Our neighbors to the north in El Dorado County will be holding their Passport Weekends on April 9-10 and 16-17, see more at www.passporteldorado.com.
Amador Four Fires on May 7th celebrates the four distinctive wine regions that inspire Amador winemakers and winegrowers: Southern France, Italy, Iberia and "Heritage California", pairing the wines with regionally-inspired, open-fire dishes presented by renown chefs. Last year's inaugural event was phenomenal! Proceeds from this event benefit the Amador County Fair Foundation and its Fair to Future Initiative. Tickets at www.amadorfourfires.com.
The always sold out Barbera Festival returns on June 11th. Tickets go on sale March 1st at www.barberafestival.com.
The first annual Mother Lode Highland Games will take place at the Amador County Fairgrounds on June 18th and 19th. What's that got to do with wine, you ask? Well, in addition to ancient celtic athletic events and bagpipe competitions, there will be tasting of Amador wines, locally brewed beers and whiskey. Check it out: www.themotherlodegames.com.
AAUW HOME TOUR
This year's 44th annual AAUW of Amador Home Tour will take place on April 16th featuring four homes and four historic sites in Amador City, including the Imperial Hotel. Tickets will be available in March at www.amador-ca.aauw.net/home-tour.
WAYS TO HAVE FUN IN AMADOR COUNTY
Here is that list of other websites to check for fun things to do here in Amador County: touramador.com, amadorwine.com, amador-city.com, suttercreek.org, suttercreektheater.com, amadorcountychamber.com, amadorarts.org - just follow the links!
As always, we appreciate your patronage and friendship, and we hope to see you soon!
Mary Ann & Jim McCamant