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 >>
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 >>
|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.
|Ione Harvest Faire
2nd Saturday in October
A free event for all ages! Harvest has begun in the vineyards and in local pumpkin patches! MORE >>
|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 >>
|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 >>
|Preston Castle Halloween Haunt
Friday & Saturdays the two weekends before Halloween, and Saturday the 30th
Halloween at the magnificent, eerie, scary, Preston Castle! MORE >>
2nd Sunday of November
A chowder tasting competition, live music and refreshments in the historic town of Volcano. MORE >>
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