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Monday, May 29
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
06:30 PM Don't Miss The Calaveras Community Band Memorial Day Concert
Wednesday, May 31
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Thursday, Jun 1
05:30 PM Calaveras Big Trees State Park UC California Naturalist Certification Course ~ June 2017
Friday, Jun 2
07:00 PM Don't Miss The "First Fridays" Dinner Show With Jill Warren At Sequoia Woods
Saturday, Jun 3
09:00 AM NATURE BLITZ ~ Field Studies & Exploration At Calaveras Big Trees State Park
10:00 AM Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
12:00 PM Chicken in a Barrel
Sunday, Jun 4
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
02:00 PM LECTURE "Gold Rush Medicine" by Dr. Bob LaPerriere
Monday, Jun 5
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Wednesday, Jun 7
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
11:30 AM International Trade Development Workshop Coming To Sonora On June 7th
Thursday, Jun 8
06:00 PM Calaveras Uncorked Wine Education Series
Saturday, Jun 10
10:00 AM Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
05:00 PM Nickolay Dodov Foundation Fundraiser June 10th At Outer Aisle
Sunday, Jun 11
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
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05/29/2017 - Don't Miss The Calaveras Community Band Memorial Day Concert
Murphys, CA...The 2017 music season in Murphys Community Park will get an exciting and eclectic kick-off when the Calaveras Community Band presents a special Memorial Day concert under the direction of conductor Mic Harper on Monday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for the program that will honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces in the past and those currently stationed around the world. The band will play a service song for each branch of the military, Sousa Marches, popular tunes from Sinatra, a Beach Boys medley, Four of a Kind featuring the trumpet section, and many more summer-in-the-park tunes.

Families and other members of the community are invited to pack a picnic dinner and enjoy this start of the season concert. There will not be any food or beverages for sale in the park.

The Calaveras Community Band traces its history to the days following the Gold Rush. Men would brush away the grime of the mines, put on a uniform, grab their horns and entertain the crowds at many public functions. Creating music brought extra meaning to their lives and provided a counterpoint to the stresses of the day.  In those times it was known as the Angels Camp Miners Band, the Murphys Independent Cornet Band, and a dozen other names as the years passed.

Through the cooperation of the Murphys Community Club, during the warm-weather months the band holds its weekly Monday rehearsals in the park’s distinctive gazebo starting with a short informal concert at 6:30 PM, followed by the rehearsal from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.

“Please join us, bring some food and beverage, and relax for the evening with family and friends in Murphys beautiful park” says Harper.

The band is always looking for musicians to join it in providing entertainment throughout Calaveras County.

“We invite members of our community who play a musical instrument to join us in keeping the tradition of live community band music alive in Calaveras County." says Harper.  “We are a fun group that gets great joy out of providing all forms of band music in the Mother Lode. No matter your age, you can find a place with us. Many people who have not played for years discover that they still have chops.”

Anyone wanting to learn more about becoming a band member should call Carol Betz at 728-9057. The band’s website is

Murphys Community Park is located on Algiers St. in historic downtown Murphys. The Murphys Community Club, that has oversight of the park, is hosting eight music-centered events from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Membership in the club is open to everyone and contributions are tax deductible. For further information, call 728-8183, or click on the Community Club link at
05/28/2017 - The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
Copperopolis, CA...The Farmers Market at the Square is back starting this Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. With loads of fresh produce and plenty of vendors, Sundays are a great day to stock up for the week for fresh culinary experiences.

Copperopolis Town Square, Copperopolis, California in Calaveras County offers shopping, dining, coffee house, wine, art, events, concerts, salons, pet store, boutiques, ice cream and residential loft homes. It is located on Hwy 4 at Little John Road and is a convenient stop on your visit to the Sierra Foothills, Bear Valley, Murphys and Calaveras Big Trees. The quaint town is focused around the charming gazebo and park.

Designed to be pedestrian friendly. Live in town in a loft and walk to everything. Located between San Francisco, Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. Gateway to the Sierra. A place to meet your neighbors and enjoy the many events that are held throughout the year.

Travelers will discover a great place to stop and take a well-deserved break, walk the dog or get a bite to eat. Take a little extra time to explore the shops and buy yourself a little something nice.
05/27/2017 - Beep, Beep! Food Trucks are Rolling In on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 Saturday, May 27th, 4 p.m. – 8
Angels Camp, CA...The Angels Camp Business Association and Destination Angels Camp will host the first of four Summer Nights Food Truck Festivals on Saturday, May 27th from 4- 8 p.m. at Utica Park in Angels Camp. The Summer Nights Food Truck Festivals are a unique opportunity for community members and visitors to enjoy a variety of different cuisine from Food Trucks of the Foothills, a group out of Placerville as well as local food trucks and food vendors. The Fabulous off Brothers, a well-loved, local rock and roll band, will be performing during the Festival.

The Angels Camp Business Association will be selling beer and wine with proceeds to help support ACBA’s events such as the Fresh Fridays Certified Farmers Market, Taste of Calaveras, Mark Twain Wild West Fest, sidewalk sales, lighting for the building outline and landscaping on Historic Main Street, a Bret Harte High School scholarship fund, the annual Hometown Christmas Parade and Festivities and our year end Christmas Gala.

Destination Angels Camp is a public-private partnership whose mission is to create a vibrant business environment showcasing Angels Camp’s strengths and uniqueness, cultivate social and educational opportunities and improve upon the tourism infrastructure year round for residents, businesses and visitors through economic and destination development.

We invite you to follow our Angels Camp Business Assn and Destination Angels Camp Facebook page updates and events. For information about Angels Camp Business Association, call 736-1333 or visit
05/27/2017 - The Arnold Lions Pancake Breakfasts Are Back This Weekend
Arnold, CA...Arnold Lions will once again host a Pancake Breakfast, Saturday and Sunday of the Memorial Day Weekend. All money raised at the Arnold Lions fund raisers go to worthy cusses for the benefit of our community.

05/27/2017 - The Big Ol Furniture Sale At Independence Hall
Arnold, CA...The Big Ol Furniture Sale At Independence Hall

05/27/2017 - The Big Greenhorn Creek Community Yard Sale is May 27th!
Angels Camp, CA...The Big Greenhorn Creek Community Yard Sale is May 27th!

05/27/2017 - The 2017 Sequoia Woods Country Club Saturday Patio Parties
Arnold, CA...Make plans to join the fun at Sequoia Woods Country Club Saturday Patio Parties! Saturday May 27 Saturday September 2 JILL & the GIANTS. Saturday July 1 Saturday August 5 CHAINS REQUIRED. 2017 Saturday Patio Parties. Music & Food, Buffet Dinner from 6-7pm Live Music & Dancing from 7:30--10:30 pm. General Public: $30. Members: $24 guaranteed reservations required and taken one month before event… call 209-795-1000 (price includes dinner, music, sales tax & gratuity)

Sequoia Woods Country Club is located on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains, roughly between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, at an elevation of 4000 feet. The club house is open to the public, with a bar and lounge, dining room and seasonal deli. The beautiful setting can be enjoyed from indoors or outside on the deck, with a view down the main tree-lined golf fairway.

The bar serves food several evenings each week and the restaurant is open for dinner every weekend. The dinner menu has a perfect variety of traditional favorites, with creative and contemporary preparations, and our guests marvel at the quality of cuisine to be found here, in this little mountain hamlet.

There is dancing in the lounge every Saturday night, with a DJ or frequent live bands. The deli opens its windows to the deck for an extended summer season, with tasty sandwiches, salads and hot specials.

Special group events find our venue especially accommodating and fun. This is a truly lovely place to enjoy good food, good friends and good scenery.
05/27/2017 - Jerry Douglas Presents The Earls of Leicester at Twisted Oak Winery May 27th
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the next concert of our 2017 Twisted Folk Concert Series – Jerry Douglas Presents The Earls of Leicester. "Jerry Douglas! Jerry (freakin') Douglas!!" said winery owner Jeff Stai. “I've been a fan for years, and I know there are a lot of folks who feel the same way. By way of 'Alison Krauss and Union Station', Jerry Douglas is an icon in bluegrass music, considered the best Dobro player in the world. We're delighted to be able to welcome Jerry and the Earls for one of a very few dates currently scheduled in California this year!”

A yummy BBQ rib dinner with side salads will be available for purchase, along with yummy Twisted Oak wine, popcorn, and soft drinks. Concertgoers are welcome to bring their own picnics and non-alcoholic drinks, but we ask that no outside alcoholic beverages be brought in.

Seating at Twisted Folk concerts is outdoor festival style, first-come, first-served – bring a low beach-type chair or a blanket. We’re on top of a hill and there is always an evening breeze – it can get a little chilly after dark so please plan ahead.

Jerry Douglas

Dobro master and 14-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar: elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. In addition to being widely recognized as the foremost master of the Dobro, Jerry Douglas is a freewheeling, forward-thinking recording artist whose output incorporates elements of bluegrass, country, rock, jazz, blues and Celtic into his distinctive musical vision.

Called “dobro’s matchless contemporary master,” by The New York Times, fourteen-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas is one of the most innovative recording artists in music, both as a solo artist and member of groundbreaking bands including J.D. Crowe & the New South, the Country Gentlemen, Boone Creek, the Grammy-winning The Earls of Leicester, and Strength In Numbers. Douglas’ distinctive sound graces more than 1500 albums, including discs released by Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Elvis Costello, Earl Scruggs, and Ray Charles, among many others.

Since 1998, he’s been a key member of “Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas”, touring extensively and co-producing and playing on a series of platinum albums. He has produced albums for Krauss, the Del McCoury Band, Maura O’Connell, and Jesse Winchester and is is co-Music Director of the acclaimed BBC TV series Transatlantic Sessions, and his latest solo album Traveler features guest appearances by such notable friends as Paul Simon, Mumford & Sons, and Eric Clapton, among others. 

As he continues his incalculable influence on Americana, bluegrass and their many related genres, Douglas forges as a true pioneer in American music.

The Earls of Leicester

The Grammy© and IBMA award-winning band The Earls of Leicester encompasses dobro great Jerry Douglas plus acclaimed writer, producer, and solo artist Shawn Camp on lead vocals and guitar, renowned Nashville banjoist Charlie Cushman on banjo and guitars, second-generation fiddle phenom Johnny Warren, and Barry Bales, Douglas' longtime bandmate in Alison Krauss and Union Station, on vocals and bass. The group is the product of the band’s shared lifelong passion for the music of bluegrass pioneers Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and their band the Foggy Mountain Boys, and pays homage to their seminal work in the '50s and '60s which created the template for what we know as contemporary bluegrass, and transcended traditional genre barriers to popularize the music with an unprecedented mass audience.

What: Twisted Folk Concert Series Announces "Jerry Douglas Presents The Earls of Leicester"

Where: Twisted Oak Winery, 4280 Red Hill Rd at Hwy 4, Vallecito
When: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 – 7:45pm. Concertgoers admitted 6:45pm

Ticket Information:
Tickets $39 advance ($34 Twisted Few wine club members), or $45 at the door, if available.
Children 12 and under: $10. 200% of children’s ticket sales will be directed to supporting music education in local schools.

For more info, or to purchase tickets: 209-736-9080,
05/23/2017 - Help The Arnold Library Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary This Week!
Arnold, CA...Stop by the Arnold Branch Library as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary 5/23-5/28. Fun for the whole family. Scavenger Hunts, prizes, snacks, story time with a fire fighter, Patron Appreciation Day and our Giant Book Sale!!!!

05/27/2017 - Calaveras Door of Hope Announces the 3rd Annual "Heroes Fun Run" and Family Fun Day May 27th, 2017 a
Murphys, CA...Calaveras Door of Hope is hosting a Fun Run and Family Day on May 27, 2017. The Heroes Fun Run will be located at Ironstone Vineyards’ Amphitheatre. The Heroes Fun Run offers three options to participate in: a 5k run, 10k run, or a 2 mile walk. There will also be a party in the park with: Live music by Dyemusica, silent auction, raffle prizes, games and activities for kids of all ages. Food will be available for purchase on the grounds. Families are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy the day. No outside food or drinks, please. Family Fun Day hours are from 9 AM – 2 PM. Admission is free. The 5k/10k run will start at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7:45 a.m.); The 2 mile walk will start at 10:00 a.m. (registration at 9:00 a.m.).

100% of funds raised will go to the non-profit organization Calaveras Door of Hope. Preregister at: (events tab) or call (209)736-9600 or register day of event.

Calaveras Door of Hope Pregnancy Center’s purpose is to serve women and their families in our community by offering hope and help both during and after pregnancy. Calaveras Door of Hope’s services include: free pregnancy tests, peer counseling, parenting classes and many other resources.
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