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Thursday, Jun 1
05:00 PM The Watering Hole 2023 Summer Concert & Brewery Schedule
Friday, Jun 2
All Day Join The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance on June 2, for Their Annual Wine Industry Vineyard Tour
All Day The Blue Mountain Players Present "The Foreigner"
Saturday, Jun 3
09:00 AM Wildfire Evacuation Planning Town Hall for Greater Arnold Set for Saturday, June 3
12:00 PM Explore The Best of Calaveras County at the 14th Annual Taste of Calaveras!
12:00 PM The 34th Annual Chicken in a Barrel is June 3rd!
04:00 PM Double Take @ Italian Picnic
05:30 PM Soroptimist International of Calaveras County Wine & Whimsy
06:00 PM The Bistro Espresso Summer Concert Series! Live Music at Taco Tuesdays & Peddlers Fair Saturdays!
06:30 PM "The Shakesperience" One Cast, Two Plays, Four Nights Only
07:00 PM Saturday Night Live Music!
Sunday, Jun 4
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
Monday, Jun 5
11:00 AM Miwuk Cultural Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony
Tuesday, Jun 6
06:00 PM The Bistro Espresso Summer Concert Series! Live Music at Taco Tuesdays & Peddlers Fair Saturdays!
Thursday, Jun 8
05:00 PM The Watering Hole 2023 Summer Concert & Brewery Schedule
06:00 PM West Point Area Emergency Preparedness Meeting on June 8th
06:00 PM Wino Bingo Night at The Game Room
Saturday, Jun 10
06:00 PM The Bistro Espresso Summer Concert Series! Live Music at Taco Tuesdays & Peddlers Fair Saturdays!
06:30 PM "The Shakesperience" One Cast, Two Plays, Four Nights Only
07:00 PM Saturday Night Live Music!
Sunday, Jun 11
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
Tuesday, Jun 13
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Wednesday, Jun 14
06:30 PM The Calaveras Arts Council's Music in the Parks 2023

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All Day The 2022 Ironstone Vineyards Independence Day Celebration!
Murphys, CA...Get ready for a day of live music, craft vendor booths, food, wine and beer, bounce houses and kids activities, a rock climbing wall and, of course, the BEST firework display for miles around.

As many of you know, California’s on-going drought conditions and thereby imminent fire danger is a subject that is not to be taken lightly. While, of course, the enjoyment of our guests remains paramount, it is only surpassed, in terms of importance, by the responsibility of providing a safe atmosphere for our patrons and surrounding community. The combination of the inherent fire danger that hosting a firework show carries and the aforementioned conditions makes navigating such an event very tricky. So tricky that, as many may have noticed, the majority, if not all, of our beloved neighboring shows have been forced to cancel.

We are thankful that, because of our unique venue layout, seasoned professional firework show planners and technicians, support and input from our local and state fire department, and an overall on-going dedication to maintaining the most safe possible experience, we are in a position to carry on with the firework show and provide guests with what we believe is the most fantastic firework show for miles around. However, in the name of safety, there will be some extra precautions taken this year. Primarily in terms of the height of the fireworks that we use for the show.

While in years past our highest-flying fireworks shot up between 500 and 600 ft., this year we will keep our fireworks to around (or under) 200 ft. It should be noted that, the number of fireworks we will use will not change and the overall brilliance of the fireworks will not be sacrificed. We simply need to keep the show a bit lower in the name of safety.

Also, because of the heightened awareness and attention to fire safety this year, CHP will be especially sensitive to those who try to park on 6 Mile Rd. outside and around our venue. Those who try to do so, can almost guarantee to be ticketed and/or towed.

Of course, should we experience a further decrease in the air humidity, higher temperatures, or increased windspeeds, this is subject to change. We will be sure to notify the public every step of the way. Again, we are so thankful for the opportunity to be able to host such an incredible event that we, as well as our
community, have all been looking forward to so very much.

See you all on July 2nd!
All Day Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) Announces Annual Competitive Grants Period for 202
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras Community Foundation is seeking applicants for its 2022 competitive grant process. Any project submitted by a qualified applicant will be considered. A wide variety of projects is being sought, but because of new funding sources available this year, special emphasis will also be placed on applications addressing food scarcity, mental health issues and substance abuse education and prevention.

Non-profit groups, schools and government agencies in Calaveras County are encouraged to focus on that special project that could make a difference in people’s lives, or make changes benefitting the county or groups.

The application period is from July 1, 2022 through July 31, 2022. Applications will only be accepted via email:

Complete details, application guidelines and fillable forms are now available in the “Grants and Scholarships” area of the CCF website:

The generosity of individual donors and corporate partners allow CCF to continue to fund viable projects benefitting our county residents. Since its inception in 2000, CCF has provided more than $2,800,000 in competitive grants, scholarships and assistance.

To learn more about the Foundation or to make a donation, please call us at (209) 736-1845 or visit our website:
09:30 AM The Firecracker Mile Returns Better Than Ever After Covid Slumber! Register Today!
Arnold, CA...Six Days from race day (July 2, 2022)! We're putting everything in order and we hope you will join us in this fun race to celebrate Independence Day! Register at Once an Arnold Independence Day Parade tradition, the Firecracker Mile is a mile race that kicks off the Independence Day parade, beginning at the Arnold Byway and ending at Cedar Center. It's a great way to participate in the parade if you're not already on a float, and we hope you'll join us as we promote fitness and raise money for Hazel Fischer Elementary Parents Club.

Race registration
Registration will be $10 for all Calaveras kids and $15 for all other participants. Littles riding in strollers will cost $5. Minors must be registered by a parent or guardian. Sorry but there will be no refunds if you cannot race. Runners and walkers have three opportunities to register: (1) online at through June 30, (2) in person from 4 - 6 pm July 1 at Big Trees Market, or (3) in person the morning of the race. All participants will be given shirts on a first come, first served basis.

Bib pick-up
Runners and walkers who have registered online can pick up their race bibs at Big Trees Market from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, July 1. Otherwise bibs can be picked up at the registration table at the start of the race on July 2.

Day of the event
Same-day registration will start at 8:00 am at the bottom of the Arnold Byway on July 2. There is no parking at the Byway as this is the staging area for parade floats. Participants are encouraged to park at Cedar Center. A bus will pick runners up at Cedar Center at 8:45 am and 9:15 am and deliver them to the race start. Runners who do not make it on the bus for the 9:15 am departure will need to find a way to the race start on their own. The road closes at 9:30 am and doesn't re-open until the parade is over, so please plan accordingly. Pre-race warm-ups will commence at 9:45 am, and the race will begin promptly at 9:50 am (pending the highway closure). T-shirts and snacks will be available in the parking lot of El Dorado Savings Bank. This is also where racers can meet up with their families.

Awards for the top three individuals (male and female) in each category will receive a medal upon finishing the race. Categories are Preschool - 1st grade, 2nd - 5th grade, 6th - 8th grade, 9th - 12th grade, adult, and senior (55+). Categories are based on where the participant will be in the fall of 2022.

After the race
After the race, stick around and enjoy the annual Arnold Independence Day parade from 10-11 along the same route as the Firecracker Mile.
10:00 AM The 2022 GABA Arnold Independence Day Parade is Back on Hwy 4 & Better Than Ever
Arnold, CA...What has traditionally ben the largest and longest parade in Calaveras County is back and better than ever for 2022! It will be back to its regular cozy confines of Hwy 4 from the Arnold Byway to Cedar Center. The Parade will start at 10am on July 2nd and its still not to late to get your entry in and join the parade. GABA will be limiting the parade to the first 100 entries. Click the following link to get your Parade entry form...GABAParadeEntry. Below are a few highlight photos and the complete slideshow is below the video..

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM Live Music at Jazz Cellars all Summer Long
Murphys, CA...Join us starting Memorial Day weekend through the end of October for live music at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room in the courtyard on Saturdays from 3-6pm. Check our website for performances and any updates!

Questions? Send our Tasting Room Manager an email at

Live Music at Jazz Cellars
06:30 PM FM on The Green Concert Series
Murphys, CA...FM on The Green Concert Series Tonight with Star Dogs!

07:00 PM Hot Buttered Rum at Brice Stations Vineyards Hilltop Concert Series
Murphys, CA...Hot Buttered Rum, a souped-up, left-coast string band, is the brainchild of five uniquely gifted musicians who weave their love of bluegrass, folk, jazz and soul into a riveting strain of Americana. String bass and five-alarm fiddle merge with guitar, banjo, mandolin and drums to frame the voices of its two contrasting writers, fueling a dance party with roots in Appalachia and its branches in California.

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.

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