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Wednesday, Jun 20
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
06:30 PM Music in the Parks: Nathan Ignacio June 20, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brice Station Vineyards
Thursday, Jun 21
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
Friday, Jun 22
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
05:00 PM Angels Camp Farmers Market
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Jun 23
All Day Exotic Bird Show
09:30 AM North Grove Photography Walks at Big Trees State Park
10:00 AM The Big Senior Expo & Health Fair is June 23rd
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Strawberry Festival
11:00 AM CBTA Annual Meeting and Picnic June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
04:00 PM Summer Solstice Fundraiser Dinner
05:00 PM The Hwy 4 Blues Band is coming to the Cameo Plaza
07:00 PM Brian Jirka and The Cabby Band at Bistro Espresso June 23
08:00 PM Twisted Folk Concerts Continue with Della Mae plus Jeremy Kittel & Co! at Twisted Oak Winery June 23
Sunday, Jun 24
All Day Exotic Bird Show
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
Wednesday, Jun 27
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
05:00 PM The Second Murphys Complete Streets Workshop is June 27
05:30 PM Locals' Night with Milliaire
Thursday, Jun 28
11:00 AM The 17th Annual Art in the Park, Art Show & Sale
11:00 AM Tumbling Clinic At Big Trees Fitness
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Make Plans, Mark Your Calendars for the Hawaiian Shirt Sale at CHS Thrift
All Day The 17th Annual Art in the Park, Art Show & Sale
Until 01:00 PM Tumbling Clinic At Big Trees Fitness
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
05:00 PM Angels Camp Farmers Market
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
06:00 PM Cooking Class at Marisolio Tasting Bar- Salad Soiree
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Make Plans, Mark Your Calendars for the Hawaiian Shirt Sale at CHS Thrift
All Day Exotic Bird Show
07:30 AM Arnold Lions Pancake Breakfast Fund Raiser
09:30 AM North Grove Photography Walks at Big Trees State Park
10:00 AM Bradley Grove and More History of Calaveras Big Trees- Seminar June 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
All Day The 17th Annual Art in the Park, Art Show & Sale
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Exotic Bird Show
All Day The 17th Annual Art in the Park, Art Show & Sale
11:00 AM Sunday Funday at Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
12:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
Monday, Jul 2
All Day The 17th Annual Art in the Park, Art Show & Sale
11:30 AM Hip Hop Summer Dance Camp & Perform in 4th of July Parade
Tuesday, Jul 3
All Day The 17th Annual Art in the Park, Art Show & Sale
All Day Hip Hop Summer Dance Camp & Perform in 4th of July Parade
07:00 PM Counting Crows "25 Years & Counting" Tour Coming to Ironstone Amphitheater July 3rd

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Summer At The Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Big Trees, Ca...Looking for things to do this summer? Check out what is happening up at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. These programs are held daily from now through Labor Day weekend for visitors, campers and locals alike. Please call the Visitor Center for more information: 209-795-3840 or 209-795-1196...


Calaveras Big Trees State Park Summer Programs



· Junior Cubs and Junior Rangers - Junior Cubs (ages 3-6) and Junior Rangers (ages 7-12) are held daily from 10 am – 11 am behind the old Visitor Center. The subject of the programs are different every day. All children welcome
· North Grove Guided Tours - Guided walks of the North Grove are held daily 1 pm. The walk is 1.5 to 2 hours. Meet at the New Visitor Center. Additional hikes may be scheduled. Please call 209-795-3840 for daily updates.
· Creek Critters - This fun program meets every Tuesday at 1 pm at the Beaver Creek Picnic area where you will learn about what goes on in the creek. Come prepared to get your feet wet.
· Campfire Programs - Campfires are held Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the campfire area behind the new Visitor Center at 8:30 pm. The Monday program is conducted by Calaveras County Search and Rescue. Call 209-795-7980 for information.
· Summer Sweetness - Enjoy a refreshing ice cream cone or some popcorn on weekends from 11 am – 3 pm at the Warming Hut. $1 for either popcorn or ice cream will help CBTA give back to the Park
· Astronomy Programs - See the stars this summer at Calaveras Big Trees. Come to the Scenic Overlook: July 24th @ 8:30 pm; August 15th @ 9:00 pm; August 28th @ 8:00 pm; September 4th @ 8:00 pm; September 25th@ 8:00 pm.
· Camping - Both the North Grove Campground and the Oak Hollow Campground are already full of happy campers. Please contact Reserve America for reservations at 1-800-444-7275. Our new dump station is open and operational

Calaveras Big Trees State Park - Calendar of Events and Activities

July 264 th - Astronomy Program @ 8:30 PM, Scenic Overlook

August 15th - Astronomy Program @ 9:00 PM, Scenic Overlook

August 16th - Family Day
Calaveras Big Tree State Park will hold its annual Family Day event. Designed for the whole family to enjoy, featured activities include live birds of prey, reptiles from all over California, meet the Ranger & Smokey Bear, cocked hat bowling, carriage rides ($3.00), live music and much, much, more. Food sales include a barbeque, ice cream, popcorn and baked goods.

August 28th - Astronomy Program @ 8:00 PM, Scenic Overlook

August 30th – Calamity at the Redwood Saloon – Fundraising Dinner (details to be announced)

September 4th -Astronomy Program @ 8:00 PM, Scenic Overlook

September 20th - Free Seminar, Jack Knight Hall from 10:00 AM-12:00 Noon
“Going Batty” Presented by Dr. Dave Johnston, Jack Knight Hall
Dave is an Associate Wildlife Ecologist at H.T. Harvey & Associates and a board member of the North American Society for Bat Research. Dave has spent over 20 years investigating impacts to bat populations from post construction wind and solar energy projects, urbanization, and transportation issues. He is the lead author for the California Bat Mitigation Techniques, Solutions, and Effectiveness for the State of California and for many other technical reports and scientific investigations. Dr. Johnston has on-going bat projects in Hawaii, California, Belize and Mexico. Shortly after the lecture he will lead us into the field to mist net and to observe bats in the wild. There is a day-use fee to enter the Park. For more information call Calaveras Big Trees Association at (209)795-3840 or visit our website at www.bigtrees.org .

September 25th Astronomy Program @ 8:00 PM, Scenic Overlook

October 4th Free Seminar, Jack Knight Hall at Calaveras Big Trees State Park from 10:00 am-12 noon
“Conservation of Native Bees” Presented by Julie Serences, Jack Knight Hall
October 4th Julie Serences will help us to appreciate our native bees and their role as pollinators. Bees are the primary pollinator for most wildflowers and crops in the United States and Canada. Native bees are the most important group of pollinators of insect pollinated native plants. Julie will discuss important steps which you can take in your garden to help bees and butterflies as well. Julie is a professional educator with over twenty-five years of experience teaching from pre-school to adult groups. She is currently on Xerces staff as a volunteer consultant for Pollinator Conservation. Her presentation at the California Native Plant Society Symposium last spring in Sonora was enthusiastically received.
There is a day-use fee to enter the Park. For more information call Calaveras Big Trees Association at (209)795-3840 or visit our website at www.bigtrees.org .

For more information on these activities or directions, call (209)795-3840 or visit the CBTA website at www.bigtrees.org or Calaveras Big Trees State Park website at www.parks.ca.gov/?page_ID=551


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