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Plan Your 2018 BV Music Festival Time

The Bear Valley Music Festival is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary July 20-August 5, 2018 with a full schedule of music including rock, tributes, jazz, concertos, broadway, opera, chamber music and more.  Check out the full lineup at The free … Read More

Music in the Mountains this Weekend – June 14-17, 2018

The summer music season is here, check out all the options along Highway 4: June 14, 2018 – Nicholas Lefler, Lucky Penny Public House, Murphys, 6-8 pm June 14, 2018 – Anthony Delaney at the Murphys Irish Pub, Murphys, 6-8 pm June … Read More

Hike It, Bike It, Ride It, Run It, Arnold Rim Trail Association Gears Up For Great Summer Season

The Arnold Rim Trail is a non-motorized trail system designed for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. ART connects the many wonders of public lands along the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway stretch of Hwy 4 to its communities, creating a … Read More

The Pass is Open – May 4, 2018

From Cal Trans District 10: Ebbetts Pass/SR-4 Opening At Noon Today Caltrans crews have removed the winter snow, cleared the debris, made necessary repairs and will open State Route 4 (SR-4)/Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway at noon today (Friday, May … Read More

April 28, 2018 Sunset Hike on RIM Trail

Join us for Spectacular Sunsets on Guided Hikes to Cougar Rock People come from all over the world to hike to Cougar Rock, watch the sunset, and see the full moon! These amazing hikers (and a couple of dogs) are guided … Read More

Highway 4 to Open Before Memorial Day

Updated 4-26-2018 – Hermit Valley, CA…From Caltrans District 10…Check out the wall of snow that our crews are battling through on their way to the summit of Ebbetts Pass during the annual clearing of the Sierra Passes to get the … Read More

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day – May 5, 2018

Arnold/Ebbetts Pass Corridor Communities to participate in National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day When: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Where: Independence Hall, 1445 Blagen Road, Arnold Time: 9:00 to Noon Join the Arnold/Ebbetts Pass Corridor Communities for National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day! … Read More

Free Photography Seminar at Big Trees State Park

Free Photography Seminar May 5, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Calaveras Big Trees State Park No photographers have spent more time in Calaveras Big Trees State Park than  Alan and Claudia Beymer, who live only a short hike from the park … Read More

Astronomy Night At Big Trees State Park

Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects. We’re … Read More

Second Annual Dogwood Festival at Big Trees State Park

May 19, 2018 – Second Annual Dogwood Festival Calaveras Big Trees Association Cordially invites you to be part of the 2nd Annual Dogwood Festival Enjoy this rare opportunity to hear the amazing music from Symphony of the Sierra, a local … Read More