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12/12/2020 - ACBA's Angels Camp Light Up the Night!
Angels Camp, CA...Join us Saturday, December 12th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm! Visit the places listed on the map to VIEW the Christmas lights and then head to the DRIVE-THRU Ballot drop off and holiday action in the Calaveras Lumber/Bank of Stockton parking lot THIS Saturday night! ALL ballots will be entered into a gift card raffle ~ 3 lucky winners will be drawn! Many MASKED volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Please be courteous and wear a mask when approaching volunteers. Thanks for keeping our activity SAFE and health department approved.

*** Ballots available for pick up at Bank of Stockton, Calaveras Lumber, Mingos on Main, and Crafty Chicks & Co., and the ACBA Office. ***

In the holiday spirit? Look for these other events on the same night!
12/25/2020 - Free Christmas Day Dinner From Murphys Friends
Murphys, CA... Murphys Friends offer free dinners on Christmas Day in Murphys, San Andreas, and Valley Springs! Information - 736-6177,  Delivery In Calaveras - 736-1415.  Drive through pick up: 12 to 3 pm.  Pre-Order - 736-6177. Pick Up Locations At: Native Sons - Murphys, Treats - San Andreas, Mar-Val - Valley Springs. Partially Donated by Gateway Press

11/26/2020 - The 2020 Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge FREE Thanksgiving Dinner
Arnold, CA...Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge FREE Thanksgiving Dinner is Thursday, November 26th From 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. We will not have a dine in option due to Covid 19. You can pick up dinners in front of the Moose Lodge 1965 Blagen Road, Arnold starting at 1:00 pm OR We have a delivery service from Dorrington to Avery for homebound people. Please Call 209-795-3112 or 510-427-8569 Accepting Calls at 9:00 am on Thanksgiving Day

11/21/2020 - Bear Valley XC Ski & Snowshoe "Soft Opening" This Weekend
Bear Valley, CA...Due to better than expected snow conditions we are opening groomed trails in the meadow this weekend. Details: Saturday and Sunday only, 9am - 12pm. Half-price trail passes, Half-price ski & snowshoe rentals, New & used gear available, Lessons available, No sledding and tubing, No Meadow Cafe. The trails will close again on Monday until our next projected opening day of Nov. 27th.

BVAC Operations & COVID-19
The Bear Valley Adventure Company (BVAC) is excited to offer cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and tubing experiences for the 2020/2021 winter season. Since COVID-19 is alive and well, we have instituted some new rules in order to keep everyone safe. Help keep the Bear Valley winter wonderland open by supporting the following changes. Click here for details.

Adventure Tip: Now is an excellent time to check your ski equipment and make sure everything is in good working order. New skis, boots, poles, and clothing are arriving in the store daily, and we plan to be open for ski repair and tuning services by Nov. 21st.

11/07/2020 - Skyline Bear Valley Winter Job Fair is November 7th!
Arnold, CA...Skyline Bear Valley Winter Job Fair, When: Saturday November 7, 2020, Where: Bistro Espresso 1225 Oak Cir Drive, Arnold, CA, What: hiring for all positions/departments. ON the spot interviews, Event will be held outside. from 10 am - 2 pm, Bear Valley resort 2280 highway 207 Bear Valley, Ca 209-753-2301

Skyline Bear Valley Resort Winter 2020/2021
Employee Benefits
Employees must be actively employed to receive these benefits/privileges:
• Free Season Pass to ski/snowboard – while actively employed only
• Free Dependent Season Passes (based on employee status / classification)
• Competitive Pay – locally and within the industry
• Free Employee Shuttle to/from Mountain daily beginning in Murphys
• $10 Employee Standard Equipment Rental (ski or snowboard) – this is an occasional privilege; employees should purchase their own ski/board gear
• $20 Dependent Standard Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rental
• 50% off Demo Equipment Rentals from Reba Sports (employees only)
• Free Group Lessons, Sun-Fri, non-holiday/peak (with a paying customer)
• $25 two-hour group lessons for employee dependents ages 4+
• 25-50% off Team Programs for dependent(s), varies based on classification
• 25% off Retail Purchases at Reba Sports (employees only)
• 50% off Helmet Purchase for Employees at Reba Sports (limit one per season)
• 25% discount on purchases at the General Store (excludes alcohol and the deli)
• 25% off Food Purchases at all BVM locations (cafeteria, coffee café and BBQ’s)
• 25% off Food Purchases at Skyhigh Pizza Pub, Creekside Bistro and Grizzly Bar
• 30% Discount on lodging at Bear Valley Lodge, mid-week, non-holiday; (eligible employee must book reservation; based on availability)
• Discounted Friends and Family Lift Ticket Vouchers; one per paycheck, starting the last pay period of December
• Direct Deposit of paychecks
• Bear Valley Adventure Company (Cross Country resort) – Free daily trail pass for XC skiing or snowshoeing valid Sunday thru Friday (non-holiday) only.
$5 XC equipment/tube/sled rentals for all employees; free for managers
** All programs and prices subject to change with or without notice **
10/31/2020 - Halloween Pumpkin Patch Estravaganza & Haunted Forrey
Arnold, CA...!!!!BE AFRAID!!!! Get ready for one of the Spookiest nights in 2020!!!! Come experience the very spooky but kid friendly Haunted Cameo Plaza Forrey!!!! Also enjoy kids costume contest, prizes, games, and pumpkin painting contests!!! Spooky scavenger hunt, and tons of Candy!!!! Sponsored by the following community loving sponsors: Murphy's School of Music, Arnold School of Music, Artsy Partsy, Be afraid 😨!!!!!!!!

October 31st, 4 PM PDT – 7 PM
Cameo Plaza Merchants
10/31/2020 - Halloween Trunk or Treat at Chapel in the Pines
Arnold, CA...We invite our community to join us for this fun event! Covid-19 safety precautions will be in place. Please wear a mask! Bring your own trick or treat bag!

Chapel is an Evangelical Covenant Church that enjoys sharing God’s loving support in a bible-based, straightforward manner. Whether you're a full-time resident, here part-time or on vacation, we delight in your presence and welcome you to join us.

Chapel in the Pines
2286 Cedar Ln Arnold, CA 95223
11/11/2020 - California State Parks Honors Military Community with Free Admission to 133 Park Units on Veterans D
Sacramento, CA...California State Parks is honoring the service of veterans, as well as active and reserve personnel, by offering free admission to 133 state parks on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020.  “We understand this has been a challenging year with the ongoing pandemic and the recent wildfires,” said California State Parks Director Armando Quintero. “California State Parks is proud to be able to honor our military community by thanking them for their service and sacrifices to our country. We hope they can enjoy one of our beautiful parks with their loved ones.”

Participating parks include the California State Railroad Museum and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park along with state vehicular recreation areas such as CarnegieClay PitEastern Kern County Onyx RanchHollister HillsHungry Valley and Oceano Dunes. The park units that honor historic military sites or veterans from the Mexican-American War to the Cold War include:

A full list of the participating park units can be found online at In order to enter the park units for free, a valid military ID or a California driver’s license identifying the individual as a veteran must be shown to park staff.


As a reminder, COVID-19 guidelines are still in effect at all state park units. Please be sure to plan ahead by visiting the individual webpages of the park unit, especially for museums and some state historic parks as there is a 25% visitor capacity limit. For detailed information on how to recreate responsibility during the pandemic, please visit For tips on how to recreate responsibly in the outdoors, please visit


Assembly Bill 150 (Olsen), signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in 2013, authorized California State Parks to offer veterans, active duty and reserve military personnel from the United States Armed Forces and the National Guard of any state a reduced fee or free day use at participating state parks.



10/24/2020 - Toy Story4 Showing at the Frogtown Drive-in on October 24th
Angels Camp, CA...Toy Story4 Showing at the Frogtown Drive-in Last day to purchase advance tickets is Friday! A special thank you to our event Special thank you to our Sponsor, Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center and our event organizer the Calaveras Film Commission. $25 parking fee or $20 in advance. 209.736.2561 (office closes at 4 p.m.) Limit 80 cars. We will have a food concession or you can bring your own. Get your tickets now.

10/13/2020 - Make Plans to Attend Taco Tuesday at Bistro Espresso Tonight
Arnold, CA...Super excited to have Charlie Mondo Mariscal! #TacoTuesday 10/13 from 6-8pm!

The Bistro serves fresh, made-to-order American cuisine and BBQ. We serve fair trade, organic espresso drinks and coffee and a variety of beers & wine. Open daily for breakfast and lunch and serve family-style dinner specials on Friday & Saturday.
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