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Fair/Festival, Farmers' Market, Food/Tasting
11th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival
Three days of cheese, cheese and more cheese await. Take a farm tour, sign up for a class to learn from experts, vote for your favorite Ultimate Best Bite (of cheese, that is) from the festival’s cheesemongers and restaurateurs on Friday night. Enjoy a multi-course cheesemaker dinner or see how local distilled spirits pair with cheese at Cheese & Cocktails on Saturday night. Sunday, you can experience the Bubbles Brunch and go to the Artisan Cheese Tasting and Marketplace to taste and buy cheeses from over two dozen artisan cheesemakers and dozens of artisan food producers; sample world-class wines, craft brews and ciders and much more.
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Amador Four Fires
Ignite your senses! Amador County serves as center stage for four distinctive wine and culinary regions when it presents the second annual Amador Four Fires festival at the Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Calif. Celebrating four wine regions with an immersive array of activities, demonstrations and seminars, the all-inclusive event presents over 200 wines from 37 wineries, each vetted by a distinguished group of sommeliers and judges. Paired with cuisine prepared over open-flame, Amador Four Fires' offerings include grilled lamb, whole pigs, simmering paellas, seared fish and more. Proceeds go to the Amador County Fair Foundation and its Farm to Future Initiative. Tickets will be available for purchase Feb. 1 at
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Annual Raley Field Brewfest
Enjoy tastings, nearly 70 beer vendors, live music, and food at the annual Brewfest.
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Beer Train
The Sacramento Beer Train is a popular favorite event on the local craft beer scene. Each trip features a live band and two beer selections from four Northern California breweries. After finding your assigned seat, you can visit any of the four tasting stations located throughout the train, each pouring two beers from a different Northern California Brewery. During the 2 1/2-hour trip, feel free to wander among the three open-air cars or return to your assigned seat in the enclosed cars to enjoy your beer. Each ticket includes the 2 1/2-hour train ride, a souvenir tasting glass and six tastes of your choice.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Animals, Food/Tasting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event, Special Event
Blackberry Creek's 2nd Annual Barn-Raising
Blackberry Creek Farm Animal Sanctuary holds a benefit Barn-"Raising" for the second year. Each ticket includes parking and shuttle (at Colfax High School), a full dinner and dessert, music, drinks at the open bar, one entry (a $20 value) into the grand-prize raffle, a welcome gift bag, animal meet-and-greets, and a seat for Torre Washington's talk with time to ask him questions. Tickets are nonrefundable. The shuttle begins at 3:30 pm, official welcome from the founders at 4:30. The night will end at approximately 9 pm, with the last shuttle leaving the sanctuary at 10.
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Food/Tasting, Social Event
El Dorado Passport 2017 Wine Adventures
The El Dorado Winery Association wants to bring wine-lovers on a journey, and have designed this year’s annual Passport event to be one adventure after another. Travel throughout the foothills of El Dorado County and take part in two weekends of wines, food, music and foothill vistas. Over 20 El Dorado County wineries will present locally-produced wines, handcrafted gifts from local artisans and an array of bites. Tickets include a commemorative wine glass, access to all participating El Dorado wineries, tasting, touring and more.
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Food/Tasting, For the Family, Ethnic
FIsh-Fry & Pirohy Dinner
St. Philip the Apostle Church will hold a Lenten dinner featuring fried fish and pirohy (pierogi). Take out or Eat in.
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Food/Tasting, Community Event
Giovanni Gaudio
Chef Series presented by The Maples Estate and Elevation Ten. Join us April 22, 2017 for a demonstration luncheon and wine pairing. Tickets include a cooking demonstration by Chef Giovanni Gaudio and 3-course lunch paired with Elevation Ten wines, as well as a balsamic tasting flight and lunch recipes for guests to take home.
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Food/Tasting,For the Family,Comedy/Drama,Interactive,Mystery/Thriller
Great Train Robbery
Take a ride on the wild side and live out your own old Western showdown aboard the Sacramento River Train’s Great Train Robbery. Keep a weathered eye on the horizon for greedy outlaws. But don’t fret -- the on-board Marshal will keep everyone safe. This 2 1/2-hour experience is for kids and adults alike, and you’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time as you’re entertained with a live Wild West show. Relax in Elkhorn Park and enjoy a barbecue buffet lunch. Each ticket includes the 2 1/2-hour train ride, BBQ buffet lunch and show.
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Guest Chef Night
The Old Ironsides goes culinary, as guest chefs serve up $5 dinner plates.
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