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Sunday, Aug 20
All Day Make Plans To Play In The 2017 Sequoia Woods Men's Club Benefit Golf Tournament
10:00 AM Community Fun Day At Turner Park
10:00 AM The Farmers Market At The Square is Back Every Sunday Till October
01:00 PM 2017 Annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament Sponsored by Sequoia Woods Country Club Men's and Wo
Tuesday, Aug 22
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Wednesday, Aug 23
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Thursday, Aug 24
10:00 AM Summertime Tours
10:00 AM Summertime Tours At Angels Camp Museum
05:00 PM Murphys "Classic Car Night"
Friday, Aug 25
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Aug 26
04:00 PM Hoedown for Habitat
06:00 PM “Flight Night” at Tanner Vineyards Saturdays, June 24 – September 2
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06:30 PM CHP San Andreas Hosts Teen Driving Class
Wednesday, Aug 30
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
Thursday, Aug 31
10:00 AM Summertime Tours
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Friday, Sep 1
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, Sep 2
10:00 AM 45th Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
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08/19/2017 - The Annual Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed is August 19th
Murphys, CA...One of the most anticipated dates on the August calendar every year is the annual Angels-Murphys Rotary Shrimp & Pasta Feed. It is August 19th from 4-10pm at Murphys Community Park and is not to be missed.

08/13/2017 - Steve Miller with Peter Frampton at Ironstone on August 13th
Murphys, CA...Coming off an extraordinary 63 shows in 2016, Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller is excited to announce his 2017 summer tour campaign. Steve and his band look forward to delving into their deep catalog of hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The Steve Miller Band has played to more than 15 million people in the last 20 years. In addition to touring with his band, Miller is also contributing his time to serving on the welcoming committee of the Department of Musical Instruments of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and as a board member of Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he curates and hosts shows at both institutions celebrating blues, jazz and early American music. In 2016, Miller presented five sold out shows at JALC: “Ma Rainey Meets Miles Davis” and “T Bone Walker – A Bridge From Blues to Jazz.” Joining The Steve Miller Band on the summer 2017 tour is special guest Peter Frampton.




“Peter and I first met at Olympic studios in London in the late sixties when we were both just starting our recording careers,” said Miller. “He was a wonderful guitarist and songwriter then and he is even more so today. Over the years, we’ve played together in venues from theaters to football stadiums and everything in between. He always sets the musical bar high, his band always knocks me out, and I’m thrilled we are going to spend the summer together doing a great run of concerts. This is the kind of quality and talent we both strive to present and I’m looking forward to a summer of great music, exceptional performances and fun. Peter is a remarkable musician.” – Steve Miller

Buffet Dinner
(Get Buffet Tickets)

Barrel Roasted Tri Tip with Basil Chimichurri

Rosemary Garlic Pork Loin

Cheese tortellini with pesto cream sauce and sundried tomatoes

Rice Pilaf

Fresh fruit

Spinach Spring Mix salad with feta, red onion, bacon, and tomato

Fresh baked bread with butter

Dark chocolate cake
08/12/2017 - The Incredible Sonny Landreth at Twisted Oak on August 12
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the final concert of our 2017 Twisted Folk Concert Series – Sonny Landreth. "I can't think of a higher note to end our season than with Sonny Landreth," said winery owner Jeff Stai. “In fact, I'm sure Sonny can play that higher note just fine! What else can you say about someone who Eric Clapton called 'the most underestimated musician on the planet' - other than 'you should be here August 12th!'







A yummy BBQ rib dinner with side salads will be available for purchase (vegetarian option available), 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 to sit up front, or a regular chair to sit farther back. 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.

Sonny Landreth

When Sonny Landreth was 16, he began experimenting with the slide, “much to the horror of my family,” he chuckles. "I didn’t have anybody to teach me, so I had to find my own way with playing it,” Landreth recalls. He made his first slide, one he still uses: “I got a handlebar from a bike and got a hacksaw and cut myself a little slide. I actually used it on my new album on the acoustic side; I still favor it for the tone."

“My jazz and blues heroes—and the time I had spent playing trumpet, flute, and piano—helped push me to reach for a higher purpose in my music. Classical jazz is all about articulation and dynamics,” Landreth says, “and I could take all that and apply it to guitar. I think that helped make me to come at the guitar from a different perspective.”

Playing slide, says Landreth, “gave me a way to combine all these influences. I had to pull it together stylistically to form a concept and to form all these layers of sound.” Landreth lyrically describes the impact of these influences on him, and the key to his own playing: “The sound of the guitar emulates the human voice; all great acoustic bluesmen do this. I noticed that’s what my jazz and blues heroes were doing, trying to emulate the human voice; they’d use the slide as a profound and emotive form of call and response, and this is why I especially I got into playing bottleneck slide.”

After a dozen acclaimed albums, virtuoso slide guitarist and bandleader Sonny Landreth found himself at an artistic crossroads. He wanted to finally create the full-length acoustic collection his fans had long requested. But he was also itching to capture the sound of his stalwart electric trio augmented by a couple of his favorite collaborators. And the time was certainly right for an elastic, career-spanning double-live album.

So Landreth and his longtime friends decided to do it all. ‘Recorded Live in Lafayette’ is a 16-song opus that covers more musical ground than any single album ever could, as the singer and songwriter’s work stretches and twists across 93 minutes of full-band acoustic and electric bottleneck lightning.

Landreth has collaborated with the very top names in guitar over the years: Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Eric Johnson, Derek Trucks – the list goes on. The noted slideman cut his musical teeth in The Red Hot Louisiana Band of zydeco king Clifton Chenier, and Landreth has since recorded and toured with artists ranging from John Mayall to John Hiatt. ‘Recorded Live in Lafayette’ adds another major chapter to his tale, as new vocal and instrumental colors emerge.

"Sonny Landreth is probably the most underestimated musician on the planet and also is probably one of the most advanced." - Eric Clapton

"The best slide guitar player in the world” - Marc Knopfler

"I think that the reason he sounds so different is 'cause of where he's from. I can hear fiddles a lot in his playing, just from the way he raises the notes. Slide is just another voice you can have. You can really make a guitar sound like a person, and Sonny knows what that's about." - Dobro ace and fourteen-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas
08/04/2017 - Murphys's Own Plan B is August First Friday Entertainment
Murphys, CA...Plan B, featuring Ken Rojas on guitar, Vince Rojas on bass, and Jim Bailey on drums, will provide the music when the Murphys Community Club’s First Friday of the Month event is presented August 4 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the tree shaded Murphys Community Park. The band is a local group that tailors its music to fit the audience, with an emphasis on rock hits from the 50's, 60's, and 70's.



From June to September, the First Friday in the Park series features a performance by a popular musical group playing in the iconic gazebo starting at 5:30 p.m. From 4 p.m., tickets for a special dinner will be available for purchase at $10 per person and an excellent local wine will be on sale along with other beverages. This month, Sierra Hills Market/Lila & Sage will be offering a choice of grilled flat iron steak or grilled chicken, accompanied by pasta salad, couscous salad, garlic bread, watermelon, and a cookie.

Friends and neighbors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and enjoy a small town America happening. There is no admission charge and ample free parking is available nearby. Donations to help maintain the park are always gratefully received.

The Murphys Community Club is celebrating its 69th year of providing services and programs for the greater Murphys area. Its prime responsibility is the management and maintenance of the beautiful Murphys Community Park.

This is the eleventh year the club has presented First Fridays in the Park. These summertime events continue to grow in popularity and have fast become a Mother Lode tradition.

Murphys Community Park is located on Algiers St. in historic downtown Murphys. Membership in the Murphys Community Club is open to everyone and contributions are tax deductible. For further information, call 728-8093, or click on the Community Club link at visitmurphys.com.

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08/26/2017 - Hoedown for Habitat
Habitat for Humanity Calaveras is having its 13th Annual Hoedown for Habitat on Saturday, August 26 from 4 to 8 at Murphys Park. Enjoy live music (The Rusty Rockers), no host bar, silent auction, raffle and a delicious BBQ meal. Tickets are $30 adults, $10 kids 6-12, free
10/28/2017 - Make Plans For Phantom of the Opera at Ironstone on October 28th
Murphys, CA...Ironstone Vineyards is announcing our Silent Movie Night, featuring the 1925 film The Phantom of the Opera. A favorite annual event among our guests, which offers family fun and a unique movie night. The film is shown on a large screen in the Ironstone Vineyards Music Room. The show will feature live music by organist Dave Moreno on the Robert Morton Theatre Pipe Organ accompanied with live vocals by Linda Small.


The cost for admittance is $35 for adults, $20 for ages 6-12, and free for ages 5 and under. The price includes buffet, dessert, and popcorn with the show. The event will take place Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6p.m. Halloween Costumes are welcome!

For more information, or to make a reservation, please contact Ironstone Vineyards at 209-728-1251.
07/23/2017 - Meet and Greet California Governor Candidate Delaine Eastin and Lieutenant Governor Candidate Eleni
Murphys, CA...Delaine Eastin, Candidate for California Governor and Eleni Kounalakis, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor Will be at Hovey Winery, 350 Main Street, Murphys, California at 4:00 pm. About Delaine Eastin: Throughout her career, Delaine Eastin has been a leader who has never been afraid to stand up to bullies on behalf of what is right for the future of our state and our children. Delaine took on the tobacco industry and helped pass two propositions: one educates children on the dangers of smoking, and the second created and funds First 5 California, the critical program that focuses on child development from ages zero to five. As State Superintendent, Delaine joined the successful lawsuit against Governor Wilson’s Proposition 187, that onerous legislation that tried to make police, health care professionals and our teachers de facto immigration agents. During her tenure as Superintendent, Delaine reduced class sizes in grades K-3, and California went from 47th in the nation in funding, to 27th. Sadly, we now rank in the bottom 10 again. As State Superintendent, Delaine Eastin fought tirelessly for the children of California…and she won many battles. Now she is ready to take this fight into the Governor’s office.


About Eleni Kounalakis

Eleni Kounalakis, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, is the proud daughter o‎f an immigrant father who used hard work and education to realize the American Dream. She's a wife and mother of two teenage sons. Appointed by President Obama, she was the first Greek American woman Ambassador in US history. Eleni is a successful businesswoman and a passionate advocate for early childhood education‎. She'll never back down in the fight to strengthen our economy and provide more opportunities for working families. She'll fight for affordable college education and health care for all and stand up for the rights of immigrants and DREAMers.

Learn more about Delaine and Eleni at this event.
07/22/2017 - The John Jorgenson Quintet at Twisted Oak July 22nd
Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the next concert of our 2017 Twisted Folk Concert Series – The John Jorgenson Quintet. "The John Jorgenson Quintet are on the short list of our most requested artists to bring back," said winery owner Jeff Stai. “The John Jorgenson Quintet is known as one of the premier combos playing gypsy jazz – that’s in the style of such pioneering musicians as Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli - we're thrilled to have again!"





A yummy BBQ rib dinner with side salads will be available for purchase (vegetarian option available), 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 to sit up front, or a regular chair to sit farther back. 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.

The John Jorgenson Quintet

Music virtuoso John Jorgenson, known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist who has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, he is also regularly featured on the saxophone, clarinet, bouzouki, pedal steel, mandolin, vocals and has garnered recognition for contributing to numerous platinum-selling and GRAMMY-winning albums.

Currently touring as the John Jorgenson Quintet, Jorgenson creates a unique musical experience that equally enthralls the most discerning and the casual music fan. The group’s style has been called “gypsy jazz” after the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris, but Jorgenson’s compositions draw in elements from Latin, Romanian, Classical, Rock and Greek music, so “21st Century World Music” is perhaps a more apt description.

What: Twisted Folk Concert Series Presents The John Jorgenson Quintet

Where: Twisted Oak Winery, 4280 Red Hill Rd at Hwy 4, Vallecito
When: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 – 7:45pm. Concertgoers admitted at about 6:45pm

Ticket Information:
Tickets $30 advance ($25 Twisted Few wine club members), or $35 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, twistedoak.com/concerts
07/21/2017 - Don't Miss Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie at Ironstone!
Murphys, CA...Longtime members of Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have joined together to record their first-ever album as a duo. Simply titled LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM/CHRISTINE McVIE, the 10-song album will be released by Atlantic Records this summer, followed by a run of special U.S. concerts. They are the start to a great second half of the Ironstone Amphitheatre season. Get your tickets now!!




07/15/2017 - Concert on the Hill Top Stage at Brice Station Vineyards, Patrice Pike, Wayne Sutton & The Band
Murphys, CA...Patrice Pike burst onto the music scene as the electric front woman for the seminal Austin jam band Sister Seven. She was honing her creativity as a vocalist and songwriter at Booker T. Washington school for performing and visual arts as well as the legendary music programs at the University of North Texas when she realized all of her mentors were graduating from programs and then trying to make a living on stage and in the studio. She left her entrepreneurial scholarship in the school bank account and started Little Sister that soon became Sister Seven. Soon after she co-wrote and sang Sister Seven’s top 10 Billboard hit “Know What You Mean”.





Menu for Saturday night provided by Waterman Farms – fresh organic vegetables straight from the Brice Station property!

Turkey zucchini patty with tzatziki sauce and bruschetta and massaged kale salad. Vegetarian option available.

Concert on the Hill Top Stage at Brice Station Vineyards
Patrice Pike, Wayne Sutton & the band
Gates open at 5:30 PM
Showtime 7:00 PM
Tickets: $ 20
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