CVB Annual Dinner & Innovations in Tourism Awards

Join us for the annual presentation of the Innovations in Tourism Awards to Calaveras County's top tourism-related businesses, see the CVB's annual report and play Calaveras Craniacs for prizes! Scroll down for reservation form, details & menu.

CVB Annual Dinner Invitation


2018 CVB Annual Dinner Reservation Form

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by October 4th. If the form doesn’t immediately load, please reload this page. Scroll down for dinner menu.


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CVB Annual Dinner Details

Calaveras Craniacs ChallengeThis year’s Annual Dinner & Innovations in Tourism Awards takes place on Tuesday, October 11th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Pickle Patch Deli & Garden in San Andreas. Since the event takes place outside, please be sure to bring a jacket and/or sweater.

Our annual dinner gives you an opportunity to network with your peers in tourism, celebrate our industry, and learn how the Calaveras Visitors Bureau’s marketing initiatives performed for the 2017-18 fiscal year, when we give our annual report.

It’s also an awards dinner, in which the coveted Innovations in Tourism Awards (now in its 12th year) recognizes outstanding innovation in Calaveras County’s tourism industry. If you haven’t voted yet, please visit the ballot page to submit your votes. Voting is available until midnight, Thursday, October 4th.

The evening will also be an opportunity to sign up as a hydration station for our new, Hop Lightly tourism sustainability program.

We’ll also be interspersing the proceedings with some fun Craniacs Challenge questions and at the end of the evening, one table team will win prizes based on their success, including a winning team mug bearing the Calaveras Craniacs logo.

Please RSVP by using the form above, or by calling 209-736-0049. 


2017 CVB Annual Dinner

2017 CVB Annual Dinner & Innovations in Tourism

2018 CVB Annual Dinner Menu

The buffet style dinner will take place outside at The Pickle Patch. Bring a jacket or sweater in case it gets chilly towards the end.

  • Barrel cooked tri-tip, thinly sliced with creamy horseradish
  • Baked Cajun seasoned filet of salmon
  • Garlic mashed potatoes
  • Summer squash roasted with garlic
  • Corn with cilantro butter
  • Caesar salad
  • Fresh fruit
  • Artisan breads
  • Desserts: brandy cinnamon bread pudding and homemade California cheesecake

Soft drinks and a complimentary ticket will be provided to each guest for one glass of wine or beer per person.

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