|Book your next Stay at the BEST WESTERN Plus Sonora Oaks & Conference Center or INNS of California – Sonora now! You’ll be seeing GREEN! But, in the best possible way! Come and celebrate the Celtic heritage in the green rolling, oak splashed foothills of the California Sierra Nevada foothills where picturesque scenery, knights, fairies, magic, and culture abounds. Join the fun as thousands of people flock to the humble and beautiful towns of Tuolumne and Calaveras counties for Sonora Celtic Faire and Murphys’ Irish Days, events that are fun and entertaining for the entire family. But, the fun doesn’t end there. Sierra Repertory theater presents Mary Poppins this month. Or visit Columbia State Historic as it celebrates the founding of gold in the area in 1850 by the Hildreth party. Adventure awaits, but you shouldn’t. Call now and reserve your room!
Sierra Repertory Theatre presents “Mary Poppins”
Mary Poppins follows the troubled Banks family after the delightful nanny arrives on their doorstep. Using a “practically perfect” combination of magic and common sense, she takes the children on memorable experiences, but even the grown-ups learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “anything can happen if you let it. Shows are Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm. For more information visit us on-line or call our box office.
More Information at http://sierrarep.org
March 6th to 8th
30th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire
The Sonora Celtic Faire features jousting by imperial knights, medieval martial art tournaments, highland games, a variety of Celtic music, a celtic market place, and so much more.
Friday – 9am-11pm
More Information at http://www.sonoracelticfaire.com
13th Annual Storytelling Concert for Adults
The 13th Annual “For Adult Ears Only: A Storytelling Concert for Adults” featuring storytellers Bill Robertson, B.Z. Sith and Cynthia Restivo. Join us at 7pm at Stage 3 Theatre. Admission is $20.00 and tickets can be purchased at Mountain Bookshop, Charley’s Books and Stage 3 Theatre.
Murphys’ Irish Days
Open rain or shine! Thousands of people from Northern California and beyond gather in the historic gold rush town of Murphys to honor its Celtic heritage and to celebrate as only the Irish can. Its picturesque Main Street is filled with booths offering hand crafted items, original art, photographs, tasty food, wine, and other beverages. The day begins with a pancake breakfast. At 11 a.m. the swirl of bagpipes heralds a parade of marching bands, classic cars, horses, community organizations, novelty entries. Continuous entertainment will feature singers, dancers, musicians, and jugglers throughout the day. Pony rides for the young ones and Renaissance actors encamped in the park. Raffle for an exciting trip for two to Ireland.
Columbia’s Birthday Celebration
On this day we celebrate the discovery of gold by the Hildreth party (March 27, 1850). Gather in the middle of town for a speech, cake, punch, and reenactments as well as docents in costume throughout town. Please, contact Columbia State Historic Park for more details.