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Easter Sunday Brunch

Both Ironstone and the Murphys Historic Hotel will be hosting special Sunday Brunches for Easter. Easter Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt at Ironstone Vineyards – Brunch seatings at 10:30 am and 1 pm.  Enjoy a delicious brunch, an Easter egg … READ MORE


2014 Ironstone Concerts Announced

Enjoy Lady Antebellum and special guest on Friday, June 13th and Jeff Beck with ZZ Top on Friday August 15th.  More concerts will be announced as they are confirmed. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 11th with Ticketmaster but keep … READ MORE


Behind the Bottle

June 20-22, 2014 – Behind the Bottle Weekend – The week-end 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 … READ MORE

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Candidates Night

April 16, 2014 – Candidates Night & Town Hall Meeting – Sponsored by the Murphys Community Club & Murphys Business Association.  Join us on Wednesday at 7 pm to meet the candidates for District 3 in an open forum presentation … READ MORE


Rumors at the Black Bart Theatre

At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, … READ MORE


Thank You!

Thank you again to all the businesses and individuals who donated raffle prizes, provided sponsorships, volunteered, performed or just showed up to enjoy this event.  We couldn’t have done it without you!  We can’t possibly list you all here but you know who … READ MORE


2014 Irish Day Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Irish Day Raffle. Murphys Vacation Package 1 Nancy Franco of Stockton, CA Murphys Vacation Package 2 Roland Guitierrez of Woodbridge, CA Murphys Vacation Package 3 Tim Mangan of Fiddletown, CA Grand Prize Winner … READ MORE

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Wine Camp

“Cheers to a Wine” Camp for Adults – Send the kids to Soccer Camp then join Courtwood Wine Tours at Wine Camp where you will learn everything about wine, from the vine to the bottle. You will be tasting wine … READ MORE


2014 Twisted Folk Concert Series Announced

Twisted Oak winery, in Vallecito, California, announces the 2014 edition of the award-winning Twisted Folk Summer Concert Series. Looking for something that pairs perfectly with a 2012 Tempranillo, and is more fun than a barrel of rubber chickens? May we … READ MORE


Murphys Irish Day 2014

Each year on the third Saturday in March, Murphys shuts down Main Street and prepares to celebrate like only the Irish can.  Join us for a parade at 11 am, stay to eat, taste and shop the Irish Day booths, … READ MORE


Mr Frogs Wild Ride

Registration information for Mr Frogs Wild Ride is now available at http://www.mrfrogswildride.org/. The price includes snacks at various rest stops, SAG support and the after-ride barbecue. A free massage will be available. Beginning April 5, registration increases $5. Club discounts … READ MORE


Spring Obsession Art Show

17th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show at Ironstone Vineyards – Join us for our 17th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show, 10 am to closing daily until Mothers Day Weekend. Come and enjoy fabulous art created by talented local artists. Make … READ MORE

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Big Band Night

March 7, 2014 – Big Band Night in Murphys – The Murphys Senior Center invites you to join them for a night of music and dancing from 5:30 to 9 pm.  The night features a silent auction, no host bar … READ MORE


Murphys Irish Day 2014

Irish Day is coming…we’ll be celebrating all things Irish here in Murphys on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 from 10 am to 5 pm.  Now is the time to reserve your booth, apply to participate in the parade, sign up to … READ MORE


Help Update Calaveras County’s Broadband Map

CPUC Seeking Help to Update the California Broadband Map The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is looking for help from rural citizens in updating the California Broadband Map. The Map documents the availability and speed of broadband, high-speed Internet services … READ MORE


Valentines Week Here in Murphys

We were just getting ready to write a post on all the great Chocolate events planned for Valentines week when this arrived from the CVB.  Read what they have to say and check out our list below for all sorts … READ MORE


Irish Day Vendor & Parade Information

Murphys will celebrate Irish Day on March 15th in 2014.  We are now accepting applications for vendors and parade entries.  This event normally sells out and fills up early so please get your applications in as soon as possible to … READ MORE

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Presidents Wine Weekend

February 15-16, 2014 – President’s Wine Weekend – The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents the 18th annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend at all 22 CWA wineries from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a great opportunity to sample the fine wines … READ MORE

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Tanner Vineyards is Looking for Tasting Room Staff

Tanner Vineyards is looking for additional staff to work as wine pourers in our Main Street, Murphys tasting room. Skills required include love of wine, energy, “stage presence,” memorization, confidence, sales, and customer service. The hours are part-time and flexible … READ MORE

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Artist Showing at Hovey Winery

January  Artist Showing at Hovey Tasting Room – The impeccable watercolor paintings of Dave Gano depicting the many wonders of the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway will be showcased during the month of January at Hovey Winery Tasting Room, 350 … READ MORE


A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stoned walls, iron shutters, and pastoral gardens with white picket fences ...

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