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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!

sutter creek
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... 

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

sutter creek wine tasting
Jun 19, 2014
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!

johnny cash performing
Jun 6, 2014
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!

italian Bread and Wine
May 22, 2014
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...