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150th Anniversary & Grand Opening

May 24, 2014 – The California Department of Parks and Recreation and Calaveras Big Trees Association are collaborating on a grand opening celebration of the new visitor center in conjunction with the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the first … Read More

The Pass is Closed

The pass is temporarily closed due to snow.  We anticipate it will be open by the weekend.  It’s always a good idea to carry chains, blankets, water and treats though as conditions can change rapidly in the Sierras. For the … Read More

Live Music at the HUB in Arnold

Live Music and Dancing every 2nd and 4th Saturday through May 24, 2014.  Mark you calendar now for Swing Gitane on Saturday, May 24th from 7 to 10 pm. Beer, wine and snacks sold on site $10 single admission or … Read More

Opening Day at the Museum

The Alpine County Historic Museum opens on May 30th for the season. They are open from 10 am to 4 pm Thursday through Sunday until October.

Dave Alvin at Twisted Oak

Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to welcome Dave Alvin (and all the rest) to our hilltop in Vallecito on Sunday, May 25th! And, we have the return of special guests Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum! Advance tickets are only $30 … Read More

Highway Clean Up Day

Highway Cleanup May 21 – Help keep Scenic 4 scenic by joining the Ebbetts Pass Forestwatch clean-up crew at 10am on May 21 in Dorrington. Call 209-795-8260 for more information.

Look What’s Happening In Bear Valley

Check out all the offerings from Mountain Adventure Seminars coming up….do some biking or some climbing and read the latest on the Bear Valley Coop. Click here for all the details.  

New Snow on the Mountain

Bear Valley received  lots of new snow this week and is expecting more in the coming week so spring skiing is looking good. Season passes for the 2014-15 season are now available from Bear Valley Mountain and Bear Valley Cross Country. … Read More

Sara Oliveira at the Hub in Arnold

Bring your appetite on Friday night for Sara Oliveira’s Concert! Lunch Lady Catering will be in the house along with Jana’s Coffee Can! Beer and wine also available! Doors open at 6 pm.  Music starts at 7 pm. The menu … Read More

Unsettled Spirits at the Markleeville Library

April 11-12, 2014 – Unsettled Spirits, A Comic-Mystery-History loosely based on real life Alpiners and events from the 1870s.  Find out who’s been haunting the library and why.  7 pm at the Markleeville Library.  Tickets are $5 and very limited. … Read More