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It’s Gold Rush time again in Angels Camp

Living History Days return to Angels Camp on Saturday. The Calaveras County re-creation of Gold Rush-era life features docents and traditional-craft demonstrations.
Living History Days return to Angels Camp on Saturday. The Calaveras County re-creation of Gold Rush-era life features docents and traditional-craft demonstrations. Angels Camp Museum

Take a trip back in time during Living History Days in Calaveras County’s historic Angels Camp.

The museum there will re-create Gold Rush-era life with a realistic carpenter, print and textile shop. Docents will be on hand to offer an in-depth look back in history and to demonstrate traditional crafts.

The Saturday, April 9, event is ideal for families. Museum doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.

The event, which will return on the second Saturday of May (the 14th), is free with the cost of admission.

For more information, visit angelscamp.gov/index.php/angels-camp-museum.

Congressional Cup

 

What: Enjoy a day of world-class sailing at the Long Beach Yacht Club. Hundreds of professional sailors will gather for an intense race while attendees watch from the waterfront Belmont Veteran Memorial Pier.

When: Races begin at noon daily Wednesday, April 6, through April 10

Where: Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way

Cost: Viewing from the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier is free.

Information: thecongressionalcup.com

Annual wine tasting event

 

What: More than 80 wineries will participate in the 40th annual Columbia Wine Tasting at Columbia State Park in what originated as one of the earliest wine tasting events in California.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Where: Gold Rush area, Columbia State Park, Highway 49

Cost: $55 pre-sale; $60 at the door

Information: columbiawinetasting.com

‘The Godfather’ Live in Concert

 

What: Join thousands to see Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece “The Godfather” at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. The show will feature the Symphony Silicon Valley performing the soundtrack for the film.

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 8-9; 2:30 p.m. April 10

Where: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.

Cost: $70 to $95

Information: symphonysiliconvalley.org

Wildflower Train

 

What: View the blooming wildflowers of Tuolumne County on the historic Jamestown locomotive. After a video presentation, passengers will embark on a 6-mile ride through the meadows and rolling hills of the Gold Country.

When: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9

Where: Railtown 1897 Freight Depot, South Fifth Avenue and Reservoir Road

Cost: $15 general, $10 ages 6-17

Information: railtown1897.org/wildflower

Barrels by the Bay

 

What: The Humboldt County Fairgrounds will host the annual Barrels by the Bay barrel racing rodeo event. Make a trip to the shores of nearby Centerville Beach, then head to the racing grounds to enjoy the show.

When: 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 8

Where: Ferndale Fairgrounds, 1250 Fifth St.

Cost: Free

Information: barrelsbythebay.com/events

No Reservations Travel Club

 

What: Gina Morovati of North Star Cruises will speak to the No Reservation Travel Club about cruises and Crystal Cruises’ new river boat offerings.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5

Where: Arcade Library Community Room, 2443 Marconi Ave.

Cost: Free

Information: 916-457-1426 or noreservationstravelclub.blogspot.com

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