Community Events & News

October 6th – 9:00 to 3:00 Downtown Ione
Grand prize largest pumpkin
Prizes for decorated or carved pumpkins Scarecrow & Dog Costume Contest
Chalk the Walk – Vendors – Food

IBCA Shred Day – October 6th
A shred day is scheduled for Saturday, October 6th from9 AM to 1 PM at the entrance to Howard Park. Clear out your personal files and bring them to be shredded onsite. The cost is $8 a banker's box or bag about the same size.

Locals Night at the Castle Haunt
 Locals are invited to a Haunt dress rehearsal night at the Preston Castle on October 6th from 7:30 to 10:00 PM. Tickets for this special night are $10 per person (cash only) and can be purchased at the Harvest Faire in downtown Ione on Saturday, October 6th. Tickets are limited and only good for October 6th. Be one of the first to see the Haunt. For questions, call 209-256-3623 or email
For information about other Haunt nights and to purchase tickets, go to and click on the Preston Castle Haunt link. Tickets for the Haunt other than October 6, will only be available online. Tickets are limited for each night and the event is expected to sell out, so purchase early. 
Haunt dates are three weekends as follows:
Friday, October 12, 19, & 26
Saturday, October 13, 20 & 27
Free Flu Vaccination Clinics
 Sutter Amador Hospital and Sutter Medical Foundation will offer free flue clinics on Saturday, October 27th and December 2nd from 10 AM to 2PM. The location is in the Sutter Amador Outpatient Service Center in the Meadow/Mountain Conference Rooms, 100 Mission Blvd. Jackson. The flu immunization is free and available to all people over the age of three. It important to note that flu immunizations will not be available at Amador County schools this year. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Interfaith Food Bank. For more information, call 209-223-7500.
 Support Ione Veterans Park
The 7th annual sporting clay shoot to support the maintenance of the Ione Veterans Memorial Park will be held on Sunday, November 4th. Registration begins at 8 AM and shoot starts at 9:30 AM. Included in the registration fee is a BBQ lunch, memorial ceremony and awards presentation to the winning shooters. The 100-clay event is held at the Camanche Hills Hunting Preserve. There will also be a special raffle of a Beretta A400 shotgun as well as other raffle prizes. Come out, have a fun day and support this park dedicated to those who have served in the armed services. For tickets or more information, call Skip Schaufel at 209-256-3158, or Robyn at 209-304-8780.







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The City of Ione is nestled in the beautiful oak covered foothills in the Gold Country. Residents and visitors to Ione enjoy the gentle climate, pastoral setting with oak trees and farmlands, and the family-oriented atmosphere of this medium-sized city.

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