• South Fork FilmFest
    June 1, 2019

    South Fork Filmfest

    The 3rd annual South Fork film festival will again feature the best of river paddlesports from the Sierra Nevada to the East Coast to exotic international locales. Showcasing work from local amateur filmmakers and accomplished professionals from around the world, South Fork FilmFest will highlight the thrill and joy of whitewater paddling. See our FilmFest trailer on YouTube for an advance look!

    FilmFest runs from 5 PM to 10 PM at the Gold Trail Grange in Coloma, CA. Tickets are $5, which includes a drink ticket, and from 5 to 6 PM children under 12 are free. There will be food for sale and a variety of beverages. Proceeds go to maintaining the Grange as a Coloma-Lotus community hall and restoring the Grange riverfront.

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  • South Fork Fest
    July 10th, 2019

    Dangermuffin

    Join South Fork Arts and Recreation for our 2nd annual fundraiser. South Fork Fest will be a festive gathering to celebrate the wonderful communities of Coloma and Lotus. Join us at Earthtrek Campground from 5:30-10 PM for good food, beer, wine, music and company!

    Funds raised from South Fork Fest will go toward the Community Art Work Project that will be installed on the new retaining wall at Lotus Road and Hwy 49.  Come see the preliminary design ideas and help support an exciting art sculpture partially made out of rebar from our old bridge.

    Returning favorites from The American River Music Fest “Dangermuffin” will be providing us with some wonderful tunes. You can see more about this great band HERE 

    Tickets will go on sale in May 2019. $15.00 per person 13 and over. 12 & under are free with adult admission.

    Please no dogs.

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  • Coloma Lotus Community Celebration
    September 14th, 2019

    Come celebrate our river and our community with Cali Collective on September 14 at the Nugget Campground! Festivities include – family rafting trips and downriver races on the South Fork American, music by Boot Juice Jams, games for kids, food, camping and live performances by local artists! Costumes highly encouraged. Prizes by Kokatat, Immersion Research, Astral, Sweet, Yeti, Werner and more! Proceeds to benefit the CWWC Community Outreach Project. More info at https://www.cwwcollective.com/community-celebration

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  • Gold Discovery Day
    January 25, 2020

    January 24th marks the anniversary of James Marshall’s momentous discovery of gold in the tail race of Sutter’s Mill. This event is commemorated every year with living history, interactive period trade demonstrations, music and a Gold Rush Symposium featuring noted authors and scholars on gold rush history. Join us in celebration on Saturday, January 25th 2020 -Time: 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Parking is $8.00 per car. For more information please contact our museum at (530) 622-3470.

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