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


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, most planned events are on hold until further notice.
We are hoping to resume normal activities as soon as it is safe to do so.
Watch for rescheduled events when the rules for large gatherings have changed.
Tentative Planning:
  • September 11 & 12, 2020  "Annual GIANT RUMMAGE SALE"  Cancelled The date for Placerville Shakespeare Club's Annual Spring Giant Rummage Sale has been changed to Friday, September 11th  from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Saturday, September 12th  from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 2940 Bedford Avenue.  This year's sale will feature a large selection of jewelry, lots of clothing, house wares, decorative items, a wide variety of garage items, books, dolls, toys, and many other treasures.  In addition, a Saturday-only garden sale will begin at  8:00 a.m.   There will be something for everyone!  Come early and bring your really big shopping bag.

  • The event will be held only if it is safe to do so.  Watch this space for more information


Updated August 3, 2020

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