Calaveras Enterprise

What’s Hoppin’ for FRIDAY, June 20

On the cover: Thousands of music fans converge on Frogtown thisweekend for the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival. Roots reggaeand other world music styles mix on three different stages throughSunday.

On the cover: Thousands of music fans converge on Frogtown thisweekend for the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival. Roots reggaeand other world music styles mix on three different stages throughSunday.

MOUNTAIN HEIRLOOM QUILT FAIRE: Today through Sunday at Avery Middle School, the Independence Hall Quilters, Inc. invite you to attend the Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire 26. Friday features a gala preview with desserts and coffee for $6 from 7 to 10 p.m. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Door prizes, a raffle, demonstrations, dolls and a country store with vendor booths and live music. Admission is $5. Call (800) 225-3764 for more information. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click on the day above!

SIERRA NEVADA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL: Today through Sunday at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds. Musicians from all around the world will appear at the 10th anniversary festival. Three-day tickets are $85 via mail order. Send SASE to SNWMF, P.O. Box 208, Ryde, CA 95680. Camping is paid at the gate. Visit or call (916) 777-5550 for more information.

CUP OF GOLD SQUARE DANCE PARTY: Today and tomorrow at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, the Cup of Gold square dancing celebration takes place. Workshops and dancing occurs both days. Tickets cost from $9 to $23. Call 962-4147 for reservations and more information




CUPS FOR KITS ‘N’ PUPS: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Starbucks in Angels Camp. Benefit for the Humane Society of Calaveras County features free iced coffee or tea for a donation, face painting and prize drawings, adoptable dogs and cats, and information on volunteer opportunities with animals in the county. Call 728-3145 for more information.

MOPAR DAY AT THE PARK: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hagan Park in Rancho Cordova, the Capital City Mopars present the 10th annual Mopar Day at the Park. More than 30 classes of Chrysler affiliated vehicles on display. Call (916) 925-0336 for show entry information; free to the public.

EVENING UNDER THE STARS: At the dance floor at Valley Springs Veterans Park, American Legion Post 102 presents an evening of fun, food and live music. A no-host bar opens at 5 p.m., dinner is served at 6 p.m. and dancing to Last Call starts at 8 p.m. Cost is $15 for dinner and the dance, or $7 for dancing only. Only 300 dinner tickets will be sold and they must be purchased in advance by calling 772-0415 or 772-2465. Proceeds benefit the Legion Post’s community youth programs.


HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL MEETING: 4:30 p.m. at the Calaveras Women’s Crisis Center in San Andreas, the Human Resources Council, Inc. board of directors will meet. Call 754-3114 for more information.

CALAVERAS COUNTY WOMEN’S NETWORK MEETING: 5:30 p.m. at the Murphys Hotel, the Calaveras County Women’s Network will meet. Dr. Jaggy will discuss natural hormone replacement therapy. Call 795-4611 for reservations today.


QUILT GUILD MEETING: 6:30 p.m. at the La Contenta Clubhouse, the Loose Threads Quilt Guild of Valley Springs will meet. Call 772-1355 for more information.


VOLKSWAGEN CLUB MEETING: 7 p.m. at the meeting room at Perko’s in Angels Camp, the Mother Lode Volkswagen Club will meet. Those planning on having dinner should arrive early. The club will discuss its upcoming VW show to be held on July 26 at Utica Park in Angels Camp. For more information call 736-6731 or visit

BENEFIT EXTRAVAGANZA: Today through Sunday in Ione, Ione police and fire personnel will hold a fund-raiser for the Bennett children. A full carnival with over 14 rides, games and midway will be onsite, and there will be live music, a barbecue and beer gardens. Other attractions include a softball tournament, 50s dinner/dance, pancake breakfast, poker run and a car and bike show. Tickets are $25 each, and are available at VC Home, Claypool’s Market, the Golden 1 Credit Union in Ione or Jackson, from any Ione police officer or firefighter, by visiting or by calling 274-4778 or 274-2862.

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