News and Events

Looking for local news?

Think local! If you want to stay up to date with the news, events and community happenings in Bear Valley there are a few resources all locals know and love!

Community site where neighbors share info, buy and sell items.

Has quirky news but beware the un-managed comments section.

Calaveras Enterprise. The Main newspaper. Online and Print.

The Mountain Chronicle.
A great local resource for events/ arts.

The Cub Reporter.
Residents publication produced in Bear Valley.

Bear Valley Real Estate Blog Posts


Bear Valley Winter Explosion fireworks
Big Trees State park snowshoe tours   


Murphys: Presidents Wine Weekend.


Murphys: Ironstone Daffodil show and Spring Obsession
Murphys: Murphys Irish Days. Street Festival for St Patrick


Angels Camp: Mr Frogs Wild Ride bike race
Murphys: Runs till September. First Friday of each month there is music, wine and food at the Murphys Park
April 13th: Pond Skim
April 21st: Easter Egg hunts at Bear Valley resort and Bear Valley XC.
Bear Valley resort closing Day


Angels Camp: Calaveras County Fair….Frog Jump! 


June 17th – August 9 – Bear Valley Summer Day Camp
Camp Connell: Live music Saturdays in the beer garden.
Ebbetts Pass summer sport season begins! Kayaking, Hiking, Fishing)
Murphys: June to September: Ironstone Summer Concert series


July 8th – 12th. Bear Valley Archery Camp
July 13th – Death Ride, Tour of the CA Alps
July 19th – August 4th – Bear Valley Music Festival
July 20th – Lake Alpine Kids Fishing Day

July 21st – 24th. Bear Valley Soccer Camp
July 24th – Bear Valley Music Festival BBQ
July 29th – August 1st – Lacrosse Camp


August 8th -11th – Outbound Pursuit; An adult day camp!
August 17th – Ebbetts Pass century Bike tour
Murphys: Macbeth in the Vines at Brice Station Vineyards


September 1st – Bear Valley Triathlon
September 7th/8th – Endeavor Team Challenge
September 7th – Hermitfest
Arnold: The logging Jamboree


Murphys: Grapestomp


Murphys: Dia De Los Muertos/ Day of the Dead
Murphys: Annual Witch Walk
Bear Valley Resort Opening Day!


Angels Camp: The Nutcracker Ballet.
Bear Valley: New Year Fireworks