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Sonora, Ca — Two annual downtown Sonora traditions are the Pop Hudson Memorial Christmas Sing that immediately follows Mut’s Bean Feed going on now.

People began lining up for Mutz’s Bean Feed an hour before noon at the intersection of Washington and Linoberg Streets waiting for the social event to began. Organizer Galen (Mutz) Mutzner began serving free beans in 1987 to anyone who wanted them, and the event has become a Mother Lode tradition.

The Pop Hudson sing took place in Courthouse Park several groups took part with the crowd joining in song. Groups that sang included representatives from the Tuolumne County, Stanislaus National Forest, Sonora Regional Medical Center and even some select inmates from the Sierra Conservation Center. This was the 33rd annual event honoring Pop Hudson. The event got underway at 12:45pm and wrapped up at around 1:30pm.

Other holiday events coming up include the Horse Around Ranch Christmas Light Show with all the details here.

The Community Christmas Eve Dinner at the Motherlode Fairgrounds has details here.

There is also the 8th annual Christmas Day Dinner at the Sonora Opera Hall followed by Christmas with New Friends also at the Opera hall. Details are in the event calender here and here.

A Christmas Dinner in Jamestown is also on Christmas day. Details are here.

The 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland at Calaveras Big Trees is on the 28th here. Other events are listed in our events calendar.