December 18, 2014

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Facebook linkWelcome to the current events calendar page for Calaveras County. Here, you will find a wide variety of fun events from food and wine tasting tours to live music and art classes to trademark events like Frog Jump, Murphys Day of the Dead, Calaveras Grape Stomp, Big Trees Winter Wonderland and Lumberjack Day. If you have a public event in Calaveras County that you think our visitors would be interested in, please use our online event submission form. For a full list of the regular annual events that happen throughout Calaveras, check our annual events page. Use the search bar below to search for a specific date, event or location.

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December 2014

Holiday Affordable Gifts of Arts

December 18
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 9, 2015
Gallery Calaveras,
22 N. Main Street , San Andreas, CA 95249 United States
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The creative talents of Calaveras Artists are on display and for sale at Calaveras Arts Council’s Holiday Affordable Gifts of Arts Boutique. Share their creativity and their spirit with your family and friends this year by selecting original gifts. Over 50 artists will have a variety of items available for purchase beginning November 10 and ending January 9, 2015. Gallery store hours are Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm and Friday-Saturday 10am-3pm.

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Sledding at Tamarack Lodge

December 18
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Every day until February 28, 2015
Tamarack Lodge,
18278 Highway 4, Bear Valley, CA 95223 United States
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Only a $10 per car day use fee for drop in day visitors who wish to picnic at the Lodge. Day visitors need to bring their own sleds. Sled and snow play at your own risk!

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“The Nutcracker”

December 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until December 20, 2014
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Featuring 56 dancers ranging in age from 4-50 years old. Studio 4 Dance Theater offers audiences a fresh production each year while staying true to the magical tale of Clara, her Nutcracker Prince, and their Christmastime adventures in the Candy Kingdom.  The 2014 Nutcracker is set in an orphanage at the turn of the century.  Clara and her brother Fritz’s parents have passed away in the Plague, and Dr. Drosselmeyer is a visiting magician. The first act will boast a…

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Life Drawing – Art Class

December 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week until December 18, 2014

Life Drawing with George Allen Durkee of Mountain Ranch Draw from a live nude model on Thursday mornings. No experience needed. Limited instruction if you want it. Materials available at Town Hall Arts. You will need an 18×24 newsprint pad and drawing pencils (charcoal or graphite – 4B and/or 6B). $10 a week plus $2 classroom fee. Call to sign up.  

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Live Music at The Prospector Brewery

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Thursday
The Prospector Brewery,
415 Main Street , Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Live music every Thursday from 6-8 pm featuring local musicians. Have a cold beer and appetizers while enjoying the music.    

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FREE admission

Christmas Concert

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Columbia College,
11600 Columbia College Drive, Sonora, CA 95370 United States
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A Columbia College Community Education Performance. Christmas concert with Peg Reza and the Blue Shoes Ukulele Orchestra of Columbia. Call 209-588-5198 for more information.

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Christmas Carol

December 19
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Every Friday Saturday and Sunday ending on December 21, 2014

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Call or Click here to view website and purchase tickets.

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$65

Murphys Food & Wine Walking Tour

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday
Murphys,
Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Join Murphys Food and Wine Tours every Friday and Saturday from 11am to 2:30 pm. Each tour is approximately three and a half hours. In an adventure for the mind and palate, you’ll get the inside story about the area’s rough-and-tumble past while making 8 stops at the best restaurants and shops, meeting chefs, owners and winemakers and sampling their creations. Tour includes a personal shopping bag for your goodies. These tours get outstanding reviews.  Tour details and tickets. Private group tours are…

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Ticket for ages 2 years and above Coach: $40/person; First Class: $55/person | Children under 2 years of age are free and must be seated on an adult's lap

The Polar Express Train Ride

December 19 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Friday Saturday and Sunday ending on December 21, 2014
Railtown State Historic Park,
5th Avenue and Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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Relive the magical journey of THE POLAR EXPRESS on an hour-long train ride to the North Pole. Enjoy hot-hot-hot chocolate and yummy cookies as you ride along with many of the story’s characters. Once you reach the North Pole, the jolly old elf — Santa himself — will come on board to give each passenger a silver sleighbell, the “first gift of Christmas”. Departure times: 4pm, 6pm & 8pm. Click here for more information.

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Varies

Zucca After Hours Wine Bar

December 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday
Zucca Moutain Vineyards Tasting Room,
431E Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Join us year-round on Friday and Saturday night for a relaxing evening in our garden with your favorite Zucca varietals. Enjoy a glass, bottle or a flight of four wines and savor the atmosphere of our wine garden. Pair your wine with our new salami and cheese platters for $10 or bring your own dinner from home or one of the great local restaurants. Have extra Zucca Fivers from the day? Use them toward your purchase at night!

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Rob’s 50′s party

December 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rob’s Place,
140 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

50′s Party at Rob’s Place, live music and great food, come dressed like the 50′s

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A Miner’s Christmas ~ Columbia State Historic Park

December 20
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Every day until December 21, 2014
Columbia State Historic Park,
11255 Jackson St, columbia, CA 95310 United States
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Sit around a campfire drinking hot cider or coffee and join in conversations with miners as they roast chestnuts. In the museum, children can make some favorite crafts of the 1850s and keep an eye out for Father Christmas as he wanders the streets looking for good boys and girls! Contact Columbia State Historic Park at 209-588-9128 for more information.

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Donations gratefully accepted

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Murphys

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
Murphys Old Timers Museum,
470 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Tours are available at no charge leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.

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$10

Angels Camp Historic Downtown Tour

December 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week until December 27, 2014
Historic Downtown Angels Camp,
Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States

Travel the streets of Historic downtown Angels Camp and explore the past and present of an historic gold rush treasure. Your entertaining guide will take you back in time to understand how Angels Camp began, when and why the buildings were constructed, and how they evolved over the years. This tour will also introduce you to the present day shopkeepers and their wares. Enjoy a tour of then and now! Tour times: 10:30am; 12:30pm & 3:30pm.  Tour ending times are…

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FREE

Mineral Wines weekend free tastings

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Every week
Mineral Wines,
769 Dogtown Road, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Join us on our beautiful patio overlooking the pond to sample our wines for free.

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Free with paid Park Admission

North Grove Guided Walk at Big Trees State Park

December 20, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday
Calaveras Big Trees State Park,
Highway 4 - three miles east of Arnold, Arnold, CA United States

Docents/rangers offer a guided walk  through the North Grove area of the park. Enjoy the beauty and grandeur of the park while learning about why this place is so special. The walk is approximately 1.5 hours long and is free with paid admission to the park. When the snow covers the ground the walks become guided snowshoe walks. Snowshoes are provided free, first come first served. No reservations are allowed. Check in at the Warming Hut no later than 12:30 pm.

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Zucca After Hours Wine Bar

December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until December 27, 2014
Zucca Moutain Vineyards Tasting Room,
431E Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Join us year-round on Friday and Saturday night for a relaxing evening in our garden with your favorite Zucca varietals. Enjoy a glass, bottle or a flight of four wines and savor the atmosphere of our wine garden. Pair your wine with our new salami and cheese platters for $10 or bring your own dinner from home or one of the great local restaurants. Have extra Zucca Fivers from the day? Use them toward your purchase at night!

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FREE

Open Mic Night at Sidewinders Restaurant

December 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week

Come on down for Open Mic Night and show us what you got!

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Live Music At The Whitewater Saloon

December 20 @ 9:00 pm
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until December 18, 2014
Whitewater Saloon,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States
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Every other Saturday night from 9pm to Midnight- Local and regional artists offering a variety of styles including classic rock, country, blues and more. Tonight’s music will be provided by Route 88. No cover charge.

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Blazin Reggae Night

December 20 @ 10:30 pm
Outer Aisle FOODS,
164 Highway 4, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Join us Solstice night for a great reggae show with local DJ’s. 18 and up.

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Adults $7 | Children 10 and younger $3

Native Sons of the Golden West All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

December 21 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Third Sunday of each month
Native Sons Hall,
389 Main St., Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, orange juice, coffee and hot chocolate will be served for. The breakfast is served on the third Sunday of each month. Call for more information 209- 728-8902.

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FREE

Mineral Wines weekend tastings

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week
Mineral Wines,
769 Dogtown Road, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Join us on our beautiful patio overlooking the pond for weekend wine tasting.

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FREE | Donations gratefully excepted

Drum Circle ~ San Andreas

December 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Sunday
Center for Creativity and Community,
23 W. St. Charles (Hwy 49) , San Andreas, CA 95249 United States
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Come join the drum circle. Bring your favorite percussion instrument or borrow ours. No experience necessary.

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Winemaker’s Night at Alchemy

December 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every week until December 30, 2014
Alchemy Market and Cafe,
191 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Every Tuesday night from 4:30-7:30 pm at Alchemy Restaurant. Enjoy a featured wine and a great meal. Live music on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. Call for reservations and more information.

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Christmas Eve Dinner ~ Hotel Leger

December 24
The Historic Hotel Leger,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States
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Call for reservations and more information.

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Live Music at Rob’s Place

December 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Wednesday
Rob’s Place,
140 Main St, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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The best night in town! Live music by Nicholas Lefler from 6-8apm. Call or click here for more information.

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Christmas Dinner ~ Murphys

December 25 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Murphys Historic Hotel,
457 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Breakfast and Lunch will be served at their regular times and Christmas Dinner will be served from 4 pm to 8 pm.  Reservations are recommended. Click here to view the menu.

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$20

Live Music ~ Bear Valley

December 26
Bear Valley Lodge,
3 Bear Valley Road, Bear Valley, CA 95223 United States
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Part of  Bear Valley Mountain’s Winter Music Series, bringing live entertainment to the mountain all season long with “live at the Lodge”, “Sky High Nights” and Rockin Deck Parties at the ski area.  Singer/Songwriters, cover bands, jam sessions and more. This evening features the Roem Baur Band – Preview Show 7pm Cathedral Lounge, Live Show 9:30pm Sky High Pizza & Pub. Call for more information.

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Wine By The Fire at Irish Family Vineyards

December 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Friday until December 27, 2014
Irish Family Vineyards,
2849 Highway 4, Vallecito, CA 95251 United States
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Relax and unwind. Enjoy some wine and social time with owners/winemaker, fireside. Light appetizers. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle.

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Open Mic Night

December 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Second and fourth Friday of each month
Whitewater Saloon,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States
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On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month – Always entertaining, with local and regional musicians  doing their thing from 9pm til Midnight. Wanna showcase your musical talent? Come on down, its open to everyone! Call or visit website for more information.

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$20

Live Music ~ Bear Valley

December 27
Bear Valley Lodge,
3 Bear Valley Road, Bear Valley, CA 95223 United States
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Part of Bear Valley Mountain Winter Music Series, bringing live entertainment to the mountain all season long with “live at the Lodge”, “Sky High Nights” and Rockin Deck Parties at the ski area.  Singer/Songwriters, cover bands, jam sessions and more. This evening features the Roem Baur Band - Preview Show 7pm Cathedral Lounge, Live Show 9:30pm Sky High Pizza & Pub. Call for more information.

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Tickets $12.50 adults | $8.50 children under 12 | Includes entrance into park if tickets purchased online

Winter Wonderland Carnival

December 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calaveras Big Trees State Park,
Highway 4 - three miles east of Arnold, Arnold, CA United States
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Events include a scenic wagon ride, games, prizes, music and much more! Enjoy hot cocoa, hot apple cider and cookies & many surprises! Tickets $12.50 adults & $8.50 children under 12. Includes entrance into park if tickets purchased online. This event sells out every year. Buy your tickets early If Space available: Tickets at the door $15 adults & $10 children 12 and under + $10 Park entrance fee. Purchase tickets online at:  www.bigtrees.org. Please select your tickets for the hour…

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FREE

Drum Circle at Utica Park

December 28, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month
Utica Park,
South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Every 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month. During inclement weather the drum circle may be moved to the Aeolian Harp Music Store located at 1248 South Main Street, Angels Camp. Alternate weeks join the drum circle at the Center for Creativity and Community in San Andreas. Bring your own percussion instrument or drum. Call for more information.

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$50

New Year’s Eve Party and Fireworks ~ Bear Valley

December 31
Bear Valley Lodge,
3 Bear Valley Road, Bear Valley, CA 95223 United States
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Join Us For a Rockin’ New Years Eve. Enjoy cruisin’ between the Cathedral Lounge and Sky High for great music from the Jank Tones and the Roem Baur Band. Live Music begins at 9pm, but begin the night early with Dinner Reservations at Creekside, and stay late with an overnight package at the Bear Valley Lodge.  Call the lodge at 209-753-2327 to learn more about Dining and Hotel packages for New Year’s Eve. Price $50 – Party Entrance to Village…

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donation gladly accepted

New Year’s Bonfire, Marshmallow Roast and S’mores Party

December 31
Tamarack Lodge,
18278 Highway 4, Bear Valley, CA 95223 United States
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Start your New Year’s celebration by stopping by the Tamarack Lodge on your way up to Bear Valley to see the fireworks (at midnight) in Bear Valley Village. Bonfire will be from dusk until the flames go out. Bring your own stick for roasting marshmallows. Everything else will be supplied. Hot beverages will be available. More information about Tamarack Lodge athttps://www.facebook.com/tamaracklodgeatbearvalley

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FREE

“88 Days…The Story of Mark Twain in the Mother Lode”

December 31, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week
CAMPS Restaurant,
676 McCauley Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States

This free, informative presentation describes through pictures and commentary the 1848 Gold Rush and life in the Mother Lode, Sam Clemens’ early life, terrible tragedies, travels to Nevada and San Francisco, his failures and his escape to Angels Camp and Jackass Hill! Refreshments available.

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New Year’s Eve Bash

December 31 @ 9:00 pm
The Historic Hotel Leger,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States
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New Year’s Eve Dinner and Party with music by The Box Family. Reservation needed for dinner, party is open to anyone. Call or click here for more information.

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Fabulous Off Brothers New Year’s Eve Live Performance

December 31 @ 9:00 pm
Murphys Historic Hotel,
457 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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What are you doing for New Years? Yes it is on a Wednesday, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun! The Murphys Historic Hotel is proud to host another fabulous return of The Fabulous Off Brothers, rockin’ us into the New Year from 9pm until 1am in the Saloon!  Don’t miss it!    

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January 2015
FREE music

Fridays at Alchemy

January 2, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week
Alchemy Market and Cafe,
191 Main Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Matt Cullen Delivers style with pop, country and jazz vocal performances from the 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond every Friday on our patio. The music is free, and there’s room to dance.

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Comedy Nite At The Hotel Leger

January 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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First Friday of each month
Hotel Leger,
8304 Main St, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States

Come on down and get your laughs on with some talented comedians from the Sacramento and Bay areas. Call or click here for more information.

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FREE with museum admission

Rock the New Year Tours

January 3, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until January 31, 2015

Bring family and friends for a guided tour of the museum’s spectacular collections of wagons and carriages. Our knowledgeable educators are happy to tell you all about the gold country history of Angels Camp and the Mother Lode region. You can also view two steam traction engines and exhibits highlighting mining equipment such as an overshot water-wheel in its original location, a hydraulic monitor, drills, ore cars and even a working model of a famous stamp mill. Tours run from…

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Live Music At The Whitewater Saloon

January 3, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Saturday
Whitewater Saloon,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States
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Every other Saturday night from 9pm to Midnight- Local and regional artists offering a variety of styles including classic rock, country, blues and more.

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Artist’s Reception And Exhibit ~ Hovey Winery Tasting Room

January 4, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hovey Winery Tasting Room,
350 A Main St., Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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The award-winning watercolors and photography of Jan Alcalde will be featured the month of January at Hovey Winery Tasting Room, 350 A Main St., Murphys. An artist’s reception will be held in her honor. Complimentary appetizers will be served and wine will be available by the glass for $5.

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$5

Open Paint Wednesdays

January 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Town Hall Arts,
145 Stone Street, Copperopolis, CA 95228 United States
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Open Painting with “Finding Spheres in Animal Shapes” Activity. Everyone is welcome. Bring any project you would like to work on or participate in the suggested activity each week. Notice how the body of the cat is made up of many spheres. We will apply the elements of shading spheres to painting a cat with Open Acrylics. For this activity, you will need a No. 6 filbert and a No. 2 round, and these open acrylic colors: Burnt umber, Cad…

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Spaghetti Western Wednesdays

January 7, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every First Wednesday of each month
Hotel Leger,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States

Offered the first Wednesday of each month.  Enjoy a western movie with your meal. During the summer the event has been modified. You may order off the menu with an Italian dish available. Call for movie title, reservation and more information.

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Open Mic Night

January 9, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Every 2nd & 4th Friday of the month
Whitewater Saloon,
8304 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 United States
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On the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month – Always entertaining, with local and regional musicians  doing their thing from 9pm til Midnight. Wanna showcase your musical talent? Come on down, its open to everyone! Call or visit website for more information.

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$40, pre-sale only

Crab Feed

January 10, 2015
San Andreas Town Hall,
24 Church Hill Street , San Andreas, CA 95249 United States
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Tickets are now available for the Annual Lion’s Crab Fee, dance and raffle. Dinner is served family style. Table reservations are available for eight or more people. Contact Louis and Patty Luna at 209-772-1887 or Paul and Trinia Steck at 209-754-0228.

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$55

Oil Painting Class

January 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Town Hall Arts,
145 Stone Street, Copperopolis, CA 95228 United States
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All-Day Oil Portrait with Carol Earle of Oakdale. Learn easy way to mix portrait colors. Paint and 18×24 canvas included in cost. Bring a lunch. Cost of class is $55, cash or check payable to Town Hall Arts. Call for more information.

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$15 Advance | $20 at the door

Copperopolis’ Annual “First Taste of the Year” Wine Tasting Event

January 10, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Historic Armory,
695 Main Street (O'Brynes Ferry Rd.) in Old Town Copperopolis, Copperopolis, CA 95228 United States
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Calaveras County (California’s original wine country) is fortunate to home a bounty of wonderful wineries. Over a dozen Calaveras County Wineries have been invited to the 29th Annual “First Tasting of the Year” in Copperopolis, a Foothill tradition for 29 years. Admission includes: An engraved souvenir wine glass, Unlimited wine tasting, An array of delicious hors d’ oeuvres. Advance Tickets Sales: Linda Beck at Saddle Creek Golf Resort, Umpqua Bank Office in Copperopolis. Tickets also available at the door.   

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Ovation Series ~ Tom Rigney and John R Burr

January 11, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Top-notch performers from throughout the United States and Europe are presented during the winter months at the 350-seat Bret Harte Theater in Angels Camp. Hear Tom Rigney and John R Burr like you have not heard them before. Violin, fiddle & piano. It is not about Cajun or Rock and Roll. Click here for more information.

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$5

Open Paint Wednesdays

January 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Town Hall Arts,
145 Stone Street, Copperopolis, CA 95228 United States
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Open Painting with “Adding Water to Pastels” Activity. Bring any project you would like to work on or participate in the suggested activity each week. This week’s activity is “Adding Water to Pastels”. This gives pastel paintings a whole new look because the dry pigment turns into paint. If you are new to pastels, we have two sets of 12 Nupastels that you may use for this exercise. Bring any photo you think would work will with this exercise. Handout…

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Dreamcatcher’s Club® members starting at $25 | Non-Dreamcatcher’s Club® starting at $30

Aaron Lewis Live Concert

January 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aaron Lewis released his country debut EP, Town Line, in 2011. His gold selling single “Country Boy,” featuring the legendary George Jones and Charlie Daniels, helped bring his EP to #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #7on the Billboard Top 200. Lewis’ newest album, The Road, came to be while balancing his up and coming solo run, with the help of his award-winning producer James Stroud. “I didn’t stop to think about it very much,” said Lewis, “James…

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Silent Movie at Ironstone Vineyards

January 17, 2015
Ironstone Vineyards,
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Comedy shorts of the 1920′s. Matinee. Call for reservations.

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Chili tasting is $5.00 per person

Chili Cook Off ~ Copperopolis

January 17, 2015
Copperopolis Town Square,
100 Town Square Road, Copperopolis, CA 95228 United States
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The event will feature chili tastings, a 50/50 raffle and live music from The Fabulous Off Brothers. It will be held between 11:00 a.m. and 2 p.m. and admission is free. Chili tasting is $5.00 per person for unlimited tastings, until chili runs out. Proceeds benefit the Copperopolis Fire Fighters Association. A panel of judges will distribute awards for “Most Unique Chili”, “Best Vegetarian Chili”, “Spiciest Chili”, “Most Savory Chili” and “Judge’s Choice Chili”. Attendees will also vote for categories that…

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Night At The Races

January 24, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Black Bart Playhouse,
580 South Algiers Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Presented by the Angels-Murphys Rotary. $25 gets you in, gets you $50 of funny money to gamble, hors d’ oeuvres. No host full bar. A fun night betting on the horses, big hats for the ladies. Call or visit website for more information and to purchase tickets.

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Series tickets go on sale November 14, 2014 | Individual tickets go on sale December 1, 2014

Ovation Series ~ Joni Morris “Tribute to the Music of Patsy Cline”

January 25, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Nationally Acclaimed Entertainer, Songwriter, and Recording Artist. Joni offers spectacular stage productions that appeal to audiences of all ages.  Audiences love her tribute to Patsy Cline as well as her own original music. Part of the Calaveras County Arts Council Ovation Series. Click here for more information.

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$25.00

Calaveras Chairs for Charity

January 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Andreas Town Hall,
24 Church Hill Street , San Andreas, CA 95249 United States

A collaboration of Calaveras Arts Council and Soroptimist International of Calaveras County bringing you a fun event featuring professional artists, community groups and individuals -creating a variety of chair-related art!

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February 2015
Series tickets go on sale November 14, 2014 | Individual tickets go on sale December 1, 2014

Ovation Series ~ Pacific Guitar Ensemble

February 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Eight classically trained guitarists performing their own arrangements and arrangements of great composers from Bach to Brahams. Click here for more information.

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Silent Movie

February 13, 2015
Ironstone Vineyards,
1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Silent Comedy “Speedy”. Call for reservations and more information.

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Roundhouse Day at Railtown 1897 SHP

February 14, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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Come by and see what happens during the winter months to prepare the locomotive and cars for the operating season. A behind scenes tour of the Roundhouse will be offered. The park is open every day. Winter hours, 10am-3pm.

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$20

President’s Wine Weekend

February 14, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 15, 2015
Calaveras Wineries,
13 Earnest Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents the 19th annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend at all 22 CWA wineries from 11 am to 5 pm. This is a great opportunity to sample the fine wines of Calaveras, celebrate with friends old and new, and take advantage of special discounts. With the purchase of a $20 commemorative wine glass, you are entitled to a free “limited-tasting” flight at all participating member wineries Saturday through Sunday. Full tastings will be available in each tasting room…

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Movie Premiere of “88 Days in the Motherlode”

February 21, 2015
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Save the date! The story that put Angels Camp on the map, returns home. Don’t miss this historic event. More details to come.

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Series tickets go on sale November 14, 2014 | Individual tickets go on sale December 1, 2014

Ovation Series ~ Le Jazz Hot

February 22, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States

Gypsy Jazz in the likes of Django Reinhardt. A blend of Gypsy and American Jazz – once you hear it you can’t forget it. It’s sophisticated, yet it has sentimental qualities. It’s Gypsy Jazz. Click here for more information.

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March 2015
Series tickets go on sale November 14, 2014 | Individual tickets go on sale December 1, 2014

Ovation Series ~ Yemaya Salsa Dance Company

March 8, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bret Harte Theater,
323 South Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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Beginning in NYC in the 1970′s Salsa dancing is centuries old, originating from African slaves brought to Cuba by the Spanish. It evolved over the years blending Cuban, African, and French dance styles. Click here for more information.

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Murphys Irish Day Parade and Event

March 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Murphys,
Murphys, CA 95247 United States

Rain or Shine. Thousands of people from Northern California and beyond gather in the historic gold rush town of Murphys to honor its Celtic heritage and to celebrate as only the Irish can. Its picturesque Main Street is filled with booths offering hand crafted items, original art, photographs, tasty food, wine, and other beverages. The day begins with a pancake breakfast.  At 11 a.m. the swirl of bagpipes heralds a parade of marching bands, classic cars, horses, community organizations, novelty entries. Continuous…

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April 2015

Railtown 1897 SHP Opening Weekend

April 5, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every day until April 6, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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Opening weekend for Railtown 1897 SHP regular Steam Train Operationg Season. Grand Opening Festivities, both days. This weekend only, Calaveras, Mariposa and Tuolumne County residents ride trains for free (proof of residency required). Arrive at 7am and watch the crew prepare the train for the day in the historic roundhouse. Departures are at 10:30am, Noon, 1:30pm and 3pm. Steam engine on Saturday and Diesel engine on Sunday unless otherwise noted. Visit website for more information.

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Wildflower Train Rides

April 11, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until April 18, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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Special afternoon Wildflower Train departs at 4pm from the Railtown 1897 SHP Depot, after a short video presentation at 3:30pm, on these two Saturdays (April 11 & 18) only. Prior to boarding the train, passengers will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Once on board the train, naturalists will answer questions and point out wildflower grouping along the way.

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Taste of Calaveras

April 26, 2015
CAMPS Restaurant,
676 McCauley Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States
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This event is a celebration of wine, food, art and culture of Calaveras County showcasing only Calaveras businesses and products. Featuring vintages from Calaveras wineries and foods from Calaveras restaurateurs. Calaveras artists will be attending with a special art show along with a premium live and silent auctions featuring Calaveras Experiences and Calaveras products. During the day, there will be local entertainers and demonstrations. Ticket includes a collector quality wine glass for tasting, as well as a plate for tasting. Call…

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May 2015

National Train Day

May 9, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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An annual celebration of all things trains. There will be lots going on in and around the roundhouse, including speeder demonstrations, equipment that is seldom seen and the belt-driven machine shop in operation.

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Mother’s Day at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

May 10, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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Bring a picnic and enjoy a relaxing Mother’s Day. Special treats for Mom’s aboard the train when accompanied by a child. Steam train will be operated on Sunday May 10th. Visit website  for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Jumping Frog Jubilee and Calaveras County Fair, Angels Camp

May 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Every day until May 17, 2015
Calaveras Fairgrounds – Frogtown,
Calaveras Fairgrounds, Angels Camp, CA 95221 United States
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The Calaveras County Fair is a blend of entertainment, exhibits, livestock, arena events, great food and the signature event, the Frog Jump. This piece of Americana will have you Leaping to return year after year. This years theme is “Jumpin’ Frogs, Chubby Hogs and Corn Dogs”. Visit http://www.frogtown.org for more information.

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Memorial Day Weekend Train Rides

May 23, 2015
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Every day until May 25, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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Regular excursion trains depart, Saturday, Sunday and Monday over the holiday weekend. Steam operations on Saturday and Sunday, diesel on Monday. Also enjoy the opening weekend of In Train View, a Railtown 1897 SHP photographic exhibit by the Sonora Photo Club in the Carriage Room. This exhibit continues through Labor Day.

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June 2015
Free

Angels Camp Farmers Market

June 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until September 25, 2015
Utica Park,
Utica Lane, Angels Camp, CA 95222 United States

Enjoy farm fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, fresh foods, wine and drinks, live music and a craft fair. Each week features a different winery and live music.

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Singing Rails at Railtown 1897 SHP

June 6, 2015
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park,
Corner of 5th Ave. & Reservoir Road, Jamestown, CA 95327 United States
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As long as there have been trains, there have been train songs to sing. An important part of the American Railroad experience. Call of visit website for more information.

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Behind The Bottle Wine Event

June 20, 2015
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Every day until June 21, 2015
Calaveras Wineries,
13 Earnest Street, Murphys, CA 95247 United States

The weekend kicks-off on Friday night with a concert in Murphys Park, the heart of Calaveras County. Bring a folding chair and a couple of blankets to settle in for a night of great music. Wines by the glass and food will be available for purchase, no ticket required. Spend the weekend chatting with your favorite winery staff while sampling their latest releases, or attend a wine appreciation, wine making, wine blending, food pairing, cheese or charcuterie workshop. Full event…

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