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Sonora Christmas Festival is a wonderful wonderland

Forty years ago, stained glass artist Richard Burleigh started the Sonora Christmas Festival. The festival with its folk, bluegrass, blues and vaudeville street performers and quality fine arts and hand-made goods opens at Sonora’s Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive in Sonora, on Friday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

Summer fun is happening in Twain Harte

Looks like “Hot Fun in the Summertime” returns for the 37th year at the Fire on the Mountain festival in Twain Harte on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27 starting at 10 a.m. each day. Featured this year are the works of many talented craft and graphic artists and live entertainment. Starting at the Twain […]

July 25, 2014 | Posted in Prospecting | Tagged ,

39th Sonora Christmas Festival has a full schedule of activities

Folks of all ages come to Sonora every year to celebrate the Fire on the Mountain — Sonora Christmas Festival at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive in Sonora, Nov. 29 to Dec 1. At 10 a.m., visitors will be greeted by Santa, the Elves, trees, and carolers at the front gates of the Christmas […]

Summer fun in Twain Harte

It’s “Hot Fun in the Summertime” once again, as the quaint  and friendly Central Sierra village of Twain Harte becomes the center of creativity, music and fun, at the 35th Twain Harte Summer Arts and Wine Festival. This highly respected event, held since 1976, has garnered a loyal following of quality craft purchasers and music […]

Sonora Christmas Festival offers a weekend of fun

The 38th annual Sonora Christmas Festival opens Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 23 to 25, at  Sonora’s Mother Lode Fairgrounds. The Sonora Christmas Festival continues to be one of California’s finest arts festivals. All the preparations are under way for this picturesque Thanksgiving Weekend event in downtown Sonora — Santa’s special pre-Christmas stopover in the foothills of the Mother […]

Festival is full of fun

Fire On The Mountain will be presenting the 35th Twain Harte Summer Arts and Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22 in downtown Twain Harte. One hundred craft and graphic artists, live music by Tom Rigney and Flambeau, Tessie Marie and The Poor Man Band, Starlight Serenaders, street performer Captain Jack Spareribs, a […]

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