Big Crush Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 5, through Sunday, October 6

Book a hotel room now, because you probably won't want to drive home after Amador County's Big Crush Harvest Festival, showcasing the 38 member wineries of the Amador Vintners Association. Party like Bacchus with food, music and general merriment as local wineries begin harvesting this year's crops. Bonus for designated drivers: $10 will get you in for just the food and music. $10-$40, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in various locations in Amador County, (209) 245-6992;