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TASTE News Service, September 15, 2016 – A barrel full of premium wine bottles are up for grabs at the 4th annual Wine Barrel Open, set for November 3, 2016, at Greenhorn Creek Resort, located in the heart of California's gold country in Angels Camp.

Greenhorn Creek ribbon cutting at 20 Picmonkey(L-R) Patty Sheehan; Sarah Cunningham, office administrator, Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce; Don Boos; Mike Kristoff; Allan Ramorini


Angels Camp, CA  May 18, 2016 – Greenhorn Creek Resort, the premiere golf and dining experience in California's Gold Country, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a little help from its creators including, six-time LPGA major champion and World Golf Hall of Fame member Patty Sheehan, who served as a consultant for the original golf course design and architect Don Boos, the creator of Greenhorn Creek GC.

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TASTE News Service January 6, 2015 – Samuel Langhorne Clemens is returning to Northern California’s Gold Country. The acclaimed American author and humorist, best known by his pen name Mark Twain, who spent nearly three months in this historic Gold Country town during the winter of 1864-1865, will reappear via the world film premiere of 88 Days in the Motherlode: Mark Twain Finds His Voice.

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Sam Clemens’ visit to Angels Camp, This ‘n That Films, in partnership with Greenhorn Creek Resort and CAMPS Restaurant, will present their new documentary on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Bret Harte Theatre in Angels Camp.

“Most of us know that this is where he heard the story about the frog,” says John C. Brown, director of the film, and a Tuolumne County resident. “But there is more to his adventure here than just that one story. We’re looking forward to sharing with the world what really happened with Clemens during those 88 days and how they had a profound influence on Mark Twain’s career as a writer and lecturer.”

Through professional actor Tom Maguire, from Sonora, CA, as the voice of Mark Twain, the film explores in unprecedented detail how Clemens spent his time in the gold mining town during these 88 days hiding from critics, debt collectors, the law, and propelling himself from the depths of depression to reinvigorating a career that led to international stardom.

“With the Grupe Family’s (owner of Greenhorn Creek Resort) history in the Motherlode dating back to the mid-1800’s, when John Grupe operated a freight line, we are excited to partner with a film about an American icon who left such an indelible mark on Angels Camp,” says, Mike Kristoff, General Manager of Greenhorn Creek Resort.

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Editor's note: If you're planning to visit the colorful and historic part of California, we suggest you check out Taste California Travel's Resource Directory. In the Gold Country section you will find links to the websites of hundreds of Lodging and Dining opportunities, as well as links to the sites or nearby Wineries and Craft Beer purveyors.

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