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 19-30, 2016 – Winter Sale at the Calaveras Big Trees State Park Visitors Center – Get your holiday shopping done early. Everything in the Visitor Center Gift Shop is 20% off. Hours 10 am – 4 pm
November 22, 2016 – Winemakers Night at Alchemy – Tuesday night from 4:30 to 7:30 pm enjoy a featured
wine, a great meal and live music by Laquita Andrews on the patio from 5:30-8 pm. Call 209.728.0700.
November 22, 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 24, 2016 – The 10th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot – Over the 10 years, the event has raised
more than 12 tons of food for local food banks. The only registration fee is canned or other nonperishable food,
although cash donations are accepted. Every year a local charity or family in need is the recipient of cash funds
raised. This year, it’s the Peter Speno Memorial Fund, named for well-known Murphys restaurateur Peter Speno who
recently died. Warmups and registration begin at 8 am and the races begin at 9 am at Murphys Park. Races are 2.5K
and 5K runs, but walkers, skippers, strollers and dogs are welcome, as are those who participate through wheeled
apparatus. Information regarding the event can be found on our Turkey Trot Facebook page.
November 24, 2016 – Thanksgiving at the Murphys Hotel – A special Thanksgiving meal will be served from 12
noon-8:30 pm. Please call 209-728-3444 for more information and reservations.
November 25, 2016 – A Walk in the Park with David Vassar – Bear Valley Resort and Backcountry Pictures
presents “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” featuring the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Awardwinning
writer, director, producer, and documentarian, David Vassar from 7-10pm. This VIP will be presented in Bear
Valley Resorts’ majestic Cathedral Lounge. The presentation will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the
filmmaker and each attendee will receive a free Bear Valley 2016/17 Season Ski Lift ticket. Visit bearvalley.com.
November 25, 2016 – Guided Hikes in Big Trees State Park – Saturday at 1 pm. The walk is 1.5 to 2 hours
starting in front of the Visitor Center. Bring water and your comfortable shoes. Visit bigtrees.org/.
November 25, 2016 – Fridays at Alchemy – Live music 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 25, 2016 – Parade of Lights in White Pines – Santa and Mrs Claus in the Gazebo at 6pm – Parade
begins at 7pm at Dunbar Road in Arnold and continues along Blagen Road to White Pines Park.
November 25, 2016 – Day After Thanksgiving Dancing with the Jank Tones at the Lucky Penny – Dane off
that extra turkey with the Jank Tones starting at 9pm – 21+ and no cover.
November 25, 2016 – The Hot Dark at Outer Aisle – Ready to dance? The Hot Dark full band is coming to Outer
Aisle at 8pm. Celebrate Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Appetizers will be served until 10pm. Over 21+
November 26, 2016 – Bear Valley Opening Day and Winterfest Celebration – Visit bearvalley.com to confirm
and get all the details.
November 26, 2016 – Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting – The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at
the Dorrington Hotel at about 7 PM. Enjoy treats, Christmas music and horse drawn carriage rides. Come bundled up
for an evening of heart-warming seasonal fun.
November 26, 2016 – Live Music with Jerry McKay at Frog’s Tooth Tasting Room – 2pm
November 26, 2016 – Grover Anderson at the Lucky Penny – Come early for dinner and stay late for the
dancing – 21+ and no cover!