Pancake breakfast
will benefit YLI projects

A pancake breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Young Ladies Institute Patricia No. 79 originally scheduled for Nov. 11 will be held Jan. 6 at Applebee’s on Sanguinetti Road in Sonora.

Cost for the breakfast is $5 per person, and it will be served from 8 to 10 a.m.

Tickets are available at the door or by calling (209) 532-5955. Tickets purchased for the November event will be honored at the Jan. 6 event.

Elks Plan
New Year’s celebration

“An Evening in Paris” will be the theme for the 12th annual Sonora Elks Lodge New Year’s Eve party on Dec. 31.

A dinner of prime rib or salmon will be served at 6 p.m., followed by dancing to the music of the Rusty Rockers from 7 to 11 p.m. A champagne toast will be done at 9 p.m.

The event will also feature prizes and a cash raffle.

Cost for the event is $45 per person, and reservations must be made and paid in full by Dec. 28.

For more information, call the lodge at (209) 533-1587.

The lodge is at 100 Elk Drive in Sonora.

4-H to offer
Drive-Thru Dinner

A Drive-Thru Dinner set for Jan. 22 will raise funds to support 4-H events.

The family dinners will include a barbecued tri-tip, quart of “cowboy” beans, loaf of garlic bread and bagged salad. Cost for the full dinner is $40, or a tri-tip alone can be purchased for $25.

Pick-up will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Sierra Building at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive in Sonora.

Tickets must be purchased before Jan. 12 from any 4-H member, at the 4-H office (52 N. Washington St., Sonora), or by calling (209) 588-3848.

Soroptimist Crab Feed slated for Jan. 13

Soroptimist International of Twain Harte will hold its annual All You Can Eat Crab Feed Jan. 13 at the Tuolumne Veterans’ Memorial Hall.

Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., and dinner will begin at 5 p.m. Dinner will include clam chowder, pasta, salad, all-you-can-eat crab and dessert. A box opportunity drawing also will be held.

Dinner tickets cost $45 per person and can be purchased at or by calling (209) 928-1616.

Proceeds will be used for local community projects.

Tickets on sale for
Odd Fellows dinner

Tickets are on sale now for the 2018 Odd Fellows Burns Supper, a celebration of Scottish culture and Scottish poet Robert Burns.

The evening will include a traditional Scottish dinner, bagpipes and Scotch, toasts, speeches and works by Burns.

The event is a fundraiser for the Sonora Odd Fellows Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides financial support and services for Tuolumne County’s foster youth, sick and the elderly.

The dinner will be held Jan. 27 at the Hurst Ranch barn off Highway 108 in Jamestown. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

Tickets cost $75 per person and are available online at or by calling )209) 536-8939. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

For more information, contact Karen McGettigan at or (209) 536-8939.