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Sonora CA Hotel – August Local Events and Strawberry Music Festival Package: Save 15%

Sonora CA Hotel – August Local Events and Strawberry Music Festival Package: Save 15%

Visit our hotel in Sonora CA and save 15% on your next stay by using promo code: Strawberry 2017. This Sonora CA Hotel is near so many exciting events in town during the month of August. Come and enjoy the rest of the summer with us!

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things to do in sonora ca during august

August 2nd thru August 30th

Open Air Market & Summertime Concerts in the Park:  Enjoy the open-air farmers’ market from 4pm till dusk then a live concert at 6pm located at Tuolumne Memorial Park. Join us Wednesdays nights, music starts at 6:00 pm from the first week in June through the last week of August. JOSH ROSEMBLUM Aug 2nd; CLAN DYKEN Aug 9th; DOSSI ON THE ROCKS Aug 16th; LIVE AGAIN Aug 23th; STOMP BOX Aug 30th.

August 1st thru August 30th

Special Wednesdays Diesel Train Rides/Story Time/Junior RangersEnjoy mid-week train rides Wednesdays only during July and August with departures at 11 am and 1 pm. The popular Story Time in the caboose returns with readings at noon. For visitors ages 7-12, Junior Rangers is also offered at noon. Railtown 1897 State Historic Park.

August 1st thru August 17th

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13

August 4th

First Friday Jamestown Art Walk~Wine~Dine & Music:  First Fridays! are a great way to begin a new month! End a work week by going wine tasting at the two tasting rooms on Main Street, enjoying dinner at one of the many restaurants on Main Street, visiting the many retail shops along Main Street and enjoy  the work of local artists and live musicians. Featured monthly music groups will perform in the Gazebo in Rocca Park and individual musicians and other groups will also be performing on Main Street and in other shops and hotels. Join Us! May through October. 5pm to 7pm

An Evening In Paris, photography by Tracy Barbutes: Join professional photographer, Tracy Barbutes, at Karen and Pete Luckhardt’s Inner Sanctum Cellars for An Evening In Paris. Tracy will be showing new work from Paris, in addition to Yosemite National Park and Wild Mustang imagery. During the Jamestown First Friday art Walk.

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

August 5th

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Concerts in the PinesEnjoy Summer 2017 in Twain Harte! Concerts in the Pines is every Saturday Night from 6pm-8pm.  Enjoy the music of Rockslide on Aug 5th.  Located in Eproson Park in beautiful Twain Harte, California.

History’s Mysteries in Columbia State ParkWe invite families or groups to solve an actual crime that occurred in Columbia in the 1800s. You will witness the event, interview key members to the crime and get a chance to subpoena them in court. Then you will select one person from your group to question people on the stand. At the end, you will determine the outcome of the crime. Contact Columbia State Historic Park at 209-588-9128. Additional dates: Aug 19 and Sept 2.

Sonora Certified Farmers MarketFarm fresh and organic produce, honey, olive oils, breads, pastries, flowers and potted plants, coffees and breakfast burritos, fresh salmon and meats.  Located at Theall and Stewart streets in Historic Downtown Sonora.

August 6th

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13

August 9th

Open Air Market & Summertime Concerts in the Park:  Enjoy the open-air farmers’ market from 4pm till dusk then a live concert at 6pm located at Tuolumne Memorial Park. Join us Wednesdays nights, music starts at 6:00 pm from the first week in June through the last week of August. JOSH ROSEMBLUM Aug 2nd; CLAN DYKEN Aug 9th; DOSSI ON THE ROCKS Aug 16th; LIVE AGAIN Aug 23th; STOMP BOX Aug 30th.

Special Wednesdays Diesel Train Rides/Story Time/Junior RangersEnjoy mid-week train rides Wednesdays only during July and August with departures at 11 am and 1 pm. The popular Story Time in the caboose returns with readings at noon. For visitors ages 7-12, Junior Rangers is also offered at noon. Railtown 1897 State Historic Park.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

August 10th

Columbia Historic State Park Certified Farmers’ Market: Seasonal farmers’ market (May-September) on Main Street in the heart of Columbia State Historic Park, open Thursdays from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  Located on Main Street in the Park.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

 August 11th

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

August 12th

2nd Saturday Art Night: Look for banners up and down Washington Street in Sonora. This is where you will find shops participating in the magical blend of art, live music, performers, and art demonstrations.  All events are free!

Coffill Park Summer Concert Series:  Coffill Park Summer Concert Series.   August: The Little Fuller Band.  Doors open at 7:00pm Music starts at 8:00pm. Beer and wine available. Tickets are $5 and benefit more events downtown. Event brought to you by the 2nd Saturday Art Night Committee and the Sonora Chamber of Commerce.

Columbia Ghost ToursHave you heard that there are ghosts in Columbia? Join us on the tour to find out where they lurk and the stories behind those who lived in Columbia during the Gold Rush. Contact Columbia State Historic Park at 209-588-9128.

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Concerts in the PinesEnjoy Summer 2017 in Twain Harte! Concerts in the Pines is every Saturday Night from 6pm-8pm.  Enjoy the music of The Dusty Roads Band Aug 12.  Located in Eproson Park in beautiful Twain Harte, California.

Linoberg Art Mart: An evening art market featuring local and regional artist demonstrations and items. 5-8pm Linoberg St, Sonora, CA

Sonora Certified Farmers MarketFarm fresh and organic produce, honey, olive oils, breads, pastries, flowers and potted plants, coffees and breakfast burritos, fresh salmon and meats.  Located at Theall and Stewart streets in Historic Downtown Sonora.

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

August 13th

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

 August 16th

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Open Air Market & Summertime Concerts in the Park:  Enjoy the open-air farmers’ market from 4pm till dusk then a live concert at 6pm located at Tuolumne Memorial Park. Join us Wednesdays nights, music starts at 6:00 pm from the first week in June through the last week of August. JOSH ROSEMBLUM Aug 2nd; CLAN DYKEN Aug 9th; DOSSI ON THE ROCKS Aug 16th; LIVE AGAIN Aug 23th; STOMP BOX Aug 30th.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

August 17th

Columbia Historic State Park Certified Farmers’ Market: Seasonal farmers’ market (May-September) on Main Street in the heart of Columbia State Historic Park, open Thursdays from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  Located on Main Street in the Park.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

August 19th

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Concerts in the PinesEnjoy Summer 2017 in Twain Harte! Concerts in the Pines is every Saturday Night from 6pm-8pm.  Enjoy the music of Brad Wilson August 19th.  Located in Eproson Park in beautiful Twain Harte, California.

History’s Mysteries in Columbia State ParkWe invite families or groups to solve an actual crime that occurred in Columbia in the 1800s. You will witness the event, interview key members to the crime and get a chance to subpoena them in court. Then you will select one person from your group to question people on the stand. At the end, you will determine the outcome of the crime. Contact Columbia State Historic Park at 209-588-9128. Additional dates: Aug 19 and Sept 2.

Sonora Certified Farmers MarketFarm fresh and organic produce, honey, olive oils, breads, pastries, flowers and potted plants, coffees and breakfast burritos, fresh salmon and meats.  Located at Theall and Stewart streets in Historic Downtown Sonora.

Eproson Park’s Annual Deep Pit BBQ in Twain HarteAnnual Deep Pit BBQ. Held at Eproson Park in conjunction with the Concert in the Pines. Great food, no host bar,silent auction and raffle prizes. Excellent summer Family event. Tickets are $25.00 (price Subject to change) for adults.

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical at Sierra Repertory TheatreThere’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband – the storm begins to brew. South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big-hearted new musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score. Rated PG-13.

August 23rd

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Open Air Market & Summertime Concerts in the Park:  Enjoy the open-air farmers’ market from 4pm till dusk then a live concert at 6pm located at Tuolumne Memorial Park. Join us Wednesdays nights, music starts at 6:00 pm from the first week in June through the last week of August. JOSH ROSEMBLUM Aug 2nd; CLAN DYKEN Aug 9th; DOSSI ON THE ROCKS Aug 16th; LIVE AGAIN Aug 23th; STOMP BOX Aug 30th.

August 24th

Man of LaMancha Preview Night…Glorious Theatre!Enjoy a night with the Tony Award-Winning Musical & legend of Don Quixote’s adventures & heroism. Join us at 6pm for Hors D’Oeuvres by Celebration Catering & Fun Fund Raising! Event benefits DKG’s Scholarships for Tomorrow’s Teachers & Family Literacy Projects for Today’s Tuolumne County children & parents. Purchase tickets online, at Mountain Bookshop in the Sonora Junction Shopping Center (209.532.6117) or from DKG members. Children ages 12 & up are welcome.  Admission $30.00.  Location: Fallon House Theatre, Columbia State HIstoric Theatre 11175 Washington St., Columbia, CA 95310.

Columbia Historic State Park Certified Farmers’ Market: Seasonal farmers’ market (May-September) on Main Street in the heart of Columbia State Historic Park, open Thursdays from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  Located on Main Street in the Park.

August 25th

Yosemite National Park Free Admission DayFree Admission to all National Parks, in celebration of the National Park Service Birthday!

Man of La Mancha at the Fallon House TheatreThe Tony Award-winning musical is based on Miguel de Cervantes’ novel, “Don Quixote,” and is set within the prison walls of the Spanish Inquisition. The character of Cervantes, awaiting his sentence, impersonates the man Don Quixote, who dreams impossible dreams, fights windmills with his faithful Sancho Panza at his side and woos the fiery Aldonza. This inspiring and uplifting musical is an extraordinary achievement. Rated PG.

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

August 26th

Concerts in the PinesEnjoy Summer 2017 in Twain Harte! Concerts in the Pines is every Saturday Night from 6pm-8pm.  Enjoy the music of Chains Required August 26th (Special time 7pm).  Located in Eproson Park in beautiful Twain Harte, California.

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Man of La Mancha at the Fallon House TheatreThe Tony Award-winning musical is based on Miguel de Cervantes’ novel, “Don Quixote,” and is set within the prison walls of the Spanish Inquisition. The character of Cervantes, awaiting his sentence, impersonates the man Don Quixote, who dreams impossible dreams, fights windmills with his faithful Sancho Panza at his side and woos the fiery Aldonza. This inspiring and uplifting musical is an extraordinary achievement. Rated PG.

Meals & Wheels for Meals on Wheels in Jamestown11th Annual Event for The Sierra Senior Providers’ “Meals on Wheels”: The Beatles Come Together from 5 pm to 9 pm. Live entertainment in the Park, historic train ride, live and silent auctions, raffle prizes, best dressed contest and capped by a wonderful dinner prepared by Seven Sisters of Black Oak Resort. Advance Tickets at $75.  Location, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown, CA 95327.

Sonora Certified Farmers MarketFarm fresh and organic produce, honey, olive oils, breads, pastries, flowers and potted plants, coffees and breakfast burritos, fresh salmon and meats.  Located at Theall and Stewart streets in Historic Downtown Sonora.

Stage 3 Theatre presents “The Underpants”The renowned comic actor and author of Picasso at the Lapine Agile provides a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Though she pulls them up quickly, he thinks the incident will cost him his job as a government clerk. Louise’s momentary display does not result in the feared scandal but it does attract two infatuated men, each of whom wants to rent the spare room in the Markes’ home. Oblivious of their amorous objectives, Theo splits the room between them, happy to collect rent from both the foppish poet and the whiny hypochondriac.

The Dadgum Button ShowCheck out the antique buttons and button jewelry at Columbia’s Dadgum Button Show, held in Angelo’s Hall on August 26 from 10 am to 5 pm. Experts will be available for button appraisals. See what kinds of buttons were used during the gold rush period in Columbia as well. Information: Clare Bazley at 209-532-1885 or abuttonlady@earthlink.net.  Location, Columbia State Park.

August 27th

Man of La Mancha at the Fallon House TheatreThe Tony Award-winning musical is based on Miguel de Cervantes’ novel, “Don Quixote,” and is set within the prison walls of the Spanish Inquisition. The character of Cervantes, awaiting his sentence, impersonates the man Don Quixote, who dreams impossible dreams, fights windmills with his faithful Sancho Panza at his side and woos the fiery Aldonza. This inspiring and uplifting musical is an extraordinary achievement. Rated PG.

August 30th

Columbia FarmoryYear-round, indoor farmers’ market open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.  Located at, 10800 Airport Rd., Columbia, CA 95310.

Open Air Market & Summertime Concerts in the Park:  Enjoy the open-air farmers’ market from 4pm till dusk then a live concert at 6pm located at Tuolumne Memorial Park. Join us Wednesdays nights, music starts at 6:00 pm from the first week in June through the last week of August. JOSH ROSEMBLUM Aug 2nd; CLAN DYKEN Aug 9th; DOSSI ON THE ROCKS Aug 16th; LIVE AGAIN Aug 23th; STOMP BOX Aug 30th.

August 31st

Columbia Historic State Park Certified Farmers’ Market: Seasonal farmers’ market (May-September) on Main Street in the heart of Columbia State Historic Park, open Thursdays from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  Located on Main Street in the Park.

Strawberry Music Festival ‘Mountain Magic Music’ in Tuolumne: The Fall 2017 Festival will take place at Westside in Tuolumne over Labor Day weekend. Westside offers an expanse of natural beauty and wild charisma of oak woodland situated adjacent to Tuolumne, at the center of which is a great park, ball diamond, swimming pool, and more. Camping amenities include hot showers, a limited number of flush toilets, clean portable toilets, hand washing stations, & access to potable water. There are many hiking and bicycling trails that offer wildlife. For venue information and tickets www.strawberrymusic.com. 

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