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Artist Showing & Reception at Hovey

The watercolors of Patricia Rohovit will be featured the month of December at Hovey Winery Tasting Room, 350 A Main St., Murphys. An artist’s reception will be held in their honor from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. Complimentary … READ MORE


A Christmas Carol

November 28 through December 21, 2014 – A Christmas Carol at the Black Bart Playhouse – Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol is presented this holiday season in Murphys at 580 S Algiers Street at the Black Bart Playhouse by … READ MORE

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Tellabration at Gold Country Roasters

Join us this coming Saturday, November 22, 7pm-9pm, for Tellabration!™ a story telling celebration featuring stories by members of the Mother Lode Storytelling Guild and community members! The program features Colleen Dolan, Kathy Martinez, B.Z. Smith, Michele Tennant and Claudia … READ MORE


Breakfast with Santa

December 6, 2014 – Breakfast with Santa at Ironstone Vineyards – Two seatings, 10 am and noon – Breakfast Buffet, Photos with Santa and Kid’s Craft Corner. Call 209-728-1251 for reservations and information.


2014 Murphys Open House – December 5th

Every year on the first Friday in December, Murphys celebrates the holiday season with a community Open House from 5 to 8 pm. Admission is free, the streets are closed and we are ready to celebrate the season. Open House … READ MORE


Mountain Melody in Murphys

Mountain Melody Makes Movie Magic and Holiday Fun with “Christmas at the Movies.” You’ll hear songs from family film favorites and music with cinematic flair evoking the mystery and wonder of the Yuletide season. Holiday classics from such beloved films … READ MORE

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2014 Day of the Dead Video

VisitMurphys.com now has videos of our recent events including the Day of the Dead…just click on the Murphys Videos link on the lower right hand corner of our homepage or in the pulldown under About Murphys to see short videos … READ MORE


Green Drinks

November 11, 2014 – Green Drinks at the Spice Tin – The Spice Tin along with the Calaveras County Arts Council and the Lions Club invite you to join them from 6 to 7:30 pm for drinks, appetizers and an … READ MORE

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Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot

November 27, 2014 – The Klassen family presents the 8th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot at Murphys Community Park with registration starting at 8 am and the race at 9 am. The event consists of a road race-open to serious … READ MORE


Upcoming Cooking Classes

Nov. 11, 2014: The Cuisine of Macao Cooking Class, 10:00 AM or 6:00 PM. Macanese cuisine is unique to Macao, and is a blend of Portuguese and Chinese cuisines. Our guest chef Marie Mennell will show us how to cook … READ MORE

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Halloween Activities in Murphys

The kids can enjoy trick or treating in the Rocky Hill neighborhood of course but there’s plenty of options for the adults too! October 31, 2014 – Halloween at the Murphys Historic Hotel – Do not ignore that extra cup of … READ MORE

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The Day of the Dead is Coming – Rain or Shine

November 1, 2014 – Come celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls. Murphys businesses and tasting rooms will be celebrating the Day of the Dead again this year with traditional decorations, treats and celebrations. Join … READ MORE


Rocky Horror Picture Show

November 1 – Rocky Horror Picture Show Sing Along and Fundraiser at the Black Bart Playhouse – A presentation of the Murphys Creek Theater. Costume contest, raffle prizes, food and drink available for purchase. Call 209-728-8422 for tickets and information. … READ MORE


Story Slam at Gold Country Roasters

October 17, 2014 – Story Slam at Gold Country Roasters – GCR will be hosting its first ever “Story Slam” at 7 pm as the opening event of the “Sierra Story Winds” Storytelling Retreat!  Let your voice be heard! Sign … READ MORE


Phantom of the Opera at Ironstone

October 24-26, 2014 – Silent Movie Night at Ironstone – Phantom of the Opera – All movies are accompanied by Dave Moreno on the Alhambra Pipe Organ. A third showing has been added on October 26. Call 209-728-1251 ext 11 … READ MORE


Vote For Your Favorite Murphys Businesses

Wine and Gold Country Living is doing a survey to recognize those businesses with 5 Star Customer Service…..know a local business you’d love to see acknowledged?  Visit the Wine and Gold Country Living site and let them know.  They’ve got … READ MORE

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Artists Reception at Hovey Tasting Room

October Artist Showing at Hovey Tasting Room – The artwork of developmentally and intellectually disabled members of The Arc of Amador and Calaveras will be featured the month of October at Hovey Winery Tasting Room, 350 A Main St., Murphys. … READ MORE

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King Fire Benefit at Vina Moda

October 11, 2014 – King Fire Benefit at Vina Moda – In an effort to support those who have fallen victim to the King Fire in El Dorado County, Vina Moda will be holding an outdoor benefit concert featuring Factor-11 … READ MORE


Family Resources Fair

Vallecito Union School District is offering a convenient, open-house-style, family-friendly showcase of local resources and activities that benefit families. All families with school-age children are invited to drop by. There will be helpful informational booths with folks to answer your … READ MORE


Photo Contest

The Calaveras Visitors Bureau is looking for more photo submissions to our contest to find the best image for the cover of the 2015 Activities Guide.  The winner will be published on the cover of the guide, and receive an … 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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