Events - Performing Arts

Ironstone Amphitheater’s Summer Season!


Ironstone Amphitheater’s Summer Season!

Completed in 1998, Ironstone Amphitheater is the latest addition to the Ironstone Vineyards and was created as a way to give back to the community as well as promote the arts. Nestled into the rolling terrain of the Sierra Foothills vineyard, the amphitheater will host Hank Williams, Jr., Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, The Fray, John Fogerty, Heart, Bachman & Turner, Tony Bennett, Jackie Evancho and Jeff Foxworthy!

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Calaveras Arts Council – Championing the Arts


Calaveras Arts Council – Championing the Arts

The Calaveras Arts Council has had one goal since its inception in 1981: to support, awaken and nourish the arts in our community. And that’s just what they’ve done as they continue to champion the arts in all their forms throughout the year.

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Murphys Creek Theatre Presents “SYLVIA” — Only Two Weekends Left!


Murphys Creek Theatre Presents “SYLVIA” — Only Two Weekends Left!

Calaveras’ celebrated troupe of actors, Murphys Creek Theatre Company, have kicked off their 2012 season with the award-winning play, SYLIVA, by A.R. Gurney, and there are just two weekends left of the run. While there’s a nifty bit whimsey (a pet played by a person… with dialogue), the story is an incredibly human tale of a couple struggling the jealousy and loneliness that comes from lives and careers running at different speeds.

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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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Get Your Fiddle On at Black Bart Playhouse This Weekend!


Get Your Fiddle On at Black Bart Playhouse This Weekend!

There’s something pretty groovy going on over at the Black Bart Playhouse this weekend and it’s kicking off with some enchanting Scottish fiddle and cello music by Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas this Friday night. As if a beautiful concert wasn’t enough, Alasdair is offering a fiddle workshop the following morning!

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California Winegrape Association’s 16th Annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend


California Winegrape Association’s 16th Annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend

Murphys is part of a wonderful collection of towns and communities that make up Calaveras County — a county rich with stunning natural beauty, a vibrant arts community, a wonderful culinary scene and a brilliant assortment of vineyards. …Now take all of that and wrap it in a Presidents’ Day celebration. The result: a fete for the senses as some of the area’s finest wineries and musicians come together to serve up scrumptious food and wine pairings, live music, a good handful of remarkable deals, and a joyful gathering of friends and neighbors and visitors.

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The Bee Eaters Album Release Party at the Black Bart Theater


The Bee Eaters Album Release Party at the Black Bart Theater

The trio of brilliant musicians that make up The Bee Eaters have been creating music rooted in bluegrass, celtic, jazz and old-time for the past four years as a group, yet they each bring a lifetime of knowledge, skill, understanding and appreciation of the genres. They’re on tour introducing their latest album, “Oddfellows Road”, to the people they meet along the way. Next stop: Murphys, CA.

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Marc Black at Metate Hill Wine Bar & Lounge – TONIGHT!


Marc Black at Metate Hill Wine Bar & Lounge – TONIGHT!

Marc Black’s been making music for the better part of fifty years, beginning with the recording of the 1967 Billboard Top 40 charting single, “Happy” and including tours with the Doors and Van Morrison. As a solo artist, he’s recorded with Art Garfunkle, Taj Mahal and Richie Havens and has garnered much critical praise for his brand of music which blends folk, blues, rock and bluegrass with hints of beat poetry. Based in NYC, Marc’s on a national tour and is stopping off at Metate Hill Wine Bar & Lounge in historic downtown Murphys TONIGHT!

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Murphys Creek Theatre’s “The Turn of the Screw” — LAST SHOWS!


Murphys Creek Theatre’s “The Turn of the Screw” — LAST SHOWS!

Murphys Creek Theatre Company is presenting a suitably chilling production to usher in Halloween in all it’s dark glory with Jeffrey Hatcher’s unique stage adaptation of Henry James’ classic Gothic novel “The Turn of the Screw” at Murphys Black Bart Theatre. This weekend is the final weekend of performances!

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Calaveras County Arts Council’s “Artist Studio Tour”


Calaveras County Arts Council’s “Artist Studio Tour”

The Calaveras Count Art Council has put together an incredibly unique, intimate and inspiring studio tour highlighting nearly 40 local artists. Art connoisseurs can purchase a tour passport including directions, short bios and photos of artists’ works for a self-guided tour, allowing folks to take their time, stop for a picnic or a taste of wine and truly enjoy Calaveras for all its beauty on their own terms.

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