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Monday, Jul 22
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
Tuesday, Jul 23
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
06:00 PM The 2019 "Taco Tuesdays" Concert Series at Bistro Espresso
Wednesday, Jul 24
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
07:00 PM Sugarland Rolls Into Ironstone Amphitheatre on July 24th
Thursday, Jul 25
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
09:00 AM Calaveras Democrats Meetup
04:00 PM CalaverasGROWN Certified Farmers Market Opens June 13th in San Andreas
Friday, Jul 26
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
05:00 PM The Angels Camp Farmers Market is Every Friday Till Fall
05:30 PM The Next Concert at Cameo Plaza Coming Up on July 26th
Saturday, Jul 27
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
All Day The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
06:00 PM The Bistro Espresso, "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series
07:00 PM An Evening with Jason Eady – Classic Country, Americana - at the Sutter Creek Theatre 7/27
07:00 PM The Sequoia Woods 2019 Music in The Mountains Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Jul 28
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Murphys Farmers Market is Every Sunday From 9am - 1pm
09:30 AM New Presbyterian Church Launching in Calaveras County
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
Monday, Jul 29
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
Tuesday, Jul 30
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
06:00 PM The 2019 "Taco Tuesdays" Concert Series at Bistro Espresso
Wednesday, Jul 31
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Aug 1
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
04:00 PM CalaverasGROWN Certified Farmers Market Opens June 13th in San Andreas
Friday, Aug 2
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
All Day Get Your Fill of Fish & Chips Every Friday at Gooney's Bar & Grill
05:00 PM The Angels Camp Farmers Market is Every Friday Till Fall
07:30 PM Gary Hoey – with opener Jon Mulvey Trio - Intense blues guitar
Saturday, Aug 3
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
All Day Rummage Sale
All Day The Hopper Connects You to Calaveras's Wine Country & More
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
08:00 AM Ebbetts Pass WOTM White Elephant sale
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 Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
06:00 PM The Bistro Espresso, "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series
07:00 PM The Sequoia Woods 2019 Music in The Mountains Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Aug 4
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival Returns for 51st Year July 19 - August 4!
All Day Take Train Rides Into History at Railtown 1897
09:00 AM Murphys Farmers Market is Every Sunday From 9am - 1pm
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Spend the Summer at Big Trees State Park. Guided Hikes Every Weekend
07:00 PM Hank Williams Jr with Moonshine Bandits at Ironstone Amphitheatre Sunday, August 4, 2019

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06/12/2019 - Sip and Paint: Harvest Painting
$35 includes everything you need. Bring home a beautiful painting filled with sunshine, sunflowers, and fruits of a bountiful harvests! Christina is an excellent teacher and you will be sure to enjoy this class with others who have already registered. Bring your own snacks and beverages. Reserve your spot at https://squareup.com/store/artsy-parts/item/harvest ; choose the date 6/12 at checkout. .
07/21/2019 - Stevenot Music on the Patio is Every Sunday All Summer Long
Vallecito, CA...Stevenot Music on the Patio is Every Sunday All Summer Long.  Come join us July 21st we are open 11-5 music by Durt Cheap from 1-4.  Mimosas for purchase Bring a picnic and your friends.


On January 16, 2019 the Oliveto Family purchased the former location of Irish Vineyards in Vallecito, CA. This is the now the location of the Stevenot Winery production facility as well as a second Tasting Room currently opened every Saturday and Sunday. “We are excited to have this opportunity to move the production facility back to Calaveras County and to be close to Murphys.” stated Jon Oliveto, President and Production Manager for Stevenot Winery. With everyone in the company living in Murphys it made sense to pursue the opportunity. Over the past few months the Oliveto family has started on the complete remodeling to include the winery and tasting room as well as the historic Batten House. “We have so many plans including more parties and bringing live music to this venue. On weekends we will have winery and vineyard tours including barrel tastings.” said Lorraine Oliveto, Tasting Room Manager for both locations. Stevenot will be doing their crush in the new location and then begin production shortly after that working with Stevenot’s Winemaker, Nancy Steel. Stay tuned and look for more information on events and the Grand Opening!

More about the history of Stevenot Winery and the Oliveto Family . . . . .
Wine, gold, history, and heritage are all part of the rich and colorful tradition that is Stevenot Winery. With a new Winery Property and Tasting Room located in Vallecito and the Tasting Room on Main Street located in downtown Murphys, in the heart of the Sierra Foothills of Calaveras County, Stevenot’s beginnings hark back long before their first release of wine in 1979.

The first Stevenots came to the area during the great Gold Rush of the mid 1800’s. During that time vineyards began cropping up throughout the region as miners from France, Germany, and Italy were creating a demand for wine on an unprecedented scale. At one time the Sierra Foothills rivaled the areas of Napa and Sonoma combined in vineyard acreage with over 100 wineries established.

Although the industry eventually declined with the advent of prohibition, it wasn’t long before a fifth generation member of the Stevenot family took up where his family had left off and established the winery in the late 1970’s. Recognized as one of the pioneers of the rebirth of wine production in the Sierra Foothills, Stevenot Winery quickly secured its reputation for producing world class wines and for their innovative and award winning style.

A New Generation
On February 10, 2010 Oliveto Distributing, Inc. became the proud new owner of Stevenot Wines, operating the Stevenot Tasting Room on Murphys’ Main Street, as well as the Stevenot Wine Club. Brothers Jon Oliveto and David Oliveto are the Owners of the well-respected and long-standing distribution company previously based out of Sutter Creek and now located in Vallecito. “We are very honored and excited to have this opportunity!” exclaims David Oliveto, Vice President of Stevenot Winery. “We want to carry on the tradition of Barden Stevenot and grow the business. Stevenot has always been a quality brand, well respected in the community and has always sold very well. This compliments the wine in the bottle.” The Oliveto family has distributed Stevenot wines since the early 1980’s, when White Zinfandel was their best seller. “It’s all about quality.” adds Jon. “We have been in the distribution business our whole lives and will continue to focus on wine making.”

Oliveto Family History
Born and raised in Jackson, Jon and David began working at very early ages, with their father Ross Oliveto’s milk distributing business which opened in the late 1960’s. With close to 50 years in the industry serving the region, the Oliveto family knows the business and the community well.
In 1979 the milk distribution company was sold and the Oliveto family went into the beer and soft drink distribution business serving Calaveras, Amador and Tuolumne counties. In the early 1980’s a wine division was added. The company was honored with the Miller Masters award in the early 1990’s, placing them in the top seven distributors in the United States. They were also awarded the High Life Achievement by Miller Brewing Company in 2002 and 2003, given to the top 40 distributors out of a roster of 450 companies.

The community has embraced Jon and David with open arms. “It surprises us how excited people are about our new venture.” Jon said. “We are receiving overwhelming support.”

Jon and his wife Lori now live in Murphys. David has lived in Calaveras County for 20 years and resides in Murphys with his wife, Lorraine. Daughters Elizabeth and Brooke (with her husband Robert and newborn son Cashton) are also residents of Murphys.

The Oliveto family welcomes and encourages your comments, suggestions and input.
07/20/2019 - "Hired Gunn" Rocks Day on the Green at Camp Connell's Beer Garden at Camp Connell General Store
Camp Connell, CA...Saturday night concert series on the lawn. Spacious beer garden in the pines with fire pits, craft ales, and fine wine! Family and pet friendly. Today at 6:30 PM – 10 PM, Camp Connell General Store, 4036 Old Highway 4, Camp Connell.


/ "I went into a General Store, they wouldn't let me buy anything specific..." Comedian Steven Wright

The story of Camp Connell Continues with Camp Connell General Store & The Beer Garden. Owner Dan Tulipani and his crew show what Mountain Life is all about.

The Camp Connell of today was largely influenced by the surging popularity of auto travel through the mountains inspired when Dr. D. Sargent of Angels Camp became the first to drive an automobile over Ebbetts Pass in 1908. Family camping was destined to become an extremely popular recreational activity To meet those demands, Jack Connell began construction of a campground, cabins, general store and gas pumps in 1928. He and his wife named their endeavor "Camp Connell". Opened for business in 1929, the general store and gas station have been in operation ever since. The Connell's continued to expand the store and added a café to serve the increasing number of visitors. By 1934 the Post Office was moved to the store and became "Camp Connell Station". The store was a local gathering place where local residents and vacationers alike would come to share news and leave messages, much as it is today. Occasionally, Circuit Court was convened in the building. Monte Wolfe, Art and Harry Schimke, the Whittles, Hunts, Tryons, Lombardis, and Airolas were frequent visitors.

While the popularity of the general store and café continued, the campground was closed in 1949 and the property was subdivided into lots selling for $600 each. The cabins remained as part of Camp Connell until the 1960's, when the highway was realigned to accommodate the ski resort and village at Bear Valley, as well as the development of Big Trees Village. The old highway became the current two accesses to Camp Connell and the property has stayed much the same ever since.

Today the Camp Connell General Store is one of the oldest Chevron stations in California as well as the longest continuously operated retail business between Murphys and Markleeville. It is a popular stop for visitors and a cherished part of the local community."
08/09/2019 - Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration Friday August 9th, 2019
Sonora, CA...The Stanislaus National Forest is having a party for Smokey Bear! Come on down and join the Stanislaus National Forest, along with CAL-FIRE, Tuolumne County Fire, local Law Enforcement and EMS for Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday celebration. A special story time presenting “The True Story of Smokey Bear” and birthday card making will begin at 10 a.m. at the Tuolumne County Library located at 480 Greenley Road, Sonora CA 95370. The party and public safety event will be held at the Heaven for Kids


Park next door, immediately following story time. The party will run from approximately 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Please come out and join us for this free event where you can learn all about personal and fire safety, meet your
local emergency services personnel, and play games with birthday goodie bags for kids! We look forward to
seeing you.

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USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
07/20/2019 - "Super Diamond" Tribute to Neil Diamond Tonight at Bear Valley Music Festival
Bear Valley, CA...With 38 songs in the Top 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts, Neil Diamond has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time. On the Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts, he has had ten No. 1 singles: “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Song Sung Blue,” “Longfellow Serenade,” “I’ve Been This Way Before,” “If You Know What I Mean,” “Desiree,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” “America,” “Yesterday’s Songs,” and “Heartlight.” And now, Super Diamond brings this American legend’s greatest hits to Bear Valley.





Formed in 1993, Super Diamond consists of vocalist Randy Cordeiro (Surreal Neil), guitarist Chris Collins, bass guitarist Matt Tidmarsh, keyboardist James Terris, keyboardist Rama Kolesnikow and drummer Vince Littleton. Super Diamond has been featured in articles in many national publications and has appeared on the David Letterman Show.

SHUTTLE & DINNER

We are pleased to offer round-trip shuttle service from Murphys with stops in Forest Meadows, Arnold and Dorrington for all evening concerts. You may add this option to your concert ticket purchase by clicking on “continue shopping” at checkout. We have also arranged for a pre-concert meal to be served at the Festival tent prior to our evening shows.
07/20/2019 - Big Band Street Dance July 20 at 6:00 pm in Columbia State Historic Park
Columbia, CA...Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the music at the Big Band Street Dance! Come in your everyday wear or get in the mood and dress in 1940s clothing. Prizes are awarded for best ‘40s outfits, best dancing couples, and much more. As locals will tell you, it’s one of the most popular events in Tuolumne County.


So bring a partner along and join Rod Harris and the Columbia College Kicks Big Band for a hot night of big band music in old Coumbia town. You’ll truly enjoy this blast from the swingin’ past!


July 20, 2019
6-10pm
Admission: FREE
Columbia State Historic Park
209-532-3184
07/20/2019 - Metro Rouge Cabaret & Variety Show at the Metropolitan
San Andreas, CA...Cabaret style burlesque variety show at the Metropolitan. Featuring local talent in exciting ensemble numbers. $15 cover charge at the door. Food and beverages will be available. 18 and over only due to slightly mature content. 7:00 pm. Please call or visit website for more information.


Today at 7 PM – 11 PM
Metropolitan
59 Main St, San Andreas, California 95249
07/20/2019 - The 2019 Brice Station Hilltop Concert Series Continues On Tonight with "Birds of Chicago"
Nurphys, CA...Brice Station Hilltop Concert Series returns for it's 2019 season! We are excited to welcome Birds of Chicago back to Brice Station… for their third show! “Music this raw and soul-rich demands to be experienced live, and Birds of Chicago have developed a fervent following, touring 200 nights a year since their formation in late 2012. For these Birds, singing for a room full of new people, hearts wide open, keeps off the cold and chases off the shadows. In 2018 the Birds will be bringing American Flowers and Love in Wartime to a town near you. Rock and Roll will save our souls. Or, it’s got as good a chance as anything.” 2019 Hilltop Season Pass Tickets offer you admission to all concerts. Birds of Chicago will be returning for their third concert at Brice with their original, sweet, unique tunes, as well as Poor Man's Whiskey with their wild psychedelic outlaw country. We will also see some familiar local faces and a few new acts such as Rose’s Pawn Shop for 4th of July weekend. Check out our NEW Hilltop Season Pass and our Labor Day Weekend Special! Tickets are available NOW at tickets.bricestation.com - get yours early!











Food and delicious Brice Station wine and homemade wine cocktails will be available. Stay tuned for announcements about our catering availability.

Don’t forget to also join us for Shakespeare too! Macbeth will be running Thurs-Sat through August - see www.bricestation.com/events for info about our Spring Fiesta fundraiser and tickets for the show. 🎭

Questions? Contact info@bricestation.com
07/20/2019 - July 20th is Discovery Day at Big Trees State Park
Arnold, CA...Discovery Day – History Comes Alive. A day to celebrate the discovery of the big trees ~ Discover the Big Trees from 1852-1900 through reenactments, an 1800’s encampment, demonstrations, games and story-telling. Below are a few photos from our archive from 2006 to set the table and maybe take you back in time just a bit...







There is a day-use fee to enter the Park. 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 (209)795-1196.

Discovery Day is 11am to 3pm
07/20/2019 - Billy Idol Bring His "Rebel Yell" & Pioneering Punk to Ironstone July 20th
Murphys, CA...Billy Idol was an early architect of the sound, style, and fury of punk rock. His lip- curling sneer and fist-pumping persona vaulted him into the mainstream as one of MTV’s first megastars, making him one of the most recognizable faces in pop music, while selling out arenas everywhere he played. He has sold 40 million albums while scoring numerous platinum albums worldwide, nine top forty singles in the U.S. and 10 in the U.K. including “Dancing With Myself, “White Wedding,” “Rebel Yell,” “Mony Mony,” “Eyes Without A Face,” “Flesh For Fantasy,” and “Cradle Of Love.”


Billy was responsible for some of punk rock’s most memorable, literate, and evocative moments and created a pioneering new sound by bringing the spirit of ’77 to the dance floor, going on
to fashion an immediately identifiable musical blueprint that integrates club-land throb, rockabilly desperation, and rock’n’roll decadence. Idol returned to the spotlight in the fall of 2014 with two high profile releases that marked the latest chapter in the long and remarkable story of a musician, an inventor, a survivor, a father, a son, a man who returned from the brink, and a rebel whose yells made the mainstream sit up and pay attention.

Idol’s New York Times bestselling autobiography Dancing With Myself is an electric, intelligent, brutally honest and entirely self-written account of Billy Idol’s journey to fame, from his early days as front man of the pioneering UK punk band Generation X to a long and often decadent life lived loving sex, drugs, rock’n’roll, and motorcycles.

Kings & Queens of the Underground was Billy’s first album of new material in nearly a decade. The album’s palette, which includes incredible contributions from Idol’s longtime collaborator and lead guitarist Steve Stevens, will be instantly familiar to lovers of classic Billy Idol, while announcing a firm step into the future. Produced by Trevor Horn (with two tracks co-written and produced by 2017 Grammy Producer of The Year winner Greg Kurstin), it is full of thumping, cinematic songs about sin, redemption and the love of rock’n’roll.

Billy Idol, together with his band featuring Steve Stevens, have been touring heavily during the past five years, headlining theatres and arenas and performing at major festivals all over the world.

The Billy Idol concert starts at 7:30pm on July 20th at Ironstone in Murphys
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