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Gold Country Entertainment

Gold Country Entertainment Overview

Gold Country

Gold Country entertainment includes large theaters for major concerts, small community theaters for local plays, sporting events and more. Catch a Kings game at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. Solve a murder mystery on the Dinner Detective. Enjoy Music in the Mountains in Nevada City. Whether it be the large amphitheater at Ironstone Vineyards or an historic theater in Sutter Creek, you're sure to find great entertainment in Gold Country.

Sacramento Entertainment

Sleep Train Arena is located off Interstate 5 north of Sacramento. The Sleep Train Arena is large-scale venue and home to the Sacramento Kings basketball team. They host numerous events throughout the year including concerts, boxing, ice skating, the circus, trade shows and more.

Sleep Train Arena
One Sports Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95834
(888) 915-4647

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The Delta King Hotel is an historic 1927 paddlewheel riverboat situated on the Sacramento River in Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Not only does the Delta King offer the only hotel in Old Sac but also offers a restaurant, bar & grill and two theaters. One theater hosts dinner mystery shows where the audience must solve the case. The other theater hosts plays based on drama, musicals and comedies. The Delta Bar & Grill offers live music every weekend.

Delta King Hotel
1000 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 552-5974

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The Dinner Detective

Mystery Dinner Show is located off the 808 freeway from Arden Way. The Dinner Detective® hosts interactive murder mystery dinner shows at the Doubletree Hotel Sacramento. Help to solve a murder case with a touch of comedy while you enjoy a fantastic four-course meal. Everyone is a suspect, even you, and the killer may be sitting at your table. The Top Sleuth of the evening is awarded a prize package at the end.

The Dinner Detective
Doubletree Hotel Sacramento
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
(855) 633-0080

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Crest Theatre is located off Interstate 5 in downtown Sacramento. The Crest Theatre hosts movies, live music, comedy and more throughout the year. Movies include independent films and film screenings

Crest Theatre
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 442-5189

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Memorial Auditorium

Memorial Auditorium is located off Interstate 5 in downtown Sacramento. The Memorial Auditorium is a beautiful 1926 building that's listed on the National Historic Register. Over the years, the Memorial Auditorium has hosted top performers like the Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, The Doobie Brothers, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Duran Duran and Soundgarden. This multi-purpose auditorium also hosts sporting events, meetings, conferences, banquets and more.

Memorial Auditorium
1515 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-5291

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Community Center Theater is located off Interstate 5 in downtown Sacramento. The Community Center Theater is situated directly across L Street for the State Capitol and hosts sophisticated performing arts events singers, comedians and Broadway musicals. It is home to Broadway Sacramento, The Sacramento Ballet, Sacramento Opera, Sacramento Philharmonic, Sacramento Community Concerts and Sacramento Speakers Series. World-renowned artists have performed here including Johnny Mathis, Jackson Browne, Jerry Seinfield and more. Performances have included Mamma Mia, The Phantom of the Opera, The Color Purple, Jersey Boys and The Lion King.

Community Center Theater
1301 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-5181

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Jean Runyan Theater is located off Interstate 5 in downtown Sacramento. This small 272-seat theater features two levels and hosts community events like plays, musicals, recitals, puppet shows, readings and more.

Jean Runyan Theater
1515 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-5291

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Nevada City Entertainment

Nevada Theatre

Nevada Theatre is located off Old Highway 49 in the heart of Nevada City. This historic theater hosts live performances, movies, and special events. This historic structure began as a hotel originally that unfortunately burned in 1863. By 1865 the Nevada Theatre opened its doors for live performances. Among the many notables to take the stage at the Nevada Theatre were Mark Twain and Emma Nevada.

Nevada Theatre
401 Broad Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 477-1100

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Music in the Mountains is an on-going event with nearly 40 performances per year. Classical music including pops, jazz, big band, and Broadway are performed at several locations throughout the Grass Valley and Nevada City region. Indoor concerts feature comfortable cabaret-style seating around candlelit tables while outdoor venues feature picnic style seating among the pine trees on the lawns of the local fairgrounds.

Music in the Mountains
530 Searls Avenue
Nevada City, California 95959
(800) 218-2188

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Jackson Entertainment

Sutter Creek Theatre is located off Old Highway 49 in the heart of Sutter Creek. This historic theater presents contemporary and traditional music, theatrical works, dance, film, and other artistic events in a 216-seat venue. The buildings history was that of a saloon, barber shop and silent movie theater. It is the only silent movie theater of the original four to still be standing in Gold Country.

Sutter Creek Theatre
44 Main Street
Sutter Creek, California 95685
(209) 267-1070

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Main Street Theatre Works is located off Highway 49 in Jackson. Main Street Theatre Works presents theatrical entertainment at the Kennedy Gold Mine during the summer months and the Sutter Creek Days Inn Playhouse during the cold months. This small theater company continually puts forth award-winning performances.

Main Street Theatre Works
Jackson, California 95642
(209) 223-9542

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Volcano Amphitheater

Volcano Theatre Company holds performances in both an historic cobblestone theater and a beautiful amphitheater down the street during the summer months. Patrons are welcome to picnic in the theater and adjacent park hours before productions.

Volcano Theatre
Volcano, California 95689
(209) 296-2525

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Angels Camp Entertainment

Ironstone Vineyard Amphitheater is located off Highway 4 just outside of the historic town of Murphys. This Amphitheater hosts top musical performers at undoubted the most beautiful concert setting in all of California. The grounds at Ironstone Vineyards are a beautiful place to visit and should not be missed. A restaurant, tasting room, museum and more are open to the public. Gold panning with lessons is offered at the creek that runs through the property. The museum features a 44-pound gold nugget that was discovered by the local Sonora Mining Company on Christmas Day, in 1992.
Note: Check out our Cool Towns page for more to see and do around Murphy's.

Ironstone Vineyards
1894 Six Mile Road
Murphys, CA 95247
(209) 728-1251

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Black Bart Playhouse is located off Highway 4 just south of the historic town of Murphys. The Black Bart Playhouse is host to the Murphys Creek Theatre Company who founded the Theatre Under The Stars event and present other theatrical plays & performances throughout the year. Reserve a night of dinner and a play during your visit to Gold Country.

Black Bart Playhouse
580 S. Algiers Street
Murphys, CA 95222
(209) 728-8422

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Angels Theatre is located in the historic town of Angels Camp. This not necessarily historic theater opened in 1936 and has since undergone restorations to increase movie capacities. This cinema offers 5-stadium seating theaters with state-of-the-art sound and is the only place to see a movie in southern Gold Country.
Note: Check out our Cool Towns page for more to see and do around Angels Camp.

Angels Theatre
1228 S. Main Street
Angels Camp, California 95222
(209) 736-6768

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Sonora Entertainment

Fallon House Theatre is located in the historic town of Columbia. Situated within the Fallon Hotel in the heart of Columbia State Historic Park, the Fallon House Theatre hosts theatrical and musical events in the same theater the 49ers would have enjoyed similar shows. All events are performed by the Sierra Repertory Theatre and include classics from Irving Berlin, Rogers & Hammerstein, Charles Dickens and many more.

Fallon House Theatre
11175 Washington Street
Columbia, California 95310
(209) 532-3120

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East Sonora Theatre is located off Highway 108 east of Sonora. The East Sonora Theatre hosts theatrical and musical events in a 200-seat theater. All events are performed by the Sierra Repertory Theatre that began in 1980 with a full production of Dracula.

East Sonora Theatre
13891 Mono Way
Sonora, California 95370
(209) 532-3120

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