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 Irish Day 2020 – Vendor Information

Vendor applications are now available for our March 21st, 2020 Irish Day celebration. Visit us online to download the application and other materials. Spaces fill up quickly so get your applications returned to us as soon as you can.

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

10th Annual Murphys Dia de los Muertos, Saturday November 2, 2019 from 11am-6pm

Celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls. At this time, we expect the power to be back on in time for our 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration so plan to join us! Murphys … READ MORE

10th Annual Murphys Day of the Dead Event Updates

As of right now, the weather forecast is promising so plan to dress up and be part of this event which honors those who have passed on but are with us in spirit on this day each year. Watch this … READ MORE

2019 Downtown Murphys Witch Walk

Join us for a day of shopping in our delightful shops, enjoy delicious food in our outstanding restaurants and bistros, yummy drinks and wine tasting at our many tasting rooms and full-service bars and enjoy live music. For every $10 … READ MORE

6th Annual Murphys Story Slam

The 6th annual Murphys Story Slam contest is Friday, November 18, 2019 at the old school at 60 Jones Street in Murphys from 7-9 pm. It will be a night of stories, laughter, wild ideas, and insights. The theme this … READ MORE

Murphys Tree Project

The County’s contractor is beginning tree removal, pruning, and stabilization work on Monday, October 7, 2019. Work is anticipated to continue for the next three weeks and will entail delays and partial road and sidewalk closures on Main Street. The … READ MORE

Murphys, CA | Lisa Boulton

Best Places to Catch Fall Color in and Around Murphys

Fall is nearly upon us, and here in the Sierra Foothills we are fortunate to have abundant opportunities for leaf peeping. If you’re a fan of fall color, read on to find the best places to enjoy those glorious autumnal … READ MORE

Sundays in the Park at the Murphys Farmers Market

The newest addition to our wonderful park is the Murphys Farmers Market on Sundays 9am-1pm through Oct. 20th, 2019. Locals and visitors have been enjoying the abundance of Calaveras County. Not just local food, produce, flowers, and crafts but weekly … READ MORE

Tonight is the Final First Friday in the Murphys Community Park for 2019

Leilani & the Distractions will be rocking it in the park tonight, September 6, 2019 for the final First Friday Concert of the summer. If you haven’t heard or seen them play, you are in for a treat. Be sure … READ MORE

Grape Stomp 2019 Registration is Open

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp Competition set to take place on Saturday, October 5th 9:00-5:00! The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance is honored to host this premier event that brings teams together from all over California for a harvest … READ MORE

This Week in Murphys

July 30, 2019 – Taco Tuesdays at the Hovey Lawn – Join the folks at the Hovey Winery on the lawn every Tuesday from 5-8 pm, all summer long, for great wine, wonderful friends and yummy food. Who needs to … READ MORE

Murphys is in the News

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THE ICONICS ON AUGUST 2nd, 2019 FIRST FRIDAY IN THE PARK

The Iconics, a seven-member band from San Jose that plays tunes from the 50’s and 60’s with a nod to the roots of Rock & Roll, will entertain the crowd at the First Friday in the Park concert to be … 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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