Roseville is constantly bringing residents together with its many art and cultural activities. Art events and classes abound throughout Roseville. Every third Saturday of the month, a special "Art Tour" takes place throughout Roseville. All art galleries and art-friendly businesses present a reception-style event, offering a unique variety of art and media. Visitors enjoy music, food and the opportunity to personally meet the artists. Cultural art classes for youth as well as adults are available through the department of Parks and Recreation.
Roseville has many local gems when it comes to eating and drinking. Residents proudly shop at Newcastle Produce and other local markets for tasty deli selections, locally grown and organic produce, and gourmet food products. For generous cuts of Harris Ranch beef, Cattlemens is locally acclaimed. Boutique wineries are sprinkled throughout Placer Valley and you can find their finest wines featured in local restaurants' wine lists as well. As for dining out, there is a huge restaurant selection with a variety of different atmospheres and types of food. For casual, family-oriented atmospheres, enjoy Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant, Mimi's Café or Island's. If you're looking to really make a night of it, enjoy the top-notch selection at places such as P.F. Chang's China Bistoro, Ruth's Chris Steak House, Fat's Asia Bistro, BJ's Restaurant & Brewery and Il Fornaio.
For lovers of live music, Roseville's famous Music in the Park is a popular event where families can enjoy a picnic outside while listening to lovely melodies. During the summer, Downtown Tuesday Nights features live bands as well as different vendors lining the historic Old Town Vernon Street.
Roseville's historical landmarks add charm and character to the city. The Maidu Interpretive Center and Historic Site is a beautiful site rich in Native American history. You can find ancient petroglyphs (rock art) and hundreds of bedrock mortars (acorn grinding holes), and other evidence of Nisenan (southern Maidu) occupation. The Center is also an ideal place for anyone who wants to indulge in a beautiful natural surrounding. The Linda Creek/Strap Ravine runs on the southern part of the area. The nature area, studded with beautiful oak trees, offers a loop trail that takes you through the historical sites. Inside the museum you'll find exhibits portraying the Maidu way of life.
The Tower Theatre, originally built in 1940, has been an important site for art and culture throughout the years. To this day, it is used for arts and entertainment and is run by the Roseville Theatre Arts Academy. This theater presents a full schedule of musicals, mysteries, comedies, children's theater, youth musical workshops and concerts in the historic Roseville Theater.
Roseville has several museums the whole family can enjoy. The Carnegie Museum was created in order to give residents and visitors a taste of the past. The walking tour of historic Roseville is one of the main highlights. The museum is located at the site of The Carnegie Library, funded by Andrew Carnegie, was the city's first permanent library that was constructed in 1912. In 1979, a new location near Royer Park was chosen to be the site of the main library. The Roseville Telephone Museum is free of admission and offers one of the most extensive collections of antique telephones and memorabilia in the nation.