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Month: February 2014

Sonora CA Hotels: March Events. Save 15% on Celtic Faire Weekend!

 Visit our town for the month of March with these exciting events and stay at one of our hotels in Sonora CA! Save 15% off* your next stay if you visit us during the Celtic Faire weekend, March 7th – 9th. Our Sonora CA hotels are close to all of these fun March events in Sonora California!  

photo of sonora california celtic faire event

Stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sonora Oaks and Conference Center
or INNS of California Sonora for the
Celtic Faire and receive a 15% Discount!*

Exciting March Events in Sonora California!

17th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show at Ironstone Vineyards
March 1st
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247
For reservations call 209-728-1251
Come and enjoy the 17th annual Spring Obsession Art Show at the stunning Ironstone Winery in Murphys. Enjoy food and wine pairings from around the world!
4:00-6:30 pm
$25.00 per person
$20.00 for Wine Club

 28th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire
(Save 15% of your Stay*)
March 7th – 9th
Mother Lode Fair Grounds 220 Southgate Dr. Sonora, CA 95370
For more information call 209-532-7428
California’s oldest and largest Celtic Faire: Scottish Knights, jousting, clans’ highland games, Celtic village marketplace, bagpipes, storytellers, reenactments, ethnic foods and drink. School/Family Day Friday 9 am to 3 pm. Saturday 10 am to 9 pm. Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. – See more CLICK HERE

Habitat All Mountain Challenge Food & Fire Festival
March 8th – 9th
Dodge Ridge Winter Sports Area Pinecrest , CA 95364
For more information call 209-965-3474
Two exciting days packed with Alpine, Nordic and Snowshoe races for ages 30 and over, and any age all-Mountain Challenge. There will be a “Taste of Tuolumne” Saturday evening with food & beverages from local venues along with live music and fireworks!

16th Annual Wards Ferry Bicycle Race
March 15th – 17th
Wards Ferry Road, Groveland, CA 95321

For More information call 209-962-0429
Mariposa Women’s Stage Race, The Wards Ferry Road Race which is on a loop on the north side of the Tuolumne River, both on March 15. The Groveland Hillclimb, which is the women’s race from the bottom of the canyon at Wards Ferry to the top of Deer Flat is on May 17, part of the 3-day Mariposa Women’ Stage Race. The 16th Annual Wards Ferry Road Bicycle Race will take place on Saturday. Entries and information will be available on website. Also check the website for volunteer opportunities.

Northern California Daffodil Convention
March 15th – 16th
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247
For tickets and information call 209-728-1251
Come and experience daffodils like never before! Ironstone Vineyards puts on the annual display of daffodils as well as the Northern California Daffodil Society Convention. See Daffodils in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors! 8 am to 5 pm.

A Celebration of the Irish!
March 15th
Calaveras County, Murphys, CA 95247
For more information call 209-728-9467
Buy a glass of wine from the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance at 398 Main Street outside the Native Sons Hall and enjoy the festivities!
Murphys picturesque Main Street is filled with booths offering hand crafted items, original art, photographs, tasty food, wine, and other beverages. Continuous entertainment, pony rides, Renaissance acts, raffle to Ireland. For more information contact info@visitmurphys.com

144th Annual Fireman’s Ball
March 15th
250 S. Washington St. Sonora, CA 95370
For more information call 209-532-4231
The historic Fireman’s Ball will be held at the Sonora Opera Hall. Call for information.

St. Patrick’s Day Shooter Scooter Race in Twain Harte
March 17th
Downtown Twain Harte, Twain Harte, CA 95383
For more information call 209-586-1976
You are cordially invited, along with four of your best friends, to participate in our Annual “Shooter Scooter” relay and Poker Run in downtown Twain Harte. Check in time 5:15 pm, Race at 6 pm.

Columbia SHP 165th Birthday Celebration
March 27th
Columbia, CA 95310
For more information call (209)588-9128
Come celebrate the discovery of gold by the Hildreth party in 1850! Gather in the middle of town fora speech, cake, punch and reenactments. Docents in costume will be about the town to give you a real feel of what it was like during this important time in California history. Free.

Dodge Ridge Annual Spring Fling Golden Egg Hunt
March 29th
Dodge Ridge Winter Sports Area, Pinecrest, CA 95364
For more information call: 209-965-3474
Join us for The Annual Spring Fling Golden Egg Hunt. Be the lucky one to find the Golden Egg and win a Youth Season Pass for the 2014-15 Season. Fun for children up to the age of 11.

hotels in sonora california information
Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks and Conference Center | 19551 Hess Avenue, Sonora, CA 95370 | (209) 533-4400
INNS of California | 350 S. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370 | (209) 532-3633
*Subject to availability. Celtic Faire Promotion 15% Discount is based off the best available rate.
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Jan. 2014 Winner of Champagne Gift Basket and 2-night Stay: Jennifer Hayden!

photo of jennifer hayden, winner of heritage hotel group monthly giveaway winnerHeritage Hotel Group would like to congratulate Jennifer Hayden for winning a Champagne Gift Basket with a two night stay at the Best Western Plus John Muir Inn in Martinez, California! She said she is very excited to visit our hotel in Martinez, CA and drink the delicious champagne bottle while savoring the other goodies in the gift basket! Our Martinez CA hotel is just a few minutes away from major attractions such as the San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge, Waterworld USA, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Napa Valley and some local wineries in the Northern California!

Don’t forget to enter this month’s giveaway at: http://www.heritagehotelgroup.com/giveaway/

Feb. 2014: Win a Romantic Berries & Cookies Gift Package with a 2-night Stay in a Sonora, CA Hotel!


Enter to win this month’s giveaway:

1. Shari’s Berries Gift Basket worth $73

2. Mrs. Fields Classics, Large Package worth $80

3. 2-night stay at the Best Western Sonora Oaks & Conference Center

Heritage Hotel Group is offering a monthly giveaway: Win a Romantic Berries and Cookies Gift Basket and a two night stay at our hotel near Sonora, CA. This Sonora CA hotel centrally located near the Yosemite National Park area and only a few miles away from outdoor activities such as caverns, wineries, fishing, white water rafting and more. What a better way to celebrate a romantic getaway with that special someone with this delicious fruit dipped chocolates and Mrs. Fields cookies!

To enter just to sign up for the Heritage Hotel Group Email List, like Heritage Hotel Group’s Page on Facebook, or follow Heritage Hotel Group on Twitter. ALSO: Share current monthly giveaway to Facebook friends (from Heritage Hotel Group’s Facebook page)or Retweet it on Twitter (from HeritageHGroup)

For Entry Form and more information go here: http://heritagehotelgroup.com/giveaway/

Last Day to Enter: Feb 28, 2014 and must be U.S. Resident / 18+

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