Fiber artists meet Feb. 9

The Studio 49 Fiber Arts Group will meet Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road in Sonora.

The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and anyone interested in fiber arts — spinning, weaving, knitting or crocheting — is invited to attend.

For more information, go online to, or call (209) 533-0593.

Weavers, spinners meet Feb. 12

The Mother Lode Weavers and Spinners Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Columbia Presbyterian Church of the 49ers.

The church is at 11155 Jackson St., in Columbia.

For more information, go online to

Seed share event slated for Feb. 23

Mother Lode gardeners can have their choice of locally produced seeds at the 11th annual Seed Share Event presented by FoCus and the Master Gardeners of Tuolumne County.

The seed exchange will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Tuolumne County Senior Center, 540 Greenley Road in Sonora.

People who attend can get seed packets for fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers, and also listen to a number of speakers throughout the day who will address topics including how to start seeds, how to graft a tree and more.

Master Gardener members will offer baked goods for sale.

For more information or a schedule of speakers, go online to