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Save the Date for Hermitfest 2019!

We’ll be celebrating with music all day long again this year so plan to join us in Hermit Valley on September 7th, 2019 in Hermit Valley. Hermit Valley is about 13 miles east of Bear Valley or 18 miles west … Read More

Stanislaus and Sierra national forests host public engagement session on August 12, 2019

Participants will help develop the proposed action for a new large-landscape vegetation project. SONORA, California – Sierra and Stanislaus National forests are hosting a public engagement session Aug. 12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., to gather information on a … Read More

Bear Valley Music Festival

Thursday, August at 7 PM – Billy Joel Tribute – Tickets JOEL is the premier rock and roll Billy Joel tribute band on the West Coast according to Good Day Sacramento, KCRA, and KQCA! The band presents a high-energy show … Read More

Bill Welles at Bistro Espresso Summer Music Series on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 6-10pm

Join Bistro Espresso on the lawn at Cedar Center for live music by Bill Welles and friends from 6-10 pm. Food and drinks will be available for purchase or bring a picnic but, please, no outside alcohol on the premises. … Read More

Construction Advisory – State Route 4, Forest Meadows to Avery

PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT BEGINNING ON STATE ROUTE 4 CALAVERAS COUNTY – The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) will begin construction of the Reach 1 Pipeline Replacement Project Monday, July 8, 2019. The pipeline runs between Avery and Forest Meadows, and … Read More

There’s Always Something Happening in Big Trees State Park – Wild Things

Wild Things on Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 1 pm – 3 pm at Calaveras Big Trees Campfire Center – Get up close and personal with a raccoon, porcupine, a river otter and other surprises like Animal Crafts for the … Read More

Birds of Chicago at Brice Station

SATURDAY JULY 20 | Brice Station, Doors open at 5:30 pm BUY TICKETS “Music this raw and soul-rich demands to be experienced live, and Birds of Chicago have developed a fervent following, touring 200 nights a year since their formation … Read More

Wine in the Garden

The Friends of the Markleeville Library invite you to join them on Saturday, July 20, 2019, in the Markleeville Park (next to the Library) from 4-8 pm for their annual fundraiser. Enjoy beer, wine, appetizers, live music and more. Wine … Read More

Looking for Things To Do in Alpine County?

Two people per square mile…and you! That’s the Alpine County tagline and you probably already know that there is wilderness galore, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other things to enjoy. Visit the Alpine County Chamber of Commerce’s updated website … Read More

Please Leave Our Forests & Campsites As You Found Them

SONORA, Calif. — The Stanislaus National Forest provides the following information about abandoned campfires and trash left behind on forest. Throughout the 4th of July holiday week, there were 42 abandoned campfires that were found and extinguished by fire and … Read More