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11/29/2019 - The 27th Annual Hometown Crafters Christmas Craft Fair!
Sonora, CA...Join us for the 27th Annual Hometown Crafters Christmas Craft Fair at the Historic Sonora Opera Hall. Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm. Admission is free!

The Hometown Crafters Christmas Craft Fair, is set to be an original, unique arts and crafts show in Historic Downtown Sonora. Artisans selling their own jewelry, photographs, paintings, pottery, ceramics, home decor, clothing and specialty foods. At 5:30pm Friday, The Annual Sonora Christmas Parade passes in front of the Sonora Opera Hall. Come and be a part of a Sonora Tradition.
11/29/2019 - The 36th Annual Historic Sonora Christmas Parade
Sonora, CA...The 36th Annual Historic Sonora Christmas Parade will be this Friday, November 29th at 6:00 pm. This brightly lit night-time parade starts at the Historic Red Church and follows Washington Street to Restano Way. Historic Downtown Sonora will be transformed almost overnight with all the holiday decorations up and the wreaths downtown sparkling with lights, the Christmas tree is in place and the merchants are festively decorating their shops all getting ready for the Holidays and the Annual Christmas Parade.

Folks out to enjoy this family event are sure to get in the Holiday spirit. Bands downtown will play Christmas Carols, before and after the Parade, join along or just enjoy the musical tradition.

All entries for the Parade are always festively decorated and Christmas themed music fills the air. Our local radio personalities will be announcing each entry as they go by. An added feature which people enjoy is the Holly Jolly Trolley, making it more fun for parade goes. The service is offered from 3 :00 pm until 9:00 the day of the Parade, free of charge, so now you don’t have to hassle with parking let Holly Trolley get you there and back! pick up are at the junction and walmart shopping centers every 15 minutes. until parade starts. so come on down!

Two Holiday craft fairs will be going on that day as well. one is the Annual Christmas Festival at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, and one right downtown at the Sonora Opera Hall, Called the Hometown Crafters Craft Faire.

No matter what your plans are there is always something to do here in our Historic Downtown. it’s where it all happens!
11/29/2019 - The Big Black Friday Sale at Mingo's on Main!!
Angels Camp, CA...BLACK FRIDAY AT MINGOS!!! Take 20% off the ENTIRE store. Today only! Open 10-5pm! @ Mingos on Main.  Mingo's on Main is Your Shopping Destination in Downtown Angels Camp! They have women's fashions at great prices and a wide variety of sizes and much, much more. They have Most clothing items at under $30 and in sizes from small to double XL, Daily $10 Clearance Deals, Myra Bags, Gift Items & more. Wed - Fri they have Pickle Patch Grab n Go Lunches. They are also a Calaveras Laundry & Dry Cleaning Pick Up & Drop Off Point.

Mingos on Main
1183 S Main St
Angels Camp, California
(209) 822-3448
11/29/2019 - Avery Christmas Tree Lighting is November 29th at 6pm! Let Lightings Begin!!
Avery, CA...AVERY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2019, CORNER OF AVERY SHEEP RANCH RD AND HWY 4. REFRESHMENTS @ 5:30 PM, LIGHTING @ 6:00 PM. Bring Cookies to share, if you’d like. SANTA WILL MAKE AN APPEARANCE AND BE AVAILABLE FOR PHOTOS. In an effort to help others in our community, please bring a non-perishable food item. All donations will be taken to the Calaveras Food Bank. A picture of the 2018 tree is below...

11/28/2019 - The 13th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot
Murphys, CA...13th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot is November 28, 2019 at Murphys Park – 505 Algiers Street, Murphys. Friends, Family, Fun and a little bit of Fitness to start your Thanksgiving off on the right (or left) foot. 2.5 and 5 mile run/walk/stroll/skip courses. This is NOT an official timed race, but a fun community event.
8:00am – registration begins ONLY if you think you are going to finish in the top 10. Fee: Non perishable food requested – donated to the Murphys Senior Center.

9:00am – start time 10:00am (approximate) Awards ceremony.

Tee Shirts $25 or 2 for $40 while supplies last. Proceeds benefit a local charity. CASH OR CHECKS only please.

For more info or to help sponsor contact

Fee: Non perishable food requested – donated to the Murphys Senior Center

(Thursday) 8:00 am
Murphys Community Park
11/28/2019 - Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Valley Springs
Valley Springs, CA...Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Valley Springs.

11/30/2019 - The 29th Annual Angels Camp Christmas Parade & Open House is November 30th
Angels Camp, CA....The Angels Camp Business Association is hosting the 29th Annual Christmas Parade starting at 5pm on Saturday. Old Town Angela Camp will be open from 4-7pm for the Open House and Wine Stroll as well. We have included a few photos and video from 2016 to whet your appetite. From ACBA..."We hope your Thanksgiving weekend plans include joining us in kicking off the Christmas season with the 29th Annual Christmas Parade, Wine Hop & Holiday Market 🎄🎅. It's not too late if you forgot to turn in your parade entry forms! We'll still take them this week! Stop by the ACBA office- 300 S. Main St (next to Mike's Pizza)!"

11/28/2019 - 12th Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Moose Lodge
Arnold, CA...Thursday, November 28, from 1:00 to 4:00pm Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge, 1965 Blagen Road, Arnold. Once again, Ebbetts Pass Moose Lodge is serving up a FREE Thanksgiving Dinner for the Community. No reservations are needed. Just show up between 1 -4pm and enjoy your Thanksgiving feast on us, MENU:Turkey, mash potatoes & gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, yams, cranberry sauce, pies and apple crumble dessert. Please note that because this event is open to the general public, no alcoholic beverages will be available for sale on the day of the event. Contact the Lodge with any questions. 209-795-1112.

12/03/2019 - Calaveras and Tuolumne County 4-H donors can double their gifts on Dec. 3
Calaveras County, CA...On GivingTuesday, California 4-H supporters will have an opportunity to double their impact with a gift in support of 4-H youth in ​Calaveras and Tuolumne counties. “4-H is the number one youth leadership program in the country, and we consistently hear from 4-H alumni that they attribute their college and career successes to the skillsets they learned in 4-H,” said Rosemary Giannini, 4-H community educator for Calaveras and Tuolumne counties.

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. GivingTuesday will kick off the generosity season this year by inspiring people to give back on Dec. 3, and throughout the year.

This year, Calaveras and Tuolumne County 4-H is asking local businesses and individuals to consider supporting their 4-H programs when making their year-end gift.

“Our goal is to raise $30,000 in support of the Calaveras and Tuolumne County 4-H program. With these funds, we will be able to provide more youth in our county with the skillsets that will set them up for life,” said Giannini. “We will use the funds to offset enrollment fees, purchase supplies, provide livestock loans, and offer fee waivers to camp and the state leadership conference.”

“We are thrilled and grateful to kick off this year’s giving season with a $15,000 gift for Calaveras County 4-H from a generous couple whose mothers were involved in 4-H and want to see the program grow. This lead gift gets us halfway to our fundraising goal,” said JoLynn Miller, UC Cooperative Extension 4-H youth advisor for the Central

Sierra Multi-County Partnership.
The California 4-H Foundation is participating with a $25,000 Giving Tuesday match offered to all 4-H programs throughout California. Each year, the California 4-H Foundation Board works to raise funds to offer a match incentive for the 4-H program.

“This is such a wonderful opportunity,” Miller said. “Donors will have the opportunity to double their gift and help us reach our goal!”

Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 as a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

Those who are interested in joining ​Calaveras and Tuolumne counties’ GivingTuesday initiative can visit ​, click on the 4-H tile, and choose “Calaveras County” or “Tuolumne County.” For more details about the GivingTuesday movement, visit the GivingTuesday website (
About Calaveras County 4-H

Calaveras County 4-H engages approximately 600 youth through community clubs, 4-H camp, and afterschool programming. Community Clubs are located in Angels Camp, Copperopolis, Jenny Lind, Valley Springs, Mountain Ranch, Murphys, West Point, San Andreas, Mokelumne Hill (Calaveras Wranglers). 4-H projects include dairy goats, meat goats, pygmy goats, Nigerian goats, rabbits, Lego project, robotics, equine-advanced western, equine-beginning western, baking and breadmaking, dog project, woodworking, shooting sports-rifle, market poultry, market sheep, swine, poultry showmanship, beef, cattle breeding, cooking and sheep breeding.

About Tuolumne County 4-H
Tuolumne County 4-H serves more than 300 youth in the community through in school programming, 4-H camp, and community clubs. Tuolumne 4-H volunteers provide hands on learning through the following projects: dairy goats, pack goats, pygmy goats, Nigerian goats, rabbits, Lego robotics, equine, advanced sewing, beginning sewing, gardening, board games, shooting sports-22 program, market poultry, market sheep, swine, poultry showmanship, beef, cavies, roller skating, public speaking, record keeping, and entrepreneurship. Five community clubs meet in Sonora, Jamestown, Soulsbyville and Groveland.

About California ​4-H
4-H is the largest youth development program in the nation. The California 4-H Youth Development Program, which is part of the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, fulfills its mission of "engaging youth in reaching their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development" through a wide variety of research-based hands-on learning activities. These activities develop a young person's knowledge and experience in the areas of citizenship, leadership, STEM/ag, healthy living enhancing a youth’s life skills. In 2018, approximately 140,000 youth ages 5 through 19, and more than 20,000 volunteers participated in the California 4-H Youth Development Program.
11/22/2019 - What’s Happening in Murphys Through November 29, 2019
Murphys, CA...Get Your 2019 Murphys Open House Parade Application in Now! Saturdays in Murphys - are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Tim Chisholm at (209) 728-8511 to confirm dates and times or arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days!

November 19, 2019 – Winemaker’s Night at Alchemy - Join us and try some new wines from our local wineries. $5/glass $20/bottle. Live music on the patio from 5:30pm-8:00pm - Call 209-728-0700 to find who is featured each Tuesday.

November 20, 2019 – Trivia Night at Murphys Pourhouse - Join the Murphys Pourhouse every Wednesday at 6:00pm for Trivia Night with trivia master, Jeff Carrico! Bring a team, join a team, or compete solo every week to win prizes!

November 21, 2019 – Thriving Every Other Thursday at Outer Aisle - Every other Thursday we celebrate diversity, nutrition, and artistry – enjoy a meal and shop the produce market beginning at 6 pm. Call 209-728-1164 for more information or visit

November 22 through December 15, 2019 – The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre - Murder? maybe. Mayhem? a distinct possibility. Hilarity? Definitely! Take a suspense thriller worthy of Sherlock Holmes, wrap it in a stylish screwball comedy, set it at Christmastime and you get the holiday whodunnit “The Game’s Afoot”. Friday,
Saturday and Sunday showings. Visit for tickets and information.

November 24, 2019 – Sunday Funday Mimosas at Milliaire Tasting Room - Celebrate the bubbly side of Milliaire! Enjoy a Mimosa out on our Creekside Patio or in our Tasting Room and start your Sunday off right. Cheers!

November 25, 2019 - Sweet Sounds, Sweet Treats Concert - The Bret Harte High School Band and the Calaveras Community Band will perform spectacular music on November 25, at the Bret Harte Theater from 6:30-8 pm. In between numbers, there will be a dessert auction of delicious pies, cakes, and other yummy items. There will also be a silent dessert auction of cookies, breads, and candies. If you’re looking for desserts to bring to Thanksgiving dinner, here is the place to find them! All monies raised go toward the Bret Harte High School music program. You need not purchase a dessert to listen to the wonderful music. The concert is free for all ages. Call 209.728.9386 for more information.

November 26, 2019 – Winemaker’s Night at Alchemy - Join us and try some new wines from our local wineries. $5/glass $20/bottle. Live music on the patio from 5:30pm-8:00pm - Call 209-728-0700 to find who is featured each Tuesday.

November 28, 2019 – Happy Thanksgiving Day!

November 29, 2019 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy - Live music with Jerry McKay from 6:00pm - 8:30pm. Call 209-728-0700 for reservations and information.

Come stroll Historic Downtown Angels Camp where the local merchants will be hosting an Open House & Wine Hop from 4-7pm. Downtown businesses will have featured wineries located inside their store, with wine and cider available for tasting! Purchase a commemorative wine glass from one of the Angels Camp Business Association tents and hop from one business to the next to shop and wine taste! (Wine tasting must be done inside the business, absolutely no alcohol allowed on the sidewalk or street ~ must show ID proof of age). The Angels Camp Business Association is excited to host the 29th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade through Downtown Historical Angels Camp at 5pm. Our theme this year is "Gold Country Christmas." The more lights the merrier!!! If you would like to participate in the parade contact Christy Miro at 209-736-1333 or

Every year on the first Friday evening in December from 5-8 pm, Murphys closes Main Street to cars and welcomes locals and visitors downtown to thank everybody for their support throughout the year. We want to help you find your holiday spirit! Shops and tasting rooms will stay open late to offer treats, a hometown parade will delight us all, carolers & musicians will entertain, you’ll have a chance to catch up with friends around the firepits, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be taking requests in the Native Sons Hall. As always, we need everybody's help to make this event happen each year. If you can spare a bit of time that day to help prepare or manage the event, we need you! Sign up here to volunteer. Want to be in the parade? Download the application here. Join us at 9 am on December 5th at the Milliaire Tasting Room and help decorate the town tree!
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