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What’s Happening in Murphys this Week May 6 through May 16
Murphys, CA...What’s Happening in Murphys this Week May 6 through May 16 Save the Date - June 20-22, 2014 - Behind the Bottle Weekend - The week-end kicks-off on Friday night with a concert in Murphys Park, the heart of Calaveras County. Bring a folding chair and a couple of blankets to settle in for a night of swing music by the band Swing Gitane. Wines by the glass and food will be available for purchase. Friday, June 20, 6:00 pm, Murphys Park. No ticket required.... Spend the weekend chatting with your favorite winery staff while sampling their latest releases, or attend a wine appreciation, wine making, wine blending, food pairing, cheese or charcuterie workshop. Full event schedule coming in April. Behind the Bottle ticket sales start April 1, 2014 at calaveraswines.org...
Wine Down Friday @ Stevenot - Each first Friday of each month from 5-8 pm Stevenot hosts "Wine Down Friday" in the Tasting Room on Main St. Murphys. This is an opportunity to meet the owners and staff while enjoying Stevenot Wines by the glass, party platters, and live music. Call 209-728-3485 for more information.
April Artist Showing at Hovey Tasting Room - The expressionistic oil paintings of Leslie Hurst will be showcased during the month of May at Hovey Winery Tasting Room, 350 A Main St., Murphys.
May Artist Showing at Art on Main - The "Featured Artist of the Month" for March is Larry D. White.
Tuesdays in Murphys - Winemakers Night at Alchemy - every Tuesday night from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Enjoy a featured wine and a great meal. As always, there is live music on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. Call 209.728.0700 for reservations.
Fridays & Saturdays in Murphys - Local Food & Wine Tours - Join Murphys Food and Wine Tours every Friday and Saturday from 11:00am to 2:30 pm. Each tour is approximately three and a half hours. You’ll get the inside story about the area’s rough-and-tumble past. Purchase tickets online by visiting Local-Food-Tours.com or by calling 800-407-8918 directly. Private group tours are available by appointment.
Visit our Tours Page online for other tour options.
Fridays and Saturdays at Zucca Tasting Room - "Zucca After Hours" is open 5-8 pm. If you're looking for a cozy spot to enjoy a glass of wine on a Friday or Saturday night, the Zucca garden is your place. All those firepits are even better to sit by on a cool winter evening and we've got some nice bar seating in the Toscano room. We always welcome your picnic items or takeout from area restaurants should you want to make a night of it."
Fridays at Alchemy - Matt Cullen delivers style with pop, country and jazz vocal performances every Friday on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. The music is free, and there's room to dance. Call 209-728-0700 or visit www.mattcullenonline.com for more information.
Saturdays in Murphys - Walking 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.
April through September in Murphys - CLASSIC CAR Nights Every 3rd Thursday at the Murphys Historic Hotel from 5 to 8:30 pm - Money Raffles, Local DJ, Decade Music, Food Available - Bring Your Classic Car - Spectators Welcome - Free to All.
May 8, 2014 - Wines of the World at the Murphys Historic Hotel - Learn about Tempranillos from the Old World and the New with Steve Collum beginning at 5:30 pm.
May 9, 2014 - Jill Warren and Sarah Peacock at Allegorie Wine & Art - This intimate tasting room will be hosting a tasty singer/songwriter night featuring premier entertainment from two world class female artists, Jill Warren and Sarah Peacock from 7 to 9 pm. Call 209-728-9922 for more information.
May 11, 2014 - Mother’s Day Brunch at Ironstone Vineyards - Mimosas, Obsession wine, brunch— a beautiful way to celebrate Mom! Call 209-728-1251 ext 11 for reservations and additional information
May 11, 2014 - Mothers Day Champagne Brunch at the Murphys Historic Hotel - Special Brunch Menu from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm and a Candlelight Dinner featuring the regular menu and specials from 5 to 9 pm. Reservations are recommended for both; call 209-728-3444 for information and reservations.
May 13, 2014 - Paleo Cooking Class at Marisolio Tasting Bar - Otherwise known as the Caveman's Diet, Paleo cooking emphasizes meats, poultry, fish, eggs, veggies, fruit, fungi, roots, nuts, tubers and natural oils (olive oil among them). The thought behind this diet is that only foods a caveman could find will be eaten. Classes are held at 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM, depending on enrollment. Call 209-728-8853 for reservations and information.