Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
October/November 2017
President's Message:
Fall is finally in the air and another hugely successful Eggplant Festival is behind us. Putting together such a large event is no small feat - it takes a lot of volunteers. I throughly enjoy the event each year, and what I look forward to the most is spending the day working along side my fellow chamber members. Whether it is traffic control, setting up, directing parking, working a booth or checking in vendors, we have a chance to talk and catch up on life and our businesses.

Our members who volunteer are engaging and tend to reap the benefits available to their businesses more than those who choose not to engage in the Chamber. There are many ways to engage and volunter, events, committees, monthly business connection, and mixers. Ask any board member or ambassador and we can share how to engage with the Chamber today.

Engage, connect, and grow is more than just a motto - it's a "no brainer". We all want to see our businesses grow.
Building Blocks of Economically Successful Downtowns
ALL Chamber Members invited! Join us for this inclusive workshop focusing on YOU the business owners and property owners in the public sector of Loomis!

Tuesday, Nov. 7
Doors open at 11:30a.m.
Event Runs from 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

 "How you show us who you are and why we would want to connect with you, to include parking, signage, etc.”


26-Ambassadors Meeting


1- Economic Development Meeting

2-First Thursday Chamber Connection

9- Board Meeting

4-Loomis Community Reunion Grand Opening Mural "Celebration Tour"

9-12 Cowpoke Fall Gathering

10-12 Autumn Art Studio Tour

14-LYP "Happy Hour"

16-Mixer: JC Bookeeping

22-Day Before Thanksgiving Parade

23- Ambassadors Meeting
Special Thank You! To Lyle Smith of VREscapeRoutes for these fun to watch virtual reality videos of the 30th Annual Loomis Eggplant Festival.
Click play to watch then click and grab anywhere in the video to see 360 degrees.
Loomis Basin Chamber Mixer
JC Bookeeping Services
Thursday, Nov. 16
@ 5:30 p.m.
5985 Horseshoe Bar Rd. Loomis
Food | Drinks | Raffle | Networking

Bring your business card and a raffle prize!
Loomis Young Professionals “Happy Hour”
Tuesday, Nov. 14 @5:30 p.m.
At Loomis Basin Brewery
3277 Swetzer Rd. Loomis, CA

LYP is a young professionals opportunity to engage and connect professionally through networking within the Town of Loomis and the Chamber.
New Members

Autumn Day Alpacas-Sabina Karr
Alpaca breeding, showing, & products.
(916) 402-4898
Kendra’s Kinis-Kendra Visker
Custom Competition Bikinis
@kendraskinis (916) 677-7653
Loomis Family Dentistry-Peter Vandewalker
Family, cosmetic, implant, and surgical dental services.
(916) 652-5863

Love's Auto Sales-Rick & Deena Love
Used vehicle dealer
(916) 257-3802
Rollin Dough Pizza-Brian Young
Pizza Trailer
(530) 575-9631
VREscape Routes-Lyle Smith
Video Production
(775) 790-3905

Zoom Imaging Solutions Inc.-Kevin Savage
Printing Services
(916) 369-6526
First Thursday Chamber Connection
Thursday, Nov. 2 @ 8 a.m.
Meet Chamber Members, hear from local business professionals and stay up to date on industry topics and trends.
At The Loomis Train Depot
5775 Horseshoe Bar Rd. Loomis, CA
You're Invited
Loomis Community Reunion
Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
Loomis Train Depot
5775 Horseshoe Bar Rd.
From 1-4p.m.
Celebrating the Loomis community and the fruit packing history in Loomis, CA. Join us for a grand opening "celebration tour" of the murals on the Loomis Legacy Loop.
Renewing Members

All Pets Boarding Resort

Brewtime Coffee & Repair

Blue Goose Produce

Gigi's Kitchen

Helen W. Phillips

Homewood Building Supply

Junie Baldonado, DDS, PC

KSJ Electrical Construction

Loomis Basin Education

Marketing Action Inc.

Meeks Lumber


Sharon O'Donnell

Woody’s Market Deli
Visit Horton’s Iris Garden for your October pumpkins
Open Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday's in October from
10a.m.-5 p.m.
Lots of varieties of pumpkins, Indian corn, and iris rhizomes for sale!
October on the Farm – Flower Farm Pumpkin Patch
Oct. 1-31
4150 Auburn Folsom Rd. Loomis, CA

Weekday Activities
Pumpkin patch:
10-4 every day (but Tuesday)
Pumpkin people tour:
10-4 every day (but Tuesday)

Weekend Activities
Face Painting:
11-3 Sat. & Sun.
Guess the pumpkin’s weights
10-4 Sat. & Sun.
Halloween crafts:
10-4 Sat. & Sun.
Animal guests:
Midday Sat. & Sun.
Celebration of the Arts
Sunday, November 5th
1:00 – 4:00 pm
In the Café gardens
Live eclectic acoustic & pop by Grand and Company, Raffle Prizes, Thanksgiving sandwich

Featuring the artwork of 
Michelle Andres and Carol Hodgson
Michelle and Carol will be on hand along with other artists who be creating and selling their work

Placer Arts Studios Tour
Nov. 10-12
A free three-day self-guided tour of Placer County artists showing and demonstrating their art in studios throughout the county
3rd Annual Poker Tournament-Hosted by Del Oro High School Parent Club
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM 
At High-Hand Nursery
3750 Taylor Rd. Loomis, CA
23rd Annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering
Nov. 9–Nov. 12, 2017
At the Blue Goose Event Center
3550 Taylor Rd. Loomis, CA
Dave Stamey, Michael Reno Harrell, Michael Martin Murphey, Sourdough Slim, Chris Isaacs, Jeff Serverson and the Heifer Bells will be performing cowboy poetry, music and storytelling, reinforcing the “cowboy way” at the heart of Western traditions.
For more information or tickets, go to: www.cowpokefallgathering.com
Day Before Thanksgiving Parade!
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
A favorite family event that is not to be missed. RAIN or SHINE! 

The parade is only 5 Weeks away!!!
If you are planning to participate in this year’s parade.
6050 Library Dr. Loomis, CA
Open Thursday-Saturday
Friday- October 27 &
Saturday- October 28
Friends of the Loomis Library
Used Book Sale!
Purchase new & old children's, adult, teen reference, non-fiction, & fiction books.
Saturday-November 4
Scarecrow Decorating Party
Build a scarecrow at the Loomis Library & Community Learning Center on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for the scarecrow contest at the Loomis Community Reunion
Get creative and bring your own scarecrow clothes, costumes, hats, scarfs, etc.
*ONLY stuffing and some decorations will be provided, first come first serve basis*
September Mixer-Loomis Basin VCA
Welcome new Chamber Member!
Kevin Savage of Zoom Imagaing Inc.
2017 Loomis Eggplant Festival