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Sunday, Dec 16
07:30 AM All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast by Native Sons of the Golden West
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
02:00 PM Big Holiday Laughs: Inspecting Carol’ at Murphys Creek Theatre
04:30 PM THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides Continue on at Railtown 1897
Tuesday, Dec 18
10:00 AM A Plan 4 Me December...Living with Loss & Healthy Cooking
06:30 PM A Camp Fire Christmas in San Andreas on December 21st
Wednesday, Dec 19
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Thursday, Dec 20
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Friday, Dec 21
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Dec 22
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park
07:00 PM Big Holiday Laughs: Inspecting Carol’ at Murphys Creek Theatre
Sunday, Dec 23
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
Monday, Dec 24
All Day Let CAMPS Do The Dirty Dishes This Christmas Eve!
Wednesday, Dec 26
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Thursday, Dec 27
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
Friday, Dec 28
11:00 AM Guided Tours of Ironstone Vineyards
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Dec 29
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.

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All Day Exotic Bird Show
Starting Saturday, May 26th, 2018, repeats every week on Sunday and Saturday and holidays until Sunday, September 02, 2018 — repeats every hour, all day.

Weekends and holidays at Moaning Cavern Adventure Park, 11 AM to 4 PM, every hour. Beautiful exotic birds - they talk, sing, dance and do tricks, too. Learn about their environments, care in captivity, and conservation. Great family fun!
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Free Rabies Vaccinations in West Point on June 23rd
West Point, CA...The Friends of Calaveras Animal Services (FOCAS), Calaveras County Animal Services, Jules Wurzler, DVM and the West Point Fire Protection District are offering. Free Rabies Vaccinations. Saturday ~ June 23, 2018 ~ 9am to 12 noon at West Point Fire Station 195 Spink Road West Point 95255

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus. We live in an area where the rabies virus can be found in wildlife and transmitted to your pet and you through a bite that punctures the skin. To protect your dog, other pets, yourself and your family, you need to vaccinate your companion. And for the protection of the greater public, the law requires you to vaccinate and license all dogs 4 months of age or older. Questions? Contact Animal Services at 754-6509 For Calaveras County residents only; All dogs must be on leash and all cats must be in carriers.
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM North Grove Photography Walks at Big Trees State Park
Arnold, CA...Bring your camera on a Saturday in summer to enjoy an early morning guided hike around the North Grove trail. This walk offers tips for photographing Giant Sequoias, and highlights several trees popular with photographers, historically. Be sure to get water and stop at the restroom before meeting your guide at the trailhead, by the Warming Hut.

Saturdays Through August from 9:30 AM - 11 AM

Calaveras Big Trees State Park
1170 E Highway 4, Arnold, California 95223
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM The Big Senior Expo & Health Fair is June 23rd
Arnold, CA...The Arnold Branch Library and the Arnold Lions are sponsoring a Senior Expo and Health Fair to be held at the library on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10am to 1pm.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Calaveras Master Gardeners Open Garden & Plant Sale This Saturday
San Andreas, CA...Calaveras Master Gardeners Open Garden & Plant Sale this Saturday. Thinking about adding succulents to your home and yard? Wonderful, varied range of these low maintenance, low water beauties available at the Calaveras Master Gardeners plant sale on Saturday, June 23 from 10am to noon. Still a great selection of natives, veggies and landscaping plants at inexpensive prices, too. Open discussion from noon to 1pm on organic fertilizers and pesticides and how their use can fit into a healthy garden. The Demonstration Garden is located at the County Government Center at 891 Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
Murphys, CA...Each Saturday morning the Old Timers Museum in Murphys offers a historical walking tour of Murphys. No reservation necessary. Meet at the Museum, 470 Main St, Murphys, across from the Hotel 10 am. Walk is 1-1/12 hours.

A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stone walls, iron shutters and pastoral gardens with white picket fences. Once you experience the charm and hospitality of Murphys, the historic “Queen of the Sierra”, you’ll want to come back again and again!

Rich in Gold Rush History, Murphys today is a vibrant, thriving community of over 2,000 residents. Many of the surrounding hillsides are rich with the fine wine grapes grown in our area. Murphys offers wineries, art galleries, live theater, eclectic shops, fine restaurants, charming hotels and B&B’s as well as a multitude of outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities.

Murphys’ colorful past came alive in 1848 when John and Daniel Murphy established a trading post and gold mining operation in the area that is now their namesake. True entrepreneurs with the luck of the Irish, they were a part of the very first immigrant party – the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy families – to successfully bring wagons over the Sierra in 1844, paving the way for westward migration. John and Daniel’s cries of “Gold!” were among the first heard in California. It is reported that the brothers took two million dollars in gold ore from the Murphys Diggins in one year’s time, making them millionaires before the age of 25. The sizzling Gold Rush camp of Murphys also played host to President Grant, Mark Twain and Black Bart. And in some circles, to an even more famous chap – a young, inquisitive lad who literally changed the scientific world, Dr. Albert Michelson.

Our friendly residents invite you to revisit the past while exploring the “new” upscale Murphys. Guided walking tours of the town’s many historic buildings including the home of Albert Michelson, the first American Nobel Prize winner, are conducted every Saturday at 10:00 a.m., starting in front of the Old Timers Museum on Main Street.
11:00 AM Strawberry Festival
Habitat for Humanity Calaveras is hosting Strawberry Festival at the Copperopolis Townsquare on Saturday, June 23rd at 11am. Live Music by Funky Tim and The Merlots. Serving Strawberry Margaritas sponsored by Rock N Roll Tequila. Many vendors with great food and games for kids. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Trisha at 209-712-6908.
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM CBTA Annual Meeting and Picnic June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Arnold, CA...Saturday June 23, 2018 is the date for the Annual Meeting and Picnic for Calaveras Big Trees Association. This year CBTA will provide the picnic. Just come and enjoy! The meeting will begin at 11 am and will include annual reports from Board Officers as well as Park information from State Park staff and introductions of their staff and interns. CBTA is proud to be able to award five scholarships at this meeting. There will be an election of Board members followed by a picnic lunch. All members of CBTA are encouraged to attend. Call the office 209.795.1196 for further information. Calaveras Big Trees State Park. 1170 East Highway 4 Arnold, CA 95223

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Open Thurs - Sun
Sierra Nevada Logging Museum is open Thurs – Sun, 12pm – 4pm Learn More About Logging History in Sierra Nevada
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Summer Solstice Fundraiser Dinner
It’s that time of year again. Time to come together in community and share in our annual Fundraiser Dinner. We invite you to join us for dinner, music, and celebration of the Summer Solstice on Saturday June 23, 2018 from 4 – 8 pm at 9033 Old Toll Road in Mokelumne Hill.

We are excited to be offering again 2 vacation cabins in our silent auction, as well as a wonderful selection of other gifts and prizes, including theater tickets and an inclusive trip for two to San Francisco’s Pier 39. In our commitment to investing in our local community, offerings from Calaveras artists and crafters will also be showcased for our raffle.

To reserve your tickets. please contact our Outreach Coordinator, Jenny Fuqua at or (209)559-2455
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM The Hwy 4 Blues Band is coming to the Cameo Plaza

When Sat Jun 23, 2018 5pm – 8pm
Where Cameo Plaza Merchants
1004 Hwy 4, Arnold, CA
Who Cameo Plaza Merchants

05:00 PM The Beer Garden at Camp Connell General Store Welcomes the Rusty Rockers!
Camp Connell, CA...The Beer Garden at Camp Connell welcomes the Rusty Rockers! Join us for a great night at the Beer Garden at Camp Connell, creek side entertainment!  Concert starts at 7pm.

The story of Camp Connell Continues....

The Camp Connell of today was largely influenced by the surging popularity of auto travel through the mountains inspired when Dr. D. Sargent of Angels Camp became the first to drive an automobile over Ebbetts Pass in 1908. Family camping was destined to become an extremely popular recreational activity To meet those demands, Jack Connell began construction of a campground, cabins, general store and gas pumps in 1928. He and his wife named their endeavor "Camp Connell". Opened for business in 1929, the general store and gas station have been in operation ever since. The Connell's continued to expand the store and added a café to serve the increasing number of visitors. By 1934 the Post Office was moved to the store and became "Camp Connell Station". The store was a local gathering place where local residents and vacationers alike would come to share news and leave messages, much as it is today. Occasionally, Circuit Court was convened in the building. Monte Wolfe, Art and Harry Schimke, the Whittles, Hunts, Tryons, Lombardis, and Airolas were frequent visitors.

While the popularity of the general store and café continued, the campground was closed in 1949 and the property was subdivided into lots selling for $600 each. The cabins remained as part of Camp Connell until the 1960's, when the highway was realigned to accommodate the ski resort and village at Bear Valley, as well as the development of Big Trees Village. The old highway became the current two accesses to Camp Connell and the property has stayed much the same ever since.

Today the Camp Connell General Store is one of the oldest Chevron stations in California as well as the longest continuously operated retail business between Murphys and Markleeville. It is a popular stop for visitors and a cherished part of the local community."

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05:00 PM The Hwy 4 Blues Band is Coming to the Cameo Plaza!
Arnold, CA...The Cameo Plaza summer concert series continues! Next up is Hwy 4 Blues Band. Don't miss out! The Cameo Plaza serves the Arnold community by providing opportunities for local businesses.

Cameo Plaza Merchants
(209) 795-5004
07:00 PM Brian Jirka and The Cabby Band at Bistro Espresso June 23
Arnold, CA...Don't miss out! We only have two concerts left at our current location! This Saturday, we have the amazing Cabby featuring Brian Jirka in the house! Get ready for a fun night of music, dancing, yummy food and drinks!

Saturday at 7 PM - 10 PM Bistro Espresso 1225 Oak Circle, Arnold, California 95223 Join us for great organic, fair trade coffee drinks, delicious sandwiches & salads, ice cream, beer & wine and homemade pastries! Special Events, too!
07:00 PM Ted Z and the Wranglers at Brice Station's Hilltop Concert Series
Murphys, CA...Ted Z and the Wranglers to play at Brice Station. “Ted Z and the Wranglers deliver outlaw country-charged rock. Ted’s catchy story-songs are fully-realized tales of love, regret, getting older, and getting in trouble. The band stirs up its Americana influences, featuring quick picking and bluesy slide guitar over galloping train beats and swinging shuffles. In the span of a few years, Ted Z and the Wranglers have become one of Southern California’s most compelling and sought-after Americana/Country/Roots Music collectives.”

– from the Ted Z & The Wranglers website Check out their website here.

Doors open at 5:30pm and Concert Starts at 7pm.

About Brice Station Vineyards

We are a small, family owned winery in the Sierra Nevada Foothill town of Murphys. Since 1993 we have built a reputation for producing exceptional red wine from our seven acre vineyards. We host summer concerts, theater, weddings, and other events. Come visit the tasting room Friday, Saturday and Sunday Noon until Six.
08:00 PM Twisted Folk Concerts Continue with Della Mae plus Jeremy Kittel & Co! at Twisted Oak Winery June 23
Vallecito, CA...It's a MINI-FESTIVAL! Not only do we have the estimable Jeremy Kittel on fiddle, with Joshua Pinkham on mandolin and Quinn Bachand on guitar, we take it up a notch by also presenting Della Mae! Since forming in Boston in 2009, Nashville- based string band Della Mae has established a reputation as a charismatic live act comprised of some of the finest players in bluegrass, Americana and beyond. These ladies were IBMA’s Emerging Artists of the Year in 2013, GRAMMY Nominees in 2014 for their debut album on Rounder Records, named among Rolling Stone’s “10 bands to watch for in 2015,” and have since traveled with the US State Department to over 18 countries spreading peace and understanding through music. “Smart and assured, [Della Mae has a] penchant for blurring the lines between bluegrass, folk, soul, and old-time traditions” -The Boston Globe

Advance tickets are only $35 and can be purchased right here online. Concertgoers will be admitted starting at about 7:00pm - please carpool! - the show starts at about 8:00pm. Admission is $10 for children under 12. All proceeds from children's ticket sales will be donated to support music education in Calaveras County.

Tickets will be $40 at the door. Please order now!

Dinner will be available for purchase for $15 (check back later for the menu, we will post it as soon as we decide what it is!) The dinner, Delicious Twisted Oak Wines, popcorn & soft drinks will be available for purchase. Please do not bring other alcoholic beverages. Our license does not permit it.

Seating is "festival style", first come first served - but all locations are good! Bring your own low back "beach" chairs for up-front seating. Click here for everything you might like to know about our concert venue.

Please note: Advance ticket sales end at 4pm on the day of the event - or when sold out. After that time tickets - if available - will be available at the winery after 6:30pm. In any case, all ticket sales are final and there are no refunds.

Originating from different musical backgrounds and states across the US and Canada, each member brings distinct elements that make Della Mae such a beloved band. Together they have a completely original style – sensitive yet assertive, intense yet playful, steeped in tradition yet undeniably current. Versatile instrumentalists and vocalists, they draw from a bottomless well of roots influences to create vibrant original music that conveys expansive musical vision. With timeless lyrical truth-telling and an unmistakably contemporary sensibility, they stand alongside such roots-conscious acts as the Avett Brothers, Punch Brothers, the Lumineers, and Hurray for the Riff Raff.

Through powerful experiences traveling the world together, the group discovered that Della Mae is more than a recording and touring band. Their mission to make a difference in the world emerged, and it became clearer that reflection was required to determine Della Mae’s next move.

In May 2016, after six years of extensive touring (averaging 220 days on the road per year, travel to over 30 countries and almost all US states), Della Mae took a break from the road. Each member took time to regroup, to pursue individual passions and projects, to regain footing, and to reflect on what they had just done – individually and together. This reflection revealed what Della Mae has come to mean to thousands of fans, to young girls worldwide, and to themselves.

Now, Della Mae is eager to embark upon a new chapter together. Della Mae is: Celia Woodsmith—vocals, guitar; Kimber Ludiker—fiddle, vocals; Jenni Lyn Gardner—mandolin, vocals; ​​​​​​​Courtney Hartman—guitar, banjo, vocals; Zoe Guigueno—bass, vocals.

Previously of the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet, Jeremy Kittel has been a composer-arranger-collaborator for such diverse artists as My Morning Jacket, Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, and Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn. He blazes through a Bach violin partita as easily as a Scottish reel, bringing the same intense focus and precision to both. For the last few years the Michigan native, now based in Brooklyn, has been diligently building his own repertoire of music for a wholly original new group.

This Kittel and Co. show features mandolin phenom Josh Pinkham (named “the future of the mandolin” by Mandolin Magazine) and guitarist Quinn Bachand (who's toured with fiddling icons Ashley MacIsaac and Natalie MacMaster).

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