Events - Eating

First Fridays in the Park Summer Kick-off!


First Fridays in the Park Summer Kick-off!

DYEMUSICA will be performing to kick off this summer’s “First Fridays” series in Murphys Community Park with their sensational fusion of reggae, funk and rock to keep everyone’s proverbial groove on. Tanner Vineyard’s providing the wine and Jenny’s Kitchen is whipping up some tasty treats!

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Memorial Day Concert TONIGHT


Memorial Day Concert TONIGHT

Celebrate and honor our veterans by taking in the beautiful weather and enjoying the company of Murphys area friends and family as the Calaveras Community Band offers a rousing soundtrack to the occasion. Tonight’s Memorial Day concert in Murphys Park is perfect for a picnic dinner — bring your own basket of goodies from some of Murphys fantastic food shops or purchase some pulled pork sandwiches and beverages at the park.

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Memorial Day Weekend in Murphys!


Memorial Day Weekend in Murphys!

While summertime doesn’t OFFICIALLY kick off for another month, the summer vibe is usually given a good head-start on Memorial Day weekend — the barbecues are pulled out, picnic baskets are packed, camping gear is dusted off — and… well… guess what? Memorial Day weekend is THIS WEEKEND (in case you didn’t know). Whether looking for outdoor fun or community gatherings, Murphys and Calaveras County is the place to be to give the summer a big high-five.

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The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee — KICKS OFF TODAY!


The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee — KICKS OFF TODAY!

Possibly the longest-running event in the state’s history, The Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee goes as far back as 1893 and now delights thousands of visitors each year as Calaveras shows off its best in entertainment, exhibits, livestock, arena events and food.

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Murphys “Classic Car Cruise Nights”


Murphys “Classic Car Cruise Nights”

Murphys Classic Car Cruise Nights begins this Thursday night at Murphys Historic Hotel with fantastic music provided by local DJ “Decade Music”, some cash raffles and tasty treats! Proud owners of classic cars from all over Calaveras will be gathering in downtown Murphys to cruise Main Street and show off their fancy handywork. It’s a great way to get out, mingle with the neighbors and enjoy good company, good tunes, good food and good weather!

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Murphys Food and Wine Tours


Murphys Food and Wine Tours

Learn a little something about Murphys fascinating history while tasting your way through historic downtown. It’s enough food for a meal yet you’re walking the whole time. Incredible food, wonderful stories, a little wine AND a bit of exercise. The perfect afternoon!

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Biking Your Way Through Murphys, Calaveras and the Sierra Foothills


Biking Your Way Through Murphys, Calaveras and the Sierra Foothills

Now that Spring has sprung, the itch to get out and take in the scenery should be downright impossible to ignore. Dust off your bike helmet, put some air in those tires and scoot on out for a day trip to Mosquito Lake, Parrots Ferry Bridge, Bear Valley or even to Greenhorn Creek where you can spend the weekend golfing before hopping back on and riding back to Murphys.

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Easter at Ironstone Vineyards!


Easter at Ironstone Vineyards!

Ironstone loves to throw a good party and, this Easter Sunday, they are celebrating the holiday with a fantastic brunch (brought to attendees by Executive Chef James Lehman), a free easter egg hunt and some pretty nifty prizes and surprises.

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Murphys Irish Day: Murphys’ Grandest Celebration


Murphys Irish Day:  Murphys’ Grandest Celebration

Murphys Irish Day celebrate’s the town’s Celtic pride this St. Patrick’s Day on a grand scale as folks from all over Northern California (and beyond) gather in the streets of the celebrated Gold Rush town to take in the mellifluous drones of the bagpipes, the spectacular floats and costumes, the brilliant dancing and music, the horses and pony rides, fine foods and (of COURSE) incredible wines. It’s more than just a street fair. It’s a full on TOWN fair!

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Ironstone’s 15th annual Spring Obsession Art Show and Competition


Ironstone’s 15th annual Spring Obsession Art Show and Competition

Ironstone opens its beautiful gates this weekend to show its appreciation of Motherlode artists as it hosts the 15th annual Spring Obsession Art Show and Competition. Peruse the exhibition, purchase a piece for yourself, taste Ironstone wines, get that mouth watering at the cooking demonstrations and stick around for the artist reception and unveiling of the winners!

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Big Band Night in Murphys featuring the TradeWinds Dance Band


Big Band Night in Murphys featuring the TradeWinds Dance Band

This Friday is Big Band Night at the Native Sons Hall where the TradeWinds Dance Band will be all but daring you to resist the urge to tear up the dance floor! Boogie the stress of the week away while enjoying a no host bar and some incredibly tasty hors d’oeuvres. Dress casually elegant and get your portraits taken with your gorgeous dance partner!

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Celebrate Calaveras’ Beauty This Holiday Season


Celebrate Calaveras’ Beauty This Holiday Season

This holiday season, take in the beauty of the land surrounding Murphys and Red Apple Ranch in a series of tours and celebrations. Take a break from the last-minute shopping and the food preparation to take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy some time with friends and community.

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Breakfast with Santa at Ironstone Vineyards


Breakfast with Santa at Ironstone Vineyards

It’s officially Christmastime at Ironstone Vineyards as Santa and his elves arrive to celebrate the coming holiday with a pancake breakfast! The kiddos can have their picture taken with Santa before heading over to the craft area to whip up some festive ornaments or hopping on the hay ride led by Belgian horses!

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Halloween in Murphys!


Halloween in Murphys!

It’s HALLOWEEN WEEKEND in Murphys — yet another occasion to gather the townspeople and celebrate with gusto! The local merchants, artists, shops and citizens are displaying their kookiest, ookiest sides with vim and vigor this weekend as the town celebrates the gleefully creeptastic holiday with a series of oh-so-fun events (for kids, for adults and for all ages).

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Autumn is a Season Murphys Wears Well


Autumn is a Season Murphys Wears Well

Today marks the day just before nighttime tips the scales and ushers in the season of reds and oranges, of pumpkin recipes and apple cider, of Halloween and Thanksgiving, of sweaters and scarves. It’s a season Murphys, Calaveras County and the Sierra Foothills wear quite, quite well. There’s something incredibly picturesque, idyllic and nostalgic about autumn in Murphys that can’t quite be captured in words. It’s certainly worth a weekend getaway for those of you who’ve never experienced it.

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