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Trash To Treasures in Sutter Creek

Posted on 20th May, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

Trash to Treasures

May 27, 2017. What will you find? Booths filled with goodies. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

Join us for our 14th Annual Street Fair with antiques, collectibles, jewelry, garden stuff, and lots of wonderful junk! This fun Annual Sutter Creek event has vendors selling old and new treasures up and down Eureka Street and in the Eureka Street Parking lot. You will never know what you may find at the unusual market.

The event starts at 8 am. For questions on the event please call (209) 267-5505.


Wagon Train in town!

Posted on 29th April, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

Days of 49 Wagon Train
At the Historic Kennedy Mine!
Fun for all ages!
Saturday, April 30th through Sunday, May 1st 2016

Get ready for the annual Kit Carson Mountain Men and Friends Wagon Train, as they re-create an authentic pioneer wagon train journey with horse and mule teams, covered wagons, pack mules, scouts, miners, cowboys and farmers, all in authentic costumes and using tools and items in common use in the mid 1800′s. The wagons will travel from the Amador Fairgrounds in Plymouth, through Drytown, Amador City, Sutter Creek, and to the Italian Picnic Grounds, hence to the Kennedy Mine in Jackson. The pioneers and Mountain Men will camp in the Kennedy Mine meadow near the church and amphitheater on the Kennedy grounds. Fun for kids and adults. Friendly pioneers and Mountain Men will tell you about their lives as part of living …


49er Bypass Run in Sutter Creek

Posted on 1st April, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

We’d like to congratulate Robert Gordon for completing the 5K run in Sutter Creek today! Pushing Ravi along in the stroller as well! Nice job guys!


Daffodil Hill news!

Posted on 10th March, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

Now for a spot of good news…Daffodil Hill is scheduled to open Friday, March 17th.  10:00 a.m.  Weather permitting.  Please check McLaughlin’s Daffodil Hill on Facebook or by calling the recording at 209-296-7048.  The address is 18310 Rams Horn Grade, Volcano, CA 95689.  Hope to see you there!


Element is a Morning Meal Worth Waking Up For in Sutter Creek

Posted on 1st October, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

http://www.styleedc.com/2016/09/27/122508/element-is-a-morning-meal-worth-waking-up-for-in-sutter-creek


Spring in Full Swing

Posted on 20th May, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

Wow, we are just now catching our breath after the exciting AMGEN Tour of California raced through Sutter Creek! World class cyclists were pushing 30 mph through downtown on their way to Lake Tahoe. The town looked beautiful and everyone had a great time. The weather has been absolutely perfect in the foothills, clear sunny days and cool nights. Have you made plans to come to Amador County? We have many fun events just around the corner. Book your room now, we are filling up fast!

 

 

 

Trash to Treasures

May 28, 2016. What will you find? Booths filled with goodies. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

Join us for our 14th Annual Street Fair with antiques, collectibles, jewelry, garden stuff, and lots of wonderful junk! This fun Annual Sutter Creek event has vendors selling old and new treasures up and …


Spring events, fun for all!

Posted on 19th April, by Paul in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

The wildflowers are blooming, the days are getting longer, and Sutter Creek has loads of fun events to keep you entertained this Spring season. Weekends are filling up fast at the inn, so make your reservations now!
April 28th to May 1st, The colorful Kit Carson Mountain Men will rendezvous for their living history Days of 49 Wagon Train re-enactment through the Gold Country, where everyone is invited to visit with horse-men and women at stops and encampments along the way. All public events are free.
An authentic wagon train of 15 horse-drawn covered wagons will start their journey from the encampment at Amador County Fairgrounds through Plymouth, Drytown, Amador City and Sutter Creek, to Jackson for a celebration of California’s pioneer heritage.

The public is invited to join the wagon train nightly for barbecue dinners and casual entertainment, such as singing by the …


Daffodil Hill

Posted on 25th February, by robert in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

DAFFODIL HILL TO OPEN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016

Daffodil Hill will open its gates for our 76th season on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, weather

permitting.  We will remain open (again, weather permitting) until fewer than 25% of our

daffodil blooms remain.

Our hours of operation are 10 am to 4 pm, seven days a week.  For safety reasons, we must

close the Hill when it rains or snows and our dirt paths are slippery.  Daffodil Hill does not have

a website, so visitors are encouraged to call our recorded phone message at (209) 296-7048 or

check our Facebook page for updates on conditions at Daffodil Hill.  In addition, our friends at

the Amador County Chamber of Commerce are happy to answer your questions about the Hill

at (209) 223-0350.

There is no admission fee for Daffodil Hill and no charge for parking.  Picnic tables are available

on a first-come, first-serve basis, …


New Years in Sutter Creek

Posted on 20th December, by robert in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

As December comes to a close the new year is just around the corner and most of us are met with a mixed feelings… excited for what’s to come, yet dazed that 2015 is almost over. It’s this time that we look back on the year and all the ups and downs that went with it and make our resolutions for the new year to come. 2015 has been a wonderful year for the Hanford House, Element, Sutter Creek, and the wine region in general. The HH team welcomes the the new experiences and the new guests 2016 will bring and can’t wait to continue delivering the utmost care to all our guests.

If you are in Sutter Creek this New Years Eve, The Cellar at Hotel Sutter on Main Street is having a New Years Eve celebration with a …


Sutter Creek Parade of Lights

Posted on 30th November, by robert in Hanford House Inn Blog. Comments Off

Tis the Season! As the days get shorter (and colder) it’s the perfect time to bundle up and explore Sutter Creek and get into the holiday festivities… We welcome the crisp air with open arms, it’s a perfect excuse to bundle up in our favorite sweaters and drink excessive amounts of hot chocolate (or wine, your choice) near the fire. Many think things die down come winter in the Gold Country, but really a new list of activities have just begun.

Located just over an hour away from Sutter Creek, is Kirkwood, a well-known High Sierra resort. Many opt to do a day trip up to the slopes or use Sutter Creek as a pit stop on their way to the mountain. Come December 12th the streets of Sutter Creek will be alive in color and twinkling lights for the Parade of …