Enjoy arts and crafts near Arnold homes.Come celebrate this Fourth of July weekend near Arnold homes at the Annual Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival. Join neighbors and friends and let freedom ring on July 1st and 2nd. Over 40 vendors set up booths beneath the majestic trees. A varied arrangement of arts and crafts and other unique goods are on display. Eye catching pieces of art, pottery, handmade clothes, and jewelry are part of a variety of items showcased. Potters, sculptors, painters and woodworkers eagerly share the magic of their craft with passersby. Samples of gourmet treats are great for snackers. Children living on Calaveras County property are delighted by face and henna painters. 

Enjoy Live Music on Public Calaveras County Property

Those strolling the grounds tap to the beat as musicians take to the stage. Sweet bluegrass sounds come from Murphy’s own The Magnolia Rhythm Trio. Afterwards the audience will gasp in awe at the unbelievable feats accomplished by Lynx the Magician & Sword Swallower.

The traditional Ebbett’s Pass Independence Day Parade starts off at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Before grabbing a seat on the parade route hungry tummies can take advantage of a delicious breakfast served by the Ebbett’s Pass Lion’s Club. The all you can eat pancake breakfast energizes one and all for a fun filled day.

Located in the heart of downtown Arnold, this year marks the festival’s 45th Anniversary. Easily found on the “park-like” landscape of the Bristols Ranch House Cafe, families create treasured memories each and every year. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.