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A Full Weekend Of 2016 Spring Events

The weather forecast calls for cool and cloudy weather this weekend during many popular Spring events.

Tonight is Omega Nu Sierra Repertory Theatre Preview Night. Omega Nu raises funds to award college scholarships for young women. Details about local plays are in our theatre section here.

Columbia State Historic Park is hosting “Diggins Tent Town 1852”, an annual living history event. The event starts today and will go thru Sunday. The Tent Town allows visitors to interact and observe the lifestyles of the early miners as they prepare their meals, launder their clothing, and look for gold. Learn about their crafts, how their children played, their music and other forms or entertainment – including gambling. For entrance fees and details view the event listing.

Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee events will also continue through the weekend. An overview of events and an interview with Laurie Giannini, Calaveras Fair CEO and Fair Manager is here. Details on all of Thursday’s events are listed in our event calendar here, Friday’s list is here, Saturday is here and Sunday, the last day is here. Parking is $5 and all the ticket information is here.

Sonora High Boys Basketball Tri Tip Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser will be a nice Friday night family activity, details are here. On Saturday catch another Tri Tip Dinner and Auction at and for St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Details are here. There is even more food and wine up in Twain Harte at the 20th Annual Twain Harte A La Carte sponsored by Soroptimist International, details are here.

This Saturday is the Sonora Bach Festival presents an “Organ Crawl” where audience members may walk, drive (or “crawl”) between three churches: St. Patrick, The Adventist Church and St. James.  Some of the churches will feature music on several different organs, there will also be refreshments and a sing-along. Details are here.

Saturday is the Poly-Styrene Collection Day from 8am to 4pm put on by  Waste Management, Inc, in Sonora.

Saturday Columbia Elementary is hosting a Color Run that is a 1 mile run/walk or a 5K race. All the details are in their event listing.

This Sunday’s events include more opportunities for High School Pre-Participation Sports Physicals, a Tuolumne Bears Golf Tournament and go on a Mokelumne River Rafting Adventure hosted by the Calaveras Mentoring Foundation. Donate to the Foundation and reserve your seat on a relaxing and memorable rafting experience on the Mokelumne River.

Also this Sunday is the 21st Annual Master Gardener Garden Tour. Even more details have been posted in articles featured in our Master Gardener section here.

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