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39th Annual Sonora Christmas Craft and Music Festival

November 29, 30 & December 1, 2013

Open 10am to 5pm Friday & Saturday
10am to 4pm Sunday

Rain or Shine
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Adults $7
Seniors & Students (13-18) $5
Children (6-12) $2
under 6 free
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$1 Off Coupon

Bring a canned food donation on Sunday and save $1!!
Look for discount coupons in the newspaper and at businesses in the Sonora area
All discounts are good on adult admission only

Held at Sonora’s Mother Lode Fairgrounds

Parking $5

For more information call (209)533-3473


FREE SHUTTLE BUS sevices are planned as follows
Black Oak Casino Transportaion Shuttle, starts at 9:30am to 5:30 pm
Pick up/drop off location:  BIG 5 Parking Lot on Sanguinetti Road, East
Sonora goes toto Mother Lode Fairgrounds every 1/2 hour — Transportaion
Shuttle Runs Friday and Saturday Only, Nov 29-30. Tuolumne County Transit picks up all over the county & will be going to Fairgrounds. See their website for schedules.

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The 39th Anniversary of the legendary Sonora Christmas Festival will be held Thanksgiving weekend. This highly regarded festival features over 150 great quality craft artists, up tempo and varied music, street performers, costumed elves and twinkle trees, carolers, a wide selection of home-cooking style festival kitchens and bake shops, all in festive, brightly colored craft halls. The “Spirit of Christmas” is definitely present here! Also, don’t miss the annual Christmas Parade in downtown Sonora on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Kids Area

Pictures with Santa
The Merry Elves & Twinkle Trees
Take a ride on the Polar Express Train
Play Area by AirPlay ~ Bounce Houses & Slides
Juggling, Storytelling & Music!
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Entertainment
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Friday
Joe Craven
Tom Rigney & Flambeau
Golden Bough
Sourdough Slim with Robert Armstrong
Mirth & Glee Carolers
Captain Jack Spareribs
Comedy Industries – Comic Juggling, Escape Artist – International Street Performers (Scotty Meltzer & Katrina Grinn)

Saturday
Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan
Joe Craven Trio with Hattie Craven
Golden Bough
Sourdough Slim with the Saddle Pals
Mirth & Glee Carolers
Ron Delacy Tribute
Funstrummers Ukulele Band
Captain Jack Spareribs
Comedy Industries
Gottchalks Band

Sunday
Joe Craven
Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan
Sourdough Slim
Little Fuller Band
Mirth & Glee Carolers
Captain Jack Spareribs
Comedy Industries

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Food & Drinks in 2013

There are many great food booths at the festival including
Spiros Gyros (lamb, chicken & falafel gyros, baklava, dolmas.  Also serving breakfast)
Oriental Classics (meat sticks, fried rice, chow mein, egg rolls)
Artichoke Enterprises (fried & steamed artichokes)
Road Dog (sausages, tri tip, BBQ, seafood chowder, seared tuna)
Classic Southern Comfort Food (cajun tri-tip, jambalaya, catfish, frog legs)
Aldo’s Tacos (nachos, burritos, tacos, tostadas)
Chocolate Factory (chocolate dipped fruit, cheesecake, ice cream)
Crazy 4 Nuts (cinnamon glazed almonds, walnuts, pecans)
Cannoli Corleone (cannoli, macaroons)
Jana’s Espresso (espresso, frappes, smoothies, hot cider, teas, chocolate, chai, baked goods)
Festival Kettle Corn (kettle corn, corn dogs)
Funnel Cakes
Lockford Lemonade (lemonade, deep fried veggies, onion rings, potato chips, calamari)
Drinks Booth ~ Beers, Wines, Mulled Wine & Seasonal Drinks by Sierra Waldorf School


For information about the Sonora area visit the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau or The City of Sonora

Click on photos below to see a sampling of the artists attending the 2013 Sonora Christmas Festival

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