July 26, 2016

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Calaveras Transit Launches New Saturday Hopper Bus Service!

Calaveras transit public transportation

Weekend visitors to Calaveras County now have a great option for getting around without having to be behind the wheel. Introducing the Saturday Hopper bus service, set to go into effect July 23!  The route will connect Valley Springs, San Andreas, Angels Camp and Murphys, and is perfect for folks looking to go wine tasting, […]

Top Things To Do in Mokelumne Hill

Hotel Léger | Doralee Rees

Once simply called “The Hill,” now Moke Hill to the locals – Mokelumne Hill is a gem of a small town brimming with Gold Rush history, charm and friendly faces. You can easily miss it if you’re traveling Highway 49 at the north end of Calaveras County and don’t turn off into historic downtown. So […]

Head Outside for July Concert Season

Brice Station Concerts

From the rock arena at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys to intimate classical concerts set against the granite in Bear Valley, July is full of options to catch live music out in the open. Check out our picks for outdoor concerts this month. GABA Summer concert Series – With five Saturdays in July, Cedar Center in […]

Join Us at the California State Fair! July 8-24

Calaveras exhibit - 2016 California State Fair

Next weekend kicks off the 2016 California State Fair and we want to see you there! We will be showcasing some of the best things Calaveras County has to offer with great giveaways. For starters, our partners at the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance have joined us to help spread the excitement about our unique wine and […]

Sustainably Calaveras – Immerse Yourself in Authentic Sierra Fun this Summer

Utica Reservoir| Jason B Smith

As you go in search of authentic travel experiences this summer, Calaveras County should be at the top of your list of places to visit. With a hearty mix of the great outdoors and a local food scene, rich history and homegrown entertainment, Calaveras is a prime example of why the Sierra Nevada region has […]

The Roots of Shakespeare on the Vine

Tara Kayton, Producing Artistic Director for Shakespeare on the Vine

While Calaveras County draws people from all over the map, this community is ripe with Millenials and Generation X’ers who grew up here, left to travel the world or study their craft, and then returned here to carve out their own niche. As the region’s economy evolves, native sons and daughters find new opportunities to […]

How Do They Jump So Far?

Slow Motion Frog Jumping

When people hear some of the records set by winners from Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee competitors over the years they frequently ask one question–“21 feet?? How do they get their frogs to jump so far?” (Check out the awesome National Geographic video below to get a slow motion peak at what makes […]

Sweet, Savory and Fun – Tasty Places to Try in Calaveras

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A recent look around Calaveras County revealed a bunch of new (and newish) establishments where you can get your fix for tasty treats, pick-me-ups, and home style cooking. It’s the time of year when travel starts to pick up around the county, so we thought you should have this list handy for those strategic stops. […]

Celebrating 30 Years of the World Record Frog Jump

Portrait of Kitchells

The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee is coming right up, May 19-22 at Frogtown in Angels Camp. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Rosie the Ribiter’s record setting frog jump of 21 feet, 5 and ¾ inches. We’ll be celebrating her World Record on Kid’s Day, May 19, when frog jumping is […]

Fly-In for a Unique View of Calaveras County

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You know that feeling of excitement when you’re flying into a familiar city and you get to see all the landmarks you recognize, but from a whole new perspective?   Well there’s one day each year where visitors to Calaveras County can get a bird’s eye view of the Gold Country and it’s coming up […]

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