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Shop Murphys From Home

Love Murphys, California? You’re probably interested in helping us save your favorite Murphys businesses that you’ve enjoyed over the years so they’re still here for you when the pandemic is over. That’s why we’re encouraging you to Shop Murphys from … READ MORE

MID Vendor Refunds Issued

As of Monday, we have mailed out refund checks to all of our 2020 Murphys Irish Day vendors. We’ve noticed that the mail is a little slower than usual so please be patient. If you have any questions, please e-mail … READ MORE

Murphys Irish Day Cancelled

Visitors Reminded Murphys Irish Day Canceled

In compliance with the latest public health agency guidelines, the Murphys Business Association is advising visitors that many businesses currently have limited operations and or hours. We wouldn’t want you to be disappointed so please verify that any business you … READ MORE

Murphys Irish Day 2019 by Christopher Buttner

2020 Murphys Irish Day Canceled

** 3-16-2020 UPDATE**In accordance with the latest guidance from our Public Health agencies, we will not be providing handwash stations, toilets, entertainment, raffle sales, or any other services which could be interpreted to encourage the public to visit or congregate … READ MORE

The Irish Are Coming- Murphys Irish Day 2020

UPDATE: EVENT CANCELED FOR 2020 Celebrate Murphys Irish Heritage with us on March 21st, 2020. Main Street will be closed to traffic so you may enjoy all the festivities starting with a pancake breakfast at the First Congregational Church of … READ MORE

Jane and Jean Etcetera

Popular Murphys Retailer, Jane & Jean Boutique, Expands

Mother and daughter co-owners, Sue Richmond and Laura Cashara, launched their second retail location, Jane and Jean Etcetera in Murphys last weekend. This comes just a few years after the pair merged and rebranded two fashion retail businesses downtown, spawning … READ MORE

Murphys Irish Day 2020 – Vendor & Parade Update

UPDATE: EVENT CANCELED FOR 2020 Vendor and parade space is no longer available for our March 21st, 2020 Irish Day celebration. Visit us online to download applications and other materials in late 2020 and early 2021 for our 2021 celebration. … READ MORE

Murphys Irish Day Volunteers Needed

UPDATE: EVENT CANCELED FOR 2020 Join us, as a community volunteer, for the 28th Annual Murphys Irish Day on Saturday, March 21st, 2020 in Downtown Murphys!  The Murphys Irish Day organizing committee is looking for over 100 stellar volunteers, to help man and woman, the … READ MORE

Books On Main Murphys

Murphys New Independent Bookstore: Books On Main

Kirsten Gomez had already been a regular Murphys visitor since early childhood, and then she and her husband decided to relocate here permanently with their children 8 years ago. A Santa Cruz native, Kirsten, has been an avid reader and … READ MORE

The Watering Hole exterior | Photo: Brian Foster, Sweetwater Photography

Murphys’ New Beer Tap Room: The Watering Hole

Locals know him as an inspired chef (who created Alchemy’s gold nugget bread, OMG) and visionary beer aficionado. And now, this former owner of the Alchemy Market and Café has finally manifested his vision for a Murphys tap room. Opened … READ MORE

Murphys Irish Day 2020

Everybody Loves the Irish Day Parade

Want to participate in the 2020 Murphys Irish Day Parade on Saturday, March 21st at 11 am? Our parade coordinator is accepting applications now. Download your application, make sure to read through the rules, and return your paperwork to Carrie … READ MORE

The Saturday Hopper Begins Spring-Fall Service February 15, 2020

SATURDAY HOPPER Returns on 2/15/2020! Just in time for Presidents’ Wine Weekend. Plan your weekend fun now! Visit www.calaverasconnect.org for more info on the Hopper schedule.

24th Annual President’s Wine Weekend – Feb. 2020

The 24th Annual “Presidents’ Wine Weekend” event opens the doors to discovering new wines, winery seminars and special events in historic towns of the Sierra Foothills The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance is set to host the 24th Annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend … READ MORE

Murphys, CA Santa photos 2019

Santa Photos Are Here!

If you joined us for this year’s festive Murphys Open House and came by the Native Sons Hall for photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus…. good news! The free photos are now available for download. Simply follow this link and … READ MORE

Murphys Holiday Open House 2019

Murphys Open House – Rain or Shine on Friday, December 6, 2019

Every year on the first Friday evening in December from 5-8 pm, Murphys closes Main Street to cars and welcomes locals and visitors downtown to thank everybody for their support throughout the year.  We want to help you find your … READ MORE

Murphys shopping | Lisa Boulton

Treat Yourself: Shop in Murphys

Ever find yourself wishing you didn’t have to shop for the holidays (or any time for that matter)? Chances are it’s because you haven’t experienced the utter charm of shopping in a small, historic town like Murphys. This year, ditch … READ MORE

Murphys Annual Tree Trimming at Milliaire Tasting Room 2019

Help the Murphys Business Association members decorate the town tree at 9 am on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at the Milliaire Tasting Room on Main Street. Steve and Caroline Gonzales, of The Garden in Murphys, will again be providing warm … READ MORE

Murphys Holiday Open House 2019

Save the Date: Murphys Annual Open House & Parade – Volunteers Needed

Every year on the first Friday evening in December, from 5-8 pm, Murphys closes Main Street to cars and welcomes locals and visitors downtown to thank everybody for their support throughout the year.  We want to help you find your … READ MORE

Thank You, Day of the Dead Sponsors, Volunteers & Participants

This year’s celebration is now behind us but we want to thank everybody who helped make this event special again this year. From the volunteers to the entertainers, vendors, attendees, sponsors, and even Mother Nature, everybody did their part to … READ MORE

Next Up, Murphys Open House, Friday, December 6, 2019 – Join the Parade!

Update – Parade is full for this year! Every year on the first Friday evening in December from 5-8 pm, Murphys closes Main Street to cars and welcomes locals and visitors downtown to thank everybody for their support throughout the … READ MORE

HISTORY COMES ALIVE IN MURPHYS

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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