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Saturday, Dec 7
All Day The 37th Annual Holiday Cheer is Today in Valley Springs
All Day The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive
09:00 AM Mountain Christain Fellowship Annual Craft Fair & Holiday Boutique!
10:00 AM The 8th Annual Sue Arrouzet Toy Drive
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM The 2019 Mountain Ranch Christmas Parade
02:00 PM Mountain Melody Women's Chorus Presents: "Holiday Belles"
02:00 PM Mountain Melody December Concerts in Angels Camp, Mokelumne Hill, Sutter Creek & Douglas Flat
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
07:00 PM The Games Afoot
07:00 PM The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre Through December 15th
08:00 PM “Winterdance” – A Celtic Christmas Celebration” presented by Molly’s Revenge – with Celt
08:00 PM “Winterdance” – A Celtic Christmas Celebration” presented by Molly’s Revenge – with Celt
Sunday, Dec 8
All Day The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
All Day Stevenot Music on the Patio Every Sunday
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
02:00 PM The Games Afoot
02:00 PM Mountain Melody Women's Chorus Presents: "Holiday Belles"
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
02:00 PM Mountain Melody December Concerts in Angels Camp, Mokelumne Hill, Sutter Creek & Douglas Flat
Monday, Dec 9
All Day The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive
Tuesday, Dec 10
All Day The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive
10:00 AM Calaveras Genealogical Society Meeting
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Wednesday, Dec 11
All Day The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Dec 12
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
07:00 PM The Games Afoot
07:00 PM The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre Through December 15th
Friday, Dec 13
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
All Day The Games Afoot
07:00 PM The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre Through December 15th
08:00 PM Bob Malone Band – The Christmas Collection Live
Saturday, Dec 14
10:00 AM Old Timers Museum Walking Tours Are Every Saturday at 10am.
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Chocolate Festival
02:00 PM Mountain Melody Women's Presents: "Holiday Belles"s"
02:00 PM Mountain Melody December Concerts in Angels Camp, Mokelumne Hill, Sutter Creek & Douglas Flat
Until 09:30 PM The Games Afoot
Sunday, Dec 15
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
All Day Stevenot Music on the Patio Every Sunday
10:00 AM Make Plans to Attend Moms, Mimosas & Muffins at Crafty Chicks & Co.
11:00 AM Town Tours of Columbia State Historic Park Every Weekend!
01:00 PM Just in Time for the Holidays Horse Adoption on December 15th
02:00 PM The Games Afoot
02:00 PM Mountain Melody Women's Presents: "Holiday Belles"
02:00 PM Mountain Melody December Concerts in Angels Camp, Mokelumne Hill, Sutter Creek & Douglas Flat
02:00 PM Sierra Repertory Theatre's Production of Grease Runs Through December 15th
02:00 PM The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre Through December 15th
Tuesday, Dec 17
10:00 AM Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras
Wednesday, Dec 18
06:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous (OA) Meeting
Thursday, Dec 19
06:00 PM Studio 4 Dance Theater presents The Nutcracker
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Studio 4 Dance Theater presents The Nutcracker

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12/19/2019 - Studio 4 Dance Theater presents The Nutcracker
Studio 4 Dance Theater presents Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker,” the classic holiday tale of Clara’s dreamlike adventures with her Nutcracker Prince in the Candy Kingdom.

This year’s production brings on a new cast, stunning costumes, high tech props and spectacular special effects. Artistic Director Tammie Lee introduces the new “Angels” who open Act II this year. The “Party Scene”, bright and fun, opens the production set in the Stahlbaum home in Germany where Clara and her brother Fritz anxiously await the excitement of this holiday tradition.

Briar Gibson will portray Clara, with Rocky Harwood as her Nutcracker Prince. Iris Stafford will dance the role of the Mouse Queen, Taylor Wilson will be the Snow Queen, and Madison Gonzales will be the Dew Drop Fairy. Jillian Buteau will be the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier will be Judah Harwood, and Tim Smith will return as Godfather Drosselmeyer.

This year marks the 11th annual Studio 4 Dance Theater production of
“The Nutcracker” at Bret Harte Theater. The full-length, professional-quality ballet has become the highlight of the local holiday season, with return audiences and sold-out performances every year.

Tickets: Thursday: Advance purchase- $15/adult; $12/youth ages 13-17; $9/children 12 and under. At the door - $18/adult; $15/youth ages 13-17; $12/children 12 and under.
Fri/Sat: Advance purchase - $19/adult (13 and up); $14/children 12 and under. At the door - $22/adult (13 and up); $17/children 12 and under.
Tickets go on sale at 10am, Thursday, November 8, 2018
Tickets will be available on the internet at www.studio4dancetheater.com
or at the box office one hour before each performance.
12/06/2019 - Join Your Friends at Murphys Open House on December 6th
Murphys, CA...Every year on the first Friday evening in December from 5-8 pm, Murphys closes Main Street to cars and welcomes locals and visitors downtown to thank everybody for their support throughout the year.  We want to help you find your holiday spirit!  Shops and tasting rooms will stay open late to offer treats, a hometown parade will delight us all, carolers & musicians will entertain, you’ll have a chance to catch up with friends around the firepits, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be taking requests in the Native Sons Hall.


As always, we need everybody’s help to make this event happen each year. If you can spare a bit of time that day to help prepare or manage the event, we need you! Sign up here to volunteer. Want to be in the parade?  Download the application here.
11/29/2019 - Totally Twisted Fridays! Tonight Daniel Kushnir Entertains!
Murphys, CA...It's cozy in our Tasting Room in Murphys! Enjoy the talented DANIEL KUSHNIR! The Angels Food Truck, deconstructed. Delicious! Twisted Oak yummy wines! A fun night at Twisted Oak Tasting Room! See you there!


Totally Twisted Fridays!
Twisted Oak Winery Murphys Tasting Room
5 PM – 8 PM
363 Main St, Murphys, California 95247
11/29/2019 - Black Friday w/ Grover Anderson & the Lampoliers
Murphys, CA...Grover Anderson & the Lampoliers at Murphys Irish Pub. Dance off that Thanksgiving dinner with Grover Anderson, Anthony Delaney, Josh Certo, and Marshall Henry. 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Murphys Irish Pub, 415 Main Street, Murphys, California 95247


Murphys Irish Pub is b ringing authentic Irish cuisine with American flair to the heart of downtown Murphys with awesome draught beers, local wines and locally sourced food.
11/28/2019 - The 13th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot
Murphys, CA...13th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot is November 28, 2019 at Murphys Park – 505 Algiers Street, Murphys. Friends, Family, Fun and a little bit of Fitness to start your Thanksgiving off on the right (or left) foot. 2.5 and 5 mile run/walk/stroll/skip courses. This is NOT an official timed race, but a fun community event.
8:00am – registration begins ONLY if you think you are going to finish in the top 10. Fee: Non perishable food requested – donated to the Murphys Senior Center.


9:00am – start time 10:00am (approximate) Awards ceremony.

Tee Shirts $25 or 2 for $40 while supplies last. Proceeds benefit a local charity. CASH OR CHECKS only please.

For more info or to help sponsor contact brian@klassenwines.com

Fee: Non perishable food requested – donated to the Murphys Senior Center

(Thursday) 8:00 am
Murphys Community Park
11/22/2019 - What’s Happening in Murphys Through November 29, 2019
Murphys, CA...Get Your 2019 Murphys Open House Parade Application in Now! 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 arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days!


November 19, 2019 – Winemaker’s Night at Alchemy - Join us and try some new wines from our local wineries. $5/glass $20/bottle. Live music on the patio from 5:30pm-8:00pm - Call 209-728-0700 to find who is featured each Tuesday.

November 20, 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!

November 21, 2019 – Thriving Every Other Thursday at Outer Aisle - Every other Thursday we celebrate diversity, nutrition, and artistry – enjoy a meal and shop the produce market beginning at 6 pm. Call 209-728-1164 for more information or visit outeraislefoods.com.

November 22 through December 15, 2019 – The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre - Murder? maybe. Mayhem? a distinct possibility. Hilarity? Definitely! Take a suspense thriller worthy of Sherlock Holmes, wrap it in a stylish screwball comedy, set it at Christmastime and you get the holiday whodunnit “The Game’s Afoot”. Friday,
Saturday and Sunday showings. Visit murphyscreektheatre.org/the-games-afoot-2019/ for tickets and information.

November 24, 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!

November 25, 2019 - Sweet Sounds, Sweet Treats Concert - The Bret Harte High School Band and the Calaveras Community Band will perform spectacular music on November 25, at the Bret Harte Theater from 6:30-8 pm. In between numbers, there will be a dessert auction of delicious pies, cakes, and other yummy items. There will also be a silent dessert auction of cookies, breads, and candies. If you’re looking for desserts to bring to Thanksgiving dinner, here is the place to find them! All monies raised go toward the Bret Harte High School music program. You need not purchase a dessert to listen to the wonderful music. The concert is free for all ages. Call 209.728.9386 for more information.

November 26, 2019 – Winemaker’s Night at Alchemy - Join us and try some new wines from our local wineries. $5/glass $20/bottle. Live music on the patio from 5:30pm-8:00pm - Call 209-728-0700 to find who is featured each Tuesday.

November 28, 2019 – Happy Thanksgiving Day!

November 29, 2019 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy - Live music with Jerry McKay from 6:00pm - 8:30pm. Call 209-728-0700 for reservations and information.

Come stroll Historic Downtown Angels Camp where the local merchants will be hosting an Open House & Wine Hop from 4-7pm. Downtown businesses will have featured wineries located inside their store, with wine and cider available for tasting! Purchase a commemorative wine glass from one of the Angels Camp Business Association tents and hop from one business to the next to shop and wine taste! (Wine tasting must be done inside the business, absolutely no alcohol allowed on the sidewalk or street ~ must show ID proof of age). The Angels Camp Business Association is excited to host the 29th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade through Downtown Historical Angels Camp at 5pm. Our theme this year is "Gold Country Christmas." The more lights the merrier!!! If you would like to participate in the parade contact Christy Miro at 209-736-1333 or info@angelscampbusiness.com

Every year on the first Friday evening in December from 5-8 pm, Murphys closes Main Street to cars and welcomes locals and visitors downtown to thank everybody for their support throughout the year. We want to help you find your holiday spirit! Shops and tasting rooms will stay open late to offer treats, a hometown parade will delight us all, carolers & musicians will entertain, you’ll have a chance to catch up with friends around the firepits, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be taking requests in the Native Sons Hall. As always, we need everybody's help to make this event happen each year. If you can spare a bit of time that day to help prepare or manage the event, we need you! Sign up here to volunteer. Want to be in the parade? Download the application here. Join us at 9 am on December 5th at the Milliaire Tasting Room and help decorate the town tree!
Visit MurphysLiveMusic on Facebook for more events from Copperopolis to Bear Valley.
11/22/2019 - The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre Through December 15th
Murphys, CA...Murder? …Maybe. Mayhem? …A distinct possibility. Hilarity? Definitely! Take a suspense thriller worthy of Sherlock Holmes, wrap it in a stylish screwball comedy, set it at Christmastime and you get the holiday whodunnit “The Game’s Afoot”. William Gillette, a Broadway superstar famous the world over for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, has invited fellow cast members to his opulent home for a holiday dinner party. But when one of the guests winds up dead, Gillette finds himself at the center of a mystery that might have stumped Holmes himself and now he must summon every ounce of Sherlock to solve the mystery.


Just for the record…There really was a William Gillette. He really did become immensely wealthy by writing and performing in a play about Sherlock Holmes. He really created the image of the great detective that we hold dear today. But that’s where any semblance of reality ends.

It’s Holmes for the Holidays this Christmas season! Who did it? Who will be next?

See “The Game’s Afoot” and find out. And have yourself a hearty holiday laugh too

Cast:
Sharron Perras: Martha Gillette
Don Bilotti: William Gillette/Sherlock Holmes
Charlie Cites: Aggie Wheeler/Alice
Sean M. Lewis: Simon Bright/Count Zerlinsky
Kirk Summers: Felix Geisel/Moriarty
Kebra Stapp: Madge Geisel/Marian
Maryann Curmi: Daria Chase
Sally McClellan: Inspector Goring

Directed by: Maryann Curmi

Thurs-Sat at 7pm & Sunday at 2pm

Accolades
Winner! 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Award, Best Play

Reviews
“An inspired whodunit […] a snappy, clever drawing-room mystery. There are twists in playwright Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot that cause the audience to gasp.” – The Cleveland Plain Dealer

“The Game’s Afoot is Murderously Funny!” – Broadway World Cleveland

“The play evolves like a mystery thriller, as one tantalizing clue leads to another […] In 1936, at the height of the Great Depression, people flocked to the theater for a few hours of escapism from hard times. Today, in our current recession, here is an antidote and the ideal holiday present – the gift of laughter.” – Cleveland Jewish News

“Ludwig demonstrates the theatrical equivalent of perfect pitch, both in this new work and in his past efforts.” – Cleveland Scene

“From the intriguing opening mini play within a play to the surprise last scene a split second before final curtain, The Game’s Afoot gives you everything you love about great live theatre. Billed as a comedy thriller you will find yourself swept along for a wild and funny ride.” – Cleveland Examiner

“A hilarious, quirky and thrilling alternative to your standard holiday entertainment. The Game’s Afoot is the perfect gift for the holidays..a fantastically fun night out at the theatre. It’s something we can be proud of as a city” – ClueintoCleveland.com

“The Game’s Afoot will be performed by professional and community theaters across the country. Certainly this production is Broadway quality.” – TalkinBroadway.com
11/24/2019 - The Games Afoot at Murphys Creek Theatre Through December 15th
Murphys, CA...Murder? …Maybe. Mayhem? …A distinct possibility. Hilarity? Definitely! Take a suspense thriller worthy of Sherlock Holmes, wrap it in a stylish screwball comedy, set it at Christmastime and you get the holiday whodunnit “The Game’s Afoot”. William Gillette, a Broadway superstar famous the world over for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, has invited fellow cast members to his opulent home for a holiday dinner party. But when one of the guests winds up dead, Gillette finds himself at the center of a mystery that might have stumped Holmes himself and now he must summon every ounce of Sherlock to solve the mystery.


Just for the record…There really was a William Gillette. He really did become immensely wealthy by writing and performing in a play about Sherlock Holmes. He really created the image of the great detective that we hold dear today. But that’s where any semblance of reality ends.

It’s Holmes for the Holidays this Christmas season! Who did it? Who will be next?

See “The Game’s Afoot” and find out. And have yourself a hearty holiday laugh too

Cast:
Sharron Perras: Martha Gillette
Don Bilotti: William Gillette/Sherlock Holmes
Charlie Cites: Aggie Wheeler/Alice
Sean M. Lewis: Simon Bright/Count Zerlinsky
Kirk Summers: Felix Geisel/Moriarty
Kebra Stapp: Madge Geisel/Marian
Maryann Curmi: Daria Chase
Sally McClellan: Inspector Goring

Directed by: Maryann Curmi

Thurs-Sat at 7pm & Sunday at 2pm

Accolades
Winner! 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Award, Best Play

Reviews
“An inspired whodunit […] a snappy, clever drawing-room mystery. There are twists in playwright Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot that cause the audience to gasp.” – The Cleveland Plain Dealer

“The Game’s Afoot is Murderously Funny!” – Broadway World Cleveland

“The play evolves like a mystery thriller, as one tantalizing clue leads to another […] In 1936, at the height of the Great Depression, people flocked to the theater for a few hours of escapism from hard times. Today, in our current recession, here is an antidote and the ideal holiday present – the gift of laughter.” – Cleveland Jewish News

“Ludwig demonstrates the theatrical equivalent of perfect pitch, both in this new work and in his past efforts.” – Cleveland Scene

“From the intriguing opening mini play within a play to the surprise last scene a split second before final curtain, The Game’s Afoot gives you everything you love about great live theatre. Billed as a comedy thriller you will find yourself swept along for a wild and funny ride.” – Cleveland Examiner

“A hilarious, quirky and thrilling alternative to your standard holiday entertainment. The Game’s Afoot is the perfect gift for the holidays..a fantastically fun night out at the theatre. It’s something we can be proud of as a city” – ClueintoCleveland.com

“The Game’s Afoot will be performed by professional and community theaters across the country. Certainly this production is Broadway quality.” – TalkinBroadway.com
12/07/2019 - Mountain Melody December Concerts in Angels Camp, Mokelumne Hill, Sutter Creek & Douglas Flat
Mokelumne Hill, CA...“Holiday Belles” will be ringing out once again as the Ladies of Mountain Melody bring their musical magic to the foothills in four delightful seasonal concerts. Lots of new favorite tunes such as “Cool Yule,” and Gettin’ In The Mood For Christmas,” and old gems such as “Jingle Bells” and “Sleigh Ride” will get you in the holiday spirit! A new venue in Sutter Creek, the Old Grammar School, extends our concerts into Amador County, and we will also be a part of the Moke Hill Holiday Open House with a performance at Renegade Winery.


Please join us at one of our concerts!
Suggested Donation $10

Call Julia Shelby for more information
209-419-0028

Saturday December 7th at 2 pm
Union Congregational Church
1141 South Main Street
Angels Camp CA 95222
Suggested Donation $10.00

Sunday December 8th at 2 pm
Renegade Winery
8345 Main Street
Mokelumne Hill CA 95245
Suggested Donation $10.00
(As part of the Moke Hill Christmas Open House we will be performing our holiday concert and some favorite carols until the Tree Lighting takes place)

Saturday December 14th 2 pm
The Historic Grammar School
113 Cole Street / Room 6
Sutter Creek CA 95685
Suggested Donation $10.00

Sunday December 15th at 2 pm
Ayrael Vieux Winery
1690 Monge Ranch Road
Douglas Flat CA 95247
Suggested Donation $10.00
11/23/2019 - The 2019 Bear Valley Winter Job Fair is November 23rd at Bistro Espresso
Bear Valley, CA...We're looking for enthusiastic, snow-lovers to join our team this winter! Come by Bistro Espresso (1225 Oak Circle – Cedar Center, Arnold) between 10am and 2pm on Saturday November 23rd to learn more and to have an on the spot interview. Most departments/positions are hiring! Check out job listings in advance at bearvalley.com/careers


NOV 23
Bear Valley Resort Winter Job Fair
Saturday at 10 AM – 2 PM
Bistro Espresso
1225 Oak Circle, Arnold, California 95223
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