If anyone was unsure whether crowds were ready to return to pre-pandemic venues in full force, the 2022 Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee put those doubts to rest.
Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee 2022
Dancing with the steers
Troy Dragomanovich outlasted 18 other drivers to win the 2022 demolition derby Sunday evening at the Calaveras County Fair. However, Dragomanovich didn’t get to stay out too late to celebrate, as he had to get ready to go to school the following day.
Five-year-old Nolan Moncrief of the Gustine Frog Team took home the gold in Sunday’s Frog Jump Finals, with his frog “Old Papa” jumping a total of 19 feet and 1/4 of an inch, outjumping the 49 other competitors by over a foot.
Eighteen-year-old Paytin Curran, of Valley Springs, took home over $6,000 in scholarship awards and the 2022 Miss Calaveras crown at the Calaveras County Fair on Thursday night.
Ron Brickman spent his childhood in West Point, where his parents owned and ran the West Point General Store from 1946 on. At the age of 7, he started taking piano lessons from Elma K. (Bim) Hollingshead and quickly became one of her most promising students. He studied with her through high …
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