Railtown 1897 Offers Special Behind-the-Scenes “Roundhouse Day” on February 14th....With Special Opportunity to View Annual Inspection of Sierra No. 3
Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/30/2015 12:20 PM
Jamestown, CA...Before the historic locomotives start rolling along for a new season of train rides this spring, California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) are offering a behind-the-scenes “Roundhouse Day” on Saturday, February 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Park visitors will have the opportunity to watch important wintertime maintenance, cleaning and preparatory work being done inside and outside the Roundhouse and Historic Shops....
Taste of Calaveras Planning Meeting Coming up February 5th!
Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/30/2015 12:02 PM
Angels Camp, CA....The next Taste of Calaveras meeting is scheduled for Thursday February 5, 8:30am in the ACBA offices at 1211 S. Main Street. Attached is general information on the event. If you would like to be involved but don't like meetings, we are looking for volunteers to help with...
Talking Conditions & Snow Making At Bear Valley With Kevin Bernido
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 10:57 AM
Bear Valley, CA...We had the chance to talk about Bear Valley's Season and how their increased snow making means they are open and thriving when Dodge Ridge and some other resorts have closed pending more natural snow. Bear Valley has virtually the entire upper mountain open. Snow making is becoming a vital and integral part of running a viable ski resort in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. One of the first things Skyline did upon taking over was repair, tune up, and get the snow making equipment ready for the season. So now basically when overnight temps drop they have the guns blowing on every run that has water lines in place and snow making is an integral part of future plans...
Morning Corduroy & Bear Valley Weather & Great Conditions Update! ~By Mattly Trent
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/30/2015 07:54 AM
Bear Valley, CA...Hey Good People! Mostly sunny today with a high near 48. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. High pressure seems to be the thing right now and looks to stick around for another week or so. We have some of the best conditions in the Sierra right now! Super Bowl weekend is a prime to come up and enjoy the "Pure Mtn Fun" of Bear Valley and take a lesson or just hang out on the lower deck or the recent remodeled upper bar deck! Peace Out, Mattly
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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week January 28 through February 8, 2015
Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 01/29/2015 04:54 PM
Murphys, CA...February Artist Showing at Hovey Tasting Room - The award-winning watercolors of Margaret Roberts will be featured the month of February at Hovey Winery Tasting Room. An artist’s reception will be held in their honor from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb 8th. Complimentary appetizers will be served and wine will be available by the glass for $6.For more information, call 728-9999 or visit ...
Murphys to Markleeville – “The Schedule” – January 30 to February 7
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 10:31 AM
Arnold, CA...“The Schedule” is published every Thursday by the Ebbetts Pass Visitors Center and includes everything happening from Murphys to Markleeville. For more detailed info visit The Schedule. Please come by and pick one up or contact the Visitors Center at email@example.com to have your event included in “The Schedule.”
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Long Beach, CA (January 27, 2015) --- The Queen Mary will receive her sea-going "niece", February 5, 2015. This will mark the first time a modern Cunard liner will dock and disembark passengers in the Long Beach harbor. The Queen Elizabeth is today one of the world's most advanced passenger vessels and is currently on a global cruise. The original Queen Elizabeth was the sister-ship to Queen Mary and together made over 2,000 trans-Atlantic voyages when in active service for Cunard...
Copperopolis, CA...Embracing its proud heritage and cherished way of life as a once thriving 1800's mining town, Copperopolis Town Square has been reborn as an all new blend of shops, restaurants and residential lofts.
It's Time to Buy Tickets to See John Muir on February 6
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/29/2015 08:59 AM
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Tickets are still available for Conversation with a Tramp: An Evening with John Muir, February 6, 7:00 p.m., at the Mokelumne Hill Town Hall. At this fundraising event for Foothill Conservancy, acclaimed actor Lee Stetson will be performing as the famous naturalist John Muir. Stetson is considered an expert on Muir, and has portrayed the historical figure in countless venues around the country. Stetson also portrayed Muir in Ken Burn’s award-winning series National Parks – America’s Best Idea....