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Labor Day Weekend Along the Byway – 2017 – Murphys to Markleeville

Friday, September 1st – BISTRO ESPRESSO CONCERT SERIES | 5:30 pm | Arnold Bistro Espresso Serving BBQ at 5:30pm. Come have some great food and hang out to hear the Jank Tones performing live. Come for dinner, stay for the music. … Read More

New Fire Restrictions in the Forest

Stanislaus National Forest enacts temporary fire restrictions in Moderate Hazard Areas Sonora, Calif.– Due to high fire danger, the Stanislaus National Forest enacted temporary fire restrictions in Moderate Hazard Areas on Aug. 26, effective through the end of the official … Read More

Continued Road Construction Around Big Trees State Park

CALAVERAS COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 4 from Upper Moran Road to Calaveras Big Trees State Park entrance for construction activities. Work begins at 6:00 a.m. … Read More

This Weekend on the Pass – August 19-20, 2017

August 19, 2017 – The Ebbetts Pass Century Ride – The 10th Annual Ebbetts Pass Century Ride (EPC), with four route lengths to challenge a variety of cyclists.  All rides start and finish in the small alpine village of Bear Valley, California … Read More

A Day in the Park at Big Trees State Park and Lots More Summer Fun

A Day in the Park, August 19, 2017 Calaveras Big Trees Association Presents “A Day in the Park” on August 19, 10am – 3pm.  Bring your family and friends to a fun-filled afternoon of music by the Magnolia Rhythm Trio.  … Read More

Summer Music Scene – This Weekend – Willie Nelson, Jill & the Giants, Daniel Kushnir and More

 Ironstone Amphitheater: August 18 – Willie Nelson & Family with Kacey Musgraves September 9 – George Benson and Kenny G Saturdays at Cedar Center in Arnold: August 19 – Jill & The Giants First Fridays in Murphys Community Park: September … Read More

Bear Valley Music Festival

There’s still a lot to see and hear!  Visit for all the details. And don’t forget to check the events list at to see what else is happening in Bear Valley this summer. July 26 – Motown Night July … Read More

Calaveras Ranger District Programs at Lake Alpine

Calaveras Ranger District Programs Lake Alpine Recreation Area: Lake Alpine Recreation Area is located in Alpine County on Highway 4 approximately three miles east of Bear Valley Village. Programs are held in the Marmot Day Use Area, at the tables … Read More

2017 Alpine County Music in the Park Series – Next Concert July 29th

Music in the Park All Music in the Park concerts are free to the public. Our events are Tobacco Free. Everyone’s invited to bring picnic suppers, lawn chairs and your own shade. Kids can enjoy the Markleeville Community Park playground … Read More

Road Work in Arnold and Beyond July 17-21, 2017

July 14, 2017 – TRAFFIC ADVISORY for State Route 4 from Willow Street  to The Arnold Byway in Calaveras County  Calaveras County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on eastbound and westbound State Route 4 from … Read More