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Friday, Mar 29
05:30 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Saturday, Mar 30
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11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
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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

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
05:00 PM Angels Camp Farmers Market
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Certified Farmers Market runs, this year, every Friday starting May 25 through September 21 from 5 p.m. to dusk at Utica Park in Angels Camp. Hosted by the Angels Camp Business Association, the annual Farmers Market brings farm-fresh vegetables, herbs, plants, flowers and fruits, handmade products, live entertainment, dinner options, desserts and a different featured local winery and musician each evening. Entry and parking is free. For a complete listing of music and wineries (coming soon!) , visit or call 209-736-1333.

05:30 PM The Bill Welles Band at Murphys Community Club's First Friday in the Park
Murphys, CA...The Bill Welles Band will be the featured performers when the Murphys Community Club’s popular First Fridays in the Park series continues on Friday, August 3, 5:30 p.m. The local band plays a variety of musical styles including Americana, blues, folk and rock and roll. With Welles on guitar, Larry Drummond on mandolin, Ron Schaner on bass, Ray Price on Drums and Fred Treece on guitar the group aims to “create an experience that lifts your spirits and takes you home to your heart.” The members share the vocal chores.

Bill Welles Band - l to r - Ron Schaner, Bill Welles, Ray Price. Not pictured: Larry Drummond

During the summer months, First Fridays in the Park presents a variety of musical groups playing in, or near, the familiar gazebo starting at 5:30 p.m. Friends and neighbors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening of good music in the cool confines of Murphys Community Park. Food and beverages are available to purchase and each event has a community sponsor.

The August meal is being offered by Sierra Hills Market and Lila & Sage.

There is no admission charge and ample free parking is available nearby. Donations to help maintain the park are always gratefully received.

Murphys Community Park is located on Algiers St. in historic downtown Murphys. Membership in the Murphys Community Club is open to everyone and contributions are tax deductible. For further information, call 728-8093, or click on the Community Club link at
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM Friday Night Music at Alchemy
Live Music Every Friday Night.

Alchemy Market & Cafe
191 Main Street
Murphys, CA 95247 United States + Google Map
(209) 728-0700
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Summer Chalking Class Series
“Mary Sexton’s Summer Chalking Class Series,” Tuesdays, July 10 and 24, August 7 and 21, 6-9 pm. Cost: $220 for 4-class package.. Manzanita Arts Emporium, 1211 S. Main St, Angels Camp 95222. Last day to reserve: July 5. or (209) 770-5818.
06:00 PM NN & The Control, Live At The Bistro 6-9pm, August 4th
Arnold, CA...FREE CONCERT in the park at the Bistro! Serving up Chicken in a Barrel, appetizers, a variety of beer, wine, coffee drinks and ice cream! Bring a friend, your lawn chairs and dancing shoes. The Bistro serves fresh, made-to-order American cuisine, created by Chef Barr. We serve fair trade, organic espresso, coffee, beer & wine. Our Menu features weekly and daily specials. Breakfast until 11; all others until an hour before closing.

07:00 PM Concerto Night at Bear Valley Music Festival – August 3 at 7 PM
Bear Valley, CA...This concert highlights two long-time members of the Bear Valley Orchestra. Maestro Michael Morgan conducts the Divertimento Concertante for double bass and orchestra by Nino Rota with soloist David Murray, and Vivaldi’s Oboe Concerto in F RV455 with soloist Tom Nugent. The program also includes Pacific Rounds, an orchestral work by rising California composer Chris Wong.

A mere 3.5-hour drive from San Francisco, Bear Valley is known primarily as a ski resort. Now in his sixth summer as music director, internationally recognized conductor Michael Morgan has put Bear Valley and the Highway 4 corridor on the map as a summer destination as well, drawing an audience of thousands.

Highlights of this year's festival include tributes to Tom Petty and The Eagles, a concert by the real and authentic rock band Pablo Cruise, a reunion performance of Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto by legendary pianist Olga Kern and the festival's retired conductor Carter Niece, the world-premiere of a new commission by composer David Conte, and a performance by world-famous jazz violinist Mads Tolling. Following the popularity of their Bear Valley debut concert last year, the Thalea String Quartet returns as the festivals ensemble-in-residence. The classical lineup includes Beethoven’s glorious Ninth Symphony in partnership with the Mother Lode Chorale, and Schumann's Symphony No. 4. Other renowned artists are cellist Emil Miland, violinist Dawn Harms and Italian guitarist Peppino d'Agostino. There's even a sampling of Broadway and opera this year with soprano Shawnette Sulker, mezzo-soprano Betany Coffland, tenor Jack Wilkins, and baritone Eugene Brancoveanu.

"This is the most significant cultural event of the year in our scenic part of the Sierra," says executive director Eman Isadiar. "We always strive to present the widest possible variety of artists and musical styles to appeal to every taste and every generation."

Tickets and information are available online at or by calling 209-813-0554. Lodging is available in Bear Valley and in nearby Tamarack and Arnold. A pre-concert gourmet dinner can be added to all evening concert tickets, and a round trip shuttle ride may be reserved in advance from Murphys, Forest Meadows, Arnold and Dorrington.

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