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Holiday Events in Amador County – Las Posadas

Nov 23, 2016
Join the Sutter Creek community for their annual Las Posadas candlelight walk. This annual event brings together the community as it retells the Christmas story of the birth of Jesus. Las Posadas is a live retelling of how Joseph and Mary travelled through the night to find shelter. Travel with the rest of the community as immerse yourself in the story of Christmas. This annual event will take place December 3rd. The Las Posadas event will take begin at the Immaculate Conception Church. From there, the route will continue down Spanish street and then Main street.... 

Attend Plaid Friday Amador the Day After Thanksgiving

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Nov 7, 2016
As we venture more and more into fall it is time to start getting ready for the 4th Friday in November. While many people know this day as “black friday” in Amador, we know it as “Plaid Friday”. Join in on this fun tradition and as you walk around Downtown Jackson, enjoying the shops and festivities, be sure to dawn your plaid! The event will take place from 8am-5pm throughout Downtown Jackson on November 26th. Book a room at one of the many affordable hotels around Jackson CA in order to join in... 

History Behind Roaring Camp Railroad

Oct 18, 2016
Roaring camp is a small area located in the town of Felton, California. The camp is a recreation of a typical logging town that would have been found in the area during the 1880’s. Amidst the many activities that can be enjoyed at Roaring Camp such as gold panning and candle stick making, the camp is also known for their authentic train rides. Roaring Camp is one of few places left in the country that has running, authentic steam locomotives from the 1880s. The land itself, however, was settled much before the 1880s. Some of the first Mountain... 

Gold Panning In Jackson

Oct 5, 2016
Historic Jackson played a key role in the famed Gold Rush of early California history. Decades ago, early settlers tried their luck at panning for gold and trying to make a new start for themselves and their family. Today, panning for gold is still a fun experience that locals and tourists alike can enjoy. Here are some places to go for gold mining in Jackson.   The Kennedy Gold Mine is home to one of the deepest gold mines in the entire world. During its operation, the Kennedy Gold mine produced over $30 million in gold.... 

Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival

Sep 21, 2016
Clear your calendar for October 1st and 2nd because Sutter Creek is once again having their annual, Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival! Called, “The Big Crush” by the locals, this annual event is always held on the first full weekend of October. During this festival, gather with the community for a weekend of music, fun, and of course, delicious wine! Get your tickets for this event today! The Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival is quite literally a festival to celebrate harvest time in wine country. During harvest time, winemakers throughout the county are checking to see the ripeness of... 

Upcoming Events You Don’t Want to Miss At The Jackson Rancheria

Sep 8, 2016
The Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is your destination for exciting events. From music concerts to community events, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort has a wide range of events that you are sure to love. Here are some upcoming events that you do not want to miss at the Jackson Rancheria. Duo Cheech & Chong are once again back to Jackson Rancheria along with special guest Shelby Chong. Starting off as comedians, this iconic duo blew fans away with their counter-culture and hilariously satirical comedy routines. After hitting up the stand up comedy circuit, they continued on with... 

Your Guide to Eldorado National Forest

Aug 24, 2016
Are you looking for a way to get away from your busy, urban life? If you need to take some time to get in touch with mother nature again, the Eldorado National Forest is a good option. Close to Jackson, the national forest is an excellent choice for those of you who are looking to get away. Here is a quick guide to Eldorado National Forest. As the name suggests, the location of the national forest is where many eager gold hunters ended up in their search for the fabled land of “el Dorado”. True to its tradition, you... 

Jug Band Festival – Folk Art Fair At Sutter Creek

Aug 3, 2016
If you are in Sutter Creek during the end of August, do not miss out on the incredible Jug Band Festival! The Jug Band Festival is a day filled with music that will get you up and dancing and moving to the beat. This year, the Jug Band Festival will take place on August 20th at the historic Sutter Creek Inn. The event is FREE and open to the public so don’t miss out on this fun event that the whole family can enjoy. If you have never attended a Jug Band Festival, get ready for an experience... 

Tips For Summer Weddings In Jackson

Jul 20, 2016
In the summer, Jackson California is a beautiful destination. The plants are lush and there is almost always clear skies with sun in the forecast. Perhaps this is why many people plan their summer weddings in Jackson. If you will be planning an outdoor wedding reception in the area, here are some tips that will help. One of the first things to consider is the type of tent you’ll be using. Whatever look you’re going for, there will most likely be a tent to fulfill your needs. From formal tents to more casual ones, the diverse options are... 

Wineries In Jackson, CA

Jul 7, 2016
It should not come as a surprise that Jackson is located in the heart of the Sierra Foothills, making it an excellent location for wineries. As a result, some of the best California wines come out of this region. This summer, travel through Jackson and imbibe on local wine, many of which have been around for decades! Here is your summer guide to visiting wineries in Jackson CA. If you are looking for tasting rooms, look no further than Main Street in Sutter Creek. All along the street there are countless of stores selling wines, many...