FOOD & DRINK
Super Summer Theatre is back with ‘Cinderella’ at Spring Mountain Ranch
Just in time for summer, the Super Summer Theatre is back and there are three shows planned under the stars at Spring Mountain Ranch.
Memorial Day Weekend Events
There are several events planned for Memorial Day weekend. The Auxiliary Rummage Sale to benefit the Mi Wuk/Sugar Pine Fire Protection District will be held Friday and Saturday as detailed here. For the first time ever, Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort will be open Memorial Day Weekend for skiing and snowboarding....
More Camping Opportunities At New Melones For the Holiday Weekend
Sonora, CA – Those wanting to get outdoors for Memorial Day Weekend will have another camping choice at New Melones Lake. The Bureau of Reclamation is reopening the Acorn Campground at the lake’s Tuttletown Recreation Area tomorrow, Friday, May 26, through Tuesday, May 30. Resources at the site include a boat launch, a day-use area, a frisbee disc golf course, and around eight miles of trail for hiking or mountain biking.
Lily Maygren Crowned Miss Calaveras 2023! Full Pageant Video & 118 Photos
Angels Camp, CA.(Frogtown, USA)…It was another great pageant that showcased some of the wonderful young ladies from our area. Your Miss Calaveras 2023 Lily Maygren, First Princess Ginger Scheidt, and Second Princess Jamie Piper. This is our summary post with photos & video of this year’s event. We have 118 photos and over two hours of video.
Alameda family competes in frog jumping contest
An Alameda family is competing in the Frog Jumping Jubilee at the Calaveras County Fair this weekend. With over 65 years of experience jumping frogs, the family has multiple awards to their name.
Plain Talk About Food | Jumping Frogs
“If the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you.” —Mark Twain. The year was 1972 when a friend drove me to the small town of Angels Camp in Calaveras County, the home of author Mark Twain, who also was responsible for writing the famous story of “The Celebrated Frog of Calaveras County,” which in turn led to the also famous frog jumping contest held annually at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds.
Over 100 2023 Frog Jump Youth Photos & Full Parade Video
Angels Camp, CA…The 2023 Calaveras County Fair & Frog Jumping Jubilee is officially underway at the Soroptimist’s Frog Jump Youth Parade led off the festivities. A good crowd was on hand for a great slice of small town Americana, Youth Floats, The Calaveras Marching Band, Beauty Queens, Dancing Groups, this year’s Tom & Becky Thatcher all the way from Mark Twain’s boyhood home of Hannibal MO. & much more. Over 100 photos & full parade video is below.
Sonora Certified Farmers’ Market Returns This Weekend
Sonora, CA – A Saturday morning staple, the 2023 Sonora Certified Farmers’ Market, returns this weekend, other markets around the Mother Lode have already begun or will be starting soon. The market, brimming with fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other yummy treats, crafts, and music, is back in...
Bay Area frog jumping jockeys compete for $20,000 world record
ALAMEDA, Calif. - With five generations of frog jumping enthusiasts, one Bay Area family is gearing up to compete in this weekend's Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee. It's a contest for the fiercest frog jumping jockeys in the world and it's all going down Thursday through Sunday in...
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