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A variety of events including a popular run is planned for this weekend.

It is the 30th Annual Orient Express Run benefiting Tuolumne County Special Olympians. On Saturday the one mile run begins at 9am and the four mile run begins at 10am. Details are here.

The 2nd Annual Sonora FFA Crab Feed will be held at the Sheriff Posse Grounds on Saturday. The event features a door prize, 50-50 raffle, silent auction, and a cake walk put on by the Sonora FFA Freshmen. All proceeds raised will be donated to the Sonora FFA Fund to help support students attend leadership conferences, details are here.

Saturday is the 4th Annual “All You Can Eat” Heavenly Chocolate Festival at Murphys 1st Congregational Church. The family events features truffles, brownies, fudge, chocolate covered strawberries, sundaes and many unique chocolate delicacies along with a chocolate fountain and beverages. Ticket information is in the event listing here.

The 8th Grade Jamestown Elementary School Fund Raiser will help pay for the 8th grade promotion dance, details are here.

Also on Saturday is the UCCE Tuolumne County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day
with presentations on fruit tree pruning and maintenance. Drought, irrigation, rose pruning and soil preparation for spring vegetable planting will also be featured. Details in their event listing here.


  • Outdoors - running