19200 Cherokee Road, Tuolumne California 95379
209-928-4689 Fax 209-928-3062
Covers Apple Ranch is an apple ranch that includes a bakery, gift store, sandwiches, mile-high pies, cider and cookies. The Ranch offers miniature train rides on Saturdays and some Holidays. The Ranch is open for tours and school field trips. Please call to inquire.
Covers Apple Ranch was originally called The Lava Ridge Ranch. The first seeds were planted for the first trees in 1890 and besides growing apples there were two gold mines on the property. Rudy and Esther Cover bought the ranch in 1959, and at this time the name was changed to Cover's Apple Ranch. The Cover family ran the ranch until 1970. In July of 1998 the Joe Cover family bought the ranch, and once again the name has been changed back to Cover's Apple Ranch.
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Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Gilroy CA July26-28 The internationally acclaimed Great Garlic Cook-off, the signature event of the Gilroy Garlic Festival has increased the top prize in the July 27th competition to $5,000.