|| Train Rides, Railtown 1897 SHP
Train Rides, Railtown 1897 SHP - 209-984-3953
Railtown 1897 SHP plans to offer steam-powered excursion train rides behind Sierra No. 3 on Saturdays and vintage diesel locomotives on Sundays through the 2012 operating season. Because the schedule is subject to change with expanded service on holiday weekends. Call or visit http://www.railtown.org for updated information.
|| Weekend Art Workshop, Copperopolis Town Square
Weekend Art Workshop, Copperopolis Town Square - 209-785-2050
At Town Hall Arts. This is a two day event. Colored Pencils Weekend Workshop
with Gemma Gylling. Call for more information or email email@example.com
|| Cinco de Mayo, Murphys
Cinco de Mayo, Murphys - 209-728-3444
At the Murphys Historic Hotel. Celebrate the day with $2.00 Tacos and Tecates! There will also be more authentic Mexican cuisine specials!
|| Farmers Market, Douglas Flat
Farmers Market, Douglas Flat - 209-728-9112
At Murphys Outer Aisle Foods and Goods, Hwy 4 from Noon to 6pm Thursdays and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays. Call for more information.
|| Columba firemans muster
May 5th and 6th in historic Columbia. Fire events for all ages. Contact Columbia Fire for more information. (209)532-3772
|12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
|| Save the Date -HUGE YARD SALE
HUGE Yard Sale Thursday, May 17-Sunday, May 20th 8:00 a.m. -???.
1376 Highway 49, San Andreas. Hot dog and soda/water sales daily! You name it, we’ve probably got it!
The community we live in is amazing. Months ago we shared our plan of having a yard sale to raise money for the medical procedure we need to try and conceive children. The response we’ve had from the community has been amazing. We’ve been receiving carloads, almost daily. Never underestimate the power and compassion of a small town!
All proceeds go towards medical procedure needed to conceive children (more info on below link if interested)
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|08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
|| Hot Copper Car Show, Copperopolis Town Square
Hot Copper Car Show, Copperopolis Town Square - 209-785-9700
8am- 4pm. Raffle, contests, food, awards, music and more! Call or visit copperopolistownsquare.com for more information.
|| Antique Car Rally, Angels Camp - 209-736-2963
Antique Car Rally, Angels Camp - 209-736-2963
Description: 9am-4pm at the Angels Camp Museum. More than 50 Antique and Classic Cars. With a Parade of cars through Historic Downtown at 10am. Call for more information.
|| Womens Empowerment Seminar, Valley Springs
Womens Empowerment Seminar, Valley Springs - 209-256-6796
9 am – 3 pm. An informative day of Fun, Friendship and Lunch! The theme: Body-Mind-Spirit Integration. Free event. Call or visit JustBreathSis.com. Space is limited, pre-registration required.
|| Antique Car Rally, Angels Camp
Antique Car Rally, Angels Camp - 209-736-2963
9am-4pm at the Angels Camp Museum. More than 50 Antique and Classic Cars. With a Parade of cars through Historic Downtown at 10am. Call for more information.
|10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|| Seminar-Bears of Calaveras Big Trees State Park
Dr. Paul Ustach, Biology Professor at San Joaquin Delta College will present a program about the Bears of Calaveras Big Trees State and the surrounding Sierra. Although we do not see them often, bears are among the most popular animals in the Park. Dr. Ustach has presented a very popular seminar about reptiles and amphibians here at the Park in 2009. He continues with a long college tradition of bringing his students to Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Recently he has been volunteering during the summer in Yosemite.
All Seminars will be held in Jack Knight Hall at Calaveras Big Trees State Park
from 10:00 am-12 noon Admission to the Park is $8 per car.
The seminars are free and open to the public. Pack a lunch, bring the family and plan on spending the day among the Giant Sequoias. For more information call Calaveras Big Trees Association at 795-3840 or visit our website at www.bigtrees.org
|| Bird Watching at New Melones Hike
Bird Watching at New Melones Hike - 209-536‐9094
Location: New Melones Hike
10 am Table Mountain. Hike this easy 2 mile trail, searching for and identifying the many species of birds that make New Melones their home. Bring binoculars, a camera and lunch for this hike! Meet at the corner of Shell Road and Rawhide Road at 10 am. Join the Birds of New Melones Speaker Series presentation on May 4 at 6 pm.
|| Car Wash and Bake Sale, Angels Camp
Car Wash and Bake Sale, Angels Camp
Memorial Fund Car Wash $10 or donation & Bake Sale. At Altaville Liquor 10-am-3pm.
|| Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys
Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys - 209-728-3072
Description: 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please call to confirm dates and times or to set up a tour for a group of 12 or more. Free.
|| Gold Country Artisan Cheese & Wine Festival
May 5 11-4pm at Lavender Ridge Vineyard Winery in Copperopolis. $25 person
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|| "Take It To The Heart" Chili Cook-Off Challenge, Murphys
"Take It To The Heart" Chili Cook-Off Challenge, Murphys - 209-736-1947
At the Murphys Historic Hotel, starting at 11 am. Included in this year's event is a new dimension, which includes a Mini Cupcake Tasting. Music by Plan B Band, Chili tasting $5, Cupcake tasting $5. Information and Registration Forms may be found at sicalaverascounty.org or by calling or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Trophies and bragging rights will be awarded!
|| Food and Wine Tours, Murphys
Food and Wine Tours, Murphys - 800-407-8918
Friday and Saturday from 11:30am to 3:00 pm. Each tour is a approximately three hour and covers 1.5 miles of walking along historic Main Street in Murphys. At least 8 food stops are included and enough food is enjoyed to be considered a full meal. As with every Local Roots Food Tour, you’ll get the inside story about the area’s rough-and-tumble past. Call or visit Local-Food-Tours.com for more information and reservations.
|12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
|| Chapel in the Pines' May Tea & Luncheon
|12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
|| Chapel in the Pines, May Tea & Luncheon
Annual May Tea & Luncheon with special guest/dramatist Amy Spruiell, perfor ming, "The Story of Gomer". Tickets are on sale now through April 29th for $12 by calling Lonnie @ 795-9795 or at Chapel in the Pines office Mon.-Thur. 9a-5p @ 2286 Cedar Ln., Arnold.
|| Gallery Calaveras Reception and Show, San Andreas
Gallery Calaveras Reception and Show, San Andreas - 209-754-1774
"Postcards to and from Calaveras". From 1-3pm at 22 Main Street. Refreshments served. Show runs through June 30. Call for more information or visit calaverasarts.org.
|05:00 PM - 11:00 PM
|| The Black Hat Foundation 21 Annual Charity Ball
The Black Hat Foundation 21st Annual Charity Ball. May 5th, 2012 Foothill Horizon. Proceeds to benefit Mentoring Works @ ATCCA. Dinner presented by Seven Sisters and music by Rod Harris Quartet, with Jana Marie. Tickets $85.00 person. Reservations and additional information 209-586-2562
|| Zucca After Hours Wine Bar, Murphys
Zucca After Hours Wine Bar, Murphys - 209-728-1623
Friday and Saturday nights, the garden will be open from 5-8 pm for Wine Bar service “al’Italiano”. Pick your favorite seat and enjoy wines by the glass and a small bread plate, or choose your own flight of wines. Recently added firepits to keep you comfy! Live music on select nights. Call for more information.
|| Cinco De Mayo Dinner Buffet, Valley Springs
Cinco De Mayo Dinner Buffet, Valley Springs- 209-772-1082
At the Vista Grille Restaurant, La Contenta Golf Club. Special Mexican themed menu with guest chef Annette Rios and her famous "El Papagallo" cuisine. Buffet dinner/Margarita and drink specials. Call for more information.
|| Moonlight Meander, Arnold Rim Trail
Moonlight Meander, Arnold Rim Trail - 209-795-5931
6:15 pm. Watch the moon rise from Cougar Rock in the company of fellow hikers. Trail map at arnoldrimtrail.org/info.html. Bring layers, flashlight, snack, and water. Hike departs at 6:30 pm, return about 9:30 pm. Hike proceeds even if cloudy, but rain cancels. Call for more information.
|| Karaoke, Copperopolis Town Square
Karaoke, Copperopolis Town Square - 209-785-4745
Beginning at 8:30 pm every last Saturday of each month. At Griff's Barbeque & Grill. Have dinner, then stay for the entertainment, or sing a few yourself. Call for more information.