What’s Happening in Murphys this Week – November 7 Through November 14, 2016

Murphys, CA…Planning to spend a Saturday in Murphys, try out the new Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Murphys.Looking for a way to visit the wineries this fall and avoid the driving? Murphys Taxi Service is offering a fall special with a three-hour minimum for up to 7 people. Contact them at 209-795-7777. Or book a day with Courtwood Wine Tasting Tours at 209-768-8687.


Fridays and Saturdays at Zucca Tasting Room – “Zucca After Hours” is open 5-8 pm. If you’re looking for a spot to enjoy a glass of wine, the Zucca garden is your place. We welcome your takeout from area restaurants.

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 to make arrangements for large groups.
November 8, 2016 – Winemakers Night at Alchemy with Magnolia Rhythm Trio – 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 reservations.

November 8, 2016 – Holiday Harvest Meal Class at Marisolio Tasting Room – Last class of the year! Join
Marisolio’s very own accomplished culinary artist, Shauna Hawkins as she demonstrates how to create one of her fabulous holiday meals. Call 209-728-8853 for more information.

November 8, 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.

November 10, 2016 – Karaoke Thursdays at the Murphys Hotel – In the Saloon from 8:30 to Midnight.

November 10, 2016 – Trivia Night at Murphys Irish Pub – Think you’re clever? Get a team of four together and compete in our weekly trivia competition at 7pm. The winning team enjoys a round on the house!

November 11, 2016 – Aoife O’Donovan at the Black Bart
Playhouse – As the vocalist for progressive bluegrass act Crooked Still, O’Donovan’s vocal work has been in the Americana consciousness for years. But since breaking out as a solo artist, O’Donovan has taken yet another huge forward leap in her career. Landing songs on television
shows like True Blood and Private Practice, becoming a favorite regular of Garrison Keillor on NPR’s venerable A Prairie Home Companion, and touring the world as part of the Americana vocal supergroup I’m With Her, O’Donovan’s music has reached new audiences while still retaining all of the charm, poise, and skill that made her an Americana Music Festival favorite for years. 7:30-10:30 pm.

November 11, 2016 – 1st Annual Harvest Paulee Presented by Milliaire at Murphys Historic Hotel – Celebrating the end of another successful harvest season with a three course dinner amongst fellow
winemakers, growers, cellar workers and wine lovers. Call 209-728-1658
to reserve your spot.

November 11, 2016 – Zin Release and Wine Club Pickup Party at Jazz Cellars – We are releasing our new
2012 award-winning Zinfandel! There will be live music by Kiel Williams and Owen Ridings and hors d’oeuvres to bring out the best in the wine. Stop by to check out our new tasting room location taste our wines and enjoy live entertainment and food. See you there between 4-7pm!

November 11, 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.

November 12, 2016 – The Hot Dark at the Lucky Penny Public House – The Hot Dark returns to The Lucky
Penny and they are bringing the high energy sounds of their post new wave progressive rock to the dance floor at 9pm! Come early for dinner and stay for the music, dancing, and cocktails. 21+, No Cover

November 12, 2016 – Pray for Snow Party at Ayrael Vieux Winery at 12pm

November 12, 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.

November 13, 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.