Events: Sutter Creek – Annual Savor Amador Gala Fundraising2018-03-14T02:22:30+00:00

Sutter Creek Events

Annual Savor Amador Gala Fundraising
May 11, 2018. 6PM to 9PMsavor amador annual fundraiser

An elegant dinner event, with complimentary wine, live music, live and silent auction at the beautiful Bella Grace Tasting Room, 73 Main Street Sutter Creek.

All proceeds from this popular event provide essential funding for Art, Music and PE classes for all elementary students at the local Sutter Creek school.

The event is sponsored by Bella Grace Vineyards who kindly donate their venue and wine for the event. Last year the event was sold out and we anticipate the same popularity again this year (hurry! don’t wait to buy your ticket!).

$40 Ticket includes 3 Course Dinner (Appetizers, Dinner & Dessert), One of Sutter Creek’s most loved events!

We invite you to be a part of this important annual event.

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“Although John Sutter’s sawmill was about forty miles away, Sutter Creek is in the heart of the California Gold Country. Sutter made camp here, trying to avoid the gold rush crowds, but miners soon spilled in and made the town. Mining boomed and then faded…making way for today’s contagion: wine fever. In and around Sutter Creek you can mosey along sidewalks shaded by filigreed balconies.”  – New York Times 36 Hours

Yesterday & Today

The town derives it’s name Sutter Creek after John Sutter. Sutter as early as 1844, had in pursuit of timber, established whipsawing pits and an outdoor manufacturing business named Pine Woods. It was this area near the creek, which runs behind City Hall, that became the site of new and permanent settlement. It is told the settlement started because of a single tent raised there for miners to use on rainy Sundays when they could not get to Jackson or Drytown. Sutter Creek truly established itself permanently when Gold quartz was discovered in 1851 and the became a major supply center.

Among other notable historic landmarks like Knight Foundry and the nearby Kennedy Mine, visitors should take some time to enjoy the historic wine country surrounding Sutter Creek. Wine production in the area dates back one hundred fifty years, when pioneers seeking their fortunes in gold found the ideal climate for growing wine grapes. Today Amador County boasts over 25 wineries and is famous for its red Zinfandels.