Kit Carson Mountain Men Wagon Train -  April 28 - May 1, 2016 - Plan on Attending !!  An authentic wagon train of twenty horse-drawn wagons will pull into Jackson after a three-day journey through Amador County. Bring the whole family to Main Street, Jackson for a Wagon Train Parade on Sunday. Enjoy music, Gold Rush-era activities and much more family fun at the Kennedy Mine in Jackson. Watch here for details and schedule to come. (click on poster for larger view & to print out)

Dandelion Days
Sat/Sun, March 18 - 19

Downtown Jackson becomes an outdoor bazaar and flea market featuring antiques, relics and collectibles, arts and crafts, food, street entertainers and a 5K run.

--  Bunsen to Beakers 5K, Saturday morning, 8 am start

--  Carnival rides for kids at corner of Water and Summit Streets

-- Live music at Petkovich Park and at the Beer and Wine Garden (next to National Hotel), 10 am – 7 pm Saturday, 10 am - 5pm Sunday. Beer and Wine Garden sponsored by Jackson Rancheria and the National Hotel.

--  All food booths operated by local non-profit groups

-- Free Shuttle Bus service to free parking at the corner of So. Hwy 49 and Broadway and the County Administration building on Court Street – click here for bus schedule

-- Paid parking (including overnight for campers) in the Grocery Outlet parking lot, on Hwy 49 …. No overnight parking for campers.

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Friday November 25, skip the lines and hassle of Black Friday at the mall and head out with your gift list for the annual “Plaid Friday Amador” kick-off to the shopping season!  Enjoy “Plaid Only” discounts when you wear plaid and shop in friendly local businesses. Throw on that plaid scarf, grab your best deal-loving-shop-till-you-drop friends and get the Plaid Friday shopping guide to discounts at Sponsored by the Amador Council of Tourism and the Amador Co. Chamber of Commerce. 

"Thank you for the best holiday shopping experience ever! People were friendly, vendors went all out. Much better than the malls!"  Chris and friends.     


DON'T MISS THE VETERAN'S DAY PARADE! Honor our veterans and all those serving our country at the American Legion Post 108 Veteran's Day Parade, November 11, 10 am on Main Street Jackson. More information: Charline Buckley, 296-4438. 



Main Street Theatre Works (MSTW) is pleased to present Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre in Jackson.

Playwright Christopher Durang takes themes and characters from Chekhov plays and puts them in a comic blender. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike runs every Friday and Saturday night, August 7th – September 5th. Doors open at 6:30 for picnics; show starts at 8:00pm. Patrons are encouraged to come early with their picnic dinners, chairs and jackets. The Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre is located at 1127 North Main Street in Jackson.