The Heart of the Gold Country

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Blue Moon Cafe Friday Night Specials

Blue Moon Cafe Friday Night Specials

The Blue Moon Cafe & Catering Company is tucked away in an intimate setting in Pine Grove, California.
 
Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
 
Friday night dinner specials:
 
 
Lobster Stir fry
1 ½ inch New York Steak with our French onion
We have fresh Crab in also for our Filet Oscar
 

The Blue Moon Cafe & Catering Company
19885 State Highway 88
Pine Grove, CA 95665

(209)296-3800
 
 

 

04/03/2015 - 5:00pm
 
ACRA's Annual 49er Bypass 5K/10K Challenge

ACRA's Annual 49er Bypass 5K/10K Challenge

Saturday April 4th 9am
 
Enjoy your run through the hills of Sutter Creek..  Take off and finish your run in the middle of Main St. Sutter Creek.  Road closed down for this special event.
 
Register by March 13th to receive a Race T-Shirt…
 
Youth (17 and under) - $20, Adult (18 and over ) - $25
 
Course info: Rolling hills, water stations at mile 1, 3 and 5.  Course Maps and additional info are available at goacra.org or call (209) 223-6349.
 
Online Registration for this event is available at active.com
 

Call ACRA at (209)223-6349 for more information

 
Registration forms are available at the ACRA office:
 
Amador County Recreation Agency (ACRA)
10877 Conductor Blvd., Suite 100
Sutter Creek, CA  95685
 
SPONSORS: Jackson Rancheria, McDonalds, Motivate - Personal Fitness Academy and Grocery Outlet
 
04/04/2015 - 9:00am
 
Party Pardee Century Ride

Party Pardee Century Ride

Join the fun at the 2015 Party Pardee Century presented by Sacramento Bike Hikers
 
When: April 4th, 2015
Where: Ione, California
Registration: Party Pardee is Sold Out as of 1/9/2015. You may be able to 'snag' an entry through our transfer process, click on Registration Transfers for more details. REGISTRATION TRANSFERS

Come and enjoy this early season metric century in the rolling foothills of Amador and Calaveras counties near the gold rush town of Ione. You'll find well stocked rest stops and friendly volunteers to greet and refuel you along your tour. At the end of the ride you'll enjoy a delicious after-ride meal and live music with Mumbo Gumbo.

Ride check-in: Saturday, April 4th between 7:00a.m and 9:30a.m (No check-ins on Friday)

Course start times: 100k Route: 7:30a.m. until 9:30a.m. and 50k Route: 8:30a.m. until 9:30a.m.

The Post Ride Meal will be served from 11a.m. until 3:30p.m

The Party Pardee starts and ends at Howard Park in Ione. Located on Hwy 124 approximately 1 mile south of the intersection of Hwy 124 and Hwy 104 in Ione.
 
Party Pardee Chairman, Vivienne Nicol at BHpardeechair@bikehikers.com
 

 

04/04/2015 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
 
Photos with the Easter Bunny

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 4th
12pm to 4pm
 
At Aaron's in the Amador Shopping Plaza for FREE Photos with the Easter Bunny!
 
Sponsored by the Amador Shopping Plaza and made possible by the help of our friends at the Volcano Theatre Company and Picture Place Photography!

Kids will be entered to win an awesome Grand Prize Easter Basket!

We will also be joined by the Upcountry & Camanche Lake Community Centers who are working to provide school supplies to kids in need through their Back-Pack 2 School Project.

Share & Invite friends from our Facebook event page! https://www.facebook.com/events/797573670325556/

 
Amador Shopping Plaza
(Inside Aaron’s)
Hwy 88
Martell, CA  95642

 

04/04/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Amador Art Trek

Amador Art Trek

"1st Saturday Art Trek"
First Saturday of the Month, 1:00-6:00 pm

Going on the Art Trek is a time to have fun seeing what participating galleries are currently exhibiting. Take the free Art Trek anytime on the 1st Saturdays of each month, from 1:00 – 6:00 pm.

A free, handy tri-fold brochure has been created to guide visitors to various locations to experience the vibrant local art scene. Pick up one at the first gallery you visit, or you can find one on-line at Participating ArtTrek Locations and MAP. 

Check back for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions. Many galleries have receptions to celebrate new artists’ on exhibit. There might cookies and punch, wine and cheese; always festive with gallery-hoppers.

These are the participating Art Trek galleries, with descriptions of what some are featuring starting April 4th starting on 1st Saturday:

1. AmadorArts Gallery, Sutter Creek. “River Reflections Mokelumne River Arts Project” – Last chance to view and purchase about 20 selected works from this exhibit which reflects appreciation of the river, source of water for a million people. Included are paintings, photography an jewelry.Enjoy light refreshments in the gallery from 3-6.Don’t miss seeing the live River Statue that is Leslie Vasquez’ work of art. She’ll be walking out and about in Sutter Creek from 3 to 5 pm.

2. Chaos Glassworks:  Art Glass Gallery and Hotshop just north of downtown Sutter Creek on old Hwy 49. David and Heather Hopman make a wide variety of art glass items including vases, bowls, pumpkins, lighting, sculpture, beads, paperweights, jewelry and other blown and lampworked pieces. Live glassblowing demonstrations happen all day on weekends.

3. Fine Eye Gallery, Sutter CreekBrad Devereaux and Annie Hughes.  The walls will be ablaze with color, energy and irresistibly symbolic creativity by these two talented local artists. Explore the unexpected in artful objects at the Fine Eye, from stylish clothing to whimsical jewelry, objects and furnishings to fit with today's life styles.

4. Gallery 10, Sutter Creek. Julie Trail:  “Rocks, Rills, and Wooded Hills.”  Larger format watercolors and experiments with textural techniques are what Trail is showing in this April show.  Always drawn to the beauty of the foothills and mountains, Julie strives to capture that moment when a ray of sunshine peeks into a hidden glade, or mountains of granite bake white under a bright blue sky.  A reception will be held at the gallery on April 4, 2-5 P.M., as part of the Amador Art Trek. 

5. Sutter Creek Gallery, Sutter Creek. “April Showers Bring May Flowers.”  Rather than featuring a single artist, all of the cooperative members have been challenged to create a piece of art related to this theme. A reception to celebrate flowers will be held Saturday, April 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. Floral arrangements created by local florists and gallery artists that interpret various artworks will be on display and for sale at this time. 

6. Little City Studio & Gallery, Amador City.  A Little of Everything in this working textile studio and gallery: A great collection of affordable handmade works of art including paintings, prints, collage, quilted pieces, jewelry, scarves, hats, wearables, pottery, turned wood, photos, cards. Featuring beautiful new functional stoneware pieces from the collection of Joyce Theurkauf, long-time Amador City resident and potter.

7. Charles Spinetta Winery & Wildlife Art Gallery, Plymouth. The tasting room includes one of Northern California's largest wildlife art galleries with original watercolors, sculpture, pottery, and hundreds of framed prints. The distinctive Spinetti Wine label paintings by Joe Garcia are not to be missed.  Sip wine while you gaze at this amazing collection.

8. Gallery M, River Pines. Patti Miles - From Somerset, Miles is an award winning artist who paints on various mediums including: granite, marble and canvas.  She believes that the eyes reveal the soul, an aspect that she captures beautifully, according to Betsy Miller, who along with her husband Rick own Gallery M.  Miles will be on hand from 2 to 6pm, to sign prints and show some new work for the April 4th 1st Saturday Art Trek.  Refreshments will be served. The gallery is located in River Pines, on the corner of Shenandoah Rd. and Holly Lane.

9. Volcano Gallery, Volcano, across from the St. George Hotel.  An eclectic mix of contemporary local art. Featuring:  paintings, ceramic sculpture and pottery by Bob Benker;  ceramics by Marilyn Baldwin;  jewelry and leather goods by Ellen Record;  misc. jewelry,  gourds & fun stuff by Delores Weaverling;  weaving by Gretchen Johnson + rotating local artists featured monthly.

10. Add Art, Jackson. Fine art framing services and the colorful work of the late John Johannsen  are featured.  This internationally known artist first showcased his vibrant whimsical canvases in a one-man show at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Fancisco.

11. Gifted, Jackson. Charleen Tyson will be here April 4 to discuss her progress on Painting The Piano; art-in-residence project and fundraiser benefiting AmadorArts. Join them for light refreshments. Gifted is a one-of-a-kind gift shop and studio that exclusively carries American manufactured and locally made gifts and goods. Look for Gifted on the ground floor of the majestic three story Odd Fellows building, Historic Jackson Main Street.

12. Petroglyphe Gallery, Mokelumne Hill.  “Fossil & Form” - Based on earth elements, this show features the jewelry of Edward Lawrence, designed from rare artifacts with interesting fabrications.  This work complements the functional ceramic sculpture of local artisan Mary Anderson, whose artistic hands work the potter’s wheel and beyond, to shape clay into fine art. This new exhibit opens on Sunday, March 29 from 3-5 pm. Complimentary light appetizers and wine will be served.

Galleries:
AmadorArts Gallery
11A Randolph Street
Sutter Creek
(209)267-9038
 
Chaos Glassworks
121A Hanford Street
Sutter Creek
(209)267-9317
 

Fine Eye Gallery

71 Main Street
Sutter Creek
(209)267-0571
 
Gallery 10
15 Eureka Street
Sutter Creek
(209)267-0203
 
Sutter Creek Gallery
35 Main Street
 Sutter Creek
(209)267-022
 
Little City Studio & Gallery
14180 Main StreetAmador City
(209)267-9189
 
Charles Spinetta Winery & Wildlife Art Gallery
12557 Steiner Road
Plymouth
(209)245-3384
 
Gallery M
Corner of Shenandoah Rd (E16) & Holly Ln
River Pines
(209)256-9561
 
Volcano Gallery
16105 Main Street
Volcano
(209)296-3334
 
Add Art
20 Main Street
Jackson
(209)223-3339
 
Gifted
8 Main Street
Jackson
(209)223-1558
 
Petroglyphe Gallery
8317 Main Street
Mokelumne Hill
(209)286-1387
 
Art Trek businesses withe art on their walls for viewing include:
Back Roads Coffee House
74 Main Street, Sutter Creek
(209)267-0440
 
Kaffeine's Coffee
46 Main Street, Sutter Creek
(209)267-4411
 
Sierra Ridge Tasting Room
54 Main Street
Sutter Creek
(209)267-1316
 
Valley View Interiors
48 Main Street
Sutter Creek
(209)267-5515
 
Union Inn and Pub
21375 Consolation Street
Volcano
(209)296-7711
 

Rosebuds Cafe

26 Main Street
Jackson
(209)257-0227
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
209 267 9038
 
Amador County Arts Council – Supporting, promoting and encouraging the Arts in our schools and community for more than 30 years.
04/04/2015 - 1:00pm
 
Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Saturday 4/4 - 1:00pm to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, 4/17 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
As Gifted's Amador Art Trek's featured artist, Charleen Tyson will be in residence to apply her unique painting techniques to a 1924 Gulbransen piano.
 
This fundraising effort for AmadorArts will hold a raffle will to be held on July 4th, offering a lucky ticket holder the chance to win the one of a kind piece. Gifted's proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to AmadorArts to help support their continuing efforts to promote the arts in Amador County.
 
Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit with Charleen and see her talent in action!
 
Gifted
8 Main Street
Jackson, CA
(209) 223-1558
04/04/2015 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/04/2015 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
 
Artist's Reception at Sutter Creek Gallery

Artist's Reception at Sutter Creek Gallery

Saturday, April 4th
4pm - 7pm
 
“April Showers Bring May Flowers.”  That is the theme at Sutter Creek Gallery for the month of April.  Rather than featuring a single artist, all of the cooperative members have been challenged to create a piece of art related to this theme. Group exhibitions will alternate with shows highlighting individual artists.
 
Gallery members create paintings in all media, produce photographs of wild and domestic animals as well as local scenes, fabricate jewelry from handmade beads and natural materials, turn gourds into works of art, and so much more.  Come see the unique pieces created by these talented artists.
 
The gallery will hold a reception to celebrate the theme on Saturday, April 4, from 4 to 7 p.m.,as part of Amador Arts First Saturday Art Trek.
 
Floral arrangements will be on display and for sale at this time.  Created by local florists and gallery artists, the arrangements will interpret various artworks on exhibit. 
 
The gallery is open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Sutter Creek Gallery
35 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA  95685
(209)267-0228
 
 
04/04/2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
 
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Easter Brunch at Clark's Corner

Easter Brunch at Clark's Corner

Sunday
April 5th
Easter Brunch
8 am to 2pm
 
The smell of breakfast is in the air at Clark's Corner!
 
A bountiful buffet of mouthwatering items including French toast casserole, biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, ham, bacon, pastries, potatoes--even huevos rancheros, eggs benedict.
 
Chocolate Fountain with fruit, Wash it all down with a hot cup of coffee or refreshing glass of juice and you're good to go until the next meal.
 
$5 bottomless Mimosa’s.
 
$15.95 Adults, $12.95 kids 6-12, 5 and under free.
Courtyard dining available
 
Clark's Corner
12 West Main Street
Ione, CA  95640
(209) 274-2233
 
 

 

04/05/2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/05/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday
April 5th
1pm sharp!
 
The Easter Bunny is coming to Amador Flower Farm!
 
She hides her eggs at the farm every year and kids, toddler to 12 years old, have a great time hunting for them in the daylilies.
 
The hunt is on Easter Sundays at the farm in the daylily growing grounds. Plan to arrive early. Guests are invited to take a photo with the Easter bunny, picnic, walk through the gardens and check out the gift shop and nursery.
 
This is FREE event and takes place rain or shine. Sorry, no pets allowed at the farm.
 
Amador Flower Farm & Nursery
22001 Shenandoah School Road
Plymouth, CA  95669
(209) 245-6660
 
 
04/05/2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
 
Amador Brewing Company Tap Takeover

Amador Brewing Company Tap Takeover

Wednesday
April 8th
5-8pm
 
Sutter Creek Provisions are thrilled to be hosting our very first tap takeover here at Amador Brewing Company!
 
Will Pritchard and Matt Johnson will three of their outstanding beer:  IPA, Deep Hop Red and Night Hike Porter.
 
Be among the first people to enjoy Amador Brewing beer before their grand opening on April 18th!
 
78 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA  95685
04/08/2015 - 5:00pm
 
Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Saturday 4/4 - 1:00pm to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Friday, 4/17 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

 
As Gifted's Amador Art Trek's featured artist, Charleen Tyson will be in residence to apply her unique painting techniques to a 1924 Gulbransen piano.
 
This fundraising effort for AmadorArts will hold a raffle will to be held on July 4th, offering a lucky ticket holder the chance to win the one of a kind piece. Gifted's proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to AmadorArts to help support their continuing efforts to promote the arts in Amador County.
 
Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit with Charleen and see her talent in action!
 
Gifted
8 Main Street
Jackson, CA
(209) 223-1558
04/09/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
Shrimp Feed

Shrimp Feed

Saturday, May 9, 6:00PM

The "1st Annual Shrimp Feed" at the Native Sons Hall with all you can eat Shrimp and Cocktail Sauce, Pasta, Salad, French Bread, and Ice Cream. There will be fabulous items on display for a Silent Auction and the evening wraps up with a delicious Dessert Auction. Cocktails at 6 pm and dinner at 7:30.

The Amador Sawmill and Mining Association used their historic sawmill to cut timbers used for rebuilding a 5 head stamp mill for the new park. Built in 1882 at the Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek, the stamp mill will be the focal point of the new park and gold mining display. Other mining artifacts in the park will include a mine head frame, mucker shovel, ore cars, rock drills, compressor, hoists and other artifacts used in the process of extracting gold from the earth below. Interpretive signage will provide visitors with information about the artifacts

Sponsored by the Native Sons of the Golden West, Amador Parlor #17. All proceeds will be donated to the Sutter Creek Community Benefit Foundation for Sutter Creek's South Main Park and Gold Mining Display project.

Tickets - $40

Native Sons Hall
56 Main Street
Sutter Creek
04/09/2015 - 6:00pm
 
Tap Takeover

Tap Takeover

Fiday
April 10th
4-7pm
 
Will Pritchard and Matt Johnson of Amador Brewing Company  are totally pumped to finally be LEGAL to sell and serve theri our beer!
 
Prior to thier own Opening Weekend of April 18th there will be 4 Beer Release Party events at 4 different locations around Amador County. Each Release Party will feature the first ever serving of one of thier beers, with two more beers of ours also appearing at each event to create a mini tap takeover.
 
Wednesday, April 8th at Provisions, Sutter Creek
IPA Release from 5-8pm
 
Friday, April 10th at the Volcano Union Inn, Volcano
Altbier Release from 4-7pm
 
Monday, April 13th at Taste Restaurant, Plymouth
Dirty Blonde Release from 5-8pm
 
Thursday, April 16th at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort's Lone Wolf
Amador Light/Extra Pale Ale Release from 7-9pm.
 
Welcome to Will & Matt and our new local brewery! Cheers!
 
Volcano Union Inn + Pub
21375 Consolation St
Volcano, CA  95689
(209) 296-7711
 
 
 
04/10/2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

It's time for the Friends of Amador County Library Spring Book Sale!

The Book Sale will be held at the American Legion Hall at the corner of hwy. 49 and Airport Rd.

Thousands of books are for sale at bargain prices.

The sale will be open as follows:

Friday
April 10th
4 to 7 p. m.
Opening night is for members only. Non- members can join at the door.
 
Saturday
April 11th
10a.m. to 5p.m.
Open to the general public.
 
Sunday
April 12th
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open to the general public.
 
For more information:
(209)267-0855
 
04/10/2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
 
Amador Flower Farm Spring Fling

Amador Flower Farm Spring Fling

Saturday & Sunday
April 11th & 12th
9:00am-4:00pm
 
A celebration of the beginning of spring!
 
The nursery will be filled with vegetable starter plants- the largest selection in all of Amador County!
 
The festivities include hourly demonstrations by gardening experts, Amador County artists and craftsmen! Food will be available or you can pack your own picnic.
 
Free tram rides all day (weather permitting).
 
This event will take place rain or shine.
 
Free admission, free parking!
 
Sorry, no pets are allowed at the farm.
 
Amador Flower Farm & Nursery
22001 Shenandoah School Rd
Plymouth, CA  95669
(209)245-6660
04/11/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

It's time for the Friends of Amador County Library Spring Book Sale!

The Book Sale will be held at the American Legion Hall at the corner of hwy. 49 and Airport Rd.

Thousands of books are for sale at bargain prices.

The sale will be open as follows:

Friday
April 10th
4 to 7 p. m.
Opening night is for members only. Non- members can join at the door.
 
Saturday
April 11th
10a.m. to 5p.m.
Open to the general public.
 
Sunday
April 12th
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open to the general public.
 
For more information:
(209)267-0855
 
04/11/2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
 
Get Verical IX

Get Verical IX

Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12,2015
1am to 4pm
 
Join us for our ninth year of this popular weekend. Taste 3 sets of 3 consecutive vintages, with an array of cheeses. This year taste small production wines from our highest elevation vineyards. Get Elevated.
Terre Rouge Enigma, Terre Rouge Syrah, High Slopes and Easton Pinot Noir.

We are open Thursday-Monday, 11-4pm. During September and October we are open Daily. Bring a picnic and enjoy our shaded patio, lawn and Pétanque Court.We have a $5 Tasting Fee, refundable with purchase. Grapeheads club members always enjoy complimentary tasting.

10801 Dickson Road
Plymouth, CA
209.245.4277
04/11/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
Start on Steiner Spring Fling

Start on Steiner Spring Fling

Saturday, April 11, 2015

11 AM to 4 PM

Complimentary Event

Lite Bites | Complimentary Tastings | Wine Specials
 
The eight "Start on Steiner" participating wineries include:

Amador Foothill Winery

BellaGrace Vineyards

Charles Spinetta Winery

Deaver Vineyards

Dillian Wines

Dobra Zemlja Winery

Renwood Winery

Shenandoah Vineyards

Steiner Road
Shenandoah Valley, Plymouth
04/11/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/11/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
California Farm to Fork Cuisine - Dinner with Class

California Farm to Fork Cuisine - Dinner with Class

California Farm to Fork Cuisine  
Saturday, April 11th, 2015, 6PM 

This very special evening will take place at a new super-cool event space, "The Find", on 16th Street in Sacramento and will feature many of Chef Beth's signature dishes from her repertoire of locally sourced and seasonally inspired recipes. Farm to Fork is the best way to eat and tonight you will be introduced to local products and very creative preparations that will have you excited about eating fresh, bold California style...that is delicious style!

Join Chef Beth and her talented Staff for an evening of great food, learning and tasting. Classes include lecture, demonstration and sampling of fabulous dishes and beverages along with a full dinner and your own cook book to take home. A 10% "Student Discount" is yours off anything in the store for the evening as well as special deals on featured wines and/or specialty beverages.

Cost: $75 plus tax, advance sale only

THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD AT 817 16th STREET, SACRAMENTO.
 
Amador Vintage Market
9393 Main Street
Plymouth, CA
209-245-3968
1-866-441-BETH
04/11/2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out

Saturday, April 11,2015 and
Saturday, October 10, 2015
5:00pm - 8:00pm

 

It is time again for all Ladies (and Gents) to visit Sutter Creek for the Annual "Spring Ladies Night".  This wonderful event is free and is the Sutter Creek Merchants way of saying “Thank You for your patronage”. 

Enjoy an evening of authentic charm and hospitality as you stroll the streets of Sutter Creek.  Visit each participating business and enter the drawings. The drawing starts promptly at 8:30 at Hotel Sutter. Over $1,000 worth of prizes and gift certificates donated by participating merchants will be given away.  No purchase is necessary and everyone is welcome.  You must be present to win.

The evening begins at 5pm, however, it is advisable to come much earlier and take advantage of dinner, drink specials, store specials, and make it a grand experience. 

Something new added this year is Free Child Care from 5-9 pm, provided by the Sutter Creek Methodist Church for children 5 and up. There will be snacks and lots of fun things for the kids to do while you are out enjoying your evening.

Please come to Main Street Sutter Creek for the Annual Spring Ladies Night and have a blast on us!

71A Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
209-267-1344
info@suttercreek.org
04/11/2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
 
New West Guitar Group

New West Guitar Group

Saturday
April 11, 2015
8:00pm
Tickets:  $18 adv/$20 at the door
 
Featuring John Storie, Perry Smith and Jeff Stein, New West Guitar Group has been making their mark as a fresh, cutting-edge guitar ensemble.
Performing classic popular covers, jazz standards and exciting originals, NWGG combines the acoustic and electric guitar to create their signature sound.
Based in Los Angeles and New York, the ensemble tours extensively through the United States and aboard giving concerts and masterclasses.
 
Sutter Creek Theatre
44 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA
916-425-0077
04/11/2015 - 8:00pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/11/2015 - 8:00pm
 
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Amador Flower Farm Spring Fling

Amador Flower Farm Spring Fling

Saturday & Sunday
April 11th & 12th
9:00am-4:00pm
 
A celebration of the beginning of spring!
 
The nursery will be filled with vegetable starter plants- the largest selection in all of Amador County!
 
The festivities include hourly demonstrations by gardening experts, Amador County artists and craftsmen! Food will be available or you can pack your own picnic.
 
Free tram rides all day (weather permitting).
 
This event will take place rain or shine.
 
Free admission, free parking!
 
Sorry, no pets are allowed at the farm.
 
Amador Flower Farm & Nursery
22001 Shenandoah School Rd
Plymouth, CA  95669
(209)245-6660
04/12/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

It's time for the Friends of Amador County Library Spring Book Sale!

The Book Sale will be held at the American Legion Hall at the corner of hwy. 49 and Airport Rd.

Thousands of books are for sale at bargain prices.

The sale will be open as follows:

Friday
April 10th
4 to 7 p. m.
Opening night is for members only. Non- members can join at the door.
 
Saturday
April 11th
10a.m. to 5p.m.
Open to the general public.
 
Sunday
April 12th
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Open to the general public.
 
For more information:
(209)267-0855
 
04/12/2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/12/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Chamber Music Concert

Chamber Music Concert

The Mother Lode Friends of Music presents a Chamber Music Concert Sunday, April 12th, at 3:00 pm.

Flutist George Appelbaum joins a quartet of string players in the beautiful Theme and Variations by Amy Beach, America’s first and foremost woman composer. The quartet then joins pianist Ron Brickman in the Quintet for piano and strings of Edward Elgar. Soprano Marie Bedard performs four Catalan songs of Joaquin Rodrigo.

The concert is free and open to the public.  The St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church and Parish Center is located at 11361 Prospect Drive, Jackson.

The Mother Lode Friends of Music, the organization of classical music performances serving the central region of California’s historic gold country.  For further, up-to-date information about all Friends of Music’s events, consult our web site at www.mlfm.org.

For more Information call (209) 293-4227

Email:  brickman@volcano.net

04/12/2015 - 3:00pm
 
Chamber Music Concert

Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, April 12th, 3PM
 
The Mother Lode Friends of Music, the regional organization of classical music performances, presents a concert of chamber music which includes the Theme and Variations for flute and string quartet of Amy Beach (1867 – 1944), America’s foremost woman composer, Four Madrigals of Love for soprano and piano of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo (1901 – 1999), and the Quintet for piano and strings of British composer Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934).
 
Performing are four of the finest string players based in the greater Sacramento region: Dagenais Smiley and Sandro Ladu, violins, Randy Fisher, viola, and Alan Clark, cello. Smiley was raised in Camino in El Dorado County and received a degree in music from Oberlin, in Ohio. She now performs regularly in orchestras throughout central California, including the Sacramento Philharmonic, Stockton Symphony and Modesto Symphony.  Sandro Ladu was born in Sardinia, Italy, and received his musical education in Las Vegas and at CSU-Sacramento. He now performs with the Sacramento Choral Society, North State Symphony and Townsend Opera and teaches strings in Sacramento schools. Randy Fisher was trained at the Manhattan School of Music and the Aspen Music Festival. He has played in the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the Colorado Symphony and Virginia Symphony. Alan Clark is a retired educator who has performed extensively in chamber music concerts and with regional orchestras.
 
The quartet is joined by flutist George Appelbaum in the Beach work and by pianist Ron Brickman in the Elgar quintet. Both are long-standing performers with the Friends of Music.
 
Also on the program, singing Four Madrigals of Love by Joaquin Rodrigo, is soprano Marie Bedard.  A graduate of the Conservatory of Music of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Bedard has served frequently as a soloist with the Mother Lode Friends of Music Orchestra and in recital appearances. She has also performed with the opera program at CSU-Sacramento and is a founding member of the female a cappella group Mimosa. She will be accompanied by pianist Anne Pearce of Pioneer.
 
The concert is free and open to the public.
 
St. Katherine Drexel Parish
11361 Prospect Drive in Jackson (Martell)
(209) 293-4227.
04/12/2015 - 3:00pm
 
Tap Takeover

Tap Takeover

Monday
April 13th
5-8pm
 
Will Pritchard and Matt Johnson of Amador Brewing Company  are totally pumped to finally be LEGAL to sell and serve theri our beer!
 
Prior to thier own Opening Weekend of April 18th there will be 4 Beer Release Party events at 4 different locations around Amador County. Each Release Party will feature the first ever serving of one of thier beers, with two more beers of ours also appearing at each event to create a mini tap takeover.
 
Wednesday, April 8th at Provisions, Sutter Creek
IPA Release from 5-8pm
 
Friday, April 10th at the Volcano Union Inn, Volcano
Altbier Release from 4-7pm
 
Monday, April 13th at Taste Restaurant, Plymouth
Dirty Blonde Release from 5-8pm
 
Thursday, April 16th at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort's Lone Wolf
Amador Light/Extra Pale Ale Release from 7-9pm.
 
Welcome to Will & Matt and our new local brewery! Cheers!
 
Taste Restaurant
9402 Main Street
Plymouth, CA  95669
(209)245-DINE(3463)
04/13/2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Celebrate Barbera, the Barbera Festival, and Food with Barbera

Celebrate Barbera, the Barbera Festival, and Food with Barbera

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Six O'Clock

Ten Wines, Six Courses, Seven Vintages

One Epic Evening

Appetizers and 2013 Terra d' Oro Barbera 

1993 and 1997 Terra d' Oro Barbera
Smoked Pork Belly, wild rice cake, fennel, dried cherry 
 
1999 Montevina Barbera
1999 Terra d' Oro Barbera
Grimaud Farms Duck Mole, white polenta, duck jus, cilantro
 
2003 Montevina Barbera
2003 Terra d' Oro Barbera
Five Spice Pork Ravioli, thyme, cured walnuts, shiitake mushroom, soy 
 
2009 Montevina Barbera
2009 Terra d' Oro Barbera
Roasted New York Striploin, black truffle, bacon, cipiollini onion, Yukon gold potato 
 
Terra d' Oro Muscat
Spring Berries Cheesecake 
 
$110 per person inclusive
 
Call (209) 245-3463 for reservations
 
Taste
9402 Main Street
Plymouth CA
Here for more details on the Barbera Festival on June 13
04/15/2015 - 6:00pm
 
Savor Amador

Savor Amador

Saturday, May 16, 2015
6 p.m.to 9 p.m.

 

Four of Amador County’s star winemaking families will come together for a unique evening pairing Amador County wines with farm to fork tapas direct from the gardens of Amador County.  "Savor Amador" will be held at the Bella Grace tasting room in the middle of downtown Sutter Creek. 

The Havill family has generously donated their historic venue for the event. Bella Grace is housed in a beautifully restored home and garden built in the 1860’s. Join the Sutter Creek food and wine families in this building definitive of Victorian charm to celebrate the connection between local food and wine.

"Savor Amador" will feature the wines of Sutter Creek families of Bella Grace Vineyards, Karmere Winery, Drytown Cellars and Feist Wines. San Francisco chef Darius Somary, a recent transplant to the gold country will pair regional dishes with the award winning wines.

Guests will dine al fresco to the jazz of Jack Tone Riordan and his band. Riordan is a Sutter Creek Elementary graduate and son of local favorite teacher Lottie Tone. Of Riordan, SF Jazz Hotplate says, “one of the Bay Area's most gifted guitar players. He first caught our ear in Wil Blades' band, and blew us all away with his relentless chops and deep sense of soul.”

These winemakers know that it takes a lot of beer to make wine and the good folks at the newly opened Provisions will be hand selecting a keg of craft beer to serve for the evening. ($5 donation/ beer)

This intimate evening will be full of the hospitality and western vibe that Amador County embodies. 

Tickets are $40/ person and are available at participating wineries and http://www.SavorAmador2015.eventbrite.com. 

 
Bella Grace Wine Tasting Room
73 Main St.
Sutter Creek, CA
209-267-8053
 
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Annual Jackson Fire Department dinner/dance in memory of Franck Tramaine

Annual Jackson Fire Department dinner/dance in memory of Franck Tramaine

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
6 pm - 10pm

 

Please come support your local Fire Department! First annual Jackson Fire Department dinner/dance in memory of Franck Tramaine.

Tri Tip/Chicken dinner, Live music, Raffle

Contact:  Connie Gonsalves, 209-304-5188 or Mark Morton, 209-223-2147

Kennedy Mine
12594 Kennedy Mine Rd.
Jackson, CA
 

 

 

 

 

04/16/2015 - 3:00pm
 
Winemaker Dinner at Blue Moon Café

Winemaker Dinner at Blue Moon Café

Thursday
6:00pm

A five -course gourmet meal w/ wine pairings.

$40/person.

Call Blue Moon Cafe  for Reservations and more info.

19985 Hwy 88
Pine Grove, CA  95665
(209)296-3800
04/16/2015 - 6:00pm
 
Beer Release Party

Beer Release Party

Thursday
April 16th
7-9pm
 
Will Pritchard and Matt Johnson of Amador Brewing Company  are totally pumped to finally be LEGAL to sell and serve their beer!
 
Prior to thier own Opening Weekend of April 18th there will be 4 Beer Release Party events at 4 different locations around Amador County. Each Release Party will feature the first ever serving of one of thier beers, with two more beers of ours also appearing at each event to create a mini tap takeover.

Don't miss Amador Brewing Co.'s mini tap take over at Lone Wolf!  You can be the first to taste their Extra Pale Ale!

 
Welcome to Will & Matt and our new local brewery! Cheers!
 
Jackson Rancheria Casio Resort
12222 New York Ranch Rd.
Jackson, CA 95642
(800)-822 WINN (9466)
 
 
04/16/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Saturday 4/4 - 1:00pm to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Friday, 4/17 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

 
As Gifted's Amador Art Trek's featured artist, Charleen Tyson will be in residence to apply her unique painting techniques to a 1924 Gulbransen piano.
 
This fundraising effort for AmadorArts will hold a raffle will to be held on July 4th, offering a lucky ticket holder the chance to win the one of a kind piece. Gifted's proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to AmadorArts to help support their continuing efforts to promote the arts in Amador County.
 
Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit with Charleen and see her talent in action!
 
Gifted
8 Main Street
Jackson, CA
(209) 223-1558
04/17/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
Bunco Fundraiser

Bunco Fundraiser

Join

us
for
Bunco
for
Breast
Cancer
April
17,
2015

Bunco is an easy and fun dice game that anyone can learn. Each April, we gather to celebrate and raise funds to help local women on the breast cancer journey with free wigs, support groups, transportation and more. This fun event features gourmet desserts, a cash raffle, costume contest, amazing auctions, and of course plenty of Bunco play!

SAVE THE DATE for our 2015 event: April 17 at the Jackson Rancheria. Our theme is Superheroes! Registration is now open!

Thank you for your generous support of our 10th annual bunco event in 2014. Our theme was the Fabulous 50's, and we raised over $26,000, making our 10 year total for bunco events over $155,000. Hats off to the marvelous committee who gave so many hours so the guests could enjoy a perfect evening! We would also like to thank our local merchants and individuals for their generous donations.

For more information, please contact Amador STARS at 267-1246.

 

mail-in registration

form

 

online

04/17/2015 - 4:30pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/17/2015 - 8:00pm
 
Clean It & Green It

Clean It & Green It

This annual event is usually the Saturday closest to Earth Day. 

Jackson's citywide litter clean-up day and 'green' fair at Detert Park helps keep the City of Jackson & Amador County clean and green.

Volunteer to pick up litter from 9am - 12 Noon

Enjoy a “Green Fair” celebrating Earth Day featuring vendors with information on programs, services, products, etc. 11am – 1 pm (weather permitting).

Listen to live music provided by a hot local band (weather permitting).

All participants in the “Clean It” will receive a delicious BBQ lunch provided by Bank of Amador.

First 50 families/households to pre-register will receive a free EarthRecycle backyard composter.

(209) 223-1646

 

04/18/2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
 
Not If, But When...Defensible Space Event

Not If, But When...Defensible Space Event

Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m.

Not if, but when….

Join the Amador Fire Safe Council and the Lockwood Fire Protection District Auxiliary for this free opportunity to learn everything you need about defensible space. Find out how to protect your home and property from a catastrophic wildfire.
  • Landscaping tips
  • Prepare your family for evacuation
  • Help us find you during emergencies
Smoke detector drawing and refreshments.
 
Lockwood Fire Station 152
Corner of Shake Ridge & Hale Rd
Volcano
 
04/18/2015 - 10:00am
 
Saturday @ the HUB!

Saturday @ the HUB!

Come to the HUB Youth and Community Center Saturday, April 18th, 10am - 5pm.

Play Pool, Air Hockey, Ping Pong, Foosball

Projects, Activities, Group Games, Movies

And MUCH more!

Children of all ages are invited, and bring your parents too!

For only $5 have a fun filled day!

Call ACRA at (209)223-6349 and ask for Katelyn to pre-register.  Drop-ins are welcome.

The HUB is located above Hein & Co. Bookstore in the Krabbenhoft Bldg., 3rd Floor, at 206 North Main Street (Corner of California & Main), Jackson, CA  95642.

GoACRA.com

Facebook.com/GoACRA

Facebook.com/TheHUBYouthCommunityCenter

 

04/18/2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
 
AAUW Home Tour: Vines, Views and Villas

AAUW Home Tour: Vines, Views and Villas

Vines, Views and Villas

Saturday, 11am - 4pm April 18, 2015

Amador County’s 43rd Annual Home Tour, sponsored by the American Association of University Women’s Amador Branch, is a tour of rural Amador County that includes 4 homes and a history laden cemetery, all within 10 miles from the historic cities of Jackson and Sutter Creek. There will be docents to guide, an art show to view, tea and cookies to enjoy, and special lunch venues will round out the tour. 

Tickets are $22 or $25 on the day of the tour.

Purchase tickets after March 16th in:
Jackson @ Lady’s First
Ione @ Ione Pharmacy
Pine Grove @ Pine Cone Drug
Plymouth @ Amador 360
Sutter Creek @ Coming Attractions

On Tour Day, tickets available at the above locations and at Amador STARS, 60 Ridge Rd., Suite D, Sutter Creek (on the right between Barron’s and Umpqua Bank, about 1/2 block east of the signal at Sutter Hill).

Purchase by mail before April 8 at:
AAUW Home Tour
c/o Sarah Hart
19974 Jesus Maria Road, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245
 
Contact Lani at (209) 245-6052 or chapman@volcano.net
 
04/18/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
Celebrate Our Children

Celebrate Our Children

Saturday
April 18th
11am-2pm

Annual Event Celebrating National "Wwek of the Young Child"

Fun activities, music, stories, free food!

~Please consider brining canned food or paper bags for the Interfaith Food Bank~

For more information call the Amador Child Care Council (209)257-5388

First5Amador.com

AmadorCAPC.org

 

04/18/2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
 
Vino Noceto's Annual Open House

Vino Noceto's Annual Open House

Saturday
April 18th
11am - 4pm
 

Open House celebrates the release of Noceto's four estate-bottled, limited-production Sangioveses.

It's a great opportunity to sample the newly released wines.

A nominal entry fee payable at the door includes a souvenir wine glass and wine voucher (coupon).

Don't forget...we also offer Winery and Vineyard tours of our estate Sangiovese vineyards and winery at 10:30am every day. Reservations are requested 24 (or more) hours in advance.

Vino Noceto Winery
11011 Shenandoah Road
Plymouth, CA  95669
(209)245-6556, Toll Free: 877-4NOCETO
 
 
04/18/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/18/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Intimate Evening with Lacy J. Dalton

Intimate Evening with Lacy J. Dalton

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00pm
Tickets:  $22 adv / $25 at the door
 
She’s one of the most instantly recognizable voices in music – the woman People Magazine called “Country’s Bonnie Raitt”. From the first time Lacy J Dalton caught the public’s ear, that soulful delivery, full of texture and grit, has been a mainstay of Country Music.
When you sit to listen to a Lacy J Dalton album, you find yourself pulled in by the very power and heart of this vocalist. She’s not merely performing a ten-song set, she’s bringing each and every tune to life. It’s as if they were all written especially for her.
 
Sutter Creek Theatre
44 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA
916-425-0077
04/18/2015 - 8:00pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/18/2015 - 8:00pm
 
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Savor Amador

Savor Amador

Saturday, May 16, 2015
6 p.m.to 9 p.m.

 

Four of Amador County’s star winemaking families will come together for a unique evening pairing Amador County wines with farm to fork tapas direct from the gardens of Amador County.  "Savor Amador" will be held at the Bella Grace tasting room in the middle of downtown Sutter Creek. 

The Havill family has generously donated their historic venue for the event. Bella Grace is housed in a beautifully restored home and garden built in the 1860’s. Join the Sutter Creek food and wine families in this building definitive of Victorian charm to celebrate the connection between local food and wine.

"Savor Amador" will feature the wines of Sutter Creek families of Bella Grace Vineyards, Karmere Winery, Drytown Cellars and Feist Wines. San Francisco chef Darius Somary, a recent transplant to the gold country will pair regional dishes with the award winning wines.

Guests will dine al fresco to the jazz of Jack Tone Riordan and his band. Riordan is a Sutter Creek Elementary graduate and son of local favorite teacher Lottie Tone. Of Riordan, SF Jazz Hotplate says, “one of the Bay Area's most gifted guitar players. He first caught our ear in Wil Blades' band, and blew us all away with his relentless chops and deep sense of soul.”

These winemakers know that it takes a lot of beer to make wine and the good folks at the newly opened Provisions will be hand selecting a keg of craft beer to serve for the evening. ($5 donation/ beer)

This intimate evening will be full of the hospitality and western vibe that Amador County embodies. 

Tickets are $40/ person and are available at participating wineries and http://www.SavorAmador2015.eventbrite.com. 

 
Bella Grace Wine Tasting Room
73 Main St.
Sutter Creek, CA
209-267-8053
 
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Friends of the Library Book Drives

Friends of the Library Book Drives

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 10-12, 2015,
10 am to 2 pm
 
Sponsored by Friends of the Amador County Library, to benefit Amador County Libraries.

We accept gently read books and audio-visual materials in good condition; Please, no VHS or cassette tapes, or damaged materials; At 42-A Summit Street, Jackson (behind the old Courthouse).

For assistance with large donations, please call (209) 267-0855.

FACL Book Storage Building
42A Summit Street,  Jackson
(behind old Court House) 

 

04/19/2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/19/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/19/2015 - 2:00pm
 
 
 
Amador Transit Free Fare Day

Amador Transit Free Fare Day

Tuesday
April 22nd
 
Celebrate Earth Day with Amador Transit!
 
FREE Fare Day on local routes.
(excludes Sacramento Express, Dial-A-Ride and Off-route deviations)
 
All routes begin and end at the Sutter HIll Transit Center:
115 Valley View Way
Sutter Creek, CA  95685
 
For more information call Amador Transit at (209)267-9395
 
 
04/22/2015 - 7:00am to 6:00pm
 
Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Saturday 4/4 - 1:00pm to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, 4/17 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
As Gifted's Amador Art Trek's featured artist, Charleen Tyson will be in residence to apply her unique painting techniques to a 1924 Gulbransen piano.
 
This fundraising effort for AmadorArts will hold a raffle will to be held on July 4th, offering a lucky ticket holder the chance to win the one of a kind piece. Gifted's proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to AmadorArts to help support their continuing efforts to promote the arts in Amador County.
 
Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit with Charleen and see her talent in action!
 
Gifted
8 Main Street
Jackson, CA
(209) 223-1558
04/23/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
Student Arts Showcase

Student Arts Showcase

Thursday
April 23rd
4-7pm
 
View a wildly creative cross-section of art created by local students during the April Arts Networking Mixer from 4 to 7 pm.
 
Transformed into an art gallery will be Thomi’s Banquet Room in the Amador Plaza in south Jackson.
Student music will be featured too.  Be amazed by our youth’s creativity!
 
For more info call (209)267-9038
 
 
Thomi's Banquet Room
627 State Hwy 49
Jackson, CA  95642
 
04/23/2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
 
Amador Choraliers Spring Concert

Amador Choraliers Spring Concert

Thursday
April 23rd
7:30pm
 
The Amador Choraliers present “Music In Motion"!
 
The Choraliers spring concert series begins April 23rd at the Cornerstone Church in Ione and concludes at the St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish in Martell on April25th & 26th.  
 
Doors open a ½ hour before show time.
 
Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased in advance at the Amador County Chamber of Commerce on Main St. in Jackson.
Call 223-0350. Advance tickets are highly recommended as seating is limited at both venues.
 
Cornerstone Church of Ione
116 S Church Street
(Corner of Church & Market Streets)
Ione, CA  95640
 
 
 
04/23/2015 - 7:30pm
 
Historical Flashlight Tours of Preston Castle

Historical Flashlight Tours of Preston Castle

Tour the Castle!  Take a historical flashlight tour of Preston Castle.  
 
You will take  70-90 minute tour through a 120 year old castle guided only by docent and your flashlight.  This is not a paranormal event.,  Space is limited  to 30 pre-paid
guest, at $20.00 each.  Gates open a half hour before the tour.   Tour times vary on sunset.  This tour will only be available during the months of January, February, March and April 2015.  Dress warmly.  The castle can be very chilly especially at night.  No refund.
Formerly Preston School of Industry, Preston Castle is a California State Historical Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Don't forget your camera!
 
Dates                            Gates Open                       Tour Begins
January 30th                5:00 PM                               5:30 PM
February 27th               5:30 PM                               6:00 PM
March 27th                    7:00 PM                               7:30 PM
April 24th                       7:30 PM                               8:00 PM
 
Preston Castle
900 Palm Dr. (end of Palm Drive)
Ione, CA  95640
(209)256-3623
 
04/24/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/24/2015 - 8:00pm
 
Sutter Creek 5K Duck Dash

Sutter Creek 5K Duck Dash

Saturday
April 25th, 2015
8:00 a.m. 
 
It's the second annual 5K Duck Dash!
 
A fun family friendly run/walk that benefits the Amador High Cross Country Team. The race will start promptly at 8:00AM at Minne Provis Park and the course will take you on mini tour of beautiful and historic Sutter Creek.
 
 
For questions or more information contact:
Erica Pophal (209)642-1293
 

 

04/25/2015 - 8:00am
 
Antique Truck Show & BBQ

Antique Truck Show & BBQ

Saturday
April 25th
8am - 6pm
 
The Amarican Truck Historical Society Annual Antique Truck Show has moved to the Amador County Fair Grounds in Plymouth, CA.
 
Come help all the members of the Central Valley ATHS Chapter Celebrate 29 glorious years in the beautiful mother load.

Great trucks, great food and great friends what more could you ask for?

 
For more info call Ed Coughlin at (209)825-1704 or email edcoughlin1125@comcast.net
 
Amador County Fair Grounds
18621 Sherwood Street
Plymouth Ca. 95669 
(209) 245-6921
 

04/25/2015 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
 
Great Sutter Creek Duck Race

Great Sutter Creek Duck Race

28th Annual Great Sutter Creek Duck Race

Saturday

April 25th, 2015

9:00-4-30

Come join us and support over 11 Beneficiaries.

Two bounce houses, a Dunk tank, Magician Cody Ebert, Face Painting with Leslie Vasquez, D.J., Craig & Dave back by popular demand, Duck store, Duckling Race for kids to win prizes.  Also, there will be many booths by the beneficiaries.

One duck, five bucks

Five ducks 20 bucks

Over $8,500 in Prizes!

Tickets can be purchased at the Amador County Recreation Agency office and will be sold the day of race.

Check us out at www.goacra.org

Amador Country Recreation Agency

10877 Conductor Blvd.
Sutter Creek, CA
209-223-6349
 

Facebook.com/GreatSutterCreekDuckRace

 

04/25/2015 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
 
Dad & Me

Dad & Me

Saturday
April 25th
10am-Noon
 
Please join First 5 Amador for "Dad & Me"
 
Farm Day!
Cuneo Valley Goat Ranch
19100 Main Clinton Road
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Call 257-1092 to RSVP.
 
04/25/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
 
Motherlode Hot Jazz Party

Motherlode Hot Jazz Party

Rolling out the good times with the Motherlode Jazz Party! Party with the region's hottest jazz bands at four hoppin' Jackson venues.
 
Save the date -- the 4th weekend in April, 11 am – 6 pm
 
209-223-1263
Jackson Business & Community Association
148 Main Street, Suite A,
Jackson, CA 95642
 
The Motherlode Hot Jazz Party is a benefit in support of The Arc of Amador and Calaveras, providing services to people with developmental disabilities, and the Jackson Business and Community Association.
04/25/2015 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/25/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Amador Choraliers Spring Concert

Amador Choraliers Spring Concert

Saturday & Sunday 
April 25th & 26th
3:00pm
 
The Amador Choraliers present “Music In Motion"!
 
The Choraliers spring concert series begins April 23rd at the Cornerstone Church in Ione and concludes at the St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish in Martell on April25th & 26th.  
 
Doors open a ½ hour before show time.
 
Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased in advance at the Amador County Chamber of Commerce on Main St. in Jackson.
Call 223-0350. Advance tickets are highly recommended as seating is limited at both venues.
 
St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish
11361 Prospect Drive
Martell, CA  95642
 
 
 
04/25/2015 - 3:00pm
 
Bright Flavors of Vietnam - Dinner with Class

Bright Flavors of Vietnam - Dinner with Class

Bright Flavors of Vietnam

Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 6PM

Join Chef Beth and her talented Staff for an evening of great food, learning and tasting. Classes include lecture, demonstration and sampling of fabulous dishes and beverages along with a full dinner and your own cook book to take home. A 10% "Student Discount" is yours off anything in the store for the evening as well as special deals on featured wines and/or specialty beverages. We hope you can join us!

If you have not yet explored the fresh, intense and spicy cuisine of this country you will absolutely fall in love! Vietnamese cuisine captures all the complex and alluring flavors of Southeast Asia with more of an emphasis on fresh herbs and lighter, yet very satisfying preparation methods. Influenced by China, France and a regional climate these unique recipes will become some of your favorites. You will learn straight forward techniques to make pho, lemongrass beef, cha ca fish, sizzling rice crepes, asparagus-crab soup and many other delights.

 
$75 plus tax, advance sale only
 
Amador Vintage Market
9393 Main Street
Plymouth CA
04/25/2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Taarka - Gypsy Jazz and Americana

Taarka - Gypsy Jazz and Americana

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:00pm
$16 adv / $18 day of show
 
TAARKA is a virtuosic ensemble of 5-string violin, mandolin, guitars, string bass, + vocals featuring high-energy performance & innovative, beautiful compositions and songs, weaving the sounds of old & new from world folk, celtic, bluegrass, jazz and classical with rock energy & master musicianship. Described by SF Weekly as a “collision of Django Reinhardt and David Grisman,” Taarka is the new acoustic “supergroup” (Flagstaff Live) “presenting masterfully deep americana and gypsyjazz string band music!”
 
Sutter Creek Theatre
44 Main Street
Sutter Creek, CA
916-425-0077
04/25/2015 - 8:00pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/25/2015 - 8:00pm
 
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Savor Amador

Savor Amador

Saturday, May 16, 2015
6 p.m.to 9 p.m.

 

Four of Amador County’s star winemaking families will come together for a unique evening pairing Amador County wines with farm to fork tapas direct from the gardens of Amador County.  "Savor Amador" will be held at the Bella Grace tasting room in the middle of downtown Sutter Creek. 

The Havill family has generously donated their historic venue for the event. Bella Grace is housed in a beautifully restored home and garden built in the 1860’s. Join the Sutter Creek food and wine families in this building definitive of Victorian charm to celebrate the connection between local food and wine.

"Savor Amador" will feature the wines of Sutter Creek families of Bella Grace Vineyards, Karmere Winery, Drytown Cellars and Feist Wines. San Francisco chef Darius Somary, a recent transplant to the gold country will pair regional dishes with the award winning wines.

Guests will dine al fresco to the jazz of Jack Tone Riordan and his band. Riordan is a Sutter Creek Elementary graduate and son of local favorite teacher Lottie Tone. Of Riordan, SF Jazz Hotplate says, “one of the Bay Area's most gifted guitar players. He first caught our ear in Wil Blades' band, and blew us all away with his relentless chops and deep sense of soul.”

These winemakers know that it takes a lot of beer to make wine and the good folks at the newly opened Provisions will be hand selecting a keg of craft beer to serve for the evening. ($5 donation/ beer)

This intimate evening will be full of the hospitality and western vibe that Amador County embodies. 

Tickets are $40/ person and are available at participating wineries and http://www.SavorAmador2015.eventbrite.com. 

 
Bella Grace Wine Tasting Room
73 Main St.
Sutter Creek, CA
209-267-8053
 
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Master Gardener Plant and Seed Sale

Master Gardener Plant and Seed Sale

Sunday
April 26th
10:30am-4pm
 
Jump Into Spring! – Come by for lunch, baked goodies, winetasting, and support the Amador Master Gardeners as they offer seeds, plants, and gardening tips.
 
Seminars on drought, drip irrigation, and more. 
 
All proceeds go to support local revitalization efforts.
 
Buy a plant and get 15% off any wine purchase.
 
18550 State Highway 49
Plymouth, CA 95669
209-245-6600
 
04/26/2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/26/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

Volcano Theatre Company presents "The Miracle Worker"

April 11th-May16th
 
Friday & Saturday
8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
2:00pm
 
This true story dramatizes the process, often with humor, through which Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller went to awaken Helen's mind and spirit.
 
Directed by Sue Haldane & Marty Brifman. Produced by Tracy Morris & Debbie Robinson.
 
At the Cobblestone Theatre
16142 Main Street, Volcano
 
General Admission Tickets: $16.00
Senior (62 and over) Tickets: $14.00
 
Tickets available online and at:
Hein & Co. Book Store
204 N Main St #A
Jackson, CA  95642
 
Indoor Cobblestone Theatre doors open at 7:30, performance is at 8:00.  Sunday Matinee doors open at 1:30, performance at 2:00. Seating limited to 50 persons. No food or drink please.
 
For over 40 years Volcano Theatre Company has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year.
 
Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where thousands of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California.
 
 
04/26/2015 - 2:00pm
 
Amador Choraliers Spring Concert

Amador Choraliers Spring Concert

Saturday & Sunday 
April 25th & 26th
3:00pm
 
The Amador Choraliers present “Music In Motion"!
 
The Choraliers spring concert series begins April 23rd at the Cornerstone Church in Ione and concludes at the St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish in Martell on April25th & 26th.  
 
Doors open a ½ hour before show time.
 
Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased in advance at the Amador County Chamber of Commerce on Main St. in Jackson.
Call 223-0350. Advance tickets are highly recommended as seating is limited at both venues.
 
St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Parish
11361 Prospect Drive
Martell, CA  95642
 
 
 
04/26/2015 - 3:00pm
 
 
“River Reflections”

“River Reflections”

Last Chance to See "River Reflections" Art
 
Saturday, April 4, Reception, 3-6 pm, Amador Arts Gallery
Exhibit Runs April 4-28, 2015, Noon to 4pm
 
The final showing of selected works from the successful “River Reflections” Mokelumne River Arts Project will be at the AmadorArts Gallery during April. Because of size limitations in the “tiny gem of a gallery,” located in Sutter Creek on Randolph Street, the display will feature the art that best represents the project’s mission of making the public aware of the value of the Mokelumne River and the vital on-going need for water conservation. "River Reflections" features artists in all disciplines from both Amador and Calaveras counties. The exhibit has travelled from Sutter Creek to Oakland and Mokelumne Hill.
 
There will be an open-to-the-public reception to honor the "River Reflections" project with complimentary refreshments. Leslie Vasquez will mingle among the guests as a living statue between 3 and 5 pm, without the water element.
 
This event also coincides with 1st Saturday Art Trek, which has been expanded. On April 4th the Amador Art Trek welcomes new galleries and business partners to the event which is meant to draw both residents and visitors to explore the local art scene.  A new tri-fold brochure has been created to act as a guide and can be found all around the county. See a new list of participating locations at www.amadorarts.org and check back there for the monthly special 1st Saturday receptions.
 
 
Noon-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays
Attempted hours on weekdays are  9-2 pm; call to confirm.
Closed on Wednesdays.
 
AmadorArts
Amador County Arts Council
11-A Randolph Street 
PO BOX 206
Sutter Creek, Ca 95685
 
209 267 9038
04/28/2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
 
 
Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Painting the Piano - Artist in Residence

Saturday 4/4 - 1:00pm to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Friday, 4/17 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

 
As Gifted's Amador Art Trek's featured artist, Charleen Tyson will be in residence to apply her unique painting techniques to a 1924 Gulbransen piano.
 
This fundraising effort for AmadorArts will hold a raffle will to be held on July 4th, offering a lucky ticket holder the chance to win the one of a kind piece. Gifted's proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to AmadorArts to help support their continuing efforts to promote the arts in Amador County.
 
Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit with Charleen and see her talent in action!
 
Gifted
8 Main Street
Jackson, CA
(209) 223-1558
04/30/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
Before and After the Flames: Fire, Forests & Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada

Before and After the Flames: Fire, Forests & Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada

Thursday, 4/30/15, 7PM
12200B Airport Road, GSA Building
Jackson
 
Amador Fire Safe Council is hosting Dr. Hugh Safford and Dr. Becky Estes on their presentation: Before and After the Flames: Fire, Forests and Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada. Dr. Safford is a Senior Vegetation Ecologist with the US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region; Dr. Estes is a Province Ecologist with the US Forest Service, Eldorado National Forest. Their presentations will address implications for current and future forest management here in the Sierra Nevada and how that affects us in Amador County and the surrounding areas.
 
The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.
 
The mission of the Amador Fire Safe Council is to protect the people of Amador County and their property from the catastrophic effects of wildfire through education and outreach, innovation and action.
 
209-295-6200
amadorfiresafecouncil.com
04/30/2015 - 7:00pm