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Enjoy the Holly Days of Sutter Creek’s Las Posadas & Parade of Lights!

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Nov 21, 2014
With December right around the corner, it means that the Holiday season is quickly approaching. This year, join Sutter Creek for holiday events that will help you get into the festive spirit! On December 6, join the community for the Las Posadas Candlelight Walk and on December 13, enjoy the Sutter Creek Parade of Lights. For those that already know where to stay near Sutter Creek, the city looks forward to seeing you there! The Historic Center in Sutter Creek brings to life a festive and historical Christmas tradition to be enjoyed by the whole community.... 

Shop Bargains Galore during Plaid Friday at Downtown Jackson!

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Nov 7, 2014
November is a time for giving thanks and for being with friends and family. But after the meal, it is also a time for many people to get ready for Black Friday and all the saving opportunities that stores promise. There are many people who do not appreciate Black Friday and the consumerism that it promotes, and now, those people have come together to offer another alternative to Black Friday – Plaid Friday! For those that enjoy shopping and happen to be staying in hotels by Downtown Jackson CA, don’t miss this great and popular event! Jackson City is... 

Savor the Fun and Festivities at the 17th Annual Winefest!

sutter creek winefest
Oct 24, 2014
The Amador County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the 17th annual Winefest in Sutter Creek. This year, the Winefest will take place on Saturday, November 8, so be sure to come down for a stroll along historic Main Street, where you can taste from a vast selection of special Amador County Wines. If you love wine and looking for fun things to do in Sutter Creek, this is certainly the event for you! Starting at 4pm, all registered guests can go to the Sutter Creek Auditorium, where you can pick up your very... 

Dress Up for the Bewitching Preston Castle Halloween Costume Ball!

preston castle halloween
Sep 30, 2014
Are you ready for a Halloween Costume Ball held at a scary and eerie castle? The Preston Castle was created over 100 years ago – a prime location for ghosts and spirits to reside in. This year, the Preston Castle will be throwing two Halloween Balls for your enjoyment. If you’re staying close to Preston Castle around the time of the event, don’t miss out on the fun! Come and enjoy this fun event at the Haunted Preston Castle! A masquerade ball is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit and that is exactly what... 

Travel Back in the Past at the Days of 49 & Musical Organ Rally!

days of 49 and rally
Sep 19, 2014
Are you looking for a new and interesting way to experience the West? Want to look back at America’s past? Then, come be a part of Days of 49 Celebration and Musical Organ Rally at Amador County. Now is your chance to ride on an authentic wagon train through various parts of Amador County for a street fair! For those staying around Jackson Main Street, walk on over the event that you won’t want to miss. The event takes place from September 25 – 28. Call 209-223-4603 for more information.  On Saturday and Sunday at the... 

Experience Plenty of Enjoyable Activities in Jackson and Sutter Creek!

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Sep 4, 2014
If you are looking for some fun things to do that can be good for the whole family, you’re in luck! For those that have their Sutter Creek lodging plans ready, here are just a few examples of things you can do during your stay in the Jackson and Sutter Creek area. If your kids are interested in learning more about dancing and the performance world, then sign them up for classes at The Studio, a performing technique dance school. If you always wanted to take a dance class, you can too as there are classes... 

The Top 3 Interestingly Fun Things to Do in Jackson CA!

things to do in jackson
Aug 22, 2014
Looking for some fun things to do during your stay in Jackson? When staying in Amador County, there are plenty of family friendly things to do all over the city. To make things a little easier, here are just a few examples of things to do while you’re here. To start things off, take a little trip back into time with a visit to the Amador County Museum. The museum is located in a 15 room home that was constructed all the way back in 1854. A visit to the museum will show you many fascinating... 

Fun and Outdoorsy Activities to Do at Sutter Creek!

black chasm cavern
Aug 8, 2014
Sutter Creek is known for its rich history and its role in the California Gold Rush. However, there are many fun things to do in this city that you should take advantage of. From hiking through majestic caverns to meandering through lush flower gardens, for those staying in Sutter Creek hotels nearby, there is sure to be something fun for everyone!  If you love flowers, take a visit to the Amador Flower Farm. Stroll through the demonstration garden where 200 perennials, grasses, and over 1,000 daylilies are planted. It is truly a beautiful sight. Visitors... 

Explore Wineries & Enjoy Fine Wine on the Amador Wine Country Tour!

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Jul 25, 2014
If you love wine, then the Amador Wine Country Tour is just for you. Amador County is unique as the climate matched with the natural volcanic soil combines to create the perfect environment for grape vines to grow. As a result, the area is home to Zinfandels and Sauvignon Blancs that have won awards for taste. Right now, the Jackson Lodge is offering a wine tour of Amador County. Different packages are available to best suit your needs. If you’re looking for wine tasting near Sacramento, then it will be worthwhile to look into the exciting tours that... 

Rush into a Remarkable Time at the Kennedy Gold Mine Surface Tours!

kennedy gold mine view
Jul 3, 2014
One thing that California is known is for is the gold rush back in the mid 1800s. Be a part of the history as you get the rare opportunity to take a self guided tour of the Kennedy Gold Mine. The Kennedy Gold Mine is famous for being one of the world’s deepest gold mines. The Kennedy Gold mine measures in at an incredible 5,912 feet – that’s nearly five Empire State Buildings tall! Right now, the Gold Mine is open every Saturday and Sunday including Holidays. Tickets cost $10 for ages 13 and up, $6 for kids...