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August Begins With Weekend Events

August begins tomorrow and there are many Saturday events in the myMotherLode community calendar.

CSTARS (Calaveras Sings Theatre Arts Repertory for Kids) Presents “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the Bret Hart High School Performing Arts Center. Calaveras students ages 5-18 will perform in the musical. Ticket details, and more information about the play are in out event listing here.

Twain Harte Horsemen’s annual Eagle Meadow High Ride takes place near Dardanelles.

The 4th Annual Sonora Lions Pride Stride Cross Country Race will be held in the morning at Columbia College Carkeet Park.

The Stuff the Bus fundraiser for school supplies will be at the Sonora Wal Mart. The event listing has more details on what is needed and says, “Together we can help students start the year right.”

Tuolumne County Master Gardeners is hosting an Open Garden Day. There is no cost to attend Open Garden Day or to tour the garden.

The Yappy Hour Pawty & Auction is an exclusive bus tour fundraiser that departs Saturday afternoon from the Humane Society in Jamestown, and samples three local wineries. After the tour is a catered dinner.

Photo-journalist Thomas Atkins will present an amchair tour of Sierra wilderness areas in Yosemite and the Emigrant Basin at a program at the Tuolumne City Museum. Details are in the event listing here.

Native Sons of the Golden West, Columbia Parlor #258 will conduct a spaghetti feed to raise funds for charities, scholarships, and Parlor activities. Details are in our

The Cajun Fete Dinner Dance Fundraiser for the arts in Calaveras County will be held in Sheep Ranch on Saturday. Enjoy a Cajun buffet and grammy nominee, Lisa Haley and the Zydekats at the Pioneer Hotel.

Also don’t miss the All Saints Catholic Church Aloha Parish Festival, Twain Harte’s Concerts in the Pines, or Vines & Hoses Luau dinner.