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Concours d’Elegance at Ironstone

The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance is an antique and classic car show that takes place each year at the Ironstone Vineyards, just outside Murphys CA. Some 300+ antique and classic cars participate in the Ironstone Concours d’Elegance. This classic car and … READ MORE

Mark Your Calendars for the Day of the Dead

Come celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls on November 2nd, 2013 . Murphys businesses and tasting rooms will be celebrating the Day of the Dead again this year with traditional decorations, treats and celebrations. … READ MORE

BV Music Festival Free Concert

Music Festival offers free concert in Murphys The Bear Valley Music Festival just announced that it will hold a free concert on the Hovey Winery Tasting Room lawn, 350 A Main St., Murphys, from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July … READ MORE

Gordon Ramsay in Murphys?

The rumors have been confirmed by the Visitors Bureau: And finally, several months ago, I mentioned that I was working on a reality TV show project. I can now tell you (if you haven’t already heard) that Murphys Historic Hotel … READ MORE

Murphys in the News

Take a peak at this great new article about Murphys. Just click on Murphys in the News to see the live link.

Irish Day Raffle Winners

Thank you to all the folks who came to play in Murphys for Irish Day and a special thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers, parade participants and entertainers who make the event possible. The winners of the Murphys Irish Day … READ MORE

February Lodging Special

February in Murphys – SWEETHEART SPECIAL at Murphys Vacation Rentals – Did you know that Karen from Lila and Sage Bakery in Murphys was a winner on the TV show “Cupcake Wars?” – We are proud to offer 6 of … READ MORE

Murphys Friends Christmas Dinner

On Christmas Day, the community group “Murphys Friends” will be hosting its annual free Christmas Day Dinner, open to anyone and everyone, starting at 12:30 p.m. at the Native Sons Hall in Murphys. The dinner ends around 3 p.m. Murphys … READ MORE

Enter to Win a 2 Night Stay in Murphys Cottages

“Like” Murphys Vacation Rentals on their Facebook page and Enter to Win a 2 night stay in any of our cottages.* www.facebook.com/MurphysVacaRentals Join them on Facebook and stay up to date on specials and discounts on the cottages in Murphys. … READ MORE

In Memory of John Laughton Dawson, 1940~2012

Murphys, CA….John Laughton Dawson died December 14, 2012, in Murphys after a three year battle with illness. He was 72 and died peacefully at home with his wife of 52 years Eileen by his side. John was born March 10, … READ MORE

Kansas City Bar-B-Cue and Deli

Coming December 7th to Yogurt Your Way – Kansas City Bar-B-Cue and Deli featuring pulled pork sandwiches, smoked tri-tip sandwiches,,smoked turkey breast sandwiches, spareribs various cold cuts and cheeses for sandwiches, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, salad of baby greens … READ MORE

Happy Thanksgiving

Murphys wishes our community and visitors a terrific Thanksgiving.  Enjoy the turkey and fixings and then get out there and enjoy the beautiful weather we are expecting.  Thanksgiving weekend can be a great time to take a walk or get … READ MORE

Winter Wedding Special

The Belles & Whistles Event Collaborative have just announced special pricing on an all inclusive Winter Wedding package at Arnold Black Bear Inn! It includes cocktail hour and dinner by the delicious Lunch Lady Catering team, wedding cake from Butter … READ MORE

Congratulations to Twisted Oak

Congratulations to Twisted Oak whose estate-grown 2009 Calaveras County “Torcido” Garnacha has earned #50 on the Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Top 100 Wines of 2012. Earlier this year when the 2009 Torcido was given a 93 point score by Wine Enthusiast, … READ MORE

Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire

October 19-21, 2012 – 35th Annual Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire – The Independence Hall Quilters will again hold their annual Quilt Faire at the beautiful Ironstone Vineyards Winery in Murphys, California. As always, numerous quilts, wall hangings, wearable art, handmade … READ MORE

Sierra Green Days – September 29th and 30th

Sierra Green Days is back for its third year, offering family fun and an educational experience with a focus on local and sustainable living. Sierra Green Days will be held on the beautiful grounds of Ironstone Vineyards just outside Murphys, CA … READ MORE

Laraine Winery Has A New Name!

On October 6th 2012, Laraine Winery officially changed its name to Four Winds Cellars and simultaneously launched its new label. This change came after nearly a year long effort to create a name and label design that would reflect both … READ MORE

Murphys in The Wall Street Journal’s 30 Great Places to Retire

The Wall Street Journal recently published an e-book entitled “30 Great Places to Retire” and once again Murphys has made the cut. In fact, Murphys is the only California location included. Those of us who live here know it’s a … READ MORE