Outdoor Sports
Elevations from 900 to nearly 9,000 feet provide outdoor playgrounds for everyone from active toddlers to extreme athletes.  Kayaking, swimming, fishing and just enjoying the scenery are all available with a short drive from lodging in Amador towns. MORE >>
 
Outdoor Sports
 
    Shopping
Each Gold Rush town has its own flavor of shopping:  arts, clothing wine, antiques.  The stores you find are unique and diverse, and renal any metropolitan area for quality and personality. MORE >>
 
Shopping
 
    Amador Vintners Big Crush
1st Weekend in October
A weekend of wine, food, music, and activities with Amador’s owners and winemakers.  Enjoy the sights, sounds, and aromas of this exciting harvest season.
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Amador Vintners Big Crush
 
    Ione Harvest Faire
2nd Saturday in October
A free event for all ages! Harvest has begun in the vineyards and in local pumpkin patches!
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  Ione Harvest Faire  
    Sutter Creek Chili Cook-Off & Car Show
2nd Sunday in October
The historic gold-rush buildings of Sutter Creek provide a perfect backdrop for classic cars and hot rods, while homemade chili and salsa teams compete at this small-town event. MORE >>
 
Sutter Creek Chili Cook-Off & Car Show
 
    Sierra Foothill Harvest Brew-Fest
3rd Saturday in October
Craft Beer lovers, you’re invited to this festival, featuring craft breweries from the Sierra Foothills, including Amador Brewing Company. MORE >>
 
Sierra Foothill Harvest Brew-Fest
 
    Preston Castle Halloween Haunt
Friday & Saturdays the two weekends before Halloween, and Saturday the 30th
Halloween at the magnificent, eerie, scary, Preston Castle! MORE >>
  Preston Castle Halloween Haunt  
    Chowda Chomp
2nd Sunday of November
A chowder tasting competition, live music and refreshments in the historic town of Volcano. MORE >>
  Chowda Chomp  
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