What’s Happening in Murphys this Week – October 3-11, 2018

Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys.  Enjoy a day in Murphys and leave the driving to Calaveras Transit!

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. No tours on event days!

October 3, 2018 – Trivia Night at the Pourhouse – 6-7:30 pm – Grab some friends and head down to test your trivia knowledge.

October 3, 2018 – Live Music Wednesday at Rob’s Place with Nicholas Lefler from 6-8pm – Call 209-813-7003 for reservations.

October 3, 2018 – Community Open Mic Night at the Lucky Penny – Wednesdays from 8:00p until closing – Relax and enjoy the show or sign up and hop up on stage! Happy Hour all night long; small bites from the kitchen available!

October 4, 2018 – Murphys Business Association Monthly Meeting – Join us at 8:30am at the Murphys Historic Hotel

October 4, 2018 – Karaoke Thursday at Murphys Historic Hotel – Show off your mad singing skills!

October 4, 2018 – The Thursday Night Experiment at Murphys Irish Pub – Anthony Delaney and the Thursday Night Experiment at Murphys Irish Pub – Enjoy improvisational jams and great food, cold beer, and local wine! 6 pm

October 5, 2018 – Twisted Food & Music Night in the Garden behind the Tasting Room on Main Street –Daniel Kushnir – with Pizza by Pizza B Goode and S’mores!

October 5, 2018 – Plan B at Forest Meadows Golf Course – 5-8 pm – Open to the public. No cover charge and no reservation needed. Dinner $12. Please carpool if possible. Bring your own chair.

October 5, 2018 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy – Jerry McKay from 6-8:30 pm.

October 6, 2018 – Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp and Gold Rush Street FairePlan to join us on the first Saturday in October to shop the vendors on Main Street, cheer your favorite stomping teams, taste our local wines and stay for dinner and music!

October 7, 2018 – Sunday Funday Mimosas at Milliaire Tasting Room – Celebrate the bubbly side of Milliaire! Enjoy a Mimosa out on our Creekside Patio or in our Tasting Room at 11 am and start your Sunday off right. Cheers!

October 7, 2018 – Artist Reception at Hovey Winery – Hovey Winery is excited to welcome back Kristin Main to the Hovey Tasting Room in October and November. Kristin has grown up surrounded by art and has been producing art in one form or another her whole life. Join us on Sunday, October 7 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for a reception in her honor.

October 9, 2018 – Harvest Soup & Pheasant Cooking Class at Marisolio Tasting Bar – Rob Christy is an accomplished Chef and owner of Rob’s Place here in the town of Murphys. He puts on an amazing Easter Brunch out at Ironstone Vineyards.  10 am and 6 pm – Call 209-728-8853 to reserve your spot.

October 9, 2018 – Tuesday Night Music at Alchemy with Two for the Road from 5:30-8 pm.

October 10, 2018 – Trivia Night at the Pourhouse – 6-7:30 pm – Grab some friends and head down to test your trivia knowledge.

October 11, 2018 – Astronomy Night at the Park – Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects.  Meet us at the Scenic Overlook in the park, just a few miles past the Visitor Center. This is one of the best night sky viewing areas in the region. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.  The Astronomy program at the park is run entirely by docent volunteers with support from the Calaveras Big Trees Association.  7 pm start time

Save the Date – October 20, 2018 – 3rd Annual Downtown Murphys Witch Walk – Eat Drink & Shop from 5-9pm – Grab your best witch hat (or maybe a full costume) and spend the evening with us in downtown Murphys.

Save the Date – November 3, 2018 – Murphys Dia de los Muertos – Celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls on the first Saturday in November – Take our self-guided tour of Ofrendas, enjoy traditional music, shop food and craft vendors in the Park, and maybe even compete in the Catrina Contest.


Participate in the Murphys Open House Parade on December 7, 2018 – Download applications at visitmurphys.com and return them to the Parade Coordinator, Sue Friedman, before November 23, 2018.

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