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A Tailgate Party on Saturday, a Parlay Card with a guaranteed $5,000 prize and the marquee matchup of the Seahawks vs. the Patriots on Sunday will highlight a Super Weekend on January 31 and February 1 at the Carson Valley Inn located on Highway 395 in Minden.

The Saturday Tailgate Party in TJ's Corral runs from 1 to 4 p.m. with food and drink specials, a chance to mingle with a number of former NFL players, drawings and free live entertainment with The Blues Monsters. Burgers, cheeseburgers and chili bowls will be for sale,...

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A family-owned business for three generations. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company recently announced that they have signed with Stanislaus Distributing Company to bring their sustainably handcrafted products to enthusiasts of craft beer in the California counties of Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras and Alpine (Bear Valley only), as well as the city of Galt in Sacramento County.

From their founding in 2001 until 2013, Devil’s Canyon self-distributed their products in the San Francisco Bay Area, introducing a generation of people to their...

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January 24

Surf & Turf Feed: Plymouth Elementary School is hosting its 11th Annual Pep Club Surf & Turf Feed on Saturday, Jan. 24, beginning at 6 p.m., with a no-host bar. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m., featuring cracked crab, grilled tri-tip, pasta, salad, anti-pasta platter and garlic bread. Desserts will be available for purchase, the proceeds of which support 2015 Science Camp. Support Plymouth Elementary School by participating in the raffle and auction. To donate a raffle prize, call Tracy Dehn, at (209) 607-1705. The fun...

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“Easy Rider” will be showing at the Jackson Rancheria on January 30. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

The Dinner and a Movie Series returns to Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort’s Grand Oak Ballroom in a spectacular three-month installment.

Dinner and a Movie begins on Jan. 30, with the feature film, “Easy Rider.” Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper star as bikers who travel across the United States in search of America. The Feb. 27 installment features 1980s hit, “The Breakfast Club,” where five high school students from different cliques spend a day in detention together. The critically acclaimed sports drama, “Hoosiers,” featuring...

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The Deal and Dine committee, Andrea Dye and Heidi Wintsch. Below, Sutter Creek Woman’s Club members Norva Fagg, Maggie Lambert, Dixie Pinelli and Kathy Brown. Photos courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

The Sutter Creek Woman’s Club held its first meeting of the year at the Sutter Creek Community Center. Hostess Stephanie Woolverton served a lovely luncheon to the members at noon.

The members enjoyed a presentation from four local women who spoke on growing up in Amador County. Norva Fagg, Maggie Lambert, Dixie Pinelli and Kathy Brown gave an intimate view on how life really was in those early days. All the women spoke of many fond memories and the kindness of neighbors.

A business meeting followed, with discussion about...

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Violinist and composer Tom Rigney. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

The Friends of the Amador County Library present the fabulous Tom Rigney and Flambeau at FACL’s fifth annual concert on Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m., at The Call (formerly Calvary Chapel), located at 18400 Ridge Road, in Pine Grove.

Tom Rigney, the fiery, electrifying violinist and composer, joins forces with some of the finest musicians on the San Francisco roots music scene to generate enough heat and energy to lift an audience to its feet. Original and hot, Flambeau specializes in blazing Cajun and zydeco two-steps, low-down...

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The Elks Lodge Crab Feed is tomorrow, Jan. 17. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

January 17

Elks Lodge Crab Feed: Jackson Elks Lodge #2426 invites you to join us for our Annual Crab Feed, tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 17. Enjoy crab, pasta, salad, bread and complimentary wine. The no-host bar opens at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Cost is $40 per person. Seating is limited, so make your reservations today, at (209) 223-7753.

Americana Music: Check out the Americana music in Amador City and Drytown this weekend. The region will be full of live music from 1 p.m. until nightfall.

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Lee Stetson plays John Muir. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

As part of celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Foothill Conservancy is hosting critically acclaimed actor Lee Stetson portraying the renowned Yosemite naturalist John Muir on Friday, February 6, at 7 p.m. The performance will be in the historic Mokelumne Hill Town Hall, 8283 Main Street in Mokelumne Hill. Tickets are on sale now.

“We are excited to have Lee coming to our area to perform ‘Conversation with a Tramp: An Evening with John Muir,’” said Foothill Conservancy Executive Director Cecily Smith. “Muir’s life was extraordin...

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Color Fun Run, in Jackson. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

January 10

Robert Burns Supper: For all you fine Scots, Irish and Celts, there are only 12 places available for our annual Robert Burns Supper, on Saturday, Jan. 10. That is not 12 couples, but 12 people. Sign up now, at motherlodescots.com. There is a link to reserve your place(s) for the annual Burns Supper, held at Amador City’s historic Imperial Hotel, 14202 Old Highway 49. Plan to enjoy a lovely setting and terrific food provided by Chef Mary Ann’s staff, including full-flavored and hearty Cockaleekie Soup, salad, Rumpledethumps...

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Aaron Lewis is performing at the Jackson Rancheria. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

January 6

Amador Corvette Club: The Amador Corvette Club will hold it’s first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Round Table Pizza, in Martell. We will meet for dinner and socializing, at 5 p.m., and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. If you own a Corvette and enjoy good friends and fun monthly runs, feel free to join us. Visitors and guests are always welcome. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month. For more information, call Gayle and Jay, at (209) 274-0506, or visit us online, atamadorcorvetteclub.com. The Amador...

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4 weeks ago
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Meet Charlotte “Charlie” Sovereen, purveyor of Charlie’s Garden Cafe, located inside New York Fitness, in Jackson.

Having worked as a barista and baker at a French café for four years, with ten years total in the industry, Charlie has adopted her menu mainly from that experience. Her philosophy is “quality over quantity.”

As a former athlete, Charlie has been practicing good nutritional habits, knowing the importance of balance and satisfying oneself at the same time. Her menu offers pastries handmade with all-natural ingredient...

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4 weeks ago
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As Valentine’s Day is a day that’s synonymous with love and romance, it’s no wonder why many couples are choosing to get engaged and marry on the hallmark holiday. According to the U.S. Census, about 2.6 million Americans get married every year, with ten percent of all marriage proposals occurring on Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is the single most popular day for wedding proposals out of the entire year.

In addition to proposals, many couples are also choosing to wed on this day of love. Among those couples are several...

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4 weeks ago
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This year’s Take a Chance on Love fundraiser happens in February and Hospice of Amador and Calaveras is looking for some volunteers interested in helping with sales of the raffle tickets.

The prizes this year are phenomenal, so the tickets should be easy to sell. Prizes include a 14K white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond pendant (value $18,500); two nights at the Davancy Chateau, in the Shenandoah Valley, which has six bedrooms, located on 40 acres (value $3300); three nights at a Yosemite cabin (value $2,000); two nights...

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4 weeks ago
Many beautiful pieces of art will be on display at Gallery 10. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch
Gallery 10 is featuring a special show in January as a thank you to our wonderful customers. Members and consignors have donated works of art which will be featured as a Silent Auction. You are invited to bid on these pieces, with the excellent chance you’ll win a beautiful piece at a savings to you. We’ll have paintings, jewelry, raku, pottery, painted boxes and more. Bids will begin at a quarter of the normal asking price. All proceeds will benefit the gallery, to help bridge the gap during slow periods. You win, the gallery wins;... [Read more]
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Chris O’Connell will headline at Drytown Club on Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy to the Amador Ledger Dispatch

From Saturday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 18, Amador City and Drytown will be full of live music, from 1 p.m. until nightfall.

At 1 p.m., on Saturday, Feist Wines will release its 2014 Amador County Viognier to the backdrop of The Church Street Sinners, performing their raw, original, Americana porch music. Also playing is award-winning winemaker, Tony Feist, with local legend, Allen Frank, sitting in for an eclectic mix of country, rock and folk music.

The Feists, long committed to the farm-to-fork ethic, will pair...

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12/26/2014 11:19 AM
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Quilter’s Guild

The Mother Lode Quilter’s Guild was formed in 2003 to preserve the traditions, history and culture of quilting. The funds raised by the MLQG are used to support local charities. The Guild generally meets on the 4th Monday of each month except December at 6:30 p.m., at the Sutter Creek United Methodist Church. The Guild is proud to report that this year it not only donated quilts to the needy but also monies earned from the Golden Threads Quilt Show in October to the Interfaith Food Bank, Amador Stars, Amador/Argonaut...

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12/26/2014 11:10 AM
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December 31

New Year’s Eve: Sutter Creek is the place to be to kick in the New Year, and Hotel Sutter has a great party line-up with The Kool Shifters Band rocking The Cellar. We will pipe their music into the Banquet Room so you can watch the ball drop on our 8’x12’ screen. It’s a two story party so there is plenty of room for you. $22 advance-purchase tickets gets you in the door for all the fun, appetizers, a big dance floor and a glass of bubbly to toast the New Year ($25 at the door). You don’t want to miss this party. Call to...

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12/26/2014 10:56 AM
Sandra Hanson. Amador Ledger Dispatch photo by Conni Boyd

Did you indulge until you budged over the holidays? Did you make a New Year’s resolution to lose the extra pounds? Local author and personal friend, Sandra Hanson, has just the thing to help you achieve your goal. Hanson has recently published an easy-to-follow eBook called, “Ketones Aren’t From Motown — A Weight Loss Success Story.”

I took this weight loss journey with Hanson, and together we lost more than 60 pounds. In “Ketones Aren’t From Motown,” Hanson tells how she changed her metabolism to burn the body fat she’d been...

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12/26/2014 10:54 AM
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“Special Day Cooking: A Life Skills Cookbook,” offers a collection of delicious everyday recipes, with safe and easy-to-follow directions.

When special education teacher Beverly Worth Palomba found there wasn’t a cookbook on the market that enforced critical teaching methods for developmentally-challenged individuals, she filled that void by creating “Special Day Cooking: A Life Skills Cookbook.”

This fun cookbook is great for those with autism, Down syndrome, ADHD, ADD and other developmental and learning disabilities, as...

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12/19/2014 11:19 AM
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Because we love noodles, especially wide ones, we always keep a bag on hand for making soup. In addition to using them in chicken soup, we add noodles to practically every pot we make, including beans and minestrones.

During the year, this is the soup we make with leftover store-bought cooked chicken. After Thanksgiving, we make it with leftover turkey. Since we don’t usually have time to make broth from scratch, a combination of canned broth and water makes a good substitute. Recently, we’ve been adding some tomato paste to the...

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