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Calaveras Grape Stomp, Bear Valley and more...

The Calaveras Grape Stomp is happening this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 5, in Murphys, Ca. Autumn is here, bringing many things - balmy weather, fresh produce, and,  yes, relaxing under shady trees sampling premium wine while watching hundreds of  crazy people stomp, smash, laugh, and liquidate 3,900 pounds of real wine-grapes. 

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October Hauntings

Experience the FULL MOON in Old Town!

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Gold Country Visitors Love Volcano

The Volcano Theatre Company presents "House of Frankenstein" by Martin Downing playing Sept. 28 through Nov. 2, 2013; Directed by Rolf Hein. In the Cobblestone Theatre, Friday & Saturday curtain is 8:00 PM and Sunday matinees begin at 2:00.

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Fall Into Flavor

With the change of seasons comes the change of produce! Our friends at CUESA have created an easy-to-follow guide to buying local Northern California Seasonal buying chart.

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Sutter Creek Musical Organ Rally

Yep, an old-fashioned organ rally Sept. 28-29, 2013.

Come to Historic downtown Sutter Creek and experience the music of yesteryear – a free and wonderful event with unusual musical band organs, large and small, from all over the country.

See these wonderful machines work. Meet the people who own them. Learn a little about America’s past. This is your chance to have a one of a kind experience.

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Gold Country Date Night

While San Francisco, Tahoe and Napa Valley are great places for a romantic get away, there's a less well-known place to discover: Gold Country. With roots in the Gold Rush, escaping to Gold Country can transport you back to a simpler, but just as exciting time.

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Visiting Murphys

Once called “Queen of the Sierra,” the town of Murphys is a forever charming Gold Country hamlet that shipped over $15 million in gold between 1850 and 1860.

Daniel and John Murphy settled the area in 1848, at the start of the great California gold rush. Shrewd traders and smart businessmen both, the brothers made their fortune supplying the legions of gold mines flocking to the area, and legend has it that they were millionaires by the time they turned 25.

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Visit The Rough and Ready Town of Jamestown

Walk down Main Street in Jamestown and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time. You’ll see wooden buildings from the time of the Gold Rush and Victorian style buildings from the turn of the 20th century. There are bars, restaurants, steak houses, and old-fashioned ice cream parlors with old style décor, with gift shops and antique collector stores featuring many items made locally.

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