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

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

Sniff, Slurp, and Savor The Best Wines at the Sutter Creek Wine Tasting!

Sniff, Slurp, and Savor The Best Wines at the Sutter Creek Wine Tasting!
Do you enjoy drinking wine? Have you ever wanted to go wine tasting? Have you gone wine tasting before and want to go again? If so, come down to the Sutter Creek Wine Tasting in Sutter Creek. It is the only winery that offers a tasting room in the entire Amador County. The Sutter Creek Wine Tasting is open daily from 11am to 6pm, so come at your own convenience! Even though Sutter Creek Wine Tasting is a small boutique, don’t let that fool you since they have many great options. They serve wine from two wineries:... 

Get into the Rhythm for the Back in Black – The Johnny Cash Tribute!

Get into the Rhythm for the Back in Black – The Johnny Cash Tribute!
Some would say that Americana/Alternative Country is American music at its finest. Music legend Johnny Cash was in this genre and he has left a lasting impression on millions of fans. If you are one of those fans and enjoy Americana, Alternative country, or Honky Tonk music, then consider attending a concert by The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash. The show will be on Sunday, June 21st at 6pm at the Sutter Creek Theater. Tickets are $15 if purchased in advance and $17 at the door. Fans of alternative country music staying in hotels close to Sutter Creek,... 

Experience a Family Fun Tradition at the Italian Picnic and Parade!

Experience a Family Fun Tradition at the Italian Picnic and Parade!
For over 100 years, Sutter Creek’s Benevolent Society of Amador County, CA has been hosting the annual Italian Picnic and Parade for all to enjoy! This year the 134th Picnic and Parade will be on Friday, May 30th – Sunday, June 1st at Sutter Hill where the Italian Picnic Grounds are. The event includes a fantastic parade, live music, carnival rides, great food, games, and more. Come down for a great weekend that the whole family can enjoy! For those staying in hotels around Sutter Creek, check out the long tradition of this fun and exciting... 

Accelerate Your Way to the Motherlode Cruise Car Show!

Accelerate Your Way to the Motherlode Cruise Car Show!
Calling all car enthusiasts! If you and your friends or family wants to take a stroll down memory lane, then make your way down to Main Street in historic Downtown Jackson for the Motherlode Cruise Car Show! For three years, this wonderfully historic city has hosted this car show that is always fun for the whole family. Join them in celebrating their fourth year! There will be 125 cars from the year 1975 and older, including the fan favorite Model T’s. This event is FREE and will start on Saturday, May 17th from 10 a.m. to  3... 

Experience an Exciting Adventure at the Preston Castle Tours!

Experience an Exciting Adventure at the Preston Castle Tours!
Over a century ago in 1890, the large 230 acres of land on which Preston Castle is built was bought from a Coal and Iron Company. The company paid a princely sum of $30 per acre, where 100 acres were also given as a donation. The land was bought in order to build the new development for the Preston School of Industry. The development of the school was labeled one of the most progressive movements of its time, in that its goal was to rehabilitate juvenile offenders rather than simply offering a space for their imprisonment. A... 

Explore the Past at the Amador County Museum

Explore the Past at the Amador County Museum
Always a popular trip while staying in Jackson CA is the Amador County Museum on Church Street in Jackson, California. Its 15 rooms of Greek revival style architecture hold an amazing array of items and artifacts relating to the earliest days of the county. An exhibition into the history of gold, the fashions and clothing of past eras, the interior of a Victorian bedroom and parlor lounge, a collection of Native American interest and pieces relating to Chinese American history are all fascinating, creating the perfect way to spend a day immersed in times gone...