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OFFICE HOLIDAY CLOSURE

  November 18, 2017 Next week, the Strawberry office will be closing for..

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FIRST ROUND OF SPRING LINEUP ANNOUCEMENTS

We’re happy to share news about three remarkable acts that will be joining..

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WINTER DISCOUNT ON SPRING CAMPING TICKET STARTS NOW

  We’d like to thank everyone who participated in our Pre-Season Sale. All..

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PRE-SEASON SHORT SALE ENDS ON 11/2

  REMINDER: Tomorrow is the last day of the Pre-Season short sale on..

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PRINTABLE CHECK ORDER FORM

You can still pay for your Spring tickets by check or money order. ..

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2018 SPRING 4- DAY CAMPING TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  Our special Pre-Season short sale on four day camping tickets, to the..

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NOBODY DOES STRAWBERRY TICKETS LIKE STRAWBERRY

  Strawberry’s special Pre-Season short sale on four day camping tickets, to the..

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SPRING FESTIVAL TICKET SALES BEGIN SOON

It’s almost time for 2018 season sales to begin! All Spring Festival camping..

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New Release from The Infamous Stringdusters…

  Click here to enjoy the new premier release of The Infamous Stringdusters’..

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FALL 2017 PHOTOS

Hundreds of wonderful photos, of beautiful folk enjoying the Fall 2017 Festival, have..

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NEWS & REVIEW AD CORRECTION

For those of you who saw our ad in the Chico, Sacramento, and..

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THE FALL 2017 STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL BEGINS IN 7 DAYS

Important Ticket Information: Wednesday, August 23rd is the last day to order tickets..

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FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT FALL STRAWBERRY

There are a wide variety of activities planned, for all ages, for Fall..

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STREET TEAM CONTEST WINNERS

  Congratulations to the winners of Strawberry’s Street Team contest, Ann Scow and..

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FALL 2017 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

The program page, containing complete schedules for all Fall Festival venues, is now ready..

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WEDNESDAY ARRIVAL TICKETS ARE ALMOST GONE

Wednesday Arrival tickets, for the Fall Festival, are in limited supply and going..

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ANNOUNCING THE NEW BATHROOM TRAILER

There’s going to be a new ten stall restroom trailer, by the Food..

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STRAWBERRY’S STREET TEAM ENDS SOON

    Photo submissions for Strawberry’s Street Team Contest are due by midnight..

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THE BIG BEAR STAGE SCHEDULE IS SET

    Check out the Big Bear Stage schedule for Fall 2017. This..

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HUNGRY FOR FESTIVAL FOOD?

What are you most looking forward to eating and/or drinking at the Fall..

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IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER THAN MAVIS STAPLES

Can you believe that, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Mavis Staples is coming to Tuolumne,..

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JOIN THE STREET TEAM FOR A CHANCE TO WIN

So, who wants to be on the Strawberry Street Team? Anyone can participate..

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BEAT THE HEAT AT FALL BERRY 2017

Westside is 175 acres of wooded hillside and sprawling meadows, perched at edge..

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THE BREAKFAST CLUB IS BACK FOR THE FALL 2017 FESTIVAL

Breakfast Club has always been one of Strawberry’s greatest traditions.  Anyone can sign..

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GUESS WHO’S PLAYING AT THE REVIVAL

Sunday is a very special day at Strawberry, and not just because its..

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THE LINEUP FOR SINGER SONGWRITER SHOWCASE IS NOW COMPLETE

We’re very excited to welcome Mitch Third, Ismay, Lindi Ortega, plus both members of Birds of..

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YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN WHEN HOT RIZE COMES TO TOWN…

…but what we do know about their numerous special appearances, scheduled during Fall..

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ROCK IN ROAD IS STANDING UP FOR YOUTH MUSIC

Strawberry’s nonprofit partner, Rock In Road, is standing up for youth music. You can..

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FLASH SALE ENDS ON DAY & EVENING TICKETS ENDS MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, 7/28

  Right now, Day & Evening tickets, that don’t include camping, are at..

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WESTSIDE, HOME OF THE FALL FESTIVAL

Here’s some fun views from Westside today…  

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DISCOUNT ON CAMPING TICKETS TO FALL STRAWBERRY ENDS 7/21

You can still get your discounted camping tickets to the Fall 2017 Strawberry Music..

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DAY & EVENING TICKETS – FLASH SALE

  You can get your Day & Evening tickets for Fall Strawberry, at..

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DAY AND EVENING TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 14TH

If you are interested in tickets for Fall Strawberry, that do not include..

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CONGRATULATIONS STEPHANIE & COLLEEN

We’re so happy to congratulate Strawberry’s own Stephanie Saracini for her recent marriage..

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CAMPING TICKET DISCOUNT ENDS SOON

The deadline to buy your Fall Festival camping tickets at discounted prices is..

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THE WINNERS OF OUR TICKET CONTEST ARE…

Congratulations to Linda Tarsky and Richard Franciskovich, who each just won a pair of 4 Day..

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CALIFORNIA WORLDFEST IS COMING UP ON JULY 13TH -16TH

  There are so many great festivals and events to choose from during..

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READY, SET, SHARE… FOR A CHANCE TO WIN CAMPING TICKETS TO THE FALL FESTIVAL

Who’s attending the Fall Festival? Who wants to go? You can let us..

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MITCH THIRD HAS TWO NEW VIDEOS

We’re so pleased to be able to share two of Mitch Third’s original..

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OFFICE HOURS FOR THE 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND

The Strawberry office will be closed on Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July..

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT DEADLINE IS EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT, MONDAY JUNE 26TH

There was a glitch in our ticket system over the weekend and camping..

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SWIMMING POOL HOURS EXPANDED FOR FALL 2017

We’re pleased to share that Tuolumne’s swimming pool will be open, from noon..

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS TOMORROW

There’s just one more day left to get your Fall Festival camping tickets..

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THREE MORE YEARS AT THE NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just reached a three year agreement for..

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FALL 2017 FESTIVAL FLYER

Click the flyer to view printable PDF version.

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS JUNE 23RD

Reminder:  There’s only one week left to get the early discount for camping..

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BIRDS OF CHICAGO FILL FALL’S LAST MAIN STAGE SLOT, AT 7:15 ON SATURDAY

  Birds of Chicago was born in 2012 when JT Nero began writing..

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TIM O’BRIEN TO PERFORM SOLO SET ON FRIDAY EVENING OF FALL FESTIVAL

We’ve lost count of how many times Tim O’Brien has performed at Strawberry,..

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MITCH THIRD WITH SPECIAL GUESTS NINA GERBER AND CHRIS WEBSTER KICK OFF FALL FESTIVAL

  A great number of us know Mitch Third as Strawberry’s beloved former..

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IT’S TIME FOR CBA’S 42ND FATHER’S DAY FESTIVAL

Looking for something fun to do for Father’s Day weekend? The 42nd annual..

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SARA WATKINS AND LANGHORNE SLIM IN GRASS VALLEY ON 6/22

Sara Watkins and Langhorne Slim will be performing at The Center for the..

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KICKING OFF THE FALL FESTIVAL STRAWBERRY STYLE

Fall 2017 Festival Lineup Announcement Crossword Puzzle To start off the Fall Festival..

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WEDNESDAY ARRIVAL FOR THE FALL FESTIVAL

  We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Wednesday Arrival ticket..

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FALL FESTIVAL EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS JUNE 23RD

We are back in the office to take your calls and conduct our..

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OFFICE HOURS & GATE TICKETS INFORMATION

  The Strawberry office will close at noon on Tuesday, May 23rd, so..

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THE 10-DAY WEATHER FORECAST IS IN!

The 10-Day Weather Forecast for the Spring Festival is in!  See the full..

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STRAWBERRY FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Strawberry’s Family Activities are a big part of what makes this event so..

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SPRING 2017 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

  Enjoy a preview of the Spring 2017 Performance Schedule! You may notice..

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ORDER BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 17TH TO RECEIVE SPRING TICKETS BY MAIL

  The last day to order tickets for the Spring Festival, and receive..

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WEDNESDAY ARRIVAL IS SOLD OUT

The allotted amount of Wednesday Arrival tickets for the Spring Festival is now..

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UPDATED SPRING 2017 FESTIVAL MAP

The Spring Festival map has been updated to reflect changes for 2017, thanks..

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WEDNESDAY ARRIVAL TICKETS ARE CLOSE TO SELLING OUT

While there is still plenty of great camping space available for groups of..

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KEITH GREENINGER COMPLETE’S SPRING MAIN STAGE LINEUP

As a singer-songwriter, Keith Greeninger paints an intricate portrait of the human condition..

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“LIKE AND SHARE” TICKET CONTEST STARTS NOW

Who’s going to the Spring 2017 Strawberry Music Festival?  Like our contest post and..

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DISCOUNT ENDS SOON ON 1 DAY & EVE TICKETS

Reminder: the discount deadline for Spring Festival 1 Day and Evening tickets, without..

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ONE BUTTON SUIT TO OPEN SPRING FESTIVAL

We’re thrilled to introduce One Button Suit to kick off the Main Stage..

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ISMAY WILL DEBUT AT FALL STRAWBERRY

  Coming from the coastal hills of Petaluma, Ismay represents the work of..

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BARWICK & SIEGFRIED TO KICK OFF FRIDAY’S FESTIVITIES THIS SPRING

Since Pete Siegfried moved to Grass Valley in the 1970’s he has earned..

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RUSTY STRINGFIELD TO OPEN FRIDAY’S MAIN STAGE AT FALL FEST

  Born in San Francisco’s Mission District, this high energy four-piece has spilled..

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THE QUITTERS KICK OFF SUNDAY’S MAIN STAGE AFTERNOON SET AT SPRING FEST

Stevie Coyle and Glenn Houston are the two talented fellows who make up..

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HEADLINING SATURDAY NIGHT, KELLER WILLIAMS’ GRATEFUL GRASS FEATURING THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS RETURNS FOR THE FALL FESTIVAL

After an amazing performance at last year’s Fall Festival, we’re pleased to welcome..

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FRANK SOLIVAN & DIRTY KITCHEN IS DISHING UP SWEET JAM AND SAVORY GRASS AT SPRING BERRY

  Led by monster mandolinist Frank Solivan and accompanied by bassist Jeremy Middleton,..

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THE CURRENT DISCOUNT ON SPRING FESTIVAL CAMPING TICKETS ENDS NEXT FRIDAY 4/14 AT MIDNIGHT

And as of today, Day & Evening tickets, without camping, are available, online..

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MARLEY’S GHOST RETURNS FOR FALL FEST

  We are pleased to announce that Marley’s Ghost will return, for the..

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RITA HOSKING TRIO STARTS SATURDAY AT SPRING FEST

  Just picture this, it’s Saturday morning on the Music Meadow and you..

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THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS RETURN FOR FALL FESTIVAL

  This genre-defying, model of a modern bluegrass band, hardly needs any introduction. ..

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Spring 2017 Main Stage Schedule

THURSDAY 5/25/2017 FRIDAY 5/26/2017 SATURDAY 5/27/2017 SUNDAY 5/28/2017 11:00 TBA 11:00 Rita Hosking..

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MOLLY TUTTLE RETURNS TO SPRING BERRY

  Virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award winning singer songwriter, Molly Tuttle, began performing when..

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LOCAL FAVORITES RISKY BISCUITS RETURN FOR FALL FEST

Back by popular demand, this young and talented six-piece is taking the central..

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Return Strawberry to Camp Mather Update

We know that you all are anxious to hear what’s been happening with..

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R.I.P. Big Bear

  It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the untimely passing of..

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LUCINDA WILLIAMS TO CLOSE SATURDAY NIGHT AT SPRING BERRY

Singer songwriter extraordinaire Lucinda Williams has been maneuvering down a path all her..

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GHOST OF PAUL REVERE ADDED TO FALL FESTIVAL LINEUP

Born on the banks of the Saco River, brothers in all but name,..

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Rodney Crowell joins the Spring Festival Lineup

With a diverse artistic career spanning nearly five decades, Rodney Crowell’s unique style..

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Sarah Jarosz confirmed to play the Spring Festival

  Please join us in welcoming back Sarah Jarosz, to perform on Friday evening,..

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR THE SPRING FESTIVAL ENDS TOMORROW

Prices for Adult, Child and Teen Camping tickets to Spring Strawberry will increase..

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Thee Commons debut at Spring Strawberry

  We are pleased to announce that Thee Commons will make their Strawberry..

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Steep Ravine to play Spring Strawberry

We’re so excited to welcome Steep Ravine back to Strawberry, for the Spring..

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Early Bird Discount Deadline Approaches

  Important Reminder:  The deadline to buy camping tickets to the Spring Festival..

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Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers to perform at Spring Festival

This talented new ensemble of instrumentalists includes Phoebe Hunt (vocals/fiddle), Dominick Leslie (mandolin/harmony..

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Jeff Austin Band to close Thursday night of Fall Festival

  Now, for a different kind of Thursday night, we are pleased to..

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Marcia Ball to close Thursday night at the Spring Festival

Even though you’ve got to have the fire department on standby when Marcia..

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Give it up for Laura Love!

TGIF!  It’s cloudy and wet at this week’s end, but we’ve got some news..

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Just in- Front Country to play the Fall Festival

We’re very pleased to welcome back California natives Front Country, for the Fall..

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Amy Helm

We’re pleased to welcome Amy Helm to the Fall Festival lineup!   Coming from a culmination..

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Rising Appalachia will play the Spring Festival

We’re pleased to welcome this soulful sister duo from the sweet, sunny south to the Spring Festival roster…

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Please welcome Lindi Ortega to the Fall Festival lineup

Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Lindi Ortega, could stop traffic with her sensational vocals and seductive..

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New Orleans Suspects are set to rock the Spring Festival

Get ready to get groovy, during the Friday afternoon dance slot, with the New..

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Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester at the Spring Festival

This just in- Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester is to perform at..

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Mavis Staples Returns for the Fall Festival

  After a tremendous performance at last year’s Spring Festival, we are so..

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Reserve your RV Site for the Spring Festival

    RV Hookup Sites for the Spring Festival go on sale, at..

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A Winter Day at Westside

January 31st, 2017 Here’s what Westside looks like today…

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Richard Burleigh Memorial Scholarship Dance

Support the inaugural Richard Burleigh Memorial Scholarship Dance, featuring music by Painted Mandolin..

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Introducing HONEYHONEY at the Spring Festival

  Let’s give a big berry welcome to HONEYHONEY, who will be joining..

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RV Sites for Spring Festival go on sale February 6th

We will begin taking phone reservations for Spring Festival RV Hookup Sites at..

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Kahulanui announced for the Fall Festival

Let’s give it up for Kahulanui who will be joining us at this..

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Dirty Revival at the Spring Festival

  Please welcome Dirty Revival to the Spring Festival lineup.  Led by the..

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Dangermuffin debut at Spring Festival

All the way from Folly, South Carolina, Dangermuffin is making their Strawberry debut at..

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Holiday Office Hours

Our office will be closing as of 1:00 pm today, Wednesday, Dcember 21st..

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Hot Rize, and beyond, at the Fall Festival

This just in!  All four members of Hot Rize (Tim O’Brien, Nick Forster,..

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Painted Mandolin back by popular demand!

Painted Mandolin is back by popular demand for the Fall Festival!  With jamming..

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Elephant Revival at the Spring Festival

We are so excited to announce that Elephant Revival will be joining us..

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Western Centuries to Perform at Fall Festival

Please welcome Western Centuries to the Fall Festival Lineup.  Blend together an ample..

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Richard Thompson to play the Spring Festival

  We’re happy to share that Richard Thompson will be heading up Friday..

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Let the 2017 Festival Season begin!

Tickets are going on sale tomorrow Friday, December 2nd and you’ll see that..

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Holiday Message/Ticket Announcement

We’re excited to announce that discounted tickets for the 2017 Festival Season will..

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Richard Thompson and The Blind Boys of Alabama at the Gallo Center for the Arts

  Wowsa! Strawberry favorites Richard Thompson and the Blind Boys of Alabama are..

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Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all..

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Office Staff Goes to the Festival

Our office phones are going on the answering service, as we pack the..

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Important Announcement

The last day to order tickets and have them mailed is Wednesday, August..

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Fall 2016 Program Pages Now Available

Here’s the information you’ve all been waiting for!  This is the who, what,..

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Updated Festival Map

Take a look at the updated map for the Fall 2016 Festival, created..

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Grass is growing at Westside

Today, sod was planted on the Music Meadow, just in time for a..

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Ticket Contest

It’s time for another contest! Like and Share the Fall Festival event on Facebook..

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Tuolumne

There’s so much to see and do around Westside and in town nearby…

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Grass on the Music Meadow

Many improvements are being made daily at Westside that will increase your comfort..

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Lodging Discount

We’re happy to announce that both the Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel..

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Strawberry Artisans

It’s almost time to get your Strawberry Artisans fix!  Choose from a variety..

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Watercolor Worskshop

Strawberry is a place for participation, as much as performance.  There’s lots of fun..

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Rusty relics of Westside

There are more rusty relics and artifacts of ancient times than we could..

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Camping Expansion & Dust Abatement underway at Westside

In preparation for Fall Strawberry, set to begin in just 51 days, camping..

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Singer Songwriter Showcase lineup is announced

This fall, Amy’s Orchid Lounge will present Friday night’s Singer Songwriter Showcase featuring..

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Main Stage tent top goes up at Westside

July 7th, 2016 – Yesterday the Main Stage tent top was built and hoisted..

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Flash Sale on Day and Evening tickets on now thru July 4th

Don’t miss out on big Flash Sale savings, being offered on Fall Festival..

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Fall Festival Day and Evening tickets are now on sale

Fall Festival Day and Evening tickets are now on sale.  Don’t miss out..

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Camping at Strawberry

What better way to end the summer, but a Fall camping trip to..

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Main Stage Schedule

The Main Stage Schedule for the Fall Festival is complete and available for..

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Fall Festival Event Kick Off Contest

  Contest season is just getting started and we’re going big to kick..

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Amy’s Orchid Lounge

After taking a brief road trip, Amy’s Orchid Lounge is making a full..

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R.I.P. Rob and Elise Sandiford

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the friends and family..

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Strawberry Forecast

This 10- Day weather forecast for Grass Valley is calling for sunny days..

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Important Pre Festival Information

We’ve made an important update to our Spring Festival Details page to help you get ready. ..

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Fairview Sites Available

This just in, we have a limited number of RV power & water..

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Spring 2016 Stage Schedules

Want to know who is playing on what stage and when at the Spring..

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Spring 2016 Recreation Activities

Enjoy a wide variety of activities for the whole family at the Spring..

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Singer Songwriter Showcase

The lineup for Friday night’s Singer Songwriter Showcase at Amy’s Orchid Lounge is..

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Spring 2016 Festival Map

Here is the new and improved map for the Spring 2016 season.   Changes..

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Spring 2016 Festival Flyer

Here’s our Spring 2016 Festival Flyer which highlights performances by day.  Great festival..

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Quiet Camping Area at Spring Festival

In response to festival feedback, we have decided to designate a Quiet Camping..

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Singer Songwriter Showcase Lineup

The lineup for Friday night’s Singer Songwriter Showcase at Amy’s Orchid Lounge is..

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Wilma’s Hashbrown Heaven at the Spring Festival!

Hashbrown Heaven – It’s been 13 years since Sonora’s favorite diner, Wilma’s Flying..

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Saying goodbye to our dear friend Richard Burleigh

Today both Strawberry and Tuolumne County communities are mourning the loss of our..

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Sarah Elizabeth Campbell honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Austin’s Music Awards

It is with teary eyed joy, we congratulate our own sweet Sarah Elizabeth..

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More Hot Showers Available in 2016

We understand access to clean restrooms and hot showers can make the difference..

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