Saturdays in MurphysWalking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Jo Sanders at 209-728-3072 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups.

August 31-September 1, 2018The Tempest at Brice Station Vineyards – Hilltop Opens at 5pm – Show Starts at 7 pm.

August 31, 2018 – Stone Temple Pilots, The Cult & Bush at Ironstone Vineyards – Tickets available through Ticketmaster.

August 31, 2018 – Concert After Party with the Jank Tones – Come out to The Lucky Penny after the STP and Bush concert for a super fun dance party with jumping music, great cocktails, and late-night bites! 21+, no cover.

August 31, 2018 – Live Local Music at Kola Farms General Store with Jill Warren – Enjoy live music at Kola Farms General Store from 5-7 pm. Bring your friends for an evening of fabulous wine and appetizers with free live entertainment.

August 31, 2018 – Learn to be Untamed: Farm to Table Fine Dining Cooking Class – Chef Albert J. Hernandez, the Untamed Chef, will return to teach us about Sous Vide Cooking. This is a Friday Evening Class (6:00-8:00 PM only).To make reservations for this class, please call the store at 209-728-8853.  Bring a friend and you will get $5 off the price of your ticket.


August 31, 2018 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy with Rachael Wilson – Live music with dinner from 5:30-8 pm

August 31, 2018 – Susan Conner Artist Reception ND&X – 237 Main St., Murphys from 5:30-8:30 – Susan’s photographic work is a narrative that depicts moments of beauty and mystery in the natural world. The spiritual connections and abstract forms within nature’s scenery weave themselves into a point of view that is visually striking and compelling.

August 31-September 2, 2018 – Labor Day Weekend Annual Library Book Sales – Relax this Labor Day Weekend with a good book. BIG book sales happening all around Calaveras County at the library. On Friday and Saturday, August 31-September 1 books are on sale at the Murphys Library Branch on 480 Park Ln. For more information in Murphys – 209-728-3036. On Saturday, September 1 from 9 am to 3 pm, San Andreas Main Library at 1299 Gold Hunter Rd. is having a BIG Yard Sale and Book Sale. For more information in San Andreas – 209-754-6510. On Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2 from 9 am to 4 pm, you can get great bargains on books at the Arnold Library Branch. For more information in Arnold – 209-795-1009.

September 1, 2018 – Sierra Nevada Logging Museum Jamboree – Saturday from 9am to 5pm. This wonderful annual Labor Day Weekend jamboree has something for adults and children. The Arnold Rim Trail Association will once again have a booth at the Jamboree, as will our friends from the Calaveras District of the Forest Service. Located in White Pines. Delicious food and beer, wine and soft drinks will be available. Raffle with cool prizes. Cost to compete: Amateurs: no cost. Professional: $10. Cost to observe: $8 per person, kids are FREE, Couples $15. Please call 209-768-3449 for more information.

September 1, 2018 – Pride in the Park at Murphys Community Park – The Tri-County LGBT Alliance will be holding their 3rd annual Pride in the Park event on Saturday, September 1st from 12 noon to 6 PM. Live music and DJ, Unicorn Carriage Rides, Local Food, Beer and Wine Vendors, Merchandise, Speakers, Information and more! Fun for the whole family!

September 1-2, 2018 – The 46th Annual ‘Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival’ will be held Sat. & Sun, September 1 & 2 – in the beautiful mountain resort town of Arnold on Highway 4. Situated among the pines and redwoods, Arnold’s popular end-of-summer celebration features over 50 booths of original crafts & art of all kinds – all exhibited by the artists. Continuous shows of live country/swing music by “Homegrown” from Modesto and juggling performances by ‘Catch it Quick’ jugglers from Chico are held in between both days. The Ebbett’s Pass Volunteer Fire Department always serves local Calaveras County beers, and a variety of home-made, hot prepared food booths, kettlekorn, pre-packaged foods of all kinds for you gourmet chefs, and baked goodies round out the deliciousness! The Ebbett’s Pass Lion’s Clubs holds their all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast of ham, eggs, & pancakes both days from 7:30 – 11:00 for only $8. The Festival runs from 10am – 5pm each day on the park-like grounds around Bristol’s Ranch House Café in downtown Arnold (Formerly held at Cedar Center). Admission and parking are free, so come join the celebration! For ‘Google Maps’ or GPS directions, the address is 961 Highway 4, Arnold, CA, 95223. For further information, please call: 925-372-8961 or e-mail Kim at

September 1, 2018 – Live Music in Cedar Center – Summer Concerts sponsored by Bistro Espresso featuring the Jank Tones. All concerts are from 6-9 pm. Free Admission.

September 2, 2018 – Poor Man’s Whiskey @ Brice Station Hilltop Concerts – 5:30-10 pm – Farm to table and vegetarian meals available for purchase along with Brice Station Wines – Tickets available at

September 3, 2018 – Free Labor Day Concert – A free concert by the longest “laboring” band in the County, the Calaveras Community Band, will take place at the Murphys Community Park on Monday at 5:00 p.m.  The Calaveras Community Band has been in existence since the 1880s. Bring your friends and family, young and old, “laboring” or not, to Murphys Park to enjoy the live music on this holiday.  You might want to bring a picnic dinner and your swimsuit for a dip in the creek, while the Band performs patriotic pieces, Latin music, a Gershwin tune or two, a medley from Phantom of the Opera, as well as other familiar favorites.  There will be something for everyone!

September 5, 2018 – Trivia Night at the Pourhouse – 6-7:30 pm – Grab some friends and head down to test your trivia knowledge.

September 5, 2018 – Community Open Mic Night at the Lucky Penny – Wednesdays from 8:00p until closing – Special guest host & featured musicians!  Relax and enjoy the show or sign up and hop up on stage! Plug and play.  Happy Hour all night long and small bites from the kitchen available!

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