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Sonora CA hotel: Celebrate Yosemite’s 125th Anniversary with our Yosemite Getaway Package!

Come and Celebrate Yosemite’s Birthday Celebration Oct. 1st at 11 am. Our hotel in Sonora California is only minutes away from the Yosemite National park. Don’t miss our Yosemite Getaway Package when you visit!

Celebrate Yosemite’s 125th Anniversary with
BEST WESTERN PLUS Sonora Oaks & Conference Center’s Yosemite Getaway Package!

Yosemite's 125th Anniversary: Thursday, Oct. 1st, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm In front for Valley Visitor Center, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Getaway Package includes:

  • 1 night accommodations in on of our award winning rooms with 1 king bed or 2 queen size beds.
  • Admission into Yosemite National Park for one automobile.
  • Backpack with stuffed Yosemite bear, trail snacks and two water bottles.

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Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks and Conference Center | 19551 Hess Avenue, Sonora, CA 95370 | (209) 533-4400
*Subject to availability.
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April 2015: $200 Home Depot Gift Card and a 2-night Sonora CA Hotel Stay!

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Enter to win this month’s Giveaway:

Spring is near! Celebrate this great season and win this awesome gift card of $200 from Home Depot to meet all your gardening needs! They have everything you need for gardening from seeds, plants, tools to create your wonderful garden this year! This Sonora CA hotel great to visit this spring season and is only a few minutes away from Sonora’s best attraction: Yosemite National Park – see the magnificent natural waterfalls! Other attractions include: Moaning Caverns, historic downtown Sonora, Jamestown, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, local theaters, casinos, Columbia restaurants and much more. There are countless opportunities for outdoor fun and recreation such as white water rafting, fishing, hiking, and more in the area as well!
This hotel near Yosemite National Park also features free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, business area, seasonal outdoor pool and spa, free parking,  excellent customer service and more!

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Sonora CA Hotels: Wrap up the summer with music, movies, money, magic and mystery in the Mother Lode!

Celebrate this month’s events with one of our hotels in Sonora CA! From Musicals to film and music festivals, outdoor summer adventure and much more! Our Sonora CA hotels can accommodate your every need from free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, and much more!

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The hills are alive with music this August in the Sierra Nevada foothills as musical productions at our professional theaters and concerts in our beautiful parks and magnificent vineyards fill up the month of August. But the fun doesn’t stop with music! There are movie showings out beneath the stars, film and music festivals for lovers of the arts, gold panning events with money to win, gold rush murder mystery events, and even a night of magic in the streets of downtown Sonora, you will find that the mother lode is the place to wrap up the summer fun this year. Come stay with us at the Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel and Conference Center or INNS of California this year, and be absolutely in the center of it all! Plus, with the opportunity to visit 3 nearby state parks, Yosemite National Park, plenty of other outdoor adventures to experience, and two casinos to play the night away, there is no better place to make the most of the end of summer 2014!

Bear Valley Music Festival until August 10th

One of the best summer attractions in the Central Sierra offering a full symphony orchestra, international soloists, and legendary entertainers. An outdoor musical experience located in a unique mountain setting and a 1250 seat tent. For more information visit http://www.bearvalleymusicfestival.org/

“Sound of Music” in Columbia until August 31st

Rejoice in “The Sound of Music”. Very possibly the most glorious musical ever created. Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family in Austria, this show has it all – an irrepressible heroine who finds her calling, lonely children who find a mother, an aloof Naval officer who finds a wife, and a united family who find courage in one another as they escape the approaching evil of the Third Reich. This classic musical features the beloved songs “My Favorite Things”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Climb Every Mountain”, and “Edelweiss”. (Rated PG) For more information, show dates, and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.sierrarep.org

“Accomplice” at Stage 3 until August 10th

Written by Rupert Holmes. Come see this thriller with more twists than a bag of pretzels! Wanna know more? Come see the whole story for yourself in Sonora at Stage 3. For more information visit: http://www.stage3.org/

Wednesday Diesel Days at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park to August 27th

Every Wednesday from July 9th through August 27th, spend some time with family and friends at Railtown 1897 while you ride, tour, and experience steam trains, authentic railroad facilities, live music, and Hollywood film and television heritage – things uniquely American! More information at http://www.railtown1897.org/

August 1st

Twain Harte Movies in the Pines: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” Movie starts at 8:30pm. Please low back chairs or blankets only, no glass permitted. Good summer fun for the family! Enjoy a fun family film surrounded by the beautiful natural landscape of the Sierra Nevada foothills!

August 2nd

Twain Harte Concerts in the Pines: ! Come enjoy live music in beautiful Eproson Park. Jana & Friends play Jazz/Dance music from 6:00pm-8:00pm in Eproson Park, Twain Harte.

Murder Mystery Morning at Columbia State Historic Park: History comes alive at Columbia State Historic Park as a live reenactment of the “cold-case” investigation of “The Gaherty-Jarvis Shooting” that occurred in the town in 1856. Come help to seek out the truth of this unsolved mystery by watching the reenactment of the events, walking through the crime scene, interviewing “witnesses” and participating in the resulting inquest! The mystery starts at 10:00am, and as space is limited, reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 209-588-9128. $5.00/adults and $1/children

August 8th

Magic of the Night: Come to historic downtown Sonora and enjoy magicians, live music, street acting, dancing and specialty foods. This is a night of fun for the whole family and people of all sorts and ages. Downtown Sonora will never be more magical than it will be this night!

Twain Harte Movies in the Pines: “The Nut Job” Movie starts at 8:00pm. Please low back chairs or blankets only, no glass permitted.. Good summer fun for the family! Enjoy a fun family film surrounded by the beautiful natural landscape of the Sierra Nevada foothills!

August 9th

An Evening in Polynesia at Ironstone Vineyards: Spend the evening in Ironstone’s garden Breezeway and caves as we celebrate all things Polynesian! Come and enjoy a buffet dinner featuring authentic cuisine of the South Pacific and Live entertainment! Doors open at 6 pm

Please call for pricing and reservations. 209-728-1251

August 15th

Twain Harte Movies in the Pines: “The Smurfs 2” Movie starts at 8:30pm. Please low back chairs or blankets only, no glass permitted. Good summer fun for the family! Enjoy a fun family film surrounded by the beautiful natural landscape of the Sierra Nevada foothills!

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck at Ironstone Vineyards: Come spend the evening at beautiful Ironstone Vineyard for this end of summer event. Great music, great atmosphere! Show Time is 7:00 pm. All tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

August 16th

Twain Harte Concerts in the Pines: Come enjoy live music in beautiful Eproson Park. Chains Required play dance music at Eproson Ball Field in Twain Harte. Music starts at 7pm.

The Groveland Hotel presents “Life in the Fast Lane,” a tribute to the Eagles: Enjoy the music of the Eagles as well as Don Henly’s later hits like “Dirty Laundry”. Contact The Groveland Hotel for ticket information. Dinner starts at 5:30 and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets prices are $22.00

Family Fun Day at Calaveras Big Trees State Park: A fun filled day for the whole family in the North Grove area of the Park. Featured activities include: Live Birds of Prey, Live Reptiles, Meet the Ranger, Nature Crafts, Wild Things, Smokey Bear, Cocked Hat Bowling, Carriage Rides – $3, Live Music and much more. Food Sales include a Barbecue, Ice Cream Cones, Popcorn and Baked Goods. Come join in the activities at beautiful Big Trees State Park for a great day of family fun! For more information contact: http://bigtrees.org/

Murder Mystery Morning at Columbia State Historic Park: History comes alive at Columbia State Historic Park as a live reenactment of the “cold-case” investigation of “The Gaherty-Jarvis Shooting” that occurred in the town in 1856. Come help to seek out the truth of this unsolved mystery by watching the reenactment of the events, walking through the crime scene, interviewing “witnesses” and participating in the resulting inquest! The mystery starts at 10:00am, and as space is limited, reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 209-588-9128. $5.00/adults and $1/children

August 23rd

Twain Harte Concerts in the Pines: Come enjoy live music in beautiful Eproson Park. Upland Drive plays Modern Rock/Country music from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Eproson Field in Twain Harte.

Under the Stars at Twisted Oaks Winery featuring the John Jorgenson Quintet: Come enjoy an evening of “gypsy jazz” under the starts with The John Jorgenson Quintet. With Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito. Call (209)736-9080 for further information.

August 23rd and 24th

Gold and Outdoor Festival: Grab your gold pans and head out for the Gold and Outdoor Festival at the Motherlode Fairgrounds in Sonora! No gold pans? That’s okay! A sense of adventure and an interest in gold is all you really need! Presented by the Delta Gold Diggers and sponsored by Gold Prospectors Association of America and Minelab. Events will include panning for real gold, equipment demonstrations, claim jumper detecting hunt, prospecting seminars, a chance to win $3000.00 in buried treasure and $10,000 in door prizes such as a trip to Nome, Alaska! Admission is $5.00 per person and children under 10 are free! For more information visit: http://www.deltagolddiggers.webs.com/

August 25th

National Parks Free Admission Day!

August 29th to September 21st

“All my Sons” at Sierra Repertory Theatre: A powerful story of two families and a war-time catastrophe established Arthur Miller as a leading voice in the American theatre. This classic Tony Award-winning drama examines Miller’s familiar themes of fathers and sons, guilt, love and personal ethics. When a company’s defective airplane parts cause the deaths of many men in World War II, one partner went to prison and the other made a fortune. The tragedies left shadows of bitterness and guilt that escalate to an electrifying climax (Rated PG-24) For more information, show dates, and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.sierrarep.org

August 29th to September 1st

Filmfest Twain Harte: Films from all over the world, shorts, full length, documentaries, and student films. Filmmakers, actors, and even celebrity guests will be on hand. Special events include a Friday VIP Reception and a Sunday Awards Dinner. Ticket packages will be available.

For more information go to http://www.filmfesttwainharte.com

August 30th to September 1st

Labor Day Weekend at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park: Regular excursion train rides depart Saturday, Sunday, and Monday over the holiday weekend on-the-hour 11 am to 3 pm. More information at http://www.railtown1897.org/

August 30th

Twain Harte Concerts in the Pines: Come enjoy live music in beautiful Eproson Park. Rod Harris & Big Band play Big Band Swing & Dance Music from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Eproson Park in Twain Harte.

2nd Annual Chief Fuller Day: Event is on Highway 108 from the entance to Mi-Wuk Village to the end of the lot by the Mi-Wuk Market. Event hours are 10am – 5pm. There will be arts, crafts, face painting, kettle corn and carved bears. MAHA membership information and tickets for the Spaghetti Dinner will also be available.

Murder Mystery Morning at Columbia State Historic Park: History comes alive at Columbia State Historic Park as a live reenactment of the “cold-case” investigation of “The Gaherty-Jarvis Shooting” that occurred in the town in 1856. Come help to seek out the truth of this unsolved mystery by watching the reenactment of the events, walking through the crime scene, interviewing “witnesses” and participating in the resulting inquest! The mystery starts at 10:00am, and as space is limited, reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 209-588-9128. $5.00/adults and $1/children.

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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.

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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.

 
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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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Sonora CA Hotels: Don’t miss our Sonora California events!

Plan your next visit to one of our hotels in Sonora California. We’ve got exciting events for the next few weeks that you wouldn’t want to miss! Our Sonora California Hotels is all you need when it comes to an affordable sonora hotel, great customer service, and awesome hotel amenities. Book your room today!

Enjoy these Events in Sonora California!
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Exciting Upcoming Events in Sonora Ca!

Stories in Stone at Columbia State Park
September 27th 2013
Columbia State Historic Park
Costume guides will lead by lanterns to meet some of the “Spirit” to their story that led to their final resting place. Purchase $25 tickets at Columbia SHP Museum.
For more information call 209-588-9128
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TGIF – Family Night Friday
September 27th 2013
Downtown Sonora
TGIF at 6 :00 pm featuring Dancin’ In the Street in Coffill Park, Kids’ activities and Family Movie Night at the Courthouse Square at dusk.
Free admission

30th Annual Poison Oak Show
September 28th 2013
Columbia State Historic Park
This itchy plant is made into flower arrangements, jewelry, works of arts, and even a poison oak salad!! All entries include Poison Oak. Music, T-shirts and fun.
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RIM Fire Relief
October 4th 2013
Best Western PLUS Sonora Oaks Hotel and Conference Center
A night of fun in support of those effected by RIM Fire. Appitzers and drinks, raffle and prizes, all proceeds go to the Sonora Area Foundation for emergency services. $15 a ticket.
For tickets call 209-694-5668.

31st Annual Fiddle and Bango Contest
October 5th 2013

Columbia Historic Park
(Yes, Bango – not Banjo!) Singers, songwriters and musicians perform for prizes. Sign-ups will begin at 9 am and space is limited. Categories are Guitar, Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Vocal and Miscellaneous. Entry fee is $12. This is an open contest and professionals, amateurs, adults and children will all compete against each other. Free to public, but bring a lawn chair. Now includes a Chili Cook-off! Entry fee is $20 and fee to taste is $5
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37th Bach Festival Youth Concert
October 6th 3 pm
Church of the 49ners
For more information Call 209-536-6330
The program features outstanding students of regional music teachers. Admission is $5 for adults; youth under 18 are free. For ticket reservations call (209) 536-6330 or purchase online.For more info click here

Hotels in Sonora California

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. Taxes and other fees not included.

 


Sonora CA Hotels hosting Celtic Faire March 8-10th

PRESS RELEASE:

March 8-10th, Mother Lode fairgrounds * Sonora California

Sonora- America’s original Celtic Faire, featured on National Geographic Television, returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds on March 8-10th, 2013. The 27th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire will expand to three days of never ending Celtic entertainment. The largest gathering of Celtic musicians will be one of the highlights at this year’s event, from high-energy Celtic rock bands to the most traditional of groups. With 20 musical groups, performing on five stages, the faire offers something to every age and ear!

New this year is a large armored combat tournament. If you like boxing or Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), you are going to love to see these armored warriors go at it! With full suits of armor and swords a flashing, these gladiators are will put their skills to the test. The competitors will dual it out for glorious prizes and glory. At this moment we have signed a total of 15 fighters in the competition and should be able to have three rounds of combat a day. There will be judging and each warrior will have to play by the rules. All of this armored combat along with jousting on horseback is included with your general ticket admission– DON’T MISS THE ACTION!

www.sonoracelticfaire.com for more information

Your choice of hotels in Sonora California to stay during the event: Hotels in Sonora Califoria-Medieval Martial Arts Tournament

Hotels in Sonora Califoria-Medieval Martial Arts Tournament More Info: The hotels in Sonora California is close to the Yosemite National Park. If you are looking for hotels near Yosemite National Park, look no further than the INNS of California Sonora and the Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks and Conference Center!

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Stay 7 nights in Sonora Hotel for a huge discount!

Sonora Discounted California Hotels –> Only $329 for 7 nights!* Call and book now!

 

Hotels in Sonora CA Lobby - Extended Stay Rate Special
Hotels in Sonora CA Lobby - Extended Stay Rate Special

InnsOfCaliforniaSonora.com | 350 South Washington St
Sonora, California 95370
(209) 532-3633

*Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with other offers. Must stay at least 7 days to get special rate. If guest need to check our earlier than 7 days,

rate is subject to change to regular rate. Price of $329.00 does not include energy surcharge fee and tax. Price is good now until April 30, 2013

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FREE Yosemite National Park Admission 06-09

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Yosemite National Park Announces  
  
Fee Free Day on Saturday, June 9

Fee Free Day Marks National Get Outdoors Day

Yosemite National Park announces that entrance to Yosemite National Park will
be free on Saturday, June, 9, 2012. The fee free day is in celebration of
National Get Outdoors Day, which offers opportunities for families to
experience outdoor activities. The goal of National Get Outdoors Day is to
encourage first-time visitors to visit public lands and also to
reconnect young people with nature.
National Get Outdoors Day began in 2008 to encourage the American people
to dedicate a single day to being outdoors and experience nature. These
outdoor experiences motivate people to spend more time outdoors
throughout other times of the year.

 Upcoming fee free dates in 2012 include National Public Lands Day
(September 29) and Veterans Day Weekend (November 10 – 12).

The free entrance days waive entrance fees for entering the park.
All other fees associated with camping, lodging, or activities
within the park are still in effect.   

 Our hotels in Sonora, California is only a few minutes away from Yosemite to meet all your accommodation needs!

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