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09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Sue Arrouzet Toy Drive!
Sonora, CA... CAL FIRE and the Tuolumne County Fire Department invite you to join us for our annual toy drive honoring CAL FIRE Captain Sue Arrouzet who was injured in the line of duty in November of 2011. Hosted on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 from 9AM – 3PM in Front of Walmart. 1101 Sanguinetti Rd, Sonora, CA 95370. This event will be held rain or shine. Make a difference in a local child's life this holiday season by donating a new toy. Toys can also be dropped off at any CAL FIRE TCU or Tuolumne County Fire Station.

Your thoughtful donations of new toys will go to families within Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties!

Not able to make the date? No problem! We will happily accept donations between now and December 3rd at any of our local CAL FIRE or TCFD fire stations!
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Murphys Annual Open House & Parade Are Coming on December 2, 2022
Murphys, CA...Rain or Shine, Murphys will be hosting our Annual Open House from 5-8 pm on December 2nd from 5-8pm complete with a parade at 5:30pm! Join us to kick off the winter holiday season in downtown Murphys. The road will be closed, the firepits will be out, and the shops, restaurants, and tasting rooms will be open. It’s your chance to visit with friends, check out what’s new in the shops, get a moment with Santa, enjoy the entertainment, and find your holiday spirit! Whether you are a local, a second home owner, or Murphys lover, let us thank you for your support all year long!

Be here early to grab a good spot to watch our hometown, lighted parade starting at 5:30pm. The parade begins in the Black Bart Playhouse parking lot on Algiers, comes up to Main Street by the Murphys Historic Hotel, and continues down Main Street to Big Trees Road, so there is plenty of room to spread out. Several businesses have patios on the street where you can enjoy food or drinks while watching the parade.

After the Open House Parade, stop in at Cedar Creek Realty, grab a treat, and enjoy their Christmas Polaroid Photo Booth! Most importantly, consider donating to the local Resource Connection food drive! Just bring a non-perishable food to drop in the CCR collection boxes anytime between Thanksgiving and mid-December at either the Arnold or Murphys offices. Canned goods are preferable, and self-opening cans are a bonus.

Live Music abounds in Murphys. Stop by the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room between 7-8pm to hear Ras Beeken Dan, wander up to the rooftop deck at Boyle-McDonald, or step into the Murphys Irish Pub during and after Open House. There’s also a rumor that Newsome Harlow may have one of Murphys’ favorite singer-songwriters in their courtyard later in the evening.

V Restaurant, Bistro & Bar will be hosting Santa and Mrs. Claus during Open House as well as collecting toys, so make sure to stop by and let the kids share their wishlists with Santa and drop off a toy to help make sure someone else’s holiday is equally bright. You can also drop off toys at Jane & Jean and Chloe from now through mid December.

You can sign up to volunteer to help with Open House here. Or simply show up with your friends to entertain us with some holiday music. Carolers are welcome, no need to schedule anything.

If you want to get in the spirit early, stop by Hovey Tasting Room lawn on WEDNESDAY, November 30th at 9am to help decorate the town tree. The Garden in Murphys will be providing drinks and treats, Ironstone Vineyards will have donated another beautiful tree, and the Murphys Business Association members will be organizing the whole show.

We always need your help to make sure our events happen each year. Please consider helping with the tree decorating, or on the evening of the event with the parade, or as an event greeter!

And, thank you to all of this year’s firepit sponsors:

Bright Eyed & Bushy Tailed
Cedar Creek Realty
Century 21 – Sierra Properties
DEA Bathroom Machineries
Ebbetts Pass Accounting
Gateway Press
Gold Electric
Gorilla Dirt
Murphys Pourhouse
Murphys Vacation Rentals
Newsome Harlow
Shelby French – ReMax Gold
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Art On Main Christmas Open House in Murphys
Murphys, CA...Join us for a festive Christmas evening at The Art on Main Gallery with many of our local artists attending to greet and chat with you. Stop by and say hello to new artists and those artists who have been with the gallery for a few years!

"Blue Chair with Nasturtiums" by Janette Jones, "Heartfelt" by Annie Fountain Art on Main

The gallery has had a recent change of inventory in artwork and is offering new paintings, ceramics, photographs, and jewelry.

We will have refreshments and appetizers and would. Our Thank You is extended to Marian Swanson for her generous gift contribution to the gallery for this special evening event.

The gallery is looking forward to 2023 as we expand into a creative year and hope for all.

What: Murphy’s Christmas Open House
Date: Friday, December 2, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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