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Upcoming March Weekend Events

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Several events are being held today and there are more this weekend as well.

The Mother Lode Fair Grounds will be hosting the 28th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire. Attendees witness and can participate in the cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, Wales, and all Celtic Nations. The three day event began today with “Family Day”. The fair hosts Scottish & Irish Clans, belly dance troupes, Scottish dancers, Irish Step dancers, costumed reenactors, entertainers, and a large Celtic food court. There will be many vendors, artisans, and various informational booths. For ticket information and times view the Sonora Celtic Faire listing.

Tonight is the Murphys Big Band Night at the Native Sons Hall. The event is the annual fundraiser for the Murphys Senior Center. Casually Elegant dress is recommended, contact information is in the event listing for Big Band Night.

Saturday is the 2nd Annual Badges & Hoops at the Summerville High School Gym. There will be a total of four games, two will be with Special Olympic Athletes, one will be Cops vs. Firefighters, and one will be Badges vs. Summerville Faculty. The first game starts at 6:30. Ticket details are in the Badges and Hoops event listing.

Saturday is the Back to Nature Film Fest at the Columbia College Dogwood Theater. The fundraiser benefits the Forestry and Natural Resources Club, is open to the public, and family friendly. Sample list of films; Assault on El Capitain, Wings of Steel, The Fight for Water, Mile…Mile and a Half, Who’s Afraid of the Cape Cod Bear, Childhood of a Circle, Roadkill Redemption, Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit, and others. More details are here.

Saturday, enjoy a day of fun at Dodge Ridge ski resort while benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Tuolumne County. Enjoy live music and sample the region’s local food, wine & beer. Details are in the event listing.

Saturday in Jamestown School’s 8th grade fundraiser yard sale will be in the parking lot across for the School. There will be a large selection of items for sale at very reasonable prices. For the even hours view the yard sale listing here.

Sunday night is the 3rd annual benefit dinner for Sonora Regional Medical Center’s Hospice of the Sierra “Dinner With a Doc” more information here.