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All Day What’s Happening in Murphys April 1-9, 2019
Murphys, CA...What’s Happening April 1-9, 2019. Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys from February to October. Enjoy a day in Murphys and leave the driving to Calaveras Transit! Saturdays in Murphys - are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Tim Chisholm at (209) 728-8511 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days!

April 2, 2019 – Winemakers Night at Alchemy - Enjoy live music while sipping Lavender Ridge wines. Call (209) 728-0700 for reservations.

April x, 2019 - Taize Service at First Congregational Church in Murphys - A contemplative candlelit service of prayers, readings, and songs offering comfort and peace from 7-8 pm. Contact Faye at 209 890 7466 for more information.

April 1, 2019 –Wine-Tastic Dinner at the Murphys Grille - Milliaire Winery will pair their wines with dishes from Murphys Grille’s regular delicious dinner menu. The winemaker will be at the Grille to share the winemaking process with you. Come learn the tips behind wine and food pairing in a friendly setting while talking to an expert winemaker. Glasses of Milliaire Winery’s featured wines will be greatly discounted for your enjoyment. Pair with the food selections or simply go rogue and drink with anything! Also receive 50% off one appetizer per table. Please inform your server that you would like to participate in the Wine-tastic Dinner to receive the discounts. Reservations highly recommended. Dinner held from 5pm to 8pm.

April 3, 2019 – Trivia Night at Murphys Pourhouse - Join the Murphys Pourhouse every Wednesday at 6:00pm for Trivia Night with trivia master, Jeff Carrico! Bring a team, join a team, or compete solo every week to win prizes! Fun for all ages!

April 3-7, 2019 – Complimentary Winery Tours at Ironstone Vineyards - Complimentary Public Tour available all year, Wednesday–Sunday at 1:30pm. Guests meet in the Tasting Room. Tour generally lasts about 45 minutes. – Business owners, staff and other interested persons are welcome to join the Murphys Business Association at 8:30 am to discuss topics of interest in Murphys.

April 4, 2019 – The Thursday Night Experiment at Murphys Irish Pub - Anthony Delaney from 6-9 pm

April 4, 2019 – Thriving Every Other Thursday at Outer Aisle - Every other Thursday we celebrate diversity, nutrition, and artistry – you can enjoy a meal and shop the produce market for seasonal ingredients beginning at 6 pm. Call 209-728-1164 for more information or visit

April 4, 2019 – Karaoke Thursday Night at Murphys Historic Hotel -

April 5, 2019 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy – Jerry McKay will be performing from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Call (209) 728-0700 for reservations.

April 5, 2019 – Totally Twisted Friday - It’s cozy in our Twisted Oak Tasting Room in Murphys from 5-8 pm! Enjoy the talented Nick Lefler! Mary’s Taco Truck will be parked out front. See you there! Spring & Summer are coming and we are getting The Enchanted Garden ready for more Totally Twisted Fridays outside!

April 5-6, 2019 – Murphys Irish Pub gets Lively on Friday and Saturday nights from 6:30-9:30 pm.

April 6, 2019 – Nickolay Dodov Slopestyle Competition and The Jank Tones at Bear Valley – Get all the details at

April 6, 2019 – 12th Annual Chili Cook-Off at the Murphys Historic Hotel – Tasting starts at 1 pm - $10 per taster or brings 10 cans of non-perishable food – Taste all the chilis along with house made cornbread - Benefits the Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Counties and The Resource Connection’s Food Bank – Call 209-728-3444 for additional information.

April 7, 2019 – Mimosa Funday at Milliaire - Celebrate the bubbly side of Milliaire! Enjoy a Mimosa out on our Creekside Patio or in our Tasting Room and start your Sunday off right. Cheers! 11am-5pm.

April 7, 2019 – Round the World Culinary Delights at the Murphys Grille - Join us every other Sunday night from 5-8 pm to enjoy a special menu highlighting the epicurean delights of a specific region of the world, from France to the American South. We’ll be creating special menus for your enjoyment on these nights. Reservations highly recommended. Our regular menu will not be offered on these evenings. Visit website or Facebook page for each menu theme and for information on excluded days.

April 14, 2019 – Second Sunday Artisan Tasting Series at Lavender Ridge – Romance of France – 2-3 pm at the Tasting Room.
All Day Spring Photography Contest at New Melones Lake!
Tuttletown, CA...The Bureau of Reclamation announces the third annual spring photography contest at New Melones Lake. The contest is only open to amateur photographers and the deadline for submissions is June 3, 2019. The photo contest has three categories: landscape, flora/fauna, and recreation. Participants may submit one photograph per category. All photographs must be from the New Melones Lake Recreation Area, taken in 2019, and must be in their original, un-edited form.

Two photographs from each category will be selected and the winning photographers will be awarded a two-night camping certificate for New Melones Lake. One photograph will be selected as “Best of Show,” and the winner will receive a New Melones Lake Annual Pass. The winning photographs will be announced by July 4, 2019.

Please submit photographs to Joshua Pelham at, and include: the photographer’s name, contact information, location of the photograph and photographic category of each picture. For more information, contact Joshua at 209-536-9094 ext. 236.

The photographer retains their rights to the photograph; however, they grant Reclamation (and those authorized by Reclamation) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce, and create works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any Reclamation purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion, website, exhibition, and commercial products, including, but not limited to Reclamation publications. Any photograph reproduced will be given photograph credit as Bureau of Reclamation.

The New Melones Lake Administration office and Visitor Center and Museum is located at 6850 Studhorse Flat Road, Sonora, CA 95370. For additional information call the Visitor Center at 209-536-9543 (TTY 800-877-8339) or visit

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10:00 AM - 04:00 PM The "Empty Bowls" International Project to Fight Hunger
Mountain Ranch, CA...Help Fight Hunger at our “Empty Bowls” cause event on April 7th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance and Resource Center, located at 7869 Mountain Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch. “Empty Bowls” is an international project to fight hunger, with ceramic personalized by artists and local organizations on a community level. A $10 donation buys a beautiful bowl filled with delicious homemade soup. No need to purchase ticket…Just show up, and show up early. First come, first served. Donations benefit the Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance and Resource Center and Mountain Ranch Food Pantry. There are many beautiful creations to choose from and a Silent Auction.

In partnership with Quyle Kilns in Murphys, this 2nd second annual event is inspired by the commitment of the “Empty Bowl Project”, a national project designed to provide money and/or bowls to support food insufficiency in our country.

$10 donation at the door | Show up early as custom soup bowls are limited | First come first served | Open to the public
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance and Resource Center

For more information call: Kaitlin # 415-254-6025.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
Columbia, CA...Enjoy an hour-long walking tour of town led by a park staff member or docent. See the actual gold discovery site, learn about the buildings and early merchants of Columbia. Sponsored by The Friends Of Columbia SHP. Visit their website here for more information. Town Tours are every Saturday & Sunday starting at 11 am. Meet at the office on Main Street & State St Columbia, CA 95310

01:30 PM Altaville Schoolhouse Lecture & Tour
Angels Camp, CA...Join us in the Angels Camp Carriage House at the museum to learn about our Charming Altaville Schoolhouse. Sunday, April 7, 2019. 1:30 p.m. refreshments, 2 – 3 p.m. lecture. Altaville Grammar School is one of the great architectural and cultural treasures of Calaveras County. Built in 1858 and funded by local residents, this brick Greek revival jewel is one of the oldest surviving grammar schools in California.

The Angels Camp Museum welcomes you to come and hear about the schoolhouse from retired Calaveras County Superintendent of Schools Kathy Northington. Kathy will highlight the school’s history and share stories from students who attended class there.

Many former students still live in the area as the schoolhouse closed its doors a mere 68 years ago. The schoolhouse will be open for touring directly after the lecture. Parking is available in the small lot adjacent to the school, on highway 49 and also in the CVS shopping area. See you there!

Cost: Free for museum members, $10 non-members

Become a member and receive free entry to annual lectures series and unlimited free admission to the museum for one year. Sign up today!

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