Monday, March 2, 2020

Jackson Lions Club: Dandelion Days Street Fair- Mar 14 & 15

Downtown Jackson will overflow on Dandelion Days with antiques and crafts vendors, live music, a pancake breakfast, kids’ carnival and food booths, Saturday and Sunday, March 14 – 15, 2020, 8 am – 5 pm, rain or shine. Jackson Main Street, a block of Water Street and Broadway, and the adjacent parking lots, will become a street fair open for strolling, people watching and shopping!

Live music stages, sponsored by the National Hotel and Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, will be in Petkovich Park and in the Logan’s Alley Beer & Wine Garden (by the creek next to the National Hotel). Music performances for all ages both days include the Sultan of Silly for little ones on Saturday morning, harmonies of She Calls Him Wilson, R & B sound of Beau Rumpas and the big horn band and danceable rock tunes of Blow Daddy and After Dark.

The Lions Club will hold a Pancake Breakfast, starting at 7 am both mornings at the Jackson Civic Center, 33 Broadway. The full breakfast is only $7/person, kids 12 & under, $5. Lots of fun “festival food” will be available throughout the event.

Free parking with free shuttle to Main Street is available at the Amador County Administration Building (810 Court Street, Hwy 49 & Broadway, and the Sutter Hill Transit Center (115 Valley View Way, Sutter Creek). Free shuttle will be provided by Amador Transit buses. Paid parking will be available at Grocery Outlet on Hwy 49, a fund raiser for 4-H clubs (no overnight parking there). 

People attending the event are encouraged to bring used eyeglasses and hearing aids to donate to the Lions Club, and can also bring other items that support charitable causes such as used printer cartridges and pull tabs. The donation table will be near the Lions Club Trailer.

Jackson Main Street and portions of Water Street and Broadway near Petkovich Park will be closed to vehicle traffic from 5 pm, Friday, 3/13 until Sunday, 3/16, approx. 7 pm.

Dandelion Days is the Lions Club’s major fundraiser. It supports their 3rd of July Fireworks and Halloween Parade in Jackson, and many other local projects. To apply for a booth space or get more information about the event, go to:

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