Fall Gold Country Festivities You Don’t Want to Miss

When you live in the California Gold Country, the cultural events and activities never end! This fall, be sure to get involved in the community by checking out some of these fun events. Celebrate the season and the history of the area at these fall Gold Country festivities you don’t want to miss!

Blithe Spirit at the Metropolitan

Until November 9th, this play will have showtimes on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm at the historic Metropolitan in San Andreas. This play has a comedic and spooky plot about a writer who holds a seance in order to get ideas for his writing, and in the process accidentally becomes haunted by the ghost of his first wife. The haunting causes increasingly troublesome problems between him and his current wife. Light enough for the brave child, this play is a fun way to spend a weekend evening or afternoon. Get Tickets and Details Here

OCT 24 – Family Fall Halloween Festival

Enjoy live music, locally-brewed beer, good food, family-fun activities, and local vendors this fall at Snowshoe Brewing Company in Arnold. There will be a pumpkin patch, a costume parade you and the kids can participate in, and performers to entertain the whole family. If you and your family like delicious treats, magic, and jugglers, the Family Fall Halloween Festival is for you!

In addition, the staff at Snowshoe Brewing Company will be donating their tips that day to the Calaveras Humane Society

OCT 29 – Astronomy Night by the Calaveras Big Trees Association

October 29th is the last chance to check out Astronomy Nights this year. Starting at 7:00 pm, you can go look at the night sky and experts will point out the galaxies, planets, constellations, and other heavenly bodies up there. There will be telescopes set up to look up close at what may just look like a speck with the naked eye. Get ready to be amazed by the beauty found in the night sky—up close! For more details Click Here

OCT 30 – Third Annual Trick or Treat at Historic Downtown Angels Camp

Bring the kids trick-or-treating in downtown Angels Camp the Saturday before Halloween. From 12:00 to 5:00 pm, local businesses will hand out candy to children in costume. This event is perfect for the kids to show off their costumes and fill their pumpkin buckets in a safe environment. For more info click here

OCT 30-31 – All Hallows Faire

A Celtic celebration of harvest and Halloween, the All Hallows Faire happens Saturday and Sunday in Sonora. Here, you’ll find a combination of historical and modern halloween festivities and people dressed in intricate costumes. The combination of Celtic tradition, science fiction, and contemporary halloween spirit creates an adventure that will take you into a different world. Check out more here!

NOV 6 – Murphys Day of the Dead

Come to Murphys Community Park between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm for an authentic Día de los Muertos celebration. Local vendors and performers will provide fresh food and drink, cultural art, live music, and dancing. There will also be a Catrina and Catrin dress contest. This special event is not to be missed! Murphys Day of the Dead Details Here
These are just a few of the local cultural events where you can get into the fall spirit in Gold Country this autumn. For more information on these and other events in the area, take a look at the calendar of events in Calaveras County. We at Team French love to introduce our clients to the Gold Country and all it has to offer. Happy harvest and happy haunting!

Fall Gold Country festivities - All Hallows Faire
Traditional Celtic New Year celebration at the All Hallows Faire

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