The Pine Tree, News for Calaveras County and Beyond Weather
Amador Angels Camp Arnold Bear Valley Copperopolis Murphys San Andreas Valley Springs Moke Hill/West Point Tuolumne
Business Directory
Weather & Roads
Real Estate
Weekly & Grocery Ads
Life & Style
Law Enforcement
Wine News
Health & Fitness
Home & Garden
Food & Dining
Religion & Faith
Frogtown USA
Legal Notices
Free Classifieds
Letters to the Editor
About Us

Coming Soon...
Wednesday, Aug 16
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
06:30 PM Calaveras County Arts Council is Proud to Present the 26th Annual Music in the Parks Series of Conce
Thursday, Aug 17
10:00 AM Summertime Tours
10:00 AM Summertime Tours At Angels Camp Museum
Friday, Aug 18
06:00 PM Sip N’ Paint with Artist Mary Sexton
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Aug 19
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
06:30 PM GABA Concert Series Live Music In Arnold
Sunday, Aug 20
All Day Make Plans To Play In The 2017 Sequoia Woods Men's Club Benefit Golf Tournament
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
01:00 PM 2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament Sponsored by Sequoia Woods Country Club Men's and Wo
Tuesday, Aug 22
10:00 AM Marisolio Tasting Bar - Gluten Free & Fancy Free
12:00 PM Build your Wordpress Website
04:30 PM Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in July
Wednesday, Aug 23
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Thursday, Aug 24
10:00 AM Summertime Tours
10:00 AM Summertime Tours At Angels Camp Museum
05:00 PM Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Friday, Aug 25
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Aug 26
04:00 PM Hoedown for Habitat
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
Sunday, Aug 27
04:30 AM Advance Your Photography
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
Tuesday, Aug 29
06:30 PM CHP San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Class

Search Announcements

Log In


Remember Me

Posted by: thepinetree on 03/16/2017 10:31 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/20/2017 02:48 AM
Expires: 01/01/2022 12:00 AM

Get Ready For Irish Day 2017!! Calaveras County's Largest Single Day Event!!

Murphys, CA...March 18, 2017 – Murphys Irish Day – Join us from 10am-5pm on Murphys Historic Main Street for a celebration of our Irish Heritage. Get here early for the parade and stay to shop the vendors lining Main Street, enjoy live entertainment throughout the day, sip a glass of beer or wine and wander the shops, tasting rooms and other businesses. Park at beautiful Ironstone Vineyards to admire the daffodils (there’s a daffodil show going on this weekend) and ride the free shuttle into town. There will be live entertainment at three locations and on the street throughout the day. This year's poster & a few photos from last year to get you in the mood are below...

Schedule of Entertainment
The Parade start at 11am and then live entertainment is planned throughout the day. Locations and timing of street performances are subject to change and you never know who will drop in to join the fun so keep your eyes and ears open.
Stage One near the Murphys Historic Hotel
(Corner of Main Street and Algiers)
Noon: The Grover Anderson Band
1:45pm: The Treacherous French
3:30pm: Plan B
4:20 pm: Raffle Drawing – Win that Trip to Ireland
350 Main by Hovey Wine & The Pour House
(Corner of Main Street and Church)
Noon: Almost Blue
1:30pm: Magnolia Rhythm Trio
3pm: Brian Jirka (courtesy of the Pour House)
Stage Three at Native Daughters Hall & Milliaire
(Near the Jones & Main Streets Intersection)
10:30am: Michael Mullen
Noon: Sequoia
1pm: Tommyknocker Cloggers
2pm: Michael Mullen
3pm: Tommyknocker Cloggers
4pm: Sequoia
On the Street off and on throughout the Day
Bill Adams and Friends Pipes & Drums

If you’ve never been to Irish Day before you may want to check out this video of a previous celebration to get a feel for what to expect. The weather looks as though it will cooperate so we can expect a large crowd. That means you’ll want to get here early to grab a good spot to watch the parade which begins at 11am. Traffic can be very heavy right before the parade and parking in town is limited so we encourage you to park at Ironstone Vineyards and riding the free shuttle into town. The shuttle runs from 9:30am to 5:30pm and picks up passengers from the sidewalk/parking lot behind the Black Sheep Tasting Room on Main Street at the Arbors end of town. Parking in town is likely to be very limited, please be considerate of the surrounding neighbors when parking.

Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets for a chance to win the trip to Ireland! The raffle booth (as well as t-shirts, beer and wine) can be found by the Native Sons Hall at 389 Main Street. This is also the place to bring lost items, ask questions or get a corned beef sandwich. The Fire Department will have a booth at the corner of Church and Main Street and this is the place to go for First Aid. Don’t forget to thank the Fire Department for all their hard work at this event. They organize the vendors each year for us and are up before the sun to help make sure this event goes off without at hitch.

This year we are expecting over 150 vendors including food, crafts, jewelry, Irish themed items and much more. And, of course, our unique shops, tasting rooms & restaurants will all be open for business. We have several new businesses in town (Found, the Potted Plum, Mineral Wines, Jazz Cellars, The Forest Floor, Taste of Robs, Irish Vineyards, DLS Insurance, Kola Farms, Wine Cottages and more) so if you haven’t been here for a bit you’ll want to seek them out to see what they have to offer.

We know many of you would like to bring your dog out to enjoy the spring weather and some time in our little town. Well socialized dogs on leashes are allowed at this event but we ask you to consider whether or not you and your dog will be able to enjoy the event given the likelihood of large crowds and lots of small children at eye level. We’d hate to see your dog locked in a hot car during the event.

What's Related
These might interest you as well

Local News

Photo Albums

phpws Business Directory

Mark Twain Medical Center
Meadowmont Pharmacy
Century 21 Sierra Properties
Bear Valley Real Estate
Bear Valley Cross Country
Cedar Creek Realty
Cave, Mine & Zip Lines
Fox Security
Bistro Espresso
Pinnacle Physical Therapy
Chatom Winery
Middleton's Furniture
Bear Valley Mountain Resort
Paul D. Bertini
Premier Properties
High Country Spa & Stove

Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway
Sierra Logging Museum
Calaveras Mentoriing
Jenny's Kitchen

Copyright © The Pine Tree 2005-2017