The 2018 Miss Calaveras Pageant! Destinee Berry is Miss Calaveras, Photos & Full Video

The 2018 Miss Calaveras Pageant! Destinee Berry is Miss Calaveras, Photos & Full Video

Angels Camp, CA…It was another great opening evening to the Fair on Thursday evening! We streamed it live and this article is about 100 photos from the evening and full replay video. Calaveras High School Senior Destinee Berry was crowned 2018 Miss Calaveras last night! Congratulations to Destinee and her court: First Princess Summer Hamari, […]

The 2018 Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Was Dedicated to the Calaveras Frog Jockeys & The Kitchell, Nash & Ziehlke Families

The 2018 Fair  & Jumping Frog Jubilee Was Dedicated to the Calaveras Frog Jockeys & The Kitchell, Nash & Ziehlke Families

Frogtown, USA…(Angels Camp, CA)…The Calaveras County Fair board of directors voted unanimously to dedicate the 2018 Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee to the Calaveras Frog Team. It was the 90th anniversary of the Frog Jump. On this auspicious occasion the board thanked the Calaveras Frog Jockeys for keeping the event alive locally. The […]

The 2018 Calaveras Saddle Queen is Katherine Sharp! Photos & Video

The 2018 Calaveras Saddle Queen is Katherine Sharp!  Photos & Video

Angels Camp, CA…(Frogtown, USA)….Katherine Sharp is the 2018 Calaveras Saddle Queen. Katherine Sharp is a 16 year old Junior at Connecting Waters Charter School. She lives in Mountain Ranch and loves playing the Irish Penny whistle, soccer & raising guide dogs. It was a tough competition and she edged out Emily Bolton for top honors. […]

The 2018 International Frog Jump Finals…Live From Frogtown Today at 3pm!

The 2018 International Frog Jump Finals…Live From Frogtown Today at 3pm!

Angels Camp, CA…(Frogtown, USA)…Last year it was Justin Fasano Jockeying “Kermit” as The 2017 Frog Jump Champion. Kermit jumped 18 Feet, 4 Inches for the win. Can the Gustine Frog Team repeat or will local Frog Jumping Dynasties regain the title. Could a newcomer with a few tricks upset the veterans? Tune in at 3pm […]

The 2018 Soroptimist Frog Jump Youth Parade

The 2018 Soroptimist Frog Jump Youth Parade

Angels Camp, CA…Every year on of the great events that kicks off Fair & Frog Jump Weekend is the Soroptimist Frog Jump Youth Parade. This event has welcomed generations of entrants and is always a celebratory and fun way to get fair weekend off and running. About the Soroptimists Soroptimist is a global women’s organization […]

Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Sunday May 20, 2018 Frog Jump Finals Day!

Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee Sunday May 20, 2018  Frog Jump Finals Day!

Angels Camp, CA..(Frogtown, USA)….Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee, Sunday May 20, 2018. Going Frog Wild! Sunday is the International Frog Jump Finals Day. The top 50 Qualifiers take to the launching pad at 3pm on Sunday to see who will be crowned champion and to see if they can exceed Rosie the Ribbiter’s […]

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County ~ By Mark Twain 1835-1910

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County ~ By Mark Twain 1835-1910

Angels Camp, CA…In compliance with the request of a friend of mine, who wrote me from the East, I called on good-natured, garrulous old Simon Wheeler, and inquired after my friend’s friend, Leonidas W. Smiley, as requested to do, and I hereunto append the result. I have a lurking suspicion that Leonidas W. Smiley is […]

Day One At 2018 Fair & Frog Jump

Day One At 2018 Fair & Frog Jump

Frogtown, USA…(Angels Camp, CA)…Day One At 2018 Fair & Frog Jump. Click below for larger images. Kids 12 and under are free! Tentative Schedule 8:00 a.m. Grounds/Gates Open · Swine Show—Swine Show Ring · Sheep Show, Followed by Sheep Show—Tower Pavilion 9:00 a.m. Poultry Show · Becky Thatcher Hall – Receiving Daily Baked Goods 10:00a.m…….Youth […]

The 2018 Jr. Miss Calaveras is Brenna Flanagan

The 2018 Jr. Miss Calaveras is Brenna Flanagan

Angels Camp, CA…Annual Junior Miss Calaveras and Junior Frog Jump were held yesterday. This community event is held the second Saturday in May every year and sponsored by the Altaville Melones Fire Association. 2018 Jr Miss Calaveras Brenna Flanagan, 1st Princess Paytin Curran, 2nd Princess Sule’ma Solis! Thank you to EVERYONE who came out to […]

Make Plans to Attend the Second Annual Grand Tasting Wine Event!

Make Plans to Attend the Second Annual Grand Tasting Wine Event!

Angels Camp, CA…Be the first to taste the best-in-show, double-gold and gold-medal winners of the 2018 Sierra Foothills Wine Competition. The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance (CWA) in partnership with the Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce and the Calaveras County Fairgrounds will be hosting a Grand Tasting Wine Event at 6pm on Wednesday May 16 in the […]

Frog Jump Committee on KFBK’s Pat Walsh Show May 9th at 8PM

Frog Jump Committee on KFBK’s Pat Walsh Show May 9th at 8PM

Frogtown, USA…(Angels Camp, CA)…On May 9th at 8PM, volunteers from the Frog Jump Committee will be interviewed for the third consecutive year on KFBK’s popular Pat Walsh radio show. Bill Proctor and Bob Lema from the committee will discuss the Frog Jump’s 90th Anniversary Birthday Party and Bill’s recollections of tactics and psych-ops he employed […]

44th Annual Capitol Frog Jump

44th Annual Capitol Frog Jump

Sacramento, CA….–Calaveras County’s Celebrated Jumping Frogs hop into Sacramento on May 16, joining Senator Tom Berryhill and Assembly member Frank Bigelow to stage the 44thannual State Capitol Frog Jump.  The event is the final stop on the Jumping Frogs’ annual goodwill tour building excitement for the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee — May 17-20 at Frogtown in […]

Ladies & Gents, Boys & Girls, It is Fair & Frog Jump Season…Kickoff Meeting Photos & Video Below

Ladies & Gents, Boys & Girls, It is Fair & Frog Jump Season…Kickoff Meeting Photos & Video Below

Angels Camp, CA….(Frogtwon, USA)…This year the Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee is May 17-20. Last night Mark Twain Hall at Frogtown played host to the annual fair kick-off dinner. It is a great event every year that is filled with awards for those who help keep the fair and frog jump thriving and […]

Thank You Supporters of the April 15th 2018 Mountain Ranch 4H Chili Cook off Fundraiser

Thank You Supporters of the April 15th 2018 Mountain Ranch 4H Chili Cook off Fundraiser

Mountain Ranch, CA…Thank you to all who attended, donated to and volunteered at our chili cook off benefiting the Mountain Ranch 4H Club. We hope everyone enjoyed the chili, bake sale, snack bar, petting zoo, silent auction, and dessert auction. Our families worked hard to put on this event and could not be more grateful […]

Frogs Start Their Goodwill Tour For 90th Birthday of Fair & Frog Jump

Frogs Start Their Goodwill Tour For 90th Birthday of Fair & Frog Jump

Angels Camp, CA…(Frogtown, USA)…Jumping Frogs goodwill tour launches 90th Birthday Celebration. Calaveras County’s Celebrated Jumping Frogs celebrate their 90th Birthday this year. They will soon launch their annual goodwill tour which builds excitement for the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee. This year’s event is May 17-20 at Frogtown in Angels Camp. This 90th […]

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