Chocolate Lovers’ Hoedown set for Friday, Feb. 8

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolumne County will hold its annual Chocolate Lovers’ Hoedown Friday, Feb. 8, at the Sonora Elks Lodge, 100 Elk Drive in Sonora.

A live auction will include chocolate goodies and other items suitable for Valentine’s Day gifts. Sauces by Chef Dave will be available for purchase.

The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., and the $35 per person cost will include a catered buffet dinner and appetizers.

Tickets can be purchased at The Mountain Bookshop in The Junction shopping center in East Sonora, or by calling (209) 962-0805.

Pack club to host 18th annual fundraising dinner

Emigrant Basin Pack and Social Club will hold its 18th annual Scholarship Dinner Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Sonora Elks Lodge.

Doors will open at 5 p.m., and dinner will be served from 6 to 8 p.m. Dinner will include barrel-roasted pork, pesto pasta, salad, beans and garlic bread.

Tickets cost $25 per person, and 100 percent of proceeds will be returned to the community.

Dinner will be followed by live country music by The Mountain Fever Band with Keith Keenom.

For tickets or more information, call (209) 532-8283 or (209) 768-1126.

The Elks Lodge is at 100 Elk Drive in Sonora.