What’s Happening In Murphys This Week – November 28 Through December 11, 2016

Murphys, CA…Planning to spend a Saturday in Murphys, try out the new Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Murphys. 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. November 29, 2016 – Tuesdays at Rob’s Place – Weekly Specials & Live Music with Nicholas Lefler from 6-8 pm. Call 209-813-7003 for reservations and information.


December 2, 2016 – Murphys Open House – Every year on the first
Friday in December, Murphys celebrates the holiday season with a
community Open House from 5 to 8 pm. Admission is free, the streets are
closed and we are ready to celebrate the season. Open House is a great
time to peruse Murphys’ wonderful shops, tasting rooms and restaurants,
see what’s new, visit with old friends and make sure Santa has your
wishlist. Get here early to stake your claim on a good viewing spot for
the parade which starts promptly at 5:30pm. Enjoy the Music of the
Magnolia Rhythm Trio who’ll be playing throughout the evening.
December 2, 2016 – Holiday Open House at Jazz Cellars – Hot apple
cider, cookies, jazz and wine tasting of course!
December 2, 2016 – Grover Anderson at the Newsome Harlow
Tasting Room – Stop by after the parade for wine tasting and live music
on the patio.
December 2, 2016 – Wine Down Friday at the Stevenot Tasting
December 2, 2016 – Live Music at Alchemy from 5:30-8pm
December 2, 2016 – Jill and the Giants at the Lucky Penny – Drop
by for dinner, drinks and dancing after you’ve finished shopping and
enjoy Jill and the Giants beginning at 8:30pm – 21+ and no cover!
December 3, 2016 – Winter Wineland Holiday Celebration – Join us from 1-5pm for an afternoon of cheer at
Milliaire! Shop for all the wine lovers on your list while enjoying wine & merchandise specials and holiday music by
Matt Cullen! Check back to this event page for event updates and to discover what awesome specials we will be
December 3, 2016 – Guided Hikes in Big Trees State Park – North Grove Guided Tours – Guided walks of the
North Grove are held on Saturday at 1 pm. The walk is 1.5 to 2 hours. Meet in front of the Visitor Center. Bring
water and your comfortable shoes. Visit bigtrees.org/ for more information.
December 3, 2016 – 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.
December 3, 2016 – Mountain Melody Presents: Winter’s Child in Murphys – Mountain Melody Women’s
Chorus presents a delightful program of Holiday music at venues all around Calaveras County. The group
showcases traditional Christmas carols as well as contemporary songs in a program that is uplifting and family
friendly. Saturday, December 3 at 4PM Murphys Creek Theater, Murphys Suggested Donation: $10.00
December 3, 2016 – Breakfast with Santa – Breakfast Buffet, Pictures with Santa and Craft Corner at
Ironstone Vineyards at 10am – Call 209-728-1251 for reservations or visit www.ironstonevineyards.com.
December 4, 2016 – Sounds of the Season at Ironstone Vineyards – Final Encore Performance – Join us for a
live performance of timeless Christmas Carols – Doors open at 3:30pm – Buffet Dinner to follow performance – Call
209-728-1251 for reservations and information or visit www.ironstonevineyards.com.
December 6, 2016 – Winemakers Night at Alchemy with The Experimentalist – Tuesday night from 4:30 to
7:30 pm enjoy a featured wine, a great meal and live music on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. Call 209.728.0700 for
December 11, 2016 – Second Sunday Artisan Tasting Series at Lavender Ridge – Cheese and Wine Pairing
with our own Cheese Monger, Judy Creighton, from 2-3pm. Call 209-736-2305 to save your spot.