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< Saturday, November 25, 2017 >


All Day It's Winterfest Weekend as Bear Valley Comes Alive for the 2017/18 Season
Bear Valley, CA...Bear Valley Mountain Open for Food, Drinks, Retail, Repair and Guest Services. The slopes need a little more help from Mother Nature so we will not be opening lifts this weekend, however, there will be lots of fun to have on and off the mountain.   Come for breakfast or lunch at the Ebbetts Grill on the mountain, visit the season pass office, Reba Sports retail store, the repair shop and we’ll have a climbing wall and holiday ornament decorating for the kids!



Reba Sports Thanksgiving Sale

One Day Only at the Ski Area shop!

BVSEF Ski Swap
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Kids outgrowing their equipment?  Visit the Sunroom to find great deals on gear!

Warren Miller Movie, “Line of Descent”
7:00 PM

It’s movie night in the Cathedral Lounge! After a day of hitting the slopes stop by the Cathedral Lounge at the Bear Valley Lodge for a special Warren Miller movie. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for kids 12 & under. All proceeds will benefit schools to help kids enjoy snow sports. Every attendee will also receive a free lift ticket for the 17/18 winter season. Movie starts at 7:00 PM.

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Learn More About the Warren Miller Movie

Saturday, November 25th

Bear Valley Snowmobile Open House
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Free tri-tip sandwiches, salads, chips, and beverages.

Snow Play at Tamarack Lodge
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Come build a snowman and play in the snow! Call 209-753-2310 for more information.

Wine Tasting in the Meadow
12:00 PM

$10 per person, pre-registration required, space is limited. Call 209-753-2834.

Tamarack Lodge Winterfest / Marshmallow Roast
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Call 209-73-2310

Bear Valley Fashion Show with Reba Sport
6:00 PM

Grab a seat in front of the catwalk in the Cathedral Lounge and enjoy some lights, music , and runway action. Our Bear Valley models will be showing off the newest ski & snowboard fashion – all available at Reba Sports this winter.

Ullr Bonfire & Tree Lighting
7:00 PM

Join us at the fire pit in front of the Bear Valley lodge for our annual bonfire and tree lighting. Help us send our wishes for a great upcoming winter to Ullr, the Norse God of Winter/Skiing. Hot chocolate and S’mores will be available.

BVLIVE Presents: GROVER ANDERSON
8:00 PM

Right after all of the activities in front of the lodge, head on into the Cathedral Lounge for our first BVLive show of the season, with GROVER ANDERSON!

More On Grover

Sunday, November 26th

Bear Valley Mountain and Cross Country Ski Areas Open

Weather permitting, call 209-753-2301 or 209-753-2834

Tamarack Lodge Open House
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Call for more information, 209-753-2310
All Day Old Fashioned Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration At The Square!
Copperopolis, CA...Old Fashioned Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration At The Square!

All Day Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, October 8 through November 26 at Petroglyphe
Mokelumne Hill, CA...Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea, Dale Laitinen. Reception - Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 2-5 pm. Exhibition runs October 8 through November 26, 2017 At Petroglyphe Gallery 8317 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill Crossing California, Sierra to the Sea is a celebration of Dale Laitinen's favorite places seen while crisscrossing the great state of California.  Laitinen states, "Twenty years ago my wife and I chose Mountain Ranch, uprooting home, studio, family and pets to a beautiful place tucked away in Calaveras County.  The now infamous Butte Fire swept through our area and destroyed all that we had built for those years.  Crossing California is a rising from the ashes exhibit as a way of moving forward from catastrophe."







In this exhibition, Dale Laitinen has chosen a multi medium way of depicting varied landscapes, employing water media, acrylics, and oils. He states, “Although my theme remains constant, my technical use of mediums is as diverse as California. Expect scenes of Tahoe, Yosemite and other Northern California locales…but also be prepared for some surprises.”

When Laitinen returns home to Northern California after traveling, teaching, and observing all over the country and abroad, he sighs in appreciation for all that is offered in this magnificent area. This is easily detected in the predominant subject matter of his work.

Dale Laitinen is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor West. He is a past juror of many national and regional exhibitions including Watercolor West, Kentucky Watercolor Society, Utah Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of Oregon, Red River Watermedia Show, Magnum Opus and numerous others. Some of the periodicals featuring him have been Southwest Art Magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic, Watercolor Magazine, and Drawingboard Magazine.

Marisa Chaffey and Denise Ebbett, owners of Petroglyphe Gallery share, “It has been an honor to represent Dale Laitinen and his fine art since our opening in 2011.This exhibit is an opportunity for Mr. Laitinen to share his newest collection since the Butte Fire. We look forward to unveiling these stunning works, which showcase his talent for both Sierra landscapes and Coastal landscapes.”

Reception and Demonstration at Petroglyphe Gallery, Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 2-5pm. Watch artist Dale Laitinen at work and visit with him to learn more about his process and the inspiration behind his new collection.

Wine and cheese will be served. There will be a free drawing for a $50 Gift Certificate to the gallery.
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Christmas in the Country, Craft Faire,Bake Sale & Luncheon
Saturday, November 25, 2017 marks the 32nd year anniversary of this popular yearly event, our annual Craft Faire, Bake Sale and delicious Luncheon.
Mountain Ranch Community Club hosts this day of celebration at the Community Hall, and again we have the use of the bay at Central Calaveras Fire Station 3 both located at 8049 Washington St. Mountain Ranch. From 9 AM to 4 PM.
This year will feature artists with a variety of unique handmade original goods.
Bring your family and friends and do some Christmas shopping.
If you are interested in being added to our vendor list and would like an application, contact Karen Malotte at 754-5155.
The bake sale 9:00 AM to sell out, features a scrumptious assortment of desserts and baked goods. We are asking you, our community cooks to please bring your donated baked goods between 1 and 4 PM on Friday afternoon, Nov. 24, 2017. Contact Anita Hunt 754-9208.
A hot tasty lunch will be served for the public and crafters, available 11:00 AM to 2 PM prepared by our own local cooks. Save the date and please bring all your friends. Christmas elves will be selling raffle tickets for unique items all the crafters donate . The raffle with donated items from vendors will be held every hour and you need not be present to win. Admission is free. All net proceeds support the operation on our non-profit Community Hall.

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Yoga - Gentle Flow
Sierra Stange instructs a gentle flow yoga class which includes slow movement and restorative poses. Class is suitable for beginners and intermediates.
$15 drop in or save by purchasing multi-class pass.
03:00 PM Manzanita Arts Emporium Anniversary Party

On Saturday, Nov. 25, Manzanita Writers Press and Manzanita Arts Emporium is celebrating the two-year anniversary of the gallery, bookstore and arts center location in Angels Camp.
From 3-8 pm in conjunction with the Angels Camp Christmas celebration parade and wine stroll.
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Save 25% - 50% at The 7th Annual Parade Sale Tonight at Firefall Jewelers in Angels Camp
Angels Camp, CA...Save 25% - 50% at The 7th Annual Parade Sale Tonight at Firefall Jewelers in Angels Camp. The store is filled to the brim with everything you need to put a smile on your loved one's faces all year long. Our 7th Annual Parade Sale is November 25th from 4pm - 8pm at our beautiful store in Historic Downtown Angels Camp. 209.736.1550




About Us

Paul and Noreen Coca are the owners of Firefall Jewelers. Along with their two children, Paul Jr. and Sasha, they operate two stores at Angels Camp and Valley Springs.

Paul Sr. is a Master Goldsmith with over twenty five years of experience. Schooled at Revere Academy in San Francisco, Paul is a professional at his craft. He hand tailors custom designs, specializes in hand fabrication, hand engraving, stone setting, and utilizes a unique wax carving technique.

Noreen and Sasha work as sales and design consultants on the floor. They have extensive knowledge of gemstones, diamonds and designers, and can answer any questions regarding your jewelry needs.

Paul Jr. is a graduate of the Gemology Institute of America (GIA), which is home to the Gem Trade Laboratory, the most respected and recognized laboratory world-wide. GIA is a non-profit, educational institution founded in the 1940s and is recognized throughout the diamond industry for its unbiased integrity and strict, comprehensive grading standards. Paul handles all appraisals and diamond brokerage with these same standards.
Together, the Coca Family has established a thriving business dedicated to serving the Angels Camp and Valley Springs communities.
05:00 PM The Big 25th Annual Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting is Nov. 25th
Dorrington, CA...The Big 25th Annual Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting is Nov. 25th

07:00 PM DYEMUSICA Live at Bistro Espresso Saturday Thanksgiving Weekend!
Arnold, CA...You WANT to be here to experience Live Raggae vibes with DYEMUSICA! One of their LAST performances EVER! BRING the whole family! Dancing, libations, full menu and more! Share this event with your friends!

08:00 PM "Adults at Play" Live at Sequoia Woods
Arnold, CA..."Adults at Play" Live at Sequoia Woods



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