Calaveras Arts Council presents a summer full of (free!) concerts
Hot summer Wednesday evenings in Calaveras County
For the 26th year, the Calaveras County Arts Council is presenting Music in the Parks, starting June 14 and ending August 16, every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There’s an all new line up of local and not-so-local musicians, and one returning favorite. The popular program, which brings free toe-tapping tunes to the county, is part of the Arts Council’s mission statement to “support, nourish, and awaken the arts in our community.”
Yes, Music in the Parks is free to all comers, but we still must pay the bands. MIP relies entirely on donations from the community, and your generosity helps keep our hills alive with the sound of music. You can donate using the button below; don't forget to write us a note about Music in the Parks when you donate. (We also offer exciting sponsorship opportunities; learn more about how you can become a sponsor at 209/ 754-1775 or email@example.com.)
This year the council is partnering with community groups to provision concert goers with real-time grub ranging from simple dessert-centered pie and ice cream in Moke Hill— thanks to the Moke Hill Lion’s Club—all the way to a full-on Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner in Mountain Ranch, served up by the Mountain Ranch Community Resource Center. And in August, the Murphys Community Club will be serving brownies with a scoop of ice cream. Future concert feasts and community partnerships will be announced on Facebook, on the website, and by weekly concert emails.
The first concert of the summer starts on June 14 in Copperopolis, and then on successive Wednesdays takes place respectively in Brice Station, Angels Camp, Mokelumne Hill, Mountain Ranch, Rail Road Flat, San Andreas, Valley Springs and Murphys.
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