We are still waiting for the big snow to arrive but the Visitor’s Bureau has a great blog post on where to go and what to do in the coming weeks but scroll down to see what’s happening this weekend and check back next year as we update this post regularly!

Scroll to the bottom for a list of annual events, links to venue & entertainment schedules, and more calendars.

Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

Murphys Irish Pub Wednesday Open Mic is a fun, casual, inclusive place to gather with brand-new performers and old grizzle-toothed road-dogs from 6-9 pm.

Join the Murphys Pourhouse every Wednesday night at 6:00 pm for the weekly Trivia Night!  Come with a team or join a team when you get there. Fun for all ages.

Friday, December 22nd, 2023

Enjoy awesome wines and wonderful local musicians every Friday from 6pm-8pm on the comfortable and spacious Boyle MacDonald Wines Rooftop. Wine tasting flights are served from 12pm-5pm. Wines are served by the glass and bottle beginning at 5pm. We do not take reservations. No loitering. 21 and older only, please. Thanks!

Live Music Fridays at the Murphys Irish Pub from 7-10 pm – The Pub is THE place for fun, friends and live music in Murphys! We have great live music from local, regional and touring acts EVERY DAY we are open and all year round! Jazz, Blues, Rock, Jamband, Country, Bluegrass, you name it, we’ve got it – check out our events page to find out who’s playing tonight and what the cover is – www.goirishinmurphys.com/events.

Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

Murphys Irish Pub Wednesday Open Mic is a fun, casual, inclusive place to gather with brand-new performers and old grizzle-toothed road-dogs from 6-9 pm.

Join the Murphys Pourhouse every Wednesday night at 6:00 pm for the weekly Trivia Night!  Come with a team or join a team when you get there. Fun for all ages.

Friday, December 29th, 2023

Enjoy awesome wines and wonderful local musicians every Friday from 6pm-8pm on the comfortable and spacious Boyle MacDonald Wines Rooftop. Wine tasting flights are served from 12pm-5pm. Wines are served by the glass and bottle beginning at 5pm. We do not take reservations. No loitering. 21 and older only, please. Thanks!

Live Music Fridays at the Murphys Irish Pub from 7-10 pm – The Pub is THE place for fun, friends and live music in Murphys! We have great live music from local, regional and touring acts EVERY DAY we are open and all year round! Jazz, Blues, Rock, Jamband, Country, Bluegrass, you name it, we’ve got it – check out our events page to find out who’s playing tonight and what the cover is – www.goirishinmurphys.com/events.

Saturday, December 30th, 2023

Winter Concert Series with Water Tower from 7-10 pm at the Murphys Creek Theater.  Tickets available at the Murphys Music Company or online at https://www.ticketsource.us/t-r-productions

Enjoy a fabulous Pre New Year’s Eve Party at The Bistro @ Forest Meadows in beautiful Murphys, CA, USA! Get ready to celebrate the upcoming year with the singer, songwriter and guitarist, Jill and The Giants. Charcuterie/Appetizers will be provided along with a countdown and NYE toast at 10p. Cash Bar will be open. This in-person event promises to be a night to remember! Tickets can be purchased at the The Bistro Bar before Dec 25th. No refunds on tickets once purchased.

Early New Year’s Party at the Mystic Saloon in Avery. Celebrate NYE a night early with Mitch!! Party into the last day of 2023 on the Goodtime Express!  Featuring Mitch Polzak & the Royal Deuces.

Sunday, December 31st, 2023

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dancing at The Murphys Historic Hotel – Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve menu as well as their regular menu.  Party in the bar afterwards with the DJ from 9:00 to 12:30 and ring in 2024 with a champagne toast! Reservations are highly recommended.  Call 209-728-3444 for more information.

New Year’s Eve Music & Dancing at Murphys Irish Pub – Ring in the New Year with the folks at the Murphys Irish Pub and live R&B and rock & roll music from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm ( cover).  The Pub will have their regular menu available in case you get hungry. Call 209-890-3350 for more information, check out their Facebook page @murphys_irishpub, or go to their website www.goirishinmurphys.com.

Annual New Years Eve Party & Fireworks at Bear Valley Mountain Resort – Join us as we get together to celebrate friends, family and those that we hold most dear. Raise a glass, dance the night away and ring in the New Year at Bear Valley’s annual New Year’s Eve Party. Live music from The Star Dogs from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm and Jill and The Giants at 9:00 pm.  Fireworks show at midnight!

Annual New Years Eve Party at the Lube Room in Dorrington from 9pm-1:30am – RSVP to lori@theluberoom.com.

New Years Eve Party at Sequoia Woods in Arnold – Dinner and dancing to the live entertainment of the Fabulous Off Brothers! Call now to make your reservations 209-795-1000 ext. 1. Dance under the pine trees and ring in 2024 with friends and loved ones at Sequoia Woods Country Club.

Join the party at CAMPS at Greenhorn Creek Golf Resort New Year’s eve for an amazing dinner and live music from The Star Dogs. Dinner is served starting at 5:00 PM and music starts at 8:30 with a $10 cover.  Make your reservations now by calling 209-729-8181. Happy New Year!

For events in other areas of the County, check out the Visitor’s Bureau blog post.

Friday, January 5th, 2024

Enjoy awesome wines and wonderful local musicians every Friday from 6pm-8pm on the comfortable and spacious Boyle MacDonald Wines Rooftop. Wine tasting flights are served from 12pm-5pm. Wines are served by the glass and bottle beginning at 5pm. We do not take reservations. No loitering. 21 and older only, please. Thanks!

Live Music Fridays at the Murphys Irish Pub from 7-10 pm – The Pub is THE place for fun, friends and live music in Murphys! We have great live music from local, regional and touring acts EVERY DAY we are open and all year round! Jazz, Blues, Rock, Jamband, Country, Bluegrass, you name it, we’ve got it – check out our events page to find out who’s playing tonight and what the cover is – www.goirishinmurphys.com/events.

Friday, January 12th, 2024

Enjoy awesome wines and wonderful local musicians every Friday from 6pm-8pm on the comfortable and spacious Boyle MacDonald Wines Rooftop. Wine tasting flights are served from 12pm-5pm. Wines are served by the glass and bottle beginning at 5pm. We do not take reservations. No loitering. 21 and older only, please. Thanks!

Live Music Fridays at the Murphys Irish Pub from 7-10 pm – The Pub is THE place for fun, friends and live music in Murphys! We have great live music from local, regional and touring acts EVERY DAY we are open and all year round! Jazz, Blues, Rock, Jamband, Country, Bluegrass, you name it, we’ve got it – check out our events page to find out who’s playing tonight and what the cover is – www.goirishinmurphys.com/events.

Saturday, January 13th, 2024

Winter Concert Series with Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers from 7-10 pm at the Murphys Creek Theater.  Tickets available at the Murphys Music Company or online at https://www.ticketsource.us/t-r-productions

Saturday, January 20th, 2024
The CAMS Move to Murphys Creek Theater!

Creative Copperopolis is proud to announce that the next Calaveras Arts and Music Show–The CAMS (formerly “The Cammies”)–will be held in Murphys California at the exquisite Murphys Creek Theatre.  All ages welcome. More details to follow. Tickets will be offered through Eventbrite, once released.  Check www.creativecopperopolis.com for updates. We are accepting nominations now.  If you have a nomination, an idea, or want to volunteer, get in touch!  Go to www.creativecopperopolis.com or email richard@varrasso.com.

Mark Your Calendars For These Annual Events:

Murphys Irish Day on the 3rd Saturday in March

Calaveras Wine Weekend on the 3rd Weekend in April

Murphys Homecoming on July 15th in the Community Park

Death Ride – Tour of the California Alps Bicycle Ride  on July 15th on Ebbetts Pass (Markleeville to Bear Valley)

Bear Valley Music Festival  from July 21st through August 6th

Calaveras Grape Stomp & Gold Rush Street Faire on the 1st Saturday in October in the Community Park & on Main Street

Murphys Oktoberfest in the Community Park on the 2nd Saturday in October in the Community Park

Murphys Downtown Witch Walk on October 21st (Event canceled by organizer for 2023 & 2024 but there will still be plenty of local businesses showing off their ghoulish & witchy best and a gathering of those witches who just miss Murphys)

Murphys Dia de Los Muertos on the 1st Saturday in November

Murphys Open House on the 1st Friday in December

Check out concert and event series information at venue websites:

Alchemy Cafe – After hours dancing to a live DJ on select Saturdays

Big Trees State Park – Kids’ activities, hikes, lectures, night sky viewing, and more

Boyle MacDonald Tasting Room – Friday Night Live Music

Brice Station Vineyards – Hilltop Concert Series, Saturday Night Live Music, and Shakespeare Series’

Camp Connell General Store & Beer Garden – Live Music

Hovey Winery – Live Music and special events

Ironstone Amphitheater – Summer Concerts, 4th of July Celebration & More

Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – Live Music, tastings, and more.

Locke Vineyards – Farmhouse Workshops and more.

Lube Room – Live music, food, and fun in Dorrington

Milliaire Tasting Room – Live Music, tastings, fashion shows, and more.

Murphys Irish Pub – Live Music and more!

Murphys Watering Hole – Live Music & featured beers

Stevenot Winery – Summer Concert Series

Calaveras Visitors Bureau – the County’s most comprehensive calendar of things to do!