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So much to see and do in Amador City and Surrounding Area…

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Mines in and around Amador City – Original Amador, Bunker Hill, Treasure and Fremont Mines
Ask a merchant for the Gold Mine Map
http://amadorgold.net/tours/mines/bunkerhill/bunkerhill.html

Whitney Museum Tour
Main St, Amador City
Open Weekends Noon - 4

Amador County Museum
http://amadorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/museum.html
Open Fri-Sun 11 am to 3pm
209-223-6386 or 209-2587-0485amador whitney museum
Kennedy and North Star Mine Model Exhibits: Take a trip back in time to the 1920's and watch replicas of equipment of the Kennedy and North Star Mines in operation in large scale working models. The three models demonstrate the functions of a headframe hoisting equipment, the stamp mill and the famous Kennedy Mine Tailing Wheels.

Kennedy Mine, Jackson
www.kennedygoldmine.com
Visit the Kennedy Mine! The Mine is open every Saturday, Sunday and Holiday, March through October. Admission is $10.00 for ages 13 to adult, $6.00 for youngsters 6 through 12, and free to those under 6. Group tours are available, by reservation, all year.

Kennedy WheelsKennedy Mine, Jackson CA
http://www.amadorgold.net/tours/jackson/wheels/
The wheels are located in the Jackson Kennedy Wheels City Park, north of town about a mile along Jackson Gate Road

Roaring Camp
http://www.roaringcampgold.com/
Pine Grove 209-296-4100
Gold Mining, Camping, Cabins & Day Guided Tours It is an old gold mining camp on the Mokelumne River. Visitors can see an operating gold mine and can mine their own gold by panning, sluicing, dredging, and dry washing. In the Mokelumne Canyon, the three forks of the Mokelumne River come together. It is a river unsurpassed in natural beauty. There are waterfalls and natural rock formations forty feet high. There is also a quiet, secluded "swimming hole" Be sure to bring your fishing gear. The fishing here is excellent!

Chaw-se Grinding Rocks State Park
14881 Pine Grove-Volcano Road roaring camp, pine grove ca
Pine Grove, CA 95665
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=553
Excellent museum and recreation of Miwok village. Big Time Gathering in September.
Camping and picnicking, nature trails.

Black Chasm Cavern
15701 Volcano-Pioneer Rd, Volcano, CA
866-762-2837
Named a National Natural Landmark in 1976, is an extraordinarily beautiful cave open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guided walking tours showcase a variety of calcite formations including rare helictite crystals.

daffodil hillDaffodil Hill
Rams Horn Grade, Volcano
4 acres of daffodils with over 300,000 bulbs at this beautiful old private homestead. Season starts mid-March through Mid-April (weather dependent) Call 209-223-0350 before you go.

Theatre Companies

Volcano Theatre Company (VCT)
Main Street, Volcano, CA
http://volcanotheatre.org
209-296-2525
For 40 years VTC has brought entertaining plays to the public. They are a community theatre located in Volcano, California, producing 5 shows per year. Their amphitheatre hosts two summer plays each year, where hundreds of people see shows while enjoying a picnic under the stars. The Cobblestone Theatre, their indoor venue, is the smallest fixed seat theatre in California. Seating limited to 50 persons

Main Street Theatre Workssutter creek theater
http://www.mstw.org/
Main Street Theatre Works (MSTW) launches its season at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre. Shows run Friday and Saturday nights through the summer. Patrons are encouraged to come early with their picnic dinners, chairs and jackets. The Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre is located on North Main Street in Jackson, next to the Country Squire Motel

Sutter Creek Theatre

44 Main St., Sutter Creek, 916-425-0077
A variety of live shows
http://www.suttercreektheatre.com/pages/home.cgi

Recreation lake amador
Kirkwood Ski Resort, offering some of the finest downhill and cross country skiing in the Lake Tahoe Area, is at the north end of Amador County, an easy drive "up-country", (209-258-6000).

There are many lakes in the area - Lake Amador, Lake Camanche, Pardee Lake are noted for fishing. Gently rolling hills and country roads provide many opportunities for hiking and biking.

For tee times, there are two golf courses- Castle Oaks in Ione (209-274-0167) and Mace Meadows in Pioneer (209-295-7020).

Farmer’s Markets
http://www.amadorfarmersmarket.com/Amador County Farmer's Market
JACKSON
June-Sept
Sundays 9 am - 12:30 pm
Busi Municipal Parking Lot (Mel's Diner) Hwy 49
SUTTER CREEK
June – Sept.
Saturdays 9 am - 12 noon
Eureka Street Parking Lot
PINE GROVE
June-Sept.
Wednesdays 3 pm - 6 pm
Pine Grove Community Park
PLYMOUTH amador city farmers market
Aug-Sept
Thursdays 4 pm - 7 pm
McGee Park - Main Street
AMADOR CITY
June-Sept
Friday and Saturday
JR’s Fresh Veggie and Fruit Stand
In Front of Buffalo Chips

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