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Wednesday, Nov 13
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
All Day Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit's Whittle Prescribed Burn Now Scheduled for Ignition November 13th
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Nov 14
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
All Day Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit's Whittle Prescribed Burn Now Scheduled for Ignition November 13th
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
Friday, Nov 15
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
10:00 AM MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
08:00 PM Whitey Morgan & the 78s with Alex Williams – Outlaw Country!
Saturday, Nov 16
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
All Day Make Plans to Attend The Crafty Chicks Holiday Road Show on November 16
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!
01:00 PM Services This Saturday for EPFD Board Director, Veteran & Retired Battalion Chief Thomas J. Sullivan
02:00 PM The 21st Soroptimist International of Calaveras County Teddy Bear Tea
07:00 PM Joe Craven & the Sometimers – Americana, standards, and more at the Sutter Creek Theatre
Sunday, Nov 17
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
Monday, Nov 18
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Tuesday, Nov 19
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Wednesday, Nov 20
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Nov 21
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
08:00 PM Darrell Scott – Multi-Grammy nominated country
Friday, Nov 22
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
07:00 PM The Games Afoot
Saturday, Nov 23
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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!
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
07:00 PM Chris Cain Band – Award winning blues guitarist extraordinare - at the Sutter Creek Theatre
07:00 PM The Games Afoot
Sunday, Nov 24
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
07:00 PM The Games Afoot
Monday, Nov 25
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Tuesday, Nov 26
All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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All Day Prescribed Burns Planned to Begin Week of October 21st at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Arnold, CA...California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) are planning to begin a series of prescribed burns beginning on or around the week of October 21, 2019 through the end of November in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The goal is to complete 382 acres this fall (see maps below). Ignitions are expected to occur when weather conditions are favorable and adequate resources are available. Some of the units have been previously thinned to reduce the fuel loading, which allows for a safer and more controllable broadcast burn. Much of this work was funded through Propositions 84 and 1 grant from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, an agency of the State of California.



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These burns are part of the prescribed fire program for vegetation management, hazardous fuel load reduction, wildlife habitat improvement, enhance the health of the forest by removing diseased materials, restoring essential nutrients to the soil, and reducing the chance of a catastrophic wildfire. Through forest thinning and prescribed fire, an ecologically healthy forest system can be restored and maintained. Additional benefits of these prescribed burns include protection for the Big Trees developments (Visitors Center, campground, etc.), and the North Grove of giant sequoias.

Pile burning will also take place throughout the fall, winter, and spring seasons within the North and South Grove and along the Big Trees Village and Blue Lake Spring park boundaries.

Prescribed burns produce significantly less smoke than wildfires. The burns are planned and coordinated with the Calaveras and Tuolumne County Air Districts in order to minimize the smoke impacts on surrounding communities. All burning depends on weather and air quality conditions that are favorable for smoke dispersal. If the conditions, such as weather or vegetation are not conducive for burning, the burns will be rescheduled.

Communities near Calaveras Big Trees State Park, including Dorrington, Big Trees Village, White Pines, Blue Lake Spring and Arnold may experience smoke from the burning operations. California State Parks is working with the Calaveras and Tuolumne County Air Pollution Control Districts to limit impacts to smoke sensitive areas.

Both Highway 4 and the Walter W. Smith Parkway will remain open but may experience delays due to smoke and other hazards. The Parkway may experience short-term closures prior to the end of season closure. Some public campsites and dirt roads near the burn areas will be closed to public access during prescribed burn operations including the East and West Moran Roads, East and West 5000 Foot Roads, as well as the South Rim Road. Please obey all warning signs.

For questions or comments about the projects or about the prescribed burn program, contact Jackie Olavarria at (209) 984-8703.
All Day What’s Happening in Murphys Through Nov. 8, 2019
Murphys, CA...Happy Halloween Everybody!– Stay Safe Out There Saturdays in Murphys - are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Tim Chisholm at (209) 728-8511 to confirm dates and times or arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days! November 1, 2019 – 1st Annual Dia de los Muertos Cultural Symposium - California! Kick off your weekend Friday evening with Murphys 1st annual Dia de los Muertos Cultural Symposium. Learn about the history of Dia de los Muertos; its cultural traditions, art, dancing, music and food. Symposium activities include Family Ofrendas, Artist inspired Coco Figures by Marlene Zamora, Aztec Dancers Kalpulli Ketzalkoatl Ehacatl, Music by Pedro Sermeño and a lecture by noted Spanish Professor Emeritus Dr. Jorge Santana. Tapas Menu will include Chicken Tamalitos, Champurrado, Quesadilla (Salvadorian bread). Suggested donation is $10. Wine sales will help support the Murphys Old Schoolhouse renovation project. Friday from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Old Schoolhouse, Murphys. please RSVP by emailing evelyn@bodegadelsur.com or calling (209)728-9030.


November 2, 2019 – Murphys Dia de los Muertos – Celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls. Murphys businesses and tasting rooms will be celebrating their 10th annual Day of the Dead again this year with traditional decorations, treats and celebrations between 11am and 6pm. Join us in celebrating the lives of those who have passed but are with us in heart and spirit on this day. Join the walking tour, shop the Folk Art Mercado, compete in the Catrin/Catrina dress contest, enjoy music and dancers in the Park, have your face painted, taste traditional foods, sip a little wine and stay for the final blessing of the messages. Visit us at visitmurphys.com or join the conversation on facebook.com/DiaDeLosMurtosMurphysCalifornia for more information.

November 2, 2019 – Coco, the Movie, at Murphys Creek Theater - MCT is having a special viewing of Disney's COCO. Bring the whole family for this fabulous and heartfelt film. Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. 1-3 pm.

November 2, 2019 – Mayan Dinner - The founders of our Murphys Dia de los Muertos celebration, Bodega del Sur, Tanner Vineyards and Gossamer Cellars, are hosting this year’s Founders' dinner in honor of the 10 year anniversary of Dia de los Muertos Event in Murphys at the Old Schoolhouse on Jones Street. Join Chef Guilberth from San Francisco's Guilberth's Mayan Restaurant for amazing authentic cuisine. Call and RSVP Bodega del Sur Winery at 209-728-9030.

November 2, 2019 – Day of the River of Dead Skulls Dinner - Learn the true meaning of “Calaveras,” and celebrate the Day of the Dead with a fabulous Twisted Wine Dinner! It’s happening Saturday, starting at 6:30pm, at the lovely Alchemy Cafe. A scrumptious multi-course Mexican theme dinner. Show up in costume and/or face paint! We’ll have a prize or two for the best! Space is limited – call 209-736-9080 for reservations.

November 3, 2019 – Pints with Pups at the Pourhouse - Tails are taking over the Murphys Pourhouse on Sunday, from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm! Pints with Pups, presented by FOAC's Dog House, will be a tail waggin good time for dogs and their owners. MW Fidography will be here to snap pictures of you and your pup. FOAC will be on site with information and adoptable dogs and kitties. All while sitting back and enjoying brews from Bike Dog Brewing out of Sacramento. We will also be donating 100% of the profits to FOAC from the draft sales of Bike Dog Brewing's Zebra Pants and Dog Years - two fantastic IPAs.

November 3, 2019 – Sunday Funday Mimosas at Milliaire Tasting Room - Celebrate the bubbly side of Milliaire! Enjoy a Mimosa out on our Creekside Patio or in our Tasting Room and start your Sunday off right. Cheers!

November 6, 2019 – Trivia Night at Murphys Pourhouse - Join the Murphys Pourhouse every Wednesday at 6:00pm for Trivia Night with trivia master, Jeff Carrico! Bring a team, join a team, or compete solo to win prizes!

November 7, 2019 – Murphys Business Association Meeting – The Business Association meets at the Murphys Historic Hotel at 8:30 am on the first Thursday of most every month. All interested parties are welcome to join us. We’ll be reviewing recent events, talking about upcoming events and brainstorming about the challenges of success. Please drop by and add your voice to the conversation.

November 7, 2019 – Thriving Every Other Thursday at Outer Aisle - Every other Thursday we celebrate diversity, nutrition, and artistry – enjoy a meal and shop the produce market beginning at 6 pm. Call 209-728-1164 for more information or visit outeraislefoods.com.

November 8, 2019 – Totally Twisted Fridays - It's cozy in our Twisted Oak Tasting Room in Murphys! The talented Mindy Lancanster is back! Mary’s Taco Truck will be parked out front. See you there from 5-8 pm!

November 8, 2019 – Holiday Appetizer Cooking Demo Featuring Bill Mitchell at Marisolio Tasting Room -
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