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Tuesday, Mar 19
05:30 PM CCWD to Discuss Lake Tulloch Area Sewer Improvements at March 19 Town Hall
Wednesday, Mar 20
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
02:00 PM A Chorus Line Continues Through March 24th
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Mar 21
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
Friday, Mar 22
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
02:00 PM A Chorus Line Continues Through March 24th
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Mar 23
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
02:00 PM A Chorus Line Continues Through March 24th
05:00 PM Spaghett Dinner & Bingo Games
Sunday, Mar 24
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
02:00 PM A Chorus Line Continues Through March 24th
Monday, Mar 25
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
Tuesday, Mar 26
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
11:00 AM A Plan 4 Me Free Seminar on Diagnostic Imaging March 26th
Wednesday, Mar 27
All Day Arts-In-Corrections Art Show at Columbia College Through March 28, 2019
11:00 AM Columbia State Historic Park Celebrates 169 Years on March 27th
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Friday, Mar 29
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Mar 30
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
Sunday, Mar 31
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!

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All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Every Wednesday evening
Faith Lutheran Church
corner of Mitchler and Hwy 4 in Murphys
open meeting in sanctuary entrance
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Post Abortion Support Study
KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS? COME JOIN OUR "FORGIVEN AND SET FREE" 8 week post abortion bible study starting the week of February 18th. No charge, but registration is required. ALL ARE WELCOME. Time and day of week to be determined. For more information call 736-9600 or Vicki Harrington 768-1765. All information is confidential.
07:30 AM Good Morning Calaveras Featuring Keynote by Kathy Toepel, Associate Director Common Ground
San Andreas, CA...The Monthly Good Morning Calaveras Program is March 7th. This month the Guest Speaker is Kathy Toepel, Associate Director, Common Ground Senior Services. Get Your Tickets Now...

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
7:30am – 9:00am

Mark Twain Medical Center, Classroom #2
768 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas
$15 includes breakfast catered by Carmen’s Cafe

About Calaveras

Calaveras County embraces the city of Angels Camp and several different townships, each with their own unique ambiance and amenities. While businesses are the economic livelihood of any community, it is the people who make up its heart and soul.

In Calaveras County there is a very strong sense of community, in each locale and as a whole. Each resident is here for the extraordinary quality of life, and many relocate to Calaveras to raise their families or to retire.

Angels Camp, the only incorporated city in Calaveras County, was named after shopkeeper Henry Angel who started a trading post there in 1848. Its charming historic Main Street is host to unique boutique shops and restaurants, and Angels Camp is home to Greenhorn Creek’s championship golf course and community, the third largest reservoir in California – New Melones Lake, historic monuments and museum, the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce Office, the Calaveras Visitors Bureau, new shopping centers and the county’s only movie theater.

Angels Camp is still honeycombed with tunnels from the many successful mines. Angels Camp houses the county fairgrounds, where the acclaimed “Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee” is held annually the third week of May. Just north of Angels Camp is Altaville, enabling a continuous highway of retail shops, lodging and services.

Situated in-between Angels Camp and Murphys are the communities of Vallecito and Douglas Flat, small and picturesque townships with a rich history from the Gold Rush. It is reported that the Dinkelspiel store in Vallecito produced the very first pair of Levi’s as strong pants for the miners, and the area was described as one of the most flourishing of California’s southern mines. Douglas Flat was a roaring mining camp of the early 1850s, and the Antone Giliardo store still stands as does the first schoolhouse built in 1854.

The Gold Rush town of Murphys, Queen of the Sierra, sports a charming main street lined with a vast variety of shops, fine eateries, art galleries and architecturally appropriate new retail developments. Murphys is the hub of Calaveras wine country with the lion’s share of wineries operating within a four mile radius. Romantic bed and breakfast inns and the historic Murphys Hotel complete the picture of this fast-growing community. One of California’s “richest diggings,” John and Daniel Murphy’s cries were among the first heard of “GOLD!!” in California. During one winter, it is believed that $5 Million worth of gold was mined from a four-acre placer area.

Just east of Murphys is the community of Forest Meadows, including an 18-hole executive golf course overlooking the Stanislaus River canyon.

Continuing east on Highway 4 are the hamlets of Avery and Hathaway Pines. Avery’s focal points are the newly built Avery Middle School and the historic Avery Hotel Restaurant and Saloon, built in 1853 and known as the “Half Way House” because of its location between the gold fields of Murphys and the giant Sequoia groves of Calaveras Big Trees State Park.

The mountain town of Arnold is one of the largest towns in Calaveras at 7,000 residents. Starting at the 4,000-foot elevation, Arnold is surrounded by the Stanislaus National Forest with its renowned recreational opportunities and is located just four miles from Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The area boasts hundreds of vacation home rentals and second homes, one-of-a-kind shopping and a full fitness center. The community is largely made up of a convivial combination of families and seniors.

Adjacent to Arnold is the quaint township of White Pines, home to scenic White Pines Community Park and Lake, Independence Hall, Hazel Fischer Elementary School and the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum. Further up Highway 4 is Dorrington, Camp Connell, and the gateway to the alpine village of Bear Valley with its highly acclaimed downhill and cross country ski resorts.

San Andreas, the county seat since 1866, houses the government center, county services, the Calaveras County Museum and Archives and state-of-the-art Mark Twain Medical Center. Settled by Mexican gold miners in 1848, San Andreas boasts a colorful history including such notable characters as Joaquin Murietta and Black Bart. Today, San Andreas is a progressive community, known for its antiques and collectibles (and not in any way connected with California’s San Andreas fault). Don’t miss San Andreas’ picturesque historic Main Street and Turner Park with children’s playground, picnic tables, gazebo and skateboard facility.

Valley Springs is a growing community situated in western Calaveras County. There are three lakes within a few miles radius including New Hogan, Pardee and Camanche Reservoirs, where there is great fishing, boating and camping year round. Valley Springs is home to the La Contenta Golf Resort and community and a roster of unique businesses, restaurants and retail shops, as well as driving range, batting cages and health club.

Valley Springs was the eastern terminus for the San Joaquin and Sierra Nevada Narrow Gauge Railroad in 1885, which carried freight and passengers from the Central Valley and beyond. West of Valley Springs lie the peaceful communities of Wallace and Burson, the closest county approach to Stockton and Lodi.
Along Highway 26 is Mokelumne Hill, one of the richest digs and was once the county seat. As gold played out, Mokelumne Hill shrunk from a wild and wooly 15,000 to the quiet historic village that it is today. Many of its original buildings are still in place, as well as some new additions – a winery, several art galleries and the Mokelumne Hill History Center.

Nestled at the foot of the Blue Mountain at the 2,700-foot elevation and once a thriving gold district, West Point enjoys a fine climate, fresh mountain air and a wide range of recreational opportunities. The West Point story starts in the year of 1843 when Kit Carson camped on the bank of the middle fork of the Mokelumne River. He was delayed by the high floodwaters and named this, his western terminus, West Point.

Traveling the beautiful backroads southwest from West Point, are the townships of Railroad Flat, Mountain Ranch, Cave City and Sheep Ranch.

The southernmost community of Copperopolis, named for the 19 million pounds of copper mined in the 1860s, no longer holds claim to any working mines but is host to a number of historic and unique shops, the luxurious Saddle Creek golf resort and community and the beautiful Lake Tulloch Resort. Mining, workshop sites and other historical artifacts from the mid 1800s remain alongside buildings that have been restored by the perseverance and dedication of its townspeople. At its height, Copperopolis’ population was between 2,000 and 4,000, which is where the current population now stands.
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sonora Business Expo “Together We Are the Destination” March 7th
Sonora, CA...A visitor’s experience begins when they park their car and doesn’t end until they get back in and drive to the next destination. Every minute they are in your town influences their experience, and as their host, we need to make sure that they leave with memories that will bring them back again . . . and again. Lani’s presentation will include:

Importance of Image
Creating a Genuine Relationship
Cultivating a Cohesive Experience

Lani Lott – President, L.L. Consulting
Lani has over 25 years working in retail marketing and economic revitalization and has assisted numerous California Gold Rush communities improve their historic downtowns.

Wed, March 7, 2018

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST

Sonora Opera Hall & Community Center

250 South Washington Street

Sonora, CA 95370


8:00 am
Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am
Keynote Speaker, Lani Lott

9:30 am
Business Records and Taxes

10:00 am
Protecting Your Business From Risk

10:40 am
2018 Employment Law Update

11:15 am
Online Presence Through Your Customer’s Eyes
11:00 AM 10th Annual CHILI COOK OFF With Chains Required at Copperopolis Town Square
Copperopolis, CA....Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday March 10th, 11am-3pm! Live Music by Chains Required, Vendor's, and some pretty awesome chili! If you are interested in cooking or being a vendor, please contact Linda at Fun prizes! Proceeds benefit Copperopolis Volunteer Fire Department.

Copperopolis Town Square, Copperopolis, California in Calaveras County offers shopping, dining, coffee house, wine, art, events, concerts, salons, pet store, boutiques, ice cream and residential loft homes. It is located on Hwy 4 at Little John Road and is a convenient stop on your visit to the Sierra Foothills, Bear Valley, Murphys and Calaveras Big Trees. The quaint town is focused around the charming gazebo and park. Designed to be pedestrian friendly. Live in town in a loft and walk to everything. Located between San Francisco, Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. Gateway to the Sierra. A place to meet your neighbors and enjoy the many events that are held throughout the year. Travelers will discover a great place to stop and take a well-deserved break, walk the dog or get a bite to eat. Take a little extra time to explore the shops and buy yourself a little something nice.
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Murphys, CA...Take a complimentary guided tour beginning in the tasting room (offered Wednesday – Sunday only) at 1:30 pm. Or take the self-guided tour. Print out the self-guided map here.   Ironstone is open Daily from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Voices of Wisdom adult 55+ writing classes
Adult Writing Classes FREE and open to all
Manzanita Arts Emporium, 1211 S. Main St, Angels Camp 95222. (209) 728-6171

Mark Twain Medical Center
Meadowmont Pharmacy
Bank of Stockton
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
Calaveras Mentoriing

Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway
Sierra Logging Museum
Jenny's Kitchen

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