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Tuesday, Nov 21
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
11:00 AM ARNOLD SIR, Branch 152, Monthly Luncheon Meeting on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 11:00 am
Wednesday, Nov 22
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Thursday, Nov 23
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
01:00 PM Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Friday, Nov 24
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
06:00 PM Get Your Floats Ready for The Christmas in White Pines Parade of Lights on November 24th
07:00 PM Music At Bistro Espresso
Saturday, Nov 25
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
09:00 AM Christmas in the Country, Craft Faire,Bake Sale & Luncheon
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
05:00 PM The Big 25th Annual Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting is Nov. 25th
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Wednesday, Nov 29
All Day Overeaters Anonymous meeting
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
Thursday, Nov 30
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
06:00 PM Dr. Smart of MTHD Speaks at Independence Hall on November 30th
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
05:00 PM Murphys Open House, December 1, 2017, 5-8 pm Presented by the Murphys Business Association
07:00 PM Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
10:00 AM Amador Flyfishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire Saturday, December 2
10:00 AM Make Holiday Memories at Ironstone's Breakfast with Santa 2017
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
01:30 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
01:30 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Holiday Festival of Wines and Murphys Open House
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
04:00 PM Mountain Melody Presents: "Winter Magic"
All Day Looking Over the President's Shoulder
Monday, Dec 4
All Day Yoga - Gentle Flow
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07/22/2017 - Summer Nights Food Truck Festival in Angels Camp
Angels Camp, CA...Summer Nights Food Truck Festival in Angels Camp

07/15/2017 - Announcing the 24th Annual Murphys Duck Races!
Murphys, CA...Whether wading in the creek scooping up ducks or just enjoying a fun-filled afternoon in the park, just about everyone loves the Murphys Duck Races, part of Murphys Homecoming. This year’s event takes place Saturday, July 15, from about noon to about 3pm in Murphys Park. From 1pm to 2:30pm, there will be three different “races” in Murphys Creek. The Duckling Race kicks off at 1pm, with $3 tickets to vie for a chance to win JoMa’s ice cream, Angels Theater movie tickets, or a gift certificate to Murphys Toy Store. The Quacker Race starts at 1:30pm, and tickets are $5; winners in this event take home prizes like ice cream, movie tickets, or a Zip Line at Moaning Caverns. The finale is the Golden Goose Race at 2pm, in which $10 tickets put contestants in the running for golf at Sequoia Woods, fine dining at the Murphys Hotel, or a gift from Quyle Kilns. After each “heat,” all the kids help corral and collect the hundreds of rubber duckies that have been floating merrily downstream.

To make the races fair for everyone, winners are randomly selected from among all ticket holders. Tickets are available at select times in front of Sierra Hills Market or online at

The Murphys Duck Races is a fundraiser for the Calaveras Mentoring Foundation, which raises awareness and funds for youth mentoring in Calaveras County, especially the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program. The Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program connects local youth with safe, positive mentors who offer friendship, opportunity, and support for making healthy life decisions. To learn more about how to support this important program, please visit the Calaveras Mentoring Foundation website at

"It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless."
--G.R. Knost
07/15/2017 - Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Premiere July 15–23, 2017 at Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark
Angels Camp, CA...The big Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Premiere is July 15–23, 2017 at Middleton's Gold Crown Hallmark. This huge event kicks off the Keepsake Ornament year. Visit your local Middleton's Hallmark Gold Crown store to get your hands on hundreds of all-new ornament releases—including First in Series and Limited Quantities (in stores only). KOC members can purchase a club-exclusive ornament and get a separate free ornament just for shopping at the event. Plus we’ll have lots of offers, Crown Rewards Bonus Points and more.

Click Above To Get Your Shopping List Ready
07/27/2017 - Make Plans To Attend The Career Fair On July 27th
San Andreas, CA...Join Us for a Career Fair sponsored by Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce, Mother Lode Job Training and Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center. For More Information, contact Human Resources at 209-754-2699

07/08/2017 - Pine Leaf Boys at Twisted Oak June 8th!
Vallecito, CA...Louisiana's finest Cajun band, four-time Grammy-Nominated, world-renowned Pine Leaf Boys are making a live appearance at Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito this Saturday, July 8th, starting at 8pm. Gates open at 7pm, festival seating, please bring a chair! Dinner featuring BBQ ribs plus all the trimmings will be available for purchase, as well as lots of yummy wine! For even more information about the Pine Leaf Boys, including a couple of fun videos, and to purchase tickets, please visit

Pine Leaf Boys Bio

The Pine Leaf Boys have made a name for presenting their own inimitable brand of Louisiana music with youthful exuberance. Hailing from the southwest Louisiana, the Pine Leaf Boys, known for their wild shows and thoughtful arrangements, have breathed new life into Louisiana music, reviving ancient songs and bringing them to the bandstand. Being described in the New York Times as, "... the link that connects the young and the old generations," and, "the best new, energetic, and fun Cajun band in a very long time," the Pine Leaf Boys play the old fashion dance hall standards while making a priority to bring many of the more obscure songs of past masters into their repertoire and play them with gusto.

The variety and energy they release evolves through their shows, bringing multi-faceted angles to Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco. Their mission is to present the beautiful, powerful music of their ancestors and present the real Cajun music to the world and prove that it is still thriving and full of life. The Pine Leaf Boys have preserved the traditional Cajun sound, while allowing it to breathe and stretch with those who play it.
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.
06/29/2017 - 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.

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.

06/22/2017 - City of Angels Camp Budget Discussions On June 22
Angels Camp, CA....The Angels Camp City Council will be back in action on June 22 for Budget Discussions. They will meet at 3pm at the Angels Fire House on Vallecito Road.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Mayor Scott Behiel ANGELS FIRE HOUSE
Vice Mayor Amanda Folendorf 1404 Vallecito Road
Council Members Veronica Metildi Angels Camp, CA
Linda Hermann 209-736-2181

City Administrator Mary Kelly City Attorney Derek Cole

3:00 p.m.



Anyone wishing to receive City Council agendas may submit a self addressed stamped envelope or your email address to City Hall and agendas will be mailed or emailed to you. This request must be renewed at the beginning of each calendar year. For further information, please contact the City Clerk at City Hall 736-2181, or email Availability of Public Records: All public records relating to an open session item on this agenda, which are not exempt from disclosure pursuant to the California Public Records Act, that are distributed to a majority of the legislative body will be available for public inspection at the City Clerk’s Office, 584 S. Main St., Angels Camp 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. In compliance with Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act, 28 CFR Part 36, if you require any disability related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services in order to participate in this meeting, please contact City Hall at (209)736-2181 or fax your request to Mary Kelly at (209)736-0709. Notification must be made 72 hours in advance of the meeting to ensure accessibility. Agendas and other writings may also be requested in alternative formats, as outlined in Section 12132 of the Americans with Disability Act.
06/29/2017 - Want to Have a Positive Impact on a Young Person?
Angels Camp, CA...Interested in becoming a mentor? Come to this info session to learn more about SWAG Young Adult Mentoring for Foster Youth, AND the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program!

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