Sonora CA Lodging: Celebrate April Events and Save 15% on Easter Package Deal!*

 Visit our town for the month of April 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 Easter Week, April 12th – 22nd. Our Sonora CA hotels are close to all of these fun April events in Sonora California!  

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Easter Package April 12 thru April 22, 2014: Stay two consecutive
nights and receive 15% off our Best Available Rate and
Get a FREE Easter Basket!

Exciting April Events in Sonora California!

Opening Weekend at Railtown 1897
April 5th – 6th
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
Jamestown, CA 95327
For more information call 209-984-3953

Opening Weekend for Railtown’s regular 2014 Steam Train Operating Season! Grand Opening festivities both days. This weekend only, Calaveras, Mariposa and Tuolumne County residents ride trains for free (proof of residency required). Arrive at 7 am and watch the crew prepare the train for the day in the historic roundhouse.

First Saturday Flea Market – Groveland Highway 120 Yosemite
April 5, 2014 – October 11, 2014

18950 State Highway 120,
Groveland, CA 95321

For more information call 209-962-0429
Chamber of Commerce Flea Market on the 1st Saturday of each Month from April through October at Mary Laveroni Community Park in Groveland, Highway 120, the North Gateway to Yosemite. Free admission for buyers. Gates open 8 am. Seller’s gates open 7 am, $10 for Chamber members $15 non-members, first come first served for space. Sell your Stuff and Find New Treasures, a family friendly and fun location with horseshoe pits, BBQs and picnic tables, skate park, next to the Museum & Library too!

Sonora SmokePolers Annual Spring Rendezvous
April 11th – 13th
Six Bits Gulch Rd, off of Red Hills Rd.,
Chinese Camp, CA

For More information call
(209)559-6381 or (209)728-4219

Experience days long ago at the annual SmokePolers Spring Rendezvous black powder and mountain man reenactment at Camp Six-Bits in the historic Chinese Camp area. Events include: Rifle trail walk & metal animal silhouette targets. Pee Wees Hawk & knife trail walk.
They will be using sign- up sheets for all events, so be sure to get there and sign up early to compete. Camping is $10 for the weekend, with $5 extra per additional vehicles. Day visitors are free.

33rd Annual Home and Garden Show
April 12th – 13th
Mother Lode Fairgrounds,Sonora, CA 95370
For tickets and information call 209-588-4560

Huge Home and Garden Show throughout the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora on Highway 49 more than 100 vendors. See what you can do to improve your home and garden and sign up for free drawings. Free admission and free a shuttle.

Moccasin Trout Festival
April 12th

15300 State HWY 49,
Moccasin, CA 95347

For more information call (559)765-4824
Touch a fish, Feed a fish, Catch Fish, Taste a fish! All activities are free and all gear is provided. Learn to tie, cast, clean and cook! Fun for everyone!

Wildflower Trains at Railtown 1897 SHP
April 12th – 19th

5th Ave & Reservoir Rd
Jamestown, CA

For more information call (209)984-3953
Saturday April 12th and Saturday April 19th ride the Wildflower Train Excursion! Special train departs at 4:30 p.m. from the depot. Prior to boarding the train, passengers will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Once aboard the train, naturalists will answer questions and point out flower groups along the way. Guests take away seeds to spread at home. Saturday April 12th and Saturday April 19th ride the Wildflower Train Excursion! Special train departs at 4:30 p.m. from the depot. Prior to boarding the train, passengers will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Once aboard the train, naturalists will answer questions and point out flower groups along the way. Guests take away seeds to spread at home. Train capacity is limited, so reservations are suggested. Regular steam strain excursions depart on the hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on these days as well.

38th Annual Columbia Wine Tasting
April 13th

Columbia State Historic Park, Columbia, CA 95310
For more information call (209)588-5089

Wine tasting will benefit the culinary program at Columbia College. Wine tasting from local wineries and hor d’eouvres from local eateries. Enjoy the ambiance of Columbia State Historic Park while partaking of the excellent wines and food.
1:00-4:00 P.M.

National Parks Free Admission Day
April 19th – 20th

Yosemite National Park,
Groveland, CA 95321
For more information call 209-962-0429

Free admission days for the National Park Week’s opening weekend.
Enjoy Yosemite National Park with no entrance fee. Enter through Highway 120 through Groveland. Closest route from San Francisco to Yosemite.

35th Annual OLD MILL RUN
April 19th

Columbia, CA 95310
For more information call: 209-718-1251

10K Run, 2-Mile Run/walk, Kids Mile. Event begins at 9 am, and benefits the Tuolumne County Community Christmas Eve Dinner.

Easter Brunch at Ironstone Vineyards
April 20th

1894 Six Mile Road,
Murphys, CA 95247
For more information call: 209-718-1251

Come and enjoy a delicious Easter buffet brunch at Ironstone Vineyards. Two seatings available, 9am and 11am. Easter Egg hunt available for the children after each seating.
Call for pricing and reservations.

Victorian Easter Parade & Egg Hunts in Columbia SHP
April 20th

Columbia State Historic Park, Columbia, CA 95310
For more information call: 209-536-1642/532-6604

Enter the parade which begins at 12:30 pm, registration beginning at 11 am. Prizes will be awarded for fanciest Victorian hat, and best dressed couple, lasses and lads, groups and pets. Costumed docents from the gold rush era add color to this lively event.
Egg hunts for children by age groups, noon to 2 pm. Find the golden egg and receive a special prize! Be on the lookout for Thaddeus E. Hare (aka the Easter Bunny!)

Sonora’s Spring Festival
April 26th

Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
For more information call: 209-532-7725
37th Annual Spring Festival. Stroll downtown to live music 11am to 4 pm. Enjoy craft vendors and artists!

“Who Let the Dogs Out in Twain Harte?”
April 26th

Eproson Park,
Twain Harte, CA 95383

For more information call: 209-586-1976
A Fundraiser for the Humane Society of Tuolumne County. Everyone is invited to participate in the parade with their dogs. Sign up at 11 am at Eproson Park

Seminar – Birds of the Sierra Nevada – Calaveras Big Trees Park
April 26th

1170 East Highway 4
Arnold, CA 95223

For more information call: 209-795-1196
Ed (along with Ed Beedy) are co-authors of the new UC Press book “Birds of the Sierra Nevada”. The book contains excellent discussions of each bird of the area, both biology and distribution, as well as excellent illustrations. Since retiring in 1999 Ed has devoted his life to birds, working on habitat conservation and avian research.
He plans to take those interested out to watch our local birds in the Park before the program at 8 am.

“Yosemite Springtime Birding” Course in Yosemite NP
April 26th

For more information call: (209)379-2646 ext. 10
Guide Michael Ross welcomes feathers friends. Courses include free park entry and free camping for participants; motel rooms have been reserved for each course. YC members receive 15% discount.

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. 15% Discount is based off the best available (regular) rate.

 

 

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April 2014: Harry & David’s Easter Gift Basket Super Grand Deluxe w/ 2-night Sonora CA Hotel Getaway!

hotel in sonora ca Enter to win this month’s giveaway:

1. Harry & David’s Easter Gift Basket  Super Grand Deluxe (worth $140)

 2. 2-night stay at the INNS of California Sonora, California

Heritage Hotel Group is offering a monthly giveaway: Win a Harry & David’s Easter Gift Basket Super Grand Deluxe and a two night stay at our hotel in Sonora, CA. This Sonora CA hotel is centrally located near Yosemite National Park where the winner can get a wonderful getaway with comfort, rejuvenation and relaxation in mind! Guest can enjoy our Sonora lodging since it’s only a few miles away from outdoor activities such as caving, hiking, boating, camping, wine tasting, fishing, white water rafting and much more. Our winner can start each day with free continental breakfast and enjoy other hotel amenities such as outdoor pool and spa!

Easter is celebrated this month! What a better way to enjoy it with some delicious treats from Harry & David for the whole family! Winner will appreciate the Easter Gift Basket Super Grand Deluxe that includes four Royal Riviera Pears, three apples, Dark Chocolate Moose Munch Popcorn, Banana Pecan Load Cake, Chocolate Eggs, Milk Chocolate Bunny, Dark Chocolate Cherries, Tropical Truffles, Caramel Eggs, Mixed Berry Dark Chocolate Bar, Easter Cookie Gift Box and more! 

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/contest.htm

Last Day to Enter: April 30, 2014 and must be U.S. Resident / 18+. If giveaway is no longer available, winner will get a $140 gift card from Harry and David!

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Feb. 2014 Winner of Berries and Cookies Gift Basket and 2-night Stay: Erika Pruitt!

image of Erika Pruitt - winner of heritage hotel groupHeritage Hotel Group would like to congratulate Erika Pruitt for winning a Shari’s Berries and Mrs. Fields Cookies Gift Basket with a two night stay at the Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center in Sonora, California! She said she is very excited to visit our hotel in Sonora, CA and savor the chocolate covered straberries and Mrs. Field cookies and the other goodies in the gift basket! Our Sonora CA hotel is just a few minutes away from major attractions such Yosemite National Park, Donner Snowpark, Leland Snow park, natural caves and caverns, white water raftting activities and some local wineries in the Northern California!

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

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March 2014: Win a $200 Lowe’s Gift Card with a 2-night Stay in a Grass Valley, CA Hotel!

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Enter to win this month’s giveaway:

1. $200 Lowe’s Gift Card

2. 2-night stay at the BEST WESTERN Gold Country Inn in Grass Valley, California

Heritage Hotel Group is offering a monthly giveaway: Win a $200 Lowe’s Gift Card and a two night stay at our hotel in Grass Valley, CA. This Grass Valley CA hotel is centrally located near Nevada City where the winner can get a wonderful getaway with comfort, rejuvenation and relaxation in mind! Guest can enjoy our Grass Valley Hotel since it’s only a few miles away from outdoor activities such as gold panning, hiking, boating, camping, wineries, fishing, white water rafting and much more. Our winner can start each day with a full hot breakfast that includes hot waffle bar, endless fruits and pastries, cereal, yogurt and 100% Arabica coffee!

Spring is coming this month! What a better way to enjoy it with some gardening activity fun for the whole family! Winner will appreciate the $200 Lowe’s gift card where they can get all their gardening needs such as organic seeds, healthy fertilizers, containers, soil, scissors, soil knife, shears, shovel, rakes, saws, gloves and much more! Plant early and eat healthy!

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/contest.htm

Last Day to Enter: Mar. 31, 2014 and must be U.S. Resident / 18+

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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!  

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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/contest.htm

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

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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/contest.htm

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

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Rancho Cordova CA Hotel: A Berry Romantic Valentine’s Day Package!

Treat that special someone for a Berry Romantic Valentines Getaway at our Rancho Cordova CA hotel! Our romantic Valentine’s Day package is only $169! Our Hotel in Rancho Cordova CA offers luxurious bed rooms that is perfect for your next unforgetable romantic getaway date! 

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Holiday Inn Rancho Cordova | 11269 Point East Drive. Rancho Cordova, CA 95742 | (916) 635-4040
*Subject to availability.
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Rocklin CA Hotel: Valentine’s Day Package

 Heritage Inn Express Rocklin CA Hotel is offering an affordable Valentines Day package for only $69.99* This hotel in Rocklin CA is close to the freeway and offers spacious suites with mini refrigerator and microwave, free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast and more! Reserve your Romantic Package today and book your stay with our Rocklin CA Hotel

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 Heritage Inn Express Rocklin | 4480 Rocklin Rd. Rocklin, CA (916) 632-3366 | (916) 632-3895
*Subject to availability.
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Roseville CA Hotel: Valentine’s Day Package Special!

Looking for a romantic getaway in Rosevilla CA? Let us help you plan your special event by offering our Valentine’s Day Package for only $169! Our hotel in Roseville CA is conveniently located off I-80 and can provide you with excellent customer service and tons of amenities with our newly renovated hotel! Book your next Roseville CA Hotel stay!

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Best Western Plus Orchid Hotel & Suites | 130 Sunrise Ave. Roseville, CA 95661 | (916) 784-2222
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