I was inspired by watching videos like this to do porch portraits in my community of Fair Oaks, Carmichael, and Orangevale. This is a time to capture moments that you’ll be able to look back on for years to come. While we’re at home with our families or with our pets or if we live […]
Why did I join Lisa Drake Properties? Lisa has the vision to have an office where everyone feels valued. We share a lot of the same ideals and goals. In fact, we were both single moms with one child. Becoming confident and self-reliant. Living life unapologetically. Lisa is caring and nurturing. Not afraid to have […]
Now that Christmas is over you’re taking down the decorations and need to recycle your tree. So how do you get rid of your Christmas tree in Fair Oaks, California? Well, the Boy Scout Troop 215 will pick up your trees and recycle them for you. Here are the dates that Christmas Tree pick will […]
This is a favorite holiday movie classic made into a Broadway Musical. It’s about a young boy, Ralphie, who is trying to figure out a way to convince the adults that the “Red Ryder air rifle” would make a wonderful Christmas gift. Every time he brings it up, he’s told, “You’ll put your eye out!” […]
Bring the whole family to enjoy the child and dog-friendly patio paradise with bocce ball and fire pits. Shangrila Fair Oaks is the neighborhood hotspot in Fair Oaks Village. To celebrate Halloween, Shangrila Fair Oaks teamed up with Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter for “Yappy Hour!” People brought their dogs dressed in costumes for happy […]
I love hearing Fair Oakians talk about growing up in Fair Oaks because people take pride in living in Fair Oaks. One day when I was in the village I met an interesting fellow, Neddy, a local artist who was with some people at the Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli and happened to be […]
The Beatles tribute band, Paperback Writer, was a hit at the Fair Oaks Theatre Festival. The concert began with songs from the early 1960s. The band dressed in dark suits with the Beatle hair cut, also known as the mop-top as they wore on the Ed Sullivan show. A large audience came out to watch […]
The summer of 2019 season of the Fair Oaks Theatre Festival has begun! Kicking off with a sophisticated rock and funky jazz sounds of Steelin’ Dan – the Music of Steely Dan. I enjoyed them so much last summer when they played at the Veterans Memorial Amphitheatre in Fair Oaks, CA. It was a beautiful […]
“You ain’t never had a friend like Meeeee!” This song has been dancing around in my head since we saw the live theatre production of Disney’s Aladdin on Thursday evening at the Sacramento Community Center Theatre. If you haven’t been to a Broadway Sacramento Musical, and this is your first, it is going to set […]
The day is filled with fun activities and vendors with cool stuff to purchase. Food trucks too! The street in the village is lined on both sides by Classic cars. It starts off with a pancake breakfast at the community clubhouse. And you ain’t seen nothin’ if you miss the toilet bowl races!
Surprise Mom with a professional portrait session in Fair Oaks Village Park. For a limited time, I’ll be booking mini portrait sessions for families in Fair Oaks and surrounding areas. Offer Expires at midnight on May 14, 2019
The Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce celebrated the “Best of Fair Oaks” by putting on a glamorous evening at the North Ridge Country Club to honor and present awards to local business leaders who were voted best in their category on the BestofFairOaks.com website. It was an honor to be one of the winners this […]
I had to pleasure of attending a gathering to go look at the new Fair Oaks Eco housing community that’s currently under construction at 4025 New York Ave, in Fair Oaks, California. We met in Fair Oaks Village behind the Fair Oaks Coffee House and Deli before heading over to look at the building site. […]
Jacqueline Gorre, the owner of Cinderella Complex, let me know that Lori Wallace with Good Day Sacramento was going to cover the unveiling of the Hermie the Rooster Mural. We all arrived in the Village at 7 AM. We gathered inside the boutique excited and eagerly anticipating the arrival of the news crew. Lori Wallace […]
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Endearing with its walking and bike trails along the American River, the old village with country chic shops; and the chickens that inhabit the parks, Fair Oaks is comfortable and cozy. Nestled in the Sacramento Valley, Fair Oaks, CA is one of my favorite places. I’m not alone in my love for Fair Oaks. It’s a wonderful community and a terrific place to call home.
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