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Thursday, Oct 19
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
Friday, Oct 20
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
09:00 AM 40th Annual Moutain Heirloom Quilt Faire
All Day "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
06:00 PM “Sip N’ Paint with Artist Mary Sexton”
06:30 PM Sierra Story Winds STORY SLAM-#4
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
07:00 PM Last of the Red Hot Lovers Now Playing at Murphys Creek Theatre
Saturday, Oct 21
All Day The Mark Twain Wild West Fest, All Day Street Fair on October 21st.
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
07:00 PM Last of the Red Hot Lovers Now Playing at Murphys Creek Theatre
Sunday, Oct 22
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
02:00 PM Last of the Red Hot Lovers at Murphys Creek Theatre
Monday, Oct 23
All Day "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
Tuesday, Oct 24
All Day "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
04:30 PM Freedom From Smoking Class Begins in August
Wednesday, Oct 25
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Until 04:00 PM "Voices of Wisdom" Adult Writing Classes
Thursday, Oct 26
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
05:00 PM ‘Mammo-GLAM’ – ‘Girls-Night-Out’ with a Serious Purpose
Friday, Oct 27
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
10:30 AM Caltrans Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting (1C300)
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Oct 28
All Day Fantastic Estate Sale
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
01:00 PM Tree Trek Tour
01:00 PM Floating Pumpkin Patch & Carnival At Bret Harte Aquatic Center Oct 28th
06:00 PM Make Plans For Phantom of the Opera at Ironstone on October 28th
Sunday, Oct 29
All Day Fantastic Estate Sale
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
Wednesday, Nov 1
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
07:30 AM Good Morning Calaveras on November 1st with CHP Lieutenant Commander John Warren

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San Andreas

09/19/2017 - Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.
Valley Springs, CA...Make Plans To Attend the 2017 "Pink In The Night" Ceremony October 2nd.

10/14/2017 - 6th Annual Wines on Main on October 14th in Mokelumne Hill
Mokelumne Hill, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce along with the Mokelumne Hill Merchants will be hosting the 6th Annual Wine on Main on October 14th, 2017 from 3pm till 6pm pm on Main Street in Mokelumne Hill. This event is sponsored by the Chamber Champions Mark Twain Medical Center, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Adventist Health Sonora, Hunt & Sons, CalTel, Sierra Pacific Industries, Mark Twain Health Care District, AT&T and Senders Market.

The Wines on Main event has grown every year to become a popular “to do” in the area with local wineries, food vendors and entertainers lining Main Street. Local shops and the Petroglyphe Gallery will be open during the event. The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce and the Mokelumne Hill Merchants invite you to join us for an afternoon of wine, food and fun. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased through the Chamber website at or at the Chamber office located at 7 North Main Street, San Andreas. For more information, please contact 209-754-5400.
09/22/2017 - State of Law Enforcement in Calaveras Co Hosted by FOCSO
San Andreas, CA...Please join Sheriff Rick DiBasilio at FOCSO's annual dinner for a briefing on the State of Law Enforcement in Calaveras County. The briefing will include present and future objectives for the department as well as FOCSO goals. Ask questions, have dinner and dessert, and network with your Sheriff and your community.

$35 includes dinner of chicken, vegetables, sides, and dessert - Catering provided by Pickle Patch Deli - Raffle - No Host Bar - Table Sponsor $330 includes dinner for 8, table signage at event and bottle of wine

Tickets Available using PayPal at:
Sheriff DiBasilio 209.754.6500
Candace Keesey 209.598.1467 (call or text)
Mail checks to: FOCSO - POB 1522 Valley Springs 95252
09/09/2017 - The Inaugural San Andreas Pioneer Day
San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce, The San Andreas Rotary and the San Andreas Merchants Association is hosting San Andreas Pioneer Day, Saturday, September 9, 2017. This is a brand new event and is a promotional activity for San Andreas. We are all interested in finding new ways to promote and revitalize our historic town and look forward to San Andreas Pioneer Day becoming an annual event.

Each of the three organizations Calaveras Chamber of Commerce, The San Andreas Rotary and The San Andreas Merchants have partnered to bring San Andreas Pioneer Day. This event will honor our Pioneer Heritage and our Pioneer Families.

The day will begin with a parade at 10:00 from Calaveras High School lower parking lot to Highway 49/St. Charles Street then down Historic Main Street and ending at the San Andreas Elementary School.

Immediately following the parade, activities will begin at Turner Park. Turner Park will be filled with Vendors, Food, Vintage Cars, Historic Re-enactment’s, and Entertainment along with a great Chili Cook-Off.

The event is free to the public. If you interested in participating please call.

Thank you.
Staci Johnston – Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce,
Phone: 209-754-5400
Sherri Reusche – San Andreas Rotary
Phone: 209-986-3413
Donna Schantz – San Andreas Merchants
Phone: 209-754-0127
08/20/2017 - Community Fun Day At Turner Park
San Andreas, CA....​Free Char-Grilled Lunch, Live Music, Carnival Games, Inflatables, Door Prizes, Free Sno-Cones, Photo Booth, Field Games and more! The festivities begin at 10 AM with a special, family-friendly program at the Turner Park Gazebo. If you arrive and register by 10:10 am you will be registered for the awesome door prizes that will be drawn at 10:30 am. For a registration card go to:

A FREE Lunch will be served immediately following the opening program.

The Activities
There will be carnival games, watermelon eating contests, tug-of–war, face painting, a bounce house for the little ones and a water slide for the big kids, so bring a towel along for your kids. There will also be a wading pool for toddlers and a bubble pool.

Free Lunch and Sno-Cones


Come at 10 and stay as long as you want (or 1:00 pm whichever comes first)

If you are a local community organization and would like to have a presence at this community event please contact the church office at 2097543881 or

If you are a local business and would like to be a recognized sponsor of this event through a donation or a prize for the raffle please contact the church office at 2097543881 or
08/10/2017 - Calaveras Taxpayers Host Annual BBQ on August 10th
San Andreas, CA...The fund raising event will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017, 5 to 8 PM.  The location is at The Pickle Patch, 577 W St. Charles Street, San Andreas, CA 95249. The restaurant is located near the intersection of HWY 49 and Pool Station Road. The speakers include: Jon Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association will be discussing the constant efforts to overturn Prop 13, an update on the illegal Fire Tax and Senate Bill 2, Tax on county recordings. Supervisor Michael Oliveira Will share his thoughts on county government and the challenges and opportunities ahead. Also, he will be presenting the CCTA Award for Excellence in Public Service to Ed Lark, Manager, Calaveras Public Access TV. Candace Keesey of the Friends of the Calaveras Sheriff’s Office will be reporting on their activity. Candice is a previous recipient of the CCTA Excellence in Public Service Award.

Enjoy an Interesting panel discussion with elected and appointed county officials moderated by Vicky Reinke. Panel participants are: Peter Maurer, Planning Director, Tim Lutz, CAO, Leslie Davis, Assessor and Rick DiBasilio, Sheriff

Jay Grimstead will play Reveille on his bugle. 

There will be an exciting fund raising raffle. Bring lots of money.  

Seating is limited. Donation is $30 which includes complete Tri-Tip dinner with desert and non-alcoholic beverages.  Beer and wine bar will be hosted by the Pickle Patch.
There are a few seats still available. If interested, please call Al Segalla at 785-1491.
08/05/2017 - Calaveras Wine, Cheese, & Olive Festival
Valley Springs, CA...Enjoy the finest tastes of the Gold Country, and support your community. The event will feature premier local wines, cheeses, and olives. Proceeds will support CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Foster Youth) and other community programs.

08/01/2017 - National Night Out: A Salute to Those Who Keep Our Communities Safe ~ Op-Ed By Bill Wennhold
Valley Springs, CA...Sometimes we take for granted the blessing we have here in Calaveras County. It is important to remember that the health and well-being of a community is up to all of us. Creating safe and thriving neighborhoods for our families is not an individual enterprise. It is important to be reminded of how many different agencies work with ordinary citizens to maintain the safety of our communities throughout Calaveras County.

That is why, as a 39-year public safety servant, I support the idea behind National Night Out. For 34 years, the first Tuesday in August has been dedicated to building relationships with neighbors and developing a better understanding of our public safety agencies. That not only includes police officers and sheriffs’ deputies who respond to calls for service, firefighters who respond to the alarm, EMTs and paramedics on ambulances there in our times of medical crisis, and the staff who work at hospitals like Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas.

What we all have in common is the responsibility to respond to situations where life and death can hinge on a few short seconds. Whether in the emergency room or ambulance, or at a fire or accident scene, these men and women play a vital role in protecting our neighborhoods and creating a valuable sense of security and well-being for all of us. The better we understand that role and how these jobs are carried, the safer our communities will be.

National Night Out is a series of observances and activities, stretching from coast to coast, that means something unique to every community. While wildfires have threatened the safety and protection of our community before, we have always come together, working side-by-side and leaning on the kindness and compassion of neighbors to get through challenges.

This year’s National Night Out observance will include a gathering on Tuesday, August 1, at Terrace Plaza shopping center in Valley Springs. Dignity Health, through its affiliation with Mark Twain Medical Center, is helping to sponsor the event.

Mark Twain Medical Center’s support reflects recognition of the importance that National Night Out has in promoting the partnerships that exist between our communities and public safety officials and in nurturing an even stronger sense of neighborhood involvement. One of the key reasons we live in a place like Calaveras County is the small-town atmosphere and culture of looking out for one another. That sense of neighborhood safety and security should never be taken for granted.

The August 1 event in Valley Springs is a good opportunity for us to show appreciation for those who work in public safety and help improve the health, productivity and security of our neighborhoods in Calaveras County.

Bill Wennhold
08/10/2017 - Thank You, Dr. Bill Griffin! Breakfast Reception on August 10th!
San Andreas, CA...Thank You, Dr. Bill Griffin! Since April, 1989, Dr. Bill Griffin has served our community as a Radiologist, Chief of Staff, and Corporate Board Chair. Please join us in thanking Dr. Griffin for his dedication over the past twenty-eight years. We will have a breakfast reception on August 10th from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Mark Twain Medical Center dining room. All are welcome!

07/26/2017 - Music in the Parks presents The Highlife Band Rail Road Flat Elementary School Rail Road Flat July
Rail Road Flat, CA...Rail Road Flat Elementary School in Rail Road Flat will go global on July 26 with the Highlife Band, an authentic and unique world Reggae music band from Seattle, Washington. Rhythms from the French Caribbean and West Africa are combined with Jamaican rockers, bif-baf, steppers, one-drop, and dancehall reggae traditions. Bring your best moves!

Bring picnics, chairs, and get ready to dance, because who can resist the beat? Don't worry about getting thirsty, because the Rail Road Flat PTO will be selling lemonade, and cold drinks.

As we will be at a school, substance-free-zone rules apply – no alcohol or smokeables on site. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.
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