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Taste Amador’s finest wines at “Behind the Cellar Door”

sutter creek
Feb 20, 2015
The Amador Vintners Association is proud to host their annual “Behind the Cellar Door” event – a weekend getaway perfect for wine lovers or those interested in winemaking. The Amador Vintners Association consists of 38 wineries and at this event you get to sample from many of these different wineries. This event will take place from Saturday, March 7th through Sunday, March 8th and will be from 11am – 4pm each day. Tickets for the “Behind the Cellar Door” event are on sale now. If you purchase a ticket for Saturday, the price includes admittance on Sunday as... 

The Chi-Lites bring the 1970’s back to the Jackson Rancheria!

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Feb 6, 2015
Now is your chance to travel back to the 1970s, when the music was smooth and the jazz was flowing because The Chi-Lites will be playing at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort! Come listen to the Chicago based smooth-soul vocal quartet on Thursday, February 19th. The Chi-Lites will be playing all their hits such as "Oh Girl", "Have you seen her?", and (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People" as well as their other chart topping songs. The concert will begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm, and will call will open at 5pm. The concert... 

Mardi Gras is coming to Sutter Creek!

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Jan 26, 2015
It is nearly time for the 4th Annual Sutter Creek Mardi Gras Party and Cajun Cook – Off! Sutter Creek wants to invite you to a party that you won’t be able to forget. Prepare to have fun as there will be dressing up, prizes given away, and a Cajun cook off! If you’re looking for something to do while in Sutter Creek on Saturday, February 7th, head over to the Sutter Creek Auditorium on Main Street to join the rest of the community in celebrating Mardi Gras! The event will take place from 6:30 –... 

Country Music comes to the Jackson Rancheria Casino!

aaronlewis
Jan 12, 2015
The Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is known for having special guests perform for the entertainment of their guests. On Thursday, May 14th, country star Aaron Lewis will be performing at the Grand Oak Ballroom at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort at 7pm. Tickets are on sale for $25 - $50. For any Country Music fans staying in any of the hotels near the Jackson Rancheria Casino, this show is not to be missed. Get your tickets today! Aaron Lewis is an American musician who was the founding member of the rock band Staind. In the band he... 

Skiing at Kirkwood Mountain in Kirkwood, California!

Skiing
Dec 24, 2014
Are you looking for something a little more adventurous this winter season? Do you love to ski? Do you want to improve your technique? Are you looking for the best skiing in North America? If so, come down to Kirkwood Mountain where you will find something for all levels of skiing. In addition, Kirkwood has some of the driest and deepest snow in North America. At this mountain, guests are encouraged to challenge themselves, go on adventures, and have fun! There are two terrain parks at Kirkwood. The first is the Bandit Park – this is a great... 

Believe in the Magic of the Holidays with ‘A Christmas Story!’

a christmas story musical
Dec 4, 2014
Do you love the classic holiday film, “A Christmas Story”? If so, you’re going to love the adaptation for the stage. This holiday season, the Volcano Theatre Company has brought back this wonderful holiday story for the stage. If you’re interested in Amador County events during the holidays, come and watch as all your favorite characters like Ralphie, his eccentric father and loving mother come to life on the stage! This production of A Christmas Story will be playing at The Volcano Theatre Company from November 28 – December 14. Tickets are on sale now! The price of... 

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

sutter creek holiday
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!

plaid friday
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
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...