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Monday, Jun 26
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Tuesday, Jun 27
10:00 AM Marisolio Tasting Bar-Polish Pierogis
05:30 PM The Resource Connection Calaveras Crisis Center
Wednesday, Jun 28
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
10:00 AM Domestic Violence Support Group
05:30 PM Milliaire’s Locals’ Night series is back! Join Them on June 28th
06:30 PM Calaveras County Arts Council is Proud to Present the 26th Annual Music in the Parks Series of Conce
Thursday, Jun 29
10:00 AM VA Health Van Clinics at Foothill Village, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm
04:00 PM Want to Have a Positive Impact on a Young Person?
Friday, Jun 30
05:00 PM Copper Cellars 5 Year Anniversary
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Jul 1
All Day Grand Re-Opening Of Bear Valley General Store On July 1st
09:30 AM Get Ready To Race In The Firecracker Mile!!
10:00 AM 45th Annual Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival
10:00 AM Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
06:30 PM GABA Concert Series Live Music In Arnold
Sunday, Jul 2
08:00 AM Hernia Hill Half Marathon Turns 30: A Mid Sierra 4th of July weekend tradition celebrate 30 years
Until 05:00 AM 45th Annual Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
Monday, Jul 3
10:45 AM Sierra Grief Support Groups
Wednesday, Jul 5
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
10:00 AM Domestic Violence Support Group
06:30 PM Calaveras County Arts Council is Proud to Present the 26th Annual Music in the Parks Series of Conce
Friday, Jul 7
07:00 PM Don't Miss The "First Fridays" Dinner Show With Jill Warren At Sequoia Woods
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Jul 8
10:00 AM Independence Hall Needs Your Stuff! Accepting Donations Every Saturday!!
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
06:30 PM GABA Concert Series Live Music In Arnold
Sunday, Jul 9
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06/29/2017 - VA Health Van Clinics at Foothill Village, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm
Angels Camp, CA...VA Health Van Clinics, June 29th, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm. Foothill Village 1400 Foothill Village Drive, Angels Camp, CA, 95222. VA Medical Provider, No Appointment Necessary. Local Agencies Represented:


Calaveras County Mental Health Provider
VA Health Care Enrollment
Calaveras County Veterans Services Office
Calaveras Transit
Common Ground Senior Services
Area 12/HICAP
Catholic Charities (Veterans Housing Assistance)
Silver Paw Ranch
Vets Night/Women Who Love Vets
California Telephone Access
Victory Village
Public Health

If you are NOT currently in the VA system, bring a copy of your DD214 (discharge papers) to attach to your enrollment form. If you do not have a copy of your DD214, we may be able to obtain one for you.




07/02/2017 - Hernia Hill Half Marathon Turns 30: A Mid Sierra 4th of July weekend tradition celebrate 30 years
Vallecito, CA...For those who like their half marathons with plenty of scenery, AND elevation (not to mention some outstanding wine tasting afterwards), be sure to put Sunday July 2 down on your calendar for the 30th annual Hernia Hill Half Marathon at Twisted Oak Winery. Produced by On Your Mark Events, this exciting race, as well as its popular post-race lunch, has become a mid Sierra area Fourth of July holiday weekend tradition—for both the locals and those who travel in from throughout California and Nevada.   Along with the half marathon, the “Hernia Hill” also offers a 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk.


The Hernia Hill Half Marathon will be headquartered at the Twisted Oak Winery, in Vallecito (located between Angels Camp and Murphys, on Highway 4). The three courses feature a combination of hilly paved surfaces and packed gravel roads, which offer the beautiful views of the crest of the Sierra and nearby vineyards. All three courses finish up dashing through the infamous Twisted Oak “Cardiac Cave” (the winery’s barrel-aging cave), just steps away from the finish line.

 

The Courses:
All distances are beautifully scenic with hills and finish with a "dash" through the 'Wine Cave'.
5K - Has one fun hill prior to the finish line
10K - Includes a dash up the finishing hill twice, so you get the punishment twice.
Half Marathon - Utilizes Red Hill Road with a long and very pretty run through the California Hill...beautiful and golden at this time of year.

 

The Hernia Hill Half Marathon was started by the late Ernie Klann, of Arnold, CA, in 1988,” says Mark Aiton, co-principal of On Your Mark Events. “We are proud to have been associated with Ernie, and proud to continue his race.” The Ernie Klann Half Marathon trophies will be given to the overall male and female Half Marathon winners.

 

Along with the Ernie Klann Trophies given to top Half Marathon male and female winners, medals will awarded to the top three male and female ½ marathon finishers, in each age group, as well as the Half Marathon Clydesdale division (men over 185 lbs., women over 150 lbs. Top male and female 5K and 10K finishers, in their age groups, will be given medals as well.

 

Participants will receive refreshments, post-race lunch, commemorative T-shirt, awards, and, raffle ticket.

 

Entry fee for the Half Marathon is: $50.00 advance and $55.00 race day, while the 5K and 10K races are $35.00 advance and $40.00 race day. The Half Marathon Relay (team of four) is $30.00 pre-registered (each), and $35.00 on race-day (each). (The post-race lunch is available to non-runners at $10.00 per person, $7.00 per non-participant child.)

 

Twisted Oak Winery is located at 4280 Red Hill Road, in Vallecito, just off Highway 4 (between the towns of Angels Camp and Murphys. The Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K races will start at 8:00 a.m. Event check-in and registration commences at 6:30 a.m., with the awards lunch following, at 10:30 a.m.

 

For more Hernia Hill Half Marathon information and/or an application contact On Your Mark Events at 209-795-7832 or visit their website.  To register online, visit ITS YOUR RACE. For nearby lodging information, call the Calaveras County Visitors Bureau at 800-225-3764. To learn more about Twisted Oak Winery, visit their website.

 

Along with major sponsor, Twisted Oak Winery, additional event sponsors include Barry Ward Realty, Bear Valley Business Association. and Fleet Feet Sports Stockton.

 

Since 1987 On Your Mark Events has produced, managed, and provided timing and results services for more than 1,000 sporting events.  These numerous sporting events include runs, duathlons, triathlons, bike races, swimming competitions, and track and field meets.  Headquartered in Arnold, California (central Sierra), the company is directed by (co-principals and husband and wife) Mark and Kandee Aiton.
06/24/2017 - The 2017 Summer Hill Top Concert Series at Brice Station Continues Tonight With Bob Eisenman Jazz Tr
Murphys, CA...June 24, 2017 - Doors open at 5:30pm & Music 7:00PM - 10:00PM with Bob Eisenman Jazz Trio & Now You Hazz Jazz. About The Bob Eisenman Trio... “With a wide range of jazz styles including Jazz Standards, Straight Ahead Jazz, Blues, Ballads, and Latin Jazz, the trio performs tunes from beautiful ballads to grooving up-tempo swingers including songs from the great American song book, jazz classics and lesser known jazz greats. “The wonderful thing about jazz”, says multi-saxophonist and leader Bob Eisenman, “is that its expressive, inventive and emotive music. As a trio plus vocalist, we’re making a body of great jazz music intimate and accessible. We hope that our music touches our audience at an emotional level as well as being enjoyable to listen to.” – From the Bob Eisenman Jazz Trio Facebook Page



“From Broadway to Birdland, during a very fertile era when more than 700 big bands were delivering their music around the USA on any one night, Copeland fine-tuned his talents. And with his genius for harmony and his arrangements––custom made for particular performers––he earned the respect of many of the top jazz players and singers of his time,… Henry Mancini, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Horace Silver.

As well as winning a Grammy for The Alan Copeland Singers with his arrangement of “Mission Impossible/Norwegian Wood.” From the early 50’s on, when the silver screen was reconfigured for TV in our living rooms, Copeland was a vital source of creativity for a variety of live programs which all needed new musical scores around the clock….

Now, with a musical career spanning seven decades, Alan “Weaver” Copeland’s natural gifts continue to grow. With his current jazz quartet you can experience the spontaneous process of jazz as you hear familiar songs re-emerging as fresh and viable possibilities.

Moment by moment, Jazz mimics a living system, a positive feedback loop of listening and music-making in real time which results in that thing called Swing. And although you might refrain from dancing on your feet, you will nevertheless dance in your heart because…Now You Hazz Jazz.” – From the Now You Hazz Jazz Website

About the 2017 Brice Station Concert Series

We are excited to announce our 2017 Summer Hill Top Concert Series at Brice Station! Join us starting May 27th for some amazing acts from all over - come see nationally touring bands such as Poor Man's Whiskey and Patrice Pike Band, or your favorite locals like Chains Required and Grover Anderson. You can read more about the bands and purchase tickets online now at tickets.bricestation.com ! Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Brice Station Tasting Room, Fridays-Sundays from 12-6PM.



The schedule is as follows:

May 27th - Chains Required
June 21st - Juni Fisher
June 24th - Jazz Night! With Bob Eisenman Trio and Now You Hazz Jazz
July 2nd - Poor Man's Whiskey
July 8th - Dead Winter Carpenters
July 15th - Patrice Pike
July 16th - Murphys Old Timers Museum Fundraiser: Jill and the Giants, Plan B, and Bill Welles Band
August 26th - Risky Biscuits
September 2nd - Grover Anderson Band + Brice Station Blending Party*
September 16th - Bill Welles Band

All concerts will be catered by Tyler Waterman and Laughing Mother - Waterman Farms using home-grown organic produce right from the Brice Station property. Our meat options will also be organic and locally sourced. You can purchase food at the bar during the event.

Please send us an email at events@bricestation.com if you have any questions, or give us a call in the Tasting Room at (209) 728-9893.
06/25/2017 - Don't Miss Jason Mraz at Ironstone On June 25th
California-based singer/songwriter Jason Mraz makes laid-back, melodic pop with stylistic nods toward folk, jam band music, hip-hop, and soft rock. Since coming to the public’s attention with his 2002 hit single “The Remedy (Don’t Worry)”, Mraz has proven himself to be a reliable pop craftsman whose crowd-pleasing melodies can encompass both cheeky humor and earnest sincerity.

06/24/2017 - Twisted Folk Concert Series Presents Front Country Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the next concert of our 2017 Twisted Folk Concert Series – Front Country. "What can you say about a band who says their influences include 'Bill Monroe, Paul Simon, Prince, and King Crimson?'" said winery owner Jeff Stai. “This is a band that isn't afraid to bring bluegrass into the 21st century. This ain't your father's twang-ey music!”





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.

Front Country

An acoustic band born in the land of tech innovation, Front Country was never going to be accepted as an authentic American roots band out of the gate. Cutting their teeth in progressive bluegrass jams in San Francisco’s Mission District and rehearsing in the East Bay, they learned to play roots music their own way, with the tools they had on hand. A mandolinist with a degree in composition and classical guitar. A guitarist trained in rock and world music. A bassist equally versed in jazz and bluegrass. A violinist with technique that could seamlessly hop between honky tonk and electropop. A female lead singer with grit and soul that was also a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. In a wood-paneled country dive bar in the shadow of the San Francisco skyline, Front Country forged a sound hell bent on merging the musical past with the future.

With the release of their debut full-length album Sake of the Sound in 2014, Front Country began the nose-grinding work of making their name as a national touring act. Still based in the San Francisco Bay Area, they would trek the 6,000+ mile circle around the U.S. for months at a time, introducing themselves for the first time to every room that would have them. Thanks to the glow of their contest wins, festivals around the U.S. caught wind and invited them to play for their large audiences, giving Front Country a crucial first break. Old Settlers in Austin, MerleFest in North Carolina, Wintergrass in Seattle, Strawberry in California and Grey Fox in New York, all took a chance on the promising new band and solidified Front Country’s hold on the imagination of progressive-leaning acoustic music fans.

What: Twisted Folk Concert Series Presents Front Country

Where: Twisted Oak Winery, 4280 Red Hill Rd at Hwy 4, Vallecito
When: Saturday, June 24th, 2017 – 8:00pm. Concertgoers admitted 7:00pm

Ticket Information:
Tickets $25 advance ($20 Twisted Few wine club members), or $30 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.

06/17/2017 - The 6th Annual Arden Saville Memorial Ride
Avery, CA...Come join us for a Father's Day Ride. Ending at Murphy's Park this year.

06/17/2017 - Celebrate Fete de la Fleur At Milliaire On June 17th!
Murphys, CA...Celebrate the Summer Solstice and flowering of the grapevines with Milliaire! Enjoy an afternoon on their Creekside Patio with live music by Jerry McKay and delicious Yakitori barbecue by Murphys newest business, Rocky's Artisanal Food On the Go! For $10 enjoy a glass of wine and keep the glass, refills for only $7!


Milliaire Winery is a small family-owned winery founded by Liz and Steve Millier in 1983 in the cellar of their former home in Murphys CA. In 1990, the winery moved to an old Flying A gas station on Main Street in Murphys. The whole building was utilized for daily operations; barrels stacked in the repair bays, wine tanks in the backyard, bottling in the front yard and the tasting room in the office. There were jokes about what was in "those tanks" and a friend of the Milliers' dubbed it the "Roadside Chateau". Following their dreams of making premium wines from the Sierra Foothills, today Milliaire Winery has expanded and occupies over an 8,000 square foot winery with a dedicated barrel room and modern crush pad facility. The Milliaire Winery tasting room still resides in the old "Roadside Chateau" at 276 Main Street. Learn more about how Liz and Steve met!

The Winemaker

In 1975, Steve got his first winemaking job at David Bruce Winery in Santa Cruz after graduating from Fresno State with a degree in enology with an emphasis in viticulture. He knows the science and art of winemaking and grape growing from the ground up. After over 40 harvests, Steve is still exploring, learning and, most importantly, having fun in the winery. He is part alchemist, part artist and part farmer. The rest of us are fortunate to enjoy both his company and the fruit of his life's work - great bottles of wine! Read more about Steve's long winemaking career.
06/28/2017 - Milliaire’s Locals’ Night series is back! Join Them on June 28th
Murphys, CA...Milliaire’s Locals’ Night series is back! Join them on Wednesday, June 28th for live music by The Hot Dark, half price on select wines, food by La Esperanza Taco truck!



Milliaire Winery is a small family-owned winery founded by Liz and Steve Millier in 1983 in the cellar of their former home in Murphys CA. In 1990, the winery moved to an old Flying A gas station on Main Street in Murphys. The whole building was utilized for daily operations; barrels stacked in the repair bays, wine tanks in the backyard, bottling in the front yard and the tasting room in the office. There were jokes about what was in "those tanks" and a friend of the Milliers' dubbed it the "Roadside Chateau". Following their dreams of making premium wines from the Sierra Foothills, today Milliaire Winery has expanded and occupies over an 8,000 square foot winery with a dedicated barrel room and modern crush pad facility. The Milliaire Winery tasting room still resides in the old "Roadside Chateau" at 276 Main Street. Learn more about how Liz and Steve met!

The Winemaker

In 1975, Steve got his first winemaking job at David Bruce Winery in Santa Cruz after graduating from Fresno State with a degree in enology with an emphasis in viticulture. He knows the science and art of winemaking and grape growing from the ground up. After over 40 harvests, Steve is still exploring, learning and, most importantly, having fun in the winery. He is part alchemist, part artist and part farmer. The rest of us are fortunate to enjoy both his company and the fruit of his life's work - great bottles of wine! Read more about Steve's long winemaking career.
06/11/2017 - Artist Reception at Hovey Tasting Room Featuring Artist Dave Christian
Artist Reception at Hovey Tasting Room – Hovey Winery is excited to welcome Calaveras County native Dave Christian to the Hovey Tasting Room in June and July. Dave’s prints share his love of nature, travel, geography, and history. Dave creates travel prints with a nostalgic feel of iconic places here in the foothills and beyond. His original paintings are often done in watercolor and feature hand drawn lettering. Join us for a Reception from 4:30-6pm.


06/08/2017 - Calaveras Uncorked Wine Education Night with Steve Millier
Murphys, CA...On June 8th, esteemed winemaker Steve Millier, winemaker for Ironstone Vineyards, Milliaire Winery and Black Sheep Winery will be pouring and showcasing an Ironstone Vineyards portfolio of wines and Lodi counterparts while discussing their sustainable winemaking and viticulture practices. Come learn and taste Ironstone's Gold Medal Winners including their "Best in Show" Double Gold Reserve Viognier! Tickets are only $25 and includes tasting, winemaker discussion and light cheese and appetisers.


The Calaveras Uncorked Wine Education Series will take place quarterly on June 8th, September 14th and December 14th and the start time will be moved to 6:00pm in order to allow more tasting room personnel to attend. The quarterly series will take place in the Mark Twain Ballroom of The Historic Murphys Hotel and the cost is $20 for Wine Alliance members and $25 for non-members. Attendees are encouraged to download the UNCORK CALAVERAS mobile app to stay up to date on all the local wine events happening in the county and the upcoming wine education topics and guests.

The Calaveras Wine Alliance has rebranded and restructured its wine education series previously titled Wines Of The World to Calaveras Uncorked Wine Education Series. The new series will utilize its existing members and winemakers who will provide a more in-depth tasting and discussion of their wines, their winemaking practices and their history here in Calaveras. An emphasis on Calaveras wines will be prominent with each winemaker host offering comparison tastings of various wines from our neighboring regional or global markets.Click Text Here
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