806-9551

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