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Beginning Wednesday, April 1, Sophia’s Well of Wisdom will be hosting a lecture series on “Androgyny, Our Birthright, Astrology: A Born Again Science,” with speaker Reverend Thia McGinnis. The first lecture will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

Androgyny by definition is the expression of both masculine and feminine qualities and characteristics. In modern times Androgyny has been assigned to a variety of groups and organizations that are considered “anomalies.” When do the anomalies become an accepted norm? It really starts with the idea...

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In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the Comedy Bandidos will perform on Jackson Rancheria’s Grand Oak Ballroom stage Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.

The Comedy Bandidos began their career at the Hollywood Improv Comedy Club over nine years ago. What first started as stand-up quickly became one of the hottest shows in town. In 2008, the group released their first comedy special and the 95-minute comedy routine went international.

Although all three comedians perform individually, The Comedy Bandidos reunite to bring a unique comedy...

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On Sunday, March 29, Susan and “Susan’s Place Wine Bar & Eatery” will be closing its doors and officially “Retire.”

After 28 years in business with much thought and reflection, the closing of “Susan’s Place” is announced with bittersweet emotion. Susan commented, “I wish to thank the people of Amador County, Sutter Creek and all of the loyal customers who gave me the opportunity to fulfill my dream the better part of three decades. I would like to express my personal appreciation for the association we have had through the years and...

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March 28

Amador’s Got Talent: It’s that time again. Operation Care is having its third dinner and talent show fundraiser on Saturday March 28. If you have a talent, Amador County wants to see it. For more information and tickets, visit operationcare.org, or call (209) 223-2897.

March 27 through 29

One-Act Festival: Honoring short attention spans everywhere, Main Street Theatre Works presents its 3rd Annual One-Act Festival. This three-day only fundraising event features some of your favorite MSTW actors who, in just 90 minutes,...

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Kory Gibbs, AKA “Lightning Boy.” Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
Lightning Boy and His Thundering Blues Band will be giving a free concert with special guests Nedra & Julio, 3FT Giant and Austin Morgan, at Volcano’s St. George Hotel tomorrow, March 28. “It’s a free show to thank everybody that has supported Kory… A ‘thank you’ to Amador County,” said Kory’s dad, Mike Gibbs. The concert will take place from noon to 5 p.m., with Lightning Boy and His Thundering Blues Band playing around 2:30 p.m. The concert will be outside in the garden area of the hotel. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic lunch,... [Read more]
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Celebrate Recovery

Got a hurt, habit or hang-up? Celebrate Recovery is offering a Christ-centered Men’s Step Study on Mondays, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The class began on March 23. This step study is a Biblical small group where we use the 12 steps of recovery to overcome hang-ups. We recognize God is our higher power, and that He can restore us to sanity. We also learn how to improve our relationship with God and incorporate Him into our daily lives. Celebrate Recovery meets at the Sutter Creek Church of the Nazarene, located at 14050...

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The Easter Bunny gives hugs. Photo by Leslie Sellman-Sant

The Easter Bunny is coming to Amador Flower Farm. She hides her eggs at the farm every year and kids — toddler to 13 years old — have a great time hunting for them in the daylilies. The hunt will take place on Easter Sunday, April 5, at 1 p.m., at the farm in the daylily growing grounds.

Guests are invited to take a photo with the Easter Bunny and have a picnic. Plan to arrive early. The hunt begins at 1 p.m., sharp.

The hunt will take place — rain or shine. This is a free event and is open to the public.

Sorry, no pets are...

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The term “cottage” understates the grandeur of this three-story home, which sits on 5 acres and has expanded from 3000 sq. ft. to its present 5,000 sq. ft. A modest gravel driveway leads to the home’s entrance. The entry door, featuring beautiful stain glass, was imported from Portugal. The foyer is a cozy greeting area with unique furniture pieces and lovely paintings.

The remodeled kitchen has light stained oak cabinets by local craftsman John LeSage, slate floors and granite counter tops throughout. The nearby dining room is open...

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“Sweet Dreams,” by Hinsdale. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

The Calaveras Arts Council is soliciting foothill artists of all mediums to participate in a themed show based around likely or unlikely pairs. The name of the show is “(Un)Likely Pairs. Artists are encouraged to create “Outside the Box.” Think martini glass and olive, cat and dog, fish and fish hook, garden spade and rake, shark and sardine, rose and thorn. Go wild!

The Gallery Store located at 22 N. Main Street, San Andreas, will receive until April 27, hang the show April 28 and 29. A reception will be held on Saturday, May 2...

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Presented by the Sierra Nevada Alliance, South Tahoe Earth Day Committee and Patagonia South Lake Tahoe, the 10th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival South Lake Tahoe combines award-winning environmental and adventure films with the energy of local activism. Featured films will include exciting outdoor adventures, environmental battles and inspirational stories of people making a difference. The Film Festival will take place on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the MontBleu Showroom.

“This year we’ve chosen adventure films with a...

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Sally Jean Balay was born February 8, 2015. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Sally Jean Balay was born February 8, 2015, at 2:40 p.m., at Roseville Kaiser, in Roseville, to James and Cristen Balay, of Volcano. Baby Sally weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce, and measured 21 inches in length. Grandparents are Mike and Cindy Balay, of Pine Grove, and David and Carol Ryan, of Pine Grove. Great-grandmother is Ruth Trammell, of Jackson.

Jayson James Holder was born February 9, 2015, at 4:01 a.m., at Sutter Amador Hospital, in Jackson, to Amber Ball and Jason Holder, of Jackson. He weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces, and measured...

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Kate Hicks and Arleen Kingston as Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
Volcano Theatre Company is pleased to announce the kick-off of its 2015 season with the opening of,”The Miracle Worker,” by William Gibson. Set in the post-Civil War South, the play tells the story of a young, blind and deaf Helen Keller and her working-class teacher, Annie Sullivan, who gives Helen the miracle of language. Emotional and intellectual conflicts drive the story as Annie battles Helen, her family and Annie’s own demons to unlock Helen from her prison of darkness and silence. Annie’s and Helen’s ultimate triumph ushered... [Read more]
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Gallery M, located in the heart of River Pines, will be celebrating it’s Grand Opening Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Rick and Betsy Miller opened Gallery M in early January this year. The gallery features the hand- forged iron art of Rick who is an award winning blacksmith and a member of the California Blacksmith Association and the Arizona Artist Blacksmith Association.

Betsy assembles rusty metal objects, makes jewelry, designs gift cards and custom leather bags. Her work has been in galleries across the country...

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This region’s finest chefs, including Darius Somary, left, and ardent wine enthusiasts gather to celebrate great food and wine. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

With VIP tickets for Amador Four Fires now sold out, the good news is that the A4F All-Access Experience tickets are still available. These tickets include wine, food, access to all the activities, your glass and parking.

A4F is a new concept wine and food festival to ignite your senses. Four celebrated wine regions inspire the art of Amador’s winemakers and winegrowers, and the cuisine of star chefs cooking with open flame. Experience Syrahs, Mouvedres and Grenaches from the South of France. Explore Italy with Barberas, Sangioveses...

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Speakeazy Jazz Orchestra. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

A special cameo appearance by the new 24-member Amador Community Chorus will take place on March 22, at 2 p.m., at the Amador Senior Center. Under the direction of bandleader Steve Chambers, the new group will share the stage and plans to debut four to five songs, including, “Mack the Knife” and “Blue Skies.”

Re-appearing at the Senior Center for the bulk of the program will be the Speakeazy Jazz Orchestra, a 10-piece dance band playing authentic arrangements from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s — The “Great Gatsby Era” and “The...

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All four of Amador County’s secondary schools, Ione Junior High, Jackson Junior High, Amador High School and Argonaut High School, were recently recognized with the California Gold Ribbon Schools Award. The focus of the Gold Ribbon Award is to recognize California schools that have made tremendous gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education for all students, including English learners.

These schools were selected primarily because of how they dealt with common core....

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Kirkwood Brewfest on March 28. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Foothill Garden Club

Tillandsias, also known as air plants or aerophytes, are the largest genus in the bromeliad family. Air plants don’t need soil to grow, only water, air circulation and light. At the March 25 meeting, members of the Foothill Garden Club will learn how to provide the conditions needed for tillandsias to be healthy, thriving plants. The meeting will be held at the River Pines Town Hall, in River Pines, at 1 p.m. Guests are welcome. Call Juliene Hiatt, at (209) 245-4016, for more information.

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Collage by Anje Olmstead. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Phantom Gallery is now being formed under the umbrella of Sutter Creek Gallery, in Sutter Creek. We are anxious to build a team of artists who would be interested in showing their work at various business locations and would be willing to do themed work according to the type of business that wants to participate.

Phantom Gallery artists would gather together to show their work on a quarterly basis. Not every artist would be expected to show their work at every exhibit. Rather, artists should select the themes they are inspired...

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Spring into health at the Ayurvedic Cleanse & Rejuvenation Workshop on Saturday, March 28, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The spring season offers a time for renewal. Learn Ayurvedic secrets for spring detoxification and rejuvenation. Join Laurel Lickteig and Barbejo Eberle as they discuss Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old holistic science of health and rejuvenation.

Learn how you can renew your energy and restore your vitality. Discover foods and herbs for detoxification and rejuvenation. Explore lifestyle practices to support spring renewal....

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Dandelion Days is tomorrow and Sunday. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

March 21

Quest For The Deed: The deed is done — come celebrate on Saturday, March 21, when the Preston Castle Foundation will hold an Open House at the beautiful, majestic Preston Castle to celebrate the acquisition of the deed of ownership. There will be a brief ceremony at 12 p.m., and the castle will be open from noon until 4 p.m., for people to wander the unrestricted areas and take in the history and grandeur of the castle. Be a part of this historic event. Food vendors will be on hand. There is no admission cost to attend....

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