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All Day New Melones Lake Marina Presents Hyperlite Wake Weekend! June 14 - 16th
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina Presents Hyperlite Wake Weekend! June 14th-16th- come ride with the pros! New Melones Lake Marina is the only marina on New Melones Lake and is located at the Glory Hole Recreation Area in Angels Camp, CA. The lake offers a full service marina on the fourth largest reservoir in California, along with slip rentals, boat rentals, great fishing, gas, and a convenience store. We carry everything you need for a glorious day out on the lake — bait, groceries, cold drinks, ice, boating accessories, and much more! Come see for yourself.

Boat Rentals on New Melones Lake

23’ Axis T-23 Wake Surf Boat
This boat is the boat for all occasion. Our brand new sixteen passenger Wake Surfer Boat will bring you a day full of fun and memories made. This boat is great for both beginner and pro surfers and wakeboarders. With just one easy push of a button, you’ll be creating the perfect customized waves to surf on. The T23 Axis Wake Surf Boat also comes equipped with tower speakers giving you the opportunity to blast the tunes away while cruising the lake. We offer both daily and hourly rentals for this boat.

Sport Pontoon
This amazing boat is a great way to relax while cruising the New Melones Lake Marina. The 24’ Bennington “Gold Class” Sport Pontoon Boat is able to hold up to twelve passengers. Equipped with 150 horsepower, this boat will have you sailing around in no time. While you sit back and relax you can enjoy the views of your party members tubing or boarding behind you. The special perk about this boat is it is a tritoon boat. This means there is a 3rd pontoon that helps increase the boat’s performance providing stability and better maneuverability. Check out this boat for your daily or hourly rental.

Super & Party Cruisers
At New Melones Lake Marina we offer three different cruisers for your partying pleasure. The 40’ Super Cruiser can hold up to twenty passengers and is equipped with 90 horsepower. This Super Cruiser has a bathroom, BBQ, slide, stereo, and a sun deck! The 50’ Deluxe Cruiser can hold up to twenty-four passengers. It also has a bathroom, BBQ, slide and sun deck. It also has a shower, stove, storage and lounge chairs to provide your group with plenty of seating. If you are looking for a big-time party, check out the 60’ Party Cruiser which holds up to thirty passengers. It comes equipped like the other cruisers but with ten extra feet of party room!

Sports Boats
If you are looking for a speed-rush, adrenaline filled day, look no further than the New Melones Lake Marina sport boat rentals. We have several different options for you to choose from when it comes to sport boats. Of which we have the 19’ Bluewater Runabout. This seven-passenger boat has plenty of power and is perfect for water skiing. It also comes equipped with a CD player for your listening pleasure. If you need a bit more room, check out our 21′ Malibu Wakesetter. This boat can hold up to ten passengers and comes with a whopping 310 of horsepower making it perfect for the water sports enthusiast.

Jet Skis
If you are looking for a fun and exciting way to cruise the New Melones Lake Marina, you need to check out our three passenger Waverunners. They are a great way to cruise around with friends and enjoy the water and sun. Not to mention the speed you will be able to gain on a jet ski! These are a great option to add some fun and excitement to your day. We can rent these to you at a daily rate, or if you are looking for just a quick cruise we rent hourly as well.

Having the option to take several days for a vacation trip is always an exciting time. But where do you go and then where do you sleep? Choose New Melones Lake Marina for your watercraft rentals. Renting a houseboat will give you the option to not only have adventures on the water but also provide you with a place to sleep. Depending on the houseboat you choose they can sleep anywhere from 8 to 16 people. Our houseboats come with a kitchen for you to cook up tasty meals including a refrigerator, stove, and oven. Don’t forget to bring your grilling foods to use on the provided propane BBQ grill. They also have a bathroom providing you with all the comfort and amenities you may need while on the water.

Patio Boats
New Melones Lake Marina patio boats are a great option for a day on the lake. The patio boats offer a covered deck providing protection from the hot sun and plenty of space for your friends and family to sit back and relax. The 22’ BBQ Patio Boat holds ten passengers and is set up perfectly for grilling up some food on the provided BBQ. The 30’ Premier Patio Boat also holds ten passengers, but with the added room there is a bathroom for your convenience. If you are looking for a bit more, check out the 35’ Sunsetter. This rental has everything you need for a great get-away. It comes equipped with a BBQ, slide, bathroom and an enclosed cabin that can sleep up to four people.

Fishing Boats
New Melones Lake Marina is a great spot to go fishing. We offer 14’ fishing boat rentals for your use. You can either rent the fishing boat for the entire day or at an hourly rate. Our four passenger, 15 horsepower fishing boat will be able to take you all over the lake ensuring you catch that big catch of the day. Don’t forget to stop into one of our easy access convenient stores, both floating and land-based, for your live bait and fishing accessories.

What better way to top of a great day on the lake than with a watercraft toy rental? When renting a boat, don’t forget to snag a toy. For beginner water adventurers, renting a tube is a great option. All you have to do is sit down, hold tight and enjoy. If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, a kneeboard may be the option for you. Those of you that know your way around on the water should look into renting either a wakeboard, wake surfboard or water skis! All of these water toys will add to your already amazing day on the water.

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All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through June 18th
Murphys, CA...What’s Happening June 11-18, 2019. Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys & Ironstone from February to October. Enjoy a day in Murphys and leave the driving to Calaveras Transit! 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 Tim Chisholm at (209) 728-8511 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days! Thursdays & Saturdays from June through November – Ballroom Dancing Classes at Murphys School of Music – Come alone or with a friend. No sign-ups or monthly commitment - Call 209-813-0696 for dates and times.

June 13, 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 beginning at 6 pm. Call 209-728-1164 for more information or visit

June 13-15, 2019 – Murphys Irish Pub gets Lively on Thursday - Saturday nights from 6:30-9:30 pm.

June 14, 2019 – Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – 4-7 pm

June 14, 2019 – Totally Twisted Fridays at the Twisted Oak Tasting Room on Main Street - Another great night in The Enchanted Garden! Excited to have Rachael Wilson perform again!!! A very talented young lady. Enjoy the delicious Tri Tipery Food Truck parked out front and Twisted Oak yummy wines! See you there from 5-8pm!!

June 14, 2019 – FM on The Green with the Bear Boogie Band – Join us at the Forest Meadows Golf Course from 6-8pm for the 2019 Concert Series! 633 Forest Meadows Drive - No cover! Beer, wine and BBQ meals available for purchase. No outside food or beverages. Bring a chair. Carpooling is good! Great music! Great people! Great time!

June 14, 2019 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy – Two For The Road will be performing from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Call (209) 728-0700 for reservations.

June 15, 2019 – Live Music at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – 2-5pm with Terra & Keith

June 16, 2019 – 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 and start your Sunday off right. Cheers!

June 16, 2019 – All You Can Eat Breakfast at the Native Sons Hall - Native Sons of the Golden West Monthly Breakfast – Chispa Parlor will serve an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at the Native Sons Hall from 7:30 to 11:30 am. Served on the third Sunday of each month. For more information, call 209-728-8902.

June 15, 2019 – Terra & Keith at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – Live music and great wine from 2-5pm.

June 15, 2019 – Grover Anderson at Bistro Espresso in Arnold – 6-9 pm

June 17, 2019 – Live Music at Rob’s Place – Rob’s Place is so excited to announce that summer music will be starting up again! Nate Nathan Keyboard and vocals and the incredibly talented Nick Lefler guitar will be playing the in rotation every Monday from 5-8pm. Come hear both acts and enjoy some outdoor dining for a very musical Summer.

June 18, 2019 – Winemakers Night at Alchemy - Enjoy live music by Ras Beeken Dan while sipping Milliaire wines from 5:30-8pm. Call (209) 728-0700 for reservations.

June 18, 2019 – Taco Tuesdays at the Hovey Lawn - Every Tuesday from 5-8 pm, all summer long, for great wine, wonderful friends and yummy food. Who needs to cook when someone else can do it for you?
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All Day The 53rd Annual Father's Day Fly-In at Columbia Airport
Columbia, CA...Columbia Airport will celebrate its 53rd annual Fly-In over the weekend. Events for both the young and older, brings inspiration to all and sparks memories in those who have attended the fly-in as well as those who served our country. Pilots look forward to bringing their beautiful, historic aircraft to our fly-in, a family friendly event complete with children's activities and live music. The event will host plane demonstrations, static displays, plane/car races, and much more! Sponsored by the Columbia Airport.  The Full Schedule is enclosed...

Schedule of Events - Saturday
7:00 am to 11:00 am - Pancake Breakfast
Boy Scout Troop 570 will be serving up a pancake breakfast in the campground for just $8.00/person.

8:00 am - Admission Gates Open
Admission is $5.00/person. Children aged 12 and younger are free.

9:00 - Vendor Booths Open & Rides Begin
At this year's event, there will be B25, and tethered hot air balloon rides available!

To Reserve a B25 Flight, information can be found:

11:30 am to 3:00 pm - Runway Closed for Aerial Demonstrations & Car Drag Racing
If you are flying in, we suggest you try to arrive before 11:30. Temporary tower frequency for the event is 134.7.

3:00 -3:30 pm - Flour bombing & Spot Landing Contest
Sign-ups and information for those who wish to compete will be available at the Info Booth.

5:00 - Saturday Night Dinner
Cazadora will be catering this year's Saturday night dinner!

We are not pre-selling dinner tickets, those will be available at the event, on a first come first served basis! Cost is $12 per plate.

Schedule of Events - Sunday
7:00 am to 11:00 am - Pancake Breakfast
Boy Scout Troop 570 will be serving up a pancake breakfast in the campground for just $8.00/person.

8:00 am - Admission Gates Open
Admission is $20.00/car or for attendees who walk-in admission is $5.00/person. Children 12 and younger are free.

9:00 am - Vendor Booths Open & Rides Begin
At this year's event, there will be B25, and tethered hot air balloon rides available!

To Reserve a B25 Flight, information can be found:

11:30 am to 3:00 pm - Runway Closed for Aerial Demonstrations & Car Drag Racing
If you are flying in we suggest you arrive before 11:30. The temporary tower will open at 9:00 am. Temporary tower frequency will be 134.7.
All Day Father's Day Swim at Big Trees Fitness Cebter
Arnold, CA...Big Trees Fitness Center wants to wish all the dads out there a Happy Father's Day by running a Father's Day Swim Special at the pool. Bring the family for half-price family swim all day long. Family swim is normally $20.00 for the day, so families can swim for only $10.00 on Father's Day. Public swim starts at 11:00 AM, and the Snack Bar will be running food and drink specials as well, so be sure to ask about those.The Fitness Center is located at 2116 Hwy 4 in Arnold, and our phone number is 209-795-9965. So bring the family to the pool this Father's Day, Sunday, June 15th for half-price Family Swim all day long. See you there!

07:30 AM - 11:30 AM All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast by Native Sons of the Golden West
Murphys, CA...Native Sons of the Golden West Monthly Breakfast – Chispa Parlor #139 of the Native Sons of the Golden West will serve an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at the Native Sons Hall from 7:30 to 11:30 am. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, orange juice, coffee and hot chocolate will be served. The breakfast is served on the third Sunday of each month. For more information, call 209-728-8902.

What is a Native Son of the Golden West?

What is a Native Son of the Golden West? Gold and “Newcomers” both have played a big part in the history
of the state of California, and both of them played a big role in the formation of the Native Sons of the Golden West.

To answer “What is a Native Son of the Golden West“
We must go back in history to the California Gold Rush, which was one of the unmatched marvels of American history. In 1848, California was a tranquil wilderness where the population density was so low that, on average, only one human being dwelt per each 528 square miles. But after President James K. Polk made the official announcement on Dec. 5, 1848 that gold had been discovered, things ramped up very quickly.

Gold seekers (mostly young men) came in droves from all corners of the earth. Within a short time, 100,000 people were living in California. They were industrious, civic-minded people. They held a Constitutional Convention, and activated a state government on Dec. 20, 1849. They acted so rapidly that it took Congress almost a year to catch up. Partially because California was not officially declared a state until Sept. 9, 1850.

It was an unparalleled phenomenon. No other American state has been organized in such “can-do” circumstances. But by the mid-1870s, many more new residents were flooding into California. They were Civil War veterans seeking grants of public lands. There were people who could enjoy the convenient transportation of the newly completed transcontinental railroad.

Old-timers shook their heads and worried that, with the nature of the population changing so rapidly. That it was only a matter of time before the colorful history of the Gold Rush and early-day statehood soon would be forgotten and neglected. So they hit upon an idea. Why not form an organization of men who had been BORN in California. Whose mission it would be to preserve the state’s history.

And that’s exactly what happened, causing the Native Sons of the Golden West to be formed on July 11, 1875.

What do Native Sons of the Golden West do?
UCSFCraniofacialCenterCheckCeremoneyLong before there were such things as state historical parks and the like, in the 1880s Native Sons kicked off fund-raising campaigns to save the disintegrating buildings that were icons of early California history;

We Native Sons also began placing historical markers and partnered with the state to encourage it to do the same (most notably starting with the monument at the gold discovery site at Coloma). Today, Native Sons are still very active:

Monthly Group (we call a parlor) Meetings. Our Charitable Foudation -provides funds to hospitals caring for children born with cleft palate Participating in local parades. Historical preservation. Dedications – including buildings or sites of historical importance. Sponsor history essay contents for school children, Scholarship awards to high school students, co-sponsor conferences and lectures and work with other historical organizations.

We also get involved in many other non-history related civic activities and charities. And we have our social side tooDonnerCelebration22. In this day and age, when it gets tiresome staring into the screen of a TV or computer monitor, we offer an alternative: The chance to look into real human faces at a multitude of dinners, family picnics, barbecues and other just-plain-fun events.
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM Sunday Father's Day Music on the Patio at Stevenot Winery
Vallecito, CA...Come bring a picnic and celebrate Fathers Day on the patio with music by Nicholas Lefler from 1-4 and wine by the glass or bottle and a mimosas for purchase.

On January 16, 2019 the Oliveto Family purchased the former location of Irish Vineyards in Vallecito, CA. This is the now the location of the Stevenot Winery production facility as well as a second Tasting Room currently opened every Saturday and Sunday. “We are excited to have this opportunity to move the production facility back to Calaveras County and to be close to Murphys.” stated Jon Oliveto, President and Production Manager for Stevenot Winery. With everyone in the company living in Murphys it made sense to pursue the opportunity. Over the past few months the Oliveto family has started on the complete remodeling to include the winery and tasting room as well as the historic Batten House. “We have so many plans including more parties and bringing live music to this venue. On weekends we will have winery and vineyard tours including barrel tastings.” said Lorraine Oliveto, Tasting Room Manager for both locations. Stevenot will be doing their crush in the new location and then begin production shortly after that working with Stevenot’s Winemaker, Nancy Steel. Stay tuned and look for more information on events and the Grand Opening!

More about the history of Stevenot Winery and the Oliveto Family . . . . .
Wine, gold, history, and heritage are all part of the rich and colorful tradition that is Stevenot Winery. With a new Winery Property and Tasting Room located in Vallecito and the Tasting Room on Main Street located in downtown Murphys, in the heart of the Sierra Foothills of Calaveras County, Stevenot’s beginnings hark back long before their first release of wine in 1979.

The first Stevenots came to the area during the great Gold Rush of the mid 1800’s. During that time vineyards began cropping up throughout the region as miners from France, Germany, and Italy were creating a demand for wine on an unprecedented scale. At one time the Sierra Foothills rivaled the areas of Napa and Sonoma combined in vineyard acreage with over 100 wineries established.

Although the industry eventually declined with the advent of prohibition, it wasn’t long before a fifth generation member of the Stevenot family took up where his family had left off and established the winery in the late 1970’s. Recognized as one of the pioneers of the rebirth of wine production in the Sierra Foothills, Stevenot Winery quickly secured its reputation for producing world class wines and for their innovative and award winning style.

A New Generation
On February 10, 2010 Oliveto Distributing, Inc. became the proud new owner of Stevenot Wines, operating the Stevenot Tasting Room on Murphys’ Main Street, as well as the Stevenot Wine Club. Brothers Jon Oliveto and David Oliveto are the Owners of the well-respected and long-standing distribution company previously based out of Sutter Creek and now located in Vallecito. “We are very honored and excited to have this opportunity!” exclaims David Oliveto, Vice President of Stevenot Winery. “We want to carry on the tradition of Barden Stevenot and grow the business. Stevenot has always been a quality brand, well respected in the community and has always sold very well. This compliments the wine in the bottle.” The Oliveto family has distributed Stevenot wines since the early 1980’s, when White Zinfandel was their best seller. “It’s all about quality.” adds Jon. “We have been in the distribution business our whole lives and will continue to focus on wine making.”

Oliveto Family History
Born and raised in Jackson, Jon and David began working at very early ages, with their father Ross Oliveto’s milk distributing business which opened in the late 1960’s. With close to 50 years in the industry serving the region, the Oliveto family knows the business and the community well.
In 1979 the milk distribution company was sold and the Oliveto family went into the beer and soft drink distribution business serving Calaveras, Amador and Tuolumne counties. In the early 1980’s a wine division was added. The company was honored with the Miller Masters award in the early 1990’s, placing them in the top seven distributors in the United States. They were also awarded the High Life Achievement by Miller Brewing Company in 2002 and 2003, given to the top 40 distributors out of a roster of 450 companies.

The community has embraced Jon and David with open arms. “It surprises us how excited people are about our new venture.” Jon said. “We are receiving overwhelming support.”

Jon and his wife Lori now live in Murphys. David has lived in Calaveras County for 20 years and resides in Murphys with his wife, Lorraine. Daughters Elizabeth and Brooke (with her husband Robert and newborn son Cashton) are also residents of Murphys.

The Oliveto family welcomes and encourages your comments, suggestions and input.

Event occurs on 06/09/2019 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM Rock Out to Plan B at the Lube Room on Father's Day
Dorrington, CA...Rock Out to Plan B at the Lube Room on Father's Day.

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