Never Too Old to Write a Song!

Meet 92-Year Old Lyndel Rhodes who wrote a song for Willie Nelson!



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Born into a musical family 92 year-old Lyndel Rhodes learned to play the harmonica at age 13. Recently her son who is in the music business sent a song she wrote ,”Little House on the Hill” to Willie Nelson who loved the song and recorded it.

Here she is listening to it! To watch video: Click Here!


October is Breast Health & Cancer Awareness Month

Fourth Annual Ladies Night Out…Downtown Sonora!

Fourth Annual Ladies Night Out

 October is National Breast Health Awareness Month and Sonora Regional Medical Center is hosting the fourth annual Ladies Night Out to help the community celebrate life and remind all of the women we love to get their recommended screenings. Ladies Night Out is scheduled from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 6, in historic downtown Sonora.

Events for the evening include live music with the award-winning Americana/Country music duo Cottonwood Creek, celebration wall, memorial candle lighting, photo booth, “bead walk,” free maniCURES, window display contest, prizes and a passport book filled with special deals and coupons to be stamped at participating businesses. There will also be a raffle for an enormous gift basket, which includes tickets to the 2017 Joie de Vie Gala, valued at over $400.

Register either at Courthouse Square or at Coffill Park to receive your passport book, “bead walk” key ring, and window display contest ballot and raffle entry. Be one of the first 250 to register and receive a free gift!

After registering, take a stroll with your friends to enjoy some shopping, dining and services. Many local businesses will be participating in the window display contest, staying open late and providing special deals and giveaways.

Bring your friends and family for a great night out! The guys are welcome too! For more information about the event, please call 209-536-5028.


Fall Is Here!

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Fun Things to do this Fall!

Go apple picking…Get lost in a corn maze………Play a game of two-hand touch football…..Go for a hike……Collect colorful fall leaves and make a leaf rubbing….Take a picture looking up into a fall foliage tree with your cell phone and send it to a friend….Rent a cabin in the mountains or camp in your backyard…..Tailgate at your local football game…..Plant bulbs in your garden for next spring….Run a race…Take a drive in the country….Buy something from a bake sale….Borrow a book from the library….Make Rice Krispie Treats….Buy a new notebook….Jump in a pile of leaves…Bake an apple or pumpkin pie…Eat a slice of warm pumpkin bread….Make a big batch of chili….Carve your own pumpkin….Make your kid’s(or your own)Halloween costume…Get spooked in a haunted house…..Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages….Re-watch your favorite scary movie on Halloween…..Throw a Halloween party….Host a potluck Thanksgiving dinner….Breath in the cool, crisp air….Tour a winery….Dig up your sweaters from storage….Learn to knit….Listen to the sound of leaves crunching under your feet…..Start Christmas shopping….Spend a day antiquing….Build a bon fire…..Watch a kids’ soccer game …..Attend a fall festival and Remember what you’re thankful for!