"A Night at the Library" took place Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Library.
- This exciting, mystery-themed event featured: KOVR newscaster Dave Bender as Master of Ceremonies
- Live music by The Jazz Report and Bob Rawleigh, The Ultimate Crooner
- Professional costumed mystery-theme characters and a guest-participation mystery to solve: “Who Kidnapped Miss Marple?”, provided by professional entertainers from Capitol Crimes and Cordelia Smythe Murder Mysteries. Read the enticing teaser for the "Who Kidnapped Miss Marple?" mystery here.
- Food and wine samples from the best local restaurants and wineries - see our impressive list below under "Sponsors and Donors"
- Silent auction and drawings for amazing prizes
Attending this event will help create an outdoor education and community center at the library, which will provide much-needed additional space for
child and family library programs. Through this event, the nonprofit, volunteer-run El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library raised nearly $20,000 of direct support to enhance the El Dorado Hills library. Download our press release (PDF). Tickets, which include a complimentary wine glass, were $40 advance/$45 at the door.
Thank you for a successful event!
Thank you Sponsors and Donors!
Sponsors and Donors to this event support the library, literacy and community! Please join us in thanking our wonderful sponsors and donors who make this vital fundraising event possible.
Featured Auction Items
El Dorado Hills Firefighter Dinner
Wines and wine tasting
Date night opportunities
Tickets and certificates to:
- Sacramento River Cats
- Beach Blanket Babylon
- Sonoma Raceway
- Harris Center
- Shen Yun performance
- B Street Theater
- Mondavi Center
- Restaurants, delicious home-delivered meals
Art and unique experiences, items and gift baskets:
- Folsom Lake sailing adventure
- Lake Tahoe steamboat ride
- An authentic kimono and flamenco outfit
Featured drawing item: wine refrigerator
Expertly-prepared food experiences:
- Assyrian dinner for 6
- Pulled pork for 12 for Super Bowl Sunday
- Italian ravioli dinner for 8
- Prepared meals for one full week
- Paella for 12
- Cookies once a month for a year
- Gorgeous custom cake baked by a talented Oak Ridge student
And much more!
SponsorsShingle Springs Subaru - Gold Sponsor
Gold Country Retirement Community
Aji and Milestone Restaurants
Scott Dexter, DDS
Sunbolt Energy Systems
Judy Hawkins, Keller Williams Realty
The Jazz Report
Bob Rawleigh, The Ultimate Crooner
Cascada Restaurant and Cantina
Chef Casey Moore - Gold Country
Diane Wilkinson Catering
El Dorado Saloon
Get it Now Foods
Main Street Dessert Bar
The Purple Place
The Snooty Frog
Westwind Coffee and Tea