Miwok Stories Night

June 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

The Amador Senior Center invites you for a special presentation of the stories and storytelling of the Native peoples of our area. Miwok storytelling is an art passed down through time immemorium. The stories you will hear during Miwok Stories Night would be told from village to village in the roundhouse, the traditional ceremonial gathering place in each community. Come hear the stories passed down through generations.

Miwok Stories Night will take place Friday, June 16th, 2023 beginning at 6 pm at the Amador Senior Center. The Center is located at 229 New York Ranch Road in Jackson, California.

The presentation is free to attend and all are welcome.

Miwok Stories Night is sponsored by the Miwok Heritage Center and is funded by a grant from the 7th Generation Fund.

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229 New York Ranch Road
Jackson, CA 95642 United States
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Amador Arts T.G.I.F. Summer Music Series

July 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Celebrate the beginning of the weekend this summer with free outdoor concerts for the whole family.  The Amador County Arts Council will celebrate their 23rd year of the Thank God It’s Friday (T.G.I.F.) Summer Music Series.  Each Friday, starting July 16, from 6pm until dusk, Amador Arts will present a free concert and a variety of the magnificent venues around Amador County.  Bring a picnic, law chairs, and your friends and enjoy some of the best local bands covering rock, country, folk, Americana, and more.  The full schedule is below. For more information, or if you are interested in becoming a TGIF volunteer, contact the Amador Arts Council at amadorarts@gmail.com or call 209-256-8166.  You can also visit www.amadorarts.org/our-events/t-g-i-f/.  TGIF concerts are sponsored by Equality California, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, and by other local businesses. The Schedule: July 16 – St George Hotel, Volcano – Teal Wheels July 23 – Pine Grove Park, Pine Grove – Wicked Sisters August 6 – Cribbs Field, Sutter Creek – Dongato Latin Band August 13 – Mollie Joyce Park, Pioneer – Blow Daddy August 20 – McGee Park (Main Street Park), Plymouth – Jake & Joey Guidi August 27 – Fiddletown Park, Fiddletown – Route 88 September 3 – The Gardens at Sutter Creek, Sutter Creek – Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers September 10 – Kennedy Gold Mine, Jackson – On Air Band September 17 – Detert Park, Jackson – Mondo Deco September 24 – Terra d’Oro Winery, Plymouth – Tone Mosaic

Amador Arts T.G.I.F. Summer Music Series

June 9, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Celebrate the beginning of the weekend this summer with free outdoor concerts for the whole family.  The Amador County Arts Council will celebrate their 25th year of the Thank God It’s Friday (T.G.I.F.) Summer Music Series.  Each Friday, starting June 9th, from 6 pm until 8 pm, Amador Arts will present a free concert and a variety of the magnificent venues around Amador County.  Bring a picnic, law chairs, and your friends and enjoy some of the best local bands covering rock, country, folk, Americana, and more.  The full schedule is below.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Kennedy Gold Mine, Plymouth, and Terra D’Oro Winery performances.  Up to 200 free meals from the Amador Senior Center with Laughton Ranch Catering will be available at the other venues.

For more information, or if you are interested in becoming a TGIF volunteer, contact the Amador Arts Council at amadorarts@gmail.com or call 209-256-8166.  You can also visit www.amadorarts.org/summer-concerts.  TGIF concerts are sponsored in part by The California Arts Council, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, Volcano Communications, Terra D’Oro Winery, and by other local businesses.

The Schedule:

June 9 – Laughton Ranch, Jackson – Matt Axton
June 16 – Kennedy Gold Mine, Jackson – The Boxhorns
June 23 – Cribbs Field in Minnie Provis Park, Sutter Creek – Dongato Latin Band
June 30 – McGee Park (Main Street Park), Plymouth – Old Soles
July 7 – Pine Grove Park, Pine Grove – Crystal Image
July 14 – Howard Park, Ione – Those Windburn Brothers
July 21 – Volcano Amphitheatre, Volcano – Forever Goldrush Duo
August 4 – Cribbs Field in Minnie Provis Park, Sutter Creek – Andrew Sheppard
August 11 – Mollie Joyce Park, Pioneer – The Darcel Trio

August 18 – Terra d’Oro Winery, Plymouth – 25th Season Closing Celebration
– Starting at 4 pm
– Amador County Concert Band
– Amador Young Fiddlers
– Primitivo

Amador Arts T.G.I.F. Summer Music Series

Celebrate the beginning of the weekend this summer with free outdoor concerts for the whole family.  The Amador County Arts Council will celebrate their 23rd year of the Thank God It’s Friday (T.G.I.F.) Summer Music Series.  Each Friday, starting July 16, from 6pm until dusk, Amador Arts will present a free concert and a variety of the magnificent venues around Amador County.  Bring a picnic, law chairs, and your friends and enjoy some of the best local bands covering rock, country, folk, Americana, and more.  The full schedule is below.

For more information, or if you are interested in becoming a TGIF volunteer, contact the Amador Arts Council at amadorarts@gmail.com or call 209-256-8166.  You can also visit www.amadorarts.org/our-events/t-g-i-f/.  TGIF concerts are sponsored by Equality California, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, and by other local businesses.

The Schedule:

July 16 – St George Hotel, Volcano – Teal Wheels
July 23 – Pine Grove Park, Pine Grove – Wicked Sisters
August 6 – Cribbs Field, Sutter Creek – Dongato Latin Band
August 13 – Mollie Joyce Park, Pioneer – Blow Daddy
August 20 – McGee Park (Main Street Park), Plymouth – Jake & Joey Guidi
August 27 – Fiddletown Park, Fiddletown – Route 88
September 3 – The Gardens at Sutter Creek, Sutter Creek – Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers
September 10 – Kennedy Gold Mine, Jackson – On Air Band
September 17 – Detert Park, Jackson – Mondo Deco
September 24 – Terra d’Oro Winery, Plymouth – Tone Mosaic

Wicked Sisters Summertime Bash Flyer, July 23, 2023 from 5 to 8 pm at the Kennedy Goldmine in Jackson.

Wicked Sisters Summertime Bash

July 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 8:00 pm

Calling music and animal lovers. On July 23rd, 2023, Wicked Sisters will perform at the Kennedy Gold Mine to raise money for Rusty’s Fund, a savings account for animals in need at the Amador County Animal Shelter. The Summertime Bash will run from 5 to 8 pm.

Tickets will be available at the door with a suggested donation of $5 to $15. All proceeds will go to benefit Rusty’s Fund. Be sure to bring a chair or blanket for seating on the lawn.

The Kennedy Gold Mine is located at 12594 Kennedy Mine Road in Jackson, California. For more information, contact Kennedy Gold Mine at 209-223-9542 or info@kennedygoldmine.com. You can also check out their website at kennedygoldmine.com.

For more information about Wicked Sisters, their website is wickedsistersband.com and for more information about Rusty’s Fund, visit PawsPartners website.

1127 N. Main St.
Jackson, CA 95642 United States
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Music at the Ranch

June 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 10:00 pm

The Laughton Ranch Event Center presents Music at the Ranch, a country music concert series showcasing the best local country acts, this summer. 

Shows start at 5 pm with free line dancing lessons. A wonderful BBQ dinner with a rotation of such favorites as BBQ tri-tip, BBQ chicken, cowboy beans, garlic bread, and green salad will be served at 6 pm. The music starts at 7. 

Tickets are available for music only for $20 and $40 for music and BBQ. Children under 10 are free

Laughton Ranch Event Center is located at 90 Clinton Road in Jackson, California. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Laughton Ranch’s website or call 209-419-2000.

Here is the 2023 concert lineup:

$40 For music & BBQ; $20 for music only
90 Clinton Road
Jackson, CA 95642 United States
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Goat Feed

May 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

Historic St. Sava Church invites you to come celebrate Serbian culture right here in Amador County at their annual Goat Barbeque on Sunday, May 28th, 2023. St. Sava will host a Divine Liturgy at 10 am followed by food, fun, and fellowship with music and a silent auction begins at noon. The goat buffet luncheon will begin at 1 pm featuring locally-produced spit-roasted goat, roasted red potatoes, garlic green beans, slaw, locally-baked Serbian bakery bread, and a dessert buffet. Water and soft drinks are included.

Tickets are available in advance at goat-feed-2023.square.site as well as at the door. Goat Feed tickets are $30 for adult at $20 for teens 13-16. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets for a drink at the wet bar featuring Serbian beer, pivo wine, mixed drinks, and Slivovitz are $5. On the Goat Feed’s website, their is also the opportunity to donate to both the Goat Feed and to the mission of St. Sava to protect Serbian culture here in our community.

The Goat Feed will be located at St. Sava Church, 724 North Main Street, in Jackson, CA. For more information, please contact St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church at 209-223-2700.

$30 for adults, $20 for teens 13-16
724 North Main Street
Jackson, California 95642 United States
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Campfire Stories

April 22, 2023 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm

The Mother Lode Land Trust presents an event made for the whole family. On Saturday, April 22nd, 2023, come gather around the campfire to hear storytellers weave together some of their best stories. Come enjoy live music, cocoa, s’mores, hot dogs, and more. Hot dog and s’mores packs will be available for purchase at the event for $5.

Campfire Stories takes place at the Amador Community Farm, 1334 Jackson Gate Road in Jackson, California. Gates open at 4:00 pm and stories start at 5:30 pm. Parking is $5.

For more information, please contact the Mother Lode Land Trust at 209-304-8804

$5 per car

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1324 Jackson Gate Road
Jackson, CA 95642 United States
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Easter Bunny Photos

April 7, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Capture the joy of the season. The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance prior to Easter at the Ledger Dispatch’s offices in Jackson to take photos with your whole family. The Easter Bunny will be available, April 7th from 2 to 4 pm. Photos are free and all are welcome.

The Ledger Dispatch is located at 106 Water Street in Jackson, California. For more information, please contact the Ledger Dispatch at 209-223-8761.

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106 Water Street
Jackson, California 95642 United States
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Authors & Chocolate – Sharon Strong

February 12, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Discover great new literature from amazing local authors. The Amador Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) presents Authors & Chocolate, an opportunity to hear local authors discuss the books while you enjoy a spot of tea, a tasty scone, and a chocolate truffle.

On Sunday, February 12, 2023, Sharon Strong will discuss her fourth memoir, Burning Woman: Memoirs of an Elder. Sharon’s memoir discusses her life as she defies the stereotype of a “senior citizen” with an installation at Burning Man, a trek in the Himalayas, a new love, and use of psilocybin mushrooms. Find out more Sharon’s book on her Amazon page.

Tickets for the discussion are $15 for AAUW members and $20 to members of the public. Seating is limited. Please purchase tickets at the Amador AAUW’s website. You could also contact Debra at debrown6@gmail.com for more information or for alternative ways to purchase tickets.

Authors & Chocolate will be held at the Baker Street West in Hein Bookstore. Hein Bookstore is located at 204 Main Street in Jackson.

Please also check out the Saturday Authors & Chocolate for another great author.

$20
204 Main Street
Jackson, CA 95642 United States
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