About Our Club

The Purpose of
Placerville Shakespeare Club

              The purpose of the Placerville Shakespeare Club is to:

  • promote sociability and friendship among its members.

  • promote and encourage the pleasure, exercise and recreation of its members.

  • preserve the historic clubhouse for club members and as a community asset for El Dorado County residents.

  • cultivate and improve the minds of its members by studying the works of eminent authors.

  • provide local scholarships.

  • stimulate civic pride by aiding in improvements of local interest.

  • provide assistance to local charities and youth.

  • manage and conduct entertainments, excursions and social meetings of its members.

  • conduct business according to Articles of Incorporation of the Club.



The Placerville Shakespeare Club was established in May of 1897 and continues to be a gathering place for women in the community. 



 Club Events Open to the Public

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  • October 6, 2018  "An Afternoon with Jaclyn Lovey"   On Saturday, October 6th, the Placerville Shakespeare Club is pleased to present an autumn afternoon of music featuring the sweet and pure voice of singer/songwriter Jaclyn Lovey of recent "Voice" fame.  In addition, there will be a guest appearance of the high energy "Whatever 4 Quartet."  These four fun loving and talented ladies sing four part harmony a cappella style.
    This delightful event will be at the Placerville Shakespeare Clubhouse at 2940 Bedford in Placerville.  A Social Hour will begin at 3:00 p.m.   with appetizers and a No Host Bar.  The music will begin at 4:00 p.m.  The $20 tickets are available from Cari 530-919-3321 or ccdewolf1@gmail.com.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

  • December 1, 2018  "Previously Enjoyed Treasures Sale"  (a.k.a. Winter Rummage Sale).  The Placerville Shakespeare Club is holding a special Winter Rummage Sale featuring warm winter clothing such as coats,  jackets, sweaters.  Festive holiday decorations will be offered as well as many under the tree gifts, books, toys, puzzles, and games.  This will be a one day only sale on Saturday, December 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  There will be something for everyone at the 2940 Bedford Avenue Placerville Shakespeare Clubhouse.  Come early for the best bargains.  Bring your really big shipping bag. 

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