May 2014 Winner of $200 Airline Gift Card and 2-night Hotel Stay in Stockton CA: Marci Cornelius!

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Heritage Hotel Group would like to congratulate Marci Cornelius for winning a $200 Airline Gift Card with a two night stay at the Best Western Plus Heritage Inn in Stockton, California! She is very excited to visit our hotel in Stockton, CA and enjoy all the Stockton CA hotel amenities that it has to offer like free hot continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free parking, business center, fitness center and relaxing in the outdoor pool and spa with our California Sun! Our Stockton CA hotel is just a few blocks away from shopping, restaurants and many local attractions.

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

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Sonora CA: Happy Father’s Day! Enjoy Exciting June Events in Sonora

 Visit our town for the month of June with these exciting events and stay at one of our hotels in Sonora CA! Save on our Father’s Day Fly-In Package!* on your next stay if you visit us. Our Sonora CA hotels are close to all of these fun and exciting June events in Sonora California!  

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Father’s Day Fly-In Package

Spend Father’s Day Weekend in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills at the 48th Annual Father’s Day Fly-In. There is no need to camp or rough it though, stay at the Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks and Conference Center and take advantage of our special Father’s Day Fly-In package. For just $159.99 plus tax per a night spend this Father’s Day in comfort with the pool and hot tub, large flat screen televisions, full hot breakfast at our on site restaurant, and round trip cab fare to and from the Fly-In event at Columbia Airport.

Exciting June Events in Sonora California!

June 7th

  • The historic town of Jamestown hosts The Jamestown Antique and Wine Faire along Main Street of this quaint gold rush era prospector’s town. Antique dealers will be out in 10×10 tents for street shopping alongside the wonderful shops and stores that always make Jamestown a great place to visit. Discover that great antique find, eat at one of the fantastic Main Street restaurants, and partake in wine tasting in Rocca Park.
  • Plus, only a few minutes from Main Street Jamestown, visit the California’s Railtown 1897 State Historic Park to experience folk music on the railway in the fifth annual Singing Rails Railroad Music Event. As long as there have been trains, there have been songs about trains. Enjoy a music competition during the day, from noon to 5:00 pm, and wrap it all with the evening concert featuring The “Wailin’ Woodys” that begins at 6:00 pm. For more information this event or to register for the contest visit www.railtown1987.org.
  • Visit Big Trees State Park and participate in the free seminar, The Sequoias of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Pack a picnic lunch and bring the family to Big Trees State Park to spend the day among the Giant Sequoias. For more information call Calaveras Big Trees at (209)795-3840 or visit www.bigtrees.org
  • The brand new event, the 1st Annual Royal Flush Crapper Derby and Craft Fair at Eproson Park in Twain Harte will provide a day of fun and excitement for all, with live music of Chains Required from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Visit twainharterotary.com for more information or to register for participation

June 13th

  • Downtown Sonora will be alive with activity for Art Night. Head down to South Washington Street, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, for art displays, music, and refreshments. Enjoy dinner at one of the many fabulous downtown restaurants, and while taking in some of the fabulous local culture.
  • From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Groveland hosts The Seventh Annual Farms of Tuolumne County Farm and Rant Tour. Join five local farms for a genuine Groveland experience while enjoying live music, plein air painting, hay rides, wood carving demos, lots of animals, exciting equine demonstrations too, and activities for all ages. Featuring seminars on water conservation too.
  • Twisted Oak Winery of Vallecito presents Under the Stars at Twisted Oak Winery featuring Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band. Call (209)736-9080 for further information.

Saturday, June 14th and Sunday June 15th Columbia Airport hosts the 48th Annual Father’s Day-Fly-In. With a pancake breakfast, live music, airplane rides and more, this is an event that dad can definitely enjoy with the whole family. Plus, the picturesque gold rush era town and state historic park of Columbia is only a half mile walk away for more exciting activities and some great local dining experiences.

June 15th 

  • Railtown 1897 State Historic Park hosts Father’s Day at Railtown. Ride the regular excursion trains, enjoy the museum, and eat a picnic lunch with the family! Aboard the train all dads, when accompanied by a child, will receive a special treat. For more information visit: www.railtown1897.org

June 27th

  • Take a drive out to Twisted Oak Winery of Vallecito, near the town of Murphys, and spend a night Under the Stars at Twisted Oak Winery featuring Tim O’Brien. Call (209)736-9080 for further information.

Wrapping up June in the Motherlode, visit Tuolumne City for four days of fun at the 65th Annual Lumber Jubilee. Starting on June 26th and running through June 29th, this annual event is held in Tuolumne Memorial Park amidst the firs, pines, and cedars. Featuring four days rides and games, competitions and contests, food venders, lumber education and a whole lot of fun, this jubilee is a must.

 
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. Father’s day package not available in INNS of California

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June 2014: Yosemite Getaway Package w/ 2-night Sonora CA Hotel!

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Enter to win this month’s Giveaway:

Summer and father’s day is here and what a better way to celebrate it by having a mini trip with Dad or your special someone! Heritage Hotel Group is giving away a $50 Gas Gift Card, a Yosemite National Park Admission good for 7 days, Dinner for Two at the Pine Tree Restaurant, Souvenir Gift Bag and a 2-night stay at our hotel in Sonora California! This Sonora CA hotel is located only 60 miles to Yosemite National Park, a few minutes to naturnal caverns, winery, hiking, fishing and more! It’s located in downtown and have easy access to local dining and shopping. It also features free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, pool/spa and many 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: June 30, 2014 and must be U.S. Resident / 18+

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April 2014 Winner of Harry and David’s Easter Gift Basket and 2-night Stay: Carol Sisco!

winner of heritage hotel group giveawayHeritage Hotel Group would like to congratulate Carol Sisco for winning a Harry & David’s Easter Gift Basket Super Grand Deluxe with a two night stay at the INNS of California in Sonora, California! She said she is very excited to visit our hotel in Sonora, CA and also eat and share the delicious gift basket from Harry & David! Our hotel near Yosemite is just a few minutes away from major attractions such Yosemite National Park, hiking, 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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May 2014: $200 Airline Gift Card w/ 2-night Stockton CA Hotel Getaway!

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Enter to win this month’s giveaway:

1. $200 Airline Gift Card (winner’s choice of airline) 

2. 2-night stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Heritage Inn in Stockton, California

Heritage Hotel Group is offering a monthly giveaway: Win a $200 Airline Gift Card and a two night stay at our hotel in Stockton, CA. This Stockton CA hotel is centrally located near the University of Pacific, Delta Center for the Arts, Haggin Museum, the Stockton Arena and Humphey’s College where the winner can get a wonderful getaway with comfort, rejuvenation and relaxation in mind! Guest can enjoy our Stockton  lodging since it’s only a few miles away from outdoor activities such as golfing, country club,  picnic, park, and much more. Our winner can start each day with a complimentary hot continental breakfast buffet and enjoy other hotel amenities such as on-site restaurant, cocktail lounge, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, business center, outdoor pool and spa!

Mother’s Day is celebrated this month! What a better way to enjoy it by winning a $200 Airline Gift Card with the winner’s choice of Airline. Winner can surprise mom or a loveone with a little getaway with this airline and getaway combo! This pet friendly hotel in Stockton CA is close to the Stockton Metropolitan Airport, Sacramento International Airport and San Francisco Internation Airport.

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: May 31, 2014 and must be U.S. Resident / 18+.

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March 2014 Winner of $200 Lowe’s Gift Card and 2-night Stay: Jonathan Puzio!

 

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Heritage Hotel Group would like to congratulate Jonathan Puzio for winning a $200 Lowe’s Gift Card with a two night stay at the Best Western Gold Country Inn in Grass Valley, California! He said he is very excited to visit our hotel in Grass Valley, CA and spend the gift card for his home improvements! Our Grass Valley CA hotel is just a few minutes away from major attractions such Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, Empire Mine State Historic Park, North Star Mining Museum, Historic downtown Nevada City, 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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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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